The Railway Recruitment Board is one of the biggest employers in the country providing opportunities for thousands of candidates to serve in the Indian Railways. The first stage of the examination is a screening exam for shortlisting candidates for the CBT 2. Candidates must prepare to clear the initial stage of the examination. Profit and Loss are one of the important topics that are covered by the authorities every year with 3-4 questions in variations. Candidates need to master this topic so that they can get accurate answers in the real-time examination.

To Ace your preparation journey we are providing RRB ALP Profit and Loss Questions with solutions. The exam dates are announced, and candidates should start focusing on their strengths as well as weaknesses from now on to get clear results.

## RRB ALP Profit and Loss Questions

Q1. If the selling price of an article is its cost price, the percentage gain is:

(a) 47

(b) 40

(c) 20

(d) 25

Q2 A customer gets a discount of Rs.90 which is 12%. The selling price is:

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

Q3 If the cost price of 4 chairs is equal to the selling price of 3 chairs, then the profit or loss percentage is:

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

Q4. A trader allows a discount of 8% on a marked price. If the selling price is Rs 667, the discount in rupees is:

(a) Rs 47

(b) Rs 54

(c) Rs 58

(d) Rs 43

Q5. For an article, the profit is 220% of the cost price. If the cost price increases by 25% but the selling price remains the same. The original profit percentage (approx.)?

(a) 22%

(b) 26%

(c) 29%

(d) 31%

Q6. The successive discount of %, and 10% is equivalent to a single discount of-

(a) 93.33%

(b) 87.66%

(c) 75%

(d) 72.33%

Q7. A shopkeeper marks the price of an article such that after giving a discount of 27%, he gains 19%. If the marked price of the article is Rs 423, what is the cost price of the article

(a) Rs 259.4

(b) Rs 267.4

(c) Rs 271.8

(d) Rs 212.3

Q8. The successive discounts of 25%, 20%, and 15% are equivalent to a single discount of :

(a) 51%

(b) 49%

(c) 43%

(d)53%

Q9. A dealer sold two coolers at Rs. 2,970 each. On selling one cooler, he gained 10%, on selling the other he lost 10%. Find the dealer’s gain or loss percent.

(a) 1% loss

(b) 1% gain

(c) 2% loss

(d) 2% gain

Q10. An item is sold at 38% profit on the cost price after passing through two shopkeepers. If the first shopkeeper sold it at 20% profit then what is the percentage profit of the second shopkeeper?

(a) 15 (b) 12

(c) 10 (d) 5

Q11. By Selling a clock for Rs 1395, a shopkeeper gains a profit of 29.1666%. find the cost

price of the clock for the shopkeeper?

(a) Rs 900

(b) Rs 1080

(c) Rs 960

(d) Rs 1230

Q12.A car seller sells the car to B at 8.33% profit. If B sells it for 418600 at a loss of 6.66%. The cost price of the car for A was?

(a)438600

(b)414000

(c)423400

(d)4,50000

Q13. Rama purchased a mobile and got a 20% discount on it. Had she got a 33% discount, she would have saved, 2210. How much did she pay for her mobile without any discount?

(a)21000

(b)15000

(c)17000

(d)29000

Q14. The ratio of the cost price of two articles A & B is 2 : 3 and article A sold at of profit, while article B sold at a profit of Rs 120. If the ratio of the selling price of A & B is 2 : 3, then find the difference between the cost price of A & B.

(a) 120 Rs

(b) 240 Rs

(c) 360 Rs

(d) 480 Rs

Q15. If the selling price of an article is 9 times the discount offered and the discount % is equal

to the profit % then find the ratio of the discount offered to the Cost Price.

(a) 1:9

(b) 10:81

(c) 1:81

(d) 90:181

**Solutions:**

S1. Ans.(b)

Sol.

A.T.Q.

Sp = 75 cp

spcp=75

Profit % =25×100 = 40%

S2. Ans.(c)

Sol.

3 → 90

1 → 30

22 → 30 × 22 = 660

S3. Ans.(a)

Sol. A.T.Q

C.P 4 = 3 S.P

C.P/S.P=3/4

Profit = 4 – 3 = 1

% =13×100

=33 1/3%

S4. Ans (c)

S5. Ans (c)

S6. Ans (c)

S7. Ans (a)

S8. Ans (b)

S9. Ans (a)

S10. Ans (a)

S11. Ans (b)

S12. Ans (b)

S13. Ans (c)

Sol. 33 – 20 = 13%

13%—————2210

100%————-17000

S14. Ans (c)

S 15. Ans (b)