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### Question

A candidate attempts 94 questions and gets a score of 141. How many questions did he attempt wrongly, if 4 marks are awarded for a correct answer, and 1 is deducted for a wrong answer?

**A**

47.

**B**

48.

**C**

46.

**D**

49.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

Had he attempted all correctly, he would have got 94 × 4 = 376. But he has lost 376 - 141 = 235 marks due to wrong attempts. Each wrong attempt leads to an overall loss of 5 marks, so the number of wrong attempts is 235/5 = 47.