401

After 38 liters of petrol were poured into the tank, it was still 5% empty. How much petrol must be poured into the tank in order to fill it choose which one is correct?

A. 38 liters

B. 40 liters

C. 38.5 liters

402

A candidate who gets 30% of the marks fails by 50 marks. But another candidate who gets 45% marks gets 25 marks more than necessary for passing. Find the number of marks for passing choose which one is correct?

A. 150

C. 250

D. 275

403

A man saves 20% of his monthly salary. If an account of dearness of things he is to increase his monthly expenses by 20%, he is only able to save Rs. 200 per month. What is his monthly salary choose which one is correct?

B. Rs.25000

C. Rs.7500

D. Rs.8500

404

Two numbers are 30% and 37% are less than a third number .How much percent is the second number less than the first choose which one is correct?

A. 15%

B. 12%

D. 5%

405

The price of an article has been reduced by 25%. In order to restore the original price the new price must be increased by________ choose which one is correct?

B. 9 1/11 %

C. 11 1/9 %

D. 66 2/3 %

E. None

406

If cost of sugar increases by 25%. How much percent consumption of sugar should be decreased in order to keep expenditure fixed choose which one is correct?

A. 10%

B. 15%

D. 25%

E. None

407

Nawaz Sharif spends 10% of his income in house rent, 20% of the rest on his children’s education, 25% of the rest miscellaneous causes. If he now possess Rs. 1944 then his income is_______ choose which one is correct?

B. Rs.4000

C. Rs.4500

D. Rs.3000

408

Masood’s salary is reduced by 10% and then reduced salary is increased by 10%. Find ,how Is his present salary less compared to his previous salary choose which one is correct?

A. Nothing

B. 10%

D. 5%

409

There were two candidates in an election. Winner candidate received 62% of votes and won the election by 288 votes. Find the number of votes casted to the winning candidate choose which one is correct?

A. 456

C. 912

D. 1200

410

If the population of a certain city increases at the rate of 5%. If population in 1981 was 138915, then the population in 1978 was__________ choose which one is correct?

B. 1,10,000

C. 1,00,000

D. 90,000

411

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 choose which one is correct?

A. 70%

B. 90%

D. 75%

412

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 choose which one is correct?

A. 20%

B. 18%

C. 15%

413

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__________ choose which one is correct?

A. 3

B. 4

C. 5

414

A mixture of 70 liters of wine and water contains 10% water. How much water must be added to make water 12 ½% of the total mixture choose which one is correct?

A. 12 liters

B. 10 liters

C. 4 liters

415

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________ choose which one is correct?

A. 32%

B. 42%

D. 62%

416

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 choose which one is correct?

A. 3800

B. 4200

D. 5500

417

salesman’s terms were changed from a flat commission of 5% on all his sales to a fixed salary of Rs.1000 plus 2.5% commission on all sales exceeding Rs. 4,000. If his remuneration as per the new scheme was Rs. 600 more than that by the previous scheme, his sales were worth choose which one is correct?

A. Rs. 14,000

C. Rs. 30,000

D. Rs. 40,000

418

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

A. Rs.500

B. Rs.750

C. Rs.1250

419

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_________ choose which one is correct?

A. 300

C. 350

D. 500

420

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

B. 1/8

C. 1/6

D. 1/4

421

Subtracting 10% from X is the same as multiplying X by what number choose which one is correct?

A. 80%

C. 10%

D. 50%

422

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 choose which one is correct?

A. 27 2/23 %

C. 30%

D. 19%

423

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

B. 5000

C. 6000

D. 3500

424

The tax on a commodity is diminished by 20% and its consumption increases by 15%. The

effect on revenue is_________ choose which one is correct?

A. It increases by 8%

B. It decreases by 8% (Answer)

C. No change in revenue

D. It increases by 10%

E. None

425

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 choose which one is correct?

A. 900

B. 950

D. 975

426

A sells his goods 50% cheaper than B but 50% dearer than C. The cheapest is_________ choose which one is correct?

A. A

B. B

D. All Alike

427

Two numbers are respectively 20% and 25% more than a third number. The percentage that is the first of the second is_________ choose which one is correct?

A. 80%

B. 85%

D. 125%

428

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

A. 46%

B. 61%

D. 70%

430

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 choose which one is correct?

A. 30%

B. 25 1/13 %

D. 22 1/13 %

431

If y exceeds x by 25%, then x is less than y by__________ choose which one is correct?

A. 16%

B. 16 1/3 %

D. 16 3/5 %

432

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

A. 11%

B. 10%

D. 9 1/11 %

433

96% of the population of a village is 23040. The total population of the village is________ choose which one is correct?

A. 32256

C. 24936

D. 25640

434

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

B. 140

C. 130

D. 110

435

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

A. 150

B. 140

C. 130

435

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

B. 200

C. 400

D. 500

436

25% of 30% of 45% is equal to__________ choose which one is correct?

B. 0.3375

C. 3.375

D. 33.75

437

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

A. 600

B. 700

D. 900

438

How much is 80% of 40 greater than 4/5 of 25 choose which one is correct?

A. 4

B. 6

C. 9

439

How much 60% of 50 is greater than 40% of 30 choose which one is correct?

B. 13

C. 15

D. 20

440

After decreasing 24% in the price of an article costs Rs.912. Find the actual cost of an article choose which one is correct?

A. 1400

B. 1300

D. 1100

441

If y exceeds x by 20%, then x is less than y by_______ choose which one is correct?

A. 16%

B. 16 1/3 %

D. 16 3/5 %

442

What percent of 120 are 90 choose which one is correct?

A. 25%

B. 50%

D. 33%

443

Today is khadija’s birthday.   after one year, she will become two times as she was ten years ago. current age of Khadija choose which one is correct?

A. 19

B. 20

D. 22

444

In what ratio should the profit be divided if M, N, O invests capital in ratio 2:3:5 and their Timing of their investments are in the ratio 4:5:6.

B. 5:18:28

C. 4:5:6

D. 2:3:5

445

A bag contains 50 paise, 1 rupee and 2 rupee coins in the ratio 2:5:8. If the total amount is Rs.352, find the total number of coins in the bag.

A. 160

B. 200

C. 250

446

Three quantities X, Y and Z are such that XY=kZ where k is constant. Initially, X was at 4 and X:Y:Z was 2:3:4. If the value of Y is changed to 12 and Z is kept constant, find the value of X.

B. 3

C. 5

D. 6

447

Find the mean proportional between 5 and 45.

A. 9

C. 25

D. 50

448

If X:Y = 2:3, Y:Z = 4:5. Find X:Y:Z.

A. 2:3:5

C. 2:8:5

D. 2:7:5

449

The ratio of two numbers a and b is 3:5. If 2 is added to both the numbers, the ratio becomes 2:3. Find b. (Answer)

A. 15

C. 8

D. 5

450

The plan for a rectangular area is drawn to a scale of 1:500. If the length and breadth in the

plan is 30 cm and 20 cm, find the actual area.

A. 1200 m²

B. 1500 m²

C. 12000 m²