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**Instructions**

Directions: Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data given in the statements are sufficient to answer the questions.

a) The data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

b) The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

c) The data either in statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

d) The data in statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

e) The data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

**Question 1:Â **Seventeen people are standing in a straight line facing south. What is Bhavna’s position from the left end of the line?

I. Sandeep is standing second to the left of Sheetal. Only five people stand between Sheetal and the one who is standing at the extreme right end of the line. Four people stand between Sandeep and Bhavna.

II. Anita is standing fourth to the left of Sheetal. Less than three people are standing between Bhavna and Anita.

a)Â The data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

b)Â The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

c)Â The data either in statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

d)Â The data in statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

e)Â The data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

**Question 2:Â **Five letters – A, E, G, N and R – are arranged from left to right according to certain conditions. Which letter is placed third?

I. G is placed second to the right of A. E is on the immediate right of G. There are only two letters between R and G.

II. N is exactly between A and G. Neither A nor G is at the extreme and of the arrangement.

a)Â The data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

b)Â The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

c)Â The data either in statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

d)Â The data in statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

e)Â The data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

**Question 3:Â **Six people – S, T, U, V, W and X – are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. What is T’s position with respect to X?

I. Only two people sit between U and W. X is second to the left of W. V and T are immediate neighbours of each other.

II. T is to the immediate right of V. There are only two people between T and S. X is an immediate neighbour of S but not of V.

a)Â The data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

b)Â The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

c)Â The data either in statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

d)Â The data in statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

e)Â The data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

**Instructions**Instructions: Each of the following questions consists of a question followed by three statements I, II and III. You have to study the question and the statements and decide which of the statement (s) is/are necessary to answer the question.

**Question 4:Â **What is the speed of boat in still water?

I. The boat covers 12 km in 2 hours in downstream.

II. The boat covers same distance in 4 hours in upstream.

III. The speed of stream is one third of that of boat in still water.

a)Â Both I and II

b)Â I and either II or III

c)Â All I, II and III

d)Â Question cannot be answered even with the information in all three statements

e)Â None of these

**Question 5:Â **What is the speed of train?

I. The length of train is 240 metre.

II. The train crosses a pole in 24 seconds.

III. The train crosses a platform in 48 seconds.

a)Â Both I and III

b)Â Both I and II

c)Â Both II and III

d)Â Any two of three

e)Â None of these

**Question 6:Â **What is the age of class teacher?

I. There are 11 students in the class.

II. The average age of students and the teacher is 14 years.

III. The average age of the teacher and students is 3 years more than that of students.

a)Â Both I and III

b)Â Both I and II

c)Â II and either I or III

d)Â All I, II and III

e)Â None of these

**Question 7:Â **Sri Gupta borrowed a sum at compound interest. What is the amount returned in 2 years?

I. The rate of interest is 5% per annum.

II. The simple interest incurred on the sum in 1 year is Rs600.

III. The borrowed sum is ten times the amount earned as simple interest in two years.

a)Â Only I

b)Â Only III

c)Â Both II and III

d)Â Either I or III

e)Â All I, II and III

**Question 8:Â **What is the area of the given right angled triangle?

I. The length of hypotenuse is 5 cm.

II. The perimeter of triangle is four times of its base.

III. One of the angles of triangle is 60Â°

a)Â Only II

b)Â Only III

c)Â Either II or III

d)Â Both I and III

e)Â Question cannot be answer even with the information in all three statements

**Instructions**Directions : Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

**Question 9:Â **How many daughters does W have?

I. B and D are the sisters of M.

II. M’s father T is the husband of W.

III. Out of the three children which T has, only one is a boy.

a)Â Only I and III are sufficient to answer the question.

b)Â All I, II and III are required to answer the question.

c)Â Only II and III are sufficient to answer the question.

d)Â Question cannot be answered even with all I, II and III

e)Â Only I and II are sufficient to answer the question.

**Question 10:Â **Who among A, B, C, D, E and F, each having a different height, is the tallest?

I. .B is taller than A but shorter than E.

II. Only two of them are shorter than C.

III.. D is taller than only F.

a)Â Only I and II are sufficient to answer the question.

b)Â Only I and III are sufficient to answer the question.

c)Â Only II and III are sufficient to answer the question.

d)Â All I, II and III are required to answer the question.

e)Â All I, II and III even together are not sufficient to answer the question.

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**Question 11:Â **Towards which direction is Village J from Village W?

I. Village R is to the west of Village W and to the north of Village T.

II. Village Z is to the east of Village J and to the south of Village T.

III. Village M is to the north-east of Village J and to the north of Village Z.

a)Â Only III is sufficient to answer the question.

b)Â Only II and III sufficient to answer the question.

c)Â All I, II and III are required to answer the question.

d)Â Question cannot be answered even with all I, II and III.

e)Â None of these

**Question 12:Â **On which day of the week did Suresh visit Chennai? (Assume that the week starts from Monday.)

I. Suresh took a leave on Wednesday.

II. Suresh visited Chennai the day after his mother’s visit to his house.

III. Suresh’s mother visited his house on neither Monday nor Thursday.

a)Â Only II and III are sufficient to answer the question.

b)Â Only I and II are sufficient to answer the question.

c)Â Only I and III are sufficient to answer the question.

d)Â All I, II and III are required to answer the question.

e)Â Question cannot be answered even with all I, II and III.

**Question 13:Â **How is ‘go’ written in a code language?

I. ‘now or never again’ is written as ‘torn ka na sa’ in that code language.

II.’you come again now’ is written as ‘ja ka ta sa’ in that code language.

III. ‘again go now or never’ is written as ‘na ha ka sa torn’ in that code language.

a)Â Only I and III are sufficient to answer the question.

b)Â Only II and III are sufficient to answer the question.

c)Â Only I and II are sufficient to answer the question.

d)Â All I, II and III are required to answer the question.

e)Â None of these

**Instructions**Directions : Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read all the three statements and give answer-

**Question 14:Â **Among six people P, Q, R, S, T and V each lives on a different floor of a six-storey building having six floors numbered one to six (the ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it, number 2 and so on and the topmost floor is numbered 6. Who lives on the topmost floor? I) There is only one floor between the floors on which R and Q live. P lives on an even numbered floor.

II) T does not live on an even numbered floor. Q lives on an even numbered floor. Q does not live on the topmost floor.

III) S lives on an odd numbered floor. There are two floors between the floors on which S and P live. T lives on a floor immediately above R’s floor.

a)Â If the data in Statement I and II are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement III are not required to answer the question.

b)Â If the data in Statement I and III are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II are not required to answer the question.

c)Â If the data in Statement II and III are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I are not required to answer the question.

d)Â If the data in either Statement I alone or Statement II alone or Statement III alone are sufficient to answer the question.

e)Â If the data in all the Statements I, II and III together are necessary to answer the question.

**Question 15:Â **There are six letters W, A, R, S, N and E. Is “ANSWER” the word formed after performing the following operations using these six letters only?

I) E is placed fourth to the right of A. S is not placed immediately next to either A or E.

II) R is placed immediately next (either left or right) to E. W is placed immediately next (either left or right) to S.

III) Both N and W are placed immediately next to S. The word does not begin with R. A is not placed immediately next to W.

a)Â If the data in Statement I and II are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement III are not required to answer the question.

b)Â If the data in Statement I and III are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II are not required to answer the question.

c)Â If the data in Statement II and III are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I are not required to answer the question.

d)Â If the data in either Statement I alone or Statement II alone or Statement III alone are sufficient to answer the question.

e)Â If the data in all the Statements I, II and III together are necessary to answer the question.

**Question 16:Â **Point D is in which direction with respect to Point B?

I) Point A is to the west of Point B. Point C is to the north of Point B. Point D is to the south of Point C.

II) Point G is to the south of Point D. Point G is 4m. from Point B. Point D is 9m. from point B.

III) Point A is to the west of Point B. Point B is exactly midway between Points A and E. Point F is to the south of Point E. Point D is to the west of Point F.

a)Â If the data in Statement I and II are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement III are not required to answer the question.

b)Â If the data in Statement I and III are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II are not required to answer the question.

c)Â If the data in Statement II and III are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I are not required to answer the question.

d)Â If the data in either Statement I alone or Statement II alone or Statement III alone are sufficient to answer the question.

e)Â If the data in all the Statements I, II and III together are necessary to answer the question.

**Question 17:Â **How is ‘one’ coded in the code language?

I) ‘one of its kind’ is coded as ‘zo pi ko fe’ and ‘in kind and cash’ is coded as ‘ga to ru ko’

II) ‘Its point for origin’ is coded as ‘ba le fe mi’ and ‘make a point clear’ is coded as ‘yu si mi de’

III) ‘make money and cash’ is coded as ‘to mi ru hy’ and ‘money of various kind’ is coded as ‘qu ko zo hy’.

e)Â If the data in all the Statements I, II and III together are necessary to answer the question.

**Question 18:Â **Are all the four friends viz. A, B, C and D who are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre?

I) B sits second to right of D. D faces the centre. C sits to immediate right of both B and D.

II) A sits to immediate left to B. C is not an immediate neighbour of A. C sits to immediate right of D.

III) D is an immediate neighbour of both A and C. B sits to the immediate left of A. C sits to the immediate right of B.

e)Â If the data in all the Statements I, II and III together are necessary to answer the question.

**Instructions**Directions : Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

**Question 19:Â **Who is the daughter in law of B?

I. I is the brother of D. S is the wife of J’s nephew.

II. R is the brother of N. T is the son of N. S is the mother of T.

III. B is the wife of D. D is the father of N. D has two children.

a)Â Only I and III

b)Â All I, II and III are required to answer the question

c)Â Only II and III

d)Â Questions cannot be answered even with all I, II and III

e)Â Only I and II

**Question 20:Â **How many students are there in the class?

I. There are more than 22 but less than 36 students in the class.

II. If students of the class are divided into groups each group has exactly 11 students.

III. There are more than 29 but less than 45 student in the class.

a)Â Only I and II

b)Â Only II and either I or III are required to answer the question

c)Â Only II and III

d)Â All I, II and III are required to answer the question

e)Â All I, II and III are not sufficient to answer the question

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**Answers & Solutions:**

**1)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

From statement 1 or statement 2 alone, we cannot determine the position of Bhavna.

Using both the statements,

_ _ _ _ _ _ Sheetal _ Sandeep _ Anita _ _ Bhavna …

So, Bhavna’s position can be determined using both the statements together.

**2)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

From statement 1 alone: R A N G E is the only possibility

From statement 2 alone: R/E A/G N G/A E/R is the possibility. So, the middle letter can be determined.

So, the question can be answered by using either statement alone.

**3)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

From statement 1, the positions are as follows:

From statement 2, the positions are as follows:

So, the question can be answered by using statement 2 alone, but not by using statement 1 alone.

**4)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Downstream = boat + stream = $\frac{12}{2}$ + stream = 6 km/hr

Upstream =boat – stream =Â $\frac{12}{4}$ – stream Â = 3 km/hr

Solving the above equations we get boat = 4.5 km/hr and stream = 6 – 4.5 = 1.5

Speed of the stream =Â $\frac{1}{3}$rd of that of the boat in still river = 1.5

**5)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Length of the train = 240 m

Time taken to cross the pole = 24 seconds

Speed = $\frac{240}{24}$ = 10 m/s

**6)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Let *x* be the average age of students

Let *y* be the teacher’s age

$\frac{11x + y}{12}$ = 14

$\frac{11x + y}{12}$ = *x* + 3

Solving the above equations we get *x* = 11

*y = *47

**7)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

SI in 1 year = 600

for two years = 1200

Sum = 10 x 1200 = 12000

600 = 12000*r*1/100

r = 5%

Amount returned in two years = 12000(1 + $\frac{5}{100}$)2 = 13230

**8)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Length of the hypotenuse = 5 cm

Other two sides = 4cm ,3 cm (pythaogrean triples)

Area =Â $\frac{1}{2}$ x base x height =Â $\frac{1}{2}$ x 3 x 4 = 6cm^{2}

**9)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

Options 2 and 3 provide all the information needed to answer the question.

**10)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Using statement I alone: E > B > A

Using statement II alone: C’s rank is 3.

Using statement III alone: D’s rank is 5 and F’s rank is 6.

Using any two of the three statements, we cannot answer the question.

Using all three statements, C = 3rd rank, D = 5th rank, F = 6th rank; E = 1st rank, B = 2nd rank and A = 4th rank

**11)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

Statetments 1 and 2 are sufficient to answer the question. Hence option 5 is correct as none of the options indicate this.

**12)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

Suresh took leave on Wednesday doesn’t mean he visited Chennai on that day. Since Suresh’s mother visited him on neither Monday nor Thursday, she could have visited on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday. It is given that Suresh visited Chennai the day after his mother’s visit. Since the exact day on which Suresh’s mother visited his house cannot be determined, the day on which Suresh visited Chennai cannot be determined. Thus, we cannot determine the answer exactly even by using all three statements.

**13)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

From statements I and III, we can determine the code for ‘go’ as ‘ha’. So, I and III are sufficient to answer the question.

**14)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

Based on information in the paragraph, the person in the highest floor lives on 6 (even number). P, Q and R live in even numbered floors. T lives above R =. So, R is not the answer. Q is not in the top floor. So, P is in the top floor. Information from all three statements is used to arrive at this solution.

**15)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

Consider statements I and III:

The possibilities with the information given in statement I are A _ S _ E _ and _ A _ S _ E.

Using statement III, the only possibility is A N S W E R.

So, option b) is the correct answer.

**16)Â AnswerÂ (B)**

The statements 1 and 3 ie. I) Point A is to the west of Point B. Point C is to the north of Point B. Point D is to the south of Point C.

and Â III) Point A is to the west of Point B. Point B is exactly midway between Points A and E. Point F is to the south of Point E. Point D

is to the west of Point F. provide information required to answer the question. They help the candidate identify the direction between

B and D. But statement 2 doesn’t provide any extra information useful to answer the question.

**17)Â AnswerÂ (E)**

To figure out how “one” is coded in that encryption, we need to identify the codes for every other word in “one of its kind”. That information is available in each of the 3 statements provided. Hence the correct option is (e)

**18)Â AnswerÂ (D)**

Each of the 3 statements individually statements that all four of them aren’t facing the centre. Hence choice (d) is the correct option.

**19)Â AnswerÂ (C)**

Using statements II and III, we know that D and B are wife and husband. N and R are their sons. S is the wife of N and T is the son of N and S. So, S is the daughter-in-law of B.

**20)Â AnswerÂ (A)**

Using II, we know that there are 11k students in the class where k = 1, 2, 3,…

Using statement I, we know that 22 < 11k < 36 => Only possible value of 11k is 33

So, the question can be answered using I and II alone

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