Monday, 4 June 2018

Daily Numerical Ability Quiz : 5th June 2018

Q1. When an article is sold at 4/5th of its selling price, there is a loss of 28%. What will be profit percentage, when the same article is sold at 6/5th of the its selling price?
(a) 100/9%
(b) 8%
(c) 10%
(d) 25/2%
(e) 15%

Q2. If a discount of 30% given on the marked price of an article, the shopkeeper gets a profit of 5%. Find his percent loss, when he allows two successive discounts of 36% and 25% on the marked price?
(a) 20%
(b) 25%
(c) 30%
(d) 15%
(e) 28%

Q3. A trader bought two horses for Rs. 8,400. He sold first horse at 4% loss while second horse at 17% profit, if his overall gains was Rs. 420. Find the cost price of the horse, which sold at 17% profit.
(a) Rs. 3,600
(b) Rs. 4,000
(c) Rs. 3,250
(d) Rs. 2,700
(e) Rs. 4500

Q4. Sumit purchased two watches for Rs. 17334. He sold first watch at 6% loss and second at 8% profit and found that the loss amount is equal to the profit amount. Then, find the difference between cost price of both watches.
(a) Rs. 142
(b) Rs. 162
(c) Rs. 212
(d) Rs. 192
(e) Rs. 172

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. A shokeeper bought 150 calculators at the rate of Rs. 250 per calculator. He spent Rs. 2500 on transportation and packing. If the marked price of calculator is Rs. 320 per calculator and the shopkeeper gives a discount of 5% on the marked price, then what will be the profit percentage of the shopkeeper?
(a) 20%
(b) 14%
(c) 15%
(d) 16%
(e) 18%

Q7. Mr. Usman bought two goat each for Rs. 6,600. He sold both goats to Mr. Razak, one at a loss of 16 ⅔% and other at a profit of 33⅓%. Find his overall profit/loss percentage in this transaction.
(a) 6%
(b) 25/3%
(c) 16/3%
(d) 20/3%
(e) 12%

Q8. The marked price of an LED TV is 66⅔% more than its cost price. This LED TV is sold to a person at a discount of 16 ⅔% on marked price. If selling price of LED TV is Rs. 4250 then find its cost price.
(a) Rs. 3060
(b) Rs. 3600
(c) Rs. 3006
(d) Rs. 2860
(e) Rs. 3040

Q9. A shopkeeper has 80 kg pure sugar. He mixes a certain quantity of salt (in kg) in it and made profit of 25% by selling the mixture at its cost price. If cost price of pure sugar was Rs. 24 per kg then how much amount of salt the shopkeeper mixed to the pure sugar (Assume cost of salt to be zero)?
(a) 10 kg
(b) 25 kg
(c) 20 kg
(d) 24 kg
(e) 40 kg

Q10. A person bought 9 oranges for Rs. 24 and sells these oranges at a rate of Rs. 54 per dozen. Find his overall profit percentage.
(a) 65.78%
(b) 67.85%
(c) 62.75%
(d) 68.75%
(e) 64.75%

Solutions (6-10):

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