# CAT Data Interpretation Questions with Answers

#### Data Interpretation

Data interpreation covers topics such as pie chart, bar chart, line chart, tables, tables with missing/erroneous data, venn diagrams, and other unconventional sets. The DI sets given below come with detailed solutions and video explanations.

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Instructions

Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.

Indravadan went to a mall with Rs 1008 in his wallet. He had money in only three denominations- Rs 10, Rs 2, and Re 1. The number of notes he had with him was 170. He spent all the money he had in buying a Book, a pair of Earphones, and dinner. Among the three expenses, the earphones costed him the most and the dinner costed him the least. Further, the following information is also known-

(i) In each of the expenses, he used at least 3 and at most 36 notes of each denomination.

(ii) The total number Re 1 notes that he has is not more than 30.

(iii) The number of Rs 10 notes that he used in buying the earphones is 36 and the number of Re 1 notes that he used in buying the book is 17.

(iv) The total amount that he spent in buying the book and the dinner is Rs 614.

(v) The number of Rs 2 and Rs 10 notes that he spent while buying the dinner is prime, while the number of Rs 2 and Rs 10 notes that he spent while buying the book is not prime.

(vi) The total number of Rs 2 notes that he spent while buying the dinner and the book is 42.

(vii) The number of Rs 10 notes that he spent on the book is less than 30 but more than 25.

Question 1

If the number of Rs 2 notes that he spends on the Book is more than the number of Rs 10 notes that he spends on the Book, what is the price of the book?

Instructions

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
The table below gives the steel production in India by the top 4 steel producers along with the total production figures.

Question 2

Amit is in the market to buy one tonne of the cheapest steel. Which producers should he buy from?

Instructions

A booking has to be made for a bike. If it is to be delivered in the same month, then the customer has to pay 10% more. If it has to be delivered 1 month after the date of booking, then the customer has to pay the normal amount. If it has to be delivered 2 months after the date of booking, the customer has to pay 95% of the amount. These mode of bookings are referred to as mode 1, mode 2 and mode 3 respectively. Exactly 10% of the booking were of mode 2 in all the months except January.

Question 3

How many Mode 1 bookings were made in April?

Instructions

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
The table below gives the steel production in India by the top 4 steel producers along with the total production figures.

Question 4

Tata Steel anticipates a 30% increase in the overall demand (sales) for steel. If all of the increased demand is met by the tata steel producers in India, by how much should Tata Steel increase its production capacity to meet the surplus demand?

Question 5

If there is a sudden surge in the demand for steel such that all the produced steel is sold, which of the following producers would make the most profit in rupee terms?

Instructions

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: The table below gives the income statement for Prudence Industries.

Question 6

What is the annualized rate of increase in the net sales for Prudence Industries from 2010 to 2014?

Instructions

Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.

Indravadan went to a mall with Rs 1008 in his wallet. He had money in only three denominations- Rs 10, Rs 2, and Re 1. The number of notes he had with him was 170. He spent all the money he had in buying a Book, a pair of Earphones, and dinner. Among the three expenses, the earphones costed him the most and the dinner costed him the least. Further, the following information is also known-

(i) In each of the expenses, he used at least 3 and at most 36 notes of each denomination.

(ii) The total number Re 1 notes that he has is not more than 30.

(iii) The number of Rs 10 notes that he used in buying the earphones is 36 and the number of Re 1 notes that he used in buying the book is 17.

(iv) The total amount that he spent in buying the book and the dinner is Rs 614.

(v) The number of Rs 2 and Rs 10 notes that he spent while buying the dinner is prime, while the number of Rs 2 and Rs 10 notes that he spent while buying the book is not prime.

(vi) The total number of Rs 2 notes that he spent while buying the dinner and the book is 42.

(vii) The number of Rs 10 notes that he spent on the book is less than 30 but more than 25.

Question 7

Which of the following is greatest in number?

Instructions

A booking has to be made for a bike. If it is to be delivered in the same month, then the customer has to pay 10% more. If it has to be delivered 1 month after the date of booking, then the customer has to pay the normal amount. If it has to be delivered 2 months after the date of booking, the customer has to pay 95% of the amount. These mode of bookings are referred to as mode 1, mode 2 and mode 3 respectively. Exactly 10% of the booking were of mode 2 in all the months except January.

Question 8

Which month witnessed the highest number of mode 3 bookings?

Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 9

W, X, Y and Z should be seated in a column such that Y and Z sit together and X sits in the second place. Then which of the following is true?

Question 10

If the relationship between the four statements A, B, C and D is given below, which of the four options is true:
i. If A is true, B is always false
ii. If B is false, C is always true
iii. If C is true, D is always false

Instructions

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: The table below gives the income statement for Prudence Industries.

Question 11

The amount of raw material used grew at the same rate as the increase in sales. The remaining increase in the expenditure on raw materials is due to the increase in the price of raw materials. What is annualized change in the price of raw materials from 2010 to 2014?

Question 12

Prudence employs 100 employees and each employee is paid the same amount. To reduce the employee costs, Prudence layed off some of its workforce. If the wages of each employee grew at the same rate as the prices of the raw materials, how many people did they fire? (assume data given in Q2)

Instructions

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Six teams are participating in a Quiz contest with 5 rounds. In each round, the lowest scoring team is eliminated with scores ranging from 1-10. In case of a tie, the team with the lower cumulative score is eliminated. The final winner is chosen on the basis of total score from the two teams surviving in the last round. The table shows the scores scored by each team in the competition with some missing entries. Based on this information, answer the questions given below:

Question 13

What is the minimum and maximum value for team A’s score in round 2?

Question 14

What is the minimum total score of team D?

Question 15

Which team won the Quiz contest?

Instructions

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
The table below gives the steel production in India by the top 4 steel producers along with the total production figures.

Question 16

The ability of the marketing department of a steel company is judged in terms of their ability to sell all of the steel produced. Which of the following has the best marketing department?

Question 17

Which of the following producers has the highest unutilized production capacity in percentage terms?

Instructions

A booking has to be made for a bike. If it is to be delivered in the same month, then the customer has to pay 10% more. If it has to be delivered 1 month after the date of booking, then the customer has to pay the normal amount. If it has to be delivered 2 months after the date of booking, the customer has to pay 95% of the amount. These mode of bookings are referred to as mode 1, mode 2 and mode 3 respectively. Exactly 10% of the booking were of mode 2 in all the months except January.

Question 18

Which month had the same mode 1 bookings as that of March?

Question 19

How many mode 2 bookings were made in january?

Instructions

Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.

Indravadan went to a mall with Rs 1008 in his wallet. He had money in only three denominations- Rs 10, Rs 2, and Re 1. The number of notes he had with him was 170. He spent all the money he had in buying a Book, a pair of Earphones, and dinner. Among the three expenses, the earphones costed him the most and the dinner costed him the least. Further, the following information is also known-

(i) In each of the expenses, he used at least 3 and at most 36 notes of each denomination.

(ii) The total number Re 1 notes that he has is not more than 30.

(iii) The number of Rs 10 notes that he used in buying the earphones is 36 and the number of Re 1 notes that he used in buying the book is 17.

(iv) The total amount that he spent in buying the book and the dinner is Rs 614.

(v) The number of Rs 2 and Rs 10 notes that he spent while buying the dinner is prime, while the number of Rs 2 and Rs 10 notes that he spent while buying the book is not prime.

(vi) The total number of Rs 2 notes that he spent while buying the dinner and the book is 42.

(vii) The number of Rs 10 notes that he spent on the book is less than 30 but more than 25.

Question 20

What is the total number of Re 1 notes that he has in his wallet?

Question 21

How many Rs 2 notes does he spend on buying the book?

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