**Q1. A manufacturer sells an article to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 10%. The wholesale dealer sells it to a shopkeeper at a 20% profit. The shopkeeper sells it to a customer for Rs 56,100 at a loss of 15%. Then the cost price of the article to the manufacturer is**

(a) Rs. 25,000

(b) Rs. 10,000

(c) Rs. 50,000

(d) Rs. 55,000

**Q2. A loss of 19% gets converted into a profit of 17% when the selling price is increased by Rs. 162. The cost price of the article is **

(a) Rs. 450

(b) Rs. 600

(c) Rs. 360

(d) Rs. 540

**Q3. A man purchased 150 pens at the rate of Rs. 12 per pen. He sold 50 pens at a gain of 10%. The percentage gain at which he must sell the remaining pens so as to gain 15% on the whole outlay is **

(a) 21(1/2)%

(b) 20%

(c) 17%

(d) 17(1/2)%

**Q4. A dealer sold two types of goods for Rs. 10,000 each. On one of them, he lost 20% and on the other, he gained 20%. His gain or loss percent in the entire transaction was**

(a) 2% loss

(b) 2% gain

(c) 4% gain

(d) 4% loss

**Q5. The cost price of 40 articles is the same as the selling price of 25 articles. Find the gain percent. **

(a) 65%

(b) 60%

(c) 15%

(d) 75%

**Q6. A sells an article to B making a profit of 1/5 of his outlay. B sells it to C, gaining 20%. If C sells it for Rs. 600 and incurs a loss of 1/6 of his outlay, the cost price of A is **

(a) Rs. 600

(b) Rs. 500

(c) Rs. 720

(d) Rs. 800

**Q7. A man has a certain amount with him. He spent 20% of that to buy an article and 5% of the remaining on transport. Then he gifted Rs. 120. If he is left with Rs. 1,400, the amount he spent on transport is **

(a) Rs. 76

(b) Rs. 61

(c) Rs. 95

(d) Rs. 80

**Q8. The population of a town is 3,11,250. The ratio of women to men is 43: 40. If there are 24% literate among men and 8% literate among women, the total number of literate persons in the town is **

(a) 41,800

(b) 48,900

(c) 56,800

(d) 99,600

**Q9. In an examination, 52% of the candidates failed in English and 42% failed in Mathematics. If 17% failed in both the subjects, then the percentage of candidates, who passed in both the subjects, was**

(a) 23

(b) 21

(c) 25

(d) 22

**Q10. In an election, there were only two candidates. One of the candidates secured 40% of votes and is defeated by the other candidate by 298 votes. The total number of votes polled is **

(a) 745

(b) 1460

(c) 1490

(d) 1500

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