In 2000, what was the ratio of the number of dead males to dead females among those being tracked?
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How many people who were being tracked and who were between 30 and 40 years of age in 1980 survived until 2010?
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How many individuals who were being tracked and who were less than 30 years of age in 1980 survived until 2020?
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How many of the males who were being tracked and who were between 20 and 30 years of age in 1980 died in the period 2000 to 2010?
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How many of the females who were being tracked and who were between 20 and 30 years of age in 1980 died between the ages of 50 and 60?
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What is the rank of Kerala in the ‘IPC crimes’ category?
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In the two states where the highest total number of cases are registered, the ratio of the total number of cases in IPC crimes to the total number in SLL crimes is closest to
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Which of the following is DEFINITELY true about the ranks of states/UT in the ‘other crimes’ category?
i) Tamil Nadu: 2
ii) Puducherry: 3
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What is the sum of the ranks of Delhi in the three categories of crimes?
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What is the percentage increase in sales in December 2017 as compared to the sales in December 2016?
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In which quarter of 2017 was the percentage increase in sales from the same quarter of 2016 the highest?
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During which quarter was the percentage decrease in sales from the previous quarter’s sales the highest?
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During which month was the percentage increase in sales from the previous month’s sales the highest?
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What is Amda's score in F?
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What is Zooma's score in S?
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Benga and Delma, two countries categorized as happy, are tied with the same total score. What is the
maximum score they can have?
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If Benga scores 16 and Delma scores 15, then what is the maximum number of countries with a score of 13?
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The difference between the estimated subscription in Europe in 2008 and what it would have been if it were computed using the percentage growth rate of 2007 (over 2006), is closest to:
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In 2003, sixty percent of subscribers in Europe were men. Given that women subscribers increase at the rate of 10 percent annum and men at the rate of 5 percent per annum, what is the approximate percentage growth of subscribers between 2003 and 2010 in Europe? The subscription prices are volatile and may change each year.
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Consider the annual percent change in the gap between subscription revenues in the US and Europe. What is the year in which the absolute value of this change is the highest?
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While the subscription in Europe has been growing steadily towards that of the US, the growth rate in Europe seems to be declining. Which of the following is closest to the percent change in growth rate of 2007 (over 2006) relative to the growth rate of 2005 (over 2004)?
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From which area did the faculty member retire?
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Professors Naresh and Devesh, two faculty members in the Marketing area, who have been with the Institute since its inception, share a birthday, which falls on 20th November. One was born in 1947 and the other one in 1950. On April 1 2005, what was the age of the third faculty member, who has been in the same area since inception?
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In which year did the new faculty member join the Finance area?
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What was the age of the new faculty member, who joined the OM area, as on April 1, 2003?
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How many Naya mixer-grinders were purchased in 1999?
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How many Naya mixer-grinders were disposed off by the end of 2000?
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How many Purana mixer-grinders were disposed off in 2000?
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How many Purana mixer-grinders were purchased in 1999?
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Which family has the lowest average income?
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Which family has the highest average expenditure?
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Which family has the lowest average savings?
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The highest amount of savings accrues to a member of which family?
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After which month did Seeta's rate of growth start to decline?
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Who grew at the fastest rate in the first two months of life?
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The rate of growth during the third month was the lowest for
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Among the four infants, who grew the least in the first five months of life? (in %)
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For how many companies does the profit exceed 10% of turnover?
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For how many steel companies with a turnover of more than 2000 is the profit less than 300?
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An investor wants to buy stock of only steel or cement companies with a turnover more than 1000 and profit exceeding 10% of turnover. How many choices are available to the investor?
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The country which has the highest average price is
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The average price in Euro per kilogram for Turkey is roughly
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If for each year, the states are ranked in terms of the descending order of sales tax collections, how many states do not change the ranking more than once over the five years?
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Which of the following states has changed its relative ranking most number of times when you rank the states in terms of the descending volume of sales tax collections each year?
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The percentage share of sales tax revenue of which state has increased from 1997 to 2001?
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Which pair of successive years shows the maximum growth rate of tax revenue in Maharashtra?
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Identify the state whose tax revenue increased exactly by the same amount in two successive pair of years?
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Which state below has been maintaining a constant rank over the years in terms of its contribution to total tax collections?
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Which work requires as many man-hours as that spent in coding?
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Roughly, what percentage of the total work is carried out onsite?
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The total effort in man-hours spent onsite is nearest to which of the following?
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If the total working hours were 100, which of the following tasks will account for approximately 50 hr?
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If 50% of the offshore work were to be carried out onsite, with the distribution of effort between the tasks remaining the same, the proportion of testing carried out offshore would be
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If 50% of the offshore work were to be carried out onsite, with the distribution of effort between the tasks remaining the same, which of the following is true of all work carried out onsite?
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Suppose effort allocation is inter-changed between operations B and C, then C and D, and then D and E. If companies are then ranked in ascending order of effort in E, what will be the rank of company 3?
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A new technology is introduced in company 4 such that the total effort for operations B through F get evenly distributed among these. What is the change in the percentage of effort in operation E?
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Suppose the companies find that they can remove operations B, C and D and redistribute the effort released equally among the remaining operations. Then which operation will show the maximum share across all companies and all operations?
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The cost in rupees per tonne of oil moved by rail and road happens to be roughly
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From the charts given, it appears that the cheapest mode of transport is
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If the costs per tonne of transport by ship, air and road are represented by P, Q and R respectively, which of the following is true?
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Manasa makes a 200 km trip from Mumbai to Pune at a steady speed of 60 km/hr. What is the volume of petrol consumed for the journey?
[CAT 2001]
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Manasa would like to minimize the fuel consumption for the trip by driving at the appropriate speed. How should she change the speed?
[CAT 2001]
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The country with the highest percentage change in FEI in 1998 relative to its FEI in 1997, is:
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Based on the data provided, it can be concluded that
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It is known that China’s GDP in 1998 was 7% higher than its value in 1997, while India’s GDP drew by 2% during the same period. The GDP of South Korea, on the other hand, fell by 5%.
Which of the following statements is/are true?
Foreign equity inflows to China were higher in 1998 than in 1997.
Foreign equity inflows to China were lower in 1998 than in 1997.
Foreign equity inflows to India were higher in 1998 than in 1997.
Foreign equity inflows to South Korea decreased in 1998 relative to 1997.
Foreign equity inflows to South Korea increased in 1998 relative to 1997,
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China’s foreign equity inflows in 1998 were 10 times that into India. It can be concluded that:
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Which is the sector with the highest growth during the period 1989 and 1998?
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The overall growth rate in 1991 of the four sectors together is approximately:
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When was the highest level of production in the manufacturing sector achieved during the nine-year period 1990-98?
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When was the lowest level of production of the mining and quarrying sector achieved during the nine year period 1990-1998?
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The percentage increase of production in-the four sectors, namely, manufacturing, mining & quarrying, electricity and chemicals, taken together, in 1994, relative to 1989, is approximately:
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It is known that the index of total industrial production in 1994 was 50 percent more that in 1989. Then, the percentage increase in production between 1989 and 1994 in sectors other than the four listed above is:
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Price change of a commodity is defined as the absolute difference in ending and beginning prices expressed as a percentage of the beginning. What is the commodity with the highest price change?
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Price volatility (PV) of a commodity is defined as follows: PV = (highest price during the period - lowest price during the period / average price during the period. What is the commodity with the lowest price volatility?
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Mr. X, a funds manager with an investment company invested 25% of his funds in each of the four commodities at the beginning of the period. He sold the commodities at the end of the period. His investments in the commodities resulted in:
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The price volatility of the commodity with the highest PV during the Febrauary-July period is approximately equal to:
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The highest percentage of growth in sales, relative to the previous year, occurred in
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The highest percentage growth in net profit, relative to the previous year, was achieved in
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Defining profitability as the ratio of net profit to sales, IVP Ltd. recorded the highest profitability in
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With regarded to profitability as defined in the earlier question, it can be concluded that
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What is the region with which India had the highest total trade in 1997-98?
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In 1997-98 the amount of Indian exports, in millions US $, to the region with which India had the lowest total trade, is approximately
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In 1997-98, the trade deficit with respect to India, in billions of US $, for the region with the highest trade deficit with respect to India, is approximately equal to
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What is the region with the lowest trade deficit with India in 1997-98?
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Assume that the average monthly exports from India and imports to India during the remaining four months of 1998-99 would be the same as that for the first eight months of the year. What is the region to which India’s exports registered the highest percentage growth between1997-98 and 1998-99?
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Assume that the average monthly exports from India and imports to India during the remaining four months of 1998-99 would be the same as that for the first eight months of the year. What is the percentage growth rate in India’s total trade deficit between 1997-98 and 1998-99?
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What was the average income of the high-income group in 1987-88?
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The ratio of total income for the high-income category to the upper-middle class increased by how much percentage in the given period (approximately) ?
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The average income for the northern region in 1987-88 was
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Which region showed the highest percentage growth in number of households in all the income categories for the period?
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What was the total household income in northern region for upper-middle class?
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What is the percentage increase in total number of households for the northern region (upper-middle class) over the given period?
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What is the maximum percentage increase in price per cubic metre or per tonne over the previous year?
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Which product shows the maximum percentage increase in price over the period?
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If the prices of sawtimber increased by 33.33%, in which year was the difference in prices of one tonne of saw timber and one cubic metre of logs the least?
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If one cubic metre = 700 kg for plywood and 800 kg for saw timber, find in which year was the difference in the prices of plywood and saw timber (per cubic metre) the maximum?
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If the volume sales of plywood, saw timber and logs were 40%, 30% and 30% respectively, then what was the average realisation in 1993 per cubic metre of sales? (Weight of one cubic metre of saw dust and plywood both = 800 kg)
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In the previous question, if in 1994, prices increased by 5%, 1% and 10% while the volume sales break-up was 40%, 30% and 30% for plywood, saw timber and logs respectively, then what was the average realisation?
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What is the minimum number of units that need to be produced to make sure that there was no loss?
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What is the least number of units that should be manufactured such that the profit was at least Rs. 50?
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If at the most 40 units can be manufactured, then what is the number of units that can be manufactured to maximise profit per unit?
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If the production cannot exceed 45 units, then what is the number of units that can maximise profit per unit?
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If the fixed cost of production goes up by Rs. 40, then what is the minimum number of units that need to be manufactured to make sure that there is no loss?
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If one gallon milk contains 120 g of a particular nutrient and one tonne of foodgrains contains 80 g of the same nutrient, in which year was the availability of this nutrient maximum?
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Referring to the previous question, in which year was the per capita consumption of this nutrient highest?
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When was the percapita consumption of milk the least?
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When was the per capita production of foodgrains most?
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In which year was the difference between the percentage increase in the production of food grains and milk maximum?
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If milk contains 320 calories and foodgrains contain 160 calories, in which year was the per capita consumption of calories highest?
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In which year was the increase in raw material maximum?
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In which period was the decrease in profit maximum (as a percentage)?
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Which component of the cost production has remained more or less constant over the period?
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In which year were the overheads, as a percentage of the raw material, maximum?
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What percentage of the costs did the profits form over the period?
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If the interest component is not included in the total cost calculation, which year would show the maximum profit per unit cost?
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The number of students who get jobs in finance is less than the students getting marketing jobs, in the 5 years, by
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What is the percentage increase in the average salary of finance from 1992 to 1996?
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The average annual rate at which the initial salary offered in software increases is
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What is the average monthly salary offered to a management graduate in 1993?
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In 1994, students seeking jobs in finance earned ___ more than those opting for software (per annum).
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The average revenue collected in the given 7 years is approximately
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The expenditure for the 7 years together form what per cent of the revenues during the same period?
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Which year showed the greatest percentage increase in profit as compared to the previous year?
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In which year was the growth in expenditure maximum as compared to the previous year?
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If the profit in 1996 shows the annual rate of growth as it had shown in 1995 over the previous year, then what approximately will be the profit in 1996?
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Which month records the highest profit percentage?
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In which month is the total increase in the cost highest as compared to two months ago?
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In which month is the percentage increase in sales two months before, the highest?
correct answer:-4
Which month has the highest profit per employee?
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Assuming that no employees left the job, how many more people did the company take on in the given period?
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Which share showed the greatest percentage increase in market value in any month during the entire period?
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In which month was the greatest absolute change in market value for any share recorded?
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In which month was the greatest percentage increase in market value for any share recorded?
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Ram gives Shyam a share of C and a share of D and takes a share of A in return. At which month-end would the Ram's loss from this transaction, be the most?
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Ram gives Shyam a share of C and a share of D and takes a share of A in return. What is the maximum loss suffered by Ram from this transaction?
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What is the lowest percentage difference in the excise duty rates for any two states?
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Which of the five states manufactured liquor at the lowest cost?
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If Excise duty is levied before the goods leave the factory (on the value of the liquor), then which of the following choices shows distilleries in ascending order of the excise duty paid by them for the year 1996? (Assume the total liquor in TN is supplied by only these 5 distilleries).
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If the Tamil Nadu distillery, with the least average simple annual growth in amount of liquor supplied in the given period had shown the same rate of growth as the one which grew fastest, what would that company's supply have been in 1998, in lakh liters?
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What is the average value of the contract secured during the years shown in the diagram?
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Compared to the performance in 1985 (i.e. taking it as the base), what can you say about the performances in the years `84, `85, `86, `87, `88 respectively, in percentage terms?
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Which is the year in which the highest percentage decline is seen in the value of contract secured compared to the preceding year?
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