Section 3:Past Years' Solved Questions from the IIFT
Directions for Questions 1 to 5:
Read the following information and choose the right alternative in
the questions that follow.
During the cultural week of an institute six competitions were conducted. The cultural week was
inaugurated on the morning of 19th October, Wednesday and continued till 26th October. In the span
of 8 days, six competitions namely debate, folk dance, fash-p, street play, rock band, and group song,
were organized along with various other cultural programs. The information available from the
I. Only one competition was held in a day.
II. Rock band competition was not conducted on the closing day.
III. Fash-p was conducted on the day prior to the debate competition.
IV. Group song competition was conducted neither on Wednesday nor on Saturday.
V. None of the competitions was conducted on Thursday and Sunday.
VI. The street Play competitions was held on Monday.
VII. There was a gap of two days between the debate competition and the group song
(d) Rock band competition
The fashion week started with the Rock Band competition. Option (d) is the correct answer
There are 5 days between the rock band and group competition. Option (d) is the correct
(d) None of these
The two Wednesdays are 19th and 26th and on these days the Rock band competition and the
Street play competition were held. Option (d) is the correct answer.
(b) Group song competition
The Group song competition precedes the Street play competition. Option (b) is the correct
(c) Rock band competition
Fash- p competition follows the Rock Band competition. Option (c) is the correct answer.
Directions for Questions 6 to 8:
Read the information given below and answer the questions that
follow the information.
A parking lot can accommodate only six cars. The six cars are parked in two rows in such a way that
the front of the three cars parked in one row is facing the other three cars in the other row.
I. The Alto is not parked in the beginning of any row.
II. The Esteem is second to the right of i10.
III. Punto, which is the neighbour of Alto is parked diagonally opposite the i10.
IV. Swift is parked in front of Alto.
V. SX4 is parked to the immediate right of Alto
(c) Only Alto<
(d) Alto and Swift
(d) Punto and SX4
Directions for Questions 9 to 13:
Read the information given below and answer the next five
questions that follow:
I. Six friends Rahul, Kabeer, Anup, Raghu, Amit and Alok were engineering graduates. All six
of them were placed in six different companies and were posted in six different locations,
namely Tisco-Jamshedpur, Telco-Pune, Wipro-Bangalore, HCL-Noida, Mecon-Ranchi and
Usha Martin-Kolkata. Each of them has their personal e-mail id's with different email
providers, i.e., Gmail, Indiatimes, Rediffmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, Sancharnet, though not
necessarily in the same order.
II. The one having e-mail account with Sancharnet works in Noida and the one having an e-mail
account with Indiatimes works for Tisco.
III. Amit does not stay in Bangalore and does not work for Mecon, the one who works for Mecon
has an e-mail id with Gmail.
IV. Rahul has an e-mail id with Rediffmail and works at Pune.
V. Alok does not work for Mecon and the one who works for Wipro does not have an e-mail
account with Yahoo.
VI. Kabeer is posted in Kolkata, and does not have an account with Hotmail.
VII. Neither Alok nor Raghu work in Noida.
VIII. The one who is posted in Ranchi has an e-mail id which is not an account of Rediffmail or
IX. Anup is posted in Jamshedpur.
(d) None of these
The man who works for Wipro has an email account with Hotmail. Option (d) is the correct
Raghu-Ranchi-Gmail is the only correct combination amongst the 4 options. Option (d) is the
(c) Kabeer has an e-mail id with Yahoo.
Kabeer has an email-id with Yahoo is the correct statement. The other options are incorrect.
Option (c) is the correct answer
(d) None of these
Option (a) is incorrect as Kabeer is in Kolkata and not in Noida.
Option (b) is incorrect as Amit is in Noida and not in Ranchi as this options says.
Option (c) is incorrect as Alok is in Bangalore and not in Kolkata.
Thus, option (d) is the correct answer
(d) Tisco, HCL, Usha Martin
The person with the Indiatimes email-id works for TISCO while the one with the Sancharnet
email account works for HCL and the one with the Yahoo email-id works for Usha Martin.
Option (d) is the correct answer.
In the sequence 7090070890702030045703907 there is only one 'zero' which satisfies the
given condition as can be seen through the bold digits below: 7090070890702030045703907.
Option (a) is the correct answer.