IIFT 2014 Question Paper


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 81

If Step 4 generates, ‘dog sea school star ice moon flower home rock ball’, then the input was:

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In each question given below, there are three statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the conclusion(s) logically follows from the given statements.

Question 82

a. All tigers are lions.
b. All lions are horses.
c. No horses are monkeys.
I. All tigers are horses.
II. No tigers are monkeys.
III. Some lions are tigers.
IV. Some monkeys are not tigers

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Question 83

a. Some shirts are pants.
b. All shoes are shirts.
c. All pants are gloves.
I. Some shoes are gloves.
II. Some shirts are gloves.
III. No pants are shoes.
IV. All gloves are shirts.

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Read the following information and Tables and answer the questions.

BHUBANESWAR, CHENNAI, KANYAKUMARI, KOCHI, MUMBAI and VIZAG are 6 major Indian cities. For some reason people use only a certain mode of transport between a pair of cities. The modes of transport are provided in Table 1, while in Table 2 the distances between different pairs of cities are given. Table 3 provides the speed of the mode of transport and the cost associated with each of them.

                                                                               Table 1: Mode of Transport between Cities

                                                                      Table 2: Distance between Cities (KM)

                                                                    Table 3: Mode of Transport and Cost

Question 84

For which of the following options, travel time is the least?

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Question 85

Mr. Ranjith lives in MUMBAI and wants to travel to KOCHI. However, the train services are on halt due to laying of track for bullet trains across the country. In this scenario, which of the following is the least cost route to reach KOCHI?

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Question 86

A school in Chennai is planning for an excursion tour for its students. They want to show them KANYAKUMARI, VIZAG, and BHUBANESWAR, not necessarily in the same order. What is the minimum travel cost (in RS.) the school should charge from each of the student for the entire tour?

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Question 87

Which of the following cities can be reached from BHUBANESWAR in least time?

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Question 88

What is the least cost way to reach to VIZAG from KOCHI?

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Read the following information on ‘Sectoral Trends in Mergers & Acquisitions in India (2001-02 to 2006-07)’ given in Tables below and answer the questions.

Table: Sector wise Number of ‘Mergers & Acquisitions’

Table: Sector wise Number of ‘Mergers’

Question 89

What is the approximate proportion of ‘mergers’ to ‘acquisitions’ for the entire period (2001 - 02 to 2006 - 07)?

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Question 90

For how many sectors is the proportion of ‘mergers’ to mergers & acquisitions’ greater than 20% for the entire period (2001 - 02 to 2006 - 07)?

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