Data Sufficiency Questions

Q:

What is the monthly salary of Praveen ? 

I. Praveen gets 15% more than Sumit while Sumit gets 10% less than Lokesh.

II. Lokesh's monthly salary is Its 2500. 

A) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question; D) If the data in both the statements together are needed.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) If the data in both the statements together are needed.

Explanation:

From both the given statements, we find that : Praveen's salary s 115% of (90% of Rs 2500) = Rs 2587.50

So, both I and II are required. 

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 Among four friends A, B, C and D. who is the heaviest ? 

 I. B is heavier than A. but lighter than D. 

 II. C is lighter than B. 

A) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question; D) If the data in both the statements together are needed.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) If the data in both the statements together are needed.

Explanation:

From I. we have A <B< D.

From II. we have C < B

Combining( I) and (II), we can conclude that D is the heaviest

So. both the statements are needed 

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Who is C's partner in a game of cards involving four players A. B, C and D ? 

I. D is sitting opposite to A. 

II. B is sitting right of A and left of D. 

A) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question; D) If the data even in both the statements together are not sufficient to answer the question
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question;

Explanation:

Clearly, each of the given statements shows that B is sitting opposite to C or B is the partner of C. 

 

 

 

 

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It is 8.00 p.m., when can Hemant get next bus for Ramnagar from Dhanpur ? 

I. Buses for Ramnagar leave after every 30 minutes, till 10 p.m. 

II. Fifteen minutes ago, one bus has left for Ramnagar.  

A) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question; D) If the data in both the statements together are needed.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) If the data in both the statements together are needed.

Explanation:

II reveals that the previous bus had left al 7.45 p.m

As given in I, the next has would leave after 30 minutes i.e, at 8.15 p.m. 

 

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In a code, 'lee pee tin' means 'Always keep smiling'. What is the code for ? 

I. 'tin lut lee' means 'Always keep left'.

II. 'dee pee' means 'Rose smiling. 

A) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question
C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question; D) If the data even in both the statements together are not sufficient to answer the question
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) If the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question;

Explanation:

Comparing the information in the question with I. we find that 'tin' and 'lee' are the codes for 'always' and 'keep'.

So. 'pee' represents 'smiling' Thus, I alone is sufficient Am.

comparing the information in the question with II, we find that the common code word 'pee' stands for the common word 'smiling'.

Thus, II alone is also sufficient 

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How many sons does X have ? 

I. Q and U are brothers of T. 

II. R is sister of P and U. 

III. R and T are daughters of X. 

A) I and 11 only B) I, II and III together
C) II and III together D) I, II and III together are not sufficient
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) I, II and III together are not sufficient

Explanation:

The information given in the three statements together is also not sufficient to answer the given question. 

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Q:

First day of the month is Tuesday and Last day of the same month is Monday. Then which one will be that month ?

A) January B) February
C) March D) August
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) February

Explanation:

We know that the day repeats after every seven days. 

Given that first day of the month is Tuesday

i.e    1st - Tuesday

1+7 = 8 - Tuesday

8+7 =15- Tuesday

15+7=22-Tuesday

22+7=29-Tuesday

But given that last day of the same month is Monday

It is possible only in he month of Febuary with 28 days.

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What is the total monthly salary of Vasu ? 

I. Vasu's basic salary is Rs 100 more than Rajan's salary who also serves in Vasu's company. 

II. Other allowances drawn by Rajan besides his basic salary are Rs 2000 per month which is Rs 50 less than Vasu's salary.

III. Rajan's basic salary is Rs 1550 per month. 

A) II only B) II and III together
C) I and II together ( D) I, II and III together
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) I, II and III together

Explanation:

From III, we have : Rajan's basic salary = Rs 1550.

From I,   we have : Vasu's basic salary = Rs (1550 + 100) =  Rs 1650.

From II.  we have : Rajan's other allowances = RS 2000

             and Vasu's other allowances = Rs 2050.

Vasu's monthly salary is (1650 + 2050) = Rs 3700.

Thus, all the three statements are required. 

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