Aptitude/Aptitude Profit and Loss Set 1 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 A man buys an article and sells it at a profit of 20%. If he had bought it at 20% less and sold it for Rs.75 less, he could have gained 25%. What is the cost price?

1.Rs.370

2.Rs.375

3.Rs.350

4.Rs.300


Question:
 If goods be purchased for Rs.840 and one-fourth be sold at a loss of 20% at what gain percent should the remainder be sold so as to gain 20% on the whole transaction?

1. 30%

2.33%

3.33 1/3%

4.35%


Question:
 Ram professes to sell his goods at the cost price but he made use of 900 grms instead of a kg, what is the gain percent?

1.11%

2.11 2/9%

3.1/9%

4.10%


Question:
A cycle is bought for Rs.900 and sold for Rs.1080, find the gain percent?

1.16 2/3%

2.20%

3.18%

4. 25%


Question:
A dealer purchased an article at 3/4 of its list price and sold 50% more than the list price. Find his gain percent?

1. 75%

2.50%

3.100%

4.80%


Question:
A dishonest dealer professes to sell goods at the cost price but uses a false weight and gains 25%. Find his false weight age?

1. 700 gms

2. 750 gms

3.800 gms

4. 850 gms


Question:
A dishonest dealer professes to sell goods at the cost price but uses a weight of 800 grams per kg, what is his percent?

1.20%

2.25%

3.30%

4.15%


Question:
A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at Cost Price but still gets 20% profit by using a false weight. What weight does he substitute for a kilogram?

1.855 1/2 grams

2.833 1/3 grams

3.833 1/2 grams

4. 875 2/7 grams


Question:
A man buys two articles for Rs.1980 each and he gains 10% on the first and loses 10% on the next. Find his total gain or loss percent?

1.1% gain

2.1% loss

3.10% loss

4.no gain or no loss


Question:
A man purchases 8 pens for Rs.9 and sells 9 pens for Rs.8, how much profit or loss does he make?

1.20.98% profit

2.20.98% loss

3.20.89% profit

4.20.89% loss


Question:
A man sells a horse for Rs.800 and loses something, if he had sold it for Rs.980, his gain would have been double the former loss. Find the cost price of the horse?

1.Rs.900

2.Rs.875

3. Rs.850

4. Rs.860


Question:
A man sells two articles for Rs.3600 each and he gains 30% on the first and loses 30% on the next. Find his total gain or loss?

1.9% loss

2.400

3.4000

4.324


Question:
A person bought an article and sold it at a loss of 10%. If he had bought it for 20% less and sold it for Rs.75 less, he could have gained 25%. What is the cost price?

1.Rs.250

2.Rs.225

3.Rs.275

4.Rs.200


Question:
A person buys an article at Rs.500. At what price should he sell the article so as to make a profit of 20%?

1.Rs.600

2.Rs.500

3.Rs.250

4.Rs.700


Question:
A person purchased a TV set for Rs. 16000 and a DVD player for Rs. 6250. He sold both the items together for Rs. 31150. What percentage of profit did he make?

1.30%

2.35%

3.40%

4.45%


Question:
A reduction of 20% in the price of salt enables a lady to obtain 10kgs more for Rs.100, find the original price per kg?

1.2 3/2

2.2/3

3.2.5

4.3


Question:
A reduction of 25% in the price of oil enables a house wife to obtain 5kgs more for Rs.800, what is the reduced price for kg?

1. Rs.20

2. Rs.30

3. Rs.40

4. Rs.25


Question:
A shopkeeper buys mangoes at the rate of 4 a rupee and sells them at 3 a rupee. Find his net profit or loss percent?

1. 20%

2.28%

3.33 1/3 %

4.35 2/7 %


Question:
A shopkeeper loses 15%,if an article is sold for Rs. 102. What should be the selling price of the article to gain 20%?

1.Rs. 150

2.Rs. 144

3. Rs. 138

4.Rs. 132


Question:
A shopkeeper loses 15%,if an article is sold for Rs. 102. What should be the selling price of the article to gain 20%?

1.Rs. 150

2.Rs. 144

3.Rs. 138

4.None of these


Question:
A shopkeeper sells two articles at Rs.1000 each, making a profit of 20% on the first article and a loss of 20% on the second article. Find the net profit or loss that he makes?

1.neither profit nor loss

2.3%

3.5%

4.4%


Question:
A single discount equivalent to the discount series of 20%, 10% and 5% is?

1.25%

2.30%

3.31.6%

4. 33.5%


Question:
A trader bought a car at 20% discount on its original price. He sold it at a 40% increase on the price he bought it. What percent of profit did he make on the original price?

1.10%

2.11%

3.12%

4.15%


Question:
A trader marked the price of a car 20% above the cost price and allowed the purchaser 5% discount on the marked price there by gained Rs.8400. Find the cost price of the car?

1.Rs.60000

2.Rs.75000

3.Rs.68400

4.Rs.78400


Question:
A trader marked the price of the T.V. 30% above the cost price of the T.V. and gave the purchaser 10% discount on the marked price, thereby gaining Rs.340. Find the cost price of the T.V?

1.Rs.2250

2.Rs.2000

3.Rs.2150

4.Rs.2200


Question:
A trader sells 85 meters of cloth for Rs. 8925 at the profit of Rs. 15 per metre of cloth. What is the cost price of one metre of cloth?

1.Rs. 80

2.Rs. 85

3.Rs. 90

4.Rs. 95


Question:
A tradesman by means of his false balance defrauds to the extent of 20%? in buying goods as well as by selling the goods. What percent does he gain on his outlay?

1. 20%

2.45%

3.44%

4. 48%


Question:
A watch was sold at a loss of 10%. If it was sold for Rs.140 more, there would have been a gain of 4%. What is the cost price?

1.Rs.1000

2.Rs.1140

3. Rs.860

4. Rs.760


Question:
An article is bought for Rs.600 and sold for Rs.500, find the loss percent?

1.16 4/3%

2.100/3%

3.16%

4.2/3%


Question:
An article is bought for Rs.675 and sold for Rs.900, find the gain percent?

1.16 2/3%

2.30%

3.33 1/3%

4.33 1/6%


Question:
At what price must an article costing Rs.47.50 be marked in order that after deducting 5% from the list price. It may be sold at a profit of 25% on the cost price?

1.Rs.62.50

2.Rs.72.50

3. Rs.75.00

4.Rs.80.00


Question:
At what price must an article costing Rs.47.50 be marked in order that after deducting 5% from the list price. It may be sold at a profit of 25% on the cost price?

1.Rs.62.50

2.Rs.72.50

3.Rs.75.00

4.Rs.80.00


Question:
By selling 12 pencils for a rupee a man loses 20%. How many for a rupee should he sell in order to gain 20%?

1.8

2.9

3.12

4.16


Question:
By selling 150 mangoes, a fruit-seller gains the selling price of 30 mangoes. Find the gain percent?

1.20%

2.25%

3.18%

4.30%


Question:
By selling 50 meters of cloth. I gain the selling price of 15 meters. Find the gain percent?

1.35%

2. 30%

3.40%

4.42 6/7%


Question:
By selling a house for Rs.45000, it was found that 1/8 of the outlay was gained, what ought the selling to price to have been in order to have lost 5 p.c?

1. Rs.38750

2.Rs.38000

3.Rs.40000

4.Rs.42000


Question:
By selling an article at Rs.600, a profit of 25% is made. Find its cost price?

1.Rs.350

2.Rs.400

3.Rs.573

4.Rs.480


Question:
By selling an article at Rs.800, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 25%. At what price should he sell the article so as to make a loss of 25%?

1.Rs.600

2.Rs.480

3.Rs.500

4.Rs.450


Question:
I bought two books; for Rs.480. I sold one at a loss of 15% and other at a gain of 19% and then I found each book was sold at the same price. Find the cost of the book sold at a loss?

1.Rs.28

2.Rs.280

3.Rs.140

4.Rs.70


Question:
If a man lost 4% by selling oranges at the rate of 12 a rupee at how many a rupee must he sell them to gain 44%?

1.7

2.8

3.9

4.10


Question:
If an article is sold at 19% profit instead of 12% profit, then the profit would be Rs. 105 more. What is the cost price?

1.Rs. 1505

2.Rs. 1510

3.Rs. 1500

4.Rs. 1490


Question:
Ram sold two bicycles, each for Rs.990. If he made 10% profit on the first and 10% loss on the second, what is the total cost of both bicycles?

1.Rs.2000

2.Rs.1980

3.Rs.1891

4.Rs.1750


Question:
Raman mixed 24 kg of butter at Rs. 150 per kg with 36 kg butter at the rate of Rs. 125 per kg. At what price per kg should he sell the mixture to make a profit of 40% in the transaction?

1. Rs. 135

2. Rs. 162

3. Rs. 189

4. Rs. 198


Question:
Ramu bought an old car for Rs. 42000. He spent Rs. 13000 on repairs and sold it for Rs. 64900. What is his profit percent?

1.14%

2.16%

3.18%

4.22%


Question:
The C.P of 10 pens is equal to the S.P of 12 pens. Find his gain % or loss%?

1.16 2/3% profit

2.50/6% profit

3.16 2/3% loss

4.100/3% loss


Question:
The C.P of 15 books is equal to the S.P of 18 books. Find his gain% or loss%?

1.16 2/3% loss

2.100/3% loss

3.50/3% profit

4.100/3% loss


Question:
The cost price of 13 articles is equal to the selling price of 11 articles. Find the profit percent?

1.15 5/15%

2.18 2/11%

3.16 2/3%

4.30%


Question:
The cost price of a radio is Rs.1500 and it was sold for Rs.1230, find the loss %?

1.18%

2.9%

3.15%

4. 6%


Question:
The list price of an article is Rs.65. A customer pays Rs.56.16 for it. He was given two successive discounts, one of them being 10%. The other discount is?

1.3%

2.4%

3.5%

4.6%


Question:
The owner of a furniture shop charges his customer 24% more than the cost price. If a customer paid Rs. 8339 for a computer table, then what was the cost price of the computer table?

1. Rs. 5725

2.Rs. 5275

3.Rs. 6275

4.Rs. 6725


Question:
The sale price sarees listed for Rs.400 after successive discount is 10% and 5% is?

1.Rs.357

2.Rs.340

3.Rs.342

4.Rs.338


Question:
Vijay bought 160 shirts at the rate of Rs. 225 per shirt. The transport expenditure was Rs. 1400. He paid an octroi at the rate of Rs. 1.75 per shirt and labour charges were Rs. 320. What should be the selling price of one shirt, if he wants a profit of 20%?

1.Rs. 258

2.Rs. 270

3.Rs. 277.5

4.Rs. 285


Question:
What profit percent is made by selling an article at a certain price, if by selling at 2/3rd of that price, there would be a loss of 20%?

1.20%

2.25%

3.13 1/30%

4.12%


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