# Bar Diagram 45

Directions (Q. 1-5): Refer to the following information carefully for the following questions.

Profit = Sales – Expense

Percentage margin = Profit/Sales * 100

Q1. What is the percentage margin in 2012?
1) 43%
2) 45%
3) 48%
4) 52%
5) None of these

Q2. By what percentage has the expense changed (approximately) between 2009 and 2010?
1) 16.625%
2) 18.785%
3) 20.75%
4) 24.775%
5) None of these

Q3. What is the approximate percentage change in the profit between 2011 and 2012?
1) 0.512%
2) 0.317%
3) 0.125%
4) 0.625%
5) None of these

Q4. Which year shows the maximum percentage change in sales?
1) 2010
2) 2011
3) 2012
4) 2013
5) None of these

Q5. What is the average profit of all given years –
1) 16 crore
2) 17 crore
3) 22 crore
4) 23 crore
5) 19 crore

1. c

Profit = 48% of sales = 42.2 * 48/100 = 20.256

Percentage margin = 20.256/42.2 * 100 = 48%

2. d

Expense of 2009 = 25 * 48/100 = 12 Crore

Expense of 2010 = 35.65 * 42/100 = 14.973

% Change = (14.973 – 12)/12 * 100 = 24.775%

3. b

Profit of 2011 = 57/100 * 35.65 = 20.32

Profit of 2012 = 48/100 * 42.2 = 20.256

% Change = 0.0645/20.3205 * 100 = 0.317%

4. a

5. e