Profit-Loss

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By selling 144 hens, Mahesh suffered a loss equal to the selling price of 6 hens. His loss percent is….
4
yes
3
no
9
no
4 1/2
no
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A coconut merchant finds that the cost price of 2750 coconuts is the same as the selling price of 2500 coconuts. The loss or gain per cent is….
5% loss
no
15% loss
no
20% gain
no
10% gain
yes
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How much percent more than the cost price should a shopkeeper mark his goods so that after allowing a discount of 20% on the marked price, he gains 10%?
30%
no
10%
no
27.5%
no
37.5%
yes
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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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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 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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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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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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