Ibps - Aptitude - Profit And Loss

Mr. Bagdi purchased an Air Conditioner for Rs. 12,000/- and sold it for Rs. 15,000/-. What was the profit percentage?

A.  25

B.  35

C.  20

D.  15

E.  None of these

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Correct Answer :

25



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A shopkeeper purchased 25 items at 36 Rs per item. He spent 100 Rs on transportation of these items. What should be the selling price of each item if he wants to make 22.5% as profit?

A.  49 Rs

B.  45 Rs

C.  47 Rs

D.  51 Rs

E.  None of these

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49 Rs



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The price of 2 sarees and 4 shirts is Rs. 1600. With the same money one can buy 1 saree and 6 shirts. If one wants to buy 12 shirts, how much shall he have to pay?

A.  Rs. 1200

B.  Rs. 2400

C.  Rs. 4800

D.   Cannot be determined

E.   None of these

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Correct Answer :

Rs. 2400



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Pure milk cost  3.60 per litre. A milkman adds water to 25 litres of pure milk and sells the mixture at  per litre. How many litres of water does he add?

A.  2 litres

B.  5 litres

C.  7 litres

D.  11 litres

E.  None of these

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Correct Answer :

5 litres



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Vivek purchased 120 tables at a price of Rs 110 per table. He sold 30 tables at a profit of Rs 12 per table and 75 tables at a profit of Rs 14 per table. The remaining tables were sold at a loss of Rs 7 per table. What is the average profit per table?

A.  Rs 12.875

B.  Rs 10.04

C.  10.875

D.  Rs 12.80

E.  Rs 13.80

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Correct Answer :

10.875



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Arun borrowed a sum of money from  Jayant at the rate of 8% per annum simple interest for the first four years; 10% per annum for the next six years and 12% per annum for the period beyond ten years. If he pays a total of ?12,160 as interest only at the end of 15 years, how much money did he borrow?

A.  ?8000

B.  ?10000

C.  ?12000

D.  ?9000

E.  None of these

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Correct Answer :

?8000



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The cost of 9 kgs. of sugar is Rs. 279. What is the cost of 153 kgs. of sugar?

A.  Rs. 3.377

B.  Rs. 4.473

C.  Rs. 4.377

D.  Rs. 4.743

E.  Rs. 4.347

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Correct Answer :

Rs. 4.743



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A shopkeeper buys 144 eggs at 90 paise each. In the way 20 eggs were broken. He sold the remaining eggs at Rs. 1.20 each. The percentage gain or loss is

A.  14.8% gain

B.  12.9% gain

C.  8.5% gain

D.  4.8% gain

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Correct Answer :

12.9% gain



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A, B, C enters into a partnership investing Rs 35000 Rs 45000 and Rs 55000 respectively. The respective shares of A, B and C in annual profit of Rs 40,500 are

A.  Rs.10, 500 Rs.13, 500 Rs.16, 500

B.  Rs.11, 500 Rs.13, 000Rs.16, 000

C.  Rs.11, 000 Rs.14, 000 Rs.15, 500

D.  Rs.11, 500 Rs.12, 500 Rs16,500

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Rs.10, 500 Rs.13, 500 Rs.16, 500



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A house and a shop were sold for Rs. 1 lakh each. In this transaction, the house sale resulted into 20% loss whereas the shop sale resulted into 20% profit. The entire transaction resulted in:

A.  No loss, no gain

B.  Loss of Rs. 1/12 lakh

C.  Loss of Rs. 1/18 lakh

D.  Gain of Rs. 1/24 lakh

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Correct Answer :

Loss of Rs. 1/12 lakh



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The percentage profit earned by selling an articles for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?

A.  Rs .2000

B.  Rs. 2200

C.  Rs. 2400

D.  Data inadequate

E.  None of these

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Correct Answer :

Rs .2000



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Ranjan purchased 120 tables at a price of Rs. 110 per table. He sold 30 tables at a profit of Rs. 12 per table and 75 tables at a profit of Rs. 14 per table. The remaining tables were sold at a loss of Rs. 7 per table. What is the average profit per table?

A.  Rs. 10.04

B.  Rs. 10.875

C.  Rs. 12.80

D.  Rs. 12.875

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Correct Answer :

Rs. 10.875



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A discount of 15% on one article is the sum as a discount of 20% on another article. The costs of the two articles can be:

A.  Rs. 40, Rs. 20

B.  Rs. 60, Rs. 40

C.  Rs. 80, Rs. 60

D.  Rs. 40, Rs. 60

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Correct Answer :

Rs. 80, Rs. 60



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After successive discounts of 12% and 5% an article was sold for Rs. 209. What was the original price of the article?

A.  Rs. 226

B.  Rs. 250

C.  Rs. 252

D.  Rs. 269

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Correct Answer :

Rs. 250



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A shopkeeper marks up his goods to gain 35%. But he allows 10% discount for cash payment. His profit on the cash transaction therefore, in percentage, is

A.  13 ½

B.  25

C.  21 ½

D.  31 ½

E.  None of these

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Correct Answer :

21 ½



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By selling 66 metres of cloth a person gains the cost p of 22 metres. Find the gain per cent.  

A.  22%

B.  22 ½%

C.  33%

D.  33 1/3%

E.  None of these

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Correct Answer :

33 1/3%



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A man sold 18 cots for Rs. 16,800, gaining thereby the cost price of 3 cots. The cost price of cot is:

A.  Rs. 650

B.  Rs. 700

C.  Rs. 750

D.  Rs. 800

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Correct Answer :

Rs. 800



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A man invests Rs. 4400 in stock at 110 and sells when the stock rises to 119. What is profit?

A.  396

B.  380

C.  360

D.  340

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Correct Answer :

360



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