# Quantitative Aptitude: Profit and Loss Set 4

Profit Loss Questions Tricks Explanation for SBI PO, IBPS PO, NIACL, NICL, RBI Garde B, Dena Bank PO PGDBF, BOI, Bank of Baroda and other competitive exams.

- An article is sold at 33(1/3)% profit. If it had been sold at a profit of 40%,it would have fetched Rs50 more. Find cost price of article?

A) 700

B) 750

C) 600

D) 650

E) 720

- The percentage of loss when an article is sold at Rs60 is same as that of profit, when it is sold at Rs80.

The above mention profit or loss on the article is?

A) 14(2/7) %

B) 16(2/3)%

C) 20%

D) 25%

E) 30%

- A businessman sells a commodity at 10% profit. If he had bought it 10% less and sold it for rs2 less, then he would have gained 16(2/3)%. What is the cost price of the commodity?

A) 32

B) 48

C) 36

D) 40

E) 30

- A dishonest shopkeeper sells milk at 20% gain and also he add water in the ratio 4:1 in it. What is his total profit?

A) 50%

B) 45%

C) 40%

D) 44%

E) 52%

- The price of coal is increased by 20%. By what percent a family should decrease its consumption so that expenditure remains same?

A) 25%

B) 14(2/7)%

C) 16(2/3)%

D) 20%

E) 13(1/3)%

- After selling 12 balls a man suffer a loss equal to cost price of 6 balls. Find loss percent?

A) 100%

B) 50%

C) 33(1/3)%

D) 40%

E) 30%

- 7. A man bought a horse & a carriage for Rs60,000. He sold the horse at 15% profit and the carriage at a loss of 6%. But still he gained of 1% on overall. The cost price of the horse was?

A) 18000

B) 22000

C) 25000

D) 20000

E) 15000

- A customer saves Rs400 at the rebate of 20% on market price of an article. If the cost price of the article for shopkeeper is Rs1200.Then find the profit percent of shopkeeper?

A) 33(1/3)%

B) 25%

C) 20%

D) 16(2/3)%

E) 30%

- A trader wants to earn 16(2/3)% after allowing a discount of 25%. Find by how much % he has to increase his cost price to make M.P?

A) 50%

B) 55.55%

C) 40%

D) 55%

E) 46.55%

- Nikita bought 30kg of wheat at the rate of 9.50/kg of wheat and the same amount of wheat at the rate of Rs8.50 per kg and mixed them. She sold the mixture at the rate of Rs 8.90/kg. Find her total profit or loss in the whole transaction?

A) Rs2 profit

B) Rs6 loss

C) Rs2 loss

D) Rs6 profit

E) Rs4 loss