Bar Charts Questions and Answers


question divider line

Home > Diagrammatic Tests > Data Interpretation > Bar Charts >Bar Chart Questions

question divider line

The following bar graph shows the Income and Expenditures (in million US $) of five companies in the year 2001. The percent profit or loss of a company is given by

Bar Charts Questions and Answers

The companies M and N together had a percentage of profit/loss of?


A. 12% loss
B. 10% loss
C. 10% profit
D. There was no loss or profit

Answer & Explanation:

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Total income of Companies M and N together

= (35 + 50) million US $

= 85 million US $

Total expenditure of Companies M and N together

= (45 + 40) million US $

= 85 million US $.

Therefore Percent Profit/Loss of companies M and N together

% Profit/Loss = ((85-85)/85)x100%= 0%.

Thus, there was neither loss nor profit for companies M and N together.



question divider line

In 2001, what was the approximate percentage of profit/loss of all the five Companies taken together?


A. 5% profit
B. 6.5% profit
C. 4% loss
D. 7% loss

Answer & Explanation:

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Total income of all five companies

= (35 + 50 + 40 + 40 + 50) million US $

= 215 million US $.

Total expenditure of all five companies

= (45 + 40 + 45 + 30 + 45) million US $

= 205 million US $.

Therefore % Profit = ((215-205)/205)x100% = 4.88% ~= 5%.



question divider line
question divider line

Which company earned the maximum percentage profit in the year 2001?


A. M
B. N
C. P
D. Q

Answer & Explanation:

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Bar Charts Questions and Answers



question divider line

For Company R, if the expenditure had increased by 20% in year 2001 from year 2000 and the company had earned profit of 10% in 2000, what was the Company's income in 2000 (in million US $)?


A. 35.75
B. 37.25
C. 38.5
D. 41.25

Answer & Explanation:

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Let the expenditure of Company R in 2000 be x million US $.

Then, expenditure of Company R in 2001 = ( 120/100xx) million US $.

Therefore 120x/100= 45 => x = 37.5.

i.e., expenditure of Company R in 2000 = 37.5 million US $.

Let the income of Company R in 2000 be I million US $.

Then, 10 = ((I-37.5)/37.5)x100 [ Ref %Profit in 2000 = 10%]

=> I - 37.5 = 3.75

=> I = 41.25

i.e., Income of Company R in 2000 = 41.25 million US $.



question divider line

If the income of Company Q in 2001 was 10% more than its income in 2000 and the Company had earned a profit of 20% in 2000, then its expenditure in 2000 (in million US $) was?


A. 28.28
B. 30.30
C. 32.32
D. 34.34

Answer & Explanation:

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Bar Charts Questions and Answers



question divider line

Page 1   | Page 2   | Page 3   | Page 4   | Page 5   | Page 6   | Page 7   | Page 8   | Page 9   | Page 10   | Page 11   | Page 12   | Page 13   | Page 14   | Page 15   | Page 16   | Page 17   | Page 18   | Page 19  

question divider line

More educational and fun tests below.




Questions or comments? Please discuss below.




Copyright © The Online Test Centre - Since 2005 | Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy | Blog


The largest provider of tests on the web. We have thousands of questions covering

 

numerical and verbal aptitude tests, diagrammatic and logic tests, reasoning tests,

 

puzzles, general knowledge test questions and GMAT test advice and questions.

 

No login required. All tests are free. All the tests you need when you need them.