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# A dress on sale in a shop is marked at \$D. During the discount sale its price is reduced by 15%. Staff are allowed a further 10% reduction on the discounted price. If a staff member buys the dress what will she have to pay in terms of D ?

 A) 0.75D B) 0.76D C) 0.765D D) None of the above

Explanation:

If the price is reduced by 15 %, then the new price will be 0.85D

If this new price is further reduced by 10%, the discounted price will be 0.9 x 0.85D = 0.765D

Q:

A shopkeeper offers the following 3 schemes. Which scheme has the lowest discount percentage (all articles have same marked price)?

I. Two successive discounts of 10% and 10%

III. Buy 9 get 1 free

 A) Only II B) Only III C) Only II and III D) All are equal.

Explanation:

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Q:

In an election between two candidates, the winning candidate got 70% of the valid votes and won by a majority of 9000 votes. If out of total votes polled 90% votes are valid, then what is the total number of votes polled?

 A) 30000 B)  25000 C) 22500 D) 27000

Explanation:

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Q:

You went to buy 3 articles worth Rs.500 each. However, as per the discount sale going on in the shop, you paid for two and got one free. What is the discount percentage in the deal?

 A) 30% B) 33% C) 33.13% D) 33.33%

Explanation:

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Q:

of 10000 of a number will be what percentage of that number?

 A)  2.32 B)  1.32 C)  0.232 D) 0.0232

Explanation:

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Q:

If one needs to score 34% to pass a test, the pass marks out of 40 would be:

 A) 13.2 B) 14.2 C) 13.6 D) 14.6

Explanation:

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Q:

84% of a number is 105. The number is :

 A) 120 B) 115 C) 112 D) 125

Explanation:

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Q:

56% of 250 is

 A) 56 B) 140 C) 84 D) 112

Explanation:

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Q:

The difference between 44% of a number and 33% of the same number is 286. What is the 54% of that number?

 A) 1564 B)  1404 C) 1456 D)  1304