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Free Online Preparation for CAT with Minglebox e-CAT Prep. Cover basic concepts of  Deductions under Data Interpretation for MBA Entrance Exam Preparation with Study material, solved examples and tests prepared by CAT coaching experts.

 

Deduction based problems one in which a set of condition is given and one has to deduce certain facts from these . The answer to the question in obtained by looking at all the facts coherently. Let us consider an example to see how deduction or be made

 

Example

Question

 

Six companies A, B, C, D, E and F belonging to six different sector viz, steel , software, FMCG, petrochemicals, automobile and electronics are from six different countries viz. India, Germany, Holland, Korea, US and Britain. One company operates in only one sector and only one country. Following information is available

  1. A is petrochemical company and neither from Holland nor from USA.

  2. C is Germany company in the Automobile sector .

  3. F is neither in the software sector nor in the Automobile sector .

  4. B is neither in steel nor an Indian company.

  5. The steel company is Korean origin.

  6. E is the electronics sector and F is an British company

Which company is of Indian origin ?

 

Solution

 

In this problem we have identify the correct company - sector - country set. A - petrochemical company is a fixed set of data which will go as it is, let is draw a table and is the information given above

 

Company

Sector

Country

Not Possible

A

Petro

 

Holland,USA

B

 

 

Steel. India

C

Auto

Germany

 

D

 

 

 

E

Eletric

 

 

F

 

Britain

Software, Automobile

 

Either D or F is a steel company, Hence from (5) and (6) we can say that D is a Korean company then, as Germany Korea and Britain are already there and as A is not from Holland or USA , A must be Indian origin - I

B must be software - II

Then the company from Holland may be either in the software or in the electronics sector - III

Hence company of Indian origin is A.

 

 

 

Refresher Test - Deduction Launch Test Discuss

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