# Percentages

1. Shivam Dube spent 15% of his monthly salary on entertainment, 20% on cricket coaching, 10% on household expenses, Y% on car repairing and 10% on shopping. If the difference between the amount on entertainment and shopping is Rs.8000 and the savings is Rs.24,000, then find the value of Y?
A) 10    B) 20    C) 30    D) 25    E) 15

2. A number is mistakenly divided by 5 instead of being multiplied by 5. Find the percentage change in the result due to this mistake?
A) 96    B) 95    C) 2400    D) 200    E) 50

3. In an election contest between three candidates A, B and C respectively. A got 20% more valid votes than B and B got 80% of the valid votes received by C who got 400 valid votes. If 8% votes are invalid, then find the total votes.
A) 1000    B) 1200    C) 1250
D) 1400    E) 1300

4. Reduction of 30% in the price of rice enables a purchaser to obtain 20 kg more for Rs.210. Then price per kg before reduction was....
A) 4    B) 4.5    C) 5    D) 5.5    E) 6

5. When the price of sugar increased by 28%, a family reduced its consumption per month such that the expenditure on sugar was only 12% more than the earlier one. If the family consumed 18.4 kg sugar per month earlier, then what is its new consumption of sugar per month?
A) 15.75 kg    B) 16.1 kg    C) 15.8 kg
D) 16.6 kg    E) None of these

6. A father gives 8% of his monthly income to his two sons as pocket money. The elder son gets 85% of the total pocket money given to both the sons and out of which he spends 90% of the amount and saves Rs.17. What is monthly income of his father? (In Rs.)
A) 2500    B) 5000    C) 3500
D) 4200    E) None of these

7. 300 ml of acid solution contains 24% of the acid in it. How much acid should be added so that the concentration of the acid in the solution becomes 40%?
A) 40    B) 50    C) 65
D) 80    E) None of these

8. Anumber is increased by 20% and then again by 20%. By what percent should the increased number be reduced so as to get back the original number?
A) 19 %    B) 30%    40%
D) 44%    E) None of these

9. In English test, a man scored 40% marks and failed by 40 marks. If he had scored 160 more marks, he would have got 60% of the total marks. Find the passing percentage.
A) 44    B) 40    C) 60
D) 50    E) None of these

10. In an examination 80% students passed in Physics, 70% in Chemistry while 15% failed in both the subjects. If 325 students passed in both the subjects. Find the total number of students who appeared in the examination.
A) 500    B) 400    C) 300
D) 600    E) None of these

11. The annual growth rate of the population of a city is 5%. If its population in the year 2021 was 1,80,000 then what will be its population in 2023?
A) 2,20,250    B) 2,02,650
C) 1,95,850    D) 1,98,450
E) None of these

12. In a school having 2500 students, 42% are boys and remaining are girls. If only 40% of boys 36% of girls are wearing uniform, then how many students are not wearing uniform?
A) 1534    B) 1621    C) 1428
D) 1558    E) None of these

13. The population of village is 5500. If the number of males increases by 11% and the number of females increases by 20%, then the population becomes 6330. Find the population of the females in the village.
A) 2500    B) 3000    C) 2000
D) 3500    E) None of these

Key
1-C 2-A 3-B 4-B 5-B 6-A 7-D 8-B 9-A 10-A 11-D 12-D 13-A

Posted Date : 07-02-2024

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