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A women goes to market with Rs.500 to buy oranges.the prices of the oranges have decreased by 10% so he could buy 2kg more with the amount she had.What was the original price of the oranges ?

A) 22.77 B) 25.77
C) 27.77 D) 29.77

Answer:   C) 27.77



Explanation:

If the price of the oranges decreases by 10%, the woman would save 10% of the money that is Rs.50 to buy the same amount as before.Now in Rs. 50 she can buy 2 kg more, therefore the current price of 1 kg of oranges is Rs25.Now, this current price is after 10% reduction.

 

 

 

Therefore, the original price =  25/0.9  = Rs. 27.77

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Karan purchased one dozen pens for Rs. 120 and sold a pack of 3 pens for Rs.35 each. What is his gain?

A) 16.67% B) 20%
C) 15% D) 33.33%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 16.67%

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The ratio of the cost price and selling price of a shirt is 32 : 37. What is the profit percentage?

 

A) 15.63 B)  13.51
C) 17.21 D) 14.44
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 15.63

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A shopkeeper allows a discount of 20% to his customers and still gains 25%. Find the Marked price of an article which costs Rs.600 to the shopkeeper.

A) Rs.937.50 B) Rs.937
C) Rs.930 D) Rs.1000
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rs.937.50

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Surbhi invested Rs.6000 for 5 months and Urba invested Rs.5000 for 6 months in a venture. The ratio in which they will share the profits is

A) 36:25 B) 6:5
C) 5:6 D) 1:1
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1:1

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The marked price of a trouser is twice of the cost price. To earn 36% profit, what should be the value of discount (in percentage)?

 

A)  33 B)  32
C)  34 D)  36
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B)  32

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If selling price of 39 articles is equal to the cost price of 42 articles, then what will be the profit percentage?

 

A) 8.33 B) 7.69
C)  9.09 D) 11.33
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 7.69

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A shopkeeper purchased 10 boxes of pencils containing 10 pencils each at Rs. 100 per box and sold each pencil at a profit 12%. What is the total sale price?

A) Rs.1100 B) Rs.1120
C) Rs.1200 D) Rs.1210
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Rs.1120

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The marked price of a calculator is Rs 750. It is sold at a discount of 22%. If the cost price of the calculator is Rs 500, then what is the profit (in Rs)?

 

A) 85   B)  105  
C)  95   D) 115
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 85  

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