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Reasoning Ability > Data Sufficiency :
Question 1.

Question below consists of a question and two or three statements given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

Who is the uncle of L ?

A) P, brother of M, is father of L; M is father of S.

B) R is father of L’s cousin.

Options:
  1.    A alone is sufficient
  2.    B alone is sufficient
  3.    Either A alone or B alone is sufficient
  4.    Both A and B together are not sufficient
  5.    Both A and B together are necessary
Answer: Option C
 -  
(+) P —— M (+)
      |           |
      L          S

Hence ‘M’ is uncle of L’.

From (B) it is clear that ‘R’ is uncle of L’.

Question 2. Below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer



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 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 even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.



E) if the data in both statements 1 and II together are necessary to answer the question.


If the first day of a month is Thursday, how many days were there in that month? Statements: I. The fourth Sunday happened to be on 25th. II. The last day of the month was the fifth Saturday of that month.
Options:
  1.    Option A
  2.    Option B
  3.    Option C
  4.    Option D
  5.    Option E
Answer: Option B
 -  (I) gives no additional information; it may be calculate from the statement itself. (II) leads us to an answer. Thursday is 1st day (given in the statement). So first Saturday will be the 3rd day And 5th Saturday = 3 + 4 × 7 = 31 st day. Since this the last day, there were 3 1 days in the month.

Question 3. Below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer



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 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 even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.



E) if the data in both statements 1 and II together are necessary to answer the question.


How many books did Dinesh purchase in ‘X’ bookshop? Statements: I. Dinesh wanted to purchase 65 books, but only 45 books were available in shop’X’. II. Dinesh selected 37 books but had money to purchase 27 books and asked for some credit to which the shopkeeper of’X’ bookstall did not agree.
Options:
  1.    Option A
  2.    Option B
  3.    Option C
  4.    Option D
  5.    Option E
Answer: Option B
 -  Desire to purchase a thing is not enough; it is money that matters.

Question 4.

Question below consists of a question and two or three statements given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

How much did Sohil get as profit at the year end in the business done by Animesh, Sohil and Akhilesh?

A) Akhilesh invested Rs. 8000 for nine months, his profit was 3/2 times that of Sohil’s, and his investment was 4 times that of Animesh.

B) Animesh & Sohil invested for one year and in the proportion 1 :2 respectively.

C) The three together got Rs 1000 as profit at the year-end.

Options:
  1.    Only A and B together are sufficient
  2.    Only A and C together are sufficient
  3.    A, B and C together are not sufficient
  4.    A, B and C together are not necessary
  5.    None of these
Answer: Option D

Question 5.

Question below consists of a question and two or three statements given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

What is the rank of Suresh in a class of 17 students?

A)Nitin, having 13th rank from the bottom, is six ranks ahead of Bhupesh, who is two
ranks behind Suresh.

B) Bhupesh is four ranks ahead of Kamlesh.

C) Bhupesh is two ranks behind Suresh and Kamlesh’s rank is 15

Options:
  1.    Only A alone is sufficient
  2.    Either A alone or B and C together are sufficient
  3.    Only B and C together are sufficient
  4.    Only A and C together are sufficient
  5.    None of these
Answer: Option B

Question 6.

Question below consists of a question and two or three statements given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

Which code represents ‘Them’ in the given code language?

A) In the code language, ‘Se Me Ye’ means ‘Tell Them Young’ and ‘Me Yo Na Ye’
means ‘Wise Young Sharp Tell’.

B) In the code language ‘Na Ki Pa Lo’ means ‘Clever Sharp Come Tomorrow’ and ‘Ki Po Se Ye’ means ‘Bring Clever Young Them’.

C) In the code language, ‘Pa Na Se Ki Te’ means ‘Cleve Sharp Come Them No’ and’
Ki Ni Pa Be Te Na’ mean ‘Yellow Come Sharp Run Clever No’.

Options:
  1.    Only A alone is sufficient
  2.    Either A alone or B and C together are sufficient
  3.    Only B and C together are sufficient
  4.    Only C alone is sufficient
  5.    Either A alone or C alone is sufficient
Answer: Option D