**IBPS PO Questions on Percentage and Profit & Loss - Set 1**

Question 1There is a library in a college which has 65% of the books are in English. 60% of the remaining books are in Hindi rest of the books are in French. If there are 700 books in French, then the total number of books in English is ? There is a library in a college which has 65% of the books are in English. 60% of the remaining books are in Hindi rest of the books are in French. If there are 700 books in French, then the total number of books in English is ? |

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Question 2Rohit went to market and bought a mobile costing Rs. 7296 including sales tax at 14%. He asked the shopkeeper to reduce the price of the mobile so that he can save the amount equal to the tax. Then find the reduction allowed by the shopkeeper ? Rohit went to market and bought a mobile costing Rs. 7296 including sales tax at 14%. He asked the shopkeeper to reduce the price of the mobile so that he can save the amount equal to the tax. Then find the reduction allowed by the shopkeeper ? |

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Question 350% of a larger number and 80% of a smaller number is same. The difference between the larger and smaller number is 90. The sum of these two numbers is : 50% of a larger number and 80% of a smaller number is same. The difference between the larger and smaller number is 90. The sum of these two numbers is : |

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Question 4In an election of a village, Raju and Balram are the two candidates. Balram got 12% more votes than Raju and declared the winner. If Raju got 38,500 votes and there are no invalid votes, by how many votes did Balram won the election ? In an election of a village, Raju and Balram are the two candidates. Balram got 12% more votes than Raju and declared the winner. If Raju got 38,500 votes and there are no invalid votes, by how many votes did Balram won the election ? |

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Question 5The price of fuel is increased by 20%, but instead of decreasing the usage of fuel, Rommy increased it by 15%. What is the percentage change in his monthly expenditure on fuel ? The price of fuel is increased by 20%, but instead of decreasing the usage of fuel, Rommy increased it by 15%. What is the percentage change in his monthly expenditure on fuel ? |

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Question 6An article is sold for Rs. 2160 and suffered a loss. If he sells it for Rs. 2700, then the gain is 25% more than as the loss incurred after selling the article for Rs.2160. What is the cost price of the article ? An article is sold for Rs. 2160 and suffered a loss. If he sells it for Rs. 2700, then the gain is 25% more than as the loss incurred after selling the article for Rs.2160. What is the cost price of the article ? |

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Question 7Anmol purchased a mobile phone for Rs. 7200. After some time, he sold it for a loss of 5%. From the money he received after selling the mobile, he purchased another mobile and sold it for a gain of 5%. What is the overall gain or loss ? Anmol purchased a mobile phone for Rs. 7200. After some time, he sold it for a loss of 5%. From the money he received after selling the mobile, he purchased another mobile and sold it for a gain of 5%. What is the overall gain or loss ? |

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Question 8Shiv sells an article at the rate of Rs 300 each which includes a profit of 12%. What amount of profit will he earn in 21 days if he sells 5 articles per day ? Shiv sells an article at the rate of Rs 300 each which includes a profit of 12%. What amount of profit will he earn in 21 days if he sells 5 articles per day ? |

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Question 9A Shopkeeper bought 40 kg of sugar at the rate of Rs. 30 per kg. He sold 60% of the total quantity at the rate of Rs. 40 per kg. At what price per kg should he sell the remaining quantity to make 20% overall profit ? A Shopkeeper bought 40 kg of sugar at the rate of Rs. 30 per kg. He sold 60% of the total quantity at the rate of Rs. 40 per kg. At what price per kg should he sell the remaining quantity to make 20% overall profit ? |

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Question 10Andy sells a commodity at 15% profit. If he had bought it at 10% less and sold it for Rs.3 less, then he would have gained 22 2/9%. What is the cost price of the commodity ? Andy sells a commodity at 15% profit. If he had bought it at 10% less and sold it for Rs.3 less, then he would have gained 22 2/9%. What is the cost price of the commodity ? |

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