Data Interpretation – 3

Section : Data Interpretation

Directions : Study the following Pie-Chart carefully and answer the following questions.

Given below is the percentage wise distribution of employees in six departments of an institution.

Total number of teachers = 25200

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Q1.NUmber of employees in the department of Academic Affairs department is approximately what percentage more than the number of employees in Examination department ?

  1. 39
  2. 29
  3. 25
  4. 40
  5. 35

View Answer/Explanation

Correct Answer = 29

Solution : (27-21)/21 * 100 = 29

 

Q2.If 30 percent of number of employees of research department is females. Then what is the number of male employees in the research department ?

  1. 1343
  2. 2646
  3. 2578
  4. 1859
  5. 2464

View Answer/Explanation

Correct Answer = 2464

Solution : Number of employees in research department =
(15/100) * 2500 = 3780

Given in the question 30% are female => 70% are male

So, 70% of 3780 = 2464

 

Q3.Number of employees in Examination Department is approximately what percentage of the total number of employees in the department of HR and Academic Affairs ?

  1. 59
  2. 69
  3. 65
  4. 55
  5. 51

View Answer/Explanation

Correct Answer = 55 %

Solution : Required Percentage =
(21/11+27) * 100 = 55 %

 

Q4.What is the average number of employees in Accounts, Admission and Research departments together ?

  1. 3444
  2. 1854
  3. 2532
  4. 3174
  5. 2264

View Answer/Explanation

Correct Answer = 3444

Solution : Number of employees in Accounts, Admission and Research together = ( 17 + 9 +15)% of 25200.

= (41/100) * 25200 = 10332

 

Q5.What is the difference between the total number of employees in the Department of HR and Admission together and the total number of employees in Accounts and Examination departments together ?

  1. 4536
  2. 2268
  3. 2646
  4. 1248
  5. 3684

View Answer/Explanation

Correct Answer = 4536

Solution : Percentage of difference = ( 17 + 21 ) – ( 11+9) = 38-20 = 20.

=> Required difference = (18/100) * 25200 = 4536

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