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Q.1
A shopkeeper purchased 150 identical pieces of calculators at the rate of Rs. 250 each. He spent an amount of Rs. 2500 on transport and packing. He fixed the labelled price of each calculator at Rs. 320. However, he decided to give a discount of 5% on labelled price. What is the percentage profit earned by him ?
14%
15%
16%
20%
None of these
Q.2
If a man estimates his loss as 20% of the selling price, then his loss percent is = ?
20%
25%
$$\frac{{40}}{3}$$%
$$\frac{{50}}{3}$$%
Q.3
A shopkeeper purchased a TV for Rs. 2000 and a radio for Rs. 750. He sells the TV at a profit of 20% and the radio at a loss of 5%. The total loss or profit is = ?
Gain Rs. 352.50
Gain Rs. 362.50
Loss Rs. 332
Loss Rs. 300
Q.4
A fruit seller buys 240 apples for Rs. 600. Some of these apples are rotten and are thrown away. He sells the remaining apples at Rs. 3.50 each and makes a profit of Rs. 198. The % of apples thrown away are ?
6%
5%
4%
7%
Q.5
A man purchased 150 pens at the rate of Rs. 12 per pen. He sold 50 pens at a gain of 10%. The percentage gain at which he must sell the remaining pens so as to gain 15% on the whole outlay is = ?
$$21\frac{1}{2}$$%
20%
17%
$$17\frac{1}{2}$$%
Q.6
From 2008 to 2009, the sales of a book decreased by 80%. If the sales in 2010 were the same as in 2008, by what percent did it increase from 2009 to 2010 ?
120%
400%
80%
100%
Q.7
A shopkeeper gives two successive discounts on an article marked Rs. 450. The first discount given is 10%. If the customer pays Rs. 344.25 for the article, the second discount given is -
10%
12%
14%
15%
Q.8
A man bought an old typewriter for Rs. 1200 and spent Rs. 200 on its repair. He sold it for Rs. 1680. His profit percent is = ?
20%
10%
8%
16%
Q.9
A person sold a TV for Rs. 9400 then he lost a particular amount. When he sold another TV of the same type at Rs. 10600, his gain was double the former loss. What was the cost price of each TV?
Rs. 9800
Rs. 10000
Rs. 10200
Rs. 10400
Q.10
A person bought 50 pens for Rs. 50 each. He sold 40 of them at a loss of 5%. He wants to gain 10% on the whole. Then his gain percent on the remaining pens should be = ?
15%
40%
50%
70%
Q.11
A tradesman marks his goods 30% above the C.P. If he allows a discount of $$6\frac{1}{4}$$ %, then his gain percent is -
$$21\frac{7}{8}$$%
22%
$$23\frac{3}{4}$$%
None of these
Q.12
A trader marked the price of a product in such a way that it is 20% more than the cost price. If he allows 10% discount on the marked price to the customer then his gain is -
8%
10%
15%
20%
Q.13
The price of a jewellery, passing through three hands. Rises on the whole by 65%. If the first and the second sellers earned 20% and 25% profit respectively, the profit earned by the third seller is = ?
20%
15%
10%
5%
Q.14
A piece of land came to a person through three middleman each gaining 20%. If the person purchased the land for Rs. 345600 the original cost of the land was =
Rs. 100000
Rs. 150000
Rs. 175800
Rs. 200000
Q.15
A person first increases the price of a commodity by 10% and then he announces a discount of 15%. The actual discount on the original price is -
5%
6.5%
7.5%
12.5%
Q.16
By selling 14 watches of equal cost price at the rate of Rs. 450 each, there is profit equal to the cost price of 4 watches. The cost price of the watch is = ?
Rs. 350
Rs. 360
Rs. 375
Rs. 400
Q.17
If by selling an article for Rs. 390 a shopkeeper gains 20%, then the cost is = ?
Rs. 370
Rs. 325
Rs. 350
Rs. 300
Q.18
By selling 4 articles for 1 rupee, a man losses 4%. Had he sold three articles per rupee, the profit would have been = ?
30%
28%
16%
12%
Q.19
The marked price of watch was Rs. 820. A man bought the same for Rs. 570.72 after getting two successive discounts of which the first was 20%. The rate of second discount was -
12%
13%
15%
18%
Q.20
In terms of percentage profit which is the best transaction ?
C.P. (in Rs.)
Profit (in Rs.)
i.
36
17
ii.
50
24
iii.
40
19
iv.
60
29
i
ii
iii
iv
Q.21
An article is listed at Rs. 900 and two successive discounts of 8% and 8% are given on it. How much would the seller gain or lose, if he gives a single discounts of 16%, instead of two discounts?
Gain of Rs. 4.76
Loss of Rs. 5.76
Loss of Rs. 4.76
Gain of Rs. 5.76
Q.22
A company offers three types of successive discounts
i. 25% and 15%
ii. 30% and 10%
iii. 35% and 5%
Which offer is the best for a customer ?
First offer
Second offer
Third offer
Any one,all are equally good
Q.23
By selling 80 ball pens for Rs. 140 a retailer losses 30%. How many ball pens should he sell for Rs. 104 so as to make a profit of 30% ?
32
52
48
42
Q.24
If the cost price is 90% of the selling price, what is the profit percent ?
4%
4.75%
5%
$$11\frac{1}{9}$$%
Q.25
An item when sold for Rs. 1690 earned 30% profit on the cost price. Then the cost price is = ?
Rs. 507
Rs. 630
Rs. 1300
Rs. 130
Q.26
On a Rs. 10000 payment order, a person has choice between 3 successive discounts of 10%, 10% and 30%, and 3 successive discounts of 40%, 5% and 5%. By choosing the better one he can save (in rupees)
200
255
400
433
Q.27
By selling 12 kg of potatoes for 63, a shopkeeper gains 5%. What does his gain or loss percent by selling. 50 kg of the same potatoes for 247.50 ?
1% profit
1% loss
No profit no loss
2.5% profit
Q.28
If on a marked price, the difference of selling prices with a discount of 30% and two successive discounts of 20% and 10% is Rs. 72, then the marked price in Rs. is
2400
2500
3000
3600
Q.29
A bought an article, paying 5% less than the original price. A sold it with 20% profit on the price he had paid. What percent of profit did A earn on the original price = ?
10
13
14
$$\frac{{17}}{2}$$
Q.30
A shop gives 10% discount on the purchase of an item. If paid for in cash immediately, a further discount of 12% is given. If the original price of the item is Rs. 250, what is the price of the article if a cash purchase is made ?
Rs. 190
Rs. 195
Rs. 198
Rs. 200
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