Data Sufficiency Quiz Set 003

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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.

A, B, C, D and F are five persons, sitting on a round table facing towards centre of a table. Who is sitting adjacent to B?

  1. D is sitting between A and F.
  2. C is sitting between B and F.
 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 both 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 both in statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Soln.
Ans: d

Using both the statements, we find that A is sitting adjacent to B.

The order is: A D F C B.


Question 2

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

Is A − 5 even? A is a real number.

  1. A − 15 is an integer.
  2. A − 10 is an odd integer.
 A

if statement I alone is sufficient but statement II alone is not sufficient.

 B

if statement II alone is sufficient but statement I alone is not sufficient.

 C

if both statements I and II together are sufficient but neither of statements alone is sufficient.

 D

if each statement alone is sufficient.

Soln.
Ans: b

From statement I, (A − 15) is an integer. So A is also an integer. But A can be even as well as odd. From statement II, if (A − 10) is an odd integer, A will always be odd. Hence, (A − 5) will be even. So only the statement II is sufficient.


Question 3

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.

Does intelligence predict the child's ability to grasp ideas?

  1. Intelligence is unaffected by bad teaching or dull home environment.
  2. Children from poor home backgrounds do not do well in their school-work.
 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: d

From statement I, it is known that bad teaching or dull home environment has got nothing to do with child's intelligence. Therefore, statement I is not sufficient to answer the question. The statement is, in fact, not related to the question. Statement II is also not related with the question. Hence, none of the statements is sufficient to answer the question.


Question 4

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.

Is cigarette smoking injurious to health?

  1. Non-smokers have a longer life-span.
  2. The incidence of heart attack is more in smokers.
 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: c

Both the statements strengthen the fact that cigarette smoking is injurious to health.


Question 5

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

In a certain code language, '146' means 'adopt good habits'. What is the code of 'habit' in that language?

  1. '473' means 'like good pictures'.
  2. '826' means 'passion becomes habit'.
 A

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

 D

if data even in both the statements together are not sufficient to answer the question.

Soln.
Ans: b

146 = adopt good habits. From statement II, it is clear that 6 and habits are in common in question and statement II. Hence, 6 stands for habits.


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