**1. If the total amount spent during the year 1999 was Rs. 46000, the amount spent on food was :**

**Answer**: Option B

**Explanation**:

Amount spent on food = Rs. \(\frac{23}{100 }\) * 46,000) = Rs. 10,580.

**2. If the total amount spent was Rs. 46,000, how much money was spent on clothing and housing together?**

**Answer**: Option A

**Explanation**:

Amount spent on clothing and housing together

= \(\frac{(10 + 15)}{100 }\) * 46,000 = Rs. 11,500

**3. The ratio of the total amount of money spent on housing to that spent on education was**

**Answer**: Option D

**Explanation**:

Required ratio = 15 : 12 = 5:4

**4. Graph shows that the maximum amount was spent on**

**Answer**: Option A

**Explanation**:

As observed from the graph maximum amount was spent on food is 23%.

**5. If the total expenditure of the family for the year 1999 was Rs. 46,000, the family saved during the year**

**Answer**: Option C

**Explanation**:

Money saved = Rs. \(\frac{15}{100 }\)* 46,000) = Rs. 6,900.

Year | Salary | Fuel and Transport | Bonus | Interest on Loans | Taxes |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

1998 | 288 | 98 | 3. 00 | 23. 4 | 83 |

1999 | 342 | 112 | 2.52 | 32.5 | 108 |

2000 | 324 | 101 | 3.84 | 41.6 | 74 |

2001 | 336 | 133 | 3.38 | 36.4 | 88 |

2002 | 420 | 142 | 3.96 | 49.4 | 98 |

**1. The ratio between the total expenditure on taxes for all the years and the total expenditure on Fuel and Transport for all the years respectively is approximately:**

**Answer**: Option B

**Explanation**:

Required Ratio = \(\frac{(83 + 108 + 74 + 88 + 98)}{(98 + 112 + 101 + 133 + 142) }\)

= 451/586 ≈ \(\frac{1}{1.3}\) = \(\frac{10}{13}\)

**2. The total expenditure of the Company over these items during the year 2000 is**

**Answer**: Option A

**Explanation**:

Total expenditure of the Company during 2000

= Rs. (324 + 101 + 3.84 + 41.6 + 74) lakhs

= Rs. 544.44 lakhs

**3. What is the average amount of interest per year which the Company had to pay during this period? **

**Answer**: Option D

**Explanation**:

Average amount of interest paid by the Company during the given period

= Rs. [latex]\frac{(23.4 + 32.5 + 41.6 + 36.4 + 49.4)}{5}[/latex] lakhs

= Rs. (\(\frac{183.3}{5}\)) lakhs = Rs. 36.66 lakhs.

**4. Total expenditure on all these items in 1998 was approximately what percent of the total expenditure in 2002?**

**Answer**: Option C

**Explanation**:

Required percentage

= [\(\frac{(288 + 98 + 3.00 + 23.4 + 83)}{(420 + 142 + 3.96 + 49.4 + 98)}\) * 100] %

= (\(\frac{495.4}{713.36}\) * 100) % ≈ 69.45%

**5. The total amount of bonus paid by the Company during the given period is approximately what percent of the total amount of salary paid during this period?**

**Answer**: Option C

**Explanation**:

Required percentage

= [\(\frac{(3.00 + 2.52 + 3.84 + 3.68 + 3.96)}{(288 + 342 + 324 + 336 + 420)}\) * 100]%

= (\(\frac{17}{1710}\) * 100)% = 1%

**Answer**: Option D

**Explanation**:

In the year 2003

Required % for P = \(\frac{1560}{16400}\) * 100 = 9.5%

Required % for Q =\(\frac{1570}{14500}\) * 100 = 10.4% Required % for S = \(\frac{2000}{18400}\) * 100 = 10.9% Required % for T = \(\frac{1200}{12600}\) 1200/12600 * 100 = 9.5%

State Q registers maximum percentage.

**2. For which of the following years the percentage of candidates qualified with respect to those appeared for state V is the minimum?**

**Answer**: Option D

**Explanation**:

Required % for 2001 = \(\frac{1850}{18400}\)* 100% = 10.05% Required % for 2002 = \(\frac{1765}{19600}\) * 100% = 9% Required % for 2003 = \(\frac{2728}{24800}\) * 100% = 11% Required % for 2004 = \(\frac{1950}{22400}\)* 100% = 8.7% Minimum percentage is in years 2004.

**3. Which of the following state registered a continuous increase with respect to the previous year in the number of candidates qualified?**

**Answer**: Option D

**Explanation**:

Only State T shows continuous increase in the number of qualified candidates.

**4. What approximately is the average number of candidates qualified in 2004 from the given States?**

**Answer**: Option B

**Explanation**:

Required average = \(\frac{11115}{7}\) ≈ 1588

**5. What is the approximate average number of candidate, appeared from state Q every year?**

**Answer**: Option D

**Explanation**:

Required average = \(\frac{111550}{7}\)≈ 15936.