Percentage Aptitude Practice Test - Set 02

Practice Test: Question Set - 02


1. The sides of a square is increased by 100%, the area of the square will be increased by
    (A) 400%
    (B) 300%
    (C) 600%
    (D) 800%

2. The length of a rectangle is increased by 10%. By what % the breadth of the rectangle must be reduced so that the area of the rectangle remains unchanged?
    (A) 10%
    (B) 11 1/9 %
    (C) 9 1/11 %
    (D) 10 1/10 %

3. The single equivalent discount of two successive discounts 20% & 10% is
    (A) 30%
    (B) 32%
    (C) 35%
    (D) 28%

4. The price of sugar is reduced by 25% but its consumption is increased by 20%. How many percent of the increased consumption should they increase more so as to keep the same expenditure?
    (A) 15 1/9 %
    (B) 11 1/9 %
    (C) 10 7/9 %
    (D) 10 1/9 %

5. In a election, a candidate who got 40% of total votes was defeated by his rival by 80 votes. The total number of votes polled was
    (A) 450
    (B) 400
    (C) 350
    (D) 300

6. The selling price of a certain commodity was reduced by 25%. As a result of it, the sale was increased by 30%. What was the effect of it on cash collected by daily sale?
    (A) 5% increase
    (B) 5% decrease
    (C) 2.5% increase
    (D) 2.5% decrease

7. Rajan sells his goods 10% cheaper than Rakesh and 10% dearer than Mukesh. If a customer of Rakesh purchases goods worth Rs. 100 from Mukesh, how much will he save?
    (A) Rs. 22 2/9
    (B) Rs. (100/9)
    (C) Rs. 200
    (D) Rs. (200/3)

8. A candidate who gets 20% marks fails by 30 marks, but another candidate who gets 32% marks gets 42 marks more than the minimum pass marks. The maximum marks will be
    (A) 400
    (B) 500
    (C) 600
    (D) 300

9. In a school examination a candidate who secures 30% of the maximum marks fails by 24 marks and another candidate who secures 35% of the maximum marks gets 16 marks more than minimum pass marks. The maximum marks are
    (A) 800
    (B) 700
    (C) 900
    (D) 400

10. Find the single discount equivalent to a series of discounts 20%, 10% and 25%?
    (A) 35%
    (B) 40%
    (C) 46%
    (D) 55%

11. The price of apples falls by 10% this enable a man to buy 50% more apples for Rs. 225. Find the reduced price for 100 apples?
    (A) Rs. 35
    (B) Rs. 55
    (C) Rs. 46
    (D) Rs. 45

12. 42.79% of 63.38 and 63.38% of 42.79
    (A) Are equal
    (B) Differ by 20.59
    (C) Differ by 20.59%
    (D) Are unequal

13. In a university election in which there were only two candidates, 10% of the people on the voting list did not vote and 60 votes cast were declared invalid. The successful candidate secured 47% of the total number on voting list and own by a margin of 308 votes. Find the number of voters on the voting list?
    (A) 6,000
    (B) 6,200
    (C) 6,500
    (D) 7,000

14. The population of a town is 14,641. It had been increasing at 10% per annum. Find what was the population 4 years ago?
    (A) 10,000
    (B) 10,500
    (C) 11,000
    (D) 11,500

15. Two numbers A and B are such that the sum of 5% of A and 4% of B is two-third of the sum of 6% of A and 8% of B. Find the ratio of A : B.
    (A) 2 : 3
    (B) 1 : 1
    (C) 3 : 4
    (D) 4 : 3

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Percentage Aptitude:
Formula:                Percentage Aptitude Formulas
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