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A person sold two cows each for Rs.9900. If he gained 10% on one and lost 20% on the other, then which of the following is true?

A) He Gained Rs. 200 B) He lost Rs. 200
C) He neither gained nor lost D) None of the above

Answer:   D) None of the above



Explanation:

The CP of profitable cow  = 9900/1.1 = 9000

 

and profit = Rs. 900

 

The  CP of loss yielding cow = 9900/0.8 = 12375

 

and loss = Rs. 2475

 

so, the net loss = 2475 - 900 = 1575

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A manufacturer sells cooking gas stoves to shopkeepers at 10% profit, and in turn they sell the cooking gas stoves to customer to earn 15% profit. If a customer gets a cooking gas stove for ₹7,590, then what is its manufacturing cost?

 

A) ₹ 6,500 B) ₹5,000
C) ₹5,090 D) ₹6,000
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) ₹6,000

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X sells shoes to Y at a profit of 20% and Y sells same shoes to Z at a profit of 23%. If Z pays Rs 3321 for the shoes, then what was the cost price (in Rs) of shoes for X?

 

A) 1950   B) 2450  
C) 2250   D) 2045
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 2250  

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A trader marks his goods at 60% above the cost price and allows a discount of 25%. What is his gain percent?

 

A) 20% B) 25%
C) 30% D) 40%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 20%

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A man sold two gifts at Rs. 30 each. On one gift he gained 18%, and on the other gift he lost 18%. What is his over all gain/loss (in Rs. )?

 

A) Gain of Rs. 1.75   B) Loss of Rs. 2.00  
C) Loss of Rs. 2.50   D) Gain of Rs. 2
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Loss of Rs. 2.00  

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Let us say that the price of a pen has increased from Rs. 10 to Rs. 15. What is the ratio of its original price to the new price?

 

A) 3 : 2 B) 2 : 3
C) 5 : 4 D) 4 : 5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2 : 3

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If the ratio of marked price and selling price is 14 : 11, then what is the discount percentage?

 

A) 42.58   B) 21.42  
C) 36.36   D) 33.33
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 21.42  

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Pankaj sells a trouser at a loss of 10%. If he buys it for 20% less price and sells it for Rs. 9 more, then he gains 15%. What is the cost price (in Rs) of the trouser?

 

A) 450   B) 400  
C) 350   D) 440
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 450  

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Ram makes a profit of 30%by selling an article. What would be the profit percent if it were calculated on the selling price instead of the cost price? (Correct to one decimal! place)

 

A) 22.4 % B) 23.1 %
C) 20.1 % D) 24.2 %
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 23.1 %

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