**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

**Solutions**

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