# Aptitude Questions: Data Interpretation Set 44

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Bank PO Level Questions :-

I. Following Line graph shows the percentage increase in the salaries of four persons during the years 2003 to 2008 with respect to previous year.

1. Which of the following is the average percentage increase in the salary of C during the six years?
A. 20%
B. 40%
C. 15%
D. 10%
Explanation :
Average percentage increase in salary of B during 6 years = (10+20+30+10+20+30)/6 = 20%

2. If the ratio of salaries A and B at the end of the year 2002 was 4:3, then what was the ratio of their salaries at the end of year 2008?
A. 20:44
B. 40:39
C. 50:39
D. 50:44
Explanation :
Salary of A at the end of the year 2008 = 120% of 125% of 130 % of 120% of 110% of 110% of 4x
Salary of A at the end of the year 2008 = 110% of 110% of 120 % of 120% of 130% of 130% of 3x
Ratio of their salaries at the end of the year 2008 =
(120*125*130*120*110*110*4x)/(110*110*120*120*130*130*3x)=(125*4x)/(130*3x) = 50:39

3. If the salaries of B and D were equal at the end of the year 2004, then what was the ratio of the salaries of B and D at the end of the year 2005?
A. 12:13
B. 14:19
C. 12:11
D. 15:14
Explanation :
The salaries of B and D were equal at the end of the year 2004.
B’s salary = D’s salary = x
Ratio of the salaries of B and C at the end of the year 2005 = 120% of x: 110% of x =12:11

4. If the ratio of salaries of A, B, C and D at the end of the year 2004 was 7:11:17:13, then what was the ratio of their salaries at the end of the year 2007?
A. 2:13:17:19
B. 4:19:13:17
C. 7:12:17:11
D. 15:14:17:11
Explanation :
Ratio of salaries of A, B, C and D at the end of the year 2004 = 7:11:17:13
Ratio of salaries of A, B, C and D at the end of the year 2007
= 130% of 120% of 110% of 7 : 120% of 120% of 130% of 11 : 130% of 110% of 120% of 17: 110% of 110% of 120% of 13
= 7:12:17:11

5. If the salary of D at the end of the year 2002 was Rs. 50000, then what was his salary at the end of 2007?
A. Rs. 2,13,719
B. Rs. 1,13,016
C. Rs. 1,13,256
D. Rs. 1,15,417
Explanation :
salary of D at the end of the year 2002 = Rs. 50000
Salary of D at the end of 2007 = 130% of 120% of 110% of 110% of 120% of 50000 = 1,13,256

II. Refer to the line graph and answer the given questions

Percentage rise in profit of two companies over the years

1. If the profit earned by company A in the year 2005 was Rs.1.50 lakh, what was the profit earned by the company A in the year 2006?
A. 185000
B. 172500
C. 165500
D. 182500
Explanation :
Profit earned by company A in the year 2005 = Rs.1.50 lakh
profit earned by the company A in the year 2006 = 115% of 150000 = 172500

2. If the profit earned by company B in the year 2007 was Rs.2 lakh, what was the profit earned by the company B in the year 2008?
A. 285000
B. 272500
C. 250000
D. 282500
Explanation :
Profit earned by company B in the year 2005 = Rs.2 lakh
profit earned by the company B in the year 2006 = 125% of 200000 = 250000

3. If the profit earned by company A in the year 2006 was Rs.1.84 lakh, what was the amount of profit earned by the company B in the year 2006?
A. Rs. 2.14 lakh
B. Rs. 2.44 lakh
C. Rs. 2.32 lakh
D. cannot be determined
Answer – D. cannot be determined
Explanation :
From the value of the profit earned by company A, we cannot determine the profit value of B.

4. What is the percentage increase in percentage rise in profit of company B in the year 2007 from the previous year?
A. 20%
B. 5%
C. 10%
D. 15%
Explanation :
Percentage rise in profit of company B in the year 2006 = 25%
Percentage rise in profit of company B in the year 2007 = 30%
Required Percentage rise = 30-25/25 = 20%

5. What is the average percentage rise in profit of company B over all the years together?
A. 125/6 %
B. 135/6 %
C. 145/6 %
D. 155/6 %