1. Study the following table, showing monthly sales of cars of five types by five automobile shops to answer the questions that follow.
Type | Automobile Shops | ||||
P | Q | R | S | T | |
A | 1250 | 3500 | 1360 | 2240 | 210 |
B | 2100 | 3080 | 3700 | 4200 | 920 |
C | 3460 | 4400 | 4860 | 4860 | 4760 |
D | 900 | 680 | 700 | 1120 | 600 |
E | 300 | 440 | 1200 | 1250 | 280 |
1.1) Which shop has the lowest sales of both type B and type E as compared to other shops?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) R
(d) T
Answer D:
The shop T has the lowest sales of both B-type (920) and E-type (280) cars.
1.2) Which shop has a share of 15% sales of the total type D sold by all the shops?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) R
(d) T
Answer D:
15% of 4000 = 600
(do mental calculations to get quick answers. for example, 10% of 4000 is 400 and
5% of 4000 is 200 and then total 600 and then check for 600 in the table)
1.3) Which shop has the highest sale of cars of all the types?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) R
(d) S
Answer D
1.4) Which shop sells cars of type B seven times to that of type E sold by it?
(a) Only P
(b) Only Q
(c) Both P and Q
(d) Only T
Answer C
1.5) Among all the shops, the lowest sale of type A is the highest sale of which of the following types?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
Answer c_;
For type, A cars the lowest sale is shown by the hop T which has the maximum sale (4760)
of type C cars.