Aptitude  Percentage  Practice Q&A

1. If A = x% of y and B = y% of x, then which of the following is true?

A is smaller than B. A is greater than B Relationship between A and B cannot be determined. None of these

2. The population of a town increased from 1,75,000 to 2,62,500 in a decade. The average percent increase of population per year is:

4.37% 5% 6% 8.75%

3. Arun got 30% of the maximum marks in an examination and failed by 10 marks. However, Sujith who took the same examination got 40% of the total marks and got 15 marks more than the passing marks. What were the passing marks in the examination?

90 250 75 85

4. How many litres of pure acid are there in 8 litres of a 20% solution?

2 litres 1.4 litres 1 litres 1.6 litres

5. Rajeev buys good worth Rs. 6650. He gets a rebate of 6% on it. After getting the rebate, he pays sales tax @ 10%. Find the amount he will have to pay for the goods.

Rs. 6876.10 Rs. 6999.20 Rs. 6654 Rs. 7000

6. In a competitive examination in state A, 6% candidates got selected from the total appeared candidates. State B had an equal number of candidates appeared and 7% candidates got selected with 80 more candidates got selected than A. What was the number of candidates appeared from each state?

8200 7500 7000 8000

7. 30% of the men are more than 25 years old and 80% of the men are less than or equal to 50 years old. 20% of all men play football. If 20% of the men above the age of 50 play football, what percentage of the football players are less than or equal to 50 years?

60% 70% 80% 90%

8. Two tailors X and Y are paid a total of Rs. 550 per week by their employer. If X is paid 120 percent of the sum paid to Y, how much is Y paid per week?

Rs. 200 Rs. 250 Rs. 300 None of these

9. The price of a car is Rs. 3,25,000. It was insured to 85% of its price. The car was damaged completely in an accident and the insurance company paid 90% of the insurance. What was the difference between the price of the car and the amount received?

Rs. 76,375 Rs. 34,000 Rs. 82,150 Rs. 70,000

10. A housewife saved Rs. 2.50 in buying an item on sale. If she spent Rs. 25 for the item, approximately how much percent she saved in the transaction ?

9% 10% 7% 6%


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