Aptitude - Percentage Test

Test Instructions :

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

  

  

  

  

A man took a loan from a bank at the rate of 12% p.a. simple interest. After 3 years he had to pay Rs. 5400 interest only for the period. The principal amoint borrowed by him was

  

  

  

  

The price of a VCR is marked at Rs. 12,000. If successive discounts of 15%, 10% and 5% be allowed, then at what price does a customer buy it?

  

  

  

  

A student secures 90%, 60% and 54% marks in test papers with 100, 150 and 200 respectively as maximum marks. The percentage of his aggregate is:

  

  

  

  

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:

  

  

  

  

A certain sum of money is borrowed by a person at 8% simple interest for 4 years. If he has topay Rs. 7384 as interest, what is the total amount he has to pay?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Mr. Thomas invested an amount of Rs. 13,900 devided in two different schemes A and B at the simple interest rate of 14% p.a. and 11% p.a. respectively. If the total amount of simple interest earned in 2 years be Rs. 3508. What was the amount invested in Scheme B?

  

  

  

  

  

The current birth rate per thousand is 32, whereas corresponding death rate is 11 per thousand. The net growth rate in terms of population increase in percent is given by:

  

  

  

  

In an organisation average salary of employee is Rs 12,000. If the average salary of 15 employees is increased by 15% and the average salary of remaining 10 employees is increased by 10%, what is the overall percentage increase in average salary of all the 25 employees together

  

  

  

  

  

40% of 5/6 is

  

  

  

  

A contractor undertakes to built a walls in 50 days. He employs 50 peoples for the same. However after 25 days he funds that only 40% of the work is complete. How many more man need to be employed to complete the work in time ?

  

  

  

  

  

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?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

A person takes a loan of Rs. 200 at 5% simple interest. He returns Rs. 100 at the end of 1 year. In order to clear his dues at the end of 2 years, he would pay:

  

  

  

  

If selling price of an article is Rs. 250, profit percentage is 25%. Find the ratio of the cost price and the selling price

  

  

  

  

By selling an article for Rs. 100, a man gains Rs. 15. Then, his gain % is:

  

  

  

  

270 candidates appeared for an examination, of which 252 passed. The pass percentage is:

  

  

  

  

If group C contains 8 questions and group B carries at least 20% of the total marks, which of the following best describes the number of questions in group B?

  

  

  

  

The population of a town was 1,60,000 three years ago. If it increased by 3%, 2.5% and 5% respectively in the last three years, then the present population is:

  

  

  

  

The compound interest on a certain sum for 2 years at 10% per annum is Rs. 525. The simple interest on the same sum for double the time at half the rate percent per  annum is:

  

  

  

  

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 difference between compound interest and simple interest on a sum for 2 years at 10% per annum, when the interest is compounded annually is Rs. 16. If the interest were compounded half-yearly, the difference in two interests would be:

  

  

  

  

A sum of money is borrowed and paid back in two annual installments of Rs. 882 each allowing 5% compound interest. The sum borrowed was:

  

  

  

  

If a material is sold for Rs.34.80, there is a loss of 25%. Find out the cost price of the material?

  

  

  

  

The marked price of a watch was Rs. 720. A man bought the same for Rs. 550.80 after getting two successive discounts, the first being 10%. What was the second discount rate?

  

  

  

  

  

Fresh grapes contain 90% water by weight while dried grapes contain 20% water by weight. What is the weight of dry grapes available from 20 kg of fresh grapes?

  

  

  

  

Company A pays 5.5% on shares of Rs.100, and another pays at the rate of 3.5%  On shares of Rs.10 each. If the price of the former be Rs.150.00 and of the later Rs.15.00, compare the rates of interest which the shares return to a purchaser.

  

  

  

  

A sum of Rs. 725 is lent in the brgining of a year at a certain rate of interest. After 8 months, a sum of Rs. 362.50 more is lent but at the rate twice the former. At the end of the ywar, Rs. 33.50 is earned as interest from both the loans. What was the original rate of interest

  

  

  

  

  

In a city, 40% of the people are illiterate and 60% are poor. Among the rich, 10% are illiterate. What percentage of the poor population is illiterate?

  

  

  

  

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