**DIRECTION :** Study the graph below and answer the questions that follow.

**Question 1**. The simple annual growth rate in sales was the highest between the years?

(a) 1995 – 96

(b) 1996 – 97

(c) 1997 – 98

(d) 1998 – 99

**Question 2**. In which year is the profit per rupee of equity the highest?

(a) 1999

(b) 1997

(c) 1998

(d) 1995 and 1996

**Question 3**. In which year is a sale per rupee of equity the highest?

(a) 1995

(b) 1996

(c) 1997

(d) 1998

**Question 4**. In which year are the sales per rupee of expenditure the lowest?

(a) 1995

(b) 1996

(c) 1997

(d) 1998

### Answers and Explanations

**Answer 1. (c)**

The simple annual growth rate in sales is maximum for the year 1997-98 i.e. 20.75%

**Answer 2. (c)**

It is clear that the profit per rupee of equity is highest for 1998 i.e. 0.63

**Answer 3. (B)**

Sales per rupee of equity is highest for 1996 i.e. 11.5

**Answer 4. (B)**

Sales per rupee of the expenditure are lowest for the year 1996 i.e. 1.04.