Cognizant Previous Questions on Profit and Loss

Question 1

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The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is: The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is?

15

15

16

16

18

18

25

25

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Question 2

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If the cost price is 25% of selling price. . Then what is the profit percent.

150%

150%

200%

200%

300%

300%

350%

350%

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Question 3

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If a man were to sell his chair for Rs. 720, he would lose 25%. To gain 25% he should sell it for?

Rs. 1,200

Rs. 1,200

Rs. 1,000

Rs. 1,000

Rs. 960

Rs. 960

Rs. 900

Rs. 900

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Question 4

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Sam purchased 20 dozens of toys at the rate of Rs. 375 per dozen. He sold each one of them at the rate of Rs. 33. What was his percentage profit?Sam purchased 20 dozens of toys at the rate of Rs. 375 per dozen. He sold each one of them at the rate of Rs. 33. What was his percentage profit?

3.5

3.5

4.5

4.5

5.6

5.6

6.5

6.5

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Question 5

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A bicycle marked at Rs. 2,000, is sold with two successive discount of 20% and 10%.An additional discount of 5% is offered for cash payment. The selling price of the bicycle at cash payment is?

Rs. 1,368

Rs. 1,368

Rs. 1,468

Rs. 1,468

Rs. 1,568

Rs. 1,568

Rs. 1,668

Rs. 1,668

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Question 6

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The marked price of a shirt and trousers are in the ratio 1:2. The shopkeeper gives 40% discount on the shirt. If the total discount in the set of the shirt and trousers is 30%, the discount offered on the trousers is:

15%

15%

20%

20%

25%

25%

30%

30%

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Question 7

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Two successive discount of 10% and 20% are equivalent to a single discount of?

30%

30%

28%

28%

26%

26%

25%

25%

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Question 8

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A man purchased some fruits for Rs. 1000. He sold fruits worth 400 at 10% profit. At what profit per cent, must he sell the rest in order to gain 20% on the whole?

26(2/3)%

26(2/3)%

25%

25%

30%

30%

33(1/3)%

33(1/3)%

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