Instructions

Study the given information carefully and answer the given questions :
Auditions for a show were held in seven different cities of India – Chennai, Bangalore, Cochin, Mumbai, Delhi, Bhopal and Kolkata, not necessarily in the same order, during the first seven months of the year 2011 (starting in January and ending in July). The auditions were held only in one city during a month. Auditions
in only four cities were held between the Kolkata audition and the Cochin audition. The Kolkata audition was not held in June. Only one audition was held between the Kolkata audition and the Bangalore audition. The Chennai audition was held immediately after the Kolkata audition. The Delhi audition was held immediately before the Bhopal audition. The Bhopal audition was not held in May.

Question 188

# Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given sequence and hence form a group. Which one does not belong to the group ?

Solution

The Chennai audition was held immediately after the Kolkata audition, => Kolkata audition was not held in July and also it is given that Kolkata audition was not held in June.

Auditions in only four cities were held between the Kolkata audition and the Cochin audition, => Let Kolkata auditions were held in February.

=> Chennai audition was held in March and Cochin audition was held in July.

Only one audition was held between the Kolkata audition and the Bangalore audition, => Bangalore audition was held in April.

The Delhi audition was held immediately before the Bhopal audition and the Bhopal audition was not held in May,

=> Delhi audition was held in May and Bhopal audition in June.

This leaves Mumbai audition to be held in January. The arrangement :

The pattern here is none of the combination is correct except Delhi, whose audition was held in May.

=> Ans - (D)