Profit and Loss 1/1

1. Kathy buys a watch for Rs.500 and sells it to Jake for Rs.600. Find the profit percent.
a. 20%
b. 25%
c. 30%
d. 35%


2. John made a profit of 25% while selling a book for Rs.250. Find the cost price of the book.
a. Rs.160
b. Rs.170
c. Rs.180
d. Rs.200


3. Nivas sold a pen for Rs.900 thus making 10% loss. Find the cost price.
a. Rs.850
b. Rs.1000
c. Rs.1200
d. Rs.1300


4. A trader buys oranges at 7 for a rupee and sells them at 40% profit. How many oranges does he sell for a rupee?
a. 3
b. 4
c. 5
d. 6


5. On selling mangoes at 36 for a rupee, a shopkeeper loses 10%. How many mangoes should he sell for a rupee in order to gain 8%?
a. 25
b. 30
c. 35
d. 40


6. A boy buys eggs at 10 for Rs.1.80 and sells them at 11 for Rs. 2. What is his gain or loss per cent?
a. 1.27%
b. 1.01%
c. 1.68%
d. 1.77%


7. A woman buys apples at 15 for a rupee and the same number at 20 a rupee. She mixes and sells them at 35 for 2 rupees. What is her gain per cent or loss per cent?
a. 2.04%
b. 3.5%
c. 4.4%
d. 5.4%


8. Some quantity of coffee is sold at Rs. 22 per kg, making 10% profit. If total gain is Rs. 88, what is the quantity of coffee sold?
a. 44
b. 55
c. 60
d. 70


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