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Problems on Profit Loss


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Q1. A chair is bought for Rs. 450 and sold at Rs. 740. Find the gain percent

(a) 17 1 %
7
(b) 25 1 %
3
(c) 43 1 %
7
(d) 64 4 %
9

Q2. If a man were to sell his chair for Rs. 620, he would loss 20%. To gain 25%, he should sell it for
(a) 873.77
(b) 968.75
(c) 1010.55
(d) 1123.36

Q3. A man sell his type writer at 5% loss. If he sells it for Rs. 80 more, he gains 5%. The cost price of the typewriter is
(a) 800
(b) 830
(c) 870
(d) 890

Q4. Amit sold a bag for Rs. 540, lossing 10%. The cost price of the bag is
(a) 400
(b) 550
(c) 600
(d) 850

Q5. A bookseller sells a book at a gain of 10%. If he had bought it at 5% less and sold it for Rs. 5 more, he would have gained 18¾ %. The cost price of the book is
(a) 112.35
(b) 120.50
(c) 133.33
(d) 149.80



Q6. Hari bought 1200 eggs at Rs. 4 per dozen. He sold 900 of them at 2 for Rs. 1 and the remaining at 5 for Rs. 2. His gain percent is
(a) 35.3 %
(b) 42.5 %
(c) 49.3 %
(d) 56.8 %

Q7. A merchant has 1000 kg of Rice, part of which sells at 8% profit and the rest at 18% profit. He gains 14% on the whole. The quantity sold at 18% is
(a) 350 Kg
(b) 420 Kg
(c) 540 Kg
(d) 600 Kg

Q8. A radio is sold for Rs. 880 at a profit of 10%. What would have been the gain or loss percent, had it been sold for Rs. 780 ?
(a) 2½ %
(b) 3¼ %
(c) 3½ %
(d) 5¾ %

Q9. A man sold an article at a loss of 10%. If he sells the article for Rs. 10 more he would have gained 5%. The cost price of the article is
(a) Rs. 30
(b) Rs. 36.50
(c) Rs. 54.76
(d) Rs. 66.66

Q10. Mangoes are bought at 5 for Rs. 20 and sold at 6 for Rs. 30. His gain percent is
(a) 18%
(b) 21%
(c) 25%
(d) 28%


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