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Direction for the question: Refer the given diagram to answer the questions:

Question 1: Approximately, what was the actual profit made by the department store in the second quarter of 1999?
(a) Rs. 160 lakh
(b) Rs. 170 lakh
(c) Rs. 180 lakh
(d) Rs. 210 lakh

Question 2: In which of the following quarters, did the departmental store make the least amount of profits?
(a) Third quarter of 2000
(b) Second quarter of 1999
(c) First quarter of 1999
(d) Third quarter of 1998

Question 3: During the period 1998-2000, how many quarters exceeded the profit of Rs. 150 lakh?
(a) 6
(b) 5
(c) 4
(d) 3

Question 4: In the year 2000, total profit made by the departmental store was approximately
(a) Rs. 540 lakh
(b) Rs. 630 lakh
(c) Rs. 720 lakh
(d) Rs. 770 lakh

Question 5: The total annual profit made by the departmental store increased by approximately what per cent from 1997 to 2000?
(a) 40%
(b) 50%
(c) 88%
(d) 120%

Answer 5: (c) In 1997 the total was = 135+115+ 90+70 = 410lakh. In 2000 the total was = 150 + 180 + 210 + 230 = 770 lakh Percentage increase = $\frac{770-410}{410}\times 100=\frac{360}{410}\times 100=87.8%\approx 88%.$ Correct option is (c)