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If the 1st Flag and the 2nd Pennant Are the Same Colour, the 2 Nd Flag and the 3rd Pennant Are the Same Colour, the 3rd Flag and the 4th Pennant Are the Same Colour, and the 4th Flag and the - Logical Reasoning

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The question is based on a set of conditions. Choose the response that most accurately and completely answer the question.

There are five flagpoles lined up next to each other in a straight row in front of a school. Each flagpole flies one flag (red, white, or blue) and one pennant (green, white, or blue). The following are conditions that affect the placement of flags and pennants on the poles: On a given flagpole, the pennant and the flag cannot be the same colour. Two adjacent flagpoles cannot fly the same colour flags. Two adjacent flagpoles cannot fly the same colour pennants. No more than two of any colour flag or pennant may fly at one time.

If the 1st flag and the 2nd pennant are the same colour, the 2 and flag and the 3rd pennant are the same colour, the 3rd flag and the 4th pennant are the same colour, and the 4th flag and the 5th pennant are the same colour, then which one of the following must be true?

Options

  • The 1st pennant is white.

  • The 2nd flag is not white.

  • The 5th flag is red.

  • The 3rd pennant is blue.

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Solution

The 5th flag is red.

Concept: Problem Solving Ability (Entrance Exam)
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