1. The fraction equivalent to 2/5 % is

1. 1/40 2. 1/125 3. 1/250 4. 1/500

2. How is ¾ expressed as percentage?

1. 0.75% 2. 7.5% 3. 60% 4. 75%

3. How is ½% expressed as a decimal fraction?

1. 0.0005 2. 0.005 3. 0.05 4. 0.5

4. what percent of 7.2 kg is 18 gms ?

1. 0.025% 2. 0.25% 3. 2.5% 4. 25%

5. A period of 4hrs 30 min is what percent of a day ?

1. 18 ¾% 2. 20% 3. 16 2/3% 4. 19%

6. A man spends Rs. 3500 per month and saves 12 ½% of his income. His monthly income is:

1. 4400 2. 4270 3. 4000 4. 3937.50

7. In an examination 65% of the total examinees passed. If the number of failures is 420, the total number of examinees is

1. 567 2. 693 3. 1000 4. 1200

8. If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 140% and the denominator is increased by 150% the resultant fraction is 4/15. What is the original fraction?

1. 3/5 2. 5/16 3. 5/18 4. 3/10

9. If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 250% and the denominator is increased by 400% the resultant fraction is 7/17. What is the original fraction?

1. 10/17 2. 5/9 3. 9/5 4. 19/7

10. The price of petrol is increased by 25%. By how much percent a car owner should reduce his consumption of petrol so that the expenditure on petrol would not be increased?

1. 25% 2. 30% 3. 50% 4. 20%

11. If the price of sugar falls by 10%, by how much percent must a householder increase its consupption, so as not to decrease the expenditure on this item?

1. 10% 2. 9 1/9% 3. 11% 4. 11 1/9%

12. Hari’s income is 20% more than Madhu’s income. Madhu’s income is less than Hari’s income by:

1. 15% 2. 16 2/3% 3. 20% 4. 22%

13. When a number is first increased by 10% and then reduced by 10% the number:

1. Does not change 2. Decreases by 1% 3. Increases by 1% 4. None of these

14. if the side of a square is increased by 25%, then its area is increased by:

1. 25% 2. 55% 3. 40.5% 4. 56.25%

15. The length and breadth of a square are increased by 30% and 20% respectively. The area of the rectangle so formed exceeds the area of the square by:

1. 20% 2. 36% 3. 50% 4. 56%

16. If the side of a cube is increased by 10%, then its volume is increased by:

1. 21 % 2. 33 % 3. 40.5 % 4. 33.1 %

17. if the radius of a sphere is increased by 20%, then its volume is increased by:

1. 80 % 2. 72.8 % 3. 48.5 % 4. 33.1 %

18. Out of 100 students, 50 failed in English and 30 in mathematics. If 12 students fail in both English and mathematics, then the number of students who passed in both subjects is

1. 26 2. 28 3. 30 4. 32

19. In a school, 40% of the students play football and 50% play cricket. If 18% of the students play neither football nor cricket the percentage of students playing both is

1. 40% 2. 32% 3. 22% 4. 8%

20. 1 litre of water is added to 5 litres of alcohol- water solution containing 40% alcohol strength. The strength of alcohol in new solution will be

1. 20% 2. 33 1/3% 3. 40 4. 25%

21. 3 litres of water is added to 15 litres of a mixture of a 20% solution of alcohol in water. The strength of alcohol is now:

1. 12 ½% 2. 16 2/3% 3. 24% 4. 16%

22. One litre of water is evaporated from 6 litres of a solution containing 5% salt. Percentage of slt in the remaining solution is:

1. 4 4/9% 2. 5 5/7% 3. 5% 4. 6%

23. A mixture of 40 litres of milk and water contains 10% water. How much water should be added to this mixture so that the new mixture contains 20% water?

1. 4 litrs 2. 5 litrs 3. 6.5 litrs 4. 7.5 litrs

24. A mixture of 20 kg of spirit and water contains 10% water. How much water must be added to this mixture to raise percentage of water to 25%

1. 4kg 2. 5kg 3. 8kg 4. 30 kg

25. The quantity of water that should be added to reduce 9ml lotion containing 50% alcohol to a location containing 30% alcohol, is

1. 3 ml 2. 4 ml 3. 5 ml 4. 6 ml

26. In an election between two candidates one got 55% of the total votes and win by 20000 votes.The total number of voters enrolled in that election was:

1. 400000 2. 200000 3. 100000 4. 800000

27. 8% of the voters in an election did not cast their votes. In the election there were only two candidates. The winner by obtaining 48% of the total votes defeated his contestant by 1100 votes. The total nimbler of voters in election was

1. 21000 2. 22000 3. 23500 4. 27500

28. In an election between two candidates one got 55% of the total valid votes. 20% of the votes were invalid. If the total number of votes was 7500, the number of valid votes that the other candidate got was

1. 2700 2. 2900 3. 3000 4. 3100

29. 10% of the electorate did not cast their votes in an election between two candidates. 10% of the votes polled were found invalid. The successful candidate got 54% of the valid votes and won by a majority of 1620 votes. The number of votes enrolled on the voters list was

1. 25000 2. 33000 3. 35000 4. 40000

30. The value of a machine depreciates at the rate of 10% every year. It was purchased 3 years ago. If its present value is Rs. 8748, purchase price was

1. 10000 2.11000 3. 12000 4. 14000

31. The population of a town was 125000 three years ago. If it is increased by 20 % per years then the present population is:

1. 277000 2. 216000 3. 277461 4. 17759

32. The population of a town was 160000 three years ago. If it is increased by 3%, 2.5% and 5% respectively in the last three years then the present population is:

1. 177000 2. 177366 3. 177461 4. 17759

33. In an examination it is required to get 36% of maximum marks to pass. A student got 113 marks and was declared failed by 85 marks. The maximum marks are:

1. 500 2. 550 3. 640 4. 1008

34. In an examination a student scored 30% marks in the paper and fail 20 marks . Second student scored 40% marks in the paper and 30 marks more pass marks. The pass % is.

1. 24% 2. 66% 3. 34% 4. 28%

35. In an examination a student scored 25% marks in the paper and fail 15 marks . Second student scored 32% marks in the paper and 20 marks more pass marks. The total marks is.

1. 600 2. 660 3. 500 4. 700

36. A reduction of 20% in the price of sugar enables a purchaser to obtain 3kg more for Rs. 120. The original price of sugar per kg is

1. Rs. 15 2. Rs. 12 3. Rs. 10 4. Rs. 8

37. A reduction of 20% in the price of rice enables a person to buy 3.5 kg more rice for Rs. 385. The original price of rice is:

1. 20 2. 22.50 3. 25 4. 27.50

38. if 20% of A=30% of B= 1/6 of C, then A:B:C is

1.15:10:18 2.13:12:11 3.16:19:15 4.15:19:16

39. Rs. 395 are divided among A,B and C in such a manner that B gets 25% more than A and 20% more than C. The share of A is.

1. Rs. 198 2. Rs.120 3. Rs. 180 4. Rs. 195

40. 150% of 15 + 75% of 75=?

1. 75.75 2. 78.75 3. 135 4. 281.25

Answer -:

1.(3) 2.(4) 3.(2) 4.(2) 5.(1) 6.(3) 7.(4) 8.(3) 9.(1) 10.(4) 11.(4) 12.(2) 13.(2) 14.(4) 15.(4) 16.(4) 17.(2) 18.(4) 19.(4) 20.(2) 21.(2) 22.(4) 23.(2) 24.(1) 25.(4) 26.(2) 27.(4) 28.(1) 29.(1) 30.(3) 31.(2) 32.(2) 33.(2) 34.(3) 35.(3) 36.(3) 37.(4) 38.(1) 39.(2) 40.(2)