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# Percentage Questions for SSC CGL TIER-2 , SSC Stenographer & IB (ACIO) 2017

Dear students,   Here we are providing 15 questions from Percentage.Percentage is an important topic you will find use of percentage in every other chapter of Mathematics like simple interest , compound interest , ratio and proportion etc. So, practice percentage careful and get yourself familiar with  all the types of concept and question. Practice more and Fulfill all your dreams of getting a government job. Best of luck.
Q1. In a big garden 60% of the trees are coconut trees. 25% of the number of coconut trees are mango trees and 20% of the number of mango trees are apple trees. If the number of apple trees are 1500, then the number of trees in the garden is?
(a) 48000
(b) 50000
(c) 51000
(d) 45000

Q2. The population of a village is 25,000. One fifth are females and the rest are males. 5% of males and 40% of females are uneducated. What percentage on the whole are educated?
(a) 75%
(b) 88%
(c) 55%
(d) 85%

Q3. In a college, 40% of the students were allotted group A, 75% of the remaining were given group B and the remaining 12 students were given group C. Then the number of students who applied for the group is?
(a) 100
(b) 60
(c) 80
(d) 92

Q4. A man spends 40% of his monthly salary on food and one-third of the remaining on transport. If he saves Rs. 4,500 per month, which is equal to half the balance after spending on food and transport, his monthly salary is ?
(a) Rs. 11,250
(b) Rs. 22,500
(c) Rs. 25,000
(d) Rs. 45,000

Q5. Rama’s expenditures and savings are in the ratio 5 : 3. If her income increases by 12% and expenditure by 15%, then by how much percent do her savings increase?
(a) 12%
(b) 7%
(c) 8%
(d) 13%

Q6. One type of liquid contains 20% water and the second type of liquid contains 35% of water. A glass is filled with 10 parts of first liquid and 4 parts of second liquid. The water in the new mixture in the glass is?
(a) 37%
(b) 46%
(c) 12⅐%
(d) 24 2⁄7%

Q7. In an examination 80% of the boys passed in English and 85% passed in Mathematics, while 75% passed in both. If 45 boys failed in both, the number of boys who sat for the examination was?
(a) 400
(b) 450
(c) 200
(d) 150

Q8. A candidate who gets 20% marks in an examination, fails by 30 marks. But if he gets 32% marks, he gets 42 marks more than the minimum pass marks. Find the pass percentage of marks.?
(a) 52%
(b) 20%
(c) 25%
(d) 12%

Q9. A reduction of 20% in the price of sugar enables a purchaser to obtain 8 kg more for Rs. 160. Then the price per kg before reduction was?
(a) Rs. 5
(b) Rs. 6
(c) Rs. 10
(d) Rs. 4

Q10. A man had a certain amount with him. He spent 20% of that to buy an article and 5% of the remaining on transport. Then he gifted Rs. 120. If he is left with Rs. 1,400, the amount he spent on transport is?
(a) Rs. 76
(b) Rs. 61
(c) Rs. 95
(d) Rs. 80

Q11. The population of a town is 6000, if males are increased by 5% & females by 9%. Then the population will become 6500 after 1 year. Find the no. of males & females?
(a) 1000, 5000
(b) 3000, 3000
(c) 2000, 4000
(d) 4000, 2000

Q12. A family consumes, 25 kg rice & 9 kg wheat per month & spends Rs. 350. The price of rice is 20% of the price of wheat. If the price of wheat is increased by 20%. Then find the percentage reduction in the consumption of rice, if it has the same amount to spend, the price of rice is constant?
(a) 36%
(b) 25%
(c) 30%
(d) 35%

Q13. In an election 2 candidates participated 20% votes declared invalid and the winner gets 70% of the valid votes and won by 9600 votes. Find total no. of voters?
(a) 30000
(b) 24000
(c) 48000
(d) 56000

Q14. In an election two candidates participated 20% voters did not vote. 12½% votes declared in valid and winner gets 60% the valid vote and won by 5600 votes. Find the no. of voter list.?
(a) 30000
(b) 40000
(c) 50000
(d) 80000

Q15. A salesman is allowed 12% commission on the total sales made by him and a bonus of 1% on the sales over Rs 15000. If the total earning of the sales man is 7650 Rs. Find the total sales?
(a) 60,000
(b) 50,000
(c) 80,000
(d) 90,000

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