# 09 Oct 2020 – Data Interpretation, 1st & 2nd Shift NTA UGC NET JRF Question paper, Answer key

(1-5)The table below provides data on the number of candidates who appeared (A) and qualified Q) in a test during the years from 2014 to 2019 from five different zones J, K, L, M and N. In accordance with the table, answer the questions:

1) The difference between the number of candidates who appeared and qualified in the test from Zone-M in the given period was the second lowest in the year:

(1) 2014
(2) 2016
(3) 2017
(4) 2019

2. What was the average number of candidates who appeared in the test from Zone – N over all the years together?

(1) 810
(2) 815
(3) 825
(4) 805

3. The total number of candidates who qualified the test in the year 2018 and 2019 together was the second highest in the zone:

(1) J
(2) N
(3) K
(4) L

4. The number of candidates who appeared in the test from Zone – K in the year 2017 was approximately what percentage of the number of candidates who qualified the test from the Zone -L in the year 2019:

(1) 88 %
(2) 83%
(3) 73%
(4) 68 %

Explanation: 540/740 x 100= 72.97% ©navclasses

5. The ratio of the number of candidates who appeared in the test from the Zone – J in the year 2014 to the number of candidates who qualified the test from the Zone-M in the year 2016 was:

(1) 4:7
(2) 4:9
(3) 9:4
(4) 8:13

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6. What is the approximate percentage of oil import from Iran in the year 2017 with respect to the total oil import from Iran in all the years together?

(1) 20%
(2) 23%
(3) 21%
(4) 25%

Explanation: 21.2/ 99.5 x 100 ©navclasses

7. What is the ratio of average oil imports from Iraq to that from Venezuela for all the years together?

(1) 14:29
(2) 29:14
(3) 39: 23
(4) 23:39

8. If P and Q are the average oil import from all the countries in the year 2019 and 2017 respectively, then P-Q is approximately equal to:

(1) 3.43 million tonnes
(2) 3.34 million tonnes
(3) 2.43 million tonnes
(4) 2.34 million tones

Explanation: Avg of 2019 – 2017= 19.38- 15.95= 3.433 ©navclasses

9. What is the approximate average of percentage increase or decrease in oil import from Kuwait over its previous year for the given period?

(1) 4%
(2) 5%
(3) 15%
(4) 21%

Explanation: Ignoring sign:
2016=(14.8-13.9)/13.9 x 100 = 6.47
2017=(11.8-14.8)/14.8 x 100= 20.27
2018=(11.5-11.8)/11.8 x 100= 2.54
2019=(17.8-11.5)/11.5 x 100= 52.17
Average= 81.45/4= 20.3625 Approx 21%

10. In which of the following years the percentage increase/decrease in oil import from Nigeria over its previous year is the maximum?

(1) 2016
(2) 2018
(3) 2017
(4) 2019