Data Sufficiency Quiz Set 010

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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.

How many tourists went to Shimla this year?

  1. Last year 1450 tourists went to Shimla.
  2. This year, there was 10% decrease over the number that went last year.
 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 in both the statements I and II together are needed to answer the question.

Soln.
Ans: d

Individually, both the statements alone are not sufficient to answer the question. However, combining statements I and II, we get the number of tourists this year, i.e., 1450 × 90%.


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.

How is 'call' written in a code language?

  1. 'call me back' is written as '531' in that code language.
  2. 'you can call me any time' is written as '94163' in that code language.
 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: d

Code of call cannot be determined from I and II together.


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.

Karan is facing which direction?

  1. Neeraj is facing North and if he turns to his left he faces opposite direction as that of Karan.
  2. Saroj who is facing East is to the right of Karan.
 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, Neeraj is facing North. if he turns to his left, then he will be facing West. Then Karan, is facing in opposite direction i.e., in the East.

From II, Saroj is facing East and is right of Karan i.e., Karan is facing North.

Either of these statements can be used to obtain the answer.


Question 4

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 4th consecutive even number in a given series of even real numbers?

  1. The sum of 1st two numbers is 18.
  2. The sum of last two numbers is 26.
 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: d

from statement I, x + (x + 2) = 18 i.e., x = 8, hence, 4th consecutive even number is (x + 6) = 14. In statement II, it is given that sum of last two number's sum together is 26. The second last be = x. Then x + (x + 2) = 26, which gives x = 12, so the last = 14.


Question 5

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

Among P, K, D and R, who is the son of M?

  1. P and K are sisters of K.
  2. D is the mother of K and wife of M.
 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: d

As the sex of R is not known, hence the answer of the question cannot be derived with the help of both I and II.


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