**DILR – Data Interpretation – Set**

**The following set contains four questions related to Data Interpretation. Choose the best answer to each question.**

Simple Happiness index (SHI) of a country is computed on the basis of three parameters: social support (S), freedom to life choices (F) and corruption perception (C). Each of these three parameters is measured on a scale of 0 to 8 (integers only). A country is then categorized based on the total score obtained by summing the scores of ail the three parameters, as shown in the following table:

Following diagram depicts the frequency distribution of the scores in S, F and C of 10 countries – Amda, Benga, Calla, Delma, Eppa, Varsa, Wanna, Xanda, Yanga and Zooma;

Further, the following are known:

1. Amda and Calls jointly have the lowest total score, 7, with identical scores in all the three parameters.

2. Zooma has a total score of 17.

3. All the 3 countries, which are categorised as happy, have the highest score in exactly one parameter.

**Questions**

**Q1) What is Amda’s score in F?**

**Q2) What is Zooma’s score in S?**

**Q3) Benga and Delma, two countries categorized as happy, are tied with the same total score. What is the maximum score they can have?**

A) 14

B) 15

C) 16

D) 17

**Q4) If Benga scores 16 and Delma scores 15, then what is the maximum number of countries with a score of 13?**

A) 0

B) 1

C) 2

D) 3

**Answers**

Q1: 1

Q2: 6

Q3: Option (B)

Q4: Option (B)

**Solutions**

**Q1**

CAT 2017 – Data Interpretation – Set

As per the above table, we can see that the score of Amda in F is 1

Answer: 1

**Q2**

CAT 2017 – Data Interpretation – Set

As per the table, we can see that Zooma’s score in S is 6.

Answer: 6

**Q3**

CAT 2017 – Data Interpretation – Set

Only two sets are possible, (7,5,3) and (5,4,6). So, the maximum score that can be attained by B and D is 15.

Option (B) is the right answer.

**Q4**

CAT 2017 – Data Interpretation – Set

If Benga scores 16, then the possibility is (S-5, F-5, C-6). For Delma, the possibility is (S- 7, F-5, C-3)

So, the only possibility for the score of 13 is (S-5, F-5, C-3)

Option (B) is the right answer.

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## CAT 2017 Questions from Data Interpretation

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