Question Number: #Com5786

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The year was 2006. All six teams in Pool A of World Cup hockey play each other exactly once. Each win earns a team three points, a draw earns one point and a loss earns zero points. The two teams with the highest points qualify for the semi-finals. In case of a tie, the team with the highest goal difference (Goal For-Goals Against) qualifies.In the opening match, Spainlost to Germany. After  the  second  round  (after  each  team  played  two matches),  the  pool  table  looked  as  shown below.

                                                                                                                                                                             Pool A

Teams

Games

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

Goals For

Goals Against

Points

Germany

2

2

0

0

3

1

6

Argentina

2

2

0

0

2

0

6

Spain

2

1

0

1

5

2

3

Pakistan

2

1

0

1

2

1

3

New Zealand

2

0

0

2

1

6

0

South Africa

2

0

0

2

1

4

0

In the third round, Spain played Pakistan, Germany played New Zealand, and Argentina played South Africa. All the third round matches were drawn. The following are some results from the fourth and fifth round matches. 

(a)  Spain won both the fourth and fifth round matches. 
(b)  Both South Africa and Germany won their fourth and fifth round matches respectively by 3 goals to 0 each. 
(c)  Pakistan won both the fourth and fifth round matches by 1 goal to 0 

Which one of the following statements is true about matches played in the first two rounds? 


Options:
A.) Pakistan beat South Africa by 2 goals to 0
B.) Argentina beat Pakistan by 1 goal to 0
C.) Germany beat Pakistan by 2 goals to 1
D.) Germany beat Spain by 2 goals to 1


Answer is option : A

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