Verbal Reasoning - Data Sufficiency - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Data Sufficiency - Section 1 (Q.No. 4)
Directions to Solve

In 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

  • (A) 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
  • (B) 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
  • (C) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question
  • (D) If the data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question and
  • (E) If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.


4.

Question: How much was the total sale of the company ?

Statements:

  1. The company sold 8000 units of product A each costing Rs. 25.
  2. This company has no other product line.

I alone is sufficient while II alone is not sufficient
II alone is sufficient while I alone is not sufficient
Either I or II is sufficient
Neither I nor II is sufficient
Both I and II are sufficient
Answer: Option
Explanation:

From I, total sale of product A = Rs. (8000 x 25) = Rs. 200000.

From II, we know that the company deals only in product A.

This implies that sale of product A is the total sale of the company, which is Rs. 200000.

Discussion:
18 comments Page 2 of 2.

Devika said:   7 years ago
How can we come to the conclusion of option E when from statement 2 nothing can be concluded?

Please explain me.

Ind said:   8 years ago
Costing is not necessarily equal to the sale price.

Santosh said:   9 years ago
Both statement are necessary for know total sale.

Amit said:   9 years ago
Statement 2 alone is not sufficient to answer the above question because we do not get any estimate of the data hence we can not calculate the actual earning while the combination of both the statement can provide a feasible solution. Hence A is correct.

Florence said:   10 years ago
How do you know whether is a C or E because the answers look alike?

RBN said:   10 years ago
Without profit how can we get sell price where we are given only cost price?

Shashank said:   1 decade ago
How can we conclude that company deals only in product A?

Sharik farukh said:   1 decade ago
How can we come to the conclusion, when profit is not given?


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