# Problems on Numbers - Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ) questions for Q. 21526

**Q. If the price of rice rises from Rs. 6 per kg to Rs. 8 per kg, to have no increase in his expenditure on rice, a person will have to reduce his consumption of sugar by***- Published on 05 May 16***a.** 12 %

**b.** 19 %

**c.** 25 %

**d.** 32 %

**ANSWER: 25 %**

Let original consumption = 100 kg and consumption = y kg.

So, 100 x 6 = y x 8

y = 75 kg

Reduction in consumption = 25 %.