## Profit and Loss

1. If the ratio of the cost price and selling price of an article be as 10:11, the percentage of profit is
1. 8
2. 10
3. 11
4. 15

10

2. A manufacturing marked an article at Rs.50 and sold it, allowing 20% discount. If his profit was 25%, then the cost price of the article was

1. Rs. 40
2. Rs. 35
3. Rs. 32
4. Rs. 30

32

3. A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price and the printed price of the book is

1. 45:56
2. 45:51
3. 47:56
4. 47:51

45:56

4. By selling a bicycle for Rs. 2,850. A shopkeeper gains 14%. If the profit is reduced to 8%, then the selling price will be

1. Rs. 2,600
2. Rs. 2,700
3. Rs. 2,800
4. Rs. 3,000

2,700

5. By selling an article, a man makes a profit of 25% of its selling price. His profit per cent is

1. 20
2. 25
3. 16(2/3)
4. 33(1/3)

33(1/3)%

6. If there is a profit of 20% on the cost price of an article , the percentage of profit calculated on its selling price will be

1. 24
2. 16(2/3)
3. 8(1/3)
4. 20

16(2/3)%

7. If the cost price of 15 books is equal to the selling price of 20 books, the loss percent is

1. 16
2. 20
3. 24
4. 25

25%

8. If an article is sold at 200% profit, then the ratio of its cost price to its selling price will be

1. 1:2
2. 2:1
3. 1:3
4. 3:1

1:3

9. If on a marked price, the difference of selling prices with a discount of 30% and two successive discounts of 20% and 10% is Rs. 72, then the marked price (in rupees) is

1. 3,600
2. 3,000
3. 2,500
4. 2,400

Rs. 3,600

10. Successive discounts of 10%, 20% and 30% is equivalent to a single discount of

1. 60%
2. 49.6%
3. 40.5%
4. 36%

49.6%