Percentage MCQ Questions & Answers

Percentage MCQs : This section focuses on the "Percentage". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Percentage skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.

Question 1

If the selling price is Rs 728 after getting a discount of 9%, what was the marked price?

A. Rs 793.52

B. Rs 800

C. Rs 662.48

D. Rs 667

Question 2

If A's height is 40% less than that of B, how much percent B's height is more than that of A?

A. 66.66%

B. 76.66%

C. 96.66%

D. 86.66%

Question 3

In an examination it is required to get 36% of the aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 198 marks and is declared failed by 36 marks. What is the maximum aggregate marks a student can get ?

A. 480

B. 550

C. 650

D. Cannot be determined

Question 4

One-fourth of sixty percent of a number is equal to two-fifth of twenty percent of another number. What is the respective ratio of the first number to the second number ?

A. 4 : 7

B. 5 : 9

C. 8 : 13

D. None of the above

Question 5

What is the discount percentage offered on a book having marked price Rs 2150 being sold at Rs 1892?

A. 12

B. 13

C. 14

D. 15

Question 6

The percentage increase in the surface area of a cube when each side is doubled is :

A. 200%

B. 300%

C. 150%

D. 50%

Question 7

Fresh grapes contain 60% water, while dry grapes contain 40% water. How many kgs of dry grapes can be obtained by 60 kg of fresh grapes?

A. 25 kgs

B. 30 kgs

C. 35 kgs

D. 40 kgs

Question 8

A man gives 50% of his money to his son and 30% to his daughter. 80% of the rest is donate to a trust. If he is left with 16000 now, how much money did he have in the beginning ?

A. Rs. 400000

B. Rs. 40000

C. Rs. 90000

D. Rs. 80000

Question 9

A student scored 470 marks in 6 subjects. The maximum marks for each subject was 100%.what was his score in percentage terms?

A. 67.33%

B. 69.45%

C. 78.33%

D. 78.67%

Question 10

The length of a rectangular plot is increased by 50%, to keep its area unchanged, the width of the plot should be decreased by ______?

A. 29.87%

B. 33.33%

C. 22.22%

D. 19.5%

Question 11

In a class, 60% of children like Mathematics, 45% like Science and 25% like both Mathematics and Science. What is the percentage of children who like at least one subject?

A. 70%

B. 80%

C. 45%

D. 55%

Question 12

23% of 8040 + 42% of 545 = ? % of 3000

A. 56.17

B. 63.54

C. 69.27

D. 71.04

Question 13

In a class of 80 students and 5 teachers, each student got sweets that are 15% of the total number of students and each teacher got sweets that are 25% of the total number of students. How many sweets were there?

A. 1060

B. 960

C. 860

D. 760

Question 14

Marked price of a chair is Rs 800 and discount is 15%. What is additional discount (in percentage) should be offered to the customer to bring the price of chair to Rs 578?

A. 15

B. 10

C. 16.5

D. 17.5

Question 15

Of the 1000 inhabitants of a town, 60 % are males of whom 120 % are literate. If, of all the inhabitants, 25% are literate, then what percent of the females of the town are literate ?

A. 32.5 %

B. 43 %

C. 46.6 %

D. 53.2 %

Question 16

Present population of a village is 67600, It has been increasing annually at the rate of 4%. What was the population of the village two years ago ?

A. 62500

B. 63000

C. 64756

D. 65200

Question 17

Two numbers A and B are such that the sum of 5% of A and 4% of B is two-third of the sum of 6% of A and 8% of B. Find the ratio of A : B.

A. 2 : 3

B. 1 : 1

C. 3 : 4

D. 4 : 3

Question 18

One-eighth of a number is 41.5. What will 69% of that number be ?

A. 219.12

B. 225.76

C. 229.08

D. 232.4

Question 19

The marked price of an article is Rs. 5000. But due to a special festive offer a certain percent of discount is declared. Mr. X availed this oppurtunity and bought the article at reduced price. He then sold it at Rs. 5000 and thereby made a profit of 11 1/9%. The percentage of discount allowed was?

A. 10

B. 10/3

C. 15/2

D. 100/9

Question 20

A man donates 30% of his wealth to charity. 30% and 25% of the remaining wealth to his wife and son respectively. The rest he divides equally between his three daughters. One of his daughter gets Rs 42 lakh as her share. What was the man's wealth (in Rs lakhs)?

A. 280

B. 400

C. 500

D. 350

Question 21

There is a ratio of 5 : 4 between two numbers. If 40% of the first number is 12, then what would be 50% of the second number ?

A. 12

B. 24

C. 18

D. Data Inadequate

Question 22

A student has to obtain 33% of the total marks to pass. He got 125 marks and failed by 40 marks. The maximum marks are :

A. 500

B. 600

C. 800

D. 1000

Question 23

In what ratio must a mixture of 30% alcohol strength be mixed with that of 50% alcohol strength so as get a mixture of 45% alcohol strength ?

A. 1 : 2

B. 1 : 3

C. 2 : 1

D. 3 : 1

Question 24

When a number is increased by 38, it becomes 119% of itself. What is the number?

A. 200

B. 456

C. 570

D. 342

Question 25

Two numbers are 35% and 50% lesser than a third number. By how much percent is the second number to be enhanced to make it equal to the first number?

A. 23.08 percent

B. 15 percent

C. 25 percent

D. 30 percent

Question 26

Find the number : 125% of 3060 - 85% of (?) = 408

A. 3890

B. 3940

C. 4015

D. 4020

Question 27

50 minutes is what percentage of a day (approx.)-

A. 3.50%

B. 4%

C. 5%

D. 6%

Question 28

If A = x% of y and B = y% of x, then which of the following is true?

A. A is smaller than B.

B. A is greater than B

C. Relationship between A and B cannot be determined

D. None of these

Question 29

614% of 1600 + 1212% of 800 is equal to

A. 100

B. 200

C. 300

D. 400

Question 30

If 15% of (A + B) = 25% of (A - B), then what percent of B equal to A ?

A. 10%

B. 60%

C. 200%

D. 400%

Question 31

A person gave 20% of his income to his elder son, 30% of remaining to the younger son and 10% of the balance, he donate to a trust. He is left with Rs. 10080. His income was :

A. Rs. 50000

B. Rs. 40000

C. Rs. 30000

D. Rs. 20000

Question 32

The price of a car is Rs. 325000. It was insured to 85% of its price. The car was damaged completely in an accident and the insurance company paid 90% of the insurance. What was the difference between the price of the car and the amount received ?

A. Rs. 32500

B. Rs. 48750

C. Rs. 76375

D. Rs. 81250

Question 33

The ratio 5 : 4 expressed as a percent equals :

A. 12.5 %

B. 40 %

C. 80 %

D. 125 %

Question 34

Kamal has 160 toffees. He gave 5% toffees to Ravi, 15% toffees to Anita and one-fourth of the toffees to Gagan. How many toffees are left with Kamal after the distribution ?

A. 78

B. 69

C. 88

D. 79

Question 35

If the successive discounts be 20% , 10% and 5% , then the single equivalent rate of discount is

A. 31.6%

B. 31.5%

C. 31%

D. 31.4%

Question 36

An investor invested his saving in the stock market. The value of his investments increased by 12% and 9% in the first year and the second year respectively. If the value of his investments after two years became Rs 97,664 then how much had he invested (in Rs)?

A. 81000

B. 75000

C. 80000

D. 72000

Question 37

P is 6 times greater than Q then by what per cent is Q smaller than P?

A. 84%

B. 85.50%

C. 80%

D. 83.33%

Question 38

If the salary of Manoj is 40% less than that of Subhash, then by how much percentage is the salary of Subhash more than that of Manoj?

A. 60%

B. 6614%

C. 6623%

D. 65%

Question 39

445 of 229.79 = ? of 2398.51

A. 23/50

B. 36/49

C. 33/41

D. 29/47

Question 40

26 is 0.4% of which number?

A. 6500

B. 650

C. 13000

D. 16250

Question 41

Ram spends 30% of his salary on house rent, 30% of the rest he spends on his children's education and 24% of the total salary he spends on clothes. After his expenditure, he is left with Rs. 2500. What is Ram's salary?

A. Rs. 11,494.25

B. Rs. 20,000

C. Rs. 10,000

D. Rs. 15,000

Question 42

In an examination 65% students pass in history and 55% students pass in hindi. If 5% students failed in both the subjects, then what is the percentage of students who have passed in both the subjects?

A. 15

B. 20

C. 25

D. 30

Question 43

A shopkeeper by selling 21 Nike shoes, earns a profit equal to the selling price of 5 Nike shoes. His profit percentage is

A. 31.25 percent

B. 23.8 percent

C. 47.6 percent

D. 16.35 percent

Question 44

Sneha’s weight is 140% of Veena’s weight. Rina’s weight is 90% of Sana’s weight. Sana weighs twice as much as Veena. If Sneha’s weight is x% of Rina’s weight, then x is equal to:

A. 596/9

B. 605/9

C. 645/9

D. 700/9

Question 45

The diference of two numbers is 20% of the larger number, if the smaller number is 20, then the larger number is :

A. 15

B. 25

C. 35

D. 45

Question 46

Subtracting 6% of x from x is equivalent to multiplying x by how much ?

A. 0.094

B. 0.94

C. 9.4

D. 94

Question 47

If U = 450 and V = 585, then V is how much percentage more than U?

A. 130

B. 23.07

C. 25

D. 30

Question 48

A number increased by 30% gives 390. The number is

A. 180

B. 300

C. 480

D. 260

Question 49

38% of 250 is equal to

A. 95

B. 114

C. 76

D. 104.5

Question 50

The costs of daily ticket of local train is Rs 130 and Monthly Pass costs Rs 3091.40. If I buy the Monthly Pass and travel for 29 days in a month than I save (in percentage)?

A. 16 percent

B. 18 percent

C. 15 percent

D. 14 percent

Question 51

On decreasing the price of a fan by 40%, its sales increases by 50%. What will be the percentage increase or decrease in its revenue?

A. 15% increase

B. 15% decrease

C. 10% decrease

D. 10% increase

Question 52

20% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 10% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 30.8 percent

B. 30 percent

C. 12 percent

D. 28 percent

Question 53

Rajan got 76 percent marks and Sonia got 480 marks in a test. The maximum marks of the test equal to the marks obtained by Rajan and Sonia together. How many marks did Rajan score in the test ?

A. 1450

B. 1520

C. 1540

D. 2000

Question 54

The value of a machine depreciates at the rate of 10% every year. It was purchased 3 years ago. If its present value is Rs. 8,748, its purchase price was ?

A. Rs.14,000

B. Rs.12,000

C. Rs. 12,800

D. Rs. 15,000

Question 55

When the price of an article was reduce by 20%, its sale increased by 80%. What was the net effect on the sale ?

A. 44% increase

B. 44% decrease

C. 66% increase

D. 75% increase

Question 56

In one year, the Amount collected for social welfare, of a village increased by 10% and in the next year, it decreased by 10%. If at the end of 2nd year, the amount was 7920, what was it in the beginning ?

A. 8800

B. 8650

C. 8000

D. 8980

Question 57

The amount of work in a leather factory is increased by 50%. By what percent is it necessary to increase the number of workers to complete the new amount of work in previously planned time, if the productivity of the new labour is 25% more.

A. 60%

B. 66.66%

C. 40%

D. 33.33%

Question 58

A fan is listed at Rs. 150 with a discount of 20% . What additional discount must be offered to the customer to bring the net price to Rs. 108 ?

A. 11 1/9%

B. 15%

C. 8%

D. None of these

Question 59

An engineering student has to secure 25% marks to pass. He gets 47 and fails by 43 marks. What are the maximum marks of the examination?

A. 385 marks

B. 410 marks

C. 360 marks

D. 435 marks

Question 60

At 24% discount the selling price of a washing machine is Rs 38000, what is the selling price if the discount is 40%?

A. Rs 18000

B. Rs 30000

C. Rs 22320

D. Rs 31920

Question 61

In 2000, the market shares of the toilet soaps Margo, Palmolive and dove were 40%, 30% and 30% respectively. Starting from the next year, a new soap enters into the market each year and gets 10% of the market share. The existing soap share the remaining market share in the same ratio as they did in the previous year. What percent of the total market share will mango have in 2002?

A. 28%

B. 32%

C. 32.40%

D. 34%

Question 62

The price of a Television is Rs.14000 inclusive of VAT. If the rate of VAT is 12%, find the basic price of the Television.

A. Rs.13500

B. Rs.13000

C. Rs.12500

D. Rs.12000

Question 63

46% of 250 is equal to

A. 115

B. 92

C. 112

D. 13.5

Question 64

Two numbers are respectively 20% and 50% of the third number. What percent is the first number of the second ?

A. 10%

B. 20%

C. 30%

D. 40%

Question 65

A dealer marks a washing machine for Rs. 7500, and allows a discount of 6% on it. Find the selling price

A. 6850

B. 7050

C. 7250

D. 6950

Question 66

A Rs 750 tin of cheese is offered at 8% discount and a Rs 1,250 tin of butter at 20% discount. If we buy 5 tins of cheese and 3 tins of butter, what is the effective discount we get (in %)?

A. 12

B. 15

C. 14

D. 16

Question 67

If the pice of sugar rises from Rs. 6 per kg to Rs. 7.50 per kg, a person, to have no increase in his expenditure on sugar, will have to reduce his consumpion of sugar by

A. 15

B. 20

C. 25

D. 30

Question 68

If a watch is being sold at Rs 7,225 which is marked at Rs 8,500, then what is the discount (in %) at which the watch is being sold?

A. 24

B. 15

C. 25

D. 20

Question 69

List price of TV is Rs. 2300 and discount series found to be 25% and 10%. Then the selling price of TV is

A. Rs.1255.5

B. Rs.1525.5

C. Rs.1552.5

D. Rs.1555.2

Question 70

If a retailer offers a discount of 20% on the marked price of his goods and thus ends up selling at cost price, what was the % mark up?

A. 20

B. 25

C. 30

D. 40

Question 71

A tyre is sold at three successive discounts of 20%,30%, and 20%. What is the net discount (in percentage)

A. 62.8

B. 59.6

C. 55.2

D. 51.4

Question 72

A part of Rs. 9600 is invested at a 5% annual return, while the remainder is invested at a 3% annual return. If the annual income from both portions is the same, what is the total income from the two investments ?

A. Rs. 320

B. Rs. 380

C. Rs. 410

D. None of the above

Question 73

A shopkeeper offers 15% discount on all plastic toys. He offers a further discount of 4% on the reduced price to those customers who pay cash. What does a customer have to pay (in Rs) in case for a toy of Rs 200?

A. 133.7

B. 129.8

C. 163.2

D. 153.3

Question 74

On a certain date, Pakistan has a success rate of 60% against India in all the ODI's played between the two countries. The lost the next 30 ODI's. In a row to India and their success rate comes down to 30%. The total number of ODI's played between the two countries is :

A. 50

B. 45

C. 60

D. 30

Question 75

The population of a town is 350000. It increases annually at the rate of 20%. What will be the population after 2 years?

A. 490000

B. 497000

C. 504000

D. 508000

Question 76

After buying a toy for Rs.45, Raghu managed to sell it at a profit of 15%. The selling price of the toy was

A. Rs. 50.75

B. Rs. 60

C. Rs. 51.25

D. Rs. 51.75

Question 77

If price of rice increased by 25%, so that a man is can able to purchase 5 kg less rice in Rs. 500. Find the original price of rice per kg ?

A. Rs. 20

B. Rs. 24

C. Rs. 26

D. Rs. 29

Question 78

Two students appeared for an examination. One of them secured 22 marks more than the other and his marks were 55% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are _______.

A. 121 and 99

B. 43 and 21

C. 58 and 36

D. 86 and 64

Question 79

The price of an article is cut by 36%, to restore to its original value, the new price must be increased by

A. 56.25 percent

B. 36 percent

C. 26.47 percent

D. 45 percent

Question 80

The number that is to be added to 10% of 320 to have the sum as 30% of 230 is :

A. 37

B. 32

C. 23

D. 73

Question 81

60% of P = 50% of Q and Q = x% of P. What is the value of x?

A. 130

B. 120

C. 140

D. 80

Question 82

Which number is 30% less than 80% of 800?

A. 524

B. 192

C. 448

D. 368

Question 83

If a website is selling smartphone at Rs 18,000 which is marked at Rs 25,000, then what is the discount (in %) at which the smartphone is being sold?

A. 25

B. 22

C. 28

D. 20

Question 84

If a shopkeeper sells an item at Rs 4200 which is marked as Rs 4800, then what is the discount (in %) that he is offering?

A. 12.5

B. 14.28

C. 10

D. 15

Question 85

The current birth rate per thousand is 32, whereas corresponding death rate is 11 per thousand. The net growth rate in terms of population increase in percent is given by :

A. 1.2 %

B. 2.1 %

C. 3.1 %

D. 1.3 %

Question 86

60% of 264 is the same as :

A. 10% of 44

B. 15% of 1056

C. 30% of 132

D. None of these

Question 87

A boy found the answer for the question "Subtract the sum of 1/4 and 1/5 from unity and express the answer in decimals" as 0.45. The percentage of error in his answer was

A. (100/11) %

B. 50%

C. 10%

D. (200/11)%

Question 88

In the last financial year, a car company sold 41,800 cars . In this year, the target is to sell 51,300 cars . By what percent must the sale be increased ?

A. 11 9/22%

B. 8 9/22%

C. 8 11/23%

D. 22 8/11%

Question 89

Find the value : 3.2% of 500 × 2.4% of ? = 288

A. 600

B. 650

C. 700

D. 750

Question 90

A number, when 35 is subtracted from it, reduces to its 80 percent. What is four - fifth of that number ?

A. 175

B. 140

C. 135

D. 95

Question 91

Two numbers are 40% and 50% lesser than a third number. By how much percent is the second number to be enhanced to make it equal to the first number?

A. 16.67 percent

B. 20 percent

C. 10 percent

D. 25 percent

Question 92

5 kg of metal A and 20 kg of metal B are mixed to form an alloy. The percentage of metal A in the alloy is ?

A. 20%

B. 25%

C. 40%

D. None of these

Question 93

In an office in Singapore there are 60% female employees. 50 % of all the male employees are computer literate. If there are total 62% employees computer literate out of total 1600 employees, then the no. of female employees who are computer literate ?

A. 690

B. 674

C. 672

D. 960

Question 94

A girl read 2/5 part of a book in 1st day, 34% in second day and remaining page in next two days. In two days she read equal number of page. If she read 52 pages on last day, then find out how many pages did the book contain?

A. 400

B. 376

C. 382

D. 356

Question 95

When a number is increased by 34, it becomes 117% of itself. What is the number?

A. 408

B. 200

C. 510

D. 306

Question 96

Population of a colony of mosquitoes is increasing by 20% per day. If the population on Monday was 3000, on which day of that week the population would be 5184 ?

A. Thursday

B. Friday

C. Tuesday

D. Monday

Question 97

If the shopkeeper sells an item at Rs 4400 which is marked as Rs 5000, then what is the discount that he is offering?

A. 20%

B. 12%

C. 15%

D. 10%

Question 98

Two students appeared for an examination. One of them secured 9 marks more than the other and his marks were 56% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are

A. 40 and 31

B. 72 and 63

C. 42 and 33

D. 68 and 59

Question 99

Each side of a rectangular field diminished by 40%. By how much per cent is the area of the field diminished?

A. 32%

B. 64%

C. 25%

D. 16%

Question 100

In an examination, 35% of the candidates failed in Mathematics and 25% in English. If 10% failed in both Mathematics and English, then how much percent of candidates passed in both the subjects ?

A. 50%

B. 55%

C. 57%

D. 60%

Question 101

20% of a = b, then b% of 20 is the same as _________ of a.

A. 8%

B. 40%

C. 4%

D. 80%

Question 102

If in the population of a town there is an increase of 44% in the first year and 75% in the second year, then what is the average rate of increase in the population?

A. 45%

B. 59.5%

C. 74%

D. 76%

Question 103

One-quarter of one-seventh of a land is sold for Rs. 30,000. What is the value of an four fifteenth of land ?

A. Rs.1,92,000

B. Rs.2,24,000

C. Rs.1,26,000

D. Rs.3,42,000

Question 104

When a discount of Rs. 42 is allowed on the marked price of an article, the new reduced price becomes 86% of the original price. Find the marked price.

A. Rs.250

B. Rs.300

C. Rs.350

D. Rs.400

Question 105

Twenty percent of Karthik’s monthly salary is equal to thirty two percent of Nikitha’s monthly salary. Vipin’s monthly salary is four fifth that of Nikitha’s monthly salary. If Vipin’s annual salary is Rs. 3.84 lakhs, what is Karthik’s monthly salary?

A. 32000

B. 64000

C. 40000

D. 52000

Question 106

A number if reduced by 25% becomes 225. By what percent should it be increased so that it becomes 375 ?

A. 25%

B. 30%

C. 35%

D. 75%

Question 107

The firm uses the following function to calculate the production out (PO) : PO = 5.3C2 L15, where C = capital invested and L = labour employed. If the capital invested (C) increases by 20 percent, the change in PO will be :

A. 20% decrease

B. 32% increase

C. 44% increase

D. 56% increase

Question 108

A company has 12 machines of equal efficiency in its factory. The annual manufacturing expenses are Rs. 24,000 and the establishment charges are Rs. 10,000. The annual output of the company is Rs. 48,000. The annual output and manufacturing costs are directly proportional to the no. of machines while the share holders get the 10% profit, which is directly proportional to the annual output of the company. If 8.33% of machines remained close throughout the year. Then the percentage decrease in the amount of share holders is :

A. 14.28%

B. 11.11%

C. 16.66%

D. 8.33%

Question 109

A's salary was decreased by 50% and subsequently increased by 50%. How much percent does he lose?

A. 25%

B. 50%

C. 75%

D. No loss

Question 110

Rajesh buys a table of Rs 900 and sells it. Rajesh gives two successive discount of 10% and 20% to the customer. What will be the selling price (in Rs) of the table?

A. 568

B. 648

C. 728

D. 668

Question 111

If the height of a cylinder is increased by 15% and the radius of its base is decreased by 10% then the percentage change in its curved surface area is :

A. 2.5% increased

B. 3.5% increased

C. 2.5% decreased

D. 3.5% decreased

Question 112

If 1/8 of a pencil is black, 1/2 of the remaining is white and the remaining, 3/2cm is blue. Find the total length of the pencil?

A. 8 cms

B. 7 cms

C. 9 cms

D. 11 cms

Question 113

6 c.c. of a 20% solution of alcohol in water is mixed with 4 c.c. of a 60% solution of alcohol in water. The alcoholic strength of the mixture is?

A. 20%

B. 26%

C. 36%

D. 40%

Question 114

Weights of two friends A and B are in the ratio of 7 : 8. A’s weight increases by 10% and the total weight of A and B increase by 20%. What is the percentageincrease in the B’s weight?

A. 28.75

B. 11.55

C. 32.85

D. 24.25

Question 115

In an examination 80% candidates passed in English and 85% candidates passed in Mathematics. If 73% candidates passed in both these subjects, then what per cent of candidates failed in both the subjects?

A. 8

B. 15

C. 27

D. 35

Question 116

An individual deposited 20% of 25% of 30% of what he had into his account with a bank. If he deposited Rs.750, how much was he having initially with him before depositing ?

A. Rs. 38000

B. Rs. 47000

C. Rs. 50000

D. Rs. 35000

Question 117

31% of employees pay tax in the year 2008. Non-tax paying employees are 20700. The total number of employees is :

A. 31160

B. 64750

C. 30000

D. 66775

Question 118

Two baskets together have 640 oranges. If (1/5)th of the oranges in the first basket be taken to the second basket. The number of oranges in the first basket is

A. 800

B. 600

C. 400

D. 300

Question 119

Daily local train ticket costs Rs 60 and Monthly Pass costs Rs 1566. If I buy the Monthly Pass and travel for 29 days in a month than I save?

A. 10 percent

B. 14 percent

C. 15 percent

D. 12 percent

Question 120

The ratio of earnings of A and B is 4:5. If the earnings of A increase by 20% and the earnings of B decrease by 20%, the new ratio of their earnings becomes 6:5. What are A's earnings?

A. Rs.22,000

B. Rs.27,500

C. Rs. 26,400

D. Cannot be determined

Question 121

Fresh grapes contain 80 percent water while dry grapes contain 10 percent water. If the weight of dry grapes is 250 kg what was its total weight when it was fresh ?

A. 1000 kg

B. 1100 kg

C. 1125 kg

D. 1225 kg

Question 122

A dress on sale in a shop is marked at $D. During the discount sale its price is reduced by 15%. Staff are allowed a further 10% reduction on the discounted price. If a staff member buys the dress what will she have to pay in terms of D ?

A. 0.75D

B. 0.76D

C. 0.765D

D. None of the above

Question 123

In a survey of a city, it was found that 90 percent of the people in the city own a refrigerator and 15 percent own a washing machine. If everybody owns at least one appliance, what percentage owns both ?

A. 5 percent

B. 8 percent

C. 10 percent

D. None of these

Question 124

A retailer marks up his goods by 150% and offers 40% discount. What will be the selling price (in Rs) if the cost price is Rs 800?

A. 1200

B. 1500

C. 1000

D. 2000

Question 125

An engineering student has to secure 24% marks to pass. He gets 61 and fails by 29 marks. What is the maximum marks for that exam?

A. 375 marks

B. 400 marks

C. 425 marks

D. 450 marks

Question 126

One-third of the boys and one-half of the girls of a college participated in a sport. If the number of participating students is 300, out of which 100 are boys. What is the total number of students in the college ?

A. 550

B. 575

C. 625

D. 700

Question 127

A watch having marked price as Rs 8400 is sold for Rs 5040 after two successive discounts. If the first discount is 25% then what is the second discount percentage?

A. 0.15

B. 0.2

C. 0.3

D. 0.25

Question 128

At 10% discount the selling price of an article is Rs 4500, what is the selling price (in Rs) if the discount is 27.5%?

A. 4000

B. 3625

C. 3500

D. 3125

Question 129

The population of a town increases by 5% in the first year, by 6% in the second year and by 8% in third year. The present population of town is 120204. What was the population of the town 3 years ago?

A. 102000

B. 100000

C. 98000

D. 101204

Question 130

What is the value of 53% of 7400?

A. 4312

B. 3478

C. 3922

D. 4124

Question 131

There are 600 Kabaddi players 4% wear knee band on one leg. Of the remaining, 25% wear knee bands on both legs. How many players don't wear a knee band ?

A. 426

B. 428

C. 415

D. 432

Question 132

Tulsiram's salary is 20% more then that of Kashyap. If Tulsiram saves Rs. 720 which is 4% of his salary, then Kashyap's salary is :

A. Rs. 15000

B. Rs. 12000

C. Rs. 10000

D. Rs. 22000

Question 133

If 2 pair of trouser is offered free on purchase of 3 pair of trousers priced Rs 900 each what is the effective discount on each pair of trouser?

A. 40 percent

B. 33.33 percent

C. 30 percent

D. 20 percent

Question 134

The selling price of an article is 8/5th of its cost price. Then the gain percentage is

A. 20%

B. 28%

C. 60%

D. 68%

Question 135

A student multiplied a number by 3/10 instead of 10/3. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

A. 1011.11 percent

B. 45.5 percent

C. 91 percent

D. 505.56 percent

Question 136

If the radius of a circle is increased by 21%, then its area will increase by what percent?

A. 42 percent

B. 21 percent

C. 23.205 percent

D. 46.41 percent

Question 137

Rs. 69 were divided among 115 family members so that each lady gets 50 paise less than each gentleman, and each gentleman received twice the paise as each lady received. Find the number of gentlemen in the family?

A. 23

B. 92

C. 48

D. 52

Question 138

A student gets 22 marks more in French than what she got in German. Her German marks are 28% of the sum of her French and German marks. What are her French marks?

A. 14

B. 36

C. 18

D. 42

Question 139

A person loses 75% of his money in the first bet, 75% of the remaining in the second and 75% of the remaining in the third bet and returns home with Rs. 2 only. His initial money was

A. Rs. 64

B. Rs. 128

C. Rs. 256

D. Rs. 512

Question 140

If 90% of A = 30% of B and B = 2x% of A, then the value of x is :

A. 450

B. 400

C. 300

D. 150

Question 141

Akash's monthly income is Rs. 9600. His monthly expenditure is 60% of his income. What is his saving per month?

A. Rs. 3840

B. Rs. 3870

C. Rs. 3940

D. Rs. 3850

Question 142

If one-third of a number is 45, then what will be the 45% of that number?

A. 60.75

B. 58.25

C. 61.25

D. 70.75

Question 143

The average of a set of whole numbers is 27.2. when the 20% of the elements are eliminated from the set of numbers then the average become 34. The number of elements in the new set of numbers can be :

A. 27

B. 35

C. 52

D. 63

Question 144

When a number is increased by 32, it becomes 116% of itself. What is the number?

A. 384

B. 480

C. 200

D. 288

Question 145

A man reduces his travelling time by a fraction of 2/5, as a result the distance covered by the man is increased by 20%, find the percentage increase in the speed of the man ?

A. 77%

B. 88%

C. 100%

D. 99%

Question 146

The price of the sugar goes up by 30%. By what percent should Sita reduce her consumption so that the expenditure does not increase?

A. 23 1/13%

B. 22 1/13%

C. 23%

D. 22%

Question 147

Half percent, written as a decimal, is

A. 0.2

B. 0.02

C. 0.005

D. 0.05

Question 148

74.99% of 1299 + 8.98% of 1899 = ?

A. 1378

B. 1301

C. 1212

D. 1197

Question 149

If the selling price of an item is Rs 1150 after getting a discount of 8%, what is its marked price?

A. Rs 1250

B. Rs 1242

C. Rs 1058

D. Rs 1064

Question 150

If 'basis points' are defined so that 1 percent is equal to 100 basis points, then by how many basis points is 82.5 percent greater than 62.5 percent.

A. 0.2

B. 20

C. 200

D. 2000

Question 151

When a number is increased by 216, it becomes 140% of itself. What is the number?

A. 540

B. 756

C. 450

D. 675

Question 152

Two numbers are in the ratio 2 : 3. If 20% of the smaller number added to 20, is equal to the sum of 10% of the larger number and 25, the the smaller number is :

A. 100

B. 160

C. 180

D. 200

Question 153

The price of a commodity rises from Rs. 6 per kg to Rs. 7.50 per kg. If the expenditure cannot increase, the percentage of reduction in consumption is :

A. 15%

B. 20%

C. 25%

D. 30%

Question 154

There are 1400 students in a school, 25% of those wear spectacles and 2/7 of those wearing spectacles are boys. How many girls in the school wear spectacles?

A. 250

B. 100

C. 200

D. 300

Question 155

In an election only two candidates contested 20% of the voters did not vote and 120 votes were declared as invalid. The winner got 200 votes more than his opponent thus he secured 41% votes of the total voters on the voter list. Percentage votes of the defeated candidate out of the total votes casted is:

A. 47.5%

B. 41%

C. 38%

D. 45%

Question 156

30% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 10% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 40.7 percent

B. 40 percent

C. 37 percent

D. 13 percent

Question 157

Price of diesel increased from Rs 45/litre to Rs 50/litre. How much should the consumption of diesel be reduced (in %) so as to increase expenditure by only 5%?

A. 5.5

B. 5

C. 4

D. 4.5

Question 158

Tanks A and B are each in the shape of a right circular cylinder. The interior of tank A has a height of 10 meters and a circumference of 8 meters, and the interior of tank B has a height of 8 meters and a circumference of 10 meters. The capacity of tank A is what percent of the capacity of tank B ?

A. 76%

B. 72%

C. 80%

D. 82%

Question 159

At 30% discount the selling price of an article is Rs 1050. What is the selling price (in Rs) if the discount is 15%?

A. 1200

B. 1175

C. 1100

D. 1275

Question 160

Marked price of an item is Rs 900. On purchase of 2 items discount is 16%, on purchase of 5 items discount is 44%. Raksha buys 7 items, what is the effective discount?

A. 10 percent

B. 16 percent

C. 36 percent

D. 9.6 percent

Question 161

If the edge of a cube is increased by 10%, then what will be the percentage increase in its volume ?

A. 30

B. 31.3

C. 136.1

D. 33.1

Question 162

Giving two successive discounts of 40% is equal to giving one discount of ________%.

A. 80

B. 96

C. 64

D. 72

Question 163

A basket contains 300 mangoes . 75 mangoes were distributed among some students . Find the percentage of mangoes left in the basket

A. 70%

B. 72%

C. 76%

D. 75%

Question 164

In an examination 36% are pass marks. If an examine gets 17 marks and fails by 10 marks, what are the maximum marks?

A. 90

B. 75

C. 60

D. 55

Question 165

A man buys a table and a chair for Rs. 500. He sells the table at a loss of 10% and the chair at a gain of 10%. He still gains Rs.10 on the whole. The cost price of chair in rupees is

A. Rs.200

B. Rs.250

C. Rs.300

D. Rs.400

Question 166

A clothing supplier stores 800 coats in a warehouse, of which 15 percent are full-length coats. If 500 of the short-length coats are removed form the warehouse, then what percent of the remaining costs are full length ?

A. 5.62%

B. 9.37%

C. 35%

D. 40%

Question 167

Solve this : 32% of 825 + 25% of 1440 = 1025 - (?)

A. 456

B. 206

C. 223

D. 401

Question 168

A merchant marked cloth at Rs. 50/metre . He offers 2 successive discounts of 15% and 20%. The net price/metre is

A. Rs. 32.50

B. Rs. 42.50

C. Rs. 34.00

D. Rs. 40.00

Question 169

25% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code a customer wins 10% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 35.75 percent

B. 32.5 percent

C. 35 percent

D. 12.5 percent

Question 170

Connie has a number of gold bars, all of different weights. She gives the 24 lightest bars, which weigh 45% of the total weight, to Brennan. She gives the 13 heaviest bars, which weigh 26% of the total weight, to Maya. She gives the rest of the bars to Blair. How many bars did Blair receive?

A. 14

B. 15

C. 16

D. 17

Question 171

In a test, minimum passing percentage for girls and boys is 35% and 40% respectively. A boy scored 483 marks and failed by 117 marks. What is the minimum passing marks for girls ?

A. 425

B. 500

C. 520

D. None of the above

Question 172

You went to buy 3 articles worth Rs.500 each. However, as per the discount sale going on in the shop, you paid for two and got one free. What is the discount percentage in the deal?

A. 30%

B. 33%

C. 33.13%

D. 33.33%

Question 173

A Rs 100 shirt is offered at 10% discount and a Rs 300 pair of trousers at 20% discount. If Pritam bought 1 shirt and 3 pairs of trousers, what is the effective discount (in %) he got?

A. 19

B. 18

C. 17

D. 16

Question 174

A bank agrees to lend a loan to Arvind of Rs. 2,38,75,697 which falls short by 17% for starting his business. How much more loan would he need?

A. 4890203

B. 4375303

C. 5700108

D. 5125533

Question 175

Ravi had five subjects in his final examination. The maximum marks in each subject are 100. If his percentage in four subjects is 80, and he scores 65 marks in the fifth subject, determine his overall percentage for the five subjects.

A. 0.78

B. 0.79

C. 0.77

D. 0.76

Question 176

Giving two successive discounts of 20% is same as giving one discount of ________ %.

A. 36

B. 40

C. 44

D. 50

Question 177

In a school 60% of the students are girls. If number of boys is 480, then what is the total number of students in the school?

A. 1200

B. 840

C. 96

D. 1320

Question 178

How many litres of pure acid are there in 8 litres of a 20% solution ?

A. 1.4

B. 1.5

C. 1.6

D. 1.7

Question 179

Ms. Pooja invests 13% of her monthly salary, i.e., Rs. 8554 in Mediclaim Policies. Later she invests 23% of her monthly salary on Child Education Policies; also she invests another 8% of her monthly salary on Mutual Funds. What is the total annual amount invested by Ms. Pooja ?

A. Rs. 28952

B. Rs. 43428

C. Rs. 173712

D. Rs. 347424

Question 180

A candidate got 35% of the votes polled and he lost to his rival by 2250 votes. How many votes were cast ?

A. 7500

B. 6200

C. 5600

D. 4700

Question 181

In an election between two candidates 70% of the voters cast their votes, out of which 2% of the votes were declared invalid. A candidate got 7203 votes which was 60% of the total valid votes. Find the total number of voters enrolled in that election.

A. 18050

B. 17500

C. 17000

D. 7203

Question 182

1/8 th of the audience of a program Jabardast were children, 2/5th of the audience were men and the rest women. If the number of women audience is 380, find the total number of audience in the program?

A. 600

B. 500

C. 400

D. 800

Question 183

40% of 80?

A. 36

B. 32

C. 42

D. 44

Question 184

14% of 14 + 28% of 28 + 92% of 96 - 15% of 85 = ?

A. 8.37

B. 85.37

C. 89.37

D. None of these

Question 185

The present population of a town is 26010. It increases annually at the rate of 2%. What was the population of town 2 years ago?

A. 25000

B. 25100

C. 25200

D. 25500

Question 186

The population of a city is 35000. On an increase of 6% in the number of men and an increase of 4% in the number of women, the population would become 36760. What was the number of women initially?

A. 18000

B. 19000

C. 17000

D. 20000

Question 187

18% of 60 is 54% of __.

A. 40

B. 30

C. 20

D. 180

Question 188

Mukesh got series of discount 30%, 25%, 15% on his shirt. Find out the single equivalent discount.

A. 52.34%

B. 38.35%

C. 55.38%

D. 57.38%

Question 189

Out of two numbers, 40% of the greater number is equal to 60% of the smaller. If the sum of the numbers is 150, then the greater number is :

A. 70

B. 80

C. 90

D. 60

Question 190

When a number is increased by 26, it becomes 113% of itself. What is the number?

A. 200

B. 312

C. 390

D. 234

Question 191

If the value of a company stock drops from Rs. 25 per share to Rs. 21 per share, the percentage decrease per share is

A. 4

B. 8

C. 12

D. 16

Question 192

600 students took the test on Physics and chemistry. 35% students failed in Physics and 45% students failed in chemistry and 40% of those who passed in chemistry also passed in Physics, then how many students failed in both :

A. 16

B. 15

C. 13

D. 12

Question 193

20% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 5% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 24 percent

B. 25.2 percent

C. 25 percent

D. 6 percent

Question 194

In a shop 4.5% of 1500 kg toor dal was sold. Find the quantity sold

A. 64.5 kg.

B. 63.5 kg.

C. 70 kg

D. 67.5 kg

Question 195

A monthly return railway ticket cost 25 percent more than a single ticket. A week's extension can be had for the former by paying 5 percent of the monthly ticket's cost. If the money paid for the monthly ticket (with extension) is Rs. 84, the price of the single ticket is :

A. Rs. 48

B. Rs. 64

C. Rs. 72

D. Rs. 80

Question 196

If A% of A is 196, then what is the value of A?

A. 170

B. 160

C. 120

D. 140

Question 197

Abhinav scores 80% in physics and 66% in chemistry and the maximum marks of both the papers are 100. what percent does he score in maths which is of 200 marks, if he scores 80% marks in all the three subjects:

A. 74%

B. 84%

C. 87%

D. 83%

Question 198

The current birth rate per thousand is 32, whereas the corresponding death rate is 11 per thousand. The net growth rate in terms of population increase in percent is given by :

A. 0.00%

B. 0.02%

C. 2.10%

D. 21%

Question 199

A showroom on its anniversary gives a discount of 18% on marked price of bikes. Raghuram purchases a bike in Rs. 54,540. What is the marked price of bike?

A. Rs. 63548

B. Rs. 66512

C. Rs. 65000

D. Rs. 67857

Question 200

Hiten marks his pen at Rs 9800 and after allowing discount of 20%, he still earns 12% profit. What is the cost price (in Rs) of the pen?

A. 7600

B. 7200

C. 6500

D. 7000

Question 201

Two numbers are respectively 40% and 30% more than a third number. The second number expressed in terms of percentage of the first is ?

A. 92.8%

B. 84.23%

C. 87.14%

D. 94.1%

Question 202

If the price of pen decreases by 20%, then a man can buy 10 more pens for Rs 100. What is the new price (in Rs) of each pen?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 4

D. 5

Question 203

40% of 265 + 35% of 180 = 50% of ?

A. 383

B. 338

C. 84.5

D. 253.5

Question 204

When 125 is subtracted from a number, it reduces to its 37.5 percent. What is 25 percent of that number ?

A. 50

B. 75

C. 125

D. 175

Question 205

39 is 5.2% of?

A. 75

B. 750

C. 1500

D. 1875

Question 206

If the price of a book is first decreased by 25% and then increased by 20%, then the net charges in the price will be :

A. No change

B. 5% increase

C. 5% decrease

D. 10% decrease

Question 207

75% of 450 + ? % of 560 = 600

A. 52.385

B. 46.875

C. 42.155

D. 40.555

Question 208

If a number is reduced by 40% it becomes two-thirds of another number. What is the ratio of the first number to the second number ?

A. 8 : 9

B. 9 : 8

C. 10 : 9

D. 9 : 10

Question 209

In a History examination, the average for the entire class was 80 marks. If 10% of the students scored 35 marks and 20% scored 90 marks, what was the average marks of the remaining students of the class ?

A. 25

B. 50

C. 75

D. 100

Question 210

21% of 500 + 31% of 1100 - 30% of 790 = ?

A. 209

B. 290

C. 309

D. 390

Question 211

If x is 80% of y, then what percent of 2x is y?

A. 65.5 %

B. 64.5 %

C. 63.5 %

D. 62.5 %

Question 212

In a hotel, 60% had vegetarian lunch while 30% had non-vegetarian lunch and 15% had both types of lunch. If 96 people were present, how many did not eat either type of lunch ?

A. 20

B. 24

C. 26

D. 28

Question 213

25% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 22% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 41.5 percent

B. 50.63 percent

C. 47 percent

D. 27.5 percent

Question 214

62.5% of 4000 is:

A. 2400

B. 2500

C. 2720

D. 2800

Question 215

Every month a man consumes 25 kg rice and 9 kg wheat. The price of rice is 20% of the price of wheat and thus he spends total Rs. 350 on the rice and wheat per month. If the price of wheat is increased by 20% then what is the percentage reduction of rice consumption for the same expenditure of Rs. 350? Given that the price of rice and consumption of wheat is constant :

A. 40%

B. 25%

C. 36%

D. 24%

Question 216

Two students appeared for an examination. One of them secured 13 marks more than the other and his marks were 76% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are

A. 19 and 6

B. 34 and 21

C. 102 and 89

D. 92 and 79

Question 217

Anu spends 68% of her monthly income. If her monthly income increases by 20% and her monthly savings increase by 75/8%, then the percentage increase in her monthly expenditure is

A. 20%

B. 25%

C. 22%

D. 32%

Question 218

In an election there were only two candidates. One of the candidate secured 40% of votes and is defeated by the other candidate by 298 votes. The total number of votes polled is :

A. 745

B. 1460

C. 1490

D. 1500

Question 219

In an examination, 60% of the candidates passed in English and 70% of the candidates passed in Mathematics, but 20% failed in both subjects. If 2500 candidates passed in both the subjects, the number of candidates who appeared at the examination was :

A. 3000

B. 3500

C. 4000

D. 5000

Question 220

16 of 225 is =

A. 7.11

B. 7.21

C. 6.87

D. 7.58

Question 221

A batsman scored 120 runs which included 3 boundaries and 8 sixes. What percent of his total score did he make by running between the wickets ?

A. 40%

B. 45%

C. 50%

D. 55%

Question 222

The schedule working hour of a labour in a week if 48 hours and he gets Rs. 480 for that. Over time rate is 25% more than the the basic salary rate. In a week a labour gets Rs. 605, how many hours altogether he works in that week.

A. 49 hours

B. 52 hours

C. 55 hours

D. 58 hours

Question 223

A man reads 3/7 of a book on a day and 2/5 of the remaining, on the second day. If the number of pages still unread are 36, how many pages did the book contain ?

A. 105

B. 101

C. 98

D. 109

Question 224

David and his wife each receives an 8 percent annual rise. If David receives a raise of Rs. 800 and his wife receives a raise of Rs. 840, what is the difference between their annual incomes after their raises ?

A. Rs. 40

B. Rs. 460

C. Rs. 500

D. Rs. 540

Question 225

In a History examination, the average for the entire class was 80 marks. If 10% of the students scored 95 marks and 20% scored 90 marks, what was the average marks of the remaining students of the class ?

A. 65.5

B. 72.5

C. 75

D. 85

Question 226

In a motor of 120 machine parts, 5% parts were defective. In another motor of 80 machine parts, 10% parts were defective. For the two motors considered together, the percentage of defective machine parts were

A. 7

B. 6.5

C. 7.5

D. 8

Question 227

A woman suffered 20% loss on first investment and made 10% profit at second investment and 12 ½% profit on the third investment. If the invested amount be in the ratio of 4 : 5 : 3, find her profit percentage?

A. 0.625%

B. 1.205%

C. 0.987%

D. 0%

Question 228

The ratio 5 : 4 expressed as a percent equals :

A. 12.50%

B. 40%

C. 80%

D. 125%

Question 229

40% of 60% of 32% of an amount is Rs. 432. What is the amount ?

A. Rs. 5000

B. Rs. 5600

C. Rs. 6400

D. None of these

Question 230

If 1 shirt is offered free on purchase of 4 shirts, what is the effective discount (in %) on each shirt?

A. 25

B. 20

C. 16

D. 24

Question 231

A, B and C are three students. A got 18% more marks than B and 12% less than C. If B got 220 marks, then how much marks C has got?

A. 295

B. 230

C. 224

D. 245

Question 232

Two candidates fought in a municipality election. One of them got 54% of the total votes pooled and won by 1080 votes. What was the total number of votes polled ?

A. 12000

B. 13500

C. 15400

D. 11000

Question 233

A dealer sells a machine having marked price as Rs 3840 at a discount of 20%. What is the selling price (in Rs) of the machine?

A. 3072

B. 3500

C. 4608

D. 3240

Question 234

A and B are two fixed points 5 cm apart and C is a point an AB such that AC is 3 cm. If the length of AC is increased by 6%, the length CB is decreased by :

A. 6%

B. 7%

C. 8%

D. 9%

Question 235

30% apples out of 450 are rotten, How many apples are in good condition ?

A. 125

B. 180

C. 240

D. 315

Question 236

125% of 860 + 75% of 480 = ?

A. 1415

B. 1385

C. 1435

D. None of these

Question 237

45% of 750 - 25% of 480 = ?

A. 337.5

B. 217.5

C. 376.21

D. 120

Question 238

Solve : 105.27% of 1200.11 + 11.80% of 2360.85 = 21.99% of (?) + 1420.99

A. 500

B. 240

C. 310

D. 550

Question 239

Two numbers are 30% and 60% lesser than a third number. By how much percent is the second number to be enhanced to make it equal to the first number?

A. 75 percent

B. 42.86 percent

C. 30 percent

D. 50 percent

Question 240

If a number is decreased by 10%, it becomes 54. To make it 72, it should be increased by

A. 21%

B. 18%

C. 200/9%

D. 20%

Question 241

In a class of 80 students and 5 teachers, each student got shopping coupons that are 15% of the total number of students and each teacher got shopping coupons, that are 25% of the total number of students. How many shopping coupons were there?

A. 960

B. 1000

C. 1060

D. 100

Question 242

A earns 50% of B's salary, B earns 80% of C's salary. If the total earnings for a month is Rs. 22000, then what is the earning for A ?

A. Rs. 4000

B. Rs. 4200

C. Rs. 4400

D. Rs. 4600

Question 243

220% of a number X is 44. What is 44% of X.

A. 8.8

B. 8.9

C. 6.6

D. 7.7

Question 244

The difference between 54% of a number and 26% of the same number is 22526. What is 66% of that number ?

A. 48372

B. 49124

C. 51218

D. 53097

Question 245

Tanzeem spent 1/5 of his salary on his friends, 1/10 of his salary on accommodation and 1/4 of his salary on savings. If he has Rs. 1800 left in his wallet,then find his total expenditure on accommodation and savings.

A. Rs. 1,200

B. Rs. 1,400

C. Rs. 1,600

D. Rs. 1,800

Question 246

A fruit seller had some apples. He sells 40% apples and still has 420 apples. Originally, he had :

A. 588 apples

B. 600 apples

C. 672 apples

D. 700 apples

Question 247

If P is 140, which is 40% more than Q, then 3/25 of Q is

A. 9

B. 12

C. 18

D. 24

Question 248

What percentage of 3.6 kg is 72 gms. ?

A. 32%

B. 22%

C. 12%

D. 2%

Question 249

In a village three people contested for the post of village Pradhan. Due to their own interest, all the voters voted and no one vote was invalid. The losing candidate got 30% votes. What could be the minimum absolute margin of votes by which the winning candidate led by the nearest rival, if each candidate got an integral percent of votes ?

A. 4

B. 2

C. 1

D. None of these

Question 250

If Giridhar's salary is 5/3 times of Hariraj's and Shaunak's is 2/3 times of Hariraj's, what is the ratio of Giridhar's salary to Shaunak's.

A. 9:10

B. 10:9

C. 5:2

D. 2:5

Question 251

Two numbers are respectively 20% and 50% of a third number. What per cent is the first number of second?

A. 10%

B. 20%

C. 30%

D. 40%

Question 252

A student multiplied a number by 2/5 instead of 5/2. What is the percentage error in evaluation ?

A. 52%

B. 64%

C. 84%

D. 77%

Question 253

Find the : (550% of 250) ÷ 275 = ?

A. 15

B. 0.5

C. 1.5

D. None of the above

Question 254

If the population of a town is 64000 and its annual increase is 10%, then its population at the end of 3 years will be :

A. 80000

B. 85184

C. 85000

D. 85100

Question 255

If 30% of 40% of X is 240, then what is the value of X?

A. 441

B. 2000

C. 1200

D. 1800

Question 256

A trader buys 800 kgs of tomatoes for Rs 7200. 10% tomatoes are damaged in transportaion. At what rate (Rs/Kg) should he sell the rest to earn 30% profit?

A. 9

B. 13

C. 10

D. 12

Question 257

A merchant commences with a certain capital and gains annually at the rate of 30 per cent. At the end of 2 years he has worth Rs 10,000. What was the original capital?

A. Rs. 4987

B. Rs. 5148

C. Rs. 5917

D. Rs. 6254

Question 258

What percent of 7.2 kg is 18 gms ?

A. 0.03%

B. 0.25%

C. 2.50%

D. 25%

Question 259

At 15% discount the selling price of a microwave oven is Rs 34000, what is the selling price if the discount is 37.5%?

A. Rs 25000

B. Rs 15625

C. Rs 17968.75

D. Rs 29218.75

Question 260

Dot cabs company provides cabs for software employees. The company has 8 Swift dzires, 6 Scorpios, 7 Innovas and few small cars. If Swift dzire makes one fourth of the total fleet, how many small cars are there in the company ?

A. 9

B. 10

C. 11

D. 12

Question 261

42% of a number is 892.5. What is 73% of that number ?

A. 1466.25

B. 1508.75

C. 1551.25

D. 1636.25

Question 262

83% of 2350 = ?

A. 1889.95

B. 1912.35

C. 1875.25

D. 1950.5

Question 263

15% of 45% of a number is 105.3. What is 24% of that number.

A. 385.5

B. 374.4

C. 390

D. 375

Question 264

The difference between the value of the number increased by 20% and the value of the number decreased by 25% is 36. Find the number ?

A. 7.2

B. 0.8

C. 720

D. 80

Question 265

A shopkeeper marks his goods 40% above the cost price and allows a discount of 25% on it. His gain % is

A. 5%

B. 10%

C. 15%

D. 20%

Question 266

Solve this : 12% of 5000 = ?

A. 600

B. 620

C. 680

D. 720

Question 267

Solve this : 85% of 485.5 = 50% of ?

A. 675.75

B. 735.65

C. 825.35

D. 915.5

Question 268

If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 150% and the denominator of the fraction is increased by 350%, the resultant fraction is 25/51. What is the original fraction ?

A. 31/25

B. 15/17

C. 14/25

D. 11/16

Question 269

A papaya tree was planted 2 years ago. It grows at the rate of 20% every year. If at present, the height of three is 540 cm, what was it when the tree was planted ?

A. 324 cm

B. 375 cm

C. 400 cm

D. 432 cm

Question 270

Two students appeared for an examination. One of them secured 24 marks more than the other and his marks were 65% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are _____

A. 78 and 54

B. 85 and 61

C. 67 and 43

D. 52 and 28

Question 271

0.001 is equivalent to :

A. 10%

B. 1%

C. 0.01%

D. 0.10%

Question 272

2 is what percent of 50?

A. 3

B. 4

C. 2.5

D. 5

Question 273

40% are the passing marks. A student gets 250 marks yet fails by 38 marks. What is the maximum marks?

A. 720

B. 750

C. 800

D. 840

Question 274

In a college, 40% of the students were allotted group A, 75% of the remaining were given group B and the remaining 12 students were given group C. Then the number of students who applied for the group is :

A. 100

B. 60

C. 80

D. 92

Question 275

From the salary of an officer, 10% is deducted as house rent, 20% of the rest, he spends on conveyance, 20% of the rest he pays as income tax and 10% of the balance, he spends on clothes. Then, he is left with Rs. 15552. Find his total salary.

A. Rs. 25000

B. Rs. 30000

C. Rs. 35000

D. Rs. 40000

Question 276

Ticket for an adult is Rs 1500 and a child is Rs 800. 1 child goes free with two adults. If a group has 25 adults and 12 children what is the discount the group gets?

A. 26.47 percent

B. 20.38 percent

C. 31.60 percent

D. 33.33 percent

Question 277

The total emoluments of A and B are equal. However, A gets 65% of his basic salary as allowances and B gets 80% of his basic salary as allowances. What is the ratio of the basic salaries of and B?

A. 16 : 13

B. 5 : 7

C. 12 : 11

D. 7 : 9

Question 278

A trader marks up his goods by 120% and offers 30% discount. What will be the selling price (in Rs) if the cost price is Rs 750?

A. 1225

B. 1080

C. 1280

D. 1155

Question 279

30% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 20% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 44 percent

B. 52.8 percent

C. 50 percent

D. 26 percent

Question 280

78% of 750 + 34% of x = 30% of 2630. Find x.

A. 960

B. 600

C. 800

D. 750

Question 281

Last year vivek saved 10% of his annual earnings, this year he earned 5% more than last year and he saved 12% of his annual earnings. The amount saved this year was what percentage of the amount saved last year ?

A. 87%

B. 98%

C. 138%

D. 126%

Question 282

When a number is increased by 69, it becomes 103% of itself. What is the number?

A. 1300

B. 3300

C. 2300

D. 4300

Question 283

Vinay decided to donate 5% of his salary. On the day of donation he changed his mind and donated Rs. 1687.50, which was 75% of what he had decided earlier. How much is Vinay's salary ?

A. Rs. 33750

B. Rs. 37500

C. Rs. 45000

D. Cannot be determined

Question 284

An article was sold at Rs. 950 allowing 5% discount on the marked price. The marked price of the article is

A. Rs. 960

B. Rs. 1000

C. Rs. 955

D. Rs. 945

Question 285

In an examination in which full marks were 800, A gets 20% more than B, B gets 20% more than C, and C gets 15% less than D. If A got 576, what percentage of full marks did D get (approximately) ?

A. 45.73

B. 51.27

C. 58.82

D. 61.71

Question 286

The price of an article is cut by 9%, to restore to its original value, the new price must be increased by

A. 9 percent

B. 8.83 percent

C. 9.89 percent

D. 6.25 percent

Question 287

Divide 3740 in three parts in such a way that half of the first part, one-third of the second part and one-sixth of the third part are equal.

A. 700, 1000, 2040

B. 340, 1360, 2040

C. 680, 1020, 200

D. 500, 1200, 2040

Question 288

The price of a car is increased by 25%, by how much percent, must the new price of this car be decreased to restore its original price ?

A. 20%

B. 24%

C. 21%

D. 25%

Question 289

The contents of a certain box consist of 14 apples and 23 oranges. How many oranges must be removed from the box so that 70% of the pieces of fruit in the box will be apples ?

A. 6

B. 12

C. 17

D. 36

Question 290

If the shopkeeper sells an item at Rs 1600 which is marked as Rs 2000, then what is the discount he is offering?

A. 25 percent

B. 20 percent

C. 30 percent

D. 10 percent

Question 291

498 is 17% less than a number then the number is :

A. 610

B. 580

C. 600

D. 620

Question 292

125% as a Fraction?

A. 1/4

B. 3/4

C. 5/4

D. 7/4

Question 293

A shopkeeper’s earning increases by 25% in first year but decreases by 4% in the next and so on. After 5 years his total earnings would be Rs. 72,000. What is his present earning?

A. Rs. 40,000

B. Rs. 45,000

C. Rs. 42,000

D. Rs. 46,000

Question 294

Nupur invests Rs. 89856, which is 26% of her annual income, in mutual funds. What is her monthly income ?

A. Rs. 2398.50

B. Rs. 28800

C. Rs. 28990

D. Rs. 33606.25

Question 295

5% of a number is 25% more than another number. The difference between the numbers is 96. Then find the value of the numbers?

A. 102 & 6

B. 99 & 3

C. 104 & 8

D. 100 & 4

Question 296

The marked price of a shirt is twice of the cost price. To earn a gain of 25%, what should be the discount percentage?

A. 37.5

B. 50

C. 75

D. 52.5

Question 297

The arithmetic mean of the marks scored by students of a class is 58. 20% of them secured a mean score of 60. The mean score of another 30% of the students was 40. The mean score of the remaining students is

A. 65

B. 66

C. 68

D. 70

Question 298

X has twice as much money as that of Y and Y has 50% more money than that of Z. If the average money of all of them is Rs. 110, then the money, which X has is :

A. Rs. 55

B. Rs. 60

C. Rs. 90

D. Rs. 180

Question 299

In a class of 65 students and 4 teachers, each student got sweet that are 20% of the total number of students and each teacher got sweets that are 40% of the total number of students. How many sweets are there ?

A. 104

B. 845

C. 949

D. 897

Question 300

Two persons contested an election of Parliament. The winning candidate secured 57% of the total votes polled and won by a majority of 42000 votes. The number of total votes polled is :

A. 500000

B. 600000

C. 300000

D. 400000

Question 301

One-third of the boys and one-half of the girls of a college participated in a sport. If the number of participating students is 300, out of which 100 are boys. What is the total number of students in the college?

A. 500

B. 300

C. 600

D. 700

Question 302

In an examination, the percentage of students qualified to the number of students appeared from school A is 70%. In school B, the number of students appeared is 20% more than the students appeared from school A and the number of students qualified from school B is 50% more than the students qualified from school A. What is the percentage of students qualified to the number of students appeared from school B ?

A. 30%

B. 70%

C. 78.50%

D. 87.50%

Question 303

If 40% of x = y, then y% of 40 is same as _____ of x.

A. 16%

B. 4%

C. 8%

D. 160%

Question 304

If three successive discounts of 20%, 30% and 40% are given, then what will be the net discount (in percentage)?

A. 80

B. 87.6

C. 90

D. 66.4

Question 305

When a number is increased by 21, it becomes 114% of itself. What is the number?

A. 150

B. 252

C. 315

D. 189

Question 306

The price of a product after getting 20% discount is Rs 3,024 which includes 5% tax on selling price. What was the marked price (in Rs) of the product?

A. 3780

B. 2742

C. 3600

D. 2880

Question 307

36 is what percent of 80?

A. 54

B. 45

C. 60

D. 64

Question 308

If "basis points" are defined so that 1 percent is equal to 100 basis points, then by how many basis points is 82.5 percent greater than 62.5 percent?

A. 0.2

B. 20

C. 200

D. 2000

Question 309

If a 36 inches long strip cloth shrinks to 33 inches after being washed, how many inches long will the same strip remain after washing if it were 48 inches long?

A. 47 inches

B. 44 inches

C. 45 inches

D. 46 inches

Question 310

If 35% of A is equal to 60% of B, then what is the ratio of A and B?

A. 8 : 13

B. 12 : 7

C. 2 : 3

D. 13 : 7

Question 311

There is a 4% increase in volume when a liquid freezes to its solid state. The percentage decrease when solid melts to liquid again, is

A. 3 3/13%

B. 4%

C. 4 1/13%

D. 3 11/13%

Question 312

Solve this : (12% of 555) + (15% of 666) = ?

A. 166.5

B. 167.5

C. 168.5

D. None of these

Question 313

An agent, gets a commission of 2.5% on the sales of cloth. If on a certain day, he gets Rs. 12.50 as commission, the cloth sold through him on that day is worth

A. 300

B. 500

C. 700

D. 900

Question 314

15% of a number, when added to 30% of another, gives 24% of the sum of the two numbers. The bigger number is 4 more than the smaller one. What are the numbers?

A. 6, 10

B. 8, 12

C. 10, 14

D. 12, 16

Question 315

From a container having pure milk, 20% is replaced by water and the process is repeated thrice. At the end of the third operation, the milk is :

A. 40% pure

B. 50% pure

C. 51.2% pure

D. 58.8% pure

Question 316

If L exceeds K by 30%, then K is less than L by ?

A. 14 2/5 %

B. 23 1/3 %

C. 20 %

D. 16 %

Question 317

Ticket for an adult is Rs 1600 and a child is Rs 1200. 1 child goes free with two adults. If a group has 23 adults and 10 children what is the discount the group gets?

A. 25.95 percent

B. 24.59 percent

C. 25.77 percent

D. 31.60 percent

Question 318

Solve this : (7.9% of 134) - (3.4% of 79) = ?

A. 7.3

B. 7.8

C. 8.1

D. None of the above

Question 319

Population of a town increase 2.5% annually but is decreased by 0.5% every year due to migration. What will be the percentage increase in 2 years?

A. 5%

B. 4.04%

C. 4%

D. 3.96%

Question 320

The price of an article is cut by 24%, to restore to its original value, the new price must he increased by ______.

A. 24 percent

B. 19.35 percent

C. 30 percent

D. 31.58 percent

Question 321

In a class, the number of girls is 20% more than that of the boys. The strength of the class is 66. If 4 more girls are admitted to the class, the ratio of the number of boys to that of the girls is :

A. 1 : 2

B. 3 : 4

C. 1 : 4

D. 3 : 5

Question 322

A's salary was decreased by 50% and subsequently increased by 50%. How much percent does he lose ?

A. 25%

B. 30%

C. 20%

D. No loss

Question 323

At an examination in which maximum marks are 500. P got 10% less than Q, Q got 25% more than R and R got 20% less than S. If P got 360 marks what percentage of marks was obtained by S ?

A. 77

B. 74

C. 80

D. 83

Question 324

In Veeru Bhai Pvt.limited company 60% of the employees are men and 48% of the employees are Engineer and 66.6% of these are men. The percentage of women who are not engineers:

A. 33.33%

B. 60%

C. 52%

D. 46.66%

Question 325

The square of a positive number is 2000% greater than the number itself, then the square of that number is :

A. 1762

B. 1635

C. 441

D. 139

Question 326

In a hostel the rent per room is increased by 20%. If number of rooms in the hostel is also increased by 20% and the hostel is always full, then what is the percentage change in the total collection at the cash counter?

A. 30%

B. 40%

C. 44%

D. 48%

Question 327

405 sweets were distributed equally among children in such a way that the number of sweets received by each child is 20% of the total number of children. How many sweets did each child recieve ?

A. 9

B. 10

C. 11

D. 12

Question 328

Solve this : 36% of 365 + (?)% of 56.2 = 156.69

A. 30

B. 35

C. 40

D. 45

Question 329

What is 70 of 50?

A. 35

B. 38

C. 42

D. 44

Question 330

In a City, 35% of the population is composed of migrants, 20% of whom are from rural areas. Of the local population, 48% is female while this figure for rural and urban migrants is 30% and 40% respectively. If the total population of the city is 728400, what is its female population ?

A. 324138

B. 349680

C. 509940

D. None of these

Question 331

A saves 20% of his monthly salary. If his monthly expenditure is Rs. 6000, then his monthly savings is :

A. Rs. 1500

B. Rs. 1800

C. Rs. 1200

D. Rs. 4800

Question 332

Two numbers are 50% and 80% lesser than a third number. By how much percent is the second number to be enhanced to make it equal to the first number?

A. 150 percent

B. 60 percent

C. 30 percent

D. 37.5 percent

Question 333

Jalal, Amit and Feroz enter into partnership. Jalal invests 4 times as much as Amit and Amit invests three-fourth of what Feroz invests. At the end of the financial year, the total profit earned is Rs. 19,000. Find the share for Jalal.

A. Rs. 15000

B. Rs. 12000

C. Rs. 13000

D. Rs. 10000

Question 334

If 35% of (x + y) = 40% of (x – y), then x is what percentage of y?

A. 1500

B. 150

C. 15

D. 105

Question 335

The price of rice has increased by 60%. In order to restore the original price, the new price must be reduced by

A. 33 1/3%

B. 37 1/2%

C. 40%

D. 45%

Question 336

A’s salary is 50% more than B’s. How much percent is B’s salary less than A’s?

A. 24.5%

B. 29.5%

C. 31.3%

D. 33.3%

Question 337

Solve [180% of (?)] ÷ 2 = 504

A. 400

B. 480

C. 560

D. 600

Question 338

A and B are two fixed points 5 cm apart and C is a point on AB such that AC is 3cm. if the length of AC is increased by 6%, the length of CB is decreased by

A. 6%

B. 7%

C. 8%

D. 9%

Question 339

In a village, each of the 60% of families has a cow; each of the 30% of families has a buffalo and each of the 15% of families has both a cow and buffalo. In all there are 96 families in the village. How many families do not have a cow or a buffalo ?

A. 20

B. 24

C. 26

D. 28

Question 340

The salary of Mr. X is 30% more than that of Mr. Y . Find what percent of Mr. Y’s salary is less than Mr. X’s ?

A. 24%

B. 23 1/3%

C. 25 1/2%

D. 22 8/9 %

Question 341

The weights of two iron balls are 3.5 kg and 7.5 kg. What is the percentage weight of the 1st ball with respect to 2nd ball.

A. 46 2/3%

B. 35%

C. 46 1/3%

D. 45%

Question 342

Daily local train ticket costs Rs 110 and Monthly Pass costs Rs 2524.5. If Ram buys the monthly pass and travel for 27 days in a month than he will save_____.

A. 14 percent

B. 15 percent

C. 12 percent

D. 25 percent

Question 343

In a test, minimum passing percentage for girls and boys are 45% and 60% respectively. A boy scored 767 marks and failed by 313 marks. What are the minimum passing marks for girls?

A. 910

B. 920

C. 840

D. 810

Question 344

90% of X = 40% of Y and Y = a% of X. What is the value of a?

A. 225

B. 125

C. 2.25

D. 1.25

Question 345

If the cost price of an article is Rs x . It is marked up by 100%. It is sold at Rs 1,200 after giving 20% discount. What is value of x?

A. 750

B. 1500

C. 1000

D. 2000

Question 346

Nandini Basu bought an article for Rs. 5844. She gave Rs. 156 to a mechanic to remove its defect. She then sold it for Rs. 5700. What was her loss percent ?

A. 5%

B. 5.50%

C. 2.50%

D. 2.46%

Question 347

Find the marked price if the selling price is Rs. 9250 and discount is 7.5%.

A. 9000

B. 8556.25

C. 10000

D. 9943.75

Question 348

Kalyan purchased a Maruti van for Rs. 1,96,000 and the rate of depreciation is 14(2/7) % per annum. Find the value of the van after two years ?

A. Rs. 1,24,000

B. Rs. 1,44,000

C. Rs. 1,32,000

D. Rs. 1,62,000

Question 349

Depreciation applicable to an equipment is 20%. The value of the equipment 3 years from now will be less by :

A. 45%

B. 48.80%

C. 51.20%

D. 60%

Question 350

Ticket for an adult is Rs 1200 and a child is Rs 800 respectively. One child goes free with two adults. If a group has 25 adults and 5 children what is the discount the group gets?

A. 17.24 percent

B. 24. percent

C. 24.41 percent

D. 11.76 percent

Question 351

A reduction of 10% in the price of cloth enables a man to buy 6 meters of cloth more for Rs. 2160. Find the reduced price and also the original price of cloth per meter.

A. Rs. 36, Rs. 40

B. Rs. 40, Rs. 36

C. Rs. 36, Rs. 44

D. Rs. 44, Rs. 36

Question 352

Every day a mango seller sells half his stock, 10% of the stock overnight gets spoiled. If 1983 mangoes rotted over 3 nights then how many did hi start with on the first day ?

A. 25000

B. 24000

C. 30000

D. 32000

Question 353

If the price of kerosene be raised by 11%, find by how much percent a house holder must reduce his consumption of kerosene so as not to increase his expenditure?

A. 11%

B. 9.09%

C. 11.09%

D. 8.25%

Question 354

Rajeev buys good worth Rs. 6650. He gets a rebate of 6% on it. After getting the rebate, he pays sales tax @ 10%. Find the amount he will have to pay for the goods.

A. Rs. 6876.10

B. Rs. 6999.20

C. Rs. 6654

D. Rs. 7000

Question 355

54% of 4000 is

A. 2025

B. 2172

C. 2232

D. 2160

Question 356

The population of a town increases every year by 4%. If its present population is 50,000, then after 2 years it will be

A. 53900

B. 54000

C. 54080

D. 54900

Question 357

A book consist of 30 pages, 25 line on each page and 35 characters on each line. If this content is written in another note book consisting 30 lines and 28 characters per line then the required no. of pages will how much percent greater than previous pages?

A. 4.16%

B. 5%

C. 6.66%

D. 7%

Question 358

Two numbers are 35% and 42% are less than a third number .How much percent is the second number less than the first ?

A. 10.769 %

B. 11.23 %

C. 10.4 %

D. 9.87 %

Question 359

In a test, minimum passing percentage for girls and boys is 35% and 40% respectively. A boy scored 483 marks and failed by 117 marks. What is the minimum passing marks for girls ?

A. 625

B. 525

C. 425

D. 325

Question 360

If 1 shirt is offered free on purchase of 3 shirts priced Rs 500 each, then what is the effective discount on each shirt?

A. 30 percent

B. 33 percent

C. 20 percent

D. 25 percent

Question 361

A reduction of 10% in the price of an apple enable a man to buy 10 apples more for Rs. 54. The reduced price of apples per dozen is :

A. Rs. 6.48

B. Rs. 12.96

C. Rs. 10.80

D. Rs. 14.40

Question 362

Two numbers are 50% and 90% lesser than a third number. By how much percent is the second number to be enhanced to make it equal to the first number?

A. 80 percent

B. 40 percent

C. 44.44 percent

D. 400 percent

Question 363

What is 20% of 25% of 300 ?

A. 150

B. 60

C. 45

D. 15

Question 364

What will be the answer : 140% of 56 + 56% of 140 = ?

A. 78.4

B. 87.4

C. 156.6

D. None of the above

Question 365

Solve this : (23.6% of 1254) - (16.6% of 834) = ?

A. 153.5

B. 155.5

C. 157.5

D. 159.5

Question 366

Ticket for all but 100 seats in a 10000 seat stadium were sold. Of the ticket sold, 20% were sold at half price and the remaining tickets were sold at the full price of Rs. 20. The total revenue from the ticket sales, (in Rs.) was :

A. 158400

B. 178200

C. 180000

D. 198000

Question 367

From 5 litres of a 20% solution of alcohol in water, 2 litres of solution is taken out and 2 litres of water is added to it. Find the strength of alcohol in the new solution.

A. 10%

B. 12%

C. 15%

D. 18%

Question 368

The income of a company increases 20% per annum. If its income is Rs. 2664000 in the year 2012. Then its income in the year 2010 was :

A. Rs. 2120000

B. Rs. 1850000

C. Rs. 2820000

D. Rs. 2855000

Question 369

A man spends 35% of his income on food, 25% on children's education and 80% of the remaining on house rent. What percent of his income he is left with ?

A. 6 %

B. 8 %

C. 10 %

D. 12 %

Question 370

In some quantity of ghee, 60% is pure ghee and 40% is vanaspati. If 10 kg of pure ghee is added, then the strength of vanaspati ghee becomes 20%. The original quantity was :

A. 10 kg

B. 15 kg

C. 20 kg

D. 25 kg

Question 371

Income tax is raised from 4 paise to 5 paise in a rupee but the revenue is increased by 10% only. Find the decrease percent in the amount taxed.

A. 12%

B. 14%

C. 16%

D. None of these

Question 372

After a discount of 23% an article is sold for Rs 1848. What is the marked price (in Rs) of the article?

A. 2150

B. 2275

C. 2350

D. 2400

Question 373

If on an item there is 12% discount on the marked price of Rs 10,000 but the item is sold at Rs 8,360 only then what additional discount (in %) did the customer get?

A. 6

B. 7

C. 5

D. 8

Question 374

If on a Sale there is 30% discount on the marked price of Rs 2500, but the sale is done at Rs 1400 only. What additional discount (in %) did the customer get?

A. 10

B. 20

C. 15

D. 25

Question 375

A man's annual income has increased by Rs 5 lakhs but the tax on income that he has to pay has reduced from 12% to 10%. He now pays Rs 10,000 more income tax. What is his increased income (in Rs lakhs)?

A. 20

B. 25

C. 15

D. 10

Question 376

In an examination there were 640 boys and 360 girls, 60% of boys and 80% of were successful. The percentage of failure was :

A. 20%

B. 60%

C. 30.50%

D. 32.80%

Question 377

A reduction of 21% in the price of wheat enables a person to buy 10.5 kg more for Rs. 100. What is the reduced price per kg ?

A. Rs. 2

B. Rs. 2.25

C. Rs. 2.30

D. Rs. 2.50

Question 378

A number x is mistakenly divided by 10 instead of being multiplied by 10. what is the percentage error in the result?

A. -99%

B. -100%

C. +99%

D. +100%

Question 379

Asha's monthly income is 60% of Deepak's monthly income and 120% of Maya's income. What is Maya's monthly income if Deepak's monthly income is Rs. 78000 ?

A. Rs. 36000

B. Rs. 39000

C. Rs. 42000

D. Cannot be determined

Question 380

0.06% of 250% of 1600 is _________.

A. 24

B. 0.24

C. 0.024

D. 2.4

Question 381

The ratio of the number of boys and girls in school at 8 : 12. If 50% of boys and 25% of girls are getting scholarship for their studies, what is the percentage of school students who are not getting any scholarships ?

A. 65%

B. 66%

C. 67%

D. 68%

Question 382

In a factory 60% of the workers are above 30 years and of these 75% are male and the rest are females. If there are 1350 male workers above 30 years, the total number of workers in the factory is :

A. 3000

B. 2000

C. 1800

D. 1500

Question 383

By how much percent is four-fifths of 70 lesser than five-sevenths of 112 ?

A. 24%

B. 30%

C. 36%

D. 42%

Question 384

The charges for a five-day trip by a tourist bus for one full ticket and a half-ticket are Rs. 1440 inclusive of boarding charges which are same for a full ticket and a half-ticket. The charges for the same trip for 2 full tickets and one half-ticket inclusive of boarding charges are Rs. 2220. The fare for a half-ticket is 75% of the full ticket. Find the fare and the boarding charges separately for one full ticket.

A. Rs. 580, Rs. 400

B. Rs. 280, Rs. 200

C. Rs. 480, Rs. 300

D. Rs. 380, Rs. 400

Question 385

Aman's expense is 30% more than Vimal's and Vimal's expense is 10% less than Raman's. If the sum of their expenses is Rs. 6447, then what would be Aman's expense ?

A. Rs. 1890

B. Rs. 2100

C. Rs. 2200

D. Rs. 2457

Question 386

4 45 of 259.99 = ? % of 1247.9

A. 96

B. 100

C. 78

D. 88

Question 387

In a city, 40% of the people are illiterate and 60% are poor. Among the rich, 10% are illiterate. The percentage of the illiterate poor population is

A. 36

B. 60

C. 50

D. 40

Question 388

The price of an article is cut by 3%. To restore to its original value, the new price must be increased by

A. 3 percent

B. 7.11 percent

C. 3.09 percent

D. 2.69 percent

Question 389

If 5/6th of 7/6th of a number is 140, then 9/4th of that number is

A. 225

B. 87

C. 301

D. 324

Question 390

If A is 6 times more than B, then by what percentage is B is less than A?

A. 64.82

B. 83.33

C. 28.56

D. 85.71

Question 391

In an examination 70% of the candidate passed in English, 80% passed in Mathematics, 10% failed in both subjects. If 144 candidates passed in both, the total number of candidates was :

A. 125

B. 200

C. 240

D. 375

Question 392

If C = 1200 and D = 1500, then D is how much percent more than C?

A. 20

B. 33.33

C. 25

D. 125

Question 393

A person purchase 50 mangoes he sells 10 at 20% profit, 20 at 30% profit and rest got rotten. Find its total loss or profit%?

A. 28%

B. 26%

C. 24%

D. 22%

Question 394

In a class of 80 students and 5 teachers, each student got sweets that are 15% of the total number of students and each teacher got sweets that are 25% of the total number of students. How many sweets were there?

A. 1060

B. 960

C. 1020

D. 920

Question 395

In an assembly election, a candidate got 55% of the total valid votes. 2% of the total votes were declared invalid. If the total number of voters is 104000, then the number of valid votes polled in favour of the candidate is :

A. 56506

B. 56650

C. 56560

D. 56056

Question 396

On a test consisting of 250 questions, Jassi answered 40% of the first 125 questions correctly. What percent of the other 125 questions does she need to answer correctly for her grade on the entire exam to be 60% ?

A. 60%

B. 75%

C. 80%

D. Cannot be determined

Question 397

If P = 5X and Q = X, then P is how much percentage more than Q?

A. 80

B. 320

C. 500

D. 400

Question 398

In an examination, 5% of the applicants were found ineligible and 85% of the eligible candidates belonged to the general category. If 4275 eligible candidates belonged to other categories, then how many candidates applied for the examination?

A. 30000

B. 35000

C. 37000

D. 39000

Question 399

Solve 30 + (.0825 x 30) + (15% x 30)

A. 24.75

B. 36.975

C. 34.652

D. 26.354

Question 400

A and B are two fixed points 5 cm apart and C is a point on AB such that AC is 3 cm. If the length of AC is increased by 6%, the length of CB is decreased by :

A. 6%

B. 7%

C. 8%

D. 9%

Question 401

Krishna's present salary is Rs. 3500. It will increase by 10% next year. What will be Krishna's salary after the increment ?

A. Rs. 3850

B. Rs. 3950

C. Rs. 4000

D. Rs. 3900

Question 402

Christy donated 10% of his income to an orphanage and deposited 20% of the remainder in his bank. If he has now Rs. 7200 left, what is his income :

A. Rs. 10000

B. Rs. 8000

C. Rs. 9000

D. Rs. 8500

Question 403

If 20% of a = b, then b% of 20 is the same as:

A. 4% of a

B. 5% of a

C. 20% of a

D. None of these

Question 404

Write 0.125 as a percent %?

A. 12%

B. 12.5%

C. 13%

D. 13.5%

Question 405

The difference of two numbers is 20% of the larger number. If the smaller number is 20, then the larger number is :

A. 25

B. 45

C. 50

D. 80

Question 406

In a class consisting of boys and girls, there are 45 students. If three fifth of the students are boys, find the number of boys in the class.

A. 25

B. 26

C. 27

D. 28

Question 407

Solve this : (0.85% of 405) + (2.25% of 550) = ?

A. 13.8175

B. 14.7125

C. 15.715

D. None of the above

Question 408

If 20% of a = b, then b% of 20 is the same as :

A. 4% of a

B. 6% of a

C. 8% of a

D. 10% of a

Question 409

What percentage of numbers from 1 to 70 have 1 or 9 in the unit's digit?

A. 1%

B. 14%

C. 20%

D. 21%

Question 410

The sum of two numbers is 520. If the bigger number is decreased by 4% and the smaller number is increased by 12% then the numbers obtained are equal. The smaller number is :

A. 280

B. 240

C. 210

D. 300

Question 411

If 6/7th of 8/5th of a number is 192, then 3/4th of that number is _____.

A. 105

B. 77

C. 36

D. 80

Question 412

A candidate who gets 20% marks in a examination fails by 30 marks but another candidate who gets 32% gets 42 marks more than the pass marks. Then the percentage of pass marks is :

A. 52%

B. 50%

C. 33%

D. 25%

Question 413

Cost price of a refrigerator is Rs 13400. If loss percentage is 4%, then what is the selling price (in Rs) of the refrigerator?

A. 12203

B. 12864

C. 14420

D. 11312

Question 414

While purchasing one item costing Rs. 400, I had to pay the sales tax at 7% and on another costing Rs. 6400, the sales tax was 9%. What percent of the sales tax I had to pay, taking the two items together on an average ?

A. 8 + 15/17

B. 2 + 13/17

C. 3 + 2/17

D. 5 + 13/12

Question 415

The ratio of the number of boys to that of girls in a village is 3 : 2. If 30% of boys and 70% of girls appeared in an examination, the ratio of the number of students, appeared in the examination to that not appeared in the same examination is :

A. 1 : 1

B. 27 : 23

C. 9 : 14

D. 23 : 27

Question 416

The value of a machine depreciates at the rate of 12 percent per annum. It was purchased three years ago. Its present value is Rs. 29644.032. What was the purchase price of the machine ?

A. Rs. 38900

B. Rs. 39000

C. Rs. 43500

D. Rs. 48700

Question 417

If y% of y is 289, then what is the value of y?

A. 149

B. 160

C. 170

D. 173

Question 418

What percent is 120 of 85 ?

A. 133.33 %

B. 141.17 %

C. 145.54 %

D. 139.29 %

Question 419

In an ornament the ratio of gold and copper is 3:2. The percentage of gold in the ornament is:

A. 60

B. 40

C. 30

D. 20

Question 420

What percent of Rs. 2650 is Rs. 1987.50 ?

A. 60%

B. 75%

C. 80%

D. 90%

Question 421

Find the number : 85% of 420 + ?% of 1080 = 735

A. 25

B. 30

C. 35

D. 40

Question 422

In a factory there are three types of Machines M1 , M2 and M3 which produces 25%, 35% and 40% of the total products respectively. M1, M2 and M3 produces 2% , 4% and 5% defective products, respectively. What is the percentage of non-defective products?

A. 89%

B. 97.1%

C. 96.1%

D. 86.1%

Question 423

25% of 25% Is Equal To

A. 0.0625

B. 0.021

C. 0.03145

D. 0.321

Question 424

Mr. More spent 20% of his monthly income on food and 15% on children's education. 40% of the remaining he spent on entertainment and transport together and 30% on medical. He is left with an amount of Rs. 8775 after all these expenditures. What is Mr. More's monthly income ?

A. Rs. 35000

B. Rs. 38000

C. Rs. 40000

D. None of the above

Question 425

The population of a town increases every year by 4%. If population was 50000 in starting, then after two years will be :

A. 53900

B. 54000

C. 54080

D. 54900

Question 426

Two discount of 8% and 12% are equal to a single discount of:

A. 20%

B. 19.04%

C. 22.96%

D. 22%

Question 427

After selling 5% of a quantity of sugar, 5 Kgs of sugar remains . Find the total quantity of sugar?

A. 19 Kg

B. 5519 kg

C. 100 kg

D. 95 kg

Question 428

A man had a certain amount with him. He spent 20% of that to buy any article and 5% of the remaining on transport. Then he gifted Rs. 120. If he is left with Rs. 1400, the amount he spent on transport is :

A. Rs. 76

B. Rs. 61

C. Rs. 95

D. Rs. 80

Question 429

If A exceeds B by 40%, B is less than C by 20%, then A : C is

A. 28 : 25

B. 26 : 25

C. 3 : 2

D. 3 : 1

Question 430

Two candidates fought an election. One of them got 62% of the total votes and won by 432 votes. What is the total number of votes polled ?

A. 1500

B. 1600

C. 1800

D. Cannot be determined

Question 431

A number, on subtracting 15 from it reduces to its 80%. What is 40% of the number ?

A. 75

B. 60

C. 30

D. 90

Question 432

3 is what percent of 5?

A. 45%

B. 60%

C. 72%

D. 80%

Question 433

1.14 expressed as a percent of 1.9 is :

A. 6%

B. 10%

C. 60%

D. 90%

Question 434

The population of a village increase by 5% annually. If its present population is 4410, then its population 2 years ago was:

A. 4500

B. 4000

C. 3800

D. 3500

Question 435

In a test Paran secured 63 marks that was also equivalent to obtaining 84% marks. How many marks was the test out of?

A. 80

B. 65

C. 75

D. 85

Question 436

Daily local train ticket costs Rs 30 and Monthly Pass costs Rs 670.8. If I buy the Monthly Pass and travel for 26 days in a month than I save?

A. 12 percent

B. 14 percent

C. 25 percent

D. 10 percent

Question 437

0.08% of 120% of 50,000 is equal to __________.

A. 480

B. 48

C. 4800

D. 4.8

Question 438

The list price of an article is Rs. 900. It is available at two successive discounts of 20% and 10% . The selling price of the article is:

A. Rs. 640

B. Rs. 648

C. Rs. 540

D. Rs. 548

Question 439

If 60% of A = 30% of B, B = 40% of C and C = x% of A, then value of x is :

A. 800%

B. 200%

C. 300%

D. 500%

Question 440

Gauri went to the stationers and bought things worth Rs. 25, out of which 30 paise went on sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was 6%, then what was the cost of the tax free items?

A. Rs. 15

B. Rs. 15.70

C. Rs. 19.70

D. Rs. 20

Question 441

In an election 4% of votes cast are invalid. A candidate gets 55% of casted votes and wins the election by 4200 votes. Find the total number of votes casted.

A. 30000

B. 43750

C. 45000

D. 42000

Question 442

Of the 50 researchers in a work group, 40% will be assigned to Team A and the remaining 60% to Team B. However, 70% of the researchers prefer team A and 30% prefer Team B. What is the least possible number of researchers who will not be assigned to the team they prefer ?

A. 15

B. 20

C. 30

D. 35

Question 443

Population of a district is 2,96,000 out of which 1,66,000 are male. 50% of the population is literate. If 70% males are literate, then the number of woman who are literate, is

A. 32200

B. 31800

C. 66400

D. 48000

Question 444

A batsman scored 110 runs which included 3 boundaries and 8 sixes. What percent of his total score did he make by running between the wickets?

A. 45%

B. 45(5/11)%

C. 54(6/11)%

D. 55%

Question 445

A man spends 15% of his income. If his expenditure is Rs. 75, his income (in rupees) is:

A. 400

B. 300

C. 750

D. 500

Question 446

A carpenter can build a cupboard in 64 hours. After 16 hours he takes a break. What fraction of the cupboard is yet to be built?

A. 0.6

B. 0.75

C. 0.2

D. 0.8

Question 447

15% of 32 is

A. 3.6

B. 4.8

C. 5.2

D. 5.8

Question 448

Each side of a rectangular field is diminished by 40%. By how much percent is the area of the field diminished ?

A. 32%

B. 64%

C. 25%

D. 16%

Question 449

10% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 20% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 33.6 percent

B. 30 percent

C. 22 percent

D. 28 percent

Question 450

The population of a town increased from 1,75,000 to 2,62,500 in a decade. The average percent increase of population per year is:

A. 4.37%

B. 5%

C. 6%

D. 8.75%

Question 451

Ramesh marks his article at Rs 6000 and after allowing a discount of 20%, he still earns 60% profit. What is the cost price (in Rs) of the article?

A. 3600

B. 4800

C. 3000

D. 4200

Question 452

A man wills 25% of his wealth to charity and rest to his family. What percent of the wealth willed to charity does the family get?

A. 200

B. 33.3

C. 300

D. 25

Question 453

The difference of two numbers is 15% of larger sum. The ratio of the larger number to the smaller number is :

A. 23 : 17

B. 11 : 9

C. 17 : 11

D. 23 : 11

Question 454

A person while buying a dress on sale spends Rs. 45 and saves Rs. 5, what is the percentage of his savings?

A. 5%

B. 10%

C. 15%

D. 20%

Question 455

80% of a smaller number is 4 less than 40% of a larger number. The larger number is 85 greater than the smaller one. The sum of these two number is

A. 325

B. 425

C. 235

D. 500

Question 456

The ratio of the number of boys and girls in a school is 3:2. If 20% of the boys and 25% of the girls are scholarship holders, the percentage of the school students who are not scholarship holders is

A. 56

B. 78

C. 70

D. 80

Question 457

The tax imposed on an article is decreased by 10% and its consumption is increased by 10%. Find the percentage change in revenue from it.

A. 10% increase

B. 2% decrease

C. 1% decrease

D. 11% increase

Question 458

The length of a rectangle is increased by 10% and breadth decreased by 10% Then the area of the new rectangle is :

A. Neither decreased nor increased

B. Increased by 1%

C. Decreased by 1%

D. Decreased 10%

Question 459

A shopkeeper marks up his wares by 60% and offers 10% discount. What will be the selling price (in Rs) if the cost price is Rs 7500?

A. 11800

B. 12800

C. 13800

D. 10800

Question 460

If the price of onion increases from Rs 24/kg to Rs 36/kg, then by what percentage a household should decrease the consumption of onion so thatexpenditure remains same?

A. 25

B. 33.33

C. 50

D. 20

Question 461

The costs of daily ticket of local train is Rs 160 and Monthly Pass costs Rs 2912. If I buy the Monthly Pass and travel for 26 days in a month then I save?

A. 25 percent

B. 22 percent

C. 18 percent

D. 30 percent

Question 462

Solve (550% of 250) ÷ 275 = (?)

A. 15

B. 1.5

C. 0.5

D. None of these

Question 463

The price of rice falls by 20%. How much rice can be bought now with the money that was sufficient to buy 20 kg of rice previously?

A. 5 kg

B. 15 kg

C. 25 kg

D. 30 kg

Question 464

A person subscribing to sky cable for a year pack Rs. 1785. If the monthly subscription is Rs. 175, how much discount does a yearly subscriber get?

A. 11%

B. 13%

C. 15%

D. 18%

Question 465

One hour is what percent of a day?

A. 5.6%

B. 4.16%

C. 3.35%

D. 6.7%

Question 466

Arun’s weight is 140% of Akhil’s weight. Nani’s weight is 90% of Shreyon’s weight. Shreyon’s weight is twice as much as Akhil’s. What percentage of Arun’s weight is Nani’s weight?

A. 76%

B. 77%

C. 78%

D. 79%

Question 467

In new government policy, the price of onion is raised by 35%. By what % should a person reduce onion consumption so that the expenditure on it does not increase?

A. 25%

B. 29%

C. 26%

D. 33%

Question 468

Marked price of an item is Rs 300. On purchase of 2 items discount is 24%, on purchase of 5 items discount is 38%. Rachna buys 7 items, what is the effective discount?

A. 17.5 percent

B. 20.4 percent

C. 34 percent

D. 12.8 percent

Question 469

An engineering student has to secure 36% marks to pass. He gets 53 and fails by 37 marks. Find the maximum marks.

A. 275 marks

B. 250 marks

C. 300 marks

D. 325 marks

Question 470

The population of a town is 1771561. If it had been increasing at 10% per annum, its population 6 years ago was :

A. 1000000

B. 1100000

C. 1210000

D. 1331000

Question 471

In the Bombay Stock Exchange there are 45% female employees and thus the number of male employees is exceeded by 72. Hence the total no. of employees in the BSE is:

A. 540

B. 720

C. 800

D. 550

Question 472

The percentage discount offered for "Buy 6 get 1 free is" ?

A. 85.78 %

B. 58. 48 %

C. 19.25 %

D. 14.285 %

Question 473

56% of 375 is:

A. 210

B. 196

C. 224

D. 168

Question 474

In a city, 35% of the population is composed of migrants, 20% of whom are from rural areas. Of the local population, 48% is female while this figure for rural and urban migrants is 30% and 40% respectively. What percentage of the total population comprises of females ?

A. 42.75%

B. 44.50%

C. 48%

D. None of these

Question 475

There are total 200 students in a school, of which 1/5th are boys. Find the number of girls in the school.

A. 160

B. 16

C. 140

D. 40

Question 476

1.14 expressed as a per cent of 1.9 is:

A. 6%

B. 10%

C. 60%

D. 90%

Question 477

Twelve percent of Kalyan's monthly salary is equal to the sixteen per cent of Nandu's monthly salary. Sarnesh's monthly salary is half that of Nandu's monthly salary. If sarnesh's annual salary is Rs. 1.08 lacs, What is Kalyan's monthly salary ?

A. 15000

B. 36000

C. 24000

D. 12500

Question 478

If the price of erasers goes down by 25%, a man can buy 2 more erasers for a rupee. How many erasers are available for a rupee ?

A. 2

B. 4

C. 6

D. 8

Question 479

If 2/3 of a pizza costs Rs.300, then 3/5 of a pizza will cost

A. Rs. 180

B. Rs. 250

C. Rs. 225

D. Rs. 270

Question 480

In an examination, 34% of the students failed in Mathematics and 42% faiied in English. If 20% of the students failed in both the subjects, then the percentage of students who passed in both the subjects was :

A. 34 %

B. 44 %

C. 54 %

D. 64 %

Question 481

An article was sold for Rs. 2,400 at a discount of 20%. Find the selling price, if the discount was 25%.

A. Rs. 2250

B. Rs. 2000

C. Rs. 1800

D. Rs. 2150

Question 482

Two students appeared for an examination. One of them secured 16 marks more than the other and his marks were 75% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are

A. 98 and 82

B. 49 and 33

C. 96 and 80

D. 24 and 8

Question 483

If 2 shirts are offered free on purchase of 3 shirts priced Rs 600 each, then what will be the effective discount on each shirt?

A. 30 percent

B. 66.67 percent

C. 40 percent

D. 25 percent

Question 484

The cost price of an article is Rs x. It is marked up by 200%. It is sold at Rs 540 after giving 25% discount. What is the value of x (in Rs)?

A. 360

B. 250

C. 300

D. 240

Question 485

In a factory there are three types of machine M1, M2 and M3 which produces 25%, 35% and 40% of the total products respectively. M1, M2 and M3 produces 2%, 4% and 5% defective products, respectively. what is the percentage of non-defective products ?

A. 89%

B. 97.10%

C. 96.10%

D. 86.10%

Question 486

A number reduced by 25% becomes 225. What percent should it be increase so that it becomes 390 ?

A. 25%

B. 30%

C. 35%

D. 45%

Question 487

What is better, to have 70% discount or 40 and 30% discount consequently ?

A. 40% is better

B. 70% is better

C. Both are same

D. None

Question 488

Due to increase of 33.33% in the price of apples, a customer can purchase 4 apples less for Rs 16. What is the original price (in paise) of an apple?

A. 100

B. 125

C. 150

D. 400/3

Question 489

20% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 15% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 30.8 percent

B. 30 percent

C. 12 percent

D. 32 percent

Question 490

If the price of a commodity is decreased by 20% and its consumption is increased by 10%, what will be the increase or decrease in the expenditure on the commodity?

A. increase 12%

B. decrease 12%

C. increase 16%

D. decrease 16%

Question 491

Ticket for an adult is Rs 1000 and a child is Rs 500. One child goes free with two adults. If a group has 17 adults and 5 children what is the discount the group gets?

A. 14.7 percent

B. 32 percent

C. 12.82 percent

D. 22 percent

Question 492

Express 6.72 % in ratio ?

A. 65 : 124

B. 42 : 625

C. 21 : 125

D. 37 : 442

Question 493

Distance between A and B is 72 km. Two men started walking from A and B at the same time towards each other. The person who started from A traveled uniformly with average speed of 4 km/hr. The other man traveled with varying speed as follows: In the first hour his speed 2 km/hr, in the second hour it was 2.5 km/hr, in the third hour it was 3 km/hr, and so on. When / where will they meet each other?

A. 7 hours after starting

B. 10 hours after starting

C. 35 km from A

D. Mid-way between A and B

Question 494

Marked price of an article is Rs 520 and selling price is Rs 384.8. What is the discount percentage?

A. 26

B. 24.42

C. 35.13

D. 29

Question 495

A shopkeeper marked a computer table for Rs.7,200. He allows a discount of 10% on it and yet makes profit of 8%. What will be his gain percentage if he does NOT allow any discount?

A. 20 %

B. 9 %

C. 18 %

D. 2 %

Question 496

3.2% of 500 × 2. 4% of ? = 312

A. 812.5

B. 829.75

C. 749.85

D. 799.5

Question 497

I paid Rs. 27.20 as sales tax on a watch worth Rs. 340. Find the rate of sales tax.

A. 8%

B. 9%

C. 10%

D. 12%

Question 498

Ramesh spent Rs. 38460 on the renovation of his home, Rs. 24468 on buying furniture and remaining 28% of the total amount he had as cash with him. What was the total amount ?

A. 87400

B. 92520

C. 88470

D. 90150

Question 499

5% of a = b, then b% of 20 is the same as __________.

A. 20% of a/2

B. 50% of a/20

C. 50% of a/2

D. 20% of a/20

Question 500

A businessman imported Laptops, worth Rs 210000, Mobile phones worth Rs 100000 and Television sets worth Rs 150000. He had to pay 10% duty on laptops, 8% on Phones and 5% on Television sets as a special case. How much total duty (in Rupees) he had to pay on all items as per above details?

A. 36500

B. 37000

C. 37250

D. 37500

Question 501

The population of a town is 200000. It increases annually at the rate of 10%. What will be the population after 2 years?

A. 240000

B. 242000

C. 221000

D. 244000

Question 502

After excluding stoppages, the speed of a bus is 60 kmph and after including stoppages, it is 45 kmph. For how many minutes does the bus stop per hour?

A. 10

B. 9

C. 12

D. 15

Question 503

In the recent, climate conference in New York, out of 700 men, 500 women, 800 children present inside the building premises, 20% of the men, 40% of the women and 10% of the children were Indians. Find the percentage of people who were not Indian?

A. 77%

B. 73%

C. 79%

D. 83%

Question 504

A big cube is formed by rearranging the 160 coloured and 56 non-coloured similar cubes in such a way that the expouser of the coloured cubes to the outside is minimum. The percentage of exposed area that is coloured is:

A. 25.90%

B. 44.44%

C. 35%

D. 32%

Question 505

1/4 of 12?

A. 4

B. 3

C. 2

D. 1

Question 506

A dealer marks his goods 20% above their cost prices. Then,he allows such a discount on the marked price so that he makes a profit of 8%. The rate of discount is:

A. 12%

B. 10%

C. 6%

D. 4%

Question 507

If A = 400 and B = 600, then A is how much percentage less than B?

A. 50

B. 66.66

C. 33.33

D. 25

Question 508

When 60% of a number is subtracted from another number, the second number reduces to its 52%, the ratio of the first number to the second number is :

A. 6 : 5

B. 5 : 3

C. 5 : 4

D. 4 : 5

Question 509

The price of pulses has increased by 25%. The percentage of reduction that a family should effect in the use of pulses so as not to increase the expenditure on this account is ?

A. 16%

B. 20%

C. 84%

D. 72%

Question 510

The population of a variety of tiny bush in an experimental field increased by 10% in the first year, increased by 8% in the second year but decreased by 10% in the third year. If the present number of bushes in the experimental field is 26730, then the number of bushes in the beginning was :

A. 25000

B. 27000

C. 28000

D. 24600

Question 511

Two number P & Q are 20 % and 28 % less then a number X. What is the percentage the number Q is smaller then the number P?

A. 10%

B. 23%

C. 12%

D. 13%

Question 512

If 75% of a number is added to 75, then the result is the number itself. The number is :

A. 100

B. 200

C. 300

D. 400

Question 513

At 20% discount the selling price of an article is Rs 2400, what is the selling price (in Rs) if the discount is 32.5%?

A. 2125

B. 2225

C. 2025

D. 2325

Question 514

An exhibition was conducted for 4 weeks. The number of tickets sold in 2nd workweek was increased by 20% and increased by 16% in the 3rd workweek but decreased by 20% in the 4th workweek. Find the number of tickets sold in the beginning, if 1392 tickets were sold in the last week ?

A. 1124

B. 1420

C. 1345

D. 1250

Question 515

The list price (marked price ) of an article is Rs. 900 and is available at two successive discounts of 20% and 10% ; the selling price of the article,in rupees, is

A. 640

B. 648

C. 720

D. 738

Question 516

5 kg of tea and 8 kg of sugar together cost Rs. 172. The price of tea has risen by 20% and that of sugar by 10%. Hence the same quantities of tea and sugar now cost Rs. 199.20. What is the original price of tea per kg ?

A. Rs. 16

B. Rs. 18

C. Rs. 19

D. Rs. 20

Question 517

In an examination, 5% of the applicants were found ineligible and 85% of the eligible candidates belonged to the general category. If 4275 eligible candidates belonged to other categories, then how many candidates applied for the examinations ?

A. 30000

B. 35000

C. 37000

D. None of these

Question 518

The value of a machine depreciates at the rate of 10% every year. It was purchased 3 years ago. If its present value is Rs. 8748, its purchase price was :

A. 10000

B. 12000

C. 14000

D. 16000

Question 519

In a mixture there is 15% of salt. When 30 liter of water is evaporated, salt becomes 20% of mixture. Find the initial quantity of mixture.

A. 120 liters

B. 110 liters

C. 125 liters

D. 115 liters

Question 520

A man spends 59% of his income and saves the rest. What percentage of his expenditure does he save?

A. 72.57 percent

B. 83.19 percent

C. 89.09 percent

D. 69.49 percent

Question 521

An electric bulb was bought at Rs. 4200. Its value depriciates at the rate of 8% per annum. Its value after one year will be

A. Rs. 3684

B. Rs. 3800

C. Rs. 3864

D. Rs. 3746

Question 522

Lucky started working 2 years ago. Her starting salary was half of Karthik's salary at that time. Each year since then Lucky and Karthik have received a rise of 10% in their respective salary. What percentage (to the nearest percent) of Karthik's current salary is Lucky's current salary ?

A. 75%

B. 22.5%

C. 35%

D. 50%

Question 523

If 31% of an electricity bill is deducted, Rs 1794 is still to be paid. How much was the original bill amount?

A. Rs 1369

B. Rs 2600

C. Rs 2636

D. Rs 1405

Question 524

10% of the voters did not cast their vote in an election between two candidates. 10% of the votes polled were found invalid. The successful candidate got 54% of the valid votes and won by a majority of 1620 votes. The number of voters enrolled on the voters list was :

A. 25000

B. 33000

C. 35000

D. 40000

Question 525

A man spend 20% of his monthly salary on his children's education and 50% of his salary on food and transport. After Paying the rent of Rs.1000, he is left with Rs.2000. What is his monthly salary?

A. 7000

B. 10000

C. 14000

D. 20000

Question 526

Marked price of an article is Rs 3600 and selling price is Rs 3132. What is the discount percentage?

A. 12%

B. 13%

C. 17.21%

D. 14.94%

Question 527

A college has raised 75% of the amount it needs for a new building by receiving an average donation of Rs. 600 from the people already solicited. The people already solicited represent 60% of the people, the college will ask for donations. If the college is to raise exactly the amount needed for the new building, what should be the average donation from the remaining people be solicited?

A. 300

B. 250

C. 400

D. 500

Question 528

To meet a government requirement, a bottler must test 5 percent of its spring water and 10 percent of its sparkling water for purity. If a customer ordered 120 cases of spring water and 80 cases of sparkling water, then what percent of all the cases must the bottler test before he can send it out ?

A. 6.50%

B. 7.00%

C. 7.50%

D. 8.00%

Question 529

If 35% of a number is 24 less than 50% of that number, then the number is ?

A. 80

B. 160

C. 100

D. 120

Question 530

Entry fee in an exhibition was Rs. 1. Later, this was reduced by 25% which increased the sale by 20%. The percentage increase in the number of visitors is :

A. 20 %

B. 40 %

C. 60 %

D. 80 %

Question 531

10% of 5 and 5% of 10 add up to

A. 0.1

B. 0.25

C. 1

D. 2.5

Question 532

If the shopkeeper sells an item at Rs 1000 which is marked as Rs 1250, then what is the discount he is offering?

A. 25 percent

B. 33.3 percent

C. 250 percent

D. 20 percent

Question 533

A person scores 45% of the total marks in the exam and still fails by 40 marks. The passing percentage of the exam is 55%. What is the maximum marks of the exam?

A. 300

B. 400

C. 350

D. 550

Question 534

If the price of a commodity is decreased by 20% and its consumption is increased by 20%, what will be the increase or decrease in expenditure on the commodity?

A. 4% increase

B. 4% decrease

C. 8% increase

D. 8% decrease

Question 535

A Rs 1000 box of cookies is offered at 10% discount and a Rs 400 bar of chocolate at 8% discount. If we buy 2 boxes of cookies and 3 bars of chocolate, what is the effective discount we get (in %)?

A. 9

B. 9.25

C. 8.75

D. 8.5

Question 536

1% of 1% of 25% 1000 is:

A. 0.025

B. 0.0025

C. 0.25

D. 2.50E-05

Question 537

In an examination a candidate got 30% marks and failed by 30 marks. If the passing marks are 60% of the total marks, then the maximum marks will be:

A. 450

B. 600

C. 300

D. 100

Question 538

A number is decreased by 10% and the resulting number is again decreased by 20%. What is the final percentage of decrease ?

A. 25%

B. 26%

C. 27%

D. 28%

Question 539

A bag contains 600 coins of 25p denomination and 1200 coins of 50p denomination. If 12% of 25p coins and 24% of 50p are removed, the percentage of money removed from the bag is nearly :

A. 15.60%

B. 17.80%

C. 21.60%

D. 30%

Question 540

A fruit seller had some apples. He sells 40% apples and still has 420 apples. Originally, he had:

A. 588 apples

B. 600 apples

C. 672 apples

D. 700 apples

Question 541

The population of a village is 5000 and it increases at the rate of 2% every year. After 2 years, the population will be:

A. 5116

B. 5202

C. 5200

D. 5204

Question 542

25% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 4% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 28 percent

B. 29.12 percent

C. 29 percent

D. 5 percent

Question 543

In a test, 14% of the students failed in Maths and 22% failed in Hindi. If 18% of the students failed in both the subjects, then the percentage of students who passed in both the subjects is

A. 46

B. 44

C. 42

D. 40

Question 544

Prasanna invested certain amount in three different schemes X, Y and Z with the rate of interest 10% p.a, 12% p.a and 15% p.a respectively. If the total interest accrued in one year was Rs. 3200 and the amount invested in Scheme Z was 150% of the amount invested in Scheme X and 240% of the amount invested in Scheme Y, what was the amount invested in Scheme Y by Prasanna ?

A. Rs.6000

B. Rs.4500

C. Rs.7500

D. Rs.5000

Question 545

In a certain month a base ball team that played 60 games had won 30% of its games played. After a phenomenal winning streak this team raised its average to 50%. How many games must the team have won in a row to attain this average ?

A. 12

B. 20

C. 24

D. 30

Question 546

When 75 added to 75% of a number, the answer is the number. Find 40% of that number.

A. 100

B. 80

C. 120

D. 160

Question 547

The actual area of a rectangle is 60 Cm2, but while measuring its length a student decreases it by 20% and the breadth increases by 25%. The percentage error in area, calculated by the student is :

A. 5%

B. 15%

C. 20%

D. No change

Question 548

Anand has drawn an angle of measure 45° 27' when he was asked to draw an angle of 45° . The percentage error in his drawing is ?

A. 0.50%

B. 1%

C. 1.50%

D. 2.00%

Question 549

At the college entrance examination, each candidate is admitted or rejected according to whether he has passed or failed the tests. Of the candidates who are really capable, 80% pass the tests and of the incapable, 25% pass the test. Given that 40% of the candidates are really capable, the proportion of capable college students is about:

A. 68%

B. 70%

C. 73%

D. 75%

Question 550

20% of 120?

A. 20

B. 24

C. 32

D. 36

Question 551

if the price of a book is first decreased by 25% and then increased by 20%, then the net change in the price will be :

A. 10

B. 20

C. 30

D. 40

Question 552

29 is 0.8% of?

A. 3625

B. 1450

C. 7250

D. 10875

Question 553

30% of 28% of 480 is the same as

A. 15% of 56% of 240

B. 60% of 28% of 240

C. 60% of 56% of 240

D. None of these

Question 554

Tanya got an increment of 15% in her salary. If her enhanced salary is Rs.14,030. What was her original salary?

A. Rs.12200

B. Rs.12300

C. Rs.12400

D. Rs.12000

Question 555

In a metro train there are 600 passengers out of which 34% are females. Fare of each male is Rs. 20 and each female's fare is 25% less than each male. What is the total revenue generated by all the passengers together?

A. Rs. 10880

B. Rs. 10980

C. Rs. 10740

D. Rs. 10680

Question 556

What is a percent of b divided by b percent of a?

A. a

B. b

C. 1

D. 10

Question 557

The enrolment of students in a school increases from 560 to 581. What is the percent increase in the enrolment ?

A. 2.75%

B. 3.25%

C. 3.72%

D. 3.75%

Question 558

A seller charges 28% more from a customer as GST on an article. If customer paid Rs. 4544, what is the cost price of the article?

A. Rs. 3550

B. Rs. 2650

C. Rs. 3840

D. Rs. 2450

Question 559

A fan is sold at a discount of 37.5%. If the marked price of the fan is Rs 7200, then what is the selling price (in Rs) of the fan?

A. 4500

B. 4350

C. 5240

D. 5120

Question 560

A farmer divides his herd of k cows among his 4 sons, so that one son gets one half of the herd, the second gets one-fourth, the third gets one-fifth and the fourth gets 9 cows. Then k is equal to ?

A. 160

B. 120

C. 140

D. 180

Question 561

On a certain date, Pakistan has a success rate of 60% against India in all the ODIs played between the two countries. They lost the next 30 ODIs in a row to India and their success rate comes down to 30%. The total number of ODIs played between the two countries is

A. 50

B. 45

C. 60

D. 30

Question 562

Rs 10,200 has to be divided between A,B & C so that A gets 2/3 of what B gets and B gets 1/4 of what C gets. How much more does C get over A (in Rs)?

A. 6000

B. 7200

C. 1800

D. 1200

Question 563

If the selling price is Rs 855 after getting a discount of 5%, what was the marked price?

A. Rs 897.75

B. Rs 812.25

C. Rs 814

D. Rs 900

Question 564

An individual pays 30% income tax. On this he has to pay a surcharge of 10%. Thus, the net tax rate, he has pay is :

A. 45%

B. 40%

C. 33%

D. 27%

Question 565

At an examination in which maximum marks are 500. K got 10% less than L, L got 25% more than M and M got 20% less than N. If K got 360 marks what percentage of marks was obtained by N ?

A. 80

B. 87

C. 78

D. 76

Question 566

In the expression xy2 , the value of both variables x and y are decreased by 20%. By this, the value of the expression is decreased by :

A. 40%

B. 48.80%

C. 51.20%

D. 80%

Question 567

82.5% of 2360?

A. 1960

B. 1954

C. 1947

D. 1931

Question 568

If three eighth of a number is 141. What will be the approximately value of 32.08% of this number ?

A. 101

B. 112

C. 104

D. 120

Question 569

If P = 350 and Q = 600, then P is how much percentage less than Q?

A. 41.66

B. 58.33

C. 71.42

D. 35.33

Question 570

Pranita got 30 marks more in Math than what she got in Science. Her Math marks are 60% of the sum of her Math and Science marks. What are her Science marks?

A. 90

B. 150

C. 120

D. 60

Question 571

Ramesh sold a phone at a loss of 5%. Had he sold it for Rs. 200 more, he would gave gained 15%. To gain 25%, he should sell it for

A. Rs.1175

B. Rs.1150

C. Rs.1225

D. Rs.1250

Question 572

Weight of Ayush and Abhishek are in the ratio of 6:11. Abhishek's weight increases by 25% and total weight of Ayush and Abhishek both increases by 40%. If total weight becomes 119 kg, then wat is the weight (in kg) of Ayush after the increment?

A. 45.5

B. 30

C. 50.25

D. 47.75

Question 573

What is the difference between 0.6 and 0.6% ?

A. 5.94

B. 0.594

C. 60

D. 54

Question 574

In Sabarmati Express, there as many wagons as there are the no. of seats in each wagon and not more than one passenger can have the same berth (seat). If the middlemost compartment carrying 25 passengers is filled with 71.428% of its capacity, then find the maximum no. of passengers in the train that can be accommodated if it has minimum 20% seats always vacant.

A. 500 seats

B. 786 seats

C. 980 seats

D. 1060 seats

Question 575

Two students appeared at an examination. One of them secured 9 marks more than the other and his marks was 56% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are:

A. 39, 30

B. 41, 32

C. 42, 33

D. 43, 34

Question 576

The ratio of the number of boys to that of girls in a school is 4 : 1. If 75% of boys and 70% of the girls are scholarship holders, then the percentage of students who do not get scholarship is :

A. 50%

B. 28%

C. 75%

D. 26%

Question 577

What percent of 88 is 33 ?

A. 34.50%

B. 35.50%

C. 36.50%

D. 37.50%

Question 578

What is 6% of 3,50,000?

A. 19500

B. 21000

C. 23600

D. 24000

Question 579

If the radius of a circle is increased by 15% its area increases by _____.

A. 30 percent

B. 32.25 percent

C. 15 percent

D. 16.125 percent

Question 580

If 21% of an electricity bill is discounted, Rs 1817 is still to be paid. How much was the original bill amount?

A. Rs 1502

B. Rs 2336

C. Rs 2300

D. Rs 1538

Question 581

A student appeared in the Mock CAT. The test paper contained 3 sections namely QA, DI and VA. The percentage marks in all VA was equal to the average of percentage marks in all the 3 sections. Coincidentally, if we reverse the digit of the percentage marks of QA we get the percentage marks of DI. The percentage marks in VA scored by student could be:

A. 81

B. 48

C. 66

D. 69

Question 582

What is the value of 20% of 500% of 50?

A. 0.5

B. 5000

C. 500

D. 50

Question 583

60 percent of 2/7 of three-fourth of a number is 2664. What is the number ?

A. 20720

B. 21352

C. 25421

D. 24150

Question 584

In company there are 75% skilled workers and reaming are unskilled. 80% of skilled workers and 20% of unskilled workers are permanent. If number of temporary workers is 126, then what is the number of total workers ?

A. 480

B. 510

C. 360

D. 377

Question 585

A man ordered a length of rope by telephone from his nearest hardware shop. But when a worker in the shop brought the rope, he found that the man on the telephone had miswritten the order by interchange feet and inches. As a result of this, the length of rope received was only 30% of the length he had ordered. The length of the rope which the man ordered was between :

A. 6 ft and 7 inches

B. 7$$\frac{1}{2}$$ ft and 9 ft

C. 9 ft and 2 inches

D. 10$$\frac{1}{2}$$ ft and 12 ft

Question 586

5% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 20% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 28.8 percent

B. 24 percent

C. 25 percent

D. 21 percent

Question 587

A trader sold a cycle at a loss of 10%. If the selling price had been increased by Rs. 200, there would have been a gain of 6%. The cost price of the cycle is

A. Rs.1200

B. Rs.1205

C. Rs.1250

D. Rs.1275

Question 588

64% of a number is 2592. What is 88% of that number ?

A. 3202

B. 3458

C. 3564

D. 3826

Question 589

A shop sells floor tiles at Rs. 48 per square meter. A contractor employs a machine that polishes the tiles that damages 10% of the total number of tiles which cannot be used any more. Calculate the amount that needs to be paid by contractor to tile shop owner, if the hall is of a square shape and has a perimeter of 400 meters?

A. Rs. 4,00,000

B. Rs. 5,00,000

C. Rs. 5,28,000

D. Rs. 3,65,000

Question 590

A jar can 20 litre milk. From the jar, 4 litres milk was taken out and replaced with an equal quantity of water. If 4 litres of the newly formed mixture is taken out of the can, then what is the final quantity of milk left in the can?

A. 14.5 lit

B. 12.8 lit

C. 11.6 lit

D. 10.46 lit

Question 591

A village lost 12% of its goats in a flood and 5% of remainder died from diseases. If the number left now is 8360. What was the original number before the flood ?

A. 1000

B. 10000

C. 100000

D. 8360

Question 592

A Shopkeeper charges sales tax of x% upto Rs.2,000 and above it he charges y%. A customer pays total tax of Rs 320, when he purchases the goods worth Rs. 6,000 and he pay's the total tax of Rs. 680 for the goods worth Rs. 12,000. The value of (x-y) is:

A. 0

B. -2

C. -4

D. 5

Question 593

If three-fifth of sixty percent of a number is 36, the number is :

A. 100

B. 80

C. 75

D. 90

Question 594

If 30% of A is added to 40% of B, the answer is 80% of B. What percentage of A is B ?

A. 30%

B. 40%

C. 70%

D. 75%

Question 595

If 3/4 of the weight of a brick is 7/8 kg, then 5/7 of the weight of the brick will be

A. 20/21 kg

B. 5/6 kg

C. 5/8 kg

D. 15/32 kg

Question 596

The price of an article is cut by 33%, to restore to its original value, the new price must he increased by

A. 33 percent

B. 49.25 percent

C. 24.81 percent

D. 41.25 percent

Question 597

A Number is increased by 20%. To get back to the orignal number, the increased number is to be reduced by

A. 20%

B. 21%

C. 16 2/3%

D. 14 1/3%

Question 598

After two successive discounts of 20% and 12% an article is sold for Rs 16896. What is the marked price (in Rs) of the article?

A. 21500

B. 23800

C. 22000

D. 24000

Question 599

A number is decreased by 10% and then increased by 10%. The number so obtained is 10 less than the original number. What was the oiginal number ?

A. 1000

B. 2000

C. 3000

D. 4000

Question 600

A book is sold at three successive discounts of 20%, 20% and 10%. What is the net discount (in percentage)?

A. 42.4

B. 48.6

C. 44.2

D. 40.4

Question 601

If 25% of an electricity bill is deducted, Rs 1788 is still to be paid. How much was the bill?

A. Rs 1430

B. Rs 2420

C. Rs 1466

D. Rs 2384

Question 602

When 60 is subtracted from 60% of a number, the result is 60. The number is :

A. 120

B. 150

C. 180

D. 200

Question 603

Heinz produces tomato puree by boiling tomato juice. Tomato puree has 20% water whereas tomato juice has 90% water.How many litres of tomato puree will be obtained from 20 litres of tomato juice ?

A. 2 litres

B. 3 litres

C. 2.5 litres

D. 5 litres

Question 604

Each edge of a cube is increased by 20% then the percentage increase in surface area of the cube is :

A. 144%

B. 40%

C. 44%

D. 72.8%

Question 605

In a college, number of boys is 75% of number of girls. Difference between boys and girls is 35. On a particular day 20% boys were absent, then find the number of boys those who present?

A. 72

B. 84

C. 93

D. 81

Question 606

A salesman gets commission on total sales at 9%. If the sale is exceeded Rs.10,000 he gets an additional commission as bonus of 3% on the excess of sales over Rs.10,000. If he gets total commission of Rs.1380, then the bonus he received is:

A. Rs.180

B. Rs.120

C. Rs.480

D. data insufficient

Question 607

58% of 350 is

A. 217

B. 203

C. 210

D. 196

Question 608

An ore contains 25% of an alloy that has 90% iron. Other than this, in the remaining 75% of the ore, there is no iron. How many kilograms of the ore are needed to obtain 60 kg of pure iron?

A. 250 kg

B. 275 kg

C. 300 kg

D. 266.66 kg

Question 609

A company pays rent of Rs. 25000 per month for office space to its owner. But if the company pays the annual rent at the beginning of the year the owner gives a discount of 5% on the total annual rent. What is the annual amount the company pays to the owner after the discount ?

A. Rs. 275000

B. Rs. 285000

C. Rs. 295000

D. Rs. 300000

Question 610

A man spend 7.5% of his money and after spending 75% of the remaining, he had Rs. 370 left. How much money did he have

A. 1200

B. 1600

C. 1500

D. 1400

Question 611

The cost of an article was Rs.75. The cost was first increased by 20% and later on it was reduced by 20%. The present cost of the article is:

A. Rs. 72

B. Rs. 60

C. Rs. 75

D. Rs. 76

Question 612

In a school, there are 100 students. 60% of the students are boys, 40% of whom play hockey and the girls don't play hockey, 75% of girls play badminton. There are only two games to be played. The number of student who don't play any game is:

A. 10%

B. 20%

C. 36%

D. None of the above

Question 613

In an examination, 34% of the students failed in Mathematics and 42% failed in English. If 20% of the students failed in both the subjects, then the percentage of students who passed in both the subjects was :

A. 44%

B. 50%

C. 54%

D. 56%

Question 614

If a retailer offers a discount of 28% on the marked price of his goods and thus ends up selling at cost price, what was the % mark up?

A. 18.25 percent

B. 22 percent

C. 38.88 percent

D. 28 percent

Question 615

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

Question 616

20 is 0.25% of?

A. 10000

B. 8000

C. 5000

D. 2500

Question 617

If the shopkeeper sells an item at Rs 450 which is marked as Rs 600, then what is the discount he is offering?

A. 33.33 percent

B. 25 percent

C. 20 percent

D. 30 percent

Question 618

A student multiplied a number by 3/5 instead of 5/3. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

A. 34%

B. 44%

C. 54%

D. 64%

Question 619

A user type a content on 20 sheets, each sheet consist of 55 lines, and each line can have 66 characters. The content is again retyped on another set of sheets, these new sheets have 65 lines and each line can take 70 characters. Calculate the reduction in sheets ?

A. 2 or 60%

B. 4 or 20%

C. 6 or 10%

D. 8 or 5%

Question 620

The population of a village is 25000. One-fifth are females and the rest are males, 5% of males and 40% of females are uneducated. What percentage on the whole are educated ?

A. 75%

B. 88%

C. 55%

D. 85%

Question 621

The average marks obtained in a class of 50 students is 70%. The average of first 25 is 60% and that of 24 is 80%. What is the marks obtained by the last student?

A. 90%

B. 60%

C. 80%

D. 70%

Question 622

By selling 175 pineapples, the gain is equal to the selling price of 50 pineapples. What is the gain percentage?

A. 28

B. 30

C. 32

D. 40

Question 623

Three candidates contested an election and received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get ?

A. 45%

B. 57%

C. 60%

D. 65%

Question 624

On a television of brand A the discount is 25% and on television of brand B the discount is 40%. The price of B after discount Rs 2,250 greater than the price of A after discount. What is the marked price of A (in Rs) if marked price of B is Rs 35,000?

A. 18750

B. 21000

C. 25000

D. 17850

Question 625

Rajeev buy goods worth Rs. 6650. He gets a rebate of 6% on it. After getting the rebate, he pays sale tax @ 10%. Find the amount he will have to pay for the goods ?

A. Rs. 6876.10

B. Rs. 6999.20

C. Rs. 6654

D. Rs. 7000

Question 626

A scored 72% in a paper with a maximum marks of 900 and 80% in another paper with a maximum marks of 700. If the result is based on the combined percentage of two papers, the combined percentage is :

A. 75.50%

B. 76%

C. 76.50%

D. 77%

Question 627

When a number is increased by 24, it becomes 115% of itself. What is the number?

A. 160

B. 250

C. 100

D. 200

Question 628

In an election 4% of the votes caste become invalid. Winner gets 55% of casted votes and wins the election by a margin of 4800 votes. Find the total number of votes casted.

A. 45000

B. 48000

C. 50000

D. 52000

Question 629

In an election between two candidates, the winning candidate has got 70% of the votes polled and has won by 15400 votes. What is the number of votes polled for loosing candidate?

A. 38500

B. 11550

C. 26950

D. 13550

Question 630

An alloy contains the copper and aluminum in the ratio of 7 : 4 While making the weapons from this alloy, 12% of the alloy got destroyed. If there is 12 kg of aluminum in the weapon, then weight of the alloy required is :

A. 14.4 kg

B. 37.5 kg

C. 40 kg

D. 48 kg

Question 631

Find the 92.5% of 550 = ?

A. 506.45

B. 508.75

C. 518.55

D. 521.65

Question 632

When a number is increased by 24, it becomes 110% of itself. What is the number?

A. 288

B. 360

C. 216

D. 240

Question 633

Tapas, Avi and Rishi shared a cake. Tapa had 1/2 of it, Rishi had 1/3 of it, and Avi had the rest. What was Avi's share of the cake?

A. 3/5

B. 2/6

C. 3/6

D. 1/6

Question 634

50% of a = b, then b% of 40 is the same as _________ of a.

A. 0.25

B. 0.16

C. 2

D. 0.2

Question 635

What percentage of the whole week does Ajay spend in office, if his office hours are 9 am to 5 pm from Monday to Friday ?

A. 33.33%

B. 23.81%

C. 25.86%

D. 42.23%

Question 636

A cloth merchant has announced 25% rebate in prices. If one needs to have a rebate of Rs. 40, then how many metres of cloth costing Rs. 32 per metre he should purchase

A. 6m

B. 5m

C. 10m

D. 7m

Question 637

The marked prices of big and small note books are Rs.10 and RS.15 respectively. A student bought 5 dozen small and 10 dozen big note books at a total discount of 5% Find the total discount amount.

A. Rs.100

B. Rs.110

C. Rs.120

D. Rs.130

Question 638

In a competitive examination, the average marks for the entire examination was 60 marks. If 20% of the applicants scored 85 marks and 25% scored 95 marks. What was the average marks of the remaining applicants in the examination ?

A. 60

B. 52

C. 45

D. 35

Question 639

The price of an article is cut by 42%, to restore to its original value, the new price must he increased by ______.

A. 42 percent

B. 72.41 percent

C. 29.58 percent

D. 52.5 percent

Question 640

If R = 97 and S = 155.2, then S is how much percentage more than R?

A. 60

B. 37.2

C. 58.4

D. 48

Question 641

The selling price of an article is Rs 816 if the discount on it is 15%. What would be the selling price of the article (in Rs) if the discount on it is 25%?

A. 750

B. 720

C. 800

D. 700

Question 642

An interval of 3 hours 40 minutes is wrongly estimated as 3 hours 45.5 minutes. The error percentage is :

A. 2.50%

B. 5%

C. 5.20%

D. 5.50%

Question 643

10% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 5% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 15.225 percent

B. 14.5 percent

C. 15 percent

D. 5.5 percent

Question 644

Raman's salary is increased by 5% this year. If his present salary is Rs. 1806, the last year's salary was :

A. Rs. 1720

B. Rs. 1620

C. Rs. 1520

D. Rs. 1801

Question 645

A student scored 32% marks in science subjects out of 300. How much should he score in language papers out of 200 if he is to get overall 46% marks ?

A. 72%

B. 67%

C. 66%

D. 60%

Question 646

The length, breadth and height of a room are in ratio 3:2:1. If breadth and height are halved while the length is doubled, then the total area of the four walls of the room will

A. remain the same

B. decrease by 13.64%

C. decrease by 15%

D. None of the above

Question 647

Find the : 38% of 341 = ?

A. 120.68

B. 129.58

C. 135.78

D. 136.28

Question 648

84% of a number is 105. The number is :

A. 120

B. 115

C. 112

D. 125

Question 649

In an election between two candidates, one got 55% of the total valid votes, 20% of the votes were invalid. If the total number of votes was 7500, the number of valid votes that the other candidate got, was :

A. 2500

B. 2700

C. 2900

D. 3100

Question 650

The marked price of a ceiling fan is Rs. 1200 and the shopkeeper allows a discount of 5 % on it. Then selling price of the fan is

A. Rs. 1410

B. Rs. 1400

C. Rs. 1140

D. Rs. 1104

Question 651

A photographer allows a discount of 10% on the advertised price of a camera. The price (in Rs) that must be marked on the camera, which cost him Rs 600, to make a profit of 20% would be

A. 650

B. 800

C. 700

D. 850

Question 652

A's income is 25% more than B's income. B's income is what percent of A's income?

A. 80

B. 75

C. 50

D. 25

Question 653

If 0.03 is X% of 0.3, then the value of X is :

A. 3

B. 10

C. 30

D. Cannot be determined

Question 654

If the total monthly income of 16 persons is Rs. 80800 and the income of one of them is 120% of the average income, them his income is :

A. Rs. 5050

B. Rs. 6060

C. Rs. 6160

D. Rs. 6600

Question 655

Australia scored a total of X runs in 50 overs. India tied the scores in 20% less overs. If India's average run rate had been 33.33% higher the scores would have been tied 10 overs earlier. Find how many runs were scored by Australia?

A. 250

B. 240

C. 200

D. None of the above

Question 656

If the radius of a circle is increased by 31% its area increases by ______.

A. 62 percent

B. 31 percent

C. 35.805 percent

D. 71.61 percent

Question 657

If the price of sugar is decreased by 18%, then a person can buy 16.2 kg sugar more for Rs 4500. What will be the new price (in Rs) of sugar per kg?

A. 40

B. 60

C. 45

D. 50

Question 658

In a college election between two candidates, one candidate got 55% of the total valid votes. 15% of the votes were invalid. If the total votes were 15200, what is the number of valid votes the other candidate got ?

A. 5814

B. 6840

C. 7106

D. 8360

Question 659

Ajay who is a King, at his eleventh hour, called his three queens and distributed his gold in the following way: He gave 50% of his wealth to his first wife, 50% of the rest to his second wife and again 50% of the rest to his third wife. If their combined share is worth1,30,900 kilograms of gold, find the quantity of gold King Ajay was having initially?

A. 153145 kgs

B. 147890 kgs

C. 152400 kgs

D. 149600 kgs

Question 660

The average of marks obtained by 100 candidates in a certain examination is 30. If the average marks of passed candidates is 35 and that of the failed candidates is 10, what is the number of candidates who passed the examinations ?

A. 60

B. 70

C. 80

D. 90

Question 661

Gaurav spends 30% of his monthly income on food articles, 40% of the remaining on conveyance and clothes and saves 50% of the remaining. If his monthly salary is Rs. 18,400, how much money does he save every month ?

A. 3864

B. 4903

C. 5849

D. 6789

Question 662

If A is equal to 20% of B and B is equal to 25% of C. Then what percentage of C equal to A ?

A. 10%

B. 15%

C. 5%

D. 20%

Question 663

After three successive equal percentage rise in the salary the sum of 100 rupees turned into 140 rupees and 49 paise. Find the percentage rise in the salary.

A. 12%

B. 22%

C. 66%

D. 82%

Question 664

Two successive discounts of 10% and 20% are equivalent to a single discount of

A. 28%

B. 27%

C. 25%

D. 30%

Question 665

On a machine there is 10% trade discount on the marked price of Rs 2,50,000. But the machine is sold at Rs 2,16,000 after giving a cash discount. How much is this cash discount (in %)?

A. 5

B. 4

C. 6

D. 7

Question 666

The value of a machine is Rs. 6250. It decreases by 10% during the first year, 20% during the second year and 30% during the third year, What will be the value of the machine after 3 years ?

A. Rs. 2650

B. Rs. 3050

C. Rs. 3150

D. Rs. 3510

Question 667

What will be the net discount (in percentage) for two successive discounts of 30% and 20%?

A. 50

B. 56

C. 44

D. 54

Question 668

If 5% of (P + Q) = 20% of (P – Q), then P is what percentage of Q?

A. 133.33

B. 166.66

C. 150

D. 171.33

Question 669

If 9/4th of 7/2 of a number is 126, then 7/2th of that number is _____.

A. 56

B. 284

C. 72

D. 26

Question 670

A batsman scored 180 runs which included 11 boundaries and 8 sixes. What percent of his total score did he make by running between the wickets ?

A. 62.45%

B. 51.42%

C. 48.88%

D. 47.32%

Question 671

A house owner wants to get his house painted. He is told that this would require 45 kg of paint allowing 6% wasting. And if the paint is available in 4 kg tins only, the number of tins required for painting the house is ?

A. 12

B. 13

C. 11

D. 10

Question 672

600 students took the test on physics and chemistry. 35% students failed in physics and 45% students failed in chemistry and 40% of those who passed in chemistry also passed in physics, then how many students failed in both:

A. 162

B. 138

C. 60

D. None of these

Question 673

12% of 70,000 is

A. 8400

B. 7200

C. 6000

D. 5600

Question 674

Out of the total production of iron from hematite, an ore of Iron, 20% of the ore gets wasted, and out of the remaining iron, only 25% is pure iron. If the pure iron obtained in a year from a mine of hematite was 80,000 kg, then the quantity of hematite mined from that mine in the year is

A. 5,00,000 kg

B. 4,00,000 kg

C. 4,50,000 kg

D. None of these

Question 675

A man wills 40% of his wealth to his wife and rest to his children. What percent of the wealth willed to the wife do the children get?

A. 150

B. 66.6

C. 50

D. 20

Question 676

Ram Naresh got two successive discounts, a bag with a list price of Rs.400 is available at Rs. 160. If the second discount is 20%, find the first discount.

A. 40%

B. 30%

C. 50%

D. 80%

Question 677

In an examination, 1100 boys and 900 girls appeared, 50% of the boys and 40% of the girls passed the examination. The percentage of candidates who failed :

A. 45%

B. 45.50%

C. 50%

D. 54.50%

Question 678

A student scores 55% marks in 8 papers of 100 marks each. He scores 15% of his total marks in English. How much does he score in English ?

A. 44

B. 45

C. 66

D. 77

Question 679

? % of 450 + 46% of 285 = 257.1

A. 31

B. 28

C. 32

D. 34

Question 680

If 25% of a number is subtracted from a second number, the second number reduces to its four-sixth. What is the ratio of the first number to the second number ?

A. 4:3

B. 2:3

C. 3:2

D. 5:3

Question 681

A man lost half of its initial amount in the gambling after playing 3 rounds. The rule of gambling is that if he wins he will receive Rs. 100, but he has to give 50% of the total amount after each round.Luckily he won all the three rounds. The initial amount with which he had started the gambling was :

A. 500/3

B. 700/3

C. 300

D. 600

Question 682

If 50% of (P - Q) = 30% of (P + Q) and Q = x% of P, then the value of x is :

A. 30

B. 25

C. 20

D. 50

Question 683

A total amount of Rs. 1560 is to be divided among A, B, C such that A gets 50% of what B gets and B gets 20% of what C gets. How much will B get ?

A. Rs. 540

B. Rs. 440

C. Rs. 280

D. Rs. 240

Question 684

Jane won a lottery and gets 1/3 of the winning amount and donates Rs.6000 which is 1/6, find how much the lottery was worth.

A. 6000

B. 18000

C. 54000

D. 108000

Question 685

If 75% of the students in a school are boys and the number of girls is 420, the number of boys is:

A. 1176

B. 1350

C. 1260

D. 1125

Question 686

A scored 72% in a paper with a maximum marks of 900 and 80% in another paper with a maximum marks of 700. If the result is based on the combined percentage of two papers, the combined percentage is

A. 75.5%

B. 76%

C. 76.5%

D. 77%

Question 687

Twenty-five percent of Reena's yearly income is equal to seventy-five percent of Anubhab monthly income . If Anubhab yearly income is Rs. 240000, What is the Reena's monthly income ?

A. Rs. 60000

B. Rs. 12000

C. Rs. 5200

D. None of the above

Question 688

If the simple interest on Rs. 400 for 10 years is Rs. 280, then rate of interest per annum is

A. 7%

B. 712%

C. 714%

D. None of the above

Question 689

If 35% of A's income is equal to 25% of B's income, then the ratio of A's income to B's income is

A. 7:5

B. 5:7

C. 4:7

D. 4:3

Question 690

A number is increased by 20% and then decreased by 20%, the final value of the number is ?

A. increase by 2%

B. decrease by 3%

C. decrease by 4%

D. increase by 5%

Question 691

An army lost 10% of its men in war. 10% of the remaining died due to disease and 10% of the rest were declared disabled. Thus the strength of the army was reduced to 729000 active men. The original strength of the army was :

A. 1500000

B. 1000000

C. 1200000

D. 1100000

Question 692

If A has got 20% more marks than B, then by what percent marks of B are less than the marks of A?

A. 16.66

B. 20

C. 33.33

D. 14.28

Question 693

Three strategies P, Q and R have been initiated for cost cutting in a company producing respectively 20%, 30% and 10% savings. Assuming that they operate independently, what is the net saving achieved ?

A. 49.6%

B. 50.4%

C. 33.67%

D. 66.66%

Question 694

In an examination, 34% failed in Mathematics and 42% failed in English. If 20% failed in both the subjects, the percentage of students who passed in both subjects was :

A. 54%

B. 50%

C. 44%

D. 56%

Question 695

After two successive discounts of 20% and 35%, an article is sold for Rs 50700. What is the marked price (in Rs) of the article?

A. 92500

B. 98500

C. 97500

D. 94000

Question 696

An empty fuel tank of a car was filled with A type petrol. When the tank was half-empty, it was filled with B type petrol. Again when the tank was half-empty, it was filled with A type petrol. When the tank was half-empty again, it was filled with B type petrol. What is the percentage of A type petrol at present in the tank ?

A. 33.50%

B. 37.50%

C. 40%

D. 50%

Question 697

A shopkeeper marks up his wares by 60% and offers 25% discount. What will be the selling price (in Rs) if the cost price is Rs 1600?

A. 1920

B. 2000

C. 2120

D. 2200

Question 698

Kamal has some apples. He sold 40% more than he ate. If he sold 70 apples, how many did he eat?

A. 18

B. 42

C. 50

D. 90

Question 699

In a factory, the production of cycles rose to 48400 from 40000 in 2 years. The rate of growth per annum is ?

A. 10.50%

B. 9%

C. 8%

D. 10%

Question 700

The population of a town is 189000. It decreases by 8% in the first year and increases by 5% in the second year. What is the population of the town at the end of 2 year ?

A. 182574

B. 185472

C. 191394

D. 193914

Question 701

The Shopkeeper increased the price of a product by 25% so that customer finds it difficult to purchase the required amount. But somehow the customer managed to purchase only 70% of the required amount. What is the net difference in the expenditure on that product?

A. 10% more

B. 5% more

C. 12.5% more

D. 17.5% more

Question 702

The price of an article is discounted by 25%, to restore to its original value, the new price must be increased by

A. 57 percent

B. 36.31 percent

C. 71.25 percent

D. 33.33 percent

Question 703

What is the difference between 0.6 and 0.6%?

A. 5.94

B. 0.594

C. 60

D. 54

Question 704

5% of 40,000 is

A. 20000

B. 2000

C. 200

D. 20

Question 705

The rate of simple interest for which a sum of money becomes 5 times in 8 years is

A. 30%

B. 40%

C. 50%

D. 55%

Question 706

76% of the students in a school are boys. If the number of girls is 204, then the total number of students is :

A. 760

B. 800

C. 850

D. 900

Question 707

In an examination, 35% of total students failed in Hindi, 45% failed in English and 20% failed in both. Find the percentage of those students who passed in both the subjects ?

A. 45%

B. 35%

C. 20%

D. 40%

Question 708

Rohan spends 24% of an amount of money on an insurance policy, 34% on food, 19% on children’s education and 17% on recreation. He deposits the remaining amount of Rs. 540 in bank. How much total amount does he spend on food and insurance policy together?

A. Rs. 6350

B. Rs. 5220

C. Rs. 5890

D. Rs. 6458

Question 709

(X% of Y) + (Y% of X) is equal to:

A. X% of Y

B. 20% of XY

C. 2% of XY

D. 2% of 100 XY

Question 710

An empty fuel tank of a car was filled with A type petrol. When the tank was half-empty, it was filled with B type petrol. Again when the tank was half-empty, it was filled with A type petrol. When the tank was half-empty again, it was filled with B type petrol. What is the percentage of A type petrol at present in the tank?

A. 33.50%

B. 37.50%

C. 40%

D. 50%

Question 711

Two students appeared for an examination. One of them secured 20 marks more than the other and his marks were 55% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are

A. 92 and 72

B. 83 and 63

C. 110 and 90

D. 64 and 44

Question 712

Two numbers A and B are such that the sum of 5% of A and 4% of B is two-thirds of the sum of 6% of A and 8% of B. Find the ratio of A : B ?

A. 2 : 3

B. 1 : 1

C. 3 : 4

D. 4 : 3

Question 713

Reena goes to a shop to buy a radio costing Rs. 2568. The rate of sales tax is 7% and the final value is rounded off to the next higher integer. She tells the shopkeeper to reduce the price of the radio so that she has to pay Rs. 2568 inclusive of sales tax. Find the reduction needed in the price of the radio.

A. Rs. 180

B. Rs. 210

C. Rs. 168

D. Rs. 170

Question 714

The percentage of metals in a mine of zinc ore is 60%. Now the percentage of silver is 3/4% of metals and the rest is zinc. If the mass of ore extracted from the mine is 8000 kg, the mass (in kg) of zinc is

A. 5147 kg

B. 4764 kg

C. 3587 kg

D. 2125 kg

Question 715

x, y and z are three numbers such that x is 30% of z and y is 40% of z. If x is p% of y, then what is the value of p?

A. 45

B. 55

C. 65

D. 75

Question 716

Two successive price increases of 10% each on an article are equivalent to a single price increase of :

A. 19%

B. 20%

C. 21%

D. 22%

Question 717

A defective piece of article which costs Rs. 1200 is being sold at a loss of 15%. If the price is further reduced by 5%, find the S.P?

A. Rs.960

B. Rs.990

C. Rs.1000

D. Rs.969

Question 718

605 sweets are distributed equally among children in such a way that the number of sweets received by each child is 20% of the total number of children. how many sweets did each child receive ?

A. 11

B. 24

C. 45

D. Cannot determined

Question 719

Out of his total income, Mr. Kapur spends 20% on house rent and 70% of the rest on house hold expenses. If he saves Rs. 1800 what is his total income (in Rs.) ?

A. Rs. 7800

B. Rs. 7000

C. Rs. 8000

D. Rs. 7500

Question 720

In an election between two candidates, 75% of the voters cast their votes, out of which 2% votes were declared invalid. A candidate got 9261 votes which were 75% of the valid votes. The total number of voters enrolled in that election was :

A. 16000

B. 16400

C. 16800

D. 18000

Question 721

A student has to secure 40% marks to pass. He gets 67 and fails by 13 marks. What is the maximum marks?

A. 300

B. 200

C. 150

D. 240

Question 722

If 170% of a number added to 66, then the result becomes equal to twice of the number. What is the number?

A. 200

B. 220

C. 210

D. 236

Question 723

There are 1650 students in a college. The difference between the number of boys and girls in the college is 400. What is the percentage of girls in the college ?

A. 49

B. 34

C. 43

D. 38

Question 724

At 22% discount the selling price of a refrigerator is Rs 26000, what is the selling price if the discount is 40%?

A. Rs 12000

B. Rs 14640

C. Rs 21840

D. Rs 20000

Question 725

5% of 400000?

A. 4000

B. 16000

C. 8000

D. 20000

Question 726

The price of an item is decreased by 25%. What percent increase must be done in new price to get the original price?

A. 33.33%

B. 43.3%

C. 50%

D. 55.3%

Question 727

If the shopkeeper sells an item at Rs 960 which is marked as Rs 1200, then what is the discount he is offering?

A. 25 percent

B. 12 percent

C. 20 percent

D. 28 percent

Question 728

The price of an article is reduced by 25%. In order to retain the original price, the present price has to be increased by :

A. 20%

B. 25%

C. 33$$\frac{1}{3}$$%

D. 50%

Question 729

In 2 kg mixture of copper and aluminium, 30% is copper. How much aluminium powder should be added to the mixture so that the quantity of copper becomes 20% ?

A. 900 gms

B. 800 gms

C. 1000 gms

D. 1200 gms

Question 730

A student took five papers in an examination, where the full marks were the same for each paper. His marks in these papers were in the proportion of 6:7:8:9:10. In all papers together, the candidate obtained 60% of the total marks then, the number of papers in which he got more than 50% marks is

A. 1

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5

Question 731

In an election, 30% of the voters voted for candidate A whereas 60% of the remaining voted for candidate B. The remaining voters did not vote. If the difference between those who voted for candidate A and those who did not vote was 1200, how many individuals were eligible for casting vote in that election ?

A. 10000

B. 45000

C. 60000

D. 72000

Question 732

A Shepherd had n goats in the year 2000. In 2001 the no.of goats increased by 40% . In 2002 the no. of goats declined to 70%. In 2003 the no. of goats grew by 30%. In 2004, he sold 10% goats, then he had only 34,398 goats. The percentage increase of the no.of goats in this duration was:

A. 14.66%

B. 16.66%

C. 20%

D. 33.33%

Question 733

A duster is of dimension 5x5x7 all in cms, is sinked into a cylindrical vessel of radius 5 cm and height 10 cm. After insertion the level of the water is inccresed by 2.14 cm. Then by what percentage the part of the duster is above the layer ?

A. 96 %

B. 4 %

C. 97 %

D. 3 %

Question 734

The marked price of a Watch is Rs.8400. It is to be sold at Rs.6896 at two successive discounts. If the first discount is 12%, the second discount is ?

A. 7.2 %

B. 9.14 %

C. 7.13 %

D. 6.709 %

Question 735

If the selling price of an item is Rs 1000 after getting a discount of 20%, then what was the marked price (in Rs)?

A. 1200

B. 1250

C. 800

D. 1400

Question 736

If Anju scored 68 out of 80 in Hindi, 46 out of 60 in Mathematics, 74 out of 90 in Science, and 34 out of 45 in English, in which subject did Anju score the maximum percentage marks?

A. Mathematics

B. Hindi

C. Science

D. English

Question 737

If P% of P is 36, then P is equal to :

A. 3600

B. 600

C. 60

D. 15

Question 738

If K earns 12% less than L, then how much percent more does L earn than K ?

A. 13.96%

B. 13.63%

C. 13.56%

D. 14.01%

Question 739

By how much percent must a motorist increase his speed in order of reduce by 20%, the time taken to cover a certain distance ?

A. 20%

B. 25%

C. 30%

D. 35%

Question 740

While selling a watch, a shop-keeper gives a discount of 5%. If he gives a discount of 7%, he earns Rs.15 less as profit. The marked price of the watch is

A. 697.5

B. 712.5

C. 750

D. None of the these

Question 741

75 pupils from a school appeared for an examination and 80% of them passed. Another school entered 10 more pupils than the first school and five pupils less than the first school passed. The pass % of in the second school was :

A. 75%

B. 84%

C. 72%

D. 64.7%

Question 742

For an examination it is required to get 36% of maximum marks to pass. A student got 113 marks and failed by 85 marks. The maximum marks for the examination are:

A. 500

B. 550

C. 565

D. 620

Question 743

The population of a town is 8500. It increases by 20% in the first year and by another 25% in the second year. What would be the population of the town after 2 years ?

A. 10950

B. 11950

C. 12550

D. 12750

Question 744

Ramesh started a software business by investing Rs. 50,000. After six months, Rajesh joined him with a capital of Rs. 75,000. After 3 years, they earned a profit of Rs. 27,000. What was Rajesh's share in the profit?

A. 10000

B. 15000

C. 20000

D. 25000

Question 745

30% of 500 rupees is?

A. Rs. 180

B. Rs. 150

C. Rs. 120

D. Rs. 240

Question 746

Fresh grapes contain 80% while dry grapes contain 10% water. If the weight of dry grapes is 250 kg, what was its total weight when it was fresh?

A. 1000 kg

B. 1125 kg

C. 1225 kg

D. 1100 kg

Question 747

The price of raw materials has gone up by 15%, labor cost has also increased from 25% of the cost of raw material to 30% of the cost of raw material. By how much percentage should there be reduction in the usage of raw materials so as to keep the cost same?

A. 28%

B. 17%

C. 27%

D. 24%

Question 748

Suresh starts working as a analyst on an annual salary of Rs. 160000. If he receives a 15% pay-rise each year, the number of years he has worked for the company, when his annual salary became Rs. 279841 is

A. 3.5 yrs

B. 4 yrs

C. 4.5 yrs

D. 5 yrs

Question 749

Three candidates contested an election and received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get?

A. 57%

B. 60%

C. 65%

D. 90%

Question 750

A student multiplied a number by 5/6 instead of 6/5. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

A. 44 percent

B. 30.56 percent

C. 15.28 percent

D. 22 percent

Question 751

If A = x% of y and B = y% of x, then which of the following is true?

A. A is smaller than B

B. A is greater than B

C. Relationship between A and B cannot be determined

D. None of the above

Question 752

Ticket for an adult is Rs 1600 and a child is Rs 600. 1 child goes free with two adults. If a group has 17 adults and 7 children what is the discount the group gets?

A. 13.37 percent

B. 26.02 percent

C. 24.41 percent

D. 32.2 percent

Question 753

Ticket for an adult is Rs 2200 and a child is Rs 990. One child goes free with two adults. If a group has 23 adults and 11 children, what is the discount the group gets?

A. 17.71 percent

B. 32.30 percent

C. 26.47 percent

D. 25.77 percent

Question 754

A person's salary is decreased by steps of 20%, 15% and 10%. Approximately by what percent should the reduced salary be increases so as to get back the original salary ?

A. 39%

B. 44%

C. 56%

D. 63%

Question 755

At an election there were two candidate got 38% of votes and lost by 7200 votes. The total numbers of valid votes were :

A. 13000

B. 13800

C. 16200

D. 30000

Question 756

270 candidates appeared for an examination, of which 252 passed. The pass percentage is :

A. (91 + 1/3)%

B. (93 + 1/3 )%

C. (97 + 1/3 )%

D. (98 + 1/3) %

Question 757

In measuring the sides of a rectangle, one side is taken 20% in excess and the other 10% in deficit. Find the error per cent in area calculated from the measurement ?

A. 8% excess

B. 9% deficit

C. 12% excess

D. 11% deficit

Question 758

When the price of rice decrease by 10%, a girl could buy 1 kg more for Rs. 270. Then, the original price of the rice per kg is

A. Rs. 36

B. Rs. 30

C. Rs. 28

D. Rs. 40

Question 759

A dealer allows a discount of 15%. A customer pays an amount of Rs. 318.75 for an article. At what price is the article listed?

A. Rs. 366.50

B. Rs. 375.00

C. Rs. 350.00

D. Rs. 431.25

Question 760

A dealer marks his goods 20% above cost price. He then allows some discount on it and makes a profit of 8%. The rate of discount is

A. 4%

B. 6%

C. 10%

D. 12%

Question 761

Amarjeet scored 92, 98 and 90 marks in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics respectively. The maximum marks in each subject are 100. Determine his overall percentage for the three subjects.

A. 0.9234

B. 0.5956

C. 0.9333

D. 0.8444

Question 762

In a city of engineers of 4800, the number of female engineers are 3/8th of them. The number of female engineers is what percentage of the number of male engineers?

A. 76

B. 60

C. 56

D. 52

Question 763

Twelve percent of Kaushal's monthly salary is equal to sixteen percent of Nandini's monthly salary. Sanal's monthly salary is half that of Nandini's. If Sonal's annual salary is Rs. 1.08 lacs, what is Kaushal's monthly salary ?

A. Rs. 18000

B. Rs. 20000

C. Rs. 24000

D. Rs. 26000

Question 764

Sairam spent Rs. 38460 on the renovation of his home and Rs. 24468 on buying TV set and remained with 28% of the total amount. What was the total amount?

A. Rs. 87400

B. Rs. 68700

C. Rs. 74000

D. Rs. 94060

Question 765

A man spends a part of his monthly income and saves the rest. The ratio of his expenditure to the saving is 61 : 6. If his monthly income is Rs. 8710, the amount of his monthly savings is :

A. Rs. 870

B. Rs. 690

C. Rs. 980

D. Rs. 780

Question 766

If the given two numbers are respectively 7% and 28% of a third number, then what percentage is the first of the second ?

A. 24%

B. 29%

C. 34%

D. 25%

Question 767

In an examination it is required to get 296 of the total maximum aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 259 marks and is decided failed. The difference of marks obtained by the student and that required to pass is 5%. What are the maximum aggregate marks a students can get ?

A. 690

B. 740

C. 780

D. Cannot be determined

Question 768

The average weight of a class of students is 67.5 kg. The weight of the class teacher is 25% more than the average weight of the class. The average weight of the class is less than the class teacher by x%. The value of x is:

A. 33.335

B. 25%

C. 20%

D. 22%

Question 769

A number is decreased by 10% and the resulting number is again decreased by 20%. What is the final percentage of decrease?

A. 25%

B. 26%

C. 27%

D. 28%

Question 770

28% of a number is 35. What is the number?

A. 108

B. 120

C. 80

D. 125

Question 771

A's salary is 40% of B's salary which is 25% of C's salary. What percentage of C's salary is A's salary ?

A. 10

B. 20

C. 30

D. 40

Question 772

1 packet of biscuits costs Rs 16 but a pack of 4 of the same packet of biscuits costs Rs 56. What is the effective discount (in %) on the pack?

A. 8

B. 10

C. 7.5

D. 12.5

Question 773

In a competitive examination in State A, 6% candidates got selected from the total appeared candidates. State B had an equal number of candidates appeared and 7% candidates got selected with 80 more candidates got selected than A. What was the number of candidates appeared from each State ?

A. 7600

B. 8000

C. 8400

D. 8800

Question 774

If the price of diesel increases by 25% and Karthik intends to spend only an additional 15% on diesel, by how much % will he reduce the quantity of diesel purchased ?

A. 6.67 %

B. 8 %

C. 7.41 %

D. 9 %

Question 775

2 litre of pure alcohol is added to 6 litre, 40% alcohol solution. The percentage of water in the solution is _____ .

A. 65%

B. 45%

C. 55%

D. 60%

Question 776

1 bottle of honey costs Rs 240 but a pack of 4 of the same bottles costs Rs 768. What is the effective discount (in %) on the pack?

A. 16

B. 25

C. 10

D. 20

Question 777

A sales boy is allowed 412 % discount on the total sales made by him plus a bonus of 14% on the sales over Rs.12,000.If his total earnings were Rs.2400, then his total sales(in Rs.) are ?

A. Rs.60,145.23

B. Rs.54,285.54

C. Rs.52,147.85

D. Rs.50,589.47

Question 778

A number is increased by 15% and then decreased by 25% and the number becomes 22 less than the original number. The original number is :

A. 140

B. 160

C. 120

D. 100

Question 779

A student has to secure 35% marks to pass in a subject. If he gets 82 and fails by 23 marks. What is the maximum marks of the subject?

A. 300

B. 250

C. 350

D. 400

Question 780

In a library 60% of the books are in Hindi, 60% of the remaining books are in English rest of the books are in Urdu. If there are 3600 books in English, then total no. of books in Urdu are:

A. 2400

B. 2500

C. 3000

D. 3200

Question 781

A number X is mistakenly divided by 10 instead of being multiplied by 10. What is the percentage error in the result?

A. -99%

B. +99%

C. -100%

D. +100%

Question 782

Lagaan is levied on the 60% of the cultivated land. The revenue department collected total Rs. 3,84,000 through the lagaan from the village of Sukhiya. Sukhiya, a very rich farmer , paid only Rs.480 as lagaan. The percentage of total land of Sukhiya over the total taxable land of the village is:

A. 0.15%

B. 15%

C. 0.125%

D. None of these

Question 783

Which value is equal to 5% of 1,500?

A. 35

B. 55

C. 75

D. 45

Question 784

If the side of square is increased by 6%, then what will be the percentage increase in its area?

A. 3.2

B. 12.04

C. 12.12

D. 12.36

Question 785

In an examination, 35% of total students failed in Hindi, 45% failed in English and 20% failed in both. Find the percentage of those studnets who passed in both the subjects ?

A. 45%

B. 35%

C. 20%

D. 40%

Question 786

The difference between cost price and selling price is Rs 221. If profit percentage is 17%, then what is the selling price (in Rs)?

A. 1079

B. 1300

C. 1521

D. 1724

Question 787

A shopkeeper first raises the price of Jewellery by x% then he decreases the new price by x%. After such up down cycle, the price of a Jewellery decreased by Rs. 21025. After a second up down cycle the Jewellery was sold for Rs. 484416. What was the original price of the jewellery.

A. Rs. 5,26,000

B. Rs. 6,00,625

C. Rs. 5,25,625

D. Rs. 5,00,000

Question 788

What percent of a day is 3 hours?

A. 14.9%

B. 12.5%

C. 15.6%%

D. 11.4%

Question 789

If 90% of A = 30% of B and B = x% of A, find x.

A. 600

B. 900

C. 300

D. 1200

Question 790

In a town, the population was 8000. In one year, male population increased by 10% and female population increased by 8% but the total population increased by 9%. The number of males in the town was :

A. 4000

B. 4500

C. 5000

D. 6000

Question 791

If the shopkeeper sells an item at Rs 1250 which is marked as Rs 1500, then what is the discount he is offering?

A. 20 percent

B. 16.67 percent

C. 25 percent

D. 10 percent

Question 792

The cost of packaging of the mangoes is 40% the cost of fresh mangoes themselves. The cost of mangoes increased by 30% but the cost of packaging decreased by 50%, then the percentage change of the cost of packed mangoes, if the cost of packed mangoes is equal to the sum of the cost of fresh mangoes and cost of packaging :

A. 14.17%

B. 7.14%

C. 8.87%

D. 6.66%

Question 793

What will be the net discount percentage of three successive discounts of 20%, 10% and 30%?

A. 45.2

B. 49.6

C. 54.6

D. 50.4

Question 794

100 percent of which number is 20?

A. 100

B. 500

C. 20

D. 0

Question 795

If 35% are the passing marks. A student gets 200 marks yet fails by 24 marks. What is the maximum marks?

A. 820

B. 550

C. 640

D. 680

Question 796

When a number is increased by 18, it becomes 106% of itself. What is the number?

A. 300

B. 216

C. 270

D. 162

Question 797

If a retailer offers a discount of 32% on the marked price of his goods and thus ends up selling at cost price, what was the % markup price?

A. 24 percent

B. 47.05 percent

C. 22.34 percent

D. 32 percent

Question 798

X and Y give an exam. Difference of their marks is 45 and the difference of their marks is 15% of the maximum marks. What is the maximum marks for the exam?

A. 180

B. 450

C. 150

D. 300

Question 799

A bakery opened with its daily supply of 40 dozen rolls. Half of the rolls were sold by noon and 60% of the remaining rolls were sold between noon and closing time. How many dozen rolls were left unsold ?

A. 6

B. 8

C. 10

D. 12

Question 800

96% of the population of a village is 23040. The total population of the village is ?

A. 24000

B. 32256

C. 25478

D. 26587

Question 801

In the Science City, Kolkata the rate of the ticket is increased by 50% to increased the revenue but simultaneously 20% of the visitor decreased. What is percentage change in the revenue. if it is known that the Science city collects one revenue only from the visitors and it has no other financial supports:

A. +20%

B. -25%

C. +30%

D. -30%

Question 802

In an examination, 35% candidates failed in one subject and 42% failed in another subject while 15% failed in both the subjects. If 2500 candidates appeared at the examination, how many passed in either subject but not in both ?

A. 325

B. 1175

C. 2125

D. None of these

Question 803

A girl want to read a complete book. She read 2/5 part of a book on 1st day, 34% on second day and remaining pages in next two days. On those two days she read equal number of pages. If she read 52 pages on last day, then find out total number of pages that the book contain ?

A. 400

B. 525

C. 325

D. 475

Question 804

A Village lost 12% of its goats in a flood and 5% of remainder died from diseases. If the number left now is 8360. What was the orignal number before the flood?

A. 1000

B. 10000

C. 1,00,000

D. 8360

Question 805

2 is what percent of 50 ?

A. 2%

B. 2.50%

C. 4%

D. 5%

Question 806

a% of b + b% of a = ______

A. 2a% of b

B. 2a% of 2b

C. 2a% of 2a

D. 2b% of 2b

Question 807

If two successive discounts of 20% and 30% are given, then what is the net discount (in %)?

A. 40

B. 44

C. 56

D. 60

Question 808

In a hoel, 60% had vegetarian lunch while 30% had non-vegetaian lunch and 15% had both types of lunch. If 96 people were present, how many did not eat either type of lunch ?

A. 24

B. 30

C. 36

D. 42

Question 809

If 4/5th of 6/7th of a number is 216, then 8/9th of that number will be

A. 179

B. 280

C. 160

D. 149

Question 810

If the ratio of marked price and selling price is 11 : 10, then what is the discount percentage?

A. 11.11

B. 17.28

C. 12.5

D. 9.09

Question 811

36 of what number is 18?

A. 38

B. 42

C. 50

D. 62

Question 812

Cost price of a watch is Rs 530. If the loss percentage is 24%, then what is the value (in Rs) of loss?

A. 127.2

B. 153.2

C. 139.4

D. 114.2

Question 813

An empty fuel tank of a car was filled with A type petrol. When the tank was half-empty, it was filled with B type petrol. Again when the tank was half-empty, it was filled with A type petrol. When the tank was half-empty again, it was filled with B type petrol. What is the percentage of A type petrol at present in the tank ?

A. 37.50%

B. 35.50%

C. 30%

D. 60%

Question 814

A report consists of 20 sheets each of 55 lines and each such line consist of 65 characters. This report is reduced onto sheets each of 65 lines such that each line consists of 70 characters. The percentage reduction in number of sheets is closer to

A. 20%

B. 5%

C. 30%

D. 35%

Question 815

A dinner set is quoted for Rs 1500. A customer pays Rs 1173 for it. If the customer got a series of two discounts and the rate of first discount is 15% then the rate of second discount was,

A. 15%

B. 7%

C. 9%

D. 8%

Question 816

Two numbers are 90% and 75% lesser than a third number. By what % should the first number be increased so that it becomes equal to the second number?

A. 250

B. 200

C. 150

D. 100

Question 817

A restaurant offers a new promotion of 20% off the original price of cakes, which is Rs. 12. Before the promotion 250 cakes were sold each day. After the promotion, the sale of cakes increases an average of 18% more per day. How much more or less does the restaurant make each day in cakes sales after the promotion?

A. Rs. 185 less

B. Rs. 202 more

C. Rs. 175 more

D. Rs. 168 less

Question 818

Srinivas works and earns Rs.14,500 per month, out of which he saves only 20% and spends the remaining amount on other deeds. Find the amount spent

A. ₹ 11,500

B. ₹ 11,400

C. ₹ 11,000

D. ₹ 11,600

Question 819

Which single discount will be equal to two successive discounts of 12% and 5%?

A. 17%

B. 8.5%

C. 16.4%

D. 15.2%

Question 820

Marked price of an item is Rs 200. On purchase of 1 item discount is 5%, on purchase of 2 items discount is 14%. Rajeshri buys 3 items, what is the effective discount?

A. 37 percent

B. 26.25 percent

C. 11 percent

D. 30.2 percent

Question 821

A man buys a truck for Rs. 2,50,000. The annual repair cost comes to 2% of the price of purchase. Besides, he has to pay an annual tax of Rs. 2000. At what monthly rent must he rent out the truck to get a return of 15% on his net invests of the first year?

A. Rs. 3359

B. Rs. 2500

C. Rs. 4000

D. Rs. 3212.5

Question 822

There are 600 boys in a hostel. Each plays either hockey or football or both. If 75% play hockey and 45% play football, how many play both ?

A. 48

B. 60

C. 80

D. 120

Question 823

The length, breadth and height of a room in the shape of a cuboid are increased by 10%, 20% and 50% respectively. Find the percentage change in the volume of the cuboid.

A. 77%

B. 75%

C. 88%

D. 98%

Question 824

The price of sugar per kg increased from Rs. 16 to Rs. 20. The percentage reduction in the use of sugar so that the expenditure does not increase, should be :

A. 15%

B. 20%

C. 25%

D. 40%

Question 825

If 15% of x = 20% of y, then x:y is ___?

A. 4:3

B. 5:4

C. 4:5

D. 3:4

Question 826

Fresh fruit contains 68% water and dry fruit contains 20% water. How much dry fruit can be obtained from 100 kg of fresh fruits ?

A. 20

B. 30

C. 40

D. 50

Question 827

A student multiplied a number by 6/7 instead of 7/6. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

A. 36.11 percent

B. 26.53 percent

C. 13.27 percent

D. 18.06 percent

Question 828

When a number is increased by 24, it becomes 104% of itself. What is the number?

A. 300

B. 100

C. 600

D. 1200

Question 829

Every month, Kritika spends 30% of her income on house rent and 60% of the rest on household expenditure. If she saves ₹ 6300 per month, what is her total monthly income?

A. ₹ 22,000

B. ₹ 20,500

C. ₹ 22,500

D. ₹ 25,000

Question 830

A, B and C are three students. A got 36% less marks than B and 16% more marks than C. If B got 145 marks, then what are the marks got by C?

A. 120

B. 110

C. 80

D. 75

Question 831

A reduction of 20% in the price of wheat enables Bhuvnesh to buy 5 kg more wheat for Rs. 320. The original rate (in rupees per kg) of wheat was :

A. 16

B. 18

C. 20

D. 21

Question 832

Find the missing value : 35568 ÷ ? of 650 = 456

A. 12

B. 14

C. 16

D. 18

Question 833

If 120 is 20% of a number, then 120% of that number will be :

A. 20

B. 120

C. 480

D. 720

Question 834

A shepherd had n goats in the year 2000. In 2001 the no. of goats increased by 40%. In 2002 the no. of goats declined to 70%. In 2003 the no. of goats grew up 30%. In 2004, he sold 10% goats and then he had only 34,398 goats. The percentage increase of the no. of goats in this duration was :

A. 16.66%

B. 14.66%

C. 11.33%

D. 20%

Question 835

The population of village is 1,00,000. The rate of increase is 10% per annum. Find the population at the start of the third year?

A. 1,33,100

B. 1,21,000

C. 1,18,800

D. 1,20,000

Question 836

The price of an article is cut by 7%, to restore it to its original value, the new price must be increased by

A. 7 percent

B. 33.77 percent

C. 7.53 percent

D. 63.75 percent

Question 837

Selling price of an article is Rs 494 and discount of 5% is offered. What is the marked price (in Rs)?

A. 524.5

B. 587

C. 520

D. 540

Question 838

It costs Rs. 1 to photocopy a sheet of paper. However, 2% discount is allowed on all photocopies done after first 1000 sheets. How much will it cost to copy 5000 sheets of paper ?

A. Rs. 3920

B. Rs. 3980

C. Rs. 4900

D. Rs. 4920

Question 839

A housewife saved Rs. 2.50 in buying an item on sale. If she spent Rs. 25 for the item, approximately how much percent she saved in the transaction ?

A. 8%

B. 9%

C. 10%

D. 11%

Question 840

In an examination A got 25% marks more than B, B got 10% less than C and C got 25% more than D. If D got 320 marks out of 500, the marks obtained by A were :

A. 405

B. 450

C. 360

D. 400

Question 841

In a factory, producing parts for an automobile, the parts manufactured on the shop floor are required to go through three quality checks, each conducted after a specific part of the processing on the raw materials is completed. Only parts that are not rejected at one stage are put through the subsequent stages of production and testing. If average rejection rates at these testing machines during a month are 10%, 5% and 2% respectively, then what is the effective rejection rate for the whole plant ?

A. 15.20%

B. 16.21%

C. 16.48%

D. 17%

Question 842

What percentage of 1 day is 18 minutes?

A. 7.5%

B. 1.25%

C. 12.5%

D. 1.8%

Question 843

Sum of two numbers is thrice their difference. Their ratio is

A. 1:2

B. 2:1

C. 3:1

D. 1:3

Question 844

If there are 150 questions in a 3 hr examination. Among these questions 50 are type A problems, which requires twice as much as time be spent on the rest of the type B problems. How many minutes should be spent on type A problems ?

A. 75 min

B. 82 min

C. 90 min

D. 101 min

Question 845

If the selling price is Rs 2125 after getting a discount of 15% what was the marked price?

A. Rs 2443.75

B. Rs 1806.25

C. Rs 1847

D. Rs 2500

Question 846

A population of variety of tiny bush in an experiment field increased by 10% in the first year, increased by 8% in the second year but decreased by 10% in third year. If the present number of bushes in the experiment field is 26730, then the number of variety of bushes in beginning was:

A. 35000

B. 27000

C. 25000

D. 36000

Question 847

What will be the net discount (in %) of two successive discounts of 15% and 35%?

A. 44.75

B. 51.25

C. 55.25

D. 56.25

Question 848

The price of a cycle is reduced by 25 per cent. The new price is reduced by a further 20 per cent. The two reductions together are equal to a single reduction of

A. 45%

B. 40%

C. 35%

D. 32.5%

Question 849

If the average of number, its 75% and its 25% is 240, then the number is :

A. 280

B. 320

C. 360

D. 400

Question 850

The ratio of number of boys and girls in a school 720 students is 7 : 5. How many more girls should be admitted to make the ratio 1 : 1 ?

A. 90

B. 120

C. 220

D. 240

Question 851

When a number is increased by 105, it becomes 135% of itself. What is the number?

A. 450

B. 300

C. 600

D. 400

Question 852

A wrist watch of cost price Rs. 1250 was sold by Sharel for Rs. 1500. What was the profit percent ?

A. 21%

B. 24%

C. 25%

D. 20%

Question 853

The marked price of a shirt is Rs 1280. If the shirt is being sold for Rs 900, then what is the discount percentage?

A. 31.31

B. 25.57

C. 29.68

D. 34.36

Question 854

After allowing a discount of 20% on Marked price Kishore makes a profit of 12%. What percentage is the Marked price above the Cost price?

A. 40%

B. 32%

C. 25%

D. 8%

Question 855

80% of 900 + 162 x 4 x ? = 113 - 99

A. 0.5

B. 1

C. 4

D. 0

Question 856

In an election between two candidates K and L, the number of valid votes received by K exceeds those received by L by 15% of the total number of votes polled. If 20% of the votes polled were invalid and a total of 8720 votes were polled, then how many valid votes did L get ?

A. 3241

B. 2457

C. 2642

D. 2834

Question 857

If 60% of A's income is equal to 75% of B's income, then B's income is equal to x% of A's income. The value of x is :

A. 70

B. 60

C. 80

D. 90

Question 858

In a class test, a student scored 22 marks out of 25 marks. The students marks in % is :

A. 88

B. 90

C. 80

D. 75

Question 859

If Sumita earns 75/4% more than her boyfriend, find the approximate % her boyfriend earns less than Sunita.

A. 16%

B. 14%

C. 25%

D. 11%

Question 860

30% of a number when subtracted from 91, gives the number itself. Find the number.

A. 60

B. 65

C. 75

D. 70

Question 861

The marked price of an article is Rs 960 and it is sold at a discount of Rs 192. What is the discount percentage?

A. 15

B. 20

C. 25

D. 30

Question 862

The cost of an article worth Rs. 100 is increased by 10% first and again increased by 10%. The total increase in rupees is :

A. 20

B. 21

C. 110

D. 121

Question 863

What is 5% of 4000?

A. 180

B. 200

C. 220

D. 240

Question 864

What is 15 of 80 with simple method and examples?

A. 12.5%

B. 18.75%

C. 16.55%

D. 17.80%

Question 865

In an institute, 60% of the students are boys and the rest are girls. Further 15% of the boys and 7.5% of the girls are getting a fee waiver. If the number of those getting a fee waiver is 90, find the total number of students getting 50% concessions if it is given that 50% of those not getting a fee waiver are eligible to get half fee concession?

A. 360

B. 280

C. 320

D. 330

Question 866

In a certain school, 20% of students are below 8 years of age. The number of students above 8 years of age is 2/3 of the number of students of 8 years of age which is 48. What is the total number of students in the school?

A. 72

B. 80

C. 120

D. 100

Question 867

If 1 saree is offered free on purchase of 3 sarees, what is the effective discount on each saree?

A. 20%

B. 30%

C. 25%

D. 40%

Question 868

Two labourers A and B are paid a total of Rs 650 per day. If A is paid 160 percent of what is paid to B, how much (in Rs) is B paid?

A. 250

B. 400

C. 350

D. 450

Question 869

An alloy of gold and silver weight 50 g. It contains 80% gold. How much gold should be added to the alloy so that percentage of gold is increased to 90 ?

A. 30 g

B. 40 g

C. 50 g

D. 60 g

Question 870

After deducting 12% from a certain sum and then deducting 25% from the remainder, 2508 is left, then what is the initial sum?

A. 3500

B. 3450

C. 3970

D. 3800

Question 871

A shopkeeper marks up his wares by 125% and offers 25% discount. What will be the selling price if the cost price (in Rs) is Rs 640?

A. 1080

B. 1000

C. 920

D. 860

Question 872

20% of a man's salary is paid as rent, 60% are his living expenses and 10% are his savings. If he spends remaining 30 on the education of his children, find his salary

A. 300

B. 900

C. 3000

D. 9000

Question 873

The price of Maruti car rises by 30 percent while the sales of the car come down by 20%. What is the percentage change in the total revenue?

A. -4%

B. -2%

C. + 4%

D. + 2%

Question 874

Marked price of an item is Rs 200. On purchase of 1 item discount is 22%, on purchase of 4 items discount is 33%. Rabia buys 5 items, what is the effective discount?

A. 35 percent

B. 30.8 percent

C. 20.4 percent

D. 34 percent

Question 875

The sum of the number of boys and girls in a school is 150. if the number of boys is x, then the number of girls becomes x% of the total number of students. The number of boys is :

A. 60

B. 70

C. 80

D. 90

Question 876

Due to fall of 10% in the rate of sugar, 500 gm more sugar can be purchased for Rs. 140. Find the original rate?

A. Rs. 31.11

B. Rs. 29.22

C. Rs. 33.11

D. Rs. 32.22

Question 877

A student multiplied a number by 3/5 instead of 5/3, What is the percentage error in the calculation ?

A. 54 %

B. 64 %

C. 74 %

D. 84 %

Question 878

A man's annual income has increased by Rs 1.2 lakhs but the tax on income that he has to pay has reduced from 12% to 10%. He now pays the same amount of tax as before. What is his increased income (in Rs lakhs)?

A. 8.4

B. 7.2

C. 9.6

D. 6

Question 879

When a number is increased by 120, it becomes 130% of itself. What is the number?

A. 400

B. 520

C. 460

D. 580

Question 880

The marked price of an article is Rs. 2400. The shopkeeper gives successive discounts of x% and 15% to the customer. If the customer pays Rs. 1876.80 for the article, find the value of x :

A. 9%

B. 8%

C. 12%

D. 11%

Question 881

A dealer is selling an article at a discount of 5% on the Marked price. If the Marked price is 12% above the cost price and the article was sold for Rs. 532 then the cost price is (in Rs.)

A. 500

B. 525

C. 505

D. 520

Question 882

The average salary of male employees in a firm was Rs. 5200 and that of females was Rs. 4200. The mean salary of all the employees was Rs. 5000. What is the % of female employees?

A. 80%

B. 20%

C. 40%

D. 30%

Question 883

A sample of 50 litres of glycerine is found to be adulterated to the extent of 20%. How much pure glycerine should be added to it so as to bring down the percentage of impurity to 5% ?

A. 155 litres

B. 150 litres

C. 150.4 litres

D. 140 litres

Question 884

When the price of whear was increased by 32%, a family reduced its consumption in such a way that the expenditure on wheat was only 10% more than before. If 30 kg per month were consumed before, find the new monthly consumption of family?

A. 27 kgs

B. 25 kgs

C. 24 kgs

D. 21 kgs

Question 885

The payment per hour for a daily-wages employee is increased by 33.33 and the working time is reduced by 33.33%. What is the percentage change in the employee's income ?

A. 11.11% decrease

B. 21.11% increase

C. 11.11% increase

D. 21.11% decrease

Question 886

The discount offered on a Shirt of Rs 500 and a pair of Trousers of Rs 1000 is 20% and 40% respectively. If Ajay bought 2 Shirt and 3 pair of Trousers then what was the effective discount ( in %) he recieved?

A. 30

B. 32

C. 25

D. 35

Question 887

The population of a village has increased annually at the rate of 25%. If at the end of 3 years it is 10000, the population in the beginning of the first year was :

A. 5120

B. 5000

C. 4900

D. 4500

Question 888

If 35% of A's income is equal to 25% of B's income, then the ratio of A's income to B's income is :

A. 7 : 5

B. 5 : 7

C. 4 : 7

D. 4 : 3

Question 889

In an examination, 93% of students passed and 259 failed. The total number of students appearing at the examination was :

A. 3700

B. 3850

C. 3950

D. 4200

Question 890

Marked price of an item is Rs 400. On purchase of 1 item discount is 6% and on purchase of 4 items discount is 24%. Rachita buys 5 items, what is the effective discount?

A. 34 percent

B. 20.4 percent

C. 12.8 percent

D. 23.25 percent

Question 891

The difference between 38% of a number and 24% of the same number is Rs. 135.10. What is 40% of that number ?

A. 370

B. 378

C. 386

D. 394

Question 892

Madhu got 32% of the maximum marks in a Bank examination and failed by 8 marks. However, Kumar who took the same examination got 42% of the total marks and got 16 marks more than the cut-off marks. What was the cut-off marks in the examination ?

A. 76.8

B. 86.8

C. 78.8

D. 84.8

Question 893

40% of 265 + 35% of 180 = 50% of ?

A. 84.5

B. 169

C. 253.5

D. 338

Question 894

Ankit scored 32, 45 and 49 marks in Physics, English and Philosophy respectively. The maximum marks in each subject is 50. Determine his overall percentage for the three subjects.

A. 58

B. 50

C. 42

D. 84

Question 895

If 35% of a number is 175, then what percent of 175 is that number ?

A. 35%

B. 65%

C. 280%

D. None of these

Question 896

A discount series of 15%, 20% and 25% is equal to the single discount of?

A. 48%

B. 49%

C. 50%

D. 51%

Question 897

The cost price of an article is x. It is marked up by 120%. It is sold at Rs 8800 after giving 20% discount. What is the value (in Rs) of x?

A. 7680

B. 6000

C. 6680

D. 5000

Question 898

Raman spends 80% of his income. If his income is increased by 25% and the expenditure increase by 10%, then what will be the percentage increase in his savings?

A. 17

B. 70

C. 77

D. 85

Question 899

38% of a number is 133. What is the number?

A. 340

B. 350

C. 360

D. 355

Question 900

If X = 600 and Y = 800, then X is how much percent less than Y?

A. 33.33

B. 25

C. 75

D. 35

Question 901

A's salary is 50% more than that of B. Then B's salary is less than that of A by

A. 50%

B. 44%

C. 33 1/3%

D. 46 1/2%

Question 902

What is 15% of 34 ?

A. 5.1

B. 5

C. 5.2

D. 4.9

Question 903

When a number is increased by 42, it becomes 121% of itself. What is the number?

A. 504

B. 200

C. 630

D. 378

Question 904

What is the percentage change in the result when we add 50 to a certain number x, instead of subtracting 50 from the same number x?

A. 50%

B. 75%

C. 100%

D. None of the above

Question 905

What is the value of 64% of 75% of 8100?

A. 4212

B. 3426

C. 2916

D. 3888

Question 906

In a competitive examination in State A, 6% candidates got selected from the total appeared candidates. State B had an equal number of candidates appeared and 7% candidates got selected with 80 more candidates got selected than A. What was the number of candidates appeared from each State ?

A. 4000

B. 8000

C. 12000

D. 16000

Question 907

Price of petrol increased from Rs 60/liter to Rs 75/liter. How much should the consumption of petrol be reduced (in %) so as to increase expenditure by only 10%?

A. 12

B. 20

C. 15

D. 18

Question 908

x * 12 = 75% of 336 Find x.

A. 27

B. 25

C. 21

D. 19

Question 909

At the beginning of a year ,the owner of a jewel shop raised the price of all the jewels in his shop by x% and lowered them by x%. The price of one jewel after this up and down cycle reduced by Rs. 100. The owner carried out the same procedure after a month. After this second up-down cycle,the price of that jewel was Rs. 2304. Find the original price of that jewel(in Rs.)

A. 2500

B. 2550

C. 2600

D. 2650

Question 910

Solve this : (0.56% of 225) × (3.25% of 430) = ?

A. 15.3195

B. 15.6175

C. 17.3075

D. 17.6085

Question 911

Selling price of a table is Rs 2808. If profit percentage is 17%, then what is the cost price (in Rs) of table?

A. 2288

B. 2300

C. 2400

D. 3285

Question 912

The population of a town was 1,60,000 three years ago, If it increased by 3%, 2.5% and 5% respectively in the last three years, then the present population in

A. 155679

B. 167890

C. 179890

D. 177366

Question 913

If A is 40% more than B, then B is how much percent less than A?

A. 28.57

B. 40

C. 33.33

D. 66.66

Question 914

A student multiplied a number by 4/7 instead of 7/4. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

A. 206.25 percent

B. 67.35 percent

C. 33.67 percent

D. 103.13 percent

Question 915

When a discount of 50% is given on a shirt, the profit is 25%. If the discount is 10%, then the profit is

A. 35 percent

B. 55 percent

C. 215 percent

D. 125 percent

Question 916

If A's salary is 40% less than that of B, then how much percent is B's salary more than that of A?

A. 33 1⁄3

B. 66 2⁄3

C. 33 2⁄3

D. 66 1⁄3

Question 917

If 3 dupatta is offered free on purchase of 6 dupattas priced Rs 1200 each what is the effective discount on each dupatta?

A. 25 percent

B. 30 percent

C. 12.5 percent

D. 33.33 percent

Question 918

Marked price of an item is Rs 900. On purchase of 2 items discount is 6%, on purchase of 3 items discount is 12%. Rajani buys 5 items, what is the effective discount?

A. 17.5 percent

B. 9.6 percent

C. 35 percent

D. 37 percent

Question 919

In a certain organisation, 40% employees are matriculates, 50% of the remaining are graduates and the remaining 180 are post-graduates. What is the number of graduate employees ?

A. 180

B. 240

C. 300

D. 360

Question 920

From 2000 onwards, till 2003 the price of computers increased every year by 10%. After that due to government subsidy the price of computers decreases every year by 10%. The price of a computer in 2006 will be approx. how much per cent less than the price in 2000 if the same pattern of price is continued :

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5

Question 921

At 10% discount the selling price of a toaster is Rs 18000, what is the selling price if the discount is 37.5%?

A. Rs 7812.5

B. Rs 12500

C. Rs 8593.75

D. Rs 15468.75

Question 922

What is 85 of 352?

A. 21.5%

B. 24.14%

C. 23.68%

D. 25.47%

Question 923

A gardener increased the rectangular garden by increasing its length by 40% and decreasing its width by 20%. The area of the new garden:

A. Has increased by 20%

B. Has increased by 12%

C. Has increased by 8%

D. Is exactly the same as the old area

Question 924

A student multiplied a number by 4/5 instead of 5/4. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

A. 56.25 percent

B. 18 percent

C. 28.13 percent

D. 36 percent

Question 925

The rate of increase of the price of sugar is observed to be two percent more than the inflation rate expressed in percentage. The price of sugar, on January 1, 1994 is Rs. 20 per kg. The inflation rates of the years 1994 and 1995 are expected to be 8% each. The expected price of sugar on January 1, 1996 would be

A. Rs. 23.60

B. Rs. 24

C. Rs. 24.20

D. Rs. 24.60

Question 926

If on a Sale there is 40% discount on the marked price of Rs 1000, but the sale is done at Rs 510 only then what additional discount (in %) did the customer get?

A. 25

B. 15

C. 10

D. 30

Question 927

5/9 of the part of the population in a village are females. If 30 % of the females are married. The percentage of unmarried males in the total males is ?

A. 62.5 %

B. 125 %

C. 84.32 %

D. 46.87 %

Question 928

Veer spends 15% of his monthly income on the house rent and 60% of the rest on household expenditure. If he saves Rs. 2210, what is his monthly income?

A. Rs. 8000

B. Rs. 7000

C. Rs. 7500

D. Rs. 6500

Question 929

In an election only two candidates contested. A candidate secured 70% of the valid votes and won by a majority of 172 votes. Find the total number of valid votes ?

A. 446

B. 415

C. 404

D. 430

Question 930

The price of an article was first increased by 10% and then again by 20%. If the last increased price was Rs. 33, the original price was :

A. Rs. 30

B. Rs. 27.50

C. Rs. 26.50

D. Rs. 25

Question 931

32% of a number is 80. What is the number?

A. 260

B. 50

C. 40

D. 250

Question 932

In some quantity of ghee, 60% is pure ghee and 40% is vanaspati. If 10 kg pure ghee is added, then the strength of vanaspati ghee becomes 20%. The original quantity was :

A. 10 kg

B. 15 kg

C. 20 kg

D. 25 kg

Question 933

If x, y, z are three positive integers such that x is greater then y and y is greater than z, then which of the following is definitely true ?

A. x% of y is greater than y% of z

B. y% of x is greater than z% of y

C. z% of x is greater than y% of z

D. All of these

Question 934

56% of 250 is

A. 56

B. 140

C. 84

D. 112

Question 935

A number is increased by 84, it becomes 107% of itself. What is the number?

A. 600

B. 900

C. 1500

D. 1200

Question 936

The shopkeeper increased the price of a product by 25% so that customer finds difficult to purchase the required amount. But Somehow the customer managed to purchase only 70% of the required amount. What is the net difference in the expenditure on that product ?

A. 55 more

B. 10% more

C. 12.5% less

D. 17.5% less

Question 937

The price of an article is decreased by 10%. To restore it to its former value, the new price must be increased by

A. 9 1/11%

B. 10%

C. 11%

D. 11 1/9%

Question 938

In a class 60% of the students pass in English and 45% pass in Hindi. If 25% of them pass in both subjects, what percentage of the students fail in both the subjects?

A. 20%

B. 25%

C. 30%

D. 15%

Question 939

A bag contains 600 coins of 25 p denomination and 1200 coins of 50 p denomination. If 12% of 25 p coins and 24% of 50 p coins are removed, the percentage of money removed from the bag is nearly :

A. 21.6 %

B. 15.3 %

C. 14.6 %

D. 12.5 %

Question 940

In an election between two candidates, one got 55% of the total valid votes, 20% of the votes were invalid. If the total number of votes was 7500, the number of valid votes that the other candidate got, was:

A. 2700

B. 2900

C. 3000

D. 3100

Question 941

In order to maximize his gain, a shopping mall owner decides to reduce the price of electronics goods by 20% and as a result of this, the sales of electronics increase by 40%. If, as a result of these changes, he is able to increase his weekly collection by Rs. 1,05,000, find by what value did the gross collection increase per day?

A. Rs. 14400

B. Rs. 14600

C. Rs. 14800

D. Rs. 15000

Question 942

30% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 5% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 33.5 percent

B. 35.175 percent

C. 35 percent

D. 6.5 percent

Question 943

A housewife saved Rs. 2.50 in buying an item on sale. If she spent Rs. 25 for the item, approximately how much percent she saved in the transaction ?

A. 8

B. 9

C. 10

D. 11

Question 944

What is the value of 10% of 150% of 400?

A. 600

B. 50

C. 500

D. 60

Question 945

At what percentage above the cost price must an article be marked so as to gain 33% after allowing a customer a discount of 5%?

A. 40%

B. 45%

C. 35%

D. 47%

Question 946

In an office, 40% of the staff is female. 70% of the female staff and 50% of the male staff are married. The percentage of the unmarried staff in the office is :

A. 65%

B. 42%

C. 60%

D. 64%

Question 947

The marked price of a sofa set is Rs 4800 which is sold at Rs 3672 at two successive discounts. If the first discount is 10%, then what will be the second discount (in %)?

A. 13

B. 15

C. 14

D. 17

Question 948

Two numbers are more than the third number by 16.25% and 55% respectively. First number is what percentage of the second number?

A. 85

B. 81.5

C. 75

D. 61.25

Question 949

The number which exceeds 16% of it by 42 is :

A. 50

B. 52

C. 58

D. 60

Question 950

The sum of three numbers is 67. If the ratio of the first number to the second number is 3 : 5 and that of the second number to the third number is 4 : 7, then what is the second number ?

A. 20

B. 24

C. 18

D. 16

Question 951

63.5% of 8924.2 +? % of 5324.4 = 6827.5862

A. 28

B. 22

C. 18

D. 12

Question 952

How many litres of a 30% alcohol solution should be added to 40 litres of a 60% alcohol solution to prepare a 50% solution ?

A. 20

B. 24

C. 30

D. 32

Question 953

In a market research project, 20% opted for Nirma detergent whereas 60% opted for Surf Blue detergent. The remaining individuals were not certain. If the difference between those who opted for Surf Blue and those who were uncertain was 720, how many respondents were covered in the survey ?

A. 1440

B. 1800

C. 3600

D. Data inadequate

Question 954

What percentage of numbers from 1 to 70 have 1 or 9 in the unit's digit?

A. 1

B. 14

C. 20

D. 21

Question 955

At 13% discount the selling price of a oven is Rs 18000, what is the selling price if the discount is 27.5%?

A. Rs 10875

B. Rs 12288.75

C. Rs 15000

D. Rs 16638.75

Question 956

Two tailors X and Y are paid a total of Rs. 550 per week by their employer. If X is paid 120 percent of the sum paid to Y, how much is Y paid per week?

A. Rs. 200

B. Rs. 250

C. Rs. 300

D. None of these

Question 957

Rohit buys a ball for Rs 450 and sells it. Rohit gives two successive discount of 20% and 5% to the customer. What will be the selling price (in Rs) of the ball?

A. 342

B. 354

C. 334

D. 362

Question 958

Solve this : 15% of 578 + 22.5% of 644 = ?

A. 231.4

B. 231.6

C. 231.8

D. 233.6

Question 959

An engineering student has to secure 25% marks to pass. He gets 56 and fails by 34 marks. Find the maximum marks.

A. 385 marks

B. 360 marks

C. 410 marks

D. 435 marks

Question 960

A sum of Rs. 2600 is lent out into two parts, one at 9% and another at 7% if the total annual income is Rs. 206, find the money lent at 7%.

A. Rs. 1400

B. Rs. 900

C. Rs. 1600

D. Rs. 1200

Question 961

In a class, the no. of boys is more than the no. of girls by 12% of the total strength. The ratio of boys and girls is:

A. 15 : 11

B. 11 : 14

C. 14 : 11

D. 8 : 11

Question 962

The ratio 5 : 4 expressed as a percent equals :

A. 125%

B. 80%

C. 405

D. 12.50%

Question 963

Helpers are needed to prepare for the fete. Each helper can make either 2 large cakes or 35 small cakes per hour. The kitchen is available for 3 hours and 20 large cakes and 700 small cakes are needed. How many helpers are required?

A. 10

B. 15

C. 20

D. 25

Question 964

In a mixture of milk and water, the proportion of water by weight was 75%. If in the 60 gm mixture 15 gm of water was added, what would be the percentage of water ?

A. 75%

B. 88%

C. 90%

D. None of the above

Question 965

If 40 is 0.05% of x, then what is the value of x?

A. 80000

B. 8000

C. 800

D. 80

Question 966

The cost price of an article is x. It is marked up by 150%. It is sold at Rs 600 after giving 40% discount. What is x (in Rs)?

A. 400

B. 666

C. 300

D. 444

Question 967

If 80% of A = 50% of B and B = x% of A, then the value of x is :

A. 400

B. 300

C. 160

D. 150

Question 968

If the selling price of an item is Rs 9750 after getting a discount of 25%, then what was its marked price (in Rs)?

A. 13000

B. 12187

C. 14000

D. 13187

Question 969

If radius of a circle is increased by 5%, then the increase in it's area is :

A. 10.25%

B. 5.75%

C. 10%

D. 5%

Question 970

Giving two successive discounts of 25% is equal to giving one discount of ________%.

A. 43.75

B. 56.25

C. 50

D. 45

Question 971

There are two buckets, smaller bucket can hold only 3/5th of the water as compared to the larger bucket. If 6,000 buckets of larger capacity are needed to fill a pond. Then how many smaller capacity buckets are needed to fill the same pond?

A. 8000

B. 10000

C. 12000

D. 15000

Question 972

If 7/8th of 5/4th of a number is 315, then 5/9th of that number is _____

A. 123

B. 81

C. 140

D. 160

Question 973

If the radius of a circle is increased by 16%, its area increases by

A. 34.56 percent

B. 32 percent

C. 16 percent

D. 17.28 percent

Question 974

If 25% of three-seventh of 26% of a number is 145.5, what is the number?

A. 4987

B. 5784

C. 5223

D. 4741

Question 975

If 27% of an electricity bill is deducted, Rs 1825 is still to be paid. How much was the bill?

A. Rs 1437

B. Rs 2536

C. Rs 2500

D. Rs 1473

Question 976

The price of an article is cut by 31%, to restore to its original value, the new price must be increased by

A. 66 percent

B. 44.93 percent

C. 39.76 percent

D. 82.5 percent

Question 977

A district has 64000 inhabitants. If the population increases at the rate of 2 * 1/2 % per annum, then the number of inhabitants at the end of 3 years will be :

A. 65380

B. 68921

C. 70987

D. 72345

Question 978

Prashanth sold a album for $ 735 and made a profit of 22.5% . The cost price of the album went up by $120 and so Prashanth increased the selling price by $120. What is his profit % now ?

A. 19.32 %

B. 18.75 %

C. 21.41 %

D. 22 %

Question 979

One-fifth of half of a number is 20. Then 20% of that number is :

A. 80

B. 60

C. 20

D. 40

Question 980

Two numbers are 30% and 37% lesser than a third number. By how much percent is the second number to be enhanced to make it equal to the first number?

A. 10 percent

B. 7 percent

C. 11.11 percent

D. 18.92 percent

Question 981

The original price of a TV set is Rs. 6,000. If the price is discounted by 20% and then raised by 10% for service contract, the price charged by the shopkeeper is

A. Rs. 5400

B. Rs. 5280

C. Rs. 5100

D. Rs. 4200

Question 982

A shop keeper allows 20% discount on the marked price on his articles. Find the marked price of an article for which he charges Rs. 740

A. Rs. 725

B. Rs. 875

C. Rs. 925

D. Rs. 1040

Question 983

A 14.4 kg gas cylinder runs for 104 hours when the smaller burner on the gas stove is fully opened while it runs for 80 hours when the larger burner on the gas stove is fully opened. Which of these value is the closest to the percentage difference in the usage of gas per hour, of the smaller burner over the larger burner ?

A. 23.07%

B. 26.23%

C. 30%

D. 32.23%

Question 984

If 1 dupatta is offered free on purchase of 4 dupattas priced Rs 1300 each what is the effective discount on each dupatta?

A. 66.67 percent

B. 20 percent

C. 25 percent

D. 12.5 percent

Question 985

Priya got 9 marks more in History than what she got in Geography. Her history marks are 56% of the sum of her History and Geography marks. What are her Geography marks?

A. 42

B. 65

C. 53

D. 33

Question 986

5% people of a village in India died by dengue, 15% of the remainder left the village on account of fear. If now the population is reduced to 3553, how much was it in the beginning ?

A. 4400

B. 3100

C. 2800

D. 5600

Question 987

Marked price of an item is Rs 500. On purchase of 2 items discount is 8%, on purchase of 3 items discount is 16%. Radha buys 5 items, what is the effective discount?

A. 20.4 percent

B. 23.25 percent

C. 12.8 percent

D. 35 percent

Question 988

80% of a number added to 80 gives the result as the number itself, then the number is :

A. 200

B. 300

C. 400

D. 480

Question 989

21 is 35 of what number?

A. 60

B. 85

C. 300

D. 21

Question 990

Mr. X salary increased by 20%. On the increase, the tax rate is 10% higher. The percentage increase in tax liability is:

A. 20%

B. 22%

C. 23%

D. 24%

Question 991

One bacterium splits into eight bacteria of the next generation. But due to environment, only 50% of one generation can produced the next generation. If the seventh generation number is 4096 million, what is the number in first generation?

A. 1 million

B. 2 million

C. 4 million

D. 8 million

Question 992

Find 150% of X, if X is the least number which when divided by 6, 7, 8, 9 and 12 leaves remainders 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8 respectively.

A. 750

B. 500

C. 1000

D. 1200

Question 993

Rs 11,550 has to be divided between X, Y & Z such that X gets 4/5 of what Y gets and Y gets 2/3 of what Z gets. How much more does Z get over X (in Rs)?

A. 7200

B. 1800

C. 1390

D. 2450

Question 994

The number of trees in a town is 17640. If the numbers of trees increases annually at the rate of 5%, then how many trees were there 2 years ago?

A. 14000

B. 15000

C. 16000

D. 18000

Question 995

The price of a car depreciates in the first year by 25% in the second year by 20% in third year by 15% and so on. The final price of the car after 3 years, if the present cost of the car is Rs. 10,00,000 :

A. 7,80,000

B. 1,70,000

C. 6,90,000

D. 5,10,000

Question 996

75 gm of sugar solution has 30% sugar in it. Then the quantity of sugar that should be added to the solution to make the quantity of the sugar 70% in the solution is :

A. 125 gm

B. 100 gm

C. 120 gm

D. 130 gm

Question 997

A man’s average monthly expenditure for the first four months of the year was Rs. 231.25. For the next five months, the average monthly expenditure was Rs. 22.75 more than what it was during the first four months. If the person spent Rs. 605 in all during the remaining three months of the year, find what percentage of his annual income of Rs. 3500 did he save in the year?

A. 10%

B. 15%

C. 20%

D. 25%

Question 998

The average marks obtained in a class of 50 students is 70%. The average of first 25 is 60% and that of 24 is 80%. What is the mark obtained by the last student ?

A. 90%

B. 60%

C. 80%

D. 70%

Question 999

In an examination, 30% and 35% students respectively failed in History and Geography while 27% students failed in both subjects. If the number of students passing the examination is 248, find the total number of students who appeared in the examination.

A. 380

B. 400

C. 425

D. 725

Question 1000

Ram sell his goods 25% cheaper than Shyam and 25% dearer than Bram. How much % is Bram's good cheaper than Shyam ?

A. 60%

B. 40%

C. 50%

D. 30%

Question 1001

A box of 20 items was bought for Rs. 6,400 after a discount of 20%. Find the cost of each item.

A. Rs. 300

B. Rs. 350

C. Rs. 400

D. Rs. 450

Question 1002

Value of vehicle at end of each year depreciates at the rate of 3/5th of value at the beginning. If Initial value is 10,000Rs then at the end of three years its value is ?

A. Rs. 6000

B. Rs. 3600

C. Rs. 2160

D. Rs. 415

Question 1003

Mohan spends 23% of an amount of money on an insurance policy, 33% on food, 19% on children’s education and 16% on recreation. He deposits the remaining amount of Rs. 504 in bank. How much amount does he spend on food and insurance policy together?

A. Rs. 2326

B. Rs. 5876

C. Rs. 1741

D. Rs. 3136

Question 1004

26% of a number is 65. What is the number?

A. 50

B. 250

C. 260

D. 40

Question 1005

When income tax is 3 paise in a rupee, a person's net income is Rs. 237650. What will it be when the income tax is raised to 7 paise ?

A. Rs. 233000

B. Rs. 231650

C. Rs. 227850

D. None of these

Question 1006

2% of a = b, then b% of 10 is the same as:

A. 200% of a

B. 20% of a/100

C. 20% of a/10

D. 200% of a/10

Question 1007

If 2 T-shirts are offered free on purchase of 5 T-shirts, what is the effective discount (in %) on each T-shirt?

A. 40

B. 20

C. 30

D. 50

Question 1008

The price of the sugar rise by 25%. If a family wants to keep their expenses on sugar the same as earlier, the family will have to decrease its consumption of sugar by

A. 25%

B. 20%

C. 80%

D. 75%

Question 1009

In an examination it is required to get 40% of the aggregate marks to pass. A student get 261 marks and is declared failed by 4% marks. What are the maximum aggregate marks a student can get ?

A. 700

B. 730

C. 745

D. None of the above

Question 1010

25% of the candidates who appeared in an examination failed and only 450 students qualify the exam. The number of students who appeared in the examination was :

A. 700

B. 600

C. 550

D. 500

Question 1011

The difference between a number and its two-fifth is 510. What is 10% of that number ?

A. 75

B. 85

C. 95

D. 105

Question 1012

In an examination, 96% of students passed and 500 students failed. How many students did appear at the examination ?

A. 14000

B. 12500

C. 12000

D. 13500

Question 1013

72% of a number is 90. What is the number?

A. 120

B. 125

C. 130

D. 124

Question 1014

A man sells an article at a profit of 35%. If he had bought it for 15% less price and sold it for Rs. 32 less, then he would have gained 40%. What is the initial cost price (in Rs) of the article?

A. 250

B. 200

C. 300

D. 400

Question 1015

In an examination, 65% of the students passed in Mathematics, 48% passed in Physics and 30% passed in both. How much percent of students failed in both the subjects ?

A. 17%

B. 43%

C. 13%

D. 47%

Question 1016

In an examination a candidate must secure 40% marks to pass. A candidate, who gets 220 marks, fails by 20 marks. Find the maximum marks for the examination ?

A. 1200

B. 300

C. 600

D. 450

Question 1017

If a man receives on one-fourth of his capital 3% interest, on two third 5% and one the remaining 11%, the percentage interest he receives on the whole is :

A. 4.50%

B. 5%

C. 5.50%

D. 5.20%

Question 1018

One third of a number is 96. What will 67% of that number be ?

A. 192.96

B. 181.44

C. 169.92

D. 204.48

Question 1019

In an election between two candidates, the winner got 65% of the total votes cast and won the election by a majority of 2748 votes. What is the total number of votes cast if no vote is declared invalid?

A. 8580

B. 8720

C. 9000

D. 9160

Question 1020

What is the effective discount on two successive discounts of 20% and 25%?

A. 45%

B. 40%

C. 50%

D. 60%

Question 1021

Aditya got 78% marks in the examination. If he secured 663 marks, find the maximum marks.

A. 700

B. 800

C. 750

D. 850

Question 1022

If the radius of a circle is increased by 17% its area increases by ______.

A. 34 percent

B. 36.89 percent

C. 17 percent

D. 18.445 percent

Question 1023

The price of a shirt after 15% discount, is Rs.119. What was the marked price of the shirt before discount

A. Rs.129

B. Rs.140

C. Rs.150

D. Rs.160

Question 1024

12 as a percentage?

A. 50%

B. 5%

C. 0.5%

D. 0.05%

Question 1025

If 75% of a number is added to 75, then the result is the number itself. The number is :

A. 50

B. 60

C. 300

D. 400

Question 1026

What percent of 7.2 kg is 18 gms ?

A. .25%

B. .5%

C. .75%

D. 1%

Question 1027

25% discount is offered on an item. By applying a promo code the customer wins 8% cash back. What is the effective discount?

A. 35.75 percent

B. 35 percent

C. 31 percent

D. 12.5 percent

Question 1028

A dozen pairs of socks quoted at Rs. 180 are available at discount of 20%. How many pairs of socks can be bought for Rs. 48 ?

A. 3 pairs

B. 4 pairs

C. 2 pairs

D. 5 pairs

Question 1029

A student multiplied a number by 6/13 instead of 13/6. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

A. 369.44 percent

B. 39.35 percent

C. 184.72 percent

D. 78.7 percent

Question 1030

A sales executive gets 20% bonus of the total sales value and 10% commission besides the bonus on the net profit after charging such commission. If the total sales value be Rs. 10 lakh per annum and the total profit of the company be Rs. 1.32 lakh, then his total earning per annum will be, given that he is not entitled to receive any fixed salary from the company :

A. 2.3 lakh

B. 2.32 lakh

C. 2.12 lakh

D. 3.2 lakh

Question 1031

Narayan spends 30% of his income on education and 50% of the remaining on food. He gives Rs. 1000 as monthly rent and now has Rs. 1800 left with him. What is his monthly income?

A. Rs. 8000

B. Rs. 7000

C. Rs. 9000

D. Rs. 6000

Question 1032

In a year, a man manages to sell only 65% of the chicken he owns. How many chicken should the man own to sell 47775 chicken in a years ?

A. 55000

B. 68500

C. 73000

D. None of the above

Question 1033

After deducting 60% from a certain number and then deducting 15% from the remainder, 1428 is left. What was the initial number?

A. 4200

B. 3962

C. 4150

D. 4300

Question 1034

What % of a day is 30 minutes ?

A. 2.83

B. 2.083

C. 2.09

D. 2.075

Question 1035

Solve this : 30% of 1225 - 64% of 555 = ?

A. 10.7

B. 12.3

C. 13.4

D. None of these

Question 1036

A toy merchant announces 25% rebate in prices of balls. If one needs to have a rebate of Rs. 40, then how many balls each costing Rs. 32, he should purchase ?

A. 5

B. 6

C. 7

D. 10

Question 1037

0.09% of 25% of 1200 is equal to____________.

A. 0.27

B. 2.7

C. 27

D. 270

Question 1038

What percent decrease in salaries would exactly cancel out the 20 percent increase ?

A. (16 + 2/3) %

B. (15 + 2/3)%

C. (14 +1/3)%

D. (13 + 4/5)%

Question 1039

A number is first decreased by 10% and then increased by 10%. The number so obtained is 50 less than the original number. The original number is :

A. 5900

B. 5000

C. 5500

D. 5050