Practice Test

Q1) An item cost Rs.75. The shopkeeper sells it for Rs. 100. What is the profit percentage ? Show Answer

Q2) When a commodity is sold for Rs.34.80 there is a loss of 25%. What is the cost price of the commodity? Show Answer

Q3) A sells a car to B at the profit of 20% and B sells it to C at profit of 15%. If C pays Rs.34,500 for it what did A pay for it ? Show Answer

Q4) Bhajan Singh purchased 120 reams of papers at Rs.80 per ream. He spent Rs. 280 on transportation and paid octroi at the rate of 40 paise per ream and paid Rs.72 to the coolie. If he wants to have a gain of 8%. What must be the selling price per ream. Show Answer

Q5) A man sells two houses at the rate of Rs. 1.995 lakhs each. On one he gains 5% and on other he loses 5%. His gain or loss percent in the whole transaction. Show Answer

Q6) The original price of a T.V . Set is Rs.25,000. The price is discounted by 25% and then raised by 20%. What is its new price ? Show Answer

Q7) A man brought 8 oranges for a rupee and sold them at profit of 60%. How many oranges for a rupee did he sold ? Show Answer

Q8) A dishonest seller uses a weight of 800g in place of 1kg and adds 20% impurities in sugar. What would be his profit percentage if he claims to be selling at cost price ? Show Answer

Q9) A trader allows a discount of 15% for cash payment how much % above the C.P. must be mark his goods to make profit of 20% Show Answer

Q10) A reduction of 20% in the price of sugar enables a purchaser to obtain 10kg more for Rs.200. Find the original price. Show Answer

Q11) Find the single discount equivalent to a series discount of 30%, 15% 10% Show Answer

Q12) Find the price of an article which is sold at a loss of 25% for Rs. 150. Show Answer

Q13) If selling price of 5 pens is equal to the cost price of 4 pens. Find the gains% or loss% Show Answer

Q14) 11 oranges are bought for Rs.10 and 10 oranges are sold for Rs.11. Find the gain or loss percent. Show Answer

Q15) By selling 100 mangoes, a fruit seller gains selling price of 20 mangoes. Find his gain % Show Answer

Q16) By selling a pen for Rs. 24, a shopkeeper gains as much percent as the number of rupees he paid for it. Find the gain percent. Show Answer

Q17) By selling a pen for Rs. 15, a man loses one - sixteenth of what it costs him. The cost price of the pen is.

Q18) If I purchased 11 books for Rs.10 and sold all the books at the rate of 10 books for Rs. 11 the profit percent is

Q19) By selling 55 meters of cloths, one gains the selling price of 22 meters. Find the gain percent.

Q20) If the cost price of 6 articles is the same as the selling price of 5 articles, the profit will be. Show Answer

Q21) A man buys 6 dozen eggs for Rs.10.80 and 12 eggs are found rotten and the rest are sold at 5 eggs per rupee. Find his percentage gain or loss. Show Answer

Q22) The cost of 4.5 dozen of pens is Rs. 1107. What will be cost of 18 such pens ? Show Answer

Q23) The bag which Shriniwas has purchased for Rs. 420 was sold it for Rs. 504. What percentage of profit Shriniwas gained ? Show Answer

Q24) A trader purchased 3 kg high quality tea at the rate of Rs. 180 per kg and 2 kg low quality of tea at the rate of Rs. 130 per kg. Then he prepared a mixture of two types of tea. He sold the mixture of tea at the rate of Rs.216 per kg. What is his percentage profit ? Show Answer

Q25) Romee purchased a second hand car for Rs.55,000. He spent Rs. 5000 on its repairs and he sold the car for Rs. 64800. What is her percentage of gain or profit. Show Answer

Q26) Sameera weaved a woolen sweater. The expenses she incurred is Rs. 375 only. She sold it for Rs. 300 only. What is her percentage of loss in this business ? Show Answer

Q27) Ramesh purchased 25 kg sugar at the rate of Rs. 25 per kg and 15kg sugar at the at the rate of Rs. 8. By mixing he prepared mixture of sugar. Now at what rate should he sell the mixture of sugar so that he would get Rs. 3 per kg as profit ? Show Answer

Q28) Rani purchased a high quality plain sari for Rs. 950. She spent Rs. 300 for beautiful designing the sari. Now she wanted to sell the sari by inculcating 30 percent profit on it. At what price the sari should be sold ? Show Answer

Q29) An articles is bought for Rs. 20 and sold for Rs. 25. What is the gain % ? Show Answer

Q30) A book is bought for Rs. 80 and sold at a gain of 20%, what is the selling price of book ? Show Answer

Q31) An article is sold for Rs. 60 at a gain of 25%, what is the cost price of the article ? Show Answer

Q32) If the C.P of 10 articles is equal to the selling price of 8 articles, find the gain or loss percent. Show Answer

Q33) If the cost price of 8 articles is equal to the selling price of 10 articles. Find the gain or loss % Show Answer

Q34) A person sold his watch for Rs. 75 and got a percentage of profit equal to the cost price. Find the cost price Show Answer

Q35) A trader allows a discount of 12% for cash payment. How much % above the C.P must he mark his goods to make a profit of 10% ? Show Answer

Q36) A man buys 5 apples for Rs. 4 and sold each for Rs. 2. Find the profit % ? Show Answer

Q37) A man bought 7 oranges for a rupee and sold them at a profit % of 40%. How many oranges for a rupee did he sold ? Show Answer

Q38) By selling 25 pens, a shopkeeper gains the selling price of 5 pens. Find his gains % ? Show Answer

Q39) A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at cost price, bit uses a weight of 900 grams for a kilogram. Find his real gain percent ? Show Answer

Q40) I lost 20% by selling a watch for Rs. 64. What percent shall I gain or lose by selling it for Rs. 100 ? Show Answer

Q41) If oranges are bought at the rate of 15 for 50 Rs, how many must be sold for 100 Rs. so as to gain 20% ? Show Answer

Q42) The cost price of 12 articles is equal to selling price of 11 articles. Find the profit % ? Show Answer

Q43) P sold a car to Q at a profit of 40%, Q sold it to R at a profit of 60% and R sold it at a loss of 50%. If R received $1200 more than the cost of car (as paid by P), find the cost of the car ? Show Answer Q44) A man buys two pens at Rs. 20 each. He sells one at a gain of 5% and other at a loss od 5%. Find his gain or loss % Show Answer Q45) A man sold two pens at Rs. 20 each. He sold one at a loss of 10% and the other at a gain of 10%. His gain or loss percent is : Show Answer Q46) A reduction of 10% in the price of sugar enables me to obtain 25 kg more for Rs. 225. Find the original price per kg ? Show Answer Q47) Maria purchased 3 pounds of candy X for$98 and 5 pounds of candy Y for $10.95 A : The price Maria paid per pound for candy X. B : The price Maria paid per pound for candy Y. Show Answer Q48) Ms. Rogers bought an electric range on the installment plan. The cash price of the range was$400. The amount she paid was $120 down and 12 monthly payments of$28 each.
A : The amount she paid for the electric range in excess of the cash price.
B : $56 Show Answer Q49) At noon today Ann, Betty, Cathy and Dot has exactly$1 a piece. Then during next five minutes, Ann gave $1 to Betty who gave$2 to Cathy who gave $3 to Dot. None of them gave or received and other money. A : The amount of money Betty had left at five minutes past noon today. B : The amount of money Cathy had left at five minutes past noon today. Show Answer Q50) A merchant made a profit of$2.75 on the sale price of a sweater that cost the merchant $12.25. A : The profit expressed as a percent of the cost to the merchant B : The profit expressed as a percent of Sale price. Show Answer Q51) A : The total savings on 20 gallons of gasoline purchased for$1.169 per gallon instead of $1.259 per gallon. B :$1.80 Show Answer

Q52) A : The cost of x apples at a cost of y + 2 cents a piece.
B : The cost of y oranges at a cost of x + 2 cents a piece. Show Answer

Q53) A student can purchase a research report for $5.00 reproduce the x pages of the report at a cost of$0.15 per page.
A : The greatest possible value of x if the cost of reproducing the x pages is less than the cost of purchasing the report.
B : 34

Q54) The price of a doll is diminished by 30%, the sell of doll is increased by 40% what is the total result of income as a whole ? Show Answer

Q55) A shopkeeper purchase 245 articles at the rate of Rs.30 per article. He spent Rs. 980 towards transport charges and hamali. He spent Rs. 1470 towards packing of each articles. He sold all the articles at the rate of Rs. 50 each article. Calculate the percentage of profit in this business. Show Answer

Q56) A shopkeeper gave 8% discount on a printed price of a T.V and he got a profit of 25%. If the printed price of T.V was Rs. 20000, what was its cost price ? Show Answer

Q57) Lalit purchased a book after getting 30% discount on its printed price, for Rs. 63. What was the printed price of that book ? Show Answer

Q58) Mohan purchased a book for Rs. 591.60 after getting a discount of 40% on it. What is its printed price ? Show Answer

Q59) A person sold 10 eggs for Rs. 5 and earned a profit of 25%. How many eggs were purchsed in Rs. 10 by the person ? Show Answer

Q60) If the cost price of 21 articles is equal to the selling price of 18 articles. What is profit percentage ? Show Answer

Q61) Babubhai purchased 40kg sugar at the rate of Rs. 12 per kg and 30kg sugar at the rate of Rs. 14 per kg. He mixed these two sugars and sold at the rate of Rs. 15 per kg. What is his percentage of profit ? (Calculate to the nearest integer ) Show Answer

Q62) Parylal purchased 25kg rice at the rate of Rs. 16 per kg and 30 kg rice at the rate of Rs. 18 per kg. He mixed both the rice and sold at the rate of Rs. 20/- per kg. Find his percentage of profit ( nearest to the integer . Show Answer

Q63) The cost price and selling price of an article are Rs.20 and Rs.25 respectively. Find the percentage of profit in this business. Show Answer

Q64) Ramesh purchased three and half dozen pens with a discount of 10%. The market price of each pen was Rs. 12. He gave a 500 note to the shopkeeper. How much amount Ramesh would receive back form the shopkeeper. Show Answer

Q65) Neeta purchased a computer of marked price of Rs. 75175 with a discount of 10%. The shopkeeper charged 2% service charge and 8% sales tax on it. What amount Neeta paid to the shopkeeper ? Show Answer

Q66) Manisha purchased a machinery of marked price of Rs. 65125 with a discount of 8%. On the selling price 1% service charge and then 5% percent sales tax is charged. What amount Manisha paid to the shopkeeper ? Show Answer

Q67) Subhod purchased a suitcase for Rs. 1460 with a discount of 20% on it. What was its printed price ? Show Answer

Q68) A company gives rent for office buliding Rs. 25,000 per month to its owner. If the company gives rent of a year in advance then the owner will give 5% discount in rent. Which of the following amount of rent will the company give after discount to the owner. Show Answer

Q69) A dealer makes his articles 30% above cost price. He gives a discount 6(1/4)% on the marked price. Find the gain percent. Show Answer

Q70) A bookseller sold his book allowing 30% discount for RS. 1190. What was the marked price of these books ? Show Answer

Q71) Municipality of Osmanabad gave some discount to the owner of the house for paying tax in time. The owner of house paid Rs. 2673 instead of Rs. 2700. What was the discount offered by the Municipality ? Show Answer

Q72) A shopkeeper gives a discount of 8% on an article of marked price. If he does not give any discount he might gained 30% profit. What percentage of profit he actually earned ? Show Answer

Q73) A shopkeeper declared that a discount of 10% will be given on marked price of an article. If he did not give any discount he might gained 25% profit. What percentage of profit actually earned ?

Q74) Anupriya purchased a microwave with 40% discount on printed price. If she sold it with 5% profit what will be her percentage of profit ?

Q75) The owner of toy shop charges 33% more than the cost price from a customer. A customer paid Rs. 4,921 for a toy, what is the cost price of the toy ? Show Answer

Q76) The cost price of 15 gm gold is Rs. 8,250. The cost price of 21gm silver and 26 gm copper is Rs.6,825 and Rs. 312 respectively. What will the cost of 26 gm gold, 24 gm silver and 52 gm copper by ? Show Answer

Q77) The owner of a Gift shop charges his customer 28% more than the cost price. If a customer paid Rs.1,408/- for some Soft toys, then what was the cost price of those Soft toy ? Show Answer

Q78) The owner of a Computer shop charges his customer 13% more than the cost price. If a customer paid Rs. 15,933/- for a Computer, then what was the cost price of the Computer ? Show Answer

Q79) The owner of a Television shop charges his customer 16% more than the cost price. If a customer paid Rs. 16,588/- for a Television, then what was the cost price of the television ? Show Answer

Q80) A milkman sells 120 liters of milk for Rs. 3,360/- and he sells 240 liters of milk for Rs. 6,120/-. How much concession does the trader give per liter of milk, when he sells 240 liters of milk ? Show Answer

Q81) Ghanshyam purchased an article for Rs. 1,850/-. At what price should he sell it so that 30% profit is earned ? Show Answer

Q82) A and B started a business investing amounts of Rs.1,50,000/- and Rs. 2,50,000/- respectively. What will be B's share in the profit of Rs. 1,60,000/- ? Show Answer

Q83) Vandana sells an articles for Rs. 3,240/- and earns a profit of 20% What is the cost price of the articles ? Show Answer

Q84) A TV set when sold for Rs. 16,756/- the profit earned is 18%. What is the cost price of the TV set ? Show Answer

Q85) Shrikant and Vividh started a business investing amounts of Rs. 1,85,000/- and Rs. 2,25,000/- respectively. If Vividh's share in profit earned by them is Rs.9,000/-, what is the total profit earned ? Show Answer

Q86) A DVD player was purchased for Rs. 4,860/-. At what price should it be sold so that 25% profit earned ? Show Answer

Q87) Vishal sold an article for Rs.1,840/- and made 15 percent profit on the discounted price he bought. If the discount was 20 percent, what was the orginal price ? Show Answer

Q88) Mohan purchased an articles and sold it for Rs. 2817.50 and earned 15 percent profit on the cost price. What was the cost price of the articles

Q89) An article of cost price Rs. 1650 is sold at the gain of Rs. 210. What is selling price of this article ? Show Answer

Q90) Amar started a business and invested Rs. 45,000 in it. After six months, Prakash joins him by investing Rs. 30,000. In what ratio should the profit be divided at the end of the year ? Show Answer

Q91) The printed price on the label of a product is Rs. 750. If it is sold at the discount of 20% and the dealer gains 25% what will be the cost price ? Show Answer

Q92) A trader sells 150 meters of cloth for Rs. 6,600/- and he sells 300 meters of cloth for Rs.12,750/-. How much concession does the trader give per meter of cloth, when he sells 300 meter of cloth ? Show Answer