Introduction to Data Interpretation
Direction: Study the following graph and answer the given questions
 In which year, there has been a maximum percentage increase in the amount invested in raw materials as compared to the previous year?

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According to given bar graph , we have
The amount invested in raw materials in 1996 = $ 225 lakhs
The amount invested in raw materials in 1995 = $ 120 lakhs
Increase = 225  120 = $ 105 lakhs
In Year 1996 ⇒Percentage increase = Increase The amount invested in raw materials in 1995 Percentage increase = 105 × 100 ≈ 87.5% 120
The amount invested in raw materials in 1996 = $ 225 lakhs
The amount invested in raw materials in 1997 = $ 375 lakhs
Increase = 375  225 = $ 150 lakhs
Correct Option: A
According to given bar graph , we have
The amount invested in raw materials in 1996 = $ 225 lakhs
The amount invested in raw materials in 1995 = $ 120 lakhs
Increase = 225  120 = $ 105 lakhs
In Year 1996 ⇒Percentage increase = Increase The amount invested in raw materials in 1995 Percentage increase = 105 × 100 ≈ 87.5% 120
The amount invested in raw materials in 1996 = $ 225 lakhs
The amount invested in raw materials in 1997 = $ 375 lakhs
Increase = 375  225 = $ 150 lakhs
In Year 1997 ⇒Percentage increase = 150 × 100 ≈ 67% 225
Therefore , required answer is 1996 year.
 The average Kharif production of the given years is Production of pulses in Rabi and Kharif season (in million tonnes)

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On the basis of given graph in question ,
Total Kharif production of the given years = 5 + 4 + 4 + 3 + 4 = 20
Number of give years = 5Required average = Total Kharif production of the given years Number of give years
Correct Option: A
On the basis of given graph in question ,
Total Kharif production of the given years = 5 + 4 + 4 + 3 + 4 = 20
Number of give years = 5Required average = Total Kharif production of the given years Number of give years Required average = 5 + 4 + 4 + 3 + 4 million tonnes = 4 million tonnes 5
Direction: Study the following multiple bar graph carefully and answer the questions
 In which year or years, the difference between the number of working and nonworking women the lowest?

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From the given bar diagram , we see
The number of nonworking women in the year 2006 = 60 millions
The number of working women in the year 2006 = 50 millions
Difference in 2006 = 60  50 = 10 millions
The number of nonworking women in the year 2007 = 50 millions
The number of working women in the year 2007 = 60 millions
Difference in 2007 = 60  50 = 10 millionsCorrect Option: A
From the given bar diagram , we see
The number of nonworking women in the year 2006 = 60 millions
The number of working women in the year 2006 = 50 millions
Difference in 2006 = 60  50 = 10 millions
The number of nonworking women in the year 2007 = 50 millions
The number of working women in the year 2007 = 60 millions
Difference in 2007 = 60  50 = 10 millions
Hence , required years are 2006 and 2007 in which difference between them is lowest .
 In which year was the difference between the number of working and nonworking women the highest?

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On the basis of given graph in question ,
The number of nonworking women in the year 2010 = 35 millions
The number of working women in the year 2010 = 85 millions
Required difference = The number of working women in the year 2010  The number of nonworking women in the year 2010Correct Option: D
On the basis of given graph in question ,
The number of nonworking women in the year 2010 = 35 millions
The number of working women in the year 2010 = 85 millions
Required difference = The number of working women in the year 2010  The number of nonworking women in the year 2010
Difference in 2010 = 85 – 35 = 50 million
 What is the ratio of the number of women working in the year 2006 to the number of women working in the year 2010?

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As per the given bar graph , we have
The number of working women in the year 2006 = 50 millions
The number of working women in the year 2010 = 85 millions
Required ratio = The number of working women in the year 2006 : The number of working women in the year 2010Correct Option: D
As per the given bar graph , we have
The number of working women in the year 2006 = 50 millions
The number of working women in the year 2010 = 85 millions
Required ratio = The number of working women in the year 2006 : The number of working women in the year 2010
∴ Required ratio = 50 : 85 = 10 : 17