Line Graph

The length of an infant is one of the measures of his or her development in the early stages of his or her life. The figure below shows the growth chart of four infants in the first five months of life.

1. After which month did Seeta's rate of growth start to decline?

  1. Never
  2. Second month
  3. Third month
  4. Fourth month

2. Who grew at the fastest rate in the first two months of life?

  1. Shyam
  2. Geeta
  3. Ram
  4. Seeta

3. The rate of growth during the third month was the lowest for

  1. Ram
  2. Shyam
  3. Seeta
  4. Geeta

4. Among the four infants, who grew the least in the first five months of life?

  1. Shyam
  2. Ram
  3. Geeta
  4. Seeta


  1. C
  2. B
  3. D
  4. A

Rate of growth is given by the slope of line. Steep slope indicates higher rate of growth while gentle or gradual slope indicates lower growth.