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Fresh grapes contain 60% water, while dry grapes contain 40% water. How many kgs of dry grapes can be obtained by 60 kg of fresh grapes?

A) 25 kgs B) 30 kgs
C) 35 kgs D) 40 kgs

Answer:   D) 40 kgs



Explanation:

The fruit content in both the fresh fruit and dry fruit is the same.

Let 'p' kgs of dry grapes are obtained from the 60 kgs of fresh grapes

 

=> 60 x 40100 = p x 60100=> p = 40 kgs.

 

Therefore, 40 kgs of Dry grapes are obtained from 60 kgs of Fresh grapes.

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A man buys a table and a chair for Rs. 500. He sells the table at a loss of 10% and the chair at a gain of 10%. He still gains Rs.10 on the whole. The cost price of chair in rupees is

A) Rs.200 B) Rs.250
C) Rs.300 D) Rs.400
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rs.300

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Kamal has some apples. He sold 40% more than he ate. If he sold 70 apples, how many did he eat?

A) 18 B) 42
C) 50 D) 90
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 50

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At what percentage above the cost price must an article be marked so as to gain 33% after allowing a customer a discount of 5%?

A) 40% B) 45%
C) 35% D) 47%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 40%

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A's salary is 50% more than that of B. Then B's salary is less than that of A by

A) 50% B) 44%
C) 33 1/3% D) 46 1/2%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 33 1/3%

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Sum of two numbers is thrice their difference. Their ratio is

A) 1:2 B) 2:1
C) 3:1 D) 1:3
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2:1

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A dealer marks his goods 20% above cost price. He then allows some discount on it and makes a profit of 8%. The rate of discount is

A) 4% B) 6%
C) 10% D) 12%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 10%

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When a number is increased by 120, it becomes 130% of itself. What is the number?

A) 400 B) 520
C) 460 D) 580
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 400

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The cost price of an article is x. It is marked up by 150%. It is sold at Rs 600 after giving 40% discount. What is x (in Rs)?

A) 400 B) 666
C) 300 D) 444
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 400

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