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Directions: These questions are based on the table and pie charts. The table gives the demand for gas in Million Metric Standard Cubic Metres Per Day (MMSCMPD).

Question 1: What is the approximate percentage growth in the all India demand for Industry sector between 1999-2000 and 2004-05?
(a) 53%
(b) 55%
(c) 56%
(d) 52%

Question 2: Had the all-India fertilizer sector demand shown the same growth rate as the total all-India demand between 1999 and 2004, what would be the share fertilizer sector in total demand in 2004-05?
(a) 22.74
(b) 24.21
(c) 23.81
(d) 21.91

Question 3: By what percentage did the Southern demand grow between 1999 and 2004?
(a) 120.21%
(b) 121.32%
(c) 125.61%
(d) 134.1%

Question 4: If the all India sector wise demand distribution is exactly the same in South, what is the industry sector demand from north, east and west combined in 2004-05?
(a) 71.56
(b) 77.456
(c) 78.236
(d) 81.236

Demand of industry in 1999-2000= 50 % of 146.54 = 73.27

Demand of industry in 2004-05 = 40% of 283.9 = 113.56

Increase = 113.56 -73.27 = 40.29.

The percentage increase = (40.29/73.27) x 100 = 54.98%

The correct option is (b)

The demand of fertilizer sector in 1999-00 = 8% of 146.54 = 11.72 units

Total all India demand in 1999-00 = 146.54 units and in 2004-05 is 283.9 units.

So the percentage increase ={(283.9 â€“ 146.54)/(146.54)} x 100 = 93.73%

Now if the growth of the fertilizer sector is 94%, then the share of fertilizer sector in

2004-05 is 11.72 Ă— 1.94 = 22.74 units. The correct option is (a)

The demand in 1999 was 39.90 units and the demand in 2004 was 88.31 units.

Required increase = {(88.31 â€“ 39.9)/39.9}x100= 121.32%

The correct option is (b)

Industry sector = 40 % of (64.81+78.13+52.65) = 78.23.

NOTE: The sector wise distribution for North+East+West will be same as that of South.

Correct option is (c)

Another approach:

They have said that â€śall India sector wise demand distribution is exactly the same in Southâ€ť which means south

region follows the exact pie chart for sector wise distribution.

Thus total demamd for industry in all sectors is 40% of 283.90=113.56

Also, in South, it follows same pie chart. Thus, the industry demand in South is 40% 88.31=35.324

Thus industry sector demand from North, East and West combined in 2004-05= 113.56-35.324=78.23

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