**Hello Aspirants.**

Welcome to Online Quantitative Aptitude section in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are creating question sample From **Data ****Interpretation** that is important for IBPS, SBI, RRB,SSC and other competitive exams. We have included Some questions that are repeatedly asked in exams.

**I. Study the graph carefully to answer the questions that follow**

Percent profit made by two companies over the years.

Percent Profit = [(Income – Expenditure)/Expenditure]*100

**If in the year 2008 the expenditures incurred by company A and C were the same, what was the ratio of the income of company A to that of Company C in that year?**

A.26 :31

B.26 : 27

C.21 : 29

D.27 : 29

E.None of these

Answer –**B.26 : 27**

**Explanation :**

Let Expenditure = Rs.100

Income(A) = Rs. 130

Income(C) = Rs. 135

Ratio = 130 : 135 = 26 : 27

**If in the year 2012, the incomes of both companies A and C were same, What was the ratio of expenditure of Company A to the expenditure of Company C in that year?**

A.17 : 31

B.21 : 32

C.31 : 19

D.29 : 32

E.None of these

Answer –**D.29 : 32**

**Explanation :**

60 = (I-E)/E *100

E(A) = 5/8 x

45 = (I-E)/E *100

E(B) = 20/29 x

Ratio = 5/8 : 20/29 = 29: 32

**What is the ratio of the amount of profit earned by company A to that by company B in the year 2013?**

A.17 :29

B.11 : 17

C.11 : 15

D.Cannot be determined

E.None of these

Answer –**D.Cannot be determined**

**Explanation :**

Cannot be determined

**For Company B, in which year is the percent of increase in percent profit over that of previous year the highest?**

A.2009

B.2010

C.2011

D.2013

E.Cannot be determined

Answer –**C.2011**

**Explanation :**

In 2009, 35-30/30 *100 = 16.67%

In 2010, 40-35/35 *100 = 14.28%

In 2011, 50-40/40 *100 =**25%**

In 2012, 0%

In 2013, 60-50/50 *100 = 20%

**What is approximate percentage of the average per cent profit earned by company C to that of company A over all the years together?**

A.87%

B.78%

C.67%

D.76%

E.Cannot be determined

Answer –**A.87%**

**Explanation :**

Average per cent profit earned by company C = 235/6

Average per cent profit earned by company A = 270/6

Percentage = 235/270 * 100 = 87%

**II. Study the following table and Pie-Chart carefully and answer the following questions given below.**

**Number of students studying in different streams in six engineering colleges**

**Pie-charts show the distribution of students in different cities in colleges B and D.**

**What is the approximate percentage of the number of students pursuing Aerospace engineering to that of those pursuing mechanical engineering in the given six colleges?**

A.55%

B.58%

C.60%

D.62%

E.65%

Answer –**D.62%**

**Explanation :**

Number of students pursuing Aerospace engineering = 892

Number of students pursuing mechanical engineering = 1439

Percentage = 892/1439 * 100 = 62%

**How many students doing in Bio Technology in College D, were from Chennai?**

A.35

B.60

C.55

D.62

E.Cannot be determined

Answer –**E.Cannot be determined**

**Explanation :**

Given data is not sufficient.

**What is the difference between the number of students from Mumbai in colleges B and D?**

A.38

B.40

C.42

D.49

E.Cannot be determined

Answer –**D.49**

**Explanation :**

Total number of students in college B = 1225

Number of students from Mumbai in college B = 1225 * (32/100) = 392

Total number of students in college D = 1225

Number of students from Mumbai in college D = 1225 * (28/100) = 343

Difference = 392 – 343= 49

**What is the approximate percentage between the number of students from Cochin in college D to that of those from Kolkata in college B?**

A.50%

B.54%

C.67%

D.76%

E.82%

Answer –**C.67%**

**Explanation :**

Number of students from Kolkata in college B = 1225 * (12/100) = 147

Number of students from Cochin in college D = 1225 * (8/100) = 98

Percentage = 98/147 *100 = 67%

**What is the difference between the number of students pursuing Civil engineering and those pursuing Electrical and Electronics engineering in the given six colleges?**

A.23

B.30

C.33

D.40

E.43

Answer –**C.33**

**Explanation :**

Number of students pursuing Civil engineering = 1431

Number of students pursuing Electrical and Electronics engineering =1398

Difference = 33

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