# Line Graph: Exercise-6

#### Overview:

 Questions and Answers Type: MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions). Main Topic: Data Interpretation. Data Interpretation Sub-topic: Line Graph Questions and Answers. Number of Questions: 5 Questions with Solutions.

Directions: Study the following graph carefully and answer the questions given below it.

The Production and sales of a company A from 2015-20 (in tonnes). The ratio of the production and sales of company A and company B are given below. 1. What is the approximate percentage increase in the sales of company A from 2015 to 2017?

1. 52 %
2. 59 %
3. 67 %
4. 69 %

Answer: (c) 67 %

Solution: Percentage increase in sales of company A from 2015 to 2017. $$= \left[\frac{500 - 300}{300} \times 100\right] \ \%$$ $$= 66.67 \ \%$$ $$\approx 67 \ \%$$

1. In the year 2019, the sales of company A, was approximately what percent of its production in the same year?

1. 87.5 %
2. 81.2 %
3. 74.3 %
4. 71.1 %

Answer: (a) 87.5 %

Solution: Required percentage. $$= \left[\frac{700}{800} \times 100\right] \ \%$$ $$= 87.5 \ \%$$

1. In the year 2020, the sales of company B, was approximately what percent of its production in the same year?

1. 67 %
2. 64 %
3. 62 %
4. 60 %

Answer: (b) 64 %

Solution: The sales of company B in the year 2020. $$= \left[\frac{5}{8} \times 600\right]$$ $$= 375 \ Tonnes$$ The production of company B in the year 2020. $$= \left[\frac{5}{6} \times 700\right]$$ $$= 583.34 \ Tonnes$$ $$\approx 583 \ Tonnes$$ Required percentage. $$= \left[\frac{375}{583} \times 100\right] \ \%$$ $$= 64.33 \ \%$$ $$\approx 64 \ \%$$

1. What is the ratio of production of company A in the year 2016 to the production of company A in the year 2017?

1. 5 : 7
2. 4 : 5
3. 2 : 3
4. 6 : 7

Answer: (d) 6 : 7

Solution: Required ratio. $$= \frac{600}{700}$$ $$= 6 : 7$$

1. What is the ratio of sales of company B in the year 2018 to the sales of company B in the year 2019?

1. 15 : 17
2. 14 : 15
3. 11 : 13
4. 12 : 13

Answer: (b) 14 : 15

Solution: The sales of company B in the year 2018. $$= \left[\frac{4}{5} \times 700\right]$$ $$= 560 \ Tonnes$$ The sales of company B in the year 2019. $$= \left[\frac{6}{7} \times 700\right]$$ $$= 600 \ Tonnes$$ Required ratio. $$= \frac{560}{600}$$ $$= 14 : 15$$