Logical Reasoning - Logical Games - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Logical Games - Type 1 (Q.No. 2)
Directions to Solve

Read the below passage carefully and answer the questions:

The government of an island nation is in the process of deciding how to spend its limited income. It has $7 million left in its budget and eight programs to choose among. There is no provision in the constitution to have a surplus, and each program has requested the minimum amount they need; in other words, no program may be partially funded. The programs and their funding requests are:

* Hurricane preparedness: $2.5 million
* Harbor improvements: $1 million
* School music program: $0.5 million
* Senate office building remodeling: $1.5 million
* Agricultural subsidy program: $2 million
* National radio: $0.5 million
* Small business loan program: $3 million
* International airport: $4 million

2.
If the legislature decides to fund the agricultural subsidy program, national radio, and the small business loan program, what two other programs could they fund?
harbor improvements and international airport
harbor improvements and school music program
hurricane preparedness and school music program
hurricane preparedness and international airport
harbor improvements and hurricane preparedness
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The only two programs that total 1.5 million dollars are the harbor improvements and school music program.
Discussion:
7 comments Page 1 of 1.

Angel said:   6 months ago
Please explain the answer in detail.

Saravanan said:   5 years ago
First, we see give questions agri, radio and small loan - add given 2million+3million+0. 5=5.5.

Pallavi said:   6 years ago
Please explain this clearly.

Aflaha said:   8 years ago
@Ammu.

7 million is the total amount they have with them.
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Ammu said:   9 years ago
How to get 7 please answer me?
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Slazzy said:   9 years ago
The agriculture, radio and loan programs cost 5.5m which leaves us (7-5.5)m = 1.5m. Since harbour costs 1m and music costs 0.5m, then B is the right answer.

Jyoti kumari said:   10 years ago
But the total amount he refunded is 5.5 million then how can option B is possible?

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