# Discount Questions with Solutions

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## Discount Questions

In this article Discount Questions with Solutions, Our goal is to break down the complexities of discount calculations, offer step-by-step solutions, and provide practical insights to tackle a wide array of discount-related scenarios. From simple percentage discounts to more intricate cases involving multiple discounts, compound discounts, and comparison shopping, we'll cover it all.

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## Discount Questions with Solutions

** Q : **

**The printed price of a book is 320. A retailer pays 244.80 for it. He gets successive discounts of 10% and an another rate. His second rate is-**

(A) 15%

(B) 16%

(C) 14%

(D) 12%

Correct Answer : A

Explanation :

**Q :**

A sofa-set listed at ₹ 800 is sold to a retailer at successive discounts of 25% and 15% by the wholesaler. Then the cost price of the sofa-set for retailer is-

(A) 500

(B) 510

(C) 550

(D) 560

Correct Answer : B

Explanation :

**Q :**

Alex sold his goods after announcing two successive discounts of 30% each. The effective discount altogether is-

(A) 52%

(B) 49%

(C) 50%

(D) 51%

Correct Answer : D

Explanation :

**Q :**

A dealer buys a table listed at ₹ 1,500 and gets successive discounts of 20% and 10%. He spends ₹ 20 on transportation and sells at a profit of 20%. Find the selling price of the table (in rupee).

(A) 1200

(B) 1230

(C) 1320

(D) 1080

Correct Answer : C

Explanation :

**Q :**

A dealer buys a table listed at Rs 1,500 and gets successive discounts of 20% and 10%. He spends Rs. 20 on transportation and sells it at a profit of 20%. The selling price of the table is

(A) Rs.1320

(B) Rs.1350

(C) Rs.1360

(D) Rs.1380

Correct Answer : A

Explanation :

**Q :**

A shop keeper purchased a chair marked at ₹ 800, at two successive discounts of 10 % and 15% respectively. He spent ₹ 28 on transportation and sold the chair for ₹ 800. His gain percent is:

(A) 40 %

(B) 30 %

(C) 25 %

(D) 14 %

Correct Answer : C

Explanation :

**Q :**

If on a marked price the difference of selling prices with a discount of 30% and two successive discounts of 20% and 10% is 72, then the marked price (in rupees) is

(A) 3,600

(B) 3,000

(C) 2,500

(D) 2,400

Correct Answer : A

Explanation :

**Q :**

The difference between a discount of 30% on ₹ 2,000 and two successive discounts of 25% and 5% on the same amount is

(A) ₹ 25

(B) ₹ 40

(C) ₹ 30

(D) ₹ 35

Correct Answer : A

Explanation :

**Q :**

The difference between B a discount of 30% on ₹2,000 and two successive discounts of 25% and 5% on the same amount is

(A) ₹30

(B) ₹35

(C) ₹25

(D) ₹40

Correct Answer : C

Explanation :

**Q :**

The marked price of a T.V. is ₹16,000. After two successive discounts it is sold for ₹11,400. If the first discount is 5%, then the rate of second discount is

(A) 15%

(B) 20%

(C) 30%

(D) 25%

Correct Answer : D

Explanation :