## 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:

Rs. 14000 | |

Rs. 20000 | |

Rs. 18000 | |

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

1,860 | |

1,850 | |

1,890 | |

1,800 |

Question 3 |

What percent of 8.25 m is 75 cm?

150/11% | |

80/11% | |

100/11% | |

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

8.33 | |

8.5 | |

8.75 | |

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?

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7/18 | |

7/9 | |

½ | |

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:

48 hours | |

47 hours | |

45 hours | |

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:

300 | |

800 | |

500 | |

1000 |

Question 9 |

A number, when 35 is subtracted from it, reduces to its 80 percent. What is four-fifth of that number?

120 | |

140 | |

90 | |

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?

- 2% | |

- 4% | |

+ 2% | |

+ 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?

Rs. 200000 | |

Rs. 220000 | |

Rs. 224000 | |

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 areRs. 102, Rs. 118, Rs. 113 | |

Rs. 85, Rs. 125, Rs. 123 | |

None of these | |

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?

50% | |

None of these | |

37.5% | |

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:

380 | |

350 | |

360 | |

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%.

25% | |

15% | |

20% | |

None of these |

Question 16 |

The cost price of an article is 7840. To gain 7%, the article should be sold at

8383.80 | |

8388.80 | |

8833.80 | |

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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No effect | |

5% decrease | |

10% increase | |

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?

400 | |

200 | |

None of these | |

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?

19.047% | |

18% | |

18.5% | |

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?

40 kg | |

80 kg | |

32 kg | |

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?

300 | |

200 | |

600 | |

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?

100000 | |

96800 | |

125000 | |

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

Rs. 4.50 | |

Rs. 5.50 | |

Rs. 4.00 | |

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?

22.45% | |

23.55% | |

21.95% | |

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?

42% | |

None of these | |

82% | |

62% |

Question 26 |

Sixty five percent of a number is 21 less than four fifth of that number. What is the number ?

180 | |

120 | |

160 | |

140 |

Question 27 |

Prabhas earned 40% more money than Rakesh. Rakesh earned 20% less than Shweta. Prabhas earned more than Shweta by:

25% | |

12% | |

10% | |

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. ?

2.5 | |

2 | |

1.5 | |

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

43% | |

46% | |

33% | |

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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40 paise | |

38 paise | |

44 paise | |

42 paise |

Question 31 |

When any number is divided by 12, then fraction becomes 1/4

^{th}of the other number, by how much percent first number is greater than the second number?300 | |

200 | |

Date inadequate | |

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

46 | |

45 | |

44 | |

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?

2430 | |

2400 | |

2700 | |

2187 |

There are 33 questions to complete.

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