(i) There is a group of five persons – A, B, C, D and E.

(ii) One of them is a horticulturist, one is a physicist, one is a journalist, one is an industrialist and one is an advocated.

(iii) Three of them – A, C and advocate prefer tea to coffee and two of them – B and the journalist prefer coffee to tea.

(iv) The industrialist and D and A are friend to one another but two of these prefer coffee to tea.

(v) The horticulturist is C`s brother.

**Who is a horticulturist ?**

** Option:**

**A.**A

**B.**B

**C.**C

**D.**D

**E.**E

**Answer: A . A**

** Justification:**

A prefers tea. So, from (iv), the industrialist and D prefer coffee. But, from (iii), B and the journalist prefer coffee. So, B is the industrialist and D is the journalist.

Now, A, C and advocate remain. Clearly, E is the advocate.

The horticulturist is C's brother. It can be only A. C is a physicist.

A | B | C | D | E | |

Profession | Horticulturist | Industrialist | Physicist | Journalist | Advocate |

Profession | Tea | Coffee | Tea | Coffee |
Tea |

Hence,** A is a horticulturist.**