Percentage Questions and Answers

  1. When 8% of the voters in an election did not cast their votes. In this election, there were only two candidates. If the winner defeated his contestant by 1100 votes by obtaining 48% of the total votes. Find the total number of voters in the election was
  1. 23500
  2. 27500
  3. 21000
  4. 22000

Answer is b

 

2. In an office 40% of the staff is female, 40% of the females and 60% of the males voted for me. The percentage of votes I got was

  1. 42%
  2. 52%
  3. 24%
  4. 50%

Answer is b

 

3. If in an election 10% of the voters on the voter’s list did not cast their votes and 60 voters cast their ballot papers blank. There were only two candidates. When the winner was supported by 47% of all the voters in the list and he got 308 votes more than his rival. The number of voters on the list was

  1. 6200
  2. 6028
  3. 3600
  4. 4575

Answer is a

 

4. A district has 64000 inhabitants. Let If the population increases at the rate of 21/2%per annum, the number of inhabitants at the end of 3 years will be

  1. 69200
  2. 68911
  3. 70000
  4. 68921

Answer is d

 

5. The value of a property decreases every year at the rate of 5%. If its present value is ₹4,11,540. What was its value 3 years ago?

  1. ₹ 4, 60, 000
  2. ₹ 4, 80, 000
  3. ₹ 4, 50, 000
  4. ₹ 4, 75, 000

Answer is b

 

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