# Data Sufficiency UPSC Questions

## Data Sufficiency MCQ Questions

7.

Consider two Statements and a Question:
Statement-1: The last day of the month is a Wednesday.
Statement-2: The third Saturday of the month was the seventeenth day.
Question: What day is the fourteenth of the given month?
Which one of the following is correct in respect of the Statements and the Question ?

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A.

Statement-1 alone is sufficient to answer the Question

B.

Statement-2 alone is sufficient to answer the Question

C.

Both Statement-1 and Statement-2 are required to answer the question.

D.

Neither Statement-1 alone nor Statement-2 alone is sufficient to required to answer the question.

B. Statement-2 alone is sufficient to answer the Question

8.

Consider two Statements and a Question:
Statement-1: Each of A and D is heavier than each of B, E and F, but none of them is the heaviest.
Statement-2: A is heavier than D, but is lighter than C.
Question: Who is the heaviest among A, B, C, D and E?

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A.

Statement-1 alone is sufficient to answer the Question

B.

Statement-2 alone is sufficient to answer the Question

C.

Both Statement-1 and Statement-2 are required to answer the question.

D.

Neither Statement-1 alone nor Statement-2 alone is sufficient to required to answer the question.

C. Both Statement-1 and Statement-2 are required to answer the question.

9.

Consider two Statements and a Question:
Statement-1: Priya is 4 ranks below Seema and is 31st from the bottom.
Statement-2: Ena is 2 ranks above Seema and is 37th from the bottom.
Question: What is Seema's rank from the top in the class of 40 students?
Which one of the following is correct in respect to the Statements and the Question?

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A.

Statement-1 alone is not sufficient to anawer the Question

B.

Statement-2 alone is not sufficient to anawer the Question

C.

Either Statement-1 alone or Statement-2 alone is sufficient to answer the question

D.

Both Statement-1 and Statement-2 are required to answer the question

C. Either Statement-1 alone or Statement-2 alone is sufficient to answer the question

10.

Two Statements S1 and S2 are given. below with regard to two numbers followed by a Question:
S1: Their product in 21.
S2: Their sum is 10.
Question:
What are the two numbers?
Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above Statements and the Question?

UPSC - 2020

A.

S1 alone is sufficient to answer the Question.

B.

S2 alone is sufficient to answer the Question.

C.

S1 and S2 together are sufficient to answer the Question, but neither S1 alone nor 52 alone is sufficient to answer the Question.

D.

S1 and S2 together are not sufficient to answer the Question.

C. S1 and S2 together are sufficient to answer the Question, but neither S1 alone nor 52 alone is sufficient to answer the Question.

11.

Two Statements S1 and S2 are given below with regard to four numbers. P, Q, R and S followed by a Question:
S1 : R is greater than P as well as Q.
S2: S is not the largest one.
Question: Among four numbers P, Q, Rand S which one is the largest?
Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above Statements and the Question?

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A.

S1 alone is sufficient to answer the Question.

B.

S2 alone is sufficient to answer the Question.

C.

S1 and S2 together are sufficient to answer the Question, but neither S1 alone nor 52 alone is sufficient to answer the Question.

D.

S1 and S2 together are not sufficient to answer the Question.

C. S1 and S2 together are sufficient to answer the Question, but neither S1 alone nor 52 alone is sufficient to answer the Question.

12.

Two Statements S1 and S2 are given below followed by a Question:
S1: n in a prime number.
S2: n leaves a remainder of 1 when divided by 4.
Question:
If n is a unique natural number between 10 and 20, then what is n?
Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above Statements and the Question?

UPSC - 2020

A.

S1 alone is sufficient to answer the Question

B.

S2 alone is sufficient to answer the Question.

C.

S1 and S2 together are sufficient to answer the Question, but neither 81 alone nor S2 alone is sufficient to answer the Question.

D.

S1 and S2 together are not sufficient to answer the Question.