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**Q(1 – 10) 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 provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read all the three statements and give answer: **

**a) **If the data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question.

** b)** If the data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question.

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

**d)**If the data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

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

**Who is oldest among P, Q, R and S?**

1) S is older than both P and R

2) Q is younger than R.

Answer –**e)****If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question**

**Explanation :**

From 1^{st}statement S> P, R

From 2^{nd}statement R>Q

**Six people A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting around a circular table facing the centre and are equidistant from each other. Who is second to the right of E?**

1) A is to the immediate left of B and B sits opposite to C.

2) D is to the immediate left of F.

Answer –**e)****If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question**

**Explanation :**

From both the statements, we get

**Among P, Q, R, S and T who reached the office last?**

1) Q and R reached the office at the same time

2) Only P and S reached the office ahead of R

Answer –**e)****If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question**

**Explanation :**

From both statements we conclude that T reached the office last

**What does ‘ta’ means in a code language?**1) ‘pa ta ja’ means ‘never back down’ in the code language.

2) ‘ho ka pa’ means ‘always down towards’ in the code language

Answer –‘ta’ can be never or back so we can’t determine**d)****If the data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question**

**Explanation :**

**How is A related to B?**

1) C is the only granddaughter of B and D is father of C.

2) C is sister of E and A is mother of E

Answer –**e) if****the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question**

**Explanation :**

From both the statements we get, A is the daughter in law of B

**How many boys are there between P and Q in a row of 30 boys?**

1) P is 6 places away from R, who is 20^{th}from the left end.

2) P is 12^{th}from the left end and Q is 7^{th}from the right end.

Answer –**b) If the data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question**

**Explanation :**

from second statement, we get

(11 persons) P (11 persons) Q (6 persons)

**Among A, B, C, D and E, who is third from the top when arranged in descending order of their weights?**

1) C is heavier than A and E and is less heavier than B who is not the heaviest

2) E is heavier than only A

Answer –**a)****If the data instatement I alone is sufficient to answer the question**

**Explanation :**

From 1^{st}statement we got, D>B>C> A,E, so C is the third from the top

**Who among P, Q, R, S and T each having a different weight is the lightest?**

1) R is heavier than P

2) S is lighter than T and Q

Answer –**d****)****If the data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question**

**Explanation :**

R>P and T, Q > S, so we can’t find the lightest person

**Among P, Q, R, S, T and W who is the tallest?**

1) T is taller than S but shorter than R

2) S and T are taller than W, P and Q but none of them is the tallest.

Answer –**b)****If the data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question**

**Explanation :**

from second statement we got

S, T > , W, P, Q and none of them is tallest, so R is the talles

**In a row of five children P, Q, R, S and T who is standing in the middle?**

1) S is to the immediate right of T and Q is to the immediate left of T

2) Q is at the extreme left end.

Answer –**e)****If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question**

**Explanation :**

from both statements we got, QTS- –

so S is in the middle

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