Profit and Loss Questions Practice Question and Answer

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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

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    Rs.1320
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    Rs.1350
    Correct
    Wrong
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    Rs.1360
    Correct
    Wrong
  • 4
    Rs.1380
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    Wrong
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Answer : 1. "Rs.1320 "
Explanation :

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A store sells a watch for a profit of 25% of the cost. Then the percentage of profit against selling price is-

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    22%
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    20%
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    18%
    Correct
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    15%
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Answer : 2. "20%"
Explanation :

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If the profit on selling an article for Rs. 425 is the same as the loss on selling it for Rs. 355, then the cost price of the article is 

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    Rs. 390
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    Rs. 380
    Correct
    Wrong
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    Rs. 400
    Correct
    Wrong
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    Rs. 440
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Answer : 1. "Rs. 390"
Explanation :

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By selling an article for Rs. 450, I lose 20%. For what price should I sell it to gain 20% ? 

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    Rs. 470
    Correct
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    Rs. 562.50
    Correct
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    Rs. 490
    Correct
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    Rs. 675
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Answer : 4. "Rs. 675 "
Explanation :

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There is 10% loss if an article is sold at Rs. 270. Then the cost price of the article is

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    Rs 320
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    Rs. 250
    Correct
    Wrong
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    Rs. 300
    Correct
    Wrong
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    Rs. 270
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Answer : 1. "Rs 320 "
Explanation :

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A fruit merchant makes a profit of 25% by selling mangoes at a certain price. If he charges Re. 1 more on each mango, he would gain 50%. At first the price of one mango was

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    Rs. 4
    Correct
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    Rs. 6
    Correct
    Wrong
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    Rs. 5
    Correct
    Wrong
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    Rs. 7
    Correct
    Wrong
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Answer : 3. "Rs. 5 "
Explanation :

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Pooja wants to sell a watch at a profit of 20%. She bought it at 10% less and sold it at ₹ 30 less, but still she gained 20%. The cost price of watch is

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    ₹ 250
    Correct
    Wrong
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    ₹ 225
    Correct
    Wrong
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    ₹ 240
    Correct
    Wrong
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    ₹ 220
    Correct
    Wrong
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Answer : 1. "₹ 250 "
Explanation :

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A merchant loses 10% by selling an article. If the cost price of the article is ₹ 15, then the selling price of the article is 

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    ₹ 12.30
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    ₹ 13.50
    Correct
    Wrong
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    ₹ 13.20
    Correct
    Wrong
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    ₹ 16.50
    Correct
    Wrong
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Answer : 2. "₹ 13.50"
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