Percentage MCQs (CSS OTS MPT )

Percentage MCQS for preparation. ( IBA PTS ARID )

75% of 120 is equal to _____.

A. 85
B. 60
C. 95
D. 90

A man spends Rs. 3,300/-. This was 75% of his monthly income. His monthly income is ____.

A. 4,000
B. 4,400
C. 4,500
D. 3,500

40% of a number is more than 20% of 650 by 190. Find the number?

A. 600
B. 700
C. 800
D. 900

In a class of 550 students, 42% wish to go to college. How many wish to attend college?

A. 252
B. 210
C. 231
D. 200

18 is 75% of ______.

A. 32
B. 25
C. 34
D. 24

A man buys a toy for Rs.70 after getting a discount of 20%. What was the marked price of the toy?

A. Rs.90
B. Rs.56
C. Rs.87.50
D. Rs.84

A student gets 60, 50 and 90 marks out of 100 in English, Physics and Economics, respectively. How many marks does he need to get in his final paper Maths to obtain overall 72% marks?

A. 88
B. 82
C. 84
D. 86

Imran made a profit of 20 percent in the first year. Next year, he had a loss of 25 percent on the capital he had at the beginning of second year. What was his overall loss?

A. No loss
B. 12 percent
C. 10 percent
D. 5 percent

A number is increased by 10% and then decrease b 10%. The net change in the number is:

A. No increase or Decrease
B. 2% decrease
C. 1% increase
D. 1% decrease

A man spends Rs. 3300. This was 75% of his monthly income. His monthly income is:

A. 4000
B. 4400
C. 5000
D. 5400

What percent of 120 are 90?

A. 25%
B. 50%
C. 75%
D. 33%

If y exceeds x by 20%, then x is less than y by:

A. 16%
B. 16 1/3 %
C. 16 2/3 %
D. 16 3/5 %

After decreasing 24% in the price of an article costs Rs.912. Find the actual cost of an article?

A. 1400
B. 1300
C. 1200
D. 1100

How much 60% of 50 is greater than 40% of 30?

A. 18
B. 13
C. 15
D. 20

How much is 80% of 40 is greater than 4/5 of 25?

A. 4
B. 6
C. 9
D. 12

40% of a number is more than 20% of 650 by 190. Find the number?

A. 600
B. 700
C. 800
D. 900

25% of 30% of 45% is equal to:

A. 0.03375
B. 0.3375
C. 3.375
D. 33.75

60% of a number is added to 120, the result is the same number. Find the number?

A. 300
B. 200
C. 400
D. 500

85% of a number is added to 24, the result is the same number. Find the number?

A. 150
B. 140
C. 130
D. 160

40 is subtracted from 60% of a number, the result is 50. Find the number?

A. 150
B. 140
C. 130
D. 110

96% of the population of a village is 23040. The total population of the village is:

A. 32256
B. 24000
C. 24936
D. 25640

If the price has fallen by 10% what percent of its consumption be: increased so that the expenditure may be the same as before?

A. 11%
B. 10%
C. 11 1/9 %
D. 9 1/11 %

If y exceeds x by 25%, then x is less than y by:

A. 16%
B. 16 1/3 %
C. 20%
D. 16 3/5 %

The salary of Mr. X is 30% more than that of Mr. Y. Find what percent of Mr. Y’s salary is less than Mr. X’s?

A. 30%
B. 25 1/13 %
C. 23 1/13 %
D. 22 1/13 %

In an examination 38% of students fail in English and 61% pass in Urdu and 23% fail in both. Find the actual failure percentage?

A. 46%
B. 61%
C. 54%
D. 70%

Two numbers are respectively 20% and 25% more than a third number. The percentage that is first of the second is:

A. 80%
B. 85%
C. 96%
D. 125%

A sells his goods 50% cheaper than B but 50% dearer than C. The cheapest is:

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. All Alike

The salary of a typist was at first raised by 10% and then the same was reduced by 5%. If he presently draws Rs.1045.What was his original salary?

A. 900
B. 950
C. 1000
D. 975

The tax on a commodity is diminished by 20% and its consumption increased by 15%. The effect on revenue is

A. It increases by 8%
B. It decreases by 8%
C. No change in revenue
D. It increases by 10%

A candidate got 35% of the votes polled and he lost to his rival by 2250 votes. How many votes were cast?

A. 7500
B. 5000
C. 6000
D. 3500

If the price of gold increases by 50%, find by how much the quantity of ornaments must be reduced, so that the expenditure may remain the same as before?

A. 27 2/23 %
B. 33 1/3 %
C. 30%
D. 19%

Subtracting 10% from X is the same as multiplying X by what number?

A. 80%
B. 90%
C. 10%
D. 50%

If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 20% and its denominator is diminished by 25% value of the fraction is 2/15. Find the original fraction.

A. 1/12
B. 1/8
C. 1/6
D. 1/4

An engineering student has to secure 36% marks to pass. He gets 130 marks and fails by 14 marks. The maximum No. of marks obtained by him is

A. 300
B. 400
C. 350
D. 500

A and B’s salaries together amount to Rs. 2,000. A spends 95% of his salary and B spends 85% of his. If now their savings are the same, what is A’s salary?

A. Rs.500
B. Rs.750
C. Rs.1250
D. Rs.1500

5% people of a village in Sri Lanka died by bombardment, 15% of the remainder left the village on account of fear. If now the population is reduced to 3553, how much was it in the beginning?

A. 3800
B. 4200
C. 4400
D. 5500

In a factory, there are 40% technicians and 60% non-technicians. If the 60% of the technicians and 40% of non-technicians are permanent employees, then the percentage of workers who are temporary is

A. 32%
B. 42%
C. 52%
D. 62%

The amount of water (in ml) that should be added to reduce 9 ml. Lotion, containing 50% alcohol, to a lotion containing 30% alcohol, is?

A. 3
B. 4
C. 5
D. 6

The tax on a commodity is diminished by 20% but its consumption is increased by 10%. Find the decrease percent in the revenue derived from it?

A. 20%
B. 18%
C. 15%
D. 12%

At an examination in which full marks were 500. A got 10% less than B, B got 25% more than C and C got 20% less than D. If A got 360 marks, what percentage of full marks was obtained by D?

A. 70%
B. 90%
C. 80%
D. 75%

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