Data Sufficiency Quiz Set 014

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 sisters does P have?

1. T and V are only sisters of D.
2. D is brother of P.
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 in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Soln.
Ans: d

From both the statements, it is clear that P has two sisters T and V.

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.

Komal is elder to Mohit and Deepak is elder to Geeta. Who is the youngest?

1. Komal is elder to Geeta.
2. Mohit is younger than Deepak.
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 given in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

Soln.
Ans: d

Question can't be answered even using both the statements. Because either Mohit or Geeta is youngest.

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.

How many girls passed B.Ed. entrance examination this year?

1. Last year 500 girls passed.
2. This year there was a 10% decrease over last year in the number of failures.
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 statements I and II together are not sufficient.

Soln.
Ans: d

Even a combination of both the statements will not be sufficient to answer the question.

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.

How is 'over' written in a code language?

1. 'over and again' is written as 'ka ja ha' in that code language.
2. 'came and go' is written as 'ja pa na' 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

Both the statements are not sufficient to answer the question.

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.

What is the distance between A and C?

1. The distance from A to B is 8 cm.
2. The distance from B to C is 4 cm.
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: d

Since position of C is not known, it can be any where either on the line A, B or outside it. Hence, distance between A and C can't be detrained.