Instructions

Study the information below to answerthese questions.

There are six boys in a group. Mahesh and Ramesh are in the Hockey team together. Parvesh has defeated Ramesh in badminton butlost to Suresh in tennis. Mahesh and Parvesh are in opposite teams of basketball. Naresh represents his state in cricket while Samresh does so at the district level. Boys who play chess don’t play football, basketball or volleyball. Mahesh and Parvesh are together in the volleyball team. Boys who play football also play hockey. Suresh plays chess and competes with Ramesh. Naresh and Samresh are good footballers. Suresh also plays hockey and tennis quite well.

Question 130

# Which player plays the maximum number of games ?

Solution

From the given statements on individuals and them playing with/against each other, we can draw the following conclusions:

Suresh- Tennis, Chess, Hockey, Tennis

Naresh- Cricket, Football

Samresh- Cricket, football

Now, we know that boys who play chess don’t play football, basketball, or volleyball.

It is also given that boys who play football also play hockey. Hence, Naresh and Samresh shall also play hockey.

Final table:

Mahesh- Hockey, Basketball, Volleyball (cannot play: Chess)

Suresh- Tennis, Chess, Hockey, Tennis (cannot play: football, basketball, or volleyball)

Naresh- Cricket, Football, Hockey (cannot play: Chess)

Samresh- Cricket, football, Hockey (cannot play: Chess)

Parvesh plays the maximum number of games out of the given options.