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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.

In a certain code language, 'put tir fin' means 'delicious juicy fruit';
'tie dip sig' means 'beautiful white lily' and
'sig lon fin' means 'lily and fruit'.
Which of the following stands for 'and' in the language ?

Option:
A. lon
B. sig
C. fin
D. None of these
Answer: A . lon

Justification:

In the first and third statements, the common code word is 'fin' and the common word is 'fruit'.
So, 'fin ' stands for 'fruit'.
In the second and third statements, the common code word is 'sig' and the common word is 'lily'.
So, 'sig' stands for 'lily'.
Thus, in the third statement, 'lon' means 'and'.

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