Practice Test for DATA Interpretation part of CAT examination

The question followed by two statements, A and B. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. In a class of 30 students, Rashmi secured the third rank among the girls, while her brother Kumar studying in the same class secured the sixth rank in the whole class. Between the two, who had a better overall rank? A: Kumar was among the top 25% of the boys merit list in the class in which 60% were boys. B: There were three boys among the top five rank holders, and three girls among the top ten rank holders.
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The question followed by two statements, A and B. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Zakib spends 30% of his children’s education, 20% on recreation and 10% on healthcare. The corresponding percentages for Supriyo are 40%, 25% and 13%. Who spends more on children’s education? A: Zakib spends more on recreation than Supriyo. B: Supriyo spends more on healthcare than Zakib.
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The question followed by two statements, A and B. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Nandini paid for an article using currency notes of denominations Re. 1, Rs. 2, Rs. 5 and Rs. 10 using at least one note of each denomination. The total number of five and ten rupee notes used was one more than the total number of one and two rupee notes used. What was the price of the article? A: Nandini used a total of 13 currency notes. B: The price of the article was a multiple of Rs. 10.
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The question followed by two statements, A and B. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Four candidates for an award obtain distinct scores in a test. Each of the four casts a vote to choose the winner of the award. The candidate who gets the largest number of votes wins the award. In case of a tie in the voting process, the candidate with the highest score wins the award. Who wins the award? A: The candidate with top three scores each vote for the top scorer amongst the other three. B: The candidate with the lowest score votes for the player with the second highest score.
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The question followed by two statements, A and B. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Ravi spent less than Rs. 75 to buy one kilogram each of potato, onion, and gourd. Which one of the three vegetables bought was costliest? A: 2 kg potato and 1 kg gourd cost less than 1 kg potato and 2 kg gourd. B: 1 kg potato and 2 kg onion together cost the same as 1 kg onion and 2 kg gourd.
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The question followed by two statements, A and B. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Tarak is standing two steps to the left of red mark and 3 steps to the right of a blue mark. He tosses a coin. If it comes up heads, he moves one step to the right; otherwise he moves one step to the left. He keeps doing this until he reaches one of the two marks, and then he stops. At which mark does he stop? A: He stops after 21 coin tosses. B: He obtains three more tails than heads.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. There is a match between India and Korea. India is lagging behind by two goals. Last five minutes are remaining. Would India lose? I. In the last five minutes, Deepak Thakur scored 3 goals. II. Korea scored 3 goals in the match.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Is ¦x?2¦ <1? I. ¦x¦ <1 II. ¦x?1¦ <2
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Is average (arithmetic mean) score of GMAT 500? I. Half of the students scored more than 500 and half less than 500. II. Highest is 800 and lowest is 200.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. If the teacher adds four students to the class, can he evenly distribute the class in groups of 8 students? I. If 12 students are added to the class, then the teacher can divide students evenly in groups of 8. II. Initially, the number of students is not divisible by 8.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Of the 300 students who speak French, Russian or both, how many speak only French? I. 196 students speak both French and Russian. II. 58 students speak Russian only.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Total amount of Rs. 38500 was distributed among the Praveen, Ranjan and Nitesh. How much does each get? I. Praveen gets 2/9 of what other two get. II. Ranjan gets 3/11 of what other two get.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. What are the values of m and n? I. n is an even integer, m is an odd integer, and m is greater than n. II. Product of m and n is 30.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Is country X’s GDP higher than country Y’s GDP? I. GDP’s of the countries X and Y has grown over the past five years at compounded annual rates of 5% and 6% respectively. II. Five years ago, GDP of country X was higher than that of country Y.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. What is the value of X? I. X and Y are unequal even integers, less than 10 and X/Y is an odd integer. II. X and Y are even integers, each less than 10, and product of X and Y is 12.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. On a given day, a boat carried 1500 passengers across the river in twelve hours. How many round trips did it make? I. The boat can carry two hundred passengers at any time. II. It takes 40 minutes each way and 20 minutes of waiting time at each terminal.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. What will be the time for downloading software? I. Transfer rate is 6 kilobytes per second. II. The size of the software is 4.5 megabytes.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. A square is inscribed in a circle. What is the difference between the area of the circle and that of the square? I. The diameter of the circle is 25 2 cm. II. The side of the square is 25 cm.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Two friends, Ram and Gopal, bought apples from a wholesale dealer. How many apples did they buy? I. Ram bought one-half the number of apples that Gopal bought. II. The wholesale dealer had a stock of 500 apples.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Consider three real numbers X, Y and Z. Is Z the smallest of these numbers? I. X is greater than at least one of Y and Z. II. Y is greater than at least one of X and Z.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Let X be a real number. Is the modulus of X necessarily less than 3? I. X(X+3) <0 II. X(X?3)>0
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. How many people are watching TV programme P? I. Number of people watching TV programme Q is 1000 and number of people watching both the programmes P and Q, is 100. II. Number of people watching either P or Q or both is 1,500.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Triangle PQR has angle PRQ equal to 90°. What is the value of PR+RQ? I. Diameter of the inscribed circle of triangle PQR is equal to 10 cm. II. Diameter of the circumscribed circle of the triangle PQR is equal to 18 cm.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Harshad bought shares of accompany on a certain day and sold them the next day. While buying and selling, he had to pay to broker one percent of the transaction value of the shares as brokerage. What was the profit earned by him per rupee spent on buying the shares? I. The sale price per share was 1.05 times that of its purchase price. II. The number of shares purchased was 100.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. For any two real numbers: ????=1, if both a and b are positive or both a and b are negative. =?1, if one of the two numbers a and b is positive and the other negative. What is 20 (-5-6)? I. ???? is zeroed a is zero. II. ???? = ????
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. There are two straight lines in the x-y plane with equations: ax+by=c dx+ey=f Do the two straight lines intersect? I. a, b, c, d, e and f are distinct real numbers. II. c and f are non-zero.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. O is the centre of two concentric circle, AE is a chord of outer circle and it intersects the inner circle at points B and D. C is a point on the chord in between B and D. What is the value of AC/CE? I. BC/CD=1 II. A third circle intersects the inner circle at B and D and the point C is on the line joining the centers of third circle and the inner circle.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Ghosh Babu has decided to take a non-stop flight from Mumbai to No-man’s land in South America. He is scheduled to leave Mumbai at 5 a.m., Indian Standard Time on December 10, 2000. What is the local time at No-man’s-land when reaches there? I. The average speed of the plane is 700 km/hr. II. The flight distance is 10,500 km.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. What are the ages of two individuals, X and Y? I. The age difference between them is 6 years. II. The product of their ages is divisible by 6.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. The average weight of the students in a class is 50 kg. What is the number of students in the class? I. The heaviest and the lightest members of the class weigh 60 kg and 40 kg respectively. II. Exclusive of the heaviest and the lightest members from the class does not change the average weight of the students.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. A small storage tank is spherical in shape. What is the storage volume of tank? I. The wall thickness of the tank is 1 cm. II. When an empty spherical tank is immersed in a large tank filled with water, 20 L of water overflows from the large tank.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Mr. X starts walking northwards along the boundary of a field, from point A on the boundary, and after walking for 150m reaches B, and then walks westwards, again along the boundary, for another 100 m when he reaches C. What is the maximum distance between any pair of points on the boundary of the field? I. The field is rectangular in shape. II. The field is a polygon, with C as one of its vertices and A as the mid-point of a side.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. A line graph on a graph sheet shows the revenue for each year from 1990 through 1998 by points and joints the successive points by straight line segments. The point for revenue of 1990 is labeled A, that for 1991 as B and that for 1992 as C. What is the ratio of growth in revenue between 1991-92 and 1990-91? I. The angle between AB and X-axis when measured with a protractor is 40°, and the angle between CB and X-axis is 80°. II. The scale of Y-axis is 1 cm=Rs. 100.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. There is a circle with centre C at the origin and radius r cm. Two tangents are drawn from an external point D at a distance d cm from the centre. What are the angles between each tangent and X-axis? I. The coordinates of D are given. II. The X-axis bisects one of the tangents.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Find a pair of real numbers x and y that satisfy the following two equations simultaneously. It is known that the values of a, b, c, d, e and f are non-zero. ax+by=c dx+ey=f I. a=kd and b=ke, c=kf, k?0 II. a=b=1, d=c=e=2, f?2c
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Three professors A, B and C are separately given three sets of numbers to add. They were expected to find the answers to 1+1, 1+1+2, and 1+1 respectively. Their respective answers were 3, 3 and 2. How many of the professors are mathematicians? I. A mathematician can never add two numbers correctly, but can add three numbers correctly. II. When a mathematician makes a mistake in a sum, the error is +1 or ?1
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Find the value of X in terms of ‘a’. I. Arithmetic mean of X and Y is ‘a’ while the geometric mean is also ‘a’. II. =R; X?Y=D.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. There are four racks numbered 1, 2, 3, 4 and four books numbered 1, 2, 3, 4 if any even rack has to contain an odd-number book and an odd rack contains an even number book, then what is the position of book 4? I. Second book has been put in third rack. II. Third book has been put in second rack.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. There are four envelopes? E1, E2, E3 and E4, in which one was supposed to put letters L1, L2, L3 and L4 meant for persons C1, C2, C3 and C4 respectively, but by mistake the letters got jumbled up and went in wrong envelopes. Now if C2 is allowed to open an envelope at random, then how will he indentify the envelope containing the letter for him. I. L2 has been put in E1. II. The letter belonging to C3 has gone in the correct envelope.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. In a group of 150 students, find the number of girls. I. Each girl was given 50paise. While each boy was given 25paise to purchase goods totaling Rs. 49. II. Girls and boys were given 30paise each to buy goods totaling Rs. 45.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. What is the value of ‘a’? I. Ratio of a and b is 3:5, where b is positive. II. Ratio of 2a and b is , where a is positive.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. What is the price of tea? I. Price of coffee is Rs. 5 more than that of tea. II. Price of coffee was Rs.5 less than the price of a cold drink which cost three times the price of tea.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Find, where  need not be equal to . I. =3 II. , where a and b are positive.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Is n odd? I. n is divisible by 3, 5, 7 and 9. II. 0 1
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Find the length of AB if . I. Radius of the arc is given. II. OA=5
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. Mr. Mendel grew 100 flowering plants from black seeds and white seeds, each seed giving rise to one plant. A plant gives flowering of only one colour. From a black seed comes a plant giving red or blue flowers. From a white seed comes a plant giving red or white flowers. How many black seeds were used by Mr. Mendel? I. The number of plants with white flowers was 10. II. The number of plants with red flowers with red flowers was 70.
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. What is the distance x between two cities A and B in integral number of kilometers? I. x satisfies the equation log x=vx. II. x=10km
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The question followed by two statements, I and II. Choose 1. If any one statement alone can help to answer but not by other statement alone. Choose 2. If either of statements taken individually can help to answer. Choose 3. If both statements together can help to answer. Choose 4. If both statements cannot help to answer. How many students among A, B, C and D have passed the examination? I. The following is true statement: A and B passed the examination. II. The following is a false statement: At least one among C and D has passed the examination.
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This practice test helps students to build confidence in the Data Interpretations portion of CAT and MAT Examination.

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vinod

Two friends, Ram and Gopal, bought apples from a wholesale dealer. How many apples did they buy?
A. Ram bought one-half the number of apples that Gopal bought.
B. The wholesale dealer had a stock of 500 apples.
A)
Statement 1 alone is sufficient, but Statement 2 alone is not sufficient to answer the question

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Please share solution also..it will be of great help

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i dont understand data interpretation question ,plz help to understand plz

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