# Reasoning Questions: Data Sufficiency Set 15

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Q(1 â€“ 10) Each of the questions below consists of a question and two 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:Â

1. Among five friends P, Q, R, S and T each studying in a different standard, viz3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th. In which standard does R study?
I.Q studies in a standard which is an odd number. R is Qâ€™s senior but does not study in 8th standard.
II.Â Only three students are senior to P. Q is senior to P but junior to R.
III. S is not junior to T.
1.Only 1
2.Only 2
3.Only 1 and 2
4.Only 1 and 3
5.All 1, 2 and 3
Answer – 3.Only 1 and 2
Explanation :
From I, R can be in 6th or 4th
From I and II, R is in 6thÂ

2. How many pens does A have ?
I.A has 12 pens less than what B have
II.C has 18 pens more than what B what
III.D has eight pens, which are forty percent less than what B has
1.Only I
2.Only II
3.Both I and II
4.Both II or III
5.Both I or III
Answer – 5.Both I or III
Explanation :
From I and III, D =8 B = 8*100/40 = 20; A = 20-12 = 8

3. On which day of the week did Priya arrive?
I.Her sister, Anu, correctly remembers that she did not arrive on Monday.
II.Her friend, Bala, correctly remembers that she arrived before Friday.
III.Her mother correctly mentions that she arrived before Friday but after Tuesday.
1.Only I and II
2.Only II and III
3.Only I and III
4.All I, II and III
Explanation :
S M Tu W Th F Sat
She didnâ€™t arrive on Wednesday from I
From II => before Friday mean S M TuTh
From III =>Wednesday and Thursday

4. How many students are there between Gopal and Arun in a row of sixty students?
I.Ramesh is twentieth from the left end and Gopal is five places away from Ramesh.
II.Gopal is twenty-second from the left end and Arun is twenty-seventh from the right end.
III.Arun sits at an end
1.Only I
2.Only II
3.Only III
4.Only I and II
5.None of these
Explanation :
From second it is clear that,
(21 students) GopalÂ  (11 students) Arun (26 students)

5. How is â€˜Goâ€™ written in a given language?
I.â€˜go to schoolâ€™ is written as â€˜ fa la daâ€™ and â€˜on the wayâ€™ is written as â€˜ni da kaâ€™
II.â€˜way for marketâ€™ is written as â€˜ sh da piâ€™ and â€˜way to Schoolâ€™ is written as â€˜ ma la faâ€™
1.Only I
2.Only II
3.Both I and II
4.Either I or II
5.Neither I or II
Answer – 3.Both I and II
Explanation :
Go to school =>fa la da; way toschool =>mala fa; Go = da

6. How many days did Rahul take to complete his assignment?Â
I.Mohan correctly remembers that Rahul took more than 3 days but less than 9 days to complete his assignment.
II.Mithun correctly remembers that Rahul took more than 6 days but less than 11 days to complete his assignment.
1.Only I
2.Only II
3.Both I and II
4.Either I or II
5.Neither I or II
Answer – 5.Neither I or II

Explanation :
From both I and II, the days maybe 7 or 8.Â

7. On which day of the week from Monday to Sunday did Vijay leave for Mumbai?
I.Vijayâ€™s brother left for Mumbai on Friday.
II.Vijay leaves for Mumbai after Tuesday.
III.Vijay left before his brother.
1.Only I
2.Only II
3.Both I and II
4.Both I and III
Explanation :
From I and III, Vijay left for Mumbai Â on Wednesday or Thursday.Â Â

8. In a five-floor building, on which floors does Mr.Ravi live? (Starting from first floor going up to fifth floor)Â
I.Mr. Ravi lives exactly above Ramâ€™s flat, whose flat is exactly above Vinayâ€™s flat.
II.Shiva lives on top floor.
III.Rohan lives exactly above Mr. Raviâ€™s flat. Vinay lives on the first floor.
1.Only I
2.Only II
3.Both II and III
4.Both I and III
Answer – 4.Both I and III
Explanation :
From I and III,Ravi lives in 3rd floor

9. How is â€˜Shilpaâ€™ the girl related to â€˜Maniâ€™?Â
I.Shivi, the cousin of Mani, is niece of Shilpa.
II.Shilpaâ€™s sister Susi is wife of Ravi, who is father of Mani.
1.Only I
2.Only II
3.Both I and II
4.Either I or II
Explanation :
From II, Shilpa is the aunt of Mani.

10. Who among Jagan, Siva, Hari and Moorthy is the heaviest?
I.Siva is heavier than Moorthy.
II.Jagan is not as heavy as either Hari or Siva.
III.Moorthy is neither the heaviest nor the lightest.
1.Only I
2.Only II and III
3.Only I and III
4.All I,II and III
5.Canâ€™t be determined