Quantitative Aptitude: Data Interpretation Questions Set 137

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

There are three garments A, B and C sold shirts and pants in January 2019.

Number of shirts sold in garment C is 28 less than the number of pants sold in garment B. Number of shirts sold in garment B is 240, which is 20% more than the number of pants sold in the same garment.

Total number of items sold in company A is 50% of the total number of items sold in company B. Number of desktops sold in company A is half of the number of laptops sold in company B.

The ratio of the number of shirts sold in garment A to that of the number of pants sold in garment C is 25: 27.

  1. Number of shirts sold in garment A is what percentage more/less than number of pants sold in garment B?
    10% less
    20% less
    30% less
    40% less
    50% less
    Option E

    Required percentage = (200 – 100)/200 * 100

    = 100/200 * 100 = 50% less

     

  2. What is the ratio of the total number of pants sold in all the garments together to that of the total number of items sold in garment C?
    120: 70
    110: 70
    115: 70
    117: 70
    100: 70
    Option D
    Required ratio = (120 + 240 + 108): 280

    = 468: 280

    = 117: 70

     

  3. What is the difference between the total number of items sold in garments A to that of C?
    60
    67
    72
    54
    None of these
    Option A
    Required diff = 280 – 220 = 60

     

  4. If garment D sold number of pants is 20% more than that of garment A and the ratio of the number of pants sold in garment D to that of shirts is 2: 3. What is the total number of items sold in garment D?

    360
    300
    350
    200
    230
    Option A

    Number of pants sold in garment D = 120 * (120/100) = 144

    Number of shirts sold in garment D = 144 * (3/2) = 216

    Required total = 144 + 216 = 360

     

  5. If 20% of the shirts sold in garment B is defective, find the number of non – defective shirts sold in garment B?

    191
    148
    165
    123
    192
    Option E
    Required number of shirts= 240 * 80/100 = 192

     

  6. Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow:

    In one of the college there are 1300 students. The college has five departments – COMPUTER, ENGLISH, SCIENCE, Maths and Arts. Out of the total number of female students in the college, 30% study in COMPUTER department, 22% study in SCIENCE department, 18% study in ENGLISH department, 12% study in Arts department and remaining 90 female students study in Maths department. Out of the total number of male students in the college, 18% study in COMPUTER department, 20% study in SCIENCE department, 30% study in Arts department, 22% study in ENGLISH department and the remaining students study in Maths department.

  7. The total number of male students studying in the Maths and ENGLISH department together is approximately what percent of the total number of students (both male and female) studying in COMPUTER and SCIENCE department together?
    12.5%
    45%
    25%
    11%
    13%
    Option B
    Number of male student in Maths department = 80
    Number of male student in ENGLISH department = 176
    Total male of Maths and ENGLISH = 256
    Total number of students in COMPUTER department = 294
    Total number of students in SCIENCE department = 270
    Total students of SCIENCE and COMPUTER = 564
    Required percentage = 256 * 100/564 = 45%

     

  8. If the male students in SCIENCE department is increase by 20%, the male students in the Maths department increase by 10%, 25% of male student increased by Arts department and 16 male students Joins COMPUTER department and the number of male students in the ENGLISH department is same, what is the percentage increase in the number of male students in the college?
    4.5%
    14.5%
    22.5%
    10.5%
    5.5%
    Option B
    Number of male students in SCIENCE department = 160 * 120/100 = 192
    Number of male students in Maths department = 80 * 110/100 = 88
    Number of male students in Arts department = 240 * 125/100 = 300
    Number of male students in COMPUTER department = 144 + 16 = 160
    Number of male students in ENGLISH department = 176
    New total number of male students in the college = 916
    Required percentage = (916 – 800) * 100/800 = 14.5%

     

  9. If 50 female students from COMPUTER department are transferred to the Arts department and 20 male students from Arts department are transferred to the COMPUTER department, what is the ratio of the number of female student to the number of male students in the Arts department after the transfer the students?
    1: 2
    1: 8
    1: 5
    3: 2
    5: 2
    Option A
    After transferred the number of female students in Arts department
    = 60 + 50 = 110
    After transferred number of male students in Arts department
    = 240 – 20 = 220
    Required ratio = 110: 220 = 1: 2

     

  10. What is the average number of students (both male and female) who study in COMPUTER, Arts and SCIENCE department together?
    220
    245
    213
    214
    288
    Option E
    Average = (294 + 300 + 270)/3 = 864/3 = 288

     

  11. What is the difference between the number of students (both male and female) studying in ENGLISH department and the number of students (both male and female) studying in Maths department?
    90
    92
    94
    96
    98
    Option D
    Difference = 266 – 170 = 96

     

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