# Important Percentage Questions

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##### Percentage Questions

**Find the single discount equivalent to a successive discount of 20%, 15% and 10%.**

- 52.6%
- 45%
- 42.2%
**38.8%**

**Price of sugar rises by 25%. By how much percent should the consumption of sugar be reduced so that the expenditure does not change?**

**20%**- 10%
- 25%
- 15%

**In an election fought between two candidates, one candidate got 55% of the total votes. If the total casted votes were 15,200, what was the number of votes the other candidate got?**

- 7106
**6840**- 8360
- 5814

**A is 30% more than B and B is 60% less than C. By what percentage is A less than C?**

- 35%
- 50%
- 30%
**48%**

**A’s salary increased by 15% over last year and has become 8625. What was his salary last year?**

**7500**- 8000
- 8500
- 7200

**The price of a commodity has increased by 25%. Find the reduction in the consumption of the commodity by a consumer so that there is no increase in his expenditure.**

- 10%
**20%**- 25%
- None of these

**The price of rice falls by 20%. How much rice can be bought now with the money that was sufficient to buy 20 kg of rice previously?**

- 5 kg
- 15 kg
**25 kg**- 30 kg

**If a number x is 10% less than another number y and y is 10% more than 125, then x is equal to**

- 150
- 143
- 140.55
**123.75**

**The cost of an article was 75. The cost was first increased by 20% and later on it was reduced by 20%. The present cost of the article is:**

**72**- 60
- 75
- 90

##### Percentage Questions

**Passing marks in an examination is 36%. If a student gets 72 marks and fails by 18 marks, then the maximum marks of the examination is:**

- 100
- 200
**250**- 400

**If the price of coal is increased by 25%, by what percent the consumption of coal must be reduced so that expenditure is not increased? **

**20%**- 25%
- 33%
- 50%

**1A man loses 12.5% of his money and after spending 70% of the remainder, he is left 210. How much money he initially had? **

- 700
**800**- 900
- 1000

**A man’s age is 125% of what it was 10 years ago, but 83 % of what it will be after 10 years. His present age is: **

- 48
- 49
- 51
**50**

**A shopkeeper gives two successive discounts of 7% each on the marked price of Rs. 20,000 of an article. The selling price (in Rs.) of the article is:**

- 18,927
**17,298**- 12,978
- 19,278

**In an examination A gets 10% marks less than B and B gets 25% marks more than C and C gets 20% marks less than D. If A gets 270 marks in 500 then D get:**

**60%**- 50%
- 40%
- 45%

**A father increases pocket money of his son by 20%. If son gets Rs.300 after increase, find his pocket money before increase:**

- Rs.200
- Rs.230
- Rs.240
**Rs.250**

**An engineering student has to secure 25% marks to pass. He gets 47 and fails by 43 marks. What are the maximum marks of the examination?**

**360 marks**- 385 marks
- 410 marks
- 435 marks

##### Percentage Questions

**If the price of coal is increased by 25%, by what percent the consumption of coal must be reduced so that expenditure is not increased?**

- 15%
- 25%
**20%**- 10%

**The price of rice has increased by 60%. In order to restore the original price, the new price must be reduced by:**

- 33.33%
- 45%
- 40%
**37.5%**

**In an examination, 40% students fail in Math, 30% in English and 15% in both. Find the pass percentage:**

- 30%
- 65%
- 50%
**45%**

**The first-class ticket price of a circus is Rs.12. When the ticket’s price is decreased then the number of visitors increased by 80% and the total income is increased by 20%. Now, what is the price of each ticket?**

- ₹ 10
**₹ 8**- ₹ 15
- ₹ 6

**A’s salary is 50% more than that of B. Then B’s salary is less than that of A by**:

- 50%
- 33.25%
**33.33%**- 44%

**The length of a rectangle is increased by 50%. By what % should the width be decreased to maintain the same area?**

- 25%
**33.33%**- 20%
- 30%

**In a school there are 1500 students, 44% of them are girls. Monthly fee of each boy is 540 and fee of each girl is 25% less than that of a boy. The sum of fees of boys & girl is**

- 720600
- 720800
**720900**- 721000

##### Percentage Questions

**A shop keeper allows 20% discount on the marked price on his articles. Find the marked price of an article for which he charges 740**

- 725
- 875
**925**- 1040

**Two shopkeepers announce the same price of Rs. 700 for a sewing machine. The first offers successive discounts of 30% and 6% while the second offers successive discounts of 20% and 16%. The difference in selling price is**

**Rs. 9.8**- Rs. 16.8
- Rs. 22.4
- Rs. 36.4

**In a marriage party 32% are women, 54% are men and there are 196 children. How many men are there in the marriage party?**

**756**- 448
- 332
- 324

**Starting with 8000 workers, the company increases the number of workers by 5%, 10% and 20% at the end of first, second and third year respectively. The number of workers in the fourth year was**

- 10188
- 11088
- 11008
**11808**

**One number is 25% of another number. The larger number is 12 more than the smaller. The large number is**

- 48
**16**- 4
- 12

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