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Set 1

Questions 1 to 3: Refer to the following Bar-chart and answer the questions that follow

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1. What is the average value of the contract secured during the years shown in the diagram?

  • (a) Rs. 103.48 crore
  • (b) Rs. 105 crore
  • (c) Rs. 100 crore
  • (d) Rs.125.2 crore

2. Compared to the performance in 1985 (i.e. taking it as the base), what can you say about the performances in the years 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1988 respectively, in percentage terms?

  • (a) 150, 100, 211, 216, 97
  • (b) 100, 67, 141, 144, 65
  • (c) 150, 100, 200, 215, 100
  • (d) 120, 100, 220, 230, 68

3. Which is the year in which the highest percentage decline is seen in the value of contract secured compared to the preceding year?

  • (a) 1985
  • (b) 1988
  • (c) 1984
  • (d) 1986

Set 2

Questions 4 to 7: The following graph shows the value of liquor supplied by the 5 states in 1996 and the excise duty rates in each state.

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Amount of liquor supplied in Tamil Nadu Distilleries A, B, C, D, E (from bottom to top) in lakh litres.

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4. What is the lowest percentage difference in the excise duty rates for any two states?

  • (a) 12
  • (b) 15
  • (c) 20
  • (d) Cannot be determined

5. Which of the five states manufactured liquor at the lowest cost?

  • (a) Tamil Nadu
  • (b) Delhi
  • (c) The states which has the lowest value for (wholesale price-Excise duty) per litre
  • (d) Cannot be determined

6. If Excise duty is levied before the goods leave the factory (on the value of the liquor), then which of the following choices shows distilleries in ascending order of the excise duty paid by them for the year 1996? (Assume the total liquor in TN is supplied by only these 5 distilleries).

  • (a) ECABD
  • (b) ADEBC
  • (c) DCEBA
  • (d) Cannot be determined

7. If the Tamil Nadu distillery, with the least average simple annual growth in amount of liquor supplied in the given period had shown the same rate of growth as the one which grew fastest, what would that company's supply have been in 1998, in lakh liters?

  • (a) 13
  • (b) 15.11
  • (c) 130
  • (d) Cannot be determined

Answers

  1. (a)
  2. (a)
  3. (b)
  4. (c)
  5. (d)
  6. (c)
  7. (b)