Govt. Exams Sample Papers Percentage Questions with Answers for Quantitative Aptitude

 Question 1
5% of income of Parul is equal to 15% of incomes of Krishna and 10% of income of krishna is equal to 20% of income of Usha. If usha's income is Rs. 2000, then the total income of Parul, Krishna and Usha is:
 A Rs. 14000 B Rs. 20000 C Rs. 18000 D Rs. 6000
 Question 2
A candidate gets 71% of votes and wins the election by 756 votes. If there are two candidates then the total number of votes is
 A 1,860 B 1,850 C 1,890 D 1,800
 Question 3
What percent of 8.25 m is 75 cm?
 A 150/11% B 80/11% C 100/11% D 75/11%
 Question 4
The price of sugar increases by 32%. A family reduces its consumption so that the expenditure of the sugar is up by 10% only. If the total consumption of sugar before the price rise was 10 kg per month, then the consumption of sugar per month at present (in kg) is
 A 8.33 B 8.5 C 8.75 D 9
 Question 5
In a fraction, if numerator is increased by 40% and denominator is increased by 80%, then what fraction of the original is the new fraction?
 A 7/18 B 7/9 C ½ D Date inadequate
 Question 6
Vishal’s basic pay for a 40 hour week is Rs. 2000. Overtime is paid for at 25% above the basic rate. In a certain week, he worked overtime and his total wage was Rs. 2500. He, therefore worked for a total of:
 A 48 hours B 47 hours C 45 hours D 50 hours
 Question 7
Prachi has to obtain 33% of the total marks to pass. She got 125 marks and failed by 40 marks. The maximum marks are:
 A 300 B 800 C 500 D 1000
 Question 8
Express 5/2 as rate percent.

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 A 270% B 250% C 180% D 240%
 Question 9
A number, when 35 is subtracted from it, reduces to its 80 percent. What is four-fifth of that number?
 A 120 B 140 C 90 D 70
 Question 10
The price of a Maruti car rises by 30% while the sales of the car comes down by 20%. What is the percentage change in the total revenue?
 A - 2% B - 4% C + 2% D + 4%
 Question 11
The value of a scooter depreciates at the rate of 10% per annum. If its present value is Rs. 162000, what was the value of the machine 2 year ago?
 A Rs. 200000 B Rs. 220000 C Rs. 224000 D Rs. 186000
 Question 12
The salaries of Kavish, Sumit and Himanshu together amount to Rs. 333, if they spend 80%, 85% and 75% of their respective salaries. If their savings are 7 : 6 : 9, then their respective salaries are
 A Rs. 102, Rs. 118, Rs. 113 B Rs. 85, Rs. 125, Rs. 123 C None of these D Rs. 105, Rs. 120, Rs. 108
 Question 13
Inder bought 5 pens, 7 pencils and 4 erasers. Rekhaa bought 6 pens, 8 erasers and 14 pencils for an amount which was half more what Inder had paid. What percent of the total amount paid by Inder was paid for the pens?
 A 50% B None of these C 37.5% D 62.5%
 Question 14
17.5% of the cadidates in an examination were girls, 75%, of the boys and 62.5% of the girls passed and 342 girls failed. The number of boys failed was:
 A 380 B 350 C 360 D 370
 Question 15
Ramit earns x% on the first Rs.2,000 and y% on the rest of his income. If he earns Rs.700 from Rs.4,000 and Rs.900 from Rs.5,000 of income, find x%.
 A 25% B 15% C 20% D None of these
 Question 16
The cost price of an article is 7840. To gain 7%, the article should be sold at
 A 8383.8 B 8388.8 C 8833.8 D 8000
 Question 17
The price of a T.V. set is decreased by 25% as a result of which the sale increased by 20%. What will be the effect on the total revenue of the shop?

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 A No effect B 5% decrease C 10% increase D None of these
 Question 18
The price of a table is Rs. 400 more than that of a chair. If 6 tables and 6 chairs together cost Rs. 4800, by what percent is the price of the chair less than that of the table?
 A 400 B 200 C None of these D 100
 Question 19
The price of wheat falls by 16%. By what percentage a person can increase the consumption of wheat so that his overall budget does not change?
 A 19.047% B 18% C 18.5% D 16%
 Question 20
Fresh fruit contains 68% water and dry fruit contains 20% water. How much dry fruit can be obtained from 100 kg of fresh fruits?
 A 40 kg B 80 kg C 32 kg D 52 kg
 Question 21
Salaries of Anushka, Versha and Anjali are in the ratio 1:2:3. Salary of Versha and Anjali together is Rs. 60000. By what percent is salary of Anjali more than that of Anushka?
 A 300 B 200 C 600 D 100
 Question 22
Mr. Rajneesh gave 40% of the money he had to his wife Vanika. He also gave 20% of the remaining amount to his 3 sons. Half of the amount now left was spent on miscellaneous items and the remaining amount of Rs.12000 was deposited in the bank. How much money did Mr. Rajneesh have initially?
 A 100000 B 96800 C 125000 D 120000
 Question 23
A reduction of 20% in the price of rice enables a person to buy 3.5 kg more for Rs. 77. then the original price per kg is
 A Rs. 4.50 B Rs. 5.50 C Rs. 4.00 D Rs. 5.00
 Question 24
If the price of tea falls by 18%, by how much per cent must a house holder increase its consumption, so as not to decrease its expenditure on tea?
 A 22.45% B 23.55% C 21.95% D 23.45%
 Question 25
The length and breadth of a square are increased by 40% and 30% respectively. The area of the resulting rectangle exceeds the area of the square by?
 A 42% B None of these C 82% D 62%
 Question 26
Sixty five percent of a number is 21 less than four fifth of that number. What is the number ?
 A 180 B 120 C 160 D 140
 Question 27
Prabhas earned 40% more money than Rakesh. Rakesh earned 20% less than Shweta. Prabhas earned more than Shweta by:
 A 25% B 12% C 10% D 20%
 Question 28
A building worth Rs 133,100 is constructed on land worth Rs. 72,900. After how many years will the value of both be the same if land appreciates at 10% pa. and building depreciates at 10% p.a. ?
 A 2.5 B 2 C 1.5 D 3
 Question 29
Yashvi scored 30% marks and failed by 15 marks. Poorvi scored 40% marks and obtained 35 marks more than those required to pass. The pass percentage is
 A 43% B 46% C 33% D 38%
 Question 30
When the price of eggs is reduced by 20% it enables a man to buy 20 more eggs for Rs. 40. Then the reduced price per egg is

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 A 40 paise B 38 paise C 44 paise D 42 paise
 Question 31
When any number is divided by 12, then fraction becomes 1/4th of the other number, by how much percent first number is greater than the second number?
 A 300 B 200 C Date inadequate D 150
 Question 32
In an examination, 34% of the candidates fail in Arithmetic and 42% in English. If 20% fail in Arithmetic and English, the percentage of those passing in both subjects is
 A 46 B 45 C 44 D 47
 Question 33
A ball pen factory decided to reduce its production by 10% over that of previous month for next 3 months starting from February 1994. In January 1994, it produced 3000 ball pens. How many ball pens were produced in March 1994?
 A 2430 B 2400 C 2700 D 2187
There are 33 questions to complete.