###### GATE 2023

October 16, 2023###### GATE 2022

October 16, 2023# GATE 2022

Question 7 |

In a recently conducted national entrance test, boys constituted 65% of those who appeared for the test. Girls constituted the remaining candidates and they accounted for 60% of the qualified candidates.

Which one of the following is the correct logical inference based on the information provided in the above passage?

Which one of the following is the correct logical inference based on the information provided in the above passage?

Equal number of boys and girls qualified | |

Equal number of boys and girls appeared for the test | |

The number of boys who appeared for the test is less than the number of girls who appeared | |

The number of boys who qualified the test is less than the number of girls who Qualified |

Question 7 Explanation:

The girls accounted for 60% of the qualified candidates.

60% can be written as ⅗. Which means among 5 qualified persons three of them are girls.

So, The number of boys qualified is less than the number of girls qualified.

60% can be written as ⅗. Which means among 5 qualified persons three of them are girls.

So, The number of boys qualified is less than the number of girls qualified.

Correct Answer: D

Question 7 Explanation:

The girls accounted for 60% of the qualified candidates.

60% can be written as ⅗. Which means among 5 qualified persons three of them are girls.

So, The number of boys qualified is less than the number of girls qualified.

60% can be written as ⅗. Which means among 5 qualified persons three of them are girls.

So, The number of boys qualified is less than the number of girls qualified.

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