# Quantitative Aptitude: Data Interpretation Questions Set 57

Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS RRB/PO/Clerk, SBI PO, NIACL, NICL, RBI Grade B/Assistant, BOI, Bank of Baroda and other competitive exams.

Directions(1-5): Study the following table carefully to answer the questions given below it.

1. What is the difference between total number of male officers in Advertising and Public Relations Departments and the total number of female managers in these two departments?
A)Â 110
B)Â 150
C) 200
D) 180
E) 205
Â Â Option C
Solution:
Male Officers = (600*7)/12 = 350
Female Managers = (900*5)/9 = 500
Public Relations Department:
Male Officers = (1500*7)/15 = 700
Female Managers Â = (800*7)/16 = 350
Required Difference = (350+700) â€“ (500+350) = 1050 â€“ 850 = 200
2. What is the respective ratio between total number of female managers from operations and finance departments and the total number of male officers from these two departments?
A)Â 2:3
B)Â 3:4
C) 2:5
D) 2:7
E) 1:2
Â Â Option B
Solution:

Female Managers :
Operations Department = (11*1200)/24 = 550
Finance Department = (13*1500)/30 = 650
Male Officers :
Operational Department = (1800*7)/18 = 700
Finance Department = (2200*9)/22 = 900
Required Ratio = (650+550) : (700+900) = 3 : 4
3. Total number of female employees (Managers and Officers) in procurement department is by what percent more than their male counter part?
A)Â 8%
B)Â 10%
C)20%
D) 15%
E) 11%
Â Â Option E
Solution:
Females in procurement department :
Managers = [17/(17+18)]*700 = 340
Officers = (11/20)*1200 = 660
Total = 340 + 660 = 1000
Males in Procurement department :
Managers = 700 â€“ 340 = 360
Officers = 1200 â€“ 660 = 540
Total = 360 + 540 = 900
Required Percent = [(1000 – 900)/900]*100 = 11%
4. What is the ratio between total number of managers in public relation, finance and sales and operation departments and the total number of officers in finance, advertising sales and procurement departments respectively?
A)Â 7:8
B)Â 10:13
C) 9:11
D) 8:7
E) 10:17
Â Â Option A
Solution:
Â Total number of managers in public relation, finance and sales and operation departments = 800 + 1500 + 1400 + 1200 = 4900
Officers in finance,Â  advertising sales and procurement departments
=2200 + 600 + 1600 + 1200 = 5600
Required Ratio = 4900 : 5600 = 7:8

5. Total number of female managers in finance department is what percent of the total number of male employees in sales department?
A)Â 42.5
B) 39.4
C) 33.2
D) 40.15
E) 24.8
Â Â Option B
Solution:
Female managers in Finance department = 650
Total male employees Â in sales department = (1400*4)/7 + 850 = 1650
Required PercentÂ  = (650/1650)*100 = 39.4
Directions(6-10): Data regarding number of books sold in either hard bound or paperback editions and also the categories of books sold in fiction and non- fiction categories by four different shops, in a particular mouth (Feb. 2015).
6. What is the average number of fiction books sold by shop A and B together?
A)Â 900
B)Â 990
C)1000
D) 1500
E) 1100
Â Â Option B
Solution:
Fiction books sold:
Shop A = 60% of [(5/3)*1200]= 1200
Shop B = (1200*65)/100= 780
Required % = (1200+780)/2 = 990

7. What is the respective ratio between the number of non-fiction books sold by shop C and number of non- fiction books sold by shop D?
A)Â 14(1/7)%
B)Â 11(1/9)%
C) 9(1/11)%
D) 8(1/17)%
E) 15(1/8)%
Â Â Option B
Solution:
Total books sold :
Shop B = 1200
Shop D = (8/5)*675 = 1080
Required % = [(1200-1080)/1080]*100
= 100/9 = 11(1/9)%
8. In March 2015, the number of paperback editions sold by shop D was 20% more than the same sold by the same shop in the previous month. The number of paperback editions sold in March 2015 by shop D constituted 50% of the total number of books sold by shop D in March 2015. What was the total number of books sold in March 2015 by shop D ?
A)Â 1620
B)Â 1600
C) 1550
D) 1490
E) 1560
Â Â Option A
Solution:
Paperback books sold by shop D in March 2015
= (675*120)/100 = 810
Total number of books sold in March 2015 = 810*2 = 1620
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9. The number of hard bound editions sold by shop CÂ  is what percent less than that sold by shop A ?
A)Â 77%
B)Â 65%
C) 75%
D) 80%
E) 60%
Â Â Option C
Solution:
Hard bound editions sold by shop C = (1/3)*600 = 200
Hard bound editions sold by shop A = (2/3)*1200 = 800
Required % = [(800-200)/800]*100 = 75%
10. The number of non-fiction sold by shop B is what % of the number of non-fiction books sold by shop A?
A)Â 33.15%
B)Â 39.99%
C)48.5%
D) 50%
E) 52.5%
Â Â Option E
Solution:
Total books sold by shop B = (6/5)*1000 = 1200
Non-fictionÂ  books soldÂ  = 1200 *(35/100) = 420
Total books sold by shop A = (5/3)*1200 = 2000
Non-fiction books sold = 2000*(40/100) = 800
Required % = (420/800)*100 = 52.5%

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