Data Sufficiency Quiz Set 018

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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 are the sides of a right-angled triangle ?

  1. The difference between the hypotenuse and base is 6 cm.
  2. The difference between the hypotenuse and perpendicular is 3 cm.
 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: c

From statement I, H − B = 6 and from statement II, H − P = 3. Now we know that in right angle triangle H ² = P ² + B ². By solving these three equations, sides of triangle can be known. Hence, both the statements are required to answer the question.


Question 2

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.

Do habits make men's life rigid?

  1. It is out of habit that people envy other.
  2. Men become slave of habits.
 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: b

From statement II, we conclude that men are dominated by their habits. This means that habits make man's life rigid.

Please note that these questions generally are opinion based. The examiners usually avoid extreme questions. But if an exam contains a question of this type, you will need a bit of luck.


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.

In a code language, 'al ed hop' means 'we play chess'. What is the code of word 'chess'?

  1. 'id nim hop' means 'we are honest'.
  2. 'gob ots al' means 'they play cricket.'
 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 both in statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Soln.
Ans: d

From both the statements it is clear that 'ed' is the code for chess. Honest = 'hop', Play='al'


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

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.

What is the color of the floor tiles in the room?

  1. The floor tiles have the same color as the walls of the hall.
  2. The color of the floor tiles is quite appealing.
 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: a

From the statement I alone, question can be answered.


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