Profit-Loss

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The cost of a house is Rs X Lakhs in 2005. After 3 years, the owner of the house sold it for 25% more than she paid for it. But she has to pay a tax of 50% of the gain. The tax amount she has to pay is….
X/24
no
X/2
no
X/8
yes
X/4
no
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A shopkeeper sold goods worth Rs 420 at 12% profit, out of which Rs 6 went towards sales tax on taxable sells. If the tax rate is 5%, what was the selling price of the tax free items?
Rs 344.40
no
Rs 440.40
no
Rs 350.40
yes
Rs 450.40
no
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A trader has a weighing balance that shows 1200 gm for a kilogram. He further marks up his cost price by 10%. Then the net profit percentage is……….. 
32%
yes
23%
no
31.75%
no
23.5%
no
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To attract more visitors, zoo authority announces 20% discount on every ticket which costs Rs 25. For this reason, sale of ticket increases by 28%. Find the percentage of increase in the number of visitors.
40%
no
50%
no
60%
yes
No change
no
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Neha bought a number of oranges at 2 for a rupee and an equal number at 3 for a rupee. To make a profit of 20% she should sell a dozen for...........
6 Rs
yes
8 Rs
no
10 Rs
no
12 Rs
no
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A shopkeeper listed the price of goods at 30% above the cost price. He sells half the stock at this price, one fourth of the stock at a discount of 15% and the remaining at 30% discount. His overall profit is........
15 3/8 %
yes
15%
no
15 3/5%
no
15 2/3%
no
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A shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% on the marked price of an item but charges a sales tax of 8% on the discounted price. If the customer pays Rs 3402 as the price including the sales tax, then the marked price is........
3400 Rs
no
3500 Rs
yes
3600 Rs
no
3800 Rs
no
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