Category: Profit and Loss

Profit and Loss (10)

Q1. A fruit seller sells mangoes at the rate of Rs.9 per kg and thereby loses 20%. At what price per kg, he should have sold them to make a profit of 5% 1.  Rs 8.81 2.  Rs 9.81 3.  Rs 10.81 4.  Rs 11.81 5.  None of these   Q2. A shopkeeper sold an […]

Profit and Loss (9)

A horse and a cow were sold for Rs. 12000 each. The horse was sold at a loss of 20% and the cow at a gain of 20% The entire transaction resulted in? 1.no loss or gain 2.gain of Rs. 1000 3.loss of Rs. 1000 4.gain of Rs. 2000 5.None of these   By selling […]

Profit and Loss (8)

Q1. Reshu bought 4 dozen oranges at Rs 12 per dozen and 2 dozen oranges at Rs 16 per dozen. She soldthem all to earn 20% profit. At what price per dozen did he sell the oranges ?. 1.14.4 2.16.8 3.16 4.19.2 5.None of these   Q2. Amit bought a radio set and spent Rs […]

Profit and Loss (7)

Q1. How many kilograms of sugar costing Rs. 9 per kg must be mixed with 27 kg of sugar costing Rs. 7 per kg so that there may be a gain of 10% by selling the mixture at Rs. 9.24 per kg? 1. 36 kg 2. 42 kg 3. 54 kg 4. 63 kg   Q2. The […]

Profit and Loss (6)

Q1. A material is purchased for Rs. 600. If one-fourth of the material is sold at a loss of 20% and the remaining at a gain of 10%, Find out the overall gain or loss percentage? 1. 3.5% 2. 2.5% 3. 3% 4. 2%   Q2. A shopkeeper buys pencils at 9 for Rs. 16 […]

Profit and Loss (5)

1. A shopkeeper sells his goods at cost price but uses a weight of 800 gm instead of kilogram weight. What is his profit percentage? 1. 18% 2. 40% 3. 25% 4. 20%   2. Prasanth bought a car and paid 10 % less than the original price. He sold it with 30% profit on […]

Profit and Loss (4)

1. If a material is sold for Rs.34.80, there is a loss of 25%. Find out the cost price of the material? 1. Rs.46.40 2. Rs.44 3. Rs.42 4. Rs.47.20   2. A fruit seller sells apples at the rate of Rs.9 per kg and thereby loses 20%. At what price per kg, he should […]

Profit and Loss (3)

1. If selling price is doubled, the profit triples. What is the profit percent? 1. 100 2. 10513 3. 6623 4. 120   2. The percentage profit earned by selling an item for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same item for Rs. 1280. At what price should the […]

Profit and Loss (2)

1. A man buys a cycle for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the cycle? 1. Rs. 1090 2. Rs. 1160 3. Rs. 1190 4. Rs. 1202   2. Sam purchased 20 dozens of toys at the rate of Rs. 375 per dozen. He sold each one […]

Profit and Loss (1)

1. Alfred buys an old scooter for Rs. 4700 and spends Rs. 800 on its repairs. If he sells the scooter for Rs. 5800, his gain percent is: 1. 32/7% 2. 60/11% 3. 10% 4. 12%   2. In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but […]