IMPORTANT QUESTIONS OF PERCENTAGE

Most aspirants are unlikely to disagree with the fact that it’s quantitative ability that is pivotal in most of the competitive examinations. In recent times it has got more prominence considering the fact that the cut-off has grown exponentially and it’s Mathematics that can help you secure the maximum marks provided correct approach and strategies are applied.

We make our best efforts to analyze and segregate those questions which are either based on new patterns or frequently repeated in last few years. Sincere efforts are required to be made to make sure these sums are solved within stipulated time because time management plays vital role in any exam particularly in Banking exams. There is prominent evidence to suggest that only precise strategies together with practicing relevant sums can help you break the cut-off barrier.

In other words, it’s not only how you solve but what you solve too can be deciding factor, that’s why we have attached some of the most prominent questions of  PERCENTAGE . Feel free to clarify, if you have any query, your inputs are always welcome.

  1. Raju has 2000 rupees in his account two years ago in 2016. In the first year he deposited 20 percent of the amount in his account. In the next year he deposited 10 percent of the increased amount in the account. Find the total amount in the account of the person after 2 yearsi.e 2018.
    a) 2650
    b) 2640
    c) 2740
    d) 2840
    e) None of these
  2. If the price of rice is increased by 15%, then by how much the household should decrease their consumption so as to keep his expenditure same.
    a) 15(1/23) %
    b) 17(2/23)%
    c) 19(1/23)%
    d) 20(2/23)%
    e) None of these
  3. 1000 pens need to be distributed equally among the school students in such a way that each student gets pens equal to 10% of total students. Then the number of pens, each student gets.
    a) 10
    b) 12
    c) 14
    d) 16
    e) None of these
  4. In a library 5 percent books are in mathematics, 10 percent of the remaining are in bengali and 15 percent of the remaining are in hindi. The remaining 11628 books are in spanish. Then find the total number of books in the library.
    a) 8000
    b) 12000
    c) 16000
    d) 20000
    e) None of these
  5. RAJU  has to get 40 percent marks to pass an examination. He got 60 marks but fails by 20 marks. Find the maximum marks of the examination.
    a) 150
    b) 200
    c) 300
    d) 400
    e) None of these
  6. A solution contains 10% of sugar by weight. On evaporation 15 litre of water evaporates and now concentration of sugar becomes 20 percent. Find the initial quantity of solution
    a) 20ltr
    b) 30ltr
    c) 40ltr
    d) 50ltr
    e) None of these
  7. The number of seats in a cinema hall is decreased by 12 percent and the price of tickets also decreased by 4 percent. Find the change in the collection of revenue.
    a) decrease 15.52%
    b) decrease 16.52%
    c) decrease 17.52%
    d) decrease 14.325
    e) None of these
  8. A businessman marks the price at 8 percent higher than the original price. Due to the hike in demand he again increases the price by 10 percent. How much percent profit he gets in the transaction.
    a) 17.8%
    b) 18.8%
    c) 19.8%
    d) 20.8%
    e) None of these
  9. The population of Hydrabad  is 15000. It increases by 10 percent in the first year and 20 percent in the second year. But in the third year it decreases by 10 percent. What will be the population after 3 years.
    a) 16820
    b) 15820
    c) 17820
    d) 19820
    e) None of these
  10. One type of liquid contains 20 percent sugar and in other liquid it contains 30 percent sugar. If 4 parts of the first and 6 parts of the second are taken and formed a new liquid M. Find the percentage of sugar in third liquid.
    a) 26
    b) 28
    c) 29
    d) 30
    e) None of these

ANSWER

1 B

2E

3A

4C

5B

6B

7A

8B

9C

10A