Directions (1 to 5): Study the table
carefully and answer the questions given below it.
Various Foodgrains
sold by various farmers at various prices
(Price Per Kg.)
Foodgrains/ Farmers

Rice

Corn

Bajra

Paddy

Jowar

A

30

22.5

22

24

18

B

36

28

24.5

25

24

C

40

24

21

26

20.5

D

34.5

27.5

28

25

25

E

36

32

30

28.5

27

(Indian Bank 2010)
1. If farmer A sells 350 kgs.
of Rice, 150 kgs. of Corn and 250 kgs. of Jowar, how much would he earn?
a)Rs. 19425 b)Rs. 18,500 c)Rs. 15,585 d)Rs.
18375 e) None of these
Answer :d
Explanation :
Earning of farmer A = Rs. ( 350 x 30 + 150 x 22.5 + 250 x 18)
= Rs. (10500 + 3375 + 4500)
= Rs. 18375
2. What is the average price per kg.of Bajra sold
by all the farmers together?
a)Rs. 25.10 b)Rs. 24.50 c)Rs. 25 d)Rs.
23.40 e) None of these
Answer : a
Explanation:
The average price of Bajra sold by all the farmers together
The average price of Bajra sold by all the farmers together
=$ \frac{(22 + 24.5+21+ 28+30)}{5}$
=$\frac{125.5}{5}$
= Rs 25.10
3. If farmer D and farmer E, both sell
240 kgs. Of Bajra each, what would be the respective ratio of their earnings?
a)15 : 14 b) 11 : 13 c) 14 : 15 d) 13 : 15 e)
None of these
Answer : C
Explanation :
The selling price of 240 kgs of
Bajra by farmer D = 240 kg x Rs 28 = 6720
The selling price of 240 kgs of Bajra by farmer E = 240 kg x Rs 30 =
7200
Required ratio of earnings = 6720 : 7200 = 14 : 15
4. If farmer C sells 180 kgs each of Corn, Paddy and Jowar grains how much would earn?
a)Rs. 13,540 b)Rs. 12,550 c)Rs. 13,690 d)Rs.
12,690 e) None of these
Answer : d
Explanation :
Selling price of 180 kgs of Corn by farmer C = 180 x Rs 24 = 4320
Selling price of 180 kgs of Paddy by farmer C = 180 x Rs 26 = 4680
Selling price of 180 kgs of Jowar by farmer C = 180 x Rs 20.5 = 3690
Total earnings
= 4320 + 4680+ 3690 =12690
5. Earnings on 150 kgs. of Paddy sold
by farmer B are approximately what percent of the earnings on the same amount
of Rice sold by the same farmer?
a) 65 b) 69 c) 73 d) 60 e)
75
Answer : b
Explanation:
Earnings of farmer B on selling 150 kgs of Paddy B = 150 x 25
Earnings of farmer B on selling 150 kgs of Paddy B = 150 x 25
Earnings of farmer B on selling 150 kgs of Rice = 150 x 36
Required percentage = 150 x 25/150 x 36 x 100% = 69.44% = 69%
approximately
Directions (1 to 5): Study the table carefully to answer the questions that follow:
Number of units manufactures (in
thousands) by six different companies over the years


Company /Year

A

B

C

D

E

F

2004

14.5

13.8

11.6

16.2

13.9

15.1

2005

15.8

14.9

12.4

16.3

14.1

15.2

2006

15.9

14.6

12.7

16.0

15.4

15.5

2007

16.0

15.0

12.9

15.3

15.7

16.1

2008

15.4

15.5

13.8

15.6

16.4

16.7

2009

16.2

16.7

14.9

16.3

16.6

16.7

(Bank of India 2010)
1. What is the respective ratio of the total number
of units manufactured by Companies A and B together in the year 2009 to those
manufactures by Companies C and D together in the same year?
a)312 : 329 b) 317 : 311 c) 329 : 312 d) 311 :
317 e) None of these
Answer : C
Explanation :
Total number of units manufactured by companies A and B together in 2009
= 16.2 + 16.7 = 32.9
Total number of units manufactured by companies C and D together in 2009
= 14.9 + 16.3 = 31.2
Required ratio = 32.9 : 31.2 = 329 : 312
2. The number of units manufactured by
Company E in the year 2005 is approximately.
What percent of the total number of units manufactured by it in all the
years together?
a) 31 b) 27 c) 7 d)
15 e) 23
Answer : d
Explanation:
Number of units manufactured by company year in the year 2005 = 14.1
thousand
Number of units manufactured by Company E in all the years together
= (13.9 + 14.1 + 15.4 + 15.7 + 16.4 + 16.6)
= 92.1 thousand
Required percentage =$\frac{14.1}{92.1}$
x 100 = 15
3. What is the average number of units
manufactured by Company D in the years 2004 and 2007 together?
a) 14650 b) 15750 c) 13750 d)
16470 e) None of these
Answer : B
Explanation: Number of
units manufactured by company D in the years 2004 and 2007 = 16.2 thousand and
15.3 thousand
Required average = $\frac{ (16.2 + 15.3 )}{2}$
thousand = $\frac{ 31.5 )}{2}$thousand = 15750
4. What is the total number of units manufactures
by Company C over all the years together?
a) 783 b)
7830 c) 783000 d)
78.3 e)
None of these
Answer : E
Solution: Number of units manufactured by Company C over
all the years together
= (11.6 + 12.4 +
12.7 + 12.9 + 13.8 + 14.9) thousand
= 78.3 x 1000 = 78300
5. What is the percent increase in the
number of units manufactures by Company F in the year 2008 from the previous
year? (rounded off to two digits after decimal)
a) 3.73 b)
3.62 c)
4.35 d)
4.16 e)
None of these
Answer : a
Explanation :
Number of units manufactured by company F in the year 2008 = 16.7
thousand
Number of units manufactured by company F in the year 2007= 16.1 thousand
Percentage increase = $\frac{ (16.7  16.1 )}{16.1}$ x 100% = 0.6/16.1 x 100%=
3.73 approximately
Directions (15): Study the table
carefully to answer the questions that follow—
Percent profit earned six companies over the years.


Company /year

P

Q

R

S

T

U

2004

11

12

3

7

10

6

2005

9

10

5

8

12

6

2006

4

5

7

13

12

5

2007

7

6

8

14

14

7

2008

12

8

9

15

13

5

2009

14

12

11

15

14

8

(Bank Of India 2010)
1. If the profit earned by Company R in the year
2008 was Rs. 18.9 lakhs, what was the income in that year?
a)Rs. 303.7 lakhs b)Rs.
264.5 lakhs c)Rs.
329.4 lakhs
d)Rs. 228.9 lakhs e)
None of these
Answer : d
Explanation: Let the cost of production be CP.
The profit% earned by company R in the
year 2008 = 9%
Profit => 9% = 18.9 lakhs
Cost of production => 100% = $\frac{ 18.9/times lakhs}{9}$ x 100% = 210 lakhs
Income = Cost of production + Profit
= 210 lakhs + 18.9 laksh = 228.9
lakhs
2. What is the percentage rise in per cent profit of Company T in
year 2009 form the year 2004?
a) 42% b) 35% c) 26% d) 48% e)
40%
Answer : E
Explanation :
Percentage profit in the year 2004 = 10 Percentage profit in the year 2009 = 14
Percentage increase = $\frac{1410}{10}$ X 100 = 40
3. If the profit earned by Company P in the year 2007 was is. 2.1
lakhs, what was its expenditure in that year?
a)Rs. 30 lakhs b)Rs.
15 lakhs 3)Rs. 23 lakhs d)Rs. 27 lakhs e
e) None of these
Answer : a
Explanation: Profit percentage of company P in the year
2007 = 7%
Given that profit in 2007 is 2.1
lakhs => 7% = 2.1 lakhs
Expenditure ( or cost of production) of the company in the year
2007 is 100%
=>$\frac{ (2.1}{7}$ 2.1/7 x 100 = 30 lakhs
4. What was the average per
cent profit of Company S over all the years together?
a) 13.5 b) 11 c) 12 d) 14 e)
None of these
Answer : c
Explanation: Average percent profit of Company S over all the years together
= $\frac{ (7+ 8 +13+14+15+15 )}{6}$ = $\frac{72}{6}$
= 12%
5. What is the difference between the percent profit earned by
Company Q in the year 2005 and the average percent profit earned by the
remaining Companies together in that year?
a) 4 b) 2 c) 1 d)
3 e) None of these
Answer :b
Explanation :
Percentage profit earned by Company Q in
the year 2005 = 10%
The average percentage of profits earned by remaining
companies together in the year 2005
=$ \frac{9+5+8+12+6}{5}$
= $\frac{40}{5}$
=8%
Required difference
= 10 – 8 = 2%