Data Interpretation Quiz for Syndicate Bank PO, Canara Bank PO and LIC AAO Set-2

Directions (Q.1-5): Study the data carefully and answer the quetsions.

The table show the number of newspaper sold by five different shops.

 Shop A  Shop B  Shop C  Shop D  Shop E
January 520 484 505 490 480
February 475 550 615 465 635
March 450 620 320 515 490
April 530 380 495 575 600
May 375 425 605 550 520

Q.1 The total number of newspaper sold by Shop A and Shop B together in March is how much percent more than the total number of newspaper sold by Shop D and Shop E in May?

(A) 18%

(B) 12%

(C) 15%

(D) 20%

(E) None of these

Q.2 What is the difference between the newspaper sold by all shops in Feburary and April?

(A) 160

(B) 180

(C) 250

(D) 220

(E) 110

Q.3 If the newspaper sold by Shop C in June is 25% more than the newspaper sold by Shop C in March and the ratio of the newspaper sold by Shop C in June to that of July is 8:7, find the total number of newspaper sold by Shop C in July.

(A) 390

(B) 420

(C) 350

(D) 510

(E) None of these

Q.4 Find the average number of newspaper sold by Shop A, Shop C and Shop D in January.

(A) 535

(B) 565

(C) 595

(D) 505

(E) 545

Q.5 Find the ratio of the total number of newspaper sold by Shop A and Shop B in May to that of the total number of newspaper sold by Shop D in Feburary and March.

(A) 7: 8

(B) 40 : 49

(C) 35 : 32

(D) 3 : 5

(E) 30 : 29

Answer 1. (E) None of these

Explanation:

Total number of newspaper sold by Shop A and Shop B together in March = 450 + 620 = 1070

Total number of newspaper sold by Shop D and Shop E in May = 550 + 520 = 1070

% more =
1070 − 1070
     1070
× 100

= 0%

Answer 2. (A) 160

Explanation:

Total number of newspaper sold by all shop in February = 475 + 550 + 615 + 465 + 635

= 2740

Total number of newspaper sold by all shop in April = 530 + 380 + 495 + 575 + 600

= 2580

Difference = 2740 − 2580 = 160

Answer 3. (C) 350

Explanation:

Total number of newspaper sold by Shop C in March = 320

Total number of newspaper sold by Shop C in June = 320 × 125% = 400

Ratio,

Newspaper sold by Shop C in June : Newspaper sold by Shop C in July = 8 : 7

400 : Newspaper sold by Shop C in July = 8 : 7

Newspaper sold by Shop C in July = 350

Answer 4. (D) 505

Explanation:

Total number of newpaper sold by Shop A, C and D in Jaunary = 520 + 505 + 490

= 1515

Average = 1515/ 3 = 505

 

Answer 5. (B) 40 : 49

Explanation:

Total number of newspaper sold by Shop A and B in May = 375 + 425 = 800

Total number of newspaper sold by Shop D in Feburary and March = 465 + 515 = 980

Ratio = 800 : 980 = 40 : 49

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