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(i) Five friends P, Q, R, S and T travelled to five different cities of Chennai, Calcutta, Delhi, Bangalora and Hyderabad by five different modes of transport of Bus, Train, Aeroplane, Car and Boat from Mumbai.
(ii) The person who travelled to Delhi did not travel by boat.
(iii) R went to Bangalore by car and Q went to Calcutta be aeroplane.
(iv) S travelled by boat whereas T travelled by train.
(v) Mumbai is not connected by bus to Delhi and Chennai.

Which of the following combinations is true for S?

A. Delhi - Bus
B. Chennai - Bus
C. Chennai - Bot
D. Data inadequate
E. None of these
Answer: C . Chennai - Bot


The given information can be analysed as follows :
(A) Mode of Transport : R goes by Car, Q by Aeroplane, S by Boat and T by Train.
Now, only P remains. So, P travel by Bus.
(B) Place of Travel : R goes to Bangalore, Q to Calcutta. Now, bus transport is not available for Delhi or Chennai. So, P who travels by Bus goes to Hyderabad. S travels by boat and hence, by (ii), did not go to delhi. So, S goes to Chennai. Now, only T remains. So, T goes to Delhi.

  Place Mode
P Hyderabad Bus
Q Calcutta Aeroplane
R Bangalore Car
S Chennai Boat
T Delhi Train

Clearly, the correct combination for S is Chennai -- Boat. So, the answer is (c).