**1.A article passing through two hands is sold at a profit of 40% at the original cost price. If the 1st dealer makes a profit of 20%, then the profit per cent made by the second is**

**(a) 15 2/3%**

**(b) 16 2/3%**

**(c) 13 2/3%**

**2.A merchant fixed the selling price of his articles at Rs. 700 after adding 40% profit to the cost price. As the sale was very low at this price level, he decided to fix the selling price at 10% profit. Find the new selling price.**

**(a) Rs. 450**

**(b) Rs. 490**

**(c) Rs. 500**

**(d) Rs. 550**

**3.A trader purchases a watch and a wall clock for Rs. 390. He sells them making a profit of 10% on the watch and 15% on the wall clock. He earns a profit of Rs. 51.50. The difference between the original prices of the wall clock and the watch is equal to**

**(a) Rs. 110**

**(b) Rs. 100**

**(c) Rs. 80**

**(d) Rs. 120**

**4.A merchant has 1000 kg of sugar, part of which he sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The quantity sold at 18% profit is**

**(a) 500 kg**

**(b) 600 kg**

**(c) 400 kg**

**(d) 640 kg**

**5.A dealer buys an article marked at Rs. 25000 with 20% and 5% off. He spends Rs. 2000 on its repair and sells it for Rs. 25000. What is his gain or loss per cent?**

**(a) 21% loss**

**(b) 10.50% loss**

**(c) 19.05% gain**

**(d) 25% gain**

**6.A garrison of 1000 men had provisions for 48 days. After 8 days , a reinforcement of 600 men arrived. How long will now food last for?**

**(a) 35 days**

**(b) 30 days**

**(c) 23 days**

**(d) 45 days**

**(e) None of above**

**7.A tree is 12 m tall and casts an 8 m long shadow. At the same time, a flag pole casts a 100 m long shadow. How long is the flag pole?**

**(a) 150 m**

**(b) 200 m**

**(c) 125 m**

**(d) 115 m**

**(e) None of above**

**8.If 12 persons working 16 h per day earn Rs. 33600 per week, then how much will 18 persons earn working 12 h per day?**

**(a) Rs. 40000**

**(b) Rs. 35000**

**(c) Rs. 28800**

**(d) Rs. 37800**

**(e) None of above**

**9.A and B started a business by investing Rs. 20000 and Rs. 25000, respectively. After 4 months B left and C joined by investing Rs. 15000. At the end of the year, there was a profit of Rs. 23000. What is C’s share?**

**(a) Rs. 8000**

**(b) Rs. 9000**

**(c) Rs. 6000**

**(d) Rs. 12000**

**10.A, B and C entered into partnership in a business. A got 3/5 of the profit. B and C distributed the remaining profit equally. If C got Rs. 400 less than A, the total profit was**

**(a) Rs. 1600**

**(b) Rs. 1200**

**(c) Rs. 1000**

**(d) Rs. 800**

**Answers:**

**1.b**

**2.d**

**3.a**

**4.b**

**5.c**

**6.e (25 days)**

**7.a**

**8.d**

**9.c**

**10.c**