Introduction to Data Interpretation
Direction: Study the bar diagram and answer the questions.
 The approximate percentage increase in quantity from 1997 to 1998 was

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From the given bar diagram , we see
Quantity of sugar bags in 1997 = 130 lakhs
Quantity of sugar bags in 1998 = 150 lakhs
Increase in quantity = 150  130 = 20 lakhsPercentage increase = Increase in quantity × 100 Quantity of sugar bags in 1997 Percentage increase = 20 × 100 130
Correct Option: E
From the given bar diagram , we see
Quantity of sugar bags in 1997 = 130 lakhs
Quantity of sugar bags in 1998 = 150 lakhs
Increase in quantity = 150  130 = 20 lakhsPercentage increase = Increase in quantity × 100 Quantity of sugar bags in 1997 Percentage increase = 20 × 100 130 Percentage increase = 200 ≈ 15.4% 13
 Value per bag was minimum in the year

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According to given bar graph , we have
Value per lakh bags in year 2001 ⇒ 120 = Rs. 2.4 crores 50 Value per lakh bags in year 1999⇒ 150 = Rs. 1.5 crores 100 Value per lakh bags in year 1996⇒ 150 = Rs. 1.25 crores 120
Correct Option: C
According to given bar graph , we have
Value per lakh bags in year 2001 ⇒ 120 = Rs. 2.4 crores 50 Value per lakh bags in year 1999⇒ 150 = Rs. 1.5 crores 100 Value per lakh bags in year 1996⇒ 150 = Rs. 1.25 crores 120 Value per lakh bags in year 1997⇒ 260 = Rs. 2 crores 130
Thus , Value per bag is minimum in the year 1996 .
 The difference between the bags exported in 1999 and 2000 was

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On the basis of given graph in question ,
Number of the bags exported in 1999 = 100 lakhs
Number of the bags exported in 2000 = 200 lakhs
Required difference = Number of the bags exported in 2000  Number of the bags exported in 1999Correct Option: A
On the basis of given graph in question ,
Number of the bags exported in 1999 = 100 lakhs
Number of the bags exported in 2000 = 200 lakhs
Required difference = Number of the bags exported in 2000  Number of the bags exported in 1999
Required difference = (200 – 100) lakhs = 100 lakhs = 10000000
 Percentage fall in value from 2000 to 2001 is

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From the given bar diagram , we see
Value per lakh bags in year 2000 ⇒ 500 = Rs. 2.5 crore 200 Value per lakh bags in year 2001 ⇒ 120 = Rs. 2.4 crore 50
Total Decrease = 2.5  2.4 = Rs. 0.1 crorePercentage decrease = Total Decrease × 100 Value per lakh bags in year 2000
Correct Option: E
From the given bar diagram , we see
Value per lakh bags in year 2000 ⇒ 500 = Rs. 2.5 crore 200 Value per lakh bags in year 2001 ⇒ 120 = Rs. 2.4 crore 50
Total Decrease = 2.5  2.4 = Rs. 0.1 crorePercentage decrease = Total Decrease × 100 Value per lakh bags in year 2000 Percentage decrease = 0.1 × 100 = 4% 2.5
Direction: Study the following graph which shows the production (in thousand) of different items, and answer the questions.
 The respective ratio between the number of CDs produced by the company in the year 2009 and the number of keyboards produced by the company in the year 2005 is

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According to given bar graph , we have
Number of CD produced by the company in 2009 = 22500
Number of keyboards produced by the company in 2005 = 25000
Required ratio = Number of CD produced by the company in 2009 : Number of keyboards produced by the company in 2005Correct Option: A
According to given bar graph , we have
Number of CD produced by the company in 2009 = 22500
Number of keyboards produced by the company in 2005 = 25000
Required ratio = Number of CD produced by the company in 2009 : Number of keyboards produced by the company in 2005
∴ Required ratio = 22500 : 25000 = 225 : 250 = 9 : 10