Instructions

The table below presents the revenue (in million rupees) of four firms in three states. These firms, Honest Ltd., Aggressive Ltd., Truthful Ltd. and Profitable Ltd. are disguised in the table as A,B,C and D, in no particular order.

Further, it is known that:

  • In the state of MP, Truthful Ltd. has the highest market share.

  • Aggressive Ltd.’s aggregate revenue differs from Honest Ltd.’s by Rs. 5 million.

Question 55

What can be said regarding the following two statements?

Statement 1: Honest Ltd. has the highest share in the UP market.

Statement 2: Aggressive Ltd. has the highest share in the Bihar market.

Solution

We have ,


There is a difference of 5 million between Firm A and Firm D and also between Firm C and Firm B . Now if statement 1 is true then Honest ltd. would be firm B , and aggressive ltd. would be firm C. But now if we consider statement 2 we get Agressive ltd. as firm B and Honest ltd as firm C. Thus any 1 out of the 2 statements can be true and not both together. hence option C.


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