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 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

  

  

  

  

Two shopkeepers announce the same price of Rs. 700 for a sewing machine. The first offers successive discounts of 30% and 6% while the second offers successive discounts of 20% and 16%. The shopkeeper that offers better discount, charges…………less than the other shopkeeper.

  

  

  

  

If one number is 80% of the other and 4 times the sum of their squares is 656, then the number are?

  

  

  

  

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?

  

  

  

  

In an examination of n questions, a student replied 15 out of the first 20 questions correctly. Of the remaining questions, he answered one-third correctly. All the questions have the same credit. If the student gets 50% marks, the value of n is:

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

X and Y invest Rs.21000 and Rs.17500 respectively in a business. At the end of the year, they make a profit of Rs.26400. What is the share of X in the profit?

  

  

  

  

A large watermelon weighs 20 kg with 96% of its weight being water. It is allowed to stand in the sun and some of the water evaporates so that only 95% of its weight is water. Its reduced weight will be:

  

  

  

  

How many kilograms of sugar costing Rs. 9 per kg must be mixed with 27kg of sugar costing Rs.7 per kg so that there may be gain of 10% by selling the mixture at Rs.9.24 per kg?

  

  

  

  

A speaks truth in 75% of cases and B in 80% of cases. In what percent of cases are they likely to contradict each other in narrating the same event?

  

  

  

  

What percentage of 2650 is Rs.1987.50?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Seats for Mathematics, Physics and Biology in a school are in the ratio 5:7:8. There is a proposal to increase these seats by 40%, 50% and 75% respectively. What will be the ratio of increased seats?

  

  

  

  

I buy a 20% stock of face value 50/- at 45/- and sell it at 55/-. A year later, what is my yield

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

John buys an old scooter for Rs. 4700 and spends Rs. 800 on its repairs. If he sells the scooter for Rs. 5800, what is his gain percent?

  

  

  

  

On a day of fluctuating market prices, the share price of XYZ Ltd. ends with a gain, i.e., it is higher at the close of the day compared to the opening value. Which trader got the maximum return on that day?

  

  

  

  

  

A milkman claims to sell milk at the cost price but actually mixes water and milk in the ratio1 : 4. By selling this product, his revenue is Rs. 600 every day. The amount of milk remains thesame every day. One day his revenue is Rs. 560 by selling the product at its normal fixed price ofRs. 10 per litre. What is the proportion of water in milk on that day ?

  

  

  

  

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)

  

  

  

  

  

In a strike called by a union, a part of the 1500 employees of the company reported for work whilethe others were on strike. The next day, 4% of the striking workers reported for work and 6% ofthe working employees joined the strike. If number of striking workers on both days were thesame, how many workers were striking ?

  

  

  

  

3.14% of 1250 - 1.5% of 2500 =? – 1.55

  

  

  

  

If the rate increases by 2%, the simple interest received on a sum of money increases by RS. 108. If the time period is increased by 2 years, the simple interest on the same sum increases by Rs. 180. The sum is:

  

  

  

  

  

The banker’s discount on a sum of money for 1(1/2) years is Rs. 558 and the true discount on the same sum for 2 yers is Rs. 600. The rate percent is

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

A fan is listed at Rs. 1500 and a discount of 20% is offered on the list price. What additional discount must be offered to the customer to bring the net price to Rs. 1104?

  

  

  

  

The cost price of 19 articles is equal to the selling price of 16 articles. Gain percent is:

  

  

  

  

A jar full of whisky contains 40% alcohol. A part of this whisky is replaced by another containing 19% alcohol and now the percentage of alcohol was found to be 26%. The quantity of whisky replaced?

  

  

  

  

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?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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:

  

  

  

  

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