# Percentage Questions and Answers Pg6

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392 1. When the numerator of a fraction is increased by 20% and if the denominator is decreased by 5%, then the value of the new fraction becomes 5/2. Find the original fraction
1. 3/18
2. 48/95
3. 24/19
4. 95/48

### Answer is d

2. The price of an article is first decreased by 20% and then increased by 30%. If the resulting price is ₹416, the original price of the article is

1. ₹ 405
2. ₹ 450
3. ₹ 350
4. ₹ 400

### Answer is d

3. A number of employees working in a farm is increased by 25% and the wages per head are decreased by 25%. If it results in x% decreases in total wages, then the value of x is

1. 25%
2. 25/4%
3. 0%
4. 20%

### Answer is b

4. The price of edible oil is increased by 25%. To maintain the same budget, Sushma has reduced the consumption of this oil by 20%. Find the increase in expenditure due to this edible oil is

1. 1
2. 3
3. 0
4. 2

### Answer is c

5. If x is less than y by 25% then y exceeds x by

1. 25%
2. 200/3%
3. 100/3%
4. 75%

### Answer is c

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