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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: 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 ?

Answer:20


Question: If 30% of A is added to 40% of B, the answer is 80% of B. What percentage of A is B?

Answer:75%


Question: A reduction of 20% in the price of an apple enables a man to buy 10 apples more for Rs.54. The reduced price of apple per dozen is :

Answer:Rs.12.96`


Question: Price of a commodity has increased by 60%. By what per cent must a consumer reduce the consumption of the commodity so as not to increase the expenditure ?

Answer:37.5


Question: The single discount equal to three consecutive discounts of 10%, 12% and 5% is :

Answer:24.76%


Question: Two successive price increases of 10% and 10% of an article are equivalent to a single price incease of :

Answer:21%


Question: 1.14 expressed as a per cent of 1.9 is :

Answer:60%


Question: The marked price of a watch was Rs720. A man bought the same for Rs.550.80 after setting two successive discounts, the first being 10%. The second discount rate is:

Answer:15%


Question: Allowing 20% and 15% successive discounts, the selling price of an article becomes Rs.3060 then the marked price will be :

Answer:Rs.4500


Question: List price of a book is Rs.100. A dealer sells three such books for Rs.274.50 after allowing discount at a certain rate. Find the rate of discount.

Answer:8.5%


Question: A man spends 75% of his income. His income is increased by 20% and he increased his expenditure by 10%. His savings are increased by :

Answer:50%


Question: The percentage increase in the surface area of a cube when each side is doubled is :

Answer:300%


Question: In a examination, a student must get 36% marks to pass. A student who gets 190 marks failed by 35 marks. The total marks in that examination is:

Answer:625


Question: A certain sum will amount to Rs.12100 in 2 years at 10% per annum of compound interest, interest being compounded annually. The sum is:

Answer:Rs.10000/-


Question: Find a simple discount equivalent to a discount series of 10%, 20% and 25%.:

Answer:46%


Question: A merchant loses 10% by selling an article. If the cost price of the article is Rs.15, then the selling price of the article is :

Answer:13.50


Question: If 8% of x = 4% of y, then 20% of x is

Answer:10% of y


Question: At an election there were two candidates. A candidate got 38% vote and lost by 7200 number of votes. The total number of valid votes were :

Answer:30000


Question: The listed price of a shirt is Rs.270 and it is available at Rs.237.60. The rate of discount is :

Answer:12%


Question: A manufacturer sells an item to a whole sale dealer at a profit of 18%. The wholesaler sells the same to a retailer at a profit of 20%. The retailer in turn sells it to a customer for Rs.15045 thereby earning a profit of 25%. The cost price of the manufacturer is :

Answer:Rs.8500