# Data Interpretation for IBPS SO/Clerk Main

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the radar-graph carefully and answer the questions that follow.
Monthly expenditure (in ` lakh) of five different companies in three different years

1.What is the percentage decrease in monthly expenditure of HCL in the year 2011 as compared with the previous year 2010?
1) 161/3%
2) 261/3%
3) 30%
4) 331/3%
5) 531/3%
2.If the monthly expenditure of Infosys in the year 2010 was increased by 40 per cent, what would its expenditure be in that year?
1) ₹ 19.5 lakh
2) ₹ 20 lakh
3) ₹ 21 lakh
4) ₹ 35 lakh
5) None of these
3.The total monthly expenditure of TCS in all the years together is what per cent of the total monthly expenditure of all the five companies together in the year 2012?
1) 5626/29%
2) 4426/29%
3) 3416/29%
4) 5416/29%
5) None of these
4.What is the ratio of monthly expenditure of Wipro in the year 2010 to that of HCL in the year 2012?
1) 7 : 2
2) 5 : 7
3) 7 : 5
4) 5 : 4
5) 2 : 7
5.What is the average of the monthly expenditure of Tech Mahindra in the year 2011, that of Wipro in the year 2010 and that of TCS in the year 2012?
1) ₹ 250000
2) ₹ 280000
3) ₹ 3500000
4) ₹ 2500000
5) ₹ 3000000

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow:
There are two universities – University U1 and University U2. Both universities have four different departments, viz Mathematics Department, Geography Department, Physics Department and Chemistry Department. In University U1 there are total 1400 staff. University U2 has forty per cent more staff than University U1. Twentyfive per cent of the staff of University U1 are in Mathematics Department. One-fifth of the total number of staff of University U1 are in Chemistry Department. Thirtyfive per cent of the staff of University U1 are in Geography Department. Remaining staff of University U1 are in Physics Department. The total number of staff in Geography Department is 686. Fortyfive per cent of the staff of University U2 are in Chemistry Department. Fifteen per cent of the total staff of University U2 are in Mathematics Department. The remaining staff of University U2 are in Physics Department.
6.If the monthly salary of a staff member in Mathematics Department is ₹ 9500, what will be the total amount paid by University U2 to the entire staff in Mathematics Department?
1) ₹ 27.93 lakh
2) ₹ 2.793 lakh
3) ₹ 20.7 lakh
4) ₹ 27.05 lakh
5) ₹ 33.25 lakh
7.The total number of staff in Geography Departments of both the universities together is what per cent of the total number of staff in University U1?
1) 39%
2) 49%
3) 65%
4) 35%
5) 51%
8.What is the difference between the total number of staff in Chemistry Department of University U2 and the total number of staff in Physics and Chemistry Departments together of University U1?
1) 222
2) 252
3) 322
4) 232
5) 482
9.What is the ratio of the number of staff in Geography Department of University U2 to the total number of staff in Mathematics Department of University U1?
1) 25 : 14
2) 4 : 35
3) 7 : 5
4) 7 : 6
5) 14 : 25
10.The total number of staff in Chemistry Department of University U1 is approximately what per cent of the total number of staff of University U2?
1) 14%
2) 18%
3) 15%
4) 28%
5) None of these

1. 4
2. 3
3. 2
4. 5
5. 4
6. 1
7. 2
8. 3
9. 5
10. 1