Percentage

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  • Q1.The number of votes not cast for the Praja Party increased by 25% in the National General Election over those not cast for it in the previous Assembly Polls and the Praja Party lost by a majority twice as large as that by which it had won the Assembly Polls. If a total 2,60,000 people voted each time, how many voted for the ~raja Party in the previous Assembly Polls?

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  • Q2.The rate of increase of the price of sugar is observed to be two percent more than the inflation rate expressed in percentage. The price of sugar, on January 1, 1994 is Rs 20 per kg. The inflation rates of the years 1994 and 1995 are expected to be 8% each. The expected price of sugar price on January 1, 1996 would be

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  • Q3.In an organisation, 18% of employees got promoted from Research division of the total employees of that division, marketing division had an equal number of employees that of research and 20% got promoted with 120 more employees got promoted than research division. What was the total number of employees from each division?

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  • Q4.An automobile company purchase two auto parts X and Y from outsiders and assembles them with other components to design a car. Part X contributes to 20% of production cost; Part Y contributes to 30% of the production cost. Usually, the company sells this car at 20% above the production cost. Due to increase in the cost of auto parts, Part X became 20% costlier and part Y became 40% costlier. Owing to these reasons the company increased its selling price by 15%. Considering that other cost of production does not change, what will be the profit percentage, if the car is sold at the new price?

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  • Q5.There are some coins and plates of either silver or gold in a box. 40% of the objects are coins, 60% of the plates are of silver and 30% of the coins are of gold. What is the percentage of silver articles?

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  • Q6.A person sold a purse at Rs.96 in such a way that his percentage profit is same as the cost price of the purse. If he sells it at twice the percentage profit of its previous percentage profit then the new selling price will be:

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  • Q7.Find out the percentage of water in 70 gm mixture of milk and water if 20 gm Water was added to this mixture and the original proportion of water by weight in that mixture was 80%?

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  • Q8.Find out the salary of Sangita if she decided to give 8% of her salary to trust but at the time of donation. She gave Rs.5432 which was 70% of. What she decided earlier.

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  • Q9.A student Ram passes his exam with 520 marks, having scored 4% above the minimum.If shyam had obtained 740 marks, what % would he have been above the minimum?

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  • Q10.A man’s income is increased by Rs. 1,400 and at the same time, the rate of tax to be paid is reduced from 14% to 10%. He now pays the same amount of tax as before. What is his increases income if 20% of his income is exempted from tax in both cases ?

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