Directions for questions 1 to 5: Five people joined different engineering colleges. Their first names were Sweety (Ms.),Sukanya (Ms.), Junaid, Mukul and Peehu (Ms.). The surnames were Rathore, Guleicha. Shah, Kuleika and Chaitnya. Except for one college which was rated as 3 grade, all other colleges were rated either 4 grade or 5 grade.
The “Mundra Institute” had a higher rating than the college where Peehu studied. The three-grade college was not “St. xavier college”. Chemical college was a 4 grade college. Mukul’s last name was Guleicha but he didn’t study at “Birla college.” Sweety, whose last name wasn’t Shah, joined “Mundra Institute.” Ms. Kuleika and Junaid both studied at four-grade colleges. Ms. Rathore studied at the “Ajinkya Institute,” which wasn’t five-gradecollege. The “Birla college” was a five-grade college. Sukanya’s last name wasn’t Chaitnya. The “Chemical College” was rated with one grade less than the college where Shah studied. Only one college was rated five grade.

Question 1 : MukulGuleicha may have joined:
(a). Mudra – Institute which had 5 grade rating
(b). St. xavier college which had 5 grade rating
(c). Ajinkya Institute which had 4 grade rating
(d). Chemical College which had 4 grade rating
(e). Mudra – Institute which had 4 grade rating

Question 2 : In which college did Peehu study?
(a). Ajinkya Institute
(b). Chemical Institute
(c). Birla college
(d). St. xavier college
(e). Mudra- Institute

Question 3 : The person with surname Shah was:
(a). Sweety studying in Chemical College
(b). Sukanya studying in Birla College
(c). Peehu studying in St. xavier college
(d). Junaid studying in St. xavier college
(e). Sweety studying in Mudra-Institute

Question 4 : Which is the correct combination of first names and surnames?
(a). MukulGuleicha, SweetyKuleika, PeehuChaitnya
(b). PeehuChaitnya, SweetyShah, JunaidKuleika
(c). JunaidShah, SukanyaRathore, MukulGuleicha
(d). MukulGuleicha, JunaidShah, SweetyRathore
(e). JunaidChaitnya, PeehuRathore, SukanyaShah

Question 5 : Which option gives a possible student – institute combination?
(a). Peehu – Ajinkya, Sukanya – St. Xavier, Mukul -Chemical
(b). Sukanya-Birla, Peehu-Ajinkya, Junaid-St. Xavier
(c). Junaid – Chemical, Peehu – Mudra, Mukul – Birla
(d). Peehu – Ajinkya, Junaid – Mudra, Sweety -Birla
(e). Sukanya – St. Xavier, Peehu – Ajinkya, Sweety -Mudra

Answers and Explanations

For questions 1 to 5:

According to the given data provided in the question, direct inferences that can be made are:

  1. Only one college was rated as 3-grade and one as five grade.
  2. Birla college was rated as 5-grade.

It is also given that Ms. Rathore joined ‘Ajinkya Institute’ Since Sweety(Ms.) joined at Mundra Institute’, Mukul and Junaid are not Ms. So either Peehu or Sukanya has to be Rathore. Also, Mukul cannot study in Mudra, Ajinkya or Birla. So he joined either St. Xavier or Chemical.

It is given that Ms. Kuleika and Junaid joined a 4-grade college and Sukanya’s last name was not Chaitnya. Chemical college had a rating one less than that of the college where Shah joined. So it has to be either a 3-grade or a 4-grade college. But Mukul joined St. Xavier or Chemical, a 4-grade and Chemical as given to be a 4 grade collge. Birla is a 5-grade. St. Xavier, Mudra and Chemical are 4-grades.

So Ajinkya is a 3-grade and PeehuRathore joined Ajinkya. Shah joined a 5-grade rated college, so Sukanya should have joined there. Based on the infer­ences, the following table can be formed:

Answer 2 : (a)

Answer 3 : (b)

Answer 4 : (e)

Answer 5 : (b)

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