Hello Aspirants. Welcome to Online Quantitative Aptitude section in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are creating question sample From **DATA SUFFICIENCY** topic, which is common for all the IBPS,SBI exam RBI,,SSC and other competitive exams. We have included Some questions that are repeatedly asked in exams !!!

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**What was the amount of profit earned?**

**1) 20% discount is offered on marked price**

**2) If there is no discount, profit would be 30%.**

**3) Selling price is more than the cost price by 40 percent.**

a) 1 and either 2 or 3

b) Any two of three

c) All 1, 2 and 3

d) Question cannot be answered even with all the information

e) None of these

Answer –**d) Question cannot be answered even with all the information**

**Explanation :**

we can’t find the amount of profit because amount is not given

**What is the present age of satish?**

**1) Five years ago, satish age was double that of his son’s age that time.**

**2) Present age of satish and his son are in the ratio of 11:6.**

**3) Five year hence, the respective ratio of satish age and his son’s age become 12:7**

a) Only 1 and 2

b) Only 2 and 3

c) Any two of three

d) All are needed

e) None of these

Answer –**c) Any two of three**

**Explanation :**

according to first sentence, (S -5) = 2*(X – 5) [S is the age of satish and x is the age of his son]

according to second sentence, S:X = 11:6

according to third sentence, (S + 5)/(X +5) = 12/7

**What is the two-digit number?**

**1) The number obtained by interchanging the digits is more than the original number by 27.**

**2) Sum of the digits is 9.**

**3) Difference between the digits is 3.**

a) only 1 and 2 needed

b) only B and C needed

c) only A and C needed

d) Can’t be determined

e) None of these

Answer –**a) only 1 and 2 needed**

**Explanation :**

from A, (10b + a) – (10a +b) = 27, b –a =3

from B, a +b = 9

from C, a – b = 3 or b –a =3

so only A and B needed to answer the question

**What is the speed of the train?**

**1) The train crosses the signal pole in 9 seconds**

**2) The train crosses a platform of equal length in 18 seconds**

**3) Length of train is 320 meters.**

a) 1 and 2 needed

b) 2 and 3 needed

c) All 1, 2, 3 needed

d) only C and either 1 or 2 needed

e) None of these

Answer –**d) only C and either 1 or 2 needed**

**Explanation :**

from A, L = s*9

from B, 2L = s*18

from C, L = 320

**Who earns most among A, B, C, D and E?**

**1) A earns less than C but not less than E**

**2) D earns more than A but not equal to B**

**3) B earns more than A and E**

a) Can’t be determined

b) Only 1 and 2 needed

c) All three are needed

d) Only 2 and 3 needed

e) None of these

Answer –**a) Can’t be determined**

**Explanation :**

From 1^{st}, C>A>E

From 2^{nd}, D>A (B not equal to D)

From 3^{rd}, B>A,E

**A, B and C together invested an amount of rupees 10000 in the ratio 5:3:2. What was the percent profit earned by them at the end of one year?**

1) B’s share in the profit is 1200

2) Amount of profit received by A is equal to the profit received by B and C together

3) The amount of profit earned by B and C together is 2000

a) 1 or 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) can’t be determined

e) None of these

Answer –**a) 1 or 3 only**

**Explanation :**

Profit will be divided in the ratio of 5:3:2

from 1^{st}, (3/10)*p = 1200, p = 4000, so profit percent = (4000/10000)*100 = 40%

similarly from 3^{rd}, (5/10)*p = 2000, p = 4000

**What is A’s position from the right end in a row of 30 students?**

**1) A is third to the right of B, who is twelfth from the right end.**

**2) H is 14th from the right end of the row and there are eight students between H and A.**

a) only 1 is needed

b) only 2 is needed

c) both 1 and 2 needed

d) can’t be determined

e) None of these

Answer –**a) only 1 is needed**

**Explanation :**

from 1^{st}, (18 students) B * * A (8 students) so A is ninth from the right end

from second we can’t say anything

**A, B, C, D, and E are sitting in a row. Who among them is in the middle?**

**1) C is sitting on the immediate right of who is sitting on the immediate right of B**

**2) C and E always sit together with a condition that one of them will necessarily occupy the right end.**

a) only 1 is needed

b) only 2 is needed

c) both 1 and 2 needed

d) can’t be determined

e) None of these

Answer –**d) can’t be determined**

**Explanation :**

from first sentence, B _ C

from second, either _B_CE or _ _ BEC

so, we can’t determine

**How much time will the train A will take to cross another train B running in opposite direction?**

**1) Train A crosses a signal pole in 12 seconds**

**2) Ratio of speed of train A and B is 2:3**

**3) Length of two trains together is 500 meters**

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) all 1, 2 and 3 needed

e) can’t be determined

Answer –**e) can’t be determined**

**Explanation :**

from first, L1 = Sa*12

from second, Sa: Sb = 2:3

from third 500 = (Sa + Sb)*T

so we can’t determine the time

**How many days did neha take to complete his work?**

**1. Preeti correctly remembers that neha took more than 4 days but less than 11 days to complete the work.**

**2. Kirti correctly remembers that neha took more than 9 days but less than 15 days to complete the work**

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2 needed

d) can’t be determined

e) None of these

Answer –**c) 1 and 2 needed****Explanation :**

From first- 5 or 6 or 7 or 8 or 9 or 10 days

From second – 10 or 11 or 12 or 13 or 14 days

From both statements, only 10 is common in them.

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