Quantitative Aptitude - Data Interpretation Questions


What is Quantitative Aptitude- Data Interpretation?

 

Data Interpretation is the process of analysing data, inspecting the elements in data and Interpreting to extract maximum information from the given set of data or information. The data is given in the form of charts, tables and graphs. Data Interpretation has no particular syllabus, this section tests one's ability in analysing data, decision making capability and speed. Data Interpretation looks simple and easy but the calculations are time consuming. For solving the data interpretation problems efficiently one should analyse the given data and focus on aspects of the data that are necessary to answer the questions, before attending data interpretation section one should be very comfortable with numbers, calculations, percentages, fractions, averages and ratios to increase the calculation speed.

 

We come across Data Interpretation Questions in many competitive exams and Entrance Tests like Bank Exams (SBI PO), MBA entrance exams (CAT, MAT), HPAS, APPSC group1, HR executives, UPSC CPF (AC),IBPS ,UP Police constable exams, TNPSC VAO, WBSC, PPSC, HAL Results, NDA, Lokhsabha secretariat, Rajyasabha secretariat exams and more

 

Thorough practice of different papers on data interpretation allows you to solve different kinds of data interpretation and can help improve your logic in solving problems.

 

We have a large database of questions on Quantitative Aptitude (Data Interpretation) for you to practice and score high.


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The bar chart shows the sales (in '000 units) of 4 mobile brands for 3 years.

In 2017 the sales of each brand increased by the same percentage as it did in the year 2016. What will be the approximate average sales (in units) of mobiles per
brand in year 2017?

A) 9175 B) 8360
C) 9436 D) 9678
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 9175

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Profit after tax for any year = profit of that year - tax of that year

Tax on any year = tax rate of that year x profit of the year

 

What is the total sum (in '000 crores) of profit after tax for Y1 to Y8?

A) 1763.6 B) 1803.2
C) 1820.2 D) 1872.4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1820.2

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The pie chart given below shows the runs scored by a player against 6 different countries. The total runs scored by the player against these countries are 1600.

Difference between the total runs scored against Australia and New Zealand and the total runs scored against Sri Lanka and Pakistan make what sectorial angle (in degrees) in the pie chart?

A) 90 B) 144
C) 36 D) 72
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 72

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Refer the below data table and answer the following question.


If the company has issued six lakh shares between its five partners and if chinmay offers to sell 15,000 of his shares to Dhiraj, then Dhiraj will have how many shares?

A) 45000 shares B) 30000 shares
C) 60000 shares D) 15000 shares
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 45000 shares

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In a certain town of population size 1,00,000 three types of newspapers (I, II and III) are available. The percentages of the people in the town who read these papers are as follows:

What is the number of people who read at least two newspaper?

A) 12,000 B) 13,000
C) 14,000 D) 15,000
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 12,000

Explanation:
As we can see from the above venn diagram the number of people who read two or more newspapers are
1% + 1% + 3% + 7% = 12% = 12/100 * 100000 = 12000
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A survey was conducted to find what genre of movies people liked the most. 1200 people answered the survey. The pie chart shows the results of that survey. The numbers in the pie chart are the ratios. Study the diagram and answer the following questions.

Which two genres of movies were liked the least?

A) Fiction and Historical B) Fiction and Drama
C) Drama and Historical D) Drama and Romance
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Fiction and Historical

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The bar chart shows the sales (in '000 units) of 4 mobile brands for 3 years.

What is the percentage increase in the total number of mobiles sold by these four brands from 2014 to 2016?

A) 42.1 B) 38.63
C) 32.43 D) 30.16
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 38.63

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Refer the below data and answer the following question.

If the company has issued six lakh shares between its five partners and if Basu offers to sell 15000 of his shares to Ejaz, then Ejaz will have how many shares?

A) 270000 shares B) 300000 shares
C) 255000 shares D) 285000 shares
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 285000 shares

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