# Percentage UPSC Questions

## Percentage MCQ Questions

1.

If Sohan, while selling two goats at the same price, makes a profit of 10% on one goat and suffers a loss of 10% on the other.

UPSC-2014

A.

has makes no profit and no loss.

B.

he makes a profit of 1%.

C.

he suffers a loss of 1%.

D.

he suffers a loss of 2%.

C. he suffers a loss of 1%.

2.

A and B decide to travel from place X to place Y by bus. A has â‚¹ 10 with him and he finds that it is 80% of the bus fare for two persons. B finds that he has â‚¹ 3 with him and hands it over to A. In this context, which one of the following statements is correct?

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A.

Now the money A has is just enough to buy two tickets.

B.

A still needs â‚¹ 2 for buying the tickets.

C.

After buying the two tickets A will be left with 50 paise.

D.

The money A now has is still not sufficient to buy two tickets.

C. After buying the two tickets A will be left with 50 paise.

3.

As per agreement with a bank, a businessman had to refund a loan in some equal instalments without interest. After paying 18 instalments he found that 60 percent of his loan was refunded. How many instalments werethere in the agreement?

UPSC-2014

A.

22

B.

24

C.

30

D.

33

C. 30

4.

When 70% of a number x is added to another number the sum becomes 165% of the value of y When 60% of the number x is added to another number z, then the sum becomes 165% of the value of Z. Which one of the following is correct?

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A.

z<x<y

B.

x<y<z

C.

y<x<z

D.

z<y<x

A. z<x<y

5.

Two candidates X and Y contested an election. 80% of voters cast their vote and there were no invalid votes. There was no NOTA (None of the above) option. X got 56% of the votes cast and won by 1440 votes. What is the total number of voters in the voters list?

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A.

15000

B.

12000

C.

9600

D.

5000

A. 15000

6.

The increase in the price of a certain item was 25%. Then the price was decreased by 20% and then again increased by 10%. What is the resultant increase in the price?

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A.

5%

B.

10%

C.

12-5%

D.

15%