# Mathematics MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) - SchoolingAxis

Que- On decreasing the price of T.V. sets by 30 % its sale is increased by 20 %. What is the effect on the revenue received by the shopkeeper?

a. 10 % increase

b. 10 % decrease

c. 16 % increase

d. 16 % decrease

Que- 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. No change

b. 5 % decrease

c. 4 % increase

d. 4 % decrease

Que- The price of cooking oil has increased by 25 %. The percentage of reduction that a farming should effect in the use of cooking oil so as not to increase the expenditure on this account is________?

a. 0.15

b. 0.2

c. 0.25

d. 0.3

Que- What will be 80 Percent of a number whose 200 percent is 90?

a. 144.0

b. 72.0

c. 36.0

d. none of these

Que- In an election between two candidates, the candidate who gets 30 % of the votes polled is defeated by 15000 votes. The number of votes polled by the winning candidate is:________?

a. 11250.0

b. 15000.0

c. 26250.0

d. 37500.0

Que- In a college election, a candidate secured 62 % of the votes and is elected by a majority of 144 votes. The total number of votes polled is:________?

a. 600.0

b. 800.0

c. 925.0

d. 1200.0

Que- A student who secures 20 % marks in an examination fails by 30 marks. Another student who secures 32 % marks gets 42 marks more than those required to pass. The percentage of marks required to pass is:________?

a. 0.2

b. 0.25

c. 0.28

d. 0.3

Que- 5 % income of a is equal to 15 % income of B and 10 % income of B is equal to 20 % income of C if the income of c is Rs. 200, then total income of A, B and C is :_________?

a. Rs. 6000

b. Rs. 18000

c. Rs. 20000

d. Rs. 14000

Que- 75 % of a number when added to 75 is equal to the number. The number is:_______?

a. 150.0

b. 200.0

c. 225.0

d. 300.0

Que- After spending 40 % in machinery, 25 % in the building, 15 % in raw material and 5 % on furniture, Haris had a balance of Rs. 1305. The money with him was:________?

a. Rs. 6500

b. Rs. 7225

c. Rs. 8700

d. Rs. 1390

Que- A man donated 5 % of his income to a charitable organization and deposited 20 % of the remainder in a bank. If he now has Rs. 1919 left, what is his income?

a. Rs. 2558. 60

b. Rs. 2525

c. Rs. 2500

d. Rs. 2300

Que- Raees credits 15 % of his salary in this fixed deposit account and spends 30 % of the remaining amount on groceries if the cash in hand is Rs. 2380, what is his salary?

a. Rs. 3500

b. Rs. 4000

c. Rs. 4500

d. Rs. 5000

Que- The income of a broker remains uncharged though the rate of commission is increased from 4 % to 5 % the percentage of a slump in business is_______?

a. 0.08

b. 0.01

c. 0.2

d. 0.8

Que- The Price of an article is cut by 10%. To restore it to the former value, the new price must be increased by_______?

a. 0.1

b. 0.09090909090909091

c. 0.1111111111111111

d. 0.11

Que- What percentage of numbers from 1 to 70 have squares that end in the digit 1?

a. 1.0

b. 14.0

c. 20.0

d. 21.0

Que- The number which exceeds 16% of it by 42 is________?

a. 50.0

b. 52.0

c. 58.0

d. 60.0

Que- In a class of 120 students , 45 students received a grade of B.What percent of the class received a grade of B ?

a. 0.75

b. 0.256

c. 0.375

d. 0.185

Que- A company has 7348 bars of soap. If the company sells 20% of its bars of soap .how many bars of soap did it sell?

a. 734.8

b. 1469.6

c. 146950.0

d. 29390.0

Que- If 20 teachers out of a faculty of 80 are transferred, what percentage of the original faculty remains ?

a. 4.0

b. 16.0

c. 60.0

d. 75.0

Que- If 35% of a number is 12 less than 50% of that number, then the number is_________?

a. 40.0

b. 50.0

c. 60.0

d. 80.0

Que- The difference between a number and its two-fifth is 510. What is 10% of that number?

a. 12.75

b. 85.0

c. 204.0

d. None of these

Que- Two-fifth of one-third of three-seventh of a number is 15. What is 40% of that number?

a. 72.0

b. 84.0

c. 136.0

d. None of these

Que- If 20% of a number, then 120% of that number will be_________?

a. 20.0

b. 120.0

c. 360.0

d. 720.0

Que- 45% of 750 – 25% of 480 =__________?

a. 216.0

b. 217.5

c. 236.5

d. 245.0

Que- 3.5 can be expressed in terms of percentage as?

a. 0.0035

b. 0.035

c. 0.35

d. 3.5

Que- The ratio of the prices of three articles X, Y and Z is 8 : 5 : 3. If the prices of X , Y and Z are increased by 25%, 20% and 33 1/3% respectively, then what would be the ratio of the new prices of X, Y and Z?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899

Que- Two tests had the same maximum mark. The pass percentages in the first and the second test were 40% and 45% respectively. A candidate scored 216 marks in the second test and failed by 36 marks in that test. Find the pass mark in the first test?

a. 136.0

b. 128.0

c. 164.0

d. None of these

Que- In an election between two candidates A and B, the number of valid votes received by A exceeds those received by B by 15% of the total number of votes polled. If 20% of the votes polled were invalid and a total of 8720 votes were polled, then how many valid votes did B get?

a. 2160.0

b. 2420.0

c. 2834.0

d. 3150.0

Que- In an office, totally there are 6400 employees and 65% of the total employees are males. 25% of the males in the office are at-least 50 years old. Find the number of males aged below 50 years?

a. 1040.0

b. 2080.0

c. 3120.0

d. 4160.0

Que- The monthly incomes of A and B are in the ratio 5 : 2. B’s monthly income is 12% more than C’s monthly income. If C’s monthly income is Rs. 15000, then find the annual income of A?

a. Rs. 420000

b. Rs. 180000

c. Rs. 201600

d. Rs. 504000

Que- There are three numbers. 5/7th of the first number is equal to 48% of the second number. The second number is 1/9th of the third number. If the third number is 1125, then find 25% of the first number?

a. 168.0

b. 84.0

c. 42.0

d. 21.0

Que- There are two numbers. If 40% of the first number is added to the second number, then the second number increases to its five-fourth. Find the ratio of the first number to the second number?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 01-Jan-1900

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899

Que- Anees spends 40% of his income on rent, 30% of the remaining on medicines and 20% of the remaining on education. If he saves Rs. 840 every month, then find his monthly salary?

a. Rs. 1800

b. Rs. 2000

c. Rs. 2200

d. Rs. 2500

Que- In a group of 80 children and 10 youngsters, each child got sweets that are 15% of the total number of children and each youngster got sweets that are 25% of the total number of children. How many sweets were there?

a. 1160.0

b. 1100.0

c. 1080.0

d. 1210.0

Que- There is a 30% increase in the price of an article in the first year, a 20% decrease in the second year and a 10% increase in the next year. If the final price of the article is Rs. 2288, then what was the price of the article initially?

a. Rs. 1500

b. Rs. 1800

c. Rs. 2000

d. Rs. 2400

Que- In an election only two candidates contested. A candidate secured 70% of the valid votes and won by a majority of 172 votes. Find the total number of valid votes?

a. 430.0

b. 570.0

c. 480.0

d. 520.0

Que- In a class of 140 students, 60% of them passed. By what percent is the number of students who passed more than the number of failed students?

a. 0.8

b. 0.2

c. 0.4

d. 0.5

Que- 40% of Raees marks is equal to 20% of Rahim’s marks which percent is equal to 30% of Rehman’s marks. If Rehman’s marks is 80, then find the average marks of Raees and Rahim?

a. 60.0

b. 70.0

c. 80.0

d. 90.0

Que- Moons salary was first increased by 20% and then decreased by 20%. If his present salary is Rs. 7200, then what was his original salary?

a. Rs. 8000

b. Rs. 7500

c. Rs. 7400

d. Rs. 7200

Que- If 25% of x is 15 less than 15% of 1500, then x is?

a. 720.0

b. 750.0

c. 820.0

d. 840.0

Que- Amir saves 32% of his monthly salary. If he spends Rs. 27200, then find his savings?

a. 15400.0

b. 14300.0

c. 13200.0

d. 12800.0

Que- If two positive numbers are in the ratio 1/8 : 1/5, then by what percent is the second number more than the first?

a. 0.4

b. 0.33333333333333337

c. 0.6

d. 0.6666666666666667

Que- If the price of an article went up by 20%, then by what percent should it be brought down to bring it back to its original price?

a. 0.16666666666666666

b. 0.2

c. 0.22333333333333333

d. 0.15

Que- If P gets 25% more than Q, then by what percent does Q get less than P?

a. 0.33333333333333337

b. 0.3

c. 0.2

d. 0.16666666666666666

Que- If 30% of a number exceeds 20% of it by 18, then find the number?

a. 120.0

b. 200.0

c. 180.0

d. 150.0

Que- When the numerator of a fraction is decreased by 25% and its denominator is decreased by 20%, the new fraction obtained is 3/4. Find the original fraction?

a. 05-Apr-2020

b. 04-Jul-2020

c. 05-Jun-2020

d. None of these

Que- Bilal spends 45% of his monthly income on household items, 25% of his monthly income on buying cloths, 7.5% of his monthly income on medicines and saves the remaining amount which is Rs. 9000. Find his monthly income.

a. Rs. 40000

b. Rs. 36000

c. Rs. 50000

d. Rs. 45000

Que- If 15% of 30% of 50% of a number is 90, then what is the number?

a. 4000.0

b. 3050.0

c. 4400.0

d. 4500.0

Que- If A got 80 marks and B got 60 marks, then what percent of A’s mark is B’s mark?

a. 0.6

b. 0.8

c. 0.65

d. 0.75

Que- 3/20 is what percent of 12/25?

a. 0.4275

b. 0.3125

c. 0.355

d. 0.405

Que- 80 is what percent of 64?

a. 0.85

b. 1.2

c. 0.75

d. 1.25

Que- 64 is what percent of 80?

a. 0.8

b. 0.7

c. 0.6

d. 0.64

Que- What percent of 125 is 16?

a. 0.10400000000000001

b. 0.126

c. 0.112

d. None of these

Que- Find the 37.5% of 976 =_______?

a. 324.0

b. 388.0

c. 366.0

d. 372.0

Que- When 5% is lost in grinding wheat, a country has to import 20 million bags; but when only 2% is lost, it has to import only 15 million bags. Find the quantity of wheat, which grows in the country?

a. 133 1/3 m

b. 150 m

c. 106 2/3 m

d. 166 2/3 m

Que- A person was asked to subtract 25% of a number from the original but he subtracted 25 from the number. His answer was 25 more than correct one. What was the original number?

a. 160.0

b. 180.0

c. 225.0

d. 200.0

Que- In a school of 850 boys, 44% of Muslims, 28% Hindus, 10% Sikhs and the remaining of other communities. How many belonged to the other communities?

a. 173.0

b. 163.0

c. 153.0

d. 143.0

Que- A person spends 1/5th of his income on the education of his children, and 20% of the remaining on food. If he is left with Rs.576 find his income?

a. Rs.900

b. Rs.800

c. Rs.500

d. Rs.1000

Que- In an examination, 47% failed in English and 54% failed in Mathematics. Find the pass percentage in both the subjects if 31% failed in both the subjects?

a. 0.7

b. 0.37

c. 0.53

d. 0.3