# Quantitative Aptitude: Profit and Loss Set 1

- A loss of 10% is made by selling an article. Had it been sold for Rs 75 more, there would have been a profit of 5%. What would be the selling price of the article if it is sold at 15% profit?

A) Rs 475

B) Rs 520

C) Rs 575

D) Rs 425

E) None of these

- A profit of 20% is made when an article is sold for Rs 720. What will be the profit % if the same article is sold for Rs 630?

A) 12%

B) 9%

C) 3%

D) 5%

E) 8%

- A trader gets a profit of 30% on buying a kg of wheat. By mistake, he sold 1200 grams of wheat at the price of 1 kg. Find his net profit/loss%.

A) 25/3% profit

B) 55/3% profit

C) 30/11% loss

D) 125/3% loss

E) 25/6% profit

- A trader bought 8 kg of rice at Rs 10 per kg. While selling he uses false weights of 1600 gm instead of 2 kg. What profit did he make by selling 8 kg of rice bought?

A) Rs 18

B) Rs 30

C) Rs 20

D) Rs 26

E) Rs 33

- There is a profit of 20% on an article, when a discount of 10% is given. What will be the profit % on the article if discount given is 20%?

A) 2 1/3%

B) 7%

C) 4 4/5%

D) 8%

E) 6 2/3%

- Two mobiles are sold at same price. If on one, a profit of 25% is made and on another, a loss of 10% is incurred, find the net profit/loss%.

A) 10 62/99%

B) 15 12/33%

C) 6 14/23%

D) 4 28/43%

E) 15 1/5%

- Cost price of milk is Rs x per litre and it is sold at Rs 1.5x per litre. If the milkman mixes 2 litres water with every 4 litres of pure milk while selling, what is his profit percentage?

A) 100%

B) 125%

C) 80%

D) 25%

E) 55%

- The profit% made by selling an article for Rs 2200 is same as the loss% made by selling the same article for Rs 1700. What would be the selling price of the article if it is sold at 10% profit?

A) Rs 2145

B) Rs 2080

C) Rs 1975

D) Rs 1900

E) Rs 2180

- Due to reduction of 20% in price of pens a customer can purchase 5 more pens for Rs. 40. What is the original price of a pen?

A) Rs 5

B) Rs 3

C) Rs 2

D) Rs 6

E) Rs 8

- If the cost price of 200 pens is equal to the selling price of 160 pens, the gain/loss % is

A) 14% loss

B) 25% gain

C) 12% gain

D) 16% loss

E) 22% gain