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In Mixed letter coding type of questions, three or four complete messages are given in the coded language and the code for a particular word is asked. To analyse such codes, any two messages bearing a common word are picked up. The common code word will mean that word. Proceeding smilarly by picking up all possible combinations of two, the entire message can be analysed.

If in a certain code, 'bir le nac' means 'green and tasty';
'pic nac hor' means 'tomato is green' and
'coc bir hor' means 'food is tasty'.
Which of the following means 'tomato is tasty' in that code  ?

Option:
A. bir le hor
B. pic hor nac
C. hor bir pic
D. None of these
Answer: C . hor bir pic

Justification:

In the first and second statements, the common code word is 'nac' and the common code is 'green'.
So, 'nac' means 'green'.
In the second and third statements, the common code word is 'hor' and the common word is 'is'.
So, 'hor' stands for 'is'.
So, in the second statement , 'pic' means 'tomato'.
In the first and third statements, the common code word is 'bir' and the common word is 'tasty'.
So, 'bir' stands for 'tasty.

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