CAT 2019 Question Paper (Slot 2) Question 41


To compare the rainfall data, India Meteorological Department (IMD) calculated the Long Period Average (LPA) of rainfall during period June-August for each of the 16 states. The figure given below shows the actual rainfall (measured in mm) during June-August, 2019 and the percentage deviations from LPA of respective states in 2018. Each state along with its actual rainfall is presented in the figure.

Question 41

What is the average rainfall of all states that have actual rainfall of 600 mm or less in 2019 and have a negative deviation from LPA?


The states Assam, WB, Jharkhand, Delhi and Manipur satisfy the conditions given in the question.

The actual rainfall of all these states in 2019 are 600,600,400,300,400

Average of these states= 2300/5=460mm 

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