# Quantitative Aptitude For SSC CGL,CHSL : 28th January 2020 for Profit & loss

Q1. Ankit has 60 mangoes. He sells x of them at a profit of 23% and remaining at a loss of 17%. He gains 17% on the whole outlay. The value of x is-
(a) 34
(b) 39
(c) 51
(d) 45

Q2. A confectionery shopkeeper sold a toothpaste at a profit of 15.6%. If he had bought it at 13% less and sold it at 42% profit, he would have earned Rs. 674.9 more as profit. Cost price of the toothpaste is
(a) Rs. 7800
(b) Rs. 8500
(c) Rs. 7500
(d) Rs. 8800

Q3. Arun is a working partner and Pankaj is a sleeping partner in a business. Arun puts in Rs. 6500 and Pankaj puts in Rs. 4525. Arun receives 11.8% of the profit for managing the business and the rest is divided in proportion to their capitals. What does each get out of a profit of Rs. 5500?
(a) Rs. 3850 and Rs. 1650
(b) Rs. 3509 and Rs. 1991
(c) Rs. 3641 and Rs. 1859
(d) Rs. 2365 and Rs. 2135

Q4. S and T are partners in a business. S contributed 1/3 of total the capital for 9 months and T received 2/5 of the profits. For how long was T’s money used in the business?
(a) 4 months
(b) 3 months
(c) 2 months
(d) 5 months

Q5. A sapphire stone was bought for Rs.2600 at Jaipur. A sum of Rs.2500 was spent on making a ring with the sapphire stone. It was marked for sale of Delhi for Rs. 9800. If a discount of 23% was given, then the percentage profit or loss made was:
(a) 47.56%
(b) 39.5%
(c) 47.96%
(d) 43.56%

Q6. A person bought 85 horses and sold 35 horses at 27% profit, 40 horses at 17% profit and remaining 10 horses at 13% profit and got a profit of Rs.12285 as a whole. The cost price of each Horse is:
(a) Rs.850
(b) Rs.700
(c) Rs.720
(d) Rs.800

Q7. Awani and Bimesh invest in a business in the ratio 5 : 4. If 10% of the total profit goes to charity and remaining profit share is calculated according to their investment and Awani’s profit share is Rs. 7500, then the total profit is-
(a) Rs. 7500
(b) Rs. 10,000
(c) Rs. 12,000
(d) Rs. 15,000

Q8. A discount of 30% on the marked price of a toy reduces its price by Rs. 30. What is the new S.P. ?
(a) Rs. 70
(b) Rs. 21
(c) Rs. 130
(d) Rs. 100

Q9. A man invested Rs. 16000 for a year in the share market with Adani group. At the end of the year, he gained 30% and he invested the amount with profit again for the second year. At the end of the second year, he suffered a loss of 32%. Find the loss in the investment after two years.
(a) loss 1966
(b) Loss 1856
(c) Loss 1765
(d) Loss 1958

Q10. A T.V was sold at a profit of 5% If it had been sold at a profit of 10%, the profit would have been Rs. 1000 more. What is its cost price?
(a) Rs. 20000
(b) Rs. 5000
(c) Rs. 10000
(d) Rs. 15000

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