SSC CHSL Topic Wise Study Material – Quantitative Aptitude – Table
Tables are one of the simplest and most convenient tools used for summarizing data and presenting it in a meaningful way. In a table, data is arranged systematically in columns and rows. While reading a table, the following parts need careful observation
Title The title of the table gives the description of the contents of the table and precisely defines the kind of data and the period for which it occurred.
Column Heading It defines the information contained in the various columns and specifies the unit of measurement in some cases.
Head Note Most frequently, the unit of measurement is specified in the head note.
Foot Note Foot notes are used to point out any exceptions in arriving at the data.
Illustration for Table
Percentage of Marks Obtained by Five Students in Five Different Subjects
Thus, from the table above we can derive, any information regarding marks of the mentioned students.
Directions (Q. Nos. 1 and 2) The table shows the percentage of total population of a city in different age groups. Study the table and answer questions. ssc (10+2) 2013
1. If there are 22 million people below 36 yr, then the number of people (in millions) in the age group 56 – 65 is
2. If the difference between the number of people in the age groups 46-55 and 16-25 is 0.975 million, then the total population (in millions) of the city is
Directions (Q. Nos. 3 and 4) Study the following table. SSC (10 + 2) 2013
3. The increase in the number of candidates qualified under Engineering discipline from 2009 to 2010 was
4. The number of candidates qualified in Science discipline was the lowest in the year
Directions (Q. Nos. 1-5) The table given here shows production of five types of cars by a company in the year . 1999 to 2004 Study the table and answer the questions.
Production of Cars by a Company
1. In which year, the production of cars of all types taken together was approximately equal to the average during the period?
2. In which year the total production of cars of types P and Q together was equal to the total production of cars of types R and S together?
(d) None Of these
3. During the period 1999-2004 in which type of cars was a continuous increase in production?
4. The production of which type of cars was 25% of the total production of all types of cars during 2003?
5. The per cent increased in total production of all types of cars in 2002 to that in 2001 was
Directions (Q. Nos. 6-9) Answer the questions based on the following information. Given below are the forecasts of the World and Asian energy demand for the years 1990,2000 and 2010 AD. The demand is given in million barrels per day, crude oil equivalent.
6. Which is the fuel whose proportion in the total energy demand will decrease continuously over the period 1990-2010 in Asia?
(a) Natural Gas
(b) Solid Fuels
7. Which is the fuel whose proportion in the total energy demand of the World will remain constant over the period 1990-2010, but whose proportion will increase in total energy demand in Asia?
(a) Solid Fuels
(d) Natural Gas
8. Over 1990-2010, which two fuels meet more than 60% of the total energy demand of both World and Asia?
(a) Petroleum and Natural Gas
(b) Petroleum and Solid Fuels
(c) Natural Gas and Solid Fuels
(d) None of the above
9.Which fuel’s proportion in the total energy demand increase over the decade 1990-2000 and decrease over the decade 2000-2010 for both World and Asia?
(b) Natural Gas
(c) Solid Fuels
Directions (Q. Nos. 10-13) Answer the questions based on the following information.
A company produces five types of shirts A, B, C, D, and E, using the cloth of three qualities—high, medium and low and dyes of the three qualities—high, medium and low One shirt requires 1.5 m cloth. The following table gives respectively
I. The number of shirts (of each category) produced in thousand
II. The percentage distribution of cloth quality in each type of shirt.
III. The percentage distribution of dye quality in each type of shirt.
10. What is the total requirement of cloth?
(a) 150000 m
(b) 200000 m
(c) 225000 m
(d) 250000 m
11. How many metres of low-quality cloth is consumed?
12. How many metres of high-quality cloth is consumed by A shirts?
13. What is the ratio of the three qualities of dyes in high-quality cloth?
(a) 2 : 3 : 5
(b) 1 : 2 : 5
(c) 7 : 9 : 10
(d) Cannot be determined
Directions (Q. Nos. 14-18) Answer the questions based on the following table.
Distribution of Students at ABC University According to Professional Courses
14. If 60% of the boys mid 70% of the girls are successful in the courses taken by them, then what is the combined pass percentage (approximately)?
15. In which course is the percentage of girls (among the total number of students) higher than the percentage of girls in any other course?
(a) business Management
16. By what percentage is the number of students doing Computers more them the number of students doing Business Management?
17. The percentage of girl engineers doing Business Management are
(d) None of these
18. Taking all the courses together, by what percentage do the number of boys exceed the number of girls?
(d) None of these
Directions (Q. Nos. 19 22) Study the following table and answer the questions given below. ssc (1o+2) 2011
Marks Obtained by 6 Candidates (A, B, C, D, E and F) in 6 Tests Conducted in One Academic Year.
19. The total marks obtained by the candidates B and F together was the least in the Test
20. Which of the candidates has shown a steady improvement throughout the academic year?
21. Which candidate has shown maximum percentage improvement in Test 6 compared to Test 1?
22. In which Test have all candidates performed better than in the previous Test?
(a) Test 6
(b) Test 5
(c) Test 4
(d) Test 2
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