# A dairyman pays Rs. 6.40 per litre of milk. He adds water and sells the mixture at Rs. 8 per litre, thereby making 37.5% profit. The proportion of water to  milk received by the customers is:

1.  1 : 10

2.  1 : 12

3.  1 : 15

4.  1 : 20

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1 : 10

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# 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

1.  Rs. 110

2.  Rs. 120

3.  Rs. 140

4.  None of these

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None of these

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# The manufacturer of a certain item can sell he can produce at the selling price of Rs. 60 each. It costs him Rs. 40 in materials and labour to produce each item and he has overhead expenses of Rs. 3000 per week in order to operate the plant. The number of units he should produce and sell in order to make a profit of at least Rs. 1000 per week, is:

1.  200

2.  250

3.  300

4.  400

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200

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# A dishonest dealer uses a scale of 90 cm instead of a metre scale and claims to sell at cost price. His profit is:

1.  9%

2.

3.  25%

4.  None of these

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None of these

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# A shopkeeper professes to sell his goods at cost price but uses a weight of 800 gm instead of kilogram weight. Thus, he makes a profit of :

1.  20%

2.

3.  25%

4.  None of these

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25\%

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# A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at cost price. But he uses a false weight and thus gains. For a kg, he uses a weight of :

1.  940 gms

2.  947 gms

3.  953 gms

4.  960 gms

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940 gms

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# A shopkeeper cheats to the extent of 10% while buying as well as selling, by using false weights. His total gain is:

1.  10%

2.  11%

3.  20%

4.  21%

5.

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21\%

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# A grocer sells rice at a profit of 10% and uses weights which are 20% less than the market weight. The total gain earned by  him will be:

1.  30%

2.  35%

3.  37.5%

4.  None of these

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37.5\%

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# A fair price shopkeeper takes 10% profit on his goods. He lost 20% goods during theft. His loss percent is:

1.  8

2.  10

3.  11

4.  12

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12

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1.  Rs. 110

2.  Rs. 120

3.  Rs. 125

4.  Rs. 150

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