How many gift boxes were sold on Monday ? (I) It was 10% more than the boxes sold on the earlier day i.e., Sunday. (II) Every third visitor to the shop purchased the box and 1500 visitors were there on Sunday.



Here we have two statements numbered I and II given below. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements.

  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 not sufficient to answer the question
  3. If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question
  4. If the data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question
  5. If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

How many gift boxes were sold on Monday ?
Statements:
I. It was 10% more than the boxes sold on the earlier day i.e., Sunday.
II. Every third visitor to the shop purchased the box and 1500 visitors were there on Sunday.

A. I alone is sufficient while II alone is not sufficient

B. II alone is sufficient while I alone is not sufficient

C. Either I or II is sufficient

D. Neither I nor II is sufficient

E. Both I and II are sufficient

Answer : E. Both I and II are sufficient


Explanation:


    From II, we can conclude (1500/3) i.e., 500 boxes were sold on Sunday.
    From I, we find that number of boxes sold on Monday = 500 + 10% of 500 = 550.


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