Quant quiz for SSC and Railway

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