Percentage Questions and Answers

  1. If the population of a town 2 years ago was 62,500.  It decreases every year at the rate of 4%, due to migration to big cities. The present population of the town is

  1. 58, 700
  2. 75, 000
  3. 57, 600
  4. 76, 000

Answer is c

 

2. If a man receives on one-fourth of his capital 3% interest, on the remainder 11%, the percentage he receives on the whole is

  1. 5
  2. 5.2
  3. 4.5
  4. 5.5

Answer is a

 

3. In a factory, the production of cycles rose to 48,000 from 40,000 in 2 years. The rate of growth per annum is

  1. 8%
  2. 10%
  3. 9%
  4. 10.5%

Answer is b

 

4. If the sales tax on a television set increases from 7to 8%, what more amount will have to be paid for the television whose price (excluding sales taxes) is ₹19000?

  1. ₹ 95
  2. ₹ 90
  3. ₹ 190
  4. ₹ 180

Answer is a

 

5. A spider climbed 145/2%of the height of the pole in one hour and in the next hour it covered 25/2%of the remaining height. If the pole’s height is 192 m, then distance climbed in the 2nd hour is

  1. 5 m
  2. 9 m
  3. 3 m
  4. 7 m

Answer is c

 

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Translate » Hindi