Quiz: Data Interpretation And Logical Reasoning Test

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Are you ready for a data interpretation and logical reasoning test? When interpreting data, an analyst must try to distinguish between association, relationship, and coincidences. The analyst also must consider all the variables involved, which may have led to a result. Data interpretation entails graphs, charts, and tables. Logical thinking is one of the most important skills used in critical thinking. This thought-provoking quiz on data interpretation and logical reasoning will get your mind working.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Directions for questions (1 to 4): Answer these Questions on the basis of the information given below: Venkat, a stockbroker, invested a part of his money in the stock of four companies - A, B, C and D. Each of these companies belonged to different industries, viz., Cement, Information Technology (IT), Auto, and Steel, in no particular order. At the-time of investment, the price of each stock was Rs 100. Venkat purchased only one stock of each of these companies. He was expecting returns of 20%, 10%, 30% and 40% from the stock of companies A, B, C and D, respectively. Returns are defined as the change in the value of the stock after one year, expressed as a percentage of the initial value. During the year, two of these companies announced extraordinarily good results. One of these two companies belonged to the Cement or the IT industry, while the other one belonged to either the Steel or the Auto industry. As a result, the returns on the stocks of these two companies were higher than the initially expected returns. For the company belonging to the Cement or the IT industry with extraordinarily good results, the returns were twice that of the initially expected returns. For the company belonging to the Steel or[ the Auto industry, the returns on announcement of extraordinarily good results were only one and a halftimes that of the initially expected returns. For the remaining two companies. Which do not announce extraordinarily good results, the returns realized during the year were the same as initially expected. What is the minimum average return Venkat would have earned during the year?
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      31 Y 4%

    • C. 

      32 1/2%

    • D. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 2. 
    If Venkat earned a 35% return on average during the year, then which of these statements would necessarily be true? I. Company A belonged either to Auto or to Steel Industry. II. Company B did not announce extraordinarily good results. III. Company A announced extraordinarily good results. Iv. Company D did not announce extraordinarily good results.
    • A. 

      I and II only

    • B. 

      II and III only

    • C. 

      III and IV only

    • D. 

      II and IV only

  • 3. 
    If Venkat earned a 38.75% return on average during the year, then which of these statement(s) would necessarily be true? I. Company C belonged either to Auto or to Steel Industry. II. Company D belonged either to Auto or to Steel Industry. III. Company A announced extraordinarily good results. IV. Company B did not announce extraordinarily good results.
    • A. 

      I and II only

    • B. 

      II and III only

    • C. 

      III and IV only

    • D. 

      II and IV only

  • 4. 
    If Company C belonged to the Cement or the IT industry and did announce extraordinarily good results, then which of these statement(s) would necessarily be true? I. Venkat earned not more than 36.25% return on average. II. Venkat earned not less than 33.75% return on average. III. If Venkat earned 33.75% return on average, Company A announced extraordinarily good results. Iv. If' Venkat earned 33.75% return on average, Company B belonged either to Auto or to Steel Industry.
    • A. 

      I and II only

    • B. 

      II and IV only

    • C. 

      II and III only

    • D. 

      III and IV only

  • 5. 
    Directions for questions (5 to 8) : Answer these Questions on the basis of the information given below: The table below presents the revenue (in million rupees) of four firms in three states. These firms, Honest Ltd., Aggressive Ltd., Truthful Ltd. and Profitable Ltd. are disguised in the table as A,B,C and D, in no particular order. In the state of MP, Truthful Ltd. has the highest market share. Aggressive Ltd. 's aggregate revenue differs from Honest Ltd. 's by Rs. 5 million. What can be said regarding the following two statements? Statement 1: Honest Ltd. has the highest share in the UP market. Statement 2: Aggressive Ltd. has the highest share in the Bihar market.
    • A. 

      Both statements could be true.

    • B. 

      At least one of the statements must be true.

    • C. 

      At most one of the statements is true.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    What can be said regarding the following two statements? Statement 1 : Aggressive Ltd. 's lowest revenues are from MP. Statement 2 : Honest Ltd. 's lowest revenues are from Bihar.
    • A. 

      If Statement 2 is true then Statement 1 is necessarily false.

    • B. 

      If Statement I is false then Statement 2 is necessarily true.

    • C. 

      If Statement I is true then Statement 2 is necessarily true.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    What can be said regarding the following two statements? Statement 1: Profitable Ltd. has the lowest share in MP market. Statement 2 : Honest Ltd. 's total revenue is more than Profitable Ltd.
    • A. 

      If Statement I is true then Statement 2 is necessarily true.

    • B. 

      "If Statement 1 is true then Statement 2 is necessarily false.

    • C. 

      Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are true.

    • D. 

      Neither Statement 1 nor Statement 2 is true.

  • 8. 
    If Profitable Ltd. 's lowest revenue is from UP, then which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Truthful Ltd. 's lowest revenues are from MP.

    • B. 

      Truthful Ltd. 's lowest revenues are from Bihar.

    • C. 

      Truthful Ltd. 's lowest revenues are from UP.

    • D. 

      No definite conclusion is possible.

  • 9. 
    Directions for questions (9 to 12) : Answer these Questions on the basis ofthe information given below: In the table below is the listing of players, seeded from highest (#1) to lowest (#32), who are due to play in an Association of Tennis Players (ATP) tournament for women. This tournament has four knockout rounds before the final, i.e., first round, second round, quarterfinals, and semi-finals. In the first round, the highest seeded player plays the lowest seeded player (seed # 32) which is designated match No.1 of first round; the 2nd seeded player plays the 31 st seeded player which is designated match No.2 of the first round, and so on. Thus, for instance, match No. 16 of first round is to be played between 16th seeded player and the 17th seeded player. In thesecond round, the winner of match No.1 of first round plays the winner of match No. 16 of first round and is designated match No.1 of second round. Similarly, the winner of match No.2 of first round plays the winner of match No. 15 of first round, and is designated match No.2 of second round. Thus, for instance, match No.8 of the second round is to be played between the winner of match No.8 offirst round and the winner of match No.9 of first round. The same pattern is followed for later rounds as well. If Elena Dementieva and Serena Williams lose in the second round, while Justine Henin and Nadia Petro va make it to the semi-finals, then who would play Maria Sharapova in the quarterfinals, in the event Sharapova reaches quarterfinals?
    • A. 

      Dinara Safina

    • B. 

      Justine Henin

    • C. 

      Nadia Petrova

    • D. 

      Patty Schnyder

  • 10. 
    If the top eight seeds make it to the quarterfinals, then who, amongst the players listed below, would definitely not play against Maria Sharapova in the final, in case Sharapova reaches the final?
    • A. 

      Amelie Mauresmo

    • B. 

      Elena Dementieva

    • C. 

      Kim Clijsters

    • D. 

      Lindsay Davenport

  • 11. 
    If there are no upsets (a lower seeded player beating a higher seeded player) in the first round, and only match Nos. 6, 7, and 8 of the second round result in upsets, then who would meet Lindsay Davenport in quarter finals, in case Davenport reaches quarter finals?
    • A. 

      Justine Henin

    • B. 

      Nadia Petrova

    • C. 

      Patty Schnyder

    • D. 

      Venus Williams

  • 12. 
    If, in the first round, all even numbered matches (and none of the odd numbered ones) result in upsets, and there are no upsets in the second round, then who could be the lowest seeded player facing Maria Sharapova in semi-finals?
    • A. 

      Anastasia Myskina

    • B. 

      Flavia Pennetta

    • C. 

      Nadia Petrova

    • D. 

      Svetlana Kuznetsova

  • 13. 
    Directions for questions (13 to 16) : Answer these Questions on the basis of the information given below: Help Distress (HD) is an NGO involved in providing assistance to people suffering from natural disasters. Currently, it has 37 volunteers. They are involved in three projects: Tsunami Relief(TR) in Tamil Nadu, Flood Relief(FR) in Maharashtra, and Earthquake Relief (ER) in Gujarat. Each volunteer working with Help Distress has to be involved in at least one relief work project. A Maximum number of volunteers are involved in the FR project. Among them, the number of volunteers involved in FR project alone is equal to the volunteers having additional involvement in the ER project.   The number of volunteers involved in the ER project alone is double the number of volunteers involved in all the three projects.   17 volunteers are involved in the TR project. ,   The number of volunteers involved in the TR project alone is one less than the number of volunteers involved in ER project alone.   Ten volunteers involved in the TR project are also involved in at least one more project. Based on the information given above, the minimum number of volunteers involved in both FR and TR projects, but not in the ER project is:
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 14. 
    Which of the following additional information would enable to find the exact number of volunteers involved in various projects?
    • A. 

      Twenty volunteers are involved in FR.

    • B. 

      Four volunteers are involved in all the three projects.

    • C. 

      Twenty three volunteers are involved in exactly one project.

    • D. 

      No need for any additional information.

  • 15. 
    After some time, the volunteers who were involved in all the three projects were asked to withdraw from one project. As a result, one of the volunteers opted out of the TR project, and one opted out ofthe ER project, while the remaining ones involved in all the three projects opted out of the FR project. Which of the following statements, then, necessarily follows?
    • A. 

      The lowest number of volunteers is now in TR project.

    • B. 

      More volunteers are now in FR project as compared to ER project.

    • C. 

      More volunteers are now in TR project as compared to ER project.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 16. 
    After the withdrawal of volunteers, as indicated in Question 85, some new volunteers joined the NGO. Each one ofthem was allotted only one project in a manner such that, the number of volunteers working in one project alone for each of the three projects became identical. At that point, it was also found that the number of volunteers involved in FR and ER projects was the same as the number of volunteers involved in TR and ER projects. Which of the projects now has the highest number of volunteers?
    • A. 

      ER

    • B. 

      FR

    • C. 

      TR

    • D. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 17. 
    Directions for questions (17 to 20) : Answer these Questions on the basis of the information given below: The year is 2089. Beijing, London, New York, and Paris are in contention to host the 2096 Olympics. The eventual winner is determined through several rounds of voting by members of the lac with each member representing a different city. All the four cities in contention are also represented in lac. In any round of voting; the city receiving the lowest number of votes in that round gets eliminated. The survivor after the last round of voting gets to host the event.   A member is allowed to cast votes for at most two different cities in all rounds of voting combined. (Hence, a member becomes ineligible to cast a vote in a given round if both the cities(s) he voted for in earlier rounds are out of contention in that round of voting.)   A member is also ineligible to cast a vote in a round if the city(s) he represents is in contention in that round of voting .   As long as the member is eligible,(s)he must vote and vote for only one candidate city in any round of voting. The following incomplete table shows the information on cities that received the maximum and minimum votes in different rounds, the number of votes cast in their favour, and the total votes that were cast in those rounds. It is also known that : All those who voted for London and Paris in round 1, continued to vote for the same cities in subsequent rounds as long as these cities were in contention. 75% of those who voted for Beijing in round I, voted for Beijing in round 2 as well. Those who voted for New York in round 1, voted either for Beij ing or Paris in round 2.   The difference in votes cast for the two contending cities in the last round was I.   50% of those who voted for Beijing in round I, voted for Paris in round 3. What percentage of members from among those who voted for New York in round 1, voted for Beijing in round 2?
    • A. 

      33.33

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      66.67

    • D. 

      75

  • 18. 
    What is the number of votes cast for Paris in round I?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      24

  • 19. 
    What percentage of members from among those who voted for Beijing in round 2 and were eligible to vote in round 3, voted for London?
    • A. 

      33.33

    • B. 

      38.10

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      66.67

  • 20. 
    Which of the following statements must be true? (a) IOC member from New York must have voted for Paris in round 2. (b) IOC member from Beijing voted for London in round 3.
    • A. 

      Only a

    • B. 

      Only b

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      Neither a nor b

  • 21. 
    Directions for questions (21 to 24) : Answer these questions on the basis ofthe information given below. Each question is followed by two statements, A and B. Answer each question using the following instructions: In a football match, at the half-time, Mahindra and Mahindra Club was trailing by three goals. Did it win the match? A: In the second-half Mahindra and Mahindra Club scored four goals. B: The opponent scored four goals in the match
    • A. 

      If the question can be answered by using the statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.

    • B. 

      If the question can be answered by using the statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.

    • C. 

      If the question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.

    • D. 

      If the question can be answered by using both the statements together but not by either of the statements alone.

    • E. 

      If the question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

  • 22. 
    In a particular school, sixty students were athletes. Ten among them were also among the top academic performers. How many top academic performers were in the school? A: Sixty per cent of'the top academic performers were not athletes. B: All the top academic performers were not necessarily athletes.
    • A. 

      If the question can be answered by using the statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.

    • B. 

      If the question can be answered by using the statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.

    • C. 

      If the question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.

    • D. 

      If the question can be answered by using both the statements together but not by either of the statements alone.

    • E. 

      If the question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

  • 23. 
    Five students Atul, Bala, Chetan, Dev and Ernesto were the only ones who participated in a quiz contest. They were ranked based on their scores in the contest. Dev got a higher rank as compared to Ernesto, while Bala got a higher rank as compared to Chetan. Chetan's rank was lower than the median. Who among the five got the highest rank? A: Atul was the last rank holder. B: Bala was not among the top two rank holders.
    • A. 

      If the question can be answered by using the statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.

    • B. 

      If the question can be answered by using the statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.

    • C. 

      If the question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.

    • D. 

      If the question can be answered by using both the statements together but not by either of the statements alone.

    • E. 

      If the question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

  • 24. 
    Thirty per cent of the employees ofa call centre are males. Ten per cent of the female employees have an engineering background. What is the percentage of male employees with engineering background? A: Twenty five per cent of the employees have engineering background. B: Number of male employees having an engineering background is 20% more than the number of female employees having an engineering background.
    • A. 

      If the question can be answered by using the statement A alone but not by using the statement B alone.

    • B. 

      If the question can be answered by using the statement B alone but not by using the statement A alone.

    • C. 

      If the question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.

    • D. 

      If the question can be answered by using both the statements together but not by either of the statements alone.

    • E. 

      If the question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

  • 25. 
    Directions for questions (25 to 28) : Answer these questions on the basis of the information given below. The proportion of male students and the proportion of vegetarian students in a school are given below.The school has a total of 800 students, 80% of whom are in the Secondary Section and rest equally divided between Class 11 and 12. What is the percentage of vegetarian students in Class 12?
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      55

    • E. 

      60

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