Aricent Profit & Loss Questions and Answers – 1

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Question 1

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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 is:

0.1

0.1

0.05

0.05

0.06

0.06

0.08

0.08

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Question 2

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By selling 45 lemons for Rs 40, a man loses 20%. How many should he sell for Rs 24 to gain 20% in the transaction ?

22

22

45

45

62

62

18

18

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Question 3

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A shopkeeper cheats to the extent of 10% while buying and selling, by using false weights. His total gain is.

0.65

0.65

0.68

0.68

0.21

0.21

0.69

0.69

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Question 4

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A milkman purchases the milk at Rs. x per litre and sells it at Rs. 2x per litre still he mixes 2 litres water with every 6 litres of pure milk. What is the profit percentage?

1.6666

1.6666

0.56

0.56

1.01

1.01

2.05

2.05

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Question 5

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If selling price is doubled, the profit triples. Find the profit percent ?

0.6

0.6

0.72

0.72

0.96

0.96

1

1

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Question 6

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The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?

2000

2000

5000

5000

2500

2500

2400

2400

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Question 7

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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 ?

2500

2500

1800

1800

6300

6300

9000

9000

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Question 8

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Tarun got 30% concession on the labelled price of an article and sold it for Rs. 8750 with 25% profit on the price he bought. What was the labelled price ?

15000

15000

10000

10000

63000

63000

71000

71000

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Question 9

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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:

25

25

63

63

16

16

84

84

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Question 10

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A man bought an article and sold it at a gain of 5 %. If he had bought it at 5% less and sold it for Re 1 less, he would have made a profit of 10%. The C.P. of the article was

100

100

600

600

200

200

400

400

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