## Grouping and Team Formation

#### Grouping and Team Formation

Direction: During one week, a human resource director conducts five interviews for a new job, one interview per day, Monday through Friday. There are six candidates for the job - Ram, Shyam, Trilochan, Usha, Veena, and Kishore. No more than two candidates are interviewed more than once. Neither Shyam nor Usha nor Veena is interviewed more than once, and no other candidate is interviewed more than twice. The schedule of interviews is subject to the following conditions :
If Trilochan is interviewed, then Trilochan must be interviewed on both Monday and Friday.
If Shyam is interviewed, then Usha is also interviewed, with Shyam's interview taking place earlier than Usha's interview.
If Ram is interviewed twice, then Ram's second interview takes place exactly two days after Ram's first interview.
If Veena is interviewed, then Kishore is interviewed twice, with Veena's interview taking place after Kishore's first interview and before Kishore's second interview.
If Usha is interviewed, then Ram is also interviewed, with Usha's interview taking place on a day either immediately before or immediately after a day on which Ram is interviewed.

1. If Kishore is not interviewed, then which one of the following MUST BE true?

1. On the basis of above given details in question , we can draw a table
If Kishore is not interviewed, Veena's interview taking place after Kishore's first interview and before Kishore's second interview.

##### Correct Option: C

On the basis of above given details in question , we can draw a table
If Kishore is not interviewed, Veena's interview taking place after Kishore's first interview and before Kishore's second interview.
So , Trilochan is interviewed on Monday .

1. If both Usha and Veena are interviewed, then which one of the following is a complete and accurate list of the days on which Kishore could be interviewed?

1. Draw a table on the basis of above all given information , we can say that
If both Usha and Veena are interviewed.

##### Correct Option: C

Draw a table on the basis of above all given information , we can say that
If both Usha and Veena are interviewed, then Monday, Wednesday , Friday is a complete and accurate list of the days on which Kishore could be interviewed .

1. If neither Usha nor Trilochan is interviewed, then each of the following MUST BE true EXCEPT:

1. On the basis of above given details in question , we can draw a table
If neither Usha nor Trilochan is interviewed,Neither Shyam nor Usha nor Veena is interviewed more than once .

##### Correct Option: D

On the basis of above given details in question , we can draw a table
On the basis of above given details in question , we can draw a table
If neither Usha nor Trilochan is interviewed,Neither Shyam nor Usha nor Veena is interviewed more than once .So , Kishore is interviewed on Wednesday .

1. If Shyam is interviewed, then which one of the following could be true?

1. Draw a table on the basis of above all given information , we can say that
If Shyam is interviewed ,then Usha is also interviewed, with Shyam's interview taking place earlier than Usha's interview.

##### Correct Option: A

Draw a table on the basis of above all given information , we can say that
If Shyam is interviewed , then Usha is also interviewed, with Shyam's interview taking place earlier than Usha's interview.
Hence ,Kishore is interviewed on both Tuesday and Wednesday .

Direction: In a local pet store, seven puppies wait to be introduced to their new owners. The puppies, named Ashlen, Blakely, Custard, Daffy, Earl, Fala and Gabino, are all kept in two available pens. pen 1 holds three puppies, and pen 2 holds four puppies.
If Gabino is kept in pen 1, then Daffy in not kept in pen 2
If Daffy is not kept in pen 2, then Gabino in kept in pen 1
If Ashlen is kept in pen 2, then Blakely in not kept in pen 2
If Blakely is kept in pen 1, then Ashlen in not kept in pen 1

1. Which of the following groups of puppies could be in pen 2?

1. Considering all the options one by one :-
Option 1: Since one among Ashlen and Blakely has to be in Pen 2, which is not in the given option
So, Option 1 is incorrect.
Option 2: Ashlen and Blakely has to be opposite Pens.(Condition 2)
So, Option 2 is incorrect.
Option 3: According to the condition 2, if Daffy is not kept in pen 2, then Gabino is kept in pen 1.
So, Option 3 is also incorrect.

##### Correct Option: D

Considering all the options one by one :-
Option 1: Since one among Ashlen and Blakely has to be in Pen 2, which is not in the given option
So, Option 1 is incorrect.
Option 2: Ashlen and Blakely has to be opposite Pens.(Condition 2)
So, Option 2 is incorrect.
Option 3: According to the condition 2, if Daffy is not kept in pen 2, then Gabino is kept in pen 1.
So, Option 3 is also incorrect.
Option 5: We know that if Daffy is not kept in pen 2 then Gabino is kept in pen 1.
Option 5 is incorrect.
Option 4 satisfies all the given conditions.