## Data Interpretation For CAT

Aspirants who want to prepare best for the Data Interpretation for CAT (Common Aptitude Test) will get some important DI questions and answers on this web page. Although we are going to provide you some short trick that will help you while attempting the questions during examination. The CAT includes questions from 3 sections Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning.

To solve this section one should need to focus and understand the questions related to puzzles, tables, line series and so on. The Data Interpretation section if totally based on accuracy and time. So if you want to attempt all the questions then you have to boost up your speed by practicing daily.Further information about Data Interpretation for CAT 2018 is mentioned below by the team of www.privatejobshub.in.
Data Interpretation Paper Pattern

The Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning section will contains total 32 questions and the time given to attempt this section is 60 minutes. The questions asked in the Data Interpretation will be of MCQ and non MCQ type related to some topics like Pie Charts, Cases Logical Reasoning based on Rankings, Team Formations, Tables, Bar Charts, X-Y Charts Involving Line Series, Puzzle, Syllogisms,Quantitative Reasoningand Logical Deduction etc.

 MCQs 24 questions Non-MCQs 08 questions Topics Quantitative Reasoning, X-Y Charts Involving Line Series, Tables, Bar Charts, Puzzle, Logical Deduction LOD Moderate to difficult

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### Data Interpretation For CAT

Data Interpretation (DI) Question and Answers

Some important question and answers of data interpretation and logical reasoning section is given below for your convenience, take a look below and you will get an idea about which type of DI questions for CAT will be asked in the question paper.

Questions on Bar Chart

Question-1: What is the ratio of the total sales of branch B2 for both years to the total sales of branch B4 for both years?
1.    2:3
2.    3:5
3.    4:5
4.    7:9

Question-2: Total sales of branch B6 for both the years are what percent of the total sales of branches B3 for both the years?
1.    68.54%
2.    71.11%
3.    73.17%
4.    75.55%

Question-3: What percent of the average sales of branches B1, B2 and B3 in 2001 is the average sales of branches B1, B3 and B6 in 2000?
1.    75%
2.    77.5%
3.    82.5%
4.    87.5%

Question-4: What are the average sales of all the branches (in thousand numbers) for the year 2000?
1.    73
2.    80
3.    83
4.    88

Question-5:Total sales of branches B1, B3 and B5 together for both the years (in thousand numbers) are?
1.    250
2.    310
3.    435
4.    560

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Questions on Table Chart

 Year Item of Expenditure Salary Fuel and Transport Bonus Interest on Loans Taxes 1998 288 98 3.00 23.4 83 1999 342 112 2.52 32.5 108 2000 324 101 3.84 41.6 74 2001 336 133 3.68 36.4 88 2002 420 142 3.96 49.4 98

Question-1: What is the average amount of interest per year which the company had to pay during this period?
1.    Rs. 32.43 lakhs
2.    Rs. 33.72 lakhs
3.    Rs. 34.18 lakhs
4.    Rs. 36.66 lakhs

Question-2: The total amount of bonus paid by the company during the given period is approximately what percent of the total amount of salary paid during this period?
1.    0.1%
2.    0.5%
3.    1%
4.    1.25%

Question-3: Total expenditure on all these items in 1998 was approximately what percent of the total expenditure in 2002?
1.    62%
2.    66%
3.    69%
4.    71%

Question-4: The total expenditure of the company over these items during the year 2000 is?
1.    Rs. 544.44 lakhs
2.    Rs. 501.11 lakhs
3.    Rs. 446.46 lakhs
4.    Rs. 478.87 lakhs

Question-5: The ratio between the total expenditure on Taxes for all the years and the total expenditure on Fuel and Transport for all the years respectively is approximately?
1.    4:7
2.    10:13
3.    15:18
4.    5:8

Solved Papers are available here: CAT Previous Year Papers with Solutions

Questions on Line Charts

Question-1:For which of the following pairs of years the total exports from the three Companies together are equal?
1.    1995 and 1998
2.    1996 and 1998
3.    1997 and 1998
4.    1995 and 1996

Question-2: Average annual exports during the given period for Company Y are approximately what percent of the average annual exports for Company Z?
1.    87.12%
2.    89.64%
3.    91.21%
4.    93.33%

Question-3: In which year was the difference between the exports from Companies X and Y the minimum?
1.    1994
2.    1995
3.    1996
4.    1997

Question-4: What was the difference between the average exports of the three Companies in 1993 and the average exports in 1998?
1.    Rs. 15.33 crores
2.    Rs. 18.67 crores
3.    Rs. 20 crores
4.    Rs. 22.17 crores

Question-5: In how many of the given years, were the exports from Company Z more than the average annual exports over the given years?
1.    2
2.    3
3.    4
4.    5

Questions on Pie Charts

Question-1: If for a certain quantity of books, the publisher has to pay Rs. 30,600 as printing cost then what will be amount of royalty to be paid for these books?
1.    Rs. 19,450
2.    Rs. 21,200
3.    Rs. 22,950
4.    Rs. 26,150

Question-2: What is the central angle of the sector corresponding to the expenditure incurred on Royalty?
1.    15º
2.    24º
3.    54º
4.    48º

Question-3: The price of the book is marked 20% above the C.P. If the marked price of the book is Rs. 180, then what is the cost of the paper used in a single copy of the book?
1.    Rs. 36
2.    Rs. 37.50
3.    Rs. 42
4.    Rs. 44.25

Question-4: If 5500 copies are published and the transportation cost on them amounts to Rs. 82500, then what should be the selling price of the book so that the publisher can earn a profit of 25%?
1.    Rs. 187.50
2.    Rs. 191.50
3.    Rs. 175
4.    Rs. 180

Question-5:For an edition of 12,500 copies, the amount of Royalty paid by the publisher is Rs. 2,81,250. What should be the selling price of the book if the publisher desires a profit of 5%?
1.    Rs. 152.50
2.    Rs. 157.50
3.    Rs. 162.50
4.    Rs. 167.50

Some Tips to Crack the DI for CAT
• Improve you calculations; do not depend on calculator for short calculations.
• Practice regularly and make some strategy according to the topics.
• Attend Mock test, it will improve your speed and confidence.
• Take help from CAT previous year question papers for better preparation.
• Remember the sides and directions.
• First understand the question then solve it.
• Try to attempt those questions for which you are 100% sure.
• Do not confuse between puzzles and directions.
• Do written preparation of chart and tables questions.
• Do not choose answers blindly.
• If you are not sure about the right option then leave that question.
• Make a revision of the section in last 10 minutes.
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Preparation Books for DT for CAT

Candidates can direct download the book just by hitting on the link which is given in front of the book name. These books have the best study material and it will surely help you in your best preparation.

 Book Name Online Download Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT Logical Reasoning for CAT How to prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT The Pearson Complete Guide For The CAT The Glass Castle Formwork for Concrete Structures The Mega Year Book 2017

Best Books for Data Interpretation for CAT

 Name of the Book Author’s Name Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT Nishit k Sinha How to prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT Arun Sharma Data Interpretation Simplified JagganSaneja How to prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT Arun Sharma Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency for CAT Gajendra Kumar Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis The Pearson Complete Guide For The CAT Nishit k Sinha CAT Mathematics AbhijitGuha Trishna Knowledge Systems Trishna Anaesthetic Data Interpretation Sylva Dolenska

These are best books for DI for CAT 2018, you will definitely score best if you will prepare according to these books. You can take help from the previous year models and question papers which are easily available at the nearest books shop.

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