## Profit and Loss

**If the ratio of the cost price and selling price of an article be as 10:11, the percentage of profit is**

- 8
- 10
- 11
- 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 **

- Rs. 40
- Rs. 35
- Rs. 32
- 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**

- 45:56
- 45:51
- 47:56
- 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**

- Rs. 2,600
- Rs. 2,700
- Rs. 2,800
- 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**

- 20
- 25
- 16(2/3)
- 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**

- 24
- 16(2/3)
- 8(1/3)
- 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**

- 16
- 20
- 24
- 25

25%

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

- 1:2
- 2:1
- 1:3
- 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**

- 3,600
- 3,000
- 2,500
- 2,400

Rs. 3,600

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

- 60%
- 49.6%
- 40.5%
- 36%

49.6%