[Directions: 1 to 5 Questions] The following bar graph shows the number items (in thousands) produced by two companies A and B and the line graph shows the percentage sale of items of these companies over the years.

1. What is the average production of A in all these years(in thousands)?

(A) 63

(B) 60

(C) 57

(D) 69

(E) None

2. The number of units sold by B in 2002 and 2001 together is what percent more or less than the units sold by A in 2000?

(A) 72.2% less

(B) 72.2%more

(C) 78%more

(D) 87%more

(E) None

3. In which of the following years the units sold by A was the most?

(A) 1999

(B) 2001

(C) 2002

(D) 1998

(E) 2000

4. If B sold 31 thousand units in 2003, what is the growth % in sales as compared to the previous year?

(A) 298%

(B) 243.3%

(C) 345%

(D) 123.8%

(E) None

5. In 1999, the government introduced a tax system, where for every 5 percent of sale of your manufactured goods, u need to pay 18378 rupees tax. What is the amount paid by B as tax?

(A) Rs 38,914

(B) Rs. 2,38,914

(C) Rs. 1,58,914

(D) Rs. 4,38,914

(E) None

Solution :

1. Ans-C

43+58+59+89+34/5=57 thousands approx

2. Ans-a

Sale B2002+2001=

0.43*23+0.67*67=9.89+4.69=14.58=15 approx

Sale A 2000=0.91*59=53.69=54 approx

% less=54-15/54 *100=72.2%

3. Sln-e

1999=0.31*58=18

2001=0.26*89=23

2002=0.61*34=21

1998=0.81*43=35

2000=0.91*59=54

4. Ans-b

B sale 2003= 31 thousand

B sale 2002=0.43*21=9.03 thousand

Growth %=31-9.03/9.03*100=243.3%

5. Ans-B

In 1999 B’s Sale %=65%

For every 5 % sale , tax=rs 18378

For 65 % sale , tax paid=18378/5*65=Rs. 2,38,914