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**Data Sufficiency for IBPS PO/Clerk/ESIC 2018 : **09 November

Directions (Q. 1-1 0): Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements denoted A, B and C are given below it. You have to study the questions and all the three statements and decide whether the question can be answered with any one or two of the statements or all the statements are required to answer the question.

1. What is R’s share of profit in a joint venture?

(A) Q started a business investing Rs 80,000/-.

(B) R joined him after 3 months.

(C) P joined after 4 months with a capital of Rs 1,20,000 and got Rs 6,000 as his share of profit.

1) Only A and C are required

2) Only B and C are required

3) All A, B and C together are required

4) Even with all A, B and C the answer cannot be arrived at

5) None of these

2. What is the area of a right-angled triangle?

(A) The perimeter of the triangle is 30 cm.

(B) The ratio between the base and the height of the triangle is 5:12.

(C) The area of the triangle is equal to the area of a rectangle of length 10 cm.

1) Only B and C together are required

2) Only A and B together are required

3) Only either A or B and C together are required

4) Only A and C together are required

5) None of these

3. What is the sum of two numbers?

(A) The bigger of these two number is 6 more than the smaller number.

(B) 40% of the smaller number is equal to 30% of the bigger number.

(C) The ratio between half of the bigger number and one-third of the smaller number is 2:1.

1) Only B and C together are required

2) Only A and B together are required

3) Any two of A, B and C together are required

4) All A, B and C together are required

5) None of these

4. How many marks did Arun get in English?

(A) Arun secured an average of 60 marks in four subjects including English.

(B) He secured a total of 170 in English and Mathematics together.

(C) He secured a total of 180 in Mathematics and Science together.

1) All A, B and C together are required

2) Only A and B together are required

3) Only B and C together are required

4) Only A and C together are required

5) None of these

5. What was the profit earned on the cost price by Mahesh by selling an article?

(A) He got 15% concession on labelled price in buying that article.

(B) He sold it for Rs 3,060/.

(C) He earned a profit of 2% on the labelled price.

1) Only A and B together are required

2) Only B and C together are required

3) Only either A or C and B together are required

4) Even with all A, B and C the answer cannot be arrived at

5) All A, B and C together are required

6. By selling an article what is the profit per cent gained?

(A) 5% discount is given on list price.

(B) If discount is not given 20% profit gained.

(C) The cost price of the article is Rs 5000.

1) Only A and B

2) Only A and C

3) Only B and C

4) All A, B and C together

5) None of these

7. What is the present age of father?

(A) Difference in ages of father and son is 24 years.

(B) Present age of son is th of present age of father.

(C) After 6 years from now, the age of son will be rd of father’s age.

1) Only A and B

2) Only B and C

3) Only A and C

4) All A, B and C are together required

5) Any two of the statements are required to answer the question.

8. What is the cost of fencing a rectangular plot?

(A) Length of the plot is twice its breadth.

(B) Area of the plot is 288 square metres.

(C) Cost of fencing is Rs 4 per metre.

1) B and C only

2) A and C only

3) A and B only

4) All the three statements A, B and C are required to answer the question

5) Question cannot be answered even with the all three statements together

9. What is the length of the train?

(A) The train crosses a signal pole in 18 seconds.

(B) The train crosses a 200 metres long plateform in 30 seconds.

(C) Speed of the train is 60 kmph.

1) A and C only

2) B and C only

3) C and A or B only

4) A or B only

5) None of these

10. What will be the compound interest earned on an amount of Rs 5000 in two years?

(A) The simple interest on the same amount at the same rate of interest in five years is Rs 2000.

(B) The compound interest and the simple interest earned in one year is the same.

(C) The amount becomes more than double on compound interest in 10 years.

1) A and B only

2) A only

3) B and C only

4) A and C only

5) None of these

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