Important Percentage Questions For Railway | SBI PO/Clerk

Important Percentage Questions For Railway | SBI PO/Clerk

Important Percentage Questions. Welcome to the online Quant section. If you are preparing for SBI PO/Clerk, SSC CPO, and Railway RRB NTPC Exams, you will come across a section on Quantitative Aptitude. Here we are providing you Quant quiz on “Important Percentage Questions” pattern for your daily practice.

“Percentage Questions”  will help you learn concepts on important topics in Quant Section. This Quant subject quiz based on Important “Percentage Questions and Answer” is also important for other banking exams such as IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer, IBPS RRB Office Assistant, SSC CGL/CHSL/CPO, Railway RRB and other competitive exams.

Important Percentage Questions : Set-1

1.A reduction in price of mango enables a person to buy 3 apples for Rs 1 instead of Rs 1.25. What is the percent reduction in price? 

  1. 20%
  2. 25%
  3. 16.66%
  4. 12%
  5. None of these

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A. 20%

2. 25% of the employees of department A and 16% of the employees of department B took part in a function. Participants from department A were 500 in number but 252 employees of department B did not take part in the function. Find the total no. of employees in A and B. 

  1. 2200
  2. 2300
  3. 2000
  4. 2500
  5. None of these

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B. 2300

3.There are five boxes. The weight of the first box is 200 kg and the weight of the second box is 20% higher than the weight of the third box, whose weight is 25% higher than the first box’s weight. The fourth box at 350 kg is 30% lighter than the fifth box. Find the difference in the average weight of the four heaviest boxes and the four lightest boxes.

  1. 72.5 kg
  2. 75 kg
  3. 36.4 kg
  4. 32 kg
  5. 67.5 kg

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B. 75 kg

Total weight of the heaviest four boxes.=250+300+350+500=1400 kg
Total weight of the lightest four boxes = 200+250+300+350=1100 kg
Hence, The difference between the heavier 4 and the lighter 4 is 300 kg. Hence, the difference in Average is 75 kg.

4. A person spent 40% of his monthly salary on house rent and 25% of the remaining salary on food and he saved the remaining amount. If he saves Rs 48600 annually then what is his monthly salary? 

  1. Rs 8000 
  2. Rs 9000
  3. Rs 10000
  4. Rs 12000 
  5. Rs 12000 

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B. Rs.9000

5.Mr. X invested a certain amount in Debit and Equity funds in the ratio of 4 : 5 respectively. At the end of one year, he earned a total dividend of 30% on his investment. After one year he reinvested the amount including dividend in the ratio of 6 : 7 in Debt and Equity Funds. If the amount reinvested in Equity Funds was Rs. 94,500, what was the original amount invested in Equity Funds? 

  1. Rs. 75,000/ 
  2. Rs. 81,000/
  3. Rs. 60,000/
  4. Rs. 65,000/
  5. None of these

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A. Rs. 75,000/

6.Rahul went to purchase a Nokia mobile handset, the shopkeeper told him to pay 20% tax if he asked the bill. Rahul manages to get the discount of 5% on the actual sale price of the mobile and he paid the shopkeeper Rs. 3325 without tax. Besides he manages to avoid to pay 20% tax on the already discounted price, what is the amount of discount that he has gotten ? 

  1. 750
  2. 375
  3. 875
  4. 525
  5. None of these

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C. 875

7.When the price of sugar was increased by 20%, a family reduced its consumption in such a way that the expenditure on sugar is only increased by 15%. If 24 kg were consumed per month before the increase in price, find the new monthly consumption.

  1. 22 kg
  2. 23 kg
  3. 23.5 kg
  4. 22.5 kg
  5. None of these

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B. 23 kg

8. A shokeeper bought 150 calculators at the rate of Rs. 250 per calculator. He spent Rs. 2500 on transportation and packing. If the marked price of calculator is Rs. 320 per calculator and the shopkeeper gives a discount of 5% on the marked price then what will be the percentage profit gained by the shopkeeper? 

  1. 20%
  2. 14%
  3. 15%
  4. 16%
  5. None of these

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B. 14%

9.A group of students prepared stuffed toys as part of their group activity. They spent Rs. 100 on velvet, Rs 5 on thread and needle and Rs. 27 on miscellaneous items.They made 50 toys, 50% of which were purchased by force by some senior students causing them a loss of 50%. At what % profit should they sell the remaining toys so as to gain 50% on their total cost? 

  1. 100%
  2. 150%
  3. 75%
  4. 125%
  5. None of these

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B. 150%

10.In an election between two candidates, the candidate getting 60% of the votes polled is elected by a majority of 14,000 votes. The number of votes obtained by the winning candidates is 

  1. 28,000
  2. 32,000
  3. 42,000
  4. 46,000
  5. None of these

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C. 42,000