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## Aptitude on Profit and Loss

### Aptitude questions and answers on Profit and Loss

1. 1. Cost price = Rs.60   Gain =35% what is Selling price ?
 A. 75 B. 81 C. 69 D. 82
2. 2. If suresh buys two sheeps at Rs.1500 each and sells one at a gain of 15% and another at a loss of 15%. How much does he gain or loss in the whole transaction ?
 A. 0 B. 10 C. 15 D. No loss No gain
3. 3. An umbrella marked at Rs,80 is sold for Rs.68.what is the rate of discount ?
 A. 15% B. 17 % C. 12% D. None of these
4. 4. If the cost price is 75% of the selling price ,then what is the profit %age ?
 A. 35 B. 30 C. 27 D. 33.33
5. Find cost price when  CP=Rs.72.30  ,Loss=20%  ?
 A. 36 B. 55.67 C. 60.25 D. 57.6
6. Find the single discount equivalent to a series discount of 30% , 40% and 15% ?
 A. 40.25 B. 39 C. 40.8 D. 0.357
7. Mahesh sold two flats for Rs. 7,00,000 each.On one he gains 20%while on the other he loss 20%.How much does he gain or loss in the whole transaction ?
 A. 3 B. 5.3 C. 2.56 D. 4
8. If books bought at ranging from Rs.250 to  Rs.400 are sold at prices ranging from  Rs.350 to   Rs.445, what is the greatest possible profit that might be made in selling five books ?
 A. 600 B. 755 C. 975 D. 847
9. A man buy a cycle for  Rs.1600 and sells it at a loss 20%.what is selling price ?
 A. 1670 B. 1300 C. 972 D. 1280
10. At what profit percent must an article be sold so that by selling at half that price there may be a loss of 40% ?
 A. 20 B. 25 C. 972 D. 15
11. If selling Price of an article is 5/4 of its cost price , the profit in the transactions is ?
 A. 4  2/3 B. 22 C. 25 D. 27
12. 20% loss on selling price is what percent loss on the cost price ?
 A. 20 % B. 22 % C. 16  2/3  % D. 12 5/3%
13. The profit earned by selling  an article for Rs.750 is equal to the loss incurres when the same article is sold for Rs.350.what should be the sale price for making 60% profit ?
 A. 880 B. 555 C. 500 D. 600
14. If the cost price of 8 pencils is equal to the selling price of 5 pencils,the gain percent is ?
 A. 50 B. 65 C. 60 D. 72
15. The CP of an article is 40% of th SP.The percent that the SP is CP is ?
 A. 250 B. 352 C. 225 D. 200
16. After allowing a discount of 18% on the marked price of an article , it sold for Rs.900.Find its marked price ?
 A. 1000 B. 1052.36 C. 1097.56 D. 1097.65
17. If 12 apples bought for a rupee, How much must be sold for a rupee to gain 20% ?
 A. 10 B. 15 C. 7 D. 5
18. An article when sold for Rs.300 fetches 20 percent profit.What would be the percentage profit/loss ,if 5 articles are sold for Rs.2000 ?
 A. 40% B. 60% C. 20% D. 10%
19. For a certain article, if discount is 30% , the profit is 30%.If the discount is 15% then the profit is ?
 A. 50% B. 58% C. 57.85% D. 48%
20. Cost price of an article is Rs.2000 and selling price is 2200.Find loss or gain ?
 A. No loss No gain B. Gain Rs.200 C. loss Rs.100 D. Gain Rs.150
21. A cycle was purchased for Rs.1800 and sold for  Rs.1300.Find loss or profit ?

 A. profit B. loss C. No profit No loss D. None
22. Rakesh buys a book for Rs.700 and sells it for Rs.350,what is his loss percentage ?
 A. 50 B. 55 C. 60 D. 52
23. Sunitha  buys a cycle  for Rs.2000 and sells it for Rs.2200,what is her profit percentage ?
 A. 20 B. 10 C. 15 D. 13
24. A fruit seller sells two apples at Rs.10 each on one he gain 30% and on the other he lost 30%.What is his overall gain or loss in percentage  ?
 A. 10 B. 12 C. 9 D. 13
25. If a toy is sold at a lost of 20% for Rs.400,then find CP of a toy ?
 A. 450 B. 425 C. 500 D. None
26. How much % must be added to the cost price of goods so that a profit of 40% must be made after throwing off a discount of 20% from the marked price ?
 A. 175 B. 180 C. 190 D. 200
27. A cloth merchant man  says that due rainy in the market ,he sells the cloth at 20% loss, but he uses a false metre scale and actually gain 25%.Find the actual lenth of the
scale  ?
 A. 65.12 B. 64 C. 60 D. 63.56
28. A dealer professes to sell his goods at cost price , but he uses a weight of 850g for the kg weight.Find his gain percent  ?
 A. 15 12/17 B. 15 C. 17 13/17 D. 17 11/17
29. Mukesh bought a T.V. at the list price of Rs.20,000.If the value of sales tax was 6%.Find the amount he had to pay for purchasing the T,V.  ?
 A. Rs,20,000 B. Rs.25,000 C. Rs.21,200 D. 21,500
30. The price of 4 shirts and 2 pants is Rs.2000,with the same money one can buy 6shirts and 1 pant .If one wants to buy 5 pants,how muchone have to pay ?
 A. 2500 B. 3000 C. 2750 D. 4525
31. A man bought a buffelow and a carriage for Rs.3000,he sold the buffelow at a gain of 20% and the carriage at a loss 10% thereby gaining 2%  on the whole .Find the cost of buffelow ?
 A. 1500 B. 1000 C. 1200 D. None
32. Find the single discount equivalent to successive discounts of 20% and 35%?
 A. 45% B. 48% C. 52% D. None
33. A shopkeeper offers 6% discount on all his goods to all his customers.He offers a further discount of 3% on the reduced price to those customers who pay cash.What will you actually have to pay for an article in case if its Marked price is Rs.3600 ?
 A. Rs.3282.48 B. Rs.3000.55 C. 3275 D. None
34. Selling price = 325 , cost price = 475 Find the loss/gain ?
 A. No loss no gain B. Gain Rs.150 C. loss Rs.200 D. loss 250
35. The price of 10 chairs is equal to that of 4 tables.The price of 15 chairs and 2 tables together is Rs.4000.Find the total price of 12 chairs and 3 tables ?
 A. Rs.3900 B. Rs.3500 C. Rs.4300 D. None
36. An article was sold for Rs.Q,after giving a discount of y%.Then ,its list price is?

 A. (q  / 100-y) B. (100z  / 100-y) C. (100q  / 100z) D. (100q  / 100-y)
37. scott  buys an article at a discount of 30%.At what percentage above the cost price should he sell it to make a profit of 30% over the original list price ?
 A. 84 B. 80 C. 85.714 D. None of these
38. Find  Selling Price, when Cost Price = Rs.350  Gain = 20% ?
 A. Rs.450 B. Rs.250 C. Rs.450 D. Rs.420
39. On order of 7 dozens  boxes of a consumer product,a retailer receives an extra dozen free. This is equivalent to allowing him a discount of  ?
 A. 14  2/7 B. 15 C. 14 4/7 D. None of these
40. The difference between cost price and sale price  of an article is Rs.170.If the profit is 12%,the selling price is  ?
 A. 1425 B. 1500 C. 1417 approx D. None of these