# QUANT QUESTION FOR EXAM PATTERN

**PROFIT AND LOSS**

1. A person bought a horse and a carriage for Rs. 20,000.
Later, he sold the horse at 20% profit and the carriage at 10% loss. Thus, he
gained 2% in the whole transaction. The cost price of the horse was

2. A sells an article to B at 15% profit. B sells it to C at
10% loss. If C pays Rs. 517.50/- for it then A purchased it at:

**(a) Rs. 500/-**

**(b) Rs. 7,50/-**

(c) Rs. 1,000/-

(d) Rs. 1, 250/-

(e) none of these

3. An article is sold at a certain fixed price. By selling it at 2/3 of that price, one losses 10%. The gain percent on selling it at the original Price is:

(a) 20

(b) 33.33

(e) none of these

4. A sells an article to B for Rs. 45, 000/- losing 10% in the transaction. B sells it to C at a price which would have given a profit of 10% to A. By what per cent does B gain?

(b) 33.33

**(c) 35****(d) 40**

(e) none of these

4. A sells an article to B for Rs. 45, 000/- losing 10% in the transaction. B sells it to C at a price which would have given a profit of 10% to A. By what per cent does B gain?

(a) 75/2

(b) 100/3

(d) 150/7

(e) none of these

5. The cost price of an article is 80% of its marked price for sale. How much per cent does the tradesman gain after allowing a discount of 12%?

(b) 100/3

**(c) 200/9**(d) 150/7

(e) none of these

5. The cost price of an article is 80% of its marked price for sale. How much per cent does the tradesman gain after allowing a discount of 12%?

(a) 20

(b) 12

(e) none of these

6. A merchant has announced 25% rebate on prices of ready- made garments at the time of sale. If a purchase need to have a rebate of Rs. 400/-, then how many shirts, each costing Rs. 320/-, should he purchase?

(b) 12

**(c) 10****(d) 8**

(e) none of these

6. A merchant has announced 25% rebate on prices of ready- made garments at the time of sale. If a purchase need to have a rebate of Rs. 400/-, then how many shirts, each costing Rs. 320/-, should he purchase?

(a) 10

(b) 7

(c) 6

(e) none of these

7. A merchant purchases a wristwatch for Rs. 450/- and fixes its list price in such a way that after allowing a discount of 10%, he earns a profit of 20%. Then the list price (in rupees) of the wristwatch is :

(b) 7

(c) 6

**(d) 5**(e) none of these

7. A merchant purchases a wristwatch for Rs. 450/- and fixes its list price in such a way that after allowing a discount of 10%, he earns a profit of 20%. Then the list price (in rupees) of the wristwatch is :

(a) 500

(d) 800

(e) none of these

8. A reduction of 10% in the price of tea enables a dealer to purchase 25 kg more tea for Rs. 22, 500/- what is the reduced price per kg of tea?

**(b) 600****(c) 750**

(d) 800

(e) none of these

8. A reduction of 10% in the price of tea enables a dealer to purchase 25 kg more tea for Rs. 22, 500/- what is the reduced price per kg of tea?

(a) Rs. 70/-

(b) Rs. 80/-

(d) Rs. 100/-

(e) none of these

9. Ram donated 4% of his income to a charity and deposited 10% of the rest in a Bank. If now he has Rs. 8, 640/- left with him, then his income is:

(a) Rs. 12, 500/-

(b) Rs. 12, 000/-

(c) Rs. 10, 500/-

(e) none of these

10. If the length of a rectangle is increase by 10% and its breadth is decreased by 10%, then its area :

(b) Rs. 80/-

**(c) Rs. 90/-**(d) Rs. 100/-

(e) none of these

9. Ram donated 4% of his income to a charity and deposited 10% of the rest in a Bank. If now he has Rs. 8, 640/- left with him, then his income is:

(a) Rs. 12, 500/-

(b) Rs. 12, 000/-

(c) Rs. 10, 500/-

**(d) Rs. 10, 000/-**(e) none of these

10. If the length of a rectangle is increase by 10% and its breadth is decreased by 10%, then its area :

**(a) Decreased by 1%**

**(b) Increases by 1%**

(c) Decreases by 2%

(d) Remains unchanged

(e) none of these

**ANSWER WITH EXPLANATION**

1. (c) Let CP of Horse = x

According to questions

X * 20/100 – (20,000 – x) * 10/100 = 20, 000 * 2/100

2. (a) Let CP of A be x Rs

According to questions

115x/100 * 90/100 = 517.5

3. (c) Let CP = 100

2/3 SP = 90

SP = 135

5. (c)Let MP = 100, CP = 80

SP = 88

6.(d) The cost of rebate of on a shirt = 25/100 * 320 = 80

No of shirts for taking the rebate of Rs. 400

7. (b) MP = 450 * 120/100 * 100/90 =

8. (c) 25 kg = 2250

9. (d) Le income of Ram = x

So, x = 94/100 * 90/100 = 8640

10. (a) 10 – 10 – (10 * 10)/ 100

According to questions

X * 20/100 – (20,000 – x) * 10/100 = 20, 000 * 2/100

**x = 8,000**2. (a) Let CP of A be x Rs

According to questions

115x/100 * 90/100 = 517.5

**x = 500**

3. (c) Let CP = 100

2/3 SP = 90

SP = 135

**P% = 35%**

**4. (c)**

5. (c)Let MP = 100, CP = 80

SP = 88

**P % = 10%**6.(d) The cost of rebate of on a shirt = 25/100 * 320 = 80

No of shirts for taking the rebate of Rs. 400

**= 400/80 = 5**

7. (b) MP = 450 * 120/100 * 100/90 =

**600**

8. (c) 25 kg = 2250

**1 kg = 90**9. (d) Le income of Ram = x

So, x = 94/100 * 90/100 = 8640

**x = 10, 000**10. (a) 10 – 10 – (10 * 10)/ 100

**= -1**

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