## DIRECTIONS for questions 6-10: Study the following line chart carefully and answer the questions given below:

Number of candidates (Girls & Boys) Appeared & Qualified Over the Years

**6. The percentage (approximate) of boys qualified to appear in the year 1995 was?**

A. 35%

B. 86.95%

C. 80%

D. 65%

**Answer & Explanation**

**Answer Option: B**

**Boys qualified in 1995 = 20 thousand. Boys appeared in 1995 = 22.5 thousand**

**Required %age = 20 / 23 x 100 = 86.95%.**

**7. Which two consecutive years had the same number of qualified girls?**

A. 1994 and 1995

B. 1993 and 1994

C. 1991 and 1992

D. 1992 and 1993

**Answer & Explanation**

**Answer Option: B**

**The number of girls qualified in 1993 and 1994 is the same.**

**8. What was the % increase in the no. of boys qualified from 1994 to 1995?**

A. 50%

B. 33.33%

C. 100%

D. 150%

**Answer & Explanation**

**Answer Option: B**

**Number of boys qualified in 1994 = 15. Number of boys qualified in 1995 = 20.**

**% increase = 20-15 / 15 x 100 = 33.33%**

**9. The difference between the total number of boys & girls qualified in 1990 and 1995 was**

A. 5000

B. 2000

C. 7500

D. 13000

**Answer & Explanation**

**Answer Option: D**

**Total number of boys & girls qualified in 1990 = 15 + 5 = 20 thousand**

**Total number of boys & girls qualified in 1995 = 20 + 13 = 33 thousand**

**Required difference = 13000**

**10. Which year had the lowest percentage of girls qualified to appeared among the years given?**

A. 1991

B. 1993

C. 1994

D. 1992

**Answer Option: D**

**In the year 1991,percentage of girls qualified to appeared = (4/7) x 100 = 57.14%**

**In the year 1992,percentage of girls qualified to appeared = (5/9) x 100 = 55.55%**

**In the year 1993, percentage of girls qualified to appeared = (9/11) x 100 = 81.81%**

**In the year 1994, percentage of girls qualified to appeared = (9/14) x 100 = 64.2%**

**i.e.55.55% is lowest.**