**Directions (6-10): Study the following graph carefully to answer these questions.**

**Percentage rise in population of two states from previous year**

**Q6. If total population of two states in 1996 was 90 lakhs, what was the total population of two states in 1997 ? (in Lakh)**

(a) 92.75

(b) 96.25

(c) 94.50

(d) Can’t be determined

(e) None of these

**Q7. If the ratio between the population of states A and B in year 1999 was 2 : 3 respectively, what was the respective ratio in 1998 ?**

(a) 28 : 39

(b) 13 : 21

(c) 19 : 21

(d) 21 : 19

(e) None of these

**Q8. If population of state A in 1996 was 20 lakh, what was the average population of state in 1996, 1997 and 1998 together ?**

(a) 24.33

(b) 25.30

(c) 26.25

(d) 24.75

(e) None of these

**Q9. What was the effective percentage increase in population of state A from 1999 to 2001 ?**

(a) 104.75

(b) 107.25

(c) 101

(d) 103

(e) None of these

**Q10. If population of state B in 1998 was 80 lakh, what was its approximate population in 1996 ? (in lakh)**

(a) 53.40

(b) 51.30

(c) 54.25

(d) 52.95

(e) 50.75

Answer & Explanation

**S4.**Ans.(e)

Sol.

Total employees selected by A = 150 + 300 + 300 + 500 + 650 + 800 = 2700

Total employees by B = 200 + 400 + 200 + 400 + 700 + 700 = 2600

Total employees by C = 250 + 350 + 350 + 550 + 550 + 660 = 2710

Ratio = 270 : 260 : 271

**5.a**