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DIRECTIONS for questions 1to 3: Refer to the following graph of sales and profit figures of ABC Ltd and answer the questions that follow.
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  1. Return on sales (Profit/sales) was highest in which year?
    1.1995
    2.1996
    3.1997
    4.1998
  2. How many times return on sales (profit/sales) exceeded 15 % ?
    1.Once
    2.Twice
    3.Thrice
    4.Never
  3. How many times growth in profit over the previous year exceeded 50%  was registered ?
    1.Once
    2.Twice
    3.Thrice
    4.Never
DIRECTIONS for questions 4 to 6 : Refer to the bar charts given below and answer the questions that follow.
First chart gives the consumption of flowers and plants in US Dollar millions.
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The second Bar Graph gives the Per Capita Consumption of Flowers and Plants (in US dollars)
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  1. What is the approx. total consumption of plants ($ million)?
    1.20000
    2.18000
    3.17000
    4.15000
  2. What could be the approximate population of Japan?
    1.125 million
    2.200 million
    3.300 million
    4.250 million
  3. By what percent is the total flower consumption more or less than total plant consumption?
    1.28% more
    2.28% less
    3.18% more
    4.18% less
DIRECTIONS for questions 7 to 9: Refer to the following table which is based on Power Grid Corporation.
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  1. The highest average annual growth rate in revenue is
    1. 270%
    2. 154%
    3. 108%
    4. 54%
  2. Power Grid Corporation has drawn up a plan to invest Rs 13,200 crore in the period 1996-97 to 2001-02. Assuming that all this investment is to increased circuit km of transmission lines, the anticipated investment required for one km of transmission circuit is
    1.Rs 1.80 cr.
    2.Rs 0.55 cr.
    3.Rs 0.46 cr.
    4.Rs 0.50 cr
  3. Profitability (Profit / Sales) is the highest in
    1.1992-93
    2.1993-94
    3.2001-02
    4.1996-97
DIRECTIONS for questions 10 to12: The following graph shows the data related to Foreign Equity Inflow (FEI) for the five countries for two years- 1997 and 1998.FEI is the ratio of foreign equity inflow to the country's GDP, which is expressed as a percentage in the following graph.
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  1. Find the ratio between FEI for Malaysia in 1997 and FEI for Thailand in 1998
    1.7 : 25
    2.8 : 21
    3.6 : 11
    4.1067 : 582
  2. Name the country which has the minimum change in the FEI
    1.India
    2.China
    3.Malaysia
    4.S.Korea
  3. If, Education sector in Thailand had 25% of FEI in 1997 and 60% of FEI in 1998, then find the approx ratio of the amounts allocated to Education in 1997 to 1998. (Assume the GDPs of both of these years for Thailand is same.)
    1.1 : 5
    2.25 : 72
    3.6 : 11
    4.7 : 25