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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: In an election between two candidates, the winner got 65% of the total votes cast and won the election by a majority of 2748 votes. What is the total number of votes cast if no vote is declared invalid ?

Answer:9160


Question: Two numbers are 35% and 50% respectively more than a third number. The first number is what per cent of the second number ?

Answer:90


Question: The value of a property depreciates every year by 10%. The present value of the property is Rs. 81 lakhs. Two years ago, its value was

Answer:Rs. 100 lakhs


Question: Last year, the population of a town was x and if it increases at the same rate, next year it will be y. The present population of the town is

Answer:√xy


Question: What per cent of 3/7 is 1/105?

Answer:2.22%


Question: What per cent is 3% of 15%?

Answer:20%


Question: If the cost of a calculator worth Rs. 250 is increased by Rs. 100, the rate of increase is

Answer:40%


Question: A number increased by 37.5% gives 99 the number is

Answer:72


Question: When 40% of a number is added to 42, the result is the number itself. The number is:

Answer:70


Question: In an examination 52% of the candidates failed in Science 42% in Mathematics and 17% in both, The no. of those who passed in both the subjects, is:

Answer:23%


Question: The price of an item is increased by 20% and then decreased by 20%. The final price as compared to original price

Answer:4% less


Question: Two candidates fought an election, One got 65% of the votes and won by 600 votes. The total no. of votes polled is:

Answer:2,000


Question: Out of a no. of electronic items, a person purchases 60% coloured TVs 5% of these were found to be defective. The percentage of defective TVs in al is

Answer:3%


Question: A’s salary is half that of B, it A got a 50% rise in his salary and B got a 25% rise in his salary, then the percentage increase in combined salaries of both is

Answer:33.33%


Question: In our Singapore office there are 60% female employees. 50% of all the male employees are computer literate. If there are total 62% employees computer literate out of the total 1600 employees, then the no. of female employees who are computer literate:

Answer:672


Question: The price of a car depreciates in the first year by 25% in the second year by 20% in the third by 15% an so on. The final price of the car after, if the present cost of the car is Rs. 10,00,000:

Answer:5,10,000


Question: A shopkeeper charges sales tax of x% up to Rs. 2,000 and above it he charges y%A customer pays total tax of Rs. 320, when he purchases the goods worth Rs. 6,000 and he pay’s the total tax of Rs. 680 for the goods worth Rs. 12,000. The value of (x-y) is:

Answer:-2


Question: 40% of a number when added to the square of the same number, then it is increased to 4040% of itself the actual number is:

Answer:40


Question: In my office there are 30% female employees and 30% of these earn greater than Rs. 8,000 per month and 80% of male employees earn less than Rs. 8,000 per month. What is the percentage of employees who earn more than Rs. 8,000 per month?

Answer:can't be determined


Question: 600 student took the rest on physics and chemistry. 35% students failed in Pyhsics and 45% students failed in chemistry and 40% of those who passed in chemistry also passed in Physics, then how many students failed in both:

Answer:none of these