Data Sufficiency Quiz Set 017

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.

Among Baldeep, Suresh, Narinder, Param and Karan, who has secured maximum marks in mathematics?

1. Karan has secured more marks in Mathematics than Suresh and Narinder.
2. Baldeep and Param have secured less marks in Mathematics than Narinder.
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

∴ Karan secured maximum marks. Hence, the answer of the question can be known from I and II together.

Question 2

The problem below consists of a question and three statement I, II and III given below it. Read all the statements carefully and see all possible combinations which could be sufficient for answering the question. A single statement or statements with least combinations which could be sufficient for answering the question would be your answer.

What does 'come' represent in a code language?

1. 'pit na tac' means 'come and go'.
2. 'Ja ta da' means 'you are good'.
3. 'na da rac' means 'you can come'.
A

II and III only.

B

I and III only.

C

either II or III.

D

All I, II and III.

Soln.
Ans: b

Since 'na' and 'come' are common in statements I and III, hence 'na' stands for 'come'.

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 the value of 144\$16*7#9?

1. '\$' means '/' , '*' means 'x' and '#' means '+'.
2. 16\$4*2#2=10.
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: a

From I, 144\$16*7#9.

144 ÷ 16 × 7 + 9.

144 ÷ 16 × 7 + 9 = 63 + 9.

= 72.

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 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 5

The following question contains a question and two statements giving certain information. Decide whether the information given in statements are sufficient for answering the question.

Can a democratic system operate without effective opposition?

1. The opposition is indispensable.
2. A good politician always learns more from his opponents than from his fervent supporters.
A

if the statement I alone sufficient to answer.

B

if statement II alone is needed.

C

if both statements I and II are needed.

D

if both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.

Soln.
Ans: c

It is clear that from both the statements that the opposition is very much required irrespective of system of government.