CAT 1999 Question 163


Each question is followed by two statements, A and B. Choose the option based on the given statements and questions

Question 163

Mr. Mendel grew one hundred flowering plants from black seeds and white seeds, each seed giving rise to one plant. A plant gives flowers of only one colour. From a black seed comes a plant giving red or blue flowers. From a white seed comes a plant giving red or white flowers. How many black seeds were used by Mr. Mendel?

A. The number of plants with white flowers was 10.

B. The number of plants with red flowers was 70.

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