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Data Sufficiency

Directions (1-5): Each of the questions 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 sufficient to answer the question.

3) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient

4) If the data even in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to

5) If the data in both statements I and II are together necessary to answer the

question.

1. In which month (of the same year) did Ravi join office?

I. Ravi‟s mother correctly remembers that he joined office after June but

before October and that month had less than 31 days.

II. Ravi‟s father correctly remembers that he joined office after August but

before December and that month had only 30 days.

2. Is M the mother of L?

 I. T is the mother of M. M is married to J. K is the son of J. F is the sister of K. L is the sister of F. II. K is the grandson of T. K is the brother of F. F is the sister of L. L is the

daughter of J. J is the son-in-law of T.

3. Who among P, Q, R, S, T, U and V stands in the middle if they are standing in a row facing north?

I. T and V are immediate neighbours of P. Only Q stands between V and U.

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Only R stands between S and T.

II. U and S stand at the extreme ends of the row. Only three people stand

between U and T. R stands exactly between S and T. Q stands to the

immediate left of V.

4. How is the word „plant‟ written in a certain code language? I. In that code language „buy a new plant today‟ is written as „4 \$ % 7 2‟ and „not the plant she said‟ is written as „@ # 5 \$ 9‟

II. In that code language „plant is always good‟ is written as „> 6 3 \$‟ and „is

good buy always‟ is written as „3 > 2 6‟

5. Among six persons- A, B, C, D, E and F- each having different height, who is

the second tallest?

I. Only two persons are shorter than D. Only two persons are taller than A. E

is only shorter than C. B is taller than only F.

II.

not the shortest. C is the tallest among them

Only three persons are shorter than A. B is shorter than A and D but is

Directions (Q. 6-7): Each of the questions below consists of a question and

three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide

whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the

question:

6.

Who is the daughter-in-law of B?

I. I is brother of D. S is wife of J‟s nephew.

II. R is brother of N. T is son of N. S is mother of T. III.B is wife of D. D is father of N. D has two children. 1) Only I and III 2) All I, II and III are required to answer the question 3) Only II and III 4) Question cannot be answered even with all I, II and III 5) Only I and II

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7. How many students are there in the class? I . There are more than 22 but less than 36 students in the class. II. If the students of the class are divided into groups, each group will have exactly 11 students III. There are more than 29 but less than 45 students in the class.

1) Only I and II

2) Only II and either I or III are required to answer the question 3) Only II and III 4) All I, II and III are required to answer the question

5) All I, II and III are not sufficient to answer the question

Directions (8-12): 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.

Give answer (2): If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the

question, while the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the

question.

Give answer (3): If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone

are sufficient to answer the question.

Give answer (4): If the data even in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

Give answer (5): If the data in both statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.

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8. How many marbles does Sanjay have?

I. Sanjay has 3 times more marbles than Ahmed.

II. Ahmed has one third the number of marbles which Suresh has who has as

many marbles as Sanjay.

9. How is Ramesh related to Lata?

I. Yogendra is Lata‟s father.

II. The only sibling of Ramesh‟s maternal aunt is married to Yogendra.

10.If „world peace is important‟ is written as „ni pe la so‟ in a code language,

what is the code for peace?

I. „an important call‟ is written as „ka so ba‟

II. „this is world map‟ is written as „de la ni ru‟

11.In which direction is Neha walking?

I. Neha walked 15 kms from the starting point and took a left turn.

II. She was walking towards north before taking a left turn.

12.What was the day of the week on fifteenth of the month?

I. The first Sunday of the month was sixth.

II. The last day of the month was thirty first.

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Decision Making

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Following are the conditions for selecting Marketing Manager in an Organisation:

The candidate must:

i. be at least 30 years old as on 01.03.2014

ii. have secured at least 55% marks in graduation

iii. have secured at least 60% marks in Post graduate Degree/Diploma in Marketing

iv. have post qualification work experience of at least five years in the Marketing

Division of an organization.

v.

have secured at least 45% marks in the selection process.

In the case of a candidate who satisfies all other conditions except-

(A)

Deputy Marketing Manager, the case is to be referred to GM-marketing.

at (iv) above, but has post qualification work experience of at least two years as

(B)

Degree/Diploma in Marketing Management, the case is to be referred to Vice

President-Marketing.

at (ii) above, but has secured at least 65% marks in Post graduate

In each questions below is given details of one candidate. You have to take one of the following courses of actions based on the information provided and the conditions and sub-conditions given above and mark your answer accordingly. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each question. All these cases are given to you as on 01.03.2014.

Mark answer (1): if the candidate is not to be selected

Mark answer (2): if the candidate is to be selected

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Mark answer (3): if the data are inadequate to take a decision.

Mark answer (4): if the case is to be referred to Vice President-Marketing

Mark answer (5): if the case is to be referred to GM-Marketing.

1. Suresh Mehta has secured 58% marks in graduation. He was born on 19 th May 1980. He has secured 50% marks in the selection process. He has been working for the past seven years in the Marketing division of an organization after completing his Post graduation with 62% marks

2. Sudha Gopalan has secured 50% marks in both selection process and

graduation. She has been working for the past six years in the Marketng

division of an organization after completing her Post graduate Diploma in

Marketing with 70% marks. She has born on 4

th

October 1983.

3. Navin Marathe was born on 8

th

April, 1980. He has secured 60% marks in

working for the past six years in the marketing division of an organization

after completing his PG Degree in Marketing. He has secured 50% marks in

the selection process.

4. Varun Malhotra was born on 3

rd

July 1981. He has been working as Deputy

Marketing Manager in an organization for the past three years after

completing his post graduate degree in Marketing with 65% marks. He

secured 55% marks in both graduation and selection process.

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Directions (Q. 5-9): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Following are conditions for selecting Human Resources(HR) Manager in a company:

The candidate must

(i) have secured at least 55 per cent marks in the Entrance Examination.

(ii)

(iii)

(iv)

(v)

Examination.

In the case of a candidate who satisfies all conditions except

have a Graduate Degree with at least 60 per cent marks.

have a Postgraduate Degree/Diploma in Human Resources

be less than 30 years of age as on 01.09.2013.

have secured at least 55 per cent marks in the Higher Secondary School

(a) (i) above, but has secured 65 per cent marks in the final semester in

Management and 45 per cent marks in the Entrance Examination, will be recruited

(b) (v) above, but has post-qualification work experience of one year in a company

and has 50 per cent marks in the Higher Secondary School Examination will be

recruited as CEO of the Company.

In each question below are given details of one candidate. You have to take one of

the following courses of action based on the information provided and the conditions and sub-conditions given above and mark the appropriate course of action as your answer. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each question. All these cases are given to you as on 01.09.2013.

5. Shiva Kumar Kamath was born on August 13, 1987 and he has completed his Post graduation in Human Resources Management. He secured 65 per cent marks in the Entrance Examination and 60 per cent in the Higher Secondary School Examination. He completed his Graduation with 62 per cent marks.

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1) Can be recruited as Head HR of the company 2) Can be recruited as Manager HR of the company 3) Data are inadequate to take a decision 4) Can be recruited as CEO of the company 5) Cannot be recruited in the company

6. Rahil Khan is a Postgraduate in Business Management System. He was born on April 9, 1988. He secured 64 per cent marks in Graduation and 70 per cent marks in the Higher Secondary School Examination.

1) Can be recruited as Head HR of the company

2) Can be recruited as Manager HR of the company

3) Data are inadequate to take a decision

4) Can be recruited as CEO of the company

5) Cannot be recruited in the company

7. Nakul Bhatnagar was born on May 17, 1985 and is a Postgraduate in

Business Management System. He secured 71 per cent marks in the final

semester and 50 per cent marks in the Entrance Examination. He secured 60

per cent marks in the Higher Secondary School Examination. He completed

Graduation with 63 per cent marks.

1) Can be recruited as Head HR of the company

2) Can be recruited as Manager HR of the company

3) Data are inadequate to take a decision

4) Can be recruited as CEO of the company 5) Cannot be recruited in the company

8. Manohar Tambe, a graduate with 58 per cent marks, was born on March 3, 1984. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management. He has been working in a company for the past two years and has 60 per cent marks in the Higher Secondary School Examination. He secured 60 per cent marks in the Entrance Examination. 1) Can be recruited as Head HR of the company

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2) Can be recruited as Manager HR of the company 3) Data are inadequate to take a decision 4) Can be recruited as CEO of the company 5) Cannot be recruited in the company

9. Swati Shinde was born on January 1, 1986. She has a work experience of five years in Human Resources Team of Law. She secured 60 per cent marks in the Higher Secondary School Examination and 65 per cent marks in the

Entrance Examination. She secured 58 per cent marks in graduation. She has

completed her Diploma in Management with distinction.

1) Can be recruited as Head HR of the company

2) Can be recruited as Manager HR of the company

3) Data are inadequate to take a decision

4) Can be recruited as CEO of the company

5) Cannot be recruited in the company

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Coding & Decoding

Directions (1-6): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

In a certain code language “demand and supply market” is written as “pa ni de re” “market needs more demand” is written as “de ja ni fe” “supply demand is related” is written as “le de re ab” “more related to economics” is written as “ka ha ab ja”

1. What is the code for economics?

1) ab

2) ka

3) ha

4) ja

5) Either „ka‟ or „ha‟

2. Which of the following represents „supply related market‟?

1) ab ni de 4) de ab ni

2) ni re ab 5) None of these

3. What is the code for „more‟?

1) fe

2) ni

3) de

3) pa ni re

4) ja

5) Cannot be determined

4. Which of the following may represent “market needs more customers”?

1) fe ja ni sa

4) pa ni fe re

2) ja ni de ab

5) le re ni ja

5. What is the code for needs?

1) ni

2) fe

3) pa

4) le

3) ni ja ka pa

5) None of these

6. Which of the following may represent “demand needs supply”?

1) re fe de 4) re de le

2) fe re ni 5) de pa ab

3) de fe ja

Directions (7-11): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow:

In a certain code,

„more money in market‟ is written as „zo li aa to‟

„share in market profit‟ is written as „vo to je li‟;

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„making more profit now‟ is written as „su je zo ka‟;

„now the market gains‟ is written as „do li yo su‟.

7. Which of the following does „vo‟ stands for?

 1) profit 2) in 3) share 4) market 5) in or profit

8. What is the code for „making‟?

1) ka

2) su

3) je

4) zo

5) Cannot be determined

9. Which of the following is the code for „gains‟?

1) su

2) li

3) yo

4) do

5) yo or do

10.Which of the following can be the code for „the more you share‟?

1) do yo zo vo

4) yo je vo wi

2) vo wi zo do

5) su vo zo do

3) vo zo wi bu

11.„to ka li aa‟ is a code for which of the following?

1) share in more in market

3) the gains in market

5) making money in market

2) now share more gains

4) the gains in profit

Directions (12-16): Study the following information to answer the given

questions:

In a certain code

„it is rush hour traffic‟ is written as „sa le do mi ru ‟;

„go to school‟ is written as „be no pa‟;

„one hour to go‟ is written as „mi fi pa be‟;

„rush to one‟ is written as „fi be sa‟ and

„traffic is fine‟ written as „ga ru do‟

12.Which of the following represent „school hour go fine‟?

1) pa be fi ga 4) ga no mi le

2) no mi ra pa 5) None of these

3) pa no ga mi

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13.„mi fi le‟ would means

1) it one to 4) it one hour

2) to rush one 5) None is correct

14.What does „sa‟ stands for?

1) rush

2) traffic

3) it

3) rush hour it

4) is

5) None of these

15.Which of the following may represent „traffic is for one hour‟?

1) fi ye no mi ru 4) fi sa do mi ru

2) fi le do mi ru 5) None of these

16.What does „do‟ stand for?

1) hour

5) None of these

2) „is‟ or „traffic‟

3) it

3) fi ye do mi ru

4) is

17.In a certain code if LOUD is written as JQSF then which of the following

English words shall be coded as PKQG?

1) RISE

2) ROPE

4) RICE

5) ROLE

18.In a certain code language DHIE is written as WSRV and AEFB is written as

ZVUY. How will GKLH be written in that code language?

1) SQNR

2) TQMP

3) TRDO

4) TPOS

5) None of these

19.In a certain code language the word COSTLY is written as WORVMF and the

word PRAISE is written as CVGDPS. How will the word SOCCER be written in

that code language?

1) PHAFMV

4) AKXPSB

2) BJWQRA

5) None of these

3) PGAENU

20.In a certain code language „he was not absent‟ is written as „ja si fe ra‟;

„absent case was not‟ is written as „ga fe ja ra‟; and „no one was absent‟ is

written as „da ge ra fe‟. What does „si‟ stand for ?

 1) was 2) not 3) one 4) he 5) case Answers: 1.5 2.2 3.4 4.1 5.2 6.1 7.3 8.1 9.5 10.2 11.5 12.3 13.4 14.1 15.3 16.2 17.1 18.4 19.1 20.4