# Hiremee Profit and Loss Questions with Answers

Question 1

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Alfred buys an old scooter for Rs. 4700 and spends Rs. 800 on its repairs. If he sells the scooter for Rs. 5800, his gain percent is:

4 4⁄7 %

4 4⁄7 %

5 5⁄11

5 5⁄11

10 %

10 %

12 %

12 %

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Question 2

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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:

15

15

16

16

18

18

25

25

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Question 3

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In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?

30%

30%

70%

70%

100%

100%

250%

250%

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profit% = will be (295/125)*100 i.e, gain%=(gain/cp)*100

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Question 4

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A man buys a cycle for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the cycle?

Rs. 1090

Rs. 1090

Rs. 1160

Rs. 1160

Rs. 1190

Rs. 1190

Rs. 1202

Rs. 1202

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Question 5

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Some articles were bought at 6 articles for Rs. 5 and sold at 5 articles for Rs. 6. Gain percent is:

30 %

30 %

33 1/3 %

33 1/3 %

35%

35%

44%

44%

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Question 6

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When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 15%?

Rs. 21,000

Rs. 21,000

Rs. 22,500

Rs. 22,500

Rs. 25,300

Rs. 25,300

Rs. 25,800

Rs. 25,800

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Question 7

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A trader mixes 26 kg of rice at Rs. 20 per kg with 30 kg of rice of other variety at Rs. 36 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 30 per kg. His profit percent is:

No profit, no loss

No profit, no loss

5%

5%

8%

8%

10%

10%

None of these

None of these

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Question 8

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If books bought at prices ranging from Rs. 200 to Rs. 350 are sold at prices ranging from Rs. 300 to Rs. 425, what is the greatest possible profit that might be made in selling eight books ?

1801

1801

600

600

1200

1200

1800

1800

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Question 9

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A farmer bought toffees at 6 for a rupee. How many for a rupee must he sell to gain 20%?

7

7

6

6

5

5

2

2

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Question 10

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100 oranges are bought at the rate of Rs. 350 and sold at the rate of Rs. 48 per dozen. The percentage of profit or loss is :

14 2/7 % gain

14 2/7 % gain

15% gain

15% gain

14 2/7 % loss

14 2/7 % loss

15 % loss

15 % loss

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