Level 3 – Pie Chart Practice Quiz 2 – Hard

The Plan Outlays for the five-year Plans II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, and VIII are shown in the pie chart.

Study the chart and answer the following questions:

The Plan Outlays for the Different Five Year Plans II, III, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII (Rupees in Crores)

(1) What is the approximate minimum percentage increase in the outlay of plan as compared to its immediately preceding Plan?

(a) 86.3

(b) 83.6

(c) 80.3

(d) 63.6

Solution: B 83.58.

Explanation: The minimum percentage increase in the outlay of a plan as compared to its immediately preceding plan occurs in the case of plan III over plan II and it is 83.6%.

8577 – 4672 = 3905

= (3905/4672) × 100

= 58 = 6% (approx.)

(2) What is the average yearly outlay in the VIII Plan?

(a) 88620

(b) 86620

(c) 86280

(d) 86820

Answer: D

434100/5 =86820 crore.

(3) The outlay in the Vth plan is what percentage of the outlay in the VII plan?

(a) 18.70

(b) 17.80

(c) 18.07

(d) 17.08

Answer: B

(39426/221436) × 100 = 17.80 %.

(.4) The outlay in the VIIIth plan is approximately how many times the outlay of the IInd plan?

(a) 90

(b) 96

(c) 93

(d) 99

Answer: C

(434100/4672) = 92.92 = 93(Approx.)

(5) If the outlay for the VIIIth plan is reduced by 23.65 %, then the ratio of the plan outlays for the VIIIth and VIIth plans would be approximate?

(a) 1: 3

(b) 3: 1

(c) 3: 2

(d) 2: 3

Answer:B

Explanation:

434100  × 23.65% = 102665

and  434100 – 102665 = 331435

Therefore, 331435 : 110467 = 3:1 (approx.)

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