# Quantitative Aptitude: Profit and Loss Set 19

1. The mercahnt sold a sofa Rs. 5000with 10% discount on it.what would be the selling price of the sofa if he gave 20% discount?
4000
5000
4500
6000
6500
Option A
MP *90/100 = 5000
Mp= 5000*90/100 = Rs.4500
SP with 21% discount=4500/90 * 100 *80/100 = Rs.4000

2. Rs.1700 glass bottle is offered 18% discount and Rs.2850 glass flower vase at 30% discount. If we buy 18 glass bottle and 34 glass vase how much
approximate discount will get?
5%
7%
4%
6%
8%
Option B
Total discount = 1700 * 18 *18 /100 + 2850 *34 *30/100 =8415
d% = 8415/ ( 1700*18 + 2850*34) *100
d% = 6.6%
d%= 7%

3. In a city a seller buys a cycle and TV for Rs.65,000. He sold the cycle at a profit 20% and the TV at a loss of 15% . If he sold both the things at the same price then what is the cost price of cheaper thing ?
23456
18000
26951
34215
22435
Option C
Cycle + Tv= Rs.65,000
Cycle * 120/100 = TV * 85/100
cycle : TV= 85:120 =17:24
Hence 17/ 41 * 65,000 = Rs.26951

4. A seller marked the price of the article so as it included profit 25%.He allowed discount 0f 165 on the marked price. Find his actual profit ?
4
2
6
3
5
Option E
Let the CP be rs.100
Then marked price = rs 125
SP = 84 /100 * 125 =Rs.105
Profit % = 105 -100 % = 5%

5. Hari allows a trade discount of 10% and a cash discount 6% on the marked price of the goods and gets a net gain of 10% of the cost.
Find how much price be marked for the sale?
29
30
31
32
33
Option A
discount = (10 +6 – 10* 6/100 )%
=15.4%= 15%
x*85/100= 110
=>x =129.4
=>reqiured percentage = 29%

6. A person allows 20% discount on the marked price and there is a loss of 15% . If he sold his things at the marked price ,then find out the profit percentage?
6.25%
7.15%
8.25%
9%
5%
Option A
80x/100 = 100 – 15 = 85
=>x= 850/8 which he sells at marked price.
profit = 850/8 – 100 = 50/8 = 6. 25 %

7. Gokul sold his goods in such a way that even after allowing 25% discount on cash , he gains 40%.If the cost price of the thing is Rs.280, Then what is the marked price of the thing?
540
523
543
515
525
Option B
Let the marked price be x
Then 100- 25 % of x = 280 + 40% of 280
=> 75%of x= 392
=>x=Rs.523.

8. If the manufacturer gains 5 %, the wholesale dealer 10 % and the retailer 20 %, then find the cost of production of a table if the retail price was Rs 5000
4200
3607.50
3478.50
4300.50
4200
Option B
Let the cost of Production = Rs. P
Then, as per question,

=>(105/100∗110/100∗120/100∗P)=5000
=>693/500 * P=5000
=>P=Rs.3607. 50

9. Seetha gains 10% by selling her craft for a certain price. If she sells it at double the price, the percentage of profit will be.
110
120
130
160
115
Option B
Let the C.P. = x,
Then S.P. = (110/100)x = 11x/10
New S.P. = 2(11x/10) = 22x/10

Profit = 22x/10 – x = 12x/10

Profit% = (Profit/C.P.) * 100
=> (12x/10) * (1/x) * 100 = 120 %

10. A car is sold for Rs. 1,40,000 with a loss of 30%. At what price it should be sold to get profit of 15%.
2,15,000
2,20,000
2,30,000
2,45,000
2,50,000
Option
Let at Rs x it can earn 15% pr0fit
70:1,40,000 = 115:x

x = (1,40,000*115)/70
= Rs.2, 30,000