DATA SUFFICIENCY

Introduction

Each question given below has a problem and two statements numbered I and II giving certain information. You have to decide if the information given in the statements is sufficient for answering the problem.

Indicate your answer as

(а) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question;

(б) if the data in statement II alone are sufficient answer the question;

(c) if the data either in I or II alone are sufficient to answer the question;

(d) if the data even in both the statements together are not sufficient to answer the question;

(e) if the data in both the statements together are needed.




Problems and Answers

Q. What is Reena's rank in the class ?

There are 26 students in the class.

There are 9 students who have scored less than her.

A. Option (e) as both statements are needed.

Q. Who is the father of M ?

A and B are brothers.

B's wife is sister of M' s wife .

A. Option d - as both statements don't answer the question.

Q. It is 8.00 p.m. , when can Hemant get next bus for Ramnagar from Dhanpur ?

Buses for Ramnagar leave after every 30 minutes, till 10 p.m.

Fifteen minutes ago, one bus has left for Ramnagar

A. Option e - both statements are needed to say next bus leaves at 8:15pm

Q. When is Manohar's birthday this year ? (Bank P.O. 1993)

It is between January 13 and 15 January 13 being Wednesday.
It is not on Friday.

A. Statement I is enough to say that birthday is on 14 January ,Thursday.