** Directions (1-5): The following bar graph shows the production (in thousands) of different products in a company in 6 different months.**

** In how many months in the percentage rise/fall in production of Erasers from the previous month less that 10%? **

A) 1

B) 3

C) 4

D) 2

E) None of these

View Answer

** C) 4**

Explanation:

For Feb = (50-48)/48 8 100 = 4.17%

Similarly find for all months

For march = -8%, april = 17.40%, may = 3.7% and june = 7.14%

So 4 months

** The production of pencils for the given period is approximately what percentage of the total production of all the three products during the given period? **

A) 23%

B) 45%

C) 17%

D) 31%

E) None of these

View Answer

** D) 31%**

Explanation:

Production of pencils = 283 thousand

Total production of all = 909

So % = 283/909 * 100

** What is the difference between the average production of scales in April, May and June and the average production of erasers from January to June? **

A) 1.22

B) 1.67

C) 1.97

D) 1.35

E) 1.16

View Answer

** B) 1.67**

Explanation:

Average Scales in April, May, June = 54

Average erasers in all months = 52.33

Difference = 1.67

** If in July, the production of pencils get increased by 12%, that of erasers get increased by 8% and that of scales get decreased by 5% over the previous month, find the total production of all the 3 products in July. **

A) 123.45 thousand

B) 178.48 thousand

C) 132.56 thousand

D) 142.42 thousand

E) 138.67 thousand

View Answer

** B) 178.48 thousand**

Explanation:

Pencils in July = 112/100 * 54 = 60.48

Erasers in July = 108/100 * 60 = 64.80

Scales in July = 95/100 * 56 = 53.20

So total = 178.48

** If selling price of one pencil is Rs 8 and that of one scale is Rs 11, then what is the difference between the revenues of pencils and scales during the given months? **

A) 1174 thousand

B) 1438 thousand

C) 1624 thousand

D) 1238 thousand

E) 1168 thousand

View Answer

** E) 1168 thousand**

Explanation:

Total revenue of pencils = 283*8 = Rs2264 thousands

Total revenue of scales = 312*11 = Rs3432 thousands

Difference = Rs1168 thousands

** Directions (6- 10): Study the following carefully and answer the questions that follow: **

A school has a total of 3000 students in 5 different classes as 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. The ratio of boys to girls in the school is 4 : 2 respectively. 14% of the boys are in class 1. 20% of the girls are in class 5. The ratio of boys to girls in class 1 is 4 : 6 respectively. One-eighth of the girls are in class 3. 44% of the boys are in class 4. Number of girls in class 4 is 20% of the boys in the same class. The reaming girls are in class 2. The total number of students in class 3 is 345. 24% of the boys are in class 2 and the remaining boys are in class 5.

** The total number of students in class 3 is what percent of the total number of students in the school? **

A) 12.0%

B) 12.5%

C) 11.5%

D) 13.2%

E) 15.5%

View Answer

** C) 11.5%**

Explanation:

Class 1 – B(280) G(420)

Class 2 – B(480) G(79)

Class 3 – B(220) G(125)

Class 4 – B(880) G(176)

Class 5 – B(140) G(200)

So req % = (220+125)/3000 * 100

** How many boys are there in class 5? **

A) 98

B) 143

C) 130

D) 140

E) 116

View Answer

** D) 140**

Explanation:

Class 1 – B(280) G(420)

Class 2 – B(480) G(79)

Class 3 – B(220) G(125)

Class 4 – B(880) G(176)

Class 5 – B(140) G(200)

** The number of boys in class 5 is what percent of the number of boys in the school? **

A) 5%

B) 7%

C) 3%

D) 4%

E) 6%

View Answer

** B) 7%**

Explanation:

Class 1 – B(280) G(420)

Class 2 – B(480) G(79)

Class 3 – B(220) G(125)

Class 4 – B(880) G(176)

Class 5 – B(140) G(200)

Req % = 140/2000 * 100

** Find the total number of girls In class 3 and class 4? **

A) 291

B) 315

C) 303

D) 301

E) 296

View Answer

** D) 301**

Explanation:

Class 1 – B(280) G(420)

Class 2 – B(480) G(79)

Class 3 – B(220) G(125)

Class 4 – B(880) G(176)

Class 5 – B(140) G(200)

** The number of girls in class 1 is what percent of the total number of girls in the school? **

A) 44%

B) 47%

C) 41%

D) 42%

E) 48%

View Answer

** D) 42%**

Explanation:

Class 1 – B(280) G(420)

Class 2 – B(480) G(79)

Class 3 – B(220) G(125)

Class 4 – B(880) G(176)

Class 5 – B(140) G(200)

Req % = 420/1000 * 100

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