Target SSC CGL | 10,000+ Questions | Profit And Loss Questions For SSC CGL : Day 3

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This is the new year with new goals, new experiences and lots of exams to be scheduled soon. SSC CGL has recently released the exam dates so now it is time to gear up your preparations and try hard to get the success. ADDA247 never fails to deliver something new and fruitful for you all. This time also we are providing you the best study plan as well as a study material. We are here going to prepare your Quantitative Aptitude section for the SSC CGL. In this article, we are providing you the details that how we are going to help you to clear the examination this year. We ADDA247 is going to provide you daily tests for all the subjects. The topic-wise quiz will be done from January till April. This will help you to get a deeper knowledge of all the topics and will prepare you thoroughly.

Q1. The profit earned by a shopkeeper by selling a bucket at a gain of 8% is Rs. 28 more then when he sells it at a loss of 8%. The cost price (in Rupees) of the bucket is
(a) 170
(b) 190
(c) 175
(d) 165

Q2. A Man bought 500 meters of electric wire at 50 paise per meter he sold 50% part at the profit of 5%, at what % profit he sold remaining as to gain 10% on the whole transaction?
(a) 13%
(b) 12.5%
(c) 15%
(d) 20%

Q3.A bookseller allowed 10% discount on the printed price. He gets 30% commission from the publisher. His profit in percent will be
(a) 20
(b) 28(4/7)
(c) 25
(d) 28(3/7)

Q4. A dealer is selling an article at a discount of 5% on the marked price. If the market price is 12% above the cost price and the article was sold for Rs. 532 then the cost price is (in Rs.)
(a) 500
(b) 525
(c) 505
(d) 520

Q5. A shopkeeper increases the price of an object by 40% and then sells it at 25% discount on the marked price. If the selling price of such an object be Rs. 2100, its cost price for the shopkeeper was?
(a) 3000
(b) 1500
(c) 1750
(d) 2000

Q6. By what fraction selling price (S.P.) must be multiplied to get the cost price (C.P.) if the loss is 20%?
(a) 4/5
(b) 8/5
(c) 5/4
(d) 6/5

Q7. Ramesh sold a book at a loss of 30%. If he has sold it for Rs. 140 more, he would have made a profit of 40%. The cost price of the book is
(a) Rs. 280
(b) Rs. 200
(c) Rs. 260
(d) Rs. 300

Q8. A shopkeeper purchased 510 eggs at the rate of Rs. 20 per dozen. 30 eggs were broken on the way. In order to make a gain of 20%, he must sell the remaining eggs at the rate of
(a) Rs. 22.50 per dozen
(b) Rs. 25.50 per dozen
(c) Rs. 26 per dozen
(d) Rs. 26.50 per dozen

Q9. A sells a watch to B and makes a loss of 12%. B makes a profit of 121/2% by selling the watch to C. If A sells the watch to B at the cost of which C purchased it, then the percentage of loss or profit of A will be.
(a) 1% loss
(b) 1% Profit
(c) 2% loss
(d) 2% Profit

Q10. A man buys 3 type-I cakes and 6 types-II cakes for Rs. 900. He sells type-I cakes at a profit of 15% and type-II cakes at a loss of 10%. If his overall profits is Rs. 30, the cost price (in Rs.) of a type-I and of a type-II cakes is
(a) 100, 100
(b) 160, 70
(c) 180, 60
(d) 120, 90

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