**Direction (1-5): Study the following table carefully and answer the questions given below it.
Number of Executives recruited by six different organizations over the years.**

**Q1.** What is the total number of executives recruited by all the organizations together in the year 2006?

(1) 2927 (2) 3042 (3) 2864

(4) 3143 (5) None of these

**Q2.** What is the ratio of total number of executives recruited by organization U in the years 2007 and 2009 together to the total number of executives recruited by organization P in the same years?

(1) 436:517 (2) 499:522 (3) 517:436

(4) 522:499 (5) None of these

**Q3.** What is the average number of executives recruited by organization S over all the years together? (rounded off to the nearest integer)

(1) 494 (2) 482 (3) 514

(4) 506 (5) 478

**Q4.** What is the per cent increase in the number of executives recruited by organization R in 2005 from the previous year?( rounded off to two digits after decimal)

(1)18.67 (2) 12.92 (3) 16.48

(4)13.21 (5) None of these

**Q5.** The number of executives recruited by organization T in the year 2008 forms approximately what per cent of the total number of executives recruited by all the organizations together in that year?

(1) 11 (2) 31 (3) 18

(4) 26 (5) 23

Answer & Explanation

**1. (5)
**Total executives recruited were 2953.

**2. (4)
**Reqd. ratio = 1044:998

= 522:499

**3. (1)
**Reqd. Average = 2965/6 ≈ 494

** 4. (2)
**Reqd. percentage increase = (54/418) × 100= 12.919≈12.92%

**5. (3)
**Reqd. percentage = (510/2854) × 100 ≈18%