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1The percentage of metals in a mine of zinc ore is ( 60 % ). Now the percentage of silver is ( frac{3}{4} % ) of metals and the rest is zinc. If the mass of ore extracted from
the mine is 8000 kg, then find the mass (in ( mathrm{kg} ) ) of zinc?
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2Convert the following to percents:
( frac{12}{16} )
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3The present population of town is 12500 and it is increasing at the rate of ( 8 % ) per annum. what will be the population of town after two years?
A . 14000
B. 12500
c. 14580
D. 25000
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4An organisation sent out 420 invitations for a fund-raiser function. Of
the people invited, 315 attended. What percent of the people invited attended the fund-raiser?
A . ( 33 % )
B. 25%
c. ( 43 % )
D. ( 75 % )
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5In a History examination, the average for the entire class was 80 marks. If ( 10 % )
of the students scored 95 marks
and ( 20 % ) scored 90 marks, what was the
average marks of the remaining students of the class?
A . 65.5
в. 72.5
c. 75
D. 85
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6The cost price of a computer is Rs.19,500. An additional Rs.450 was
spent on installing a software. If it is
sold at ( 12 % ) profit, find the selling price
of the computer
8
7Successive discounts of ( 10 % ) and ( 20 % )
are equivalent to a single discount of
A . ( 30 % )
B. 15%
c. ( 72 % )
D. 28%
E. None of these
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for Rs. 60,000 and pays ( 4 % ) tax. He sells the ready stocks for Rs. 92,000 and charges ( 12.5 % ) tax. Find the VAT paid by the manufacturer.
A . ( R s .13,870 )
B. ( R s .12,160 )
c. ( R s .10,370 )
D. ( R s .9,100 )
8
9The population of a town increases evry
year at rate of ( 10 % ). The present
population of the town is ( 12,500 . ) Find the population of the town after 2 years.
A . 15125
B. 25125
c. 35125
D. 45125
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10Anbarasan purchased a house for 17,75,000 and spent 1,25,000 on its interior decoration. He sold the house to
make a profit of ( 20 % ). Find the S.P. of the
house.
8
11This year, a salesman sells a total of
( \$ 60,000 ) worth of steak knives by going door-to-door. This represents a ( 20 % )
increase from the year before. What was the value of his sales last year?
A. ( \$ 45,000 )
в. ( \$ 48,000 )
( c . \$ 50,000 )
D. ( \$ 52,000 )
E. ( \$ 56,000 )
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12In an annual examination, Hardik got
( mathbf{5 0 0} ) marks out of ( mathbf{7 2 5} ). What is his
approximate per cent in the examination?
8
13At what rate percent compound interest, ( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} boldsymbol{8 0 0} ) amounts to ( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} boldsymbol{9 2 6 . 1 0} )
in ( 1 frac{1}{2} ) years, interest being compounded half yearly?
8
1467. The difference of two numbers
is 45% of their sum. The ratio of
the larger number to the smaller
number is
(1) 20:9 (2) 9 : 20
(3) 29:11 (4) 11:29
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15( R s .2000 ) is lent out at ( 10 % ) pa SI for 5 years. Find amount after 5 years
A . 2000
в. 3000
( c .1000 )
D. None
7
16Express the following as percentages
( frac{126}{1050} times 100 )
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17150 is what percent of ( 30 ? )
( A cdot 5 % )
B . ( 20 % )
c. ( 50 % )
D. ( 200 % )
E . ( 500 % )
7
18What will Rs. 500 amounts to in 10
years after its deposit in a bank which pays annual interest rate of ( 10 % )
compounded annually.
8
19A shopkeeper makes a profit of ( 20 % ) on selling a transistor radio for Rs. ( 840 . ) For how much should he sell another
transistor radio, whose cost price is Rs.
25 more than the first one, to make the
same percentage profit ?
8
20Yesterday’s closing prices of 2420 different stocks listed on a certain
stock exchange were all different from today’s closing prices. The number of stocks that closed at a higher price today than yesterday was 20 percent greater than the number that closed at a lower price. How many of the stocks closed at a higher price than yesterday?
A .484
в. 726
( c .1100 )
D. 1320
E . 1694
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2161. A man spends 75% of his in-
come. His income increased by
20% and he increased his ex-
penditure by 15%. His savings
will then be increased by
%
(1) 33%
(3) 35%
(2) 33
(4) 40%
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22A city has 20000 residents. Its population grows at the rate of ( 10 % ) per annum, what will be its total population
after 5 years?
8
2312. A 117-m long rope is cut into equal pieces measuring
7-m each. How many such small pieces are these?
7
24Equivalent of ( frac{mathbf{6}}{mathbf{2 0}} ) is:
A . ( 6 % )
B. 20%
c. ( 26 % )
D. 30%
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254.
Which of the following statements is TRUE?
5701
9
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1113
5117 9
9139 11
1311
59 117
7.1113

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26A factory makes 1150 shirts on a day.
How many can be sent to shop if ( 6 % ) of the shirt have defects in stitching?
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27– ha
A farmer has a field of area 49
He wants to divide it
equally among his one son and two daughters. Find the
area of each one’s share
(ha means hecta re; 1 hectare = 10.000 m)
7
28If the compound interest on a certain sum for three years at ( 10 % ) is Rs. 993 What would be the simple interest on the same sum at the same rate for the
same time?
A . Rs. 930
B. Rs. 920
c. Rs. 900
D. Rs. 890
7
29a person invests rs. 5000 for two year at a certain rate of interest compounded annually at the end of one year this sum amount to rs. 5600 calculate.
(i) the rate of interest per annum
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30Kiran purchase a house for ( R s 7,45,000 . ) He spent ( R s 30,000 ) on
repairs and painting. Then sold it for
Rs 9 lakhs. Find his profit in
percentage.
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31A shopkeeper purchases 11 pens for Rs. 10 and sells them at the rate of 10 for
Rs. ( 11, ) then the profit is
A . ( 18 % )
в. ( 19 % )
c. ( 20 % )
D. ( 21 % )
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3263. A certain amount of money earns
Rs. 540 as Simple Interest in 3
years. If it earns a Compound
Interest of Rs. 376.20 at the
same rate of interest in 2 years,
find the amount (in Rupees).
(1) 1600 (2) 1800
(3) 2000 (4) 2100
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33What percentage is equivalent to ( frac{5}{8} )
( mathbf{A} cdot 62.5 % )
B. ( 60.5 % )
c. ( 625 % )
D. ( 60 % )
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34Write these as a per cent.
11 out of 100
98 out of 100
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35Find gain or loss per cent. ( mathrm{CP}=boldsymbol{R s} .900 ) and ( mathrm{SP}=boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} .1, mathbf{0 8 0} )8
36Anju buys a book for Rs. 375 and sells it at a loss of ( 18 % ) for how much does she
sell it?
A. Rs. 37.50
B. Rs. 107.50
c. Rs. 307.50
D. Rs. 442.50
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37Convert the following ratios into
percentage:
47: 50:
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38The marked price of an article is Rs 200 A discount of ( 12 frac{1}{2} % ) is allowed on the
marked price and a profit of ( 25 % ) is
made. What is the cost price of the article?
A . Rs 120
B. Rs 140
c. Rs 160
D. Rs 180
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39Three machines ( A, B ) and ( C ) produce respectively ( 50 %, 30 % ) and ( 20 % ) of the total number of items of a factory. The
percentage of defective output of these machines are ( 3 %, 4 % ) and ( 5 % ) respectively. if an item selected at random, find the probability that the item is non-defective.
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40Rice is now being sold at Rs 30 per ( mathrm{kg} )
During last month its rate was Rs26 per
kg. Find by how much percentage must a family reduce its consumption to keep the expenditure fixed?
8
41Rs. 2,000 is invested at annual rate of interest of ( 10 % . ) What is the amount
after two years if compounding is done
monthly?
( mathbf{A} cdot 2,420 )
в. 2,431
c. 2,436.80
D. 2,440.58
8
42Convert the given decimal function to
percents.
( mathbf{0 . 0 2} )
7
4369. If 90% of A = 30% of B and B =
2x% of A, then the value of x is
(1) 450 (2) 400
(3) 300 (4) 150
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44Convert ( frac{mathbf{4 6}}{mathbf{5}} ) into percentage.
A . ( 92 % )
B. ( 920 % )
c. ( 9.2 % )
D. ( 0.92 % )
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4560. Rahim bought a gift item for Rs.
510 after getting a discount of
15%. He then sells it 5% – above
the marked price. The profit
earned in this deal is
(1) Rs. 150 (2) Rs. 120
(3) Rs. 100 (4) Rs. 90
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46There are 700 students in a school out
of which 420 are girls. Find the
percentage of boys in the school
8
47Arun owns 560 shares of a company
The face value of each shares is Rs. 25
The company declares a dividend of ( 9 % )
Calculate the dividend Arun would
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48Write ( frac{36}{50} ) as percentage.7
49Mobit bought an article for Rs 2,500 and sold it at ( 25 % ) above its cost. If ( 4 % ) of the
selling price is paid by Mohit as the tax; find Mobit’s net profit on the whole transaction.
8
50The sales tax on a refrigerator at the rate of ( 9 % ) is ( 1,170 . ) Find the actual sale price.8
51A certain sum amount 12167 in 3 years
at ( 15 % ) p.a compounded annually. Find
sum
8
52Express ( 4 frac{1}{8} ) as percent7
53Indirect tax is:
A. Sales Tax
B. House Tax
C. Water Tax
D. Surcharge
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54Convert ( frac{15}{50} ) into percentage
A . ( 35 % )
B. 30%
c. ( 25 % )
D. 20%
7
55The rate of interest7
56( mathrm{CP} ) is ( , 500, ) Loss ( =30 % . ) Find loss8
57in the com
unded an
interest on
La certain
59. The difference between the
pound interest (compound
nually) and the simple inter
a sum of Rs. 1000 at a
rate of interest for 2 years
10. The rate of interest pe
num is
(1) 5%
(2) 6%
(3) 10%
(4) 12%
vears is Ry
terest per an
an
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58Convert the given fractional numbers to
per cents.
(a) ( frac{1}{8} )
7
59In what time, will the simple interest on
a certain sum of money at ( 6 frac{1}{4} % ) p.a be ( frac{3}{8} ) of the sum itself?
7
6059. By selling an article for 450, a
man loses 10%. The gain or loss
per cent if he sells it for 540
is
(1) gain 8% (2) loss 8%
(3) gain 9% (4) loss 9%
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612 years ago, the addition of ages of father-mother and their two daughters was 40 years. After 3 years the addition of their ages will be
A . 40
B. 46
c. 50
D. 60
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6255. A shopkeeper allows a discount
of 10% on the marked price of
an item but charges a sales tax
of 8% on the discounted price.
If the customer pays 3,402 as
the price including the sales tax,
then the marked price is
(1) 3,400 (2) 3,500
(3) 3,600 (4) 3,800
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63A dishonest trader marks up his goods
by ( 80 % ) and gives discount of ( 25 % )
Besides he gets ( 20 % ) more amount per
kg from wholeseller and sells ( 10 % ) less per kg to customer. What is the overall
profit percentage?
8
6455. A cistern is provided with two
pipes A and B. A can fill it in 20
minutes and B can empty it in
30 minutes. If A and B be kept
open alternately for one minute
each, how soon will the cistern
be filled ?
(1) 121 minutes (2)110 minutes
(3) 115 minutes (4) 120 minutes
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6570. Either 8 men or 17 women can
paint a house in 33 days. The
number of days required to
paint three such houses by
12 men and 24 women work-
ing at the same rate is :
(1) 44
(2) 43
(3) 34
(4) 66
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66Increase 80 by ( 40 % )8
67When processing flower nector into
honeybees extract, a considerable
amount of water gets reduced. How
much flower-nector must be processed to yield ( 1 mathrm{kg} ) of honey, if nector contains ( 50 % ) water and the honey obtained from this nector contains ( 15 % ) water
8
68A trust fund has Rs. 30,000 that must
be invested in two different type of bounds the fist bond pays ( 5 % ) interest
per year and the second bond pays ( 7 % ) interest per yer using matrix multiplication determine how to divide Rs.30,000 among the two type of bound if the trust fund must obtain an annual
total interest of
a)Rs.1800
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69In the year 2000 , rice formed ( 20 % ) of the total food gain production in a country. In the next year, the total food grain production increased by ( 20 % ) and the rice production was ( 25 % ) of the total food grain production. What is the increase in the production of rice from
( mathbf{2 0 0 0} ) to ( mathbf{2 0 0 1} ) ?
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7057. A man and a woman working to-
gether can do a certain work in
18 days. Their skills in doing the
work are in the ratio 3:2. How
many days will the woman take
to finish the work alone ?
(1) 45
(2) 36
(3) 27
(4) 30
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71The average marks of boys in a class is
52 and that of girls is ( 42 . ) The average marks of boys and girls combined is 50 The percentage of boys in the class is
A . ( 40 % )
B. 20%
c. ( 80 % )
D. ( 60 % )
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72A town’s population increased by 1200 people, and then this new population decreased ( 11 % ). The town now had 32
less people than it did before the 1200 increase. Find the original population.
A . 10000
B. 11000
c. 12000
D. 13000
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73bought my coat in the January sales with ( frac{1}{3} ) off the original price. What percentage was taken off the price of
the coat?
A . ( 11 % )
в. ( 22 % )
c. ( 33 % )
D. ( 44 % )
7
7458. In a factory, the production of
cycles rose to 48, 400 from
40,000 in 2 years. The rate of
growth per annum is
(1) 9% (2) 8%
(3) 10.5% (4) 10%
8
75At what price should a shopkeeper
mark a radio that costs him Rs.1200 in
order that he may offer a discount of
( 20 % ) on the marked price and still make
a profit of ( 25 % ? )
8
76A businessman borrowed the Rs.45 lakh for two years at the rate ( 2.5 % ) p.a. compounded annually. Calculate the compound interest by simple interest method.
A .2,23000
в. 2,27,812.5
( mathbf{c} .5,65,563 )
D. 2,00,000
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77Jill is putting a tile floor in her kitchen She needs 52 tiles to cover the whole
floor. There are 24 tiles in a box. A box
( operatorname{costs} R s .23 .95 . ) Individual tiles cost ( R s )
2.95. Sales tax is ( 5 % ). How much will 52
tiles cost approximately, including sales tax?
A . ( R s .50 )
B. Rs. 57
c. ( R s .60 )
D. ( R s .63 )
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78Suppose Shiva deposits Rs.1,000 in a
bank for 5 years for simple interest at
the rate of ( 8 % ) per annum. Calculate
what he earns as interest over the years and tabulate it.
7
79Which direction will you face if you start facing east and make ( frac{1}{2} ) of a revolution clockwise?8
8057. A man bought a certain quan
tity of rice at the rate of 650
per quintal. 20% of the rice
was spoiled. At what rate
should he sell the remaining
rice to gain 20% on the out-
lay?
(1) 5775 (2) 850
(3) 890 (4) 5975
8
81The compound interest of the second year on Rs 3000 at ( 10 % ) is Rs8
82Thecost of 3 televisions and ( 2 V . C . R . s ) is
Rs. 35,000 . The shop-keeper wants profit
of ( R s .1,000 . ) per television and ( R s .500 )
per ( V . C . R . ) He can sell 2 televisions and
( 1 V . C . R ) and he gets the total revenue as
Rs. 21,500 . Find the cost and the selling
price of a television and a ( V . C . R )
8
83In an election, candidate ( A ) got ( 75 % ) of
the total valid votes. If ( 15 % ) of the total
votes were declared invalid and the
total numbers of votes is 560000 , find
the number of valid vote polled in favour of candidate.
A . 357000
B. 365796
c. 375000
D. 500000
8
8464. An ore contains 25% of an
alloy that has 90% iron. Oth-
er than this, in the remain-
ing 75% of the ore, there is
no iron. To obtain 60 kg of
pure iron, the quantity of the
ore needed, in kgs, is approx-
imately :
(1) 250.57 (2) 266.67
(3) 275.23 (4) 300
8
85In measuring the sides of a rectangle errors of ( 5 % ) and ( 3 % ) in excess are made. The error per cent in the calculated area
is
A . ( 8.35 % )
B . ( 7.15 % )
c. ( 8.15 % )
D. ( 6.25 % ) %
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86Of the 1000 inhabitants of a town, ( 60 % )
are males of whom ( 20 % ) are literate. If of
all the inhabitants ( 25 % ) are literate, then
what per cent of the females of the town are literate?
A . ( 22.5 % )
B . ( 27.5 % )
c. ( 32.5 % )
D. 37.5%
8
87Ms. Kyle deposits an amount of Rs.
15400 to obtain a simple interest at the rate of ( 12.5 % ) for 4 years. What total
amount will Ms. Kyle get at the end of 4
years?
A . 13100
B . 23100
c. 33100
D. 43100
7
88Company P had 15 percent more employees in December than it had in January. If Company P had 460 employees in December, how many employees did it have in January?
A . 39
в. 400
( c cdot 410 )
D. 423
E . 445
8
8975. A, B and C together can do a
work in 3 days. If A or B alone
can do the work in 8 days, then
how long will take Calong to
do the same work ?
(1) 7 days (2) 6 days
(3) 12 days (4) 18 days
8
90Study the bar graph and answer the questions. The graph shows the
quantities of different crop production in different states of India.

What is the approximate percentage of
wheat produced by Maharashtra to that of the total crop produced by the state?
Rice ( square ) Wheat ( square ) Pulse
A .64 .28
В. 56.6
c. 76.6
D. 86.6

8
91Munnabhai had 4 crates, with 24 eggs
in each crate costing ( R s .4 .50 ) per egg. On his bicycle. while cycling to his shop with three crates he went over a big pothole. On reaching his shop he found
that 33 eggs were broken. If he sold the remaining eggs at 6.00 per each, What loss per cent did he suffer?
8
92An industrial plant reduces its number of employees, which was originally ( mathbf{3}, mathbf{7 6 0}, ) by ( mathbf{5 %} ). How many employees now work at the plant?
A . 3542
в. 3565
c. 3525
D. 3572
8
9363. A can do a certain job in 12
days. B is 60% more efficient
than A. To do the same job B
alone would take :
(1) 7-days (2) 8 days
(3) 10 days (4) 7 days
8
94A shopkeeper gives a discount of ( 25 % ) on the marked price of an article and still earns a profit of ( 20 % ) on his outlay, If he had not given any discount, then the profit on his outlay would have been
A . ( 45 % )
B. ( 50 % )
( c .55 % )
D. ( 60 % )
8
95A manufacturer estimates that on
inspection ( 12 % ) of the articles he has produced will be rejected. He accepts an
order to supply 4400 articles at Rs15 each. Calculate the least number of
articles he must manufacture) to
ensure the completion of the order
He estimates the profit on his outlay. including the manufacturing of rejected articles to be ( 20 % ). Find the
( operatorname{cost} ) of manufacturing each article.
8
96Find the difference between simple interest and compound interest on
Rs6000 for 2 years at 10% per
annum
7
9789. At a certain rate of simple inter-
est, a certain sum of money be-
comes double of itself in 10
years. It will become treble of
itself in
(1) 15 years (2) 18 years
(3) 20 years (4) 30 years
7
98Three years ago, the population of a town was ( 50000 . ) If the annual increase
during three successive years be at the rate of ( 5 %, 4 % ) and ( 3 % ) respectively. What is the present population?
8
99A cricketer hits 120 runs in 150 balls
during a test match. ( 20 % ) of the runs came in ( 6 s, 30 % ) in ( 4 s, 25 % ) in ( 2 s ) and
the rest in singles. How many runs did he score in singles?
A . 16
B. 4
c. 20
D. 30
8
100The ratio 2: 3 expressed as percentage
is
A. ( 401 % )
B. ( 60 % )
c. ( 66 frac{2}{3} % )
D. ( 33 frac{1}{3} % )
7
101Find the amount and the compound
interest on ( R s .8000 ) at ( 5 % ) per annum
for 2 years, compounded annually.
8
102A sum of Rs. 1550 was lent partly at ( 5 % ) and partly at ( 8 % ) p.a. simple interest. The total interest received after 3 years
was Rs. 300. The ratio of the money lent
at ( 5 % ) to that of lent at ( 8 % ) is
A . 5: 8
B. 8: 5
c. 16: 15
D. 31: 6
7
103A student secure ( 85 %, 70 % ) and ( 65 % )
marks in three test paper with
maximum marks 150,200 and 250
respectively. Find his aggregate percentage.
8
104A trader purchases ( 70 mathrm{kg} ) of tea at Rs 15 per kg and 30 kg of tea at Rs. 18.50 per kg. If the packing charges are 2 percent, then at what price he must sell the mixture of two to gain ( 15 % ? )
A. Rs. 18.80 per kg
B. Rs. 18 per kg
c. Rs. 18.50 per ( mathrm{kg} )
D. Rs. 17.80 per kg
8
105of the 1000 persons of a town, ( 60 % ) are males of whom , ( 20 % ) are literate. If of
all the person ( 25 % ) are literate then what percentage of the female of the town are
literate?
A . 32.5%
B. 22.5%
c. ( 45 % )
D. 13%
8
106What is the sum of two numbers?
I. The bigger of these two numbers is 6 more than the smaller number.
II. ( 40 % ) of the smaller number is equal to ( 30 % ) of the bigger number.
III. The ratio between half of the bigger number and one-third of the smaller
number is 2: 1
A. Only II and III are sufficient
B. Only I and II are sufficient
c. I and either II or III is sufficient
D. All, II and III together are sufficient
8
107What is ( 25 % ) of 4808
108If the S.P. of an article is 240 and the
discount given on it is ( 28, ) then the M.P. is
A . 212
B . 228
c. 268
D . 258
8
109Find the amount on a deposit of Rs. ( 2100, ) earning ( 4 % ) interest compounded
quarterly for 2 years.
8
11054. A shopkeeper listed the price of
goods at 30% above the cost
price. He sells half the stock at
this price, one fourth of the stock
at a discount of 15% and the
remaining at 30% discount. His
overall profit is
(1) 15
%
(2) 15%
(3) 15
%
(4) 15
%
8
111Convert ( frac{16}{50} ) into percentage.
A . ( 32 % )
B. ( 34 % )
c. ( 36 % )
D. ( 38 % )
7
112Shamrao’s income in ( 2015-16 ) after
paying all taxes is ( R s .6,40,000 . ) He pays ( R s .2000 ) per month for insurance
and ( 20 % ) of his annual income into his
provident fund. He puts aside ( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} . mathbf{5 0 0} ) per month for emergencies. How much
money does he have form yearly spending?
8
113The Sales Tax amount a customer has
to pay.
A. Rs. 1,530
B. Rs. 1,260
c. Rs. 1,950
D. Rs. 1,420
8
11464. On what sum of money will
the difference between the sim-
ple interest and the compound
interest for 2 years at 8% per
annum be equal to 8?
(1) 1200 (2) 1250
(3) 1300 (4) 1350
8
115The population of a town in 2009 was ( 125000 . ) It increase ( 10 % ) per year. What
is the population after 3 years?
A . 166375
в. 170000
c. 125000
D. 10000
8
116In a survey, one in six people said they preferred a particular brand of cola. What this fraction is? And convert this
fraction into percentage.
A . ( 25 % )
B. ( 17 % )
( c cdot 10 % )
D. ( 5 % )
7
117Virat and Samrat together invested
5000 and 12000
rupees to start a business they
suffered a loss of ( 20 % )
How much lost did each of them incur.
8
11873. The price of an article is cut by
10%. To restore it to its former
value, the new price must be in-
creased by :
(1) 10%
(2) 11%
%
(4) 11%
8
119( A ) vendor bought 4 dozen eggs at
Rs. 4 each. 7 of these were broken. At
what price per dozen should he sell the
remaining eggs so as to gain ( 10 % ) on the whole?
8
12011 mangocs are bought for Rs. 10 and mangoes are sold for Rs. 11 Find the gain
(or) loss per cent
A. 21% gain
B. 11% gain
c. ( 21 % ) loss
D. 11% loss
8
121A candidate scored ( 25 % ) marks and
failed by 30 marks and another candidate scored ( 50 % ) marks and got 20 marks more than the minimum
marks required to pass. Find the maximum marks and the passing mark.
8
122You invested Rs. 1500 and received Rs.
( mathbf{5 0 0 0} ) after three years. What had been
the interest rate?
A. ( 111.11 % )
B . ( 222.22 % )
c. ( 333.33 % )
D. ( 77.77 % )
7
123Population of a town increased by 1200 persons in a year and then this new population decreased by ( 11 % ) during the next year. If the town now has 32 persons less than it had before the increase, then the original population of the town is:
( A cdot 9968 )
B. 10000
c. 11232
D. 12000
8
124Geeta purchased a face-cream for Rs. 79.10 including Sales Tax. If the printed price of the face-cream is Rs. ( 70 ; ) find the rate of Sales Tax.
A . ( 2 % )
B. ( 7 % )
c. ( 11 % )
D. ( 13 % )
8
125Natesh borrowed some money at rate ( 6 % ) p.a.for the first 3 years, ( 9 % ) p.a.for the next five years and 13 p.a. beyond 8 years. The above are all simple interest
rates. If Natesh pays a total of Rs. 8160
as an interest after 11 years, how much money did he borrow?
A . Rs. 8000
B. Rs. 10000
c. Rs. 12000
D. Rs. 14000
7
12652. A certain amount of money earns
Rs. 540 as Simple Interest in 3
years. If it earns a Compound
Interest of Rs. 376.20 at the
same rate of interest in 2 years,
find the amount (in Rupees).
(1) 1600 (2) 1800
(3) 2000 (4) 2100
8
127Sam scored 36 marks out of ( 60 . ) Express
the marks in percentage.
A . ( 50 % )
B. ( 56 % )
( c cdot 60 % )
D. ( 65 % )
8
128Which of the following subjects is not included in the union list?
A. Defence
B. Income tax
c. Railway
D. Sales tax
8
129In a certain shop, which stocks four types of caps, there are ( 1 / 3 ) as many red caps as blue and ( 1 / 2 ) as many green caps as red caps. There are equal
numbers of green caps and yellow caps. If there are 42 blue caps, then what
percent of the total caps in the shop are
blue?
A . ( 70 % )
B. ( 28 % )
( c cdot 60 % )
D. ( 14 % )
8
130Find the compound interest on Rs 4000
for ( 2 frac{1}{2} ) years at ( 10 % ) per annum
compounded annually
8
131In 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. ( 100 % )
( c .70 % )
D. 250%
8
132For a journey the cost of a child ticket is
( frac{1}{3} ) rd of the cost of an adult ticket. If the
( operatorname{cost} ) of tickets for 4 adults and 5
children is Rs. 85 , the cost of a child
ticket is
A. Rs.
B. Rs. 6
c. Rs. 10
D. Rs. 15
8
133Sara borrowed of ( R s .5,000 ) from the
bank at the rate of ( 10 % ) for 3 years. She given the amount to Sheela for 3 years
at the rate of ( 12 % ) per annum. Find out
the profit Sara made from the
transaction.
8
13462. The difference between the sell-
ing prices of an article at a profit
of 15% and at a profit of 10% is
Rs. 10. The cost price of the ar-
ticle is
(1) Rs. 100 (2) Rs. 120
(3) Rs. 150 (4) Rs. 200
8
135In a school, ( 30 % ) of students play chess,
( 60 % ) play carrom and the rest play other games. If the total number of students
in the school is ( 900, ) find the exact
number of students who play each
game.
8
136In how much times will a sum of money
becomes three times itself as ( 25 % ) per
annum ( S I ? )
7
137increases by ( 2 % )8
138An article is marked at Rs. ( 500 . ) The
wholesaler sells it to a retailer at ( 20 % )
discount and charges sales-tax on the remaining price at 12.5%. The retailer, in turn, sells the article to a customer at
its marked price and charges sales-tax at the same rate. Calculate:
(i) the price paid by the customer
(ii) the amount of VAT paid by the retailer.
A . (i) Rs. 662.50
(ii) Rs. 11.50
B . (i) Rs. 562.50
(ii) Rs. 12.50
c. (i) Rs. 472.50
(ii) Rs. 13.50
D. (i) Rs. 410.50
(ii) Rs. 14.50
8
139If by selling 110 mangoes, the ( mathrm{CP} ) of 120 mangoes is realised, the gain per cent is
A ( cdot_{9} frac{1}{11} % )
в. ( 9 frac{1}{9} % )
( mathrm{c} cdot_{10} frac{10}{11} % )
D. ( 11 frac{1}{9} % )
8
140If population of city is 15000 and it
increase with ( 9 % ) rate, find population of city after 2 years
8
141A person invested Rs 1,600 for 3 years
and Rs 1,100 for 4 years at the same rate of simple interest. The total interest
from these investments was Rs 506
Find the rate percent per annum
A. 5%
B ( cdot 5 frac{1}{2} % )
c. ( 6 % )
D. ( 6 frac{1}{2} % )
8
Rs. 1,800 and spends Rs. 600 on its finishing, parking transportation, etc. He marks the article at such a price that will give him ( 20 % ) profit. How much will a customer pay for he article including ( 12 % ) sales tax.
A . ( R s .3,165.60 )
в. ( R s .3,788.60 )
c. ( R s .3,225.60 )
D. Rs.3, 338.60
8
1439.
The sum of two numbers is 2490. If6.5% of one number is
equal to 8.5% of the other, the numbers are
(a) 1311
(b) 1411
(c) 1089
(d) 1079
8
144The rate of Sales Tax
A. 8%
B . 10%
c. 12%
D. 14%
8
145The price of an article rises by ( 25 % ) every odd year and falls by ( 20 % ) next year. Which of the following statement is correct about the price exactly after
10 years?
A. Price would have risen by ( 50 % )
B. The price would have fallen by ( 20 % )
c. The price would remain as it is
D. The price would have risen by ( 25 % )
8
146If the height of a triangle is decreased by ( 40 % ) and its base is increased by ( 40 % ). What will be the effect on its area?
A. Decreased by ( 16 % )
B. Increased by ( 16 % )
c. Decreased by ( 20 % )
D. Increased by ( 20 % )
8
147Study the bar graph and answer the
questions. The graph shows the quantities of different crop production
in different states of India.

The difference in value of production of
wheat and rice in Uttar Pradesh is
A. 60 tonnes
B. 80 tonnes
c. 20 tonnes
D. 40 tonnes

8
148A shopkeeper buys 15 identical articles
for Rs. 840 and pays sales-tax at the rate of ( 8 % . ) He sells 6 of these articles at
Rs. 65 each and charges sales-tax at the same rate. Calculate the VAT paid by the
shopkeeper against the sale of these six articles.
A. Rs. 2.5 5
B. Rs.4.32
c. Rs. 7.52
D. Rs. 9.55
8
149A number exceeds by 40 when added by ( 20 % ) of itself. The number is
A. 800
в. 100
c. 200
D. 320
8
150The difference between the C.I. and S.I.
on a sum of money deposited for 4 years at ( 5 % ) per annum was Rs. ( 15 . ) Find the
sum of the money.
A .667 .74
B. 767.74
c. 867.74
D. 967.74
8
151Suresh and Ramesh together invested
144000 rupees in the ratio 4: 5 and
bought a plot of land After some year
they sold it at a profit of ( 20 % . ) What is the profit each of them got?
8
15259. A sells to B an iron box at 10%
profit. B sells it to C for 20% prof-
it. If C pays 528, then the cost
price of A is
(1) * 508 (2) 5 500
(3) * 498 (4) 400
8
153Let ( I ) be the purchase value of an equipment and ( v(t) ) is the value after it has been used for ( t ) years. the value ( v(t) ) depreciates at a rate ( frac{boldsymbol{d v}(boldsymbol{t})}{boldsymbol{d t}}=-boldsymbol{k}(boldsymbol{T}- )
( t) ) where ( k>0 ) is a constant and ( T ) is
the total life in years then the scrap
value ( v(T) ) of the equipment is
A ( cdot I-frac{k T^{2}}{2} )
B. ( _{I-frac{k(T-t)^{2}}{2}} )
( mathbf{c} cdot e^{-k T} )
D. ( T^{2}-frac{1}{T} )
8
154Sama and Imran visit a shop to bay books. If each book cost ( frac{21}{2}, ) find the ( operatorname{cost} ) of 20 books. If ( operatorname{Sam} ) paid ( frac{1}{3} ) of the amount, how much should Imran pay?7
155Decrease 300 by ( 24 % )
A . 238
в. 220
c. 235
D . 228
8
156A purchases an article for Rs. 3,600 and sells it to B for Rs. ( 4,800 . ) B, in turn, sells the article to ( C ) for Rs. ( 5,500 . ) If the sales-
( operatorname{tax}(text { under } V A T) ) is ( 10 %, ) find the VAT
levied on ( A ) and ( B ).
A. VAT levied A= Rs. 140, VAT levied B= Rs. 50
B. VAT levied A= Rs. 130, VAT levied B= Rs. 60
c. VAT levied A= Rs. 120, VAT levied B= Rs. 70
D. None of these
8
15768.
Find the rate percent per annum,
if Rs. 2000 amounts to Rs.
2,315.25 in a year and a half,
interest being compounded half
yearly.
(1) 11.5% (2) 10%
(3) 5%
(4) 20%
8
15865. The ratio of weekly incomes of A
and B is 9 : 7 and the ratio of
their expenditures is 4:3. If each
saves 200 per week, then the
sum of their weekly incomes is
(1) 3,600 (2) 3,200
(3) R 4,800 (4) 5,600
8
15957. The incomes of A and B are in
the ratio 2 : 3 and their expendi-
tures are in the ratio 1:2. If
each saves 24,000, find A’s in-
come.
(1) 324,000
(2) 72,000
(3) 19,200
(4) 48,000
8
160At what rate precent will Rs 2000 amount to Rs 2315.25 in 3 years at compound interest?7
161A fair price shopkeeper takes ( 10 % ) profit on his goods. He lost ( 20 % ) goods during theft. His loss percent is
A . 12
B. 15
c. 20
D. 25
8
16259. From a cask of milk, contain-
ing 40 litres, 8 litres are drawn
out and the cask is filled up
with water. If the same pro-
cess is repeated a second then
a third time, what will be the
number of litres of milk left
(1) 20.48 (2) 20
(3) 19.48 (4) 21.58
8
163Express the following percentages as
ratios in the reduced form.
( 0.64 % )
8
164Choose the correct answer from the
alternatives given.
The simple interest on a sum of money
is ( frac{1}{16} ) of the sum. If the number of years is numerically equal to the rate percent per annum, then the rate percent per annum is
( A cdot 3 frac{1}{3} )
в. ( 6 frac{2}{3} )
( c cdot 2 frac{1}{2} )
( D cdot 7 frac{1}{2} )
7
165Dashrath and Naresh are friends
,Naresh is 2 years younger than Dashrath.If the sum of their age is 56
years, find their present age.
A. Naresh=27 years, Dashrath =29 years
B. Naresh=37 years, Dashrath =29 years
c. Naresh=27 years, Dashrath =39 years
D. Naresh=47 years, Dashrath =29 years
8
166Anish spends ( 20 % ) of his income for
paying bills and ( 15 % ) for buying groceries. If his income is ( R s .9000 )
what is the amount spent by him on bills and groceries?
8
167Martha picked out a pair of shoes she
wanted and brought them to the front of
the store to pay. The cashier told her
that the shoes were on sale for ( 30 % ) off
the original price. She rang up the sale
price plus ( 5 % ) sales tax, so Martha
ended up paying ( \$ 58.80 ) for the shoes.
What was the original price for the
shoes?
( mathbf{A} cdot \$ 70 )
B. ( \$ 75 )
( c . \$ 80 )
D. ( \$ 85 )
E . ( \$ 90 )
8
168Increase 180 by ( 25 % )8
169The simple interest on a certain sum at
( 5 % ) per annum for 3 years and 4 years differ by Rs. 42. The sum is:
A. Rs. 210
в. Rs. 280
c. ( R s .750 )
D. Rs. 840
7
17053. An epidemic broke out in a vil-
lage in which 5% of the popu-
lation died. Of the remaining,
20% fled out of panic. If the
present population is 4655,
then the population of the vil-
lage originally was
(1) 6000 (2) 6125
(3) 5955 (4) 5995
7
171By selling a motor cycle for Rs. 23,000 a dealer gains ( 15 % ). Find its cost price (in Rs.)8
172Jitubhai buys a T-shirt at Rs 500 and sold it to his friend at Rs ( 500 . ) profit ( =? )
A. 0
B. 100
c. 200
D. 220
8
173Total income of Ramesh, Suresh and
preeti is 8,07,000 rupess. The
percentages of their expenses are ( 75 % ) ( 80 % ) and ( 90 % ) respectively. if the ratio of their savings is ( 16: 17: 12, ) then
find the annual saving of each of them.
8
174A geometry box is marked for Rs. ( 45 . ) If the rate of sales tax is ( 7 % ), find the
amount a customer has to pay for it.
8
175By selling 33 metres of cloth one gains the selling of 11 metres Find the gain percent
( A ). ( 17.5 % )
в. 33.33%
c. ( 40 % )
D. 50%
8
176What percentage is equivalent to ( frac{3}{8} )
( mathbf{A} cdot 37.5 % )
B. ( 37 % )
c. ( 34.5 % )
D. ( 25 % )
7
177The difference between the simple interest and the compound interest (compounded annually) on Rs 2000 for 2 years at ( 8 % ) per annum will be
A. Rs 10
B. Rs 20
( c cdot operatorname{Rs} 13 )
D. Rs 25
7
178The value of machine depreciates every year at the rate of ( 10 % ) of its value at the beginning of that year.If the present value of the machine is Rs.729, its worth
three years ago was:
A. Rs 1000
B. Rs 750.87
( c . ) Rs 800
D. Rs 947.70
8
179The present population of a town is ( 35,000 . ) If the population becomes
35,700 next year, the rate of growth is
A . ( 2 % )
B. 20%
c. ( 70 % )
D. ( 7 % )
8
180Mr. Ambani purchased a car of 3,00,000 and a bike for his son for
1, 00, 000. He sold the car at a profit of
( 10 % ) and bike at a loss of ( 20 % . ) What is
the net gain or loss?
A . 2% gain
B. 1.5% gain
c. ( 2.5 % ) loss
D. 2.5% gain
8
18151. Three men A. B and C working
together can do a job in 6 hours
less time than A alone, in 1 hour
less time than B alone and in one
half the time needed by C when
working alone. Then A and B to-
gether can do the job in
(1)
hour
(2)
hour
(3)
hour
hour
8
182Neha and Priya borrowed ( R s 5400 ) and
Rs 6000 respectively at the same rate of interest for ( 1 frac{3}{5} ) years. If Priya paid Rs 240 more then, Neha, then find the
rate of interest.
7
183The population of a village is ( 6250 . ) It is found that the rate of increase in
population is ( 8 % ) per annum. Find the
population after 2 years.
8
184Mohan spent ( 25 % ) of his monthly
earning on magazines. Out of the remaining amount amount he spent ( 75 % ) on the hostel and college fees. If he had Rs. 120 at the end of the month, find how much money he has received from his father in that month?
A. Rs. 1000
B. Rs. 1260
c. Rs. 640
D. Rs. 850
8
18560. The simple interest on a sum of
money is th of the principal
and the number of years is equal
to the rate percent per annum.
The rate percent per annum is
equal to
(1) 3%
(2) %
(3) 50%
(43%
8
186To get a driver’s license, an applicant must pass a written test and a driving
test. Past records show that ( 80 % ) of the
applicants pass the written test and 60 ( % ) of those who have passed the written
test pass the driving test. Based on these figures, how many applicants in a random group of 1,000 applicants
would you expect to get driver’s licenses?
A . 200
B . 480
c. 600
D. 750
E . 800
8
187A sum of money invested at ( 6 % ) p.a. simple interest for a certain period of
time yields Rs. 960 as interest. If this
sum has been invested for 5 years more
it would have yielded Rs. 2160 as interest. Find the sum.
8
188In how many years will a sum of Rs. 800 at ( 10 % ) per annum compounded, semiannually become Rs. 926.10 ?
A ( cdot 1 frac{1}{3} )
в. ( 1 frac{1}{2} )
c. ( _{2} frac{1}{3} )
D. ( _{2} frac{1}{2} )
8
189Find the compound interest if Principal( =R s .4000, ) Rate( =6 % )
Time ( =3 ) years compounded annually
8
190If the current population of Chennai city
is 3888180 and the average rate of population growth in Bangalore city is ( 10 % ) p.a., what can city planners expect the population of Chennai city to be in
10 years?
8
191A shopkeeper bought 1000 coconuts for
Rs. ( 8500, ) out of which 50 coconuts were
spoiled. He sold the remaining coconuts for Rs. 12 each. Find the profit and profit percentage earned by the shopkeeper.
8
192A consumption tax imposed by the government on the sale of goods and services is called
A. vat
B. sales tax
c. income tax
8
193The price of an article diminished twice successively, first by ( 30 % ) and then by 40 %. The original price was Rs. 1000 what is it now?
A . Rs. 400
B. Rs. 300
c. Rs. 240
D. Rs. 420
8
194The food stocks in a hostel are
sufficient for 1200 students for 20 days
If 400 more students joined the hostel,
the stocks just for … days.
A ( cdot 12 )
B. 15
( c cdot 18 )
D. 2
8
19553.
860% of 50+ 50% of 860 is equal
to
(1) 430 (2) 516
(3) 860
(4) 960
7
196A businessman, by means of a false balance defrauds to an extent of ( 10 % ) in
buying goods and ( 10 % ) in selling goods. Then, by how much percent does he gain?
A . 21%
B. 20%
c. ( 19 % )
D. 18%
8
19711 oranges are bought for Rs 10 and 10 oranges are sold for Rs. 11. The gain 1 loss percent is
A ( .21 % ) loss
B. ( 11 % ) gain
c. ( 21 % ) gain
D. ( 11 % ) loss
8
198A businessman earns an income of Rs 1
on the first day of his business On every subsequent day he earns an income which is double of that made on the
previous day On the 10 th day of his business his income is (in Rs)
A. 2048
B. 1024
( c cdot 512 )
D. 256
8
199A sum of ( R s .9600 ) is invested for 3
years at ( 10 % ) per annum at compound interest, then what is the sum due at the end of the first year?
8
2005. The approximate percentage in-
crease in quantity from 1997 to
1998 was
(1) 26.9% (2) 27.8%
(3) 26.5% (4) 15.4%
8
201A book is purchased for Rs.75 and sold for Rs.100.Find the gain percent.8
20268. A shopkeeper marks the gar-
ments at such a price that even
after allowing a discount of
12.5%, he makes a profit of
10%. Find the marked price of a
suit which costs
1,470.
(1) 1,850
(2) 1,760
(3) 1,800
(4) 1,848
8
203What percent is equivalent to ( frac{mathbf{3}}{8} ) ?7
204A sum of Rs. 24000 is borrowed for ( 1 frac{1}{2} ) years at the rate of interest ( 10 % ) per
annum compounded semiannually. What is the compound interest ( (x) ? )
A ( . x> ) Rs. 3000
B. Rs. 3000 < ( x< ) Rs. 4000
c. Rs. ( 4000<x ) Rs. 5000
8
205A’s income is ( 20 % ) less than that of ( mathrm{B} ) ‘s.
How much percent is B’s income is
more than A’s?
8
206A dishonest milkman professes to sell
his milk at cost price but he mixes it
with water and thereby gains ( 20 % . ) The percentage of water in the mixture is
A . ( 4 % )
B . ( 16.66 % )
c. ( 20 % )
D. ( 25 % )
8
207( A ) and ( B ) invested in a business in ration
7: 6. After 7 months, C joined them with
double the investment made by B. If ( mathbf{A} ) and ( C ) together got ( operatorname{Rs} 2380 ) from the total profit after a year, what was the annual profit
8
208200 g of ( 25 % ) sulphuric acid solution was added to 300 g of ( 40 % ) sulphuric acid solution. Find the concentration of
the acid in the mixture.
8
209If the annual increase in the population be ( 20 % ) and the present population be
( 10,000 . ) What will be the population
after 3 years?
A . 16,000
B. 17,280
( c cdot 14,400 )
D. 1,728
8
210In a mixture of milk and water the
proportion of water by weight was ( 75 % ). If in 60 gm of mixture 15 gm water was added, what would be the percentage of water ? (Weight in gm)
8
21163. A shopkeeper allows a discount
of 10% to his customers and still
gains. 20%. Find the marked
price of the article which costs
450.
(1) 600 (2) 540
(3) 660 (4) 580
8
212One liquid contains ( 22 frac{1}{2} % ) of water, another ( 27 % ). A glass is filled with 5 parts of one liquid and 7 parts off the
other. What is the percentage of water
in the glass?
A ( cdot 22 frac{1}{8} % )
B. 25.75 %
c. ( 25.25 % )
D. ( 25 frac{1}{8} % )
8
213The percentage of gold present in 20 carat gold is
A . 100
B. 73.86
c. 50
D. 83.33
8
214A hosewife saved rs. 2.50 in buying an item on sale. If she spent rs. 25 for thye item, approximately how much percent did she save in the translation?
A. 8%
B. 9%
c. ( 10 % )
D. 11%
8
215There are two candidates in an election.
( 11 % ) of the voters did not vote. 500 votes
were declared invalid. The elected
candidate got 3300 votes more than his opponent. If the elected candidate got
( 48 % ) of the total votes, how many votes did each candidate get ?
8
216Ram mixes ( 15 mathrm{kg} ) of sugar purchased with the rate of Rs. 8.00 per ( mathrm{kg} ) with 25 kg of sugar purchased at the rate of Rs. 10.00 per kg. At what rate per kg should Ram sell the mixture to get a profit of 3 per kg?
A. Rs. 12.25
B . Rs. 11.25
c. Rs. 13.25
D. Rs. 14.25
8
217The cost price of 40 Magazines is the
same as the selling price of ‘P’ articles. If the profit is ( 25 % ), then find the value of
P’.
8
218Ankit was given an increment of ( 10 % ) on his salary is ( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} . boldsymbol{3} boldsymbol{5} boldsymbol{7} boldsymbol{5}, ) what was his
salary before increment?
8
219A reduction of ( 20 % ) in the price of sugar enables a purchaser to obtain ( 2 frac{1}{2} mathrm{kg} ) more for Rs. 160. Find the original price per kg of sugar.8
220Represent graphically the relation between interest and time, when a sum
of Rs. 500 is deposited in a bank at a rate of ( 9 % ) per annum simple interest.
7
221When Rani was buying her flat she had to put down a deposit of ( frac{1}{10} ) of the value of the flat. What percentage was this?
A . ( 10 % )
B. 20%
c. ( 30 % )
D. 1%
7
222Max scored 6 marks more than what he
did in the previous examination in
which he scored ( 30 . ) Maria scored 30
marks more than she did in the previous examination in which she
scored ( 60 . ) Who showed less
improvement?
8
223Which of the following comes under indirect tax?
A. Wealth Tax
B. House Tax
c. Sales ( operatorname{tax} )
D. All of these
8
224The calculation of interest on the
interest of principal amount is called
A. simple interest
B. compound interest
c. multiple interest
D. interest quarterly compounded
8
225At the rate of ( 10 % ) per annum
compounded quarterly, how long would
it take for a sum of Rs. 10000 to
compound to Rs. 20736
A. 1 year
B. 2 years
c. 3 years
D. 4 years
8
226Express ( frac{9}{100} ) as percentage7
227We have a basket full of apples, oranges
and mangoes. If ( 50 % ) are apples, ( 30 % ) are oranges, then what percent are mangoes?
8
228A vendor purchased 40 dozen bananas for Rs.250.0ut of these,30 bananas were
rotten and could not be sold.At what
rate per dozen should he sell the remaining to make a profit of ( 20 % )
8
229A product costs a company Rs 60 to manufacture, and it sold the product to a dealer for Rs ( 70, ) who in turn sold it to
a shopkeeper for Rs ( 85, ) who sold to a
customer for Rs ( 102 . ) What is the
percentage of profit for the company and who made the highest profit on
selling the product?
8
230The cost price of 10 articles is equal to the selling price of 9 articles. Find the profit percent.8
231Mr. Dixit resigned from the company after 4 years of service.
A. If only G can be given
B. If only PF can be given
c. If both G and Pf can be given
D. If neither G nor PF can be given
8
232A buys an old bicycle for Rs. 162 and
spends Rs. 18 on its repairs. He then
sells the bicycle for Rs. 207 ; find his gain or loss as percent.
A. Gain = 15%
B. Gain = 20%
( c cdot cos s=12 % )
D. ( operatorname{Loss}=19 % )
8
233The value of a machine depreciates every year by ( 5 % ). If the present value of the machine be Rs. ( 100,000, ) what will be its value after two years?
A . Rs. 100,050
B. Rs. 90,250
c. Rs. 99,250
D. Rs. 99,000
8
234Ajit buys a motor cycle for Rs. 17,600 including sales tax. If the rate of sales ( operatorname{tax} ) is ( 10 %, ) then the sale price of the motor cycle is:
A . Rs. 16,000
B. Rs. 15,000
c. Rs. 14,000
D. Rs. 12,000
8
235The sum of two numbers is 2000 . If
( 25 % ) of the smaller number is one-sixth
of the larger. find the numbers.
8
236( 25 % ) of a number is less than ( 18 % ) of 650
by ( 19 . ) The number is
( mathbf{A} cdot 380.8 )
в. 392
c. 450
D. 544
8
237At a rate of 10 p.c.p.a, what would be the interest for one year on ( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} . boldsymbol{6} boldsymbol{0} boldsymbol{0} boldsymbol{0} ? )7
money you pay based on a percentage of the selling price of goods and services that are purchased.
A. income tax
B. sales tax
c. property tax
D. VAT
8
239The price of a garment has been reduced by ( 15 % ) in a sale to ( R s 306 ) Find its original price.8
240goods is
he average
aining six
15640 and
24. The sales
52. A shop of electronic goo
closed on Monday. The av
sales per day for remainin
days of a week is Rs. 15640
the average sale on Tuesday
Saturday is Rs. 14124. The
on Sunday is
(1) Rs. 21704
(3) Rs. 23220
(4) Rs. 20188
8
241The percentage of unshaded portion in the following figure is
A . ( 25 % )
B. ( 50 % )
c. ( 75 % )
D. ( 100 % )
7
242The cost price of 11 pens is equal to the
selling price of 10 pens. Find the loss or gain percent.
8
243The population of Hyderabad was 68,09,000 in the year 2011 . If it increases at the rate of ( 4.7 % ) per annum.
What will be the population at the end of the year 2015
8
244A shop-keeper increases the price of
commodity by ( boldsymbol{x} % ). Some time later, he
reduces the new price by ( y % ) and
notices that the price is now the same as it was originally. The value of ( frac{1}{y}-frac{1}{x} )
İS
A ( cdot-frac{1}{100} )
B. 0
c. ( frac{1}{100} )
D. not uniquely determinable
8
245Calculate the amount and compound interest on
(a) ( R s cdot 10,800 ) for 3 years at ( 12 frac{1}{2} % ) per annum compounded annually.
(b) ( R s .18,000 ) for ( 2 frac{1}{2} ) years at ( 10 % ) per annum compounded annually.
(c) ( R s .62,500 ) for ( 1 frac{1}{2} ) years at ( 8 % ) per annum compounded half yearly.
(d) ( R s .8,000 ) for 1 year at ( 9 % ) per annum
compounded half yearly. (You could use the year by year calculating using SI formula to verify).
(e) ( R s .10,000 ) for 1 year at ( 8 % ) per
annum compounded half yearly.
8
246In a class of 50 students, ( 40 % ) are girls.
Find the number of girls and number of
boys in the class?
8
247What sum invested for ( 1 frac{1}{2} ) years compounded half-yearly at the rate ( 8 % ) p.a. will amount to ( R s .140608 ? )8
24872. A merchant has 100 kg. of
sugar, part of which he sells
at 7% profit and the rest at
17% profit. If he gains 10% on
the whole, the amount sold at
7% profit is :
(1) 40 kg. (2) 35 kg.
(3) 70 kg. (4) 60 kg.
8
24962. The marked price of an article
is 500. A shopkeeper gives a
discount of 5% and still makes
a profit of 25%. The cost price
of the article is.
(1) 384 (2) 380
(3) 300 (4) 376
8
250By selling 130 cassettes, a man gains an amount equal to the selling price of 5 cassettes. Find the gain percent.8
251A fruit-seller sells 4 oranges for Rs. 3 gaining ( 50 % ) If S.P. of one orange is 0.75 Rs, then type
1 or else type 0
8
252A invests with B some rupees and B
invested Rs ( 25,000 . ) After 4 months ( A ) increase his investment with Rs 6000 . If
at the end of the year ( A ) and ( B ) have ( a ) profit of Rs 2400 and Rs 2500
respectively, find the sum invested by A
8
253What sum of money will yield Rs. 170.10
as simple interest in 2 years 3 months
at ( 6 % ) per annum?
7
254An alloy contains ( 15 % ) zinc, ( 25 % ) brass
and rest copper. How much copper is there in 75 kg of that alloy?
A. ( 20 mathrm{kg} )
в. ( 30 mathrm{kg} )
c. ( 45 mathrm{kg} )
D. ( 10 mathrm{kg} )
8
255The temperature of a metal coin is
increased ny ( 100^{circ} mathrm{C} ) and its diameter by ( 0.15 % ). Its area increases by nearly
A . 0.15%
B . 0.60%
c. ( 0.30 % )
D. 0.0225%
8
256A man earns ( x % ) on the first Rs. 2,000
and ( y % ) on the rest of his income. If he
earns Rs.700 from Rs. 4,000 and Rs. 900
from Rs. 5,000 of income, find ( x % )
A . 20 %
B . 15 %
c. 25 %
D. None of these
8
257An election was contested by two
candidates ( A ) and ( B . ) In all, there were
25000 voters. ( 80 % ) of the votes were
polled. If A got ( 60 % ) of the total votes polled, how many votes did B get?
8
258( f x, Y, z ) are the three sums of money such that ( Y ) is a simple interest on ( x ) and ( z ) is a simple interest on ( Y ) for same time and rate, then
( mathbf{A} cdot X^{2}=Y Z )
B . ( Y^{2}=Z X )
( mathbf{c} cdot Z^{2}=X Y )
D. ( X Y Z=1 )
7
25961. The marked price of an article is
50% above cost price. When
marked price is increased by
20% and selling price is increased
by 20%, the profit doubles. If
original marked price is 300,
then original selling price is
(1) 200 (2) 250
(3) 240 (4) 275
8
260Ramesh paid Rs. 345.60 as Sales Tax on a purchase of Rs. ( 3,840 . ) Find the rate of
Sales Tax.
A . 7%
B. 9%
c. ( 11 % )
D. 13%
8
26152. A can do a piece of work in 25
days and B can do the same
work in 30 days. They work
together for 5 days, how much
of work is left ?
(3) 28
(4) 12
8
262Rakesh took a loan of Rs. 80,000 from a
bank. If the rate of interest is ( 10 % ) per annum. Find the difference in amounts he would be paying after ( frac{3}{2} ) years, if the interest is compounded semi-annually.
A. 92,610
00 0,610 ?
B. 92,510
c. 8945
D. 7845
8
263Tax on imports is an example of
A. Indirect tax
c. Sales tax
D. Direct tax
8
264Jacob bought a scooter for a certain
sum of money. He spent ( 10 % ) of the cost on repairs and sold the scooter for a
profit of Rs. 1100. How much did he spend on repairs if he made a profit of ( 20 % )
A . Rs. 400
B. Rs. 440
c. Rs. 500
D. Rs. 550
8
265If ( A ) got ( 40 % ) marks more than ( B ) in exam, by what ( % ) is ( B s ) marks less than
( A s ? )
A . ( 28.57 % )
B. ( 7.14 % )
( mathrm{c} .9 .09 % )
D. ( 40 % )
8
26670. What annual payment will dis-
charge a debt of Rs. 6,450 due
in 4 years at 5% per annum
simple interest ?
(1) Rs. 1,400 (2) Rs. 1,500
(3) Rs. 1,550 (4) Rs. 1,600
7
26757. FA:B
2
B:
C
and C:DES
then the ratio A:B:C:D is
(1) 6:4:8:10
(2) 6:8:9: 10
(3) 8:6:10:9
(4) 4:6:8:10
7
268Amit deposited 150 per month in a bank for 8 months under the Recurring Deposit Scheme. What will be the
maturity value of his deposits, if the rate of interest is ( 8 % ) per annum and interest is calculated at the end of every
month
7
269A shopkeeper sells sugar in such a way that the selling price of 950 gm is the same as the cost price of one kg. Find his gain %.
( mathbf{A} cdot 5.26 % )
в. ( 7.8 % )
c. ( 6.26 % )
D. none of these
8
270If paintbrushes cost ( \$ 1.50 ) each and canvases cost 6 times that much, which of the following represents the cost, in dollars, of p paintbrushes and c
canvases?
A. 7.5pc
B. 10.5pc
c. ( 9 c+1.5 p )
D. ( 10.5(p+c) )
8
271If the cost price is ( 96 % ) of the selling price, then what is the profit percent?
A. ( 5.72 % )
B. ( 3.72 % )
c. ( 8.92 % )
D. ( 4.17 % )
8
272In an election between two candidates,
one got ( 55 % ) of the total valid votes,
( 20 % ) of the votes were invalid. If the total
number of votes was 7500 , the number of valid votes that the other candidate
got, was:
A . 3260
в. 2700
( c .1290 )
D. 1600
8
273If ( x % ) of ( a ) is the same as ( y % ) of ( b ), then
( z % ) of ( b ) is
A. ( frac{y z}{x} % ) of ( a )
B. ( frac{x y}{z} % ) of ( a )
c. ( frac{x z}{y} % ) of ( a )
D. ( x y z % )
8
274A reduction of ( 12.5 % ) in the price of dining table brought down its price at Rs. ( 4375 . ) What is the original price of
the dining table?
( mathbf{A} cdot 8,000 )
в. 5,000
c. 5,500
D. 6,080
8
275If Rs. 250 amounts to Rs. 285 in 2 years
find the rate per cent per annum.
7
276A person sells two articles together for
Rs. ( 46, ) making a profit of ( 10 % ) on one and of ( 20 % ) on the other. If he had sold
each article at ( 15 % ) profit, the result would have been the same. At what
price does he sell each article?
8
277A motorbike travels ( 425 mathrm{km} ) in 5
hours.How much distance will be
covered by it in 3.2 hours?
8
278Henry has Rs. 1200 in a savings account
that earns ( 12 % ) annually. How much will he have in 4 years?
( mathbf{A} cdot 488 )
в. 576
c. 676
D. 528
7
279In a basket of apples, ( 12 % ) of them are
rotten and 66 are in good condition. Find the total number of apples in the basket.
A . 75
B. 70
c. 71
D. 80
8
280The compouned interest, calculate
yearly, on a certain sum of money for the second year is Rs.1,089 and for the third year it is Rs. ( 1,197.90 . ) Calculate the rate of interest and the sum of money
( A cdot 11 %, ) Rs. 800
B. 12%, Rs. 400
c. 13%, Rs. 700
D. None of these
7
281Convert the ration 3: 4 into percentage.7
28269. The difference between simple
and compound interest on a
sum of money at 5% p.a. for
2 years. is Rs.100. The sum
of money must be :
(1) Rs. 35,000
(2) Rs. 41,000
(3) Rs. 40,000
(4) Rs. 45,000
8
283A manufactures purchases a second
hand machine for ( R s .60000 ) and
spends some amount towards repairs
then its value goes up to ( R s .90000 . ) If depreciation is ( 10 % ) per annum, what will be the value of the machine after
two years?
(a) ( R s .48600 )
(b) ( R s .81000 )
8
284When the price of TV set was increased by ( 30 % ), then number of TV sets sold
decreased by ( 20 % . ) What was the effect
on the sales?
A. ( 5 % ) decrease
B. ( 7 % ) increase
c. ( 6 % ) decrease
D. ( 4 % ) increase
8
285The price of petrol decreased from Rs.77.50 by 4.8%. What is the reduced price of petrol?8
286How much water should be added to 20
ounces of a ( 20 % ) acid solution to reduce
it to a ( 10 % ) solution?
A. 5 ounces
B. 10 ounces
c. 20 ounces
D. 30 ounces
8
287Which direction will you face if you start facing east and make ( 1 frac{1}{2} ) of a revolution clockwise?8
288Find the gain or loss percent if ( boldsymbol{C P}= ) Rs. ( mathbf{7 0 0} ) and ( boldsymbol{S . P}=boldsymbol{R s . 6 3 0} )8
289Aarati bought 10 dresses at Rs 6300 She paid Rs 200 extra as expenses. If she sold all the dresses at the cost of Rs
780 per dress, how much percentage profit or loss does she make?
A. 20% profit
B. 20% loss
c. ( 40 % ) profit
D. 30% profit
8
290( R s .800 ) amounts to ( R s .920 ) in 3 years at
a certain rate of interest. If the rate of
interest by ( 3 %, ) what would the amount will become?
7
291Mr.Subbarao started work in 2014 at an
annual salary of ( R s .10,000 ) and receive
an increment of ( boldsymbol{R s} . mathbf{7 5 0} ) each year. In
which year did his income reach
Rs. 17,500
8
29268. A trader bought two horses for
19,500. He sold one at a loss
of 20% and the other at a profit
of 15%. If the selling price of
each horse is the same, then their
cost prices are respectively
(1) 10,000 and 9,500
(2) 11,500 and 8,000
(3) 12,000 and 7,500
14 10,500 and 9,000
8
293A invested Rs 5000 in a business. After
4 months B joined him by investing Rs ( 4800 . ) After a further of 2 months, ( C )
joined them with Rs ( 5200 . ) If after the end of year, they earned a total profit if Rs ( 14,400, ) then what is the difference
between the shares of ( A ) and ( B ? )
8
294( R s .3500 ) is given at ( 7 % ) p.a rate of interest. Find the interest which will be
received at the end of two years.
7
295A dishonest milkman a buys 100 liters of milk from another dishonest
milkman ( B ) for onward distribution. He
retains 10 liter of milk for personal use, adds water to make up the shortfall and sells the mixture at Rs. 15 /liter, there
by making a profit of Rs. 2.75 /liter on
diluted the milk with water in the ratio
of milk : water 9: 1 and he makes a
profit of Rs. ( 1, ) the price per liter of pure milk purchased by ( B ) is closest to?
8
29662. In an examination in which full
marks were 500, A got 10% less
than B. B got 25% more than C.
C got 20% less than D. If A got
360 marks, what percentage of
full marks was obtained by D?
(1) 90% (2) 80%
(3) 50% (4) 60%
8
297The value of a new bike is Rs. 50,000 . If
the value depreciated by ( 5 % ) in two years, find the value of the bike after 2
years
8
298The price of an article of ( R s 100 . ) Its
price is increased by ( 10 % ), then again its is increased by ( 10 % . ) How much is an increased in total price?
A . 20
B . 21
( c .110 )
D. 121
8
299Calculations show that an angle is ( 37 frac{1}{2}^{circ} ) The size obtained by drawing and
measurement is ( 35^{circ} ). Find the error in
percent.
8
300Find the gain or loss.
C.P. ( = ) Rs. ( 550.75 ; ) S.P. ( = ) Rs. 475.30
8
301A man spends ( 80 % ) of his income in
expenditure, with the increase in the cost of living his expenditure increases by ( 37 frac{1}{2} ) and his income increases by ( 16 frac{2}{3}, ) then the present percent saving is
A ( cdot 1 frac{2}{3} )
B. ( 7 frac{6}{5} )
( mathrm{c} cdot_{5} frac{5}{7} )
D. ( 9 frac{3}{11} )
8
302In an examination, Kavita scored 120 out of 150 in maths, 136 out of 200 in English and 180 out of 150 in Science.
Find her percentage score in each subject and also on the whole
(aggregate).
8
30361. Some toffees are bought at the
rate of 11 for Rs. 10 and the same
number at the rate of 9 for Rs
10. If the whole lot is sold at one
rupee per toffee, find the gain or
loss %.
(1) Gain 2% (2) Loss 2%
(3) Loss 1 % (4) Gain 1 %
8
304Ravi and Kumar are working on as assignment. Ravi takes 6 hours to type 32 pages on a computer, while Kumar
takes 5 hours to type 40 pages. How much time will they take, working together on two difference computers to
type an assignment of 110 pages?
A. 7 hours 30 minutes
B. 8 hours
c. 8 hours 15 minutes
D. 8 hours 25 minutes
8
305Find the present worth of Rs. 930 due 3 years hence at ( % ) per annum. Also find
the discount.
8
306Convert the following rupees into paise:
( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} boldsymbol{9} boldsymbol{0} )
8
307The number of seats for admission is
increased by ( 10 % ) every year. If the number of seats in 2001 was ( 400, ) what
were the number of seats in 2003?
A. 824
B. 484
( c .500 )
D. 480
8
308Choose the correct alternative:
The tax on goods and services purchased and is usually a certain percentage added to buyer’s cost.
A. vat
B. Sales tax
c. Property tax
D. None
8
309What amount is ( 15 % ) less than ( 80 ? )8
310In a factory,the production of motor bikes was 40,000 in a particular year,which rose to 48,400 in two years. Find the rate of growth per annum ,if it was uniform during two years?8
311A chair is bought by a trader for Rs. 7,200 at ( 20 % ) discount on its marked
price. If he sells it at ( 16 % ) discount on its marked price, find the profit percent made in the whole transaction.
8
312A scooty is sold for 13,600 and fetches
a loss of ( 15 % ). Find the cost price of the
scooty.
8
313A geometry box is marked for ( R s .325 . ) If
the rate of tax is ( 12 % ), find the amount a
customer has to pay for it.
8
314A dealer marks his goods at ( 30 % ) above the cost price and allows a discount of
( 20 % ) on the marked price. Find his gain
or loss per cent.
8
31551. Three men A. B and C working
together can do a job in 6 hours
less time than A alone, in 1 hour
less time than B alone and in one
half the time needed by C when
working alone. Then A and B to-
gether can do the job in
hour
(1)
(3)
hour (2)
hour (4)
hour
8
31663. A can do a piece of work in 12
days and B in 15 days. They
work together for 5 days and
then B left. The days taken by A
to finish the remaining work is
(1) 3
(2) 5
(3) 10
(4) 12
8
31756. Rama’s expenditure and savings
are in the ratio 3:2. His income
increases by 10 percent. His
expenditure also increases by
12%. His savings increases by
(1) 7%
(2) 10%
(3) 9% (4) 13%
8
318By selling a transistor for Rs ( 572, ) a shopkeeper earns a profit equivalent to
( 30 % ) of the cost price of the transistor. What is the cost price of the transistor?
A . Rs 340
B. Rs 390
c. Rs 440
D. Rs 490
8
319When ( frac{1}{10} ) percent of 5000 is subtracted from ( frac{1}{10} ) of ( 5000, ) the difference is
( mathbf{A} cdot mathbf{0} )
B. 50
( c .450 )
D. 495
E. 500
7
320The principal is Rs. ( 1000, ) so if you pay off Rs. ( 500, ) the remaining Rs. 500 left to repay is also called the
A. interest
B. Ioan
c. principal
D. rate
7
321( frac{24}{8} ) can be expressed in percentage as ( % )7
322A sum becomes ( R s .4800 ) after two
years and ( R s .6400 ) after four years at
compound interest per annum compounded annually. Find the
sum.
8
323A man gives ( 40 % ) of his money to his children and ( 20 % ) of the remaining to a trust. If he is still left with ( mathrm{Rs} .9,600 ) then what did he originally have?
A. Rs.14, 000
B . Rs.19, 845
c. Rs.20, 000
D. Rs.25, 409
8
324Mr.Abhishak saves Rs.1000 every
month and saves in recurring deposit scheme paying simple interest ( 10 % ) per annum. In order to receive a total
amount of ( R s .5776, ) how many
installments must be deposits?
8
325A man buys 400 , twenty-rupee shares at a premium of Rs. 4 each and receives a dividend of 12%. Find his total income
from the shares.
8
326By selling 45 mangoes for Rs. ( 40, ) a man loses ( 20 % ). How many should he sell for Rs. 24 so as to gain ( 20 % ) in the transaction?
A . 18
B. 24
( c cdot 48 )
D. 72
8
327VU
53.
A merchant has 1000 kg sugar,
part of which sells at 8% profit
and the rest at 18% profit. He
gain 14% on the whole. The
quantity sold at 8% profit is:
(1) 560 kg. (2) 600 kg.
(3) 640 kg. (4) 400 kg.
8
328Divide
( 17 mathrm{km} 250 mathrm{m} ) by ( 6 mathrm{m} )
8
329Find the simple interest if ( P=R s .500, R ) ( =2 % ) per six months ( & mathrm{T}=2 frac{1}{2} ) years.
A. Rs. 20
B. Rs. 25
c. Rs. 40
D. Rs. 50
7
330Observe the graph given. Identify the
state the population growth rate
marked by ( X ) in the given graph
of Por
A . Goa
B. Kerala
C. Sikkim
D. Nagalano
8
331The number of bacteria, measured in thousands, in a culture is modeled by the equation ( b(t)=frac{380 e^{2.3 l t}}{175+e^{3.2 l t}}, ) where
( t ) is the number of days since the culture was formed. According to this model, the culture can support a maximum population of
A . 217
в. 205
( c .380 )
D. 760
( E cdot alpha )
8
332Ramesh deposited ( R s .7800 ) in a bank which pays him ( 12 % ) p.a.What is amount which he receives after 3
months.
7
33354. 20% raise of price followed by a
discount of 25% of the raised
portion will
(1) decrease the price by 15%
(2) increase the price by 10%
(3) decrease the price by 5%
(4) increase the price by 15%
8
334Veer spends ( 15 % ) of this monthly income on house rent and ( 60 % ) of the
rest on household expenditure. If, he saves ( R s .2210, ) what is his monthly
income?
8
335A movie ticket costs ( R s .400 ). The tax on
it is ( 287 . ) Find the amount a customer
has to pay to buy the ticket.
8
336An old T.V set was bought for Rs 1500
some repairs wee done for Rs ( 375 . ) Then
it was sold for Rs 2500 . find the profit or lost percentage
8
337A certain sum of money, lent out at compound interest, amounts to Rs.
14,520 in 2 years and to Rs. 17,56920 in 4
years. Find the rate of interest per annum and the sum.
7
338By selling an article for Rs 600 more, Karthik would have made ( 5 % ) profit on
his sale invested of a ( 11 % ) loss. What was
his cost price?
A. 3750
B. 3650
c. 3350
D. 3950
8
33958. The single discount which is
equivalent to successive dis-
counts of 20%, 15% and 10% is
(1) 32.7% (2) 34.2%
(3) 36.9% (4) 38.8%
8
340In how much time would Rs 5000
amount to Rs 6655 at ( 10 % ) p.a compound interest?
8
341Reduce it into fraction:
( 6.25 % )
8
342By how much ( % ) is 2500 greater than ( mathbf{5 0 0} ) ?8
343In a school ( 10 % ) of the boys are same in
number as one -fourth of the girls. What is the ratio of boys to girls in that school?
A .3: 2
B. 5: 2
( c cdot 2: 1 )
D. 4: 3
8
344The cost of a vehicle is Rs. ( 1,75,000 . ) If its value depreciates at the rate of ( 20 % ) per annum, then the total depreciation
after 3 years will be:
A. Rs. 86,400
B. Rs. 82,500
c. Rs. 84,500
D. Rs. 85,400
8
34561. If the cost price of 25 articles is
equal to the selling price of 20
articles, then the gain percent-
age is
(1) 20 % (2) 22.5 %
(3) 25 %
(4) 27.5 %
8
346The population of a city decreased from
25,000 to ( 24,500 . ) Find the percentage
decrease.
8
347Find the difference between simple
interest and compound interest on Rs. 2,400 at 2 years at ( 5 % ) per annum compounded annually.
8
348more than
66. A’s income
B’s. B’s income is less than
A’s by :
(1) 6%
(3) 6%
(2) 579 %
(4) 515 %
8
349Convert the following ratio into the
percentage.
( mathbf{1 5}: mathbf{2 5} )
7
350A candidate got 5650 votes in an election and won by this opponent by a
margin of 3000 votes. if there only two
candidates, find the percentage of votes obtained by the defeated candidate.
8
351On what sum will the compound
interest at ( 5 % ) p.a.for 2 years compounded annually be Rs. ( 1,640 ? )
A . 16,000
B. 630.50
c. 425.76
D. 1,640
8
352toppr 5
(b) ( frac{4}{20} )
( (c) frac{1}{2} )
(d) ( frac{2}{3} )
( (e) frac{3}{5} )
(f) ( 2 frac{1}{7} )
( (g) frac{1}{5} )
(h) ( frac{4}{15} )
(i) ( frac{1}{6} )
(j) ( 4 frac{3}{8} )
(k) ( frac{8}{9} )
(।) ( 1 frac{1}{9} )
7
35371. If 120 is 20% of a number, then
120% of that number will be:
(1) 20 (2) 120
(3) 480 (4) 720
8
354Two radios were bought at the same
cost. One was sold at a profit of ( 12 % )
and the other at a profit of ( 17 % ). If the difference in the selling price of the two radios was ( R s 125, ) what was the cost
8
355A car which costs Rs. 3,50,000 depreciates by ( 10 % ) every year. What will be the worth of the car after three years?
A .2,55,150
В. 1,65,150
c. 2,25,350
D. 1,55,350
8
356Sakshi can do a piece of work in 20 days. Tanya is ( 25 % ) more efficient than Sakshi. The number of days taken by Tanya to do the same piece of work is:
A . 15
B. 16
c. 18
D. 25
8
357In a monthly test. Sumit scored 97 out out of 100 in mathematics, 69 out
of 75 in science, out of 150 in hindi
and 42 out of 50 in English.
1) In which subject was his performance the best?
2) In which subject did he perform the
worst?
3) What was his aggregate percentage?
7
358Fill in the blanks
begin{tabular}{lllll}
S. no & cost price & Selling price & Profit & Loss \
hline (a) & Rs 1,200 & Rs Rs & Rs \
(b) & 2,000 & & 800 & 180 \
(c) & & Rs & Rs & \
(d) & Rs & 5,100 & 850 & \
& 10,800 & & Rs & 216
end{tabular}
8
35958. Two vessels A and B contain
acid and water mixed in the
ratio 2 : 3 and 4: 3. In what
ratio must these mixtures be
mixed to form a new mixture
containing half acid and half
water?
(1) 5:7 (2) 1:2
(3) 2:1 (4) 7:5
7
360A man bought a goat for Rs. ( 2000 . ) He sold at a loss of ( 20 %, ) the sell price of the goat which was sold at a loss was
A. Rs. 1,648
B. Rs. 1, 600
c. Rs. 1,048
D. Rs. 2,048
8
361Find ( x: )
( 12 frac{1}{2} % ) of ( x ) is 64
( 150 % ) of 50 is ( x )
( 1 % ) of ( x ) is 8
8
362A photography dealer ordered 60 Mode
( X ) cameras to be sold for ( \$ 250 ) each,
which represents a 20 percent mark up over the dealer’s initial cost for each
camera. Of the cameras ordered, 6 were
never sold and were returned to the
manufacturer for a refund of 50 percent of the dealer’s initial cost. What was
the dealer’s approximate profit or loss
as a percent of the dealer’s initial cost
for the 60 cameras?
A. ( 7 % ) loss
B. ( 13 % ) loss
c. ( 7 % ) profit
D. ( 13 % ) profit
E . ( 15 % ) profit
8
363By selling a watch for ( R s .1275 ), Javed
lost ( 15 % ). At what price should he sell to
make a profit of ( 10 % ? )
8
364A shopkeeper sold a T.V set for Rs17,940
with a discount of ( 12.5 % ) and Gained ( 5 % )
If no discount is allowed then what will
be his gain percent?
8
365Express in centimetres.
( mathbf{8 9 5 . 4 0 m} )
8
366Input credit is payable on account of paid on capital goods.
A. profit
B. vat
c. sales tax
D. discount
8
367A sum of money invested at a certain
rate of interest doubles itself in 10
years. In how many years will the money triple itself at the same rate?
8
368A person saves ( 9 % ) of his salary every month. If his salary is ( R s .24000 . ) Find his saving per year?8
369Amount in 4 years.8
37058. For a certain article, if discount is
25% the profit is 25%. If the dis-
count is 10%, then the profit is
(1) 50% (2) 40%
(3) 30%
(4) 33%
8
371A certain sum is to be invested for a
certain time at simple interest at ( 6 % )
p.a., such that there is an increase of 24
( % ) in the sum. Find the time.
A . 2 years
B. 3 years
c. 4 years
D. 5 years
7
372The correct relationship is
A ( cdot A+C . I=P )
B. C.I.-P=A
c. ( mathrm{c} . mathrm{L}=mathrm{A}-mathrm{p} )
D. None of these
8
373Seventy five ball pens ( operatorname{cost} R s 637.50 )
Find the price of 23 ball pens. How many
pens can be bought for ( R s 800 ) and how
much money will be left?
8
374f ( sqrt{18225}=135, ) then the value of ( sqrt{18225}+sqrt{182.25}+sqrt{1.8225} )
( +sqrt{0.018225} ) is
8
37564. In a business partnership among
A, B, C and D, the profit is shared
as follows:
A’s share B’s share
B’s share C’s share
C’s share_1
D’s share 3
If the total profit is 4,00,000,
the share of C is
(1) * 1,12,500
(2) 1,37,500
(3) 90,000
(4) 2,70,000
che
8
376If market price ( =boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} . boldsymbol{9} boldsymbol{9} boldsymbol{0} ) and
percentage of discount is 10 , then find the selling price.
8
377Divide 1380 among Ahmed, John and Babita so that the
among Ahmed receives in 5 times as much as Babita’s share
and is 3 times as much as John’s share.
8
378A shopkeeper bought two TV sets at Rs 10,000 each.He sold one at a profit ( 10 % ) and the other at a loss of ( 10 % ). Find
whether he made an overall profit or loss.
8
379A man borrows Rs. 12500 from a bank at
( 20 % ) compound interest. At the end of every year, he pays Rs. 2000 as part repayment. How much does he still owe to the bank after three such instalments?
A. Rs. 15600
B. Rs. 12864
c. Rs. 12000
D. Rs. 14320
8
38056. A table with marked prica
1200 was sold to a customer
for 1100. Find the rate of dis.
count allowed on the table.
(1) 9%
(2) 8
%
(3) 9 %
(4) 10%
8
381Express ( \$ \$ 5: 8 \$ \$ ) as percent7
382If the selling price of 5 articles is equal
to the cost price of 6 articles, find the
profit or loss per cent.
8
383Priyanka has a recurring deposit account of Rs. 1000 per month at ( 10 % )
per annum. If she gets Rs. 5550 as
interest at the time of maturity, find the
total time for which the account was
held.
7
384Convert speed into ( k m / h )
( 7.5 m / s )
8
385Express ( frac{2}{5} ) as percentage.7
386Seema invested an amount of Rs.
( 16,000 /- ) for two years at C.I. and received an amount of Rs. 17640 on
maturity. What is the rate of interest?
A . ( 8 % )
B. ( 5 % )
c. ( 7 % )
D. ( 6 % )
8
387If ( 70 % ) of the students in a school are
boys and the number of girls is ( 540, ) find the number of boys in the school
8
388Calculate the interest on ( R s .800 ) at ( 6 frac{1}{2} ) ( % ) per annum, for ( 3 frac{1}{2} ) years7
389A store has in stock 1230 pairs of socks and the price is 50 per pair of socks, then the total amount the store owner
gets after selling all the items in the stock. Ans in Rs ( k 00 . ) Find the value of ( k )
8
390Convert the following fraction into percents ( =frac{1}{8} )7
391If sale price is ( R s .200 ) and ( mathrm{CST} ) is ( R s .4 )
then find the actual selling price
8
392If the alloy of metal contains ( 45 % ) nickel
( 25 % ) copper and rest is zinc, then the weight of zinc in 3 kg alloy is
8
393If you deposit Rs. 500 in an account that earns ( 5 % ) compounded quarterly, then what would be the balance in that
account after 4 years?
A. 600
в. 610
( c .620 )
D. 630
8
39452. In a mixture of 35 litres, the ra-
tio of milk and water is
4: 1. How many litres of water
must be added to make the ratio
2:3?
(1) 70
(2) 28
(3) 40
(4) 35
7
395The mass of two pieces of brass is 60
kg. The first piece contains ( 10 mathrm{kg} ) of pure copper and the second piece
contains 8 kg of pure copper. What is
the percentage of copper in the first piece of brass if the second piece
contains 15 per cent more copper than the first?
8
396Eden deposited Rs. 10000 for 4 year at a rate of ( 6 % ) p.a. Find the interest he got.
A . 2000
B. 2400
( c .2800 )
D. 3200
7
397A secondary school had 450 students in a certain year. ( 10 % ) of the students were given admissions next year. Find the number of new students in the next
year
8
398A trust fund has Rs. 30,000 that must
be invested in two different types of bonds. The first bond pays ( 5 % ) interest per year, and the second bond pays ( 7 % ) interest per year. Using matrix multiplication, determine how to divide
Rs. 30,000 among the two types of bonds. If the trust fund must obtain an
annual total interest of
A) Rs. 1800
B) Rs. 2000
8
399A car priced at ( R S 3600 ) is reduced by
( 25 % ). What is the reduced price?
8
400Find the amount and the compound
interest on 50000 for ( 1 frac{1}{2} ) years at ( 8 % )
per annum, the interest is compounded
semi-annually.
8
401Convert each part of the ratio to percentage:
2: 3: 5
8
40257. In what time will Rs. 64,000
amount to Rs. 68,921 at 5% per
annum, interest being compound-
ed half yearly ?
(1) 3 years
(2) 2
years
(3) 2 years
(2)
years
8
403After spending ( 69 % ) of his monthly earnings a man saves ( R s .2108 . ) Find his
monthly income.
8
404If ( R s .3,750 ) amount to ( R s .4,620 ) in 3 years at simple interest, then find the rate of interest.
A ( cdot 7 frac{11}{15} % )
в. ( 8 frac{11}{15} % )
c. ( _{6} frac{11}{15} % )
D. ( 5 frac{11}{15} % )
7
405(D) LUTY
1800 at a
shopkeeper
1800.
56. Selling an item for
discount of 10% a shopkee
the item without discount thi
percentage of profit would have
been
(1) 10% (2) 20%
(3) 25% (4) 30%
8
406The weight of a stand bag is 40 kg. In a hurry it was weighted as 40.9 kg. The error percentage is :
A . 1%
B. 0.5%
c. 1.5%
D. 2%
8
40752. A T.V. manufacturer sells two
televisions at 9,900 each. He
earned a profit of 10% on the first
one and suffered 10% loss on
another. Net loss or profit per-
cent is
(1) 16% profit
% loss
(3) 1% profit
(4) 1% loss
8
408The national wealth of a country
increases by ( 4 % ) of its value at the beginning of every year. Find the
national wealth of the country in ( 1985, ) if
was estimated at INR ( 3.125 times 10^{12} ) in
1983
8
409Convert into fraction :-
( 10 % )
8
410Transform the ratio given below into
percentage.
( frac{5}{16} ) in percentage form is ( 31.25 %, ) if true then enter 1 and if false then enter 0
7
411When any number is divided by 12,then
dividend comes ( frac{1}{4} ) th of the other
number. By how much percent first number is greater than the second number.
A. 150
в. 200
c. 300
8
412Richard got a discount of ( 10 % ) on the suit he bought. The marked price was
( mathbf{5}, mathbf{0 0 0} ) for the suit. If he had to pay sales tax of ( 10 % ) on the price at which he bought, how much did he pay?
8
41313J U
55. Jasmine allows 4% discount
the marked price of her good
and still earns a profit of 20%
What is the cost price of a shin
if its marked price is 850?
(1) 7650 (2) 720
(3) 700 (4) 680
8
414By selling pens at 4 for ( R s .10 ), a shopkeeper makes a profit of ( 20 % ) on the cost price. If he sells them at ( R s . x )
per dozen, he loses ( 10 % ) on the cost
price. Calculate ( boldsymbol{x} )
A. ( R s .18 .50 )
B. ( R s .22 .50 )
c. ( R s .20 )
D. ( R s .18 .75 )
8
415The 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
8
416Rekha borrowed Rs. 40,000 for 3 years
at ( 10 % ) per annum compound interest. Calculate the interest earned in the
second year.
8
417is calculated by deducting tax credit from tax collected during the payment period.
A. vat
B. profit
c. sales tax
D. discount
8
418Nick surveyed a random sample of the freshman class of his high school to determine whether the Fall Festival
should be held in October or November.
Of the 90 students surveyed, ( 25.6 % ) preferred October. Based on this information, about how many students in the entire 225 -person class would be expected to prefer having the Fall Festival in October?
A. 50
в. 60
( c cdot 75 )
D. 80
8
419A students scores 40 marks in an
examination and fails by 26 marks If the passing percentage is 33 then find the maximum marks in the
examination
8
420Convert each part of the ratio to
percentage.
( mathbf{1}: mathbf{4} )
7
421Mohini saves ( R s 4000 ) from her salary.
If this is ( 10 % ) of her salary. What is her salary?
8
422At a school, ( 20 % ) of the students are
seniors. If all of the seniors attended the
school play, and ( 60 % ) of all the students
attended the play, then what percent of the non-seniors attended the play?
A . ( 20 % )
B. ( 40 % )
( c .50 % )
D. ( 100 % )
8
423The marked price of an article is Rs. 900 and the rate of sales-tax on it is ( 6 % ). If on
selling the article at its marked price, a retailer has to pay ( mathrm{VAT}=mathrm{Rs} .4 .80 ; ) find the money paid by him (including salestax) for purchasing this article.
A. ( R s .754 .20 )
B. ( R s .869 .20 )
c. ( R s .946 .20 )
D. Rs.1023.20
8
424What is the total number of Deaths due
to Autos and Motorcycles together?
A . 6958
B. 5942
( c .6176 )
D. 7784
8
425( 250 % ) of ( x ) is increased by ( 250 % ) to become ( 30 . ) what is the value of ( x ? )
A . 3.42
в. 4.8
( c .3 .81 )
D. None of these
8
42668. A shopkeeper marks his goods
40% above the cost price. He
allows a discount of 5% for cash
payment to his customers. He
discount. His profit is
(1) 264 (2) 164
(3) 200 (4) 800
8
42765. A reduction of 20% in the pri
of sugar enables me to purcha
5 kg more for 600. Find thi
price of sugar per kg before to
duction of price.
(1) 24 (2) 30
(3) * 32 (4) 36
8
428A man pays 8 tax on Re.1. If the total tax
paid by him is Rs.1000, then on how much amount did he pay the tax?
A. Rs.12500
B . Rs.12400
c. Rs.1200
D. Rs.12300
8
429Ashwin distributes 30 sweets between
Shweta and pallavi in the ratio 2:3. How many and what percentage of sweets do Shweta and Pallavi get?
8
430Shyam’s monthly income is ( R s .12,000 )
He saves ( R s .1,200 . ) Find the present of
his saving and his expenditure.
8
431Naman purchased an old bike for Rs.
20000. If the cost of his bike is
depreciated at a rate of ( 5 % ) per annum, then find the cost of the bike after 2
years?
A. Rs. 18050
B. Rs. 15000
c. Rs. 1900
D. Rs. 18000
8
432Convert ( frac{14}{40} ) into percentage.
A . ( 0.35 % )
в. ( 3.5 % )
c. ( 35 % )
D. 350%
7
433An amount of money fetches a simple Interest of Rs.4,320 at the rate of 4
percent per annum at the end of 6 years. What is the principal amount?
A . ( R s .24,000 )
B. Rs.12,000
c. ( R s .18,000 )
D. ( R s .20,000 )
7
434Two partners invest Rs 120000 and Rs
84000 in a business and agree that ( 70 % ) of the profit should be divided
equally between them and the remaining profit is to be treated as interest on capital. If one person gets Rs 900 more than the other then find the
8
435The difference between S.I. and C.I. at
( 12 % ) per annum for 6 years on a certain sum is ( 500 . ) Find the sum.
A . 1976.28
в. 2976.28
c. 3976.28
D. 4976.28
8
436Jayanti purchase a commodity for
Rs. 2500 and paid an amount of
Rs. 2700 including the sales tax. Find
the rate of sales tax
A . ( 5 % )
B. ( 8 % )
( c cdot 10 % )
D. ( 12 % )
8
437In a class ( 25 % ) of the total students are
absent. If 45 students are presents, then what is the total strength of the class.
8
438If the ratio of the cost price and sale
price is ( 25: 26 . ) Then find the profit in
percentage.
8
439An article passing through two hands is sold at a profit of ( 38 % ) at the original cost price. If the dealer makes a profit of ( 20 %, ) then the profit per cent made by the second is:
A . 15
B. 12
c. 10
D. 5
8
440A sum of money invested at C.I. amounts to Rs. 800 in 3 years and to Rs.
840 in 4 years. The rate of interest per
annum is
A ( cdot_{2} frac{1}{2} % )
B . 4%
c. ( 5 % )
D. ( 6 frac{2}{3} % )
8
441The interest is supposed compound
unless the contrary is state.

A person borrows 672 pounds to be repaid in 5 years by annual instalments
of 120 pounds; find the rate of interest, reckoning simple interest.

7
44236 men can complete a piece of work in 18 days. In how many days will 27 men
complete the same work?
A ( cdot 12 )
B. 18
c. 22
D. 24
E. None of these
8
443A company deposits ( \$ 200 ) in bank with an interest rate of ( 5 % ). After how many
years will the amount increase by ( \$ 50 ) with the same interest rate?
A . 5
B. 10
c. 15
D. 25
7
444Harry goes to a shop to buy a watch costing Rs. 1404 including sales tax of ( 8 % ). He asks the shopkeeper to reduce the price of the watch so that he can save an amount equal to the sales tax. The reduction in the price of the watch
is
A . Rs. 108
B. Rs. 104
c. Rs. 112.32
D. None of these
8
445A fruit seller bought mangoes at ( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} boldsymbol{9 0} )
per dozen and sold them at a loss of 8
percent. How much will a customer pay for:
i) one mango
ii) 40 mangoes
8
446( 30 % ) passenger from train got down at
station ( A, 70 % ) of the remaining got
down at station ( B ), If there are still 1050
passenger in the train, how many passenger were there before station ( boldsymbol{A} ) provided no one boarded the train at station ( A ) and ( B ? )
8
447If the price of an article is increased by per cent ( p, ) then the decrease in per cent
of sales must not exceed ( d ) in order to
yield the same income. The value of ( d ) is
A ( cdot frac{1}{1+p} )
в. ( frac{1}{1-p} )
c. ( frac{p}{1+p} )
D. ( frac{p}{p-1} )
E ( cdot frac{1-p}{1+p} )
8
448In an examination ( A ) got ( 25 % ) marks
more than ( mathrm{B}, mathrm{B} ) got ( 10 % ) less than ( mathrm{C} ) and ( mathrm{C} )
got ( 25 % ) more that ( D ). If ( D ) got 320 marks out of ( 500, ) the marks obtained by ( A )
were:
A . 450
B. 405
( c .360 )
D. 400
8
44960. X is 3 times as fast as Y and is
able to complete the work in 40
days less than Y. Then the time
in which they can complete the
work together is
(1) 15 days
(2) 10 days
(3 7 days
(4) 5 days
8
450Pratap paid ( 20 % ) of this salary as income tax. if he is left with ( R s 8,400 )
after paying the tax, find his salary.
A. ( R s .11,500 )
B. Rs. 11,000
c. ( R s .10,000 )
D. Rs. 10, 500
8
451The population of a town increases from 10000 to ( 10400 . ) The growth rate is
A . ( 4 % )
B. ( 40 % )
( c .2 % )
D. ( 20 % )
8
452( 45 % ) of the students in a school are boys.
If the total number of students in the
school is 880 , find the number of girls
in the school.
8
453A man buys two cycles for a total cost of Rs. ( 900 . ) By selling one cycle at a loss of ( 20 % ) and the other at a profit of ( 25 %, ) he makes a profit of Rs. 90 on the whole transaction. Find the cost price of each
cycle.
A . Rs. 200; Rs. 500
B. Rs. 300; Rs. 600
c. Rs. 400; Rs. 700
D. Rs. 500; Rs. 800
8
454Reduction in price of vehicle and machinery with time is called8
455A student has to secure ( 40 % ) marks to
pass. He gets 40 marks and fails by 40 marks. The maximum number of marks
is
A . 200
B. 160
( c cdot 180 )
D. 320
8
456Meeta saves Rs. 400 from her salary. If
this is ( 10 % ) of her salary. What is her salary?
A. Rs7000
B. Rs6000
c. Rs 4000
D. Rs5000
8
457A tradesman marks his goods ( 25 % ) above the cost price and allows his
customers 12 % reduction on their bills.
What percent profit does he make?
8
458Find the sum of money that amounts to
Rs.5050 in six years at 5% per annum.
7
459Nitesh
& Jitesh invested Rs 15000 and
Rs 18000 respectively in a business If the total profit at the end of the year is Rs 8800 and Nitesh being an active
partner gets an additional ( 12.5 % ) of the profit find the total profit of Nitesh in Rs
8
460Shweta is competing in a group stairclimbing relay challenge with two of her friends. They will take turns climbing the stairs of two of the tallest buildings
of the city. The three of them each plan to climb an equal number of stairs, and
Shweta will go first. The first building
has ( s ) stairs, and the second building
has 3639 stairs. During the race, Shweta faces anaemia and is only able
to complete ( 75 % ) of her goal. What is the total number of stairs that she climbs?
A ( cdot 0.75left(frac{1}{3} s+1213right) )
В. ( 0.75left(frac{1}{3} s+3639right) )
c. ( 75left(frac{1}{3} s+1213right) )
D ( cdot 75left(frac{1}{3} s+3639right) )
8
461The price of petrol is increased by ( 25 % )
By how much precent a car owner should reduce his consumption of petrol so that the expenditure on petrol would not be increased?
A . ( 25 % )
B . 30%
c. ( 50 % )
D . 20%
8
462If the volume of a sphere increases by ( 72.8 %, ) then its surface area increases by
A . 20%
B. 44%
c. 24.3%
D. 48.6%
8
463In a class of 50 student, there one 20
girls. The percentage of girls is
8
464A store reported total sales of ( \$ 385 )
million for February of this year. If the total sales for the same month last year
was ( \$ 320 ) million, approximately what was the percent increase in
sales?
A . ( 2 % )
B. ( 17 % )
c. ( 20 % )
D. ( 65 % )
E. ( 83 % )
8
465If a deposit of Rs 1000 earns simple interest of Rs 250 in 3 years, how much interest would a deposit of Rs 3600 earn
in 3 years with the same rate of interest?
7
466Ajay had purchased a second hand scooter for Rs. 18000 and spent Rs 1800
for repairs. After 1 year he wanted to sell the scooter. At what price should he sell
it to gain ( frac{mathbf{1 0 0}}{mathbf{9}} %, ) if ( frac{mathbf{1 0 0}}{mathbf{1 1}} % ) is to be
deducted at the end of every year on
account of depreciation?
A. Rs. 18000
B. Rs. 19800
c. Rs. 20000
D. Rs. 22500
8
467The difference between simple interest and compound interest at yearly intervals, on Rs. 3000 for 2 years at ( 6 % )
is
A . Rs. 20.80
B. Rs. 15.80
c. Rs. 10.80
D. Rs. 9.80
8
468A sum of Rs. 18750 is left by will by a father to be divided between two sons,
12 and 14 years of age, so that when they attain maturity at ( 18, ) the amount received by each of them at 5 per cent simple interest will be the
same. Find the sum allotted at present
to each son?
A. Rs. 9500 , Rs. 9250
B. Rs. 8000, Rs. 1750
c. Rs. ( 9000, ) Rs. 9750
D. Rs. 10000, Rs. 8750
7
469Mohan bought a flat worth Rs.10,00,000. He sells it to Rajesh at a profit of ( 10 % ). If after sometime Rajesh sells it back to Mohan at a ( 10 % ) loss,
then the amount gain by Mohan is
A. Rs.1, 00,000
в. ( R s .10,00,000 )
c. ( R s .11,00,000 )
D. Rs.1,10,000
8
47056. The single discount equiva-
lent to the discount series of
20%, 10% and 5% is :
(1) 11.66% (2) 31.6%
(3) 31.66% (4) 32%
8
471When a number is added to another number, the total becomes ( 333 frac{1}{3} ) percent of the second number. What is the ratio between the first number and second number?
A. 3: 7
в. 7: 4
c. 7: 3
D. 4: 7
8
472A retailer gets a discount of ( 40 % ) on the printed price of an article. The retailer sells it at the printed price. What is the gain or loss percent?
A. ( 12 % ) gain
B. ( 12 % ) loss
c. ( _{66} frac{2}{3} % ) gain
D. ( 66 frac{2}{3} % ) loss
8
473Rajendra and Rehana own a business. Rehana receives ( 25 % ) of the profit in
each month. If Rehana received Rs. 2080
in particular month, what is the total profit in that month
8
474Jeshu purchased a bike by paying Rs. ( 52,000 . ) If the value depreciates by ( 2 % ) every year, find the value of the bike
after 3 years.
8
475A man bought a second hand car for Rs.
76000 and a ( T V ), for Rs. ( 27500 . ) He sold
the car at a gain of ( 15 % ) and the T.V. at a
loss of ( 12 % ). Find the total amount
gained or lost from the two transactions.
A . lost Rs. 1800
B. gained Rs. 1800
c. gained Rs. 8100
D. lost Rs. 8100
8
476Ahmed, Batuk and Chand share ( \$ 1000 )
in the ratio 8: 7: 5

8
477Find the ratio of the given statement in the simplest form.
75 paise to Rs. 3
8
478Convert speed into ( boldsymbol{k m} / boldsymbol{h} ) ( 15 m / s )8
479Simple interest on a certain sum is ( frac{mathbf{9}}{mathbf{1 6}} )
of the sum. Find the rate percent and the time if both are numerically equal
7
48052.
The list price of an electric fan is
Rs. 300. If two successive dis-
counts of 15% and 10% are al-
lowed, its selling price would be
(1) Rs. 227.50 (2) Rs. 225
(3) Rs. 230 (4) Rs. 229.50
8
481If the cost price of 21 cell phones is
equal to selling price of 18 cell phones, find the profit percent
8
482Sekar bought a computer for 38,000 and a printer for ( 8,000 . ) If the rate of sales tax is ( 7 % ) for these items, find the price he has to pay to buy these two items.8
483A company with 10,000 shares of Rs.100 each, declares an annual
dividend of ( 5 % )
What should be the annual income of a ma who has 72 shares in the company?
8
average profit it ( 6 % ) of sales. Its profits in men’s shirts average is ( 8 % ) of sales and women’s shirt comprise ( 60 % ) of
output. The average profit per sales rupee in women’s shirts is
A . 0.0466
B. 0.0666
c. 0.0166
D. None of these
8
485In a class, the number of girls is ( 20 % )
more than that of boys. The strength of the class is ( 66 . ) If 4 more girls are
admitted to the class, what will be the
ratio of the number of boys to that of the girls?
A .3: 4
B. 5: 2
c. 1: 3
D. 2: 7
8
486Mrs. Goyal has to pay ( 4 % ) sales tax in addition to the price if a certain article. Find the price of her article, if she pays
( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} . mathbf{2 6 0} ) in all?
8
487A man has 80 pens. He sells some of these at ( 15 % ) profit and the rest at
10% loss. Overall he gets a profit of 10% Find how many pens were sold at ( 15 % ) profit ?
8
488A man sold two chairs at Rs. 492 each.
On one, he gained ( 20 % ) and on the other, he lost ( 20 % ). Find his net gain ( % ) or loss ( % ) in the whole transaction.
8
489Monika answered ( frac{3}{4} ) of the questions on her quiz correctly. What percent of the questions did she answer correctly?
A . ( 25 % ) %
B. 34%
c. ( 50 % )
D. 75%
8
490Due to migration to cities, the population of a town decreases every year by ( 10 % ). If the present population of
the town is ( 14600, ) find the population two years hence.
8
491The investment of ( A ) is twice as that of ( B )
and thrice as that of ( C . B ) invested for
twice the months than ( A ) and thrice the
months than
C. Who will earn the
highest profit
8
492If the price of gas is increased by ( 20 % ) by how much % must a housewife reduce her consumption of gas, so as to have no extra expenditure?
A ( cdot 16 frac{2}{3} % )
в. 25 %
c. 20 %
D. 50 %
8
493The population of a town was ( 59000 . ) In one year it was increased by 4536 due to new births. However, 9218 persons
died or left the town during the year
What was the population at the end of
the year?
8
494A trader purchases ( 70 mathrm{kg} ) of tea at Rs.15.00 per kg and 30kg of tea at
Rs.18.00 per kg and mixes the two. If
the packing charges are 5 percent and he would like to make a profit of 20 percent, he should sell the tea at (approximately):
A . ( R s .17 .50 ) per kg
B. Rs.18.20 per kg
c. ( R s .20 ) per kg
D. Rs.19.50 per kg
8
495( frac{2}{5} ) of total students in a class have opted
Maths.Find the percentage of students
opting Maths
A ( cdot frac{2}{5} times 100 )
В. ( frac{5}{2} times 100 )
( mathbf{c} cdot frac{2}{5} times frac{1}{100} )
D. ( frac{5}{2} times frac{1}{100} )
7
496A value of a machine depreciates every year at the rate of ( 12 % . ) The present value of a machine is Rs. 5500. What
was the value of the machine 2 years
before?
8
497The present population of a town is ( 14000 . ) If it increases at the rate of ( 10 % )
per annum, what will be its population
after 4 years?
( mathbf{A} cdot 10497 )
B . 20497
c. 30497
D. 40497
8
498In one year, the population of a village increased by ( 10 % ) and on the next year, it decreased by ( 10 % ). If the end of the 2 nd year, the population was ( 7920, ) what was it in the beginning?
( A cdot 8500 )
B. 8000
( c cdot 8100 )
D. 840
8
499A man saves ( 20 % ) of his monthly salary.
If on account of increase in prices, he is to increase his monthly expenses by ( 20 %, ) he is only able to save Rs 800 per month. His monthly salary is
A. Rs 40,000
B. Rs 28,000
c. Rs 24,000
D. Rs 20,000
8
500In what time will Rs. 1000 amount to Rs.
1331 at ( 10 % ) p.a. in ( C ) l?
A . 4 years
B. 3 years
c. 2 years
D. 1 year
7
501Which of the following is a source of income of the Gram Panchayats?
A. Income Tax
B. Sales Tax
c. Professional Tax
D. Levy duties
8
502What percent of 85 is ( 17 ? )7
503A shop has 600 shirts, out of which one-
fourth are defective.What percentage of shirts are defective.
8
504The list price of a video is ( operatorname{Rs} 10,500 . ) If the rate of sales tax is ( 10 % ), then the total amount for purchasing the video is
A . Rs 12,500
B. Rs 11,550
c. Rs 11,000
D. Rs 12,000
8
505If 20 litres of mixture containing ( 85 % )
milk is mixed with 25 litres of another
mixture, Then the resultant mixture has
( 60 % ) milk. Find the percentage of milk in the second mixture.
8
506the price, a customer will pay for the bicycle if the Sales Tax is increased
by ( 6 % )
8
507The number of employees in companies
( A, B ) and ( C ) are in the ratio 3: 2: 4
respectively. If the number of employees in the three companies is increased by ( 20 %, 30 % ) and ( 15 % ) respectively, what will be the new ratio of employees working in companies ( A, B ) and ( C )
respectively?
( mathbf{A} cdot 18: 13: 24 )
B. 13: 18: 23
( mathbf{c} cdot 17: 13: 23 )
D. 18: 13: 23
8
508Varun is climbing steps to the top of a
monument. After climbing 15 steps, Varun stops to tie his shoe laces. If there
are 75 steps in the monument, what percent of the total number of steps has Varun climbed when he stops to tie
his shoe laces?
A . ( 90 % )
B. ( 60 % )
( c cdot 20 % )
D. ( 5 % )
8
509Simple interest on a certain sum of
money for 4 years at ( 4 % ) per annum exceeds the compound interest on the
same sum for 3 years at 5 per cent per annum by Rs. 228. Find the sum.
8
510A man got a ( 10 % ) increase in his salary. If his new salary is Rs. ( 1,54,000, ) find his original salary.8
511Express each of the following ratios as a
per cent.
( mathbf{2}: mathbf{3} )
8
512Mr. Philip invests an amount of Rs.
12200 at the rate of 2 p.c.p.a.for 4 years to obtain a simple interest. Later he invests the principal amount as well as the amount obtained as simple interest
for another 3 years at the same rate of interest. What amount of simple interest will he obtain at the end of the
last 3 years?
A . 1185.84
B. 1285.84
c. 1385.84
D. 1485.84
7
513( A ) is older than B. Taking present ages of ( A ) and ( B ) as ( x ) years and ( y ) years
respectively, find in terms of ( x ) and ( y )
(i) the difference between the ages of ( A )
and B.
(ii) the age of B when A was of ( y ) years. If the age of ( B ), obtained, in step (ii), is
half the present age of ( A ) and ( B ) is 42 years; find the present ages of A and B.
8
51464. 31% of employees pay tax in
the year 2008. Non-tax paying
employees are 20,700. The to-
tal number of employees is :
(1) 31,160 (2) 64,750
(3) 30,000 (4) 66,775
8
515Monthly income of Suresh is ( R s 20240 )
He spends ( 12.5 % ) of his monthly
income on education. Find what amount
he spends on education
8
51661. A man sells 320 mangoes at
the cost price of 400 mangoes.
His gain percent is :
(1) 15 (2) 20
(3) 25 (4) 10
8
517Mrs. Priya earns 24000 per month. She spends ( frac{7}{12} ) on household items and ( frac{1}{8} ) on rest of the things. The amount she saves is
A. Rs. 8000
B. Rs. 7000
c. Rs. 6000
D. Rs. 5000
8
51858. A man spends 75% of his in-
come. His income increases by
20% and his expenditure also
increases by 10%. The percent-
age of increase in his savings is
(1) 40% (2) 30%
(3) 50% (4) 25%
8
51956. Two numbers A and B are such
that the sum of 5% of A and 4%
of B is a rd of the sum of 6% of
A and 8% of B. The ratio A:B is
(1) 4:3 (2) 3:4
(3) 1:1 (4) 2:3
8
520The weight of 30 boxes is 6 kg. What is the weight of 1080 such boxes?8
521Mr. Gupta purchased an article for Rs.
702 including Sales Tax. If the rate of Sales Tax is ( 8 % ), find the sale price of
the article.
8
522A shopkeeper marks his goods ( 20 % ) above cost price and allows a discount
of ( 15 % . ) What percent does he gain or lose ?
8
523A man buys a plot of land at
( R s 3,00,000 . ) He sells one third of the plot at a loss of ( 20 % ). Again, he sells two
-fifth of the plot left at a profit of ( 25 % ) At what price should he sell the remaining plot in order to get a profit of ( 10 % ) on the whole?
8
524A fast blowing town has now 30,000 cattle, during the last few years, the number of cattle depreciates at the rate of ( 20 % ).If depreciation continues at this rate what will be the cattle population
after 3 years?
8
525A bag contains 8 red balls, 11 blue balls
and 6 green balls. Find the percentage of blue balls in the bag.
8
526A dishonest dealer sells his goods at
cost price but uses ( 20 % ) less weight.
What is his profit or loss ( % ? )
( mathbf{A} cdot 22.5 % )
B . ( 12.5 % )
c. ( 25 % )
D. 50%
8
527Convert the given fractional numbers to
per cents. ( frac{1}{8} )
( frac{5}{4} )
( frac{3}{40} )
( frac{2}{7} )
7
528The cost of ( 30 mathrm{m} ) cloth is Rs. 450
Find the cost of ( 26 mathrm{m} ) cloth.
8
529A tank is filled ( 10 % ) in one hour and ( 8 % )
of the water is emptied in the next hour. If it is repeated again, find the percentage of tank filled with water?
A . 20%
B . 4%
c. ( 19.2 % )
D. 17.66%
8
530Karan and shashank borrowed 6000
each at the rate of ( 12 % ) per annum for a
period of 2 years and 3 years respectively.Find the difference of interest paid by them.
7
53154. A shopkeeper listed the price of
goods at 30% above the cost
price. He sells half the stock at
this price, one fourth of the stock
at a discount of 15% and the
remaining at 30% discount. His
overall profit is
(1) 15
%
(2) 15%
2
(3) 15
%
(4) 15
%
8
532The fraction ( frac{x}{y} ) is altered by decreasing
( x ) by 25 per cent and increasing ( y ) by 25 percent. The new fraction is what
percent less than the original?
A . 35
B. 40
( c cdot 42 )
D. 45
7
533Convert the following into percentage:
( frac{5}{12} )
7
534In a company the average salary of male employees is Rs 9200 and that of female employees is Rs 8200 If the average salary per employees is Rs 8900 the percentage of female
employees of the total employees is
A . 30
B. 40
( c .50 )
D. 25
8
535The SI on a sum of money for 3 years is
Rs. 9600 and the ( C ) l on the sum at the
same rate for 2 years is Rs. 6800 . The rate ( % ) p.a. is:
A . 12.5
в. 13.5
c. 14.5
D. 15.5
7
536The cost of a pair of roller skates at a shop was Rs. ( 450 . ) The sales tax charged was ( 5 % . ) Find the bill amount.8
537Tell what is the profit or loss in the following transaction. Also find profit per cent or loss per cent in the case.
A refrigerator bought for ( R s 12,000 ) and
sold at ( R s 13,500 )
8
538A invested Rs 76000 in a business After
few months B joined him with Rs 57000 At the end of the year the total profit
was divided between them in the ratio
of 2: 1 After how many months did ( B ) join?
( A cdot 4 )
B. 8
( c cdot 9 )
D. None of these
8
539Devendra, a computer accessories
vendor gave a discount of ( 20 % ) on a pen-
drive and his profit reduced from Rs.
200 to Rs. ( 100 . ) What is Devendra’s cost
price?
A . Rs. 300
B. Rs. 200
c. Rs. 400
D. None of these
7
540The population of a village is ( 10000 . ) If the population increases by ( 10 % ) in the first year, by ( 20 % ) in the second year and due to mass exodus, it decreases by ( 5 % ) in the third year, what will be its population after 3 years?
A . 10,540
B. 11,540
c. 12,540
D. 13,540
8
541A sum of money lent at simple interest amounts to ( R s 3224 ) in 2 years and
Rs 4160 in 5 years. Find the sum and
the rate of interest.
A. ( R s .2500 )
B. ( R s .2000 )
c. ( R s .2600 )
D. ( R s .1600 )
7
542Lucy invested ( \$ 10,000 ) in a new mutual fund account exactly three years ago. The value of the account increased by
10 percent during the first year,increased by 5 percent during the second year, and decreased by 10 percent during the third year. What is the value of the account today?
A. ( \$ 10,350 )
в. ( \$ 10,395 )
c. ( \$ 10,500 )
D. ( \$ 11,500 )
E. ( \$ 12,705 )
8
543How much is the profit at ( 8 % ) on ( R s 500 )
( ? )
8
54472. A fruit seller buys 240 apples for
Rs. 600. Some of these apples
are bad and are thrown away. He
sells the remaining apples at Rs.
3.50 each and makes a profit of
Rs.198. The per cent of apples
thrown away are
(1) 6% (2) 8%
(3) 5%
(4) 7%
8
545In how many years will the compound
interest on Rs. ( 32,000, ) at the rate of 5
per cent per annum, be Rs. ( 5,044 ? )
8
546What ( % ) the fraction represents:
( frac{47}{50} times frac{100}{1000} )
7
547In a straight contest, the loser polled
( 42 % ) votes and lost by 14400 votes. Find the total number of votes polled. If the total number of eligible voters was 1 lakh, find what percentage of voters did
not vote.
8
54859. A and B can complete a piece of
work in 8 days, B and C can do
it in 12 days, C and A can do it in
8 days. A, B and C together can
complete it in
(1) 4 days (2) 5 days
(3) 6 days (4) 7 days
8
549When required the following logarithms may be used. ( log 2=.3010300, log 3=.4771213 )
( log 7=.8450980, log 11=1.0413927 )
In how many years will a sum of money double itself at 5 per cent. compound interest?
8
550According to the formula, what will be t
he number of plants two years from now if ( K=4000 ) (Round your answer to the
nearest whole number.)
8
551An automobile financier claims to be
lending money at simple interest, but he includes the interest every six
months for calculating the principal. If he is charging an interest of ( 10 % ), the effective rate of interest becomes
A . ( 10 % )
B. ( 10.25 % )
c. ( 10.5 % )
D. ( 15 % )
8
552By selling an article for ( R s .225 ), the shopkeeper losses ( 25 % ). Find the ( % ) gain or loss, if be article be sold for ( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} ). ( boldsymbol{3} boldsymbol{6} boldsymbol{0} )
A. ( 20 % ) gain
B. ( 20 % ) loss
c. ( 10 % ) loss
D. ( 10 % ) gain
8
553( A, B ) and ( C ) start a business each
investing Rs 20000 After 5 months ( A ) withdraw Rs ( 5000, ) B withdraw Rs 4000 and ( C ) invests ( R s 6000 ) more ( A t ) the end
of the year a total profit of Rs 69900 was recorded Find the share of each
A. Rs. 20500, Rs.27200, Rs. 22200
B. Rs. 20500, Rs.25200, Rs. 24200
c. ( R s .20500, ) Rs.21200, Rs. 28200
D. Rs. 20500, Rs.23200, Rs. 26200
8
554The half life of Uranium – 233 is 160000
years i.e., Uranium 233 decays at a
constant rate in such a way that it reduces to ( 50 % ) in 160000 years. in how
many years will it reduce to ( 25 % ? )
A. 80000 years
B. 240000 years
c. 320000 years
D. 40000 years
8
55563. The difference between simple
and compound interest on a cer-
tain sum of money at 5% p.a. for
2 years is Rs. 160. Find the sum.
(1) Rs. 64,000 (2) Rs. 60,000
(3) Rs. 40,000 (4) Rs. 48,000
8
55655. A discount of 40% on the marked
price of a trouser enables Ajit to
purchase a shirt also which costs
him Rs. 320. How much did Ajit
pay for the trouser ?
(1) Rs. 480 (2) Rs. 540
(3) Rs. 800 (4) Rs. 400
8
557( sqrt{3} ) percent of ( 2 sqrt{12} ) is equal to
A . 12
в. ( 6 sqrt{12} )
c. ( frac{3}{25} )
D. ( frac{6}{25} )
E ( cdot frac{3 sqrt{12}}{25} )
8
558Laxmi bought 7 books for a total of Rs.
56. How much would she pay for just 3 books?
8
559Convert the given functional numbers to
per cents.
( frac{3}{40} )
7
560A man sold 10 eggs for 5 rupees and gained ( 20 % . ) How many eggs did he buy for 5 rupees?
A ( cdot 12 )
в. ( frac{25}{12} )
c. 25
D. None
8
561X% of y is y% of :
( A cdot x )
B. ( 100 x )
c. ( 10 x )
( D cdot 5 x )
8
562What sum lent out at Cl will amount to
Rs. 968 in 2 years at ( 10 % ) p.a. interest?
A . Rs. 800
B. Rs. 1000
c. Rs. 1200
D. None of these
8
563A shopkeeper buys an article for Rs.
1,500 and spends ( 20 % ) of the cost on its packing, transportation, etc. Then he marks the article at a certain price. If he sells the article for Rs. 2,452.50 including ( 9 % ) Sales Tax on the price marked, find his profit as per cent.
A . ( 13 % )
B. ( 18 % )
( c .25 % )
D. ( 30 % )
8
564Harish borrowed a certain sum of
money from Girish at ( 6 frac{2}{3} % ) simple
interest. If he paid an interest of ( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} . boldsymbol{7} boldsymbol{0} boldsymbol{0} )
for 100 days, how much money did Hari borrow from Girish?
7
565The Banker’s discount on a sum of
money for 18 months is Rs600 and the
true discount on the same sum for 3
years is Rs750/- The percentage is:
A . ( 10 % )
B. 20%
c. ( 15 % )
D. ( 12 % )
8
566A man donated ( 5 % ) of his income to a
charitable organization and deposited ( 20 % ) of the remainder in bank. Now if he
has ( R s 1919 ) left, what is his income?
8
567The cost of an article is decreased by 15
%. If the original cost is Rs. ( 80, ) find the
new cost.
( mathbf{A} cdot 68 )
B. 65
c. 57
D. 55
8
568By selling a scooter for Rs.9, ( 200, ) a man gains ( 15 % ). Find the cost price of the
scooter
8
569Ankit secured ( 75 % ) marks in a
examination if he secured 450 marks
find the maximum marks.
8
570Find the VAT paid by the shopkeeper to
the government
8
571Convert the following ratio into
percentage:
( frac{mathbf{5 4 6}}{mathbf{6 0 0}} )
7
572The present price of a scooter is
Rs. 7,290. If its value decreases
every year by 10%, then its val-
ue 3 years back was
(1) Rs. 10, 500
(2) Rs. 8,000
(3) Rs. 10,000
(4) Rs. 11,500
8
57351. A milkman mixed some water
with milk to gain 25% by selling
the mixture at the cost price. The
ratio of water and milk is respec-
tively
(1) 5:4 (2) 4:5
(3) 1:5 (4) 1:4
8
574Each edge of a cube is increased by
( 50 % . ) What is the percent of increase in
the surface area of the cube?
( A cdot 50 % )
B. ( 125 % )
c. ( 150 % )
D. 300%
8
575A man invests Rs. 5,600 at ( 14 % ) per
annum compound interest for 2 years. Calculate the amount at the end of the
first year
8
576A person sold an article for Rs. 230 and
incurred a loss of ( 8 % . ) What should be
the selling price in order to earn a profit
of ( 8 % ? )
A . Rs. 430
B. Rs. 320
c. Rs. 270
D. Rs. 180
8
577When the price of a pressure cooker was increased by ( 15 % ), the sale of pressure cooker decreased by ( 15 % ) What was the net effect on the sales?
A. No effect
B. 15 % increase
c. ( 2.25 % ) increase
D. 2.25 % decrease
8
578The value of machine depreciates ( 10 % ) every year. If its present value is Rs.38700, what was its value 1 year
ago?
8
579is most commonly used to refer to the amount borrowed or the
amount still owed on a loan, separate
from interest.
A. Interest
B. Rate
c. Principle
D. Amount
7
580If the price of potatoes is reduced by ( 25 %, ) one can buy ( 6.25 mathrm{kg} ) more for Rs.
100. The reduced price of potatoes is
A. Rs. 3 per kg
B. Rs. 3.50 per kg
c. Rs. 4 per ( mathrm{kg} )
D. Rs. 4.50 per kg
8
581A sum of Rs. 15500 was lent partly at ( 5 % )
and partly at ( 8 % ) p.a. simple interest. The total interest received after 3 years was
Rs. ( 3000 . ) The ratio of the money lent at ( 5 % ) at that lent at ( 8 % ) is
( A cdot 8: 5 )
B. 5: 8
( c cdot 31: 6 )
D. 16 :15
7
582UUU
58. A and B working together; can
do a piece of work in 4 hours.
B and C working together can
do it in 3 hours. C and A work-
ing together can do it in
24 hours. All of them begin the
work at the same time. Find how
much time they will take to fin-
ish the piece of work.
(1) 3 hours
(2) 2 hours
(3) 2.5 hours
(4) 3.25 hours
8
583The value of a car depreciates ( 20 % ) every
year. If after two years the price of a car is Rs.208000,find the original price of
the car.
8
584A ball drops from a height of ( 4802 mathrm{m} ) Thereafter it bounces every time to a height which is ( 14.28 % ) less than its previous height. What height will the ball reach on its 4 th bounce ( ? )8
585Sam invested a certain amount of
money and got back an amount of Rs.
5000. If the bank paid an interest of Rs. ( 2700, ) find the amount Sam invested
A. 1300
в. 2300
c. 4300
D. 3300
7
586A survey shows that ( 63 % ) of the Americans like cheese where as ( 76 % )
like apples. If ( x % ) of the Americans like
both cheese and apples, then
A ( . x=39 )
B. ( x=63 )
c. ( 39 leq x leq 63 )
D. None of these
8
587At what rate % per annum will a sum of
( R s 13,700 ) invested for 3 years
amounts to ( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} mathbf{1 6}, mathbf{5 7 7} )
7
588The value of a machine depreciates at
the rate of ( 10 % ) every year. it was purchased 3 years ago. If its present value is Rs. 8748 , its purchase price
was
A. Rs. 10000
B. Rs. 11372
c. Rs. 12000
D. Rs. 12500
8
589If three apples cost Rs. 45 , how much would five apples cost?8
59052. A man gives 50% of his money to
his son and 30% to his daughter.
80% of the rest is donated to a
trust. If he is left with Rs. 16,000
now, how much money did he
have in the beginning?
(1) Rs. 40,000
(2) Rs. 8,00,000
(3) Rs. 80,000
(4) Rs. 4,00,000
7
59167. List price of a sewing machine is
2,300. It is sold at a discount
of 4%. Find the selling price of
it.
(1) 2,200 (2) 2,280
(3) 2,180 (4) 2,208
8
592( x ) is ( 40 % ) of ( y .50 % ) of ( y ) is 40 Then 16 is what percent of ( x ? )
A . 40
B. 60
c. 50
D. 45
8
593A farmer spends ( 30 % ) of his earning of a month on buying seeds and deposits ( 15 % ) of his earning in the bank. If he spent Rs 9000 on these two items, then his total earning of the month is
A. ( R s .10 .000 )
B. ( R s .20,000 )
c. ( R s .24,000 )
D. Rs.25, 000
8
594Its population after 6 years.
( mathbf{A} cdot 85,846 )
в. 86,846
( c .87,846 )
D. None of these
8
595Smith invested ( \$ 5000 ) for two years. For
the first year, the rate of interest was ( 7 % ) and the second year it was ( 8.5 % )
How much interest did he earn at the
end of the two year period?
A . ( \$ 804.75 )
в. ( \$ 604.54 )
( c . \$ 304.54 )
D. None of these
7
59662. A litre of pure alcohol is added
to 6 litres of 30% alcohol solu-
tion. The percentage of water in
the solution is
(1) 50%
(2) 65%
(3) 60%
(4) 40%
8
597A number when increased by ( 30 % ) becomes ( 78 . ) Find the number.
A . 60
B. 70
( c cdot 40 )
D. 48
8
598A company has 6,435 bars of soap. If the company has sold 20 per cent of its stock, then how many bars of soap did it
sell ?
A . 1237
B. 1257
( c cdot 1287 )
D. 1300
8
59960. If the price of rice is reduced by
20%, one can buy 2 kg more for
\$. 100. The reduced price of rice
is :
(1) Rs. 50 per kg.
(2) Rs. 10 per kg.
(3) Rs. 40 per kg
(4) Rs. 5 per kg.
yum
8
600Convert each part of the ratio to
percentage:
( mathbf{3}: mathbf{1} )
8
60166. When 60% of a number is sub-
tracted from another number,
the second number reduces to
its 52%; the ratio of the first
number to the second num-
ber is :
(1) 6:5 (2) 5:3
(3) 5:4 (4) 4: 5
8
602Convert speed into ( boldsymbol{k} boldsymbol{m} / boldsymbol{h} )
( 25 m / s )
8
603The collection of tickets for the three
different show (1 ( s t ) shows, ( 2 n d ) show, ( 3 r d ) show) of circus on a particular day are in the ratio 2: 4: 5 if the ( 2 n d ) show
collection is ( R s .15,000 ) find the total
collection and collection of the
remaining two shows:
8
60451. The marked price of a table is
12,000. If it was sold for
F10,500 after allowing a certain
discount, then the rate of discount
is
(1) 17.5%
(3) 12.5%
(2) 10%
(4) 15%
8
605A shopkeeper sells 6 more products in February compared to January. If the shopkeeper sells ( 15 % ) more products in February than in January, what is the total amount of products he sold in February?
A . 25
B . 29
c. 16
D. 46
8
606Find the fraction of 25 paise to ( R s 2 )
A ( cdot frac{9}{8} )
B. ( frac{3}{8} )
( c cdot frac{5}{8} )
D.
7
607( \$ 760 ) is invested for 3 years at a rate of ( 4.5 % ) per year simple interest. Work out the total interest at the end of
the 3 years
7
608In an election between two candidates,
the candidate who gets ( 30 % ) of the
polled for the winning candidate?
A .37,500
B. 30,000
c. 26,250
D. 11,250
8
609A bookseller buys 220 books at ( R s 25 )
each. He sold than at a loss of ( 5 % ) Find
the selling price of each books
8
610If the MP is ( 30 % ) above ( mathrm{CP} ) and a
discount of ( 10 % ) is given for cash payments, what is the profit?
A . ( 10 % )
B. ( 15.5 % )
c. ( 17 % )
D. ( 18.5 % )
8
61154. A shopkeeper marks an article
at 60 and sells it at a discount
of 15%. He also gives a gift worth
3. If he still makes 20% profit,
the cost price, in rupees, is
(1) 22
(2) 32
(3) 40
(4) 42
8
612An item was sold for ( R s .540 ) at a loss of
( 5 % . ) what was its cost price.
8
613What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following question? ( 65 % ) of ( 240+x % ) of ( 150=210 )
( mathbf{A} cdot 45 )
B. 46
c. 32
D. 36
E. None of these
8
614A man sells an article at a profit of ( 25 % )
If he had bought it at ( 20 % ) less and sold
it for ( R s .38 .75 ) less, he would have
gained ( 30 % ). Find the cost price of the article.
8
615A high school had 1200 students
enrolled in 2003 and 1500 students in
( 2006 . ) If the student population ( P ; ) grows as a linear function of time ( t, ) where ( t ) is
the number of years after 2003
(a) How many students will be enrolled
in the school in ( 2010 ? )
(b) Find a linear function that relates
the student population to the time ( t )
8
616Three pieces of cakes of weights ( 4 frac{1}{2} ) lbs ( mathbf{6} frac{mathbf{3}}{mathbf{4}} ) lbs and ( mathbf{7} frac{mathbf{1}}{mathbf{5}} ) lbs respectively are to be
divided into parts of equal weights. Further each must be as heavy as possible. If one such part is served to each guest then what is the maximum number of guests that could be entertained?
8
617Gurpreet bought a cycle for Rs. ( mathbf{7 5 0 . 0 0} )
The transport charges were Rs. 10. If he
sold the cycle for Rs. 798 , find his gain or loss.
8
618Prerna invested Rs ( x ) for 6 months,
Ankita Rs 2400 for 10 months and
Pavneet Rs 3900 for 8 months. If Ankita
got Rs 6000 out of a total profit of Rs ( 19,200, ) then what is the money invested by Prerna in rupees?
8
619A number is increased by ( 10 % ) an then the increased number is decreased by
( 10 % . ) Find the net increase or decrease
percent.
8
620A person sells 36 oranges per rupee and suffers a loss of ( 4 % ) Find how
many oranges should be sold per rupee to have a gain of ( 8 % )
A . 32
B. 40
c. 30
D . 28
8
621Ramji sold an article at a loss of 8
percent. Had she bought it at ( 10 % ) less
and sold for Rs. 72 more; she would have
gained ( 20 % ). Find the cost price of the article.
A. 400
в. 450
c. 500
D. 550
8
622In 2001 , the world’s population was
( 250000 . ) With a growth rate of approximately ( 14 % ), what was the population in ( 2011 ? )
8
623Calculate the compound interest on Rs. 18,000 in 2 years at ( 15 % ) per annum.8
624The value of a machine depreciated by
10% per year during the first two years and ( 15 % ) per year during the third year. Express the total depreciation of the
machine, as per cent, during the three
years.
8
625In an election,there were only two
candidates for the post of president. The winning candidate got ( 53 % ) of the total votes. His oppponent got 31000 votes which represented ( 31 % ) of the total votes. Find the number of votes
8
626Which one of the following shows the best percentage?
A ( cdot frac{384}{540} )
в. ( frac{425}{500} )
c. ( frac{570}{700} )
D. ( frac{480}{660} )
7
627During every financial year, the value of a machine depreeciates by 12%. Find the original cost of a machine which depreciates to Rs. 2,640 during the second financial year of its purchase.
A. 3409
B. 3333
( c cdot 2365 )
D. 855
8
62866. The ratio of the ages of two per-
sons is 4:7 and the age of one
of them is greater than that of
the other by 30 years. The sum
of their ages (in years) is
(1) 110 (2) 100
(3) 70
(4) 40
8
629Priya bought a suitcase for ( 2,730 . ) The
VAT for this item is ( 5 % ). What was the
price of the suitcase before VAT was
added? Also state how much is the VAT.
8
630The value of a scooter depreciates by 15% every year. If its present value is Rs. ( 31025, ) what was its value 1 year ago?
2. The price of an article has been reduced by ( 10 % . ) By how much per cent must the new price be increased to
retain the orignal price?
8
631Write ( frac{4}{25} ) as percentage.7
632If ( R s .64 ) amounts to Rs. 83.20 in 2 years
what will Rs.86 amount to in 4 years at
the same rate percent per annum?
( A cdot ) Rs 137.60
B. Rs 124.70
c. Rs 114.80
D. Rs 127.40
7
633A dealer sold a motorcycle at a loss of ( 10 % ). If he had sold it for Rs 4500 more,
he would have made a profit of ( 5 % ). Find the selling price of the motorcycle.
8
634There are 500 students in the school in
Dahihanda village. If 350 of them can swim, what percent of them can swim
and what percentage cannot?
8
635The value of a machine depreciates by 5
( % ) each year. A man pays Rs. 30, 000 for the machine. Find its value after three
years
8
636Write ( frac{mathbf{3}}{mathbf{2 0}} ) as percentage.7
637Rashmi bought a CD player for Rs. 2200
and sold it for Rs. ( 1980 . ) Find her loss
and loss %.
8
638In a certain shop, which stocks four types of caps, there are ( frac{1}{3} ) as many red caps as blue and ( frac{1}{2} ) as many green caps
as red caps. There are equal number of
green caps and yellow caps. If there are
42 blue caps, then what percent of the total caps in the shop are blue?
A. ( 70 % )
в. ( 28 % )
c. ( 60 % )
D. ( 14 % )
8
639A shopkeeper has 124 cycle parts, out of
which 8 are defective. What percentage
is defective
8
640decreases to ( 6 % )8
641If the radius of a circle is increased by
( 10 % ) then corresponding increase in the
area of the circle is ( ldots . .(boldsymbol{pi}=mathbf{3 . 1 4}) )
A . 19 %
B . 10 %
c. 21 %
D. 20 %
8
642On what sum of money will compound interest (payable annually) for 2 years be the same as simple interest on Rs.
9,430 for 10 years, both at the rate of 5
per cent per annum?
8
643The population of a town increased from
( mathbf{1 7 5 0 0 0} ) to 262500 in a decade. The
average percent increase of population
per year is?
A. 33.33%
B. 5%
c. ( 6 % )
D . 8.75%
8
644The area of a triangle is 216 cm2
and its sides are in the ratio
8:4: 5. The perimeter of the
triangle is
(1) 6 cm (2) 12 cm
(3) 36 cm (4) 72 cm
7
645A certain sum amounts to ( R s .5107 .60 )
in 2 years at the rate of ( 13 % ) per annum
the sum is
A. ( R s .4107 )
B. Rs. 3107.60
c. ( R s .4000 )
D. ( R s .4110 )
7
646If a quarter kg of potato costs 60 paise, how many paise will 200 gm cost?
A. 48 paise
B. 54 paise
c. 56 paise
D. 72 paise
8
647A shopkeeper buys an article at a rebate of ( 20 % ) on the printed price. He spends
Rs. 40 on transportation of the article. After charging a sales tax of ( 7 % ) on the printed price, he sells the article for Rs.
1, 070. Find his gain as per cent.
A ( cdot 4 frac{1}{16} % )
в. ( 11 frac{1}{13} % )
c. ( 14 frac{1}{20} % )
D. ( 19 frac{1}{21} % )
8
648A lawyer who is currently earning ( \$ ) 42,380 annually receives a ( 6.5 % ) raise. What is his new annual salary?
A. ( \$ 45,122.70 )
B. \$ 48,134.80
c. ( \$ 45,134.70 )
D. \$ 45,162.90
8
649Rakesh consumes an average of 1680 calories per day.On the day of his finals, Rakesh consumes ( 12 % ) more calories
per day than he usually does. During the last day of finals, he celebrates by consuming an additional 900 calories. Which of the following represents the total number of calories Rakesh
consumes during d days of finals?
A. ( 1.12(1680 d+900) )
в. ( 1.12(1680 d)+900 )
c. ( 1.12(1680+900) d )
D. ( (180+0.12 d)+900 )
8
650Hasan buys two kinds of cloth material for school uniforms, shirt material that
( operatorname{costs} ) hom Rs 50 per metre and trouser
material that costs him Rs 90 per
metre.for every 3 meters of shirt
material he buys 2 meters of the trouser
material. he sells the material at ( 12 % )
and ( 10 % ) profit respectively. his total sale is Rs 36,600 . how much trouser material did he buy?
8
651In a company, the average income of all the employees is ( R s .20000 ) per month
recently the company announced the increment of ( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} . boldsymbol{2 0 0 0} ) per month for all
the employees, the new average is
A. ( R s .22000 )
B . Rs.24000
c. ( R s .28000 )
D. ( R s .26000 )
8
652The printed price of ( V C D ) player is
Rs ( 7,500 . ) If a sales tax of ( 8 % ) is charged
from the buyers, Find the price at which it is sold
8
653A balanced diet should contain ( 12 % ) of
proteins, ( 25 % ) of fats and ( 63 % ) of
carbohydrates If a child needs 2600 calories in his food daily, find in calories the amount of carbohydrates in his daily food intake.
8
65471. If 30% of A is added to 40% of B,
the answer is 80% of B. What
percentage of A is B?
(1) 30% (2) 40%
(3) 70% (4) 75%
8
655In what time will ( R s 2750 ) amounts to
Rs 3575 , if simple interest is calculated at ( 10 % ) per annum?
7
656work in 16
51. A can do a piece of work in
days and B in 24 days. They tak
the help of C and three together
finish the work in 6 days. If the
total remuneration for the work
is 400. The amount in rupees
to do the work is
(1) A: 150, B : 100, C : 150
(2) A: 100, B : 150, C: 150
(3) A: 150, B: 150, C: 100
(4) A: 100, B: 150, C: 100
2 A
8
657Albert buys 4 horses and 9 cows for Rs.
( 13400 . ) If he sells the horses at ( 10 % )
profit and the cows at ( 20 % ) profit, then
he earns a total profit of Rs. 1880. The ( operatorname{cost} ) of a horse is
A. Rs. 1000
B. Rs. 2000
c. Rs. 2500
D. Rs. 3000
8
658( 20 % ) of 2 is equal to8
659In how much time will a sum of money
double itself if invested at ( 8 % ) simple
interest per annum?
7
660The botanist would like to increase the
number of plants that the environment can support so that the population of the species will increase more rapidly. If the botanists goal is that the number of plants will increase from 3000 this year
to 3360 next year, how many plants must the modified
environment support?
8
661If Anil’s salary is ( 20 % ) less than Raju’s
salary, then by what percentage is Raju’s salary more than that of Anil?
8
662An amount at certain rate of compound
interest becomes Rs.700 in 3 years and
Rs. 756 in 4 years. Rate of interest is:
A . ( 7 % )
B. ( 10 % )
( c .8 % )
D. ( 10.5 % )
8
663Raj borrows Rs.8,000; out of which Rs.4,500 at 5% and remaining at 6%. Find the total interest paid by him in 4
years
A . Rs. 1,840
B. Rs. 1,170
c. Rs. 1,740
D. Rs. 1,890
7
664What will be the compound interest on Rs. 25000 for 3 years at ( 6 % ) per annum, compounded annually?8
665Due to an increase of ( 30 % ) in the price of
eggs, 3 eggs less are available for Rs. 7.80. Find the increased price per
dozen?
A . Rs. 8.64
B. Rs. 8.88
( c cdot ) Rs. 9.36
D. Rs. 10.40
8
666Jyoti secured 35 marks out of 50 in English and 25 marks out of 30 in Mathematics. In which subject did she get better marks and by how much?8
667Shikha’s income is ( 60 % ) more than that
of Shalu. By what percent is Shalu’s income is less than Shikha’s?
8
668Divide 4500 into two parts such that ( 5 % ) of the first part is equal to ( 10 % ) of the second part.
A . 300
B. 250
c. 3000
D. 2500
8
669Pugazh has been given four choices for his pocket money by his father. Which of the choices should he taken in order to
get the maximum money?
( A )
( frac{2}{3} ) of ( R s 150 )
B. ( frac{3}{5} ) of ( R s 150 )
c. ( frac{1}{6} ) of ( R s 150 )
D. ( frac{1}{5} ) of ( R s 15 )
8
670Ramrao bought a cupboard for Rs. 4500 and sold it for Rs.4950. Shamrao bought a sewing machine for Rs. 3500 and sold
it for Rs. ( 3920 . ) Whose transaction was
more profitable?
8
671An article was sold at ( 25 % ) loss. Had the
article been sold for Rs.60 more there
would have been a profit ( 5 % ). Find the ( operatorname{cost} ) price of the article.
8
672If the simple interest on a certain sum of money for 15 months at ( 7 frac{1}{2} % ) p.a. exceeds the simple interest on the same sum for 8 months at ( 12 frac{1}{2} % ) p.a. by
Rs. ( 32.50, ) the sum is
A. Rs. 3750
B. Rs. 3520
c. Rs. 3120
D. Rs. 3010
7
673( A^{prime} s ) height is more than ( B^{prime} s ) height by
( 20 % . ) By what percent is ( B^{prime} s ) height less
then ( A^{prime} s ) height ?
8
674A sum of money becomes to 6000 in 3 years and 9000 in 6 years at C.I. Find
the sum.
8
675Garima purchased a briefcase with an additional ( 10 % ) discount on the reduced
price after deducting ( 20 % ) on the labelled price If the labelled price was Rs 1400 at what price did she purchased the briefcase?
A . Rs 980
B. Rs 1008
c. Rs 1056
D. Rs 1120
8
676A shopkeeper sells a badminton marked at Rs. 30 at ( 15 % ) discount and
gives a shuttle cock costing Rs. 1.50 free with each badminton. He then
makes a profit of ( 20 % . ) His cost price per badminton is
A . Rs. 35
B. Rs. 30
c. Rs. 25
D. Rs. 20
8
677A box contains 60 eggs. Out of which ( 16 frac{2}{3} % ) are rotten ones. How many eggs are rotten?8
67853.
The difference between the com-
pound interest and simple inter-
est on a certain sum for 2 years
at 10% per annum is 300.
Find the sum.
(1) 31,000 (2) 31,500
(3) 30,000 (4) 30,500
8
679What percent of 150 is ( 96 ? )8
68063. A fruit seller bought 240 banan-
as at the rate of Rs. 48 per doz-
en. He sells half of them at the
rate of Rs. 5 per banana. th
of the remaining are found to be
rotten. The price per banana at
which he has to sell the remain-
ing bananas to get a profit of 25%
on his entire investment is
(1) Rs. 5.5 (2) Rs. 6.0
(3) Rs. 5.0 (4) Rs. 6.5
8
681Find the amount obtained by investing ( , 20,000 ) at ( 10 % ) p.a.compound interest for two years, compounded annually.
A . 22000
B. 24000
c. 26000
D. 24200
7
682In a test a student got a mark of ( 49 . ) His report card showed that he had scored
70 per cent. What was the maximum
mark on the test?
A. 60
B. 70
c. 80
D. none of these
8
68355. A trader marks his goods45%
above the cost price and gives
a discount of 20% on the
marked price. The gain % on
goods he makes is :
(1) 15
(2) 14
(3) 29 (4) 16
8
684The annual growth of capital of a
business is ( 7 % . ) At present, the capital
is Rs. 12000. What will be the capital
after 3 years?
8
685Rs. 20,000 is lent for 2 years at ( 5 % ) compound interest. Calculate the compound interest and the amount
after 2 years if the interest is
compounded annually. What would have been the interest earned if the same
amount was lent for simple interest at the same rate for the same duration?
8
686In a city ( 20 % ) of the total population is student community which is not employed, if the number of students who are unemployed is 14000 , then find the population of the city?
( mathbf{A} .56000 )
B. 70000
c. 40000
D. 60000
E. None of these
8
687The price paid by the shopkeeper.
A ( . ) Rs.2, 400
B. ( R s .2,100 )
c. ( R s .1,890 )
D. Rs.1,960
8
688Express in centimetres.
( mathbf{1 5 . 0 8 m} )
8
689The cost of setting up the type of a magazine is Rs. 1000 , the cost of running the printing machine is Rs. 120 per 100 copies, the cost of paper, ink and so on is 60 paise per copy. The magazines are sold at Rs. 2.75 each.
900 copies are printed, but only 784 copies are sole. What is the sum to be obtained from advertisements to give a
profit of ( 10 % ) on the cost?
A. Rs. 730
B. Rs. 720
c. Rs. 726
D. Rs. 736
7
690What is the, difference between
the compound interests on Rs. 5,000 for ( 1 frac{1}{2} ) years at ( 4 % ) per annum compounded yearly and half-yearly?
A. Rs. 2.04
B. Rs. 3.06
c. Rs. 4.80
D. Rs. 8.30
8
691A cricketer scored a total of 62 runs in
96 balls. He hits 3 sixes, 8 fours, 2 twos
and 8 singles, What highest percentage of the runs that came in:
A. Sixes
B. Fours
c. Twos
D. singles
8
692A shopkeeper gave a discount of ( 12 frac{1}{2} % ) on the marked price of all items during
Diwali. What was the selling price of an
item whose marked price 1250
8
693The population of a town 2 years ago
was ( 2500 . ) Due to migration to cities, it decreases every year at the rate ( 4 % ) per annum. Find its present population.
8
694Arjun wants to invest Rs 15,000 in two types of bonds. He earns ( 12 % ) in the first type and ( 15 % ) in the second. His
investment in ( 15 % ) bond, if he has a total earning of Rs ( 1,950, ) is
A. Rs 10,000
B. Rs 5,000
c. ( R s 6,000 )
D. Rs 7,000
7
695Juhi sells a washing machine for Rs. ( 13,500 . ) She loses ( 20 % ) in the bargain. What was the price at which she bought it8
696In what time will ( R s .7500 ) amount to
( R s .8625, ) if simple interest is reckoned ( operatorname{at} 7 frac{1}{2} % ) per annum?
7
69712.
A car travels 20 miles in the same
time as another car, travelling 20
MPH faster, covers 30 miles. How
long does the journey take?
(1) 31 minutes
(2) 29 minutes
(3) 30 minutes
(4) 28 minutes
8
698Maria invested ( R s 8,000 ) in a business. She would be paid interest at ( 5 % ) per
annum compounded annually. Find
(i) The amount credited against her
name at the end of the second year.
(ii) The interest for the 3 rd year
8
699The price of wheat falls by ( 16 % ) By what
percentage a person can increase the consumption of wheat so that his
overall budget does not change?
A . 16%
B . 18%
c. ( 18.5 % )
D. 19%
8
700his profit percent.
( mathbf{A} cdot 12 % )
B. ( 15 % )
( c cdot 10 % )
D. ( 25 % )
8
70154. An article is sold for 300 at a
profit of 20%. Had it been sold
for 235, the loss percentage
would have been
(1) 16
(2) 3
(3) 5
(4) 6
8
70267. A person sold an article at
20% profit on the selling
price. Afterwards, when the
cost price reduced by 10%,
then he also reduced the sell-
ing price by 10%. His percent-
age of profit on cost price will
be
(1) 30 (2) 25
(3) 22.5 (4) 12.5
8
703A piece of elastic was stretched by ( 24 % )
to a length of ( 31 mathrm{cm} ). Find its unstretched original length.
( A cdot 24 mathrm{cm} )
B . ( 26 mathrm{cm} )
c. ( 25 mathrm{cm} )
D. ( 20 mathrm{cm} )
8
704The bacteria in a culture grows by ( 10 % ) in the first hour, decreases by ( 10 % ) in the second hour and again increases by ( 10 % ) in the third hour. If the original count of the bacteria in a sample is
10000, find the bacteria count at the
end of 3 hours.
8
705The bacteria in a a culture grows by ( 10 % )
in the first hour, decreases by ( 10 % ) in the second hour and again increases by ( 10 % ) in the third hour.lf the count of
bacteria in the sample is 121000000 what will be the count of bacteria after 3
hours?
8
706Alka spends ( 90 % ) of the money that she
received every month, and saves Rs. 120. How much money does she get
monthly
8
707The marked price of a pair of jeans is
Rs.800. A customer pays ( R s .40 ) as tax for it. Find the rate of tax.
8
708Vivekbhai bought a TV for Rs ( 16,000 . ) Rs 200 was spent on transportation and labour. For earning 12 % profit, what price should it be sold?
A. ( R s 30,144 )
B. ( R s 18,144 )
c. ( R s 20,144 )
D. None of these
8
709Price of shirt decreased from Rs. 80 to
Rs. ( 60 . ) Find the percentage of decreased price?
8
710Sneh buys ( X ) eggs to resell them at a profit of ( 10 % ) but loses ( 10 % ) of the eggs. By how much should she mark up the selling price in order to retain ( 10 % ) profit
A. 30%
в. 33.33 %
c. 22.1 %
D. 25 %
8
71166. Alcohol and water in two vessels
A and B are in the ratio 5:3 and
5:4 respectively. In what ratio,
the liquids in both the vessels
be mixed to obtain a new mix-
ture in vessel C in the ratio 7 :
5?
(1) 2:3 (2) 3:2
(3) 3:5 (4) 2:5
8
712Find elasticity of supply when price
increases by 20 per cent and quantity increases from 100 to 250 units of the
commodity.
8
713In section ( A, 45 ) students out of 50
passed. In section ( B, 5 ) out of 60 failed. Which section had the better results?
8
714Find compound interest on Rs. 6250 at ( 16 % ) per annum for 2 years, compounded annually.
( mathbf{A} cdot ) Rs. 2160
B. Rs. 2340
c. Rs. 1520
D. Rs. 3120
7
715The food stocks in a hostel are
sufficient for 1200 students for 20 days.
If 400 more students joined the hostel, the stocks just for … days.
8
716One type of liquid contains ( 25 % ) of benzene, the other contains ( 30 % ) of benzene. A can is filled with 6 parts of
the first liquid and 4 parts of the second liquid. Find the percentage of benzene in the new mixture.
8
717By selling 20 articles, a person gains ( mathrm{CP} ) of 5 articles. Find the profit% incurred by him.8
718A sum of Rs.15, 000 is invested for 3 years at ( 13 % ) per annum Simple interest. Calculate the interest for the
third year.
A . 1850
в. 1950
c. 1550
D. 2050
7
719After deducting ( 60 % ) from a certain number and then deducting ( 15 % ) from the remainder. 1428 is left. What was
the initial number?
A . 4200
в. 3962
c. 4150
D. 4300
8
720A shopkeeper sells an article at its marked price (Rs. 7,500 ) and charges sales-tax at the rate of ( 12 % ) from the
customer. If the shopkeeper pays a VAT of Rs. ( 180 ; ) calculate the price (inclusive
of tax) paid by the shopkeeper.
8
721In the expression ( x y^{2}, ) the values of ( x )
and ( y ) are each decreased ( 25 % ); the
value of the expression is
A . Decreased 50%
B. Decreased 75%
c. Decreased ( 37 / 64 ) of its value
D. Decreased ( 77 / 64 ) of its value
E. None of these
8
722The cost ( C ) of sending a parcel post
package weighing ( P ) gms, ( P ) an integer
is Rs.10 for the first grams and Rs.3 for
each additional grams. The formula for the cost is
A. ( C=10+3 P )
B. ( C=10 P+3 )
c. ( C=10+3(P-1) )
E . ( C=10 P-7 )
8
723A shopkeeper sells an article at its list price (Rs. 3,000) and charges sales-tax at the rate of ( 12 % ). If the VAT paid by the
shopkeeper is Rs. ( 72, ) at what price did the shopkeeper buy the article inclusive of sales-tax?
A. Rs. 2688
B. Rs. 2966
c. Rs. 3422
D. Rs. 3966
8
724At an examination in which maximum
marks are ( 500 . ) P got ( 10 % ) less than ( Q, Q )
( operatorname{got} 25 % ) more than ( mathrm{R} ) and ( mathrm{R} ) got ( 20 % ) less
than S. If P got 360 marks what
percentage of marks was obtained by
?
8
725Anjali saves Rs.1200 every month in a recurring deposit in a bank. If this amount is ( 2 % ) of her monthly salary, find her monthly salary
A . ( R s .60000 )
B . Rs.70000
c. ( R s .13000 )
D. Rs.19000
8
726The price of an article was increased by ( boldsymbol{r} % ). Later the new price was decreased by ( r % ). If the latest price was Rs. 1 , then the original price was
A. Rs.
в.
Rs. ( left(frac{1-r^{2}}{100}right) )
c.
Rs. ( frac{sqrt{1-r^{2}}}{100} )
D.
Rs. ( frac{10000}{10000-r^{2}} )
8
727Mohan paid tax Rs.1, 000 on purchase value and collected Rs.1, 200 tax on sale value. Find the M-VAT payable by Mohan8
728Convert part of the ratio to percentage:
( mathbf{1}: mathbf{4} )
8
729A sum becomes 8000 in 3 years and
10000 in 6 years at C.I. Find the sum.
8
730Find the Simple interest on Rs. 10,000
for 2 years, at ( 10 % ) per annum.
A. 100
B. 2000
( c .300 )
D. 400
8
731Raju bought a bat and a ball for one-
third the money he had saved. The cost of the bat was three-fourths of the
amount he spent. What fraction of his saving did he spend on it? What fraction did he spend on the ball?
8
732In an examination there were 640 boys
and 360 girls. ( 60 % ) of the boys and ( 80 % ) of the girls were successful. The percentage of failures was:
A . 20
B. 60
c. 30.5
D. 32.8
8
73359. By selling 12 oranges for 60,
a man loses 25%. The number
of oranges he has to sell for
100, so as to gain 25% is
(1) 10 (2) 11
(3) 12 (4) 15
8
734One fifth of a number is ( 19 . ) What will be
( 42 % ) of that number will be?
A . 38
в. 41.1
c. 39.9
D. 43
E. None of these
8
735Sixty-five percent of a number is 21 less than four-fifth of that number. what is
the number?
A . 100
B. 120
( c cdot 140 )
D. 160
8
736Dinesh bought an article for Rs. 374
which included a discount of ( 15 % ) on
the marked price and a sales-tax of ( 10 % ) on the reduced price. Find the
marked price of the article.
8
737( 700 mathrm{m} ) of the road which is ( 1 mathrm{km} ) long has been repaired. Find the percentage of the road which is yet to be repaired.8
738By selling 144 hens Mahesh suffer a loss equal to the selling price of 6 hens. Find his loss percent??8
739( 38 k g ) of rice costs ( R s .275 .50 . ) What is
the cost of ( 20 k g ) of such rice?
8
740( A ) is ( 25 % ) older than ( B . ) By what percent is
B younger than A ?
8
741A farmer bought a cow and a calf together for Rs. ( 14000 . ) After some time, he sold the cow at a profit of ( 20 % ) and the calf at a profit of ( 13 % ). On the whole he got a profit of ( 17 % ). Find the cost price of the cow and the calf.
A. Rs. 8000, Rs. 6000
B. Rs. 6000, Rs. 6000
c. Rs. 8000, Rs. 8000
D. Rs. 9000, Rs. 5000
8
742If Kabir pays back Rohan Rs.6232.50 for the loan of Rs 4500 that he had tajen at ( 28 % ) interest p.a., how many months did Kabir take to pay back Rohan’s money?7
743What percent of Rs.150 is Rs.30?
A . 5%
B. 20%
c. 30%
D. 45%
8
744A merchant buys ( 1260 mathrm{kg} ) of corn ( frac{1}{4} ) of which he sells at a gain of ( 5 %, frac{1}{3} ) at a gain of ( % ) and the remainder at a gain of ( 12 % ). If he had sold the whole at a gain
of ( 10 % ) he would have gained ( operatorname{Rs} 27.30 )
more. Find the cost price per ( mathbf{k g} )
A . Rs 5
B. Rs 2
c. Rs 3
D. Rs 2.50
8
745On what date will Rs.1,950 lent on ( 5^{t h} )
January, 1991 amount to Rs.2,125.50 at 5
per cent per annum simple interest?
A ( cdot 23^{r d} ) Oct. 1992
B. ( 20^{text {th }} ) Oct. 1992
( mathrm{c} cdot 27^{t h} ) Oct. 1992
D. ( 26^{t h} ) Oct. 1992
7
746Maya bought a television for 14,500
rupees and spent 500 rupees on transportation. she sold that television
for 12,000 rupees. Calculate her loss
percent
A . ( 12.22 % )
B. ( 32.23 % )
c. ( 22.22 % )
D. 20%
8
costing Rs. ( 2568 . ) The rate of sales tax is
( 7 %, ) he tells the shop keeper to reduce the price of radio to such an extent that
he has to pay Rs. 2568 inclusive of sales tax. Find the reduction needed in the
A. Rs. 179
B. Rs. 170
c. Rs. 168
D. Rs. 169
8
748Find the compound interest at the rate
of ( 14 % ) per annum for 1 year on the sum of ( R s 12,000 ) compounded half-yearly.
8
749Find the rate of interest when the
following are given. Principal ( =boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} boldsymbol{3} mathbf{5 0} ) Time ( =frac{boldsymbol{2} mathbf{1}}{mathbf{2}} ) years
( boldsymbol{I}=boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} mathbf{1} mathbf{4 0} )
7
750If ( X, Y, Z ) are the three sums of money
such that ( Y ) is a simple interest on ( X )
and ( Z ) is a simple interest on ( Y ) for
same time and rate, then
( mathbf{A} cdot X^{2}=Y Z )
В. ( Y^{2}=Z X )
c. ( Z^{2}=X Y )
D. ( X Y Z=1 )
7
751Mahesh bought a leather coat, quoted
at Rs. 12000 for Rs. 30000 after paying the sales tax. Calculate the rate of sales
tax charged.
A. ( 100 % )
B. ( 150 % )
c. ( 200 % )
D. ( 250 % )
8
752What will be the difference between
simple and compound interest on Rs. 8.000 at the rate of 5 percent per
annum at the end of 3 years?
( A cdot ) Rs. 61.00
B. Rs. 122.00
c. Rs. 91.50
D. Rs. 152.50
8
75356. Rohit sold his car at 10% below
the cost price to Amit. Amit got
the car repaired and spent Rs.
5,000. He then sold the car to
Rajesh at 20% above the total
cost, which is equal to Rs.
1,00,000. Find the original price
of the car (nearest to hundred).
(1) Rs. 93,000
(2) Rs. 83,000
(3) Rs. 87,000
(4) Rs. 97,000
nofanlayer is 32
8
754The price of an article was increased by ( P % ). Later the new price was decreased
by ( P % ). If the latest price was ( R S 1 ) then the original price was?
A. Rs.
B. ( R s frac{1-p^{2}}{1000} )
C . ( R s frac{10.000}{10,000-p^{2}} )
D. ( R s sqrt{frac{1-p^{2}}{100}} )
8
755Prahlad invests a sum of money in a bank and gets ( R s .3307 .5 ) and
Rs.3472.87 in 2-nd and 3-rd years
respectively. Find the sum he invested.
8
756Increase 5 by ( 35 % )8
757Two tailors ( X ) and ( Y ) are paid a total of Rs 550 per week by their employer. If ( X ) is paid 120 percent of the sum paid to ( Y ) how much is Y paid per week?
A. Rs. 200
B. Rs. 250
c. Rs. 300
D. None of these
8
758What percent of ( 160 mathrm{m} ) is ( 80 mathrm{m} ) ?
A . ( 40 % )
B. 50%
c. 30%
D. 20%
8
759Convert the following ratio to
percentage
4: 5
7
760Rakesh purchased a TV for 5000 and paid 250 for its transportation. If he sold
the TV for ( 5075, ) find his profit or loss
percentage.
8
761A company has 450 employees. It needs
to hire ( 18 % ) more employees, how many more employees will it hire?
8
762If ( 7.25 % ) of a number is 2.9 , find the
number.
8
763Rs. 1000 invested at ( 5 % ) p.a simple interest, if the interest is added to the
principle after every 10 years, the
amount will become Rs. 2000 after
A. 15 years
B. ( quad 16 frac{2}{3} ) years
c. 18 years
D. 20 years
7
764( 5 % ) income of ( A ) is equal to ( 15 % ) income of ( mathrm{B} ) and ( 10 % ) income of ( mathrm{B} ) is equal to ( 20 % ) income of ( C . ) If the income of ( C ) is
Rs.2000, then find the total income of ( A )
B and C.
8
765Find the compound interest of 500 for 1 year, compounded semi-annually at the rate of ( 3 % ) per six months.
A . 20.50
B. 10.45
c. 30.45
D. 42.89
8
766Write each amount as a fraction and
then express it as percentage. 105 children out of 200 voted in favour
of more sport at school
8
767Find the compound interest on
Rs. 10000 for 12 month at ( 10 % ) per
annum. If the interest is compounded.
Quarterly
8
768A retailer buys a cooler for Rs 1200 and overhead expenses on it are Rs ( 40 . ) If he sells the cooler for Rs 1550 , determine
his profit (in percent).
8
769From a village people started migrating to nearby cities due to unemployment. The population of the village two years ago was ( 6,000 . ) If present population is ( 5,415, ) find the rate at which the migration is taking place.8
770In an examination, a student needs to
( operatorname{get} 45 % ) to secure passing marks. student got 138 marks and failed by ( 15 % ) What were the maximum marks?
A . 400
B. 450
( c cdot 460 )
D. 500
8
771Mike needs ( 30 % ) to pass. If he scored
212 marks and falls short by 13 marks, what was the maximum marks he
could have got?
A .750
в. 850
c. 725
D. 700
8
772Convert ( frac{14}{25} ) into percentage
A . ( 55 % )
B. ( 56 % )
c. ( 57 % )
D. ( 58 % )
7
773If ( x % ) of ( 250+25 % ) of ( 68=67, ) then the
value of ( x ) is
A . 10
B . 15
c. 20
D. 25
8
774her
ffi-
ys
62. A merchant fixed the selling
price of his articles at 700
after adding 40% profit to the
cost price. As the sale was very
low at this price level, he de-
cided to fix the selling price at
10% profit. Find the new sell-
ing price.
(1) 500 (2) 550
(3) * 450 (4) 490
he
8
775If Meena gives an interest of ( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} boldsymbol{4} boldsymbol{5} ) for
one year at ( 9 % ) rate p.a. What is the sum
she has borrowed.
7
776Determine the compound amount and
compound interest on Rs. 1,000 at ( 6 % )
compounded semi-annually for 6 years.
Given that ( (1+i)^{n}=1.42576 ) for ( i= )
( 3 % ) and ( n=12 )
A . 16,000
B. 630.50
c. 425.76
D. 1,640
8
777The rate that gives Rs.6400 as interest
on a sum of Rs.32000 in 5 years is:
7
778( 32 % ) of the teachers in a school females
and the number of male teachers is 85
Find the total number of teachers in the
school.
8
779By selling a bouquet for Rs ( 322, ) a florist
has a gain of ( 15 % . ) At what price should
he sell it to gain ( 25 % ? )
8
780A desk sells for Rs. 1000. The tax is 12%.
What is the total cost of the desk?
A. 1120
B. 2120
( c .3120 )
D. 4120
8
78160. A man gave 50% of his savings
of 84,100 to his wife and di-
vided the remaining sum among
his two sons A and B of 15 and
13 years of age respectively. He
divided it in such a way that each
of his sons, when they attain the
age of 18 years, would receive
the same amount at 5% com-
pound interest per annum. The
share of B was
(1) 20,000 (2) 20,050
(3) * 22,000 (4) 22,050
8
782The annual income of Ruby in 2010 was
around Rs. ( 21000 . ) If she invested one-
third of it at ( 4 % ) interest compounded quarterly, then what would be her savings at the end of a year?
A .7184
B. 7284
( c .7384 )
D. 7484
8
783The length of a rectangle is increased by
( 60 % ). By what percent would the width be decreased so as to maintain the
same area?
A ( cdot 37 frac{1}{2} % )
B. 60%
c. ( 75 % )
D. 120%
8
784The cost of a scooter depreciates every year by ( 15 % ) of its value at beginning of
the year. If the present cost of the scooter is Rs. 8,( 000 ; ) find its cost (in
Rs.) after 2 years.
( A cdot 5780 )
B. 6690
c. 7200
D. 7530
8
785Two cats Billy and Kitty together catch 60 mice. If Billy catches three mice for every two caught by Kitty, the number of mice caught by Kitty is
A .24
B. 30
( c . ) 36
D. 40
8
786Study the bar graph and answer the questions. The graph shows the quantities of different crop production in different states of India.

What is the difference of the average
wheat produced by the two highest and the two lowest wheat producing states?
A. 50 tonnes
B. 85 tonnes
c. 75 tonnes
D. 100 tonne:

8
787carried ( 1000 mathrm{kg} ) of watermelon in
summer by train. In the beginning, the water content was ( 99 % . ) By the time I
reached the destination, the water
content had dropped to ( 95 % . ) The reduction in the weight of the
watermelon was
A. ( 300 mathrm{kg} )
в. 200 kg
c. ( 800 mathrm{kg} )
D. 700 kg
8
788Hari bought a pen for Rs. 125 and sold it for Rs. 120. The loss is
A . Rs. 245
в. Rs.
c. Rs. 15
D. none
8
789A student has to secure ( 35 % ) marks to
pass. He got 80 marks and failed by 60 marks. The maximum marks are
A . 100
в. 200
c. 300
D. 400
8
790If the difference between the C.I.
compounded half yearly and simple interest on a sum at ( 10 % ) per annum for one year is Rs. 25 , the sum is:
A. Rs.9000
B. Rs.9500
c. ( R s, 10,000 )
D. Rs.10,500
8
791Amit was given an increment of ( 20 % ) on his salary. If his new salary is Rs.30600, what was his salary before the increment?8
792In one shop, an article is marked 75% above the cost price but the purchaser is allowed a discount of ( 20 % ) on the
marked price. In another shop, a similar article is sold for ( mathrm{Rs} .58 ) at a gain of ( 45 % ) What did the purchased pay for this article in the first shop?
A . ( R s .69 )
B. ( R s .56 )
c. ( R s .62 )
D. Rs.65
8
793In how much time would the simple
interest on a certain sum be 0.3 times
the principal at ( 10 % ) per annum?
A. 1 year
B. 2 years
c. 3 years
D. 4 years
7
79410.
A bag contains 50P, 25P and 10P coins in the ratio 2:3:4:
amounting to 129. Find the number of coins of each type
(a) 120,180,240
(b) 180,150,200
(c) 200,180,120
(d) 180,200,140
8
795The compound interest on a certain
sum in 3 years at the rate of ( 8 % ) per annum is how much percentage more
than its simple interest?
8
796Find gain or loss per cent. ( mathrm{CP}=boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} . mathbf{7 5 0} ) and ( mathrm{SP}=boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} . boldsymbol{8 5 0} )8
79760. A qui his gouf 875
60. A dishonest dealer professes to
sell his goods at C.P. but uses
a weight of 875 grams for a ki-
logram weight. Find his gain
per cent ?
(1) 142% (2) 142%
(3) 125% (4 127%
8
798Express the following fractions as
percents:
( (i) frac{1}{2} )
( (i i) frac{17}{25}(i i i) frac{3}{8} )
(iv) ( 2 frac{7}{16}(v) frac{14}{75} )
7
799When the base of a triangle is increased by ( 10 % ) and the altitude to this base is
decreased by ( 10 % ), the change in area is
A . ( 1 % ) increase
B. ( frac{1}{2} % ) increase
( c .0 % )
D. ( 1 % ) decrease
8
800The current birth rate per thousand is
( 32, ) whereas the corresponding death
rate is 11 per thousand. The net growth rate in terms of population increase in per cent is given by,
A. ( 0.0021 % )
and ( 6.0021 % )
B. ( 0.021 % )
( c cdot 2 cdot 1 % )
D. ( 21 % )
8
801In an election between two candidates,
one got ( 55 % ) of the total valid votes, ( 20 % ) of the votes were invalid. If the total
number of votes was 7500 , the number
of valid votes that the other candidates
got, was?
A. 2700
B. 2900
( c .3000 )
D. 3100
8
802( 5 % ) of a number is ( 9 . ) The number is
A . 45
B. 90
c. 135
D. 180
8
80353. What number should be sub-
tracted from both the terms of
the ratio 11:15 so as to make it
as 2:3?
(1) 2
(2) 3
(3) 4
(4) 5
7
804The period of time for which the interest is calculated is called the.
A. Market period
B. Cooling period
c. conversion period
D. None of the above
7
805A shop-keeper sells a badminton racket
marked Rs. 30 at ( 15 % ) discount and
gives a shuttle cock costing Rs. 1.50 free with each racket. He then makes a
profit of ( 20 % ). His cost price per racket is
A . Rs. 15
B. Rs. 16
c. Rs. 18
D. Rs. 20
8
806In an election between two candidates,
the candidate who gets ( 30 % ) of the votes polled is defeated by 15000 votes.What is the number of votes polled for the winning candidate?
A . 37500
B. 30000
c. 26250
D. 11250
8
807If A’s income is ( 20 % ) more than ( mathrm{B} ), then
B’s income is
A. same as A’s
B. 20% less than A’s
C ( cdot 16 frac{2}{3} % ) less than A’s
D. 15% less than A’s
8
808Find the cost price / Selling price
begin{tabular}{llll}
cost price & Selling price & Profit & Loss \
hline (i) 7,282 & & 208 & \
(ii) & 572 & 72 & \
(iii) 9,684 & & & 684 \
(iv) & 1,973 & 273 & \
(v) & & & \
6,76,000 & & & 18,500 \
& & &
end{tabular}
8
809At a Cambridge college, ( 65 % ) of the maths student come from England. If
there are 240 maths student, How many
are not from England?
8
810The yearly change in the yield of cotton over consecutive years was as follows as increase in ( x % ) in each of the first 2
years, followed by decrease of ( x % ) in
each of the next 2 years. Assume that at least some cotton was produced during
the period and 0
A. Increased
B. Decreased
c. Remain Unchanged
D. Data insufficient
8
811A cloth merchant says that due to slump in the market, he sells the cloth at ( 10 % ) loss, but he uses a false metre
scale and actually gain ( 20 % ). Find the actual length of the scale.
( A cdot 80 mathrm{cm} )
B. 75 cm
c. ( 70 mathrm{cm} )
D. 60 ( m )
8
812Write as percentage ( 4 frac{4}{20} )
A. ( 84 % )
B. ( 420 % )
c. ( 8.4 % )
D. ( 42 % )
7
813Convert ( frac{7}{20} ) to per cent.7
814A trader purchases ( 70 mathrm{kg} ) of tea at Rs. 15 per kg and ( 30 mathrm{kg} ) of tea at Rs. 18.50
per kg. If the packing charges are 2 percent, then at what price he must sell the mixture of two to gain ( 15 % ? )
A. Rs. 18.80 per kg
B. Rs. 18 per kg
c. Rs. 18.50 per ( mathrm{kg} )
D. Rs. 17.80 per kg
8
815A solar energy system uses a photovoltaic panel to convert solar energy into electricity, to charge a battery, and provide electricity as needed by the consumer. The photovoltaic pannel intercepts 1000 units of solar energy and convert ( 20 % ) of that into electricity. There is a loss of 10 ( % ) energy while charging the battery. The battery can be used to supply only half of the stored energy to the consumer. Assuming ( 40 % ) energy loss in the distribution, the number of units of
energy received by the customers is
( A cdot 6 )
в. 36
( c cdot 54 )
D. 80
8
816One fruit salad recipe requires = cup of sugar. Another
recipe for the same fruit salad requires 2 tablespoons of
suger. If 1 tablespoon is equivalent to
more sugar does the first recipe require?
cup, how much
7
817Madhuri went to a supermarket. The
price changes are as follows. The price
of rice reduced by ( 5 % ), jam and fruits reduced by ( 8 % ) and oil and dal
increased by ( 10 % ). Help Madhuri to find the changed prices in the given table.
Original Item ( quad ) Changed price price/kg
Rice
[
text {Rs.30}
]
( m )
[
begin{array}{l}
text {Rs.100} \
text {Rs.} 280
end{array}
]
Apples
[
text {Rs.120}
]
Dal Rs.80
8
818The time taken (in hours) by a car to
travel ( 900 k m ) if it travels ( 600 k m ) in
( 12 h r s )
( A cdot 18 )
B. 16
( c cdot 15 )
D. None of these
8
819A man sold his bicycle for Rs. 405 losing one-tenth of its cost price. Find its cost
price
A . Rs. 250
B. Rs. 320
c. Rs. 400
D. Rs. 450
8
820A person buys 100 cups at Rs. 20 each
On the way 10 cups are broken. He sells the remaining cups at Rs. 22 each. His loss percent is :
A . 1
B. 2
( c .3 )
( D )
8
821The difference between simple interest and compound interest on a certain sum of money for 3 years at ( 5 % ) per annum is Rs. 122. Find the sum
( A cdot ) Rs. 12,200
B. Rs. 15,000
c. Rs. 16,500
D. Rs. 16,000
8
822A sum of Rs. 10,000 is borrowed at ( 8 % )
per annum compounded annually. If the amount is to be paid in three equal installments,what will be the annual
installment?
7
823A man marks his goods at a price that would give him ( 20 % ) profit. He sells ( frac{3}{5} ) of the goods at the marked price and sells the remaining at ( 20 % ) discount. Find his gain percent on the whole transaction
A . ( 10.4 % )
В. ( 12.7 % )
c. ( 15.6 % )
D. ( 14.36 % )
8
824The cost of an article is Rs.6,000 to a
distributor. He sells it to a trader for Rs.
7,500 and the trader sells it to a customer for Rs. ( 8,000 . ) If the VAT rate is ( 12.5 % ; ) find the VAT paid by the: (i) distributor
A . (i) Rs. 137.50
(ii) Rs. 71.22
B. (i) Rs. 187.50
(ii) Rs. 62.50
c. (i) Rs. 263.50
(ii) Rs. \$\$50.50\$
D. None of these
8
825Anjana buys a purse for ( R s .523 .80 )
including ( 8 % ) VAT. Find the new selling price of the purse if VAT increase to ( 10 % )
8
826Find the amount on a deposit of Rs.
( 2100, ) earning ( 4 % ) interest compounded quarterly for 2 years(approx.).
A .2272
в. 2372
c. 2472
D. 2572
8
827The king of a province proposes a new law that would give a tax credit to parents who homeschool their children.
( 10 % ) of ministers approve of the law. Of these, 7 out of 10 are women. All other ministers are against the law. If there are equal numbers of men and women in his ministry department, then what fraction of male ministers approve of
the ordinance?
A ( cdot frac{3}{10} )
B. ( frac{3}{47} )
c. ( frac{3}{50} )
D. ( frac{3}{100} )
8
828In ( 50 g m ) alloy of gold and silver. The gold is ( 80 % ) by weight. How much gold should be mixed to this alloy so that the weight of gold would become ( 95 % ? )
A . ( 200 g ) m
в. ( 150 g m )
c. ( 50 g m )
D. ( 10 g m )
8
82975. The 900 but 40%. Healer’s go
75. The printed price of an article is
Rs. 900 but the retailer gets a
discount of 40%. He sells the
article for Rs. 900. Retailer’s gain
per cent is:
(1) 40
(2) 60
(3) 66
(3)68
8
830By investing ( R s .45000 ) in ( 10 % ) for ( 2 y r s ) find the Simple interest gained.8
83162. A fan is listed at Rs. 1,400 and
the discount offered is 10%.
must be given to bring the net
selling price to Rs. 1,200 ?
(1) 16% (2)5%
(3) 470% (4)6%
8
832The value of a car depreciates every year at the rate of ( 10 % ) on its value at the
beginning of the year. If the present value of the car is Rs 52,488 its worth
four years ago was
( mathbf{A} cdot R s 68.232 )
B. ( R s 68.234 )
( mathbf{c} . R s 69.862 )
D. ( R s 80,000 )
8
833How much interest does a Rs. 410
investment earn at ( 5 % ) over 10 year?
A. 105
в. 205
( c .305 )
D. 405
7
834Toby invested Rs. 1200 for 2 years in a
savings account. His account depreciates by ( 8 % ) per annum
compound interest. How much did Toby
have in his savings account after 2
years?
8
835Find the compound interest on
( R s .1000 ) at the rate of ( 8 % ) per annum
for one year, When interest is compounded yearly.
8
836On selling an article at a discount of
( 20 % ) the profit is ( 20 % . ) Find the profit percent if the article is sold at a
discount of ( 10 % )
A . 25%
B. 30%
c. 15%
D. 35%
8
837The ratio of incomes of Salim and Jawed
was ( 20: 11 . ) Three years later income of
Salim has increased by ( 20 % ) and income of Jawed was increased by Rs.
500. Now ratio of their incomes
becomes ( 3: 2 . ) Find original incomes of
Salim and Jawed.
8
838The cost of a chair at a shop was Rs.220. The sales tax charged was ( 5 % ). Calculate
the bill amount.
8
839The rate of growth of population is proportional to the number present. If the population doubled in the last 25
years and the present population is 1 lac, when will the city have population ( 4,00,000 ? )
8
84055. A shopkeeper allows a discount
of 10% on the marked price of
an item but charges a sales tax
of 8% on the discounted price.
If the customer pays 3,402 as
the price including the sales tax,
then the marked price is
(1) 3,400 (2) 3,500
(3) 3,600 (4) 3,800
8
84159. On a certain sum, the simple in
terest at the end of 6
years be
comes of the sum. The rate of
interest is
(1) 5%
(2) 6%
(3) 7%
(4) 8%
7
84268. A sum of money amounts to Rs.
1.352 in 2 years at 4% per an-
num of compound interest. The
sum is
(1) Rs. 1,200 (2) Rs. 1,250
(3) Rs. 1,280 (4) Rs. 1,296
8
843( 20 % ) of dolls produced in a factory were defective, ( 25 % ) of the remaining were damaged. If 4800 dolls were left over
what was the original number of dolls?
8
844Ali purchased a printer for ( R s .80,000 )
After spending ( R s .5000 ) on repair and
Rs.1000 on a new part, he sold it at
( 25 % ) profit. At what price did he sell the printer?
A. ( R s .1,07,000 )
в. ( R s .1,07,500 )
c. ( R s .1,08,500 )
D. Rs.2, 09,200
8
845The price of a scooter is ( R s .14000 . ) If it
depreciates by ( 2 % ) of its value at the beginning of each year. Find the sale value after 4 years.
A . ( R s 1213.154 )
в. ( R s 12000.154 )
c. ( R s 12913.154 )
D. None of these
8
846In a survey it was found that ( 55 % ) go for jogging ( , 50 % ) do yoga ( , 42 % ) do aerobics, ( 28 % ) do jogging and yoga, ( 20 % ) do yoga and aerobics, ( 12 % ) g for jogging and aerobics and ( 10 % ) do all three. If each
one of them go for at least one of these, then what percentage do exactly one exercise?
A . 40
B . 45
c. 57
D. 50
8
847The salary of a men which was ( R s .500 / ) earlier increases to ( R s .600 /- ) What is
the % change in salary?
8
84873. A sum of money placed at com
pound interest doubles itself in
4 years. In how many years will
it amount to four times itself ?
(1) 12 years
(2) 13 years
(3) 8 years
(4) 16 years
8
849The amount of VAT paid by the retailer
A. ( R s .11 .50 )
B . ( R s .12 .50 )
c. ( R s .13 .50 )
D. ( R s .14 .50 )
8
850In an election involving two candidates, 68 votes were found invalid. The
winning candidate scores ( 52 % ) and wins by 98 votes. The total number of votes
casted is
A. 2450
B. 2382
( c . ) 2158
D. 2518
8
851A certain sum of money amounts to
( R s .756 ) in 2 years and to ( R s .873 ) in ( 3 frac{1}{2} ) years at a certain rate of simple interest. What is the rate of interest per
annum?
A. ( 11 % ) p.a.
в. ( 12 % ) р.а.
c. ( 13 % ) p.a.
D. ( 14 % ) р.а.
7
85264.
20% loss on selling price is what
per cent loss on the cost price
(1) 25%
(2) 15%
(3) 16%
(4) 16%
8
85353. After allowing 15% discount, the
selling price of a radio becomes
Rs. 255. The marked price is
(1) Rs. 500 (2) Rs. 600
(3) Rs. 400 (4) Rs. 300
8
854Convert into fraction :-
( 52 % )
8
855A sum of Rs. 11000 was taken as a loan.
This is to be repaid in two equal instalments. If the rate of interest be
( 20 % ) compounded annually, then the value of each instalment is
A. Rs. 8420
B. Rs. 7920
c. Rs. 7200
D. Rs. 7000
8
85668. The area of a triangle is 216 cm²
and its sides are in the ratio
3: 4: 5. The perimeter of the
triangle is
(1) 6 cm (2) 12 cm
(3) 36 cm (4) 72 cm
7
857The price of sugar is increased by ( 20 % ) By what percent must the consumption of sugar be decreased so that the expenditure on sugar may remain the same (upto the nearest integer)?8
858In how many rears will a sum of Rs. 800
at ( 10 % ) per annum compound interest, compounded semiannually becomes
Rs. ( 926.10 ? )
A. 1 year
B. 3 years
c. 2 years
D. ( 1 frac{1}{2} ) years
8
859Convert the following ratio to
percentage
8: 4
7
860The population of a is town is ( 64,000 . ) If the annual birth rate is ( 10.7 % ) and the
annual death rate is ( 3.2 . ) Calculate the
population after three years.
( mathbf{A} cdot 79507 )
B. 79000
c. 79500
D. 79510
8
861Rajiv bought a horse for Rs. 20000 and sold it for Rs. 25000 . Check if Rajiv made profit or loss in this transaction Find the profit or loss per cent.8
862( mathbf{A} )
C.D. player is sold for Rs. 3,240 at a loss of ( 10 % ). The C.P. of the C.D. player
8
863Find the time in which Rs. 2,000 will amount to Rs. 2,330 at ( 11 % ) p.a.7
864The number of bacteria in a certain
culture doubles every hour. If there were
30 bacteria present in the culture originally, how many bacteria will be
present at the end of ( 2^{n d} ) hour ( 4^{t h} ) hour
and ( n^{t h} ) hour?
8
865Find the present value of annuity
immediate of ( R s .18,000 ) p.a for 3 years at ( 9 % ) p.a compounded annually [Given
( left.(mathbf{1} . mathbf{0 9})^{mathbf{3}}=mathbf{1 . 2 9}right] )
8
866Convert each part of ratio to percentage
(a) 3: 1
(b) 2: 3: 5
(c) 1: 4
( (d) 1: 2: 5 )
7
867Express each of the following as a fraction in simplest form:
( 9.2 % )
7
868( A ) began a business with Rs. ( 85,000 . ) He
was joined afterwards by ( B ) with Rs.
( 42,500 . ) For how much period does ( B ) join, if the profits at the end of the year are divided in the ratio of ( 3: 1 ? )
A. 4 months
B. 5 months
c. 6 months
D. 8 months
8
86963. Anand marks up the price of an
article by 50% and then allows
a discount of 20% and selis it to
Balaji. Balaji sells it for 20
more than what he purchased
for, this S.P is 30% more than
the original C.P of the article.
Then Balaji’s profit % is
(1) 7.5% (2) 6.66%
(3) 8.33% (4)9%
8
870A sum of Rs. 46,875 was lent out as simple interest and at the end of 1 year
8 months the total amount was Rs.
( mathbf{5 0}, mathbf{0 0 0} . ) Find the rate of interest per
cent per annum.
A . ( 3.5 % )
в. ( 4.5 % )
c. ( 5 % )
D. ( 4 % )
7
87169. A man bought two goats for Rs.
1008. He sold one at a loss of
20% and other at a profit of 44%.
If each goat was sold for the
same price. the cost price of the
goat which was sold at loss, was
(1) Rs. 648 (2) Rs. 360
(3) Rs. 568 (4) Rs, 440
7
872decreases by ( 3 % )8
873The selling price of an article is ( 96 % ) of
its cost price. Find the loss or the gain
as percent on the whole.
8
874cost of 2 articles are ratio 3: 2 On the
first there is ( 40 % ) loss on the second
( 30 % ) gain. What is overall percentage of loss?
A . 12%
B. 30%
c. ( 40 % )
D. 10%
8
875What per cent is ( 3 % ) of ( 5 % ? )
A . ( 15 % )
B . 30%
c. ( 50 % )
D. 60%
8
876A person sells a table at a profit of ( 20 % ) If he had bought it at ( 10 % ) less cost and
sold for Rs. 105 more, he would have
gained ( 35 % ). The cost price of the table
is
A. Rs. 7000
B. Rs. 7350
c. Rs. 9200
D. Rs. 8140
8
877In a certain population, only 0.03 percent of the people have physical trait
X. On the average, it will be necessary to screen how many people to find six percent of them with trait X?
A. 180
в. 200
( c .1800 )
D. 20000
8
878Shrutii secured ( 60 % ) marks in
Mathematics ( 55 % ) in english and ( 60 % ) in Hindi. If the maximum marks in the
subject were 75,60 and 65 respectively, find her aggregate percentage of mark.
8
879A boy buys 9 apples for ( R s .9 .60 ) and
sells them at 11 for ( R s .12 ). Find his
gain or loss percent.
8
880The salary of an officer is increased by ( 25 % . ) By what per cent should the new salary be decreased to restore the
original salary?
( A cdot 5 % )
B. ( 10 % )
c. ( 15 % )
D. ( 20 % )
8
88164. A can contains a mixture of two
liquids A and B in the ratio 7:5.
When 9 litres of mixture are
drawn off and the can is filled
with B, the ratio of A and B be-
comes 7: 9. Litres of liquid A
contained by the can initially was
(1) 10 (2) 20
(3) 21 (4) 25
8
882( 33 frac{1}{3} % ) of ( 1 frac{1}{2} ) minute is equal to
A. 2000 seconds
B. 5000 seconds
c. 3000 seconds
D. 6000 seconds
8
883Antony secured 384 marks out of 500
marks. Find the percentage of marks secured by Antony
7
884The fraction ( frac{1}{5} ) converted to percentage
is
A . ( 20 % )
B. 30%
c. ( 40 % )
D. ( 50 % )
7
885Three candidates, Ajay, Bijoy & Chandu contested an election and received
1800,3300 and 3900 votes respectively. What percent of the total votes did get?
8
886A shopkeeper buys 15 identical articles for Rs. 840 and pays sales-tax at the rate of ( 8 % . ) He sells 6 of these articles at
Rs. 65 each and charges sales-tax at the same rate. Calculate the VAT paid by the shopkeeper against the sale of these six articles.
A . ( R s 4.32 )
в. ( R s 0 )
c. ( R s 12 )
D. Rs1.12
8
887A man buys eggs at 2 for Rs 1 and an equal number at 3 for ( operatorname{Rs} 2 ) and sells the whole at 5 for Rs ( 3 . ) His gain or loss
percent is-
A ( cdot 2 frac{2}{7} % ) loss
B ( cdot 3 frac{6}{7} ) % gain
c. ( 3 frac{2}{7} ) % loss
D. ( _{2} frac{6}{7} ) %
8
888A starts business with Rs 3500 and
after 5 months B joins with ( A ) as his
partner After a year the profit is divided in the ratio 2: 3 What is B’s contribution
in the capital?
A. Rs 7500
B. Rs 8000
c. ( R s 8500 )
D. Rs 9000
8
889In a factory there are three types of
Machines ( M_{1}, M_{2} ) and ( M_{3} ) which produces ( 25 %, 35 % ) and ( 40 % ) of the
total products respectively. ( M_{1}, M_{2} ) and
( M_{3} ) produces ( 2 %, 4 % ) and ( 5 % ) defective
products, respectively. What is the percentage of non-defective products?
A . ( 89 % )
B. ( 97.1 % )
c. ( 96.1 % )
D. ( 86.1 % )
8
8903 years ago, the sum of the ages of a father and his son was 40 yeas. After 2 years, the sum of their ages will be
A. 46 years
B. 40 years
c. 50 years
D. 60 years
8
891A village has a population of 4640 persons, out of which ( 25 % ) are voters. In an election, if ( 15 % ) voters did not vote,
how many voters cast their votes?
( mathbf{A} cdot 2958 )
в. 2784
c. 696
D. 986
8
892The current population of a town is ( 10,000 . ) If the population increases by ( 10 % ) every year, then the population of the town after three years will be
A . 13,310
B. 13,500
c. 14,000
D. 14,500
8
89363. The difference between the sim-
ple and compound interest on a
certain sum of money for 2 years
at 4% per annum is 71. Find the
sum.
(1) 7630 (2) * 620
(3) 625 (4) 635
8
89413. Riya, Reena and Seema received a total of Rs. 2,016 as
monthly allowance from their mother such that Seema gets
of what Riya get and Reena gets 1
times Seema’s
share. How much money do the three sisters get
individually?
7
895The price of a commodity is increased
by ( 40 % . ) By what percent shuld a consumer reduce his consumption so that his expenditure on the commodity remains constant?
8
896A survey show that ( 63 % ) of the american
likes cheese whereas ( 76 % ) of the
american like apples if ( x % ) of the
american like both cheese and apples find the value of ( x )
8
897In a recent survey, ( 40 % ) houses contained two or more people. Of those houses containing only one person, ( 25 % ) were having only a male What is the percentage of all houses, which contain exactly one female and no males?
A . 15
B. 45
c. 75
D. Can’t be determined
8
898It is observed that the population of a
city increase at the rate of ( 8 % ) per annum. If the present population of the
city is ( 125000, ) then the population of
the city after 2 years will be
A . 145000
B. 145800
c. 154000
D. 154800
7
899Convert to percent
( frac{33 frac{1}{3}}{100} )
7
900A sum of ( R s .10,000 ) is borrowed at a rate of interest ( 15 % ) per annum for 2 years. Find the simple interest on this sum and the amount to be paid at the
end of 2 years.
7
901If the compound interest of an amount,
at the rate of ( 5 % ) per annum, for two years is Rs. ( 123.00, ) then the principal is
A. Rs. 1000
B. Rs. 1100
c. Rs.1200
D. Rs.1300
7
902An article is marked at Rs. ( 2,250 . ) By selling it at a discount of ( 12 %, ) the dealer makes a profit of ( 10 % ). Find the cost price of the article for the dealer
A . Rs. 1,500
B. Rs. 1, 600
c. Rs. 1,700
D. Rs. 1, 800
8
903When making repayments on a lease, the profit and loss account will contain
which items relevant to the lease?
A. Instalment charges only
B. Interest only
c. Interest and instalment charges
D. Neither interest or instalment charges
8
904Find the ( C I ) on ( R s .7000 ) at ( 10 % p . a )
compounded annually for 4 years.
8
90558. The price of an article ha
been reduced by 25%. In order
to restore the original price
the reduced price must be in-
creased by
(1) 25% (2) 30%
(3) 33%
(4) 33%
8
906Jorge’s current hourly wage for working at Denti Smiles is ( \$ 12.00 . ) Jorge was
told that at the beginning of next month, his new hourly wage will be an increase of ( 6 % ) of his current hourly
wage. What will be Jorge’s new hourly wage?
A . ( \$ 12.06 )
B. ( \$ 12.60 )
c. ( \$ 12.72 )
D. \$ 18.00
E . ( \$ 19.20 )
8
907Antoine bought a new electric guitar
that ( operatorname{cost} \$ 588.60 ) after ( 9 % ) sales tax
was added. What was the price of the guitar without tax?
( A cdot \$ 536 )
B. ( \$ 540 )
( c . \$ 542 )
D. ( \$ 545 )
E. ( \$ 548 )
8
908If ( x ) is ( 90 % ) of ( y, ) then what percent of ( x ) is
( boldsymbol{y} ? )
A ( .90 % )
B. ( 190 % )
c. ( _{101} frac{1}{9} % )
D. ( 111 frac{1}{9} % )
8
909Find the simple interest and the
amount when
Principal= ( boldsymbol{R s} . boldsymbol{6 4 0 0}, boldsymbol{r a t e}=boldsymbol{6} % boldsymbol{p} boldsymbol{a} )
and ( operatorname{tim} e=2 ) years
7
910A woman bought 50 dozen eggs at Rs 16 a dozen. Out of these, 20 eggs
were found to be broken. She sold the
remaining egg at ( R s 1.50 ) per egg. Find her gain or loss per cent.
8
911If the compound interest on a certain
sum for 2 years is Rs ( 21 . ) What could be the simple interest?
( mathbf{A} cdot operatorname{Rs} 20 )
B. Rs 16
c. Rs 18
D. Rs 20.50
8
91263. If 20 is the difference of sim-
ple interest and compound inter-
est, for two years, at 4 percent
per annum, then the principal is
(1) 13,000 (2) * 12,500
(3) 12,000 (4) 13,500
8
913Ram is a successful bitcoin investor. He
recently sold one bitcoin for ( \$ 18,000 ) He made a profit of ( 400 % . ) At what cost did he bought the bitcoin?
8
914( P, Q ) and ( R ) are partners in a business.
( P ) whose money has been used for 4 months, claims ( frac{1}{8} ) of the profit ( , Q )
whose money has been used for 6 months, claims at ( frac{1}{3} ) of the profit. ( boldsymbol{R} )
had invested Rs. 1560 for 8 months. How
much did ( P ) and ( Q ) contribute?
8
915In how much time will a certain sum be
1.5 times the principal at ( 10 % ) per annum?
A. 1 year
B. 2 year
c. 4 year
D. 5 year
7
916The cost price of 30 chairs is equal to
the selling price of 25 chairs. Find the gain percent.
8
917A tree increases annually by ( frac{1}{8} ) th of its
height, By how much will it increase after 2 years, if it stands today ( 64 mathrm{cm} ) high?
( A cdot 72 mathrm{cm} )
B. ( 74 mathrm{cm} )
c. ( 75 mathrm{cm} )
D. ( 81 mathrm{cm} )
8
918( 9 / 16 ) of a number is 51 greater than ( 50 % ) of the number. Then, that number is
A . 832
B. 704
c. 960
D. 816
8
919( 20 % ) of a mans salary is paid as rent, 60 ( % ) are his living expenses and ( 10 % ) is paid in LIC. If he spends the remaining
Rs. 3,000 on education of the children, his salary is
A. ( R s .9,000 )
B. ( R s .90,000 )
c. ( R s .35 .000 )
D. Rs.30, 000
8
920A 15 liter of a mixture contains ( 20 % )
alcohol and rest water. if 3 liter of water
is added in it, find the ( % ) of alcohol in
the new mixture.
A . ( 16.66 % )
B. 26.66%
c. ( 15 % )
D. ( 20 % )
8
921In the year 2012 , it was estimated that
there were 36.4 crore Internet users
worldwide. In the next ten years, that number will be increased by ( 125 % ) Estimate the number of Internet users
worldwide in 2022
8
922Mahavir lent a certain sum at ( 5 frac{3}{4} % ) p. a. After 5 years the interest was Rs. 570
less than the sum, the sum was
A. Rs. 900
B. Rs. 1700
c. Rs. 2500
D. Rs. 800
7
923Vinodh purchased musical instrument for ( 12,000 . ) If the rate of sales tax is ( 8 % )
find the sales tax and the total amount
paid by him.
8
924A certain sum of money becomes three
times of itself in 20 years at simple
interest. In how many years does it
become double of itself at the same
rate?
A. 8 years
B. 10 years
c. 12 years
D. 14 years
7
925If A’s salary is ( 50 % ) more than B’s, then
by what percent B’s salary is less than A’s salary?
A . 32%
B. 33%
( mathbf{c} cdot 33 frac{1}{3} % )
D. 42%
8
926Find the amount and the compound
interest on Rs.120000 at 8% per annum
for 1 year, compounded half-yearly.
8
927Out of 25 children in a class, 15 are girls What is the percentage of girls?8
928A maths exam is marked out of 120
Passing mark percentage is ( 40 % ).What are marks required for passing?
( mathbf{A} cdot 48 )
в. 110
c. 54
D. 72
7
929The percentage of metals in a mine of
lead ore is ( 60 % . ) Now the percentage of silver is ( frac{3}{4} % ) of metals and the rest is lead. If the mass of ore extracted from
this mine is ( 8000 k g ), the mass (in kg.) of lead is:
A. 4763
в. 4764
c. 4762
D. 476
8
930A shopkeeper buys a tin for ( R s .50 ) and
sells it for ( R s .46 . ) Find his loss or gain
percentage?
A. ( 4 % ) loss
B. 8% loss
c. ( 4 % ) gain
D. 8% gain
8
931When the price of chair was reduced by ( 20 % ), the number of chairs sold
increased by ( 80 % ), what was the effect on the sales rupees?
A . ( 34 % ) increase
B. 44% increase
c. ( 54 % ) increase
D. 64% increase
8
932If selling price is doubled, the profit triples. Find the profit percent.
A ( cdot 66 frac{2}{3} )
в. 100
c. ( _{105} frac{1}{3} )
D. 120
8
933If the rate of ( V A T ) increases by ( 2 % ) then selling price of an article goes up by
Rs. 140. Find the marked price of the article
A. ( R s .1000 )
в. ( R s .7000 )
c. ( R s .7500 )
D. ( R s .9000 )
8
934A shopkeeper bought a cycle for Rs.1200 and sold it for Rs.1500. Find his profit
(or) loss percentage.
8
935Sugar is bought at Rs. 16.20 per ( mathrm{kg} ) and sold at Rs. 17.28 per kg. The gain
percent is
A ( cdot 6 frac{2}{3} % )
в. ( 3 frac{1}{3} % )
( c cdot 10 % )
D. ( _{10} frac{2}{3} % )
8
936A sum of Rs. 1000 is lent to be returned
in 11 monthly installments of Rs. 100 each, interest being simple. The rate of interest
A ( cdot g frac{1}{11} % )
B. ( 10 % )
c. ( 11 % )
D. ( 21 frac{9}{11} % )
7
937The price of a dress was INR ( 500 . ) In December 2006 the price was increase by ( 10 % ). during October 2007 it was reduced by ( 10 % ). what is the new price of the shirt?8
938The value of an estate in January 1905 started gradually declining in such a way that at the end of each year it was worth only ( x ) times its value at the beginning of the year. What was its worth in end December ( 1910 ? )
(1) It was worth Rs. 10109 in the end of
December 1906
(2) It was worth Rs. 12345 in the
beginning of January 1905
8
939If cost price of an article is Rs. 10 and its selling price is Rs. ( 15 /- ) then profit ( % ) is
A. 5
B. 10
( c cdot 20 )
D. 50
8
940The Sales Tax a Customer has to pay
A . Rs. 2,166.60
B. Rs. 2,097.60
c. Rs. 2,030.60
D. Rs. 2,966.60
8
941The salary of Ramesh is ( 25 % ) more than
that of Anil’s salary By what percentage
is Anil’s salary less than that of Ramesh’s?
8
942The selling price with VAT, on a cooking range is ( 19,610 . ) If the ( mathrm{VAT} ) is ( 6 %, ) what is the original price of the cooking range?8
94363. The areas of two equilateral
triangles are in the ratio 25 :
36. Their altitudes will be in
the ratio :
(1) 36:25 (2) 25:36
(3)5:6 (4) 15:16
7
944Hari bought two fans for ( R s .2,400 ) each.
He sold one at a loss of ( 10 % ) and the
other at a profit of ( 15 % ). Find the selling price of each fan and also the total
profit or loss.
8
945Find each of the following ratios in the simplest form.
48 minutes to 1 hour
8
946A man mixes two types of rice ( (X text { and } Y) ) and sells the mixture at the rate of

Rs.17 per kg. Find his profit percentage.
( P: ) Rate of ( X ) is Rs.20 per ( mathrm{kg} )
( Q: ) Rate of ( Y ) is Rs.13 per ( mathrm{kg} )
A. Only P is sufficient to answer
B. Only Q is sufficient to answer
c. Both are sufficient to answer
D. None of them are sufficient to answer

8
947If a man walks at a speed of ( 4 mathrm{kmph} ) how long will it take him to walk ( 3 mathrm{km} ) ?8
948The cost of a refrigerator is ( R s .9000 . ) Its
value depreciates at the rate of ( 5 % ) every year. The total depreciation in its value at the end of 2 years 877.5
A. True
B. False
8
949Find the value of ( x ) if
i) ( 30 % ) of ( x ) is 285
ii) ( 57 % ) of ( x ) is 228
8
950By selling a watch for ( R s 1260 ) a person gains ( 5 % ). Find the cost price of the
watch.
8
951Express in centimetres.
( mathbf{0 . 6 9 m} )
8
952Which tax is paid to government for the sales of certain goods and services?
A. VAT
B. sales tax
c. income tax
8
953Convert part of the ratio of percentage:
2: 3: 5
7
9543.
A mother and her two daughters got a room constructed
for Rs. 60,000. The elder daughter contributes of her
mother’s contribution while the younger daughter
contributes of her mother’s share. How much do the
three contribute individually?
7
955The population of city was 200000 in year ( 1997 . ) It increased at the rate of ( 5 % )
p.a.Find the population at the end of the year 2000
8
956The cost of pair of shoes is ( R s .450 . ) The
sales tax charged was ( 6 % ). Find the bill
amount.
8
95772. If the cost price of an item is a
of its marked price and the prof-
it is 20%, then the percentage of
discount is
(1) 703%
(3) 33.5%
(2) 63%
14) 663%
8
958Anita takes a loan of ( boldsymbol{R} boldsymbol{s} . mathbf{5}, boldsymbol{0} boldsymbol{0} boldsymbol{0} ) for
donating books to the poor, at ( 15 % ) per year as rate of interest. Find the interest
she has to pay at end of three years. What value depicted from this?
7
959( 30 % ) passengers from a train got down at station ( A, 70 % ) of the remaining got
down at station ( B ). If there are still 1050
passengers in the train, how many passengers were there before stations
( A, ) provided no one boarded the train at
station ( A ) and ( B ? )
A . 10,000
B. 5,000
c. 2000
D. 1000
8
960Find the population of a city after 2
years which is at present 12 lakh, if the rate of increase is ( 4 % ).p.a.
8
96153.
A single discount equivalent to the
series of discounts 20%, 10% and
5% is equal to :
(1) 32% (2) 30%
(3) 30.7% (4) 31.6%
8
96267. A man buys a field of agricul-
tural land for Rs. 3,60,000. He
sells one-third at a loss of 20%
and two-fifths at a gain of
25%. At what price must he
sell the remaining field so as
to make an overall profit of 10
% ?
(1) Rs. 1,00,000
(2) Rs. 1,15,000
(3) Rs. 1,20,000
(4) Rs. 1,25,000
8
963Ron scored 344 marks out of 400 marks and his elder brother Ben scored 582
marks out of 600 marks. Who scored
percentage is better?
8
964The compound interest on Rs. 24,480 at ( 6 frac{1}{4} % ) per annum for 2 years 73 days, is:
A . Rs. 2,929
B. Rs. 3, 000
c. Rs. 3,131
D. Rs. 3, 636
8
965An account earning ( 4.4 % ) interest
compounded quarterly for 5 years would have a balance of how much if the
principal was Rs. 1500?
8
966In what time will Rs. 8000 amount to Rs.
8820 at ( 5 % ) p.a.compounded annually?
8
967What is the total amount of dividend
paid by the company?
8
968The selling price and cost price of an article differ by Rs. ( 240 . ) If the profit percentage is ( 20, ) then selling price is:
A. Rs. 1440
B . Rs. 1200
c. Rs.1420
D. None of these
8
969If the simple interest on 3000 rupees is 600 rupees at a certain rate for a certain number of years, what would the
interest be on 1500 rupees under the
same condition?
A. 300 rupees
в. 1000 rupees
c. 700 rupees
D. 500 rupees
7
970( 33 % ) marks are required to pass an examination. A candidate who gets 210
marks fails by 21 marks. What are the total marks for the examination.
A . 700
в. 650
c. 600
D. 550
8
971Passing percentage marks in an exam are ( 40 % ). A student obtained 72 out of
200. By what percent did he fail?
( A cdot 8 )
B. 5
( c cdot 4 )
D. 6
8
972Alisha has Rs 4900 with her and spends
( 36 % ) of it on groceries. How much money is left with her
A . Rs 1764
B. Rs 3136
c. Rs 3276
D. Rs 3336
8
9731.
What must be subtracted from each term of the ratio 4:7,
so that the ratio becomes 2:5?
8
974When ( 75 % ) of a number is added to 75
the result is the number again. The number is
A. 150
в. 200
c. 300
D. 225
8
975Karim sold a shirt at a loss of ( 10 % . ) Had
he sold it for Rs. 60 more he would have
gained ( 5 % ) on it. Find the cost price of the shirt.
8
976Arum bough a pair of skates at a scale where the distance given was ( 20 % ). If
the amount he pays is Rs ( 1,600, ) find the
marked price.
8
977After having spent ( 35 % ) of the money on machinery, ( 40 % ) on raw materiall and
( 10 % ) on staff, a person is left with Rs. ( 60,000 . ) Find the total amount of money spent on machinery and the raw
material.
8
978A shopkeeper buys an article at a discount of ( 30 % ) from the wholesaler
(the printed price of the article being ( R s .2,000) ) and paid sales-tax at the
rate of ( 8 % ). The shopkeeper sells the article to a buyer at the printed price
and charges tax at the same rate. Find the VAT (Value Added Tax) paid by the shopkeeper
8
979Alka spend ( 90 % ) of the amount sent to
her and saves Rs. 120 per month. Find the amount sent to her per month.
8
980Whay would be the ( C . I ) obtained on an
amount of 12500 at the rate of 12
p.c.p.a. after 2 years?
A. Rs. 3180
B. Rs. 3360
c. Rs. 3540
D. Rs. 3720
8
981Maizah bought a pair of pants and a briefcase at a departmental store. The
sum of the prices of the pants and the briefcase before sales tax was ( \$ 130.00 )
There was no sales tax on the pants and a ( 9 % ) sales tax on the briefcase. The
total Maizah paid, including the sales
( operatorname{tax}, ) was ( \$ 136.75 . ) What was the price in
dollars, of the pants?
8
982The population of a city in ( J a n .1987 ) was ( 20,000 . ) It increased at the rate of
( 2 % ) per annum. Find the population of the city in ( j a n .1997 )
8
983A merchant marks his goods in such a
way that the profit on sale of 50 articles is equal to the selling price of 25 articles. What is his profit margin?
A . ( 25 % )
B. ( 50 % )
c. ( 100 % )
D. ( 66.67 % )
8
984Meenakshi gets ( 16 frac{2}{3} % ) simple interest on her fixed deposits. Her interest will be equal to the deposit in
years
( A cdot 8 )
B. 8.5
( c cdot 6 )
D. 6.25
7
985The simple interest on
4,000 in 3 years at the rate of
*% per annum equals the simple
interest on 5,000 at the rate of
12% per annum in 2 years. The
value of x is
(1) 10%
(2) 6%
(3) 8%
(4) 9%
7
986Difference between a rupee and ( 1 % ) of a
rupee is
A. 99 paise
B. 1.01 paise
c. 11 paise
D. None
8
987In January 1990 the world’s population
was 5.3 billion. Assuming a growth rate
of 2 percent per year, the world’s
population, in billions, for ( t ) years after
1990 can be modeled by the equation ( P=5.3(1.02)^{t} . ) With the help of the
model, calculate the growth in
population from January 1995 to
January 1996
A .106,000,000
B . 114,700,000
c. 117,000,000
D. 445,600,000
E . 562,700,000
8
988Write ( frac{3}{5} ) as percentage.7
989Five hundred kids are going to Goa. The first bus to Goa will start when ( 40 % ) of
the kids report at the bus station. If 180
kids have arrived, the first bus will to
wait for how many kids to arrive?
8
99065. By selling a car for Rs. 64,000.
Mr. Rao lost 20%. Then the
cost price of the car is :
(1) Rs.72,000
(2) Rs.76,800
(3) Rs. 80,000
(4) Rs.84,000
8
991On a rainy day, out of 150 students in a school 25 were absent. Find the
percentage of students absent from the
school? What percentage of students
are present?
8
992Mohit correctly answered ( 90 % ) of the questions in a Maths test contained exactly 40 questions. How many of the questions did he answer incorrectly?
A .4
B. 10
c. 44
D. 90
8
993234. The figure shows increase in co, content (ppm) from
1985 to 2015 in Delhi. The peaks come in about June
and the valleys in January each year. Increase in CO2
content from 1985 to 2015 is about
365
360
355 –
350-
345+
340-
335-
330 –
325-
320-
315 to
310+
1985
2000
2015 2020
(a) 10%
(c) 20%
(b) 15%
(d) 30%
8
99452. 51% of a whole number is 714.
25% of that number is
(1) 350 (2) 450
(3) 550 (4) 250
7
995Chelsy spends ( 40 % ) of her monthly
earnings on rent and ( 10 % ) of the remaining amount on entertainment. If
she spends ( \$ 800 ) for rent, how much does she use for entertainment?
A. ( \$ 120 )
B. ( \$ 180 )
( c . \$ 200 )
D. ( \$ 800 )
E . ( \$ 2,000 )
8
996Arif took a loan of Rs. 80,000 from a bank. If the rate of interest in ( 10 % ) per
amount find the difference in amounts he would be paying after ( 1 frac{1}{2} ) years if the interest is compounded half yearly.
8
997One kg of tea and one kg of sugar
together cost ( 95 . ) If the price of tea falls by ( 10 % ) and that of sugar rises by ( 20 % ) then the price of one kg of each
combined comes to Rs.90. Find the
original price of tea.
8
998Out of 12000 voters in a constituency, ( 60 % ) voted. Find the number of people voted in the constituency?8
99960. The perimeter space of a
rhombus is 40 cm and the
measure of an angle is 60°,
then the area of it is :
(1) 100 73 cm
(2) 50 13 cm
(3) 160 13 cm
(4) 100 cm
8
1000A sum of money amounts to ( R s 66,836.70 ) in 2 years at ( 3 % ) p.a. compound interest sum is8
1001If 400 dollars is deposited in a bank account for 4 years at ( 8 % ) per annum. Compare interest using simple interest formula and compound interest formula

This question has multiple correct options
A . ( mathrm{Cl}=144.195 )
B. ( mathrm{S} 1=200 )
c. ( mathrm{c} 1>mathrm{s} )
D. SI <C

8
1002The price of the diesel is Rs. 70 per litre and the price of the petrol is Rs. 40 per litre. If the profit after selling the mixture at Rs. 75 per litre be ( 25 % ). Find the ratio of the diesel and petrol in the mixture8
1003Find the whole quantity if:
( 8 % ) of it is 40 litres
8
1004Maria invested 8000 Rs in a business
She would be paid interest at ( 5 % ) per
annum compounded annually. Find :
(i) The amount credited against her
name at the end of the second year.
(ii) The interest for the 3 rd year.
8
1005If you invest 1000 dollars for 3 years and get ( 10 % ) compounded each year, then the compound interest is
A . 331
в. 341
c. 351
D. 36
8
1006A person has Rs.30,000 to invest.He wants to invest some amount in the
fixed deposit and remaining in savings account.The interest rates are ( 7 % ) and
( 5 % ) p.a for the fixed deposit and the saving account respectively. Find how he should divide the total amount
( R s .30000 ) in two accounts if he wants to
get the annual interest as
(i) ( R s .1800 )
(ii) ( R s .2000 )
7
1007If ( A ) exceeds ( B ) by ( 40 %, B ) is less than ( C ) by ( 20 %, ) then ( A: C ) is :
A .28: 25
B . 26: 25
c. 283: 251
D. 287: 254
7
1008A fraction in reduced form is such that
when it is squared and then its numerator is increased by ( 25 % ) and the
denominator is reduced to ( 80 % ) it
results in ( 5 / 8 ) of the original fraction. The product of the numerator and denominator is.
A . 6
B. 12
c. 10
D. 7
8
1009Lucky started working 2 years ago. Her starting salary was half of Karthik’s salary at that time. Each year since then Lucky and Karthik have received a rise of ( 10 % ) in their respective salary. What percentage (to the nearest percent) of Karthik’s current salary is Lucky’s
current salary?
8
1010The cost of an air cooler has increased
from Rs 2,250 to Rs 2,500 . What is the
percentage change?
8
1011The quantity of water that should be added to reduce ( 9 mathrm{ml} ) lotion containing ( 50 % ) alcohol to a lotion containing ( 30 % )
alcohol is :
A. ( 3 mathrm{m} )
B. ( 4 mathrm{m} )
( c cdot 5 m )
D. ( 6 mathrm{m} )
8
1012A company bought a car that had a
value of Rs. 10000 . each year the value of the car depreciates by ( 15 % . ) What is the value of the car at the end of 2 years.
A . 7225
B. 6225
c. 5225
D. 4225
8
101351. A single discount equivalent to two
successive discount
and 20% is
(1) 33% (2) 32%
(3) 32% (4) 30%
7
1014A right circular cone has a base radius of ( r ) and a height of ( h . ) If the radius decrease by 20 percent and the height increase by 10 percent, which of the following is the resulting percent change in the volume of the cone?
A . ( 10 % ) decrease
B. 12% decrease
c. 18.4% decrease
D. ( 29.6 % ) decrease
8
1015A number ( A ) exceeds ( B ) by ( 25 % ). By what percentage is ( A ) more than ( B ? )
A . ( 20 % )
B. 25%
c. ( 30 % )
D. ( 15 % )
8
1016You have ( R s, 2,400 ) in your account and
the interest rate is ( 5 % ). After how many years would you earn ( R s 240 ) as
interest.
7
1017Solve : 2 kL ( _{text {一一一一一 }} ) hL ( = )
daL=
8
1018A woman buys toffees at Rs 2.50 a
dozen and an equal number at Rs. 3 a score. She sells them at Rs. 3.60 a score
and thus makes a profit of Rs. 10. How many toffees did she buy?
A . 10000
B. 12000
c. 5000
D. 6000
8
101911.
If in a business, Alok gains 75%
more profit than Akash, then by
what percentage profit of Akash
is less than the profit of Alok?
(1) 25%
(2) 12.63%
(3) 30.8% (4) 42.85%
8
102054. By selling 60 articles a vendor
gains the selling price of 15 ar-
ticles. Find his gain percentage.
(1) 25
(2) 33
(3) 20
(4) 28
8
1021If the cost of ( x ) metres of wire is ( d )
rupees, then what is the cost of ( y )
metres of wire at the same rate?
A ( cdot ) Rs. ( x frac{d}{y} )
B. Rs. ( x d )
c. Rs. ( y frac{d}{x} )
D. Rs. ( y d )
8
1022Rohit purchased a pair of shoes costing
Rs. ( 850 . ) Calculate the total amount to
be paid by him, if the rate of Sales Taxis
( 6 % )
8
Rs.15 per Kg. She dries it for chips. The
chips becomes one-third of the total weight. She sells the chips for Rs.50 per Kg. How much money will
she get as profit?
8
102462. If there is a profit of 20% on the
cost price, the percentage of prof-
it on the sale price is
(2) 12 %
(1) 16 %
(3) 154%
(4 16%
8
1025A shopkeeper sold sarees at Rs 266 each after giving ( 5 % ) discount on labelled price. Had he not given the discount, he would have earned a profit of ( 12 % ) on the cost price. what was the cost price of each saree ?
This question has multiple correct options
A. Rs 240
B. Rs 260
c. Rs 280
D. Date indepequate
E. None of these
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transparent.
A. profit
B. vat
c. sales tax
D. discount
8
1027If cost price of 8 pens ( = ) Selling price of 6 pens. Find percentage profit8
1028By selling a saree for ( R s 3000 ) the
shopkeeper made a profit of ( 20 % . ) what was the cost price of the saree?
8
1029Vairagi bought a table for Rs ( 450 . ) There is Rs 50 additional expenses on this
table. For earning ( 12 % ) profit, what should be the sale price?
8
1030By mistake a clerk, calculate the simple interest on principle for 5 months at ( 6.5 % ) p.a. instead of 6 months at
( 5.5 % ) p.a. If the error in calculation was
Rs.25.40. The original sum of principle
was:
7
103151. Ravi purchased an article marked
at 21000 at 5% discount. The
rate of sales tax on the article is
10%. Money paid by Ravi to pur-
chase the article is
(1) 19,845 (2) 19,950
(3) 23,100 (4) 21.945
8
1032In an examination, 460 students
appeared. Out of these students; ( 23 % ) got first division, ( 62 % ) got second division and the remaining just passed. Assuming that no student failed. Find the number of students who just
passed
A . 69
B. 45
c. 55
D. 66
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