Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for UPSI: 1 April 2021

Updated Thu, 01 Apr 2021 12:57 PM IST

1. A cycle is bought for Rs.900 and sold for Rs.1080, find the gain percent?

a) 16 (2/3)%
b) 20%
c). 18%
d) 25%

Explanation:

900 ---- 180

100 ---- => 20%

2. An article is bought for Rs.675 and sold for Rs.900, find the gain percent?

a) 16 (2/3) %
b) 30%
c) 33 (1/3) %
d) 33 (1/6) %

Explanation:

675 ---- 225

100 ---- => 33 (1/3) %

3. An article is bought for Rs.600 and sold for Rs.500, find the loss percent?

a) 16 (4/3) %
b) 100/3%
c) 16%
d) 16 (2/3) %

Explanation:

600 ---- 100

100 ---- => 16 (2/3) %

4. The cost price of a radio is Rs.1500 and it was sold for Rs.1230, find the loss %?

a) 18%
b) 9%
c) 15%
d) 6%

Explanation:

1500 ---- 270

100 ---- => 18%

5. A watch was sold at a loss of 10%. If it was sold for Rs.140 more, there would have been a gain of 4%. What is the cost price?

a) Rs.1000
b) Rs.1140
c) Rs.860
d) Rs.760

Explanation:

90%  --------   104%

14% ---- 140

 100% ---- => Rs.1000

6. The sale price sarees listed for Rs.400 after successive discount is 10% and 5% is?

a) Rs.357
b) Rs.340
c) Rs.342
d) Rs.338
 

Explanation:

400*(90/100)*(95/100) = 342

7. The list price of an article is Rs.65. A customer pays Rs.56.16 for it. He was given two successive discounts, one of them being 10%.

Source: safalta.com

The other discount is?

a) 3%
b) 4%
c) 5%
d) 6%

Explanation:

65*(90/100)*((100-x)/100) = 56.16

x = 4%

8. A single discount equivalent to the discount series of 20%, 10% and 5% is?

a) 25%
b) 30%
c)  31.6%
d)  33.5%

Explanation:

100*(80/100)*(90/100)*(95/100) = 68.4
100 - 68.4 = 31.6

9. What profit percent is made by selling an article at a certain price, if by selling at 2/3rd of that price, there would be a loss of 20%?

a) 20%
b) 25%
c) 13 1/30%
d) 12%

Explanation:

SP2 = 2/3 SP1
CP = 100
SP2 = 80
2/3 SP1 = 80
SP1 = 120

100 --- 20 => 20% 

10. A trader bought a car at 20% discount on its original price. He sold it at a 40% increase on the price he bought it. What percent of profit did he make on the original price?

a) 10%
b) 11%
c) 12%
d) 15%

Explanation:

Original price = 100
CP = 80
S = 80*(140/100) = 112

100 - 112 = 12%

 

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