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Q.

The percentage increase in sales from 2001 to 2002

115

128

122

118

Ans .122

Explanation :

the percentage increase is 40-18/18 = 122 approx

Q.

the sum of sales in the year 1999 and 2001 is equal to sales in the year

1997

1998

2000

2002

Ans .1997

Explanation :

30000+18000=48000, which is sales in 1997

Q.

Two years between which the rate of change of cell phones is minimum are

1997 – 1998

1999 – 2000

2001 – 2002

both 1 and 2

Ans .both 1 and 2

Explanation :

lowest rate of change is in 1 and 2 which is 16.66%

Q.

difference in the sales of cellphones in the year 1997 -1999 is

500

1000

5000

18000

Ans .18000

Explanation :

48000-30000=18000

Q.

the ratio of hindustan motors production in 2003-04 to hondas production in 2002-03

0.66

1.5

2

none

Ans .1.5

Explanation :

required ratio is 9/6 = 1.5

Q.

For how many companies has there been no decrease in production in any year than the previous year

1

2

3

4

Ans .3

Explanation :

honda, GM and maruti have not shown a decrease

Q.

how many companies have shown production below their average production in 2002-03 but have shown above their average production in 2003-04

1

2

3

4

Ans .3

Explanation :

average sales of different companies are honda = 6+14+21/3 = 13.66, GM = 12+18+18/3 = 16; Maruti = 5+9+15/3 = 9.66; HM = 16+9+12/3 = 12.33; Hyundai = 8+14+7/3 = 9.66

The total of the first three deficit countries in Rs crores is 3594.3. The total of the next five deficit countries in Rs crores is 2588.5. The total of the last five deficit countries in Rs crores is 334.2. The total of the four surplus countries in Rs crores iis 1860.4.

Q.

The state whose surplus is nearly equal to the average of the four surplus countries is

Sri lanka

UAE

USA

UK

Ans .USA

Explanation :

the average surplus of the four countries is 1860.4/4 = 465.1. so usa is closest

Q.

the ratio of the deficit of the first five deficit countries to the overall deficit of all the deficit countries is nearly equal to

0.72

0.75

0.8

0.85

Ans .0.75

Explanation :

4885.2/6517

Q.

The average of the total deficit of the middle five deficit countries is closest to the deficit of which country ?

korea

south africa

UAE

none

Ans .korea

Explanation :

middle five deficit countries are india, NZ, south africa, korea, namibia. their average deficit is 1946.6/5 = 389.32. koreas deficit is closest to this value.

Q.

The net total deficit/surplus is equal to

4656.6 surplus

4656.6 deficit

3836.5 deficit

none

Ans .4656.6 deficit

Explanation :

adding all surplus and subtracting all deficits we get this value

Q.

The ratio between the difference between the highest and the lowest of the surplus countries to the difference between the bangladesh and oman is

3.44

2.96

4.5

3.8

Explanation :360/94

Q.

How many countries exhibited a trade surplus?

5

4

3

6

ANS.4

Explanation :

Out of a total of 12 countries, 8 showed a deficit while 4 showed a surplus.

Q.

The highest trade deficit was shown by which country?

C

G

H

L

ANS.L

Explanation :

Visually it is clear that L has the highest trade deficit.

Q.

The ratio of Exports to Imports was highest for which country?

a

i

j

k

ANS.I

Explanation :

I has a ratio of 400212744 = 1.45, which is the highest.

Q.

The total trade deficit/surplus for all the countries put together was?

11286 surplus

11286 deficit

10286 deficit

None of these

ANS.11286 surplus

Explanation :

Sum of exports-sum of imports =deficit (11286).

Q.

The ratio of the maximum exports to the minimum imports was closest to:

64

69

74

79

ANS.69

Explanation :

6045/87

Q.

What fraction of India’s GOP is accounted for by Services’!

6/33

1/5th

2/3

None

ANS.1/5th

Explanation :

Services accounts for 20%, i.e., 1/51h of the GDP of India.

Q.

If the total GDP of Pakistan is Rs 1O,OOOcrore, then the GDP accounted for by Manufacturing is:

Rs 200 crore

Rs 600 crore

Rs 2,000 crore

Rs 6,000 crore

ANS.2,000

Explanation :

20% of 10000 = 2000

Q.

If the total GDP of India is Rs 30,000 crores, then the GDP accounted for by Agriculture, Services and Miscellaneous is:

Rs 18,500 crore

Rs 18,000 crore

Rs 21,000 crore

Rs 15,000 crore

ANS.Rs 21,000 crore

Explanation :

(40+20+10)% of 30,000 = Rs 21,000 crore.

Q.

Which country accounts for higher earning out of Services and Miscellaneous together?

India

Pakistan

Both spend equal amounts

Cannot be determined

ANS.cannot be determined

Explanation :

Although the percentage on Services and Miscellaneous put together is equal for both the countries, we cannot

comment on this since we have no data about the respective GDPs

Q.

If the total GDP is the same for both the countries, then what percentage is Pakistan’s income through agriculture over India’s income through services?

100%

200%

133.33%

None of these

ANS.100%

Explanation :

Since the GDP is same, the answer will be by (40-20)120 = 100%.