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

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%

Question 2

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%

Question 3

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%

Question 4

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%

Question 5

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

Question 6

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

Question 7

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

Question 8

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%

Question 9

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

Question 10

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

Question 11

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

Question 12

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

Question 13

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%

Question 14

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

Question 15

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

Question 16

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

Question 17

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

Question 18

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

Question 19

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

Question 20

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

Question 21

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

Question 22

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%

Question 23

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

Question 24

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

Question 25

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

Question 26

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

Question 27

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

Question 28

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

Question 29

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

Question 30

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

Question 31

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

Question 32

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

Question 33

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

Question 34

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

Question 35

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

Question 36

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

Question 37

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

Question 38

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

Question 39

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

Question 40

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

Question 41

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

Question 42

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

Question 43

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

Question 44

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

Question 45

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

Question 46

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

Question 47

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

Question 48

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

Question 49

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

Question 50

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

Question 51

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

Question 52

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

Question 53

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

Question 54

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

Question 55

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

Question 56

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

Question 57

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

Question 58

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

Question 59

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 %

Question 60

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

Question 61

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

Question 62

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

Question 63

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

Question 64

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%

Question 65

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%

Question 66

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

Question 67

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

Question 68

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

A. 96

B. 72

C. 48

D. 56

Question 69

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%

Question 70

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

Question 71

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

Question 72

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

Question 73

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

Question 74

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

Question 75

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

Question 76

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

Question 77

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%

Question 78

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

Question 79

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%

Question 80

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 %

Question 81

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

Question 82

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

Question 83

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%

Question 84

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

Question 85

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

Question 86

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

Question 87

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

Question 88

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

Question 89

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

Question 90

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

Question 91

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

Question 92

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

Question 93

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%

Question 94

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

Question 95

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

Question 96

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

Question 97

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

Question 98

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 %

Question 99

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

Question 100

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

Question 101

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

Question 102

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

Question 103

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

Question 104

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

Question 105

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

Question 106

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

Question 107

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

Question 108

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

Question 109

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

Question 110

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

Question 111

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

Question 112

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

Question 113

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

Question 114

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%

Question 115

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%

Question 116

Cost price of 25 chairs equals the selling price of 20 chairs. Find the profit%.

A. 20%

B. 33%

C. 25%

D. 12.5%

Question 117

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

Question 118

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

Question 119

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

Question 120

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

Question 121

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

Question 122

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

Question 123

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

Question 124

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

Question 125

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

Question 126

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

Question 127

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

Question 128

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%

Question 129

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

Question 130

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

Question 131

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

Question 132

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

Question 133

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

Question 134

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

Question 135

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

Question 136

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%

Question 137

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

Question 138

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

Question 139

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

Question 140

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

Question 141

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

Question 142

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

Question 143

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

Question 144

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

A. 150%

B. 200%

C. 300%

D. 350%

Question 145

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

Question 146

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%

Question 147

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

Question 148

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

Question 149

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

Question 150

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

Question 151

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

Question 152

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

Question 153

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

Question 154

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

Question 155

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%

Question 156

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

Question 157

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

Question 158

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

Question 159

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

Question 160

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

Question 161

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

Question 162

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%

Question 163

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

Question 164

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

Question 165

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

Question 166

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

Question 167

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

Question 168

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

Question 169

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

Question 170

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

Question 171

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

Question 172

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

Question 173

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

Question 174

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

Question 175

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

Question 176

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

Question 177

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

Question 178

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

Question 179

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

Question 180

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

Question 181

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

Question 182

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 %

Question 183

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

Question 184

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

Question 185

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

Question 186

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

Question 187

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

Question 188

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

Question 189

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

Question 190

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 %

Question 191

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

Question 192

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%

Question 193

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

Question 194

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

Question 195

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%

Question 196

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

Question 197

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

Question 198

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

Question 199

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

Question 200

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

Question 201

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

Question 202

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

Question 203

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

Question 204

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

Question 205

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

Question 206

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

Question 207

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%

Question 208

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

Question 209

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 %

Question 210

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

Question 211

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

Question 212

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

Question 213

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

Question 214

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 %

Question 215

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

Question 216

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

Question 217

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

Question 218

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%

Question 219

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

Question 220

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

Question 221

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°°

Question 222

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

Question 223

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

Question 224

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%

Question 225

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

Question 226

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

Question 227

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

Question 228

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

Question 229

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

Question 230

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

Question 231

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%

Question 232

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

Question 233

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

Question 234

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

Question 235

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%

Question 236

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

Question 237

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

Question 238

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

Question 239

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

Question 240

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

Question 241

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

Question 242

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

Question 243

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

Question 244

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

Question 245

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

Question 246

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%

Question 247

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

Question 248

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

Question 249

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

Question 250

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

Question 251

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%

Question 252

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

Question 253

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

Question 254

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%

Question 255

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

Question 256

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

Question 257

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

Question 258

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

Question 259

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

Question 260

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

Question 261

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

Question 262

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

Question 263

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%

Question 264

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

Question 265

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%

Question 266

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

Question 267

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

Question 268

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

Question 269

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

Question 270

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

Question 271

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

Question 272

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

Question 273

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

Question 274

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

Question 275

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%

Question 276

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.

Question 277

'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

Question 278

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

Question 279

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

Question 280

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

Question 281

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%

Question 282

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%

Question 283

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

Question 284

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

Question 285

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

Question 286

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

Question 287

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%

Question 288

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

Question 289

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

Question 290

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

Question 291

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

Question 292

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%

Question 293

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

Question 294

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

Question 295

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

Question 296

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%

Question 297

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

Question 298

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

Question 299

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

Question 300

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

Question 301

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

Question 302

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

Question 303

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

Question 304

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

Question 305

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

Question 306

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%

Question 307

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

Question 308

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

Question 309

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

Question 310

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 %

Question 311

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

Question 312

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

Question 313

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

Question 314

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%

Question 315

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

A. 15%

B. 20%

C. 18%

D. 12%

Question 316

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 %

Question 317

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

Question 318

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

Question 319

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%

Question 320

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

Question 321

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

Question 322

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

Question 323

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

Question 324

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

Question 325

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

Question 326

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

Question 327

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

Question 328

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%

Question 329

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

Question 330

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

Question 331

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

Question 332

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

Question 333

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

Question 334

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

Question 335

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

Question 336

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

Question 337

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

Question 338

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

Question 339

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%

Question 340

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

Question 341

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

Question 342

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%

Question 343

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%

Question 344

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

Question 345

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

Question 346

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%

Question 347

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

Question 348

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

Question 349

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

A. 22

B. 21

C. 28

D. 19

Question 350

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

Question 351

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

Question 352

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

Question 353

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%

Question 354

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

Question 355

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

Question 356

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%

Question 357

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

Question 358

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

Question 359

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

Question 360

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

Question 361

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

Question 362

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%

Question 363

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

Question 364

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

Question 365

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

Question 366

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

Question 367

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%

Question 368

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

Question 369

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%

Question 370

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

Question 371

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

Question 372

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

Question 373

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

Question 374

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

Question 375

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

Question 376

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

Question 377

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

Question 378

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

Question 379

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

Question 380

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

Question 381

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%

Question 382

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

Question 383

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

Question 384

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

Question 385

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

Question 386

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

Question 387

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%

Question 388

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

Question 389

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

Question 390

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

Question 391

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

Question 392

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

Question 393

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

Question 394

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

Question 395

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

Question 396

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

A. 26%

B. 25%

C. 1%

D. 4%

Question 397

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

Question 398

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

Question 399

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

Question 400

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

Question 401

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

Question 402

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

Question 403

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

Question 404

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

Question 405

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

Question 406

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

Question 407

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

Question 408

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

Question 409

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

Question 410

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

Question 411

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

Question 412

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

Question 413

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

Question 414

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

Question 415

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

Question 416

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

Question 417

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

Question 418

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

Question 419

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

Question 420

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

Question 421

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

Question 422

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%

Question 423

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%

Question 424

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

Question 425

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

Question 426

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

Question 427

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

Question 428

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

Question 429

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

Question 430

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

Question 431

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%

Question 432

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

Question 433

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

Question 434

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/-

Question 435

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

Question 436

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

Question 437

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

Question 438

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

Question 439

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

Question 440

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

Question 441

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

Question 442

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

Question 443

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%

Question 444

'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

Question 445

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%

Question 446

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

Question 447

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

A. 66.6%

B. 150%

C. 100%

D. 190%

Question 448

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

Question 449

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

Question 450

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

Question 451

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

Question 452

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

Question 453

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

Question 454

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

Question 455

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

Question 456

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%

Question 457

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

Question 458

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

Question 459

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 %

Question 460

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%

Question 461

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

Question 462

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

Question 463

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

A. 20%

B. 40%

C. 45%

D. 35%

Question 464

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

Question 465

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%

Question 466

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%

Question 467

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

Question 468

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

Question 469

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

Question 470

‘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

Question 471

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%

Question 472

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

Question 473

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

A. 66(2/3)

B. 100

C. 105(1/3)

D. 120

Question 474

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

Question 475

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%

Question 476

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%

Question 477

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

Question 478

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

Question 479

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

Question 480

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

Question 481

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%

Question 482

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

Question 483

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

Question 484

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

Question 485

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

Question 486

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