Data Sufficiency


Direction: Each of the questions 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 and answer the question.

  1. What does 'S' means in a language?
    I. '5 S # 3' means 'flowers are really good'.
    II. '7 # 3 5' means flowers are available'.











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    From I: 5$#3 = flowers are really good ..........(i)
    From II: 7#35 = good flowers are available .......(ii)
    From I and II: 5#3 = Flowers are good ...........(iii)
    Putting (iii) in (i), we get $ = Really

    Correct Option: E

    From I: 5$#3 = flowers are really good ..........(i)
    From II: 7#35 = good flowers are available .......(ii)
    From I and II: 5#3 = Flowers are good ...........(iii)
    Putting (iii) in (i), we get $ = Really


  1. How is P related to J?
    I. M is the brother of P and T is the sister of P
    II. P's mother is married to J's husband who has one son and two daughter.











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    From I : M (+) - P - T ( - )
    Combining, we get M ( + ) - P - T ( - )
    But II also say's J's husband has one son and two daughters.
    Hence, P must be daughter of J.

    Correct Option: E

    From I : M (+) - P - T ( - )
    Combining, we get M ( + ) - P - T ( - )
    But II also say's J's husband has one son and two daughters.
    Hence, P must be daughter of J.


  1. How many students are there between Suresh and Mohan in a row of fifty students?
    I. Suresh is twelfth from the left end and Mohan is seventeenth from the right end.
    II. Suresh is six place away from Jayesh, who is twentieth from left end.











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    From I: n Suresh = 12th from left
    Mohan = 17th from right = (50 - 17 + 1 = ) 34th from left
    No student between them = 34 - 12 - 1 = 21
    From II: No data about Mohan.

    Correct Option: A

    From I: n Suresh = 12th from left
    Mohan = 17th from right = (50 - 17 + 1 = ) 34th from left
    No student between them = 34 - 12 - 1 = 21
    From II: No data about Mohan.


Direction: Each of the questions given below consists of a question and two statements number I and II. you have to decide where the data provided in the statement are sufficient to answer the question.

  1. Village P is towards which direction of village R?
    I. Village R is to the South-East of village T and T is to the North of village P.
    II. Village Q is to the South of village P and to the South-West of village R.









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    The data in Statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

    Correct Option: C

    The data in Statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.


  1. Who among A,B, C, D, and E, each having a different height , is the third tallest?
    I . E is shorter then only B.
    II. C is taller then only A.









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    The data in both the statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question

    Correct Option: D

    The data in both the statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question