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# In an examination, questions were asked in five sections. Out of the total students, 5% candidates cleared the cut-off in all the sections and 5% cleared none. Of the rest, 25% cleared only one section and 20% cleared four sections. If 24.5% of the entire candidates cleared two sections and 300 candidates cleared three sections. Find out how many candidates appeared at the examination?

[A] 1000
[B] 1200
[C] 1500
[D] 2000
[E] 1800

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Dinesh Garg - 1 year ago

Dinesh Garg from Jind, India is saying 1200 is correct answer

Chhavi Jain - 2 years ago

Chhavi Jain from Jaipur, India is saying 2000 is correct answer

Francis Rai - 2 years ago

Francis Rai from Assam, India is saying 2000 is correct answer

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