Data Interpretation - Bar Charts

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 ?

A. 17.21 %
B. 14.68 %
C. 12.67 %
D. 21.24 %

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The required answer is

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 ?

A. 712.43
B. 142.48
C. 683.53
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

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 ?

A. Honda
B. GM
C. Hyundai
D. Maruti

Answer: Option C

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 ?

A. 953.76
B. 963.76
C. 952.76
D. 962.76

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

GM should have increased its sales turnover by Rs.49.13 crore. Hence, the answer is 913.63 + 49.13 = 962.76.

5. 

What is the approximate difference between the average sales turnover of all the companies put together between the years 2001 - 2002 and 2002 - 2003 ?

A. 133.45
B. 142.48
C. 117.6
D. None of these

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Difference between the sum of the two years divided by 5.