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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: 20% raise of price followed by a discount of 25% of the raised portion will

Answer:increase the price by 15%

Question: A man loses 20 1/2% of his money and after spending 80% of the remainder, he he left with Rs.159. How much did he have at first ?


Question: In two successive years, 80 and 60 students of a school appeared at the final examination of which 60% and 80% passed respectively. The average rate of students passed (in per cent) is:

Answer:68 4/7

Question: If A's salary is 50% more than that of B, then B's salary is less than A's by :

Answer:33 1/3%

Question: The ratio of the number of girsls to the number of boys in a town is 90%. If the total number of boys and girls in the town is 190, how many girls are in the town.


Question: A trader buys goods at 20% discount on market price. If he wants to make a profit of 25% after allowing a discount of 20% by what per cent should his marked price be greater than the original market price ?


Question: 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 Rs. 3402/- as the price including the sales tax, then the marked price is :


Question: A man spends 75% of his income. His income increases by 20% and his expenditure also increases by 10%. The percentage of increase in his savings is :


Question: Out of his income, Mr.Raj spends 20% on house rent and 70% of the rest on household expenditure. If he saves Rs.3600 per month, then his total income per month (in Rs.) is :


Question: A single discount equivalent to a discount series of 30%. 20% and 10% is :


Question: When 75 is added to 75% of a number, the answer is the number. Find 40% of that number.


Question: A dozen pairs of socks quoted at Rs. 180/- are available at discount of 20%. How many pairs of socks can be brought Rs.48/-

Answer:4 pairs

Question: A box has 100 blue balls, 50 red balls and 50 black balls. 25% of blue balls and 50% of red balls are taken away. Then, percentage of black balls at present is :

Answer:33 1/3%

Question: A number inreased by 137 1/2% and the increment is 33.
The number is :


Question: The value of a machine depreciates every year at the rate of 10% on its value at the beginning of that year. If the current value of the machine is Rs.729, then its worth 3 yr ago was :


Question: The number of seats in an auditorium is increased by 25%. The price of a ticket is also increased by 12%. Then, the increase in revenue collection will be :


Question: What single discount is equivalent to two successive discounts of 20% and 15%?


Question: If 90% of A = 30% of B and B = 2 x% of A, then the value of x is :


Question: When the price of sugar decreases by 10%, a man could buy 1 kg more for Rs.270. Then, the original price of sugar per kg. is :


Question: If the price of sugar is raised by 25%, find by how much per cent a householder must reduce his consumption of sugar so as not to increase his expenditure ?