## 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.

(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.