Percentage Questions and Answers ( Practice Test 1 )

Hello Aspirants, Under " Percentage Questions and Answers ( Practice Test 1 ) " we will deal with 10 Multiple Choice Questions based on previous year questions asked in various competitive exams under Number System section.

This is the first practice paper for Percentage.

Try to achieve 10 out of 10 by answering all questions correctly.

Best of Luck

Q 1. Three candidates contested an election and received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate got ?

A. 56

B. 57

C. 58

D. None of these

Q 2. A number on subtracting 35 to it reduces it by 80 %. What is the 20 % of that number ?

A. 15

B. 25

C. 35

D. None of these

Q 3. In a quarterly examination a student secured 30% marks and failed by 15 marks. In the same examination another student secured 40% marks and got 35 marks more than minimum marks to pass. Calculate the maximum marks.

A. 500

B. 550

C. 600

D. Cannot Be Determined

Q 4. The value of a printing machine depreciates at the rate of 20 % per annum. If the cost of machine at present is Rs. 60,000, then what will be its worth after 2 years ?

A. 37400

B. 37600

C. 38300

D. 38400

Q 5. The current population of a city is 60000. Find the population of city 2 years ago if the rate of increase in population is 20 %.

A. 40667

B. 41667

C. Cannot Be Determined

D. None of these

Q 6. In an examination, 42 % of the candidates failed in English and 52 % failed in Mathematics. If 17 % failed in both the subjects, then find the percentage of candidates who passed in both the subjects.

A. 22

B. 23

C. 32

D. 33

Q 7. The price of diesel increases by 25 %. Find by how much percent a truck owner must reduce his consumption in order to maintain the same budget ?

A. 10

B. 20

C. 30

D. 40

Q 8. Teacher took exam for English, average for the entire class was 80 marks. If we say that 10% of the students scored 95 marks and 20% scored 90 marks then calcualte average marks of the remaining students of the class.

A. 75

B. 80

C. 85

D. 96

Q 9. If 15% of 40 is greater than 25% of a number by 2, then find the number ?

A. 15

B. 16

C. 17

D. 18

Q 10. If x% of y is 100 and y% of z is 200, then find the relation between x and z.

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