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41. The question consists of a problem question followed by two statements I and II. Find out if the information given in statement(s) is sufficient in finding solution to the problem

Problem question: How many daughters do ‘A’ have?
Statements:
A’s  wife has four sons: P,Q,R and S
S has a sister

a) Statement  I alone is sufficient              b)  Statement II alone is sufficient
c) Both statements put together are sufficient    d) Both statements even put together are not sufficient

Solution: here both statements are needed to know number of daughters that A have why because in I statement, it gives relation between A and S. and II statement gives relation between S and sister.


42. In the question certain symbols are used with the following meaning:
‘P@Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.
“P # Q means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’
“P % Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’
‘P $ Q’ means “P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’
‘P^Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’
Assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of  the  two conclusions I and II is/are definitely true.
Question:
Statements:
I % R,C ^ I,C % E
Conclusions:
I. C % E
II. R @ E
a) Only conclusion I is true   b) Only conclusion II is true  c) Either conclusion I or II is true
d) Neither conclusion I or II is true   e)Both conclusions I and II are true

Solution: C%E is true .

43. Based on the given passage find out which of the statements can be inferred from the passage
The deep rooted problem concerning the abuse of illegal dugs such as ganja, heroin and cocaine today, reminds us of theabuse of alcohol during the 1990’s. During that time, consumption of alcohol in the country was rampant
despite the prohibition. History repeats itself, but this time with even worse repercussions. With the glorification of drugs in the media, even teenagers are getting influenced and are becoming habitual to consumption of drugs.
a)      Due to the adverse effect of alcohol abuse during prohibition, people steer clear of drugs use now
b)     Alcohol is considered a lesser evil as compared to drugs
c)      Media has been responsible for the alcohol and  drugs addiction that gripped the country
d)     Abuse of alcohol was restricted among adults in the 1990’s

44. Four working ladies A, B, C and Dare sitting around a table.
(i)A sits opposite too the cook.
(ii)B sits at the right side of the beautician.
(iii)Teacher is on the left side of an accountant.
(iv)D is opposite to C.
(v)C is to the right of the accountant.
Answer the questions based on the given information.
What are the occupations of A and B?
a)      Accountant and Beautician        b) Accountant and Cook             
c) Accountant and Teacher                                d) Teacher and Cook

45. Who is sitting to the left of beautician ?
a) Cook                                b) Accountant  c) Teacher   d)None of the above

46. What is the occupation of D?
a) Accountant   b) Beautician    c) Teacher          d) Cook

47. kapil travels 30m from a point A towards north and from the south point Sachin travels 40m towards east . How far are the two friends from each other now?
a) 20m                 b) 10m                 c) 50m                 d) 55m

48. The following are the conditions of a university for providing scholarship to candidates.
1. The candidates have passed the Common Entrance Test with atleast 70% marks or should have secured 80% or above in the college exam.
2. The candidate’s age should not exceed 25years and should not be less than 20 years on 1.12.2012.
3. Candidates should belong to a family with income level less than 5lakhs per annum.
4. The candidates should be able to converse in English and a foreign language .
5. The candidates should be willing to deposit Rs.1000 as a conformation charge or sign a bound of participating ina research programme 2 years.
However,
Candidates who fulfill all conditions except (4) should be referred to the Vice-chancellor of the university.
 Candidates who fulfill all conditions except (5) should be referred to the chairman of the respective college that he/she has applied to.
Should the given candidates be granted scholarship ?(The case is presented as on 1.12.2012)
There are 2 cases based  on information given in the passage 

Manisha has secured 79% marks in the college exam and has secured 75% in the Common Entrance Test.She is fluent in English and German. Her date of birth is 15.1.1984. she is ready to pay Rs.1000 as a conformation charge. Her family income is Rs 4 lakhs per annum.
a)      Candidates should not be granted scholarship   b) Candidates should be granted scholarship
c)   Candidates should be referred to the vice-chancellor of the university    d) Data insufficient

49. Ananya  has secured 69% marks in the college exam. Her date of birth is 16.02.1989.  She is ready to sign a bond of participating in a research programme for 2 years. Her family income is Rs 5 lakhs per annum. She is fluent in English and France.
a) Candidates should not be granted scholarship    b) Candidates should be granted scholarship
c) Candidates should be referred to the vice-chancellor of the university   d) Data insufficient

50. Choose the answer options that arranges the given set of words in the given set of words in the ‘most’ meaningful order . The words when put in order should make logical sense according to size, quality, occurrence of events, value, appearance, nature, process etc.
1. Dress                2. Yarn                 3. Cotton             4. Stitching         5. Plant

A) 5,3,2,4,1         B) 3,5,2,1,4         C) 5,3,1,4,2         D) 1,2,3,4,5

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