Aptitude - Profit And Loss 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 shopkeeper purchased 150 identical pieces of calculators at the rate of Rs. 250 each. He spent an amount of Rs .2500 on transport and packing. He fixed the labeled price of each calculator at Rs. 320. However, he decided to give a discount of 5% on the labeled price. What is the percentage profit earned by him?

  

  

  

  

  

If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 10% and the denominator is increased by 20% the resultant fraction is 11/15. What was the original fraction?

  

  

  

  

  

I bought a watch for Rs. 60. What will it fetch if I sell at a gain of 25%??

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The cost of 9 kgs. of sugar is Rs. 279. What is the cost of 153 kgs. of sugar?

  

  

  

  

  

Manoj sold and article for Rs. 15,000. Had he offered a discount of 10% on the selling price he would have earned a profit of 8%. What is the cost price?

  

  

  

  

  

A man buys a cycle for Rs 1400 and sells it at loss of 15% what is the selling price of the cycle?

  

  

  

  

What is the percent profit earned by the shopkeeper on selling the articles in his soap? I. Labelled price of the article sold was 130% of the cost price. II. Cost price of each article was Rs. 550. III. A discount of 10% on labeled price was offered.

  

  

  

  

  

A shopkeeper sold an article offering a discount of 5% and earned a profit of 23.5%. What would have been the percentage of profit earned if no discount had been offered?

  

  

  

  

  

A discount of 15% on one article is the sum as a discount of 20% on another article. The costs of the two articles can be:

  

  

  

  

Kamya purchased an item of Rs. 46,000 and sold it at loss of 12 per cent. With that amount she purchased another item and sold it at a gain of 12 per cent. What was her overall gain/loss?

  

  

  

  

  

The percentage profit earned by selling an articles for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?

  

  

  

  

  

The price of 2 sarees and 4 shirts is Rs. 1600. With the same money one can buy 1 saree and 6 shirts. If one wants to buy 12 shirts, how much shall he have to pay?

  

  

  

  

  

Girish started a business investing Rs. 45,000. After 3 months, Vijay with Rs. 60,000 and After another 6 months, Ankush with Rs. 90,000 joined him. At the end of the year, they made a profit of Rs. 16,500. What is Girish’s share of profit ?

  

  

  

  

  

A shopkeeper purchased 25 items at 36 Rs per item. He spent 100 Rs on transportation of these items. What should be the selling price of each item if he wants to make 22.5% as profit?

  

  

  

  

  

A man sold 18 cots for Rs. 16,800, gaining thereby the cost price of 3 cots. The cost price of cot is:

  

  

  

  

By selling 66 metres of cloth a person gains the cost p of 22 metres. Find the gain per cent.  

  

  

  

  

  

The compound interest on any sum at the rate of 5% lb two years is ?512.50. Find the sum.

  

  

  

  

  

A, B, C enters into a partnership investing Rs 35000 Rs 45000 and Rs 55000 respectively. The respective shares of A, B and C in annual profit of Rs 40,500 are

  

  

  

  

A man buys a cycle for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the cycle?

  

  

  

  

An article when sold for 200 fetches 25 per cent profit. What would be the percentage profit/loss if 6 such articles are sold for 1,056?

  

  

  

  

  

Kamal started a business investing Rs.900.After 5 months,Sameer joined with a capital of  Rs.8000.If at the end of the year,they earn a profit of  Rs.6970,then what will be the share of Sameer in profit?

  

  

  

  

By selling a pen for Rs. 15, a man loses one-sixteenth of what it costs him. The cost price of the pen is:

  

  

  

  

The C.P. of an article is 40% of the S.P. The percent that the S.P is of C.P is:

  

  

  

  

Alcohol cost 3.50 per litre and kerosene oil cost 2.50 per litre. In what proportion these should be mixed so that the resulting mixture may be 2.75 per litre?

  

  

  

  

  

A man sold two steel chairs for X 500 each. On one he gains 20% and on other, he loses 12%. How much does he gain or lose in the whole transaction?

  

  

  

  

  

The profit earned after selling a T-shin for Rs. 575/- is the same as loss incurred after selling the same T-shirt for Rs. 295/-. What is the cost price of the T-shirt? 

  

  

  

  

  

After successive discounts of 12% and 5% an article was sold for Rs. 209. What was the original price of the article?

  

  

  

  

On selling 17 balls at Rs. 720, there is a loss equal to the cost price of 5 balls. The cost price of a ball is:

  

  

  

  

Arun borrowed a sum of money from  Jayant at the rate of 8% per annum simple interest for the first four years; 10% per annum for the next six years and 12% per annum for the period beyond ten years. If he pays a total of ?12,160 as interest only at the end of 15 years, how much money did he borrow?

  

  

  

  

  

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