1.  In how many of the given years, were the exports from Company Z more than the average annual exports over the given years? 

Answer: Option C Explanation: Average annual exports of Company Z during the given period
= Rs. 85.71 crores. From the analysis of graph the exports of Company Z are more than the average annual exports of Company Z (i.e., Rs. 85.71 crores) during the years 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1999, i.e., during 4 of the given years. 
2.  What was the difference between the average exports of the three Companies in 1993 and the average exports in 1998? 

Answer: Option C Explanation: 
3.  In which year was the difference between the exports from Companies X and Y the minimum? 

Answer: Option C Explanation: The difference between the exports from the Companies X and Y during the various years are: In 1993 = Rs. (80  30) crores = Rs. 50 crores. In 1994 = Rs. (60  40) crores = Rs. 20 crores. In 1995 = Rs. (60  40) crores = Rs. 20 crores. In 1996 = Rs. (70  60) crores = Rs. 10 crores. In 1997 = Rs. (100  80) crores = Rs. 20 crores. In 1998 = Rs. (100  50) crores = Rs. 50 crores. In 1999 = Rs. (140  120) crores = Rs. 20 crores. Clearly, the difference is minimum in the year 1996. 
4.  Average annual exports during the given period for Company Y is approximately what percent of the average annual exports for Company Z? 

Answer: Option D Explanation: Analysis of the graph: From the graph it is clear that
Average annual exports (in Rs. crore) of Company Y during the given period
Average annual exports (in Rs. crore) of Company Z during the given period

5.  For which of the following pairs of years the total exports from the three Companies together are equal?


Answer: Option D Explanation: Total exports of the three Companies X, Y and Z together, during various years are: In 1993 = Rs. (30 + 80 + 60) crores = Rs. 170 crores. In 1994 = Rs. (60 + 40 + 90) crores = Rs. 190 crores. In 1995 = Rs. (40 + 60 + 120) crores = Rs. 220 crores. In 1996 = Rs. (70 + 60 + 90) crores = Rs. 220 crores. In 1997 = Rs. (100 + 80 + 60) crores = Rs. 240 crores. In 1998 = Rs. (50 + 100 + 80) crores = Rs. 230 crores. In 1999 = Rs. (120 + 140 + 100) crores = Rs. 360 crores. Clearly, the total exports of the three Companies X, Y and Z together are same during the years 1995 and 1996. 