CAT 2021 Question Paper (Slot 1) Question 41


The horizontal bars in the above diagram represent 2020 aggregate sales (in ₹ million) of a company for the different subcategories of its products. The top four product subcategories (Bookcases, Chairs, Furnishings, Tables) belong to furniture product category; the bottom four product subcategories (Accessories, Copiers, Machines, Phones) belong to the technology product category while all other product subcategories belong to the office supply product category. For each of the product subcategories, there is a vertical line indicating the sales of the corresponding subcategory in 2019.

Question 41

The total sales (in ₹ million) in 2019 from products in office supplies category is closest to


The total sales from products in the office supply category in 2019 is :

Sum of sales of :

Binders: 3.6 million

Art : 0.4 million.

Appliances:  1.9 million

Envelops: 0.3 million

Fasteners: 0.1 million

Labels: 0.2 million

Paper = 1.5 million.

Storage: 4.3 million.

Supplies: 1.1 million.

The sum of sales of these products = 3.6+0.4+1.9+0.3+0.1+0.2+1.5+4.3+1.1 = 13.4 million.

The closest among the option is 13.5 million.

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