Percentage Questions and Answers

  1. The price of a commodity rises from ₹6 per kg to ₹7.50 per kg. Let if the expenditure cannot increase, the percentage of reduction in consumption is

  1. 20%
  2. 30%
  3. 15%
  4. 25%

Answer is a

 

2. A exceeds B by 40%, B is less than C by 20%, then A:C is

  1. 26:25
  2. 3:1
  3. 28:25
  4. 3:2

Answer is c

 

3. The ratio of the number of boys to that of girls in a school is 4: 1. Let 75% of boys and 70% of the girls are scholarship holders. Then the percentage of students who do not get a scholarship is

  1. 28%
  2. 26%
  3. 50%
  4. 75%

Answer is b

 

4. The expenses on rice, fish, and oil of a family are in the ratio 12: 17: 3. If the price of these articles are increased by 20%, 30% and 50% respectively. Then Find the total expenses of the family on these articles is increased by

  1. 57/8%
  2. 225/8%
  3. 113/8%
  4. 449/8%

Answer is b

 

5. The ratio of two numbers is 4:5 when the first is increased by 20% and the second is decreased by 20%, the ratio of the resulting numbers is

  1. 5:4
  2. 6:5
  3. 4:5
  4. 5:6

Answer is b

 

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