# Data Sufficiency and Quantitative Ability Quiz for MAT

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**Directions (Questions 1-5): Each of the questions below consists of a
question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. Decide whether
the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Mark
answer as: **

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**(1) 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. **

**(2) 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. **

**(3) if the data even in both statements I and II together are not
sufficient to answer the question. **

**(4) if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to
answer the question. **

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**1. What is the absolute difference between two numbers? **

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I. 60% of the bigger number is equal to the smaller number.

II. Half of the bigger number is 5 less than the smaller number. ** **

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**2. What is the ratio between the present ages of father and his son? **

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I. Ratio of the present ages of father 20 years before and son 10 years

before was 2 : 1.

II. Sum of the present ages of father and son is 50 years. ** **

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**3. Which newspaper has the maximum circulation in Delhi? **

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I. 2 lakh copies of newspaper X are sold in Delhi while the circulation of

newspaper Y is estimated at 3 lakh.

II. The circulation of newspaper Y is 55 per cent of the total circulation

of newspapers. ** **

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**4. What is the profit per cent earned by a shopkeeper on selling the
article in his shop? **

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I. Labelled price of the article sold is 110% of the cost price.

II. Cost price of the article is Rs 1200. ** **

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**5. How many hours a day must 4 pumps work to empty a conical tank in 1 day? **

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I. 3 pumps working 8 hours a day can empty another tank in 2 days.

II. The other tank has twice the floor area and one-and-a-half time the

depth of the original tank. ** **

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**6. Mr Katial buys a house for Rs 1,00,000 and rents it. He puts 12.5% of
each month’s rent aside for upkeep and repairs, pays Rs 325 per year as taxes
and realizes 5.5% annually on his investment. The monthly rent is: **

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(1) Rs 554.76

(2) Rs 634.76

(3) Rs 654.76

(4) None of these ** **

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**7. A batsman has a certain average of runs for 12 innings. In the 13th
innings he scores 96 runs thereby increasing his average by 5 runs. What is his
average after the 13th innings? **

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(1) 64 (2) 48 (3) 36 (4) 72 ** **

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**8. What should be subtracted from 15, 28, 20 and 38 so that the remaining
numbers may be proportional? **

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(1) 4 (2) 2 (3) 6 (4) None of these ** **

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**9. A and B enter into a partnership with Rs 50,000 and Rs 60,000
respectively. C joins them after x months contributing Rs 70,000 and B leaves x
months before the end of the year. If they share the profit in the ratio of 20
: 18 : 21, then the value of x is: **

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(1) 3 (2) 9 (3) 6 (4) 8 ** **

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**10. A cash payment that will settle a bill for 250 chairs at Rs 50 per
chair less 20% and 15% with a further discount of 5% on cash payment is: **

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(1) Rs 8075 (2) Rs

7025 (3) Rs 8500 (4) None of these** **

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**Answers**

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**1(4) 2(4)
3(1) 4(3) 5(3) 6(1)
7(3) 8(2) 9(1)
10(4) **