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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 a class of MBA students 16.66% students are from Science background and 12.5% students are from commerce background and 6.66% students from arts background and rest are from Engineering background. The minimum possible students of engineering background are:


Question: An alloy contains the copper and aluminium in the ratio of 7:4. While making the weapons from this alloy, 12% of the weapon, then the weight of the alloy required is:

Answer:37.5 kg

Question: In a test there are total n questions. Bhanu Answers 20 out of 25 questions correctly in the first section. In the second section he answers 60% in the test. Given that all the questions carry equal marks, without any negative marking. The total no. Of question in the test is:


Question: In a class of MBA students 16.66% students are from Science background and 12.5% students are from commerce background and 6.66% students from arts background and rest are from Engineering background. The minimum possible students of engineering background are:


Question: Hariharan goes to a shop to buy and FM radio costing Rs. 1404 including sales tax at 8%. He asks the shopkeeper to recuce the price of radio so that he can save the amount equal to the sales tax. The reduction of the price of the radio is:

Answer:Rs. 104

Question: The average weight of a class of students is 67.5 kg. The weight of the class teacher is 25% more than the average weight of the class. The average weight of the class is less than the class teacher by x%. The value of x is:


Question: Last year in CAT, each section of the question paper had different weightage. The weightage of QA, DI and VA/RC sections was 8,9 and 10 respectively. The maximum marks in all the three section together were 810. Wrong answer did not carry negative marks as a penalty. If Padma had gotten 20% more marks in QA and 8% more marks in DI and 7.14 …% more marks in VA/RC , then she must had gotten 100% marks in all the three sections. The total marks that Padma had scored:


Question: A salesman gets commission on total sales at 9%. If the sale is exceeded Rs. 10,000 he gets and additional commission as bonus of 3% on the excess of sales over Rs. 10,000. If he gets total commission of Rs. 1380, then the bonus he received is:

Answer:Rs. 120

Question: In Veeru Bhai Pvt. Limited company 60% of the employees are men and 48% of the employees are Engineer and 66.6% of these are men. The percentage of women who are not engineers:


Question: Initially Veer had 60% more letters than that of Zara. In the last month the no. of love letters of Veer increased by 25% and that of zara decreased by 25% Again in the present month the no. of love letters of Veer decreased to 60% and that of Zara increased by 60%. Then which of the following statements is correct regarding the present no. of love letters:

Answer:Veer and Zara have equal no of letters

Question: The charges per hour of internet surfing is increased by 25% then find the percentage decrease in the time period of surfing of a user (a net savy) who can afford only a 10% increase in expenditure:


Question: The average earning of each member of the Ambani family is 20% less then the average earning of each member of the Sahara family and the total earning of Ambani’s family is 20% more than the total earing of Sahara’s family. The no. of family members in the Sahara is what per cent of the no. of family members of Ambani:


Question: From 2000 onwards, till 2003 the price of computers increased every years by 10% After that due to government subsidy the price of computers decreases every years by 10%.The price of a computer in 2006 will be approx. how much per cent less than the price in 2000 if the same pattern of price is continued:


Question: A book consists of 30 pages, 25 lines on each page and 35 characters on each line. If this content is written in another note book consisting of 30 lines and 28 characters per line, then the required no. of pages will how much per cent greater then the previous pages?


Question: The rate of increase of the price of sugar in observed to be two per cent more than the inflation rate expressed in percentage. The price of sugar on January 1, 2004 is Rs. 20 per kg. The inflation rates of the years 2004 and 2005 are expected to be 8% each. The expected price of sugar on January 1,2006 would be:

Answer:Rs. 24.20

Question: A club has raised 75% of the amount it needs for a new building by receiving an average donation of Rs. 600 from the people already solicited. The people already solicited represents 60% of the people the club will ask for donations. If the club is to raise exactly the amount needed for the new building .what should be the average donation from the remaining people to be solicited?


Question: A number x is mistakenly divided by 10 instead of being multiplied by 10.What is the percentage error in the result?


Question: What is the percentage change in the result when we add 50 to a certain number x, instead of subtracting 50 from the same number x?

Answer:can't be determined

Question: In the Regional Science Centre, Lucknow the rate of ticket is increased by 50% to increase the revenue, but simultaneously 20% of the visitors decreased .What is percentage change in the revenue of Regional Science Centre. If it is known that the centre collects the revenue only from the visitors and it has no other financial supports:


Question: Recently when I visited a show room of shoes shopkeeper told me that he could reduce the price of Bata shoes by 49% and if I were to purchase woodland shoes he could reduce the price to 51% of the original price. If the marked price (i.e. printed price) of both the shoes was same, then which shoes was cheap to buy: