Profit-Loss

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A businessman sells a commodity at 10% profit. If he had bought it at 10% less and sold it for Rs. 2 less, then he would have gained 16 2/3%. The cost price of the commodity is….
Rs.32
no
Rs.88.36
no
Rs.40
yes
Rs.48
no
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A retailer purchases a grinder at a discount of 15% and sells it for Rs 1955 at a profit of 15%. The amount of discount received by the retailer from the wholesaler was….
Rs 270
no
Rs 290
no
Rs 300
yes
Rs 330
no
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An article is sold at a discount of 20% and an additional discount of 30% is allowed on cash payment. If Vidya purchased the article by paying Rs 2240 in cash, the marked price of the article was….
Rs 4000
yes
Rs 4368
no
Rs 4400
no
Rs 4480
no
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An article is listed at Rs 920. A customer pays Rs 742.90 for it after getting two successive discounts. If the rate of first discount is 15%, the rate of 2nd discount is….
10%
no
5%
yes
8%
no
12%
no
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A shopkeeper marks his goods 30% above his cost price but allows a discount of 10% at the time of sale. His gain is….
21%
no
20%
no
18%
no
17%
yes
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By selling an article, a man makes a profit of 25% of its selling price. His profit per cent is….
20
no
25
no
16 2/3
no
33 1/3
yes
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By selling a bicycle for Rs. 2,850, a shopkeeper gains 14%. If the profit is reduced to 8%, then the selling price will be….
Rs. 2,600
no
Rs. 2,700
yes
Rs. 2,800
no
Rs. 3,000
no
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A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price and the printed price of the book is….
45 : 56
yes
45 : 51
no
47 : 56
no
47 : 51
no
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A manufacturer marked an article at Rs. 50 and sold it allowing 20% discount. If his profit was 25%, then the cost price of the article was….
Rs. 40
no
Rs. 35
no
Rs. 32
yes
Rs. 30
no
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If the ratio of cost price and selling price of an article be as 10 : 11, the percentage of profit is….
8
no
10
yes
11
no
15
no
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