Introduction to Data Interpretation
Direction: The sub divided bar diagram given below depicts the result of B.Com. students of a college for 3 years. Study the graph and answer the given questions.
 In which year, did the college have the best result for B. Com?

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From the given bar diagram , we see
Total students in year 2006 = 170
Students who passed in year 2006 = 140Pass percentage :Year 2006 ⇒ 140 × 100 ≈ 82.35 ; 170
Total students in year 2007 = 190
Students who passed in year 2007 = 150Pass percentage : Year 2007 ⇒ 150 × 100 ≈ 78.94 ; 190
Correct Option: C
From the given bar diagram , we see
Total students in year 2006 = 170
Students who passed in year 2006 = 140Pass percentage :Year 2006 ⇒ 140 × 100 ≈ 82.35 ; 170
Total students in year 2007 = 190
Students who passed in year 2007 = 150Pass percentage : Year 2007 ⇒ 150 × 100 ≈ 78.94 ; 190
Total students in year 2008 = 240
Students who passed in year 2008 = 180Pass percentage : Year 2008 ⇒ 180 × 100 = 75% 240
Hence , correct answer is 2007 year .
 What was the number of third divisions in 2006?

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According to given bar graph , we have
Total passed students in year 2006 = 140
Students who passed in first division and second division = 80
Students who passed in third division in 2006
= Total passed students in year 2006  Students who passed in first division and second divisionCorrect Option: A
According to given bar graph , we have
Total passed students in year 2006 = 140
Students who passed in first division and second division = 80
Students who passed in third division in 2006
= Total passed students in year 2006  Students who passed in first division and second division
∴ Students who passed in third division in 2006 = 140 – 80 = 60
 What was the pass percentage in 2008?

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On the basis of given graph in question ,
Total students in the year 2008 = 240
Successful students = 180∴ Required percentage = Successful students × 100 Total students in the year 2008
Correct Option: C
On the basis of given graph in question ,
Total students in the year 2008 = 240
Successful students = 180∴ Required percentage = Successful students × 100 Total students in the year 2008 ∴ Required percentage = 180 × 100 = 75% 240
 How many percent of students passed in first division in 2007?

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According to given bar graph , we have
Total students in year 2007 = 190
Students who passed in first division = 30Required percent = Students who passed in first division × 100 Total students in year 2007 Required percent = 30 × 100 = 300 190 19
Correct Option: A
According to given bar graph , we have
Total students in year 2007 = 190
Students who passed in first division = 30Required percent = Students who passed in first division × 100 Total students in year 2007 Required percent = 30 × 100 = 300 190 19 Required percent = 15 15 % 19
Direction: The production figures of a perfume manufacturer are given in the form of percentage in subdivided bar diagram. Study the diagram and answer the questions.
 What is the production of jasmine perfume in the year 1997? Given that during the year 1997 total perfumed production was 5000 units.

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From the given bar diagram , we see
Total perfumed production = 5000 units
Percentage production of jasmine perfume in 1997 = 30%
Production of jasmine perfume in 1977 = 30% of 5000Correct Option: D
From the given bar diagram , we see
Total perfumed production = 5000 units
Percentage production of jasmine perfume in 1997 = 30%
Production of jasmine perfume in 1977 = 30% of 5000Production of jasmine perfume in 1977 = 5000 × 30 = 1500 units 100