**Q1. An item costing Rs. 840 was sold by a shopkeeper at a gain of 10% and it was again sold by the new buyer at a loss of 5%. Find selling price of the item is:**

(a) Rs. 877.80

(b) Rs. 798

(c) Rs. 924

(d) Rs. 37.80

**Q2. By selling an article at 2/3 of the marked price, there is a loss of 10%. The profit percent, when the article is sold at the marked price is**

(a) 20%

(b) 30%

(c) 35%

(d) 40%

**Q3. A merchant fixes the sale price of his goods at 15% above the cost price. He sells his goods at 12% less than the fixed price. His percentage of profit is:**

(a) 2½

(b) 1⅕

(c) 1½

(d) 2

**Q4. A car driver travels from the plains to a hill station, which are 200 km apart at an average speed of 40 km/h. In the return trip he covers the same distance at an average speed of 20 km/h. The average speed of the car over the entire distance of 400 km is**

(a) 16.56 km/h

(b) 17.89 km/h

(c) 26.67 km/h

(d) 35 km/h

**Q5. I purchased 120 exercise books at the rate of Rs. 3 each and sold 1/3 of them at the rate of Rs. 4 each, 1/2 of them at the rate of Rs. 5 each and the rest at the cost price. My profit percent was**

(a) 44%

(b) 44(4/9)%

(c) 44⅔%

(d) 45%

**Q6. Two trains of equal lengths are running on parallel tracks in the same direction at 46 km/h and 36 km/h, respectively. The faster train passes the slower train in 36 sec. The length of each train is**

(a) 50 m

(b) 80 m

(c) 72 m

(d) 82 m

**Q7 A train covers 180 km distance in 4 hours. Another train covers the same distance in 1 hour less. What is the difference in the distances covered by these trains in one hour ?**

(a) 45 km

(b) 9 km

(c) 40 km

(d) None of these

**Q8. Two trains are 2 km apart and their lengths are 200 m and 300 m. They are approaching towards each other with a speed of 20 m/s and 30 m/s, respectively. After how much time will they cross each other ?**

(a) 50 s

(b) 100 s

(c) 25/3 s

(d) 150 s

**Q9. Raghavan purchased a scooter at 13/15 of its selling price and sold it at 12% more than its selling price. His gain is.**

(a) 20%

(b) 30%

(c) 38(1/13)%

(d) 29(3/13)%

**Q10. By what percent must the cost price be raised in fixing the sale price in order that there may be a profit of 20% after allowing a commission of 10%?**

(a) 25

(b) 133⅓

(c) 33⅓

(d) 30

**Q11. Speed of a boat in standing water is 9 km/h and the speed of the stream is 1.5 km/h. A man rows to a place at a distance of 105 km and comes back to the starting point. The total time taken by him is**

(a) 20 h

(b) 18 h

(c) 16 h

(d) 24 h

**Q12 An aeroplane travels distances 2500 km, 1200km and 500km at the rate of 500 km/hr, 400 km/hr, and 250 km/hr, respectively. The average speed is**

(a) 420 km/hr

(b) 405 km/hr

(c) 410 km/hr

(d) 575 km/hr

**Q13. A dealer sold 3/4 of his articles at a gain of 20% and the remaining at cost price. The gain percent earned by him in the whole transaction is**

(a) 13

(b) 14

(c) 15

(d) 16

**Q14. A man buys some articles at Rs. P per dozen and sells them at Rs. P/8 per piece. His profit percent is**

(a) 30

(b) 40

(c) 50

(d) 60

**Q15. A man bought 25 crates of oranges for 10,000. He lost 5 crates. In order to earn a total profit of 25% of the total cost, he would have to sell each of the remaining crates at **

(a) Rs. 650

(b) Rs. 625

(c) Rs. 600

(d) Rs. 575

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