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Question number: 1
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A rise of 25 % in the price of grapes compels a person to buy 1.5 kg of grapes less for Rs. 240. Then, the original price of grapes per kg is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Rs. 28 

b.  Rs. 32 

c.  Rs. 30 

d.  Rs. 40 

Question number: 2
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A man buys 4 tables and 5 chairs for Rs. 1000. If he sells the tables at 10 % profit and chairs 20 % profit, he earns a profit of Rs. 120. What is the cost of one table?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Rs. 220 

b.  Rs. 200 

c.  Rs. 240 

d.  Rs. 260 

Question number: 3
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3 L of water is added to 5 L of a 20 % solution of alcohol in the water. The strength of the alcohol is now
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  27.5% 

b.  12.5% 

c.  20%


d.  28.5% 

Question number: 4
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A dealer buys an article listed at Rs. 100 and gets two successive discounts of 10 % and 20%. He spends 10 % of the cost price on transport etc. At what price should he sell the article to earn a profit of 15%?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Rs. 91.10 

b.  Rs. 91.08 

c.  Rs. 90 

d.  Rs. 91 

Question number: 5
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The daily wages of a worker increase by 20 % but the number of hours worked by them also dropped by 20%. If originally he was getting Rs. 200 per week, his wage per week now is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Rs. 210 

b.  Rs. 192 

c.  Rs. 198 

d.  Rs. 160 

Question number: 6
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What should the seller marked the price of a watch purchased at Rs. 380, so that giving 5 % discounts, there is a profit of 25%
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Rs. 450 

b.  Rs. 500 

c.  Rs. 600 

d.  Rs. 400 
