**Directions for questions 1 to 5 : Study the following graph carefully and answer the questions based on it.**

*The production of fertilizer in lakh tones by different companies (A, B, C, D and E) for three years 1996, 1997 and 1998*

**Q1. The total production by five companies in 1998 is approximately what percent of the total production by companies B & D in 1996?**

(a) 100%

(b) 50%

(c) 195%

(d) 207%

(e) 200%

**Q2. What is the ratio between average productions by company B in three years to the average production by company C in three years?**

(a) 6 : 7

(b) 8 : 7

(c) 7 : 8

(d) 7 : 6

(e) 6 : 5

**Q3. For which of the following companies the rise or fall in production of fertilizer from 1996 to 1997 was the maximum?**

(a) A

(b) B

(c) C

(d) D

(e) E

**Q4. What is the percentage drop in production by company D from 1996 to 1998?**

(a) 30%

(b) 43%

(c) 26%

(d) 35%

(e) 28%

**Q5. The average production for three years was maximum for which of the following companies?**

(a) D only

(b) E only

(c) B & D both

(d) D & E both

(e) E & B both

Answer & Explanation

1.D

2.B

3.C

4.C

5.D