Quant Quiz (Percentage Based on TRICKS)

Q1. If two numbers are respectively 30% and 50% of a third number, then the first number is what percentage of the second number?
(a) 50%
(b) 20%
(c) 30%
(d) 60%

Q2. If 40 per cent of the store’s customers decide to purchase items, and of those customers 15 percent purchase hats, and of those 50% decide to purchase red hats then what per cent of the customers who purchased items bought red hats?
(a) 6%
(b) 7.5%
(c) 8%
(d) Can’t be determined

Q3. Ram invests 55% in machinery, 30% in raw material and still has Rs.1,500 cash with him. Find his total investment?
(a) Rs.9000
(b) Rs.10000
(c) Rs.8,500
(d) Rs.14000

Q4. In a college election between two rivals, a candidate who got 40% of the total votes polled was defeated by his rival by 200 votes. The total number of votes polled was-
(a) 900
(b) 800
(c) 700
(d) 1000

Q5. A’s salary is 25% of B’s salary. B’s salary is 25% of C’s salary. What percent is salary of C more than salary of A?
(a) 1500
(b) 15
(c) 150000
(d) 150

Q6. In a certain school, 20% of students are below 8 years of age. The number of students above 8 years of age is 66 2/3% of the number of students of 8 years age which is 96. What is the total number of students in the school?
(a) 172
(b) 180
(c) 200
(d) 190

Q7. A sum of Rs 731 is distributed among A, B and C, such that A receives 25% more than B and B receives 25% less than C. What is C’s share in the amount?
(a)Rs 172    
(b)Rs 200    
(c)Rs 262
(d)Rs 272
Q8. Mr. Jones gave 40% of the money he had, to his wife. He also gave 20% of the remaining amount to each of his three sons. Half of the amount now left was spent on miscellaneous items and the remaining amount of Rs. 12,000 was deposited in the bank. How much money did Mr. Jones have initially?
(a) 120000
(b) 110000
(c) 100000
(d) 150000

Q9. Milk contains 5% water. What quantity of pure milk should be added to 10 litres of milk to reduce this to 2%?
(a) 5 litres
(b) 7 litres
(c) 15 litres
(d) Cannot be determined

Q10. If the height of a triangle is decreased by 40% and its base is increased by 40%, what will be the effect on its area?
(a) No change
(b) 16% increase
(c) 8% increase
(d) 16% decrease

Q11. Given that 10% of A’s income = 15% of B’s income = 20% of C’s income. If sum of their income is Rs. 7800, then B’s income is:
(a) Rs. 3600
(b) Rs. 3000
(c) Rs. 2400
(d) Rs. 1800

Q12. The market price of a watch is Rs. 800. A shopkeeper gives two successive discounts and sells the watch for Rs. 612. If the first discount is 10%, then the second discount is:
(a) 12%
(b) 20%
(c) 15%
(d) 10%

Q13. If 20% of an electricity bill is deducted, then Rs. 100 as still to be paid. How much was the original bill? 
(a) Rs. 110
(b) Rs. 115
(c) Rs. 120
(d) Rs. 125

Q14. The price of cooking oil has increased by 25%. The percentage of reduction that a family should effect in the use of cooking oil, so as not to increase the expenditure on this account is:
(a) 15%
(b) 20%
(c) 25%
(d) 30%

Q15. Krishnamurthy earns Rs. 15000 per month and spends 80% of it. Due to pay revision, his monthly income has increased by 20% but due to price rise, he has to spend 20% more. His new savings are:
(a) Rs. 3,400
(b) Rs. 3,000
(c) Rs. 3,600
(d) Rs. 4,000