problem solving (Puzzle)
Directions (1-5) : Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it.
A, B, C, D and E are five towns out of which two are hill stations and the rest are in plains. Two towns, which are in plain, are harbours. Four towns out of five are capitals and two are industrial towns. Population of two towns is less than 5 lacs. It is 20 lacs of one town and more than 50 lacs of two towns. Two towns are on the same latitudes and other two are on the same longitudes. Latitudes and longitudes of both harbours are different and out of these one is an industrial town. The population of both industrial towns is more than 50 lacs. The longitudes of one hill station and one of the industrial towns are same. The latitudes and longitudes of the other hill station and other harbour are different. One industrial town is neither a hill station nor a harbour. None of the hill stations is an industrial town. The hill station, of which longitudes are same as that of a harbour, is a capital. B is a hill station while the longitudes of A and E are same. E is a harbour. The latitudes of D and C are same and the population of D is 20 lacs. Both the harbours are capitals and one of them is an industrial town.
1. Which of the following two towns are those whose population is less than 5 lacs?
(a) D and A (b) B and C
(c) A and B (d) A and C
(e) None of these
2. Which of the following towns is not a capital?
(a) A (b) C
(c) D (d) E
3. Which of the following is harbour, capital and industrial town?
(a) A (b) B
(c) C (d) E
4. Which of the following towns have population more than 50 lacs ?
(a) A and D (b) B and E
(c) C and E (d) C and D
(e) A and C
5. Which one of the following towns is a hill station as well as a capital ?
(a) B (b) C
(c) E (d) D
Answer 1. (c) 2. (e) 3. (d) 4. (c) 5. (e)