# Level 1- bar Graph Practice Test – Easy 2

## 2. Study the following graph carefully to Answer these Questions bar graph data interpretation questions and answers

2.1) The total production by five companies in 1998 is what percent of the total production by companies B & D in 1996?
(a) 100%
(b) 150%
(c) 95%
(d) 200%

Solution: Required Percentage = [(35 + 40 + 45 + 35 + 35 )/ (45 +50) ] * 100
= [190/95]*100
= 200%.

2.2) What is the ratio between average production by company B in 3 years to the average production by company C in three years?
(a) 6:7
(b) 8:7
(c) 7:8
(d) 7:6

Solution: Average production of B: Average production of C.
(45+ 35+ 40)/ 3 : (25 + 35 + 45)/3
40: 35.

2.3) For which of the following companies the rise or fall in the production of fertilizer from 1996 to 1997 was the maximum?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D.

We can answer this question by just observing the chart. (C).

2.4) What is the percent drop in production by company D from 1996 to 1998?
(a) 30%
(b) 43%
(c) 50%
(d) 35%

Solution: Required percentage: (50-35)/ 50 * 100 = 30%.

2.5) The average production for three years was the maximum for which of the following companies?
(a) D only
(b) E only
(c) B & D both
(d) D & E both.

Answer: For this question, No need to calculate the values. we can decide by visual observation.