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Percentage is the most important topic in the arithmetic section of the RRB NTPC exam. Many questions about profit and loss, simple and compound interest, and other topics use percentages to solve them. Besides these topics, many different types of questions are asked on simple percentage topic. Candidates should view this topic as a foundation for arithmetic. Here, we are providing the types of RRB NTPC Percentage Questions asked in the exam, along with their best solutions in PDF format.

## RRB NTPC Percentage Questions

In the RRB NTPC exam, 2-3 questions are directly asked from the percentage topic. However, if we consider questions that require percentages to solve, the number can go up to 7-8 questions. Therefore, candidates preparing for the RRB NTPC exam should not neglect this topic, as it has limited concepts that can help you score more marks. Make sure to practice the questions provided below, and try to solve even more questions based on these types.

**Q1. If a businessmanâ€™s profit was increased by 35% and subsequently decreased by 35%, by what percent does his profit increased or decrease?**

(a) 16.27%

(b) 19.27%

(c) 29.25%

(d) 12.25%

**Q2. If the difference of 70% and 35% of a number is 87.5, then the 22% of that number is : **

(a) 65

(b) 45

(c) 55

(d) 50

**Q3. In an election, there were two candidates Shubham and Ravi. The total no. of voters in the constituency was 12000 and 80% of the total voter were polled. If 65% of the polled voter cost in favor of Shubham, how many votes were received by Ravi?**

(a) 6240

(b) 3360

(c) 5760

(d) 4250

**Q4. 1/7 of a number A is 14.28% of a number B. The number B is equal to 5% of a third number C. If the value of C is 980, then the sum of 80% of A and 40% of B is:**

(a) 81.7

(b) 58.8

(c) 92.5

(d) 76.6

**Q5. The income of Sahil is 30% more than the income of Saloni and the income of Solanki is 25% less than the sum of the income of Sahil and Saloni. The income of Sakshi is 30% more than that of Solanki. If the difference between the income of Saloni and Sakshi is Rs 1118.25. Then the income of Solanki is:**

(a) 1762.5

(b) 1672.7

(c) 1821.4

(d) 1552.5

**Q6. 45% of the students in a college are girls and the rest are boys. The total number of students in the college is 3500. 40% of the boys and 65% of the girls passed the final examination. The percentage of total students who passed the final examination is :**

(a) 51.25%

(b) 52%

(c) 53%

(d) 54.5%

**Q7. A saves 45% of his income. His income is increased by 19.3% and his expenditure is increased by 20%. By what percentage (correct to one decimal place) does his saving increase or decrease?**

(a) Decrease by 18.9%

(b) Increase by 18.4%

(c) Decrease by 17.7%

(d) Increase by 20.3%

**Q8. A salesperson, with a view to promote sales of an item, applies the principle of Simple interest. He declares that 500 pieces of the item can be obtained immediately against cash payment, but a customer will get only 300 pieces of the item if he defers the payment for a year. What is the rate percentage of interest on the whole?**

**Q9. The sum of the two numbers is 520. If the bigger number is decreased by 4% and the smaller number is increased by 12%, then the numbers obtained are equal. The smaller number is **

(a) 210

(b) 300

(c) 240

(d) 230

**Q10. Sanu was to get a 25% hike in his salary but due to typing error, it wrongly typed the figure 53% and printed the new slip. He received this revised salary for 3 months before the organization realized the mistake, if the excess paid to him in the previous months is to be deducted from his fourth-month salary and after deduction he gets Rs. 82000 as the fourth-month salary then find his actual salary.**

(a) Rs. 150,000

(b) Rs. 100,000

(c) Rs. 300,000

(d) Rs. 250,000

**Q11. If 6 liters of water is evaporated on boiling 14 liters of sugar solution containing 13.2% of sugar, then the percentage of sugar in the remaining solution is:**

(a) 28.5%

(b) 23.1%

(c) 35.1%

(d) 30.9%

**Q12. There are two candidates A and B in an election. During the campaign, 40% of the voters promised to vote for A and the rest for B. However, on the day of the election, 15% of the voter went back on their promise to vote for A and instead voted for B. 25% of the voters went back on their promise to vote for B and instead voted for A. A lost by 600 votes then what was the total numbers of voters?**

(a) 50000

(b) 40000

(c) 30000

(d) 20000

**Q13. Of the adult population in a certain village, 46% of men and 23% of women are married. Assuming that no man, marries more than one woman and vice versa, the percentage of the total population of adults who is unmarried?**

(a) 69.33%

(b) 65%

(c) 30.67%

(d) 54%

**Q14. A, B and C spend 70% 90% and 75% of their incomes, respectively. If their savings are in the ratio 3 : 27 : 4 and difference between the incomes of A and C is Rs. 24,000. Find the income of B?**

(a) Rs. 90,000

(b) Rs. 104,000

(c) Rs. 54,000

(d) Rs. 108000

**Q15. A and B are two fixed points 7cm apart and C is a point on AB such that AC is 4cm. If the length AC is increased by 5%, then length of CB is decreased by**

**Q16. In a zoo, there are rabbits and pigeons. If heads are counted, there are 320 heads and if legs are counted there are 1020 legs. How many pigeons are there?**

(a) 130

(b) 150

(c) 160

(d) 180

**Q17. Aditi gets 25% more marks than Geetanjali. Geetanjali gets 25% more marks than Sangeeta. Sangeeta gets 25% less marks than Arundhati. If Aditi got 825 marks then what marks did Arundhati get? **

(a) 728

(b) 704

(c) 722

(d) 708

**Q18. If house tax is paid before the due date, one gets a reduction of 13% on the amount of the bill by paying the tax before the due date, a person got a reduction of Rs. 2873. The amount (in Rs.) of house tax paid was.**

(a) Rs.19,227

(b) Rs.21,528

(c) Rs.23,275

(d) Rs.18,234

**Q19. When the price of an item was reduced by 40%, then its sale was increased by x%. If there is an increase of 25% in the receipt of the revenue then the value of x will be.**

(a) 102%

(b) 108.33%

(c) 110%

(d) 105%

**Q20. If the income of A is 30% less than B, then combined income of A and B is how much percent more than that of A?**

(a) 135.75%

(b) 142.85%

(c) 230%

(d) 150%

## RRB NTPC Percentage Question Solutions PDF

The best possible solutions for all the above questions are attached in the PDF. If candidates encounter any problems while solving a question, they can refer to the RRB NTPC Percentage Question Solutions PDF for help. However, it would be better if you try to solve them on your own first.

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