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The following question consists of a question followed by two statements labeled I and II. You have to decide whether the data given in the statement (s) is /are sufficient for answering the question.

What will come in place of c in the series a, b, c, d, e?

  1. a, b, c, d, e, are five consecutive even numbers.
  2. Common difference between two consecutive numbers is 2 and a is the second smallest natural number.
A

if 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 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 data either in statement I alone or in the statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

D

if data in both the statements I and II together are needed to answer the question.

Soln.
Ans: d

Smallest natural number is 1, so a is 2. So b is 4 and c is 6. With the combinations of two statements, it is clear that number 6 will come in place of c.


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