# Data Interpretation (Test 3)

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Q.1
Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow.
Number of trees planted (in hundreds) by five different NGOs in six different years in two different states

What was the respective ratio between the number of trees planted by NGO-A in the year
2006 in state-A and the number of trees planted by NGO-E in the year 2008 in state-B?
A. 36 : 11
B. 11 : 7
C. 36 : 7
D. 14 : 9
E. None of these
Answer : Option C
Explaination / Solution:

Number of trees planted by NGO-A in the year 2006 in state - A = 2160
Number of trees planted by NGO-E in the year 2008 in state - B = 420

Required ratio
= 21.6 : 4.2
= 36 : 7

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Q.2
Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow.
Number of trees planted (in hundreds) by five different NGOs in six different years in two different states

What was the average number of trees planted by NGO-B in the state-A over all the years together?
A. 1005
B. 1050
C. 1015
D. 1205
E. None of these
Answer : Option A
Explaination / Solution:

Number of trees planted by NGO-B in the state-A over all the years = 6030
Required average
=  (1420+790+770+1040+1260+750)/6
= 6030/6
= 1005

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Q.3
Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow.
Number of trees planted (in hundreds) by five different NGOs in six different years in two different states

What was the approximate percentage decrease in the number of trees planted by NGO-C in
state-B in the year 2009 as compared to the previous year?
A. 28
B. 22
C. 26
D. 16
E. 20
Answer : Option B
Explaination / Solution:

Number of trees planted by NGO-C in state-B in the year 2008 = 820
Number of trees planted by NGO-C in state-B in the year 2009 = 640
Required percentage
= ((8.2-6.4)/8.2)*100
= 22 (approx)

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Q.4
Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow.
Number of trees planted (in hundreds) by five different NGOs in six different years in two different states

Which NGO planted the second lowest number of trees in both the states together in the year
2009?
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E
Answer : Option D
Explaination / Solution:

NGO A = 10.8 + 12.4 = 23.2
NGO B = 12.6 + 6.2 = 18.8
NGO C = 8.6 + 6.4 = 15
NGO D = 8.4 + 5.2 = 13.6
NGO E = 6.9 + 3.8 = 10.7

NGO-D plant 13.6 hundred trees in 2009 which was the second lowest.

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Q.5
Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow.
Number of trees planted (in hundreds) by five different NGOs in six different years in two different states

Number of trees planted by NGO-D in the state-B in the year 2007 was approximately what
percentage of the number of trees planted by NGO-A in the state-A in the year 2009?
A. 46
B. 52
C. 70
D. 58
E. 64
Answer : Option D
Explaination / Solution:

Number of trees planted by NGO-D in the state-B in the year 2007 = 630
Number of trees planted by NGO-A in the state-A in the year 2009 = 1080
Required percentage
= (6.3/10.8)*100
= 58(approx.)

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Q.6
Directions : Study the graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:

The graph represents the total productions (in tons) and total sales (in tons) of company A and B of six
years.

The below table represents the ratio of the production (in tons) of company A and B, and the ratio of the sales of company A in (in tons) to the sales of company B (in tons):

What is the ratio of the production of company B (in tons) in the year 2010 to sales of company A in 2008?
A. 16:164
B. 64:165
C. 33:32
D. 644:165
E. None of these
Answer : Option C
Explaination / Solution:

600*[11/20] : 500*[16/25] = 33:32

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Q.7
Directions : Study the graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:

The graph represents the total productions (in tons) and total sales (in tons) of company A and B of six
years.

The below table represents the ratio of the production (in tons) of company A and B, and the ratio of the sales of company A in (in tons) to the sales of company B (in tons):

What is the ratio of total production of company B in the year 2008 and 2010 to the sales of company B in the same years?
A. 44:81
B. 81:44
C. 95:81
D. 59:81
E. None of these
Answer : Option B
Explaination / Solution:

[480+330] : [180+260] = 81:44

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Q.8
Directions : Study the graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:

The graph represents the total productions (in tons) and total sales (in tons) of company A and B of six
years.

The below table represents the ratio of the production (in tons) of company A and B, and the ratio of the sales of company A in (in tons) to the sales of company B (in tons):

What is the average sales (in tons) of company B in all over the years?
A. 149.67 tons
B. 146.33 tons
C. 147.67 tons
D. 150.67 tons
E. None of these
Answer : Option E
Explaination / Solution:

[140+180+90+260+180+40]/6 = 148.33 tons

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Q.9
Directions : Study the graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:

The graph represents the total productions (in tons) and total sales (in tons) of company A and B of six
years.

The below table represents the ratio of the production (in tons) of company A and B, and the ratio of the sales of company A in (in tons) to the sales of company B (in tons):

What is the average production of company B in years – 2008, 2009, 2010?
A. 345.33 tons
B. 363.33 tons
C. 353.33 tons
D. None of these
E. 343.33 tons
Answer : Option E
Explaination / Solution:

[480+220+330]/3 = 343.33 tons

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Q.10
Directions : Study the graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:

The graph represents the total productions (in tons) and total sales (in tons) of company A and B of six
years.

The below table represents the ratio of the production (in tons) of company A and B, and the ratio of the sales of company A in (in tons) to the sales of company B (in tons):

The sales of company B in the year 2008 is what % of production of company B in the same year?
A. 36.5%
B. 34.5%
C. 38.5%
D. 39.5%
E. None of these
Answer : Option E
Explaination / Solution:

[180/480]*100 = 37.5%

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