# Quant Quiz from Previous Paper – Percentage – 1

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1. A petrol pump owner mixed leaded and unleaded petrol in such a way that the mixture contains 10% unleaded petrol. What quantity of leaded petrol should be added to 1 litre mixture so that the percentage of unleaded petrol becomes 5%? (SBI Clerk 2015)

(a) 1000 ml

(b) 900 ml

(c) 1900 ml

(d) 1800 ml

(e) None of these

Option: A

Explanation:

1. A manufacture undertakes to supply 2000 pieces of a particular component at â‚¹ 25 per piece. According to his estimates, even if 5% fail to pass the quality tests, then he will make a profit of 25%. However as it turned out, 50% of the components were rejected. What is the loss to the manufacture? (IBPS Clerk 2015)

(a) â‚¹ 12,000

(b) â‚¹ 13,000

(c) â‚¹ 14,000

(d) â‚¹ 15,000

(e) None of these

Option: B

Explanation:

1. A man losses 20% of his money. After spending 25% of the remaining, he has â‚¹ 480 left. What is the amount of money he originally had? (SBI Clerk 2015)

(a) â‚¹ 600

(b) â‚¹ 720

(c) â‚¹ 800

(d) â‚¹ 840

(e) None of these

Option: C

Explanation:

1. In an examination, 40% of the candidates wrote their answers in Hindi and the others in English. The average marks of the candidates written in Hindi is 74 and the average marks of the candidates written in English is 77. What is the average marks of all the candidates ? (SBI Clerk 2015)

(a) 75.5

(b) 75.8

(c) 76.0

(d) 76.8

(e) None of these

Option: B

Explanation:

1. A person could save 10% of his income. But 2 years later, when his income increased by 20%, he could save the same amount only as before. By how much percentage has his expenditure increased? (IBPS RRB 2015)

(a) 22 2/9%

(b) 23 1/3 %

(c) 24 2/9%

(d) 25 2/9%

(e) None of these

Option: A

Explanation:

1. Ram spends 50% of his monthly income on household items, 20% of his monthly income on buying clothes, 5% of his monthly income on medicines and saves remaining â‚¹ 11,250. What is Ram’s monthly income? (IBPS PO 2015)

(a) â‚¹ 38,200

(b) â‚¹ 34,000

(c) â‚¹ 41,600

(d) â‚¹ 45,000

(e) None of these

Option: D

Explanation:

1. If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 350% and the denominator of the fraction is increased by 300% the resultant fraction is 9/22 . What is the original fraction ? (IBPS PO 2015)

(a) Â¾

(b) 5/12

(c) 7/9

(d) 4/11

(e) None of these

Option: D

Explanation:

1. Ms. Sujata invests 7% i.e. â‚¹ 2170 of her monthly salary in mutual funds. Later she invests 18% of her monthly salary in recurring deposits also, she invests 6% of her salary on NSC’s. What is the total annual amount invested by Ms. Sujata ? (IBPS PO 2015)

(a) â‚¹ 1,25,320

(b) â‚¹ 1,13,520

(c) â‚¹ 1,35,120

(d) â‚¹ 1,15,320

(e) None of these

Option: D

Explanation:

1. Sujata scored 2240 marks in an examination that is 128 marks more than the minimum passing percentage of 64%. What is the percentage of marks obtained by Meena if she scores 907 marks less than Sujata? (IBPS PO 2015)

(a) 35

(b) 40

(c) 45

(d) 36

(e) 48

Option: B

Explanation:

1. If tax on a commodity is reduced by 10%, total revenue remains unchanged. What is the percentage increase in its consumption? (IBPS PO 2015)

(a) 11 1/9 %

(b) 20%

(c) 10%

(d) 9 1/11 %

(e) None of these

Option: A

Explanation:

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