NMAT Data Sufficiency Questions and Answers for Preparation of GMAC

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. There are four friends A, B, C and D. They drink three drinks coke, pepsi and mirinda, play three games hockey, football and cricket and eat burger, pizza and doughnut. Who likes to drink pepsi, play football and eat pizza?
I. A drinks Coke and Mirinda, B drinks Coke, Pepsi and Mirinda, C drinks Pepsi and Mirinda, D drinks Coke and ‘Pepsi.
II. A plays hockey, football and cricket, B plays hockey and cricket, C plays football and hockey, D plays cricket, football and hockey.
III. A eats burger and pizza, B eats pizza, burger and doughnut, C eats doughnut and burger, D eats burger and pizza.

2. A bag contains 15 balls of the same size. Each ball is either white, red or blue in colour. How many red balls are there in the bag?
I. The probability of drawing a red ball is the same as that of drawing a blue ball.
II. The bag contains more blue balls than white ones.
III. The probability of randomly drawing a white ball from the bag is 20 percent.

3. A fishing ship was moving towards a light house on the shore with uniform speed. A man standing on the lighthouse observes the ship. Six minutes later he finds that the angle of depression was 60°. Find the time taken by the ship to reach the lighthouse.
I. Initially, the man standing on the lighthouse observes the ship at an angle of depression of 30°.
II. The speed of the ship was 5 km/hr.
III. The height of the lighthouse was 350 m.

4. In a girls college, each girl student is intelligent or beautiful or a player. How many girls are there in the college?
I. A survey of the college discloses that 300 students are intelligent, 150 are players and 90 are beautiful.
II. 100 girls are both beautiful and intelligent, 70 are both players and intelligent.
III. In a team of 100 girls, the ratio of players, intelligent and beautiful girls is 3 : 5 : 6

5. Rajdhani Express runs between Delhi and Mumbai. What is the revenue from the sale of second class tickets of this train?
I. The first class and second class fares between Mumbai and Delhi are in the ratio of 6 :4.
II. The number of passengers in the first and second classes is in the ratio 3 : 5.
III. The total collection between the two stations in a single run is Rs.72000.

6. Ram is taller than Shyam and Jay is shorter than Vikram. Who is the shortest among them?
I. Ram is the tallest.
II. Shvam is taller than Vikram.
III. The area of the ring is 2/3 the area of greater circle

7. Among five friends P, Q, R, S and T, who ranks third in terms of salary obtained by them?
I. T’s salary is more than P and Q but not more than S.
II. R’s salary is lowest among them.

8. Which word in the code language means ‘flower’?
I. ‘dem ful la pane’ means flower is beautiful’ and ‘la quiz ‘means ‘beautiful tree’.
II. ‘dem fu chin’ means ‘red rose flower’ and ‘pa chin’ means ‘red tea’

9. Seventeen people are standing in a straight line facing south. What is Bhavna’s position from the left end of the line?
I. Sandeep is standing second to the left of Sheetal. Only five people stand between Sheelal and the one who is standing at the extreme right end of the line. Four people stand between Sandeep and Bhavna.
II. Anita is standing fourth to the left of Sheetal. Less than three people are standing between Bhavna and Anita.

10. Five letters A, E, G, N and R are arranged left to right according to certain conditions. Which letter is placed third?
I. G is placed second to the right of A. E is to the immediate right of G. There are only two letters between R and G.
II. N is exactly between A and G. Neither A nor G is at the extreme end of the arrangement.

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11. Six people S, T, U, V, W and X are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. What is T‘s position with respect to X?
I. Only two people sit between U and W. X is second to the left of W. V and T are immediate neighbours of each other.
II. T is to the immediate right of V. There are only two people between T and S. X is an immediate neighbor of S but of V.

12. Who amongst F, G, H, I and J is the youngest?
I. H who is not as old as I, is the second youngest.
II. J is younger than H.

13. Who amongst E, F, G, H and I is the heaviest.
I. F is heavier than I. E is heavier than H. H is lighter than G
II. E is the second heaviest. E is lighter than G

14. What is the position of S in a class of 40 students?
I. P‘s rank is three below than that of S. P is 7th from the bottom in the class.
II. There are 17 students between A and S and 5 students between S and B in the class.

15. Among P, Q, R, S and T who reached the fixed spot first?
I. R was third to reach the spot and Q, S and T were not the first to reach the spot.
II. P reached the spot before Q and S. T and R reached the spot after P.