CAT 1999 Question Paper Question 28


DIRECTIONS for the following two questions: These questions are based on the situation given below: A, B, C, D, E and F are a group of friends from a club. There are two housewives, one lecturer, one architect, one accountant and one lawyer in the group. There are two married couples in the group. The lawyer is married to D who is a housewife. No lady in the group is either an architect or an accountant. C, the accountant, is married to F who is a lecturer. A is married to D and E is not a housewife.

Question 28

What is E?


A - lawyer

B - housewife

C - accountant

D - housewife

E - architect

F - lecturer

There are 2 married couple in the group - A and D and C and F

Since the lawyer is married to D, who is a housewife, A is the lawyer. E is not a housewife but there are 2 housewives in the group. So, B has to be the second housewife. Filling in all the occupations in the list, E is left as the architect in the group.

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