General Aptitude - Numberical Ability - Percentage

Question - 1

p is 5 times as large as q, the percent that q is less than p is

  • A 70%
  • B 75%
  • C 80%
  • D 85%

Question - 2

A's income is 10% more than B's income. B's income is less than A's income by

  • A \(7\frac { 1 }{ 2 } \)%
  • B \(8\frac { 1 }{ 3 } \)%
  • C 10%
  • D \(9\frac { 1 }{ 11 } \)%

Question - 3

Two numbers are less than a third number by 25% and 30% respectively. How much percent is the second number less than first?

  • A \(6\frac { 1 }{ 3 } \)%
  • B \(6\frac { 1 }{ 4 } \)%
  • C \(6\frac { 2 }{ 3 } \)%
  • D \(6\frac { 3 }{ 4 } \)%

Question - 4

3 L of water is added to 15 L of an alcohol-water solution containing 40% alcohol strength. The strength of alcohol in new solution will be

  • A 30%
  • B \(33\frac { 1 }{ 3 } \)%
  • C \(33\frac { 2 }{ 3 } \)%
  • D 33%

Question - 5

In a printing press 26% of the output of Machine A is equal to 45% of the output of Machine B. If the Machine B prints 650 page daily, then Machine A prints how many pages daily?

  • A 1125
  • B 1200
  • C 850
  • D 925

Question - 6

A goldsmith can prepare gold ornaments using a certain amount of gold daily. The price per gram of gold increases by 15%. By what percentage should the goldsmith decreases his preparation of ornaments in order to keep his daily expenditure the same?

  • A \(33\frac { 1 }{ 23 } \)%
  • B \(12\frac { 1 }{ 5 } \)%
  • C \(11\frac { 1 }{ 5 } \)%
  • D \(12\frac { 1 }{ 23 } \)%

Question - 7

Sudhir has to travel from town A to town B which is certain distance apart. 30% of the distance was travelled by car, 40% of the remaining by bus, 50% of the remaining by train and he still has 210 km to reach town B. What is the total distance between town A and town B?

  • A 1200 km
  • B 1100 km
  • C 1000 km
  • D 1050 km

Question - 8

The entry fee for musical concert was Rs 1 later it was reduced by 20% which increased the net collection of amount by 40%. The increase in the number of visitors is

  • A \(72\frac { 1 }{ 3 } \)%
  • B \(74\frac { 1 }{ 3 } \)%
  • C 75%
  • D \(76\frac { 1 }{ 3 } \)%

Question - 9

The price of a book is first increased by 20% then decreased by 10%. If the price of the book is now Rs 216. What was the original price of the book?

  • A 250
  • B 200
  • C 150
  • D 300

Question - 10

If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 20% and its denominator is decreased by 20%, the value of fraction is 3/7. Find the original fraction.

  • A 100.8
  • B 0.2
  • C 0.8
  • D 100.2
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