CAT 2017: Data Interpretation Question 4 Venkatesan S IIMB Alumnus

Eight friends: Ajit, Byomkesh, Gargi, Jayanta, Kikira, Manik, Prodosh and Tapesh are going to Delhi from Kolkata by a flight operated by Cheap Air. In the flight, sitting is arranged in 30 rows, numbered 1 to 30, each consisting of 6 seats, marked by letters A to F from left to right, respectively. Seats A to C are to the left of the aisle (the passage running from the front of the aircraft to the back), and seats D to F are to the right of the aisle. Seats A and F are by the windows and referred to as Window seats, C and D are by the aisle and are referred to as Aisle seats while B and E are referred to as Middle seats. Seats marked by consecutive letters are called consecutive seats (or seats next to each other). A seat number is a combination of the row number, followed by the letter indicating the position in the row; e.g., 1A is the left window seat in the first row, while 12E is the right middle seat in the 12th row Cheap Air charges Rs. 1000 extra for any seats in Rows 1, 12 and 13 as those have extra legroom For Rows 2-10, it charges Rs. 300 extra for Window seats and Rs. 500 extra for Aisle seats. For Rows 11 and 14 to 20, it charges Rs. 200 extra for Window seats and Rs. 400 extra for Aisle seats All other seats are available at no extra charge.

The following are known: 1. The eight friends were seated in six different rows. 2. They occupied 3 Window seats, 4 Aisle seats and 1 Middle seat 3. Seven of them had to pay extra amounts, totaling to Rs. 4600, for their choices of seat. One of them did not pay any additional amount for his/her choice of seat. 4. Jayanta, Ajit and Byomkesh were sitting in seats marked by the same letter, in consecutive rows in increasing order of row numbers; but all of them paid different amounts for their choices of seat. One of these amounts may be zero. 5. Gargi was sitting next to Kikira, and Manik was sitting next to Jayanta 6. Prodosh and Tapesh were sitting in seats marked by the same letter, in consecutive rows in increasing order of row numbers; but they paid different amounts for their choices of seat. One of these amounts may be zero

In which row was Manik sitting? A) 10 B) 11 C) 12 D) 13

How much extra did Jayanta pay for his choice of seat? A) Rs. 300 B) Rs. 400 C) Rs. 500 D) Rs. 1000

How much extra did Gargi pay for her choice of seat? A) Rs. 300 B) Rs. 0 C) Rs. 500 D) Rs. 1000

Who among the following did not pay any extra amount for his/her choice of seat? A) Kikira B) Manik C) Gargi D) Tapesh

Eight friends: Ajit, Byomkesh, Gargi, Jayanta, Kikira, Manik, Prodosh and Tapesh are going to Delhi from Kolkata by a flight operated by Cheap Air. In the flight, sitting is arranged in 30 rows, numbered 1 to 30, each consisting of 6 seats, marked by letters A to F from left to right, respectively. Seats A to C are to the left of the aisle (the passage running from the front of the aircraft to the back), and seats D to F are to the right of the aisle. Seats A and F are by the windows and referred to as Window seats, C and D are by the aisle and are referred to as Aisle seats while B and E are referred to as Middle seats. Seats marked by consecutive letters are called consecutive seats (or seats next to each other). A seat number is a combination of the row number, followed by the letter indicating the position in the row; e.g., 1A is the left window seat in the first row, while 12E is the right middle seat in the 12th row Cheap Air charges Rs. 1000 extra for any seats in Rows 1, 12 and 13 as those have extra legroom For Rows 2-10, it charges Rs. 300 extra for Window seats and Rs. 500 extra for Aisle seats. For Rows 11 and 14 to 20, it charges Rs. 200 extra for Window seats and Rs. 400 extra for Aisle seats All other seats are available at no extra charge.

Seat Nos 1, 12, 13 2 to 10 11, 14 to 20 Amount 1000 W -300 & A 500 W 200 & A 400

Seat# | A | B | C | D | E 1. The eight friends were seated in six different rows. 2. They occupied 3 Window seats, 4 Aisle seats and 1 Middle seat. 3. Seven of them had to pay extra amounts, totaling to Rs. 4600, for their choices of seat. One of them did not pay any additional amount for his/her choice of seat. 4. Jayanta, Ajit and Byomkesh were sitting in seats marked by the same letter, in consecutive rows in increasing order of row numbers; but all of them paid different amounts for their choices of seat. One of these amounts may be zero. 5. Gargi was sitting next to Kikira, and Manik was sitting next to Jayanta. 6. Prodosh and Tapesh were sitting in seats marked by the same letter, in consecutive rows in increasing order of row numbers; but they paid different amounts for their choices of seat. One of these amounts may be zero

In which row was Manik sitting? A) 10 B) 11 C) 12 D) 13 Fare 1000 400 1000 2000 200 0 Seat # 10 12 13 20 21

How much extra did Gargi pay for her choice of seat? A) Rs. 300 B) Rs. 0 C) Rs. 500 D) Rs. 1000 Fare 1000 400 1000 2000 200 0 Seat # 10 12 13 20 21

Question No: 1 If the queen is at c5, and the other pieces at positions c2, gl, g3, g5 and a3, how many are under attack by the queen? There are no other pieces on the board. A) 2 B) 3 C) 4 D) 5

Question No.: 2 If the other pieces are only at positions al, a3, b4, d7, h7 and h8, then which of the following positions of the queen results in the maximum number of pieces being under attack?

Question No.:3 If the other pieces are only at positions al, a3, b4, d7, h7 and h8, then from how many positions the queen cannot attack any of the pieces? AJOB) 3 C) 4 D) 6

Question No.: 4 Suppose the queen is the only piece on the board and it is at position d5. In how many positions can another piece be placed on the board such that it is safe from attack from the queen? A) 32 B) 35 C) 36 D) 37

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Anurag Trivedi

10 months ago

please comment
the hcf and lcm of question no 3

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Mahipal Singh Sikarwar

10 months ago

Again Check, the number are 252, 308 , 198 so LCM is correct ok
what wrong I did is I have written 192 as Time of C which is actually 198 in question but I have corrected it while calculation of LCM ok

Anurag Trivedi

10 months ago

ok I checked it again
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