Aptitude - Percentages Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Percentages. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - What is 15% of Rs. 34 ?

A - 3.10

B - 5.10

C - 4.1

D - 2.4

Answer : B

Explanation

15% of Rs. 34 = Rs.(15100 x 34 ) = Rs. 5.10

Q 2 - Find value of p if p% of 932 + 30 = 309.6.

A - 30

B - 20

C - 10

D - 16

Answer : A

Explanation

p100 x 932 = 279.6
p = 279.6 x 100932 = 30

Q 3 - Three candidates contested and election and received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get?

A - 30%

B - 57%

C - 72%

D - 43%

Answer : B

Explanation

Total votes polled: 1136 + 7636 + 11628
= 20400
Therefore, percentage = (1162820400 x 100)%
= 57%

Q 4 - If A = p% of q and B = q% of p, then which of the following is true?

A - A is smaller than B

B - A is greater than B

C - Relationship between A and B cannot be determined

D - A = B

Answer : D

Explanation

p% of q = (p100 x q) = (q100 x p) = q% of p
→ A = B

Q 5 - A man pays 15% income tax. If his annual income is 15,00,000/-, how much does he pay as income tax annually?

A - Rs 20000

B - Rs 22000

C - Rs 22500

D - Rs 25000

Answer : C

Explanation

15% of Rs 1,50,000 = (15/100)*1,50,000
  =  15*1500 = Rs 22500

Q 6 - A's salary is 50% more than that of B. How much percent is B's salary less than that of A?

A - 50

B - 100/3

C - 45

D - 200/3

Answer : B

Explanation

Required percentage = {50/(100+50)}*100%
= 50/150 * 100 = 100/3

Q 7 - x is 7 times large as Y. The percent that Y is less then x is

A - 600/3%

B - 600/6

C - 600/7

D - 600/8

Answer : C

Explanation

x=7Y .Thus, Y is less than x  by 6Y
=> Y is less x by 6Y/7Y*100=600/7%

Q 8 - A Man donated 5% of his income to a trust and deposited 20 % of the remainder in bank. If he now gets Rs. 1919 left, what is his income.

A - 2503.5

B - 2650.5

C - 2525

D - 2558.60

Answer : C

Explanation

Let his income be x, then
x-5% of x - 20% of 95% of x = 1919     0r 
x-x/20-(20*95*x)/(100*100)=1919
x=Rs.2525

Q 9 - ?% of 24 = 0.72

A - 10.5

B - 11.5

C - 12.5

D - 13.5

Answer : C

Explanation

Let x% of 24 = 0.72. Then,
(x/100*24)=0.72= 72/100=>24x=72 =>x=3.

Q 10 - The production of company A increased by 25% from 1994 to 1995 and its production further increased by 60% from 1995 to 1996. What is the total percent increase in production from 1994 to 1996?

A - 85%

B - 75%

C - 200%

D - 100%

Answer : D

Explanation

Production in 1996 = 160/100 * 125/100 * Production on 1994
= 20000/10000 * Production on 1994
= 2 * Production on 1994
∴ Required % Increase = {(Production on 1996 - Production on 1994)/ Production on 1994}*100%
Consider, Production on 1994 = x. Then, Production on 1996 = 2x.
= (2x  x)/x * 100%= 100%

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