MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

Percentage MCQs for Competitive Examination

Solve the following problems.

Q. 41
A box has 100 blue balls, 50 red balls and 50 black balls. 25% of blue balls and 50% of red balls are taken away. The percentage of black balls at present is

(A) 33(1/3)
(B) 50%
(C) 25%
(D) 40%

Answer: (A) 33(1/3)
Explanation: N/A

Q. 42
The population of a village is 25,000. One fifth are females and the rest are males. 5% of males and 40% of females are uneducated. What percentage of the whole are educated?

(A) 75%
(B) 88%
(C) 55%
(D) 85%

Answer: (B) 88%
Explanation: N/A

Q. 43
Difference of two numbers is 1660. If 6(1/2)% of one number is 8(1/2)% of the other number, then the smaller number is

(A) 7055
(B) 5395
(C) 3735
(D) 2075

Answer: (B) 5395
Explanation: N/A

Q. 44
Two numbers are respectively 25% and 20% less than a third number. What per cent is the first number of the second?

(A) 5%
(B) 75%
(C) 80%
(D) 93.75%

Answer: (D) 93.75%
Explanation: N/A

Q. 45
How much 66(2/3)% of Rs 312 exceeds Rs 200?

(A) Rs 96
(B) Rs 4
(C) Rs 8
(D) Rs 104

Answer: (C) Rs 8
Explanation: N/A

Q. 46
If x earns 25% more than y. What per cent less does y earn than x?

(A) 16%
(B) 10%
(C) 20%
(D) 25%

Answer: (C) 20%
Explanation: N/A

Q. 47
The difference of two numbers is 20% of the larger number. If the smaller number is 20, the larger number is

(A) 25
(B) 45
(C) 50
(D) 80

Answer: (A) 25
Explanation: N/A

Q. 48
Ram babu donated 3% of his income to a charity and deposited 12% of the rest in bank. If now he has Rs 12804, then his income was

(A)  Rs 17460
(B) Rs 15000
(C) Rs 7500
(D) Rs 14550

Answer: (B) Rs 15000
Explanation: N/A

Q. 49
25% of annual salary of A is equal to eighty per cent of annual salary of B. The monthly salary of B is 40% of the monthly salary of C. The annual salary of C is Rs 6 lac. What is the monthly salary of A?

(A) Rs 60.000
(B) Rs 62.000
(C) Rs 64.000
(D) Rs 56,000

Answer: (C) Rs 64.000
Explanation: N/A

Q. 50
The monthly salaries of A and B together amount to Rs 40,000. A spends 85% of his salary and B spends 95% of his salary. If now their savings are the same, then the salary (in Rs) of A is

(A) Rs 10,000
(B) Rs 12,000
(C) Rs 16,000
(D) Rs 18,000

Answer: (A) Rs 10,000
Explanation: N/A

Q. 51
A man spends 40% of his monthly salary on food and one-third of the remaining on transport. If he saves Rs 4500 per month, which is equal to half the balance after spending on food and transport, his monthly salary is

(A) Rs 11,250
(B) Rs 22,500
(C) Rs 25,000
(D) Rs 45,000

Answer: (B) Rs 22,500
Explanation: N/A

Q. 52
The salary of a person was reduced by 10%. By what per cent should his reduced salary be raised so as to bring it at par with his original salary

(A) 9%
(B) 11(1/9)%
(C) 9(1/11)%
(D) 11%

Answer: (B) 11(1/9)%
Explanation: N/A

Q. 53
A person gave 20% of his income to his elder son, 30% of the remaining to the younger son and he donated 10% of the balance to a trust. He is left with Rs 10,080. His income was

(A) Rs 50,000
(B) Rs 40,000
(C) Rs 30,000
(D) Rs 20,000

Answer: (D) Rs 20,000
Explanation: N/A

Q. 54
The difference of two numbers is 45% of their sum. The ratio of the larger number to the smaller number is

(A) 20: 9
(B) 9: 20
(C) 29: 11
(D) 11: 29

Answer: (C) 29: 11
Explanation: N/A

Q. 55
Rama’s expenditures and savings are in the ratio 5: 3. If her income increases by 12% and expenditure by 15%, then by how much per cent do her savings increase?

(A) 12%
(B) 7%
(C) 8%
(D) 13%

Answer: (B) 7%
Explanation: N/A

Q. 56
The expenses on rice, fish and oil of a family are in the ratio of 12: 17: 3. The prices of these articles are increased by 20%, 30% and 50% respectively. The total expenses of family on these articles are increased by

(A) 14(1/8)%
(B) 7(1/8)%
(C) 56(1/8)%
(D) 28(1/8)%

Answer: (D) 28(1/8)%
Explanation: N/A

Q. 57
The ratio of the number of boys to that of girls in a school is 4 : 1. If 75% of boys and 70% of the girls are scholarship- holders, then the percentage of students who do not get scholarship is

(A) 50%
(B) 28%
(C) 75%
(D) 26%

Answer: (D) 26%
Explanation: N/A

Q. 58
Water tax is increased by 20% but its consumption is decreased by 20%. Then the increase or decrease in the expenditure of the money is

(A) 5% decrease
(B) 4% decrease
(C) No change
(D) 4% increase

Answer: (B) 4% decrease
Explanation: N/A

Q. 59
Price of milk has increased by 20%. To keep the expenditure unchanged, the present consumption is to be reduced by

(A) 20%
(B) 18%
(C) 10%
(D) 16(2/3)%

Answer: (D) 16(2/3)%
Explanation: N/A

Q. 60
The price of a commodity rises from Rs 6 per kg to Rs 7.50 per kg. If the expenditure cannot increase, the percentage of reduction in consumption is

(A) 15%
(B) 20%
(C) 25%
(D) 30%

Answer: (B) 20%
Explanation: N/A

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