Aptitude - Percentage Test

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1. The Test is 1hr duration.
2. The Test Paper consists of 30 questions. The maximum marks are 30.
3. All the questions are multiple choice question type with three options for each question.
4. Out of the three options given for each question, only one option is the correct answer.
5. Each question is allotted 1 mark for each correct response.
6. 0.25 will be deducted for incorrect response of each question.
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A towel, when bleached, was found to have lost 20% of its length and 10% of its breadth. The percentage of decrease in area is

  

  

  

  

  

Sam 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. What was his percentage profit?

  

  

  

  

  

Even after reducing the marked price of a transistor by Rs. 32, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 15%. If the cost price be Rs. 320, what percentage of profit would he have made if he had sold the transistor at the marked price?

  

  

  

  

The sales of a company increased for two years by 10% each year and in the third year it decreased by 5%. Again, it increased by 10% each year for two years and then it decreased by 5% in the third year. What will be the effect from 1997-2001? (Give approximate answer)

  

  

  

  

  

A man invests Rs. 3000 at a rate of 5% per annum. How much more should he investat a rate of 8%, so that he can earn a total of 6% per annum?

  

  

  

  

80% of p = 40% of Q and Q = X % P . Then the value of x is

  

  

  

  

The present worth of Rs. 169 due in 2 years at 4% per annum compound interest is

  

  

  

  

Successive discounts of 20% and 15% are equivalent to a single discount of

  

  

  

  

How much time will it take for an amount of Rs. 450 to yield Rs. 81 as intrest at 4.5%per annum of simple interest?

  

  

  

  

What is 15 percent of Rs.34?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Albert invested an amount of Rs. 8000 in a fixed deposit scheme for 2 years at, compound interest rate 5 p.c.p.a. How much amount will Albert get on maturity of the fixed deposit?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Sam invested Rs. 15,000 @ per annum for one year. If the interest is compounded half-yearly, then the amount received by Sam at the end of the year will be

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

A money lender finds that due to a fall in the annual rate of interest from 8% to 7(3/4)%, his yearly income diminishes by Rs. 61.50. His capital is

  

  

  

  

Rajeev buys good worth Rs. 6650. He gets a rebate of 6% on it. After getting the rebate, he pays sales tax @ 10%. Find the amount he will have to pay for the goods.

  

  

  

  

What is 25% of 25% equal to?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The compound interest on a sum of money for 2 years in Rs. 832 and the simple interest on the same sum for the same period is Rs. 800. The difference between the compound interest and the simple interest for 3 years will be:

  

  

  

  

Mohan deposits Rs.150 on the first of every month starting from 1st Jan1985, in the recurring deposit scheme of a bank which allows simple interest @ 6% p.a.on the sum standing to his credit at the end of each month. What is the amount, Mohan is entitled to on 31st Dec, 1985

  

  

  

  

The strength of a class is 36 of whom 33.3% are graduates and others are non-graduates. There are girls of whom 70% are non graduates. How many male graduates are there in the class.

  

  

  

  

An amount of Rs. 1,00,000 is invested in two types of shares. The first yields an interest of 9% p.a. and the second, 11% p.a. If the total interest at the end of one year is 9(3/4)%, then the amount invested in each share was

  

  

  

  

The population of a town increased from 1, 75,000 to 2, 62, 500 in a decade. The average percent increase of population per year is?

  

  

  

  

What strength of 20 ml acid should be added to 10 ml of 50% acid to get an average strength of 20% acid?

  

  

  

  

405 sweets were distributed equally among children in such a way that the number of sweets received by each child is 20% of the total number of children. How many sweets did each child receive?

  

  

  

  

The banker’s discount of a certain sum of money is Rs. 72 and the true discount on the same sum for the same time is Rs. 60. The sum due is

  

  

  

  

A number when decreased by 14% of it, gives 215. What is the number?

  

  

  

  

A man invested 1/3 of his capital at 7%, ¼ at 8% and the remainder at 10%. If his annual income is Rs. 561, the capital is:

  

  

  

  

The true discount on Rs,2562 due 4monts hence is Rs .122 The rate percent is

  

  

  

  

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