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**1. A trader mixes three varieties of groundnuts costing Rs. 50, Rs. 20 and Rs. 30 per kg in the ratio 2 : 4 : 3 in terms of weight, and sells the mixture at Rs. 33 per kg. What percentage of profit does he make?**

1.) 8%

2.) 3%

3.) 11%.

4.) 12%

5.) 10%

**2. A dairyman pays Rs. 6.40 per litre of milk. He adds water and sells the mixture at Rs. 8 per litre, thereby making 37.5% profit. The proportion of water to milk received by the customers is:**

1.) 1 : 10

2.) 1 : 12

3.) 2 : 7

4.) 3 : 20

5.) 2 : 5

**3. A fruitseller has 24 kg of apples. He sells a part of these at a gain of 20% and the balance at a loss of 5%. If on the whole he earns a profit of 10%, the amount of apples sold at a loss is:**

1.) 9.8 kg

2.)8 kg

3.) 9.6 kg

4.) 12.4 kg

5.) 9.7 kg

**4. Two-third of a consignment was sold at a profit of 5% and the remainder at a loss of 2%. If the total profit was Rs. 400, the value of the consignment (in Rs.) was**

1.) 13,000

2.) 17,000

3.) 15,000

4.) 40,000

5.) 16,000

**5. A trader purchases a watch and a wall clock for Rs. 390. He sells them making a profit of 10% on the watch and 15% on the wall clock. He earns a profit of Rs. 51.50. The difference between the original prices of the wall clock and the watch is equal to:**

1.) Rs. 111

2.) Rs. 150

3.) Rs. 110

4.) Rs. 130

5.) Rs. 115

**6. Albert buys 4 horses and 9 cows for Rs.13,400. If he sells the horses at 10% profit and the cows at 20% profit, then he earns a total profit of Rs.1880. The cost of a horse is:**

1.) Rs. 2200

2.) Rs. 2000

3.) Rs. 2700

4.) Rs. 3200

5.) Rs. 2100

**7. A man purchases two clocks A and B at a total cost of Rs. 650. He sells A with 20% profit and B at a loss of 25% and gets the same selling price for both the clocks. What are the purchasing prices of A and B respectively?**

1.) Rs. 550, Rs. 660

2.) Rs. 250, Rs. 400

3.) Rs. 378, Rs. 375

4.) Rs. 300, Rs. 350

5.) Rs. 350, Rs. 400

**8. The C.P. of two watches taken together is Rs. 840. If by selling one at a profit of 16% and the other at a loss of 12%, there is no loss or gain in the whole transaction, then the C.P of the two watches are respectively:**

1.) Rs. 360, Rs. 480

2.) Rs. 500, Rs. 360

3.) Rs. 360, Rs. 460

4.) Rs. 400, Rs. 440

5.) Rs. 350, Rs. 450

**9. On selling a chair at 7% loss and a table at 17% gain, a man gains Rs.296. If he sells the chair at 7% gain and the table at 12% gain, then he gains Rs.400. The actual price of the table is:**

1.) Rs. 2100

2.) Rs. 1900

3.) Rs. 2200

4.) Rs. 2400

5.) Rs. 2300

**10. In a competitive examination in State A, 6% candidates got selected from the total appeared candidates. State B had an equal number of candidates appeared and 7% candidates got selected with 80 more candidates got selected than A. What was the number of candidates appeared from each State?**

1.) 7600

2.) 8000

3.) 8300

4.) 4000

5.) 5000

**Answers**

1. (5) 2. (1) 3. (3) 4. (3) 5. (3)

6. (2) 7. (2) 8. (1) 9. (4) 10. (2)

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