Reasoning Questions: Data Sufficiency Set 8

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Directions (1-10):
(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.

  1. Who is sitting in between A and B in a circular arrangement of 5 people?
    I. B is sitting 2nd to the right of C and is immediate neighbor of D.
    II. D is immediate neighbor of C.
    Answer & Explanation
    (D) If the data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    Since it is not known that who is facing outside or inside circle, cannot be determined by any statement or both.
  2. How many children does Anuradha have?
    I. Preeti is the only sister of Ravi who is grandson of Bhuvan. Anuradha is daughter-in-law of Madhu and sister-in-law of Radhika.
    II. Manish is married to Anuradha and is son of Bhuvan. Ritu, sister of Anuradha is married to Suraj. Ravi is the only brother of Preeti.
    Answer & Explanation
    (D) If the data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    Since it is not known that Bhuvan and Madhu have how many children, it cannot be said that Preeti and Ravi are children of Anuradha and Manish.
  3. Which direction is Anu facing?
    I. Shilpi is facing the opposite direction of Anu and also Shipra who is facing east is sitting in left of Shilpi.
    II. Bhavna starts from her home in north direction, goes straight and turns; now she is facing Anu.
    Answer & Explanation
    (A) If the data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    From I: Shipra is facing east and in left of Shilpi, so Shilpi is facing south, and then Anu north.
    From II: Since it is not known that Bhavna turns to which direction, direction of Anu cant be find.
  4. Who is shorter among A, B, C, D, E and F?
    I. A is shorter than D and E.
    II. B who is taller than F is also taller than E. C is shorter than A.
    Answer & Explanation
    (D) If the data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    From I: order – D/E A
    From II: order – B F/E. and A C, but nothing in relation
    From both: the sure order is B D/E A C, but where F can be placed is not known, it can be shorter than .
  5. How is ‘pages’ written in that code?
    I. In a certain code, ‘register pages are white’ is written as ‘ow wri th tis’ and ‘pages were not given’ is written as ‘sit tyd sot th’
    II. In a certain code, ‘crazy deal with pages’ is written as ‘sip kip pos dis’ and ‘fun with crazy deal’ is written as ‘sip dis lik pos’.
    Answer & Explanation
    (C) If the data either in statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    From I : pages is ‘th’
    From II : both contain ‘crazy with deal’ and ‘sip pos dis’, so from 1st code, pages is kip
  6. How many persons are sitting between Renu and Ruchi?
    I. Renu is 5th from right end of row and also 4th to the right of Anu.
    II. Anu is 6th from the left end of row and also 6th to the left of Ruchi.
    Answer & Explanation
    (E) If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    From both:
    | | | | | Anu | | | Renu | Ruchi
    So one person is sitting
  7. What is the position of Shruti in a row of 25 students?
    I. Bhavna is 12th from right to Shruti.
    II. Yogesh is 6th to left of Bhavna and also 10th from left end.
    Answer & Explanation
    (E) If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    From both, first Yogesh can be located, and then Bhavna and then Shruti.
  8. How is Priya (female) related to Vivek (male)?
    I. Rajiv is brother of Vivek’s uncle Bhuvan.
    II. Vivek’s grandfather has 2 children and also these 2 children have 2 children each. Priya’s mother is married to Rajiv.
    Answer & Explanation
    (E) If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    From both, Vivek’s grandfather has 2 children i.e. Bhuvan and Rajiv; Bhuvan is Vivek’s uncle, so Rajiv is his father. Priya’s mother married to Rajiv, so Priya is sister of Rajiv.
  9. Aditya is facing which direction?
    I. Surbhi is facing east direction and if she turns to her right she will face Rahul.
    II. Aditya is facing opposite direction as that of Kirti who is facing Surbhi.
    Answer & Explanation
    (E) If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    From I: Cannot be found from I because no mention of Aditya.
    From II : Cannot be found because don’t know the direction of either Kirti or Surbhi
    From both can be found, because we get directions of all
  10. In how many days Karuna completed her assignment when announced to complete so?
    I. Her teacher wanted the assignment to be checked within 10 days when announced.
    II. Karuna went to outstation with family the same day and came back before 1 day the day, assignment needed to get checked.
    Answer & Explanation
    (D) If the data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Explanation:

    It cannot be said that whether she completed the assignment on the last day, or she could have taken assignment to outstation also.
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