Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :-
Four people were being interviewed for the same job, on the same day but in different rooms(R1, R2,R3 and R4), at different time and by different interviewers.(First sentence – what do you do? Make a table!)
Determine which candidate was interviewed by whom, at which time and in which room.(What canbe arranged first in the table? What can logically be the first coloumn? – Room numbers, because other information cannot be logically arranged!)
(i) Teena’s appointment was just after Mr. Sharma’s, which was just after that of the person
in room R2.
(ii) Mr. Narurkar’s appointment was atleast two hours later than Bimal’s.
(iii) Mr. Joshi’s appointment was just after the person who had an interview in room R4, who
had an appointment just after Chirag.
(iv) Three of the four people were: (1)Deepak, (2) the one with interview in room R1, and (3)
the one who was interviewed at 1 p.m.(this is a crazy one!
(v) Interview times were – 11 a.m., 12 noon, 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.(This could be a row heading.
(vi) Sharma, Narurkar, Joshi and Zaidi were interviewers and Teena, Bimal, Chirag and
Deepak were the interviewees.
Q1. Sharma’s appointment is with
Q2. Deepak’s appointment was in room
Q3. Mr. Zaidi interviewed
Q4. Who interviewed at 2 p.m.?
(a) Mr. Joshi
(b) Mr. Zaidi
(c) Mr. Narurkar
(d) Mr. Sharma
Q5. Which candidate was interviewed last?
The option in italics is the correct answer. How many did you get right?! And a sample
table of the
Interviewee Interviewer 11 a.m. 12 p.m. 1 p.m. 2 p.m.
Chirag Sharma R1 X Definite X X
Bimal Zaidi R2 Definite X X X
Deepak Joshi R3 X X X Definite
Teena Narurkar R4 X X Definite X