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.

**Expenditure of a man (in US dollars) per annum over the given years.**

- Total expenditure on all the items in 2017 was approximately what percent of the total expenditure in 2019?
- 65 %
- 70 %
- 75 %
- 80 %

Answer: (d) 80 %

Solution: Total expenditure in 2017 = 600 + 2200 + 500 + 180 + 180 = $ 3,660

Total expenditure in 2019 = 750 + 2800 + 600 + 210 + 220 = $ 4,580

Required Percentage $$ = \frac{3660}{4580} \times 100 $$ $$ = 79.91 \ \% $$ $$ \approx 80 \ \% $$

Solution: Total expenditure in 2017 = 600 + 2200 + 500 + 180 + 180 = $ 3,660

Total expenditure in 2019 = 750 + 2800 + 600 + 210 + 220 = $ 4,580

Required Percentage $$ = \frac{3660}{4580} \times 100 $$ $$ = 79.91 \ \% $$ $$ \approx 80 \ \% $$

- What is the average amount of interest which the man had to pay each year?
- $ 210
- $ 220
- $ 225
- $ 240

Answer: (a) $ 210

Solution: The total interest on loans, the man paid over all the years together = 200 + 220 + 180 + 240 + 210 = $ 1,050

The average amount of interest the man had to pay.$$ = \frac{1050}{5} $$ $$ = $ 210 $$

Solution: The total interest on loans, the man paid over all the years together = 200 + 220 + 180 + 240 + 210 = $ 1,050

The average amount of interest the man had to pay.$$ = \frac{1050}{5} $$ $$ = $ 210 $$

- The total amount spent on the house rent is approximately what percent of the total amount spent on transport?
- 71 %
- 75 %
- 81 %
- 86 %

Answer: (c) 81 %

Solution: The total amount spent on house rent = 400 + 450 + 500 + 550 + 600 = $ 2500

The total amount spent on transport = 500 + 550 + 600 + 680 + 750 = $ 3080

Required Percentage $$ = \frac{2500}{3080} \times 100 $$ $$ = 81.16 \ \% $$ $$ = 81 \ \% $$

Solution: The total amount spent on house rent = 400 + 450 + 500 + 550 + 600 = $ 2500

The total amount spent on transport = 500 + 550 + 600 + 680 + 750 = $ 3080

Required Percentage $$ = \frac{2500}{3080} \times 100 $$ $$ = 81.16 \ \% $$ $$ = 81 \ \% $$

- What is the total expenditure of the man on all the items together during the year 2018?
- $ 4070
- $ 4120
- $ 4240
- $ 4360

Answer: (a) $ 4070

Solution: The total expenditure of the man on all the items together during the year 2018 = 680 + 2400 + 550 + 240 + 200 = $ 4,070

Solution: The total expenditure of the man on all the items together during the year 2018 = 680 + 2400 + 550 + 240 + 200 = $ 4,070

- What is the ratio between the total expenditure on food in the year 2016 to the total expenditure on taxes in the same year?
- 1 : 10
- 10 : 1
- 3 : 11
- 11 : 3

Answer: (b) 10 : 1

Solution: Required Ratio $$ = \frac{1800}{180} $$ $$ = \frac{10}{1} $$ $$ = 10 : 1 $$

Solution: Required Ratio $$ = \frac{1800}{180} $$ $$ = \frac{10}{1} $$ $$ = 10 : 1 $$