Discount Questions and answers

  1. Aptitude
    1. Compound interest
    2. Boat and Stream
    3. Trains
    4. Percentage
    5. Discount
    6. Mixture and Allegation
    7. Unitary Method
    8. Work and Wages
    9. Pipes and Cisterns
    10. Linear Equations
    11. Approximation
    12. Word problems
    13. Number System
    14. Time and Distance
    15. Average
    16. Ratio and Proportions
    17. Profit and Loss
    18. Partnership
    19. Permutation and combination
    20. Probability
    21. Problem on ages
    22. Time and work
    23. Simple and compound interest
    24. Mensuration
    25. Number series
1). On a 20% discount sale, an article costs 596. What was the original price of the article?
A). Rs.720
B). Rs.735
C). Rs.745
D). Rs.775
2). If an electricity bill is paid before due date, one gets a reduction of 4% on the amount of the bill. By paying the bill before due date, a person got a reduction of Rs.13. The amount of his electricity bill was
A). Rs.125
B). Rs.225
C). Rs.325
D). Rs.425
3). If on a marked price, the difference of selling prices with a discount of 30% and two successive discounts of 20% and 10% is Rs.72, then the marked price (in Rs.) is
A). Rs.3600
B). Rs.3000
C). Rs.2500
D). Rs.2400
4). Two successive discounts of 20% and 20% are equivalent to a single discount of
A). 42%
B). 40%
C). 36%
D). 34%
5). Two successive discounts of 20% and 5% are equivalent to a single discount of
A). 25%
B). 24%
C). 18%
D). 15%

6). A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on Selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price and the printed price of the book is
A). 45:56
B). 8:11
C). 47:56
D). 3:4
7). A manufacturer marked an article at Rs.50 and sold it allowing 20% discount. If his profit was 25%, then the cost price of the article was
A). Rs.40
B). Rs.35
C). Rs.32
D). Rs.30
8). A seller marks his goods 30% above their cost price but allows 15% discount for cash payment. His percentage of profit When sold in cash, is
A). 10.50%
B). 15%
C). 9%
D). 8.50%
9). Successive discounts of 10%, 20% and 30% is equivalent to single discount of
A). 60%
B). 49.60%
C). 40.50%
D). 36%
10). By selling an article at \( \Large \frac{3}{4} \)th of the marked price, there is a gain of 25%. The ratio of the marked price and the cost price is
A). 5:3
B). 3:5
C). 3:4
D). 4:3
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