The following table gives the national income and the population of a country for the years 1984–85 to 1989–90. For each of the following questions choose the best alternative:

Question 1: The increase in the per capita income compared to the previous year is lowest for the year:

(a) 1985-86

(b) 1986-87

(c) 1987-88

(d) 1989-90

Question 2: The per capita income is highest for the year:

(a) 1984-85

(b) 1985-86

(c) 1987-88

(d) 1989-90

(e) None of these

Question 3: The difference between the percentage increase in per capita income and the percentage increase in the population compared to the previous year is highest for the year:

(a) 1985-86

(b) 1986-87

(c) 1987-88

(d) 1988-89

(e) None of these

Question 4: The rate of increase in population was lowest in the year:

(a) 1985-86

(b) 1987-88

(c) 1989-90

(d) 1988-89

(e) None of these

Question 5: Increase in the per capita income compared to the previous year among the years given below was highest for the year:

(a) 1985-86

(b) 1986-87

(c) 1987-88

(d) 1989-90

(e) None of these

Direction for the questions: The table below shows the estimated cost (in Rs. Lakh) of a project of laying a railway line between two places.

Question 6: The total expenditure is required to be kept within Rs. 700 lakh by cutting the expenditure on administration equally in all the years. What will be the percentage cut for 1989?

(a) 22.6

(b) 32.6

(c) 42.5

(d) 52.6

(e) None of these

Question 7: If the length of line to be laid each year is in proportion to the estimated cost for material and labour, what fraction of the total length is proposed to be completed by the third year?

(a) 0.9

(b) 0.7

(c) 0.6

(d) 0.3

(e) None of these

Question 8: What is the approximate ratio of the total cost of materials for all the years to the total labour cost?

(a) 4 : 1

(b) 8 : 1

(c) 12:1

(d) 16 : 1

(e) None of these

Question 9: If the cost of materialsrise by 5% each year from 1990 onwards, by how much will the estimated cost rise?

(a) Rs. 11.4 lakh

(b) Rs. 16.4 lakh

(c) Rs.21.4 lakh

(d) Rs.26.4 lakh

(e) None of these

Question 10: It is found at the end of 1990, that the entire amount estimated for the project has been spent. If for 1991, the actual amount spent was equal to that which was estimated, by what percent (approximately) has the actual expenditure exceeded the estimated expenditure?

(a) 39

(b) 29

(c) 19

(d) 9

(e) None of these

Answer

Answer 1: d

Answer 2: d

Answer 3: d

Answer 4: a

Answer 5: d

Answer 6: c

Answer 7: b

Answer 8: b

Answer 9: b

Answer 10: b