Directions (Q. Nos. 1-3) Refer to the graph given below which gives the circulation growth of GRAMSEWA magazine from July to December 2003.

Bar Graph -Data Interpretation-Level 2-Set 7-1

Question 1: During October and December, there was an even growth rate, the average of which is
(a) 2.36%
(b) 2%
(c) 2.88%
(d) 3.36%

Question 2: The circulation in October is … times than that of July.
(a) 1.5
(b) 2
(c) 1
(d) 1.15

Question 3: The growth rate is very marginal during the month of
(a) August
(b) October
(c) November
(d) December

Answers and Explanations

Answer 1: (c)  Growth from November to December$\frac{211885-204933}{204933}\times 100\approx 3.4%$% Growth from October to November =$\frac{204933-200189}{200189}\times 100\approx 2.4%$% Hence Average =$\frac{3.4+2.4}{2}=2.9%$% Correct option is (c)

Answer 2: (d) The circulation of October is 200189 and of July is 173182. So the Octobercirculation is 200189/173182 or 1.15 times of July circulation. Correct option is (d )

Answer 3: (a) The slope is least for the month of July to August. Therefore, (a) is the option.

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