**Directions for questions 15-19: Study the following table carefully and answer the questions**

**Note: **Whatever is produced in a year is either used or lost in the production in the same year.

**Question 1. **During which year the Oil used for House Hold as a percentage of Total Oil Used is highest?

A.1998

B.1999

C.2000

D.2001

**Question 2.** During which year the ‘Oil Production Loss’ as a proportion of Total Oil Produced’ is the lowest?

A.2002

B.2003

C.2004

D. 2006

**Question 3.** During which year use of oil by ‘Suburban’ as a proportion of Total Oil Used’ was the highest?

A. 2005

B.2006

C.2007

D. 2008

**Question 4. **For how many number of years the growth rate in’Production of Oil’ is more than the growth rate inTotal Oil Used’?

A. 3 years

B. 4 years

C. 5 years

D. 6 years

**Question 5.** Which of the below statements are true, based on the data in the above table?

A. Oil used for Transport’ purpose by Metro City is increasing every year since 1996.

B. Oil used for ‘Industrial’ purpose by Metro City increasing every year since 1996.

C. Oil used by ‘Suburban’ is increasing every year since 2000.

D. Total Oil Produced’ is increasing every year since 2003.

### Answers and Explanations

**Answers** **For questions 1 to 5 :** As per the data given in the question, following table can be derived.

**Answer 1. (B)**

Oil used for Household :

**Answer 2. (A)**

Loss as a proportion of Total production :

**Answer 3. (D)**

‘Suburban’ as a Proportion of ‘Total Oil used’ in 2005

**Answer 4. (B)**

A total of 4 years are there for which the growth rate in ‘Production of Oil’ is more than the growth rate in ‘Total oil used’ viz., 1997, 2004, 2006 and 2007.

**Answer 5. (D)**

As evident from the table, statement in option (D) is correct.

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