Data Interpretation - Bar Charts

Directions to Solve

Study the following bar chart and answer the questions carefully.

Sales Turnover of 5 Companies (in Rs. crores)

1.
What is the percentage change in the overall sales turnover of the five companies together between 2001 - 2002 and 2002 - 2003 ?
17.21 %
14.68 %
12.67 %
21.24 %
Explanation:

100 - percentage value of the fraction (Absolute change/first year's value).

2.
What is the absolute change in overall sales turnover of the five companies together between 2001 - 2002 and 2002 - 2003 ?
712.43
142.48
683.53
None of these
Explanation:
Absolute value of the difference between the sum of the turnover of the five companies for 2001 - 2002 and 2002 - 2003.

3.
Which of the companies shows the maximum percentage difference in sales turnover between the two years ?
Honda
GM
Hyundai
Maruti
Explanation:
Hyundai with 25.25 % is marginally higher than Honda with 24.5 %.

4.
What should have been the sales turnover of GM in 2002 - 2003 to have shown an excess of the same quantum over 2001 - 2002 as shown by the sales turnover of Maruti ?
953.76
963.76
952.76
962.76