**SSC CHSL Topic Wise Study Material – Quantitative Aptitude – Pie-Chart**

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Pie charts are the specific types of data representation, where data is represented in the form of a circle. In a pie chart, a circle is divided into various sectors or segments such that each sector or segments represents a certain proportion or percentage of the total.

In a pie chart, total of all given items are equated to 360° and the degrees of angles, representing different items are calculated proportionately.

**Illustration for Pie Chart**

From the given pie-chart, we can calculate the following

• Population in any zone when the total population is given.

• Population of any zone as a percentage of that of another zone.

• Percentage increase in the total population given the percentage increase in the population of one or more zones.

**Important Formulae/Facts**

Let’s have a look at some formulas that will help you in solving different types of questions

**Reference Corner**

**Directions (Q.Nos. 1-5) Study the pie chart and answer the questions given below. ssc (10+2)2015**

**The School Funds is Spent Under Different Heads in a Certain School**

**1.What is the ratio of expenditure on Sports to that on Art and Craft?**

(a) 1 : 1

(b) 4 : 3

(c) 1 : 4

(d) 2 : 1

**2.Which head has the maximum expenditure?**

(a) Library

(b) Art and Craft

(c) Sports

(d) Science

**3.Which head uses 25% of the funds?**

(a) Art and Craft

(b) Sports

(c) Miscellaneous

(d) Library

**4.Which heads have the same amount of expenditure?**

(a) Library and Science

(b) Science and Miscellaneous

(c) Sports and Science

(d) Miscellaneous and Library

**5.What percentage of the total expense is spent on Library?**

(a) 24.3

(b) 16.6

(c) 20

(d) 24

**Directions (Q.Nos. 6-10) The following pie-chart shows the performance in an examination in a particular year for 360 students. Study the pie-chart and answer the questions.SSC (10 + 2) 2014**

**6.The number of students who passed in first division is**

(a) 45

(b) 54

(c) 64

(d) 74

**7.The number of students who passed in second division is more them those in first division by**

(a) 111

(b) 112

(c) 109

(d) 108

**8.The ratio of successful students to the failed students is**

(a) 9 : 1

(b) 5 : 1

(c) 1:9

(d) 2 : 7

**9.The percentage of students who have failed in the examination is**

(a) 20%

(b) 36%

(c) 10%

(d) 30%

**10.The total number of students who have passed in 2nd or 3rd division is**

(a) 162

(b) 270

(c) 108

(d) None of these

**Practice Exercise**

**Directions (Q. NOS. 1-5) Study the given pie charts carefully to answer the questions that follow.**

Breakup of number of employees working in different departments of an organization, the number of males and the number of employees who recently got promoted in each department breakup of employees working in different departments.

**1.The number of employees who got promoted from the HR department was what per cent of the total number of employees working in that department? (Rounded off to two digits after decimal.)**

(a) 36.18

(b)30.56

(c) 47.22

(d) 28.16

**2. The total number of employees who got promoted from all the departments together was what per cent of the total number of employees working in all the departments together? (Rounded off the nearest integer.)**

(a) 56%

(b) 21%

(c) 45%

(d) 33%

**3. What is the total number of females working in the production and marketing departments together?**

(a) 468

(b) 812

(c) 582

(d) 972

**4. If half of the number of employees who promoted from the IT department were males. What was the approximate percentage of males who got promoted from the number of working males in IT department?**

(a) 61%

(b) 29%

(c) 54%

(d) 38%

**5. How many females work in the accounts department?**

(a) 618

(b) 592

(c) 566

(d) 624

**Directions (Q. Nos. 6-10) Study the following pie charts carefully and answer the questions that follow.**

**6. What is the difference between the funds acquired by school from NGO’s and internal sources?**

(a)Rs 50 lakh

(b)Rs 45 lakh

(c)Rs 75 lakh

(d)Rs 25 lakh

**7. If the school managed school maintenance from the government agencies fund only, how much fund from government agencies would still left for other use?**

(a)Rs 120 lakh

(b)Rs 150 lakh

(c)Rs 110 lakh

(d) None of these

**8. If scholarship has to be paid out of the donation fund, what is the approximate per cent of donation fund used for this purpose?**

(a) 43%

(b) 53%

(c) 37%

(d) 45%

**9. What is the total amount used by the school for payment?**

(a)Rs 100 lakh

(b)Rs 110 lakh

(c)Rs 150 lakh

(d)Rs 140 lakh

**10. What amount of the fund is acquired by the school from government agencies?**

(a) Rs 220 lakh

(b) Rs 310 lakh

(c) Rs 255 lakh

(d) Rs 225 lakh

**Directions (Q.Nos. 11-15) Study the following pie charts carefully to answer the questions that follow.**

Percentage wise distribution of players who play five different sports.

**11. What is the average number of players (both male and female) who play football and rugby together?**

(a) 620

(b) 357

(c) 230

(d) 630

**12. What is the difference between the number of the female players who play lawn tennis and the number of male players who play rugby?**

(a) 94

(b) 84

(c) 220

(d) 240

**13. What is the respective ratio of the number of female players who play cricket and number of male players who play hockey?**

(a) 20: 7

(b) 4:21

(c) 20 : 3

(d) 3 : 20

**14. What is the total number of male players who play football, cricket and lawn tennis together?**

(a) 1724

(b) 1734

(c) 1824

(d) 1964

**15. Number of male players who play rugby is approximately what per cent of the total number of players who play lawn tennis?**

(a) 33

(b) 39

(c) 26

(d) 21

**Directions (Q.Nos. 16-18) The pie chart, given here represents the number of valid votes obtained by four students who contested election for school leadership. The total number of valid votes polled was 720. Observe the chart and answer questions based on it. SSC (10 + 2) 2010**

**16. What was the minimum number of votes obtained by any candidate?**

(a) 100

(b) 110

(c) 120

(d) 130

**17. Who was the winner?**

(a) Sivaraman

(b) Paramjeet

(c) Yasin

(d) Vishwanath

**18. By how many votes did the winner defeat his nearest rival?**

(a) 40

(b) 45

(c) 48

(d) 50

**Answers**

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