Data Interpretation Questions and Answers

Data Interpretation questions test one's ability in analysing data, inspecting the elements in data and interpreting them to extract maximum information from the given set of data or information. The data is usually given in the form of charts, tables and graphs.

Practise with our Data Interpretation questions and answers to help you know what to expect, improve your speed and confidence and be really prepared for the actual test.

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36.

The following pie chart gives the information about the distribution of weight in the human body according to different kinds of components. Study the pie charts and answer the question.

Distribution of Weight in Human Body

What percentage of proteins of the human body is equivalent to the weight of its skin ?

A.

41.66 %

B.

43.33 %

C.

44.44 %

D.

Cannot be determined

Correct answer is A

Total percentage = (10 / 24) x 100 = 41.6666667 %

37.

The following pie charts exhibit the distribution of the overseas tourist traffic from India. The two charts shows the tourist distribution by country and the age profiles of the tourists respectively.

Distribution of Overseas Tourist Traffic from India.

If amongst other countries, Switzerland accounted for 25% of the Indian tourist traffic, and it is known from official Swiss records that a total of 25 lakh Indian tourists had gone to Switzerland during the year, then find the number of 30-39 year old Indian tourists who went abroad in that year ?

A.

18.75 lakh

B.

25 lakh

C.

50 lakh

D.

75 lakh

Correct answer is D

Tourist traffic from other countries to Swiz is 20%.

Amongst this 20%, 25% of traffic from India.

So, 25% of 20% = 5% corresponds to the Indian traffic in Switzerland.

5 % corresponds to Switzerland's 25 lakh. Hence 15% will be 75 lakh.

38.

The following pie charts exhibit the distribution of the overseas tourist traffic from India. The two charts shows the tourist distribution by country and the age profiles of the tourists respectively.

Distribution of Overseas Tourist Traffic from India.

The ratio of the number of Indian tourists that went to USA to the number of Indian tourists who were below 30 years of age is ?

A.

2:1

B.

8:3

C.

3:8

D.

Cannot be determined

Correct answer is B

40:15 = 8:3

39.

The following pie charts exhibit the distribution of the overseas tourist traffic from India. The two charts shows the tourist distribution by country and the age profiles of the tourists respectively.

Distribution of Overseas Tourist Traffic from India.

What percentage of Indian tourist went to either USA or UK ?

A.

40 %

B.

50 %

C.

60 %

D.

70 %

Correct answer is B

(40+10) = 50% (from first chart)

40.

The following pie-chart shows the percentage distribution of the expenditure incurred in publishing a book. Study the pie-chart and the answer the questions based on it.

Various Expenditures (in percentage) Incurred in Publishing a Book

Which two expenditures together have central angle of 108°?

A.

Biding Cost and Transportation Cost

B.

Printing Cost and Paper Cost

C.

Royalty and Promotion Cost

D.

Binding Cost and Paper Cost

Correct answer is A

Central angle of 108° = ( 108/360 x 100 ) % of the total expenditure

= 30% of the total expenditure.

From the pie chart it is clear that:

Binding Cost + Transportation Cost = (20% + 10%) of the total expenditure

= 30% of the total expenditure.

Therefore Binding Cost and Transportation Cost together have a central angle of 108°