Percentage Mcqs

Q.  Candidates in a competitive examination consisted of 60% men and 40% women 70% men and 75% women cleared the qualifying test and entered the final test where 80% men and 70% women were successful? Which of the following statements is correct?

a. Success rate is higher for women
b. Overall success rate is below 50%
c. More men cleared the examination than women
d. Both ‘A’ and ‘B’


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Let there are 100 persons in which 60 men and 40 women number of men who cleared the qualifying test

= 70 x 60/100 = 42

Number of women who cleared the qualifying test

= 40 x ¾ = 30

Number of men who get success in final test

= 42 x 4/5 = 33.6

Number of women who get success in final test

= 30 x 70/100 = 21

Hence more men cleared the examination than a woman.
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