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 - 860% of 50 + 50% of 860 = ?

A - 340

B - 320

C - 40

D - 860

Answer : D

Explanation

= (860100 x 50  + 50100 x 860)
= 860

Q 2 - Aman buys goods worth Rs. 6650. He gets a rebate of 6% on it. After getting the rebate, he pays sales tax @ 10%. Find the amount he will have to pay for goods?

A - 6002.40

B - 6876.10

C - 6266

D - 7876.10

Answer : B

Explanation

Rebate = 6% of 6650
= Rs. 399
Sales Rax = 10% of (6650 - 399)
= 10100 x 6251 = Rs. 625.10
Therefore, amount = 6251 + 625.10= Rs. 6876.10

Q 3 - A batsman scored 110 runs which included 3 boundaries and 8 sixes. What percent of his total score did he make by running between the wickets?

A - 511%

B - 45%

C - 11 545%

D - 45 511%

Answer : C

Explanation

Number of runs made by running = 110 - (3 x 4 + 8 x 6) = 50
Therefore, percentage = (50100 x 100)% = 45 511%

Q 4 - Rahul gave 40% of the amount he had to Pankaj. Pankaj in turn gave one-fourth of what he received from Rahul to Sanyam. After paying Rs. 200 to the taxi driver out of the amount he got from Pankaj, Sanyam now has Rs. 600 left with him. How much amount did Rahul have?

A - 7000

B - 8000

C - 10000

D - 9000

Answer : B

Explanation

Let p be the amount with Rahul.
↠ amount received by Sanyam = 14 of 40% of Rs. p = 10% of Rs. p.
Therefore, 10% of p = 600 + 200
→ p = 8000 i.e. Amount with Rahul

Q 5 - Of the 1000 inhabitants of a town, 60% are males of whom 20% are literate. If, of all the inhabitants, 25% are literate, then what percent of the females of the town are literate?

A - 30%

B - 37.5%

C - 35%

D - 32.5%

Answer : D

Explanation

60100 x 1000 = 600 = number of males
→ 1000 - 600 = 400 = number of females
Literates = 25% of 1000 = 250
Literate males = 20% of 600 = 120
Literate females = 250 - 120 = 130
Therefore, the percent of the females literate = 130400 x 100 = 32.5%

Q 6 - A student has to secure minimum 35% marks to pass in an examination. If he gets 200 marks and fails by 10 marks, then the maximum marks are

A - 300

B - 400

C - 500

D - 600

Answer : C

Explanation

Let the maximum marks be x.
According to the question,
35% of x = 200 + 10
Or, x = 600

Q 7 - The population of a town increases 5% annually but is decreased by immigration annually to the extent of 0.5 % .what will be the increase percent in 3 years

A - 11%

B - 11.4%

C - 11.6%

D - 11.8%

Answer : A

Explanation

Increase in 3 years over 100 
=100 * ( 1+ 9/(2*100))3
=114.11
%AGE INCREASE = 11.4%

Q 8 - In mathematics exam saif khan scored 25% marks in the first paper out of a total of 180.How much should he score in second paper out of 200, if he is to get an overall average of at least 50%?

A - 67.5

B - 70.5

C - 72.5

D - 75

Answer : C

Explanation

25% OF 180 +x% of 200= 50%of (180+200)
45+(x%0f 200)=190
x=72.5

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 - When the price of a product was increased by 15%, the number sold was decreased by 20%. What was the net effect?

A - 8% gain

B - 5% loss

C - 8% loss

D - Cannot be determined

Answer : C

Explanation

Let original price of the product = Rs 100 and number of products originally sold = 100.
Original sale proceeds = 100*100 = Rs 10,000/-
New sale proceeds = 115*80 = Rs 9200
Decrease = 10,000  9,200 = 800/-
∴ Decrease % = (800/1000)*100 = 8%


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