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# Selection Based on Given Condition Questions

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NEW In selection based on given condition type of questions, a few essential criteria for selection of a group of items are given. The candidate has to keep these conditions in mind and make the required selection as per the directions are given in each question.

## Questions of Selection Based on Given Condition

Q.1. There are five men A, B, C, D and E and six women P, Q, R, S, T and U, A, B and R advocates;

C, D, P, Q and S are doctors and the rest are teachers. Some terms are to be selected from amongst these eleven persons subject to the following condition:

A, P and U have to be together. B cannot go with D or R. E and Q have to be together. C and T have to be together. D and P cannot go together. C cannot go with Q.

If the term is to consist of two male advocates, two lady doctors and one teacher, the members of the team are:

(A) A B P U S

(B) A B P Q U

(C) B E Q R S

(D) A P R S U

Ans .   A

The male advocates are A and B, lady doctors are P, Q and S; teachers are E, T and U.Now, A and B will be selected. A, P and U have to be together. Now, we have to select one lady doctor more. It can be Q or S. But Q and E have to be together. Since E is not selected, so S will be selected. Thus, the term is A B P U S.

Q.2. A team of five is to be selected from amongst five boys A, B, C, D and E and four girls P, Q, R and S. Some criteria for selection are:

A and S have to be together.

P cannot be put with R.

D and Q cannot be together.

C and E have to be together.

R cannot be put with B.

Unless otherwise stated, these criteria are applicable to all the question below:

If R be one of the members, the other members of the team are:

(A) Q S A D

(B) P S A D

(C) S A C E

(D) Q S C E

Ans .   C

If R is selected, P cannot be selected. So, P S A D is wrong: D and Q cannot go together. So, Q S A D is wrong. S and A have to be together, So, Q S C E is wrong.

Q.3. There are five men A, B, C, D and E and six women P, Q, R, S, T and U, A, B and R advocates; C, D, P, Q and S are doctors and the rest are teachers. Some terms are to be selected from amongst these eleven persons subject to the following condition:

A, P and U have to be together.

B cannot go with D or R.

E and Q have to be together.

C and T have to be together.

D and P cannot go together.

C cannot go with Q.

If the term is to consist of one advocate, two doctors, three teachers and C may not go with T, the members of the team are:

(A) A E P Q T U

(B) A E P Q S U

(C) E Q R S T U

(D) B E Q S T U

Ans .   A

The advocates are A, B and R; doctors are C, D, P, Q, S; teachers are E, T and U.The term consists of 3 teachers i.e. E, T, U. Now, A, P, and U have to be together. E and Q have to be together. Thus, the team is A E P Q T U.

Q.4. A team of five is to be selected from amongst five boys A, B, C, D and E and four girls P, Q, R and S. Some criteria for selection are:

A and S have to be together.

P cannot be put with R.

D and Q cannot be together.

C and E have to be together.

R cannot be put with B.

Unless otherwise stated, these criteria are applicable to all the question below:

If two of the members are girls and D is one of the members, the members of the team other than D are:

(A) P Q C E

(B) P Q B C

(C) P S C E

(D) P S A B

Ans .   D

If D is selected, Q cannot be selected. So, P Q B C and P Q C E are not correct.S and A have to be together. So, P S C E is also wrong.

Q.5. There are five men A, B, C, D and E and six women P, Q, R, S, T and U, A, B and R advocates;

C, D, P, Q and S are doctors and the rest are teachers. Some terms are to be selected from amongst these eleven persons subject to the following condition:

A, P and U have to be together.

B cannot go with D or R.

E and Q have to be together.

C and T have to be together.

D and P cannot go together.

C cannot go with Q.

If the term is to consists of one male advocate, on male doctor, one lady doctor and two teachers, the members of the term are:

(A) A D E P T

(B) A C P T U

(C) B C E Q U

(D) A D E P U

Ans .   B

The male advocates are A and B; male doctors are C and D; lady doctors are P, Q and S; teachers are E, T and U.If A is selectors, P and U will be selected, D and P cannot go together. So, a male doctor C will be selected. C and T have to be together. Thus, the team is A C P T U. If B is selected, D will not be selected. So, male doctor C will be chosen. C and T have to be together. Now, the second teacher to be selectees E and U. But U cannot go without A. So, will be selected. E and Q have to be together. Thus, the team can also be B C E Q T.

Q.6. A team of five is to be selected from amongst five boys A, B, C, D and E and four girls P, Q, R and S. Some criteria for selection are:

A and S have to be together.

P cannot be put with R.

D and Q cannot be together.

C and E have to be together.

R cannot be put with B.

Unless otherwise stated, these criteria are applicable to all the question below:

If A and C are members, the other members of the team cannot be:

(A) D E S

(B) B E S

(C) P Q E

(D) E S P

Ans .   C

If A and C are members, S and E have also to be selected. So, P Q E is not the correct combination.

Q.7. There are five men A, B, C, D and E and six women P, Q, R, S, T and U, A, B and R advocates;

C, D, P, Q and S are doctors and the rest are teachers. Some terms are to be selected from amongst these eleven persons subject to the following condition:

A, P and U have to be together.

B cannot go with D or R.

E and Q have to be together.

C and T have to be together.

D and P cannot go together.

C cannot go with Q.

If the term is to consists of one advocate, three doctors and one male teacher, the members of the team are:

(A) C D R S T

(B) A D P S U

(C) D E Q R T

(D) D E Q R S

Ans .   D

The advocates are A, B and R; the doctors are C, D, P, Q and S; male teacher is E. Clearly, E will be selected, E and Q have to be together. C and Q cannot be together. So, C will not be selected. P also cannot be selected because U is not selected. So, two other doctors, D and S will be selected. P is not selected, so A will not be selected. D is selected, so B cannot be selected. Thus, the team is D E Q R S.

Q.8. A team of five is to be selected from amongst five boys A, B, C, D and E and four girls P, Q, R and S. Some criteria for selection are:

A and S have to be together.

P cannot be put with R.

D and Q cannot be together.

C and E have to be together.

R cannot be put with B.

Unless otherwise stated, these criteria are applicable to all the question below:

If including P at least three members are girls, the members of the team other than P are:

(A) Q S B D

(B) Q S A B

(C) R S A D

(D) Q S C E

Ans .   B

P and R cannot be together. So, R S A D is wrong. S and A have to be together. So, Q S B D and Q S C E are incorrect.

Q.9. There are five men A, B, C, D and E and six women P, Q, R, S, T and U, A, B and R advocates;

C, D, P, Q and S are doctors and the rest are teachers. Some terms are to be selected from amongst these eleven persons subject to the following condition:

A, P and U have to be together.

B cannot go with D or R.

E and Q have to be together.

C and T have to be together.

D and P cannot go together.

C cannot go with Q.

If the term is to consists of two advocates, two doctors, two teachers and not more than three ladies, the members of the team are:

(A) A C P R T U

(B) A B C P T U

(C) B C E Q R T

(D) A E P Q R T

Ans .   B

A C P R T U and A E P Q R T are wrong because each of these combinations consists of four ladies. B C E Q R T is incorrect because B and R cannot go together.

Q.10. A team of five is to be selected from amongst five boys A, B, C, D and E and four girls P, Q, R and S. Some criteria for selection are:

A and S have to be together.

P cannot be put with R.

D and Q cannot be together.

C and E have to be together.

R cannot be put with B.

Unless otherwise stated, these criteria are applicable to all the question below:

If two of the members have to be boys, the team will consist of:

(A) A D S Q R

(B) A B S P Q

(C) C E S P Q

(D) B D S R Q

Ans .   B

If A is selected, S has to be selected.

If B is selected, R can not be selected.

If D is selected, Q cannot be selected.

So, A D S Q R and B D S R Q are wrong. C E S P Q is not possible because S has to be accompanied with A.