Data Interpretation Practice Questions : Level 03

DIRECTIONS for data interpretation questions 1 to 5: Study the graph and table below and answer the questions.
Chart 1 gives the year on year growth in % of various sectors in 1996-97. Chart 2 gives the weight of each of these sectors in the overall industrial output of the country for the 1995-96. Wherever the weights in the year 1996-97 are needed, if nothing is specified, take it same for the year 1996-97 also
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  1. What was the % YOY growth in industrial output, between the two years?
    1. 9.52%
    2. 4.5%
    3. 6.3%
    4. Cannot be determined
  2. If in 1997-98, Paper were to account for 12% weight in the overall industrial output, at what rate should it grow assuming that the other sectors grow at 10 % each?
    1. 20%
    2. 120%
    3. 225%
    4. None of these
  3. If the overall industrial output in 1997-98 were to grow by 10 % and the growth of the chemical sector during this period was 26 %, what % weight would it have in the industrial output in 1997-98?
    1. 25.2%
    2. 18.7%
    3. 28.8%
    4. 31.4%
  4. If the cotton textile sector continued to grow at the same rate, in how many more years will its output double?
    1. 4 yr. 3 months
    2. 4 yr. 11 months
    3. 5yr. 3 months
    4. 5yr. 9 months
  5. Which one of the following cannot be inferred?
    1. The top three sectors accounted for more than 60% weight in the overall industrial production of the country.
    2. The smallest three sectors accounted for less than 20% weight in the overall industrial production of the country.
    3. Metals accounted for over a fifth of the overall industrial production of the country.
    4. Mining, necessarily, could not have accounted for more than a fifth of the industrial production of the country.
DIRECTIONS for questions 6 & 10: Refer to the information given below and answer the questions that follow:

Given the total capacity of the five companies given is 751000 tons(Percentage breakup is of capacity)

Data Interpretation Practice Questions
Production and the total in 1994-95
NameProduction (in tonnes)Capital cost(Rs. million)
Lanco Industries31,994540.00
Sathvahana Ispat80,759544.92
Mid-West Iron63,214399.96
Kirloskar Ferrous103,484999.84
Usha Ispat194,176844.00
  1. Which company had the highest capacity utilisation?
    1. Sathavahana ispat
    2. Mid-west Iron
    3. Usha Ispat
    4. Kirloskar Ferrous
  2. Which company had the lowest capital cost per tonne of capacity?
    1. Sathavahana Ispat
    2. Mid-west Iron
    3. Kirloskar Ferrous
    4. Usha Ispat
  3. If the given capacity of the five companies account for 87% of the total capacity in the country, what is the total capacity in the country?
    1. 800 m tonnes
    2. 900 m tonnes
    3. 863 m tonnes
    4. 1000 tonnes
  4. What is the capacity utilisation of the company, which has the highest capacity?
    1. 70%
    2. 66%
    3. 43%
    4. 91%
  5. What is the aggregate capacity utilisation of the five companies in 1994-95?
    1. 70%
    2. 75%
    3. 63%
    4. 50%