# Puzzles Test

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• Q29.Directions: Answer the question based on the following information:
Twenty one participants from four BRICS nations (India, china, Brazil and South Africa) attended a BRICS summit. Each participant was an expert in one of four fields, social, economic, political and trade. The following five facts about the participants are given.
a) The number of social experts in the camp was exactly half the number of experts in each of the three other categories.
b) India did not send any social expert. Otherwise, every nation, including India, sent at least one expert for each category.
c) None of the nation sent more than there experts in any category.
d) If there had been one less Brazilian expert, then the Chinese would have had twice as many experts as each of the other nations.
e) Olive and John are leading experts of population studies who attended the conference. They are from Australasia.

Max, a Chinese expert in trade, was the first keynote speaker in the summit. What can be inferred about the number of Indian experts in trade in the summit, excluding Max?
(i) At least one
(ii) At most two

• Q30.Directions: Answer the question based on the following information:
Twenty one participants from four BRICS nations (India, china, Brazil and South Africa) attended a BRICS summit. Each participant was an expert in one of four fields, social, economic, political and trade. The following five facts about the participants are given.
a) The number of social experts in the camp was exactly half the number of experts in each of the three other categories.
b) India did not send any social expert. Otherwise, every nation, including India, sent at least one expert for each category.
c) None of the nation sent more than there experts in any category.
d) If there had been one less Brazilian expert, then the Chinese would have had twice as many experts as each of the other nations.
e) Olive and John are leading experts of population studies who attended the conference. They are from Australasia.

Which of the following numbers cannot be determined from the information given ?

• Q31.Directions: Answer the question based on the following information:
Twenty one participants from four BRICS nations (India, china, Brazil and South Africa) attended a BRICS summit. Each participant was an expert in one of four fields, social, economic, political and trade. The following five facts about the participants are given.
a) The number of social experts in the camp was exactly half the number of experts in each of the three other categories.
b) India did not send any social expert. Otherwise, every nation, including India, sent at least one expert for each category.
c) None of the nation sent more than there experts in any category.
d) If there had been one less Brazilian expert, then the Chinese would have had twice as many experts as each of the other nations.
e) Olive and John are leading experts of population studies who attended the conference. They are from Australasia.

Which of the following combinations is NOT possible?

• Q32.Directions: Answer the question based on the following information.
Seven research scholars at Caltech frequent visit cafeteria for snacks and discussions. On being asked about their visit to the cafeteria last Monday we got the following responses.
Smith: I came in first and the next two persons to enter were Johnson and Williams. When I left the cafeteria, Davis and Moore were present in the cafeteria. Taylor left with me.
Davis: When I entered the cafeteria with Moore, Smith was sitting there. There was someone else, but I cannot remember who It was.
Williams: I went to the lounge for a short while and met Smith, Johnson and Taylor in the lounge on that day.
Johnson: I left immediately after Williams left.
Taylor: I met Smith, Johnson, Davis and Moore during my first visit to the cafeteria. I went back to institute with Hill. When I went to the cafeteria the second time, Davis and Moore were there.
Scott: I had some urgent work, so I did not sit in the cafeteria that day, but just collected my snacks and left. Davis and Taylor were the only people in the cafeteria while I was there.

Based on the responses, which of the two Davis or Taylor, entered the cafeteria first?

• Q33.Directions: Answer the question based on the following information.
Seven research scholars at Caltech frequent visit cafeteria for snacks and discussions. On being asked about their visit to the cafeteria last Monday we got the following responses.
Smith: I came in first and the next two persons to enter were Johnson and Williams. When I left the cafeteria, Davis and Moore were present in the cafeteria. Taylor left with me.
Davis: When I entered the cafeteria with Moore, Smith was sitting there. There was someone else, but I cannot remember who It was.
Williams: I went to the lounge for a short while and met Smith, Johnson and Taylor in the lounge on that day.
Johnson: I left immediately after Williams left.
Taylor: I met Smith, Johnson, Davis and Moore during my first visit to the cafeteria. I went back to institute with Hill. When I went to the cafeteria the second time, Davis and Moore were there.
Scott: I had some urgent work, so I did not sit in the cafeteria that day, but just collected my snacks and left. Davis and Taylor were the only people in the cafeteria while I was there.

Who was sitting with Smith when Davis entered the cafeteria?

• Q34.Directions: Answer the question based on the following information.
Seven research scholars at Caltech frequent visit cafeteria for snacks and discussions. On being asked about their visit to the cafeteria last Monday we got the following responses.
Smith: I came in first and the next two persons to enter were Johnson and Williams. When I left the cafeteria, Davis and Moore were present in the cafeteria. Taylor left with me.
Davis: When I entered the cafeteria with Moore, Smith was sitting there. There was someone else, but I cannot remember who It was.
Williams: I went to the lounge for a short while and met Smith, Johnson and Taylor in the lounge on that day.
Johnson: I left immediately after Williams left.
Taylor: I met Smith, Johnson, Davis and Moore during my first visit to the cafeteria. I went back to institute with Hill. When I went to the cafeteria the second time, Davis and Moore were there.
Scott: I had some urgent work, so I did not sit in the cafeteria that day, but just collected my snacks and left. Davis and Taylor were the only people in the cafeteria while I was there.

How many of the seven members did Moore meet on Monday in the cafeteria?

• Q35.Directions: Answer the question based on the following information.
Seven research scholars at Caltech frequent visit cafeteria for snacks and discussions. On being asked about their visit to the cafeteria last Monday we got the following responses.
Smith: I came in first and the next two persons to enter were Johnson and Williams. When I left the cafeteria, Davis and Moore were present in the cafeteria. Taylor left with me.
Davis: When I entered the cafeteria with Moore, Smith was sitting there. There was someone else, but I cannot remember who It was.
Williams: I went to the lounge for a short while and met Smith, Johnson and Taylor in the lounge on that day.
Johnson: I left immediately after Williams left.
Taylor: I met Smith, Johnson, Davis and Moore during my first visit to the cafeteria. I went back to institute with Hill. When I went to the cafeteria the second time, Davis and Moore were there.
Scott: I had some urgent work, so I did not sit in the cafeteria that day, but just collected my snacks and left. Davis and Taylor were the only people in the cafeteria while I was there.