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**Type : **MCQ

Intructions :

The given problem consists of a question and 2 statements, labeled 1 and 2, which contain certain data. Using the data and your knowledge of mathematics, and everyday facts (such as the number of days in July or the meaning of the word *counterclockwise*), decide whether the data given are sufficient for answering the question and then indicate one of the following answer choices:

A Statement 1 ALONE is sufficient, but statement 2 alone is not sufficient.

B Statement 2 ALONE is sufficient, but statement 1 alone is not sufficient.

C BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient.

D EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.

E Statements 1 and 2 TOGETHER are not sufficien.

Last year, if Elena spent a total of Rs. 720 on newspapers, magazines and books, what amount did she spend on books?

1. Last year, the amount that Elena spent on magazines was 80 percent of the amount that she spent on books.

2. Last year, the amount that Elena spent on newspapers was 60 percent of the total amount that she spent on magazines and books.