Verbal Reasoning - Data Sufficiency - Discussion

In 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

  • (A) 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
  • (B) 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
  • (C) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question
  • (D) If the data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question and
  • (E) If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

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Question: Among Monika, Anita, Sonal, Ratna and Tanvy, who came last for the programme ?

Statements:

  1. Monika came after Anita but not after Tanvy.
  2. Ratna came after Tanvy but not after Sonal.

[A]. I alone is sufficient while II alone is not sufficient
[B]. II alone is sufficient while I alone is not sufficient
[C]. Either I or II is sufficient
[D]. Neither I nor II is sufficient
[E]. Both I and II are sufficient

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

From I, we have the order : A, M, T.

From II, we have the order: T, R, S.

Combining the above two, we get the order: A, M, T, R, S.

Thus, Sonal came last for the programme.


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