# SBI PO Exam Solved Paper : Data Analysis And Interpretation Held on 18-04-2010

__Solved Paper : SBI PO Exam - 2010__

__Data Analysis And Interpretation (Held on 18-4-2010)__

**Direction: **Study the following table carefully to answer the questions that follow

**Number (n) of candidates (in lakhs) appearing for an entrance examination From six different states and the percentage (p) of candidates clearing the same over the years**

**1. What is the respective ratio of total number of candidates clearing the entrance exam from State B in the year 2004 to those clearing the entrance exam from State C in the same year**

(1) 221: 148 (2) 218: 143

(3) 148: 221 (4) 143: 218

(5) None of these

**2. In which year did the highest number of candidates clear the entrance exam from State D ? **

(1) 2008 (2) 2006

(3) 2009 (4) 2007

(5) None of these

**3. What is the number of candidates not clearing the entrance exam from State A in the year 2007?**

(1) 186820 (2) 11682

(3) 1868200 (4) 116820

(5) None of these

**4. What is the total numberof candidates clearing the entrance exam from States E and F together in the year 2006 ?**

(1) 16160 (2) 110660

(3) 1.1066 (4) 1106600

(5) None of these

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**5. What is the average number of candidates appearing for the entrance exam from State D in the years 2007, 2008 and 2009 together ?**

**Direction: **Study the given information carefully and answer the questions that follow

**An urn contains 6 red, 4 blue, 2 green and 3 yellow marbles.**

**6. If four marbles are picked at random, what is the probability that at least one is blue ?**

(1) 4/11 (2) 69/91 (3) 11/15

(4) 22/91 (5) None of these

**7. If two marbles are picked at random, what is the probability that both are red ?**

(1) 1/6 (2) 1/3 (3) 2/15

(4) 2/5 (5) None of these

**8. If three marbles are picked at random, what is the probability that two are blue and one is yellow?**

(1) 3/91 (2) 1/5 (3) 18/455

(4) 7/15 (5) None of these

**9. If four marbles are picked at random, what is the probability that one is green, two are blue and one is red ?**

(1) 24/55 (2) 13/55 (3) 11/15

(4) 7/91 (5) None of these

**10. If two marbles are picked at random, what is the probability that either both are green or both are yellow ?**

(1) 5/91 (2) 1/35 (3) 1/3

(4) 4/105 (5) None of these

**Direction: **Study the given pie-charts carefully to answer the questions that follow

**Breakup of number of employees working in different departments of an organisation, the, number of males and the number of employees who recently got promoted in each department break-up of employees working in different departments total number of employees = 3,600 Employees working in different departments:**

**Break-up of number of males in each department**

**Total number of males in the organisation = 2,040**

**Break-up of number of males working in each department**

**Break-up of number of employees who recently got promoted in each department**

**Total number of employees who got promoted = 1,200**

**Number of employees who recently got promoted from each department**

**11. If half of the number of employees who got promoted from the IT department were males, what was the approximate percentage of males who got promoted from the IT department ?**

(1) 61 (2) 29 (3) 54

(4) 42 (5) 38

**12. What is the total number of females working in the Production and Marketing departments together ?**

(1) 468 (2) 812 (3) 582

(4) 972 (5) None of these

**13. How many females work in the Accounts department ?**

(1) 618 (2) 592 (3) 566

(4) 624 (5) None of these

**14. The total number of employees who got promoted from all the departments together was what percent of the total number of employees working in all the departments together ? (Rounded off to the nearest integer)**

(1) 56 (2) 21 (3) 45

(4) 33 (5) 51

**15. The number of employees who got promoted from the HR department was what percent of the total number of employees working in that department ? (rounded off to two digits after decimal) **

(1) 36.18 (2) 30.56 (3) 47.22

(4) 28.16 (5) None of these

**Direction:** Study the graph carefully to answer the questions that follow

**16. If the profit earned by Company L in the year 2005 was Rs. 1.84 lakhs, what was the profit earned by the company in the year 2006 ?**

(1) Rs. 2.12 lakhs (2) Rs. 2.3 lakhs

(3) Rs. 2.04 lakhs

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**17. If the profit earned by Company M in the year 2008 was Rs. 3.63 lakhs, what was he amount of profit earned by it in the year 2006 ?**

(1) Rs. 2.16 lakhs (2) Rs.1.98 lakhs

(3) Rs. 2.42 lakhs

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**18. What is the average percent rise in profit of Company L over all the years together ?**

**19. Which of the following statements is TRUE with respect to the above graph ? **

(1) Company M made the highest profit in the year 2009

(2) Company L made least profit in the year 2005

(3) The respective ratio between the profits earned by Company L and M In the year 2006 was 6:5

(4) Company L made the highest profit in the year 2008

(5) All are true

**20. What is the percentage increase in percent rise in profit of Company M in the year 2009 from the previour year ?**

(1) 25 (2) 15 (3) 50

(4) 75 (5) None of these

**Direction:** Study th a information carefully to answer the questions that follow.

A school consisting of a total of 1560 students has boys and girls in the ratio of 7:5 respectively. All the students are enrolled in different types of hobby classes, viz: Singing, Dancing and Painting. One-fifth of the boys are enrolled in only Dancing classes. Twenty percent of the girls are enrolled in only Painting classes. Ten percent of the boys are enrolled in only Singing classes. Twenty four percent of the girls are enrolled in both Singing and Dancing classes together. The number of girls enrolled in only Singing classes is two hundred percent of the boys enrolled in the same. One-thirteenth of the boys are enrolled in all the three classes together. The respective ratio of boys enrolled in Dancing and Painting classes together to the girls enrolled in the same is 2 :1 respectively. Ten percent of the girls are enrolled in only Dancing classes whereas eight percent of the girls are enrolled in both Dancing and Painting classes together. The remaining girls are enrolled in all the three classes together. The number of boys enrolled in Singing and Dancing classes together is fifty percent of the number of girls enrolled in the same. The remaining boys are enrolled in only Painting classes.

**21. What is the total number of boys who are enrolled in Dancing ?**

(1) 318 (2) 364

(3) 292 (4) 434

(5) None of these

**22. Total number of girls enrolled in Singing is approximately what percent of the total number of students in the school ?**

(1) 37 (2) 19

(3) 32 (4) 14

(5) 26

**23. What is the total number of students enrolled in all the three classes together ? **

(1) 135 (2) 164

(3) 187 (4) 142

(5) None of these

**24. Number of girls enrolled in only Dancing classes is what percent of the boys enrolled in the same? (rounded off to two digits after decimal)**

(1) 38.67 (2) 35.71

(3) 41.83 (4) 28.62

(5) None of these

**25. What is the respective ratio of the number of girls enrolled in only Painting classes to the number of boys enrolled in the same ?**

(1) 77 : 26 (2) 21 : 73

(3) 26 : 77 (4) 73 : 21

(5) None of these

**Direction: **Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow.

**26. What is the respective ratio between the profit earned by shopkeeper U in the months February2010 and March - 2010 together to that earned by shopkeeper Q in the same months ? **

(1) 637: 512 (2) 621 : 508

(3) 512: 637 (4) 508: 621

(5) None of these

**27. What is the percent increase in profit of shopkeeper S in the month of December - 2009 over the previous month ? (rounded off to two digits after decimal) **

(1) 3.15 (2) 2.67

(3) 2.18 (4) 3.33

(5) None of these

**28. Which shopkeeper’s profit kept increasing continuously over the given months ?**

(1) R (2) Q (3) T

(4) U (5) None of these

**29. What is the difference in profit earned by shopkeeper T in January - 2010 from the previous month ?**

(1) Rs. 640/- (2) Rs. 420/-

(3) Rs. 380/- (4) Rs. 760/-

(5) None of these

**30. What was the average profit earned by shopkeeper R in the months of October – 2009 and November – 2009 together ?**

(1) 5405 (2) 5040 (3) 4825

(4) 4950 (5) None of these

**Direction:** Study the given graph carefully to answer the questions that follow

**Number of days taken by three carpenters to finish making one piece each of four different items of furniture**

**31. If Carpenter X and Carpenter Y were to make a chair together how many days would they take?**

(1) 1 day (2) 4 days (3) 3 days

(4) 2 days (5) None of these

**32. If Carpenters X, Y and Z were to make a table together how many days would they take ? **

(1) 4 days (2) 3 days (3) 1 day

(4) 2 days (5) None of these

**33. What is the total number of days that Carpenter Z will take to make one piece each of all the four items together ?**

(1) 32 days (2) 24 days

(3) days (4) days

(5) None of these

**34. The radius of a circular field is equal to the side of a square field whose perimeter is 784 feet. What is the area of the circular field ?**

(1) 107914 Sq.ft (2) 120736 Sq.ft.

(3) 107362 Sq.ft. (4) 127306 Sq.ft.

(5) None of these

**35. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘STRESS’ be arranged**

(1) 360 (2) 240

(3) 720

(4) 120

(5) None of these

**Direction: **Study the given table carefully to answer the questions that follow

**Number of people staying in five different localities and the percentage breakup of men, women and children in them**

**LOCALITY TOTAL NO. PERCENTAGE OF PEOPLE MEN WOMEN CHILDREN**

**36. Total number of people staying in locality J forms approximately what percent of the total number of people staying in locality F ?**

(1) 81 (2) 72 (3) 78

(4) 93 (5) 87

**37. What is the total number of children staying in localities H and I together ?**

(1) 1287 (2) 1278 (3) 1827

(4) 1728 (5) None of these

**38. The number of women staying in which locality is the highest ?**

(1) H (2) J (3) F

(4) G (5) None of these

**39. What is the total number of men and children staying in locality I together**

(1) 4115 (2) 4551 (3) 4515

(4) 4155 (5) None of these

**40. What is the respective ratio of number of men staying in locality F to the number of men staying in locality H ?**

(1) 517: 416 (2) 403: 522

(3) 416: 517 (4) 522: 403

(5) None of these

**41. The compound interest earned by Suresh on a certain amount at the end of two years at the rate of 8 p.c.p.a was Rs. 1,414.4. What was the total amount that Suresh got back at the end of two years in the form of principal plus interest earned?**

(1) Rs. 9,414.4 (2) Rs. 9,914.4

(3) Rs. 9,014.4 (4) Rs. 8,914.4

(5) None of these

**42. The respective ratio of the present ages of a mother and daughter is 7 : 1. Four years ago the respective ratio of their ages was 19:1. What will be the mother’s age four years from now ? **

(1) 42 years (2) 38 years

(3) 46 years (4) 36 years

(5) None of these

**43. Three friends J, K and Ljog around a circular stadium and complete one round in 12, 18 and 20 seconds respectively. In how many minutes will all the three meet again at the starting point**

(1) 5 (2) 8 (3) 12

(4) 3 (5) None of these

**44. 4 men can complete a piece of work in 2 days. 4 women can complete the same piece of work in 4 days whereas 5 children can complete the same piece of work in 4 days. If, 2 men, 4 women and 10 children work together, in how many days can the work be completed ? **

(1) 1 day (2) 3 days (3) 2 days

(4) 4 days (5) None of these

**45. The speed of a boat when travelling downstream is 32 Kms. / Hr. , whereas when travelling upstream it is 28 kms/hr. What is the speed of the boat in still water ? **

(1) 27 Kms./Hr. (2) 29 Kms./ Hr.

(3) 31 Kms./ Hr.

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

**Direction: **Study the following tables carefully and answer the questions given below

**Number of Candidates appeared in a Competitive Examination from five centres over the years **

**NUMBER**

**Approximate-Percentages of candidates qualified to appeared in the-Competitive examination from five centres over the years**

**PERCENTAGE**

**46. In which of the following years was the difference in number of candidates appeared from Mumbai over the previous year the minimum ?**

(1) 2004 (2) 2006 (3) 2007

(4) 2002 (5) None of these

**47. In which of the following years was the number of candidates qualified from Chennai, the maximum among the given years ?**

(1) 2007 (2) 2006 (3) 2005

(4) 2003 (5) None of these

**48. Approximately what was the total number of candidates qualified from Delhi in 2002 and 2006 together ?**

(1) 27250 (2) 25230 (3) 30150

(4) 28150 (5) 26250

**49. Approximately how many candidates appearing from Kolkata in 2004 qualified in the competitive examination ?**

(1) 13230 (2) 13540 (3) 15130

(4) 15400 (5) 19240

**50. Approximately what was the difference between the number of candidates qualified from Hyderabad in 2001 and 2002 ?**

(1) 1680 (2) 2440 (3) 1450

(4) 2060 (5) 1860

## Answer

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