Arithmetic Quiz 13

July 4, 2016

Question 1 : In a certain store, the profit is 177% of the cost. If the cost increases by 14% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?

Options are : (a) 105.31 || (b) 109.03 || (c) 58.84 || (d) 94.93 || (e) 73.4

Answer is : 58.84

 

Question 2 : If the cost of an article is 167 , first discount given is 50 % of cost, second discount given is 3 % of cost. The selling price is

Options are : (a) 126 || (b) 162 || (c) 81 || (d) 80 || (e) 71

Answer is : 81

 

Question 3 : If a radio is purchased for Rs 736 and sold for Rs 700. Find the loss% ?

Options are : (a) 11.91 || (b) 10.84 || (c) 12.55 || (d) 4.89 || (e) 10.18

Answer is : 4.89

 

Question 4 : A person incurs 24 % loss by selling a bat for Rs 592 . At what price should the watch be sold to earn 24 % profit?

Options are : (a) 1620.05 || (b) 965.89 || (c) 930.39 || (d) 1126.37 || (e) 495.7

Answer is : 965.89

 

Question 5 : The price of an article including the sales tax is Rs 131.The rate of sales tax is 9 %,if the shopkeeper has made a profit of 11 %,then the cost price of the article is ?

Options are : (a) 203.01 || (b) 188.32 || (c) 163.65 || (d) 108.27 || (e) 112.6

Answer is : 108.27

 

Question 6 : Mayank Bothra purchased 11 dozens of toys at the rate of 390 Rs per dozen . He sold each one of them at the rate of Rs 35 . What was his percentage profit ?

Options are : (a) 15.48 || (b) 7.69 || (c) 13.06 || (d) 14.87 || (e) 13.63

Answer is : 7.69

 

Question 7 : A person earns 17 % on investment but loses 8 % on another investment. If the ratio of the two investments be 9:4 , what is the gain or loss on the two investments taken together ?

Options are : (a) 13.468 || (b) 25.245 || (c) 10.832 || (d) 22.234 || (e) 9.308

Answer is : 9.308

 

Question 8 : A dealer sold two of his cattle for Rs. 456 each. On one of them he lost 7 % on the other, he gained 7 %. His gain or loss percent in the entire transaction was:

Options are : (a) 5.24 || (b) 4.46 || (c) 7.74 || (d) 0.49 || (e) 7.53

Answer is : 0.49

 

Question 9 : A man bought an article and sold it at a gain of 16 %. If he had bought it at 16 % less and sold it for Re 4 less, he would have made a profit of 12 %. The C.P. of the article was

Options are : (a) 17 || (b) 18 || (c) 22 || (d) 19 || (e) 18

Answer is : 18

 

Question 10 : In a certain store, the profit is 145% of the cost. If the cost increases by 11% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?

Options are : (a) 39.7 || (b) 54.49 || (c) 88.09 || (d) 42.94 || (e) 54.69

Answer is : 54.69

 

 

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