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Line Charts – Line Chart 3

Directions to Solve

Study the following line graph and answer the questions based on it.

Number of Vehicles Manufactured by Two companies ove the Years (Number in Thousands)

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1. What is the difference between the number of vehicles manufactured by Company Y in 2000 and 2001 ?
A. 50000
B. 42000
C. 33000
D. 21000

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Required difference = (128000 – 107000) = 21000.


2. What is the difference between the total productions of the two Companies in the given years ?
A. 19000
B. 22000
C. 26000
D. 28000

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

From the line-graph it is clear that the productions of Company X in the years 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002 are 119000, 99000, 141000, 78000, 120000 and 159000 and those of Company Y are 139000, 120000,100000, 128000, 107000 and 148000 respectively.

Total production of Company X from 1997 to 2002

= 119000 + 99000 + 141000 + 78000 + 120000 + 159000

= 716000.

and total production of Company Y from 1997 to 2002

= 139000 + 120000 + 100000 + 128000 + 107000 + 148000

= 742000.

Difference = (742000 – 716000) = 26000.


3. What is the average numbers of vehicles manufactured by Company X over the given period ? (rounded off to nearest integer)
A. 119333
B. 113666
C. 112778
D. 111223

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Average number of vehicles manufactured by Company X

    = 1/6 x (119000 + 99000 + 141000 + 78000 + 120000 + 159000)

= 119333.


4. In which of the following years, the difference between the productions of Companies X and Y was the maximum among the given years ?
A. 1997
B. 1998
C. 1999
D. 2000

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The difference between the productions of Companies X and Y in various years are:

For 1997 (139000 – 119000) = 20000.

For 1998 (120000 – 99000) = 21000.

For 1999 (141000 – 100000) = 41000.

For 2000 (128000 – 78000) = 50000.

For 2001 (120000 – 107000) = 13000.

For 2002 (159000 – 148000) = 11000.

Clearly, maximum difference was in 2000.


5. The production of Company Y in 2000 was approximately what percent of the production of Company X in the same year ?
A. 173
B. 164
C. 132
D. 97

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Required percentage = ( 128000/78000 x 100 ) % ~= 164%.

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