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A Shepherd had n goats in the year 2000. In 2001 the no.of goats increased by 40% . In 2002 the no. of goats declined to 70%. In 2003 the no. of  goats grew by 30%. In 2004, he sold 10% goats, then he had only 34,398 goats. The percentage increase of the no.of goats in this duration was:

A) 14.66% B) 16.66%
C) 20% D) 33.33%

Answer:   A) 14.66%



Explanation:

There is no need to use the no of goats i.e (34,398). let initially thete be 1000 goats then 

 

  1000 -----> 1400 -----> 980 -----> 1274 ----->1146.6

 

Thus the % increase = (1146.6-1000)/100 x 100= 14.66%

Q:

21% of 500 + 31% of 1100 - 30% of 790 = ? 

A) 209 B) 290
C) 309 D) 390
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 209

Explanation:

Given 21% of 500 + 31% of 1100 - 30% of 790 = ?

 

? = 21 x 5 + 31 x 11 - 3 x 79

? = 105 + 341 - 237

? = 446 - 237

? = 209.

 

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In a city of engineers of 4800, the number of female engineers are 3/8th of them. The number of female engineers is what percentage of the number of male engineers?

A) 76 B) 60
C) 56 D) 52
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 60

Explanation:

Total engineers = 4800

Number of female engineers = 3/8 x 4800 = 1800

Then, number of male engineers = 4800 - 1800 = 3000

Now, required is female engineers is what percentage of the number of male engineers

=> 1800 is what % of 3000

=> p x 3000/100 = 1800

=> 30p = 1800

p = 60%

 

Hence, female engineers is 60 percentage of the number of male engineers.

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In a class 60% of the students pass in English and 45% pass in Hindi. If 25% of them pass in both subjects, what percentage of the students fail in both the subjects?

A) 20% B) 25%
C) 30% D) 15%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 20%

Explanation:

Percentage of students passed in English = 60%

Percentage of students passed in Hindi = 45%

Percentage of students passed in both subjects = 25%

ATQ,

Percentage of students passed in only English = 60 - 25 = 35%

Percentage of students passed in only Hindi = 45 - 25 = 20%

Therefore, Percentage of students failed = 100 - (35 + 25 + 20)

= 100 - 80 = 20%.

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75% of 450 + ? % of 560 = 600 

A) 52.385 B) 46.875
C) 42.155 D) 40.555
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 46.875

Explanation:

75% of 450 + ? % of 560 = 600 

75 x 450100 + ? x 560100 = 60075 x 92 + 28p5 = 60075x9x5 + 56p10 = 6003375 + 56p = 600056p = 2625p = 46.875

 

Hence, in the given question ? = 46.875

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82.5% of 2360?

A) 1960 B) 1954
C) 1947 D) 1931
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1947

Explanation:

Given 82.5% of 2360

 82.5100 x 2360 = 0.825 x 2360 = 1947

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When the price of whear was increased by 32%, a family reduced its consumption in such a way that the expenditure on wheat was only 10% more than before. If 30 kg per month were consumed before, find the new monthly consumption of family?

A) 27 kgs B) 25 kgs
C) 24 kgs D) 21 kgs
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 25 kgs

Explanation:

Initial wheat per kg cost be Rs. 100

Then, monthly expenditure of the family = 30 x 100 = 3000

After increase in cost,

Let P be new monthly consumption of family.

P x 132 = 110/100 x 3000

=> P = 25 kg.

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12% of 70,000 is

A) 8400 B) 7200
C) 6000 D) 5600
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 8400

Explanation:

12% of 70,000

=> 12 x 70,000/100

=> 8400

 

Hence, 12% of 70,000 = 8,400

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3 is what percent of 5?

A) 45% B) 60%
C) 72% D) 80%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 60%

Explanation:

Here it is asked that 3 is what percent of 5

Let 3 is K percent of 5.

=> K x 5/100 = 3

=> K = 300/5 = 60

 

Hence, 3 is 60% of 5.

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