Data Interpretation Previous Year Questions (CAT) - Set 0009


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    Previous years`s CAT questions: Data Interpretation

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    Question 1

    Chart A represents the distribution by value of top 6 suppliers of MFA Textiles in 1995. The total value of Chart A is 5760 million Euros. Chart B represents the distribution by quantity of top 6 suppliers of MFA Textiles in 1995. The total value of Chart B is 1.05 million tons.   (CAT 2002)


    1. The country which has the highest average price is:

    (1) USA           (2) Switzerland                (3) Turkey              (4) India

    2. The average price (Euro per kg) in Turkey is roughly:

    (1) 6.20           (2) 5.80                   (3) 4.20                   (4) 4.80

     


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    Answer: Option 2 Option 2


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    Question 2

    There are 6 refineries, 7 depots, 9 districts. The refineries are BB, BC, BD, BE, BF, BG. The depots are AA, AB, AC, AD, AE, AF and AG and the districts are AAA, AAB, AAC, AAD, AAE, AAF, AAG, AAH, AAI.

    Table A shows the cost of transporting one unit from refinery to depot.

    Table B shows the cost of transporting one unit from depot to districts.  (CAT 2002)

    1. The minimum cost of sending one unit from any refinery to any district is:

    (1) Rs. 0          (2) Rs. 350               (3) Rs. 320               (4) Rs. 50

    2. How many possible ways are there for sending one unit from any refinery to any district?

    (1) 63              (2) 42                      (3) 54                       (4) 378

    3. The largest cost of sending one unit from any refinery to district is:

    (1) Rs. 2172.60        (2) Rs. 2193.0           (3) Rs. 2091.0          (4) None of the above

    4. The minimum cost of transportation of one unit from refinery BD to any district is:

    (1) Rs. 125                (2) Rs. 0                   (3) Rs. 375               (4) None of the above

    5. The minimum cost of transportation from any refinery to AAG district is:

    (1) Rs. 0                    (2) Rs. 137               (3) Rs. 140               (4) None of the above

    6. The minimum cost of transportation from refinery BE to district AAA is:

    (1) Rs. 1257             (2) Rs. 1161             (3) Rs. 1231             (4) None of the above

     


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    Answer: Option 1 Option 4 Option 2 Option 2 Option 4 Option 4


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    Question 3

    The following is a table describing garments manufactured based upon the color and size each lay. There are four sizes: M-Medium, L-Large, XL-Extra Large and XXL-Extra Extra Large. There are three colors: Yellow, Red and White. (CAT 2001)

    1. How many lays are used to produce Yellow-colored fabrics?

    (1) 10              (2) 11               (3) 12               (4) 14

    2. How many lays are used to produce Extra-Extra Large fabrics?

    (1) 15              (2) 16              (3) 17               (4) 18

    3. How many lays are used to produce Extra-Extra Large Yellow or Extra-Extra Large White fabrics?

    (1) 8                 (2) 9                (3) 10               (4) 15

    4. How many varieties of fabrics, which exceed the order have been produced?

    (1) 3                 (2) 4                (3) 5                  (4) 6

     


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    Answer: Option 4 Option 2 Option 4 Option 1


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    Question 4

    Answer these questions based on the table given below concerning the twenty busiest international airports in the world.  (CAT 2001)


    1. How many international airports of type 'A' account for more than 40 million passengers?

    (1) 4        (2) 5         (3) 6          (4) 7

    2. What percentage of top ten busiest airports is in the United States of America?

    (1) 60      (2) 80       (3) 70       (4) 90

    3. Of the five busiest airports, roughly what percentage of passengers is handled by Heathrow airport?

    (1) 30       (2) 40       (3) 20       (4) 50

    4. How many international airports not located in the USA handle more than 30 million passengers?

    (1) 5         (2) 6          (3) 10       (4) 14

     


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    Answer: Option 2 Option 1 Option 3 Option 2


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    Question 5

    Figure 1 shows the amount of work distribution, in man-hours, for a software between offshore and onsite activities. Figure 2 shows the estimated and actual work effort involved in the different offshore activities in the same company during the same period.

    [Note: Onsite refers to work performed at the customer's premise and offshore refers to work performed at the developer's premise.]  (CAT 2001)

    1. Which of the work requires as many man-hours as that spent in coding?

    (1) Offshore, design and coding     

    (2) Offshore coding

    (3) Testing                                      

    (4) Offshore, testing and coding

    2. Roughly what percentage of the total work is carried out onsite?

    (1) 40 percent         

    (2) 20 percent        

    (3) 30 percent                

    (4) 50 percent

    3. The total effort in man-hours spent onsite is nearest to which of the following?

    (1) The sum of the estimated and actual effort for offshore design

    (2) The estimated man-hours of offshore coding

    (3) The actual man-hours of offshore testing

    (4) Half of the man-hours of estimated offshore coding

    4. If the total working hours were 100, which of the following tasks will account for approximately 50 hours?

    (1) Coding                       

    (2) Design

    (3) Offshore testing                

    (4) Offshore testing plus design

    5. If 50 percent of the offshore work were to be carried out onsite, with the distribution of effort between the tasks remaining the same, the proportion of testing carried out offshore would be

    (1) 40 percent         

    (2) 30 percent         

    (3) 50 percent         

    (4) 70 percent

    6. If 50 percent of the offshore work were to be carried out onsite, with the distribution of effort between the tasks remaining the same, which of the following is true of all work carried out onsite?

    (1) The amount of coding done is greater than that of testing

    (2) The amount of coding done onsite is less than that of design done onsite

    (3) The amount of design carried out onsite is greater than that of testing

    (4) The amount of testing carried out offshore is greater than that of total design

     


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    Answer: Option 1 Option 3 Option 3 Option 1 Option 2 Option 1


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