Questions and Answers Type: | MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions). |

Main Topic: | Data Interpretation. |

Data Interpretation Sub-topic: | Tables Questions and Answers. |

Number of Questions: | 5 Questions with Solutions. |

**Directions:** Study the following table carefully and answer the questions given below it.

**Yearly fees (in thousands $) for five different courses in five different years.**

- What was the percentage increase in the yearly fees of the B.Tech course in the year 2018 as compared to the year 2016?
- 15.42 %
- 12.22 %
- 11.12 %
- 10.10 %

Answer: (c) 11.12 %

Solution: Required percentage increase in the yearly fees of the B.Tech course in the year 2018 as compared to the year 2016. $$ = \left[\frac{(18.0 - 16.2)}{16.2} \times 100\right] $$ $$ = \frac{1.8}{16.2} \times 100 $$ $$ = 11.12 \ \% $$

Solution: Required percentage increase in the yearly fees of the B.Tech course in the year 2018 as compared to the year 2016. $$ = \left[\frac{(18.0 - 16.2)}{16.2} \times 100\right] $$ $$ = \frac{1.8}{16.2} \times 100 $$ $$ = 11.12 \ \% $$

- What was the average fee for the B. Sc course over all the years together?
- $ 5.66 Thousand
- $ 6.21 Thousand
- $ 6.56 Thousand
- $ 7.15 Thousand

Answer: (a) $ 5.66 Thousand

Solution: Required Average $$ = \frac{4.5 + 5.2 + 5.8 + 6.2 + 6.6}{5} $$ $$ = \frac{28.3}{5} $$ $$ = $ 5.66 \ Thousand $$

Solution: Required Average $$ = \frac{4.5 + 5.2 + 5.8 + 6.2 + 6.6}{5} $$ $$ = \frac{28.3}{5} $$ $$ = $ 5.66 \ Thousand $$

- What was the total yearly fee for all the courses together in the year 2015?
- $ 40.1 Thousand
- $ 41.6 Thousand
- $ 42.7 Thousand
- $ 43.9 Thousand

Answer: (d) $ 43.9 Thousand

Solution: The total yearly fee for all the courses together in the year 2015 \(= 12.2 + 8.5 + 14.5 + 4.5 + 4.2\)

\(= $43.9 \ Thousand\)

Solution: The total yearly fee for all the courses together in the year 2015 \(= 12.2 + 8.5 + 14.5 + 4.5 + 4.2\)

\(= $43.9 \ Thousand\)

- The yearly fee for the MCA course in the year 2017 was approximately what percent of the yearly fee for B.Com in the same year?
- 152 %
- 183 %
- 192 %
- 198 %

Answer: (b) 183 %

Solution: Required Percentage $$ = \frac{9.5}{5.2} \times 100 $$ $$ = 182.69 \ \% $$ $$ = 183 \ \% $$

Solution: Required Percentage $$ = \frac{9.5}{5.2} \times 100 $$ $$ = 182.69 \ \% $$ $$ = 183 \ \% $$

- What was the difference between the total yearly fee for the MBA course over all the years together and the total yearly fee for the MCA course over all the years together?
- $ 18.7 Thousand
- $ 20.1 Thousand
- $ 21.8 Thousand
- $ 24.6 Thousand

Answer: (c) $ 21.8 Thousand

Solution: The total yearly fee for the MBA course over all the years together = \(12.2 + 12.6 + 14.5 + 15.5 + 16.2\)

\(= $ 71.0 \ Thousand\)

The total yearly fee for the MCA course over all the years together = \(8.5 + 9.0 + 9.5 + 10.2 + 12.0\)

\(= $ 49.2 \ Thousand\)

Required Difference = \(71.0 - 49.2\) = \($ 21.8 \ Thousand\)

Solution: The total yearly fee for the MBA course over all the years together = \(12.2 + 12.6 + 14.5 + 15.5 + 16.2\)

\(= $ 71.0 \ Thousand\)

The total yearly fee for the MCA course over all the years together = \(8.5 + 9.0 + 9.5 + 10.2 + 12.0\)

\(= $ 49.2 \ Thousand\)

Required Difference = \(71.0 - 49.2\) = \($ 21.8 \ Thousand\)