The difference between a discount of 50 % on Rs. 500 and two successive discounts of 45 % and 5% on the same amount is

A. Rs 15

B. Rs 11.25

C. Rs 10

D. None of these

A wholesaler allows a discount of 10% on cash payment. The value of the article for which the customer paid Rs. 180 is-

A. Rs. 212

B. Rs. 188

C. Rs.200

D. none of these.

A sum of money at simple interest amounts to Rs. 815 in 3 years and to Rs. 854 in 4 years. The sum is

A. Rs. 650

B. Rs. 690

C. Rs. 698

D. Rs. 700

If A=x% of y and B = y% of x, then which of the following is true?

A. A is smaller than B

B. A is greater than B

C. Relationship between A and B cannot be determined.

D. If x is smaller than y, then A is greater than B.

E. None of these

Murali purchased 20 dozens of toys at the rate of Rs. 375 per dozen. He sold each one of them at the rate of Rs. 33. Find out his profit percentage.

A. 3.5

B. 5.6

C. 4.1

D. 3.4

What will be the difference between simple and compound interest @ 10% per annum on a sum of Rs. 1000 after 4 years?

A. Rs. 31

B. Rs. 32.10

C. Rs. 40.40

D. Rs. 64.10

E. None of these

A 9% stock yields 8%. The market value of stock is

A. Rs.72

B. Rs. 92

C. Rs.112.50

D. Rs.116.50

If A = x% of y and B = y% of x, then which of the following is true?

A. A is smaller than B

B. A is greater than B.

C. Relationship between A and B cannot be determined

D. If x is smaller than y, then A is greater than B.

E. None of these

By investing Rs.1620 in 8% stock .Michael earns Rs. 135. The stock is then quoted at

A. Rs. 80

B. Rs. 96

C. Rs.106

D. Rs.108

If a material is sold for Rs.34.80, there is a loss of 25%. Find out the cost price of the material?

A. Rs.46.40

B. Rs.44

C. Rs.42

D. Rs.47.20

An automobile financier claims to be leading money at simple interest, but he includes the interest every six months for calculating the principal. If he is charging an interest of 10%, the effective rate of interest becomes:

A. 10%

B. 10.25%

C. 10.5%

D. None of these

When processing flower-nectar into honeybees' extract, a considerable amount of water gets reduced. How much flower-nectar must be processed to yield 1kg of honey, if nectar contains 50% water, and the honey obtained from this nectar contains 15% water?

A. 1.5 kgs

B. 1.7 kgs

C. 3.33 kgs

D. None of these

A man invests a certain sum of money at 6%.p.a simple interest and another sum at 7%.p.a. simple interest. His income from interest after 2 years was Rs.354. One-fourth of the first sum is equal to one-fifth of the second sum. The total sum invested was:

A. Rs. 2600

B. Rs. 2700

C. Rs. 2880

D. Rs. 2900

The price of oil is increased by 25%. If the expenditure is not allowed to increase, the ratio between the reduction in consumption and the original consumption is

A. 1 : 3

B. 1 : 4

C. 1 : 5

D. 1 : 6

A sum of money invested at compound interest amounts to Rs. 4624 in 2 years and to Rs. 4913 in 3 years. The sum of money is:

A. Rs. 4096

B. Rs. 4260

C. Rs. 4335

D. Rs. 4360

Of an amount, 20% of 25% of 30% is Rs. 75. Then what is the original number?

A. Rs. 1000

B. Rs. 2500

C. Rs. 4000

D. Rs. 5000

E. None of these

The present population of a country estimated to be 10 crores is expected to increase to 13.31 crores during the next three years. The uniform rate growth is :

A. 8%

B. 10%

C. 12.7%

D. 15%

If the price of a book is first decreased by 25% and then increased by 20%, then the net change in the price will be:

A. No change

B. 5% increase

C. 5% decrease

D. 10% decrease

If the interest on Rs. 800 exceeds that on Rs. 600 by Rs. 15.50 in 6 months, find the rate percent p.a.

A. 15.5 %

B. 18.5 %

C. 14%

D. 5Top of Form

If 20% of a = b, then b% of 20 is the same as:

A. 4% of a

B. 5% of a

C. 20% of a

D. None of these

A 6% stock yields 8%.The market value of the stock is

A. Rs. 48

B. Rs. 75

C. Rs. 96

D. Rs. 133.33

By mixing two brands of tea and selling the mixture at the rate of Rs. 177 per kg, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 18%. If to every 2 kg of one brand costing Rs. 200 per kg. 3 kg of the other brand is added, then how much per kg does the other band cost?

A. Rs. 110

B. Rs. 120

C. Rs. 140

D. None of these

If A sells at a profit of Rs.2 per apple and B sells apples at a loss of Rs.2 per apple, such that at the end of the day, the net profit percentage of A is equal to the net loss percentage of B and the quantity of apples sold by each are the same their net profit or loss percentage is :

A. no profit, no loss.

B. loss of 4%

C. loss of more than 4

D. loss of less than 4%

In a city, 40% of the people are illiterate and 60% are poor. Among the rich, 10% are illiterate. What percentage of the poor population is illiterate?

A. 36%

B. 40%

C. 60%

D. None of these