# PROFIT & LOSS

1. In a market, the price of medium quality pineapples is half that of good quality pineapples. A shopkeeper buys 80 kg good quality pineapples and 30 kg medium quality pineapples from the market and then sells them at a common price which is 20% less than the price at which he bought the good quality ones. His overall profit/ loss % is....

A) 7.36% loss    B) 8.46% profit    C) 8.46% loss     D) 7.36 % profit

2. Shravya purchased two washing machines but found that she needed to raise money urgently, so she sold them for Rs. 15000 each. On one she made 18% & on the other she lost 18%. How much did she gain or lose
in the entire transaction?

A) Rs.1040.5 loss    B) Rs.1004.5 profit     C) Rs.1004.5 loss       D) Rs.1040.5 profit

3. In a certain store, the profit is 145% of the cost. If the cost increases by 15% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?

A) 57%    B) 53%   C) 45%    D) 36%

4. When a plot is sold for Rs. 36,400, the owner loses 16%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 21.6%?

A) Rs.56,923.3     B) Rs.56,293.3   C) Rs.52,693.3    D) Rs.52,493.3

5. 240 oranges are bought at the rate of Rs. 420 and sold at the rate of Rs. 54 per dozen. The percentage (approximately) of profit or loss is...

A) 152%     B) 157%    C) 163%    D) 167%

6. The cost price of 29 articles is equal to the selling price of 22 articles, profit percentage (approximately) is?

A) 31.8%    B) 34.6%   C) 39.5%     D) 41.1%

7. Some articles were bought at 11 articles for Rs.13and sold at 13 articles for Rs.11. Gain/ loss percent (approximately) is....

A) 32.6% profit    B) 32.6% loss    C) 28.4% loss     D) 28.4% profit

8. Niranjan buys some toffees for Rs. 25 a dozen and an equal number of different toffees for Rs. 27 a  dozen. He sells them for Rs. 32.50 a dozen and makes a profit of Rs. 383.5. How many dozens of toffees did he buy altogether?

A) 58    B) 54    C) 55    D) 59

9. On selling 25 balls at Rs. 840, there is a loss equal to the cost price of 4 balls. The cost price of a ball is.....

A) Rs.40    B) Rs.50   C) Rs.45    D) Rs.54

10. A merchant mixes two types of oil one costing Rs. 250 per kg and the other costing Rs. 275 in the ratio 2 : 5. What is the profit percent if he sells this at Rs. 270 per kg?

A) 0.75%    B) 0.8%    C) 1.2%     D) 0.5%

11. A shopkeeper bought 90 kg of sugar at the rate of Rs 12.5 per kg. He mixed it with 210 kg of sugar costing Rs 16.5 per kg. In order to make a profit of 30%, he must sell (per kg) the mixture at ....

A) 18.98 per kg     B) 19.89 per kg    C) 20.56 per kg     D) 21.35 per kg

12. By selling an article at Rs.1680, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 20%. At what price should he sell the article so as to make a loss of 23.5%?

A) Rs.1071       B) Rs.1069    C) Rs.1070     D) Rs.1175

13. The marked price of mustard oil is 25% more than its cost price. At what percentage less than the marked price should it be sold to have no profit and no loss?

(SSC CGL 2023)

A) 15%     B) 20%       C) 18%     D) 22%

14. A shopkeeper offers the following two discount schemes.

i) Buy 3 get 4 free    ii) Buy 5 get 6 free

Which scheme has the maximum discount percentage?

(SSC CGL 2023)

A) i

B) i does not give any discount

C) i and ii both have the same discount percentage

D) ii

15. A shopkeeper uses 940 gm weight in place of one kg weight. He sells it at 4% profit. What will be the actual profit percentage? (rounded off to two decimal places)

(SSC CGL 2023)

A) 10.32%     B) 9.25%    C) 10.64%     D) 10.96%

16. A dealer professing to sell his goods at cost price but uses a 950 grams weight for 1 kg. His gain percentage is.... (round off to two decimal points)

(SSC CGL 2023)

A) 5.86%      B) 5.35%       C) 5.26%       D) 5.96%

17. A trader allows a 20% trade discount and a 30% cash discount. If the list price is Rs.1200, then the selling price (in Rs.) is.....

(SSC CGL 2023)

A) 720       B) 762     C) 672      D) 700

18. Three successive discounts of 15% , 20% and 25% are given. What will be the net percentage discount?

(SSC CGL 2023)

A) 49%       B) 52%    C) 46%      D) 40%

Key

1-A ; 2-C ;  3-B  ;  4-C ; 5-B  ; 6-A  ; 7-C  ;  8-D  ;  9-A  ;  10-B ; 11-B  ;  12-A  ; 13-B  ;  14-A  ; 15-C ; 16-C  ; 17-C  ; 18-B

Posted Date : 14-11-2023

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