Data Sufficiency Questions

August 22nd, 2011 | | Posted in Data Sufficiency

Directions for next 4 Questions: In each data sufficiencyquestions there are two statements: A and B.

Choose [a] if the question can be answered by one of the statements alone but not by the other.
Choose [b] if the question can be answered by using either statement alone.
Choose [c] if the question can be answered by using both the statements together but cannot be answered using either statement alone.
Choose [d] if the question cannot be answered even by using both the statements A and B.
Choose [e] if the question can be answered by using either statement alone but not using both.

1. F and M are father and mother of S, respectively. S has four uncles and three aunts. F has two siblings. The siblings of F and M are unmarried. How many brothers does M have?
A. F has two brothers.
B. M has five siblings.

2. A game consists of tossing a coin successively. There is an entry fee of Rs. 10 and an additional fee of Re. 1 for each toss of the coin. The game is considered to have ended normally when the coin turns heads on two consecutive throws. In this case the player is paid Rs. 100. Alternatively, The Princeton Review CAT sample paper 24 the player can choose to terminate the game prematurely after any of the tosses. Ram has incurred a loss of Rs 50 by playing this game. How many times did he toss the coin?
A. The game ended normally.
B. The total number of tails obtained in the game was 138.

3. Each packet of SOAP costs Rs 10. Inside each packet is a gift coupon labeled with one of the letters S, O, A, and P. If a customer submits four such coupons that make up the word SOAP, the customer gets a free SOAP packet. Ms. X kept buying packet after packet of SOAP till she could get one set of coupons that formed the word SOAP. How many coupons with label P did she get in the above process?
A. The last label obtained by her was S and the total amount spent was Rs 210.
B. The total number of vowels obtained was 18.

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Data Sufficiency Questions

August 13th, 2011 | | Posted in Data Sufficiency

Directions for next 4 questions: In each question there are two statements: A and B.

Choose [a] if the question can be answered by one of the statements alone but not by the other.
Choose [b] if the question can be answered by using either statement alone.
Choose [c] if the question can be answered by using both the statements together but cannot be answered using either statement alone.
Choose [d] if the question cannot be answered even by using both the statements A and B.
Choose [e] if the question can be answered by using either statement alone but not using both.

1. F and M are father and mother of S, respectively. S has four uncles and three aunts. F has two siblings. The siblings of F and M are unmarried. How many brothers does M have?
A. F has two brothers.
B. M has five siblings.

2. A game consists of tossing a coin successively. There is an entry fee of Rs. 10 and an additional fee of Re. 1 for each toss of the coin. The game is considered to have ended normally when the coin turns heads on two consecutive throws. In this case the player is paid Rs. 100. Alternatively, The Princeton Review CAT sample paper 24 the player can choose to terminate the game prematurely after any of the tosses. Ram has incurred a loss of Rs 50 by playing this game. How many times did he toss the coin?
A. The game ended normally.
B. The total number of tails obtained in the game was 138.

3. Each packet of SOAP costs Rs 10. Inside each packet is a gift coupon labeled with one of the letters S, O, A, and P. If a customer submits four such coupons that make up the word SOAP, the customer gets a free SOAP packet. Ms. X kept buying packet after packet of SOAP till she could get one set of coupons that formed the word SOAP. How many coupons with label P did she get in the above process?
A. The last label obtained by her was S and the total amount spent was Rs 210.
B. The total number of vowels obtained was 18.

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Data Sufficiency Sample Questions

January 19th, 2011 | | Posted in Data Sufficiency

Direction for next 5 Data Sufficiency Sample Questions: Each Data Sufficiency Sample Questions n is followed by some data.

Mark [a], if I alone is sufficient to answer the question.
Mark [b], if II alone is sufficient to answer the question.
Mark [c], if both I and II needed to answer the question.
Mark [d], if neither I nor II is sufficient to answer the question.
Mark [e], if either I or II is sufficient to answer the question but not both.

1. Will the new mayor prove more useful than the last one?
I. The new mayor has preformed a number of urgently required tasks for the benefit of the city.
II. The new mayor is disciplined and is achievement-oriented.

2. Are colleges today understaffed?
I. The paucity of teachers is reflected in the unmanageably high number of students per teacher.
II. Many posts in colleges lie vacant as there is a dearth of qualified personnel.

3. How has the trading business fared in the last two months?
I. Due to rising demands from other countries in the last couple of months the actual market size increased for traders.
II. Thanks to increased capacities, traders were able to meet the rise in demand.

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Data Sufficiency Questions

December 10th, 2010 | | Posted in Data Sufficiency

Direction for next 4 data sufficiency questions: Each question is followed by two statements, I and II. Mark your answer as

a. If the question can be answered by one of the statements alone, but cannot be answered by using the other statement alone.
b. If the question can be answered by using either statement alone.
c. If the question can be answered by using both the statements together, but cannot be answered by using either statement alone.
d. If the question cannot be answered even by using both the statements together.

1. What is the average speed of a car for its entire journey from Delhi to Mumbai?
I. The car covered the one-third distance at an average speed of 40 km/hr.
II. It covered the two-thirds distance at an average speed of 60 km/hr.

2. Is it Monday on March 7 of the year Z? (Z is a natural number).
I. March 31 of the year (Z + 1) will be a Sunday.
II. April 25 of the year Z is Monday.

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Data Sufficiency

April 23rd, 2010 | | Posted in Data Sufficiency

Data Sufficiency- Direction for next 3 Data Sufficiency Questions: Each of the following data sufficiency questions consists of a question and two statements, I and II.

Choose
(a) If statements I alone is sufficient but statement II alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked.
(b) If statement II alone is sufficient but statement I alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
(c) If each statement alone is sufficient to answer the question asked.
(d) If I and II together are sufficient to answer the question but neither statement alone is sufficient.
(e) If even I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

1. What is the area of DABC?
I. Two of its sides are 6 cm and 7 cm.
II. Its area is at least 21 sq. cm.

2. If a + b + c = 7, what is the value of 1/a + 1/b + 1/c ?
I. a, b and c are distinct natural numbers
II. a + c = 3.

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Sample Data Sufficiency Questions

February 4th, 2010 | | Posted in Data Sufficiency

Sample Data Sufficiency Questions: Directions for next 3 sample data sufficiency questions: In each sample data sufficiency question, you are given certain data followed by two statements. For answering the questions:

Mark [a]: If both the statements together are insufficient to answer the question.
Mark [b]: If any one of the two statements is sufficient to answer the question.
Mark [c]: If statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question, but not statement II.
Mark [d]: If statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question, but not statement I.
Mark [e]: If both the statements together are sufficient to answer the question, but neither statement alone is sufficient.

1. What is the Cost Price of the article?
I. After selling the article, a loss of 25% on Cost Price incurred.
II. The Selling Price is three-fourths of the Cost Price.

2. If a, b, c are integers, is (a – b + c) > (a + b – c)?
I. b is negative
II. c is positive.

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Data Sufficiency Questions

October 28th, 2009 | | Posted in Data Sufficiency

Data Sufficiency Questions: Directions for next 3 Data Sufficiency Questions: Each Data Sufficiency Questions is followed by two statements, A and B. Answer each question using the following instructions:

Choose (1) if the question can be answered by one of the statements alone, but cannot be answered by using the other statement alone.
Choose (2) if the question can be answered by using either statement alone.
Choose (3) if the question can be answered by using both the statements together, but cannot be answered by using either statement alone.
Choose (4) if the question cannot be answered even by using both statements together.

1. A alone can complete the task in 10 days and B alone in 12 days. On which day does the task get completed?
A. A and B take turns, working on alternate days.
B. On the 3rd day it is A’s turn
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4

2. Which is the smallest of the three positive integers a, b and c?
A. ab = 6
B. bc = 12, ac = 8
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4

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