Pie Chart 73

Directions (1-5): Study the following pie-diagrams carefully to answer these questions:
Number of students studying in different faculties in the years 2001 and 2002 from State X

Q1. In which faculty there was decrease in the number of students from 2001 to 2002?
(a) None
(b) Arts
(c) Agriculture
(d) Pharmacy
(e) Medicine
Q2. What is the ratio between the number of students studying pharmacy in the years 2001 and 2002 respectively?
(a) 4 : 3
(b) 3 : 2
(c) 2 : 3
(d) 7 : 12
(e) None of the above
Q3. What was the approximate percentage increase in the number of students of Engineering from the year 2001 to 2002?
(a) 17
(b) 15
(c) 25
(d) 20
(e) 30
Q4. In the year 2001, the number of students studying Arts and Commerce together is what percent of the number of students studying these subjects together in 2002?
(a) 76
(b) 85
(c) 82
(d) 79
(e) None of the above
Q5. In which of the following faculties the percent increase in the number of students was minimum from 2001 to 2002?
(a) Arts
(b) Science
(c) Commerce
(d) Medicine
(e) Pharmacy

Answer & Explanation

1. (c)
The number of students decreased from 2450 to 2000 in Agriculture.
2. (d)
Number of students studying Pharmacy in 2001 = 2100
Number of students studying Pharmacy in 2002 = 3600
Required ratio = 2100 : 3600 = 7 : 12
3. (d)
Difference = 7600 – 6300 = 1300
 Required percentage increase =1300/6300*100= 20.63 = 20%
4. (b)
Total number of students in Arts and Commerce faculties in 2001
= 4200 + 7700 = 11900
Total number of students in Arts and Commerce faculties in 2002 = 4400 + 9600 = 14000
Required percentage =11900/14000*100= 85%
5. (d)
Only on the basis of table, we can say, the percentage increase in Medicine (3.89%) was minimum.

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