# Data Interpretation Problems Quiz for RBI Grade B, Syndicate Bank PO, Canara Bank PO

Directions: Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given beside:

Operating Profit Rs. 320 lac in 2002–03

Operating Profit Rs. 260 lac in 2001–02

Important for :
1
The interest in 2002-03 approximately increased over in 2001-02 by
» Explain it
A
Following the common explanation, we get
 Increase = 128 – 78 × 100 ≈ 64% 78
Hence option (A) is correct.
Common Explanation:

Table-1 Operating Profit Rs. 320 lac in 2002-03
 Interest 40% 128 lac Tax 12% 38.4 lac Retained Profit 20% 64 lac Dividend 8% 25.6 lac Depreciation 20% 64 lac
Table-2 Operating Profit Rs. 260 lac in 2001-02
 Interest 30% 78 lac Tax 9% 23.4 lac Retained Profit 25% 65 lac Dividend 8% 20.8 lac Depreciation 28% 72.8 lac

2
The interest burden in 2002-03 was higher than that in 2001-02 by
» Explain it
D
Following the common explanation, we get

Required Difference = 128 – 78 = 50 lac.

Common Explanation:

Table-1 Operating Profit Rs. 320 lac in 2002-03
 Interest 40% 128 lac Tax 12% 38.4 lac Retained Profit 20% 64 lac Dividend 8% 25.6 lac Depreciation 20% 64 lac
Table-2 Operating Profit Rs. 260 lac in 2001-02
 Interest 30% 78 lac Tax 9% 23.4 lac Retained Profit 25% 65 lac Dividend 8% 20.8 lac Depreciation 28% 72.8 lac

3
If on an average, 10% rate of interest was charged on borrowed funds, then the total borrowed funds used by this company in the given two years amounted to
» Explain it
B
Following the common explanation, we get

For 2001, let borrowed fund = x

⇒ 10% of x = 78 ⇒ x = 780

For 2002, let borrowed funds = y

10% of y = 128 ⇒ y = 1280

Total borrowed funds = 780 + 1280 = Rs. 2060 lac

Hence, option (B) is correct.

Common Explanation:
Table-1 Operating Profit Rs. 320 lac in 2002-03
 Interest 40% 128 lac Tax 12% 38.4 lac Retained Profit 20% 64 lac Dividend 8% 25.6 lac Depreciation 20% 64 lac
Table-2 Operating Profit Rs. 260 lac in 2001-02
 Interest 30% 78 lac Tax 9% 23.4 lac Retained Profit 25% 65 lac Dividend 8% 20.8 lac Depreciation 28% 72.8 lac

4
The dividend in 2002-03, as compared to that in 2001-02 was
» Explain it
C
Following the common explanation, we get

 Dividend is higher by 25.6 – 20.8 × 100 = 23% 20.8
Hence, option (C) is correct.

Common Explanation:

Table-1 Operating Profit Rs. 320 lac in 2002-03
 Interest 40% 128 lac Tax 12% 38.4 lac Retained Profit 20% 64 lac Dividend 8% 25.6 lac Depreciation 20% 64 lac
Table-2 Operating Profit Rs. 260 lac in 2001-02
 Interest 30% 78 lac Tax 9% 23.4 lac Retained Profit 25% 65 lac Dividend 8% 20.8 lac Depreciation 28% 72.8 lac

5
The equity base of these companies remained unchanged. Then the total dividend earning by the share-holders in 2001-02 and 2002-03 is
» Explain it
A
Following the common explanation, we get

Dividend in 2001-02 = Rs. 20.8 lac

Dividend in 2002-03 = Rs. 25.6 lac

Total dividend earning by the share-holders = Rs. (20.8+25.6) = 46.4 lac

Hence, option (A) is correct.

Common Explanation:

Table-1 Operating Profit Rs. 320 lac in 2002-03
 Interest 40% 128 lac Tax 12% 38.4 lac Retained Profit 20% 64 lac Dividend 8% 25.6 lac Depreciation 20% 64 lac
Table-2 Operating Profit Rs. 260 lac in 2001-02
 Interest 30% 78 lac Tax 9% 23.4 lac Retained Profit 25% 65 lac Dividend 8% 20.8 lac Depreciation 28% 72.8 lac