A student multiplied a number by 3/5 instead of 5/3. What is the percentage error in the calculation

1.  34%

2.  44%

3.  54%

4.  64%

4

64\%

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Ritesh & Co. generated revenue of Rs. 1,250 in 2006. This was 12.5% of its gross revenue. In 2007, the gross revenue grew by Rs. 2,500. What is the percentage increase in the revenue in 2007

1.  12.5%

2.  20%

3.  25%

4.  50%

4

25\%

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Gauri went to the stationers and bought things worth Rs. 25, out of which 30 paise went on sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was 6%, then what was the cost of the tax free items

1.  Rs. 15

2.  Rs. 15.70

3.  Rs. 19.70

4.  Rs. 20

4

Rs. 19.70

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If   and x ≠ 0, then what percentage (to the nearest integer) of x + 3y is x – 3y

1.  20%

2.  25%

3.  30%

4.  40%

4

40\%

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B as a percentage of A is equal to A as a percentage of (A + B). Find B as a percentage of A.

1.  62%

2.  73%

3.  41%

4.  57%

4

62\%

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If the price of petrol increases by 25% and Raj intends to spend only an additional 15% on petrol, by how much % will he reduce the quantity of petrol purchased

1.  10%

2.  12%

3.  8%

4.  6.67%

4

8\%

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A shepherd has 1 million sheep at the beginning of Year 2000. The numbers grow by x% (x > 0) during the year. A famine hits his village in the next year and many of his sheep die. The sheep population decreases by y% during 2001 and at the beginning of 2002 the shepherd finds that he is left with 1 million sheep. Which of the following is correct

1.  x > y

2.  y > x

3.  x = y

4.  Cannot be determined

4

x > y

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A candidate who gets 20% marks fails by 10 marks but another candidate who gets 42% marks gets 12% more than the passing marks. Find the maximum marks.

1.  50

2.  100

3.  150

4.  200

4

100

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Peter got 30% of the maximum marks in an examination and failed by 10 marks. However, Paul who took the same examination got 40% of the total marks and got 15 marks more than the passing marks. What were the passing marks in the examination

1.  35

2.  250

3.  75

4.  85

4

85

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1.  54

2.  76

3.  96

4.  32

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