PERCENTAGES

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Q. For a recuperating patient, the doctor recommended a diet containing 10% minerals and at least 30% protein. In how many different ways can we prepare this diet by mixing at least two ingredients?

  • A) 1
  • B) 2
  • C) 3
  • D) 4
Q. In a school of 1000 students, 99% play at least 1 game, 49% play at least 2 games, 24% plat at least 3 games, 14% at least 4 games and only 4% play all the 5 games. What is the sum of number of students who play exactly 3 games and who play exactly 4 games?

  • A) 50
  • B) 100
  • C) 150
  • D) 200
Q. A school has 30% students from Maharashtra .Out of these 20% are Bombay students. Find the total percentage of Bombay?

  • A) 6%
  • B) 10%
  • C) 12%
  • D) 11%
Q. Each side of a rectangle is increased by 100% .By what percentage does the area increase?

  • A) 100%
  • B) 150%
  • C) 300%
  • D) 350%
Q. 20% of a 6 liter solution and 60% of 4 liter solution are mixed. What percentage of the mixture of solution

  • A) 25%
  • B) 30%
  • C) 36%
  • D) 40%
Q. If on an item a company gives 25% discount, they earn 25% profit. If they now give 10% discount then what is the profit percentage.

  • A) 40%
  • B) 55%
  • C) 35%
  • D) 30%
Q. The price of sugar increases by 20%, by what % should a housewife reduce the consumption of sugar so that expenditure on sugar can be same as before ?

  • A) 15%
  • B) 16.6%
  • C) 12%
  • D) 9%
Q. The price of sugar decreased by 20% and then increased by 50%. By what percentage should a House wife now increase/decrease her consumption so that expenditure on sugar remains same?

  • A) 30% decrease
  • B) 16.66% decrease
  • C) 6.25% decrease
  • D) 6.25% increase
Q. A merchant marks a profit of 20% by selling .an article. What would be the percentage change in the profit percent had he paid 10% less for it and the customer paid 10% more for it ?

  • A) 120%
  • B) 125%
  • C) 133.33%
  • D) 150%
Q. In a college 12% of total students are interested in sports, 3/4th of total students are interested in dance. 10% of total students are interested in singing and remaining 15 students are not interested in any activity. How many students are there in the college?

  • A) 450
  • B) 500
  • C) 600
  • D) 650
Today's Challenging Question
Q. Ajay & Bimal can do a price of work in 10 days, Bimal & Chetan can do in 15 days and Chetan and Ajay in 20 days. They work together for 6 days and then Ajay leaves and now Bimal & Chetan work together for 4 more days. If Bimal leaves, how long will Chetan take to finish the work?
A) 12 days
B) 10 days
C) 16 days
D) none
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