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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 ?Read Less
 A3000B3250C3350D3500ENone of these
 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 ?Read Less
 A656B768C896D1296ENone of these
 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 :Read Less
 A280B300C360D390ENone of these
 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 ?Read Less
 A8500B10500C12,500D15,000ENone of these
 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 ?Read Less
 A25%B32%C35%D38%ENone of these
 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 ?Read Less
 ARs. 2300BRs. 2350CRs. 2400DRs. 2450ENone of these
 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 ?Read Less
 AProfit of Rs.18BProfit of Rs.24CLoss of Rs.18DLoss of Rs.24ENone of these
 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 ?Read Less
 ARs 3780BRs 3850CRs 4060DRs 4250ENone of these
 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 ?Read Less
 ARs. 28BRs. 30CRs. 32DRs. 33ENone of these
 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 ?Read Less
 ARs. 60BRs. 75CRs. 80DRs. 120ENone of these

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