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%