**Q1. A shopkeeper sells sugar in such a way that the selling price of 950 g of sugar is the same as the cost price of 1 kg of sugar. What is his gain percent?**

**Q2. A person bought a horse and a carriage for Rs. 20000. Later, he sold the horse at 20% profit and the carriage at 10% loss. Thus, he gained 2% in the whole transaction. The cost price of the horse was**

(a) Rs. 7200

(b) Rs. 7500

(c) Rs. 8000

(d) Rs. 9000

**Q3. A sells an article to B at 15% profit. B sells it to C at 10% loss. If C pays Rs. 517.50 for it then A purchased it at**

(a) Rs. 500

(b) Rs. 750

(c) Rs. 1000

(d) Rs. 1250

**Q4. An article is sold at a certain fixed price. By selling it at 2/3 of that price, one loses 10%. The gain percent on selling it at the original price is**

(a) 20

(b) 100/3

(c) 35

(d) 40

**Q5. A sells an article to B for Rs. 45,000 losing 10% in the transaction. B sells it to C at a price which would have given a profit of 10% to A. By what percent does B gain?**

(a) 75/2

(b) 100/3

(c) 200/9

**Q6. The cost price of an article is 80% of its marked price for sale. How much percent does the tradesman gain after allowing the discount of 12%?**

(a) 20

(b) 12

(c) 10

(d) 8

**Q7. A merchant has announced 25% rebate on prices of ready-male garments at the time of sale. If a purchaser needs to have a rebate of Rs. 400, then how many shirts, each costing Rs. 320, should he purchase?**

(a) 10

(b) 7

(c) 6

(d) 5

**Q8. A merchant purchases a wrist-watch for Rs. 450 and fixes its list price in such a way that after allowing a discount of 10%, he earns a profit of 20%. Then the list price (in rupees) of the wrist-watch is**

(a) 500

(b) 600

(c) 750

(d) 800

**Q9. A reduction of 10% in the price of tea enables a dealer to purchase 25 kg more tea for Rs. 22500. What is the reduced price per kg of tea?**

(a) Rs. 70

(b) Rs. 80

(c) Rs. 90

(d) Rs. 100

**Q10. Ram donated 4% of his income to a charity and deposited 10% of the rest in a Bank. If now he has Rs. 8640 left with him, then his income is**

(a) Rs. 12,500

(b) Rs. 12,000

(c) Rs. 10,500

**Q11. If the length of a rectangle is increased by 10% and its breadth is decreased by 10%, then its area**

(a) decreases by 1%

(b) increases by 1%

(c) decreases by 2%

(d) remains unchanged

**Q12. Three spherical balls of radii 1 cm, 2 cm and 3 cm are melted to form a single spherical ball. In the process, the loss of material is 25%. The radius of the new ball is**

(a) 6 cm

(b) 5 cm

(c) 3 cm

(d) 2 cm

**Q13. A trader allows a trade discount of 20% and a cash discount of 25/4% on the marked price of the goods and gets a net gain of 20% of the cost. By how much above the cost should the goods be marked for the sale?**

(a) 40%

(b) 50%

(c) 60%

(d) 70%

**Q14. Tarun bought a T.V. with 20% discount on the labelled price. Had he bought it with 25% discount, he would have saved Rs. 500. At what price did he buy the T.V.?**

(a) Rs. 7,500

(b) Rs. 8,500

(c) Rs. 8,000

(d) Rs. 7,400

**Q15. A manufacturer sells an article to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 10%. The wholesale dealer sells it to a shopkeeper at 20% profit. The shopkeeper sells it to a customer for Rs. 56,100 at a loss of 15%. Then the cost price of the article to the manufacturer is**

(a) Rs. 25,000

(b) Rs. 10,000

(c) Rs. 50,000

(d) Rs. 55,000