# Interpretation of Pie Charts

## Trending Questions

**Q.**The following pie chart gives the marks obtained by a student in different subjects – English, Hindi, Mathematics, Science and Social Science in an examination.

Assuming that the total marks obtained for the examination are 540. The marks scored in Social Science is more than ____.

- Mathematics
- Hindi
- English
- Science

**Q.**

The pie charts show some information about the numbers of medals won by Germany and by the Russian Federation in the 2010 Winter Olympics.

While Germany won 7 bronze medals, how many gold medals did they win?

10

20

7

15

**Q.**

A company has 5 sectors which are paid accordingly. Which of the sectors is the highest paid sector? If the company has to give bonus to its employees in a uniform way will the pie chart change?

Business; No

Logistics; No

Business; Yes

Logistics, Yes

**Q.**

The above pie chart depicts the percentage of students being girls and boys in the mechanical branch of NIT Trichy college. If the red coloured portion represents the boys' percentage then what is the percentage of girls in the class?

10

75

25

5

**Q.**

The pie chart represents the various modes of transport used by the students of class 7 to travel to school. Observe the Pie chart and answer the following.

Maximum number of students used ________ mode of transport.

rickshaw

school bus

private bus

bicycle

**Q.**

The pie chart shows the amount of time that Jaison spends each day on various activities.

What is the angle of the sector of the pie chart representing his eating time?

20.8

^{0}28

^{0}28.8

^{0}45

^{0}

**Q.**

Study the pie – chart carefully to answer the following questions.

The pie-chart shows the percentage of students studying different specialisations in a management institute. The total number of students is 4500.

Ratio of men to women in each specialisation

SpecialisationMenWomenHR23Marketing75International Business51Banking1710IT12Finance54

(A) What is the total number of men studying Banking and International Business?

(B) The number of women studying Finance is what percentage of the number of men studying the same?

(A) →1125; (B) → 70%

(A) →297; (B) → 65%

(A) →1015; (B) → 80%

(A) →594; (B) → 95%

**Q.**

Study the pie – chart carefully to answer the following questions.

The pie-chart shows the percentage of students studying different specialisations in a management institute. The total number of students is 4500.

Ratio of men to women in each specialisation

SpecialisationMenWomenHR23Marketing75International Business51Banking1710IT12Finance54

(A) What is the total number of men studying in the institute?

(B) The number of women studying Marketing is approximately what percent of the total number of students in the institute?

(A) →1665; (B) → 2%

(A) →1954; (B) → 12%

(A) →2421; (B) → 7%

(A) → 2025; (B) → 15%

**Q.**

The graph shows the distribution of TV viewership for TV channels in the year 2012-13. The % distribution for entertainment is not given. What is it?

30

40

50

80

**Q.**

Suppose you are the Principal of a school. There are a few rules for the allocation of students to their sections. 50% of students go to section A, 30% to section B and 20% to section C. There are 150 students in total. If you have to represent the allocation using a graphical method, which one of the following would you prefer?

Line Graph

Pie Chart

Bar Graph

Pictograph