**1. A dealer allows his customer a discount of 25% and still gains 25%. If the cost price of a radio is Rs. 1,440, its marked price is**

(a) Rs. 2500

(b) Rs. 2440

(c) Rs. 2400

(d) Rs. 2020

**2. A dealer buys an article marked at Rs. 25,000 with successive discounts of 20% and 5%. If he spends Rs. 1,000 on its repairs and sells it for Rs. 25,000, then his gain per cent is**

(a) 20

(b) 25

(c) 30

(d) 35

**3. A tradesmen, who was selling one kind of tea at Rs. 96 per kg with a loss of 20% and another kind at Rs. 140 per kg with a gain of 25%, mixes the two together in equal ratio. He sells the mixed tea at Rs. 174 per kg. His gain is**

(a) 50%

(b) 45%

(c) 30%

(d) 25%

**4. When the price of a toy was increased by 20%, the number of toys sold was decreased by 15%. What was its effect on the total sales of the shop?**

(a) 2% increase

(b) 2% decrease

(c) 4% decrease

(d) 4% decrease

**5. A person sold a horse at a gain of 15%. Had he bought it for 25% less and sold it for Rs. 60 less, he would have made a profit of 32%. The cost price of the horse was**

(a) Rs. 370

(b) Rs. 372

(c) Rs. 375

(d) Rs. 378

**6. A shopkeeper wishes to give 5% commission on the marked price of an article but also wants to earn a profit of 10%. If his cost price is Rs. 95, then the marked price is**

(a) Rs. 100

(b) Rs. 110

(c) Rs. 120

(d) Rs. 130

**7. A shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% on the marked price of an item but charges a sales tax of 8% on the discounted price. If the customer pays Rs. 3,402 as the price including the sales tax, then the marked price is**

(a) Rs. 3,400

(b) Rs. 3,500

(c) Rs. 3,600

(d) Rs. 3,800

**8. A trader buys goods at 20% discount on marked price. If he wants to make a profit of 25% after allowing a discount of 20%, by what percent should his marked price be greater than the original marked price?**

(a) 15%

(b) 65%

(c) 25%

(d) 20%

**9. A man bought two goats for Rs. 1500. He sold on at a loss of 20% and another at profit of 60%.**

**If each got was sold for the same price the cost price of goat that was sold at loss was-**

(a)800

(b)1000

(c)1200

(d)900

**10. By selling an article for Rs. 600 a loss of 20% when the article is sold for Rs. 900 the gain or loss percentage is**

(a)10

(b)15

(c)20

(d)25

Answers:

**1.c****2.b**

**3.a**

**4.a**

**5.c**

**6.b**

**7.b**

**8.c**

**9.b**

**10.c**