Questions 1-5 refer to the two graphs relating to Techno magazine.

1. Which of the following can be correctly deduced from the data? (Select ALL that apply)

A. The total number of Techno magazines printed over the given 6-month period was less than 200,000 B. In May approximately 28,000 copies of Techno magazine were sold C. The average (arithmetic mean) monthly number of copies of Techno printed in this period was less than 30,000

2. Between which two of the months shown was there a twenty percent rise in online advertising revenues?

A. January and February B. February and March C. March and April D. April and May E. May and June

3. If in February each magazine printed cost $1.50 to produce, which of the following is closest to the fraction of the production costs that were covered by the advertising revenues from the print version?

A. 1/5 B. 2/5 C. 3/5 D. 4/5 E. 9/10

4. The total advertising revenues (printed version + online version) were highest in which of the following months?

A. February B. March C. April D. May E. June

5. During the six-month period shown, the median number of copies printed per month was most nearly

A. 30,000 B. 29,000 C. 28,000 D. 25,000 E. 22,000

Questions 6-10 refer to the table of numbers of authors and titles for XYZ Publishers.

6. Over the whole five 5-year periods shown in the table, in which of the categories below does XYZ publishers publish the greatest number of new titles?

A. Fiction – crime B. Fiction – historical C. Fiction – other D. Autobiography & Biography E. Non-fiction – general

7. In how many of the categories shown on the table does the number of new titles by female authors exceed the number of new titles by male authors in the ten-year period represented by periods 4 and 5?

A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. 5

8. Which of the following can be correctly deduced from the table? (Select ALL that apply)

A. In the Fiction – sci-fi category over the 25-years depicted in the table the ratio of new titles by female authors to those by male authors is 1:6 B. The average (arithmetic mean) number of titles published each five-year period in the category Fiction - Historical is 8.6 C. The total number of new titles published in period 5 is greater than the total number of new titles published in period 1

9. If the gender ratio is defined by the publisher as the number of new titles published by male authors divided by the number of titles published by female authors, then, in Period 3, in how many of the seven categories shown in the table is the gender ratio less than or equal to 2?

A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 5 E. 6

10. Which of the following figures is the closest to the value of new titles in the Fiction-romantic category in period 5, as a percent of new titles in all the Fiction categories in Period 5?

A. 30 B. 22 C. 20 D. 15 E. 12

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