Instructions

Directions for the following three questions: Answer the questions based on the passage below.

A group of three or four has to be selected from seven persons. Among the seven are two women: Fiza and Kavita, and five men: Ram, Shyam, David, Peter and Rahim. Ram would not like to be in the group If Shyam is also selected. Shyam and Rahim want to be selected together in the group. Kavita would like to be in the group only if David is also there. David, if selected, would not like Peter in the group. Ram would like to be in the group only if Peter is also there. David insists that Fiza be selected in case he is there in the group.

Question 78

# Which of the following statements is true?

Solution

If Ram is selected, Peter also has to be selected. If Kavita is selected, David also has to be selected. But, Peter and David cannot be selected together. So, option a) is false.

If both the women are selected, David has to be selected. If David is selected, Peter cannot be selected. So, Ram also cannot be selected. Shyam and Rahim have to be selected together but there is room for only one more person. So, option b) cannot be true.

If David is selected in the group, Fiza has to be there. So, David cannot be in a group of all men. But, Ram and Shyam cannot be selected together. So, a group of all men is not possible. So option c is false.

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