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Profit and Loss MCQ Questions & Answers

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




Question 1

When a discount of 20% is given on a jacket, the profit is 28%. If the discount is 13%, then the profit is

A. 39.2 percent
B. 41 percent
C. 42.8 percent
D. 37.4 percent

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Question 2

A person purchased 10 dozen pens at the rate of Rs. 4 per dozen. On checking, he found that 20 pens were not working. In order to earn 25% profit, he should sell the remaining pens each at -

A. 40 paise
B. 44 paise
C. 50 paise
D. 55 paise

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Question 3

David sells his Laptop to Goliath at a loss of 20% who subsequently sells it to Hercules at a Profit of 25%. Hercules, after finding some defect in the laptop, returns it to Goliath but could recover only Rs. 4.50 for every Rs. 5 he had paid. Find the amount at Hercules' loss if David had paid Rs. 1.75 lakh for the laptop.

A. 3500
B. 2500
C. 17500
D. 20000

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Question 4

A wholesaler sells a jacket to a retailer at a profit of 5% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a profit of 10%. If the customer pays Rs. 4158, what had it cost (in Rs) to the wholesaler?

A. 3500
B. 3400
C. 3300
D. 3600

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Question 5

Dealer purchased an article for Rs. 900 and fixes the list price in such a way that he gains 20% after allowing 10% discount, then the list price is

A. Rs.1180
B. Rs.1080
C. Rs.1200
D. Rs.1100

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Question 6

A man buys 3 type-I cakes and 6 type-II cakes for Rs. 900. He sells type-I cakes at a profit of 15% and type-II cakes at a loss of 10%. If his overall profit is Rs.30, the cost price (in Rs.) of a type-I and of a type-II cakes is

A. 100, 100
B. 160, 70
C. 180, 60
D. 120, 90

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Question 7

A wholesaler sells a watch to a retailer at a profit of 8% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a profit of 12%. If the customer pays Rs. 8,448 what had it cost (approximately) to the wholesaler (in Rs)?

A. 6984
B. 6082
C. 7120
D. 7022

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Question 8

A trader marks his goods in such a way that after allowing a discount of 10% he gains 15%. If an article costs him Rs. 720, his marked price is

A. Rs.920
B. Rs.900
C. Rs.820
D. Rs.950

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Question 9

Mr. Mahesh sold a bus for Rs. 22,100 with a loss of 15%. At what price should the bus be sold to get a profit of 15%?

A. 29700
B. 30000
C. 29800
D. 29900

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Question 10

If a merchant offers a discount of 30% on the list price, then he makes a loss of 16%. What % profit or % loss will he make if he sells at a discount of 20% of the list price?

A. 14 percent profit
B. 4 percent loss
C. 26 percent profit
D. 8 percent profit

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Question 11

If the cost price is 25% of selling price. Then what is the profit percent.

A. 150%
B. 200%
C. 300%
D. 350%

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Question 12

A dealer buys dry fruit at the rate of Rs. 100, Rs. 80 and Rs. 60 per kg. He bought them in the ratio 12 : 15 : 20 by weight. He in total gets 20% profit by selling the first two and at last he finds he has no gain no loss in selling the whole quantity which he had. What was the percentage loss he suffered for the third quantity ?

A. 20%
B. 30%
C. 40%
D. 50%

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Question 13

In what ratio sugar at Rs 30/kg should be mixed with sugar at Rs 45/kg so that on selling the mixture at Rs 42/kg there is a profit of 20%?

A. 2 : 1
B. 2 : 3
C. 5 : 2
D. 3 : 7

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Question 14

While selling a router, a shopkeeper gives a discount of 15%. If he gives a discount of 20%, he earns Rs. 51 less as profit. What is the original marked price of the router?

A. Rs. 1000
B. Rs. 1020
C. Rs. 1040
D. Rs. 980

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Question 15

The loss in selling an article for Rs.1235 was 5%. At what price should it be sold to get a profit of 10%.

A. Rs.1,335
B. Rs.1,380
C. Rs.1,430
D. Rs.1,300

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Question 16

By selling 18 table fans for Rs.11,664 a man incurs a loss of 10%. How many fans should he sell for Rs.17,424 to earn 10% profit?

A. 18
B. 22
C. 20
D. 23

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Question 17

The price of an article by 30% and then two successive discounts of 10% each are allowed. Ultimately, the price of the article is -

A. Decreased by 5.3%
B. Increased by 3%
C. Increased by 5.3%
D. Decreased by 10%

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Question 18

A store sells a watch for a profit of 25% of the cost. Then the percentage of profit against selling price is

A. 22%
B. 20%
C. 18%
D. 15%

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Question 19

A man sell 35 waffers for Rs. 15 each and loses Rs. 40.4. If he sells 35 waffers for Rs. 18, how much does he loss or gain ?

A. Rs. 64
B. Rs. 52
C. Rs. 72
D. Rs. 55

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Question 20

The difference between the selling price and cost price of an article is Rs. 210. If the profit percent is 25, then the selling price of the article is = ?

A. Rs. 950
B. Rs. 1050
C. Rs. 1150
D. Rs. 1250

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Question 21

Previously, the manufacturing cost of a product was thrice the cost of raw material. Now the cost of raw material increases in the ratio 5 : 12 and manufacturing cost increases in the ratio of 3 : 5. The previous cost of the product was Rs. 8. What should be the present selling price so that 25% profit can be made?

A. Rs. 13.70
B. Rs. 14.80
C. Rs. 18.50
D. Rs. 19.50

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Question 22

A dishonest dealer marks up the price of his goods by 20% and gives a discount of 10% to the customer. Besides, he also cheats both his supplier and his buyer by 100 grams while buying or selling 1 kilogram. Find the percentage profit earned by the shopkeeper?

A. 20%
B. 25%
C. 32%
D. 46.66%

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Question 23

A shopkeeper cheats to the extent of 10% while buying as well as selling, by using false weights. His total gain is -

A. 10%
B. 11%
C. 20%
D. 21%

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Question 24

Two shirts are bought at the rate of Rs 400 each. Shopkeeper sells one at the profit of 150% and other at the loss of 150%. What will be the total profit or loss in the whole transaction?

A. Loss of Rs 50
B. No profit/loss
C. Profit of Rs 25
D. Loss of Rs 150

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Question 25

A bookseller bought 500 text books for  20,000. He wanted to sell them at a profit so that he get 50 books free. At what profit percent should he sell them?

A. 10
B. 20
C. 15
D. 10.5

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Question 26

A dishonest trader marks up his goods by 80% and gives discount of 25%. Besides he gets 20% more amount per kg from wholesaler and sells 10% less per kg to customer. What is the overall profit percentage?

A. 50%
B. 60%
C. 70%
D. 80%

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Question 27

A dishonest dealer marks up the price of his goods by 20% and gives a discount of 10% to the customer. He also uses a 900 gram weight instead of a 1 kilogram weight. Find his percentage profit due to these maneuvers?

A. 8%
B. 12%
C. 20%
D. 16%

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Question 28

A vendor buys bananas at 4 for Rs 3 and sells at 3 for Rs 4. What will be the result?

A. 43.75% profit
B. 77.7% loss
C. 77.7% profit
D. 43.75% loss

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Question 29

The S.P of a washing machine is 1 1/3 of its C.P. Find the gain percent.

A. 33%
B. 33 1/3%
C. 66 1/3%
D. 66%

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Question 30

In a shop, 80% of the articles are sold at a profit of 10% and the remaining at a loss of 40%. What is the overall profit/loss ?

A. 10% profit
B. 10% loss
C. 5% loss
D. No profit no loss

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Question 31

The cash difference between the selling price of an article at a profit of 2% and 16% is Rs.3. The ratio of two selling prices is

A. 51:58
B. 51:53
C. 57:58
D. 55:58

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Question 32

If watches bought at prices ranging from Rs. 200 to Rs. 350 are sold at prices ranging from Rs. 300 to Rs. 425. What is the greatest possible profit that might be made in selling nine watches ?

A. Rs. 1800
B. Rs. 2000
C. Rs. 2025
D. Rs. 1750

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Question 33

A merchant has 1000 kg of sugar, part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The quantity (in kg) sold at 18% profit is.

A. 400
B. 560
C. 600
D. 640

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Question 34

A milkman has 20 liters of milk. If he mixes 5 liters of water, which is freely available, in 20 liters of pure milk. If the cost of pure milk is Rs. 18 per litre, then the profit of the milkman, when he sells all the mixture at  cost price, is:

A. 20%
B. 25%
C. 33.33%
D. 18%

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Question 35

A shop keeper sells an article at a loss of 8%, but when he increases the selling price of the article by Rs. 164 he earns a profit of 2.25% on the cost price. If he sells the same article at Rs. 1760, what is his profit percentage?

A. 2.5%
B. 5%
C. 10%
D. 7.5%

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Question 36

Raman bought a camera and paid 20% less than its original price. He sold it at 40% profit on the price he had paid. The percentage of profit earned by Raman on the original price was -

A. 12%
B. 15%
C. 22%
D. 32%

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Question 37

A vendor buys some lemons at the rate of 11 for Rs 10 and sells at the rate of 4 for Rs 5. What will be the result?

A. 37.5 percent loss
B. 27.27 percent gain
C. 37.5 percent gain
D. 27.2 percent loss

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Question 38

On selling 17 balls at Rs. 720 there is a loss equal to the cost price of 5 balls. The cost price of a ball is = ?

A. Rs. 45
B. Rs. 50
C. Rs. 60
D. Rs. 55

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Question 39

A small and medium enterprise imports two components A and B from Taiwan and China respectively and assembles them with other components to form a toy. Components A contributes to 10% of production cost while components B contributes to 20% of production cost. Usually the company sells this toy at 20% above the production cost. Due to increase in the raw material and labour cost in both the countries ,component A became 20% costlier and components B became 40% costlier. Owing to these reasons the company increased its selling price by 15%. Considering that cost of other components does not change. What will be the profit percentage if the toy is sold at the new price?

A. 15.50%
B. 25.50%
C. 35.50%
D. 40%

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Question 40

If the loss of percent on article is 15%. Then the ratio of the cost price and selling price will be = ?

A. 17 : 20
B. 20 : 17
C. 23 : 15
D. 15 : 23

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Question 41

A shopkeeper sells one transistor for Rs. 840 at a gain of 20% and another for Rs. 960 at a loss of 4%. His total gain or loss percent is:

A. 5(15/17)% loss
B. 5(15/17)% gain
C. 6(2/3) gain
D. None of these

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Question 42

The cost of raw materials of a product increases by 30%, the manufacturing cost increases by 20% and the selling price of the product increases by 60%. The raw material and the manufacturing cost originally formed 40% and 60% of the total cost respectively. If the original profit percentage was one - fourth the original manufacturing cost, find the approximate new profit percentage.

A. 48.39%
B. 54.76%
C. 63.85%
D. 66.75%

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Question 43

A man bought 500 metres of electronic wire at 50 paise per metre. He sold 50% of it at a profit of 5%. At what percent should he sell the remainder so as to gain 10% on the whole transaction?

A. 13%
B. 12.5%
C. 15%
D. 20%

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Question 44

How much percentage above the cost price should a shopkeeper mark on his goods so that after allowing a discount of 10% he should gain 26% ?

A. 140%
B. 25%
C. 16%
D. 40%

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Question 45

The ratio of the cost price and selling price of an article is 5 : 3. What is the loss percentage?

A. 40
B. 20
C. 66.66
D. 33.33

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Question 46

A used car dealer sells a car for Rs 7.6 lakhs and makes some loss. If he had sold it for Rs 9.2 lakhs his profit would have been thrice his loss. What was the cost price of the car (in Rs lakhs)?

A. 8.5
B. 8.75
C. 8.25
D. 8

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Question 47

When Bablu decreases the selling price of the shoes from Rs. 360 to Rs. 345, his loss increases by 4%. The cost price of the shoes is

A. Rs. 275
B. Rs. 375
C. Rs. 425
D. Rs. 450

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Question 48

A wholesaler sold a water purifier at a loss of 40%. If the selling price has been increased by Rs. 125, then wholesaler will get the profit of 10%. What was the cost price of the purifier?

A. Rs. 250
B. Rs. 225
C. Rs. 275
D. Rs. 300

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Question 49

A shopkeeper bought 15 kg of rice at the rate of Rs. 29 per kg and 25 kg of rice at the rate of Rs. 20 per kg. He sold the mixture of both types of rice at the rate of Rs. 27 per kg. His profit in this transaction is = ?

A. Rs. 125
B. Rs. 150
C. Rs. 140
D. Rs. 145

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Question 50

A man bought 25 crates of oranges for Rs. 10,000. He lost 5 crates. In order to earn a total profit of 25% of the total cost, he would have to sell each of the remaining crates at

A. Rs.650
B. Rs. 625
C. Rs. 600
D. Rs. 575

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Question 51

A trader allowed a discount of 15% on a trolley bag having list price of Rs 1360 and earns a profit of 15.6%. What is the cost price (in Rs) of the trolley bag?

A. 1000
B. 1005
C. 1050
D. 1156

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Question 52

Find the difference of amount if 40% discount is given on Rs. 500 and two consecutive discounts 30% and 10% are given on the same amount.

A. Rs. 15
B. Rs. 0
C. Rs. 20
D. Rs. 10

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Question 53

Arun bought toffees at 6 for a rupee. How many for a rupee he should sell to gain 20%?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

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Question 54

If the total cost of 73 articles having equal cost is Rs. 5110 and the total selling price of 89 such articles is Rs. 5607, then in the transaction, there will be = ?

A. A loss of 15%
B. A gain of 10%
C. A loss of 10%
D. A gain of 15%

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Question 55

A shopkeeper who deals in books sold a book at 16% loss. Had she charged an additional Rs.60 while selling it , her profit would have been 14%. Find the cost price, in rupees, of the book ?

A. Rs. 185
B. Rs. 154
C. Rs. 200
D. Rs. 177

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Question 56

A rice trader buys 16 quintals of rice for Rs 5632. 20% rice is lost in transportation. At what rate should he sell to earn 25% profit?

A. Rs 225.2 per quintal
B. Rs 550 per quintal
C. Rs 440 per quintal
D. Rs 563.2 per quintal

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Question 57

A driver of auto rickshaw makes a profit of 20% on every trip when he carries 3 passengers and the price of petrol is Rs. 30 a litre. Find the % profit for the same journey if he goes for 4 passengers per trip and the price of petrol reduces to Rs. 24 litres ?

A. 68%
B. 80%
C. 75%
D. 100%

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Question 58

Raju purchased an item for Rs. 8200 and sold it at a gain of 25% . From that amount he purchased another item and sold it at a loss of 20% . What is his overall gain loss ?

A. Loss of Rs. 120
B. Gain of Rs. 120
C. Loss of Rs. 140
D. Neither loss nor gain

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Question 59

A trader bought 10 kg of tea at Rs. 400 per kg. He sold half the quantity at 20% loss and remaining at 10% profit. What was his net profit or loss in percentage?

A. 5% loss
B. 5% gain
C. 10% loss
D. 10% gain

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Question 60

By selling a product with 20% profit, how much profit was earned? I. The difference between cost and selling price is Rs. 40. II. The selling price is 120 percent of the cost price.

A. I alone sufficient while II alone not sufficient to answer
B. II alone sufficient while I alone not sufficient to answer
C. Either I or II alone sufficient to answer
D. Both I and II are not sufficient to answer

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Question 61

By selling 80 ball pens for Rs. 140 a retailer losses 30%. How many ball pens should he sell for Rs. 104 so as to make a profit of 30% ?

A. 32
B. 52
C. 48
D. 42

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Question 62

A table was sold at a profit of 10%. If its cost price was 5% less and it was sold for Rs. 7 more, the gain would have been 20%. Find the cost price of the table.

A. Rs. 175
B. Rs. 200
C. Rs. 250
D. Rs. 150

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Question 63

A loss of 20% gets converted into a profit of 15% when the selling price of an article is increased by Rs. 70. Find the cost price of the article = ?

A. Rs. 100
B. Rs. 150
C. Rs. 200
D. Rs. 250

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Question 64

A vendor buys 6 bananas for Rs 25 and sells them at 3 for Rs 20. What is his profit percentage?

A. 50
B. 40
C. 60
D. 30

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Question 65

A man bought an article and sold it at a gain of 5 %. If he had bought it at 5% less and sold it for Re 1 less, he would have made a profit of 10%. The C.P. of the article was

A. Rs 100
B. Rs 150
C. Rs 200
D. Rs 250

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Question 66

Junko sold an item for Rs. 220 at a loss of 12%. By how much should she have raised the price to make a profit of 10% ?

A. Rs. 25
B. Rs. 48.40
C. Rs. 44
D. Rs. 55

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Question 67

Successive discounts of 10%,12% and 15% amount to a single discount of -

A. 32.68%
B. 35.28%
C. 36.68%
D. None of these

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Question 68

A vendor buys bananas at 12 for Rs 50 and sells at 5 for Rs 40. What will be the gain (in %)?

A. 82
B. 72
C. 92
D. 62

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Question 69

A shopkeeper cheats to the extent of 11% while buying and selling fruits, by using tampered weights. His total gain in percentage is

A. 23.25
B. 23.21
C. 23.75
D. 23.5

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Question 70

Sreya bought a plot for Rs. 6,00,000,  then sold half of the plot at 10 % profit and rest at 15% profit. What is the total profit % that Sreya gain?

A. 13.8 %
B. 11.4 %
C. 12.5 %
D. 14.5 %

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Question 71

The marked price of an article is 60% more than its cost price. If the article is sold for Rs 300 after offering a discount of Rs 20, then what will be the profit percentage?

A. 45
B. 50
C. 25
D. 45

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Question 72

A firm of readymade garments makes both men's and women's shirts. Its average profit is 6% of the sales. Its profit in men's shirt average 8% of the sales and women's shirts comprise 60% of the output. The average profit per sales rupee in women's shirts is

A. 0.0166
B. 0.0466
C. 0.0666
D. None of these

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Question 73

In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit ?

A. 60%
B. 50%
C. 70%
D. 45%

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Question 74

Namitha sold a powerbank which is at the cost of Rs. 1950 at a loss of 25%. Find at what cost will she have to sell it to get a profit of 25%?

A. Rs. 3680
B. Rs. 3560
C. Rs. 3320
D. Rs. 3250

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Question 75

By selling a table for Rs. 16,870, a shopkeeper suffers a loss of Rs. 1080. His loss percentage (rounded off to one decimal place) is

A. 6.4%
B. 6.1%
C. 6.2%
D. 6.0%

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Question 76

On selling 30 caps, a shopkeeper earns profit equal to the selling price of 3 caps. What is the profit percentage?

A. 12.5
B. 11.11
C. 10
D. 14.28

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Question 77

Sudha sold an article to Renu for Rs.576 at a loss of 20%. Renu spent a sum of Rs.224 on its transportation and sold it to Raghu at price which would have given Sudha profit of 24%. The percentage of gain for Renu is:

A. 13.2%
B. 10.5%
C. 12.9%
D. 11.6%

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Question 78

To gain 10% on selling the mixture of milk and water at the cost price of pure milk, the quantity of water to be mixed with 50 kg of pure milk is = ?

A. 2.5 kg
B. 5 kg
C. 7.5 kg
D. 10 kg

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Question 79

The profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 832 is equal to the loss incurred when the same article is sold for Rs. 448. What should be the sale price for making 50% profit ?

A. Rs. 660
B. Rs. 560
C. Rs. 1060
D. Rs. 960

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Question 80

A dealer sells two machines at Rs 12000 each. On one it gains 32% and on the other it looses 32%. What is its profit/loss percentage in the whole transaction?

A. No gain and no loss
B. 1% loss
C. 18% profit
D. 10.24% loss

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Question 81

A retailer buys a radio for Rs 225. His overhead expenses are Rs 15. He sellis the radio for Rs 300. The profit percent of the retailer is

A. 10%
B. 50%
C. 25%
D. 52%

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Question 82

The difference between cost price and selling price is Rs 12.54. If loss percentage is 33%, then what is the cost price (in Rs)?

A. 35.44
B. 50.54
C. 41
D. 38

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Question 83

If the labour cost 20% of the cost of production and raw material cost 10% of the cost of production and the price on which article is sold is 20% above the cost of production. If the price of labour is increased by 40% and the price of raw material increased by 20% and rest other expenditure of cost remain constant. The industry thus decide to increase the selling price by 10%. Find the new profit percent  ?

A. 18%
B. 20%
C. 22%
D. 24%

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Question 84

There are two shopkeepers, first shopkeeper calculates his profit percent on the selling price whereas the second shopkeeper calculates his profit percent on the cost price. If the selling price for both the shopkeeper is same and the difference between their profits is Rs.175. Then, calculate the sum of the cost price for both the shopkeeper if the profit percent for the both shopkeeper is 25%?

A. Rs 5425
B. Rs 4875
C. Rs 4675
D. Rs 5275

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Question 85

A got 30% concession on the label price of an article and sold for Rs. 8750 with 25% profit on the price he bought. The label price was = ?

A. Rs. 13000
B. Rs. 16000
C. Rs. 12000
D. Rs. 10000

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Question 86

After allowing a discount of 11.11%, a trader still makes a gain of 14.28%. At how many percent above the cost price does he mark on his goods?

A. 28.56%
B. 35%
C. 22.22%
D. None of these

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Question 87

The marked price of watch was Rs. 820. A man bought the same for Rs. 570.72 after getting two successive discounts of which the first was 20%. The rate of second discount was -

A. 12%
B. 13%
C. 15%
D. 18%

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Question 88

A dealer buys dry fruits at Rs. 100, Rs. 80, and Rs. 60 per kilogram. He mixes them in the ratio 3:4:5 by weight and sells at a profit of 50%. At what price per kilogram does he sell the dry fruits?

A. Rs. 80
B. Rs. 100
C. Rs. 95
D. None of these

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Question 89

A pharmaceutical company made 3000 strips of tablets at a cost of Rs. 4800. The company gave away 1000 strips of tablets to doctors as free samples. A discount of 25% was allowed on the printed price. Find the ratio profit if the price is raised from Rs. 3.25 to Rs. 4.25 per strip and if at the latter price, samples to doctors were done away with. (New profit / Old profit).

A. 55.5
B. 63.5
C. 75
D. 99.25

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Question 90

A sweet seller sells 3/5th part of sweets at a profit of 10% and remaining at a loss of 5%. If the total profit is Rs 1500, then what is the total cost price of sweets ?

A. Rs.37,500
B. Rs.36,400
C. Rs.37,415
D. Rs.36,500

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Question 91

A shopkeeper, sold walnuts at the rate Rs 1,190 a kg and bears a loss of 10%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 1,249.5 per kg, what will be the result?

A. 11 percent loss
B. 5.5 percent loss
C. 5.5 percent gain
D. 11 percent gain

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Question 92

The accountants of a company show sales of Rs. 12,600. The primary cost is 35% of sales and trading cost accounts for 25% of the gross profit. Gross profit is arrived at by excluding the primary cost plus the cost of advertising expenses of Rs. 1400, director's salary of Rs. 650 per annum plus 2% annual sales as miscellaneous costs. Find the percentage profit (approx) on a capital investment of Rs. 14,000?

A. 35%
B. 31%
C. 28%
D. 26%

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Question 93

A shop keeper purchased 10 kg of rice and 20 kg of sugar at Rs. 75 and Rs. 85 per kg respectively. On selling, he gained 20% on rice and 10% on sugar. What was the total sale price?

A. Rs. 2695
B. Rs. 2770
C. Rs. 2800
D. Rs. 2750

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Question 94

Jatin bought a refrigerator with 20% discount on the labelled price. Had he bought it with 25% discount, he would have saved Rs. 500. At what price did he buy the refrigerator ?

A. Rs. 8000
B. Rs. 10,000
C. Rs. 12,500
D. Rs. 15,000

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Question 95

A style cloth emporium the shopkeeper measures 20% less for every metre of cloth also he marks-up goods by 20%. What is the profit percentage?

A. 50%
B. 65%
C. 75%
D. 85%

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Question 96

By selling 90 pens for Rs 80 a man loses 20%. What should be the selling price (in Rs) of 90 pens for 20% profit?

A. 90
B. 100
C. 110
D. 120

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Question 97

To dispose of the old stocks, a person sold a tea-set for Rs.3,540, which was 41% below the cost price. In order to make a profit of 11% the seller should have sold the set for .... more.

A. 2664.42
B. 2460
C. 1812.6
D. 3120

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Question 98

A retailer gets a discount of 40% on the printed price of an article. The retailer sells it at the printed price. His gain percent is

A. 40
B. 55
C. 66 2/3
D. 75

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Question 99

If a wholesaler, sells a tin of coffee at Rs 528 he faces a loss of 12%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 636, what will be the profit (in %)?

A. 7
B. 5
C. 6
D. 4

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Question 100

Qamar gained 12.5% on the resale of a used stereo. If he purchased the item for Rs.1680, how much did he sell it for?

A. Rs.1880
B. Rs.1990
C. Rs.1910
D. Rs.1890

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Question 101

Due to reduction of 25% in price of oranges a customer can purchase 4 oranges more for Rs. 16. what is original price of an orange?

A. Rs 1
B. Rs 1.33
C. Rs 1.5
D. Rs 1.6

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Question 102

Neeraj's earning was decreased by 60% and after that subsequently increased by 60%. Find the final loss % on his earnings?

A. 12%
B. 36%
C. 4%
D. 5%

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Question 103

What is the cost price of an article when selling price is Rs. 2592 and the gain is 8%?

A. Rs. 2400
B. Rs. 2200
C. Rs. 2264
D. Rs. 2385

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Question 104

A tradesman fixed his selling price of goods at 30% above the cost price. He sells half the stock at this price, one-quarter of his stock at a discount of 15% on the original selling price and rest at a discount of 30% on the original selling price. Find the gain percentage altogether?

A. 14.88%
B. 15.38%
C. 15.58%
D. 16.38%

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Question 105

If the rice is sold at Rs 56 per kg, there would be a 40% loss. To earn a profit of 20% what should be the price of rice (per kg)?

A. 112
B. 108
C. 116
D. 124

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Question 106

On selling an article for Rs. 651, there is a loss of 7%. The cost price of that article is = ?

A. Rs. 744
B. Rs. 751
C. Rs. 793
D. Rs. 700

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Question 107

If a wholesaler, sells a box of chocolates at Rs 960 he gains 20%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 1120, what is his profit percentage?

A. 30
B. 40
C. 50
D. 60

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Question 108

Find the difference of amount if 40% discount is given on Rs. 500 and two consecutive discount 30% and 10% are given on the same amount.

A. Rs. 15
B. Rs. 0
C. Rs. 20
D. Rs. 10

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Question 109

A book seller allowed 10% discount on printed price. He gets 30% commission from publisher. His profit in percent will be

A. 20
B. 28 4/7
C. 25
D. 26 3/7

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Question 110

An article is sold at a profit of 20% . If the cost price is increased by 10% and the sale price by Rs. 26, then the percentage of profit reduces by 5% . Determine the cost price = ?

A. Rs. 300
B. Rs. 400
C. Rs. 500
D. Rs. 600

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Question 111

A villager buys a goat and a sheep together for Rs 14,250. He sold the sheep at a profit of 10% and the goat at a loss of 20%. If he sold both the animals at the same price , then what was the cost price of the cheaper animal?

A. 8250
B. 6600
C. 7500
D. 6000

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Question 112

A discount of 10% is given by a salesman for cash payment. What should be the marked price if he wants to earn a profit of 5% ?

A. 16.67%
B. 15%
C. 22%
D. 10%

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Question 113

If the ratio of the cost price and the selling price of an article be 4:5, then the percentage of profit is:

A. 27.5
B. 25
C. 15
D. 10

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Question 114

The market price of an article was 40% more than its cost price. Rana was going to sell it at market price to a customer, but he showed Rana some defects in the article, due to which Rana gave him a discount of 28.57%. Next day he came again and showed Rana some more defects, hence he gave him another discount that was equal to 12.5% of the cost price. What was the approximate profit/loss to Rana ?

A. Loss of 12.5%
B. Profit of 12.5%
C. Loss of 24.5%
D. Profit of 22.5%

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Question 115

After buying a toy for Rs. 66, Raghu managed to sell it at a profit of 15%. The selling price of the toy was

A. Rs. 75.90
B. Rs. 70.80
C. Rs. 75.20
D. Rs. 76.90

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Question 116

A man purchases some oranges at the rate of 3 for Rs. 40 and the same quantity at 5 for Rs. 60. If he sells all the oranges at the rate of 3 for Rs. 50, find his gain or loss percent ( to the nearest integer ) = ?

A. 34% loss
B. 31% profit
C. 31% loss
D. 32% profit

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Question 117

A retailer purchased radiosets at the rate of Rs. 400 each from a wholesaler. He raised the price by 30% and then allowed a discount of 8% on each set. His profit will be = ?

A. 19%
B. 78.40%
C. 22%
D. 19.60%

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Question 118

If a shop keeper marks his goods for a certain amount so as to get 25% gain after allowing a discount of 20%, then his marked price is

A. Rs.156.25
B. Rs.146.25
C. Rs.166.25
D. Rs.150.25

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Question 119

Reema sold 48 articles for Rs. 2,160 and suffered a loss of 10%. How many articles should she sell for Rs. 2,016 to earn a profit of 12%?

A. 36
B. 40
C. 28
D. 32

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Question 120

When a discount of 20% is given on a monthly train pass, the profit is 44%. If the discount is 29%, then the profit is _____.

A. 73 percent
B. 118.2 percent
C. 17.4 percent
D. 27.8 percent

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Question 121

If by selling an article for Rs. 390 a shopkeeper gains 20% , then the cost is

A. Rs. 370
B. Rs. 325
C. Rs. 350
D. Rs. 300

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Question 122

A shopkeeper purchased 10 boxes of pencils containing 10 pencils each at Rs. 100 per box and sold each pencil at a profit 12%. What is the total sale price?

A. Rs.1100
B. Rs.1120
C. Rs.1200
D. Rs.1210

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Question 123

The marked price of a radio is 20% more than its cost price. If a discount of 10% is given on the marked price, the gain per cent is:

A. 15
B. 12
C. 10
D. 8

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Question 124

If 70% of total articles are sold at a profit of 20% and remaining articles are sold at a loss of 20%, then what will be the overall profit percentage?

A. 8
B. 12
C. 16
D. 6

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Question 125

Ravi sold goods for Rs.6250 and made a profit of 25% in the process. What would have been his profit percent if he had sold the same goods for Rs.6000?

A. 10%
B. 15%
C. 20%
D. 5%

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Question 126

If 10% loss is made on selling price, then the rate of loss on the cost price will be

A. 11 1/9%
B. 9 1/11%
C. 10%
D. 11%

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Question 127

A merchant buys two articles for Rs.600. He sells one of them at a profit of 22% and the other at a loss of 8% and makes no profit or loss in the end. What is the selling price of the article that he sold at a loss ?

A. Rs. 404.80
B. Rs. 536.80
C. Rs.440
D. Rs. 160

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Question 128

Nikita bought 30 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 9.50 per kg of wheat and the same amount of wheat at the rate Rs. 8.50 per kg and mixed them. She sold the mixture at the rate of Rs. 8.90 per kg. Her total profit or loss in the transaction was = ?

A. Rs. 2 loss
B. Rs. 2 profit
C. Rs. 6 loss
D. Rs. 6 profit

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Question 129

Hotel Aditya has 10 single AC rooms, 5 double AC rooms and 18 non AC rooms. The fixed monthly rent of hotel is 150,000. The per day maintenance cost is Rs. 100 for double AC room, Rs. 75 for single AC room and Rs. 40 for non AC room. The per day charges are Rs. 600 for double AC room, Rs. 400 for single AC room and Rs. 250 for non AC room. In April 2003, the occupancy rate of non AC room was 50%, 70% of single AC room and 40% of double AC rooms. Find the profit/loss % for that particular month.

A. 10.33% (profit)
B. 10.33% (loss)
C. 5.67% (loss)
D. 5.67% (profit)

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Question 130

The selling price of an item inclusive of a 10% profit was Rs.440. What would be the percentage loss if the item was sold for Rs. 370?

A. 7.5
B. 8
C. 6.25
D. 8.4

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Question 131

A shopkeeper marks the price of an article at Rs. 320. Find the cost price if after allowing a discount of 10%, he still gains 20% on the cost price.

A. Rs. 240
B. Rs. 280
C. Rs. 300
D. Rs. 264

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Question 132

12 days payment to the servant in a cloth showroom in festival season is Rs. 400 plus one shirt. The servant leaves after 9 days and recieves Rs. 280 and a shirt. What is the price of the shirt ?

A. Rs. 80
B. Rs. 120
C. Rs. 70
D. Rs. 100

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Question 133

A tradesman allows a discount of 15% on the marked price. How much above the cost price must he mark his goods as to gain 19% ?

A. 34%
B. 40%
C. 25%
D. 30%

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Question 134

A fruit seller sells mangoes at the rate of Rs. 9 per kg and thereby loses 20% . At what price per kg, he should have sold, them to make a profit of 5% ?

A. Rs. 11.81
B. Rs. 12
C. Rs. 12.25
D. Rs. 12.31

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Question 135

If 192 pens cost is Rs.10, how many pens can be bought for Rs.5?

A. 96
B. 72
C. 48
D. 56

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Question 136

A wholesaler sells a watch to a retailer at a gain of 20% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a loss of 10%. If the customer pays Rs 874.8, what had it cost the wholesaler?

A. Rs 945
B. Rs 810
C. Rs 994
D. Rs 675

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Question 137

A shopkeeper sells a table at a discount of 20% and earns a profit of 60%. If he sells the same table at 40% discount, then what will be his new profit percent?

A. 20
B. 30
C. 35
D. 40

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Question 138

The price of a jewellery, passing through three hands. Rises on the whole by 65%. If the first and the second sellers earned 20% and 25% profit respectively, the profit earned by the third seller is = ?

A. 20%
B. 15%
C. 10%
D. 5%

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Question 139

A shopkeeper by selling 20 Timex watches, earns a profit equal to the selling price of 4 Timex watches. His profit percentage is

A. 20 percent
B. 25 percent
C. 30 percent
D. 50 percent

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Question 140

An egg seller sells his eggs only in the packs of 3 eggs, 6 eggs, 9 eggs, 12 eggs etc., but the rate is not necessarily uniform. One day Raju (which is not the same egg seller) purchased at the rate of 3 eggs for a rupee and the next hour he purchased equal number of eggs at the rate of 6 eggs for a rupee. Next day he sold all the eggs at the rate of 9 eggs for Rs. 2. What is his percentage profit or loss?

A. 10% loss
B. 11.11% loss
C. 3% loss
D. 2.5% profit

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Question 141

A man buys oranges at Rs 5 a dozen and an equal number at Rs 4 a dozen. He sells them at Rs 5.50 a dozen and makes a profit of Rs 50. How many oranges does he buy?

A. 30 dozens
B. 40 dozens
C. 50 dozens
D. 60 dozens

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Question 142

If a vendor sells apples at Rs 170 per kg he suffers 15% loss. If he sells at Rs 230 per kg, then what is his profit percentage?

A. 15
B. 10
C. 5
D. 20

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Question 143

Mr. Rajan invested Rs 1,00,000 in US Stock Markets when the GBPINR rate was 75. After one year his investment appreciated by 20% in GBP terms. He sold of his investments and repatriated the money to India at the then existing rate of 80. what was real returns in INR?

A. loss of 24%
B. gain of 28%
C. loss of 28%
D. gain of 20%

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Question 144

A man buys a cycle for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15% . What is the selling price of the cycle = ?

A. Rs. 1202
B. Rs. 1190
C. Rs. 1160
D. Rs. 1000

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Question 145

If 60% of total articles are sold at a loss of 50% and remaining articles are sold at a profit of 50%, then what will be the overall loss percentage?

A. 20
B. 15
C. 25
D. 10

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Question 146

At a village trade fair a man buys a horse and a camel together for Rs 51,250. He sold the horse at a profit of 25 % and the camel at a loss of 20 %. If he sold both the animals at the same price, then the cost price of the cheaper animal was Rs ____________.

A. 6600
B. 7500
C. 25000
D. 20000

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Question 147

A dealer sold an article at 6% loss. Had he sold it for Rs. 64 more, he would have made a profit of 10%. Then the cost of the article is

A. Rs.400
B. Rs.200
C. Rs.164
D. Rs.464

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Question 148

A fruit seller buys 240 apples for Rs. 600. Some of these apples are rotten and are thrown away. He sells the remaining apples at Rs. 3.50 each and makes a profit of Rs. 198. The % of apples thrown away are ?

A. 6%
B. 5%
C. 4%
D. 7%

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Question 149

By mixing two brands of tea and selling the mixture at the rate of Rs. 177 per kg, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 18% . If to every 2 kg of one brand costing Rs. 200 per kg, 3 kg of the other brand is added, then how much per kg does he other brand cost ?

A. Rs. 110
B. Rs. 120
C. Rs. 140
D. None of these

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Question 150

A cloth merchant sold half of his cloth at 40% profit, half of remaining at 40% loss and the rest was sold at the cost price. In the total transaction his gain or loss will be = ?

A. 20% gain
B. 25% loss
C. 10% gain
D. 15% loss

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Question 151

The marked price of a chair is Rs 550 and a discount of 20% is given on it. What is the selling price (in Rs)?

A. 440
B. 430
C. 470
D. 390

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Question 152

If the ratio of cost price and selling price is 4 : 5 ,then the percentage of profit will be

A. 20
B. 0.1
C. 10
D. 25

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Question 153

P, Q and R are partners in a company. In any year P receives 1/9 part of profit, Q receives 1/6 part of profit and R receives Rs 130000. How much amount (in Rs) will P get as profit?

A. 40000
B. 36000
C. 18000
D. 20000

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Question 154

An article is listed at Rs 2375. A man purchases it at two successive discounts of 50% and 25% and spends Rs 165 on repairing of article. If he sells thearticle at a profit of 62.5%, then what is the selling price (in Rs) of the article?

A. 1467.6
B. 1492.6
C. 1715.39
D. 1467.6

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Question 155

A shopkeeper wants to earn 33% profit on an article after offering 30% discount. By how much percentage more he should mark the price of his article above cost price?

A. 90
B. 63
C. 69
D. 72

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Question 156

A stockist wants to make some profit by selling sugar. He contemplates about various methods. Which of the following would maximize his profit ?

A. Sell sugar 10% profit
B. Use 900 g of weight instead of 1 kg
C. Mix 10% impurities in sugar and sell sugar at cost price
D. Increase the price by 5% and reduce the weight by 5%

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Question 157

I gain 19% if I sell an article for Rs. 595. What would be my gain or loss percentage if I sell it for Rs. 475?

A. Gain 5%
B. Loss 5%
C. Loss 10%
D. Gain 10%

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Question 158

A trader buys 500 kgs of cotton for Rs 9,000. 10% of this cotton is spoiled due to rain. At what rate (Rs/Kg) should he sell the rest to earn 10% profit?

A. 25
B. 30
C. 22
D. 20

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Question 159

A person having bought goods for Rs. 400 sells half of it at a gain of 5%, at what gain % must he sell the remainder so as to gain 20% on the whole?

A. 30%
B. 32%
C. 34%
D. 35%

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Question 160

Ravi sold a smartphone for Rs. 30,000. Had he offered a discount of 10% on the selling price(SP), he would have earned a profit of 35%. What is the cost price?

A. Rs. 20,000
B. Rs. 22,000
C. Rs. 24,000
D. Rs. 26,000

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Question 161

Rajan sells a machine for Rs 52 lakhs at a loss. Had he sold it for Rs 62 lakh, his gain would have been 9 times the former loss. What is the cost price of the machine?

A. Rs 61 lakhs
B. Rs 53 lakhs
C. Rs 67.77 lakhs
D. Rs 45 lakhs

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Question 162

By selling 90 ball pens for Rs. 160, a person loses 20% . How many ball pens should be sold for Rs. 96 so as to have a profit of 20% ?

A. 24
B. 36
C. 39
D. 42

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Question 163

70% of the cost price of a article is equal to the 40% of its selling price. What is the profit or loss percentage?

A. 63% loss
B. 70% loss
C. 75% profit
D. 80% profit

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Question 164

Mahesh bought 100 kg of rice for Rs. 1040 and sold it at a loss of as much money as he received for 30 kg rice. At what price did he sell the rice?

A. Rs. 7.46/kg
B. Rs. 8/kg
C. Rs. 8.74/kg
D. Rs. 8.56/kg

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Question 165

A trader had 6 quintals of wheat. He sold a part of it at 7% profit and the rest at 17% profit, so that he made a total profit of 11%. How much wheat did he sell at 17% profit?

A. 360 kg
B. 240 kg
C. 120 kg
D. 480 kg

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Question 166

Sudhir purchased a laptop for Rs.42,000 and a scanner-cum-printer for Rs.8,000. He sold the laptop for a 10% profit and the scanner-cum-printer for a 5% profit. What is his profit percentage?

A. 925°°
B. 915°°
C. 15°°
D. 712°°

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Question 167

A man purchases two articles, on selling one at loss of 20% while the other at a profit of 25%, he gains the overall profit of 5% than find the ratio of their selling price ?

A. 8 : 62.5
B. 55 : 8
C. 8 : 65
D. 64.4 : 9

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Question 168

By selling 12 kg of potatoes for 63, a shopkeeper gains 5%. What does his gain or loss percent by selling. 50 kg of the same potatoes for 247.50 ?

A. 1% profit
B. 1% loss
C. No profit no loss
D. 2.5% profit

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Question 169

An item is sold at a loss of 10%. Had it sold for Rs. 9 more, a profit of 25/2% would have gained. What is the cost price of the item?

A. Rs. 90
B. Rs. 75
C. Rs. 55
D. Rs. 40

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Question 170

The cost of servicing of a Maruti car at Maruti care Pvt. Ltd. is Rs. 400. Manager of service centre told me that for the second service within a year a customer can avail a 10% discount and further for third and fourth servicing he can avail 10% discount of the previous amount paid, within a year. Further if a customer gets more than 4 services within a year, he has to pay just 60% of the servicing charges on these services. A customer availed 5 services from the same servicing station, what is the total percentage discount fetched by the customer?

A. 19.42%
B. 18.50%
C. 17.60%
D. 26%

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Question 171

If the selling price of 40 articles is equal to the cost price of 50 articles, the loss or gain percent is

A. 25% gain
B. 20% gain
C. 25% loss
D. 20% loss

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Question 172

A wholesaler had 200 dozens of mangoes. He sold some of these mangoes at 20% profit and the rest at 10% profit, so that he made 13% profit on selling all the mangoes. How many mangoes (in dozens) did he sell at 20% profit?

A. 140
B. 60
C. 80
D. 120

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Question 173

A trader had 9 quintals of wheat. He sold a part of it at 10% profit and the rest at 20% profit, so that he made a total profit of 14 %. How much wheat did he sell at 20% profit?

A. 540 kg
B. 360 kg
C. 180 kg
D. 720 kg

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Question 174

A shopkeeper purchased 510 eggs at the rate of Rs. 20 per dozen. 30 eggs were broken on the way. In order to make a gain of 20%, he must sell the remaining eggs at the rate of

A. Rs. 22.50 per dozen
B. Rs. 25.50 per dozen
C. Rs. 26 per dozen
D. Rs. 26.50 per dozen

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Question 175

Every year before the festive season, a brand store increases the price of the product by 42% and then introduce two successive discount of 10% and 11% respectively. What is percentage loss and percentage gain ?

A. 3.25% loss
B. 13.742% loss
C. 3.25% gain
D. 13.742% gain

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Question 176

If the manufacturer gains 10 %, the wholesale dealer 15 % and the retailer 25 %, then find the cost of production of a table if the retail price was Rs 1265

A. Rs. 750
B. Rs. 800
C. Rs. 850
D. Rs. 900

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Question 177

If a stall sells a pizza at Rs 200 he makes 20% loss if he wants to make 10% profit then at what price (in Rs) should he sell?

A. 250
B. 300
C. 275
D. 325

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Question 178

The cash difference between the selling prices of an article at a profit of 4% and 6% is Rs 3. The ratio of two selling prices is

A. 51:52
B. 52:53
C. 53:54
D. 54:55

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Question 179

A person bought 50 pens for Rs. 50 each. He sold 40 of them at a loss of 5%. He wants to gain 10% on the whole. Then his gain percent on the remaining pens should be = ?

A. 15%
B. 40%
C. 50%
D. 70%

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Question 180

A person sold two cows each for Rs.9900. If he gained 10% on one and lost 20% on the other, then which of the following is true ?

A. He lost Rs. 200
B. He gained Rs. 200
C. Neither he gained nor lost
D. None of the above

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Question 181

Anil purchases two books for Rs.100. He sells first at loss of 5% and second al 20% profit. If he gets Overall profit of 5% then what is cost of first book?

A. 58
B. 60
C. 55
D. 45

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Question 182

A shopkeeper by selling 22 Skechers shoes, earns a profit equal to the selling price of 6 Skechers shoes. His profit percentage is:

A. 27.2 percent
B. 37.5 percent
C. 54.4 percent
D. 16.9 percent

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Question 183

Tarun got 30% concession on the labelled price of an article and sold it for Rs. 8750 with 25% profit on the price he bought. What was the labelled price ?

A. 10000
B. 12000
C. 13000
D. 14000

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Question 184

Deepti bought a set of cups for Rs. 175, but then had to sell it later to clear old stocks for Rs. 161. What is the percentage of loss that she had to incur?

A. 16
B. 8
C. 7
D. 14

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Question 185

The cost price of a radio is Rs. 600. The 5% of the cost price is charged towards transportation. After adding that, if the net profit to be made is 15%, then the selling price of the radio must be = ?

A. Rs. 704.50
B. Rs. 724.50
C. Rs. 664.50
D. Rs. 684.50

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Question 186

If a company sells a car with a marked price of Rs. 272000 and gives a discount of 4% on Rs. 200000 and 2.5% on the remaining amount of Rs. 72,000, then the actual price charged by the company for the car is -

A. Rs. 2,50,000
B. Rs. 2,55,000
C. Rs. 2,60,000
D. Rs. 2,62,200

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Question 187

By selling 14 watches of equal cost price at the rate of Rs. 450 each, there is profit equal to the cost price of 4 watches. The cost price of the watch is = ?

A. Rs. 350
B. Rs. 360
C. Rs. 375
D. Rs. 400

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Question 188

Selling price of a glass is Rs 1965 and loss percentage is 25%. If selling price is Rs 3013, then what will be the profit percentage?

A. 13
B. 10.4
C. 15
D. 20

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Question 189

The cost price of an article is 80% of its marked price for sale. How much per cent does the tradesman gain after allowing a discount of 12%?

A. 20%
B. 12%
C. 10%
D. 8%

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Question 190

If the selling price is doubled, the profit triples. The profit percent is

A. 66.6%
B. 150%
C. 100%
D. 190%

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Question 191

By selling cloth at Rs. 9 per metre , a shopkeeper loses 10% . Find the rate at which it should be sold so as to earn profit of 15%

A. Rs.11.20
B. Rs.11.30
C. Rs.11.40
D. Rs.11.50

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Question 192

If an article is sold at a gain of 6% instead of a loss of 6% the seller gets Rs. 6 more. What is the cost price of the article?

A. Rs. 18
B. Rs. 36
C. Rs. 42
D. Rs. 50

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Question 193

The marked price of an article is 20% more than its cost price. If 5% discount is given on the marked price, then what is the profit percentage?

A. 5
B. 14
C. 15
D. 25

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Question 194

A trader had 1200 kgs of rice. He sold a part of it at 5% profit and the rest at 11% profit, so that he made a total profit of 7%. How much (in kg) wheat did he sell at 5% profit?

A. 900
B. 600
C. 400
D. 800

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Question 195

When a plot is sold for Rs. 18700, the owner loses 15% . At what price must the plot be sold in order to gain 15% ?

A. Rs. 21,000
B. Rs. 22,500
C. Rs. 25,300
D. Rs. 25,800

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Question 196

A, B and C invest in the ratio of 3 : 4: 5. The percentage of return on their investments are in the ratio of  6 : 5 : 4. Find the total earnings, If B earns Rs. 250 more than A :

A. Rs. 6000
B. Rs. 7250
C. Rs. 5000
D. None of these

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Question 197

Yaman sold an item at a loss of 10%. If he had sold it for Rs.57 more, he would have made a profit of 20%. What should be the selling price of the item to make a profit of 30%?

A. Rs.247
B. Rs.190
C. Rs.228
D. Rs.222.30

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Question 198

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

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Question 199

An article is sold at a gain of 15% . Had it been sold for Rs. 27 more, the profit would have been 20% . The cost price of the article is = ?

A. Rs. 500
B. Rs. 700
C. Rs. 540
D. Rs. 545

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Question 200

A man buys 10 oranges for Rs. 3 and sells 8 for Rs. 3. Calculate his gain percent.

A. 20%
B. 25%
C. 27%
D. 30%

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Question 201

A sells a watch to B and makes a loss of 12%. B makes a profit of 12.5% by selling the watch to C. If A sells the watch to B at the cost of which C purchased it, then the percentage of loss or profit of A will be,

A. 1% loss
B. 1% profit
C. 2% loss
D. 2% profit

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Question 202

A reduction of 20% in the price of salt enabled a purchaser to obtain 4 kg, more for Rs. 100. The reduced price of salt per kg. is = ?

A. Rs. 4/kg.
B. Rs. 5/kg.
C. Rs. 6.25/kg.
D. Rs. 6.50/kg.

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Question 203

A shopkeeper marks his goods 15% above the cost price, but allows 20% discount for cash. His net loss is = ?

A. 3%
B. 5%
C. 8%
D. 10%

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Question 204

The difference between cost price and selling price is Rs 576. If the profit percentage is 16%, then what is the cost price (in Rs)?

A. 3024
B. 4176
C. 3600
D. 3800

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Question 205

If 60% discount is offered on the marked price and selling price becomes equal to cost price then what was the % mark up?

A. 100
B. 250
C. 150
D. 40

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Question 206

If a vendor sells a coconut at Rs 24 he makes 20% loss. If he sells at Rs 36 then what is his profit percentage?

A. 10
B. 20
C. 30
D. 40

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Question 207

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

A. 30%
B. 28%
C. 26%
D. 25%

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Question 208

A retailer buys product from a shopkeeper at discount of 40% on the list price (marked price) and sells them to the customer at a discount of 25% on the list price.What is his profit percentage ?

A. 10%
B. 15%
C. 20%
D. 25%

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Question 209

A shopkeeper purchased 50 dozen cups for Rs. 3000. Out of these, 60 cups were broken and could not be sold. At what rate per dozen should he sell the remaining cup to make a profit of 20% ?

A. Rs. 60
B. Rs. 75
C. Rs. 80
D. Rs. 90

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Question 210

A fruit seller makes a profit of 20% by selling mangoes at a certain price. If he charges Rs. 1 more for each mango, he can make a profit of 40% . Find the selling price of a mango in the first case = ?

A. Rs. 6
B. Rs. 5
C. Rs. 5.50
D. Rs. 7

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Question 211

A watch is sold at a profit of 20%. If both the cost price and the selling price of the watch are decreased by Rs. 100, the profit would be 5% more. Original cost price of the watch is -

A. Rs. 450
B. Rs. 500
C. Rs. 550
D. Rs. 600

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Question 212

The cost price of an article is Rs. 7840. What should be the selling price of the article so that there is a profit of 7% ?

A. Rs. 8000
B. Rs. 8300
C. Rs. 8388.80
D. Rs. 8500.50

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Question 213

Selling price of a watch is Rs 966 and profit percentage is 15%. If selling price is Rs 798, then what will be the loss percentage?

A. 5
B. 8
C. 7.21
D. 6.26

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Question 214

A radio is sold for Rs. 990 at a profit of 10% . What would have been the actual profit or loss on it had it been sold for Rs. 890 ?

A. Rs. 10 loss
B. Rs. 10 profit
C. Rs. 90 loss
D. Rs. 90 profit

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Question 215

If the cost price of 12 pens is equal to the selling price of 8 pens, the gain percent is ?

A. 12%
B. 30%
C. 50%
D. 60%

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Question 216

If the ratio of cost price and selling price be 10:11, then the profit percentage is

A. 1%
B. 10%
C. 5%
D. 8%

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Question 217

'X' sells fruits at 21% profit. If X bought it for 9% less and sold it for Rs.29 less, he would have gained 25%. The cost price of fruits is?

A. Rs. 400
B. Rs. 420
C. Rs. 460
D. Rs. 480

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Question 218

A dishonest shopkeeper, at the time of selling and purchasing, weighs 10% less and 20% more per kilogram respectively. Find the percentage profit earned by treachery. (Assuming he sells at Cost Price)

A. 30%
B. 20%
C. 25%
D. 33.33%

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Question 219

A trader mixes 36 kg of rice at Rs. 20 per kg with 14 kg of rice of other variety at Rs. 36 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 30 per kg. His profit percent is:

A. 25%
B. 21.14%
C. 22.54%
D. 27.32%

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Question 220

Some articles were bought at 6 articles for Rs. 5 and sold at 5 articles for Rs. 6. Gain percent is:

A. 30%
B. 33(1/3)%
C. 35%
D. 44%

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Question 221

Deepak sells all his goods available in his shop at the cost price, but he cheats his customer and gives 20% less goods as he should give. Find his % profit.

A. 30%
B. 33%
C. 25%
D. 20%

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Question 222

Rishi bought 30 kg of sugar at the rate of Rs. 9 per kg and 45 kg of sugar at the rate of Rs. 10 per kg. He mixed both type of sugar and sold the mixture at the rate of Rs. 9.75 per kg. What was his gain or loss in the selling of whole sugar?

A. Rs. 10.75
B. Rs. 11.25
C. Rs. 12
D. Rs. 13.50

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Question 223

Find the selling price of an article if a shopkeeper allows two successive discounts of 5% each on the marked price of Rs. 80.

A. Rs. 70.10
B. Rs. 70.20
C. Rs. 72
D. Rs. 72.20

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Question 224

A man buys a chair and table for Rs. 6000. He sells the chair at a loss of 10% and the table at gain of 10%. He still gains Rs. 100 on the whole. Cost price of chair is:

A. Rs. 2500
B. Rs. 2850
C. Rs. 3050
D. Rs. 3500

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Question 225

A man buys a trouser in Rs.1250. By reduction of 20% in the price of trouser, he can purchase a t-shirt also in the same amount that was initially paid for the trouser. Find the price of the t-shirt?

A. Rs. 250
B. Rs. 125
C. Rs. 225
D. Rs. 200

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Question 226

A women goes to market with Rs.500 to buy oranges.the prices of the oranges have decreased by 10% so he could buy 2kg more with the amount she had.What was the original price of the oranges ?

A. 22.77
B. 25.77
C. 27.77
D. 29.77

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Question 227

A man purchases two clocks A and B at a total cost of Rs. 650. He sells A with 20% profit and B at a loss of 25% and gets the same selling price for both the clocks. What are the purchasing prices of A and B respectively ?

A. Rs. 225, Rs. 425
B. Rs. 250, Rs. 400
C. Rs. 275, Rs. 375
D. Rs. 300, Rs. 350

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Question 228

Mr. Kiran sold a bus for Rs. 18700 at a loss of 15%. At what price should the bus be sold to get a profit of 15%?

A. Rs. 25523
B. Rs. 25522
C. Rs. 25300
D. Rs. 25521

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Question 229

When a women sells 20 articles for Rs. 160, there is 40% loss. How many articles should she sell for Rs. 240 in order to earn 20% profit ?

A. 16
B. 15
C. 17
D. 14

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Question 230

When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 15%?

A. Rs. 21,000
B. Rs. 22,500
C. Rs. 25,300
D. Rs. 25,800

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Question 231

A dishonest grocer sells rice at a profit of 10% and uses weight which are 20% less than the marked weight. The total gain earned by him will be = ?

A. 37.50%
B. 32%
C. 30.50%
D. 35%

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Question 232

To dispose of the old stocks, a person sold a tea-set for Rs. 3420, which was 43% below the cost price. In order to make a profit of 10% the seller should have sold the set for Rs. ___ more.

A. Rs. 3180
B. Rs. 2580
C. Rs. 1812.60
D. Rs. 2664.42

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Question 233

Manik marks the price of his toys 40% above the cost price. If he allows 20% discount, then what is the profit or loss percentage?

A. 4% profit
B. 12% profit
C. 8% loss
D. 12% loss

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Question 234

By selling an item for Rs. 696 Unnati incurred a loss of 13%. By how much should she have raised the price to gain a profit of 10%?

A. Rs. 160.08
B. Rs. 104
C. Rs. 84
D. Rs. 184

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Question 235

The marked price of an article is Rs 1200 and retailer gets a discount of 25%. If he sells that article for Rs 1200, then what is the profit percentage of retailer?

A. 33.33
B. 25
C. 37.5
D. 16.66

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Question 236

If a person has sold an article for Rs. 1300 and made a profit of 30%, find the cost price of the article.

A. Rs. 1000
B. Rs. 1200
C. Rs. 1250
D. Rs. 1100

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Question 237

In a shopping mall, a handbag was sold for Rs. 2990 after giving a discount of Polo. If the marked price of the handbag was Rs.4600, find the value of P?

A. 40
B. 45
C. 36
D. none

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Question 238

A shopkeeper sold two items, one at 25% profit and another at 15% loss and got a profit of Rs.35. If the cost price of the item sold at 25% profit is twice than that of the item sold at 15% loss, find the sum of the cost price of both items.

A. ₹ 300
B. ₹ 200
C. ₹ 100
D. ₹ 400

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Question 239

Buy at 30 cell at 50. What is the profit percentage?

A. 20%
B. 40%
C. 45%
D. 35%

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Question 240

If a merchant offers a discount of 4% on the list price, then she makes a loss of 10%. What % profit or % loss will she make if she sells at a discount of 20% of the list price?

A. 25 percent loss
B. 4 percent loss
C. 50 percent profit
D. 26 percent profit

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Question 241

If a man were to sell his handcart for Rs. 720, he would loss 25% . To gain 25% , the selling price is = ?

A. Rs. 960
B. Rs. 1200
C. Rs. 1000
D. Rs. 2100

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Question 242

The cost price of three varieties of mangoes namely M, N and O is Rs. 20/kg, Rs. 40/kg and Rs. 50/kg respectively. Find the selling price of one kg of mango in which these three varieties of mangoes are mixed in the ratio of 2 : 3 : 5 such that there is a net profit of 20%?

A. Rs. 47
B. Rs. 49.2
C. Rs. 48.5
D. Rs. 50.3

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Question 243

Selling price of a fan is Rs 4644. If profit percentage is 29%, then what is the cost price (in Rs) of fan?

A. 5900
B. 3500
C. 3800
D. 3600

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Question 244

By what fraction selling price (S.P.) must be multiplied to get the cost price (C.P.) if the loss is 20% ?

A. 4/5
B. 8/5
C. 5/4
D. 6/5

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Question 245

When a discount of 20% is given on an African safari ticket, the profit is 43%. If the discount is 28%, then the profit is

A. 71 percent
B. 113.3 percent
C. 13.6 percent
D. 28.7 percent

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Question 246

A rice trader buys 20 quintals of rice for Rs 8,580. However, 22% rice is lost in transportation. At what rate should he sell to earn 20% profit?

A. Rs 278.8 per quintal
B. Rs 514.8 per quintal
C. Rs 660 per quintal
D. Rs 654.2 per quintal

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Question 247

If books bought at prices ranging from Rs. 200 to Rs. 350 are sold at prices ranging from Rs. 300 to Rs. 425, what is the greatest possible profit that might be made in selling eight books ?

A. 600
B. 1200
C. 1800
D. none of these

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Question 248

If the cost price of 25 pens is equal to the selling price of 20 pens, then the profit percent is

A. 20%
B. 25%
C. 15%
D. 5%

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Question 249

A trader marked the price of the T.V. 30% above the cost price of the T.V. and gave the purchaser 10% discount on the marked price, thereby gaining Rs.340. Find the cost price of the T.V ?

A. Rs. 2000
B. Rs. 1600
C. Rs. 2200
D. Rs. 2100

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Question 250

A vendor buys 12 bananas for Rs 60 and sells 5 bananas for Rs 32. What will be his gain (in %)?

A. 28
B. 32
C. 24
D. 22

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Question 251

A rice trader buys 25 quintals of rice for Rs 1,825. 27% rice is lost in transportation. At what rate should he sell to earn 20% profit?

A. Rs 44.4 per quintal
B. Rs 120 per quintal
C. Rs 87.6 per quintal
D. Rs 115.8 per quintal

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Question 252

If an article is sold at 200 percent profit, then the ratio of its cost price to its selling price will be -

A. 1 : 2
B. 2 : 1
C. 1 : 3
D. 3 : 1

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Question 253

A wholesaler sells a watch to a retailer at a profit of 25% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a loss of 12%. If the customer pays Rs 1045, what had it cost the wholesaler?

A. Rs 950
B. Rs 1149
C. Rs 1244
D. Rs 751

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Question 254

The selling price of 6 bananas is equal to the cost price of 8 bananas. Then the percentage of profit is

A. 20
B. 33 1/3
C. 25
D. 30

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Question 255

When a discount of 20% is given on a sweater, the profit is 28%. If the discount is 14%, then the profit is

A. 42 percent
B. 46.4 percent
C. 33.2 percent
D. 37.6 percent

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Question 256

In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit

A. 70%
B. 80%
C. 90%
D. None of above

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Question 257

A milkman purchases the milk at Rs. x per litre and sells it at Rs. 2x per litre still he mixes 2 litres water with every 6 litres of pure milk. What is the profit percentage?

A. 116%
B. 166.66%
C. 60%
D. 100%

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Question 258

What is the value of 513-144 - 81 - 64  ?

A. 22
B. 21
C. 28
D. 19

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Question 259

The owner of a furniture shop charges his customer 28% more than the cost price. If a customer paid Rs. 23680 for a dining table set, then what was the original price of the dining set ?

A. Rs. 15700
B. Rs. 16250
C. Rs. 17500
D. Rs. 18500

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Question 260

A farmer sold a cow and an ox for Rs. 800 and got a profit of 20% on the cow and 25% on the ox. If he sells the cow and the ox for Rs. 820 he gets a profit of 25% on the cow and 20% on the ox. The individual cost price of the cow and the ox is :

A. Rs. 530.60, Rs. 130.60 (approx)
B. Rs. 515.60, Rs. 115.60 (approx)
C. Rs. 531.50, Rs. 135.60 (approx)
D. Cannot be determined

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Question 261

A piece of land came to a person through three middleman each gaining 20%. If the person purchased the land for Rs. 345600 the original cost of the land was =

A. Rs. 100000
B. Rs. 150000
C. Rs. 175800
D. Rs. 200000

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Question 262

What is the percent profit earned by the shopkeeper on selling the articles in his shop? I. Labeled price of the articles sold was 130% of the cost price. II. Cost price of each article was Rs. 550. III. A discount of 10% on labeled price was offered.

A. Only I and II
B. Only II and III
C. Only I and III
D. Question cannot be answer even with information in all the three statements

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Question 263

Dipali bought a set of cups for Rs. 375, but then had to sell it later to clear old stocks for Rs. 345. What is the percentage of loss that she incurred?

A. 14
B. 7
C. 16
D. 8

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Question 264

The C.P. of two watches taken together is Rs. 840. If by selling one at a profit of 16% and the other at a loss of 12% , there is no loss or gain in the whole transaction, then the C.P. of the two watches are respectively.

A. Rs. 360, Rs. 480
B. Rs. 480, Rs. 360
C. Rs. 380, Rs. 460
D. Rs. 400, Rs. 440

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Question 265

Mohan earns a profit of 20% on selling a jean at 15% discount on printed price. The ratio of the cost price to printed price of the jean is

A. 17:24
B. 17:34
C. 16:13
D. 21:23

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Question 266

A shopkeeper marks his goods 50% more than the cost price and allows a discount of 25%. His profit or loss percentage is:

A. 37.5%
B. 25.5%
C. 12.5%
D. 25%

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Question 267

Kamal bought a house, whose sale price was Rs. 8 lakh. He availed 20% discount as an early bird offer and then 10% discount due to cash payment. After that he spent 10% of the cost price in interior decoration and lawn of the house. At what price should he sell the house to earn a profit of 25%?

A. Rs. 9 lakh
B. Rs. 7.99 lakh
C. Rs. 7.92 lakh
D. Rs. 7 lakh

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Question 268

The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is:

A. 15
B. 16
C. 18
D. 25

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Question 269

A cloth merchant on selling 33 meters of cloth obtains a profit equal to the selling price of 11 meters of cloth the profit is = ?

A. 40%
B. 22%
C. 50%
D. 11%

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Question 270

A shopkeeper marks his goods 30% above his cost price but allows a discount of 10% at the time of sale. His gain is:

A. 21%
B. 20%
C. 18%
D. 17%

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Question 271

A product was sold for Rs. 4500 at a profit of 12.5%. What was the amount of profit?

A. Rs.125
B. Rs.250
C. Rs.500
D. Rs.300

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Question 272

If a saree is sold for Rs 1900 the seller will face 5% loss, at what price (in Rs) should he sell the saree to gain 15% profit?

A. 2200
B. 2400
C. 2500
D. 2300

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Question 273

Raj sells a machine for Rs 51 lakhs at a loss. Had he sold it for Rs 60 lakh, his gain would have been 8 times the earlier loss. What is the cost price of the machine?

A. Rs 59 lakhs
B. Rs 52 lakhs
C. Rs 66.375 lakhs
D. Rs 45 lakhs

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Question 274

A person first increases the price of a commodity by 10% and then he announces a discount of 15%. The actual discount on the original price is -

A. 5%
B. 6.50%
C. 7.50%
D. 12.50%

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Question 275

A grocer had 1600 kgs of wheat. He sold a part of it at 20% profit and the rest at 12% profit, so that he made a total profit of 17%. How much wheat (in kg) did he sell at 20% profit?

A. 600
B. 1000
C. 800
D. 1200

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Question 276

A trader sells two items at the rate of Rs 400 each. If he gains 15% on one and losses 15% on other, then what is the value (in Rs) of loss ?

A. 18.41
B. 22.14
C. 20.25
D. 24.36

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Question 277

A shopkeeper sells some toys at Rs. 250 each. What percent profit does he make? To find the answer, which of the following information given in Statements I and II is/are necessary? I. Number of toys sold. II. Cost price of each toy.

A. Only I is necessary
B. Only II is necessary
C. Either I or II is necessary
D. Both I and II are necessary

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Question 278

A book vendor sold a book at loss of 10% . Had he sold it for Rs. 108 more, he would have earned a profit of 10% . Find the cost of the book = ?

A. Rs. 442
B. Rs. 540
C. Rs. 648
D. Rs. 740

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Question 279

Albert buys 4 horses and 9 cows for Rs. 13400. If he sells the horses at 10% profit and the cows at 20% profit, then he earns a total profit of Rs. 1880. The cost of a horse is -

A. Rs. 1000
B. Rs. 2000
C. Rs. 2500
D. Rs. 3000

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Question 280

Rajeev sells a machine for Rs 55 lakhs at a loss. Had he sold it for Rs 67 lakh, his gain would have been 5 times the former loss. Find the cost price of the machine.

A. Rs 65 lakhs
B. Rs 57 lakhs
C. Rs 78 lakhs
D. Rs 49 lakhs

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Question 281

A shopkeeper buys a product of Rs 150 per Kg. 15% of product was damaged. At what price (per Kg) should he sell the remaining so as to earn a profit of 20%?

A. Rs. 207
B. Rs. 207 11/180
C. Rs. 211 13/17
D. Rs. 204 7/13

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Question 282

A sold an article to B at 40% profit and B sold it to C at 50% profit, then what will be profit percent with respect to A ?

A. 97 %
B. 110 %
C. 135 %
D. 115 %

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Question 283

The profit earned by selling an article for Rs.753 is equal to the loss incurred when the same article is sold for Rs.455.What should be the sale price for making 50% profit ?

A. Rs.855
B. Rs.955
C. Rs.906
D. Rs.896

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Question 284

An article which is marked at Rs. 975 is sold for Rs. 897. The % discount is = ?

A. 12%
B. 10%
C. 6%
D. 8%

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Question 285

Selling price of an article is Rs 27692 and loss percentage is 14%. If the selling price is Rs 37352, then what will be the profit percentage?

A. 13.8
B. 18.6
C. 14
D. 16

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Question 286

N invented Rs.20,000 in a business. Six months later, C joined him with Rs. 10,000. At the end of the year, the profit was Rs. 10,000. What should be the share of N?

A. Rs.2000
B. Rs.4000
C. Rs.6000
D. Rs.8000

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Question 287

A vendor buys chikoos at 15 for Rs 8 and then sells at 10 for Rs 6. What will be the result?

A. 12.5 percent loss
B. 11.11 percent gain
C. 12.5 percent gain
D. 11.1 percent loss

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Question 288

Kaushik bought a toy for Rs. 160 and sold it for Rs. 180. The rate of profit was ___%.

A. 12.5
B. 16
C. 17.5
D. 15.25

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Question 289

A trader had 630 kgs of rice. He sold a part of it at 15% profit and the rest at 8% profit, so that he made a total profit of 12%. How much rice (in kgs) did he sell at 8% profit?

A. 270
B. 300
C. 280
D. 290

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Question 290

Bhajan Singh purchased 120 reams of paper at Rs 80 per ream. He spent Rs 280 on transportation, paid octroi at the rate of 40 paise per ream and paid Rs 72 to the coolie. If he wants to have a gain of 8 %, what must be the selling price per ream?

A. 90
B. 89
C. 87.48
D. 86

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Question 291

Raghunandan sells a machine for Rs 45 lakhs at a loss. Had he sold it for Rs 55 lakh, his gain would have been 9 times the former loss. Find the cost price of the machine.

A. Rs 54 lakhs
B. Rs 46 lakhs
C. Rs 60 lakhs
D. Rs 38 lakhs

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Question 292

A Shopkeeper sells two articles at Rs.1000 each, making a profit of 20% on the first article and a loss of 20% on the second article. Find the net Profit or loss that he makes?

A. 4%
B. 5%
C. 6%
D. 8%

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Question 293

A shopkeeper sells some articles at the profit of 25% on the original price. What is the exact amount of profit? To find the answer, which of the following information given in Statements I and II is/are necessary? I. Sale price of the article II. Number of articles sold

A. Only I is necessary
B. Only II is necessary
C. Either I or II is necessary
D. Both I and II are necessary

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Question 294

An article costing Rs. 20 was marked 25% above the cost price. After two successive discounts of the same percentage, the customer now pays Rs. 20.25. What would be the percentage change in profit had the price been increased by the same percentage twice successively instead reducing it?

A. 3600%
B. 3200%
C. 2800%
D. 4000%

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Question 295

The difference between successive discounts of 40% followed by 30% and 45% followed by 20% on the marked price of an article is Rs. 12. The marked price of the article is = ?

A. Rs. 400
B. Rs. 800
C. Rs. 600
D. Rs. 200

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Question 296

A sells an item at 20% profit to B, B sells the same at 10% profit to C and receives ₹1,32,000.0. Had C purchased the same item from  A, he would have spent 5% less than what he spent with B. What profit would A have made then?

A. ₹25,400
B. ₹25,540
C. ₹24,540
D. ₹24,450

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Question 297

A shopkeeper purchased a TV for Rs. 2000 and a radio for Rs. 750. He sells the TV at a profit of 20% and the radio at a loss of 5%. The total loss or profit is = ?

A. Gain Rs. 352.50
B. Gain Rs. 362.50
C. Loss Rs. 332
D. Loss Rs. 300

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Question 298

Abhishek marks the price of his laptop 60% above the cost price. If he gives a discount of 30% on the marked price, then what is the profit percentage?

A. 30
B. 12
C. 15
D. 14

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Question 299

Raghu bought an article for Rs. 14,360 and spent Rs. 240 on its transportation. At what amount he has to sell it to get a profit of 15%? (in Rs.)

A. ₹ 16,000
B. ₹ 16,790
C. ₹ 16,150
D. ₹ 16.500

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Question 300

Yayati sold an item at a loss of 13%. If he had sold it for Rs. 49 more, he would have made a profit of 22%. What should be the selling price of the item to gain a profit of 30%?

A. Rs. 190
B. Rs. 187.75
C. Rs. 192.30
D. Rs. 182

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Question 301

What was the percentage of discount given? I. 23.5% profit was earned by selling an almirah for Rs. 12,350. II. If there were no discount, the earned profit would have been 30%. III. The cost price of the almirah was Rs. 10,000.

A. Only I and II
B. Only II and III
C. Only I and III
D. None of these

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Question 302

A sells an article to B at a profit of 10% B sells the article back to A at a loss of 10%. In this transaction:

A. A neither losses nor gains
B. A makes a profit of 11%
C. A makes a profit of 20%
D. B loses 20%

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Question 303

By mixing two qualities of pulses in the ratio 2: 3 and selling the mixture at the rate of Rs 22 per kilogram, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 10 %. If the cost of the smaller quantity be Rs 14 per kg, the cost per kg of the larger quantity is:

A. Rs 23
B. Rs 25
C. Rs 24
D. Nonof these

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Question 304

The ratio of selling price to the cost price is 13 : 17. What is the loss percentage?

A. 23.52
B. 27.74
C. 18.62
D. 19.45

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Question 305

Allowing 20% and 15% successive discounts, the selling price of an article becomes Rs. 3060: then the marked price will be = ?

A. Rs. 4400
B. Rs. 5000
C. Rs. 4500
D. Rs. 4000

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Question 306

Deepak marks the price of his table 60% above the cost price. He gives some discount on it and earns profit of 15.2%. What is the discount percentage?

A. 36.4
B. 28
C. 44.8
D. 38.9

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Question 307

If 24.2 kg of ghee costs Rs. 12525.92, how much would 8.5 kg of the same ghee cost?

A. Rs.4399.60
B. Rs.5239.50
C. Rs.4980.30
D. Rs.4675.20

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Question 308

A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price and the printed price of the book is = ?

A. 99 : 125
B. 25 : 37
C. 50 : 61
D. 45 : 56

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Question 309

A shopkeeper expects a gain of 22.5% on his cost price. If in a week, his sale was of Rs. 392, what was his profit?

A. Rs. 18.20
B. Rs. 70
C. Rs. 72
D. Rs. 88.25

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Question 310

If the profit is 20%, then what will be the ratio of cost price to selling price respectively?

A. 4 : 5
B. 5 : 6
C. 2 : 5
D. 3 : 4

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Question 311

Naveen purchased a gas cylinder and a stove for Rs.4500. He sold the gas cylinder at a gain of 25% and the stove at a loss of 20%, still gaining 4% on the whole. Find the cost of the gas cylinder.

A. Rs.3600
B. Rs.2400
C. Rs.3000
D. Rs.2600

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Question 312

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

A. Rs. 960
B. Rs. 1000
C. Rs. 955
D. Rs. 945

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Question 313

Nita blends two varieties of tea one costing Rs. 180 per kg and another costing Rs. 200 per kg in the ratio 5 : 3. If she sells the blended variety at Rs. 210 per kg then her gain is = ?

A. 110%
B. 11%
C. 12%
D. 13%

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Question 314

A salesman calculated his profit on the marked price and finds it to be 30%. He forgets the fact that he gave a discount of 20%. What is his actual profit percentage?

A. 260/11%
B. 18.4%
C. 22.5%
D. 100/7%

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Question 315

Raghavendra sells a machine for Rs 43 lakhs at a loss. Had he sold it for Rs 52 lakh, his gain would have been 5 times the former loss. Find the cost price of the machine.

A. Rs 50.5 lakhs
B. Rs 60.6 lakhs
C. Rs 44.5 lakhs
D. Rs 38.5 lakhs

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Question 316

A shopkeeper gives 20% discount on the marked price of a book. He provides 1 pair of books free with the sale of 9 pair of books. In the whole transaction, he gets profit of 26%. Find the percentage increase in marked price from the cost price.

A. 35%
B. 65%
C. 75%
D. 26%

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Question 317

A vendor bought toffees at 6 for a rupee. How many for a rupee must he sell to gain 20%?

A. 4
B. 7
C. 5
D. 6

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Question 318

A man buys an item at Rs. 1200 and sells it at the loss of 20 percent. Then what is the selling price of that item

A. Rs. 660
B. Rs. 760
C. Rs. 860
D. Rs. 960

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Question 319

A vendor buys bananas at 9 for Rs 8 and sells at 8 for Rs 9. What will be the profit or loss (in %)?

A. 13.28% profit
B. 26.56% loss
C. 26.56% profit
D. 13.28% loss

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Question 320

A dealer buys an article marked at Rs. 25,000 with 20% and 5% off. He spends Rs. 1,000 for its repairs and sells it for Rs. 25,000. What is his gain or loss per cent?

A. loss of 25%
B. gain of 25%
C. gain 10%
D. loss of 10%

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Question 321

An item costing Rs. 840 was sold by a shopkeeper at a gain of 10% and it was again sold by the new buyer at a loss of 5%. Find selling price of the item is = ?

A. Rs. 877.80
B. Rs. 798
C. Rs. 924
D. Rs. 37.80

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Question 322

'A' sold an article to 'B' at a profit of 20%. 'B' sold the same article to 'C' at a loss of 25% and 'C' sold the same article to 'D' at a profit of 40%. If 'D' paid Rs 252 for the article, then find how much did 'A' pay for it?

A. Rs.196
B. Rs.210
C. Rs.200
D. Rs.235

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Question 323

A bicycle marked at Rs. 2,000, is sold with two successive discount of 20% and 10%.An additional discount of 5% is offered for cash payment. The selling price of the bicycle at cash payment is:

A. Rs. 1,368
B. Rs. 1,468
C. Rs. 1,568
D. Rs. 1,668

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Question 324

If a person bought an item for Rs. 60 and sold it at a profit of 25%, the selling price of the item would be

A. Rs. 84
B. Rs. 72
C. Rs. 75
D. Rs. 80

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Question 325

A fruit seller buys some oranges and by selling 40% of them he realizes the cost price of all the oranges. As the oranges being to grow over-ripe, he reduces the price and sells 80% of the remaining oranges at half the previous rate of profit. The rest of the oranges being rotten are thrown away. The overall percentage of profit is:

A. 80
B. 84
C. 94
D. 96

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Question 326

The total cost of a washing machine with a toaster was Rs 10500. The toaster was sold at a profit of 22% and the washing machine at a loss of 12%. If the sale price was the same in both the items, then the cost price of the cheaper item was ______.

A. Rs 4100
B. Rs 3250
C. Rs 7100
D. Rs 4400

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Question 327

A home theatre set is Rs. 4950. If two successive discounts of 20% and 15% are given, then its selling price is

A. Rs.3366
B. Rs.6633
C. Rs.3636
D. Rs.6363

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Question 328

An article was sold at a profit of 12% . If the cost price would be 10% less and selling price would be Rs. 5.75 more, there would be a profit of 30 %. Then at what price it should be sold to make a profit of 20% = ?

A. Rs. 115
B. Rs. 120
C. Rs. 138
D. Rs. 215

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Question 329

A milkman makes 20% profit by selling milk mixed with water at Rs. 9 per litre, if the cost price of 1 litre pure milk is Rs. 10, then the ratio of milk and water in the said mixture is = ?

A. 3 : 1
B. 4 : 1
C. 3 : 2
D. 4 : 3

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Question 330

Yash sells vegetables at 40 per Kg and incurs a loss of 10%.If the total loss incurred is 144,what is the weight of vegetables sold? (Rounded off)

A. 36 kg
B. 32.40 kg
C. 35 kg
D. 39.2 kg

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Question 331

If Rajan purchase 21 pens for Rs 20 and sell all the pens at the rate of 20 pens for Rs 21, then what will be the profit percentage?

A. 12.5
B. 13.33
C. 10.25
D. 16.66

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Question 332

If a merchant offers a discount of 10% on the list price, then she makes a loss of 25%. What % profit or % loss will she make if she sells at a discount of 20% of the list price?

A. 5 percent profit
B. 33.33 percent loss
C. 90 percent profit
D. 20 percent profit

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Question 333

A quantity of tea is sold at Rs. 5.75 per kilogram. The total gain by selling the tea at this rate is Rs. 60. Find the quantity of tea being sold if a profit of 15% is made on the deal ?

A. 72 kgs
B. 80 kgs
C. 76 kgs
D. 84 kgs

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Question 334

A sells a cycle to B at a profit of 10% , B sells to C at a profit of 20% . If C pays Rs. 264 for it, how much did A pay for it ?

A. Rs. 200
B. Rs. 220
C. Rs. 225
D. Rs. 234

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Question 335

An article was sold for Rs. 2100 at a profit of 25%. What is its cost price?

A. Rs. 1620
B. Rs. 1640
C. Rs. 1660
D. Rs. 1680

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Question 336

Two articles are sold for ₹ 4880, on one, the seller gained 22% and on the other, he lost 20%. What is his overall gain or loss percentage, nearest to one decimal place?

A. 3.4% loss
B. 3.4% gain
C. 3.6% gain
D. 3.6% loss

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Question 337

Cost price of a calculator is Rs 495. If the profit percentage is 40%, then what is the value (in Rs) of profit?

A. 226
B. 198
C. 186
D. 218

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Question 338

An item when sold for Rs. 1690 earned 30% profit on the cost price. Then the cost price is = ?

A. Rs. 507
B. Rs. 630
C. Rs. 1300
D. Rs. 130

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Question 339

A fan was sold for Rs. 3600 at a loss of 4%. What would be the gain or loss percent ifit was sold for Rs. 4200?

A. Gain 10%
B. Gain 12%
C. Loss 12%
D. Loss 10%

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Question 340

I sold two watches for Rs. 300 each, one at loss of 20% and other at the profit of 20%. What is the percentage of loss (-) or profit (+) that resulted from the transaction?

A. (+)4
B. (-)1
C. (+)1
D. (-)4

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Question 341

A farmer purchased a piece of land for Rs.18 lakh and spent Rs.3 lakh for registration, fencing etc. He sold it for Rs.24.57 lakh. Find his profit in percentage?

A. 15%
B. 14.15%
C. 16.5%
D. 17%

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Question 342

When Vijay sells 12 pens, he gains the selling price of 2 pens. Calculate his % profit?

A. 15%
B. 20%
C. 18%
D. 12%

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Question 343

With a 5% discount on the cost of sugar a buyer could purchase 2 kg more sugar for Rs. 608. Selling Price of Sugar is:

A. Rs. 15.20
B. Rs. 15
C. Rs. 16.50
D. Rs. 2

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Question 344

The profit percentage on three articles A, B and C is 10%, 20%, and 25% and the ratio of the cost price is 1 : 2 : 4. Also the ratio of number of articles sold of A, B and C is 2 : 5 : 2, then overall profit percentage is:

A. 18.50%
B. 21%
C. 23%
D. 27%

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Question 345

The ratio of the cost price and selling price of a bulb is 15 : 18. What is the profit percentage?

A. 16.66
B. 14.28
C. 20
D. 22

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Question 346

The marked price of an article is increased by 25% and the selling price is increased by 16.66%, then the amount of profit doubles. If the original marked price be Rs. 400 which is greater than the corresponding cost price by 33.33%, what is the increased selling price?

A. Rs. 380
B. Rs. 420
C. Rs. 460
D. Rs. 440

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Question 347

By selling a bicycle for Rs. 2850, a shopkeeper gains 14% . If the profit is reduced to 8% then the selling price will be -

A. Rs. 2600
B. Rs. 2700
C. Rs. 2800
D. Rs. 3000

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Question 348

A shopkeeper by selling 9 Rolex watches, earns a profit equal to the selling price of 4 Rolex watches. His profit percentage is

A. 44.4 percent
B. 88.8 percent
C. 80 percent
D. 8.8 percent

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Question 349

A coconut merchant finds that the cost price of 2750 coconuts is the same as the selling price of 2500 coconuts. His loss or gain will be = ?

A. 5% loss
B. 10% gain
C. 15% loss
D. 20% gain

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Question 350

A clock was sold for Rs. 144. If the percentage of profit was numerically equal to the cost price, the cost of the clock was -

A. Rs. 72
B. Rs. 80
C. Rs. 90
D. Rs. 100

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Question 351

A reduction of 10% in the price of tea enables a dealer to purchase 25 kg more tea for Rs. 22500. What is the reduced price per kg of tea?

A. Rs. 70
B. Rs. 80
C. Rs. 90
D. Rs. 100

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Question 352

A man bought oranges at the rate of 8 for Rs. 34 and sold them at the rate of 12 for Rs. 57. How many oranges should be sold to earn a net profit of Rs. 45 ?

A. 90
B. 100
C. 135
D. 150

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Question 353

A stockiest wants to make some profit by selling sugar. He contemplates about various methods. Which of the following would maximize his profit? I. Sell sugar at 10% profit. II. Use 900 g of weight instead of 1 kg. III. Mix 10% impurities in sugar and selling sugar at cost price. IV. Increase the price by 5% and reduced weights by 5%.

A. I or II
B. II
C. II, III and IV
D. Profits are same

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Question 354

A bought a radio set and spent Rs. 110 on its repairs. He then sold it to B at 20% profit, B sold it to C at a loss of 10% and C sold it for Rs. 1188 at a profit of 10% . What is the amount for which A bought the radio set ?

A. Rs. 850
B. Rs. 890
C. Rs. 930
D. Rs. 950

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Question 355

If Reena sold 12 mobile phones for Rs. 1,88,160 which cost Rs. 14,056 per phone, what was the total profit made by her?

A. Rs. 19,488
B. Rs. 17,621
C. Rs. 21,014
D. Rs. 18,958

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Question 356

If goods be purchased for Rs.450 and 1/3 is sold at a loss of 10%. At what gain % should the remainder is sold to has to gain 20% on the whole transaction?

A. 35%
B. 28%
C. 22%
D. 19%

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Question 357

An umbrella marked at Rs. 80 is sold for Rs. 68. The following rate of discount is:

A. 15%
B. 17%
C. 18.50%
D. 20%

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Question 358

A shopkeeper, sold cocoa seeds at the rate Rs 1,230 a kg and bears a loss of 5%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 1,353 per kg, what will be the result?

A. 4.5 percent gain
B. 9 percent gain
C. 4.5 percent loss
D. 9 percent loss

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Question 359

By selling a bicycle for Rs. 2,850, a shopkeeper gains 14%. If the profit is reduced to 8%, then the selling price will be:

A. Rs. 2600
B. Rs.2700
C. Rs. 2800
D. Rs. 3000

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Question 360

If a merchant offers a discount of 40% on the list price, then he makes a loss of 10%. What % profit or % loss will he make if he sells at a discount of 20% of the list price?

A. 4 percent loss
B. 14 percent profit
C. 5.5 percent loss
D. 20 percent profit

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Question 361

Selling an article at a profit of 20%, Aman gets Rs. 400 more than selling at a loss of 20%. The cost price of the article is ?

A. Rs.1000
B. Rs. 1020
C. Rs.1210
D. Rs.1140

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Question 362

The cost price of an article is 54% of the marked price. Calculate the gain percent after allowing a discount of 15%  ?

A. 51.32 %
B. 49.23 %
C. 48.4 %
D. 46.8 %

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Question 363

A vendor buys apples at the rate of 21 for Rs 7 and sells at the rate of 5 for Rs 2. What will be the result?

A. 20 percent loss
B. 20 percent gain
C. 16.66 percent gain
D. 16.6 percent loss

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Question 364

A dealer sold an article at 6% loss. Had he sold it for Rs. 64 more, he would have made a profit of 10%. Then the cost of the article is = ?

A. Rs. 400
B. Rs. 200
C. Rs. 164
D. Rs. 464

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Question 365

An article was sold at a gain of 18%. If it had been sold for Rs.49 more, then the gain would have been 25%. The cost price of the article is:

A. ₹ 700
B. ₹ 570
C. ₹ 650
D. ₹ 890

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Question 366

A man sells two articles. The cost price of the first article is equal to the selling price of the second article. The first article is sold at a profit of 20% and the second articles is sold at a loss of 20%. What is the ratio of the selling price of the first article and the cost price of the second article?

A. 24 : 25
B. 25 : 24
C. 29 : 27
D. 27 : 29

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Question 367

A trader marked the price of a product in such a way that it is 20% more than the cost price. If he allows 10% discount on the marked price to the customer then his gain is -

A. 8%
B. 10%
C. 15%
D. 20%

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Question 368

A trader buys some goods for Rs. 150. If the overhead expenses be 12% of cost price, then at what price should it be sold to earn 10% ?

A. Rs. 184.80
B. Rs. 185.80
C. Rs. 187.80
D. Rs. 188.80

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Question 369

Price of a diamond is directly proportional to square of its weight. A man broke the diamond accidently in three pieces in the ratio of 3 : 5 : 7 and thus loses Rs 42600. What was the original price (in Rs) of the diamond?

A. 11786
B. 60000
C. 67500
D. 75000

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Question 370

By selling an umbrella for Rs. 300, a shopkeeper gains 20%. During a clearance sale, the shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% on the marked price. His gain percent during the sale is -

A. 7%
B. 7.50%
C. 8%
D. 9%

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Question 371

A merchant marks the price of his articles 20% above the cost price. If he allows 20% discount, then what is the profit or loss percentage?

A. 2% loss
B. 4% profit
C. 4% loss
D. No profit/loss

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Question 372

Akash starts a business with Rs 85000 and Payal joins him with Rs 102000. If the profit at the end of a year is divided in the ratio 1 : 1, then after how many months did Payal join Akash?

A. 3
B. 2
C. 9
D. 8

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Question 373

The marked price of a door is Rs 1400. It is sold at a discount of 28%. If the cost price of the door is Rs 700, then what is the profit (in Rs)?

A. 340
B. 428
C. 308
D. 368

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Question 374

A shop keeper purchased 15 kg of sugar and 20 kg of wheat at Rs. 50 and Rs.75 per kg respectively. On selling them, he gained 10% on sugar and 20% on wheat. What was the total sale value?

A. Rs.2550
B. Rs.2625
C. Rs.1800
D. Rs.1575

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Question 375

The sale price of an article including the sales tax is Rs. 616. The rate of sales tax is 10%. If the shopkeeper has made a profit of 12%, then the cost price of the article is :

A. Rs. 560
B. Rs. 530
C. Rs. 500
D. Rs. 514

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Question 376

A shopkeeper cheats to the extent of 10% while buying and selling, by using false weights. His total gain is.

A. 20%
B. 21%
C. 22%
D. 23%

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Question 377

A man bought a horse and a cart. If he sold the horse at 10 % loss and the cart at 20 % gain, he would not lose anything; but if he sold the horse at 5% loss and the cart at 5% gain, he would lose Rs. 10 in the bargain. The amount paid by him was Rs._______ for the horse and Rs.________ for the cart.

A. 500, 300
B. 200, 400
C. 400, 200
D. 300, 500

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Question 378

A showroom owner sells a leather jacket for Rs. x and claims to make a profit of 10%. He plans to have a stall in the trade fair and marks the same jacket at Rs. 2x. At the stall,he allows a discount of 20%. What will be the percentage profit that he will make at the trade fair?

A. 60%
B. 76%
C. 80%
D. 86%

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Question 379

A person sold two cows each for Rs.9900. If he gained 10% on one and lost 20% on the other, then which of the following is true?

A. He Gained Rs. 200
B. He lost Rs. 200
C. He neither gained nor lost
D. None of the above

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Question 380

The ratio of cost price and selling price 25:26. The percent of profit will be

A. 26%
B. 25%
C. 1%
D. 4%

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Question 381

P bought an article for Rs. 1600 and sold it at a profit of 10%. What would have been the increase in the profit percent if it was sold for Rs. 1840?

A. 5%
B. 10%
C. 12%
D. 15%

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Question 382

The difference between the selling prices of an article sold at 4% and 3% profits is Rs.3 The cost price of the article is :

A. Rs. 400
B. Rs. 350
C. Rs. 300
D. Rs. 100

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Question 383

A miner sells a diamond to a trader at a profit of 40% and the trader sells it to a customer at a profit of 25%. If the customer pays Rs 56 lakhs to buy the diamond, what had it cost the miner (in Rs lakhs)?

A. 30
B. 28
C. 25
D. 32

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Question 384

A company charges a fixed rental of Rs. 350 per month. It allows 200 calls free per month. Each call is charge at Rs. 1.4 when the number of calls exceed 200 per month and it charges Rs. 1.6 when the number of calls exceeds 400 per month and so on. A customer made 150 calls in February and 250 calls in march. By how much percent each call is cheaper in March than each call in February.

A. 28%
B. 25%
C. 18.50%
D. 16%

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Question 385

A man buys a toy for Rs. 25 and sells it for Rs. 30. His gain percent is = ?

A. 20%
B. 10%
C. 5%
D. 2.50%

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Question 386

A person bought an item for Rs. 1500 and sold it at a profit of 12%. What was the selling price of the item?

A. Rs. 1800
B. Rs. 1620
C. Rs. 1662
D. Rs. 1680

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Question 387

A shopkeeper fixes the marked price of an item 35% above its cost price. The percentage of discount allowed to gain 8% is

A. 18%
B. 20%
C. 22%
D. 24%

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Question 388

Anmol soldtwo items for Rs 1000 each. On one, he gained 10% and on other, he lost 10%. How much did he gain or lose in the whole transaction?

A. profit,0.95%
B. loss,1%
C. profit,10%
D. loss,10%

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Question 389

A used two-wheeler dealer sells a scooter for Rs 46,000 and makes some loss. If he had sold it for Rs 58,000 his profit would have been double his loss. What was the cost price (in Rs) of the scooter?

A. 52000
B. 54000
C. 48000
D. 50000

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Question 390

A man buys a field of agricultural land for Rs. 3,60,000. He sells one-third at a loss of 20% and two-fifths at a gain of 25%. At what price must he sell the remaining field so as to make an overall profit of 10%?

A. Rs.1,00,000
B. Rs. 1,15,000
C. Rs. 1,20,000
D. Rs. 1,25,000

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Question 391

A shopkeeper by selling 23 Lotto shoes, earns a profit equal to the selling price of 7 Lotto shoes. His profit percentage is

A. 43.75 percent
B. 30.4 percent
C. 60.8 percent
D. 17.05 percent

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Question 392

‘X’ is a bread seller who marked up price of each bread packet by 150% above and allow discounts of 40% and made a profit of Rs. 30 on each bread packet. If ‘X’ allows 37.5% discount on each packet, then find how much profit he gets on selling 80 bread packets?

A. Rs 2750
B. Rs 3200
C. Rs 2500
D. Rs 2700

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Question 393

A man sells two articles at Rs. 99 each. He gains 10% on one and loses 10% on the other. Then on overall basis he -

A. Gains Rs. 2
B. Neither gains nor loses
C. Loses Rs. 2
D. Loses Rs. 1

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Question 394

A trader mixes 26 kg of rice at Rs. 20 per kg with 30 kg of rice of other variety at Rs. 36 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 30 per kg. His profit percent is:

A. No profit, no loss
B. 5%
C. 8%
D. 10%

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Question 395

A man wanted to sell an article with 20% profit: but he actually sold at 20% loss for Rs. 480, at what price he wanted to sell it to earn the profit = ?

A. Rs. 720
B. Rs. 840
C. Rs. 600
D. Rs. 750

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Question 396

A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at cost price but uses a weight of 875 gms for the kilogram weight. His gain in percentage is

A. 17%
B. 14 5/7%
C. 14 2/7%
D. 14%

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Question 397

A shopkeeper increases the price of an object by 40% and then sells it at 25% discount on the marked price. If the selling price of such an object be Rs. 2100, its cost price for the shopkeeper was ?

A. 3000
B. 1500
C. 1750
D. 2000

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Question 398

A man sells an article at 15% profit. If he had sold it for . 6 more, he would have gained 18%. The man bought the article for

A. 100
B. 150
C. 200
D. 250

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Question 399

A shopkeeper sells two articles at Rs.1000 each, making a profit of 30% on the first article and a loss of 20% on the second article. Find the net profit or loss that he makes ?

A. 0.85 %
B. 0.95 %
C. 1.0 %
D. 1.3 %

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Question 400

A shopkeeper offers 2.5% discount on cash purchases . What cash amount would Rohit pay for a cycle , the marked price of which is Rs.3600 ?

A. Rs. 3490
B. Rs. 3500
C. Rs. 3510
D. Rs. 3520

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Question 401

A person incurs a loss of 5% be selling a watch for Rs. 1140. At what price should the watch be sold to earn 5% profit.

A. Rs.1200
B. Rs.1230
C. Rs.1260
D. Rs.1290

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Question 402

A person bought some articles at the rate of 5 per rupee and the same number at the rate of 4 per rupee. He mixed both the types and sold at the rate of 9 for 2 rupees. In this business he suffered a loss of Rs. 3. The total number of articles bought by him was = ?

A. 1090
B. 1080
C. 540
D. 545

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Question 403

Jacob bought a scooter for a certain sum of money. He spent 10% of the cost on repairs and sold the scooter for a profit of Rs. 1100. How much did he spend on repairs if he made a profit of 20% ?

A. Rs. 400
B. Rs. 440
C. Rs. 500
D. Rs. 550

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Question 404

If by selling an article for Rs. 390 a shopkeeper gains 20%, then the cost is = ?

A. Rs. 370
B. Rs. 325
C. Rs. 350
D. Rs. 300

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Question 405

In a scheme, a pack of three soaps with MRP Rs.45 is available for Rs.42. If it still gives a profit of 5% to the shopkeeper, then the cost price of the pack is ?

A. 38
B. 39
C. 40
D. 41

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Question 406

Arun purchased 30 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 11.50 per kg and 20 kg of wheat at the rate of 14.25 per kg. He mixed the two and sold the mixture. Approximately what price per kg should be sell the mixture to make 30% profit ?

A. Rs. 17.80
B. Rs. 16.30
C. Rs. 14
D. Rs. 15.40

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Question 407

An article marked at Rs. 540 is sold at Rs. 496.80 in an off - season offer. Then the rate of discount offered (in percent) is = ?

A. 7%
B. 7.50%
C. 8%
D. 10%

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Question 408

The cost price of 25 books is equal to the selling price of 20 books. The profit percent is

A. 20%
B. 22%
C. 24%
D. 25%

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Question 409

A pen company produces very fine quality of writing pens. Company knows that on average 10% of the produced pens are always defective so are rejected before packing. Company promises to deliver 7200 pens to its wholesaler at Rs. 10 each. It estimates the overall profit on all the manufactured pens to be 25%. What is the manufactured cost of each pen?

A. Rs. 6
B. Rs. 7.2
C. Rs. 5.6
D. Rs. 8

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Question 410

By selling an article what is the profit percent gained? I. 5% discount is given on list price. II. If discount is not given, 20% profit is gained. III. The cost price of the articles is Rs. 5000.

A. Only I and II
B. Only II and III
C. Only I and III
D. All I, II and III

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Question 411

A person bought a certain quantity of rice at the rate of Rs. 150/quintal. 10% of the rice was spoiled. At what rate(per quintal) should he sell the remaining rice to earn 20% profit.

A. Rs. 180
B. Rs. 200
C. Rs. 210
D. Rs. 220

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Question 412

A vendor buys some bananas at the rate of 2 for Re 1 and sells at the rate of 10 for Rs 7. What will be the result?

A. 40 percent loss
B. 28.57 percent gain
C. 40 percent gain
D. 28.5 percent loss

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Question 413

Karthik incurred a loss of 40 percent on selling an article for Rs. 5,640. At what price should he have sold the item to have profit of 25%?

A. Rs. 11750
B. Rs. 12550
C. Rs. 13650
D. Rs. 11550

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Question 414

If selling price is doubled, the profit triples. Find the profit percent.

A. 66(2/3)
B. 100
C. 105(1/3)
D. 120

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Question 415

A dishonest dealer marks up the price of his goods by 20% and gives a discount of 10% to the customer. He also uses a 900 gram weight instead of a 1 kilogram weight. Find his percentage profit due to these maneuvers?

A. 20%
B. 11%
C. 14%
D. 18%

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Question 416

Sambhu buys rice at Rs. 10/kg and puts a price tag on it so as to earn a profit of 20%. However, his faulty balance shows 1000 gm when it is actually 800 gm. What is his actual gain percentage ?

A. 50%
B. 25%
C. 75%
D. 60%

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Question 417

The difference between the selling price of an article at a profit of 15% and at a profit of 10% is Rs. 10. The cost price of the article is = ?

A. Rs. 100
B. Rs. 120
C. Rs. 150
D. Rs. 200

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Question 418

A vendor bought toffees at 6 for a rupee. How many for a rupee must he sell to gain 20%?

A. 3
B. 4
C. 5
D. 6

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Question 419

A man saves 20% of his monthly salary. If an account of dearness of things he is to increase his monthly expenses by 15%, he is only able to save Rs. 400 per month. What is his monthly salary ?

A. Rs. 6000
B. Rs. 4500
C. Rs. 5000
D. Rs. 6500

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Question 420

12 copies of a book were sold for Rs. 1800 thereby gaining cost price of 3 copies. The cost price of a copy of the book is

A. Rs. 120
B. Rs. 150
C. Rs. 1200
D. Rs. 1500

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Question 421

A trader sold an article at a loss of 5% but when he increased the selling price by Rs.65 he gained 3.33% on the cost price. If he sells the same article at Rs. 936, what is the profit percentage?

A. 15%
B. 16.66%
C. 20%
D. data insufficient

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Question 422

A shopkeeper, sold dried apricots at the rate Rs 1,310 a kg and bears a loss of 13%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 1,441 per kg, what will be the result?

A. 8.6 percent loss
B. 4.3 percent gain
C. 4.3 percent loss
D. 8.6 percent gain

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Question 423

A reduction of 20% in the price of sugar enables a housewife to purchase 6 kg more for Rs. 240. What is original price per kg of sugar.

A. Rs. 10 per Kg
B. Rs. 8 per Kg
C. Rs. 6 per Kg
D. Rs. 5 per Kg

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Question 424

The cost of setting up the type of a magazine is Rs. 1000. The cost of running the printing machine is Rs. 120 per 100 copies. The cost of paper, ink and so on is 60 paise per copy. The magazines are sold at Rs. 2.75 each. 900 copies are printed, but only 784 copies are sold. What is the sum to be obtained from advertisements to give profit of 10% on the cost?

A. Rs. 730
B. Rs. 720
C. Rs. 726
D. Rs. 736

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Question 425

Vanita bought a watch with 25% discount on the selling price. If the watch cost her Rs. 780, What is the original selling price of the watch?

A. Rs. 950
B. Rs. 1000
C. Rs. 1040
D. Cannot be determined

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Question 426

A trader bought two horses for Rs. 19500, he sold one at a loss 20% and the other at a profit of 15%. If the selling price of each horse is the same, then their cost prices are respectively ?

A. Rs. 10000 and Rs. 9500
B. Rs. 11500 and Rs. 8000
C. Rs. 12000 and Rs. 7500
D. Rs. 10500 and Rs. 9000

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Question 427

A man buys a cycle for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the cycle?

A. Rs. 1090
B. Rs. 1160
C. Rs. 1190
D. Rs. 1202

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Question 428

An article is listed at Rs. 900 and two successive discounts of 8% and 8% are given on it. How much would the seller gain or lose, if he gives a single discounts of 16%, instead of two discounts?

A. Gain of Rs. 4.76
B. Loss of Rs. 5.76
C. Loss of Rs. 4.76
D. Gain of Rs. 5.76

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Question 429

A shopkeeper by selling 21 items earns a profit equal to the selling price of 1 item. What is his profit percentage?

A. 5.5
B. 2.2
C. 2
D. 5

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Question 430

A person sold his pen for Rs 24 and his profit percentage was numerically equal to the cost price. What was the cost price (in Rs) of the pen?

A. 12
B. 14
C. 16
D. 20

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Question 431

A and B invest Rs. 3000 and Rs. 2400 respectively in a business. If after one year there is a loss of Rs. 720, how much loss will B bear? (Loss or Profit is in proportion to their investments)

A. Rs. 72
B. Rs. 320
C. Rs..400
D. Rs. 360

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Question 432

A trader marked the price of a commodity so as to include a profit of 25% , but allow discount of 16% on the marked price. His actual profit will be = ?

A. 16%
B. 25%
C. 5%
D. 9%

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Question 433

A dealer allows his customer a discount of 25% and still gains 25%. If cost price of a radio is Rs. 1440, its marked price is:

A. Rs. 2500
B. Rs. 2440
C. Rs. 2400
D. Rs. 2020

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Question 434

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

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Question 435

U starts a business by investing Rs 45000 and V join him after one year with an amount of Rs 33000. After two years from the starting of business, they earned profit of Rs 16400. What will be the U’s share (in Rs) in the profit?

A. 11200
B. 9600
C. 10000
D. 12000

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Question 436

If Mohan purchase 13 articles for Rs 12 and sells all the articles at the rate of 12 articles for Rs 13, then what will be the profit percentage?

A. 19.47
B. 17.36
C. 11.11
D. 12.5

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Question 437

A trader had 22 quintals of wheat. He sold a part of it at 23% profit and the rest at 33% profit, so that he made a total profit of 27%. How much wheat did he sell at 33% profit?

A. 1320 kg
B. 440 kg
C. 880 kg
D. 1760 kg

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Question 438

When a discount of 25% is given on a box of popcorn, the profit is 25%. If the discount is 10%, then the profit is

A. 35 percent
B. 50 percent
C. 20 percent
D. 65 percent

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Question 439

A person sells a table at a profit of 10% . If he had bought the table at 5% less cost and sold for Rs. 80 more, he would have gained 20% . The cost price of the table is = ?

A. Rs. 3200
B. Rs. 2500
C. Rs. 2000
D. Rs. 200

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Question 440

A shopkeeper by selling 13 Titan watches, earns a profit equal to the selling price of 3 Titan watches. His profit percentage is

A. 30 percent
B. 23.0 percent
C. 46 percent
D. 16 percent

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Question 441

If cost price of an article is 75% of its selling price, then what will be the profit percentage?

A. 23.47
B. 25
C. 33.33
D. 20

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Question 442

Mukesh sells two shirts. The cost price of the first shirt is equal to the selling price of the second shirt. The first shirt is sold at a profit of 30% and the second shirt is sold at a loss of 30%. What is the ratio of the selling price of the first shirt to the cost price of the second shirt?

A. 91 : 100
B. 100 : 91
C. 31 : 50
D. 50 : 31

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Question 443

A shopkeeper by selling 8 iphones, earns a profit equal to the selling price of 3 iphones. His profit percentage is

A. 60 percent
B. 37.5 percent
C. 75 percent
D. 15 percent

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Question 444

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

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Question 445

By selling 90 chocolates for Rs. 160, a chocolate trader loses 20%. How many chocolates should be sell for Rs. 96 to make a profit of 20%?

A. 45
B. 36
C. 54
D. 28

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Question 446

Ajay bought 15 kg of dal at the rate of Rs 14.50 per kg and 10 kg at the rate of Rs 13 per kg. He mixed the two and sold the mixture at the rate of Rs 15 per kg. What was his total gain in this transaction ?

A. Rs 1.10
B. Rs 11
C. Rs 16.50
D. Rs 27.50

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Question 447

A man purchased the articles for Rs. 123684. He sold 60% of those at a profit of 16.66% and rest at a loss. Find the loss percentage on the remaining if the overall loss is 14%?

A. 20%
B. 30%
C. 60%
D. 66.66%

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Question 448

Cost price of 25 chairs equals the selling price of 20 chairs. Find the profit%.

A. 20%
B. 33%
C. 25%
D. 12.5%

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Question 449

Mahesh buys a watch of Rs 300 and sells it. Mahesh gives two successive discount of 15% and 6% to the buyer. What will be the selling price (in Rs) ofthe watch?

A. 213.4
B. 242.3
C. 239.7
D. 247.4

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Question 450

100 oranges are bought at the rate of Rs. 350 and sold at the rate of Rs. 48 per dozen. The percentage of profit or loss is:

A. 14(2/7)% gain
B. 15% gain
C. 14(2/7)% loss
D. 15% loss

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Question 451

Sam purchased 20 dozens of toys at the rate of Rs. 375 per dozen. He sold each one of them at the rate of Rs. 33. What was his percentage profit?

A. 3.5
B. 4.5
C. 5.6
D. 6.5

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Question 452

The marked price of an article is 60% more than its cost price. What maximum discount percentage can be offered by the shopkeeper to sell his article at no profit or no loss?

A. 37.5
B. 62.5
C. 50
D. 25

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Question 453

If a merchant offers a discount of 25% on the list price, then he makes a loss of 5%. What % profit or % loss will he make if he sells at a discount of 10% of the list price?

A. 5.5 percent loss
B. 14 percent profit
C. 50 percent profit
D. 26 percent loss

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Question 454

A merchant buys two items for Rs. 7500. One item he sells at a profit of 16% and the other item at 14% loss. In the deal, the merchant makes neither any profit nor any loss. What is the difference between the selling price of both the items?

A. Rs. 620
B. Rs. 654
C. Rs. 725
D. Rs. 747

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Question 455

A shopkeeper purchased 150 identical pieces of calculators at the rate of Rs. 250 each. He spent an amount of Rs. 2500 on transport and packing. He fixed the labelled price of each calculator at Rs. 320. However, he decided to give a discount of 5% on labelled price. What is the percentage profit earned by him ?

A. 14%
B. 15%
C. 16%
D. 20%

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Question 456

Mohit buys an old bicycle for Rs 2700 and spends Rs 500 on its repairs. If he sells the bicycle for Rs 3520, then what is his profit percentage?

A. 10
B. 12.5
C. 15
D. 20

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Question 457

A man purchased an article for Rs. 1500 and sold it at 25% above the cost price. If he has to pay Rs. 75 as tax on it his net profit percentage will be = ?

A. 25%
B. 30%
C. 15%
D. 20%

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Question 458

A milkman cheats his customer in two ways. He mixes 10% water in pure milk and increases the price of milk by 10% . He purchases 20 kg pure milk at a rate of Rs. 15 per kg. His total profit by selling it is -

A. Rs. 40
B. Rs. 63
C. Rs. 80
D. Rs. 100

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Question 459

A trader marks his goods at 20% above cost price. If he allows a discount of 5% what is his final profit%?

A. 12%
B. 14%
C. 15%
D. 18%

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Question 460

A vendor buys oranges at the rate of 5 for Rs 6 and sells at the rate of 2 for Rs 3. What will be the result?

A. 25 percent loss
B. 25 percent gain
C. 20 percent gain
D. 20 percent loss

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Question 461

A sells a suitcase to B at 10% profit. If B pays Rs. 2860 for it, then the price of which A bought is = ?

A. Rs. 1000
B. Rs. 1600
C. Rs. 2600
D. Rs. 2500

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Question 462

The difference between cost price and selling price is Rs 575. If profit percentage is 23%, then what is the selling price (in Rs)?

A. 3225
B. 1925
C. 2500
D. 3075

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Question 463

If the cost of 157 litre of oil is Rs. 29763.65, then what is the cost per litre (rounded off to two decimal places)?

A. Rs. 178.31
B. Rs. 189.58
C. Rs. 182.06
D. Rs. 170.08

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Question 464

List price of a book is Rs. 100. A dealer sells three such books for Rs. 274.50 after allowing discount at a certain rate, find the rate of discount = ?

A. 8.33%
B. 8.16%
C. 8.50%
D. 8.34%

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Question 465

A car mechanic purchased four old cars for Rs. 1 lakh. He spent total 2 lakh in the maintenance and repairing of these four cars. what is the average sale price of the rest three cars to get 50% total profit if he has already sold one of the four cars at Rs. 1.2 lakh?

A. 1.5 lakh
B. 1.1 lakh
C. 1.2 lakh
D. 1.65 lakh

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Question 466

A person sold a TV for Rs. 9400 then he lost a particular amount. When he sold another TV of the same type at Rs. 10600, his gain was double the former loss. What was the cost price of each TV?

A. Rs. 9800
B. Rs. 10000
C. Rs. 10200
D. Rs. 10400

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Question 467

A sells a car priced at Rs. 36000. He gives a discount of 8% on the 1st Rs. 20000 and 5% on the remaining Rs. 16000 B also sells a car of the same make, period at Rs. 36000. He gives a discount of 7% on the total price. Calculate the actual price charged by A and B for the cars =

A. A = Rs. 33500, B = Rs. 33400
B. A = Rs. 33450, B = Rs. 33650
C. A = Rs. 33480, B = Rs. 33600
D. A = Rs. 33600, B = Rs. 33480

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Question 468

A dealer sold two of his cattle for Rs. 500 each. On one of them he lost 10% on the other, he gained 10%. His gain or loss percent in the entire transaction was:

A. 10% loss
B. 1% loss
C. 1% gain
D. Neither loss nor profit

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Question 469

How much is the maximum % discount that sheela can offer to her customer on her Marked Price so that she sells her product at no profit or loss, if she had already marked her product by 25% more than the cost price?

A. 25%
B. 20%
C. 30%
D. 40%

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Question 470

A dishonest shopkeeper professes to sell his groceries at his cost price but uses a false weight of 900 grams for each kilogram. Find his gain percentage.

A. 91/9 %
B. 100/9%
C. 100/11 %
D. 95/9%

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Question 471

If an article is sold for Rs. x, there is a loss of 15%. If the same article is sold for Rs. y, there is a profit of 15%. The ratio of left (y - x) to (y + x) is -

A. 3 : 20
B. 20 : 3
C. 17 : 23
D. 20 : 23

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Question 472

Profit of Rs 936000 has to be divided among three partners Anirudhha, Balwant and Charudatta in the ratio 2:3:5. How much does Charudatta get?

A. 280800
B. 187200
C. 468000
D. 2340000

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Question 473

A dealer purchased a washing machine for Rs. 7660. After allowing a discount of 12% on its marked price, he still gains 10% . Find the marked price of the washing machine = ?

A. Rs. 9575
B. Rs. 8426
C. Rs. 8246
D. Rs. 9755

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Question 474

In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?

A. 30%
B. 70%
C. 100%
D. 250%

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Question 475

Bhuvnesh sell two tape recorders at the same price. On one, he gains 10% and on the other he loses 10%. The total gain or loss in the transaction is = ?

A. 1% gain
B. 1% loss
C. No loss or gain
D. 2% loss

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Question 476

On selling 17 balls at Rs. 720, there is a loss equal to the cost price of 5 balls. The cost price of a ball is:

A. Rs. 45
B. Rs. 50
C. Rs. 55
D. Rs. 60

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Question 477

Loss of 20% on selling price is equal to x% loss in cost price. What is x?

A. 20%
B. 20
C. 16 2/3%
D. 16

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Question 478

A man mixes two types of rice (X and Y) and sells the mixture at the rate of Rs. 17 per kg. Find his profit percentage. I. The rate of X is Rs. 20 per kg. II. The rate of Y is Rs. 13 per kg.

A. I alone sufficient while II alone not sufficient to answer
B. II alone sufficient while I alone not sufficient to answer
C. Either I or II alone sufficient to answer
D. Both I and II are not sufficient to answer

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Question 479

Profit of Rs 104000 has to be divided among three partners Ashok, Bimla and Chirag in the ratio 6:4:3. How much does Chirag get?

A. 24000
B. 32000
C. 48000
D. 12000

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Question 480

A merchant marks the price of his articles 30% above the cost price. He gives some discount on it and earns a profit of 13.75%. What is the discount percentage?

A. 12.5
B. 13.75
C. 16.25
D. 10.25

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Question 481

A seller uses 840 gm in place of 1 kg to sell his goods. Find his actual profit/loss % When he sells his article on 4% loss on cost price ?

A. 14.28 % profit
B. 24.18 % profit
C. 14.28 % loss
D. 24.18 % loss

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Question 482

A milkman buys milk at Rs 24 per litre. He adds 1/5 of water to it and sells the mixture at Rs 32 per litre. What will be his gain (in %)?

A. 50
B. 40
C. 30
D. 60

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Question 483

A shopkeeper purchased some eggs at rs. 19.20 per dozen and sold them at a profit of 25%. What is the selling price per egg?

A. Rs. 2.20
B. Rs. 1.60
C. Rs. 2.00
D. Rs. 1.80

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Question 484

When a discount of 20% is given on a lunch buffet, the profit is 42%. If the discount is 15%, then the profit is

A. 57 percent
B. 50.875 percent
C. 63.125 percent
D. 44.75 percent

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Question 485

Selling price of an article is Rs 1144. If loss percentage is 12%, then what is the cost price (in Rs) of article?

A. 1300
B. 1006
C. 1242
D. 1440

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Question 486

Ravi buys some toffees at 2 for a rupee and sells them at 5 for a rupee. His loss percent is = ?

A. 120%
B. 90%
C. 30%
D. 60%

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Question 487

A retailer increase the selling price by 25% due to which his profit percentage increase from 20% to 25%. What is the percentage increase in cost price ?

A. 20%
B. 30%
C. 25%
D. 50%

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Question 488

The marked price of an article is increased  by 25% and the selling price is increased by 16.66%, then the amount of profit doubles. If the original marked price  be Rs. 400 which is greater than the corresponding cost price by 33.33% , what is the increased selling price?

A. 240
B. 360
C. 420
D. 600

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Question 489

The cost price of 60 articles is same as the selling price of x articles. If there is a profit of 20%, then what is the value of x?

A. 15
B. 30
C. 50
D. 80

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Question 490

Raheem sells a machine for Rs 48 lakhs at a loss. Had he sold it for Rs 60 lakh, his gain would have been 5 times the former loss. Find the cost price of the machine.

A. Rs 58 lakhs
B. Rs 69.6 lakhs
C. Rs 42 lakhs
D. Rs 50 lakhs

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Question 491

By selling a bicycle for Rs. 2,850, a shopkeeper gains 14%. If the profit is reduced to 8%, then the selling price will be:

A. Rs. 2600
B. Rs. 2700
C. Rs. 2800
D. Rs. 3000

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Question 492

Sahil sold an item for Rs. 280 at a loss of 20%. The cost price of the item was

A. Rs. 336
B. Rs. 340
C. Rs. 350
D. Rs. 1400

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Question 493

A man sold his watch at a loss of 5%. Had he sold it for Rs. 56.25 more, he would have gained 10%. What is the cost price of the watch (in Rs.)?

A. 365
B. 370
C. 375
D. 390

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Question 494

The difference between cost price and selling price is Rs 451. If loss percentage is 11%, then what is the selling price (in Rs)?

A. 3254
B. 3649
C. 3857
D. 4100

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Question 495

A man sells an article at 10% loss. If he had sold it at Rs. 10 more, he would have gained 10% . The cost price of the article is = ?

A. Rs. 50
B. Rs. 55
C. Rs. 100
D. Rs. 110

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Question 496

A grocery dealer cheats to the extent of 10% while buying as well as selling by using false weight. What is his increase in the profit percentage = ?

A. 20%
B. 21%
C. 22%
D. None of these

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Question 497

Qamar gained 16% on the resale of a used stereo. If he purchased the item for Rs. 1500, how much did he sell it for?

A. Rs. 1740
B. Rs. 1660
C. Rs. 1600
D. Rs. 1820

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Question 498

Amit donated 20% of his income to a school and deposited 20% of the remainder in his bank. If he is having Rs 12800 now, then what is the income (in Rs) of Amit?

A. 18000
B. 20000
C. 24000
D. 32000

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Question 499

A vendor sells a coconut at Rs 24 and suffers 24% loss. If he wants to make 14% profit, then at what price (in Rs) should he sell?

A. 32
B. 30
C. 36
D. 28

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Question 500

Cost price of an article is Rs 360. If the profit percentage is 32%, then what is the value (in Rs) of profit?

A. 126.2
B. 108.2
C. 115.2
D. 105.2

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Question 501

A shopkeeper allows 23% commission on his advertised price and still makes a profit of 10% . If he gains Rs. 56 on one item, his advertised price of the item, in Rs. is = ?

A. 820
B. 780
C. 790
D. 800

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Question 502

A shopkeeper purchased a chair whose marked price is Rs 1400, at two successive discount of 20% and 30% respectively. If he sells the chair for Rs 1176, then what is the profit percentage?

A. 50
B. 33.33
C. 37.5
D. 57.5

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Question 503

Neeraj purchased a few shirts for his shop at cost prices ranging from Rs. 400 to Rs. 550 and sold at prices ranging from Rs. 450 to Rs. 650. What is the maximum profit that might be made in selling 10 shirts?

A. Rs. 2800
B. Rs. 2500
C. Rs. 2400
D. Rs. 2000

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Question 504

The total cost of a stove with cooker was Rs 13,125. The cooker was sold at a profit of 30% and the stove at a loss of 20%. If the sale price was the same in both the items, then the cost price of the cheaper item was

A. Rs 8125
B. Rs 5000
C. Rs 6562.5
D. Rs 6175

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Question 505

If the cost price is 95% of the selling price, what is the profit percent = ?

A. 4%
B. 4.75%
C. 5%
D. 5.26%

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Question 506

Oil equal to 20% of the weight of ground nut is extracted in a mill. The matter left after extraction is sold as cattle feed at the rate of Rs 12.5/kg. The groundnuts are bought at Rs 20/kg. The processing cost is Rs 5/kg. At what price (Rs per kg) should the oil be sold to earn 20% profit on total costs (Total cost = Cost of groundnuts and Processing costs)?

A. 250
B. 150
C. 200
D. 100

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Question 507

Two items A and B are sold at a profit of 10% and 15% respectively. If the amount of profit received is the same, then the cost price of A and B may be = ?

A. Rs. 1000, Rs. 1500
B. Rs. 5000, Rs. 2000
C. Rs. 3000, Rs. 2000
D. Rs. 3000, Rs. 5000

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Question 508

A rice trader buys 8 quintals of rice for Rs 3,600. 10% rice is lost in transportation. At what rate should he sell to earn 15% profit?

A. Rs 352.1 per quintal
B. Rs 517.5 per quintal
C. Rs 575 per quintal
D. Rs 582.3 per quintal

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Question 509

The cost price of a college bag is 240% more than the profit obtained on it selling at Rs. 1540. What is the cost price of that college bag?

A. Rs. 1190
B. Rs. 1288
C. Rs. 1365
D. Rs. 1452

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Question 510

A wholesaler sells a watch to a retailer at a gain of 35% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a loss of 25%. If the customer pays Rs 2379.375, what had it cost the wholesaler?

A. Rs 2350
B. Rs 2409
C. Rs 2928
D. Rs 2291

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Question 511

Profit on selling 10 candles equals selling price of 3 bulbs. While loss on selling 10 bulbs equal selling price of 4 candles. Also profit percentage equals to the loss percentage and cost of a candle is half of the cost of a bulb. What is the ratio of selling price of candles to the selling price of a bulb?

A. 5 : 4
B. 3 : 2
C. 4 : 5
D. 3 : 4

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Question 512

A man gains 15% by selling a calculator for a certain price. If he sells it at the triple the price, then what will be the profit percentage?

A. 125
B. 175
C. 225
D. 245

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Question 513

A space research company wants to sell its two products A and B. If the product A is sold at 20% loss and the product B at 30% gain, the company will not lose anything. If the product A is sold at 15% loss and the product B at 15% gain, the company will lose Rs. 6 million in the deal. What is the cost of product B ?

A. Rs. 80 million
B. Rs. 100 million
C. Rs. 120 million
D. Rs. 140 million

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Question 514

If a trader sold two cars each at Rs. 325475 and gains 12% on the first and loses 12% on the second, then his profit or loss percent on the whole is ?

A. 1.44% loss
B. 14.4% loss
C. 0%
D. 14.4% profit

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Question 515

The shopkeepers announce the same price of Rs. 700 for a sewing machine. The first offers successive discounts of 30% and 6% while the second offers successive discounts of 20% and 16%. The difference in their selling price is

A. Rs. 9.8
B. Rs. 16.8
C. Rs. 22.4
D. Rs. 36.4

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Question 516

A sells a bicycle to B at a profit of 20% . B sells it to C at a profit of 25% . If C pays Rs. 225 for it, the cost price of the bicycle for A is = ?

A. Rs. 110
B. Rs. 125
C. Rs. 120
D. Rs. 150

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Question 517

The cost price of 19 articles is same as the selling price of 29 articles. What is loss percentage?

A. 52.30%
B. 35%
C. 34.48%
D. 30%

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Question 518

A shopkeeper gives two successive discounts on an article marked Rs. 450. The first discount given is 10%. If the customer pays Rs. 344.25 for the article, the second discount given is -

A. 10%
B. 12%
C. 14%
D. 15%

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Question 519

Cost Price of 22 articles is same as the Selling Price of 18 articles, find the profit percentage?

A. 33.33%
B. 22.22%
C. 11.11%
D. 1%

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Question 520

A rice trader buys 12 quintals of rice for Rs 1,870. 15% rice is lost in transportation. At what rate should he sell to earn 20% profit?

A. Rs 110.3 per quintal
B. Rs 187 per quintal
C. Rs 220 per quintal
D. Rs 224 per quintal

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Question 521

Uma sold an article for 3400 and got a profit of 25%. If he had sold the article for Rs. 3265. How much profit% would Uma have got ?

A. 22%
B. 27%
C. 20%
D. 18%

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Question 522

The ratio of the cost price and selling price is 5 : 4, the loss percent is = ?

A. 20%
B. 25%
C. 40%
D. 50%

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Question 523

A shopkeeper expects a gain of 45/2 % on his C.P. If his sale was Rs. 392, then find his profit.

A. Rs. 70
B. Rs. 72
C. Rs. 74
D. Rs. 76

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Question 524

A dishonest milkman buys milk at Rs 24 per litre and adds 1/3 of water to it and sells the mixture at Rs 32 per litre. What is his gain?

A. 33.33 percent
B. 50 Percent
C. 77.78 percent
D. 66.67 percent

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Question 525

A trader allows a discount of 10% on the marked price. He still has a profit of 17% on the cost price. Find the profit percentage. If he sells at the marked price = ?

A. 27%
B. 33%
C. 30%
D. 19%

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Question 526

Marked price of an article is 1600 Rs. more than the cost price. When the same article is sold at a discount of Rs. 500 then the percent profit earned is 25%. For earning a profit of 30%, the article should be sold at what price?

A. 5740
B. 5720
C. 5620
D. 5730

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Question 527

A dishonest shopkeeper professes to sell goods at his cost price but uses a false weight of 950 gms, for each kilogram. His gain percentage is

A. 100/23%
B. 100/19%
C. 100/17%
D. 100/21%

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Question 528

The line passing through point (-3,1) and point (x,5) is parallel to the line passing through point (-2,-1) and point (6,3). What is the value of x?

A. -5
B. -2
C. 2
D. 5

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Question 529

Profit of Rs 728000 has to be divided among three partners Amir, Balaraj and Charan in the ratio 7:5:4. How much share (in Rs) does Charan get?

A. 227500
B. 318500
C. 91000
D. 182000

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Question 530

Raghu earns 25% on an investment but loses 10% on another investment. If the ratio of the two investment is 3:5. What is the gain or loss on two investments taken together ?

A. 1.251 %
B. 3.125 %
C. 7.21 %
D. 9.451 %

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Question 531

A milk man has 20 liters of milk. If he mixes 5 liters of water, which is freely available, in 20 liters of pure milk.If the cost of pure milk is Rs.18 per liter,then the profit of the milkman, when he sells all the mixture at cost price is:

A. 20%
B. 25%
C. 33.33%
D. 18%

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Question 532

If a vendor sells a coconut at Rs 14.4 he makes 10% loss. If he wants to make 25% profit, then at what price (in Rs) should he sell?

A. 18
B. 20
C. 16
D. 22

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Question 533

While selling an article of marked price Rs.5,040 at a discount of 40%, if a trader gains 20%, then the profit in Rs is:

A. ₹642
B. ₹504
C. ₹720
D. ₹2,520

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Question 534

Manish purchased 25 kg of rice @ Rs. 32 per kg and 15 kg of rice @ Rs. 36 per kg. He mixed the two varieties of rice and sold it @ Rs. 40.20 per kg. What is the percent profit earned ?

A. 20%
B. 25%
C. 30%
D. 40%

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Question 535

If books bought at prices from Rs. 150 to Rs. 300 are sold at prices ranging from Rs. 250 to Rs. 350. What is the greatest possible profit that might be made in selling 15 books ?

A. Cannot be determind
B. Rs. 750
C. Rs. 4250
D. Rs. 3000

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Question 536

Prateek sold a music system to Karthik at 20% gain and karthik sold it to Swastik at 40% gain. If Swastik paid Rs. 10500 for the music system, What amount did Prateek pay for the same ?

A. Rs. 6250
B. Rs. 7500
C. Rs. 8240
D. Cannot be determined

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Question 537

If a person bought an item for Rs. 96 and sold it at a profit of 12.5%, the selling price of the item was

A. Rs. 105
B. Rs. 110
C. Rs. 108
D. Rs. 112

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Question 538

Manisha went to shop with certain amount, with which she can buy 50 Chacobar or 40 Fivestar. She uses 10% amount for petrol and out of the remaining balance, she purchases 20 Fivestar and some Chacobar. Find the number of Chacobar she can buy?

A. 20
B. 24
C. 26
D. 28

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Question 539

The profit earned by a shopkeeper by selling a bucket at a gain of 8% is Rs 28 more than when he sells it at a loss of 8%. The cost price (in Rupees) of the bucket is

A. 170
B. 190
C. 175
D. 165

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Question 540

Savita sold an item for 6,500 and incurred a loss of 20%. At what price should she have sold the item to have gained a profit of 20%?

A. 10375
B. 9750
C. 8125
D. Cannot be determined

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Question 541

Alfred buys an old scooter for Rs. 4700 and spends Rs. 800 on its repairs. If he sells the scooter for Rs. 5800, his gain percent is:

A. 4(4/7)%
B. 5(5/11)%
C. 10%
D. 12%

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Question 542

A man bought two goats for Rs. 1008. He sold one at a loss of 20% and other at a profit of 44% if each goat was sold for the same price the cost price of the goat which was sold at loss, was = ?

A. Rs. 648
B. Rs. 360
C. Rs. 568
D. Rs. 440

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Question 543

Every year before the festive season,a shopkeeper increases the price of the product by 35% and then introduce two successive discount of 10% and 15% respectively.what is percentage loss and percentage gain ?

A. 3.27 % loss
B. 4.15 % loss
C. 3.27 % gain
D. 4.15 % gain

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Question 544

A merchant buys 25 litres of milk daily at the rate of Rs.12 per litre. He mixes 5 litres of water in it and sells at the rate Rs.10.40 per litre. His gain/loss is:

A. 8% profit
B. 2% profit
C. 4% profit
D. 6% profit

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Question 545

A wholesale dealer allows a discount of 20 % on the marked price to the retailer. The retailer sells at 5% below the marked price. If the customer pays Rs.19 for an article, what profit is made by the retailer on it ?

A. Rs. 4
B. Rs. 3
C. Rs. 5
D. Rs. 1

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Question 546

By selling 4 articles for 1 rupee, a man losses 4%. Had he sold three articles per rupee, the profit would have been = ?

A. 30%
B. 28%
C. 16%
D. 12%

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Question 547

On a certain item profit is 150%. If the cost price increases by 25% what will be the new profit margin (in %)?

A. 25
B. 50
C. 100
D. 75

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Question 548

The marked price of a shirt and trousers are in the ratio 1:2. The shopkeeper gives 40% discount on the shirt. If the total discount in the set of the shirt and trousers is 30%, the discount offered on the trousers is:

A. 15%
B. 20%
C. 25%
D. 30%

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Question 549

The price of a refrigerator and a television set are in the ratio 5 : 3. If the refrigerator costs Rs. 5500 more than the television set, then the price of the refrigerator is = ?

A. Rs. 27500
B. Rs. 8250
C. Rs. 13750
D. Rs. 16500

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Question 550

A shopkeeper allows a discount of 20% to his customers and still gains 25%. Find the Marked price of an article which costs Rs.600 to the shopkeeper.

A. Rs.937.50
B. Rs.937
C. Rs.930
D. Rs.1000

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Question 551

A shopkeeper calculate percentage profit on the buying price and another on the selling price. What will be their difference in profits if both claim a profit of 20% on goods sold for Rs. 3000?

A. Rs. 200
B. Rs. 100
C. Rs. 150
D. Rs. 400

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Question 552

A bottle is sold at a loss of 9%. Had it sold for Rs. 15 more, a profit of 25/2% would have gained. What is the cost price of the bottle (approx)?

A. Rs. 32
B. Rs. 35
C. Rs. 36
D. Rs. 33

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Question 553

Cost price of 12 oranges is equal to the selling price of 9 oranges and the discount on 10 oranges is equal to the profit on 5 oranges. What is the percentage point difference between the profit percentage and discount percentage?

A. 20
B. 22.22
C. 16.66
D. 15

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Question 554

If the selling price of a mat is five times the discount offered and if the percentage of discount is equal to the percentage profit, find the ratio of the discount offered to the cost price.

A. 6:31
B. 11:30
C. 7:30
D. 31:6

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Question 555

How much percent above the cost price should a shopkeeper marks his goods so as to earn a profit of 32% after allowing a discount of 12% on the marked price = ?

A. 50%
B. 40%
C. 60%
D. 45%

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Question 556

A manufacturer sells an article to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 10% . The wholesale dealer sells it to a shopkeeper at 20% profit. The shop - keeper sells it to a customer for Rs. 56100 at a loss of 15% . Then the cost price of the article to the manufacturer is = ?

A. Rs. 25000
B. Rs. 10000
C. Rs. 50000
D. Rs. 55000

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Question 557

By selling an article at Rs.800, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 25%.At what price should he sell the article so as to make a loss of 25%?

A. Rs.720
B. Rs.640
C. Rs.540
D. Rs.480

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Question 558

One trader calculates the percentage of profit on the buying price and another calculates on the selling price. When their selling price are the same then the difference of their actual profits is Rs. 85 and both claim to have made 20% profit, what is the selling price of each ?

A. Rs. 1700
B. Rs. 2100
C. Rs. 2550
D. Rs. 2750

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Question 559

A trader sells goods to a customer at a profit of k% over the cost price, besides it he cheats his customer by giving 880 g only instead of 1 kg. Thus his overall profit percentage is 25%. Find the value of k?

A. 8.33%
B. 8.25%
C. 10%
D. 12.50%

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Question 560

If selling price of an article is reduced by 60%, then there is a loss of 10% on cost price. The initial profit percent was = ?

A. 70%
B. 80%
C. 100%
D. 125%

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Question 561

A shopkeeper, sold dried apricots at the rate Rs 1210 a kg and bears a loss of 12%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 1331 per kg, what will be the result?

A. 6.4 percent loss
B. 3.2 percent gain
C. 6.4 percent gain
D. 3.2 percent loss

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Question 562

While selling an article for Rs 18450, a person suffered a loss of 50%. At what price he should have sold the article (in Rs) to earn a profit of 50%?

A. 13837
B. 52000
C. 55350
D. 56775

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Question 563

Raghuram sells a machine for Rs 43 lakhs at a loss. Had he sold it for Rs 53 lakh, his gain would have been 7 times the former loss. Find the cost price of the machine.

A. Rs 51.75 lakhs
B. Rs 59.14 lakhs
C. Rs 36.75 lakhs
D. Rs 44.25 lakhs

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Question 564

If a trader sold two cars each at Rs. 404415 and gains 15% on the first and loses 15% on the second, then his profit or loss percent on the whole is ?

A. 1.44 %
B. 2.02 %
C. 1.04 %
D. 2.25 %

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Question 565

The marked price of an article is 10/7 of the cost price and the selling price of that article is 4/5 of the marked price. What is the profit percentage?

A. 17.24
B. 16.66
C. 14.28
D. 15.42

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Question 566

Karan purchased one dozen pens for Rs. 120 and sold a pack of 3 pens for Rs.35 each. What is his gain?

A. 16.67%
B. 20%
C. 15%
D. 33.33%

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Question 567

A sells an article to B at gain of 25% B sells it to C at a gain of 20% and C sells it to D at a gain 10%. If D pays Rs. 330 for it, how much did it cost to A?

A. Rs. 200
B. Rs. 250
C. Rs. 275
D. Rs. 290

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Question 568

On selling rice for Rs. 45 per kg, a shopkeeper bears loss of 20%. To earn a profit of 20%, the selling price should be

A. Rs. 67.50
B. Rs. 65
C. Rs. 70
D. Rs. 60

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Question 569

Selling price of a cellphone is increased by 20%. For this sale is decreased by 30%. Find the effect of total sales?

A. 16%
B. 14.5%
C. 12%
D. 10.5%

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Question 570

In what ratio should water and wine be mixed so that after selling the mixture at the cost price a profit of 33.33% is made?

A. 1:4
B. 1:3
C. 2:3
D. 3:4

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Question 571

A clock was sold for Rs. 144. If the percentage of profit was numerically equal to the cost price the cost of the clock was = ?

A. Rs. 72
B. Rs. 80
C. Rs. 90
D. Rs. 100

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Question 572

A house worth Rs. 150000 is sold by X at a 5% profit to Y, Y sells the house back to X at a 2% loss. Then find profit and loss in the entire transaction = ?

A. X gains Rs. 4150
B. X loses Rs. 4150
C. X gains Rs. 3150
D. X loses Rs. 3150

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Question 573

A product was sold foe Rs. 4,500 at a profit of 12.5%. What was the amount of profit?

A. Rs. 125
B. Rs. 250
C. Rs. 500
D. Rs. 300

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Question 574

To make a profit of 20% the selling price of the good is Rs. 240. The cost price of the good is,

A. Rs. 200
B. Rs. 210
C. Rs. 220
D. Rs. 230

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Question 575

A shopkeeper sold a mobile phone for Rs. 12000. Had he offered discount of 10% on the selling price, there would be a loss of 4%. What is the cost price of that Mobile phone?

A. Rs. 12,500
B. Rs. 11,250
C. Rs. 12,750
D. Rs. 11,680

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Question 576

If the cost price of 48 articles is equal to the selling price of 32 articles, then what is the profit percentage?

A. 20
B. 25
C. 50
D. 75

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Question 577

An article was sold at Rs.920 at a profit of 15%. Find the selling Price to get a profit of 20%.

A. Rs.1,000
B. Rs.980
C. Rs.960
D. Rs.940

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Question 578

When a discount of 20% is given on a pizza, the profit is 32%. If the discount is 18%, then the profit is

A. 50 percent
B. 64.7 percent
C. 35.3 percent
D. 20.6 percent

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Question 579

A trader had 12 quintals of wheat. He sold a part of it at 13% profit and the rest at 23% profit, so that he made a total profit of 17 %. How much wheat did he sell at 23% profit?

A. 720 kg
B. 240 kg
C. 480 kg
D. 960 kg

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Question 580

Raghuvir purchased 10 calculators and 16 watches for Rs. 56100 and sold them so as to earn an overall profit of 20%. At what total price should he sell 15 calculators and 24 watches together so as to earn the same percentage profit?

A. Rs. 100980
B. Rs. 116176
C. Rs. 121176
D. Rs. 100660

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Question 581

A shopkeeper, sold cashew nuts at the rate Rs 1,260 a kg and bears a loss of 8%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 1,386 per kg, what will be the result?

A. 1.2 percent gain
B. 2.4 percent gain
C. 1.2 percent loss
D. 2.4 percent loss

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Question 582

A shopkeeper allows 25% discount on the marked price of an article and he suffered a loss of 15%. What will be the profit percent if the article is sold at marked price?

A. 11.76
B. 12.12
C. 13.33
D. 14.28

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Question 583

A dealer buys an article listed at Rs. 100 and gets successive discount of 10% and 20% . He spends 10% of the cost price on transportation. At what price should he sell the article to earn a profit of 15% ?

A. Rs. 90.80
B. Rs. 92.00
C. Rs. 91.20
D. Rs. 91.08

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Question 584

Nikita bought 30 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 9.50 per kg and 40 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 8.50 per kg and mixed them. She sold the mixture at the rate of Rs. 8.90 per kg. Her total profit or loss in the transaction was -

A. Rs. 2 loss
B. Rs. 2 profit
C. Rs. 7 loss
D. Rs. 7 profit

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Question 585

Surbhi invested Rs.6000 for 5 months and Urba invested Rs.5000 for 6 months in a venture. The ratio in which they will share the profits is

A. 36:25
B. 6:5
C. 5:6
D. 1:1

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Question 586

A shopkeeper by selling 17 Omega watches, earns a profit equal to the selling price of 7 Omega watches. What is his profit percentage?

A. 41.1 percent
B. 82.2 percent
C. 70 percent
D. 12.2 percent

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Question 587

If a man were to sell his chair for Rs. 720, he would lose 25%. To gain 25% he should sell it for:

A. Rs. 1,200
B. Rs. 1,000
C. Rs. 960
D. Rs. 900

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Question 588

A certain sum of money is invested for one year at a certain rate of simple interest. If the rate of interest is 3% higher, then the invest earned will be 25% more than the interest earned earlier. What is the earlier rate of interest ?

A. 4% p.a.
B. 6% p.a.
C. 8% p.a.
D. 12% p.a.

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Question 589

The marked price of an item is twice the cost price. For a gain of 15%, the discount should be:

A. 7.50%
B. 20.50%
C. 32.50%
D. 42.50%

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Question 590

An article is listed at Rs. 920. A customer pays Rs. 742.90 for it after getting two successive discounts. If the rate of first discount is 15%, the rate of 2nd discount is:

A. 3%
B. 5%
C. 8%
D. 12%

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Question 591

The marked price of an article is 10% higher than cost price. A discount of 10% is given on marked price. In this kind of seller bears = ?

A. No loss No gain
B. A loss of 5%
C. A gain of 1%
D. A loss of 1%

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Question 592

Rajesh sells a machine for Rs 57 lakhs at a loss. Had he sold it for Rs 67 lakh, his gain would have been 7 times the former loss. Find the cost price of the machine.

A. Rs 58.25 lakhs
B. Rs 65.75 lakhs
C. Rs 75.14 lakhs
D. Rs 50.75 lakhs

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Question 593

If the selling price is tripled and cost price doubled the profit would become 65%. What is the present profit (in %)?

A. 20
B. 15
C. 25
D. 10

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Question 594

ITC sells one product at a profit of 20% another at a loss of 20% at the same selling price. What is the loss incurred by ITC?

A. 1%
B. 2%
C. 4%
D. 0%

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Question 595

A car worth Rs. 150000 was sold by x to y at 5% profit. y sold the car back to x at 2% loss. In the entire transaction = ?

A. x gained Rs. 4350
B. x lost Rs. 4350
C. x gained Rs. 3150
D. x lost Rs. 3150

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Question 596

Shiv sold a shirt for Rs. 184 at a loss of 8%. To make a profit of 5% he should have sold the shirt for

A. Rs. 210
B. Rs. 197
C. Rs. 207.92
D. Rs. 200

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Question 597

What profit percent is made by selling an article at a certain price, if by selling at 2/3rd of that price, there would be a loss of 20%   ?

A. 30 %
B. 25 %
C. 15 %
D. 20 %

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Question 598

When a discount of 25% is given on a wedding gown, the profit is 32%. If the discount is 17%, then the profit is _____%.

A. 46.08
B. 49
C. 51.03
D. 43.16

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Question 599

Vikash purchased 5 bananas for Rs.4 and sold 4 bananas for Rs.5. Calculate his % profit?

A. 55.56%
B. 53.25%
C. 45.50%
D. 56.25%

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Question 600

The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?

A. Rs. 2000
B. Rs. 2200
C. Rs. 2400
D. Data inadequate

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Question 601

A shopkeeper marks up his wares by 80% and offers 20% discount. What will be the selling price (in Rs) if the cost price is Rs 450?

A. 548
B. 748
C. 848
D. 648

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Question 602

A shopkeeper, sold almonds at the rate Rs 1250 per kg and bears a loss of 7%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 1375 per kg, what will be the result?

A. 4.6 percent gain
B. 2.3 percent loss
C. 2.3 percent gain
D. 4.6 percent loss

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Question 603

A fruit seller professes to sell his fruits at cost price, but still gains 25% on his outlay. What weight does he substitute for a kilogram ?

A. 800 gm
B. 850 gm
C. 890 gm
D. 900 gm

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Question 604

Arun is a cashew merchant in Telangana. He has cashews in sealed wooden boxes of 10kg each. The price of the cashew increases by Rs.20 per kg for every year, but at the same time, 10% of the cashews are eaten by rodents every year. If the price of a 1 kg of fresh cashew is Rs.120, what is the change in his profits if he sells a sealed box after one year of storage, rather than selling it fresh ? (In Rs.)

A. Rs. 60
B. Rs. 54
C. Rs. 80
D. Rs. 75

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Question 605

If cost price of 5 cars is equal to selling price of 4 cars. Find the percentage of profit or loss?

A. 10% Profit
B. 10% Loss
C. 25% Profit
D. 25% Loss

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Question 606

By selling an article at some price, a man gains 10% . If the article is sold at twice of the price, the gain percent will be -

A. 20%
B. 60%
C. 100%
D. 120%

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Question 607

If books bought at prices ranging from Rs 200 to Rs 350 are sold at prices ranging from Rs 300 to Rs 425, what is the greatest possibleprofit that might be made in selling eight books.

A. 800
B. 1200
C. 1600
D. 1800

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Question 608

From 2008 to 2009, the sales of a book decreased by 80%. If the sales in 2010 were the same as in 2008, by what percent did it increase from 2009 to 2010 ?

A. 120%
B. 400%
C. 80%
D. 100%

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Question 609

A contractor has got two orders A and B. On one (A) he spends Rs. 25,000 and makes a bill of Rs. 30,500. On the other (B) he makes a bill keeping a profit of 20%. Which of the two orders is more profitable to him?

A. B
B. A
C. A nor B
D. None of the above

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Question 610

By selling a used phone for Rs.7260 Sanjan got 34% less than what it cost him to buy it a few years ago.At what price should Sanjan have sold the phone to gain a profit of 5%?

A. ₹ 11,460
B. ₹ 11,480
C. ₹ 11,440
D. None

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Question 611

A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price and the printed price of the book is -

A. 45 : 56
B. 50 : 61
C. 99 : 125
D. None of these

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Question 612

Profit obtained on selling an article for Rs 540 is equal to the loss incurred on selling the article for Rs 370. If selling price is Rs. 910, then what is the profit percentage?

A. 25
B. 33
C. 50
D. 100

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Question 613

Mr. Kapur purchased two toy cycles for Rs 750 each. He sold these cycles, gaining 6% on one and losing 4% on the other. The gain or loss percent in the whole transaction is

A. 1% loss
B. 1% gain
C. 1.5% loss
D. 1.5 gain

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Question 614

A shopkeeper by selling 5 items, earns a profit equal to the selling price of 1 item. What is his profit percentage?

A. 20%
B. 25%
C. 16%
D. 22.5%

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Question 615

The marked price of a chair is 40% more than its cost price. If the chair is sold for Rs 520 after a discount of Rs 40, then what will be the profit percentage?

A. 33
B. 40
C. 25
D. 30

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Question 616

List price of T.V is Rs. 2300 and discount series found to be 25% ans 10%. Then the selling price of T.V is = ?

A. Rs. 1255.50
B. Rs. 1525.50
C. Rs. 1552.50
D. Rs. 1555.20

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Question 617

On selling 17 balls at Rs. 720, there is a loss equal to the cost price of 5 balls. The cost price of a ball is ?

A. Rs. 55
B. Rs. 60
C. Rs. 65
D. Rs. 70

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Question 618

Arun purchased 30 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 11.50 per kg and 20 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 14.25 per kg. He mixed the two and sold the mixture. Approximately what price per kg should he sell the mixture to make 30% profit ?

A. Rs. 14.80
B. Rs. 15.40
C. Rs. 15.60
D. Rs. 16.30

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Question 619

A man sold two flats for Rs. 4.15 lakhs each. On one he gained 2% and on the other he lost 2%. What percent is the effect of the sale on the whole  ?

A. 0.25 %
B. 0.04 %
C. 0.5 %
D. 0 %

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Question 620

The price of an article has been reduced by 35%. In order to restore the original price the new price must be increased by ?

A. 51.8 %
B. 49.25 %
C. 47.2 %
D. 53.84 %

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Question 621

An article passing through two hands is sold at a profit of 38% at the original cost price. If the first dealer makes a profit of 20% , then the profit percent made by the second is -

A. 5
B. 10
C. 12
D. 15

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Question 622

An artical was sold for Rs.26,000 at a discount of 35% Find the selling price if the discount was 15%

A. Rs.36,000
B. Rs.40,000
C. Rs.38000
D. Rs.34,000

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Question 623

A merchant has announced 25% rebate on prices of ready-made garments at the time of sale. If a purchaser needs to have a rebate of Rs. 400, then how many shirts, each costing Rs. 320, should he purchase?

A. 10
B. 7
C. 6
D. 5

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Question 624

Selling price of a calculator is Rs 13924 and profit percentage is 18%. If selling price is Rs 10266, then what will be the loss percentage?

A. 17.2
B. 13
C. 14.9
D. 11

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Question 625

The annual salary of Arun is 7.68 lac. If he spends Rs. 12000 on his children, 1/13th of rest of the salary on food and Rs. 8000 in mutual funds, then find the monthly saving he is left with?

A. Rs. 38000/-
B. Rs. 39500/-
C. Rs. 40000/-
D. Rs. 41250/-

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Question 626

A supplier supplies cartridges to a news paper publishing house. He earns a profit of 25% by selling cartridges for Rs. 1540. Find the cost price of the Cartridges ?

A. Rs. 1100
B. Rs. 1793.4
C. Rs. 1440
D. Rs. 1232

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Question 627

The selling price of an item inclusive of a 16% profit was Rs. 435. What would be the percentage loss if the item was sold for Rs. 330?

A. 13
B. 12
C. 12.5
D. 12.25

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Question 628

Cost price of 28 articles is equal to Sale price of 21 articles, then percentage of profit is

A. 12%
B. 33 1⁄3 %
C. 20%
D. 22%

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Question 629

If a saree is sold for Rs 2880 the seller will face 10% loss, at what price (in Rs) should he sell to gain 20% profit?

A. 4830
B. 3840
C. 3480
D. 4380

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Question 630

A merchant buys an article for Rs. 27 and sells it at a profit of 10 percent of the selling price. The selling price of the article is -

A. Rs. 29.70
B. Rs. 30
C. Rs. 32
D. Rs. 37

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Question 631

A wholesaler sells a watch to a retailer at a gain of 32% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a loss of 20%. If the customer pays Rs 1,953.6, what had it cost the wholesaler?

A. Rs 2063
B. Rs 2394
C. Rs 1850
D. Rs 1637

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Question 632

The marked price of a helmet is 30% more than its cost price. If the helmet is sold for Rs 744 after a discount of Rs 36, then what will be the profit percentage?

A. 24
B. 18
C. 21
D. 27

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Question 633

If on a marked price, the difference of selling prices with a discount of 30% and two successive discounts of 20% and 10% is Rs. 72, then the marked price in Rs. is

A. 2400
B. 2500
C. 3000
D. 3600

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Question 634

In a certain Business, the profit is 220% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit ?

A. 61%
B. 75%
C. 55%
D. 81%

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Question 635

If I would have purchased 11 articles for Rs. 10 and sold all the articles at the rate of 10 for Rs. 11, the profit percent would have been = ?

A. 10%
B. 11%
C. 21%
D. 100%

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Question 636

Raj purchased two laptops, first for Rs 42500 and the second for Rs 36200. He sold first laptop at a profit of 12% and the second laptop at a loss of 12%.What is the overall profit or loss?

A. Rs 756 profit
B. Rs 756 loss
C. Rs 1512 profit
D. Rs 1512 loss

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Question 637

The cost price of 40 Magazines is the same as the selling price of 'P' articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of 'P' is:

A. 32
B. 40
C. 16
D. 30

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Question 638

A man sells two chairs at Rs. 120 each and by doing so he gains 25% on one chair and loses 25% on the other. His loss on the whole in Rs. is = ?

A. 20
B. 16
C. 25
D. 30

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Question 639

Mr. X sold two properties P1 and P2 for Rs 1,00,000 each. He sold property P1 for 20% less than what he paid for it. What is the percentage of profit of property P2, so that he is not in gain or loss on the sale of two properties?

A. 33.33%
B. 29.97%
C. 25%
D. 22.22%

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Question 640

When a discount of 20% is given on a movie ticket, the profit is 34%. If the discount is 15%, then the profit is

A. 49 percent
B. 42.375 percent
C. 55.625 percent
D. 35.75 percent

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Question 641

A cloth merchant sold half of his cloth at 20% profit, half of the remaining cloth at 20% loss and the rest was sold at its cost price. In the total transaction, his gain or loss will be = ?

A. 5% profit
B. Neither loss nor gain
C. 5% loss
D. 10% profit

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Question 642

An article was sold for Rs. 2400 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

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Question 643

A man bought an old typewriter for Rs. 1200 and spent Rs. 200 on its repair. He sold it for Rs. 1680. His profit percent is = ?

A. 20%
B. 10%
C. 8%
D. 16%

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Question 644

A man purchased a bullock and a cart for Rs 1800. He sold the bullock at a profit of 20% and the cart at a profit of 30%.His total profit was 155/6 %. Find the cost price of bullock.

A. Rs 650
B. Rs 750
C. Rs 900
D. Rs 800

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Question 645

After successive discounts of 12% and 5% an article was sold for Rs. 209. What was the original price of the article?

A. Rs. 226
B. Rs. 250
C. Rs. 252
D. Rs. 269

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Question 646

Two - thirds of a consignment was sold at a profit of 6% and the rest at a loss of 3%. If however there was an overall profit of Rs. 540, the value of consignment was -

A. Rs. 15000
B. Rs. 16000
C. Rs. 18000
D. None of these

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Question 647

Find the selling price of goods if two salesmen claim to make 25% profit each, one calculating it on cost price while another on the selling price, the difference in the profits earned being Rs. 100 and selling price being the same in both the cases?

A. Rs. 1200
B. Rs. 1600
C. Rs. 2400
D. Rs. 2500

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Question 648

Two stories A and B mark the price of an item identically. A allows 3 successive discounts of 10% each. B allows 10% discount on the list price and a subsequent discount of 19%. Under the circumstances, which of the following is true?

A. The price of the article is cheaper at A
B. The price of the article is cheaper at B
C. The price of the article is same at A and B
D. The price cannot be determined

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Question 649

A vendor buys pens at the rate of 4 for Rs 5 and sells at the rate of 4 for Rs 3. What will be the result?

A. 40 percent gain
B. 66.6 percent loss
C. 66.66 percent gain
D. 40 percent loss

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Question 650

Raju sold an article by giving a discount of 8% for Rs. 17,940 and earn profit of 19.6 %. If he did not give discount then how much profit percentage he gets ?

A. 27%
B. 30%
C. 32%
D. 25%

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Question 651

Two items A and B have equal cost price. Item A is sold at 40% profit and item B is sold at an amount 20% less than the selling price of item A. If the total profit is 156 Rs then find the cost price of A.

A. Rs. 300
B. Rs. 350
C. Rs. 400
D. Rs. 450

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Question 652

A trader had 2000 kgs of rice. He sold a part of it at 10% profit and the rest at 16% profit, so that he made a total profit of 14.2%. How much rice (in kg) did he sell at 10% profit?

A. 1400
B. 600
C. 800
D. 1000

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Question 653

A traders sells two acrticles, one at a loss of 10% and another at a profit of 15% but finally there is no loss or gain. If the total sale price of these two articles is Rs. 30,000, find the difference between their cost prices:

A. Rs. 5000
B. Rs. 6000
C. Rs. 7500
D. Rs. 8500

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Question 654

A man sells two flats at the rate of Rs. 1.995 lakhs each. On one he gains 5% and on the other, he loses 5% . His gain or loss percent in the whole transaction is -

A. 0.25% loss
B. 0.25% gain
C. 2.5% loss
D. 25% loss

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Question 655

On a Rs. 10000 payment order, a person has choice between 3 successive discounts of 10%, 10% and 30%, and 3 successive discounts of 40%, 5% and 5%. By choosing the better one he can save (in rupees)

A. 200
B. 255
C. 400
D. 433

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Question 656

R and S started a business by investing Rs 165000 and Rs 195000 respectively for the same period of time. If R’s share in the profit earned by them is Rs 11000, then what is the total profit (in Rs) earned by both of them together?

A. 22000
B. 40000
C. 26000
D. 24000

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Question 657

A wholesaler sells a watch to a retailer at a gain of 37% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a loss of 25%. If the customer pays Rs 2,620.125, what had it cost the wholesaler?

A. Rs 2550
B. Rs 2692
C. Rs 3327
D. Rs 2408

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Question 658

Mr. Rajesh buys a toy for Rs. 27.50 and sells it for Rs. 28.60. Find the gain %.

A. 5%
B. 4%
C. 6%
D. 3%

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Question 659

A driver of auto rickshaw makes a profit of 20% on every trip when he carries 3 passengers and the price of petrol is Rs. 30 a litre. Find the % profit for the same journey if he goes for 4 passengers per trip and the price of petrol reduces to Rs. 24 litres? (revenue per passenger is same)

A. 20%
B. 33.33%
C. 100%
D. 65.66%

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Question 660

A trader sells his goods at a discount 20%. He still makes a profit of 25%. If he sells the goods at the marked price only, his profit will be:

A. 56.25%
B. 25.56%
C. 50.25%
D. 54.25%

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Question 661

The cost of setting up a magazine is Rs. 2800. The cost of paper and ink etc is Rs. 80 per 100 copies and printing cost is Rs. 160 per 100 copies. In last month 2000 copies were printed but only 1500 copies could be sold at Rs. 5 each. Total 25% profit on the sale price was realized. There is one more resource of income from magazine which is advertising. What sum of money obtained from the advertising in magazine?

A. Rs. 1750
B. Rs. 2350
C. Rs. 1150
D. Rs. 1975

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Question 662

If the cost price of a certain object doubles, then the loss gets tripled of what it was initially. The initial loss % was ?

A. 0 %
B. 25 %
C. 75 %
D. 50 %

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Question 663

Deepak found that he had made a loss of 10% while selling his smartphone. He also found that had he sold it for ` 50more, he would have made a profit of 5%. The initial loss was what percentage of the profit earned, had he sold the smartphone for a 5% profit ?

A. 100%
B. 200%
C. 75%
D. 85%

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Question 664

A man sold two steel chairs for Rs. 500 each. On one, he gains 20% and on the other, he loses 12%. How much does he gain or lose in the whole transaction ?

A. 1.5% gain
B. 1.5% loss
C. 2% gain
D. 2% loss

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Question 665

A publisher printed 2000 copies of a book at a cost of Rs. 70000. He distributes 400 copies free as specimen copies. He gave 30% discount on marked price of each book which is Rs. 75. What is his gain or loss percentage = ?

A. 20% gain
B. 20% loss
C. 10% loss
D. 10% gain

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Question 666

A company offers three types of successive discounts i. 25% and 15% ii. 30% and 10% iii. 35% and 5% Which offer is the best for a customer ?

A. First offer
B. Second offer
C. Third offer
D. Any one,all are equally good

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Question 667

A total profit of Rs. 3,600 is to be distributed amongst A, B and C such that A : B = 5 : 4 and B : C = 8 : 9. The share of C in the profit is:

A. Rs. 1,200
B. Rs. 1,500
C. Rs. 1,650
D. Rs. 1,700

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Question 668

John sells his laptop to Mark at a loss of 20% who subsequently sells it to Kevin at a profit of 25%. Kevin after finding some defect in the laptop, returns it to Mark but could recover only Rs.4.50 for every Rs. 5 he had paid. Find the amount of Kevin’s loss if John had paid Rs. 1,75,000 for the laptop ?

A. Rs.16,500
B. Rs.17,500
C. Rs.14,200
D. Rs.15,520

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Question 669

In a sale, perfume is available at a discount of 15% on the selling price. If the perfume's discounted selling price is Rs. 3675.40, what was the original selling price of the perfume?

A. Rs. 4294
B. Rs. 4324
C. Rs. 4386
D. Rs. 4400

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Question 670

A shopkeeper marks his goods at such a price that after allowing a discount of 12.5 % on the marked price, he still earns a profit of 10%. The marked price of an article which costs him Rs. 4900 is -

A. Rs. 5390
B. Rs. 5490
C. Rs. 6160
D. Rs. 6260

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Question 671

Rohit wants to earn 21% profit on a belt after offering 45% discount. By how much percentage more should he mark the price of his article above the costprice?

A. 75.45
B. 120
C. 66
D. 102.5

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Question 672

By selling a bag at Rs. 230, profit of 15% is made. The selling price of the bag, when it is sold at 20% profit would be

A. Rs.250
B. Rs.205
C. Rs.240
D. Rs.200

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Question 673

When a discount of 25% is given on a cruise trip, the profit is 41%. If the discount is 26%, then the profit is

A. 39.12 percent
B. 67 percent
C. 94.88 percent
D. 11.24 percent

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Question 674

Ranjan purchased 120 tables at a price of Rs. 110 per table. He sold 30 tables at a profit of Rs. 12 per table and 75 tables at a profit of Rs. 14 per table. The remaining tables were sold at a loss of Rs. 7 per table. What is the average profit per table ?

A. Rs. 10.04
B. Rs. 10.875
C. Rs. 12.80
D. Rs. 12.875

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Question 675

A profit of 12% is made when a mobile phone is sold at Rs. P and there is 4% loss when the phone is sold at Rs. Q. Then Q : P is = ?

A. 1 : 1
B. 6 : 7
C. 4 : 5
D. 3 : 1

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Question 676

If an article sold at 200% profit then the ratio of its cost price to his selling price will be = ?

A. 1 : 2
B. 2 : 1
C. 1 : 3
D. 3 : 1

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Question 677

Abhishek purchased 140 shirts and 250 trousers @ Rs. 450 and @ Rs. 550 respectively. What should be the overall average selling price of shirts and trousers so that 40% profit is earned ? (rounded off to next integer)

A. Rs. 700
B. Rs. 710
C. Rs. 720
D. Rs. 725

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Question 678

A vendor buys bananas at 7 for Rs 6 and sells at 6 for Rs 7. What will be the result?

A. 36.1% loss
B. 26.5% profit
C. 36.1% profit
D. 26.5% loss

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Question 679

The price of an article reduces to 576 after two successive discounts. The markup is 80% above the cost price of Rs. 500. What is the new profit percentage if instead of two successive discounts the markup price was further increased successively two times by the same percentage?

A. 259.20%
B. 157%
C. 159.20%
D. 300%

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Question 680

If the price of eraser is reduced by 25%. A person can buy 2 more erasers for a rupee. How many erasers are available for a rupee after reduction ?

A. 8
B. 6
C. 4
D. 2

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Question 681

Watson bought a book for Rs. 240 and sold to Johny at a profit  of 50%. Johny wants to sell this book to Shekar so that he earns a profit of 25%. But Shekar is adamant at buying this book at a discount of 10%. What marked price should Johny quote to Shekar so as to achieve desired profit ?

A. Rs. 450
B. Rs. 360
C. Rs. 415
D. Rs. 500

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Question 682

If the profit per cent got on selling an article is numerically equal to its cost price in rupees and the selling price is Rs. 39, then cost price (in Rs.) will be:

A. 20
B. 22
C. 28
D. 30

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Question 683

A shopkeeper advertises for selling cloth at 4% loss. However, by using a false meter scale he actually gains 20% . What is the actual length of the scale ?

A. 70 cm
B. 75 cm
C. 80 cm
D. 90 cm

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Question 684

The difference between cost price and selling price is Rs 494. If loss percentage is 19%, then what is the selling price (in Rs)?

A. 2106
B. 2600
C. 3094
D. 2208

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Question 685

A man sells a book at a profit of 20% . If he had bought it at 20% less and sold it for Rs. 18 less, he would have gained 25% . The cost price of the book is = ?

A. Rs. 60
B. Rs. 70
C. Rs. 80
D. Rs. 90

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Question 686

By selling some goods at Rs. 31, a salesman loses 7% on his output. Find the percentage profit of loss, when he sells the same at Rs. 35 = ?

A. Loss 7%
B. Profit 5%
C. Loss 5%
D. Profit 7%

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Question 687

If the loss of percent on article is 15%. Then the ratio of the cost price and sell price will be

A. 17:20
B. 20:17
C. 23:15
D. 15:23

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Question 688

On selling 25 shirts, a retailer earns profit equal to the cost price of 8 shirts. What is the profit percentage?

A. 47.05
B. 32
C. 25
D. 34.5

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Question 689

A shopkeeper wishes to give 5% commission on the marked price of an article but also wants to earn a profit of 10%. If his cost price is Rs. 95, then marked price is:

A. Rs. 100
B. Rs.110
C. Rs. 120
D. Rs. 130

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Question 690

A trader sells wire and gains 60% on the cost price. What will be the profit % on selling price?

A. 33.33
B. 40
C. 60
D. 37.5

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Question 691

A shop gives 10% discount on the purchase of an item. If paid for in cash immediately, a further discount of 12% is given. If the original price of the item is Rs. 250, what is the price of the article if a cash purchase is made ?

A. Rs. 190
B. Rs. 195
C. Rs. 198
D. Rs. 200

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Question 692

A bookseller procures 40 books for Rs. 3200 and sells them at a profit equal to the selling price of 8 books. What is the selling price of one dozen books, if the price of each book is same?

A. Rs. 720
B. Rs. 960
C. Rs. 1200
D. Rs. 1440

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Question 693

A trader had 16 quintals of wheat. He sold a part of it at 17% profit and the rest at 27% profit, so that he made a total profit of 21%. How much wheat did he sell at 27% profit?

A. 960 kg
B. 640 kg
C. 320 kg
D. 1280 kg

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Question 694

The compound interest and the amount obtained, on a certain sum of money are and respectively after 2 years. If the rate of interest compounded yearly, then the rate of interest is:

A. 6%
B. 7%
C. 5%
D. 8%

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Question 695

A wholesaler sells a good to a retailer at a profit of 5% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a profit of 10%. If the customer pays Rs. 2,000, what had it cost (in Rs) the wholesaler?

A. 1731.6
B. 3210.6
C. 1931.6
D. 2310.6

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Question 696

By selling 45 lemons for Rs 40, a man loses 20%. How many should he sell for Rs 24 to gain 20% in the transaction ?

A. 16
B. 18
C. 20
D. 22

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Question 697

A shopkeeper sells two articles at Rs.1000 each, making a profit of 20% on the first article and a loss of 20% on the second article. Find the net profit or loss that he makes?

A. 2%
B. 4%
C. 3%
D. 2.5%

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Question 698

Mr. Akbar sold a bus for Rs.20,400 with a loss of 15%. At what price should the price should the bus be sold to get a profit of 15%?

A. Rs.27,400
B. Rs.27,300
C. Rs.27,500
D. Rs.27,600

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Question 699

A trader marked the price of his commodity so as to include a profit of 25%. He allowed discount of 16% on the marked price. His actual profit was -

A. 5%
B. 9%
C. 16%
D. 25%

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Question 700

A trader marks his goods 40% above cost price and allows a discount of 25%. The profit he makes is:

A. 15%
B. 10%
C. 5%
D. 2%

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Question 701

In an exhibition, Almond bought a painting for Rs. 20000. He later sold it to Olive for Rs. 23000. Olive sold it to Sarah for double the profit percentage that Almond earned. At what price should Sarah sell this painting to earn 8% profit ?

A. Rs. 34,410
B. Rs. 31,184
C. Rs. 29,999
D. Rs. 32,292

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Question 702

A businessman bought an article and sold it at a loss of 5% . If he had bought it for 10% less and sold it for Rs. 33 more, he would have had a profit of 30% . The cost price of the article is = ?

A. Rs. 330
B. Rs. 155
C. Rs. 150
D. Rs. 300

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Question 703

A trader sold an article at profit of 20%. Had he bought that article at 60% less price and sold it at Rs 90 less, then he would have gained 50%. What is the value (in Rs) of cost price?

A. 150
B. 200
C. 250
D. 300

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Question 704

A man sold two chairs at Rs. 1200 each. On one he gained 20% and on the other he loss 20%. His gain or loss in the whole transaction is:

A. 1% loss
B. 2% loss
C. 4% loss
D. 15 gain

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Question 705

Mohit sells a table at a profit of 25%. If he reduces its selling price by Rs 240, then he suffers a loss of 5%. What was the initial selling price (in Rs) of the table?

A. 800
B. 1000
C. 1040
D. 1120

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Question 706

A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price and the printed price of the book is:

A. 45 : 56
B. 45 : 51
C. 47 : 56
D. 47 : 51

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Question 707

Two - third of a consignment was sold at a profit of 5% and the remainder at a loss of 2%. If the total profit was Rs. 400. Then the value of the consignment was = ?

A. Rs. 15000
B. Rs. 15500
C. Rs. 16000
D. Rs. 16500

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Question 708

What is the profit or loss % when a shopkeeper bought 4 mangoes for Rs. 6 and sold them @ 4 mangoes for Rs. 4?

A. 36.333%
B. 33.666%
C. 33.333%
D. 36.666%

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Question 709

Ritesh sold a pen for Rs. 36 with a profit of 20%. If it were sold for Rs.33, then what could be the percentage of profit or loss?

A. 10% Profit
B. 15% Profit
C. 12% Loss
D. 18% Loss

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Question 710

On a certain item profit is 120%. If the cost price increases by 10% then what will be the new profit margin (in %) if selling price remains the same?

A. 50
B. 60
C. 100
D. 90

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Question 711

A farmer buys a goat and a sheep for Rs 3500. He sold the sheep at a profit of 20 percent and the goat at a loss of 10 percent. If he sold both the animals at the same price, then the cost price (in Rs) of the cheaper animal was?

A. 2000
B. 1500
C. 1750
D. 2250

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Question 712

An article was sold for Rs.3,600 at a discount of 10%.Find the selling price if the discount was 15%

A. Rs.3,600
B. Rs.4,000
C. Rs.3,800
D. Rs.3,400

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Question 713

Rahul went to purchase a Nokia mobile handset, the shopkeeper told him to pay 20% tax if he asked the bill. Rahul manages to get the discount of 5% on the actual saleprice of the mobile and he paid the shopkeeper Rs. 3325 without tax. Besides he manages to avoid to pay 20% tax on the already  discounted price, what is the amount of discount that he has gotten?

A. 750
B. 375
C. 875
D. 525

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Question 714

A dishonest dealer purchases goods at 20% discount of the cost price of Rs. X and also cheats his wholesaler by getting 20% extra through false weighing, per kg. Then he marks up his goods by 80% of x, but he gives a discount of 25% besides he cheats his customer by weighing 10% less than the required. What is his overall profit percentage?

A. 125%
B. 100%
C. 98.66%
D. 120%

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Question 715

A wholesaler sells a jacket to a retailer at a profit of 25% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a profit of 20%. If the customer pays Rs. 2,400, what had it cost (in Rs) the wholesaler?

A. 2000
B. 1600
C. 1800
D. 2250

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Question 716

A dishonest milkman buys milk at Rs 30 per litre and adds 1/5 of water to it and sells the mixture at Rs 32 per litre. What will be his gain?

A. 33.33 percent
B. 50 percent
C. 28 percent
D. 25 percent

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Question 717

Gopi goes from place A to B to bye an article costing 15% less at B, although he spends Rs. 150 on travelling, still he gains Rs. 150 compared to buying it at A. His profit percent is = ?

A. 4.50%
B. 6%
C. 7.50%
D. 8%

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Question 718

Shamma lends Rs.40,000 to two of her friends. She gives Rs.24,000 to the first at 8% p.a. simple interest. Shamma wants to make a profit of 10% on the whole. The simple interest rate at which she should lend the remaining sum of money to the second friend is:

A. 13%
B. 8.5%
C. 9.5%
D. 11.25%

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Question 719

For an article the profit is 190% of the cost price. If the cost price increase by 10% but the selling price remains same, then profit is what percentage of selling price (approximately)?

A. 54
B. 62
C. 73
D. 163

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Question 720

Ramesh sold a book at a loss of 30%. If he had sold it for Rs. 140 more, he would have made a profit of 40%. The cost price of the book is

A. Rs. 280
B. Rs. 200
C. Rs. 260
D. Rs. 300

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Question 721

A watch costing Rs. 120 was sold at a loss of 15%. At what price was it sold?

A. Rs. 112
B. Rs.102
C. Rs. 135
D. Rs. 110

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Question 722

Cost of 8 pencils, 5 pens and 3 erasers is Rs 111. Cost of 9 pencils, 6 pens and 5 erasers is Rs 130. Cost of 16 pencils, 11 pens and 3 erasers is Rs 221. What is the cost (in Rs) of 39 pencils, 26 pens and 13 erasers?

A. 316
B. 546
C. 624
D. 482

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Question 723

In a business, A invested 1200 rs. more than B. B invested his amount for 15 months while A invested for 4 months more than that of B. If total profit was 1240 rs. in which the profit of B is 280 Rs. less than that if A. then what was the invested amount of A?

A. 6000
B. 7000
C. 5000
D. 8000

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Question 724

The difference between a discount 40% on Rs. 500 and two successive discounts of 30% and 10% the same amount is:

A. Rs. 20
B. Rs. 10
C. Rs. 15
D. Rs. 0

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Question 725

A satellite airtime bill costs Rs. 8 for 5 minutes 40 seconds. What is the cost in rupees for 4 minutes 20 seconds? (Round upto one decimal).

A. 6.1
B. 6
C. 6.2
D. 6.3

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Question 726

The marked price of an article is 40% more than its cost price. If 15% discount is given on the marked price, then what will be the profit percentage?

A. 25
B. 15
C. 21
D. 19

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Question 727

The profit earned after selling an article for Rs. 1754 is the same as loss incurred after selling the article for Rs. 1492. What is the cost price of the article?

A. Rs. 1523
B. Rs. 1589
C. Rs. 1623
D. Rs. 1689

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Question 728

A person sells an article for Rs. 75 and gains as much percent as the cost price of the article in rupees. The cost price of the article is = ?

A. Rs. 37.50
B. Rs. 40
C. Rs. 50
D. Rs. 150

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Question 729

The total cost of a microwave oven with mixer was Rs 36750. The mixer was sold at a profit of 32% and the microwave oven at a loss of 22%. If the sale price was the same in both the items, then the cost price of the cheaper item was _____.

A. Rs 13100
B. Rs 18375
C. Rs 13650
D. Rs 16850

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Question 730

The marked price is 10% higher than the cost price . A discount of 10% is given to the marked price . In this kind of sale the seller

A. bears no gain , no loss
B. gains
C. loses 1%
D. None of these

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Question 731

If a merchant offers a discount of 20% on the list price, then he makes a loss of 10%. What % profit or % loss will she make if he sells at a discount of 5% of the list price?

A. 6.875 percent profit
B. 20 percent profit
C. 14 percent profit
D. 30 percent loss

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Question 732

A shopkeeper sells one-third of his goods at a profit of 10%, another one-third at a profit of 20%, and the rest at a loss of 6%.What is his overall profit percentage ?

A. 6%
B. 8%
C. 10%
D. 12%

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Question 733

A person buys a bag at 25% discount on its original price. After few days, he sells it to his friend at 40% increase on the original price. What is his profit percentage (approx) ?

A. 75%
B. 80%
C. 87%
D. 85%

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Question 734

The cash difference between the selling price of an article at a profit of 2% and 12% is Rs.3. The ratio of two selling prices is

A. 51:56
B. 51:53
C. 52:53
D. 55:56

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Question 735

A trader sells two brands of petrol; one is Extra Premium and other one is speed. He mixes 12 litres Extra Premium with 3 litres of speed and by selling this mixture at the price of Extra Premium he gets the profit of 9.09. If the price of Extra Premium Rs. 48 per litre, then the price of Speed is:

A. Rs. 38 per litre
B. Rs. 42 per litre
C. Rs. 28 per litre
D. Rs. 18 per litre

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Question 736

A retailer cheats his wholesaler and customer both. He purchases 19% more from the wholesaler and sells 15% less while selling to its customer. What is profit percentage by selling the goods at cost price?

A. 35%
B. 40%
C. 42%
D. 46%

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Question 737

A shopkeeper, sold cocoa seeds at the rate Rs 1330 a kg and bears a loss of 15%. Now if he decides to sell it at Rs 1463 per kg, what will be the result?

A. 13 percent loss
B. 6.5 percent gain
C. 6.5 percent loss
D. 13 percent gain

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Question 738

A person sold a horse at a gain of 15%. Had he bought it for 25% less and sold it for Rs. 600 less, he would have made a profit of 32%. The cost price of the horse was:

A. Rs. 3,750
B. Rs. 3,250
C. Rs. 2,750
D. Rs. 2,250

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Question 739

A dishonest shopkeeper uses a weight of 850 gm instead of 1 kg and sells rice on its cost price. What will be his profit percentage on selling 5 kg rice?

A. 18.24
B. 17.65
C. 15
D. 13.04

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Question 740

Cost price of an article is Rs 5800. If the loss percentage is 33%, then what is the selling price (in Rs) of the article?

A. 3886
B. 3424
C. 4420
D. 5168

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Question 741

The selling price of an article after giving two successive discounts of 10% and 5% on the marked price is Rs. 171. What is the marked price?

A. Rs. 200
B. Rs. 220
C. Rs. 240
D. Rs. 250

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Question 742

If selling price is Rs. 72 and Gain percentage = 20%, calculate the Cost Price.

A. Rs.60
B. Rs.58
C. Rs.61
D. Rs.59

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Question 743

A shopkeeper cheats to the extent of 8% while buying and selling fruits, by using tampered weights, his total gain in percentage is

A. 16.25
B. 16.44
C. 16.75
D. 16.5

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Question 744

Rajat sells a machine for Rs 53 lakhs at a loss. Had he sold it for Rs 64 lakh, his gain would have been 10 times the former loss. Find the cost price of the machine.

A. Rs 63 lakhs
B. Rs 69.3 lakhs
C. Rs 45 lakhs
D. Rs 54 lakhs

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Question 745

A wholesaler sells a watch to a retailer at a profit of 33% and the retailer sells it to a customer at a loss of 20%. If the customer pays Rs 2,181.2, what had it cost the wholesaler?

A. Rs 2050
B. Rs 2320
C. Rs 2712
D. Rs 1780

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Question 746

A trader had 960 kgs of rice. He sold a part of it at 20% profit and the rest at 8% profit, so that he made a total profit of 12%. How much rice (in kgs) did he sell at 8% profit?

A. 460
B. 560
C. 540
D. 640

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Question 747

Puneet purchases 5 dozens of oranges at the rate of Rs 120 per dozen. He sold each one of them at the rate of Rs 11.5. What is the profit (inpercentage) of Puneet?

A. 18
B. 30
C. 12
D. 15

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Question 748

A person bought pens at 25 for a rupee and sold at 15 for a rupee. What is his profit percentage?

A. 16 2/3
B. 33 1/3
C. 40
D. 66.6

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