Data Sufficiency Quiz Set 002

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Question 1

You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read the statements and give your answer.

Who among T, R and S is (are) to the East of P?

  1. R, who is to the West of P, is not as near to S as P is, S is in the farthest East.
  2. P is not as far away from S as T is.
 A

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

 D

if the data given in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

Soln.
Ans: a

From I, it is clear that S is in the East of P. This contains the answer - "S is in the farthest East."


Question 2

The following question contains a question and two statements giving certain information. Decide whether the information given in statements are sufficient for answering the question.

Who is a better artist - Sharma or Nagrath?

  1. Sharma had more art exhibitions.
  2. The number of paintings sold by Nagrath is more.
 A

if the statement I alone sufficient to answer.

 B

if statement II alone is needed.

 C

if both statements I and II are needed.

 D

if both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.

Soln.
Ans: b

Since as given statement II, the number of paintings sold by Nagrath is more, hence, he is the better artist.


Question 3

You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read the statements and give your answer.

What is Swita's rank from the top in the class of 40 students?

  1. Rimpy is 4 ranks below Swita and is thirty first from the bottom.
  2. Arsh is two ranks above Swita and is thirty-seventh from the bottom.
 A

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

 D

if the data given in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

Soln.
Ans: c

From I, Rimpy's rank is 31st from bottom i.e., her rank is 10th from top. Rimpy is 4 ranks below Swita. Hence Swita's rank from the top is 6th.

From II, Arsh is 37th from the bottom and is two ranks above Swita. Hence, she is 6th from the top.


Question 4

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

Who among P, Q, R, S, and T is the lightest?

  1. Q is lighter than P and S and heavier than T.
  2. P is heavier than Q and lighter than S.
  3. R is heavier than Q.
 A

I and II only.

 B

I and III only.

 C

I, II and III.

 D

II and III only.

Soln.
Ans: b

Statement I says: T< Q < (P, S). Statement III says, Q < R, so all P, Q, R, S and T are covered. T is the lightest.


Question 5

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

How old was Dharmesh on 30th July 1996?

  1. Dharmesh is six years older than his brother Param.
  2. Param is twenty nine years younger than his mother.
  3. Dharmesh's mother celebrated her fiftieth birthday on 15th June 1996.
 A

Only I and II.

 B

All I, II and III are required.

 C

Only II and III.

 D

None of I, II and III is sufficient to answer the question.

Soln.
Ans: b

All statements I, II and III are required to answer the question.


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