Aptitude  Profit and Loss  Practice Q&A - Easy

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1. On selling 17 balls at Rs. 720, there is a loss equal to the cost price of 5 balls. The cost price of a ball is:

Rs. 45 Rs. 50 Rs. 55 Rs. 60

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2. A vendor bought toffees at 6 for a rupee. How many for a rupee must he sell to gain 20%?

3 4 5 6

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3. When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 15%?

Rs. 21,000 Rs. 22,500 Rs. 25,300 Rs. 25,800

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4. If a material is sold for Rs.34.80, there is a loss of 25%. Find out the cost price of the material?

Rs.46.40 Rs.44 Rs.42 Rs.47.20

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5. A shopkeeper expects a gain of 22.5% on his cost price. If in a week, his sale was of Rs. 392, what was his profit?

Rs. 18.20 Rs. 70 Rs. 72 Rs. 88.25

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6. 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:

4$ \dfrac{4}{7} $% 5$ \dfrac{5}{11} $% 10% 12%

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7. Some articles were bought at 6 articles for Rs. 5 and sold at 5 articles for Rs. 6. Gain percent is:

30% 33$ \dfrac{1}{3} $% 35% 44%

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8. A man buys a cycle for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the cycle?

Rs. 1090 Rs. 1160 Rs. 1190 Rs. 1202

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9. By selling an item for Rs.15, a trader loses one sixteenth of what it costs him. The cost price of the item is

Rs.14 Rs.15 Rs.16 Rs.17

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10. If selling price is doubled, the profit triples. Find the profit percent.

66$ \dfrac{2}{3} $ 100 105$ \dfrac{1}{3} $ 120

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