Profit-Loss

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A bicycle, marked at Rs. 2,000, is sold with two successive discount of 20% and 10%. An additional discount of 5% is offered for cash payment. The selling price of the bicycle at cash payment is….
Rs. 1,368
yes
Rs. 1,468
no
Rs. 1,568
no
Rs. 1.668
no
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While selling a cooler, a shop keeper gives a discount of 10% on the marked price. If he gives a discount of 12% he earns Rs 35 less as profit.
The marked price of the cooler is…
Rs. 1,650
no
Rs. 1,625
no
Rs. 1,725
no
Rs. 1,750
yes
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A tradesman marks his goods at 25% above the cost price and allows purchasers a discount of 12 1/2%. His profit is….
8%
no
8.5%
no
8.625%
no
9.375%
yes
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The cost of an article was Rs 75. The cost was first increased by 20% and later on it was reduced by 20%. The present cost of the article is….
Rs. 72
yes
Rs. 60
no
Rs. 75
no
Rs. 90
no
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On the basis of selling price of an article, the loss is calculated to be 25%. The percentage of loss on the basis of cost price is….
18
no
20
yes
22
no
25
no
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The marked price of watch was Rs. 820. A man bought the watch for Rs. 570.72 after getting two successive discounts, of which the first was 20%. The second discount was….
18%
no
15%
no
13%
yes
11%
no
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If the selling price of an article is doubled, then its loss per cent is converted into equal profit per cent. The loss per cent on the article is….
26 2/3%
no
33%
no
33 1/3%
yes
34%
no
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The selling price of 10 oranges is the cost price of 13 oranges. Then the profit percentage is….
30%
yes
10%
no
13%
no
3%
no
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A sells an article to B at a profit of 10% B sells the article back to A at a loss of 10%. In this transaction….
A neither loses nor gains
no
A makes a profit of 11
yes
A makes a profit of 20%
no
B loses 20%
no
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One trader calculates the percentage of profit on the buying price and another calculates on the selling price. When their selling prices are the same, then the difference of their actual profits is Rs. 85 and both claim to have made 20% profit. What is the selling price of each?
Rs. 1700
no
Rs. 2100
no
Rs. 2550
yes
Rs. 2750
no
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