# IIFT Data Sufficiency Questions and Answers for Entrance Test

**Directions: 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 give answer**

**(1) 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;**

**(2) 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**

**(3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question;**

**(4) if the data given in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question**

**(5) If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.**

1. What does ‘Ta’ mean in a code language?

I. ‘Pe Bo Ta’ means ‘have that cover’ and ‘Ki Bp Se lie’ nieans ‘apply that blue cover’ in the code language.

II. ‘Ne Ka Pa Ia’ means have something to eat’ and ‘Si Li Ta Wa’ means ‘have they gone wrong’ in the code language.

2. Which village is to the North-East of village ‘A’?

I. Village ‘B’ is to the North of village ‘A’, and village ‘C’ and ‘D’ are to the East and West of village ‘B’, respectively.

II. Village ‘P’ is to the South of village ‘A’, and village ‘E’ is to the East of village ‘P’, village ‘K’ is to the North of village ‘P’.

3. Can Rohan retire from office ‘X’ in January 2000 with full pension benefits?

I. Rohan will complete 30 years of service in office ‘X’ in April 2000 and desires to retire.

II. As per office ‘X’ rules, an employee has to complete minimum 30 years of service and attain age of 60. Rohan has 3 years to complete age of 60.

1. What is the code for the word ‘CHANDRAKANTA’? One number can be used as a code for more than one letter.

I. The code for MAHABHARATA is 5810871089878 and the codes for different letters in the word are in the same sequence as the letters themselves.

II. The code for RAMAYANA is 98582848 and the codes for different letters in the word are in the same sequence as the letters themselves.

4. XTV has decided to launch its new channel. This channel would broadcast 3 types of programmes viz, music shows, news and serials. Different time slots are allotted for each of these programmes morning slot 7 am. – 1 pm., afternoon slot 1 pm. – 5 pm. and evening slot 5 pm. – 11 pm. What is the time span for serials in the evening slot? Each programme in the morning and the evening slot spans 2 hours.

I. The morning programme starts with the news which spans from 7 to 9 in the morning and is broadcasted at the same time in the evening as well.

II. The end time of serials in the evening slot and the starting time of the serial in the morning differ by 12 hours.

5. Anand, Babu, Senthil and Tarun are four friends. How many of them are married?

I. True statement : Senthil and Tarun are not married.

II. False statement : Neither Anand nor Babu are married.

6. From a group of seven boys A, B, C, D, E, F and G and six girls H, l, J, K, L and M a team of seven members is to be chosen such that: A

1) A and H are always together

2) C can’t be chosen with H.

3) D, E and F have to be together.

4) G can’t be chosen with M.

5) B and I have to be together

6) B and J cannot be chosen together. f‘

Is B in the team?

I. A, E and L are chosen in the team.

II. A, L and D are not chosen while M is chosen.

7. There are fifteen boxes of three different sizes – large, small and medium and are of five different colours – red, white, black, yellow and orange. Medium boxes are in between. one large box and one small box. No two boxes of same size are kept together. There are five boxes of each size. Each size has boxes of all the five colours. White boxes are not together. The first box is a large white box and the last box is a small black box. No small box is kept on the right of a large box. If white box is in the third place from left, then which box is in the seventh place?

I. The Black and White boxes are not together.

II. The Red and Orange boxes are always together. Red boxes are not in places which are a prime number or a perfect cube.

8. How many workers are employed in the factory?

I. If 4 more people join, there are more than 14 people in the factory.

II. If 4 people are removed, there are more than 14 people in the factory.

9. A, B, C, D, E and F are to be arranged around a circular table. B does not sit opposite E. D and C are together. What is the arrangement?

I. E sits to the left of A.

II. E doesn’t want to sit near F.

10. There are nine people A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I to be arranged in a row. G is at the center. H and A are not at the corners. C and D are together. E and F are not together. Who definitely occupies a corner position?

I. B can occupy only odd positions.

II. I can occupy only prime numbered positions.

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11. 4 friends A, B, C and D need to cross a bridge in the night. They have only one torch and two friends can cross the bridge at a time. What is the minimum time in which they can cross the bridge? The time taken by the slower person is considered while crossing the bridge. The travel time for each person is a distinct integer value. The bridge cannot be crossed without a torch.

I. A takes l minute to cross the bridge and it is the smallest time required.

II. B takes twice as much time as A. D takes maximum time i.e., 10 minutes to cross the bridge.

12. Seven friends A, B, C, D, E, F and G go for a movie. Out of these, AD, FC and BG are couples of which A, F and B are husbands. The couples sit with husbands and wives in the left to right order. Who sit at the two corners?

I. E sits at the centre with D sitting 2 places to the left of E.

II. B does not sit at the corner and nor does G.

13. In a family of 7 members Reema, Dev, Lakshmi, Krishna, Suja, Adi and Anita, state the relationship between Suja and Adi. Reema has a son and a daughter. Krishna and Dev are males. Suja and Lakshmi are females.

I. Reema has a grandson and a granddaughter. Anita is Krishna’s niece.

II. Suja is Lakshmi’s sister-in-law. Dev has two children Adi and Anita.

14. There are four men Ankit, Ajay, Amit and Ajit married to Reshma, Ragini, Renu and Ranjani. Ankit is not married to Reshma. To whom is Amit married if he is not married to Renu?

I. Ajay is married to Ragini.

II. Amit is not married to Reshma.

15. In an intercom system of a certain office, all phone numbers consist of four digits. The manager of that office has a number which has distinct digits. What is his phone number?

I. The digits of the phone number are in A.P from left to right.

II. The product of the digits is divisible by 5 and 7. The sum of the digits is less than 19.