General Aptitude - Numberical Ability - Profit and Loss

Question - 1

A man sold an article Rs.810, losing 10%. The cost price of the article is

  • A Rs.975
  • B Rs.910
  • C Rs.950
  • D Rs.900

Question - 2

By selling a watch for Rs. 840, a shopkeeper gets a profit of 20%. What is the cost price of the watch ?

  • A Rs.640
  • B Rs.700
  • C Rs.680
  • D Rs.750

Question - 3

By selling a radio for Rs. 1440 a person gets a profit of 20%. The cost price of the article is

  • A Rs.1175
  • B Rs.1225
  • C Rs. 1200
  • D Rs. 1150

Question - 4

A man buys 20 articles for a rupee. How many articles for a rupee did he sell to get a loss of 20%?

  • A 28
  • B 25
  • C 24
  • D 21

Question - 5

A man buys two hens for Rs. 500 each. He sold one foe 15% profit and other for 5% loss. Find his profit percentage

  • A 5%
  • B 10%
  • C 15%
  • D 12%

Question - 6

A trader professes to sell his goods at cost price but he uses a false weight of 800g for 1 kg. Find his gain per cent

  • A 25%
  • B 21%
  • C 18%
  • D 16%

Question - 7

A cloth merchant professes to sell his material at a loss of 8%. But he measures 84 cm for a metre. Find his gain per cent

  • A \(9\frac { 5 }{ 11 } %gain\) % gain
  • B \(9\frac { 11 }{ 21 }\) % gain
  • C \(8\frac { 7 }{ 11 }\) % gain
  • D \(8\frac { 5 }{ 21 } %loss \) % gain

Question - 8

Ramesh buys 2 articles for Rs.600. He sells one of them at a profit of 22% and other at a loss of 8% and makes no profit or loss at the end. What is the cost price of the article he sold at a loss?

  • A Rs.400
  • B Rs.420
  • C Rs.440
  • D None of these

Question - 9

A trader sells two watches. He has a profit of 15% on the first watch and a loss of 10% on the second watch. If the ratio of the two investment is 3 : 5, What is gain or loss on the two investment taken together ?

  • A 0.675 % gain
  • B 0.5 % loss
  • C 0.675 % loss
  • D 0.5 % gain

Question - 10

A trader mixes three varies of tea costing Rs.50, Rs. 30 and Rs. 20/kg in the ratio of 2 : 4 : 3  in terms of weight and sells the mixture at Rs.35/kg. What percentage of profit or loss does he make?

  • A 12.5%
  • B 12%
  • C 10%
  • D 10.5%
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