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Data Interpretation Questions for Bank Exams 2016

I. Study the following pie-chart carefully to answer the given questions

Percentage of Students Who are Studying
Different Specializations in a Management Institute.
Total number of Students = 4500.

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The ratio of men to women in each Specialization.

Specialization Men Women
HR 2 3
Marketing 7 5
International Business 5 1
Banking 17 10
IT 1 2
Finance 5 4


1. What is the total number of men studying in the Institute?

(a) 1665
(b) 2421
(c) 2025
(d) 1954

Solution:   First we have to calculate men and women from pie chart and table for each specialization. It becomes easy to answer other questions also.

Specialization Men Women Total
HR 396 594 990
Marketing 720 420 720
International Business 675 135 810
Banking 340 200 540
IT 315 630 945
Finance 275 220 495
2421 2079 4500

Number of students in HR
Number of men in HR = 2/5 ×22/100 ×4500 = 2×22×9 = 396.
The number of women in HR = 3/5 ×22/100 ×4500 =594. (This way we have to calculate for each specialization).

From the above, the answer is 2421.

2.The number of women studying marketing is approximate what percent of the total number of students in the institute?

(a) 5  (b) 12  (c) 15  (d) 7

Solution: The required percentage is (300×100)/4500 = 6.6% = 7%.

3. What is the total number of men studying Banking and International Business?
(a) 1125
(b) 297
(c) 1015
(d) 594

Solution: The required number of men = 675 + 340 =1015.

4. The number of women studying finance is what percent of the number of men studying the same?
(a) 80
(b) 65
(c) 95
(d) 70

Solution:  The required percentage = (220×100)/275.

5. In which specialization do the maximum number of women study?
(a) IT
(b) Marketing
(c) HR
(d) Finance.

Solution: From the above solved table. The obvious answer is IT.

II. The following Bar-Chart gives the production of cycles by three different companies X, Y and Z for different years. Study this chart to answer the questions that follow.

Data Interpretation for bank exams 2016X= Red, Y = green, Z= blue

1. Considering the production of each company separately in how many instances, is the percentage increase in the production of cycles over the previous year ‘production greater than 20%?

(a) 4
(b) 6
(c) 5
(d) 7

2. The annual percentage increase in the total production of cycles from 1995 to 1999 was:
(A) 24.08%
(b) 23.12%
(c)22. 64%
(d) 24.02%
(e) None of these.

3. In 1996, 15% of rural population and 8% of urban population used cycles as their mode of transportation. If the total population in 1996 is 1.1 billion, then what is the rural population in million? Assume that one cycle is used by a single person.

(a) 600
(b) 0.6
(c) 0.5
(d) 500
(e) None of these.

4. If the ratio of average cost to the customer of each cycle of the companies X, Y and Z is 2:4:3, then what is the percentage increase in the total revenue of the cycles produced in the years 1997 to 1999. (Assume that the cost of the cycle remained the same.)

(a) 39.89%
(b) 40.53%
(c) 42.64%
(e) None of these.

5. Over the five-year period , the percentage increase in production was maximum for:
(a) X.
(b) Y
(c) Z
(d) Cannot be determined.
(e) None of these.

Note:  Solutions for 2nd Chart will be updated soon….

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