#### Direction to solve:

Study the following table carefully and answer these questions :

Number of students appeared and qualified in a competitive examination from different states over the year.

 Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 App Qual App. Qual App. Qual. App. Qual. App. Qual. M 5200 720 8500 980 7400 850 6800 775 9500 1125 N 7500 840 9200 1050 8450 920 9200 980 8800 1020 P 6400 780 8800 1020 7800 890 8750 1010 9750 1250 Q 8100 950 9500 1240 8700 980 9700 1200 8950 995 R 7800 870 7600 940 9800 1350 7600 945 7990 885

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1.

Total number of candidates qualified from all the states together in 1997 is approximately what percentage of the total number of candidates qualified from aSl the states together in 1998 ?

A) 72%

B) 77%

C) 80%

D) 83%

E) 86%

2.

What is the average of candidates who appeared from State Q during the given yeas ?

A) 8700

B) 8760

C) 8810

D) 8920

E) 8990

3.

What is the percentage of candidates qualified from State N for all the years together, over the candidates appeared from State N during all the years together ?

A) 12.36%

B) 12.16%

C) 11.47%

D) 11.15%

E) None of these

4.

The percentage of the total number of qualified candidates to the total number of appeared candidates among all the five states in 1999 is :

A) 11.49%

B) 11.84%

C) 12.21%

D) 12.57%

E) 12.73%

5.

Combining the states P and Q together in 1998, what is the percentage of the candidates qualified to that of the candidates appeared ?

A) 1087%

B) 11.49%

C) 12.35%

D) 12.54%

E) 13.05%

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