**Q1. A merchant has 1000 kg sugar, part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The quantity sold at 8% profit is:**

(a) 600 kg

(b) 640 kg

(c) 400 kg

(d) 560 kg

**Q2. A trader sells two bullocks for Rs. 8,400 each, neither losing nor gaining in total. If he sold one of the bullocks at a gain of 20%, the other is sold at a loss of**

(a) 20%

(b) 18(2/9)%

(c) 14(2/7)%

(d) 21%

**Q3. If a chair sold for Rs. 600 at the profit of 20%, then the original price of the chair is:**

(a) Rs. 540

(b) Rs. 500

(c) Rs. 480

(d) Rs. 580

**Q4. The cost price of two dozen bananas is Rs. 32 After selling 18 bananas at the rate of Rs. 12 per dozen, the shopkeeper reduced to rate as Rs. 4 per dozen. The percent loss is**

(a) 25.2%

(b) 32.4%

(c) 36.5%

(d) 37.5%

**Q5. A person buys 100 cups at Rs. 10 each. On the way 20 cups are broken. He sells the remaining cups at Rs. 11 each. His loss percent is.**

(a) 15

(b) 10

(c) 171/2

(d) 12

**Q6. 12 copies of a book were sold for Rs. 1800/- there by gaining cost price of 3 copies. The cost price of a copy is:**

(a) Rs. 120/-

(b) Rs. 150/-

(c) Rs. 1200/-

(d) Rs. 1500/-

**Q7. If a man estimates his loss as 20% of the selling price, then his loss percent is:**

(a) 20%

(b) 25%

(c) 40/3%

(d) 50/3%

**Q8. By selling 12 kg of potatoes for 63, a shopkeeper gains 5%. What does his gain or lose percent by selling. 50 kg of the same potatoes for 247.50?**

(a) 1% profit

(b) 1% loss

(c) No profit no loss

(d) 2.5% profit

**Q9. By selling 80 ball pens for Rs. 140 a retailer losses 30%. How many ball pens should he sell for Rs. 104 so as to make a profit of 30%?**

(a) 32

(b) 52

(c) 48

(d) 42

**Q10. A bought an article, paying 5% less than the original price. A sold it with 20% profit on the price he had paid. What percent of profit did A earn on the original price?**

(a) 10

(b) 13

(c) 14

(d) 17/2

**Q11. A vendor sells lemons at the rate of 5 for Rs. 14. Gaining thereby 40%. For how much did he buy a dozen lemons?**

(a) Rs. 20

(b) Rs. 21

(c) Rs. 24

(d) Rs. 28

**Q12. Two items A and B are sold at a profit of 10% and 15% respectively. If the amount of profit received is the same, then the cost price of A and B may be**

(a) Rs. 1,000, Rs. 1,500

(b) Rs. 5,000, Rs. 2,000

(c) Rs. 3,000, Rs. 2,000

(d) Rs. 3,000, Rs. 5,000

**Q13. By selling 25 metres of cloth a trader gains the selling price of 5 metres of cloth. The gain of the trader in % is**

(a) 25

(b) 20

(c) 28

(d) 29

**Q14. An item costing Rs. 840 was sold by a shopkeeper at a gain of 10% and it was again sold by the new buyer at a loss of 5%. Find selling price of the item is:**

(a) Rs. 877.80

(b) Rs. 798

(c) Rs. 924

(d) Rs. 37.80

**Q15. If there is a profit of 20% on the cost price of an article, the percentage of profit calculated on its selling price will be**

(a) 24

(b) 16(2/3)

(c) 8(1/3)

(d) 20

Solutions

1.C

2.C

3.B

4.D

5.D

6.A

7.D

8.B

9.A

10.C

11.C

12.C

13.A

14.A

15.B