# Cognizant Profit & Loss Quiz

Question 1

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The profit obtained by selling an article for Rs 480 is twice the loss obtained by selling for Rs 300. What is the cost price of the article?

Rs 400

Rs 400

Rs 420

Rs 420

Rs 360

Rs 360

Rs 350

Rs 350

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Question 2

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On selling an article for Rs 1020, a merchant loses 15%. For how much price should he sell the article to gain 12% on it ?

Rs 1344

Rs 1344

Rs 1400

Rs 1400

Rs 1200

Rs 1200

Rs 1500

Rs 1500

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Question 3

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A sells a camera to B at a profit of 20% and B sells it to C at a profit of 25%. If C pays Rs 450, what price did A pay for the camera?

Rs 300

Rs 300

Rs 350

Rs 350

Rs 400

Rs 400

Rs 450

Rs 450

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Question 4

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A watch was sold at a loss of 10%. If it was sold for Rs.140 more, there would have been a gain of 4%. What is the cost price?

Rs.1000

Rs.1000

Rs.1140

Rs.1140

Rs.860

Rs.860

Rs.760

Rs.760

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Question 5

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A trader bought a car at 20% discount on its original price. He sold it at a 40% increase on the price he bought it. What percent of profit did he make on the original price?

10%

10%

11%

11%

12%

12%

15%

15%

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Question 6

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A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at Cost Price but still gets 20% profit by using a false weight. What weight does he substitute for a kilogram?

855 1/2 grams

855 1/2 grams

833 1/3 grams

833 1/3 grams

833 1/2 grams

833 1/2 grams

875 2/7 grams

875 2/7 grams

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Question 7

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The C.P of 15 books is equal to the S.P of 18 books. Find his gain% or loss%?

16 2/3% loss

16 2/3% loss

100/3% loss

100/3% loss

50/3% profit

50/3% profit

100/3% loss

100/3% loss

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Question 8

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The cost price of 13 articles is equal to the selling price of 11 articles. Find the profit percent?

15 5/15%

15 5/15%

18 2/11%

18 2/11%

16 2/3%

16 2/3%

30%

30%

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Question 9

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A reduction of 20% in the price of salt enables a lady to obtain 10kgs more for Rs.100, find the original price per kg?

2 3/2

2 3/2

2 2/3

2 2/3

2.5

2.5

3

3

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Question 10

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A merchant sold an article at 10% loss. If he had sold it Rs 450 more, 8% would have been gained on the cost price. Find the cost price?

Rs 1200

Rs 1200

Rs 1800

Rs 1800

Rs 1500

Rs 1500

Rs 2500

Rs 2500

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