Data Interpretation - Pie Charts

The circle-graph given here shows the spendings of a country on various sports during a particular year. Study the graph carefully and answer the questions given below it.

1. 

What percent of total spending is spent on Tennis?

A.
12 1 %
2
B.
22 1 %
2
C. 25%
D. 45%

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Percentage of money spend on Tennis = ( 45 x 100 ) % = 12 1 %.
360 2


2. 

How much percent more is spent on Hockey than that on Golf?

A. 27%
B. 35%
C. 37.5%
D. 75%

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Let the total spendings on sports be Rs. x. Then,

Amount spent on Golf = Rs. ( 36 x x ) = Rs. x .
360 10

Amount spent on Hockey = Rs ( 63 x x ) = Rs. 7x .
360 40

Difference = Rs. ( 7x - x ) = Rs 3x .
40 10 40

Therefore Required percentage = Rs. ( ( 3x/40 ) x 100 ) % = 75%.
x/10


3. 

If the total amount spent on sports during the year be Rs. 1,80,00,000 , the amount spent on Basketball exceeds on Tennis by:

A. Rs. 2,50,000
B. Rs. 3,60,000
C. Rs. 3,75,000
D. Rs. 4,10,000

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Amount spent on Basketball exceeds that on Tennis by:

Rs. ( (50 - 45) x 1,80,00,000 ) = Rs. 2,50,000.
360


4. 

How much percent less is spent on Football than that on Cricket?

A.
22 2 %
9
B. 27%
C.
33 1 %
3
D.
37 1 %
7

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Let the total spendings on sports be Rs. x. Then,

Amount spent on Cricket = Rs. ( 81 x x ) = Rs. 9x .
360 40

Amount spent on Football = Rs ( 54 x x ) = Rs. 3x .
360 20

Difference = Rs. ( 9x - 3x ) = Rs 3x .
40 20 40

Therefore Required percentage = Rs. ( ( 3x/40 ) x 100 ) % = 33 1 %.
9x/40 3


5. 

If the total amount spent on sports during the year was Rs. 2 crores, the amount spent on Cricket and Hockey together was:

A. Rs. 8,00,000
B. Rs. 80,00,000
C. Rs. 1,20,00,000
D. Rs. 1,60,00,000

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Amount spent on Cricket and Hockey together
= Rs. ( (81 + 63) x 2 ) crores
360
= Rs. 0.8 crores
= Rs. 80,00,000.