Reasoning

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Q1.
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 provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer
1) if 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.
2) if 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.
3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
4) if the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
5) if the data in both statements 1 and II together are necessary to answer the question.

How many girls are taller than Samir in his class ?
I. When students of Samir’s class are ranked in descending order of their height, Samir’s rank is 17th from top among all the students and 12th among boys.
II. Samir’s rank from the bottom on the basis of height among boys is 18th and among all students is 29th.
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
Explanation :
From I: (17 - 12 =) 5 girl students are taller than Samir
From II: (29 - 18 =) 1 1 girl students are shorter than Samir. 
But, from II alone it is not known how many girls are there in the class.
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Q2.
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 provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer
1) if 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.
2) if 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.
3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
4) if the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
5) if the data in both statements 1 and II together are necessary to answer the question.

How many girls are taller than Samir in his class ?
I. When students of Samir’s class are ranked in descending order of their height, Samir’s rank is 17th from top among all the students and 12th among boys.
II. Samir’s rank from the bottom on the basis of height among boys is 18th and among all students is 29th.
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
Explanation :
From I: (17 - 12 =) 5 girl students are taller than Samir
From II: (29 - 18 =) 1 1 girl students are shorter than Samir. 
But, from II alone it is not known how many girls are there in the class.
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Q3.
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 provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer
1) if 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.
2) if 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.
3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
4) if the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
5) if the data in both statements 1 and II together are necessary to answer the question.

How many girls are taller than Samir in his class ?
I. When students of Samir’s class are ranked in descending order of their height, Samir’s rank is 17th from top among all the students and 12th among boys.
II. Samir’s rank from the bottom on the basis of height among boys is 18th and among all students is 29th.
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
Explanation :
From I: (17 - 12 =) 5 girl students are taller than Samir
From II: (29 - 18 =) 1 1 girl students are shorter than Samir. 
But, from II alone it is not known how many girls are there in the class.
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Q4.
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 provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer
1) if 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.
2) if 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.
3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
4) if the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
5) if the data in both statements 1 and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Among Nitin, Amit, Sudesh, Rekha and Sujata, who last for the programme ?
I. Nitin came after Amit but not after Sujata.
II. Rekha came after Sujata but not after Sudesh.
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 5
Explanation :
From I : Amit > Nitin > Sujata ;
From II : Sujata > Rekha > Sudesh
From I and II, we get Amit  > Nitin >Sujata > Rekha > Sudesh
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Q5.
Directions : Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and I! given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.-Read both the statements and
1) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to, answer the question, while the data in statement alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
2)  if 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.
3)  if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
4)  if the data even in both statements I and I! together are not sufficient to answer the question.
5)  if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Who among A, B, C, D and E teaches History ?
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
Explanation :
From I: A teaches History among A, B, C, D and E [The name of other four subjects is given in the statement and A teaches none of them.]
From II: Either B or D teaches History.

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Q6.
Directions : Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and I! given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.-Read both the statements and
1) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to, answer the question, while the data in statement alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
2) if 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.
3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
4) if the data even in both statements I and I! together are not sufficient to answer the question.
5) if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Which direction is Shashidhar facing?
Statements:
I. In the early morning Shashidhar was standing in front of a puppet and the shadow of the                           puppet was falling to the right of Shashidhar.
II. In the early morning Shashidhar was standing on the ground. His shadow was falling behind                     him when he turned to his left.

1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 3
Explanation :
From I: It means the sun is to the left of Shashidhar and since it is morning, the left of Shashidhar is East. Hence, Shashidhar is facing South.
From II: Sun is to the left of Shashidhar. Hence, he is facing South [Since it is morning].
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