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Comparing Quantities

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Q 1. Find the ratio of 70 P to ₹14.

1:20

B

20:1

C

1:5

D

{tex}55\frac{2}{3}{/tex}

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Q 2. Convert 2 : 3 to percent.

A

{tex}66\frac{3}{2}{/tex}

{tex}66\frac{2}{3}{/tex}

C

{tex}55\frac{3}{2}{/tex}

D

{tex}55\frac{2}{3}{/tex}

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Q 3. A man gets a 10% increase in his salary. If his new salary is ₹1,15,500, find his original salary.

A

10,500

1,05,000

C

2,05,000

D

2,32,700

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Q 4. Atul is earning 10% more than his brother Amit. Find by what percent of Amit's income is less than Atul's income.

{tex}9\frac{1}{11}{/tex}

B

{tex}11\frac{1}{11}{/tex}

C

{tex}9\frac{11}{17}{/tex}

D

{tex}9\frac{12}{17}{/tex}

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Q 5. Kapil purchased an old car for ₹114400 and spent ₹5600 on its repair. He then sold the car for ₹150000. Find his gain percent in this transaction.

A

12.50%

25%

C

28%

D

30%

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Q 6. A shopkeeper bought 100 bulbs for ₹12 each. He found 10 bulbs to be fused and sold the remaining bulbs so as to gain 5% on the whole transaction. At what price should he sell each bulb?

A

17

14

C

15

D

13

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Q 7. Raju sold two fans for ₹990 each. On selling one fan, he had a gain of 10% and on selling other fans, he had a loss of 10%. Find his gain or loss percent in the whole transaction.

A

gain 1%

B

gain 10%

loss 1%

D

loss 10%

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Q 8. A furniture seller is giving a discount of 14% on the sofa set. The marked price of the sofa set is ₹22000. Find the selling price of the sofa set after a discount.

A

20,000

B

18,000

C

17,500

18,920

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Q 9. To promote his sale, a shopkeeper charges ₹15488 for a T.V. set with the marked price of ₹17600. Find the rate of discount given by him to the customer.

12%

B

12.5%

C

14%

D

16%

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Q 10. An article with marked price ₹1500 was sold to a customer for ₹1200. Find the rate of discount allowed in an article.

20%

B

30%

C

40%

D

60%

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Q 11. A radio was sold for ₹323 after allowing a discount of 15% on the marked price. Find the marked price of the radio.

A

₹400

B

₹450

C

₹350

₹380

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Q 12. Renu Chauhan deposited a sum of ₹12500 in a bank for 3 years. If the bank pays compound interest at the rate of 6% per annum, what amount will she get at the end of 3 years?

A

12,000.00

B

138210.50

14887.70

D

12500.50

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Q 13. Rajesh borrowed ₹100000 for 3 years from his friend at 7% compound annually. How much money will he pay to his friend at the end of 3 years?

1,22,504.30

B

1,20,000.00

C

1,10,500.75

D

1,60,000.50

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Q 14. Mohan lent ₹1,60,000 to his friend for 2 years 3 months at the rate of 8% p.a. compounded annually. How much money will Mohan get as compound interest at the end of 2 years 3 months?

A

30,350.56

B

30,570.72

30,356.48

D

30,000.00

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Q 15. Find the simple interest on a sum of ₹25000 for 3 years at the rate of 4% per annum.

A

2000

B

1000

C

1500

3000

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Q 16. Veena borrowed ₹ 5,12,000 from a bank for 1 year 6 months. If the bank charges 2% per annum, compounded half-yearly, find the interest paid by her.

A

20,144

19,441

C

19,581

D

16,772

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Q 17. Out of her total income, Mrs. Sharma spends 20% on house rent and 70% of the rest on household expenses. If she saves ₹1800, what is her total income?

7500

B

8500

C

9600

D

9000

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Q 18. On Sunday 845 people went to the zoo. On Monday only 169 people went. What is the percent decrease in the people visiting the zoo on Monday?

A

90%

80%

C

60%

D

70%

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Q 19. The cost of an item is ₹44. This is 10% more than its cost in the previous year. Find the cost of the item in the previous year.

A

30

40

C

50

D

60

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Q 20. A mixture of milk and water contains 7 parts of milk and 3 parts of water. Find the percentage of milk and water in the mixture.

A

25% &75%

B

60% & 40%

C

30% & 70%

70% & 30%

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Q 21. A's income is 25% more than that of B. How much per cent is B's income less than that of A's?

A

30%

B

40%

20%

D

50%

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Q 22. Anurag's salaryis increased by 10% and then decreased by 10%. Find the net percentage change in his salary.

A

increase 1%

decrease 1%

C

decrease 2%

D

increase 1%

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Q 23. The price of an article has been increased by 25%. By how much per cent must this new price be decreased to retain its former price?

A

15%

B

17%

C

18%

20%