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 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 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?

  

  

  

  

  

When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 15%?

  

  

  

  

The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is:

  

  

  

  

A book dealer allows 16 per cent discount to a retailer and the retailer allows 10 per cent discount to a customer. These both discounts are given on the printed price of the book. If the customer pays Rs 270 for a book and the dealer makes a profit of 5 per cent what is the cost price of the book for the dealer?

  

  

  

  

  

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?

  

  

  

  

  

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?

  

  

  

  

  

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?

  

  

  

  

Pure milk cost  3.60 per litre. A milkman adds water to 25 litres of pure milk and sells the mixture at  per litre. How many litres of water does he add?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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:

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

A shopkeeper expects a gain of 22.5% on his cost price. If in a week, his sale was of Rs. 392, what was his profit?

  

  

  

  

A shopkeeper sells some toys at Rs. 250 each. What percent profit does he make? To find the answer, which of the following information given in Statements I and II is/are necessary? I. Number of toys sold. II. Cost price of each toy.

  

  

  

  

  

A firm of readymade garment? makes both men's and women's shirts. Its average profit is 6% of the sales. Its profit in men's shirts average 8% of the sales  and women's shirts comprise 60% of the output. The average profit per sale rupee in women shirts is

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

A shopkeeper sold a TV set for17940, at a discount of 8% and gained 19.6%. If no discount is allowed,, what will be his gain per cent?  

  

  

  

  

  

A juice shop requires 35 kgs. of sugar for seven days. How many kgs. of sugar will it require for 50 days?

  

  

  

  

  

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?

  

  

  

  

  

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?

  

  

  

  

  

If the S.P of Rs. 24 results in a 20% discount on list price. What S.P. would result in a 30% discount on list price?

  

  

  

  

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 shopkeeper marks up his goods to gain 35%. But he allows 10% discount for cash payment. His profit on the cash transaction therefore, in percentage, is

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The percentage profit earned by selling an article 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?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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:

  

  

  

  

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