*Directions (11-15): Study the graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:***PERCENT INCREASE IN PROFIT OF THREE COMPANIES OVER THE YEARS**

**Q11. What was the per cent increase in profit of company Y in the year 2008 from the previous year?**

(a) 2

(b) 10

(c) 20

(d) 14

(e) None of these

**Q12. What was the approximate percent increase in the profit of company Z in the year 2005 from the previous year?**

(a) 14

(b) 21

(c) 8

(d) 26

(e) 19

**Q13. If the profit earned by company X in the year 2004 was Rs. 2,65,000, what was its profit in the year 2006?**

(a) Rs 6,21,560

(b) Rs 4,68,290

(c) Rs 7,05,211

(d) Rs 4,82,300

(e) None of these

**Q14. What is the average per cent increase in profit of company Z over the years?**

**Q15. Which of the following statements is TRUE with respect to the graph?**

(a) Company X incurred a loss in the year 2004

(b) The amount of profit earned by company Y in the years 2006 and 2007 is the same

(c) Company Z earned the highest profit in the year 2008 as compared to the other years

(d) Profit earned by company X in the year 2004 is lesser than the profit earned by company Z in that year

(e) None of these

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