IIFT 2014 Question Paper


Read the following passage and solve the questions based on it.

In an. Engineering College, five students from five different cities were elected as Secretaries by the students to perform different student activities. Each student studies in a different branch of engineering. Additionally, the following information is provided:

(i) Abhishek does not stay in the Aravalli hostel where the student from Nagpur stays.
(ii) The student, whose name is not Abhishek and does not study in Metallurgy, stays in Satpura hostel. He is the only student among the five to stay at Satpura hostel
(iii) Hardeep neither belongs to Jodhpur, nor does he study Mechanical Engineering.
(iv) The student-in-charge of Cultural activity stays in the Aravalli hostel where Civil Engineering student does not stay.
(v) Sanjoy and thistudent, who studies Metallurgy, both stay in the same hostel.
(vi) The student who belongs to Allahabad does not stay with the student-in-charge of the Sports activity staying at Aravalli hostel.
(vii) Sanjoy is not the student-in-charge of the Cultural activity.
(viii) Ravi, the student-in-charge of Mess activity, stays at Satpura hostel.
(ix) The student from Patna and the student, who studies Mechanical Engineering, both stay at Aravalli hostel. They are the only two among the five students to stay at this hostel.
(x) The student, who stays at Satpura hostel, studies Computer Science.
(xi) Hemant, who does not belong to Kochi, studies Chemical Engineering. He is not the General Secretary of the Student Body.
(xii) Sanjoy does not belong to Allahabad.
(xiii) The student from Kochi and the student-in-charge of Placement activity, both stay at the Vindhya hostel.

Question 71

The student who belongs to Allahabad is studying in ______________.

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Question 72

The General Secretary of the Student Body belongs to:

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Read the following passage and solve the questions based on it.

Taking note of the day-long heavy queue in front of the Tarangabad Transport Department
office everyday for obtaining transport permits, the City Administration comes out with a
‘Single Office-Five Windows’ system for facilitating the process. For simplicity, the windows are
named as W1, W2, W3, W4 and W5 respectively. Office hours are from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM,
barring Saturday, when the office closes by 2.30 PM. To streamline the rush and reduce
pressure on the employees, the working hours of the aforesaid windows are defined in the
following manner:

1. W1 is open between 9.30 AM and 2.30 PM on Monday and Wednesday, between 8.00 AM and 11.30 AM on Tuesday and Thursday and between 3.00 PM and 5.00 PM on Friday.
2. W2 is open between 8.30 AM and 11.30 AM on Wednesday and Thursday, between 8.00 AM and 10.00 AM on Friday, and between 12.30 PM and 2.30 PM on Monday and Saturday.
3. W3 is open between 10.00 AM and 12.30 PM on Wednesday and Saturday, between 10.00 AM and 12.00 Noon on Friday, and between 3.30 PM and 5.30 PM on Monday and Thursday.
4. W4 is open between 11.30 AM and 3.00 PM on Tuesday, between 12.30 PM and 3.00 PM on Thursday and Friday, between 8 AM and 10 AM on Saturday and Monday and between 3.30 PM to 5.30 PM on Wednesday.
5. W5 is open between 2.00 PM and 4.00 PM on Monday, 3.30 PM and 5.30 PM on Tuesday and Friday, between 8 AM and 10 AM on Wednesday and between 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM on Thursday.

Question 73

On which of the following days, maximum number of windows is simultaneously open at 9.45 AM?

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Question 74

On which of the following days, not more than one window is open simultaneously at any given time during office hours?

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Question 75

All windows of the transport permit office are closed for 1 hour during the office hours on which of the following days?

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Read the following passage and solve the questions based on it.

Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries organized a business conclave on India's emerging electronic goods sector. CEOs and Managing Directors of four leading companies, namely, Klentech Industries, Andromeda Infotech, Zoomerng Technologies and Spearhead Unlimited were invited to deliver lectures on this occasion. The CEOs of the four companies were Mr. Sethi, Mr. D'Souza, Mr. Puri and Mr. Bisht respectively, while the Managing Directors were Mr. Tandon, Mr. Arora, Mr. Karare and Mr. Reddy in that order. The speeches were delivered subject to the condition that each of the Managing Directors delivered their speeches immediately after that of the CEOs of their company.

Question 76

The first CEO to speak was Mr. D’Souza and the next CEO to deliver his address was Mr. Puri. If Mr. Tandon is the third Managing Director to deliver his address, which of the following statements must be true?

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Question 77

If Mr. Bisht was the second CEO to speak after Mr. D’Souza, and two more Managing Directors speak after the address of the Managing Director of Spearhead Unlimited, then who is the last CEO to speak?

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In the question below, a statement is followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which assumptions are implicit in the statement.

Question 78

It is believed by many economists that to realize a 7 percent GDP growth rate in India, which is very much attainable, the gross fixed capital formation in the country must increase to 30 percent of GDP from the present level of 28 percent.
I. The target of 7 percent GDP growth is not feasible.
II. GDP growth rate is directly related to capital formation rate.
III. The GDP growth rate in a country is the only indicator of country’s economic development.

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The statement below is followed by three outcomes numbered I, II and II. An outcome is either a step of administrative decision to be undertaken for improvement, or a follow-up for further action, or natural response by stakeholders, etc. on the basis of the information provided in the statement. Everything mentioned in the statement is to be assumed to be true, on the basis of which the most logically followed course of action has to be decided.

Question 79

Statement: The city council of Brownwood City has decided to install a plant of mineral water to provide the citizens mineral water bottles at US $ 1 per bottle as against bottles costing US $ 1.5 being sold by local private players.
I. All the local private companies selling bottled water in Brownwood City will have to close their operations.
II. The city council of Brownwood City will have to provide for the losses from this project in its budget.
III. The normal tap water supply of Brownwood City will have no takers and that will have to be discontinued.

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A word arrangement machine, when given a particular input, rearranges it following a particular rule upto step 4. The following is the illustration of the input and the steps of the arrangements. Study the inherent logic and the answer the following question.

Question 80

If the input is, 'don’t cry because it’s over smile since it actually happened’, then Step 4 will be:

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