Quantitative Aptitude Percentage Questions 2

Quantitative Aptitude – Percentage – Questions – 02

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1. A house-owner was having his house painted. He was advised that he would require 25 kg of paint. Allowing for 15% wastage and assuming that the paint is availlable in 2 kg cans, what would be the cost of paint purchased, if one can cost Rs. 16 ?


2. Of the total amount received by Kiran, 20% was spent on purchases and 5% of the remaining on transportation. If he is left with Rs. 1520, the initial amount was :


3. If 70% of students in a school are boys and the number of girls is 504, then the number of boys is :


4. It is known that 20% of the mangoes are rotten. If the number of rotten mangoes is 35, then the total number of mangoes is :


5. A man spenda 35% of his income on house rent, 75% of the remaining on other items. What percentage of income does he save ?


6. 40 quintals is what percent of 2 metric tonnes ?


7. In a library, 20% books are in Hindi, 50% of the remaining are in English and the remaining 9000 are in various other languages. What is the total number of books in English ?


8. A student has to secure 40% marks to pass. He gets 178 marks and fails by 22 marks. The maximum marks are :


9. A reduction of 12.5% in the price of a dining table brought down its price to Rs. 4375. The original price (in Rs.) of the table was :


10. Avinash spends 30% of his income on scooter petrol, 1 / 4 of the remaining on house rent and the balance on food. If he spends Rs. 300 on petrol, then what is the expenditure no his house rent ?


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