# XAT Data Sufficiency Questions and Answers form Previous Year

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. Who earns the highest among five friends?
I. Priya earns more than Pinky and Sheetal and less than only Shilpa.
II. Sheetal earns more than Neetu but less than Pinky.

2. Who is sitting on the immediate right of Tanvi among five friends sitting around a circle facing the centre?
I. Ansh is sitting exactly between Bindu and Suresh and Neel is sitting on the immediate right of Suresh.
II. Tanvi is sitting exactly between Bindu and Neel and Ansh is sitting on the immediate right of Bindu.

3. Which direction is R facing?
I. R walked for 5 miles from point P towards the East, then took a right turn and walked for 10 miles, and again took a right turn and walked 5 miles.
II. From point Q, R walked 15 miles, then took a left turn and walked another 10 miles. Point Q is in the South.

4. What is the colour of ‘parrot’ in a code language?
I. In the code language, ‘red’ is called ‘blue’, ‘blue’ is called ‘white’, ‘white’ is called ‘purple’, and ‘purple’ is called ‘green’.
II. In the same code language, ‘green’ is called ‘pink’, ‘pink’ is called ‘black’ and ‘black’ is called ‘yellow’.

5. In which school does T study, among B, C, D, E and F?
I. T does not study in the same school as either R or J.
II. R and J study in schools D and F respectively.

6. Among T, V, B, E and C, who is the third from top when arranged in the descending order of their weight?
I. B is heavier than T and C and is less heavier than V, who is not the heaviest.
II. C is heavier than only T.

7. What does ‘nip’ stand for in a code language‘?
I. In the code language, ‘that very beautiful’ is written as ‘se nip sre mun’.
II. In the same code language, ‘my house is beautiful’ is written as ‘nip slo sre up’.

8. What is Ramu’s rank from the top in a class of thirty students?
I. Raju‘s rank is fifteenth from the top in the class and he is five ranks behind Ramu.
II. Sonal is five ranks ahead of Ramu and her rank is fifth from the top in the class.

9. What is Sunil’s position in a row of forty students?
I. There are sixteen students towards the left of Sunil.
II. There are twenty-three students towards the right of Sunil.

10. On which date in April was Varun born?
I. Varun’s mother remembers that Varun was born before nineteenth but after fifteenth.
II. Varun’s sister remembers that Varun was born before seventeenth but after twelfth.

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11. How is ‘go’ written in a code language?
I. ‘you may go’ is written as ‘pitja ho’ in that code language.
II. ‘he may come’ is written as ‘ja da na’ in that language.

12. Who among M, T, R, J and K is the lightest?
I. R is heavier than T and K but lighter than J.
II. J is not the heaviest.

13. Who among A, B, C, D, E and F stays on the lowest floor in a building, each one staying on a separate floor?
I. D stays two floors below C, who is not occupying the top floor.
II. A stays above D but below B and E.

14. What is Kumud’s rank in a class of 40?
I. Seema, who is 8th from the top in the class, is above Kailash by 18 ranks, who is below Kumud by 7 ranks.
II. Nandini, who is between Lumud and Kishori, is 20th from the bottom.

15. Who among P, Q, R, S, T and U runs the fastest?
I. R, though runs faster than S and T, does not run as fast as P and Q.
II. Q runs faster than U.