Data Sufficiency Quiz Set 015

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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.

What is the percentage increase in profit of Hoven Company in 1998 with that of 1996.

  1. Hoven's profit in 1996 was Rs 200 core which was 20% more than that of 1997.
  2. Profit in 1998 was Rs 250 core and was more by Rs 50 core with that of 1996.
 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 II alone, it is clear that profit in 1998 was Rs 250 core and in 1996 it was Rs 200 core. Therefore, percentage increase in profit can be found from this information.


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.

X borrowed Rs 1,000 from Y on simple interest. What is the rate of interest per annum?

  1. After four years, X paid Rs 100 as interest.
  2. After four years, X paid Rs 1,100 to settle the loan.
 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: c

From both the statements using individually, it is clear that interest for four years is 100 i.e., interest for one year will be 25. Hence, rate of interest is 25/1000 × 100 = 2.5%.


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.

Who among N, F, P, J and D is the younger.

  1. P and J are younger than N and D.
  2. F is younger than N, D and P but older than J.
 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: b

From statement II alone, we know that J is the youngest.


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 the code for 'comfort' in the code language?

  1. 'pa ke ta' means 'sit with comfort'.
  2. 'ke da ra ja' means 'she sat with confidence'.
 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 comfort cannot be determined with I and II together.


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.

Who among A, B, C, D and E is the smallest?

  1. B is taller than E and D is taller than A but smaller than E.
  2. D is not the tallest and C is not the smallest.
 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

Statements I and II individually are not sufficient to answer the question. However, on combining both the statements, we know that A is the smallest and C is the tallest.


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