Data Sufficiency Quiz Set 005

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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 K's rank from the bottom in a class of thirty students?

  1. M's position is 3rd from the top and there are five students between M and K.
  2. P's position is 4th from the bottom and there are 7 students between P and K.
 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: c

Either of statement I and II is sufficient to solve the question because they describe the position of K in terms of absolute rank of another student of the same class.


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.

Which of the following means 'very' in a certain code language?

  1. 'pit jo ha' means 'very good boy' in that code language.
  2. 'jo na pa' means 'she is good' 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 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

Data given in both the statements are not sufficient to solve the question because the code for 'very' is either 'pit' or 'ha'.


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

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 M, T, K, J and R is the shortest but one?

  1. T is taller than J and R.
  2. K is shorter than R and 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

From both the statements,

T > J, R.

R, M > K.

We can't conclude the shortest.


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 is Q related to T?

  1. M and R are brothers.
  2. S has two sons and one daughter, R being one of the sons.
  3. S is the mother of T and married to Q.
 A

I and III only.

 B

III only.

 C

I and II only.

 D

II and III only.

Soln.
Ans: b

From statement III alone, it is clear that Q is father of T. The question asks "relation", but not whether T is male or female.


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