# Reasoning Quiz – Data Sufficiency

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Directions—(Q. 1–10) Each question consists of two statements I and II given below it. You have to find out all possible combinations which could be sufficient for answering a question.

1) In a college five different subjects viz. Physics Chemistry Botany Zoology and Mathematics are taught on five different days of the same week starting from Monday and ending on Friday. Is Chemistry taught on Wednesday ?

I. Two subjects are taught between Zoology and Mathematics. Mathematics is taught before Zoology. Chemistry is taught on the day immediately next to the day when Physics is taught. Botany is not taught on Friday.

II. Three lectures are scheduled between the lectures of Botany and Zoology. Mathematics is taught immediately before Physics.

(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 I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

2)Is the time in the clock 9 O’clock now ?

I. After half an hour the minute and the hour hands of the clock will make an angle of exactly 90° with each other.

II. Exactly 15 minutes back the hour and the minute’s hand of the clock coincided with each other.

(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 I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

3) Is F the granddaughter of B ?

I. B is the father of M. M is the sister of T. T is the mother of F.

II. S is the son of F. V is the daughter of F. R is the brother of T.

(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 I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

4) Seventeen people are standing in a straight line facing south What is Bhavna’s position from the left end of the line ?

I. Sandeep is standing second to the left of Sheetal. Only five people stand between Sheetal and the one who is standing at the extreme right end of the line. Four people stand between Sandeep and Bhavna.

II. Anita is standing fourth to the left of Sheetal. Less than three people are standing between Bhavna and Anita.

(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 statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

(d) if the data neither in statement I nor II together are sufficient to answer the questions.

(e) if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the questions.

5) Five letters A E G N and R are arranged left to right according to certain conditions. Which letter is placed third?

I.G is placed second to the right of A. E is to the immediate right of G. There are only two lettersB between R and G.

II. N is exactly between A and G. Neither A nor G is at the extreme end of the arrangement

(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 statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

(d) if the data neither in statement I nor II together are sufficient to answer the questions.

(e) if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the questions.

6) Six people S T U V W and X are sitting around acircular table facing the centre. What is T’s position with respect to X ?

I. Only two people sit between U and W. X is second to the left of W. V and T are immediate neighbours of each other.

II. T is to the immediate right of V. There are only two people between T and S. X is an immediate neighbour of S but not of V.

(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 statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

(d) if the data neither in statement I nor II together are sufficient to answer the questions.

(e) if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the questions.

7) Who amongst P Q R S T and V each securing different marks secured the second lowest marks ?

I. R and T secured more marks than P and Q

II. V secured the highest marks

III. S secured more marks than P but less than Q.

(a)Only I and III

(b)All I II and III are required to answer the question

(c)Only II and III

(d)Question cannot be answered even with all I II and III

(e)Only I and II

8) Which village is to the North East of village R ?

I. Village S is to the South East of village N which is to the South West of village P and village P is to the North of village Q.

II. Village T is to the North West of village Q which is to the south of village P.

III. Village R which is to the North of village S lies between villages N and Q and village N is to the West of village R.

(a)Only I and II

(b)Only II and III

(c)All I II and III are not Sufficient to answer the question

(d)All I II and III are required to answer the question

(e)Only I and III or only II and III are required to answer the question

9) What is the rank of Animesh in a class of 17 students ?

I. Nimal who is thirteenth from the bottom is six rank ahead of Bhumika who is two position below Animesh.

II. Bhumika is four position ahead of Kamal.

III. Bhumika is two position below Animesh and Kamal’s rank is 15th.

(a)Only I and III

(b)Only I and II

(c)Only I or II and III together are required to answer the question

(d)Only II is required to answer the question

(e)All I II and III are not sufficient to answer the question

10) How is ‘them’ written in a code language ?

I. ‘tell them young is written as ‘se me ye’ and ‘wise young sharp tell’ is written as ‘me yo na ye’ in that code language.

II. ‘clever sharp come tomorrow’ is written as ‘na ki pa lo’ and ‘bring clever young them’ is written as ‘ki po se ye’ in that code language.

III. ‘clever sharp come them no’ is written as ‘pa na se ki te’ and ‘yellow come sharp run clever no’ is written as ‘ki ni pa be te na’ in that code language.

(a)Only III is required to answer the question

(b)Only I and II are required to answer the question

(c)Only I or II and III together are required to answer the question

(d)Only II is required to answer the question

(e)All I II and III are not sufficient to answer the Question