Table 60

Directions (Q.1-4): Read the information carefully and answer the questions given below. The table given below shows a survey carried out at a railway station for the arrivals/departures of trains for the month of January, 2000.

Q1. The total number of late arrivals of trains is
1. 90
2. 95
3. 145
4. 150
5. None of these

Q2. The total number of late departures of trains is
1. 85
2. 87
3. 90
4. 150
5. None of these

Q3. The percentage of number of trains arriving late at the station is
1. 10%
2. 10.4%
3. 10.4%
4. 10.9%
5. None of these

Q4. If the punctuality of railways is defined as the number of occasions on which trains arrived or departed in time as a percentage of total number of arrivals and departures from the station, then the punctuality for the month under observation
1. 94.3%
2. 91.7%
3. 89.2%
4. 75%
5. None of these

Answer & Explanation

1.4. Total number of late arrivals=114+31+5=150

2.3. Total number of late departures=82+5+3=90

3.3. Required percentage=150/1400×100=10.7%

4.2. Required percentage=(1250+1400)×100/(1400+1490)=2650×100/2890=91.7%

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