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DI 10301 .1

Data Interpretation
CLASS DISCUSSION

Questions 1-10: Answer the questions based on the data given in the table below:
Sales of Top Six Car Manufactures All India (in hundreds)
Mfr/Yr
2007-08
2008-09
6842
7663
Maruti
2242
2914
Hyundai
2516
2365
Tata motors
1426
1611
Mahindra
714
764
Toyota
506
760
Honda
1.
In year 2008-09, the top 6 car manufactures had
80% of the market share, what is the
approximate market share of Mahindra?
(1) 6%
(2) 8%
(3) 10%
(4) none of these
2.

3.

4.

5.

Which of the following is ranked no.3 in total


sales for all the five years of given data put
together?
(1) Maruti
(2) Tata motors
(3) Mahindra
(4) Honda
At the end of 2007-08 Tsuneo Ohashi, the MD of
Maruti, promised 100% growth in the next five
years. What should be the percentage growth in
2012-13 for Maruti to make Mr. Ohashi's
proclamation come true?
(1) 14.7%
(2) 15.1%
(3) 15.8%
(4) 16.6%
Hyundai is expected to grow by exactly 10% in
2012-13. What should be the increase in the
number of cars that Tata motors sells in 201213 to overtake Hyundai?
(1) 514
(2) 513
(3) 504
(4) 498
In the year 2009-10, by approximately what
percentage are the sales of Tata Motors less than
that of Hyundai?
(1) 58%
(2) 49%
(3) 37%
(4) 33%

2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
9043
9766
11816
3380
3177
2933
2128
2512
2713
2303
2948
4363
856
841
726
1072
1330
1624
6.
What is the difference in the market share of
Maruti & Mahindra in percentage points in the
year 2010-11? Assume that the given six
companies are the only car manufactures in
India.
(1) 131%
(2) 89%
(3) 35%
(4) 33%
7.

Which pair of companies have shown a similar


trend in sales (increase or decrease) across the
five years?
(1) Maruti & Toyota
(2) Tata motors & Hyundai
(3) Mahindra & Tata Motors
(4) Hyundai & Toyota

8.

Which company has shown the highest increase


in sales in any two consecutive years?
(1) Maruti
(2) Mahindra
(3) Honda
(4) Hyundai

9.

Which company has


percentage increase in
consecutive years?
(1) Maruti
(3) Honda

10.

shown the highest


sales in any two
(2) Mahindra
(4) Hyundai

In each of these companies the sales team is


awarded a bonus if they achieve a growth of
10% or more over the previous year. In how
many instances has the bonus been given in five
years?
(1) 13
(2) 15
(3) 16
(4) 19

Questions 11-16: Answer the questions based on the data given in the table below:
11.

If Rahul invested
TCS. What is his
on 1st Jan 2012?
(1) 400%
(3) 200%

Rs.37,200/- on 1st Jan 2009 in


return on investment (ROI) as
(2) 300%
(4) Cannot be determined

12.

If Shyam purchased 100 shares of each of the


companies on 1st Jan 2011, then what is the
profit/loss that he would make if he sells his
shares on 1st Jan 2012?(In Rs.)
(1) 29,500, profit
(2) 29,500, loss
(3) 30,500, profit
(4) 30,500, loss

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Stock price for 5 companies (as on 1st Jan)

TCS
Reliance Ind
HLL
Titan
Bajaj Auto
13.

14.

2012
1340
770
510
220
1650

2011
905
554
551
205
1980

What is the average annual growth rate of the


share price of Reliance industries from 2009 to
2012?
(1) 100%
(2) 33.3%
(3) 25%
(4) none of these

2010
503
347
612
154
1320

2009
335
385
340
110
550

15.

Bala invested Rs.50,000/- each in Bajaj Auto and


Titan on 1st Jan 2009. His close friend Nishant
invested Rs.50,000/- each in Reliance Industries
and HLL on the same day. As of 1 st Jan 2012 if
both sell their respective shares, who has made a
higher profit? (assume that fractional shares may
be purchased)
(1) Bala
(2) Nishant
(3) Both made equal profit
(4) Cannot be determined

16.

Using the data from Q.15, how much more/less


profit has Bala made than Nishant?(in Rs.)
(1) 1,00,000/(2) 90,000/(3) 75,000/(4) 50,000/-

If Ajay had bought 75 shares each of HLL &


Titan on 1st Jan 2010 and sold them on 1st Jan
2011, then what is the net profit/loss he has
made?(in Rs)
(1) 550, profit
(2) 550, loss
(3) 750, profit
(4) 750, loss

PRACTICE EXERCISE
Questions 1-8: Answer the questions based on the data given in the table below:
Sponsorship Revenue of Top 6 Teams in the IPL (In Millions of $)
MI
KKR
RCB
CSK
DD
KXI
1.

2012
417
458
612
486
215
184

2011
329
350
486
359
193
166

All sponsorship revenue is collected by the


BCCI who in turn distributes 70% of the
revenue to the teams. Find the total sponsorship
revenue collected by BCCI in the year 2011 in
millions of dollars? Assume that the above six
teams are the only teams in the IPL.
(1) 2,250
(2) 2,850
(3) 2,690
(4) 3,760

2.

What is the average annual growth in the


sponsorship revenue of MI between the years
2009 and 2012?
(1) 31%
(2) 41%
(3) 60%
(4) 55%

3.

CSK and RCB are teams from the South and


KXI and DD are teams from the North. What
is difference in the total sponsorship revenue
collected by teams from the South and teams
from the North in lakhs of dollars over the
years 2008 to 2012?

2010
251
245
365
156
166
125

2009
186
193
239
118
108
98
(1) 17,990
(3) 2,183

2008
123
147
256
135
85
73
(2) 1,799
(4) 21,830

4.

MI and KKR were the runner up and winners


respectively of the IPL in the year 2012. The
marketing managers at MI and KKR expect
their sponsorship revenues to go up by 25% and
33% respectively in the year 2013. The
expected sponsorship revenue of KKR is what
percentage higher/lower than the expected
sponsorship revenue of MI in the year 2013?
(1) 17.5%
(2) 16.1%
(3) 15.8%
(4) 16.8%

5.

In the year 2013 the total sponsorship revenue


earned by MI and RCB increases by 10%,
whereas the total sponsorship revenue earned by
KXI and DD decreases by 5%. The sponsorship
revenue earned by CSK increases by 25%
whereas that of KKR remains unchanged. What
is the approximate share of MI in the total
sponsorship revenue earned by all the six teams
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in the IPL? Assume that only the above six


teams play in the IPL.
(1) 16%
(2) 18%
(3) 20%
(4) Cannot be determined
6.

7.

In question no 5 above, what is the approximate


share of CSK in the total sponsorship revenue
earned by the IPL teams?
(1) 26%
(2) 24%
(3) 28%
(4) Cannot be determined

of the following teams could Akshay Kumar


consider buying if his budget is a maximum of
$ 500 million?
(1) MI and DD
(2) MI and CSK
(3) CSK and KXI
(4) DD and KXI
8.

Akshay Kumar is planning to buy an IPL team.


Experts value the price of a team as 2.5 times
the average of the sponsorship revenue earned
by them during the years 2010 to 2012. Which

If the actual number of teams playing in the IPL


in the year 2012 was 9, what was average share
of each team if the total sponsorship earned by
the IPL teams remains the same as given in the
above table? (in millions of $).
(1) 238
(2) 263
(2) 287
(4) 212

Questions 9-14 : Answer the questions based on the data given in the table below:
All India Revenues in the first six weeks of Movie Release (in Millions of Rupees)
3 Idiots
Ra One
Dabang
Agent Vinod
Bodyguard
Ek Tha Tiger

Week 1
480
360
450
290
330
510

Week 2
408
198
405
116
132
561

9.

If the revenue in week 4 is at least 50% of the


revenue in week 1 then the movie is a
superhit. How many of the above six movies
are superhits?
(1) 2
(2) 4
(3) 5
(4) 3

10.

The revenue for Dabang in week 1 is greater


than its revenue in week 6 by _____%
(1) 150%
(2) 250%
(3) 350%
(4) 450%

11.

If the revenue in week 3 falls below 40% of the


revenue in week 1 then the movie is said to
have bad word of mouth. Which of the
following movies had bad word of mouth?
(1) Ra One & Agent Vinod
(2) Ra One & Bodyguard
(3) Agent Vinod & Bodyguard
(4) None of these

12.

Week 3
288
126
315
116
165
408

Week 4
240
108
270
87
99
357

Week 5
120
72
225
87
66
306

Week 6
96
18
180
29
66
153

over the first six weeks for the movie 3 idiots.


What is the revenue earned in crores by 3 idiots,
in markets other than Mumbai and Delhi in the
first six weeks?
(1) 440
(2) 450
(3) 44
(4) 45
13.

Six million people watched Dabang and three


million people watched Agent Vinod in the first
six weeks. What is the difference in the average
price of a Dabang ticket and an Agent Vinod
ticket?
(1) Rs 66
(2) Rs 70
(3) Rs 60
(4) Rs 75

14.

The ratio of the revenue from the metro, urban


and rural areas is 11:7:3, for the movie Ek Tha
Tiger during the first six weeks. The revenue
earned by Ek Tha Tiger from the urban areas in
the first six weeks is ______
(1) 756 million
(2) 905 million
(3) 765 million
(4) 860 million

Revenues earned from Mumbai and Delhi form


35% and 38% respectively of the total revenue

Answer key for Practice Exercise


1.3
9.4

2.2
10.2

3.1
11.4

4.4
12.3

5.4
13.1

6.2
14.3

7.4

8.2

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