# Mathematics MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) - SchoolingAxis

Que- If the selling price of 50 articles is equal to the cost price of 40 articles, then the loss or gain percent is:

a. 20% loss

b. 20% gain

c. 25% loss

d. 25% gain

Que- If the cost price of 12 pens is equal to the selling price of 8 pens, the gain percent is:

a. 0.25

b. 0.33333333333333337

c. 0.5

d. 0.6666666666666667

Que- The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?

a. Rs. 2000

b. Rs. 2200

c. Rs. 2400

d. None of these

Que- The profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 832 is equal to the loss incurred when the same article is sold for Rs. 448. What should be the sale price for making 50% profit?

a. Rs. 920

b. Rs. 960

c. Rs. 1060

d. Rs. 1200

Que- In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?

a. 0.3

b. 0.7

c. 1.0

d. 2.5

Que- If selling price is doubled, the profit triples. Find the profit percent:

a. 66.66666666666667

b. 100.0

c. 105.33333333333333

d. 120.0

Que- A man gains 20% by selling an article for a certain price. If the sells it at double the price, the percentage of profit will be:________?

a. 40.0

b. 100.0

c. 120.0

d. 140.0

Que- The ratio between the sale price and the cost price of an article is 7:5. What is the ratio between the profit and the cost price of that article?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. None of these

Que- The ratio of the cost price and the selling price is 4:5. The profit percent is:__________?

a. 0.1

b. 0.2

c. 0.25

d. 0.3

Que- Jameel brought a scooter for a certain sum of money. He spent 10% of the cost on repairs and sold the scooter for a profit of Rs. 1100. How much did he spend on repairs if he made a profit of 20%?

a. Rs. 400

b. Rs. 440

c. Rs. 500

d. Rs. 550

Que- The sale price of an article including the sales tax is Rs. 616. The rate of sales tax is 10%. If the shopkeeper has made a profit of 12%, then the cost price of the article is:

a. Rs. 500

b. Rs. 515

c. Rs. 550

d. Rs. 600

Que- Samad purchased 20 dozens of toys at the rate of Rs. 375 per dozen. He sold each one of them at the rate of Rs. 33. What was his percentage profit?

a. 3.5

b. 4.5

c. 5.6

d. 6.5

Que- A shopkeeper purchased 70 kg of potatoes for Rs. 420 and sold the whole lot at the rate of Rs. 6.50 per kg. What will be his gain percent?

a. 0.041666666666666664

b. 0.06166666666666666

c. 0.08333333333333333

d. 0.2

Que- The successive discounts 20% and 15% are equal to a single discount of__________?

a. 0.35

b. 0.38

c. 0.32

d. 0.29

Que- Rahat purchased a refrigerator for Rs. 12500 after getting a discount of 20% on the labelled price. He spent Rs. 125 on transport and Rs. 250 on installation. At what price should it be sold so that the profit earned would be 10% if no discount was offered?

a. Rs. 16500

b. Rs. 15525

c. Rs. 17000

d. Rs. 17600

Que- Mahad marks an article 15% above the cost price of Rs. 540. What must be his discount percentage if he sells it at Rs. 496.80?

a. 0.18

b. 0.21

c. 0.2

d. 0.19

Que- An article was sold after a discount of 20% and there was a gain of 20%. If the profit made on it was Rs. 6 less than the discount offered on it, find its selling price?

a. Rs. 72

b. Rs. 90

c. Rs. 66

d. Rs. 96

Que- A trader marks his articles 20% more than the cost price. If he allows 20% discount, then find his gain or loss percent?

a. No profit No loss

b. 4% profit

c. 2% loss

d. None of these

Que- Mahad sold an article for Rs. 18000. Had he offered a discount of 10% on the selling price, he would have earned a profit of 8%. What is the cost price of the article?

a. Rs. 15000

b. Rs. 16200

c. Rs. 14700

d. Rs. 15900

Que- Rayyan purchased a refrigerator and a mobile phone for Rs. 15000 and Rs. 8000 respectively. He sold the refrigerator at a loss of 4 percent and the mobile phone at a profit of 10 percent. Overall he make a________?

a. loss of Rs. 200

b. loss of Rs. 100

c. profit of Rs. 100

d. profit of Rs. 200

Que- A shopkeeper sells 400 metres of cloth for Rs. 18000 at a loss of Rs.5 per metre. Find his cost price for one metre of cloth?

a. Rs. 45

b. Rs. 40

c. Rs. 35

d. Rs. 50

Que- The value of a machine depreciates at 20% per annum. If its present value is Rs. 1,50,000, at what price should it be sold after two years such that a profit of Rs. 24,000 is made?

a. Rs. 1,10,000

b. Rs. 1,20,000

c. Rs. 1,24,000

d. Rs. 1,21,000

Que- After allowing a discount of 15% on the marked price, the selling price is Rs. 6800 for an article. If it was sold at marked price, there would have been a profit of 60%. The cost price of the article is?

a. Rs. 6400

b. Rs. 5600

c. Rs. 5000

d. Rs. 4800

Que- A shopkeeper sells 20% of his stock at 10% profit ans sells the remaining at a loss of 5%. He incurred an overall loss of Rs. 400. Find the total worth of the stock?

a. Rs. 25000

b. Rs. 20000

c. Rs. 15000

d. Rs. 22000

Que- A fruit vendor purchased 20 dozens of bananas at Rs. 15 per dozen. But one-fourth of the bananas were rotten and had to be thrown away. He sold two-third of the remaining bananas at Rs. 22.50 per dozen. At what price per dozen should he sell the remaining bananas to make neither a profit nor a loss?

a. Rs. 20

b. Rs. 15

c. Rs. 22.50

d. Rs. 7.50

Que- By selling 99 pens, a trader gains the cost of 33 pens. Find his gain percentage?

a. 0.33333333333333337

b. 0.5

c. 0.25

d. 0.6666666666666667

Que- A dealer purchases 15 articles for Rs. 25 and sells 12 articles for Rs. 30. Find the profit percentage?

a. 0.25

b. 0.5

c. 0.2

d. 0.05

Que- If the cost price of 50 articles is equal to the selling price of 40 articles, then the gain or loss percent is?

a. 20% loss

b. 20% profit

c. 10% profit

d. None of these

Que- If a trader sold two cars each at Rs. 325475 and gains 12% on the first and loses 12% on the second, then his profit or loss percent on the whole is_______?

a. 1.44% loss

b. 14.4% profit

c. 14.4% loss

d. 0.0

Que- Rehman mixed 24 kg of butter at Rs. 150 per kg with 36 kg butter at the rate of Rs. 125 per kg. At what price per kg should he sell the mixture to make a profit of 40% in the transaction?

a. Rs. 135

b. Rs. 162

c. Rs. 189

d. Rs. 198

Que- If an article is sold at 19% profit instead of 12% profit, then the profit would be Rs. 105 more. What is the cost price?

a. Rs. 1505

b. Rs. 1510

c. Rs. 1500

d. Rs. 1490

Que- A shopkeeper loses 15%, if an article is sold for Rs. 102. What should be the selling price of the article to gain 20%?

a. Rs. 150

b. Rs. 144

c. Rs. 138

d. Rs. 132

Que- A trader sells 85 meters of cloth for Rs. 8925 at the profit of Rs. 15 per metre of cloth. What is the cost price of one metre of cloth?

a. Rs. 80

b. Rs. 85

c. Rs. 90

d. Rs. 95

Que- Raheem bought an old car for Rs. 42000. He spent Rs. 13000 on repairs and sold it for Rs. 64900. What is his profit percent?

a. 0.14

b. 0.16

c. 0.18

d. 0.22

Que- A person purchased a TV set for Rs. 16000 and a DVD player for Rs. 6250. He sold both the items together for Rs. 31150. What percentage of profit did he make?

a. 0.3

b. 0.35

c. 0.4

d. 0.45

Que- The owner of a furniture shop charges his customer 24% more than the cost price. If a customer paid Rs. 8339 for a computer table, then what was the cost price of the computer table?

a. Rs. 5725

b. Rs. 5275

c. Rs. 6275

d. Rs. 6725

Que- A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at Cost Price but still gets 20% profit by using a false weight. What weight does he substitute for a kilogram?

a. 855 1/2 grams

b. 833 1/3 grams

c. 833 1/2 grams

d. 875 2/7 grams

Que- A shopkeeper buys mangoes at the rate of 4 a rupee and sells them at 3 a rupee. Find his net profit or loss percent?

a. 0.2

b. 0.28

c. 0.33333333333333337

d. 0.3528571428571428

Que- A shopkeeper sells two articles at Rs.1000 each, making a profit of 20% on the first article and a loss of 20% on the second article. Find the net profit or loss that he makes?

a. neither profit nor loss

b. 0.03

c. 0.05

d. 0.04

Que- A shopkeeper buys two articles for Rs.1000 each and then sells them, making 20% profit on the first article and 20% loss on second article. Find the net profit or loss percent?

a. neither profit nor loss

b. 0.01

c. 0.02

d. 0.03

Que- By selling an article at Rs.800, a shopkeeper makes a profit of 25%. At what price should he sell the article so as to make a loss of 25%?

a. Rs.600

b. Rs.480

c. Rs.500

d. Rs.450

Que- By selling an article at Rs.600, a profit of 25% is made. Find its cost price?

a. Rs.350

b. Rs.400

c. Rs.573

d. Rs.480

Que- A person buys an article at Rs.500. At what price should he sell the article so as to make a profit of 20%?

a. Rs.600

b. Rs.500

c. Rs.250

d. Rs.700

Que- A man buys milk at a certain rate per liter and after adding water to it sells the mixture at the same rate. Find in what ration he much mix water to milk so as to gain 20% on his outlay?

a. 31-Dec-1899

b. 31-Dec-1899

c. 31-Dec-1899

d. 31-Dec-1899

Que- A trader marked the price of the T.V. 30% above the cost price of the T.V. and gave the purchaser 10% discount on the marked price, thereby gaining Rs.340. Find the cost price of the T.V?

a. Rs.2250

b. Rs.2000

c. Rs.2150

d. Rs.2200

Que- A trader marked the price of a car 20% above the cost price and allowed the purchaser 5% discount on the marked price there by gained Rs.8400. Find the cost price of the car?

a. Rs.60000

b. Rs.75000

c. Rs.68400

d. Rs.78400

Que- At what price must an article costing Rs.47.50 be marked in order that after deducting 5% from the list price. It may be sold at a profit of 25% on the cost price?

a. Rs.62.50

b. Rs.72.50

c. Rs.75.00

d. Rs.80.00

Que- A dealer purchased an article at 3/4 of its list price and sold 50% more than the list price. Find his gain percent?

a. 0.75

b. 0.5

c. 1.0

d. 0.8

Que- Oranges are bought at 11 for a rupee and an equal number more at 9 a rupee. If these are sold at 10 for a rupee, find the loss or gain percent?

a. 1% gain

b. 2% gain

c. 1% loss

d. 2% loss

Que- If goods be purchased for Rs.840 and one-fourth be sold at a loss of 20% at what gain percent should the remainder be sold so as to gain 20% on the whole transaction?

a. 0.3

b. 0.33

c. 0.33333333333333337

d. 0.35

Que- A person bought an article and sold it at a loss of 10%. If he had bought it for 20% less and sold it for Rs.75 less, he could have gained 25%. What is the cost price?

a. Rs.250

b. Rs.225

c. Rs.275

d. Rs.200

Que- A man buys an article and sells it at a profit of 20%. If he had bought it at 20% less and sold it for Rs.75 less, he could have gained 25%. What is the cost price?

a. Rs.370

b. Rs.375

c. Rs.350

d. Rs.300

Que- I bought two books; for Rs.480. I sold one at a loss of 15% and other at a gain of 19% and then I found each book was sold at the same price. Find the cost of the book sold at a loss?

a. Rs.28

b. Rs.280

c. Rs.140

d. Rs.70

Que- A man sells two articles for Rs.3600 each and he gains 30% on the first and loses 30% on the next. Find his total gain or loss?

a. 9% loss

b. 400.0

c. 4000.0

d. 324.0

Que- A man buys two articles for Rs.1980 each and he gains 10% on the first and loses 10% on the next. Find his total gain or loss percent?

a. 1% gain

b. 1% loss

c. 10% loss

d. no gain or no loss

Que- A reduction of 20% in the price of salt enables a lady to obtain 10 kgs more for Rs.100, find the original price per kg?

a. 3.5

b. 2.6666666666666665

c. 2.5

d. 3.0

Que- A reduction of 25% in the price of oil enables a house wife to obtain 5kgs more for Rs.800, what is the reduced price for kg?

a. Rs.20

b. Rs.30

c. Rs.40

d. Rs.25

Que- A reduction of 40% in the price of bananas would enable a man to obtain 64 more for Rs.40, what is reduced price per dozen?

a. Rs.5

b. Rs.4

c. Rs.2

d. Rs.3

Que- A man purchases 8 pens for Rs.9 and sells 9 pens for Rs.8, how much profit or loss does he make?

a. 20.98% profit

b. 20.98% loss

c. 20.89% profit

d. 20.89% loss

Que- A dishonest dealer professes to sell goods at the cost price but uses a false weight and gains 25%. Find his false weight age?

a. 700 gms

b. 750 gms

c. 800 gms

d. 850 gms

Que- Ramees professes to sell his goods at the cost price but he made use of 900 grms instead of a kg, what is the gain percent?

a. 0.11

b. 0.11222222222222222

c. 0.1111111111111111

d. 0.1

Que- A dishonest dealer professes to sell goods at the cost price but uses a weight of 800 grams per kg, what is his percent?

a. 0.2

b. 0.25

c. 0.3

d. 0.15

Que- A tradesman by means of his false balance defrauds to the extent of 20%? in buying goods as well as by selling the goods. What percent does he gain on his outlay?

a. 0.2

b. 0.45

c. 0.44

d. 0.48