
question_answer1) If the price of potatoes is reduced by 25%, one can buy 6.25 kg more for Rs. 100. The reduced price of potatoes is
A) Rs. 3 per kg done
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B) Rs. 3.50 per kg done
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C) Rs. 4 per kg done
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D) Rs. 4.50 per kg done
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question_answer2) If selling price of 16 items is same as the cost price of 20 items, then there is a
A) loss of 20% done
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B) loss of 25% done
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C) gain of 20% done
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D) gain of 25% done
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question_answer3) During a period of two years, a principal of Rs. 100 amounts to Rs. 121 at the annual compount rate of r%. The value of r will be
A) 9 done
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B) 10 done
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C) \[\frac{21}{2}\] done
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D) 11 done
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question_answer4) The compound interest of Rs. 1,000 at the rate of 10% will be Rs. 210 in
A) one year done
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B) two years done
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C) three years done
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D) four years done
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question_answer5) The difference between simple and compound interest on Rs. 5,000 for three years al the annual interest rate of 10% is
A) Rs. 300 done
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B) Rs. 250 done
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C) Rs. 155 done
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D) Rs. 150 done
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question_answer6) A bag contains Rs. 90 in coins. If coins of 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise are in the ratio 2:3: 5, then the number of 25 paise coins in the Bag is
A) 80 done
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B) 100 done
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C) 120 done
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D) 35 done
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question_answer7) A man loses \[12\frac{1}{2}\]% of his money and after spending 70% of the remainder, he was left with Rs. 210. The money that he had at the beginning is
A) Rs. 810 done
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B) Rs. 800 done
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C) Rs. 790 done
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D) Rs. 780 done
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question_answer8) A man's salary is reduced by 10%. In order to have his salary back to the original amount, it must be raised by
A) 8% done
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B) 10% done
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C) 11% done
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D) 12% done
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question_answer9) What percent of 8.25 m is 75 cm ?
A) \[\frac{150}{11}\]% done
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B) \[\frac{75}{11}%\] done
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C) \[\frac{80}{11}%\] done
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D) \[\frac{100}{11}%\] done
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question_answer10) A person borrowed Rs. 1500 at the rate of 5% per annum S.I. What amount will he pay to clear the debt after 4 years?
A) Rs. 2000 done
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B) Rs. 1880 done
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C) Rs. 1800 done
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D) Rs. 1600 done
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question_answer11) Rajan borrowed Rs. 50,000 from Rakesh at simple interest. After 3 years, Rakesh got Rs. 3000 more than what he had given to Rajan. What was the rate of interest per annum?
A) 2% done
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B) 5% done
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C) 8% done
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D) 10% done
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question_answer12) Rakesh took a loan for 7 years at the rate of 6% p.a. S.I. If the total interest paid was Rs. 2100, the principal was
A) Rs. 4400 done
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B) Rs. 4800 done
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C) Rs. 5000 done
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D) Rs. 5200 done
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question_answer13) How much should money lender lend at simple rate of interest of 15% in order to have Rs. 3234 at the end of \[1\frac{1}{2}\] years ?
A) Rs. 1640 done
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B) Rs. 2620 done
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C) Rs. 2610 done
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D) Rs. 2640 done
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question_answer14) If an amount Rs. 8000 becomes to Rs. 9200 in 3 years at simple interest. If the rate of interest is increased by 3%, it would amount to?
A) Rs. 9920 done
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B) Rs. 10560 done
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C) Rs. 11120 done
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D) Rs. 11820 done
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question_answer15) In an examination, 34% of the candidates fail in Arithmetic and 42% in English. If 20% fail in Arithmetic and English, the percentage of those passing in both subjects is
A) 44 done
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B) 45 done
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C) 46 done
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D) 47 done
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question_answer16) A reduction of 20% in the price of rice enables a person to buy 3.5 kg more for Rs. 77. Then the original price per kg is
A) Rs. 4f00 done
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B) Rs. 4.50 done
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C) Rs. 5.00 done
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D) Rs. 5.50 done
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question_answer17) When the price of eggs is reduced by 20% it enables a man to buy 20 more eggs for Rs. 40. Then the reduced price per egg is
A) 38 paise done
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B) 40 paise done
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C) 42 paise done
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D) 44 paise done
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question_answer18) What percentage of a day is one hour and 45 minutes?
A) 7.218% done
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B) 8.3% done
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C) 7.291% done
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D) None of these done
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question_answer19) A candidate gets 71% of votes and wins the election by 756 votes. If there are two candidates then the total number of votes is
A) 1,800 done
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B) 1,850 done
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C) 1,860 done
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D) 1,890 done
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question_answer20) A gets 10% more than B. Then B gets
A) 10% more than A done
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B) 10% less than A done
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C) \[9\frac{1}{11}\]% more than A done
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D) None of these done
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question_answer21) If\[A:B=3:4\]and B : C = 5 : 6, then A : C is
A) 5 : 9 done
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B) 3 : 4 done
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C) 1: 2 done
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D) 5:8 done
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question_answer22) A person purchases 20 litres of juice at Rs. 2.20 per litre and diluted it with water to make the contents 22 litres. In order to earn 10% profit he should sell the juice at
A) Rs. 2.20 done
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B) Rs. 2.00 done
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C) Rs.2.35 done
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D) Rs. 2.40 done
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question_answer23) The manufacturer A of a certain item sells it to a wholesaler at a profit of 20% on his manufacturing cost. The wholesaler sells it to a retailer at a profit of 25% and the retailer sells it to a consumer at a profit of 20%. The price paid by the consumer over and above manufacturing cost will be
A) 65% done
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B) 80% done
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C) 85% done
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D) 90% done
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question_answer24) The difference between simple interest and compound interest at yearly intervals on Rs. 3000 for 2 years at 6% is
A) Rs. 20.80 done
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B) Rs. 15.80 done
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C) Rs.10.80 done
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D) Rs.9.80 done
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question_answer25) The population of small town is increased by \[\frac{15}{2}\] %per annum for two years. If the present population is 73, 960, then two years before the population was
A) 68,000 done
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B) 70,000 done
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C) 64,000 done
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D) 60,000 done
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question_answer26) A person sold two almirah for Rs. 1,980 each. On one he gained 10% while on other he lost 10%. In the bargain he
A) gained 2% done
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B) lost 1% done
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C) gained 10% done
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D) none of these done
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question_answer27) By selling a suitcase for Rs. 570, a man loses 5%. At what price must he sell it to gain 5%?
A) Rs.630 done
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B) Rs. 650 done
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C) Rs. 580 done
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D) Rs. 620 done
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question_answer28) A, B, C earn Rs. 1, 980 in total. They earth it in the ratio of 2 : 1 and 3 : 2 respectively, then B earned
A) Rs. 500 done
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B) Rs. 520 done
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C) Rs. 540 done
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D) Rs. 560 done
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question_answer29) A certain sum of money Q was deposited for 5 years and 4 months at '1.5% simple interest and mounted to Rs. 248. Then the value of Q is
A) Rs. 200 done
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B) Rs. 210 done
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C) Rs. 220 done
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D) Rs. 240 done
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question_answer30) A person purchased 10 dozen pens at the rate of Rs. 4 per dozen. On checking, he found that 20 pens were not working. In order to earn 25% he should sell the remaining pens, each at
A) 40 paise done
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B) 45 paise done
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C) 50 paise done
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D) 55 paise done
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question_answer31) A shopkeeper professes to sell the goods at cost price but he uses a weight of 900 grams for a kilogram. Then his gain percent is
A) \[\frac{100}{9}%\] done
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B) \[\frac{100}{8}%\] done
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C) \[\frac{100}{7}%\] done
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D) \[\frac{100}{6}%\] done
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question_answer32) A candidate v/ho gets 30% of the marks in an examination fails by 50 marks. Another candidate who gets 320 marks fails by 30 marks. Then the maximum marks is
A) 800 done
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B) 900 done
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C) 1,000 done
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D) 1,100 done
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question_answer33) Let Rs. 300 be borrowed for 8 months. Then which one of the following will be the correct period of lending of Rs. 400 in return, provided the rate of interest in both the cases is same and the interest received in each case the same?
A) 4 months done
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B) 5 months done
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C) \[5\frac{1}{2}\] months done
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D) 6 months done
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question_answer34) If a sum of money placed at compound interest doubles itself in 5 years, then the same amount of money will be 8 times of itself in
A) 25 years done
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B) 20 years done
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C) 15 years done
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D) 10 years done
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question_answer35) A began business with Rs. 4,500 and was joined afterwards by B with Rs. 5,400. If the profit at the end of the year was divided in the ratio of 2 : 1, then the time of joining B was after
A) 5 months done
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B) 7 months done
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C) 8 months done
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D) 9 months done
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question_answer36) A man deposited Rs. 8,000 in a bank for 3 years at 5% per annum compound interest. After 3 years he will get
A) Rs. 8,800 done
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B) Rs. 9,000 done
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C) Rs.9,200 done
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D) Rs. 9,261 done
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question_answer37) Which discount series in profitable to the buyer 25%, 12%, 3% or 18%, 17%, 5% ?
A) First done
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B) Second done
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C) Both done
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D) Neither first nor second done
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question_answer38) The list price of a parker pen is Rs. 160 and a customer buys it for Rs. 122.40 after two successive discounts. If first is 10% then the second is
A) 18% done
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B) 17% done
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C) 16% done
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D) 15% done
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question_answer39) A and B invest Rs. 200 and Rs. 300 respectively in a business for a period for three years and two years respectively. Then the profit will be divided into the ratio of
A) 4 : 3 done
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B) 2 : 3 done
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C) 1:1 done
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D) 6:5 done
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question_answer40) In an election 15% of voters did not vote A candidate who got 62.5% of votes cast was declared elected by 3,400 votes. Then the total number of votes are
A) 15,000 done
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B) 16,000 done
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C) 17,000 done
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D) 19,000 done
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question_answer41) The total number of candidates at examination, if 31% fail and the number of falling students is 248, is
A) 800 done
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B) 900 done
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C) 1,000 done
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D) 1,100 done
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question_answer42) A certain sum of money lent out at S.I. amounts to Rs. 6900 in 3 years and Rs. 7500 in 5 years The sum lent is
A) Rs. 4000 done
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B) Rs. 4500 done
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C) Rs. 5000 done
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D) Rs. 6000 done
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question_answer43) For how many years should Rs. 1200 be invested at 10% p.a. in order to earn the same simple interest as is earned by investing Rs. 1800 at 12% p.a. for 5 years?
A) 9 done
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B) 10 done
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C) 12 done
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D) 11 done
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question_answer44) A sum of money was lent at simple interest at 11% p.a. for \[3\frac{1}{2}\] years and \[4\frac{1}{2}\] years respectively. If the difference in interests for two periods was Rs. 5500, then the sum is
A) Rs. 50050 done
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B) Rs. 55000 done
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C) Rs. 50000 done
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D) Rs. 50500 done
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question_answer45) Rajan lent Rs. 1200 to Rakesh for 3 years at a certain rate of interest and Rs. 1000 to Mukesh for the same time at the same rate. If he gets Rs. 50 more from Rakesh than from Mukesh, then the rate percent
A) \[8\frac{1}{3}%\] done
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B) \[6\frac{2}{3}%\] done
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C) \[10\frac{1}{3}%\] done
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D) \[9\frac{2}{3}%\] done
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question_answer46) The difference between the interests received from Canara Bank and Punjab & Sind Bank on Rs. 500 for 2 years, is Rs. 2.50. The difference between their rates is
A) 1% done
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B) 0.5% done
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C) 0.25% done
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D) 2.5% done
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question_answer47) The simple interest on Rs. 18200 from March 9, 2001 to May 21, 2001 at \[7\frac{3}{4}%\] rate will be
A) Rs. 290 done
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B) Rs. 273 done
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C) Rs. 288 done
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D) Rs. 225 done
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question_answer48) A money lender finds that due to a fall in the rate of interest from 8% to \[7\frac{3}{4}%\], his yearly income diminishes by Rs. 615. His capital is
A) Rs. 260000 done
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B) Rs. 246000 done
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C) Rs. 238000 done
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D) Rs. 224000 done
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question_answer49) Anil invests Rs. 3,000 for a year and Sunil joins him with Rs. 2,000 after 4 months. After the year they receive a return of Rs 2,600. Sunil?s share is
A) Rs.800 done
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B) Rs. 1,000 done
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C) Rs. 750 done
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D) Rs. 900 done
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question_answer50) The compound interest for a certain sum at 5% per annum for first year is 25. The simple interest for the same money at 5% for two years will be rupees
A) 40 done
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B) 50 done
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C) 60 done
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D) 70 done
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question_answer51) Four dealers advertise the same list price for a TV set. Which one of the following discount series is more advantageous to the customer?
A) 25% and 8% done
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B) 22% and 8% done
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C) 25% and 9% done
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D) 25% and 10% done
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question_answer52) A person walks from his house at a speed of 4 km/hr and reaches his school 5 minutes late. If his speed has been 5 km/hr, he would have reached 10 minutes earlier. The distance of the school from his house is
A) 5 km done
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B) 6 km done
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C) 7 km done
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D) 8 km done
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question_answer53) A sum of money at compound interest becomes double of itself in 15 yrs. The rate of interest is
A) 5.1% done
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B) 5% done
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C) 4.7% done
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D) 4.8% done
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question_answer54) A sum of money at compound interest is doubled in 20 years. Then the number of years required to treble itself are
A) 32 years done
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B) 35 years done
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C) 40 years done
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D) 45 years done
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question_answer55) The difference between the simple and compound interest on a certain sum for 3 years at 10% per annum is Rs. 63.86. Then the sum is
A) Rs. 2,600 done
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B) Rs. 2,006 done
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C) Rs. 2,060 done
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D) Rs. 2,080 done
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question_answer56) A started business with Rs. 4,500 and B joined afterwards with Rs. 3,000. If the profits at the end of one years were divided in the ratio 2 : 1 respectively, then B would have joined A for business after
A) 1 month done
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B) 2 months done
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C) 3 months done
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D) 4 months done
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question_answer57) A shopkeeper gives a discount of 25% on the marked price of an article and still earns a profit of 20% on his outlay, If he had not given any discount, then the profit on his outlay would have been
A) 45% done
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B) 50% done
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C) 55% done
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D) 60% done
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question_answer58) An article marked at Rs 135 is sold for Rs 118.80. Then the rate of discount offered is
A) 10% done
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B) 12% done
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C) 14% done
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D) 16% done
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question_answer59) The simple interest on a sum of money deposited for 6 years at 4.5% per annum is Rs. 270, then the sum is
A) Rs. 1,000 done
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B) Rs. 1,050 done
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C) Rs. 1,075 done
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D) Rs. 2,000 done
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question_answer60) A bank pays 5% rate of interest semi annually, interest being calculated half yearly. A sum of Rs. 400 is deposited in the bank. The amount at the end of 1 year will be
A) Rs. 440 done
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B) Rs. 439 done
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C) Rs. 441.00 done
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D) Rs. 442 done
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question_answer61) If three numbers are in the ratio 3:2:5 and they are such that the sum of their squares is equal to 1,862, the middle one is
A) 11 done
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B) 12 done
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C) 13 done
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D) 14 done
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question_answer62) The average of twenty results is 18, that of first 9 is 14 and that of last 9 is 17. The average of middle two results is
A) 45 done
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B) 50.5 done
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C) 40.5 done
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D) 51.5 done
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question_answer63) If 391 is divided into three parts proportional to \[\frac{1}{2}:\frac{2}{3}:3\], then the first part is
A) 150 done
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B) 160 done
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C) 180 done
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D) None of these done
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question_answer64) Pipe A can fill a tank in 4 hours and pipe B can fill it in 6 hours. If they are opened at alternate hours and if pipe A is opened first, in how many hour will the tank be filled?
A) 5 hour done
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B) \[5\frac{2}{3}\] hours done
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C) 4 hours done
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D) \[4\frac{2}{3}\]hours done
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question_answer65) A can do a piece of Work in 40 days. He worked at it for 5 days, then B finished it in 21 days. The number of days that A and B take together td finish the work are
A) 15 days done
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B) 14 days done
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C) 13 days done
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D) 10 days done
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question_answer66) If X, Y, Z are the three sums of money such that Y is a simple interest on X and Z is a simple interest on Y for same time and rate, then
A) \[{{\text{X}}^{\text{2}}}\text{ }=\text{ YZ}\] done
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B) \[~{{\text{Y}}^{\text{2}}}\text{ }=\text{ ZX}\] done
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C) \[{{\text{Z}}^{\text{2}}}\text{ }=\text{ XY}\] done
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D) XYZ = 1 done
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question_answer67) If the population of a town is 64,000 and its annual increase is 10%, then its correct population at the end of 3 years will be
A) 80,000 done
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B) 85,000 done
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C) 85,100 done
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D) 85,184 done
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question_answer68) Let A : (B + C) = 6 : 7 and B : (A + C) = 8 : 9. If a sum of Rs. 221 is divided among A, B, C, then the shares of A, B, C (in Rs.) respectively will be
A) 102, 104, 15 done
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B) 100,106,15 done
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C) 104,100,17 done
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D) 80,100,41 done
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question_answer69) Mr. Mittal finds that an increase in the rate of interest from \[4\frac{7}{8}\]% to \[5\frac{1}{8}\]% per annum increases his yearly income by Rs. 250. His investment is
A) Rs. 1,00,000 done
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B) Rs. 1,20,000 done
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C) Rs. 1,50,000 done
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D) Rs. 2,00,000 done
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question_answer70) In how many years will a sum of money double itself at 4% per annum?
A) 8 years done
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B) 16 years done
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C) 12 years done
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D) 25 years done
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question_answer71) At a certain rate of simple interest, a certain doubles itself in 10 years. It will triple itself
A) 12 years done
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B) 15 years done
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C) 20 years done
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D) 30 years done
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question_answer72) A sum of money triples itself in 15 years 6 months. In how many years would it double itself?
A) 6 years 3 months done
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B) 7 years 9 months done
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C) 8 years 3 months done
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D) 9 years 6 months done
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question_answer73) The speed of a boat in still water is 10 km/hour If it can travel 26 km downstream and 14 km upstream at the same time, the speed of the stream is
A) 4 km/hour done
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B) 4.5 km/hour done
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C) 5 km/hour done
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D) 3 km/hour done
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question_answer74) A bag contains Rs 90 in coins. If coins of 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise are in te ratio 2:3: 5, then the number of 25 paise coins in the bag are
A) 120 done
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B) 130 done
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C) 135 done
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D) 140 done
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question_answer75) 12 men complete a work in 20 days. If only 8 men are employed, then the time required to complete the same work is
A) 24 days done
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B) 25 days done
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C) 30 days done
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D) 35 days done
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question_answer76) If selling price of 16 items is same as the cost price of 20 items, then there is a
A) loss of 20% done
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B) loss of 25% done
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C) gain of 20% done
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D) gain of 25% done
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question_answer77) A sum of Rs. 1000 is lent to be returned in 11 monthly instalments of Rs. 100 each, interest being simple. The rate of interest is
A) 91% done
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B) 10% done
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C) 11% done
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D) 21% done
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question_answer78) What annual payment will discharge a debt of Rs. 1740 due in 5 years, the rate being 8% per annum?
A) Rs. 360 done
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B) Rs. 300 done
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C) Rs. 320 done
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D) Rs. 340 done
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question_answer79) The simple interest on a sum of money will be Rs. 6000 after 10 years. If the principal is triple after 5 years, what will be the total interest at the end of the tenth year?
A) Rs. 6000 done
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B) Rs. 9000 done
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C) Rs. 12000 done
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D) Rs. 15000 done
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question_answer80) If a, b, c are three sums of money such that b is the simple interest on a, c is the simple interest on b for the same time and at the same rate of interest, then we have
A) \[{{\text{a}}^{\text{2}}}\text{ }=\text{ bc}\] done
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B) \[~{{\text{b}}^{\text{2}}}=\text{ ac}\] done
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C) \[{{\text{c}}^{\text{2}}}=\text{ab}\] done
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D) abc = 1 done
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question_answer81) A man had Rs. 2,000. He lent a part of this at 5% interest and the rest at 4% interest. The total interest he received in one year was Rs 92. The money he lent at 5% interest was
A) Rs. 1,200 done
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B) Rs. 1,250 done
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C) Rs. 1,300 done
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D) Rs. 1,350 done
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question_answer82) A person borrowed Rs. 5,500 from a money lender at the rate of 24% per annum simple interest. He lent this amount to his friend at the rate of 36% per annum simple interest. After two years he collected the amount due to the money lender. The amount he thus earned is
A) Rs. 1,250 done
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B) Rs. 1,300 done
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C) Rs. 1,320 done
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D) Rs. 1,350 done
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question_answer83) The current population of a town is 10,000. If the population increases by 10% every year, then the population of the town after three years will be
A) Rs. 13,310 done
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B) Rs. 13,500 done
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C) Rs. 14,000 done
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D) Rs. 14,500 done
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question_answer84) A sum of Rs. 15500 is lent out into two parts, one at 8% and another one at 6%. If the total annual income is Rs. 1060, the money lent at 8% is
A) Rs. 6500 done
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B) Rs. 7200 done
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C) Rs. 8400 done
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D) Rs. 9000 done
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question_answer85) A sum of Rs. 15500 was lent partly at 5% and partly at 8% p.a. simple interest. The total interest received after 3 years was Rs. 3000. The ratio of the money lent at 5% at that lent at 8% is
A) 8 : 5 done
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B) 5 : 8 done
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C) 31 : 6 done
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D) 6 : 15 done
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question_answer86) A man invested one third of his capital at 7%; one fourth at 8% and the remainder at 10%. If his annual income is Rs. 560, the capital is
A) Rs. 54000 done
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B) Rs. 60000 done
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C) Rs. 66000 done
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D) Rs. 72000 done
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question_answer87) Rajan invests an amount of Rs. 15860 in the names of his three sons Rohan, Sohan and Mohan in such a way that they get the same amount after 2, 3 and 4 years respectively. If the rate of simple interest is 5%, then the ratio of amounts invested among Rohan, Sohan and Mohan will be
A) 10 : 15 : 20 done
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B) 22 : 23 : 24 done
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C) 6 : 4 : 3 done
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D) 2:3:4 done
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question_answer88) 15 years hence a man will be just 4 times as old as he was 15 years ago. His present age is
A) 10 years done
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B) 15 years done
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C) 20 years done
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D) 25 years done
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question_answer89) If in two years time a principal of Rs. 100 amounts to Rs 121, when the interest at the rate of r% is compounded annually, then the value of r will be
A) 10.5 done
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B) 10 done
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C) 15 done
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D) 14 done
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question_answer90) A boy takes 20 minutes to reach the school at an average speed of 12 km/hour. If he wants to reach the school in 15 minutes, his average speed (in km/hour) will be
A) 16 done
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B) 17 done
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C) 18 done
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D) 19 done
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question_answer91) 16 men or 24 women can do a piece of work in 20 days. The number of days needed to complete the job, if 20 men and 30 women are employed to do the same piece of work is
A) 6 done
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B) 7 done
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C) 8 done
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D) 9 done
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question_answer92) What decimal of an hour is a second?
A) .00029 done
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B) .000228 done
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C) .00027 done
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D) .00026 done
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question_answer93) 10% of 15% of 20% of Rs 500 is
A) 0.50 done
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B) 3.50 done
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C) 1.50 done
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D) 2.50 done
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question_answer94) If p is 95% of q, then what percentage of p is q?
A) 105% done
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B) 105.3% done
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C) 110% done
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D) 115% done
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question_answer95) A number is increased by 10% and then reduced by 10%, then the number
A) doesn't change done
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B) decreases by 1% done
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C) increases by 1% done
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D) none of these done
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question_answer96) The price of sugarcane rises by 50%. Then by what fraction must a person reduce his consumption so that the expenditure remains same?
A) \[\frac{1}{4}\] done
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B) \[\frac{1}{3}\] done
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C) \[\frac{1}{2}\] done
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D) \[\frac{2}{3}\] done
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question_answer97) If the price of tea rises by 20%, then by how much percent does a house wife reduce her consumption so that her expenditure remains same?
A) 20% done
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B) \[12\frac{1}{2}\]% done
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C) \[\frac{50}{3}\] done
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D) \[\frac{50}{6}\]% done
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question_answer98) The rates of simple interest in Canara Bank and Punjab & Sind Bank are in the ratio 5 : 4. A person wants to deposit his total savings in two banks in such a way that he received equal half yearly interest from both. He should deposit the savings in Canara Bank and Punjab & Sind Bank in the ratio
A) 2 : 5 done
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B) 4 : 5 done
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C) 5 : 2 done
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D) 5 : 4 done
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question_answer99) If the simple interest on a sum of money at 5% per annum for 3 years is Rs. 12000, the compound interest on the same sum for the same period at the same rate, is
A) Rs. 12600 done
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B) Rs. 12610 done
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C) Rs. 12640 done
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D) Rs. 12650 done
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question_answer100) A man borrowed Rs. 8000 at 10% per annum simple interest and immediately lent the whole sum at 10% per annum compound interest. What does he gain at the end of 2 years?
A) Rs. 60 done
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B) Rs. 80 done
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C) Rs. 100 done
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D) Rs. 120 done
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question_answer101) The compound interest on Rs. 5600 for \[1\frac{1}{2}\] years at 10% per annum, compounded annually, is
A) Rs. 882.70 done
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B) Rs. 873.50 done
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C) Rs. 868 done
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D) Rs. 840 done
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question_answer102) What is the principal amount which earns Rs. 1320 as compound interest for the second year at 10% per annum?
A) Rs. 10000 done
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B) Rs. 12000 done
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C) Rs. 13200 done
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D) Rs. 11880 done
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question_answer103) A sum of money at compound interest amounts to Rs. 10580 in 2 years and to Rs. 12167 in 3 years The rate of interest per annum is
A) 12% done
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B) 14% done
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C) 15% done
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D) \[16\frac{2}{3}%\] done
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question_answer104) A boy is given rich diet and gains 15% in weight He is then put on a poor diet and loses 20% in weight. On the whole the boy will
A) lose 5% weight done
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B) lose 8% weight done
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C) lose 10% weight done
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D) remain the same done
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question_answer105) A businessman, by means of a false balance defrauds to an extent of 10% in buying goods and 10% in selling goods. Then, by how much percent does he gain?
A) 21% done
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B) 20% done
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C) 19% done
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D) 18% done
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question_answer106) Jayant sold two books at Rs. 14 each. On one he gains 20% and on the other loses 20%. Then he made
A) no profit no loss done
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B) loss of 4% done
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C) gain of 1% done
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D) None of these done
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question_answer107) A trader purchases 70 kg of tea at Rs 15 per kg and 30 kg of tea at Rs. 18.50 per kg. If the packing charges are 2 percent, then at what price he must sell the mixture of two to gain 15%?
A) Rs. 18.80 per kg done
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B) Rs. 18 per kg done
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C) Rs. 18.50 per kg done
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D) Rs. 17.80 per kg done
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question_answer108) A sum of money placed at compound interest doubles itself in 5 years. It will amount to eight times itself in
A) 10 years done
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B) 12 years done
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C) 15 years done
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D) 20 years done
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question_answer109) In how many years will a sum of Rs. 8000 at 10% per annum compounded semiannually become Rs. 9261?
A) \[2\frac{1}{2}\] done
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B) \[1\frac{1}{2}\] done
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C) \[2\frac{1}{3}\] done
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D) \[1\frac{1}{3}\] done
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question_answer110) The least number of complete years in which a sum of money put out at 20% compound interest will be more than double as
A) 3 done
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B) 4 done
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C) 5 done
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D) 6 done
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question_answer111) A tree increases annually by onefourth of its height. By how much will it increase after 2 years, if it stands today 64 cm high?
A) 76 cm done
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B) 80 cm done
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C) 100 cm done
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D) 105 cm done
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question_answer112) The difference between compound interest and simple interest on a sum for 2 years at 10% per annum, when the interest is compounded annually is Rs. 16. If the interest were compounded half yearly, the difference in two interests would be
A) Rs. 24.81 done
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B) Rs. 32.41 done
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C) Rs. 36.91 done
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D) Rs. 31.61 done
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question_answer113) A sum of money becomes Rs. 13380 after 3 years and Rs. 20070 after 6 years on compound interest. The sum is
A) Rs. 8800 done
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B) Rs. 8890 done
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C) Rs. 8920 done
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D) Rs. 9040 done
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question_answer114) A loan was repaid in two annual instalments of Rs. 1210 each. If the rate of interest be 10% per annum, compounded annually, the sum borrowed was
A) Rs. 2000 done
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B) Rs. 2100 done
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C) Rs. 2300 done
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D) Rs. 1900 done
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question_answer115) A sum of Rs. 11000 was taken as a loan. This is to be repaid in two equal instalments. If the rate of interest be 20% compounded annually, then the value of each instalment is
A) Rs. 8420 done
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B) Rs. 7920 done
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C) Rs. 7200 done
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D) Rs. 7000 done
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question_answer116) A man borrows Rs, 12500 from a bank at 20% compound interest. At the end of every year he pays Rs. 2000 as part repayment. How much does he still owe to the bank after three such instalments?
A) Rs. 15600 done
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B) Rs. 12864 done
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C) Rs. 12000 done
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D) Rs. 14320 done
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question_answer117) What annual payment will discharge a debt of Rs. 7620 due in 3 years at 16?% per annum compound interest ?
A) Rs. 2540 done
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B) Rs. 3430 done
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C) Rs. 3260 done
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D) Rs. 3380 done
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question_answer118) A shopkeeper sells a badminton marked at Rs. 30 at 15% discount and gives a shuttle cock costing Rs. 1.50 free with each badminton. He then makes a profit of 20%. His cost price per badminton is
A) Rs. 35 done
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B) Rs. 30 done
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C) Rs. 25 done
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D) Rs. 20 done
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question_answer119) An agent makes a profit of 20% even after a discount of 10% discount on the advertised price. If he makes a profit of Rs. 900 on the sale of a scooter, then the advertised price is
A) Rs. 4,500 done
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B) Rs. 4,000 done
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C) Rs. 5,000 done
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D) Rs. 5,050 done
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question_answer120) If a radio is sold at Rs. 972, then profit is 8%. If it is sold at Rs. 872, then there is a loss of
A) Rs. 28 done
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B) Rs. 25 done
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C) Rs. 20 done
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D) Rs. 15 done
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question_answer121) If the cost is Rs. 12.60 and the gain was 10% of the marked price, then the marked price of a pen was
A) Rs. 15 done
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B) Rs. 14 done
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C) Rs. 13 done
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D) Rs. 12 done
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question_answer122) A shopkeeper purchases 11 pens for Rs. 10 and sells them at the rate of 10 for Rs. 11, then the profit is
A) 18% done
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B) 19% done
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C) 20% done
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D) 21% done
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question_answer123) A shopkeeper professes to sell his goods at cost price but uses a weight of 800 grams instead of a kilogram weight. Thus he makes a gain of
A) 10% done
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B) 15% done
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C) 20% done
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D) 25% done
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question_answer124) In an examination 80% passed in English, 85% in Maths, 75% in both and 40 students failed in both subjects. Then the number of students appeared are
A) 300 done
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B) 400 done
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C) 500 done
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D) 600 done
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