### Profit and Loss

A vendor bought bannas at 6 for a rupee. How many for a rupee must he sell to gain 20%**[2016]**

3

4

5

6

Seats for Mathematics, Computer and accounting in a school are in the ratio of 5:7:8. There is a proposal to increased seats **[2014]**

2:3:4

6:7:8

6:8:9

None of these

Peter wants to get $200000 for his house. An agent charges 20% of the selling price for selling the house for peter. What should be the selling price>**[2013]**

$250,000

$200,000

$150,000

$50,000

Profit in the partnership of Bikram, Bishnu and Binita are shared in the ration of 1:2:3. If Bikrim's share of the profit is Rs 300, what is Binita's share?**[2013]**

Rs 150

Rs 600

Rs 450

Rs 900

A starts business with Rs 3,500 abd after 5 months, B joins with A as his partner. After a year, the profit is divided in the ratio 2:3 what is B's contribution in the Capital?**[2012]**

Rs 7500

Rs 8000

Rs 8500

Rs 9000

6. The ratio of Rita's age to her mother's age is 3:8. The diffrence of their age is 35 years. The ratio of their ages 4 years will be**[2012]**

7:12

5:12

38:43

42:47

Narasimha, Madhu and Pavan started a business by investing Rs 120,000, Rs 135,000 and Rs 150,000 respectively. FInd the share of Pavan, out of an annual profit of Rs 56700.**[2012]**

Rs 16,800

Rs 18,900

Rs 21,000

None of these

Stella paid Rs 32000 for a computer after receiving 20% discount. What is the price of computer before discount **[2010]**

35,000

38,000

40,000

42,000

The list price of an articles is 25% above the selling price and cost price is 40% below the list price, then the rate of discount is**[2009]**

15%

20%

25%

40%

Given the production cost associated with an item is Rs 20 and fixed cost is Rs 60,000 per month. Each item is sold at Rs 32 per item. If the target profit is Rs 18,000. Then the number of item to be produced and sold is as**[2009]**

6000

6200

6500

6600

A 30% discount reduceds the prices of a commodity by Rs 90. If the discount is reduced to 20%, then the price of commodity will be**[2009]**

Rs 180

Rs 210

Rs 240

Rs 300

An article was sold for Rs 415 at a loss of 17%. What would have been the cost price?**[2008]**

Rs 475

Rs 490

Rs 500

Rs 525

A sport jacket market $48 is offered at a discount of 25% during a stock out sales. At this reduced price, the delear make a profit of 20% on the cost. The cost to the dealer is**[2007]**

$29

$30

$32

$36

Selling price of four articles equal to cost price of 5 articles. The gain is **[2007]**

20%

25%

28%

80%

An owner of a restaurant earns a profit of 30% per person in a dinner even after allowing discount of 35% on the list price. If the list price is Rs 250, what is price? **[2006]**

Rs 120

Rs 125

Rs 150

Rs 180

A diagram of plane drawn to the scale of 0.5 inch equals 80 feet if the length of the diagram is 4.5 inches the actual length of plane is**[2006]**

720 ft

680 ft

640 ft

360 ft

A sells an article to B at profit of 20% and B sells it to C at profit of 25%. If C buys it for Rs 225. What did A pay for it**[2006/2003]**

Rs 100

Rs 125

Rs 150

Rs 175

A retailer purchases an article at the rate of 11 items at Rs 10 and sells 10 items for Rs 11. His gain or loss percentage is **[2005]**

21% loss

21% gain

11.5% loss

11.5 gain

A merchant sells an item at 20% discount, but still makes a gross profit of 20% of the cost. What percentage of the cost would the gross profit on the item have been if it had been sold without the discount? **[2002]**

20%

40%

50%

60%