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The following question consists of two statements I and II are given below. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

How long did the secretary’s speech last?

I. He spoke at an average of 50 words per minute.

II. He would have spoken for 10 minutes extra, had his speech rate been 4 words less per minute.

(a) The data in statement I alone was sufficient to the answer the question while II alone not sufficient to the answer the question.

(b) Data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question while data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the questions.

(c) The data in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the questions.

(d) The data in both statements I and II are sufficient to answer the question.


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The following question consists of two statements I and II are given below. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

How long did the secretary’s speech last?

I. He spoke at an average of 50 words per minute.

II. He would have spoken for 10 minutes extra, had his speech rate been 4 words less per minute.

(a) The data in statement I alone was sufficient to the answer the question while II alone not sufficient to the answer the question.

(b) Data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question while data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the questions.

(c) The data in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the questions.

(d) The data in both statements I and II are sufficient to answer the question.

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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Answer Key : (d) -

Suppose the secretary’s speech lasted for minutes.

I. gives, number of words in the speech = 50

II. gives, number of words in the speech =

So, the secretary’s speech lasted for 115 min i.e., 1 hr 55 min.

So, both I and II together give the answer.



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