Five persons with names P, M, U, T and X live separately in any one of the following: a palace, a hut, a fort, a house or a hotel. Each one likes two different colours from among the following: blue, black, red, yellow and green. U likes red and blue. T likes black. The person living in a palace does not like black or blue. P likes blue and red. M likes yellow. X lives in a hotel. M lives in a :
Correct Answer : B
The Bannerjees, the Sharmas, and the Pattabhiramans, each have a tradition of eating Sunday lunch as a family. Each family serves a special meal at a certain time of day. Each family has a particular set of chinaware used only for this meal. Use the clues below to answer the following question.
a) The Sharma family eats at noon.
b) The family that serves fried brinjal uses blue chinaware.
c) The Bannerjee family eats at 2 o'clock.
d) The family that serves sambar does not use red chinaware.
e) The family that eats at 1 o'clock serves fried brinjal.
f) The Pattabhiraman family does not use white chinaware.
g) The family that eats last likes makkai-ki-roti.
Which one of the following statements is true?
While Balbir had his back turned, a dog ran into his butcher shop, snatched a piece of meat off the counter and ran out. Balbir was mad when he realised what had happened. He asked three other shopkeepers, who had seen the dog, to describe it. The shopkeepers really didn't want to help Balbir. So each of them made a statement which contained one truth and one lie.
a) Shopkeeper Number 1 said: "The dog had black hair and a long tail."
b) Shopkeeper Number 2 said; "The dog had a short tail and wore a collar."
c) Shopkeeper Number 3 said: "The dog had white hair and no collar."
Based on the above statements, which of the following could be a correct description?
Each family in a locality has at most two adults, and no family has fewer than 3 children. Considering all the families together, there are more adults than boys, more boys than girls, and more girls than families. Then the minimum possible number of families in the locality is