Reasoning: Data Sufficiency Quiz Set 13

Directions (1-7): In each of the following questions, a question is followed by two statements ‘a’ and ‘b’. Read both the statements and answer accordingly.

  1. How are Mr.Savan and Mr.Sushant related to each other?
    a) Mr Savan’s mother has two children. Surbhi is the spouse of Mr. Sushant who has no sibling. Mr.Savan is married to Surbhi’s only sister-in-law.
    b) Mr.Sushant’s sister is the only daughter in law of Mr.Sharma’s mother.Mr.Sharma has no sister. Mr.Sharma’s father has two children.

    Data given in statement ‘a’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘b’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in statement ‘b’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘a’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in either ‘a’ or ‘b’ are sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements ‘a’ and ‘b’ are necessary to answer the question.
    Option A
    From 1, Surbhi is married to Mr.Sharma who has no sibling.Mr.Sharma is married to Surbhi’s only sister in law.So,the sister in law of Surbhi must be Surbhi’s brother wife.So,Mr.Sharma is the brother of Surbhi.Thus,Mr.Sharma is the brother in law of Mr.Sushant.Thus,1 is sufficient to answer it. From 2, Mr.Sushant’s sister is either wife of Mr.Sharma or wife of Mr.Sharma’s brother.Mr.Sharma has no sister.Mr.Sharma’s father has two children.It means that Mr.Sharma has two sons.Thus,the exact relation can’t be established.

     

  2. If Kavya scored 18th rank from top of the class,then what is the total strength of the class in which Kavya studying?
    a) There are 21 candidates who secured ranks between Diksha and Kavya.
    b) Rank of Diksha,classmate of Kavya,is 19th from bottom of the class.

    Data given in statement ‘a’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘b’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in statement ‘b’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘a’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in either ‘a’ or ‘b’ are sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements ‘a’ and ‘b’ are necessary to answer the question.
    Option E
    By both statements,we get Diksha rank from top of class=40 Diksha’s rank from bottom=19 Therefore,number of candidates=40+19-1=58

     

  3. Is A=B?
    a) C≥D≤E ; C=A ; F=E ; A ≠ F ; E≤B ; A is not the largest element
    b) G>H ; I≤J ; H≥I ; J≥K ; H =B ; K=A

    Data given in statement ‘a’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘b’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in statement ‘b’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘a’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in either ‘a’ or ‘b’ are sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements ‘a’ and ‘b’ are necessary to answer the question.
    Option A
    From 1, A=C>=D<=E=F<=B As A ≠ E(=F) , A>E or AE<=B as A is not the largest element,B must be largest one . If A

     

  4. What is the distance between P and T?
    a) P is 10 m somewhere to S-W of R. Q is 10 m somewhere to the N-W of U which is 3 m to the north of S. T is 12 m to the west of S. R is to the east of Q.
    b) Stonecold facing north at P moves 6 m straight to Q. Then he takes a right turn and moves 8 m to reach R. Then he takes a right turn from R and walks for 9 m to reach S. Then takes another right turn and walks for 12 m to reach T.

    Data given in statement ‘a’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘b’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in statement ‘b’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘a’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in either ‘a’ or ‘b’ are sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements ‘a’ and ‘b’ are necessary to answer the question.
    Option B
    2 is sufficient.

     

  5. In a group of five students, V, W, X, Y, Z, how many of them are heavier than Y?
    a) Atleast two students are lighter than X, Z is not the second heaviest student. V is not heavier than W. The weight of atleast one student lies between the weights of V and Y.
    b) W who is not the heaviest student , is heavier than Z and weight of atleast one person lies between the weights of W and Z.

    Data given in statement ‘a’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘b’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in statement ‘b’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘a’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in either ‘a’ or ‘b’ are sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements ‘a’ and ‘b’ are necessary to answer the question.
    Option D
    From 1 and 2 alone ,we can’t get the answer so we combine both.There can be three cases.
    CASE1 : X is third heaviest. Z is not the second heaviest student.W ,who is not the heaviest,is heavier than Z and weight of atleast one student lies between W and Z.So, W is second heaviest and Z is lightest. V is not heavier than W. V is second lightest student and Y is the heaviest student.
    CASE 2: X is second heaviest. W,who is not the heaviest ,is heavier than Z and weight of atleast one lies between W and Z. W is third heaviest person and and Z is lightest. V is not heavier than W. V is second lightest and Y is heaviest
    CASE 3 : X is heaviest. Z is not the second heaviest person. W who is not the heaviest ,is heavier than Z and weight of atleast one lies between W and Z. So, W can be second or third heaviest . Thus,either none or none person is heavier than Y.

     

  6. What does the code “PNB” stands for?
    a) Nirav modi PNB as ” aa bb cc ”
    b) PNB beared loss as ” cc dd ee “

    Data given in statement ‘a’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘b’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in statement ‘b’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘a’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in either ‘a’ or ‘b’ are sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements ‘a’ and ‘b’ are necessary to answer the question.
    Option E
    PNB coded as “cc”

     

  7. Among A, B, C, D, E and F, who is second to the left of B.All are sitting around a circular table facing centre?
    a) D sits opposite E and is the immediate neighbour of F and A. C is third to left of A.
    b) E is immediate neighbours of B and C. F is second to left of A.

    Data given in statement ‘a’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘b’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in statement ‘b’ is sufficient to answer the question, while data in ‘a’ is not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in either ‘a’ or ‘b’ are sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements are not sufficient to answer the question.
    Data given in both statements ‘a’ and ‘b’ are necessary to answer the question.
    Option E

     

  8. How many pencil does Akansha have?
    1. Akansha has 12 pencil less than what Banni have.
    2. Charu has 18 pencil more than what Bani have.
    3. Disha has 8 pencil , which are forty percent less than what Bani have.

    Only 1 is sufficient to answer the question
    Only 2 is sufficient to answer the question
    Both 1 and 2 are required to answer the question
    Both 2 and 3 are required to answer the question
    Both 1 and 3 are required to answer the question
    Option E
    Disha = 8 , Bani = 20 , Akansha = 20- 12 = 8

     

  9. How many hours did Kavya take to complete her college project?
    1. Manish correctly remembers that Kavya took more than 3 hours but less than 9 hours to complete it.
    2. Mehul correctly remembers that Kavya took more than 6 hours but less than 11 hours to complete it.

    Only 1 is sufficient to answer the question
    Only 2 is sufficient to answer the question
    Both 1 and 2 are required to answer the question
    Either 1 or 2 is sufficient to answer the question
    Neither 1 or 2 is sufficient to answer the question
    Option E

     

  10. In a five floor building, on which floor does Mr.Ramesh live?(Starting from first floor going up to fifth floor)
    1. Mr. Ramesh lives exactly above Rahul’s flat ,whose flat is exactly above Viru’s flat.
    2. Suresh lives on top floor.
    3. Rinku lives exactly above Mr.Ramesh’s flat. Viru lives on the first floor.

    Only 1 is sufficient to answer the question
    Only 2 is sufficient to answer the question
    Both 2 and 3 are required to answer the question
    Both 1 and 3 are required to answer the question
    Data inadequate
    Option D
    Mr.Ramesh lives on third floor.

     


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