Arithmetic Quiz 5

June 22, 2016

Question 1: In a certain store, the profit is 117% of the cost. If the cost increases by 20% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?

(a) 49.5
(b) 87.2
(c) 44.7
(d) 93.6
(e) 64.8

Answer is : 44.7

 

Question 2: If a radio is purchased for Rs 693 and sold for Rs 650. Find the loss% ?

(a) 6.2
(b) 17.9
(c) 12.4
(d) 7.4
(e) 13.7

Answer is : 6.2

 

Question 3: A person incurs 10 % loss by selling a bat for Rs 404 . At what price should the watch be sold to earn 10 % profit?

(a) 12.22
(b) 14.31
(c) 11.42
(d) 22.91
(e) 12.81

Answer is : 12.22

 

Question 4: The price of an article including the sales tax is Rs 129.The rate of sales tax is 6 %,if the shopkeeper has made a profit of 10 %,then the cost price of the article is ?

(a) 142.47
(b) 62.16
(c) 165.69
(d) 164.55
(e) 110.63

Answer is : 110.63

 

Question 5: Mayank Bothra purchased 3 dozens of toys at the rate of 364 Rs per dozen . He sold each one of them at the rate of Rs 121 . What was his percentage profit ?

(a) 199.3
(b) 574.5
(c) 522.1
(d) 251.7
(e) 298.9

Answer is : 298.9

 

Question 6: A person earns 14 % on investment but loses 7 % on another investment. If the ratio of the two investments be 2:6 , what is the gain or loss on the two investments taken together ?

(a) 4.36
(b) 7.41
(c) 7.76
(d) 1.75
(e) 9.33

Answer is : 1.75

 

Question 7: A dealer sold two of his cattle for Rs. 235 each. On one of them he lost 12 % on the other, he gained 12 %. His gain or loss percent in the entire transaction was:

(a) 10.87
(b) 3.22
(c) 1.44
(d) 3.95
(e) 9.57

Answer is : 1.44

 

Question 8: A man bought an article and sold it at a gain of 20 %. If he had bought it at 20 % less and sold it for Re 2 less, he would have made a profit of 7 %. The C.P. of the article was

(a) 10
(b) 3
(c) 6
(d) 10
(e) 11

Answer is : 6

Question 9 : A dealer sold two of his cattle for Rs. 461 each. On one of them he lost 14 % on the other, he gained 14 %. His gain or loss percent in the entire transaction was:
(a) 10.34
(b) 5.95
(c) 7.88
(d) 1.96
(e) 5.52

Answer is : 1.96

Question 10 : A man bought an article and sold it at a gain of 20 %. If he had bought it at 20 % less and sold it for Re 4 less, he would have made a profit of 11 %. The C.P. of the article was

(a) 13
(b) 20
(c) 18
(d) 19
(e) 16

Answer is : 13

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