# Most Important Questions of Percentage for SBI PO

So, here we are with the Most important questions of Percentage.

**Q1. Three papers were set in an examination and the maximum marks per were in the ratio of 1 : 2 : 2, respectively. If a student obtained 50% in the first paper, 60% in the second, and 65% in the third, what percent did he obtain overall?**

(a) 58.3%

(b) 66.66%

(c) 33.33%

(d) 60%

(e) None of these

**Q2. A recipe gives directions to mix 4 pats of substance A with 7 parts of substance B. These substances are to be taken by weight, but by mistake they were taken by volume. Find the error in the percentage of the weight of A in the mixture, if 117 cm3 of the substance A weighs as much as 151 cm3 of the substance B.**

(a) 5.05%

(b) 6.00%

(c) 7.05%

(d) 6.02%

(e) None of these

**Q3. Tom’s salary is 125% of Tina’s salary. Tito’s salary is 80% of Tina’s salary. The total of all the three salaries is Rs. 61,000. What is Tito’s salary?**

(a) Rs. 16,000

(b) Rs. 16,500

(c) Rs. 15,500

(d) Rs. 15,000

(e) None of these

**Q4. A bag contains 600 pens of brand A and 1200 pens of brand B. If 12% of brand A pens and 25% of brand B pens are removed, then what is the approximately percentage of total pens removed from the bag?**

(a) 37%

(b) 36%

(c) 22%

(d) 18%

(e) None of these

**Q5. A person spends 40% of his salary on his educational expenses. He spends 60% of it in purchasing books and one-half of the remaining in purchasing stationery items. If he saves Rs. 160 every month, which is one-fourth of the balance after spending over books and stationery items, what is his monthly salary?**

(a) Rs. 8000

(b) Rs. 4800

(c) Rs. 9600

(d) Data inadequate

(e) None of these

**Q6. A salesman’s terms were changed from a flat commission of 5% on all his sales to a fixed salary of Rs. 1000 plus 2.5% commission on all sales exceeding Rs. 4000. If his remuneration as per the new scheme was Rs. 600 more than by the first scheme, what were his sales worth?**

(a) Rs. 11000

(b) Rs. 17000

(c) Rs. 16000

(d) Rs. 12000

(e) None of these

**Q7. In an examination it is required to get 296of the total maximum aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 259 marks and is declared failed. The difference of marks obtained by the student and that required to pass is 5%. What are the maximum aggregate marks a student can get?**

(a) 690

(b) 780

(c) 740

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**Q8. A monthly return railway ticket costs 25% more than a single ticket. A week’s extension can be had for the former by paying 5% of the monthly paid for the monthly ticket (with extensions) is Rs. 84, the price of the single ticket is**

(a) Rs. 64

(b) Rs. 80

(c) Rs 48

(d) Rs 72

(e) None of these

**Q9. In three vessels, each of 100 L capacity, mixture of milk and water is failed. The ratio of milk and water are 4 : 1, 2 : 3, 4 : 3 in the respective vessels. If all three vessels are emptied into a single large vessel, then what will be the ratio of water to milk in the resultant mixture?**

(a) 43 : 62

(b) 197 : 214

(c) 219 : 117

(d) 179 : 234

(e) None of these

**Q10. In a town, 60% of the adult population is male. a% of the adult males and b% adult females are educated. The total number of educated adult male and uneducated adult females is equal in number to the total number of uneducated adult males and educated adult females. If a and b are both integers, which of the following could be the set of values (a, b)?**

(a) (20, 30)

(b) (20, 10)

(c) (30, 15)

(d) (30, 20)

(e) None of these

**Q11. A survey shows that 61%, 46% and 29% of the people watched ‘Airlift’, Neerja’ and ‘Jolly LLB’ respectively. 25% people watched exactly two of the three movies and 3% watched more, what percentage of people watched all the three movies?**

(a) 39%

(b) 11%

(c) 14%

(d) 7%

(e) None of these

**Q12. Bennett distribution company, a subsidiary of a major cosmetics manufacture Bavlon, is forecasting the zonal sales for the next year. Zone I with current yearly sales to Rs. 193.8 lakhs is expected to achieve a sales growth of 7.25%; Zone II with current sales of Rs. 79.3 lakhs is expected to grow by 8.2% and Zone III with sales of Rs. 57.5 lakhs is expected to increase sales by 7.15%. What is the Bennett’s expected sales growth for the next year?**

(a) 7.46%

(b) 7.53%

(c) 7.88%

(d) 7.41%

(e) None of these

**Q13. A man sold a wristwatch for Rs. 2,400 at a loss of twenty five percent. At what rate should he have sold the wristwatch to earn a proflt of twenty five per cent?**

(a) Rs. 3,600

(b) Rs. 4,000

(c) Rs. 3,500

(d) Rs. 3,800

(e) Rs. 2,500

**Q14. Out of the total production of iron hematite, an ore of iron, 20% of the ore gets wasted. Out of the remaining iron, only 25% is pure iron, if the pure iron obtained in a year from a mine of hematite was 8000 kg then the quantity of hematite mined in the year is:**

(a) 400000 kg

(b) 500000 kg

(c) 450000 kg

(d) 600000 kg

(e) None of these

**Q15. The total tractor population in a State is 294000, out of which 150000 are made by Mahindra and Mahindra. Out of every 1000 Mahindra tractors, 98 are red in colour. But only 5.3% of the total tractor population is red. Find percentage of non-Mahindra tractors that are red.**

(a) 0.612%

(b) 5.025%

(c) 5.130%

(d) 6.140%