Profit-Loss

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A trader marked an article at 10% above its cost price. For selling, he allowed a certain discounts and suffered a loss of 1%. The discount was…
9%
no
10%
yes
11%
no
12%
no
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A dealer buys a car listed at Rs. 200000 at successive discounts of 5% and 10%. If he sells the car for Rs. 179550, then his profit is….
10%
no
9%
no
5%
yes
4%
no
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The marked price of a watch is Rs. 800. A customer gets two successive discounts on the marked price, the first being 10%. The second discount, if the customer pays Rs. 612 of it, is…
12%
no
10%
no
15%
yes
14%
no
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A merchant finds his profit as 20% of the selling price. His actual profit is….
20%
no
22%
no
25%
yes
30%
no
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Some toffees were bought at the rate of 11 for Rs. 10 and the same number at the rate of 9 for Rs. 10. If the whole lot was sold at one rupee per toffee, then the gain or loss in the whole transaction was….
Loss of 1%
yes
Gain of 1%
no
Neither gain nor loss
no
Gain of 1.5%
no
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A shopkeeper bought 80kg of sugar at the rate of Rs. 13.50 per kg. He mixed it with 120kg of sugar costing Rs. 16 per kg. In order to make a profit of 20%, he must sell the mixture at….
Rs 18 per kg
yes
Rs 17 per kg
no
Rs 16.40 per kg
no
Rs 15 per kg
no
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A man sold some articles at a gain of 10%. He spent his total sale proceeds to purchase such articles again. This time, while selling them, he incurred a loss of 10%. His loss or gain in the transaction was….
1% loss
no
1% gain
no
No profit no loss
no
2% loss
yes
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A piece of land came to a person through three middleman each gaining 20%. If the person purchased the land for Rs. 3,45,600 the original cost of the land was….
Rs. 1,00,000
no
Rs. 1,50,000
no
Rs. 1,75,800
no
Rs. 2,00,000
yes
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A trader gains 15% after selling an item at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price and printed price of the item is….
18 : 23
yes
17 : 18
no
17 : 23
no
18 : 25
no
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A person sold a horse at a gain of 15%. Had he bought it for 25% less and sold it for Rs. 600 less, he would have made a profit of 32%. The cost price of the horse was….
Rs 3,750
yes
Rs 3,250
no
Rs 2,750
no
Rs 2,250
no
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