### UGC NET Paper-1 Previous Year Questions on Data Interpretation - July 2016

The following table shows the percentage profit (%) earned by two companies A and B during the years 2011-15. Answer questions 1 to 3 based on the data contained in the table:

 Year Percentage Profit (%) A B 2011 20 30 2012 35 40 2013 45 35 2014 40 50 2015 25 35

Where, percent (%) Profit = (Income-Expenditure) × 100/Expenditure

1. If the total expenditure of the two companies was Rs.9 lakh in the year 2012 and the expenditure of A and B were in the ratio2:1, then what was the income of the company A in that year?
(A) Rs.9.2 lakh
(B) Rs.8.1 lakh
(C) Rs.7.2 lakh
(D) Rs.6.0 lakh

2. What is the average percentage profit earned by the company B?
(A) 35%
(B) 42%
(C) 38%
(D) 40%

3. In which year, the percentage profit earned by the company B is less than that of company A?
(A) 2012
(B) 2013
(C) 2014
(D) 2015

The following table shows the number of people in different age groups who responded to a survey about their favourite style of music. Use this information to answer the questions that follow: (Question 4 to 6) to the nearest whole percentage:

4. Approximately what percentage of the total sample were aged 21-30?
(A) 31%
(B) 23%
(C) 25%
(D) 14%

5. Approximately what percentage of the total sample indicates that Hip-Hop is their favourite style of music?
(A) 6%
(B) 8%
(C) 14%
(D) 12%

6. What percentage of respondents aged 31+ indicated a favourite style other than classical music?
(A) 64%
(B) 60%
(C) 75%
(D) 50%

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