CAT Model Paper 8 Questions and Answers with Explanation Part 6

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Parag has to frequently travel for his company, which gives him a chance to meet many people from all parts of the country. In April this year, Parag flew to five different cities, one city each week starting 2nd April and he flew a different airline each time. During each trip he chatted with the person next to him and no two people he talked to were in the same profession.

For three consecutive flights: Parag flew with Indian Airlines, sat next to a teacher and flew to Mumbai, in that order.

Parag sat beside a sports coach on a flight earlier than the flight that he took to Delhi.

He flew with Air Deccan before his trip to Bangalore, which was before the trip where he sat next to a Software Engineer.

It wasn't on the trip to Indore where Parag sat next to the doctor.

Parag didn’t fly Kingfisher on his trip to Delhi and he didn't fly Indian Airlines on the trip where he sat next to a sports coach.

Mumbai was not Parag’s destination on the trip where he was seated next to the Software Engineer.

The Jet Airways flight was exactly two weeks before the flight in which Parag chatted with the Lawyer.

Parag also took Sahara Airlines for one of his trip and went to Chennai and Indore as well.

Q: 31. Which of the following correctly matches for Parag with his destination, Airline and Date?

(A) Mumbai-Indian Airline - Week 1

(B) Delhi - Jet Airways - Week 4

(C) Bangalore - Sahara - Week 2

(D) Chennai - Indian Airline - Week 1

Ans: D

Solution

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Q_31_Table of Correctly Matches for Destination, Airline and Date
Q_31_Table of Correctly Matches for Destination, Airline and Date

Date

Airline

Destination

Seat Mate

April 2nd

Indian Airline

Chennai

Doctor

April 9th

Jet Airways

Indore

Teacher

April 16th

Air Deccan

Mumbai

Sports Coach

April 23rd

Kingfisher

Bangalore

Lawyer

April 30th

Sahara

Delhi

Software Engineer

The trip to Mumbai (1), the trip where Parag sat next to the Software Engineer (3), and the trip ' where Parag sat next to the Lawyer (7) were among the last three trips [April 16th, 23rd, and 30th (intro), and the trip to Mumbai wasn't the one where he met the Software Engineer (6) or the Lawyer [he flew Indian Airlines exactly two weeks before the one to Mumbai, and he flew Jet Airways exactly two weeks before he sat by the Lawyer (7), thus, these three are separate flights, in some order. He didn't sit by the teacher on the trip to Mumbai (1), so the flight were he sat by the teacher was on one of the first two flights April 2nd and April 9th (intro), but it wasn't first [after Indian Airlines(l), therefore, April 2nd flight was the Indian Airlines flight, the one where he sat by the teacher was the April 9th flight, and the one to Mumbai was the April 16th flight, and he sat by the Software Engineer and Lawyer on the April 23rd and April 30th flight, in some order. He didn't sit beside the sports coach on the Indian Airlines flight (5) so that wasn't April 2nd, he sat beside the sports coach on the Mumbai flight April 16th and it was the April 2nd flight where he sat next to the doctor. April 2nd first flight, Indian Airlines, doctor wasn't to Delhi (2), Bangalore (3), or Indore (4), that flight was to Chennai. The April 9th flight wasn't to Delhi [after sports coach which was April 16th] or to Bangalore after Air Deccan, which would have to be April 2nd, but Indian Airlines was April 2nd (1) (3), thus, on April 9th he flew to Indore. Bangalore wasn't the last destination (3), so it was his destination on April 23rd and Delhi was his destination on April 30th. Bangalore April 23rd was before the one where he sat by the Software Engineer (3), so he sat by the Software Engineer on April 30th flight to Delhi, and it was on the April 23rd flight to Bangalore that he sat by the Lawyer. Since he sat by the Lawyer on the April 23rd flight, then he flew Jet Airways on the 9th (exactly two weeks before) (7). He flew Air Deccan before the flight when he flew to Bangalore April 23rd (3) so he flew Air Deccan on the 16th. He didn't fly Kingfisher to Delhi April 30th (5), thus, he flew Kingfisher to Bangalore on the 23rd and his last flight that month was on Sahara (intro).

Q: 32. What is the profession of the person seated next to Parag on the flight immediately before the 23rd April?

(A) Sports coach

(B) Teacher

(C) Lawyer

(D) Software Engineer

Ans: A

Solution:

The correct choice is (A)

Refer to the following information for following solutions.

Q_32_Table of Correctly Matches for Destination, Airline and Date
Q_32_Table of Correctly Matches for Destination, Airline and Date

Date

Airline

Destination

Seat Mate

April 2nd

Indian Airline

Chennai

Doctor

April 9th

Jet Airways

Indore

Teacher

April 16th

Air Deccan

Mumbai

Sports Coach

April 23rd

Kingfisher

Bangalore

Lawyer

April 30th

Sahara

Delhi

Software Engineer

The trip to Mumbai (1), the trip where Parag sat next to the Software Engineer (3), and the trip ' where Parag sat next to the Lawyer (7) were among the last three trips [April 16th , 23rd , and 30th (intro)], and the trip to Mumbai wasn't the one where he met the Software Engineer (6) or the Lawyer [he flew Indian Airlines exactly two weeks before the one to Mumbai, and he flew Jet Airways exactly two weeks before he sat by the Lawyer (7), thus, these three are separate flights, in some order. He didn't sit by the teacher on the trip to Mumbai (1), so the flight were he sat by the teacher was on one of the first two flights [April 2nd and April 9th (intro)], but it wasn't first [after Indian Airlines](l), therefore, April 2nd flight was the Indian Airlines flight, the one where he sat by the teacher was the April 9th flight, and the one to Mumbai was the April 16th flight, and he sat by the Software Engineer and Lawyer on the April 23rd and April 30th flight, in some order. He didn't sit beside the sports coach on the Indian Airlines flight (5) so that wasn't April 2nd, he sat beside the sports coach on the Mumbai flight [April 16th] and it was the April 2nd flight where he sat next to the doctor. April 2nd [first flight, Indian Airlines, doctor] wasn't to Delhi (2), Bangalore (3), or Indore (4), that flight was to Chennai. The April 9th flight wasn't to Delhi [after sports coach which was April 16th ] or to Bangalore [after Air Deccan, which would have to be April 2nd , but Indian Airlines was April 2nd (1)](3), thus, on April 9th he flew to Indore. Bangalore wasn't the last destination (3), so it was his destination on April 23rd and Delhi was his destination on April 30th. Bangalore [April 23rd] was before the one where he sat by the Software Engineer (3), so he sat by the Software Engineer on April 30th flight to Delhi, and it was on the April 23rd flight to Bangalore that he sat by the Lawyer. Since he sat by the Lawyer on the April 23rd flight, then he flew Jet Airways on the 9th [exactly two weeks before](7). He flew Air Deccan before the flight when he flew to Bangalore [April 23rd] (3) so he flew Air Deccan on the 16th. He didn't fly Kingfisher to Delhi [April 30th] (5), thus, he flew Kingfisher to Bangalore on the 23rd and his last flight that month was on Sahara (intro).

Q: 33. Which of the following matches is false?

(A) Kingfisher - Lawyer

(B) 16th April - Sports Coach

(C) Software Engineer - Delhi

(D) Sahara – Doctor

Ans: D

Solution:

Refer to the following information for following solutions.

Q_33_Table of Correctly Matches for Destination, Airline and Date
Q_33_Table of Correctly Matches for Destination, Airline and Date

Date

Airline

Destination

Seat Mate

April 2nd

Indian Airline

Chennai

Doctor

April 9th

Jet Airways

Indore

Teacher

April 16th

Air Deccan

Mumbai

Sports Coach

April 23rd

Kingfisher

Bangalore

Lawyer

April 30th

Sahara

Delhi

Software Engineer

The trip to Mumbai (1), the trip where Parag sat next to the Software Engineer (3), and the trip ' where Parag sat next to the Lawyer (7) were among the last three trips [April 16th, 23rd , and 30th (intro)], and the trip to Mumbai wasn't the one where he met the Software Engineer (6) or the Lawyer [he flew Indian Airlines exactly two weeks before the one to Mumbai, and he flew Jet Airways exactly two weeks before he sat by the Lawyer (7), thus, these three are separate flights, in some order. He didn't sit by the teacher on the trip to Mumbai (1), so the flight were he sat by the teacher was on one of the first two flights [April 2nd and April 9th (intro)], but it wasn't first [after Indian Airlines](l), therefore, April 2nd flight was the Indian Airlines flight, the one where he sat by the teacher was the April 9th flight, and the one to Mumbai was the April 16th flight, and he sat by the Software Engineer and Lawyer on the April 23rd and April 30th flight, in some order. He didn't sit beside the sports coach on the Indian Airlines flight (5) so that wasn't April 2nd, he sat beside the sports coach on the Mumbai flight [April 16th] and it was the April 2nd flight where he sat next to the doctor. April 2nd [first flight, Indian Airlines, doctor] wasn't to Delhi (2), Bangalore (3), or Indore (4), that flight was to Chennai. The April 9th flight wasn't to Delhi [after sports coach which was April 16th ] or to Bangalore [after Air Deccan, which would have to be April 2nd , but Indian Airlines was April 2nd (1)](3), thus, on April 9th he flew to Indore. Bangalore wasn't the last destination (3), so it was his destination on April 23rd and Delhi was his destination on April 30th. Bangalore [April 23rd] was before the one where he sat by the Software Engineer (3), so he sat by the Software Engineer on April 30th flight to Delhi, and it was on the April 23rd flight to Bangalore that he sat by the Lawyer. Since he sat by the Lawyer on the April 23rd flight, then he flew Jet Airways on the 9th [exactly two weeks before](7). He flew Air Deccan before the flight when he flew to Bangalore [April 23rd] (3) so he flew Air Deccan on the 16th. He didn't fly Kingfisher to Delhi [April 30th] (5), thus, he flew Kingfisher to Bangalore on the 23rd and his last flight that month was on Sahara (intro).

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