In the previous post, we discussed the importance of Quantifiers in improving the Verbal score. If you haven’t followed the post yet, you can find it here. In this blog, you will find two questions that will touch base with your understanding of Quantifiers. Try to solve the questions on your own and then match your answers with the ones given.

Question 1:

In an apple orchard, workers are employed to pick apples every day. The maximum number of workers working a day is 100. The following table presents the days of a week and the number of workers working that day –

Days of the week Number of workers employed
Sunday 25
Monday 75
Tuesday 49
Wednesday 13
Thursday 99
Friday 100
Saturday 85

For each of the days,  fill in the quantifiers that can be used to indicate the correct number of workers working that day as given in the table above. (the one for Sunday has been done)

Possible quantifiers: All, Not all, Most, Not more than half, Some, None

Days of the week Quantifiers for number of workers employed
Sunday Not all, some, Not more than half
Monday  
Tuesday  
Wednesday  
Thursday  
Friday  
Saturday  

Answer:

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Days of the week Quantifiers for number of workers employed
Sunday Not all, some, Not more than half
Monday Not all, Some, Most
Tuesday Not all, some, Not more than half
Wednesday Not all, some, Not more than half
Thursday Not all, some, most
Friday All
Saturday Not all, Some, Most

Question 2 –

Against the given statements about a school of 200 children in the first column, fill in the range of numbers that cover the sample space mentioned in the statement.

  1. Some students come from highly privileged backgrounds.
  2. Majority of the students maintain discipline and follow all rules and regulations
  3. None of the students take their studies lightly.
  4. Not all the students are exceptionally gifted.
  5. Not most students get punished for not doing their home-works on time.
  6. Every student has to attain a minimum grade to make it to the next class.

Answer:

Did you solve the question before scrolling down? If not, let’s do it!

  1. 1-200
  2. 101-200
  3. 0
  4. 0-199
  5. 0-100
  6. 200