# Aptitude - Percentages Online Quiz

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### Answer : D

### Explanation

= (^{860}⁄_{100}x 50 +^{50}⁄_{100}x 860) = 860

Q 2 - If a number p is 10% less than another number q and q is 10% more than 125, then p is equal to?

### Answer : B

### Explanation

q = 125 + 10% of 125 = 137.50 p = 137.50 - 10% of 137.50 = 123.75

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?

### Answer : C

### Explanation

Number of runs made by running = 110 - (3 x 4 + 8 x 6) = 50 Therefore, percentage = (^{50}⁄_{100}x 100)% = 45^{5}⁄_{11}%

Q 4 - 10% of the voters did not cast their votes in an election between two candidates. 10% of the votes polled were found invalid. The successful candidate for 54% of the valid votes and won by a majority of 1620 votes. Find the number of voters enrolled on the voters list?

### Answer : C

### Explanation

Let z be the total number of voters. Votes polled = 90% of z Valid votes = (90% of (90% of z)) Therefore, 54% of [90% of (90% of z)] - 46% of [90% of (90% of z)] = 1620 → 8% of [90% of (90% of z)] = 1620 The number of voters enrolled were z = 25000

Q 5 - The price of potatoes came down to Rs 12 per kg from Rs 16 per kg. Find the percentage decrease.

### Answer : A

### Explanation

decrease = 16-12 = 4 => %decrease = 4/16 * 100 = 25%

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

### Answer : B

### Explanation

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

### Answer : D

### Explanation

Let 15% of 180=50% of x Then 15/100*180=50/100*x =>x=54

### 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

### Answer : C

### Explanation

Let x% of 64 = 8. Then, (x/100*64)=8 ∴ x= 8* 100/64= 25/2=12.5.

Q 10 - When the price of a product was increased by 15%, the number sold was decreased by 20%. What was the net effect?

### 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%