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SSC Study Material for Reasoning: Data Sufficiency (Set-1)

Dec 21, 2016 17:03 IST

In this article, The expert SSC team of www.jagranjosh.com  has prepared a set of 25 questions covering the Data sufficiency for Reasoning section. There are 2-4 questions in SSC CGL out of this chapter. We are providing you different variety of questions which will surely help you in scoring good marks.

Data sufficiency questions consist of a question followed by 2 to 5 options. You are required to find out the correct one.  In such type of questions, there is no need of calculations in most cases, only evaluation is needed.

Now, here is a question arises that How to approach data sufficiency questions.

  1. Read the answer choices and remember it carefully.
  2. Read the questions and deduce the logic carefully.
  3. Take care of what you need to solve the question.
  4. Consider the statements at a time.
  5. Do not solve problems actually.

 

DATA SUFFICIENCY

Directions (Questions 1 to 25): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

Read both the statements and given an answer.

(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 given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question; and

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

1. What is the colour of the fresh grass?

I. Blue is called green, red is called orange, orange is called yellow.

II. Yellow is called white, white is called black, green is called brown and brown is called purple.

 

2. What does ‘nip’ stand for in a code language?

I. In the code language, ‘that is very beautiful’ is writer as ‘se nip sre num’.

II. In the same code language, ‘my house is beautiful’ is written as ‘nip sto sre tip’.

 

3. In a certain code, ‘nop al ed’ means ‘They like flowers’. Which code word means ‘flowers’?

I. ‘id nim nop’ means ‘They are innocent’.

II. ‘gob ots al’ means ‘We like roses’.

 

4. What is the code for ‘sky’ in the code language?

I. In the code language, ‘sky is clear’ is written as ‘de ra fa’.

II. In the same code language, ‘make it clear’ is written as ‘de ga jo’.

 

5. Which word in the code language means ‘flower’?

I. ‘de fu la pane’ means ‘rose flower is beautiful’ and ‘la quiz’ means ‘beautiful tree’.

II. ‘de la chin’ means ‘red rose flower’ and ‘pa chin’ means ‘red tea’.

 

6. Which code word stands for ‘good’ in the coded sentence ‘sin co by’ which means ‘He is good’?

I. In the same code language, ‘co mot det’ means ‘They are good’.

II. In the same code language, ‘sin mic bye’ means ‘He is honest’.

 

7. What is the code for ‘is’ in the code language?

I. In the code language, ‘shi tu ke’ means ‘pen is blue’.

II. In the same code language, ‘ke si re’ means ‘this is wonderful’.

 

8. What is the code for ‘or’ in the code language?

I. ‘nik sa te’ means ‘right or wrong’, ‘ro da nik’ means ‘he is right’ and ‘fe te ro’ means ‘that is wrong’.

II. ‘pa nik la’ means ‘that right man’, ‘sa ne pa’ means ‘this or that and ‘ne ka re’ means ‘tell this there’.

 

9. What is the code for ‘mangoes’ in the code language?

I. In that code language, ‘Te Le Pa Na’ means ‘You eat many mangoes’ and ‘Le Na Da’ means ‘You sell mangoes’.

II. In the code language, ‘Ge Na Se La Le’ means ‘They eat bananas and mangoes’ and ‘Ne De Le La’ means ‘Who others eat bananas’.

 

10. What does ‘$’ mean in a code language?

I. ‘5$#3’ means ‘flowers are really good’.

II. ‘7#35’ means ‘good flowers are available’.

 

11. What is the numerical code for ‘water’ in a certain code?

I. The code for ‘give me water’ is ‘719’.

II. The code for ‘you can bring water for me’ is written as ‘574186’.

 

12. How is D related to A?

I. B is the brother of A.

II. B is D’s son.

 

13. How is J related to P?

I. M is brother of P and T is sister of P.

II. P’s mother is married to J’s husband who has one son and two daughters.

 

14. How is T related to K?

I. R’s sister J has married T’s brother L, who is the only son of his parents.

II. K is the only daughter of L and J.

 

15. B is the brother of A. How is A related to B?

I. A is the sister of C.

II. E is the husband of A.

 

16. How is M related to N?

I. P, who has only two kids, M and N, is the mother-in-law of Q, who is sister-in-law of N.

II. R, the sister-in-law of M, is the daughter-in-law of S, who has only two kids, M and N.

 

17. How is Tanya related to the man in the photograph?

I. Man in the photograph is the only son of Tanya’s grandfather.

II. The man in the photograph has no brothers or sisters and his father is Tanya’s grandfather.

 

18. How is F related to P?

I. P has two sisters M and N.

II. F’s mother is sister of M’s father.

 

19. How is X related to Y?

I. Y says, “I have only one brother”.

II. X says, “I have only one sister”.

 

20. How is T related to K?

I. K has two sons; one of the sons is A.

II. The mother of T has only two sons – A and B.

 

21. How is X related to Y?

I. Y and Z are children of D who is wife of X.

II. R’s sister X is married to Y’s father.

 

22. How is Divya related to Shaloo?

I. Divya’s mother is sister of Shaloo’s father.

II. Shaloo is the daughter of Divya’s grandfather’s only child.

 

23. How many children does M have?

I. H is the only daughter of X who is wife of M.

II. K and J are brothers of M.

 

24. How is R related to M?

I. M’s brother is husband of P.

II. P is the mother of R’s sister.

 

25. How is Sulekha related to Nandini?

I. The Sulekha’s husband is the only son of Nandini’s mother.

II. Sulekha’s brother and Nandini’s husband are cousins.

 

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