Verbal Test Preparation for Army, Navy, Air Force |Test-1|

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6. Among five friends who is the tallest ?

I. D is taller than A and C.

II. B is shorter than E but taller than D.

A) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question   B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question;  D) If the data in both the statements together are needed.

Answer: D) If the data in both the statements together are needed.

Explanation:
From I, we have : D > A , D> C,

From II, we have : E >B > D.

Combining the above two, we get : E > B> D> (A and C).

So, E is the tallest.

Clearly, both the statements are needed to answer the question


7. In what proportion would Raja, Karim and Altaf distribute profit among them ?

I. Raja gets two-fifth of the profit.

II. Karim and Altaf have made 75% of the total investment.

A) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question  B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question; D) If the data even in both the statements together are not sufficient to answer the question

Answer: D) If the data even in both the statements together are not sufficient to answer the question

Explanation:

Even both the statements together are not sufficient to answer the question.


8. What is Rubeena’s rank in the class ?

I. There are 26 students in the class.

II. There are 9 students who have scored less than Rubeena.

A) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question  B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question; D) If the data in both the statements together are needed.

Answer: D) If the data in both the statements together are needed.

Explanation:
From I and II, we conclude that there are 16 students above Reyna in rank. Thus, Rubeena’s rank is 17th in the class So, both the statements are necessary.


9. In which year was Ruhan born ?

I. Ruhan at present is 25 years younger to his mother.

II. Ruhan’s brother, who was born in 1964, is 35 years younger to his mother.

A) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question; D) If the data in both the statements together are needed.

Answer: D) If the data in both the statements together are needed.

Explanation:
From both the given statements, we find that Ruhan is (35 – 25) = 10 years older than his brother,

who was born in 1964, So. Ruhan was horn in 1954

Thus, both the given statements are needed to answer the query.


10. In a certain code ’13’ means ‘stop smoking’ and ’59’ means ‘injurious habit’. What is the meaning of ‘9’ and ‘5’ respectively in that code ?

I. ‘157’ means ‘stop bad habit’.

II. ‘839’ means ‘smoking is injurious’.

A) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question  B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question;  D) If the data even in both the statements together are not sufficient to answer the question

Answer: C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question;

Explanation:
’59’ means Injurious habit’ and ‘157’ means ‘stop bad habit’ (from I). Thus, the common code number ‘5’ stands for common word ‘habit’. So. ‘9’ represents ‘injurious’. Hence, I is sufficient. Also, ’59’ means Injurious habit’ and ‘839’ means ‘smoking is injurious’. Thus, the common code number ‘9’ stands for common word ‘injurious’. So, ‘5’ represents ‘habit’. Thus, II is also sufficient.


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