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Ques. An article was sold for Rs. 2770. Had it been sold for Rs. 3000 there would have been an additional
gain of 10%. Cost Price of the article is:
Op 1: Rs. 2100
Op 2: Rs. 2200
Op 3: Rs. 2300
Op 4: Rs. 2400
Op 5: None of these
Correct Op : 3
Ques. Rakesh buys a scooter worth Rs. 10,000. He sells it to Mohan at a profit of 10%. If after sometime
Mohan sells it back to Rakesh at a loss of 10%, then totally:
Op 1: Rakesh loses Rs. 100
Op 2: Rakesh loses Rs. 1100
Op 3: Rakesh gains Rs. 100
Op 4: Rakesh gains Rs. 1100
Op 5: None of these
Correct Op : 4
Ques. The list price of an electric iron is Rs. 300. If two successive discounts of 15% and 10% are allowed,
its selling price will be:
Op 1: Rs. 229.50
Op 2: Rs.231.50
Op 3: Rs.232.50
Op 4: Rs. 234.50
Op 5: None of these
Correct Op : 1
Ques. The rate of compound interest at which a sum of Rs. 8000 amounts to Rs. 8820 in 2 years, is:
Op 1: 5%
Op 2: 4%
Op 3: 6%
Op 4: 7%
Op 5: None of these
Correct Op : 1
Ques. Prabodh bought 30 kg of rice at the rate of Rs. 8.50 per kg and 20 kg of rice at the rate of Rs. 9.00
per kg. He mixed the two. At what price (App.) per kg should he sell the mixture in order to get 20%
profit?
Op 1: Rs. 9.50
Op 2: Rs. 8.50
Op 3: Rs. 10.50
Op 4: Rs. 12.00
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3
Ques. The cash price of a television is Rs. 4022. A customer paid Rs. 1500 in cash and promised to pay
the remaining money in 3 monthly equal instalments at the rate of 5% per annum compound interest.
What is the value of each instalment?
Op 1: Rs. 926.10
Op 2: Rs. 903.33
Op 3: Rs. 928.30
Op 4: Rs. 940.50
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1
Ques. The population of a village decreases at the rate of 20% per annum. If its population 2 years ago
was 10000, what is its present population?
Op 1: 6000
Op 2: 10000/144
Op 3: 6400
Op 4: 7600
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3
Ques. A certain sum of money at simple interest becomes Rs. 1062 in 2 years and Rs. 1183.50 in 31⁄2
years. What is rate of interest per annum?
Op 1: 7%
Op 2: 6%
Op 3: 9%
Op 4: 5%
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3
Ques. If the simple interest on a sum at 4% per annum for 2 years is Rs. 80, then the compound interest
on the same sum for the same period is:
Op 1: Rs. 86.80
Op 2: Rs. 86.10
Op 3: Rs. 88.65
Op 4: Rs. 81.60
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4
Ques. A man covers a distance of 1200 km in 70 days resting 9 hours a day, if he rests 10 hours a day and
walks with speed 11⁄2 times of the previous in how many days will he cover 750 km?
Op 1: 30
Op 2: 31.25
Op 3: 31
Op 4: 33
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2
Ques. A man bought a number of clips at 3 for a rupee and an equal number at 2 for a rupee. At what
price per dozen should he sell them to make a profit of 20% ?
Op 1: Rs 4
Op 2: Rs 5
Op 3: Rs 6
Op 4: Rs 7
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3
Ques. Padam purchased 30 kg of rice at the rate of 17.50 per kg and another 30 kg rice at a certain rate.
He mixed the two and sold the entire quantity at the rate of Rs. 18.60 per kg and made 20% overall
profit. At what price per kg did he purchase the lot
Op 1: Rs.12.50
Op 2: Rs. 13.50
Op 3: Rs. 14.50
Op 4: Rs. 15.50
Op 5: None of these
Correct Op : 2
Ques. The manufacturer of a certain item can sell all he can produce at the selling price of Rs. 60 each. It
costs him Rs. 40 in materials and labour to produce each item and he has overhead expenses of Rs. 3000
per week in order to operate the plant. The numb
Op 1: 200
Op 2: 250
Op 3: 300
Op 4: 400
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1
Ques. A sells a bicycle to B at a profit of 20%. B sells it to C at a profit of 25%. If C pays Rs. 225 for it, the
cost price of the bicycle for A is:
Op 1: Rs. 110
Op 2: Rs.120
Op 3: Rs. 125
Op 4: Rs. 150
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4
Ques. If 5% more is gained by selling an article for Rs. 350 than by selling it for Rs. 340, the cost of the
article is:
Op 1: Rs. 50
Op 2: Rs. 160
Op 3: Rs. 200
Op 4: Rs. 225
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3
Ques. Consider the following statements : If a sum of money is lent at simple interest, then the
1. Money gets doubled in 5 years if the rate of interest is 50/3 %.
2. Money gets doubled in 5 years if the rate of interest is 20%.
3. Money becomes
Op 1: 1 and 3 are correct
Op 2: 2 alone is correct
Op 3: 3 alone is correct
Op 4: 2 and 3 are correct
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2
Ques. The difference between simple interest and compound interest on Rs.1200 for one year at 10%
per annum reckoned halfyearly is:
Op 1: Rs. 2.50
Op 2: Rs. 3
Op 3: Rs. 3.75
Op 4: Rs. 4
Op 5: None of these
Correct Op : 2
Ques. A sum of money lent at compound interest for 2 years at 20% per annum would fetch Rs. 482
more, if the interest was payable halfyearly than if it was payable annually. The sum is:
Op 1: Rs. 10,000
Op 2: Rs. 20,000
Op 3: Rs. 40,000
Op 4: Rs. 50,000
Op 5:
Correct Op : 2
Ques. The simple interest on Rs. 10 for 4 months at the rate of 3 paise per rupee per month is:
Op 1: Rs. 1.20
Op 2: Rs. 1.60
Op 3: Rs. 2.40
Op 4: Rs. 3.60
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1
Ques. If the compound interest on a sum for 2 years at 25/2 % per annum is Rs. 510, the simple interest
on the same sum at the same rate for the same period of time is:
Op 1: Rs. 400
Op 2: Rs. 450
Op 3: Rs. 460
Op 4: Rs. 480
Op 5:
Correct Op : 4
Ques. I started on my bicycle at 7 a.m. to reach a certain place. After going a certain distance, my bicycle
went out of order. Consequently, I rested for 35 minutes and came back to my house walking all the
way. I reached my house at 1 p.m. If my cycling s
Op 1: 4.92 km
Op 2: 13.44 km
Op 3: 14.375 km
Op 4: 15.476 km
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1
Ques. A bag contains 10paisa, 20paisa and 25paisa coins in the ratio 7:4:3. If the total value is Rs. 90,
the number of 25paisa coins in the bag is:
Op 1: 120
Op 2: 160
Op 3: 280
Op 4: 300
Op 5:
Correct Op : 1
Ques. In approximately how many years will a certain sum of money triple itself at 22% simple interest?
Op 1: 10 years
Op 2: 11 years
Op 3: 9 years
Op 4: 12 years
Op 5:
Correct Op : 3
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