Data Intpr.1 Data Interpretation

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Data Intpr.1 Data Interpretation

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  • 1. 
    Directions for questions 1 to 3: These questions are based on the following information. The following graph gives details of change in sales and profit of six companies in 2008 compared to the previous year. Assume all companies made a profit in the year 2007. Expenses = Sales – Profit How many of the given companies definitely had a decrease in profit margin in 2008 compared to 2007?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 2. 
    For how many of the given companies can it be definitely said that there was a decrease in expenses in 2008 compared to 2007?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 3. 
    For how many of the given companies was there a negative correlation between sales and profits (i.e. Increases in sales and decrease in profits and vice versa) in 2008 compared to 2007?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      2

  • 4. 
    Directions for questions 4 to7: Answer these questions based on the following chart and the table. The following bar chart gives the ‘Per Capita GDP’ of a country ‘LATIN CITY’ from 1993 to 2002. The following table gives the population of the country during these years. Per capita GDP= Which year witnessed the highest percentage decrease in the total GDP of the country over the previous year?
    • A. 

      1996

    • B. 

      2002

    • C. 

      2001

    • D. 

      1999

  • 5. 
    In how many of the given years did both the population and the total GDP increase by more than 10% each, over the previous year?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 6. 
    A ‘recession’ is defined as the decrease in both per capita GDP and the total GDP, but more than 15% increase in population when compared to the previous year. ‘LATIN CITY’ went through a ‘recession’ in how many of the given years?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      1

  • 7. 
    If from 2002, the population of the country increases by 10% every year and the per-capita GDP remains the same, what is the total GDP of the country in the year 2004? (in billions)
    • A. 

      2.71

    • B. 

      26.3

    • C. 

      28.1

    • D. 

      29.63

  • 8. 
    Directions for questions 8 to 10: Answer the questions based on the following information. A local pan shop sells the following four quantities: Cigarettes, Coffee, Samosas and Chocolates. The pan shop stores only one variety of each item. A marketing research team studying consumer pattern made observations about the sales at the pan shop for a whole day. They found that all customers coming to the shop bought one or more items but bought only a single quantity of any item. The following was the information obtained by the team which made the observations of the items purchased by the customers who came to the shop. The selling price of each item was as follows – Cigarette – Rs. 3, Coffee – Rs. 4, Samosa – Rs. 5 and Chocolate – Rs. 2. Which of the following had the maximum number of items sold at the pan shop for that day?
    • A. 

      Cigarette

    • B. 

      Coffee

    • C. 

      Samosa

    • D. 

      Chocolate

  • 9. 
    The number of different customers who came to the pan shop on that day was
    • A. 

      192

    • B. 

      203

    • C. 

      211

    • D. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 10. 
    At the pan shop, sales revenue from which of the items was the highest during the day?
    • A. 

      Cigarette

    • B. 

      Coffee

    • C. 

      Samosa

    • D. 

      Chocolate

  • 11. 
    Directions for questions 11 to 14: Answer these questions based on the information given. The table below gives details of valuations and performance of emerging markets in the Middle East and also of the overall global emerging markets, as on 1st January 2006. Assume the above given markets are the only markets in the Middle East. The ratio of Market Cap to daily trading volumes is the highest for
    • A. 

      Kuwait

    • B. 

      Bahrain

    • C. 

      Qatar

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 12. 
    Which market in the Middle East gave the highest returns in the period 1st January 2001 to 1st January 2003?
    • A. 

      Jordan

    • B. 

      Kuwait

    • C. 

      Qatar

    • D. 

      Saudi Arabia

  • 13. 
    The GDP of Egypt is approximately what percentage of the GDP of Saudi Arabia?
    • A. 

      38%

    • B. 

      45%

    • C. 

      51%

    • D. 

      48%

  • 14. 
    The total market cap of Saudi Arabia is approximately what percentage of the total market cap of all the emerging markets other than those in the Middle East?
    • A. 

      18%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      22%

    • D. 

      24%

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