**Q. (1-5)Study the following information and answer the questions given below.
The following Line graph gives information about the expenditure and sales (in lakhs) of company A from 1996 to 2000.
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**The following table gives the ratio of expenditures and sales of company A and B from 1996 to 2000.**

**1.In which year the percentage growth in sales of company A was the highest over the previous year?**

A. 1996

B. 1997

C. 1998

D. 1999

E. 2000

**2.What was the percentage profit of company B in 1999?**

A. 25%

B. 50%

C. 66.66%

D. 33.33%

E. None of these

**3.What was the total expenditure (in lakhs) of company B from 1996 to 2000?**

A. 306

B. 320

C. 334

D. 230

E. None of these

**4.For how many years, the percentage proᶬt of company A was more than that of company B?**

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

E. 5

**5.In which year, company B has a loss?**

A. 1996

B. 2000

C. 1998

D. 1999

E. 1997

**Directions (6-10): Study the following chart to answer the questions given below.**

**6.In 2013 the number of staff decreased by 20% in company P as well as in company Q. If the ****number of staff in company P in 2012 was 500 and the percentage of staff members who were ****at least graduate were 80 and 70 per cent in companies P and Q respectively in 2013, find the ****number of staff members in company Q who were not graduate for year 2013.**

A. 210

B. 60

C. 90

D. 150

E. None of these

**7.If the number of staff in company R in year 2012 who were not graduate was 144, what was the number of staff in company S in 2012?**

A. 300

B. 600

C. 450

D. 900

E. None of these

**8.Which company had maximum number of non-graduates in year 2012?**

A. S

B. M

C. N

D. Data inadequate

E. None of these

**9.In 2014, number of staff in company M increased by 10% and that in company T reduced by 20% from 2012. The number of staff in company T in 2012 was 2200. What is the total number of staff in companies M and T together in 2014?**

A. 5060

B. 4760

C. 5500

D. 5200

E. None of these

**10.The number of staff in company N in 2013 was 3300. What will be the ratio of the number of graduate staff of company S to R in 2012?**

A. 22 : 9

B. 23 : 11

C. 23 : 12

D. Data inadequate

E. None of these

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