SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude : 8th February 2020 For Profit & Loss

Q1. By selling 100 pencils, a shopkeeper gains the selling price of 20 pencils, His gain percent is:
(a) 25%
(b) 20%
(c) 15%
(d) 12%

Q2. Mohan bought 20 dining tables for Rs. 12000 and sold them at a profit equal to the selling price of 4 dining tables. The selling price of each dining table is:
(a) Rs. 700
(b) Rs. 750
(c) Rs. 725
(d) Rs. 775

Q3. Ravi buys some toffees at 2 for a rupee and sells them at 5 for a rupee. His loss percent is:
(a) 120%
(b) 90%
(c) 30%
(d) 60%

Q4. A fruit seller buys lemons at 2 for a rupee and sells them at 5 for 3 rupees. His gain percent is:
(a) 10%
(b) 15%
(c) 20%
(d) 25%

Q5. Oranges are bought at 5 for Rs. 10 and sold at 6 for Rs. 15. His gain percent is:
(a) 50%
(b) 40%
(c) 35%
(d) 25%

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Q6. A discount of 15% on one article is the same as discount of 20% on a second article. The costs of the two articles can be:
(a) Rs. 85, Rs. 60
(b) Rs. 60, Rs. 40
(c) Rs. 40, Rs. 20
(d) Rs. 80, Rs. 60

Q7. By selling a tape-recorder for Rs. 950, I lose 5%. What percent shall I gain by selling it for Rs. 1040 ?
(a) 4%
(b) 4.5%
(c) 5%
(d) 9%

Q8. 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) 560 kg
(b) 600 kg
(c) 400 kg
(d) 640 kg

Q9. A shopkeeper sells a pair of sunglasses at a profit of 25%. If he had bought it at 25% less and sold it for Rs. 10 less, then he would have gained 40%. The cost price of the pair of sunglasses is:
(a) Rs. 25
(b) Rs. 50
(c) Rs. 60
(d) Rs. 75

Q10. A trader buys some goods for Rs. 150. If the overhead expenses be 12% of cost price, then at what price should it be sold to earn 10%?
(a) Rs. 184.80
(b) Rs. 185.80
(c) Rs. 187.80
(d) Rs. 188.80


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