# Data Sufficiency Previous Year Questions (CAT) - Set 0004

• Previous years`s CAT questions: Data Sufficiency

• Question 1

(1) question can be answered from statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.
(2) question can be answered from statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.
(3) question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.
(4) question can be answered by using both the statements but not by either of the statements alone.
(5) question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements. • Question 2

(1) question can be answered from statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.
(2) question can be answered from statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.
(3) question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.
(4) question can be answered by using both the statements but not by either of the statements alone.
(5) question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.
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A dress was initially listed at a price that would have fetched the store a profit of 20% on the wholesale cost. What was the wholesale cost of the dress?

A. After reducing the listed price by 10% the dress was sold for a net profit of 10 dollars.

B. The dress was sold for 50 dollars.Â  (CAT 2002)

• Question 3

(1) question can be answered from statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.
(2) question can be answered from statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.
(3) question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.
(4) question can be answered by using both the statements but not by either of the statements alone.
(5) question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

Is 500 the average (arithmetic mean) score of the GMAT?Â

A. Half of the people who take GMAT score above 500 and half of the people score below 500.

B. The highest GMAT score is 800 and the lowest score is 200.Â  (CAT 2002)

• Question 4

(1) question can be answered from statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.
(2) question can be answered from statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.
(3) question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.
(4) question can be answered by using both the statements but not by either of the statements alone.
(5) question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

Is |x - 2| < 1?

A. |x| > 1

B. |x - 1| < 2   (CAT 2002)

• Question 5

(1) question can be answered from statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.
(2) question can be answered from statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.
(3) question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.
(4) question can be answered by using both the statements but not by either of the statements alone.
(5) question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

Members in a club either speak French or Russian or both. Find the number of members in a club who speak only French.

A. There are 300 members in the club and the number of members who speak both French and Russian is 196.

B. The number of members who speak only Russian is 58.    (CAT 2002)

• Question 6

(1) question can be answered from statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.
(2) question can be answered from statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.
(3) question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.
(4) question can be answered by using both the statements but not by either of the statements alone.
(5) question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

A sum of Rs. 38,500 was divided among Jagdish, Punit and Girish. Who received the minimum amount?

B. Punit received 3/11 of what Jagdish and Girish together received. Â  (CAT 2002)

• Question 7

(1) question can be answered from statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.
(2) question can be answered from statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.
(3) question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.
(4) question can be answered by using both the statements but not by either of the statements alone.
(5) question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

What are the values of m and n?Â Â

A. n is an even integer, m is an odd integer, and m is greater than n.

B. Product of m and n is 30.Â  (CAT 2001)

• Question 8

(1) question can be answered from statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.
(2) question can be answered from statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.
(3) question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.
(4) question can be answered by using both the statements but not by either of the statements alone.
(5) question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

Is Country X's GDP higher than country Y's GDP?Â Â

A. GDPs of the countries X and Y have grown over the past five years at compounded annual rate of 5% and 6% respectively.

B. Five years ago, GDP of country X was higher than that of country Y.Â  (CAT 2001)

• Question 9

(1) question can be answered from statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.
(2) question can be answered from statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.
(3) question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.
(4) question can be answered by using both the statements but not by either of the statements alone.
(5) question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

What is the value of X?Â Â

A. X and Y are unequal even integers, less than 10, and X/Y is an odd integer.

B. X and Y are even integers, each less than 10, and product of X and Y is 12. (CAT 2001)

• Question 10

(1) question can be answered from statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.
(2) question can be answered from statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.
(3) question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.
(4) question can be answered by using both the statements but not by either of the statements alone.
(5) question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

A. Transfer rate is 6 Kilobytes per second.

B. The size of the software is 4.5 megabytes.Â Â  (CAT 2001)

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