help me by Choosing the Correct answer:

Question # 03

To increase a given present value, the discount rate should be adjusted

a) Upward

b) Downward

c) True

d) Fred

Question # 4

Compound interest on Rs 10000 for 2 years at the rate of 8% per annum when the interest is compounded half yearly is

a)1098.25

b)1154.59

c)1257.8

d)1698.58

Thanks

Azhar