LSAT 2007: Section 1 (Part 4 of 4)

Passage for question:

There are three recycling centers in Rivertown: Center 1, Center 2, and Center 3. Total five sort of material are recycled at these recycling centers: Glass, newsprint, plastic, tin, and wood. Its a tendency that every recycling center recycles at least two but no more than three of these kinds of material. The following conditions must apply:

Any recycling center that recycles wood also has to recycle newsprint.

Materials that are recycled at Center 2 recycles are also recycled at Center 1.

The centre that recycles plastic do not recycle glass.

  1. Which of the following options seems to be an accurate account of all the kinds of material recycled at all the three recycling centers in Rivertown?

    1. Center 1: Newsprint, plastic, wood; Center 2: Newsprint, wood; Center 3: Glass, tin, wood

    2. Center 1: Glass, newsprint, tin; Center 2: Glass, newsprint, tin; Center 3: Newsprint, plastic, wood

    3. Center 1: Glass, newsprint, wood; Center 2: Glass, newsprint, tin; Center 3: Plastic, tin

    4. Center 1: Glass, plastic, tin; Center 2: Glass, tin; Center 3: Newsprint, wood

    5. Center 1: Newsprint, plastic, wood; Center 2: Newsprint, plastic, wood; Center 3: Glass, newsprint, tin

    Answer: b

  2. Which one of the following is a complete and accurate list of the recycling centers in Rivertown any one of which could recycle plastic?

    1. Center 1 only

    2. Center 3 only

    3. Center 1, Center 2

    4. Center 1, Center 3

    5. Center 1, Center 2, Center 3

    Answer: d

  3. If Center 2 recycles three kinds of material, then Center 3 should recycle which of the understated materials?

    1. glass

    2. newsprint

    3. plastic

    4. tin

    5. wood

    Answer: c

  4. If all the recycling centers recycle exactly three kinds of material of the five, then which one of the following could be true?

    1. Only Center 2 recycles glass.

    2. Only Center 3 recycles newsprint.

    3. Only Center 1 recycles plastic.

    4. Only Center 3 recycles tin.

    5. Only Center 1 recycles wood.

    Answer: d

  5. If Center 3 recycles glass, then Center 2 should recycle which of the understated materials?

    1. glass

    2. newsprint

    3. plastic

    4. tin

    5. wood

    Answer: b

  6. If Center 1 is the only recycling center that recycles wood, then which materials would other centres recycle? Choose from the list.

    1. plastic, tin

    2. newsprint, wood

    3. newsprint, tin

    4. glass, wood

    5. glass, tin

    Answer: a