1. If A = x% of y and B = y% of x, then which of the following is true?

a :
A is smaller than B.

b :
A is greater than B

c :
Relationship between A and B cannot be determined.

d :
A is equal to B

Correct Answer: d [A is equal to B]

2. A fruit seller had some mangoes. He sells 40% mangoes and still has 420 apples. Originally, he had:

a :
588 mangoes

b :
700 mangoes

c :
672 mangoes

d :
600 mangoes

Correct Answer: b [700 mangoes]

3. Two students A & B appeared at an examination. A secured 9 marks more than the B and his marks was 56% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are:

a :
39, 30

b :
41, 32

c :
42, 33

d :
43, 34

Correct Answer: c [42, 33]

4. In an election between two candidates, one got 55% of the total valid votes, 20% of the votes were invalid. If the total number of votes was 7500, the number of valid votes that the other candidate got, was:

a :
2700

b :
2900

c :
3000

d :
3200

Correct Answer: a [2700]

5. Three candidates contested an election and received 1150, 7850 and 11000 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get?

a :
50%

b :
55%

c :
85%

d :
None

Correct Answer: b [55%]

6. Shyama went to the stationers and bought things worth Rs. 250, out of which Rs.3 went on sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was 6%, then what was the cost of the tax free items?

a :
150

b :
157

c :
197

d :
None

Correct Answer: c [197]

7. Ravi buys good worth Rs. 6650. He gets a rebate of 6% on it. After getting the rebate, he pays sales tax @ 10%. Find the amount he will have to pay for the goods.

a :
Rs. 6876.10

b :
Rs. 6888.20

c :
Rs. 6999.20

d :
Rs. 7000

Correct Answer: a [Rs. 6876.10]

8. The population of a town increased from 1,75,000 to 2,62,500 in a decade. The average percent increase of population per year is:

a :
4.37%

b :
4.67%

c :
5%

d :
4.9%

Correct Answer: c [5%]

9. 38 L of water was poured into a tub and the tub was found to be 5% empty. To completely fill the tub, what amount of additional water must be poured?

a :
1 liter

b :
2 liter

c :
3 liter

d :
5 liter

Correct Answer: b [2 liter]

10. A water pipe is cut into two pieces. The longer piece is 70% of the length of the pipe. By how much percentage is the longer piece longer than the shorter piece?