Important Data Interpretation Questions

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow:

A Village consists of 2400 employees working in different shops, viz; Vegetable shop, Fruit shop, Sweet shop, Mobile shop and Gift shop. The ratio of male to female employees in the Village is 5 : 3 respectively. Twelve per cent of the males work in the Vegetable shop. Twenty four per cent of the females work in the Gift shop. The ratio of males to females working in the Vegetable shop is 6 : 11 respectively. One-ninth of the females work in the Sweet shop. Forty two percent of the males work in the Mobile shop. Number of females working in the Mobile shop is ten percent of the males working in the same. The remaining females work in the Fruit shop. The total number of employees working in the Sweet shop is 285. Twenty two percent of the males work in the Fruit shop and the remaining work in the Gift shop.

1). The total number of females working in the Vegetable shop and Fruit shop together forms what percent of the total number of employees in Mobile shop?
a) 70.18%
b) 80.47%
c) 75.26%
d) 78.58%
e) 69.48%

2). What is the difference between the number of males in Fruit shop and number of females in the Gift shop together to the number of males in Mobile shop and number of females in the Vegetable shop together?
a) 434
b) 427
c) 404
d) 425
e) 414

3). The total number of employees working in the Gift shop forms what percent of the total number of employees in the Village? (Rounded off to two digits after decimal)
a) 17.34
b) 16.29
c) 11.47
d) 20.15
e) 15.63

4). The number of females working in the Mobile shop, Vegetable shop and Fruit shop together forms what percent of the total number of females in the Village?
a) 64.88
b) 57.65
c) 48.96
d) 75.27
e) 54.96

5). The number of males working in the Sweet shop and the number of females working in the Fruit shop together forms approximately what percent of the total number of males in the Village? (Rounded off the nearest percentage)
a) 50
b) 25
c) 21
d) 18
e) 28

 

 

Solution With Answer Key:

Directions(Q. 1-5):

 

1). Number of females is Vegetable shop and Fruit shop

= 330 + 191 = 521

Required percentage =521/ (600 + 63) × 100

= 521/663 × 100

= 78.58%

Answer is: d)

2). Number of males in Fruit shop and number of females to the Gift shop together = 330 + 216 = 546

Number of males in Mobile shop and number of females to the Vegetable shop together = 630 + 330 = 960

Difference = 960 – 546

= 414

Answer is: e)

3). Required percentage

= (175 + 216)/2400 × 100

= 391/2400 × 100

= 16.29

Answer is: b)

4). The number of females working in the Mobile shop, Vegetable shop and Fruit shop together = 63 + 330 + 191 = 584

Required percentage = 584/900 × 100

= 64.88%

Answer is: a)

5). Males working in Sweet shop = 185

Females working in Fruit shop = 191

Required percentage = (185 + 191)/1500 × 100

= 376/1500 × 100

= 25.06%

= 25%

Answer is: b)

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