# Level 3- Bar Graph- Practice Quiz 5 Hard

### DIRECTIONS for questions 1 – 5: Refer to the following bar graph of monthly cumulative sales over the last three years of star budget. 1. #### If the sales of three consecutive years are steadily increasing or steadily decreasing, then it is called a steady trend. The only months in which increasing steady trend is observed are

A. March & June
B. Jan & June
C. April & March
D. Feb & May
By Visual Observation, sales of three consecutive years are steadily increasing in March and April.
2. #### In 2000, the ratio of actual to budget was highest in the month of

A. Jan
B. Feb
C. Mar
D. Apr
In 2000,
The ratio of Actual to Budget in Jan. = 100/50 = 2
Ratio of Actual to Budget in Feb. = 500/200 = 2.5
Ratio of Actual to Budget in Mar. = 900/400 = 2.25
Ratio of Actual to Budget in Apr. = 1150/600 = 1.92
Therefore, the highest ratio is in February.
3. ### Total approximate growth in sales in the year 1999, over the previous year was

A. 20%
B. 25%
C. -15%
D. -18%
Total sales in 1998 = 1600 kgs
Total sales in 1999 = 1300 kgs
Therefore,total growth in sales = 100 x (1300-1600)/1600 = -18.76%

A. May
B. June
C. July
D. August