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

1. (1) 2. (3) 3. (5) 4. (2) 5. (4) 6. (2) 7. (5) 8. (3) 9. (1) 10. (5)
11. (5) 12. (3) 13. (1) 14. (4) 15. (2) 16. (2) 17. (3) 18. (5) 19. (1) 20. (4)
21. (4) 22. (5) 23. (1) 24. (1) 25. (3) 26. (2) 27. (4) 28. (5) 29. (3) 30. (1)
31. (5) 32. (3) 33. (1) 34. (2) 35. (5) 36. (5) 37. (2) 38. (4) 39. (3) 40. (1)
41. (2) 42. (3) 43. (4) 44. (1) 45. (5) 46. (5) 47. (1) 48. (1) 49. (2) 50. (5)

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