**Directions: The following bar graph shows the total number of students appearing in an examination from two schools A and B over the years.**

**1 What is the average number of students appearing from School A over the given period?**

A 705 B 710

C 715 D 720

**C**

**The total number value of students appearing from School A over the given period**

**= 640 + 800 + 500 + 700 + 900 + 750**

**= 4290**

**=4290/6=715**

**Hence, option C is correct.**

**For school A, what is the percentage increase in the number of students appearing from 2008 to 2009?**

A 20% B 25% C 40%

D 50% E 60%

**B**

**Percent rise**

**=(800-640)/640 X100 = 25%**

**Hence, option B is correct.**

3

**The number of students appearing from School A in the year 2012 is approximately what percent of the number of students appearing from School B in the year 2013?**A 75% B 120% C 150%

D 175% E 187.5%

**E**

**Required % =(900/480)x100=187.5% ****Hence, option E is correct.**

4

**The number of students appearing from School A in the year 2008 is approximately how much percent more or less than the number of students appearing from School A in the year 2010?**A 14% B 24% C 28%

D 48% E 40%

**C**

**Required %**

**=(640-500)/500 X 100 = 28%**

**Hence, option C is correct.**

5

**What is the difference between the total number of student appearing from School A and the total number of students appearing from School B in all the six years together?**A 470 B 530 C 570

D 590 E 610

**D**

**Total number of students appearing from School A = 4290**

**Total number of students appearing from School B = 3700**

**∴ Difference = 4290 – 3700 = 590.**

**Hence, option D is correct.**