Data Interpretation - Table Charts

Study the following table and answer the questions based on it.

Number of Candidates Appeared, Qualified and Selected in a Competitive Examination from Five States Delhi, H.P, U.P, Punjab and Haryana Over the Years 1994 to 1998

Year Delhi H.P U.P Punjab Haryana
AppQualSel AppQualSel AppQualSel AppQualSel AppQualSel
1997800085094780081082750072078820068085640070075
1998480050048750080065560062085680060070710065075
1999750064082740056070480040048650052565520035055
2000950085090880092086700065070780072084640054060
2001900080070720085075850095080570048560450060075

6. 

What is the approximate percentage of total number of candidates selected to the total number of candidates qualified for all five states together during the year 1999?

A. 10%
B. 11%
C. 12%
D. 13%

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Required percentage
= [ (82 + 70 + 48 + 65 + 55) ] %
(640 + 560 + 400 + 525 + 350)
= [( 320 x 100 ] %
2475
= 12.93%
~= 13%.


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