Data Interpretation Questions

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[Directions: 1 to 5 Questions] The following bar graph shows the number items (in thousands) produced by two companies A and B and the line graph shows the percentage sale of items of these companies over the years.

1. What is the average production of A in all these years(in thousands)?
(A) 63
(B) 60
(C) 57
(D) 69
(E) None

2. The number of units sold by B in 2002 and 2001 together is what percent more or less than the units sold by A in 2000?
(A) 72.2% less
(B) 72.2%more
(C) 78%more
(D) 87%more
(E) None

3. In which of the following years the units sold by A was the most?
(A) 1999
(B) 2001
(C) 2002
(D) 1998
(E) 2000

4. If B sold 31 thousand units in 2003, what is the growth % in sales as compared to the previous year?
(A) 298%
(B) 243.3%
(C) 345%
(D) 123.8%
(E) None

5. In 1999, the government introduced a tax system, where for every 5 percent of sale of your manufactured goods, u need to pay 18378 rupees tax. What is the amount paid by B as tax?
(A) Rs 38,914
(B) Rs. 2,38,914
(C) Rs. 1,58,914
(D) Rs. 4,38,914
(E) None

Solution :

1. Ans-C
43+58+59+89+34/5=57 thousands approx

2. Ans-a
Sale B2002+2001=
0.43*23+0.67*67=9.89+4.69=14.58=15 approx
Sale A 2000=0.91*59=53.69=54 approx
% less=54-15/54 *100=72.2%

3. Sln-e
1999=0.31*58=18
2001=0.26*89=23
2002=0.61*34=21
1998=0.81*43=35
2000=0.91*59=54

4. Ans-b
B sale 2003= 31 thousand
B sale 2002=0.43*21=9.03 thousand
Growth %=31-9.03/9.03*100=243.3%

5. Ans-B
In 1999 B’s Sale %=65%
For every 5 % sale , tax=rs 18378
For 65 % sale , tax paid=18378/5*65=Rs. 2,38,914

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