CLAT CLAT Solved Paper-2010

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    Directions Read the following data and use it for answering the following questions that follow. Six people A, B, C, D, E and F live on a six story building each on one floor. The following statements describe where they stay. B lives on floor 6. A is equally far from C and E. F is an engineer. D is two floors above F. (5) C does not live next to an engineer.
    If condition 5 is invalid, how many types of arrangements are possible?

    A) 2                     

    B) 3       

    C) 1                                 

    D) 5

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Ans.     If condition 5 is invalid C can live on 1st or 5th floor and E can live on 5th or 1st floor, \[\therefore \] Only two types of arrangements are possible. Note \[x>y\] means \[x\] is living above y 6 \[\to \] B 5 \[\to \] C 4 \[\to \] D 3 \[\to \] A 2 \[\to \] p 1 \[\to \] E

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