AIMA is all set to conduct its fourth MAT of the year in February 2013. Previous year paper is the best source to know about the real level of questions asked in the entrance exam. Jagranjosh.com has brought the solved Data Interpretation and Sufficiency section from 2006 MAT Question paper. It consists of 40 questions. Practice well to succeed in the exam.

**Directions for question 1 to 5:**

In each of these problems, two statements containing certain data follow a question. Determine whether the data provided by the statements are sufficient to answer the given question. Choose the correct answer based upon the statements’ data, your knowledge of mathematics, and your familiarity with everyday facts.

**Mark your answer as**

1. if statement (A) by itself is sufficient to answer the given question, but statement (B) by itself is not;

2. if statements (A) and (B) taken together are sufficient to answer the given question, even though neither statement by itself is sufficient;

3. if statement (B) by itself is sufficient to answer the given question, but statement (A) by itself is not;

4. if either statement by itself is sufficient to answer the given question;

**1. Does rectangle A have a greater perimeter than rectangle B?**

A. The length of a side of rectangle A is twice the length of a side of rectangle B.

B. The area of rectangle A is twice the area of rectangle B.

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**Answer: **1

**2. If there is an average of 250 words on each page, then how many pages can Michael read in an hour?**

A. There is an average of 25 ten-word lines on each page.

B. Michael can read 30 ten-word lines per minute.

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**Answer: **2**3. If he did not stop along the way, then what speed did Bill average on his 3-hour trip?**A. He travelled a total of 120 miles.

B. He travelled half the distance at 30 miles per hour and half the distance at 60 miles per hour

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**Answer: **1

**4. On a certain construction crew, there are 3 carpenters for every 2 painters. What per cent of the entire crew are carpenters or painters?**

A. Eighteen per cent of the crew are carpenters.

B. Twelve per cent of the crew are painters.

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**Answer: **4**5. Are at least 30 per cent of the people in City H who are 30 years old or older bilingual?**

A. In City H, 30 per cent of the population is at least 30 years old.

B. In City H, of the population 30 years old or older, 18 per cent of the women and 17 per cent of the men are bilingual.

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**Answer: **1