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  • 1 . The sale price of an article including the sale tax is Rs. 726. The rate of sales tax is 10%. If the shopkeeper has made of a profit of 20%, then the cost price of the article is –

    (A). Rs.500

    (B). Rs.515

    (C). Rs.550

    (D). Rs.600

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  • 2 . In the month of January, the Railway police caught 3000 ticketless travellers in February, the number rose by 5%. However, due to contain vigil by the police and the Railway staff, the number reduced by 5% and in April it further reduced by 20%. The total number of ticketless traveller caught in the month of April was :-

    (A). 3125

    (B). 2455

    (C). 3255

    (D). 2394

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  • 3 . It costs Rs. 1, to photocopy a sheet of paper. However 3% discount is allowed on all photocopies done after first 1000 sheets. How much will it cost to copy of 4000 sheets of papers ?

    (A). 4920

    (B). 4970

    (C). 3910

    (D). 3950

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  • 4 . Sunil earns Rs. 18 on the first day and spend Rs. 15 on the next day. He again earns Rs. 18 on the third day and spends Rs. 15 on the fourth day. If he continues to save like this, how soon will he have Rs. 60 in hand?

    (A). On 17th day

    (B). On 29th day

    (C). On 30th day

    (D). On 35th day

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  • 5 . The ratio, in which Sugar casting 119/kg is to be mixed with sugar 139/kg so that the mixed sugar, when sold for Rs. 150 per kg. given a profit of 20% is –

    (A). 3:7

    (B). 7:5

    (C). 7:3

    (D). 3:5

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  • 6 . Chander purchased 25 dozens of toys at the rate of Rs. 420 per dozen. He sold each one of them at the rate of Rs. 39. What was his percentage profit?

    (A). 9.45%

    (B). 10.5%

    (C). 11.43%

    (D). 12.25%

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  • 7 . A lent Rs.7000 to B for 3 years and Rs. 4000 to C for 4 years on simple interest at the same rate of interest and received Rs. 2590 in all from bath of them as interest. The rate of interest per annum is : -

    (A). 5%

    (B). 7%

    (C). 8%

    (D). 9%

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  • 8 . A man sells two laptop at the rate of Rs.35000 each. On one he gains 5% and on the other, he loses 5%. His gain or loss percent in the whole transaction is : -

    (A). no loss, no profit

    (B). 0.25% gain

    (C). 2.5% loss

    (D). 0.25% loss

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  • 9 . A man bought gift at for Rs.10 and sell out 2 for Rs.12. His gain or loss percent is :-

    (A). 25% loss

    (B). 33% loss

    (C). 33% profit

    (D). 25% profit

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  • 10 . A grocer purchase 50kg of Rice at Rs.11 per kg and mixed it with 70kg Rice at Rs.17 per kg. At what rate should he sell the mixture to gain 20%?

    (A). 17.40 per kg.

    (B). 14.50 per kg.

    (C). 15.40 per kg.

    (D). 16.50 per kg.

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