Data Sufficiency Quiz Set 008

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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.

How old is the teacher?

  1. The average age of 10 students and their teacher is 25 years.
  2. The teacher's age is 10 years more than the oldest student's age.
 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

None of the statements I and II alone or even combination of both the statements is not sufficient to answer the question.


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 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 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 P, Q, S, T, V and W is the shortest?

  1. S is taller than T, P and W and is not the tallest.
  2. T is shorter than Q but is not the shortest.
 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

The question can't be solved even using both the statements.


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.

D is the sister of C. How is D related to A?

  1. A is the sister of B.
  2. B is the brother of C.
 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

With the help of statement I and II, it is clear that all the persons A, B, C, D are brothers and sister of one another and D is sister of A.


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