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Q.1 A reduction in price of mango enables a person to buy 3 apples for Rs 1 instead of
Rs 1.25. What is the percent reduction in price?
(a) 20%
(b) 15%
(c) 25%
(d) 30%
(e) 10%
Q2. 25% of the employees of department A and 16% of the employees of department
B took part in a function. Participants from department A were 500 in number but 252
employees of department B did not take part in the function. Find the total no. of
employees in A and B.
(a) 2100
(b) 2300
(c) 2200
(d) 2400
(e) 2500
Q3. There are five boxes. The weight of the first box is 200 kg and the weight of the
second box is 20% higher than the weight of the third box, whose weight is 25% higher
than the first box’s weight. The fourth box at 350 kg is 30% lighter than the fifth box.
Find the difference in the average weight of the four heaviest boxes and the four
lightest boxes.
(a) 70 kg
(b) 75 kg
(c) 60 kg
(d) 50 kg
(e) 40 kg
Q4. A person spent 40% of his monthly salary on house rent and 25% of the remaining
salary on food and he saved the remaining amount. If he saves Rs 48600 annually then
what is his monthly salary?
(a) Rs. 8000
(b) Rs. 6000
(c) Rs. 9000
(d) Rs. 5000
(e) Rs. 10000
Q5. Mr. X invested a certain amount in Debit and Equity funds in the ratio of 4 : 5
respectively. At the end of one year, he earned a total dividend of 30% on his
investment. After one year he reinvested the amount including dividend in the ratio
of 6 : 7 in Debt and Equity Funds. If the amount reinvested in Equity Funds was Rs.
94,500, what was the original amount invested in Equity Funds?
(a) Rs. 75000
(b) Rs. 72000
(c) Rs. 70000
(d) Rs. 60000
(e) Rs. 50000
Q6. Rahul went to purchase a Nokia mobile handset, the shopkeeper told him to pay
20% tax if he asked the bill. Rahul manages to get the discount of 5% on the actual sale
price of the mobile and he paid the shopkeeper Rs. 3325 without tax. Besides he
manages to avoid to pay 20% tax on the already discounted price, what is the amount
of discount that he has gotten (in Rs.)?
(a) 825
(b) 850
(c) 875
(d) 900
(e) 975
Q7. When the price of sugar was increased by 20%, a family reduced its consumption
in such a way that the expenditure on sugar is only increased by 15%. If 24 kg were
consumed per month before the increase in price, find the new monthly consumption.
(a) 21 kg
(b) 23 kg
(c) 20 kg
(d) 19 kg
(e) 25 kg
Q8. A shopkeeper bought 150 calculators at the rate of Rs. 250 per calculator. He spent
Rs. 2500 on transportation and packing. If the marked price of calculator is Rs. 320
per calculator and the shopkeeper gives a discount of 5% on the marked price then
what will be the percentage profit gained by the shopkeeper?
(a) 12%
(b) 14%
(c) 10%
(d) 18%
(e) 20%
Q9. A group of students prepared stuffed toys as part of their group activity. They spent
Rs. 100 on velvet, Rs 5 on thread and needle and Rs. 27 on miscellaneous items.They
made 50 toys, 50% of which were purchased by force by some senior students causing
them a loss of 50%. At what % profit should they sell the remaining toys so as to gain
50% on their total cost?
(a) 100%
(b) 125%
(c) 120%
(d) 150%
(e) 160%

Q10. In an election between two candidates, the candidate getting 60% of the votes
polled is elected by a majority of 14,000 votes. The number of votes obtained by the
winning candidates is
(a) 40000
(b) 44000
(c) 42000
(d) 48000
(e) 50000
Q11. In an examination the percentage of students qualified to the number of students
appeared from school ‘A’ is 60%. In school ‘B’ the number of students appeared is 30%
more than the students appeared from school ‘A’ and the number of students qualified
from school ‘B’ is 60% more than the students qualified from school ‘A’. What is the
percentage of students qualified to the number of students appeared from school ‘B’?
(a) 71 11/13%
(b) 69 11/13%
(c) 73 11/13%
(d) 77 11/13%
(e) None of these
Q12. Of the total number of candidates in an examination 40% fail in first subject, of
the rest 10% fail in the second and out of those that pass in these two subjects, only
75% pass in the remaining subject. The number of unsuccessful candidates exceeds
that of the successful ones by 570. What is the total number of candidates?
(a) 2500
(b) 3500
(c) 3000
(d) 3200
(e) None of these
Q13. In a library, 20% of the books are in Hindi, 25% of the remaining are in English and
30% of the remaining are in French. The remaining 29400 books are in regional language.
What is the total number of books in the library?
(a) 50000
(b) 70000
(c) 60000
(d) 80000
(e) 75000
Q14. The population of a town decrease by 10% during the first year, decrease by 15%
during the second year and again decreases by 20% during the third year. If the
present population of the town is 15300 then what was the population of the town
three years ago?
(a) 20000
(b) 15000
(c) 25000
(d) 30000
(e) 28000

Q15. A shopkeeper buys 288 items at 90 paise each. But later he realized that of
the total items are defected and could not be sold. He sells the remaining at Rs. 1.2
each. What is his overall gain percentage?
(a) 14 22/27%
(b) 12 22/27%
(c) 10 22/27%
(d) 8 22/27%
(e) 16 22/27%