# Percentage - Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ) questions

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1)   A’s salary is 50% more than B’s. How much percent is B’s salary less than A’s?
- Published on 11 Apr 17

a. 33(1/4)%
b. 33(1/3)%
c. 33(1/2)%
d. 33%
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 33(1/3)% Explanation: 2)   The price of cooking oil has increased by 25%. By what percent should a family reduce the consumption of cooking oil so as not to increase the expenditure in this account?
- Published on 11 Apr 17

a. 20%
b. 25%
c. 18%
d. 16%
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 20% Explanation: 3)   Ramesh’s salary was reduced by 10% and then the reduced salary was increased by 10%. What was his ultimate loss?
- Published on 11 Apr 17

a. 0%
b. 10%
c. 1%
d. 5%
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 1% Explanation: 4)   In a country 55% population is female. 80% of the male population is literate. How much of females are literate if total literacy is 58%?
- Published on 11 Apr 17

a. 45%
b. 55%
c. 40%
d. 22%
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 40% Explanation: 5)   Two numbers are less than a third number by 30% and 37% respectively. How much percent is the second number less than the first?
- Published on 05 Apr 17

a. 7%
b. 10%
c. 4%
d. 3%
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 10% Explanation: 6)   40% of greater number is equal to 60% of the smaller. If their sum is 150, then the greater number is
- Published on 05 Apr 17

a. 70
b. 80
c. 90
d. 60
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 90 Explanation: 7)   If X% of Y is 100 and Y% of Z is 200, find a relation between X and Z.
- Published on 05 Apr 17

a. Z = X/2
b. Z = 2X
c. X = Z/4
d. Z = 4X
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Z = 2X Explanation: 8)   If 20% of an electricity bill is deducted, then Rs. 100 is still to be paid. How much was the original bill?
- Published on 05 Apr 17

a. Rs. 110
b. Rs. 115
c. Rs. 120
d. Rs. 125
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 125 Explanation: 9)   5% of 5% of Rs. 100 is
- Published on 05 Apr 17

a. Rs. 0.25
b. Rs. 0.50
c. Rs. 10
d. Rs. 25
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Rs. 0.25 Explanation: 10)   A town has population of 50,000 in 1988. In one year i.e. by 1989 it increased by 25%. Next year i.e. in 1990, it decreased by 30%. The next year in 1991 there was an increase of 40%. What is the population at end of 1991?
- Published on 17 Mar 17

a. 60250
b. 62250
c. 66550
d. 61250
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 61250 Explanation: 1 2 3 4 5