Games And Tournament
Direction: on the basis of the information given below :
In the table below is the listing of players, seeded from highest (#1) to lowest (#32), who are due to play in an Association of Tennis Players (ATP) tournament for women. This tournament has four knockout rounds before the final, i.e., first round, second round, quarterfinals, and semifinals. In the first round, the highest seeded player plays the lowest seeded player (seed #32) which is designated match No. 1 of first round; the 2nd seeded player plays the 31st seeded player which is designated match No. 2 of the first round, and so on. Thus, for instance, match No. 16 of first round is to be played between 16th seeded player and the 17th seeded player. In the second round, the winner of match No. 1 of first round plays the winner of match No.16 of first round and is designated match No. 1 of second round. Similarly, the winner of match No. 2 of first round plays the winner of match No. 15 of first round, and is designated match No. 2 of second round. Thus, for instance, match No. 8 of the second round is to be played between the winner of match No. 8 of first round and the winner of match No. 9 of first round. The same pattern is followed for alter rounds as well.
 If the top eight seeds make it to the quarterfinals, then who, among the players listed below, would definitely not play against Maria Sharapova in the final, in case Sharapova reaches the final?

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If the top eight seeds make it to quarterfinals, then from the table we can find that Sharapova being top seed will meet seed 8 in the quarterfinals, and in the semifinals she will meet the winner of the match between seeds 4 and 5. So she will not meet seeds 4, 5 or 8 in the finals.
We can sum up the given information as below:
(ii) No team plays against the same team more than once
(iv) No ties permitted.
As per the information given for stage I, we can conclude and draw the table that
(a) As B lost at least one match, hence A won all the 3 matches.
(b) The two teams who lost all the matches cannot be A (as it won all 3 matches), cannot be B (since it is given that E lost to B), cannot be D (since D won against C & F). Hence, the two teams must be C and F.
(c) F did not play against the top team (i.e. A).
We can tabulate all the information as :Correct Option: C
If the top eight seeds make it to quarterfinals, then from the table we can find that Sharapova being top seed will meet seed 8 in the quarterfinals, and in the semifinals she will meet the winner of the match between seeds 4 and 5. So she will not meet seeds 4, 5 or 8 in the finals.
We can sum up the given information as below:
(ii) No team plays against the same team more than once
(iv) No ties permitted.
As per the information given for stage I, we can conclude and draw the table that
(a) As B lost at least one match, hence A won all the 3 matches.
(b) The two teams who lost all the matches cannot be A (as it won all 3 matches), cannot be B (since it is given that E lost to B), cannot be D (since D won against C & F). Hence, the two teams must be C and F.
(c) F did not play against the top team (i.e. A).
We can tabulate all the information as :
In the given below table a blank space means there was no match in this stage (i.e there was no match between A and E in this stage), Result of a match for a team is shown in its row,
(d) A lost both its matches against E and F.
(e) F won against A, hence is the bottom team (out of C and F) which won both the matches F won against C as well. This also means that C lost both its matches against B and F.
(f) Apart from A and C, one more team lost both the matches in StageII. That team can neither be E (since A lost to E), nor B (since C lost to B), nor F (as F won both its matches). Hence, the team must be D.
 If Elena Dementieva and Serena William lose in the second round, while Justine Henin and Nadia Petrova make it to the semifinals, then who would play Maria Sharapova in the quarterfinals, in the event Sharapova reaches quarterfinals?

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Maria Sharapova, seed 1, would meet the winner of the match between seed 8 and seed 9 .
Correct Option: C
Maria Sharapova, seed 1, would meet the winner of the match between seed 8 and seed 9, but it is given that Serena Williams, seed 8 lost against seed 9 Nadia Petrovain the second round. Hence Nadia Petrova (seed 9).
 If, in the first round, all even numbered matches (and none of the odd numbered ones) result in upsets, and there are no upsets in the second round, then who could be the lowest seeded player facing Maria Sharapova in semifinals?

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All odd numbered seeds up to 15 reach the 2nd round while instead of seeds 2 to 16 the players who reach the second round are seeds 31, 29, 27, 25, 23, 21, 19 and 17.
Correct Option: A
All odd numbered seeds up to 15 reach the 2nd round while instead of seeds 2 to 16 the players who reach the second round are seeds 31, 29, 27, 25, 23, 21, 19 and 17.
The second round matches are between seeds 117, 3115, 319, 2913, 521, 2711, 723 and 259. Since there are no upsets in that round the winners are seeds 1, 15, 3, 13, 5, 11, 7 and 9.
The quarter final line up would be
19, 157, 311 and 135.
If seed 13 wins her match in the quarters she will next meet seed 1, i.e. Maria Sharapova in semifinals.
Direction: At MERI Kolkata students stay in different Sadans namely Bose, Diesel, Edison, Faraday, Marconi, and Rankin. Students who stay in these sadans represent their sadan in Foot Ball tournament. 1st stage of the tournament is conducted in 5 days from Monday to Friday such that everyday each team played exactly 1 match. As per the rule 3 points> are awarded for a win, 0 for a loss and each team gets 1 point for a tie. On Wednesday evening due to some unavoidable reason tournament is postponed. When Officer In charge sports Mr. A B Halder asked the update of tournament he got the following information.
(i) Maximum number of goals scored by a team in a match is 4
(ii) No team lost with a goal difference more than 2
(iii) In each match at least 1 goal is scored.
(iv) Total number of goals made by the teams are Bose (11), Diesel (9), Edison ( = 5), Faraday ( = 1), Marconi ( = 7), and Rankin ( = 4)
(v) Total number of goals against the teams are Bose (5), Diesel (9), Edison ( = 7), Faraday ( = 4), Rankin ( = 5)
(vi) Faraday won match while Marconi and Rankin got 4 and 3 points respectively.
(vii) On Monday Bose played against Diesel.
(viii) On Tuesday Diesel won a match against Edison with a goal difference of 2
(ix) On Wednesday Edison won a match in which total number of goals scored is 2.
 Diesel team won against which team?

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Since total number of goals scored and goals against is same hence we can find goals against Marconi which is (11 + 9 + 5 + 1 + 7 + 4) – (5 + 9 + 7 + 4 + 5) = 37 – 30 = 7. Since Bose sadan scored 11 goals while goals against is 5 it is possible when all the matches are won with (31) (42) and (42)
Since Marconi got 4 points which is possible with 1 win (3 points) 1 draw (1 point) and 1 loss (0 point) Similarly Rankin got 3 points and also Goals for is 4 and against is 5 so all three matches can not end with draw (It is when goals for is equal to goals against) so 3 points is possible with 1 win and 2 loss.Correct Option: A
Since total number of goals scored and goals against is same hence we can find goals against Marconi which is (11 + 9 + 5 + 1 + 7 + 4) – (5 + 9 + 7 + 4 + 5) = 37 – 30 = 7. Since Bose sadan scored 11 goals while goals against is 5 it is possible when all the matches are won with (31) (42) and (42)
Since Marconi got 4 points which is possible with 1 win (3 points) 1 draw (1 point) and 1 loss (0 point) Similarly Rankin got 3 points and also Goals for is 4 and against is 5 so all three matches can not end with draw (It is when goals for is equal to goals against) so 3 points is possible with 1 win and 2 loss.
Faraday scored only 1 goal, goal against is 4 and won 1 match it is possible only when he won by (10) and lost two matches with (02) each[ as with the combination (01) and (03) is not possible since (03) goal difference is 3] Since Edison won on Wednesday with (20) and total goals for is 5 while against is 7, so in other two game it lost with (24) and (13)
Draw is casued only with Diesel and Marconi hence they must have played with each other and the match was tie.
On Monday Diesel played with Bose, on Tuesday Diesel played with Edison while on Wednesday Diesel played with Marconi.
On Wednesday Bose must have played with Marconi
Faraday played against Edison on Wednesday and lost with (02)
Marconi played against Faraday on Monday while against Bose on Tuesday.
Since Rankin scored 4 goals and conceded 5 goals result of Bose and Rankin (31) similarly result of Rankin and Edison (3 – 1)
Now we can conclude that Bose sadan won against Diesel and Marconi with (42) and (42) Diesel won against Edison with (42)
So matches on Monday:
So final result
Number of points are as follows: Bose (3 + 3 + 3 = 9), Diesel (0 + 3 + 1 = 4), Edison (0 + 0 + 3 = 3), Faraday (0 + 3 + 0 = 3), Marconi (3 + 0 + 1 = 4), and Rankin (3 + 0 + 0 = 3)
From the table Diesel team won against Edison.
Direction: on the basis of the information given below :
In the table below is the listing of players, seeded from highest (#1) to lowest (#32), who are due to play in an Association of Tennis Players (ATP) tournament for women. This tournament has four knockout rounds before the final, i.e., first round, second round, quarterfinals, and semifinals. In the first round, the highest seeded player plays the lowest seeded player (seed #32) which is designated match No. 1 of first round; the 2nd seeded player plays the 31st seeded player which is designated match No. 2 of the first round, and so on. Thus, for instance, match No. 16 of first round is to be played between 16th seeded player and the 17th seeded player. In the second round, the winner of match No. 1 of first round plays the winner of match No.16 of first round and is designated match No. 1 of second round. Similarly, the winner of match No. 2 of first round plays the winner of match No. 15 of first round, and is designated match No. 2 of second round. Thus, for instance, match No. 8 of the second round is to be played between the winner of match No. 8 of first round and the winner of match No. 9 of first round. The same pattern is followed for alter rounds as well.
 If there are no upsets (a lower seeded player beating a higher seeded player) in the first round, and only match Nos. 6, 7 and 8 of the second round result in upsets, then who would meet Lindsay Davenport in quarter finals, in case Deven port reaches quarter finals?

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1^{st } let us understand the concept of the tournament.
Try to understand the table, in the 1^{st } round the sum of seed is always 33, the same for round 2 is 17 and so on considering there is no upset.
Lindsay Davenport (Seed 2) was scheduled to to meet seed 7, i.e., Justine Henin in the quarter finals.Correct Option: D
1^{st } let us understand the concept of the tournament.
Try to understand the table, in the 1^{st } round the sum of seed is always 33, the same for round 2 is 17 and so on considering there is no upset.
Lindsay Davenport (Seed 2) was scheduled to to meet seed 7, i.e., Justine Henin in the quarter finals. But in the second round since match 7  involving seed 7 (Justine Henin) and seed 10 (Venus Williams)  resulted in an upset and Venus Williams won the game, hence Davenport will meet Venus Williams in the quarter finals.