**Q. Consider two Statements and a Question:**

Statement-1: Priya is 4 ranks below Seema and is 31st from the bottom.

Statement-2: Ena is 2 ranks above Seema and is 37th from the bottom.

# Question: What is Seema’s rank from the top in the class of 40 students?

Which one of the following is correct in respect of the Statements and the Question?

(a) Statement-1 alone is not sufficient to answer the Question

(b) Statement-2 alone is not sufficient to answer the Question

(c) Either Statement-1 alone or Statement-2 alone is sufficient to answer the Question

(d) Both Statement-1 and Statement-2 are required to answer the Questions.

Correct Answer: (c) Either Statement-1 alone or Statement-2 alone is sufficient to answer the Question

#### Question from UPSC Prelims 2021 CSAT Paper

**Explanation : **

## Seema’s rank from the top

Statement-1: **Priya is 4 ranks below Seema and is 31st from the bottom.**

In a class of 40 students, Seema’s rank is 31 + 4 = 35th.

Statement-2: **Ena is 2 ranks above Seema and is 37th from the bottom.**

In a class of 40 students, Seema’s rank is 37 – 2 = 35th.

Either Statement-1 alone or Statement-2 alone is sufficient to answer the question.