# Tables: Exercise-9

#### Overview:

 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. 1. Total expenditure on all the items in 2017 was approximately what percent of the total expenditure in 2019?

1. 65 %
2. 70 %
3. 75 %
4. 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 $$= \frac{3660}{4580} \times 100$$ $$= 79.91 \ \%$$ $$\approx 80 \ \%$$

1. What is the average amount of interest which the man had to pay each year?

1. $210 2.$ 220
3. $225 4.$ 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.$$= \frac{1050}{5}$$ $$=  210$$

1. The total amount spent on the house rent is approximately what percent of the total amount spent on transport?

1. 71 %
2. 75 %
3. 81 %
4. 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 $$= \frac{2500}{3080} \times 100$$ $$= 81.16 \ \%$$ $$= 81 \ \%$$

1. What is the total expenditure of the man on all the items together during the year 2018?

1. $4070 2.$ 4120
3. $4240 4.$ 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

1. 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. 1 : 10
2. 10 : 1
3. 3 : 11
4. 11 : 3

Answer: (b) 10 : 1

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