I have 7 candles lit, out of which two blew out. How many are left?

Question: I have 7 candles lit, out of which two blew out. How many are left?

Answer: Total Number of candles lit = 7

Total blew out = 2

But the question is it demanding on the number of candles that are blew it still lit.

What questions demands is the total number of candles. And that is equal to = 7