Quiz Discussion

If the price of the commodity is increased by 50% by what fraction must its consumption be reduced so as to keep the same expenditure on its consumption?

 

Course Name: Quantitative Aptitude

  • 1]

    1/4

  • 2]

    1/3

  • 3]

    1/2

  • 4]

    2/3

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1
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At the beginning of a year ,the owner of a jewel shop raised the price of all the jewels in his shop by x% and lowered them by x%. The price of one jewel after this up and down cycle reduced by Rs. 100. The owner carried out the same procedure after a month. After this second up-down cycle,the price of that jewel was Rs. 2304. Find the original price of that jewel(in Rs.)

  • 1] 2500
  • 2] 2550
  • 3] 2600
  • 4] 2650
  • 5] None of these
Solution
2
Discuss

The cost of packaging of the mangoes is 40% the cost of fresh mangoes themselves. The cost of mangoes increased by 30% but the cost of packaging decreased by 50%, then the percentage change of the cost of packed mangoes, if the cost of packed mangoes is equal to the sum of the cost of fresh mangoes and cost of packaging :

  • 1] 14.17%
  • 2] 7.14%
  • 3] 8.87%
  • 4] 6.66%
Solution
3
Discuss

If 25% of a number is subtracted from a second number the second number reduce to its five-sixth What is the ratio of the first number to the second number?

  • 1]

    1:3

  • 2]

    2:3

  • 3]

    3:2

  • 4]

    Data Inadequate

Solution
4
Discuss

25% of 25% Is Equal To

  • 1]

    0.0625

  • 2]

    0.0210

  • 3]

    0.03145

  • 4]

    0.3210

Solution
5
Discuss

The actual area of a rectangle is 60 Cm2, but while measuring its length a student decreases it by 20% and the breadth increases by 25%. The percentage error in area, calculated by the student is :

  • 1] 5%
  • 2] 15%
  • 3] 20%
  • 4] No change
Solution
6
Discuss

A man buys a truck for Rs. 2,50,000. The annual repair cost comes to 2% of the price of purchase. Besides, he has to pay an annual tax of Rs. 2000. At what monthly rent must he rent out the truck to get a return of 15% on his net invests of the first year?

  • 1] Rs. 3359
  • 2] Rs. 2500
  • 3] Rs. 4000
  • 4] Rs. 3212.5
Solution
7
Discuss

Every month a man consumes 25 kg rice and 9 kg wheat. The price of rice is 20% of the price of wheat and thus he spends total Rs. 350 on the rice and wheat per month. If the price of wheat is increased by 20% then what is the percentage reduction of rice consumption for the same expenditure of Rs. 350? Given that the price of rice and consumption of wheat is constant :

  • 1] 40%
  • 2] 25%
  • 3] 36%
  • 4] 24%
  • 5] Cannot determined
Solution
8
Discuss

In an institute, 60% of the students are boys and the rest are girls. Further 15% of the boys and 7.5% of the girls are getting a fee waiver. If the number of those getting a fee waiver is 90, find the total number of students getting 50% concessions if it is given that 50% of those not getting a fee waiver are eligible to get half fee concession?

  • 1] 360
  • 2] 280
  • 3] 320
  • 4] 330
  • 5] 350
Solution
9
Discuss

From 2000 onwards, till 2003 the price of computers increased every year by 10%. After that due to government subsidy the price of computers decreases every year by 10%. The price of a computer in 2006 will be approx. how much per cent less than the price in 2000 if the same pattern of price is continued :

  • 1] 2
  • 2] 3
  • 3] 4
  • 4] 5
Solution
10
Discuss

The population of a town increases every year by 4%. If its present population is 50,000, then after 2 years it will be

  • 1] 53,900
  • 2] 54,000
  • 3] 54,080
  • 4] 54,900
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