**Percentes Questions Part 1**, these questions help in competitive exams and various other government jobs examinations, follow the questions and find the answers for the same, you need to click on the answer arrow to get the answer details with explanation.

## Percentes Questions Answers

1. What is 12.5 % of 80

a) 12

b) 8

c) 10

d) 25

[su_spoiler title=”Answer” icon=”arrow-circle-2″] Ans: c

Explanation: (12.5 * 80 ) = 10 [/su_spoiler]

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2. A company produces two kinds of products ‘A’ & ‘B’. The total production of the plant is 1250 units of which 22% is contributed by ‘A’ and remaining by ‘B’. How many products of ‘A’ and ‘B’ are produced by the company.

a. 275 & 975

b. 280 & 970

c. 970 & 280

d. 975 & 275

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Ans: a

Explanation: 22% 0f 1250 = 275, i.e no of Products of ‘A’

Remaining would be Product ‘B’ = 125-275 = 975

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3.Ram has given an examination recently and scored 432 marks, which is 72% of the total marks. He would have got a scholarship if he had 75%, by how many marks did he loose the scholarship.

a) 3

b) 18

c) 54

d) 100

[su_spoiler title=”Answer” icon=”arrow-circle-2″]Ans: b

Explanation: if total marks are x, then (72/100)*x = 432; x= (432 * 100)/72 = 600

Since total marks is 600, 75% of 600 = 450, The difference between the two marks = 450-432 = 18.[/su_spoiler]

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4.Sudha and her mother have been to super market to buy their monthly grocery, her mother says ‘ we are still left with 40% shopping”. Sudha counts 15 items in the cart. How many items are there in the grocery list

a) 25

b) 35

c) 20

d) 17

[su_spoiler title=”Answer” icon=”arrow-circle-2″]Ans: a

Explanation: % of shopping completed = 100-40 = 60%

(60/100)*x = 15, x= (15*100)/60 =25[/su_spoiler]

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5.In a twenty – twenty cricket match, the total runs made by the team was 200, in which they made 10 boundaries ,5 sixes and 10 runs came out of no-balls. What percente of runs were made between the wickets.

a) 20%

b) 60%

c) 100%

d) 25%

[su_spoiler title=”Answer” icon=”arrow-circle-2″]Ans: b

Explanation: Total runs scored by other means = (10*4)+(5*6)+10= 80

Remaining runs = 200- 80 = 120

Percente = (120/200)*100 = 60%[/su_spoiler]

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6.A Shirt costs Rs 1000 and a discount of 20% is given on it. When I have got an extra 7.25% discount on the discounted price as I am the regular customer of that outlet, how much did I pay for the shirt.

a) 562

b) 247

c) 472

d) 748

[su_spoiler title=”Answer” icon=”arrow-circle-2″]Ans: d

Explanation: 20% of 1000 = 200

So price of shirt after discount = Rs 800

Extra discount = 7.25% of 800= Rs 52

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7.In an MBA college 25% of the students are with B.Con background, and those who are with engineering background are 5/7 of the number of students with other than B com back ground and they are 63. How many students are there with engineering back ground and what are the total strength of the course.

a) 45 & 84

b) 22 * 84

c) 63 * 84

d) 84 & 63

[su_spoiler title=”Answer” icon=”arrow-circle-2″]Ans: a

Explanation: 63 = 75% of total number of students

Total number of students = (63*100)/75 = 84

No of engineering students = (5/7)*63 = 45[/su_spoiler]

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8.Raj got 66 marks out of 80 in Mathematics and 60 out of 70 in Science. In which subject did he score more.

a) Scored equally in both subjects

b) Scored more in mathematics

c) Scored more in Science

d) Insufficient data

[su_spoiler title=”Answer” icon=”arrow-circle-2″]Ans: d

Explanation: (66 / 80 )*100= 82.5%

(60/70)*100 = 85.7%[/su_spoiler]

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9.What is a decimal 35.6%

a) 356/100

b) 89/250

c) 79/150

d) 44/250

[su_spoiler title=”Answer” icon=”arrow-circle-2″]Ans: b[/su_spoiler]

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10.The profit earned by a an apple vendor by selling at a profit of 5% is Rs 15 more than when he sells it at a loss of 5%. Find the cost Price of the apple

a) Rs 100

b) Rs 75

c) Rs 150

d) Rs 10

[su_spoiler title=”Answer” icon=”arrow-circle-2″]Ans: c

Explanation: Let cost of apple be x

Then x +x *(5/100) = x – x *(5/100) + 15

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