**251**

**By selling 50 meters of cloth. I ****gained the selling price of 15 meters. Find the gain percent choose which one is correct?**

**A. 35%**

**B. 30%**

**C. 40%**

**D. 42 6/7% (Answer)**

**252**

**The cost price of 13 articles is equal to the selling price of 11 articles. Find the profit percent**** choose which one is correct?**

**A. 15 5/15%**

**B. 18 2/11% (Answer)**

**C. 16 2/3%**

**D. 30%**

**253**

**By selling 12 pencils for a rupee a man loses 20%. How many for a rupee should he sell in order** **to gain 20% choose which one is correct?**

**A. 8 (Answer)**

**B. 9**

**C. 12**

**D. 16**

**254**

**The C.P of 15 books is equal to the S.P of 18 books. Find his gain% or loss%**** choose which one is correct?**

**A. 16 2/3% loss (Answer)**

**B. 100/3% loss**

**C. 50/3% profit**

**D. 100/3% loss**

**255**

**The C.P of 10 pens is equal to the S.P of 12 pens. Find his gain % or loss%**** choose which one is correct?**

**A. 16 2/3% profit**

**B. 50/6% profit**

**C. 16 2/3% loss (Answer)**

**D. 100/3% loss**

**256**

**By selling 150 mangoes, a fruit-seller gains the selling price of 30 mangoes. Find the gain** **percent choose which one is correct?**

**A. 20%**

**B. 25% (Answer)**

**C. 18%**

**D. 30%**

**257**

**If a man lost 4% by selling oranges at the rate of 12 a rupee at how many a rupee must he sell** **them to gain 44% choose which one is correct?**

**A. 7**

**B. 8 (Answer)**

**C. 9**

**D. 10**

**258**

**By selling a house for Rs.45000, it was found that 1/8 of the outlay was gained, what ought the** **selling to price to have been in order to have lost 5 p.c choose which one is correct?**

**A. Rs.3875**

**B. Rs.38000 (Answer)**

**C. Rs.40000**

**D. Rs.42000**

**259**

**A man sells a horse for Rs.800 and loses something, if he had sold it for Rs.980, his gain would** **have been double the former loss. Find the cost price of the horse choose which one is correct?**

**A. Rs.900**

**B. Rs.875**

**C. Rs.850**

**D. Rs.860 (Answer)**

**260**

**A trader bought a car at 20% discount on its original price. He sold it at a 40% increase on the** **price he bought it. What percent of profit did he make on the original price choose which one is correct?**

**A. 10%**

**B. 11%**

**C. 12% (Answer)**

**D. 15%**

**261**

**What profit percent is made by selling an article at a certain price, if by selling at 2/3rd of that** **price, there would be a loss of 20% choose which one is correct?**

**A. 20% (Answer)**

**B. 25%**

**C. 13 1/30%**

**D. 12%**

**262**

**A single discount equivalent to the discount series of 20%, 10% and 5% is_______**** choose which one is correct?**

**A. 25%**

**B. 30%**

**C. 31.6% (Answer)**

**D. 33.5%**

**263**

**The list price of an article is Rs.65. A customer pays Rs.56.16 for it. He was given two** **successive discounts, one of them being 10%. The other discount is________ choose which one is correct?**

**A. 3%**

**B. 4% (Answer)**

**C. 5%**

**D. 6%**

**264**

**The sale price sarees listed for Rs.400 after successive ****discounts is 10% and 5% is________ choose which one is correct?**

**A. Rs.357**

**B. Rs.340**

**C. Rs.342 (Answer)**

**D. Rs.338**

**265**

**A watch was sold at a loss of 10%. If it was sold for Rs.140 more, there would have been a gain** **of 4%. What is the cost price choose which one is correct?**

**A. Rs.1000 (Answer)**

**B. Rs.1140**

**C. Rs.860**

**D. Rs.760**

**266**

**The cost price of a radio is Rs.1500 and it was sold for Rs.1230, find the loss %**** choose which one is correct?**

**A. 18% (Answer)**

**B. 9%**

**C. 15%**

**D. 6%**

**267**

**An article is bought for Rs.600 and sold for Rs.500, find the loss percent**** choose which one is correct?**

**A. 16 4/3%**

**B. 100/3%**

**C. 16%**

**D. 16 2/3% (Answer)**

**268**

**An article is bought for Rs.675 and sold for Rs.900, find the gain percent**** choose which one is correct?**

**A. 16 2/3%**

**B. 30%**

**C. 33 1/3% (Answer)**

**D. 33 1/6%**

**269**

**A cycle is bought for Rs.900 and sold for Rs.1080, find the gain percent**** choose which one is correct?**

**A. 16 2/3%**

**B. 20% (Answer)**

**C. 18%**

**D. 25%**

**270**

**The population of a town increased from 1,75,000 to 2,62,500 in a decade. The average** **percent increase of population per year is:________ choose which one is correct?**

**A. 4.37%**

**B. 5% (Answer)**

**C. 6%**

**D. 8.75%**

**271**

**Ramees buys goods worth Rs. 6650. He gets a rebate of 6% on it. After getting the rebate, he** **pays sales tax @ 10%. Find the amount he will have to pay for the goods.**

**A. Rs. 6876.10 (Answer)**

**B. Rs. 6999.20**

**C. Rs. 6654**

**D. Rs. 7000**

**272**

**Ghafoor went to the stationers and bought things worth Rs. 25, out of which 30 paise went on** **sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was 6%, then what was the cost of the tax free** **items choose which one is correct?**

**A. Rs. 15**

**B. Rs. 15.70**

**C. Rs. 19.70 (Answer)**

**D. Rs. 20**

**273**

**Two tailors X and Y are paid a total of Rs. 550 per week by their employer. If X is paid 120** **percent of the sum paid to Y, how much is Y paid per week choose which one is correct?**

**A. Rs. 200**

**B. Rs. 250 (Answer)**

**C. Rs. 300**

**D. None of these**

**274**

**Three candidates contested an election and received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively.What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get choose which one is correct?**

**A. 57% (Answer)**

**B. 60%**

**C. 65%**

**D. 90%**

**275**

**The tank full of petrol in Haroon’s motorcycle lasts for 10 days, if he starts using 25% more** **every day for how many days will the tank full of petrol last choose which one is correct?**

**A. 5days**

**B. 6days**

**C. 7days**

**D. 8days (Answer)**

**276**

**If Mobeen 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, he**

**A. Makes no profit and no loss**

**B. Makes a profit of 1%**

**C. Suffers a loss of 1% (Answer)**

**D. Suffers a loss of 2%**

**277**

**A gardener increases the area of his rectangular garden by increasing its length by 40% and**

**decreasing by 20%. The area of the new garden**** choose which one is correct?**

**A. Has increase by 20%**

**B. Has ****increased by 12% (Answer)**

**C. Has increase b 8%**

**D. Is exactly the same as the old area**

**278**

**If the price of petrol is increased by 20% by what percentage should the consumption be** **decreased by the consumer if the expenditure on petrel remains unchanged choose which one is correct?**

**A. 16 2/3% (Answer)**

**B. 6 2/3%**

**C. 8%**

**D. 15%**

**279**

**In a survey it was found that 80% of those surveyed owned a car while 60% of those surveyed** **owned a mobile phone, if 55% owned both a car and a Mobile phone, What percent of those** **surveyed owned a car or a mobile phone or both choose which one is correct?**

**A. 65%**

**B. 80%**

**C. 85% (Answer)**

**D. 97.5%**

**280**

**Two numbers X and Y are respectively 20% and 28% less than a third number Z. By what** **percentage is the number Y less than that of the number X choose which one is correct?**

**A. 8%**

**B. 9%**

**C. 10% (Answer)**

**D. 11%**

**281**

**In an examination, every candidate took physics or mathematics or both 65.8% took physics** **and 59.2% took mathematics; the total number of candidates was 2000. How many candidates** **took both physics and mathematics choose which one is correct?**

**A. 750**

**B. 500 (Answer)**

**C. 250**

**D. 125**

**282**

**In a company, 60% of the employees are men, of this 40 % are drawing more than Rs. 50000** **per year. 36% of the total employees of the company draw more than Rs.50000 per year then** **What is the percentage of women who are drawing less than Rs. 5000 per year choose which one is correct?**

**A. 70% (Answer)**

**B. 60%**

**C. 40%**

**D. 30%**

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**283**

**A city has a population of 300000 out of which 180000 are males 50% of the population is** **illiterate if 70 % of the males are literate, then the number of literate females is_________ choose which one is correct?**

**A. 24000 (Answer)**

**B. 30000**

**C. 54000**

**D. 60000**

**284**

**In a test a candidate attempted only 8 Questions and secured 50% marks in each of the** **questions if the obtained a total of 40% in the test and all questions in the test carried equal** **marks, how many questions were there in the test choose which one is correct?**

**A. 8**

**B. 10 (Answer)**

**C. 15**

**D. 16**

**285**

**In a town 45% population read magazine A, 55% magazine B, 40% read Magazine C, 30% read** **magazines A and B, 15% read magazines B and C, 25% read magazines A and C and 10% read all the three magazines. What percentage do not read any magazine choose which one is correct?**

**A. 10%**

**B. 15%**

**C. 20% (Answer)**

**D. 25%**

**286**

**Candidates in a competitive examination consisted of 60% men and 40% women 70% men and** **75% women cleared the qualifying test and entered the final test where 80% men and 70%** **women were successful choose which one is correct? Which of the following statements is correct choose which one is correct?**

**A. Success rate is higher for women**

**B. Overall success rate is below 50%**

**C. More men cleared the examination than women (Answer)**

**D. Both ‘ A’ and ‘B’**

**287**

**The price of a certain item is increased by 15 %. If a consumer wants to keep his expenditure** **on the item same as before how much percent must he reduce his consumption of that item choose which one is correct?**

**A. 10 20/23 %**

**B. 13 1/23 % (Answer)**

**C. 16 2/3 %**

**D. 15 %**

**288**

**If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 250 % and the denominator is increased by 400 %** **The resultant fraction is 7/19. What is the original fraction choose which one is correct?**

**A. 10/19 (Answer)**

**B. 5/9**

**C. 9/5**

**D. 19/7**

**289**

**The value of a plant depreciates by 10 % annually. If the present value of the plant is Rs.** **100000, then what will be its value after 2 years choose which one is correct?**

**A. Rs. 8000**

**B. Rs 10000**

**C. Rs. 18000**

**D. Rs. 81000 (Answer)**

**290**

**Three candidates in an election received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What** **percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get choose which one is correct?**

**A. 11. 6 %**

**B. 60 %**

**C. 76. 4 %**

**D. None of these (Answer)**

**291**

**10 % of the electorate did not cast their votes in an election between two candidates. 10 % of** **the votes polled were found invalid. The successful candidate got 54 % of the valid votes and** **won by a majority of 1620 votes. The number of voters enrolled on the voter’s list** **was___________ choose which one is correct?**

**A. 25000 (Answer)**

**B. 33000**

**C. 35000**

**D. 40000**

**292**

**In an election between two candidates 75 % of the voters cast their votes. Out of which 2 % of** **the voters were declared invalid. A candidate got 9261 votes which were 75 % of the total** **valid votes. The total number of voters enrolled in that election was:__________ choose which one is correct?**

**A. 10000**

**B. 16400**

**C. 16800 (Answer)**

**D. 18000**\

**293**

**In an election between two candidates. One got 55 % of the total valid votes. 20 % of the votes** **were invalid. If the total number of votes was 7500. The number of valid votes that the other** **candidate got was_________ choose which one is correct?**

**A. 2700 (Answer)**

**B. 2900**

**C. 3000**

**D. 3100**

**294**

**8 % of the voters in an election did not cast their votes in the election, there were only two** **candidates. The winner by obtaining 48 % of the total votes defeated his contestant by 1100** **votes. The total number of voters in the election was_________ choose which one is correct?**

**A. 21000**

**B. 2200**

**C. 23500**

**D. 27500 (Answer)**

**295**

**A reduction of 20 % in the price of rice enables a person to buy 3.5 kg more rice for Rs. 385.** **The original price of rice is:________ choose which one is correct?**

**A. Rs. 20 per kg**

**B. Rs. 22.50 per kg**

**C. Rs. 25 per kg**

**D. Rs. 27.50 per kg (Answer)**

**296**

**The sum of two numbers is 2490. If 6.5 % of one number is equal to 8.5 % of the other then** **the numbers are:_________ choose which one is correct?**

**A. 989, 1501**

**B. 1011, 1479**

**C. 1401, 1089**

**D. 1411, 1079 (Answer)**

**297**

**Of the 1000 inhabitants of a town 60 % are males of whom 20 % are literate. If of all the** **inhabitants 25 % are literate. Then what percent of the females of the town are literate choose which one is correct?**

**A. 22. 5 %**

**B. 27.5 %**

**C. 32. 5 % (Answer)**

**D. 37.5 %**

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**298**

**In two successive years, 100 and 75 students of a school appeared at the final examination.** **Respectively 75 % and 60 % of them passed. The average rate of pass is:_________ choose which one is correct?**

**A. 68 4/7 % (Answer)**

**B. 78 %**

**C. 80 %**

**D. 80 4/7 %**

**299**

**The quality of water 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 ml**

**B. 4 ml**

**C. 5 ml**

**D. 6 ml (Answer)**

**300**

**Fresh grapes contain 80 % water, dry grapes contain 10 % water. If the weight of dry grapes is** **250 kg. What was its total weight when it was fresh choose which one is correct?**

**A. 1000 kg**

**B. 1100 kg**

**C. 1125 kg (Answer)**

**D. 1225 kg**