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Percentage QUESTIONS

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DescriptionPercentage QUESTIONS and Answers exams contains the questions from various competitive exams.These questions are the part of previous year paper.These kind of questions would be helpful in preparing for exams like IAS, PCS, UPSC, NDA, CDS SSC, RRB, PSC, IBPS
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Question: A chair listed at Rs.350 is available at successive discounts of 25% and 10%. The selling price of the chair is :

Answer:Rs.236.25


Question: A tradesman marks his goods at such a price that after allowing a disount of 15%, he makes a profit of 20%. What is the marked price of an article whose cost price is Rs.170?

Answer:Rs.240


Question: A trader purchases a watch and a wall clock for Rs.390. He sells them making a profit of 10% on the watch and 15% on the wall clock. He earns a profit of Rs.51.50. The difference between the original prices of the wall clock and the watch is equal to

Answer:Rs.110


Question: A saves 20% of his monthly salary. If his monthly expenditure is Rs.6000. Then, his monthly saving is :

Answer:Rs.1500


Question: From 2008 to 2009, the sales of a book decreased by 80%. If the sales in 2010 were the same as in 2008, by what per cent did it increases from 2009 to 2010 ?

Answer:400%


Question: Two candidates contested in an election. One got 60% of the votes and won by 1600 votes. What is the number of votes polled ?

Answer:Rs.8000


Question: While purchasing one item costing Rs.400, one has to pay sales tax at 7% and on another costing Rs.6400, the sales tax was 9%. The per cent of sles tax one has to pay, taking these items together on an average is :

Answer:8 (15/17)%


Question: A hemispherical cup of radius 4 cm is filled to the brim with coffee. The coffee is then poured into a vertical cone of radius 8 cm and height 16 cm. The percentage of the volume of the cone that remains empty is :

Answer:87.5%


Question: A shopkeeper offered a discount of 9% for an article but he marked it at 25% higher than the cost price. Find his profit percentage.

Answer:13.75%


Question: A sells an article to B at a profit of 20%. B sells it to C at a profit of 10%. How much per cent will C pay more than what A pays ?

Answer:32%


Question: Three-fifth of two-third of three-seventh of a number is 150. What is 60% of that number ?

Answer:525


Question: 300 grams of sugar solution has 40% of sugar in it. How much sugar should be added to make it 50% in the solution?

Answer:60 gms


Question: After deducting a commission of 5%, a T. V. set costs Rs.9,595. Its marked price is



Question: A discount series of 10%, 20% and 40% is equal to a single discount of:



Question: A vendor purchased 40 dozen bananas for Rs.250. Out of these 30 bananas were rotten and could not be sold. At what rate per dozen should he sell the remaining bananas to make a profit of 20%?



Question: One-fifth of half of a number is 20. The 20% of that number is :



Question: Total cost of production of a firm is Rs.250 lakh. Following pie-chart shows the percentage of costs of production in different purposes.
Letter of A, B, C, D represent the following
A= Cost of raw materials
B= Cost of packing
C= Cost of labour
D= Maintenance cost
Question:If the production increases to five times of the present cost, then the percentage increase of the cost is:




Question: Total cost of production of a firm is Rs.250 lakh. Following pie-chart shows the percentage of costs of production in different purposes.
Letter of A, B, C, D represent the following
A= Cost of raw materials
B= Cost of packing
C= Cost of labour
D= Maintenance cost
Question: If the total maintenance cost increases from 12.5 lakh to Rs.50 lakh, then the percentage increase of the maintenance cost is:




Question: Simon purchased a bicycle for Rs.6810. He had paid a VAT of 13.5%. The list price of the bicycle was :

Answer:Rs.6000


Question: There is 10% loss if an article is sold at Rs.270. Then the cost price of the article is :

Answer:Rs.300