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This venn diagrams shows the number of friends of 3 people running for school council. Which of the following must be true?

1 Which of the following statements must be true?
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    Andrea has 10+B friends whilst Boris and Dominic each have 7+A+B friends so will have fewer friends if A is 2 or fewer.

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    ? Medicmind Tutor

    Mon, 09 Aug 2021 11:23:04

    Am I not seeing the full question?

    jellytots Medicmind Tutor

    Tue, 14 Sep 2021 18:10:26

    no its all there b

    The following diagram displays the number of flowers in the gardens of 100 citizens in Berkshire.  Every home has at least one flower.

    2 Which of the following statements must be true?
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    Gardens with Roses

    = 9 + X + Y + 6 + 8 + 3

    = 26 + X + Y

    Gardens with Tulips

    = 2 + 3 + 6 + 8 + X + Y

    = 19 + X + Y

    The second easiest to rule out is B because we just have to add up the numbers that are not in overlapping regions. Adding up 4 + 3 + 7 + 6 = 20 – B is false.

    Looking at these statements, the easiest to rule out is C because we just have to check if there is a region that has all four circles overlapping or not. There is no such region, so zero gardens have all four flowers – C is false.

    Gardens with Daffodils

    = 4 + 2 + 9 + X

    = 15 + X


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    Mary Dysko Medicmind Tutor

    Thu, 25 Feb 2021 20:48:25

    C is also correct because the calculation of gardens with all 4 flowers is exactly zero.

    This diagram shows information on a group’s favourite topping on pancakes.

    3 Which of the following statements must be true?
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    The values for each are as follows:
    Chocolate – 7+x+y, Banana – 11+x, Strawberry – 12+y.
    This means that if x is two greater than y then banana will be more popular than strawberry.
    E.g. for x = 3 and y = 1, banana = 14 and strawberry = 13.

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    Rheure Medicmind Tutor

    Tue, 18 Aug 2020 18:32:26

    If x is two bigger than y means that, X could be 2 and banana 1. But the example given says 3 for X and 1 for y. This would be three times bigger, not 2.

    Rheure Medicmind Tutor

    Tue, 18 Aug 2020 18:33:02

    If x is two bigger than y means that, X could be 2 and Y 1. But the example given says 3 for X and 1 for Y. This would be three times bigger, not 2.

    Angela Medicmind Tutor

    Sat, 09 Jan 2021 23:15:37

    If x=2 and y=1 then they are equal thus not filling the requirement of the answer

    Laiba Medicmind Tutor

    Fri, 16 Jul 2021 14:57:39

    Why isn't C the correct answer?

    alyasa Medicmind Tutor

    Sat, 24 Jul 2021 19:18:32

    banana= 5+2+4+(2)-presuming x is only 1 bigger than y. This equals 13. strawberry= 6+2+4+(1)=13. both are the same therefore there must be a mistake with the answer...???

    Maya Medicmind Tutor

    Tue, 03 Aug 2021 09:29:05

    The answer should be C because it said chocolate only Why does no one reply here

    Anon Medicmind Tutor

    Mon, 09 Aug 2021 13:20:18

    The answer can not be C because chocolate only is 3, while banana and strawberry is 2. So banana and strawberry is the least favourite topping (of the values that we know, but x or y could also be less than 3)

    Gloria Medicmind Tutor

    Wed, 18 Aug 2021 20:07:54

    x>y could be x=1 and y=0 which would make banana=11+1=12 and strawberry=12+0=12. As a result answer A is incorrect

    A group of applicants for interpreting jobs at a Czech company were asked to list which foreign languages they had a working proficiency in. The four most common were French, German, Spanish, and English.

    French is represented by the rhombus.

    Spanish is represented by the triangle.

    German is represented by the oval.

    English is represented by the rectangle.

    4 Which of the following statements is correct?
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    The correct answer is B.

    The total number of English speakers is 42.

    Five sixths of this number would be 5/6 x 42 = 35 people.

    Within the rectangle for English, we can see that 6 people do not speak another language.

    Therefore, 36 people who speak English also speak another language, and option B is correct.

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    James Medicmind Tutor

    Sun, 30 Aug 2020 16:29:53

    Where are the explanations!?

    Azra kirmani Medicmind Tutor

    Fri, 11 Sep 2020 22:21:10

    I now know that b is correct, because the total speakers of English are 42, and 42x 5/6 is 36 which is 42 minus the number of English-only speakers which is 6

    Azra kirmani Medicmind Tutor

    Fri, 11 Sep 2020 22:21:51

    (i guessed this one at first tho)

    Keshavi Perera Medicmind Tutor

    Wed, 06 Jan 2021 00:52:30

    How is B right? The total is 42 and multiplied by 5/6 = 35 and then 42-35 = 7 not 6. Shouldn't the right answer be D?

    anon Medicmind Tutor

    Thu, 24 Jun 2021 05:11:12

    i agree with keshavi

    Chip Medicmind Tutor

    Thu, 12 Aug 2021 12:24:01

    B is right as the questions says at least 5/6. Of the 42 English speakers if 5/6 were to speak another language then we need at least 35 that can speak another language. Upon adding 36 speak at least another language therefore is B :)

    How is 42*5/6=36??? Medicmind Tutor

    Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:21:34

    Azra more like assra

    QG magazine did a survey of their readers to assess their knowledge of Black-Tie attire brands. They asked if individuals were aware of four brands:

    • Hoge Bess, represented by the heart.
    • Tap Mon, represented by the hexagon.
    • Sleeters, represented by the trapezium
    • Heckitt, represented by the Square.

    5 Which of the following statements is correct?
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    Statement 3 is the correct answer. Here, it’s worth noting on your whiteboard the numbers included in the square (representing Heckitt) and at least one other. The keyword ‘at least’ tells us we should include overlaps with more than one other shape as well. This is 6 + 2 + 8 + 4 + 8 + 4 + 6. In total, this gives 38 people who know of both Heckitt and at least one other company. Overall, 60 people were surveyed which gives us a total of 38/60, which is a little less than 2/3 which would be 40/60.

    Statement 1 is incorrect. We see that overall 31 people had heard of Tap Mon, but of these 17 had heard of Hoge Bess which is just over half.

    Statement 2 is incorrect. Overall, 25 people had heard of Sleeters. There are only 8 that had heard of all 3, which is less than a third.

    Statement 4 is incorrect. From previous analysis we know that overall 60 people were surveyed, and we see that only 17 knew of only one brand. This is more than 15, a quarter of 60.

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    A group of medical students are asked which of the following specialties they had considered.

    6 Which of the following statements is true?
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    GQ Medicmind Tutor

    Sun, 25 Jul 2021 12:25:25

    Explanation pls

    Sami Medicmind Tutor

    Fri, 30 Jul 2021 17:47:20

    The total number of students is 30. 20% of 30 is 6 and the students who are only after acute is 6 as the pentagon does not overlap with any other job, hence the correct answer is C.

    pussio Medicmind Tutor

    Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:26:02


    A small school makes a diagram of the talents of a number of all Year Seven pupils.

    7 Which of the following statements is incorrect?
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    The answer is D. Be careful – this was asking for the statement which is incorrect. There are 84 individuals in the year. One third of this is 28. There are 33 individuals who are in just one shape. This means that greater than a third have just one talent and this answer is the incorrect statement.

    A is incorrect. There are 48 individuals in the rectangle showing musicality. This is more than any of the others (Heart/Sporty = 35, Parallelogram/Artistic = 37, Crescent/Academic = 29).

    B is incorrect. There are 48 musical pupils. 16 (or 1/3rd) possess just this talent so 32 (2/3rds) possess at least one more. This means that this statement is true.

    C is incorrect. There are 84 pupils. The overlap between the heart and the parallelogram is equal to 10 + 7 + 6 = 23. This is more than ¼ of 84 so this statement is correct.

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    Tinashe Medicmind Tutor

    Fri, 04 Sep 2020 12:43:34

    i'd like an explanation for this please.

    Keshavi Perera Medicmind Tutor

    Wed, 06 Jan 2021 03:22:12

    This is what I think; I might be wrong though so feel free to correct me. A is correct because it has 48 kids in comparison to the other ones which have less (i honestly just guessed because it had 16). B is correct because 48-16(only musical) = 32 and 32/48 is two thirds C is correct because 23 kids satisfy being sporty and artistic among other qualities and this is more than 84(total number of kids)/4 This leaves only D to be incorrect therefore the right answer :)


    8 Which of the following is not true of X?
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    The answer is B. X is within the circle and therefore must earn over £100k. This means that they cannot have the income of £25,000 so this is the statement which is not true for X. Initially C might be tempting. However, the statement states that do not have a policymaker role so this is true for X.

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    9 Which of the following statements about J is correct?
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    C is the answer. Whilst there is overlap between qualified doctors and qualified dentists, J is not in the overlap. He is therefore not a qualified dentist and so is not doubly qualified.

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    10 Hettie is job-hunting for a role with four criteria. She has found a job advertisement from Company B. Which of the following is true of the job?
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    The answer is C. “Long-term basis” is a synonym for the permanent role and “location of preference” maps to desired location. Job B is in an overlap of these two criteria and therefore this is true.

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    Mary has categorised her recipes. Included in this is her Challah recipe (C).

    11 Which of the following statements about Challah is true?
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    D is the answer. Challah is in the overlap between all four of the shapes. Therefore, it does need an oven to be cooked and also needs yeast. It is Jewish so cannot be Arabic nor not a Jewish type of bread. It is oven-cooked rather than fried.

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    Tinashe Medicmind Tutor

    Fri, 04 Sep 2020 12:47:38

    i selected the correct answer but it still came up wrong

    Nelia Medicmind Tutor

    Sun, 06 Sep 2020 20:47:36

    I have the same problem as Tinashe

    shannon Medicmind Tutor

    Thu, 04 Mar 2021 05:31:50

    This is still a problem



    12 Which of the following statement is not true of car V?
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    The answer is A. It is an electric car. However, it is priced less than £45,000 rather than less than £40,000. This might raise questions about option D. However, option D offers a threshold greater than that in the key. If it is less than £45,000 then it is by definition less than £50,000.

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    Maya Medicmind Tutor

    Tue, 03 Aug 2021 09:32:11

    It could also be B

    J Medicmind Tutor

    Sat, 07 Aug 2021 15:45:44

    It couldn't be B as its top speed is 100 or less. 99 is less than 100, but the question is asking what is *not* true.

    Abdulrahman Medicmind Tutor

    Sat, 18 Dec 2021 12:30:27

    What if it costs 39k? we literally dont know thats why we cant say its "not true"

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