Directions : Refer to the data below and answer the questions that follow :

Four friends A,B,C and D are playing a card game called FLASH in which 3 cards are dealt to each player. The card value of each card is the number written on it. The face cards Jack , Queen and king have values 11,12,and 13 respectively. The ace card have value one. The players cannot see each others cards. Once a player takes a look at his cards, he can decide whether to continue or quit the game. If the value of each of his cards is less than or equal to 5 , he quit from the game. The remaining players continue the game in which there could be more than one round. There is a showdown (i.e. the cards are shown to the other players )in which the players with maximum card value is declared the winner. A player quitting the game in any round does not have to pay any penalty to the winner. If the showdown is in the first round , the losers have to pay the winner an amount equal to their total card value. But ,if the showdown is in the second round , the losers have to pay the winner an amount twice their total card value and so on.

### Question 1:

**In the game A and B quits in the first round while C and D goes into the second round , C decided to have a shutdown , in which D is declared the winner. What is the maximum amount that D could receive from C ?**

a) Rs.37

### Question 2:

**In a game, where no one quits, the showdown is in the first round and B is declared the winner. What is the minimum amount that B can win ?**

**a) 15**

### Question 3:

**In a game, A quits as soon as he takes a look at his cards. The total value of C’s cards is double that of B’s total card value. D is declared the winner. What is the maximum total card value that B can win ?**

a) 36

### Question 4:

**In the game, only A quits, The total card value of D is twice that of C and the total card value of C is twice that of B. Which one of the following could be C’s total card value ?**

a)`17

### Question 5:

**In the game only B quits , as his cards did not fulfill the basic requirement whereas A,C and D proceed to the third round. In the third round C calls for a showdown .D who had a total of 30 points wins the game. None of the players had any face card. Two players had two cards of value 9 each and D won a total of 141.What are the cards with A if C has a card of value one ?**

a) 1,1,6

## ANSWERS:

#### 1)

**(B) is the right answer.**

#### 2)

**Hence ( D)**

#### 3)

**Hence,(C) .**

Note : C cannot have 38 (13+13+12)points as D has 39 points (13+13+13).

#### 4)

**Hence (C)**

#### 5)

D 10 10 10

A 9 9 10

C 9 9 1

**Hence (D).**

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