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Ques 1.
National Account

 2010201120122013
GDP-3.52.93.33.7
Private Consumption-0.22.91.21.2
Fixed Investments-7.715.616.714.3
Public Consumption-3.2-3.1-2.8-0.1
Exports1.16.20.51.1
Imports3.97.6-2.3-1.4
Output Gap-7.6-5.3-4.2-2.3


Labor Market

 2010201120122013
Unemployment8.09.09.29.4


Price and Wages

 2010201120122013
CPI (year-average)5.42.51.61.2
Wages4.83.84.24.4


External Balances

 2010201120122013
Trade Balance7.811.29.211.1
Current Account-7.9-1.1-2.5-0.1


The unemployment in Iceland has generally decreased over the years
Option:
1. Yes
2. No

Ans: No
Explanation: The unemployment has generally been increased over the years. The unemployment was 8.0 in the year 2010, it increases to 9.0 in 2011, then to 9.2 in 2012 and in the end it increases to 9.4 in 2013.

Ques 2.
National Account

 2010201120122013
GDP-3.52.93.33.7
Private Consumption-0.22.91.21.2
Fixed Investments-7.715.616.714.3
Public Consumption-3.2-3.1-2.8-0.1
Exports1.16.20.51.1
Imports3.97.6-2.3-1.4
Output Gap-7.6-5.3-4.2-2.3


Labor Market

 2010201120122013
Unemployment8.09.09.29.4


Price and Wages

 2010201120122013
CPI (year-average)5.42.51.61.2
Wages4.83.84.24.4


External Balances

 2010201120122013
Trade Balance7.811.29.211.1
Current Account-7.9-1.1-2.5-0.1


2012 highly affects the imports and exports of Iceland.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No

Ans: Yes
Explanation: The imports and exports were 7.6 and 6.2 respectively in the year 2011 and they were drastically decreased to -2.3 and 0.5 affecting the imports and exports in a larger way

Ques 3.
National Account

 2010201120122013
GDP-3.52.93.33.7
Private Consumption-0.22.91.21.2
Fixed Investments-7.715.616.714.3
Public Consumption-3.2-3.1-2.8-0.1
Exports1.16.20.51.1
Imports3.97.6-2.3-1.4
Output Gap-7.6-5.3-4.2-2.3


Labor Market

 2010201120122013
Unemployment8.09.09.29.4


Price and Wages

 2010201120122013
CPI (year-average)5.42.51.61.2
Wages4.83.84.24.4


External Balances

 2010201120122013
Trade Balance7.811.29.211.1
Current Account-7.9-1.1-2.5-0.1


Public Consumption and Current Account have been improved over the years from 2010 to 2013.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No

Ans: No
Explanation: 

  1. Public consumption was -3.2 in 2010, improved to -3.1 in 2011 then to -2.8 in 2012 and finally to -0.1 in 2013.
  2. Current Balance was -7.9 in 2010, improved to -1.1 in 2011 but then decreased to -2.5 in 2011and then improved to -0.1 in 2013.

So, Public consumption has been improved over the years but Current Balance has not been improved.

Ques 4. The following table shows the United States Electricity Producers of the year 2009.

 Electric
Producers
Public
Utilities
IndependentsOther
Producers
Number of
Producers
Coal #114915611318034363901243
Natural Gas #38409832438451503226157
Nuclear69435366333280100
Hydroelectric2886626386229110180
Other Renewables1066796574241433136
Wind4957620433700
Wood & Wood Derived #5302714578222099
Petroleum Liquids #22092166229610125
Other Biomass #61420101114114137
Geothermal117099107100
Petroleum Coke11594785670114
Other Sources #89584855367312
Other Gases #486472430615
Solar Thermal, Photovoltaic9429200
Hydro Pumped Storage-226-139-8700
Total34706921165612369064210881

Independents producers in United States used the geothermal resources in the best way compared to other producers.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No
Ans: No
Explanation: The capacity of production of Independent producers was 1071 while that of Electric producers is 1170 so Electric producers used the geothermal sources in the best way.

Ques 5. The following table shows the United States Electricity Producers of the year 2009.

 Electric
Producers
Public
Utilities
IndependentsOther
Producers
Number of
Producers
Coal #114915611318034363901243
Natural Gas #38409832438451503226157
Nuclear69435366333280100
Hydroelectric2886626386229110180
Other Renewables1066796574241433136
Wind4957620433700
Wood & Wood Derived #5302714578222099
Petroleum Liquids #22092166229610125
Other Biomass #61420101114114137
Geothermal117099107100
Petroleum Coke11594785670114
Other Sources #89584855367312
Other Gases #486472430615
Solar Thermal, Photovoltaic9429200
Hydro Pumped Storage-226-139-8700
Total34706921165612369064210881

Using the resources Natural Gas#3, Nuclear and Hydroelectric, the production capacity of Public Utilities is higher than that of Independent producers.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No
Ans: Yes
Explanation:  The production capacity of Public Utilities using Natural Gas#3 is 32,438, using Nuclear resources is 36,633 and using Hydroelectric resources is 26,386 making the whole capacity by these three sources 95,457.

The production capacity of Independent Producers using Natural Gas#3 is 45,150, using Nuclear resources is 32,801 and using Hydroelectric resources is 2291 making the whole capacity by these three sources 80,242.

Hence, production capacity of Public utilities is higher than that of Independent Producers.

Ques 6: The following table shows the United States Electricity Producers of the year 2009.

 Electric
Producers
Public
Utilities
IndependentsOther
Producers
Number of
Producers
Coal #114915611318034363901243
Natural Gas #38409832438451503226157
Nuclear69435366333280100
Hydroelectric2886626386229110180
Other Renewables1066796574241433136
Wind4957620433700
Wood & Wood Derived #5302714578222099
Petroleum Liquids #22092166229610125
Other Biomass #61420101114114137
Geothermal117099107100
Petroleum Coke11594785670114
Other Sources #89584855367312
Other Gases #486472430615
Solar Thermal, Photovoltaic9429200
Hydro Pumped Storage-226-139-8700
Total34706921165612369064210881

The capacity of Electricity produced by Electric Producers using Hydroelectric is greater than that of capacity of Electricity produced by Independents using a Nuclear source.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No
Ans: No
Explanation: The capacity of Electricity produced by Electric producers using Hydroelectric as source is 28,866 and that of Electricity produced by Independents using nuclear source is 32,801. So, the capacity of latter is greater than the former.

Ques 7: The following table shows the temperature in Celsius of different cities of Pakistan from Monday to Friday.

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Islamabad2930282926
Rawalpindi3234302931
Karachi2829273028
Multan3134353637
Lahore3233312934
Faisalabad3431283435
Gujranwala3532303738
Sheikhupura3329323133
Sialkot3230293134
Murree1619201715
Quetta1415131212
Peshawar3432333230

The temperatures of Multan and Sialkot keeps on increasing with the subsequent days from Monday to Friday.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No
Ans: No
Explanation: The temperature of Multan city keeps on increasing throughout the week. It was 31 degrees on Monday, 34 degrees on Tuesday, 35 degrees on Wednesday, 36 degrees on Thursday and 37 degrees on Friday.

But there was no general trend for Sialkot. Temperature was 32 degrees on Monday, 30 degrees on Tuesday, 29 degrees on Wednesday, 31 degrees on Thursday and 34 degrees on Friday.


Ques 8: The following table shows the temperature in Celsius of different cities of Pakistan from Monday to Friday.

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Islamabad2930282926
Rawalpindi3234302931
Karachi2829273028
Multan3134353637
Lahore3233312934
Faisalabad3431283435
Gujranwala3532303738
Sheikhupura3329323133
Sialkot3230293134
Murree1619201715
Quetta1415131212
Peshawar3432333230

Quetta is the coolest city compared to other cities mentioned in the table throughout the week.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No
Ans: Yes
Explanation: The temperature of Quetta remains very low as compared to other cities i.e. 13 degrees on Monday, 15 degrees on Tuesday, 14 degrees on Wednesday, 12 degrees on Thursday and 12 degrees on Friday.

Ques 9: The following table shows the temperature in Celsius of different cities of Pakistan from Monday to Friday.

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Islamabad2930282926
Rawalpindi3234302931
Karachi2829273028
Multan3134353637
Lahore3233312934
Faisalabad3431283435
Gujranwala3532303738
Sheikhupura3329323133
Sialkot3230293134
Murree1619201715
Quetta1415131212
Peshawar3432333230

Monday is a hotter day in all the cities as compared to Wednesday except Multan.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No
Ans: No
Explanation: The temperature of all the cities is higher on Monday as compared to the temperature on Wednesday but the temperature of Multan is 31 degrees on Monday and 35 degrees on Wednesday. The temperature of Murree is also low on Monday as compared to Wednesday; its temperature is 16 degrees on Monday and 20 degrees on Wednesday.

Ques 10: The following table shows the results of different countries in the Olympics Games in 2000 and 2002. Analyzing the table, answer the following questions.

 CountryBronze
2000 
Bronze
2002 
Silver
2000 
Silver
2002 
Gold
2000 
Gold
2002 
Total
2000 
Total
2002
Japan1724251510145253
Canada1915153015114956
China303230299166977
America2429172217155866
Spain1916271913175952
Australia3531192216197072
Finland1520262310145157
France2621222824197266
Sweden2225202319186166
Greece1920131914214660
Belgium3033141012145657
Korea2529161721256271
Brazil2125192024206465
Kenya1624292117196264
Italy1825312718196771

The countries that got less than 20 Gold medals in 2000 also got less than 20 Gold medals in 2002.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No
Ans: NO
Explanation: Greece got 14 Gold medals in 2000 i.e. less than 20 but got 21 Gold medals in 2002 which are not less than 20.

Ques 11: The following table shows the results of different countries in the Olympics Games in 2000 and 2002. Analyzing the table, answer the following questions.

 CountryBronze
2000 
Bronze
2002 
Silver
2000 
Silver
2002 
Gold
2000 
Gold
2002 
Total
2000 
Total
2002
Japan1724251510145253
Canada1915153015114956
China303230299166977
America2429172217155866
Spain1916271913175952
Australia3531192216197072
Finland1520262310145157
France2621222824197266
Sweden2225202319186166
Greece1920131914214660
Belgium3033141012145657
Korea2529161721256271
Brazil2125192024206465
Kenya1624292117196264
Italy1825312718196771

All the countries except France and Spain show the advancement in the total number of medals won from 2000 to 2002.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No
Ans: Yes
Explanation: All the countries show advancement in the total number of medals won from 2000 to 2002 except France and Spain.

France won 72 medals in 2000 but 66 medals in 2002.

Spain won 59 medals in 2000 but 52 medals in 2002.

Ques 12: The following table shows the results of different countries in the Olympics Games in 2000 and 2002. Analyzing the table, answer the following questions.

 CountryBronze
2000 
Bronze
2002 
Silver
2000 
Silver
2002 
Gold
2000 
Gold
2002 
Total
2000 
Total
2002
Japan1724251510145253
Canada1915153015114956
China303230299166977
America2429172217155866
Spain1916271913175952
Australia3531192216197072
Finland1520262310145157
France2621222824197266
Sweden2225202319186166
Greece1920131914214660
Belgium3033141012145657
Korea2529161721256271
Brazil2125192024206465
Kenya1624292117196264
Italy1825312718196771

All the countries who won greater than 20 Bronze Medals in 2000, also won greater than 20 Bronze medals in 2002 too.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No
Ans: Yes
Explanation: The countries like China, America, Australia, France, Sweden, Belgium, Korea and Brazil won greater than 20 Bronze medals in 2000 and they also won greater than 20 Bronze medals in 2002 too.

Ques 13: The following table shows the sales of different shops of different locations in the United States and the names of the buyers of different items. Analyze the table and answer the following questions.

 LocationBuyerItemUnitsCost
Per Unit ($) 
Total
($) 
New YorkStewartGeometry Box704.60322
CaliforniaSmithPencil481.7584
HollywoodKristenPen Set3214.5464
Los AngelesJonesBinder527.99415.48
New YorkStewartBinder3115.00465
Los AngelesJonesGeometry Box624.60285.2
New YorkMariaBinder3020.99629.7
CaliforniaSmithPencil Set453.50157.5
HollywoodKristenPencil901.70153
Los AngelesJonesPen Set654.99324.35
New YorkStewartPencil Set584.99289.42
ArkansasAndrewsPencil601.75105
New JerseyHowardPen723.50252

Jones and Stewart bought different kinds of items in different locations.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No
Ans: Yes
Explanation: Stewart bought 70 units of Geometry boxes from one shop, then 31 units of Binders from another shop and then 58 units of pencil sets from the third shop.
Jones bought 52 units of Binders from Los Angeles, 62 units of Geometry boxes from Los Angeles and 65 units of Pencil sets from Los Angeles.

Ques 14: 

 LocationBuyerItemUnitsCost
Per Unit ($) 
Total
($) 
New YorkStewartGeometry Box704.60322
CaliforniaSmithPencil481.7584
HollywoodKristenPen Set3214.5464
Los AngelesJonesBinder527.99415.48
New YorkStewartBinder3115.00465
Los AngelesJonesGeometry Box624.60285.2
New YorkMariaBinder3020.99629.7
CaliforniaSmithPencil Set453.50157.5
HollywoodKristenPencil901.70153
Los AngelesJonesPen Set654.99324.35
New YorkStewartPencil Set584.99289.42
ArkansasAndrewsPencil601.75105
New JerseyHowardPen723.50252

If there is a discount of 10% for buying the items worth above $1050 then Jones and Stewart both got the discount.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No
Ans: No
Explanation:

Stewarts total buying = $(322+465+289.2) = $1076.42

Jones total buying = $(415.48+285.2+324.35) = $1025.03

Jones total buying is not greater than $1050 so only Stewart would be able to get the discount.

Ques 15: 

 LocationBuyerItemUnitsCost
Per Unit ($) 
Total
($) 
New YorkStewartGeometry Box704.60322
CaliforniaSmithPencil481.7584
HollywoodKristenPen Set3214.5464
Los AngelesJonesBinder527.99415.48
New YorkStewartBinder3115.00465
Los AngelesJonesGeometry Box624.60285.2
New YorkMariaBinder3020.99629.7
CaliforniaSmithPencil Set453.50157.5
HollywoodKristenPencil901.70153
Los AngelesJonesPen Set654.99324.35
New YorkStewartPencil Set584.99289.42
ArkansasAndrewsPencil601.75105
New JerseyHowardPen723.50252

Kristen bought the most pencils.
Option:
1. Yes
2. No
Ans: No
Explanation: 

Stewart bought 58 units of pencil set from New York.

Smith bought 48 units of pencil from California and 45 units of pencil set from California. So, total number of units of Pencil is 48+45=93

Kristen bought 90 units of Pencil from Hollywood.

Jones bought no unit of Pencil.

Andrew bought 60 units of Pencil from Arkansas.

Howard bought no unit of Pencil.

So, Smith bought most number of units of the product pencil.

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