# Percentage

## Trending Questions

**Q.**A number is mistakenly divided by 5 instead of being multiplied by 5. Find the percentage change in the result due to this mistake.

- 96%
- 95%
- 2400%
- None of these

**Q.**The population of a village is 5500. If the number of males increases by 11% and the number of females increases by 20%, then the population becomes 6330. Find the population of females

- 2500
- 3000
- 2000
- 3500

**Q.**

Three successive discounts of $6\%,10\%,15\%$ is equal to a single discount of:

$25\%$

$28.90\%$

$28.09\%$

$30\%$

**Q.**Mr. Rajesh is worried about the balance of his monthly budget. The price of petrol has increased by 40%. By what percent should he reduce the consumption of petrol so that he is able to balance his budget?

- 33.33
- 28.56
- 25
- None of these

**Q.**The length, breadth and height of a room in the shape of a cuboid are increased by 10%, 20% and 50% respectively. Find the percentage change in the volume of the cuboid.

- 77%
- 75%
- 88%
- 98%

**Q.**If the side of a square is increased by 30%, its area is increased by

- 49%
- 69%
- 79%
- None of these

**Q.**The salary of Amit is 30% more than that of Varun. Find by what percentage is the salary of Varun than that of Amit?

- 26.12%
- 23.07%
- 21.23%
- None of these

**Q.**In a mixture of 80 liters of milk and water, 25% of the mixture is milk. How much water should be added to the mixture so that milk becomes 20% of the mixture?

- 20 liters
- 15 liters
- 25 liters
- None of these

**Q.**Which of the following is the largest number?

- 20% of 200
- 7% of 500
- 1300% of 3
- 600% of 7

**Q.**Ram spends 20% of his monthly income on his hold expenditure, 15% of the rest of books, 30% the rest on clothes and saves the rest. On count he comes to know that he has finally saved Rs 9520

Find his monthly income.

- 10000
- 15000
- 20000
- None of these

**Q.**If the numerator of a fraction be increased by 15% and its denominator be dimimished by 8%, the value of the fraction becomes 1516.

The original fraction is

- 35
- 34
- 37
- 23

**Q.**The value of a machine is Rs. 6250. It decreases 10% during the first year, 20% during the second year and 30% during the third year. What will be the value of the machine after 3 years?

- Rs. 2650
- Rs. 3050
- Rs. 3150
- None of these

**Q.**In an examination, there were 2000 candidates of which 900 candidates were boys and rest were girls. If 32% of the boys 38% of the girls passes then the total percentage of failed candidates is

- 35.3%
- 64.7%
- 68.5%
- 70%

**Q.**Ram sells his goods 25% cheaper than Shyam 25% dearer than Bram. How much percentage Bram's goods cheaper than Shyam's?

- 33.33%
- 50%
- 66.66%
- 40%

**Q.**From a container having pure milk, 20% is replaced by water and the process is repeated thrice. At the end of the third operation, the milk is:

- 40% pure
- 50% pure
- 51.2% pure
- 58.8% pure

**Q.**A reduction of 21% in the price of wheat enables a person to buy 10.5kg more for Rs. 100. What is the reduced price per kg?

- 2
- 2.25
- 2.30
- 2.50

**Q.**Water tax is increased by 20% but its consumption is decreased by 20%. The increase or decrease in the expenditure is

- 4% decrease
- 4% increase
- 8% decrease
- 8% increase

**Q.**If the price of gold increases by 30%, find by how much the quantity of ornaments must be reduced so that the expenditure may remain same as before?

- 2723 %
- 23113 %
- 30 %
- 19 %

**Q.**A landowner increased the length and the breadth of a rectangular plot by 10% and 20% respectively. Find the percentage change in the cost of the plot assuming land prices are uniform throughout his plot.

- 33%
- 35%
- 22.22%
- None of these

**Q.**In an election between 2 candidates, Ravikant gets 65% of the total valid votes. If the total votes were 6000, what is the number of valid votes that the other candidate Shailendra gets if 25% of the total votes were declared invalid?

- 1625
- 1575
- 1675
- 1525

**Q.**Rajiv wanted to subtract 5 from a number. Unfortunately, he added 5 instead of subtract. Find the percentage change in the result.

- 300%
- 66.66%
- 50%
- Cannot be determined

**Q.**The salaries of A and B together amount to Rs.. 2000. A spend 95% of his salary and B, 85% of his. If now, their savings are same, what is A's salary?

- Rs. 1500
- Rs. 1250
- Rs. 750
- Rs. 1600

**Q.**5/9 part of the population in a village are males. If 30% of the males are married, the percentage of unmarried females in the total population is:

- 70%
- 40%
- 2779%
- 20%

**Q.**Out of the total production of iron from hematite ore of iron, 20% of the ore gets wasted, and the remaining ore, only 25% is pure iron. If the iron obtained in a year from a mine of hematite 80, 000 kg, then the quantity of hematite mined that mine in the year is

- 5, 00, 000 kg
- 4, 00, 000 kg
- 4, 50, 000 kg
- None of these

**Q.**The price of sugar is reduced by 25% but inspite of the decrease, Aayush ends up increasing his expenditure on sugar by 20%. What is the percentage change in his monthly consumption of sugar?

- +60%
- -10%
- +33.33%
- 50%

**Q.**An ore contains 25% of an alloy that has 90% Other than this, in the remaining 75% of the there is no iron. How many kilograms of the ore needed to obtain 60 kg of pure iron?

- 250 kg
- 275 kg
- 300 kg
- 266.66 kg

**Q.**A man's wages were decreased by 50%. The reduced wages were increased by 50%. He had a loss of

- 35%
- 25%
- 20%
- None of these

**Q.**The radius of a sphere is increased 10%. The surface area increases by

- 21%
- 31%
- 41%
- None of these

**Q.**The tax on a commodity is diminished by 10% and its consumption increases by 10%. Find the effects on revenue.

- 1% increase
- 2% increase
- 3% decrease
- None of these

**Q.**The price of an articles is cut by 20%. To restore it to its original price, the new price must be increased by

- 20%
- 22.5%
- 25%
- 40%