## Topic wise Quantitative Aptitude Quiz with Solution for all Exam

### Quantitative Aptitude Quiz Topic: Profit & Loss

**1 >>Q3. If the cost price of 15 tables be equal to the selling price of 20 tables the loss per cent is- ?**

- (A) 0.31
- (B) 0.25
- (C) 0.33
- (D) 23¹/₃%

**2 >>Q4. If goods are purchased for Rs.900, one third of them sold at a profit at 10%, at what profit per cent should the remaining be sold to obtain a profit per cent of 15% ? ?**

- (A) 0.18
- (B) 0.19
- (C) 0.21
- (D) 0.175

**3 >>Q6. A shopkeeper sells sugar at cost price, but by using in correct weights, he gives only 800 gms for every 1 kg. What is the shopkeepers profit percentage? ?**

- (A) 0.21
- (B) 0.26
- (C) 0.25
- (D) 0.37

**4 >>Q7. Suresh purchases 45 pens for Rs.1125 and sells at 42 pens for Rs.1134. What is the profit % ?**

- (A) 0.02
- (B) 0.09
- (C) 0.1
- (D) 0.08

**5 >>Q8. If the cost price of 6 apples is equal to the selling price of 5 apples, then the profit % is- ?**

- (A) 0.25
- (B) 0.2
- (C) 0.32
- (D) 0.27

**6 >>Q9. Sumit sells a dog to Rohit for Rs.4860, thereby losing 19%, Rohit sells it to Juhi at a price which would have given Sumit, 17% profit. What is Rohit's gain? ?**

- (A) Rs. 2,110
- (B) Rs. 2,160
- (C) Rs. 2,270
- (D) Rs. 1,145

**7 >>Q10. Toffees are bought at the rate of 8 for a rupee. To gain 60% they must be sold at- ?**

- (A) 5 for a rupee
- (B) 2 for a rupee
- (C) 8 for a rupee
- (D) 9 for a rupee

**8 >>Q12. A person purchased a certain number of fruits for Rs.1800. One third of fruits sold at a loss of 10%. At what per cent of profit should he sell the remaining fruits so as to achieve a profit of 20% overall? ?**

- (A) 0.35
- (B) 0.29
- (C) 0.31
- (D) 0.45

**9 >>Q14. A cloth merchant sells at cost price but uses in correct scale to measure the cloth. If he achieves 10% profit, then what is the length of the cloth he sells for every 100 m? ?**

- (A) 90 m
- (B) 19 m
- (C) 19.5 m
- (D) 90.9 m

**10 >>Q15. By selling an article for certain amount a person incurs a loss of 30%. If he sells for Rs.256 more, then he incurs 10% loss. What is the cost price of the article? ?**

- (A) Rs. 1,120
- (B) Rs. 1,000
- (C) Rs. 1,280
- (D) Rs. 900

**11 >>Q17. Shobhit buys 50 dozen eggs at Rs. 4 per dozen, out of which 40 eggs found broken. At what rate did he sell the remaining eggs to gain 5%? ?**

- (A) Rs. 2.5/dozen
- (B) Rs. 3.5/dozen
- (C) Rs. 4.5/dozen
- (D) None of these

**12 >>Q19. A businessman buys 100 apples at 50 paise per apple and 50 oranges at 60 paise per orange, out of which 10% apples and 10% oranges were destroyed. The businessman sells the remaining apples at 70 paise per apple and oranges at rupee one per orange. How much percentage of gain that businessman gets? ?**

- (A) 0.35
- (B) 0.25
- (C) 0.3
- (D) 0.2

**13 >>Q22. Two shopkeepers declares the same price Rs.1700 for a machine. First shopkeeper allowed two discounts of 30% and 6%, while the second shopkeeper allowed two discounts of 20% and 16%. How much less money accepted by the shopkeeper? ?**

- (A) Rs. 23.8
- (B) Rs. 10.8
- (C) Rs. 9.8
- (D) Rs. 28

**14 >>Q23. Ambika purchased a shop for Rs.10000. She sold it to Shaila at a profit of 20% of cost price. Again Shaila sold that shop to Ambika at a loss of 10%. How much profit Ambika got in total transaction ? ?**

- (A) Rs.1,220
- (B) Rs.1,200
- (C) Rs. 1,300
- (D) Rs. 1,600

**15 >>Q24. Sumit bought a dog for Rs.9,000. He sold this dog to Sunita at 20% loss of cost price. Again Sunita sold the dog to Sumit at 20% profit. How much gain or loss happen to Sumit in total transaction ? ?**

- (A) Rs.1,510
- (B) Rs.1,500
- (C) Rs.1,440
- (D) Rs.1,400

**16 >>Q25. Shilpa bought 18 kg of sugar at Rs. 4.50 per kg and 12 kg of sugar at Rs.3.50 per kg. She sold the mixture of both for Rs.5 per kg. How much profit she got in this bargain? ?**

- (A) Rs.17
- (B) Rs.27
- (C) Rs.37
- (D) Rs.32

**17 >>Q26. A shirt was sold 6% profit and at 8% profit respectively, the difference is Rs.12. What is the cost price of the shirt? ?**

- (A) Rs.1000
- (B) Rs.500
- (C) Rs.650
- (D) Rs.600

**18 >>Q28. A businessman bought 30 kg of sugar at Rs.7 per kg and 20kg of sugar at Rs.7.75 per kg. He mixed both and sold the mixture at Rs.7.50 per kg. How much profit or loss he got in this deal? ?**

- (A) Rs.20
- (B) Rs.10
- (C) Rs.11
- (D) Rs.21

**19 >>Q29. Two T. V. sets were sold at the same price. If there is 20% gain on the one and 20% loss on the other, then what will be the total per cent gain or loss? ?**

- (A) 10% loss
- (B) 4% loss
- (C) 5% loss
- (D) 40% profit

**20 >>Q31. The price of rice increases by 40%, but a family reduces its consumption of rice by 40%. How much expenditure of the family on rice will decrease? ?**

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