## Data Interpretation Questions for CAT

January 7th, 2012 | | Posted in Data Interpretation

Directions for Questions 1 to 4: Answer the following questions based on the information given below:
The bar chart below shows the revenue received, in million US Dollars (USD), from subscribers to a particular Internet service. The data covers the period 2003 to 2007 for the United States (US) and Europe. The bar chart also shows the estimate revenues from the subscription to this service for the period 2008 to 2010.

1. While the subscription in Europe has been growing steadily towards that of the US, the growth rate in Europe seems to be declining. Which of the following is closest to the percent change in growth rate of 2007 (over 2006) relative to the growth rate of 2005 (over 2004)?
a. 17
b. 20
c. 35
d. 60
e. 100

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## Data Interpretation Questions

April 24th, 2011 | | Posted in Data Interpretation

Sample data interpretation questions: Directions for next 5 Data Interpretation Questions: Answer the data interpretation questions based on the following graph:

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1. Which year has showed the greatest percentage increase in profit as compared to the previous year?
a. 1993
b. 1994
c. 1990
d. 1992
e. 1991
Ans.d.
Percentage Increase = [Final value - Initial value] 100/Initial value Using this formula & conversion of fractions into percentage, calculate the percentage increase for the various years. Maximum percentage increase is for the year 1992
= (40 – 30)/30 = 1/3 = 33.33%.

2. The average revenue collected in the given seven years is approximately:
a. Rs. 164 lakh
b. Rs. 168 lakh
c. Rs. 171 lakh
d. Rs. 175 lakh
e. Rs. 176 lakh
Ans.b.
Average Revenue = (Total Revenue)/ (Number of years)
= (122 + 130 + 145 + 170 + 185 + 200 + 222)/7
= 1174/7
= 167.7 = 168(approx.)

3. In which year was the growth in expenditure greatest as compared to the previous year?
a. 1993
b. 1995
c. 1991
d. 1992
e. 1994
Ans.d.
From the table, it can be seen that growth in expenditure as compared to the previous year was maximum in 1992.

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## CAT, MAT, XAT and Bank PO Exam Data Interpretation Questions

March 17th, 2010 | | Posted in Data Interpretation

Data Interpretation Questions: Directions for next 4 CAT data interpretation questions: Answer the data interpretation questions based on the following data.
The number of mobile phones sold in India was 24 lakhs in 2001. The mobile phone market has been growing at the rate of 25% per annum every year since 2001.

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1. If Samsung sold 62,000 units in November 2002, by how much is its sales above the average monthly sales for the year 2002?
a. 16,500
b. 17,000
c. 17,500
d. 18,000
e. 18,000

2. If instead of the normal growth rate, the mobile phone market experiences a rapid growth of 40% for the year 2003 over the previous year and the total market is worth Rs, 3,600 crore in that year, then what is the average value of a mobile phone in 2003?
a. Rs. 8,900
b. Rs. 8,400
c. Rs. 8,600
d. Rs. 8,700
e. Cannot be determined

3. If the total market of Nokia phones is worth Rs. 1,000 crore in 2001, then what is the average value of a Nokia mobile in 2003?
a. Rs. 19,800
b. Rs. 14,600
c. Rs. 17,200
d. Rs. 16,800
e. cannot be determined

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## Sample Data Interpretation Questions

March 10th, 2010 | | Posted in Data Interpretation

Sample Data Interpretation Questions: Directions for next 4 sample data interpretation questions on the basis of the information given below.

The number of books in store, number of books sold, number of books ordered but not picked up and sales returns from previous years have been shown in the figures below for Om book store for threes years. The stored opened in the year 2000. Numbers of books in a year include books ordered but not picked up in that year. However, net sales for a year are calculated based on the difference between number of books sold and the sales returns for the year. 60% of books ordered but not picked up, are picked up in the next year and the remaining in the year after that. Numbers of books available for sales at the beginning of the year in store = unsold of last year + Sales returned books of the last year + Fresh purchases for the year are made at the beginning of the year.
Numbers of books sold in a year does not include books from past year which but not picked up.

1. How many units of books were picked up from the store in 2002?
a. 860
b. 700
c. 810
d. None of these

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## Data Interpretation Questions with Solutions

January 5th, 2010 | | Posted in Data Interpretation

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Direction for next 5 Data Interpretation Questions: Answer the data interpretation questions based on the following table.

Following table shows the scores of students in 8 MOCK CAT (section wise). Assume all MOCK CAT contain 3 sections, each sections have 50 questions. The total of the scores in 3 sections is compared with “cut off” and if his total score is higher than the “cut off”, it is said that he has cleared the “cut off”.

 English Quant D.I. Cut-off MOCK 1 23 12 19 56 MOCK 2 24 17 18 62 MOCK 3 29 11 23 60 MOCK 4 21 14 21 57 MOCK 5 19 13 25 59 MOCK 6 26 17 21 60 MOCK 7 25 19 23 58 MOCK 8 27 20 21 65

1. In how many MOCK CATs did he clear the cut off?

a. 2

b. 3

c. 4

d. 5

2. In which MOCK CAT did he score the maximum total marks?

a. 3rd

b. 6th

c. 7th

d. 8th

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## Data Interpretation Questions

January 2nd, 2010 | | Posted in Data Interpretation

Data Interpretation Questions With Solutions.

Directions for next 4 Data Interpretation Questions: Answer these questions on the basis of the following information given on the next page.

‘Standard’ and ‘Super’ are two varieties of TVs manufactured by the company ‘XYZ Ltd.’ ‘Standard’ was introduced in the year 1995 and ‘Super’ was introduced in the year 2000. For each of the brands. 20% of TVs purchased in a particular year were disposed of exactly two year later. It is known that 12 standard TVs were disposed of in 2001. The following bar graph shows the number of ‘Standard’ and ‘Super’ TVs in use for the years 1999 to 2004, as the end of every year.

1. How many Super TVs were purchased in 2003?

a. 15

b. 20

c. 30

d. 35

2. In total, how many Super TVs disposed of by the end of 2004?

a. 20

b. 22

c. 28

d. Cannot be determined

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## Data Interpretation Questions

December 29th, 2009 | | Posted in Data Interpretation

Directions for next 5 Data Interpretation Questions: Answer the Data Interpretation questions based on the following graph:

1. Which year has showed the greatest percentage increase in profit as compared to the previous year?

a. 1993

b. 1994

c. 1990

d. 1992

2. The average revenue collected in the given seven years is approximately:

a. Rs. 164 lakh

b. Rs. 168 lakh

c. Rs. 171 lakh

d. Rs. 175 lakh

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## CAT Data Interpretation Questions

December 3rd, 2009 | | Posted in Data Interpretation

Direction for next 4 CAT Data Interpretation Questions: Refer to the graph below and answer the Data Interpretation Questions that follow.

Trends in the oil prices in the international market and India’s oil consumption are given bellow for the period 1985 – 1995.

1. The sharpest increase in the oil price in the international market over the previous year took place in the year.
a. 1987
b. 1989
c. 1992
d. 1995

2. How many times the oil prices in the international market and India’s oil consumption showed the same trend during the given period?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4

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