CameraIcon
CameraIcon
SearchIcon
MyQuestionIcon


Question

Directions:- Study the following information carefully to answer the question given below.

Seven people A, B, C, D, E, F and G have different hobbies, viz. Travelling, Reading, Dancing, Painting, Sculpting, Singing and Pottery making, but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them belongs to a different state, viz. Punjab, Odisha, Kerala, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka, but not necessarily in the same order. A belongs to Maharashtra. D likes Pottery making. The person who likes Sculpting is from the state of Odisha.
The person who likes Dancing is from the state of Gujarat. F does not belong to Gujarat, Odisha, Punjab or Rajasthan. F does not like Singing, Reading or Painting. B does not belong to Kerala, Odisha, Punjab or Rajasthan. B does not like Painting, Travelling, Reading or Singing. C does not like Sculpting and he is not from Rajasthan or Punjab. Neither D nor G belongs to Punjab. A does not like Reading. The person from Kerala likes Singing.

Who among the folloWing belongs to the state of Karnataka?
  1. B
  2. F
  3. D
  4. E
  5. Cannot be determined.


Solution

The correct option is B F
Seven people A, B, C, D, E, F and G have different hobbies. Each one of them belong to a different state.
Now, according to the question.
The person who likes Sculpting is from Odisha.
? Sculpting Odisha.
The person who likes Dancing is from Gujarat.
? Dancing Gujarat
The person from Kerala likes Singing.
? Singing Kerala
A belongs to Maharastra.
D likes Pottery making.
It is given that F does not belong to Gujarat, Odisha. Punjab or Rajasthan.
So, F may be either Kerala or Karnataka.
It is also given that F does not like Singing.
So, it is clear that F belongs to Karnataka.
It is given that B does not belongs to Kerala, Odisha, Punjab or Rajasthan.
So, it is clear that B belongs to Gujarat.
B Dancing Gujarat
C does not like Sculpting, so automatically it is not from Odisha and it is also given that C is not from Rajasthan or Punjab.
So, it is clear that C is from Kerala.
C - Singing - Kerala
Neither D nor G belongs to Punjab.
So, E belongs to Punjab.
D likes Pottery making, so it belongs to Rajasthan and G belongs to Odisha.
D Pottery Making Rajasthan
G Sculpting Odisha
Now, we have
A - Maharastra
E Punjab
F - Karnataka
F does not like Singing, Reading and Painting. Now, we only have three hobbies left and they are Travelling, Reading and Painting.
It is clear that F likes Travelling.
F Travelling Karnataka.
A does not like Reading so A likes Painting.
A Painting Maharastra
Now, it is clear that
E Reading Punjab.
Summing up , we get
PersonsHobbiesStatesAPaintingMaharastraBDancingGujaratCSingingKeralaDPottery makingRajasthanEReadingPunjabFTravellingKarnatakaGSculptingOdisha

F belongs to the state of Karnataka.

flag
 Suggest corrections
thumbs-up
 
0 Upvotes


Similar questions
View More...



footer-image