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Percentage Practice Questions

# Percentage Practice Questions

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1..02 =? %(a) 20(b) 2(c) .02(d) .22.2112% is equivalent to(a) 0.8(b) 1.25(c) 0.125 (d) 12.53.13937.869
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199.54+15% of 201 = ?(a) 150(b) 90(c) 80(d) 1004.If 30% of a number is 12.6, then the number is(a) 41(b) 51(c) 52(d) 425.35% of 30 = 25% of ? +1(a) 28(b) 38(c) 42(d) 326.? % of 6144 =212x 245.76(a) 16(b) 20(c) 5(d) 107.What is 25% of 25% equal to ?(a) 6.25(b) .625 (c) .0625 (d).006258.One fourth of one third of two fifth of a number is 15. What will be 40% of that number?(a) 120(b) 350(c) 270(d) 1809.What percent of 7.2 kg is 18 gms ?(a) 25%(b) 2.5%(c) .25% (d).025%10.By how much percent is four-fifth of 70 lesser than five-seventh of 112 ?(a) 42%(b) 30%(c) 24% (d )36%11.If 75% of a number is added to 75. The result isthe number itself. Then, the number is:(a) 400(b) 300(c) 60(d) 5012.Subtracting 40% of a number from the number,we get the result as 3.0. The number is:(a) 28(b) 50(c) 52(d) 7013.If X is 90% of Y, what percent of X is Y?(a) 101.1(b) 190(c) 90 (d)111.114.If 8% of x = 4% of y, then 20% of x is:(a) x% of y(b) y% of x(c) 2% of xy(d) xy% of 315.x% of y is y% of ?(a) x(b)100
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16.It is known that 20% of the mangoes are rotten.If the number of rotten mangoes is 35, then thetotal number of mangoes is :(a) 150(b) 175(c) 180(d) 18517.If 70% of students in a school are boys and thenumber of girls is 504, the number of boys is:(a) 1680(b) 1176(c) 1276 (d) NOT18.A house-owner was having his house painted.He was advised that he would require 25 kg of  paint. Allowing for 15% wastage and assumingthat the paint is available in 2 kg cans, whatwould be the cost of paint purchased, if one cancost Rs. 16?(a) 240(b) 180(c) 160(d) 36019.A reduction of 12.5% in the price of a diningtable brought down its price to Rs. 4375. Theoriginal price of the table was:(a) 6000(b) 5400(c) 5200 (d)500020.In a library, 20% books are in Hindi, 50% of theremaining are in English and the remaining9000 are in various other languages. What is thetotal number of books in English?(a) 4000(b) 3000(c) 2250 (d) NOT21.Avinash spends 30% of his income on scoote petrol,41of the remaining on house rent and the balance on food. If he spends Rs. 300 on petrol,then what is the expenditure on house rent?(a) 525(b) 1000(c) 675(d) 17522.The price of jute has been reduced by 20%, If the reduced price is Rs. 800 per quintal, theoriginal price per quintal was(a) 900(b) 640(c) 960 (d) 100023.Swati spends 40% of her salary on food, 25% onhouse rent, 15% on entertainment and 5% onconveyance. If her saving at the end of a monthIs:(a)4000(b) 6000(c) 8000 (d) 1000024. Kamal has some apples. He sold 40% morethan he ate. If he sold 70 apples, how many didhe eat?(a) 50(b) 90(c) 18(d) 4225.In an examination, 1100 boys and 900 girlsappeared. 50% of the boys and 40% of the girls passed the examination. The percentage of candidates failed is:(a) 45(b) 45.5(c) 54.5 (d) 59.2
Subject: Quantitative AptitudeTopic: Percentage

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53of B’ssalary. If B’s salary is Rs. 2400, what is A’ssalary?(a) 1880(b) 1000(c) 960 (d)216027.If x% of a is the same as y% of b, then z% of bis:(a)
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(a) 2700(b) 2900(c) 3000 (d)310044.At an election involving two candidates, 68votes were declared invalid. The winningcandidates scores 52% and wins by 98 votes.The total number of votes polled is:(a) 2518(b) 2450(c) 2382 (d) None45.As income is 25% more than B’s income . B’sincome in terms of A’s income is :(a) 75%(b) 80%(c) 90% (d) 96%46.Anil’s height is 20% less than Deepak’s. Howmuch is Deepak’s height more than Anil.(a)%3216(b) 18%(c) 20%(d)25%47.On increasing the price of T.V. sets by 30%,their sale decreased by 20%. What is the effecton the revenue receipts of the shop?(a) 4% increase(b) 4% decrease(c) 8% increase(d ) 8% decrease48.The price of oil is increased by 25%. If theexpenditure is not allowed to increase, the ratio between the reduction in consumption and theoriginal consumption is:(a ) 1:3(b) 1:4(c) 1:5(d) 1:649.The price of sugar is increased by 20%. As aresult, a family decreased its consumption by25%. The expenditure of the family on sugar will be decreased by:(a) 10%(b) 5%(c) 14% (d)15%50.If the price of sugar rises from Rs. 6 per kg toRs. 7.50 kg, a person, to have no increase in hisexpenditure on sugar, will have to reduce hisconsumption of sugar by:(a) 15%(b) 20%(c) 25% (d)30%51.The population of a town increases by 15%annually. If its pollution was 8000 in 1995, whatwill it be in 1997?(a) 9200(b) 10400(c) 9600 (d)1058052.A ball pen factory decided to reduce its production by 10% over that of previous monthfor next 3 months starting from February 1994.In January 1994, it produced 3000 ball pens.,How many ball pens were produced in March1994 ?(a) 2700(b) 2430(c) 2187 (d)240053.The length of a rectangle is increased by 20%and the width is decreased by 20%. The areadecreased by:(a) 0.8%(b) 1.2%(c) 4%(d)8%54.If the radius of a circle is decreased by 50%, itsarea is reduced by:(a) 25%(b) 50%(c) 75% (d) None55.A cricket team won 40% of the total number of matches it played during a year. If it list 50% of the matches played and 20 matches were drawn,the total number of matches played y the teamduring the year was :(a) 200(b) 100(c) 50(d) 4056.Arun gave a portion of the money he had toGopal. Gopal I turn gave 40% of what he gotform Arun to Dinesh. How much money didDinesh get ? To find out the answer, which of the following information given in statements,(P) and (Q) is /are sufficient ?
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The difference between the amounts of Gopal and Dinesh was Rs. 500.(a)Only Q is sufficient..(b) Only P is sufficient.(c) Either P or Q is sufficient.(d) Both P and Q together are needed.57.The price of an article was increased by p%.Later the new price was decreased by p%. If thelatest price was Rs. 1, the original price was(a) Re. 1(b) Rs.
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58.The length and breadth of a square are increased by 40% and 30% respectively. The area of theresulting rectangle exceeds the area of thesquare by :(a) 42%(b) 62%(c) 82% (d) None.59.Salaries of A, B an C are in the ratio 1:2:3.Salary of B and C together is Rs. 6000. By what percent is salary of C more than that of A?(a) 300(b) 600(c) 100(d) 20060.The population of a town is 18000. It increased by 10% during first year and by 20% during thesecond year. The population after 2 years will be:(a) 19800(b) 21600(c) 23760 (d) None