# New Pattern Based DI for SBI PO 2020 | Data Interpretation Questions and Answers for with free PDF for IBPS PO, IBPS RRB PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI Clerk, at Smartkeeda

Directions : Study the following pie charts carefully and answer the questions given beside.

In 2017, the total number of SBI PO applicants in six different states, A, B. C. D, E, and F was 7.4 lakhs and the total number of SBI Clerk applicants in six different states A, B, C, D, E, and F was 8.2 lakhs.

Statewise distribution of SBI PO applicants

Statewise distribution of SBI PO applicants

M : F Ratio (M = Male, F = Female)

 States SBI PO Applicants SBI Clerk applicants M : F M : F A 4 5 8 7 B 7 5 1 1 C 6 5 3 2 D 3 4 3 2 E 8 3 5 6 F 5 3 20 21
Important for :
1
What is the ratio between the total number of male applicants for SBI PO in 2017 from the given six states and the total number of female applicants for SBI PO in 2017 from the given six states?
» Explain it
B
 States Number of applicants for SBI PO Number of male applicants for SBI PO Number of female applicants for SBI PO A 18% of 7.4 lakhs = 1.332 lakhs 4/9 × 1.332 = 0.592 lakhs 1.332 – 0.592 = 0.74 lakhs B 12% of 7.4 lakhs = 0.888 lakhs 7/12 × 0.888 = 0.518 lakhs 0.888 – 0.518 = 0.37 lakhs C 22% of 7.4 lakhs = 1.628 lakhs 6/11 × 1.628 = 0.888 lakhs 1.628 – 0.888 = 0.74 lakhs D 14% of 7.4 lakhs = 1.036 lakhs 3/7 × 1.036 = 0.444 lakhs 1.036 – 0.444 = 0.592 lakhs E 22% of 7.4 lakhs = 1.628 lakhs 8/11 × 1.628 = 1.184 lakhs 1.628 – 1.184 = 0.444 lakhs F 12% of 7.4 lakhs = 0.888 lakhs 5/8 × 0.888 = 0.555 lakhs 0.888 – 0.555 = 0.333 lakhs Total Total = 4.181 lakhs Total = 3.219 lakhs

The required ratio = 4.181 : 3.219 = 113 : 87

Hence, option B is correct.
2
The total number of male applicants for SBI PO in 2017 from the given six states together is approximately what percent of the total number of male applicants for SBI Clerk in 2017 from the given six states together?
» Explain it
C
The total number of male applicants for SBI PO in 2017 from the given six states together = 4.181 lakhs

 States Number of applicants for SBI Clerk Number of male applicants for SBI Clerk A 15% of 8.2 lakhs = 1.23 lakhs 8/15 × 1.23 = 0.656 lakhs B 16% of 8.2 lakhs = 1.312 lakhs 1/2 × 1.312 = 0.656 lakhs C 20% of 8.2 lakhs = 1.64 lakhs 3/5 × 1.64 = 0.984 lakhs D 10% of 8.2 lakhs = 0.82 lakhs 3/5 × 0.82 = 0.492 lakhs E 22% of 8.2 lakhs = 1.804 lakhs 5/11 × 1.804 = 0.82 lakhs F 17% of 8.2 lakhs = 1.394 lakhs 20/41 × 1.394 = 0.68 lakhs Total Total = 4.288 lakhs

The total number of male applicants for SBI Clerk in 2017 from the given six states together = 4.288 lakhs

 The reqd. % = 4.181 × 100 = approximately 97.5% 4.288

Hence, option C is correct.

3
In 2018, it is expected that the total number of SBI PO applicants will increase by 10% over the previous year and the total number of SBI Clerk applicant will increase by 25% over the previous year. If expectations come true then by what number the total female applicants of PO and Clerk will increase over the previous year? (If we consider only the given six states and the ratio of male and female remains same when the applicants increase in 2018 )
» Explain it
A
If the total number students increase by 10% then even the total number of female students will increase by 10%

The total number of SBI PO female applicants in 2017 = 3.219 lakhs

In 2018, The total number of female applicants = 110% of 3.219 = 3.5409 lakhs

The total number of female SBI Clerk applicants in 2017 = 8.2 – 4.288 = 3.912 lakhs

In 2018, the total number of female applicants = 125% of 3.912 lakhs = 4.89 lakhs

The required number = (3.5409 + 4.89) – (3.219 + 3.912) = 8.4309 – 7.131 = 1.2999 lakhs

Hence, option A is correct.
4
Find the difference between the total number of male applicants for the examination SBI PO 2017 and SBI Clerk 2017 together from the states A, B, and C together and that from the states D, E, and F together?
» Explain it
C
The total number of male applicants for the examination SBI PO 2017 from the states A, B, C together = 0.592 + 0.518 + 0.888 = 1.998 lakhs

The total number of male applicants for the examination SBI Clerk 2017 from the states A, B, C together = 0.656 + 0.656 + 0.984 = 2.296 lakhs

the total number of male applicants for the examination SBI PO 2017 and SBI Clerk 2017 together from the states A, B, and C together = 1.998 + 2.296 = 4.294 lakhs

The total number of male applicants for the examination SBI PO 2017 from the states D, E, F together = 0.444 + 1.184 + 0.555 = 2.183 lakhs

The total number of male applicants for the examination SBI Clerk 2017 from the states D, E, F together = 0.492 + 0.82 + 0.68 = 1.992 lakhs

the total number of male applicants for the examination SBI PO 2017 and SBI Clerk 2017 together from the states D, E, and F together = 2.183 + 1.992 = 4.175 lakhs

The required difference = 4.294 – 4.175 = 0.119 lakhs

Hence, option C is correct.
5
In 2017, SBI PO female applicants from the state B is what percent of the SBI Clerk male applicant from the state F? (rounded off to nearest integer)
» Explain it
D
SBI PO Female applicants from the state B = 0.37 lakhs

SBI Clerk male applicants from the state F = 0.68 LAKHS

 Reqd. % = 0.37 × 100 = 54.41% approximately 0.68

Hence, option D is correct.
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