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Each problem consists of three statements. Based on the first two statements, the third statement may be true, false, or uncertain.

1.
Class A has a higher enrollment than Class B.
Class C has a lower enrollment than Class B.
Class A has a lower enrollment than Class C.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
Answer & Solution
Answer: (B) False

Solution: From the first two statements, we know that of the three classes, Class A has the highest enrollment, so the third statement must be false.
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2.
All the offices on the 9th floor have wall-to-wall carpeting.
No wall-to-wall carpeting is pink.
None of the offices on the 9th floor has pink wall-to-wall carpeting.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
Answer & Solution
Answer: (A) True

Solution: If no wall-to-wall carpeting is pink and all the offices have wall-to-wall carpeting, none of the offices has pink wall-to-wall carpeting.
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3.
Rover weighs less than Fido.
Rover weighs more than Boomer.
Of the three dogs, Boomer weighs the least.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
Answer & Solution
Answer: (A) True

Solution: According to the first two statements, Fido weighs the most and Boomer weighs the least.
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4.
During the past year, Josh saw more movies than Stephen.
Stephen saw fewer movies than Darren.
Darren saw more movies than Josh.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
Answer & Solution
Answer: (C) Uncertain

Solution: Because the first two sentences are true, both Josh and Darren saw more movies than Stephen. However, it is uncertain as to whether Darren saw more movies than Josh.
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5.
All the tulips in Zoe's garden are white.
All the pansies in Zoe's garden are yellow.
All the flowers in Zoe's garden are either white or yellow

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
Answer & Solution
Answer: (C) Uncertain

Solution: The first two statements give information about Zoe's tulips and pansies. Information about any other kinds of flowers cannot be determined.
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