# Data interpretation – Bar Charts

### Data interpretation – Use Bar Charts Q.
The percentage increase in sales from 2001 to 2002

115
128
122
118

Ans .122

Explanation :
the percentage increase is 40-18/18 = 122 approx

Q.
the sum of sales in the year 1999 and 2001 is equal to sales in the year

1997
1998
2000
2002

Ans .1997

Explanation :
30000+18000=48000, which is sales in 1997

Q.
Two years between which the rate of change of cell phones is minimum are

1997 – 1998
1999 – 2000
2001 – 2002
both 1 and 2

Ans .both 1 and 2

Explanation :
lowest rate of change is in 1 and 2 which is 16.66%

Q.
difference in the sales of cellphones in the year 1997 -1999 is

500
1000
5000
18000

Ans .18000

Explanation :
48000-30000=18000

### Data interpretation – Use Bar Charts Q.
the ratio of hindustan motors production in 2003-04 to hondas production in 2002-03

0.66
1.5
2
none

Ans .1.5

Explanation :
required ratio is 9/6 = 1.5

Q.
For how many companies has there been no decrease in production in any year than the previous year

1
2
3
4

Ans .3

Explanation :
honda, GM and maruti have not shown a decrease

Q.
how many companies have shown production below their average production in 2002-03 but have shown above their average production in 2003-04

1
2
3
4

Ans .3

Explanation :
average sales of different companies are honda = 6+14+21/3 = 13.66, GM = 12+18+18/3 = 16; Maruti = 5+9+15/3 = 9.66; HM = 16+9+12/3 = 12.33; Hyundai = 8+14+7/3 = 9.66

### Data interpretation – Use Bar Charts The total of the first three deficit countries in Rs crores is 3594.3. The total of the next five deficit countries in Rs crores is 2588.5. The total of the last five deficit countries in Rs crores is 334.2. The total of the four surplus countries in Rs crores iis 1860.4.

Q.
The state whose surplus is nearly equal to the average of the four surplus countries is

Sri lanka
UAE
USA
UK

Ans .USA

Explanation :
the average surplus of the four countries is 1860.4/4 = 465.1. so usa is closest

Q.
the ratio of the deficit of the first five deficit countries to the overall deficit of all the deficit countries is nearly equal to

0.72
0.75
0.8
0.85

Ans .0.75

Explanation :
4885.2/6517

Q.
The average of the total deficit of the middle five deficit countries is closest to the deficit of which country ?

korea
south africa
UAE
none

Ans .korea

Explanation :
middle five deficit countries are india, NZ, south africa, korea, namibia. their average deficit is 1946.6/5 = 389.32. koreas deficit is closest to this value.

Q.
The net total deficit/surplus is equal to

4656.6 surplus
4656.6 deficit
3836.5 deficit
none

Ans .4656.6 deficit

Explanation :
adding all surplus and subtracting all deficits we get this value

Q.
The ratio between the difference between the highest and the lowest of the surplus countries to the difference between the bangladesh and oman is

3.44
2.96
4.5
3.8

Explanation :360/94

### Data interpretation – Use Bar Charts Q.
How many countries exhibited a trade surplus?

5
4
3
6

ANS.4

Explanation :
Out of a total of 12 countries, 8 showed a deficit while 4 showed a surplus.

Q.
The highest trade deficit was shown by which country?

C
G
H
L

ANS.L

Explanation :
Visually it is clear that L has the highest trade deficit.

Q.
The ratio of Exports to Imports was highest for which country?

a
i
j
k

ANS.I

Explanation :
I has a ratio of 400212744 = 1.45, which is the highest.

Q.
The total trade deficit/surplus for all the countries put together was?

11286 surplus
11286 deficit
10286 deficit
None of these

ANS.11286 surplus

Explanation :
Sum of exports-sum of imports =deficit (11286).

Q.
The ratio of the maximum exports to the minimum imports was closest to:

64
69
74
79

ANS.69

Explanation :
6045/87

### Data interpretation – Use Bar Charts Q.
What fraction of India’s GOP is accounted for by Services’!

6/33
1/5th
2/3
None

ANS.1/5th

Explanation :
Services accounts for 20%, i.e., 1/51h of the GDP of India.

Q.
If the total GDP of Pakistan is Rs 1O,OOOcrore, then the GDP accounted for by Manufacturing is:

Rs 200 crore
Rs 600 crore
Rs 2,000 crore
Rs 6,000 crore

ANS.2,000

Explanation :
20% of 10000 = 2000

Q.
If the total GDP of India is Rs 30,000 crores, then the GDP accounted for by Agriculture, Services and Miscellaneous is:

Rs 18,500 crore
Rs 18,000 crore
Rs 21,000 crore
Rs 15,000 crore

ANS.Rs 21,000 crore

Explanation :
(40+20+10)% of 30,000 = Rs 21,000 crore.

Q.
Which country accounts for higher earning out of Services and Miscellaneous together?

India
Pakistan
Both spend equal amounts
Cannot be determined

ANS.cannot be determined

Explanation :
Although the percentage on Services and Miscellaneous put together is equal for both the countries, we cannot
comment on this since we have no data about the respective GDPs

Q.
If the total GDP is the same for both the countries, then what percentage is Pakistan’s income through agriculture over India’s income through services?

100%
200%
133.33%
None of these

ANS.100%

Explanation :
Since the GDP is same, the answer will be by (40-20)120 = 100%.