# Moderate Bar Charts Solved QuestionData Interpretation Discussion

Common Information

Out of the two bar graphs provided below, one shows the amounts (in Lakh Rs.) invested by a Company in purchasing raw materials over the years and the other shows the values (in Lakh Rs.) of finished goods sold by the Company over the years.

 Q. Common Information Question: 1/5 The maximum difference between the amount invested in Raw materials and value of sales of finished goods was during the year?
 ✖ A. 1995 ✖ B. 1996 ✔ C. 1997 ✖ D. 1998

Solution:
Option(C) is correct

The differences between the amount invested in raw material and the value of sales of finished goods for various years are:

For 1995,

$=\text{ Rs. }(200 - 120)\text{ lakhs }$

$=\text{ Rs.} 80\text{ lakhs.}$

For 1996,

$=\text{ Rs. }(300 - 225)\text{ lakhs }$

$=\text{ Rs.} 75\text{ lakhs.}$

For 1997,

$=\text{ Rs. }(500 - 375)\text{ lakhs }$

$=\text{ Rs.} 125\text{ lakhs.}$

For 1998,

$=\text{ Rs. }(400 - 330)\text{ lakhs }$

$=\text{ Rs.} 70\text{ lakhs.}$

For 1999,

$=\text{ Rs. }(600 - 525)\text{ lakhs }$

$=\text{ Rs.} 75\text{ lakhs.}$

For 2000,

$=\text{ Rs. }(460 - 420)\text{ lakhs }$

$=\text{ Rs.} 40\text{ lakhs.}$

Clearly, maximum difference was during 1997