Question

    Study the following information and answer the questions based on it. 1. A banquet hall is booked for six continuous days for different functions (Birthday, Anniversary, Wedding, Reception, Farewell, Engagement, Sangeet ceremony, Mehendi ceremony, Haldi ceremony, Conference, Cocktail party and Retirement party) not necessarily in the same order. These functions are to be held either in the morning slot or in the evening slot through 6 days starting from Monday up till Saturday. 2. Only two functions are held before Birthday party. 3. Sangeet to be held on the last day. 4. Farewell to be held only before two functions. Cocktail party to be held in the same slot as the farewell. 5. Haldi ceremony to be held before conference and reception but not on Monday. Slots for all three are the same. 6. Conference is not to be held on Saturday. 7. The number of functions between Engagement and anniversary are same as the number of functions between cocktail and reception. But, Engagement is not held after reception. 8. Wedding is held on the same day of the Anniversary party. Retirement party to be held on the same day as the reception party and in the same slot as the birthday party.

    If the slots for evening and morning functions are interchanged and keeping the order of the schedule constant, the week now starts from Sunday and goes up to Friday, according to the new arrangement, which function will be held in the morning slot of Thursday?

    A Conference Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    B Farewell Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    C Mehendi Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    D Retirement Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    E Cannot be determined Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

    Solution

    From 1,2,3 From 8, Retirement party to be held on the same day as the reception party and in the same slot as the birthday party. But since Haldi is to be held before reception and conference, neither reception, retirement party nor Conference can be held on Monday. Also, Haldi not be held on Monday and Conference is not to be held on Saturday. Thus, Dividing the above table in two cases for better understanding. Case I – Conference on Wednesday Case II - Conference on Thursday Wedding is held on the same day of the Anniversary party. Also Cocktail is an evening function. Thus, Sangeet must be held in the morning The number of functions between Engagement and anniversary are same as the number of functions between cocktail and reception. Final arrangement as shown below:

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