# Practice Test: Question Set - 02

**1. The sides of a square is increased by 100%, the area of the square will be increased by**

- (A) 400%

- (B) 300%

- (C) 600%

- (D) 800%

**2. The length of a rectangle is increased by 10%. By what % the breadth of the rectangle must be reduced so that the area of the rectangle remains unchanged?**

- (A) 10%

- (B) 11

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- (D) 10

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**3. The single equivalent discount of two successive discounts 20% & 10% is**

- (A) 30%

- (B) 32%

- (C) 35%

- (D) 28%

**4. The price of sugar is reduced by 25% but its consumption is increased by 20%. How many percent of the increased consumption should they increase more so as to keep the same expenditure?**

- (A) 15

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- (B) 11

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- (C) 10

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- (D) 10

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**5. In a election, a candidate who got 40% of total votes was defeated by his rival by 80 votes. The total number of votes polled was**

- (A) 450

- (B) 400

- (C) 350

- (D) 300

**6. The selling price of a certain commodity was reduced by 25%. As a result of it, the sale was increased by 30%. What was the effect of it on cash collected by daily sale?**

- (A) 5% increase

- (B) 5% decrease

- (C) 2.5%
increase

- (D) 2.5%
decrease

**7. Rajan sells his goods 10% cheaper than Rakesh and 10% dearer than Mukesh. If a customer of Rakesh purchases goods worth Rs. 100 from Mukesh, how much will he save?**

- (A) Rs. 22

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- (B) Rs. (100/9)

- (C) Rs. 200

- (D) Rs. (200/3)

**8. A candidate who gets 20% marks fails by 30 marks, but another candidate who gets 32% marks gets 42 marks more than the minimum pass marks. The maximum marks will be**

- (A) 400

- (B) 500

- (C) 600

- (D) 300

**9. In a school examination a candidate who secures 30% of the maximum marks fails by 24 marks and another candidate who secures 35% of the maximum marks gets 16 marks more than minimum pass marks. The maximum marks are**

- (A) 800

- (B) 700

- (C) 900

- (D) 400

**10. Find the single discount equivalent to a series of discounts 20%, 10% and 25%?**

- (A) 35%

- (B) 40%

- (C) 46%

- (D) 55%

**11. The price of apples falls by 10% this enable a man to buy 50% more apples for Rs. 225. Find the reduced price for 100 apples?**

- (A) Rs. 35

- (B) Rs. 55

- (C) Rs. 46

- (D) Rs. 45

**12. 42.79% of 63.38 and 63.38% of 42.79**

- (A) Are equal

- (B) Differ by
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- (C) Differ
by 20.59%

- (D) Are unequal

**13. In a university election in which there were only two candidates, 10% of the people on the voting list did not vote and 60 votes cast were declared invalid. The successful candidate secured 47% of the total number on voting list and own by a margin of 308 votes. Find the number of voters on the voting list?**

- (A) 6,000

- (B) 6,200

- (C) 6,500

- (D) 7,000

**14. The population of a town is 14,641. It had been increasing at 10% per annum. Find what was the population 4 years ago?**

- (A) 10,000

- (B) 10,500

- (C) 11,000

- (D) 11,500

**15. Two numbers A and B are such that the sum of 5% of A and 4% of B is two-third of the sum of 6% of A and 8% of B. Find the ratio of A : B.**

- (A) 2 : 3

- (B) 1 : 1

- (C) 3 : 4

- (D) 4 : 3

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