Direction (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Seven friends Maya, Raman, Dev, Zoya, Raj, Abhi and Kavita went to book store and bought one book each viz. Malgudi Days (MD), Champak (CH), Lords of the Ring (LR), Harry Potter (HP), Ruskin Bond (RB), The Jungle Book (JB) and Panchtantra (PA) at Rs.60, 75, 80, 90, 105, 115 and 120. After reading the books each person sold his/her book at different price viz. Rs.60, 75, 80, 90, 105, 115 and 120. All the information are not necessary in same order. None of the book is sold at same price at which it was bought. Difference between purchase price and sold price is not less than Rs.10.
• Lords of the Ring was bought at Rs.105, but neither by Raman nor by Zoya. Malgudi Days was sold at Rs.25 more than the price at which Panchtantra was sold. The difference between purchase price and sold price of book bought by Maya is Rs.30.
• Harry potter was neither bought at Rs.60 nor bought by Maya. Malgudi Days was neither bought by Raj nor by Maya. Neither The Jungle Book nor the Harry Potter is sold at Rs.80.
• Zoya neither bought Panchtantra nor Champak. Kavita sold her book The Jungle Book at Rs.15 more than the price at which Zoya bought her book. The difference between sold price of Champak and purchase price of Lords of The Ring was same as the purchase price of Harry Potter and sold price of Malgudi Days.
• Abhi sold his book at Rs.75. Raj neither bought Chamapak nor Panchtantra, but bought the book at Rs.60. Dev neither bought Champak nor Panchtanta, but bought the book at Rs.80.
1. Which of the following book is sold at Rs.120?
A. Malgudi Days
B. Ruskin Bond
C. Lords of the Ring
D. Harry Potter
E. None of these
2. If all the books are arranged in ascending order of their purchase price, then which of the following combination is true?
A. RB – MD – JB – HP – PA – CH – LR
B. RB – JB – HP – MD – LR – CH – PA
C. JB – RB – MD – HP – LR – CH – PA
D. RB – JB – MD – HP – LR – PA – CH
E. None of these
3. What is the difference between the purchase price of Malgudi Days and sold price of Abhi’s book?
A. 15
B. 5
C. 35
D. 20
E. None of these
4. Which of the following combination of person, book and purchase price is correct?
A. Kavita – PA – 75
B. CH – Raj – 115
C. Abhi – LR – 105
D. Maya – PA – 90
E. All the above combinations are not true.
5. Who among the following person purchase Lords of the Ring?
A. Abhi
B. Raj
C. Dev
D. Kavita
E. None of these
Answers and Explanations
1. Answer - Option B
Explanation -
Clearly, Ruskin Bond was sold at Rs.120.
Hence, option B is correct choice.
Book |
Name |
Purchase |
Sold |
MD |
Dev |
80 |
115 |
PA |
Maya |
120 |
90 |
JB |
Kavitha |
75 |
105 |
LR |
Abhi |
105 |
75 |
HP |
Zoya |
90 |
60 |
CH |
Raman |
115 |
80 |
RB |
RAJ |
60 |
120 |
2. Answer - Option E
Explanation -
Clearly, RB – JB – MD – HP – LR – CH – PA, is the correct combination.
Hence, option E is correct choice.
3. Answer - Option B
Explanation -
Clearly, the difference between the purchase price of Malgudi Days and sold price of Abhi’s book is 5.
Hence, option B is correct choice.
4. Answer - Option C
Explanation -
Clearly, combination C is correct.
Hence, option C is correct choice
5. Answer - Option A
Explanation -
Clearly, Abhi purchase Lords of the Ring.
Hence, option A is correct choice.