Profit-Loss

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The cost price of an article is Rs. 800. After allowing a discount of 10%, a gain of 12.5% was made. Then the marked price of the article is….
Rs. 1,000
yes
Rs. 1,100
no
Rs. 1,200
no
Rs. 1,300
no
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A car and a jeep were sold for Rs. 125000 each. The car was sold at a loss of 20% while the jeep at a gain of 20%. The entire transaction resulted in….
Neither loss nor gain
no
Gain of Rs. 1000
no
Loss of Rs. 1000
yes
Gain of Rs. 500
no
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A person buys 100 cups at Rs. 10 each. On the way 10 cups are broken. He sells the remaining cups at Rs. 11 each. His loss percent is….
1/2
no
1
yes
1 1/2
no
2
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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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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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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