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Q: (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 ?

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Answer : 3. "C"
Explanation :

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.

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