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Read the passage given below and the two statements that follow (given on the basis of the passage):

Four men are waiting at Delhi airport for a Mumbai flight. Two are doctors and the other two are businessmen. Two speak Gujarati and two speak Tamil, No two of the same profession, speak the same language. Two are Muslims and two are Christians. No two of the same religions are of the same profession, nor do they speak the same language, The Tamil-speaking doctor is a Christian.

1. The Christian-businessman speaks Gujarati.

2. The Gujarati-speaking doctor is a Muslim.

Which of the above statements is/are correct conclusion/conclusions ?  


1. 1 only
2. 2 only
3. Both 1 and 2
4. Neither 1 nor 2

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Both 1 and 2

i) Four men are waiting at Delhi airport for a Mumbai flight.

ii) Two are doctors and the other two are businessmen.

iii) Two speak Gujarati and two speak Tamil.

iv) No two of the same profession, speak the same language.

v) Two are Muslims and two are Christians.

vi) No two of the same religions are of the same profession, nor do they speak the same language,

vii) The Tamil-speaking doctor is a Christian.

This implies that the other doctor is Gujarati speaking and Muslim.

One of the businessman is Tamil speaking Muslim and the other businessman is Gujarati speaking Christian.

Profession

Language

Religion

Doctor

Tamil

Christian

Doctor

Gujarati

 Muslim

Businessman

Tamil

 Muslim

Businessman

Gujarati

Christian

 

1. The Christian-businessman speaks Gujarati. → True 

2. The Gujarati-speaking doctor is a Muslim. → True

Hence, 'Both 1 and 2' is the correct answer.

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