Percentages Practice Test Question Answers
SET: 2
1. Richard and Michael deposited $3000 and $4000 in a company at the rate of 10% per annum for 3 years and 2ยฝย years respectively. The difference of the amounts received by them will be 
๐ A. $10 
๐ B. $100 
๐ C. $1000 
๐ D. $1100 
๐ E. $ – 1000 
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Answer: D 1100 (formula of Simple interest I = (P ร R ร T)/100)
2.ย If 90% of x is 315 km, then the value of x is 
๐ A. 3 km 
๐ B. 30 km 
๐ C. 300 km 
๐ D. 315 km 
๐ E. 3 km 
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Answer: D 315 KM. (90% of x is 315 km i.e (90/100) ร x = 315)
3.ย The percent that represents the unshaded region in the figure.

๐ A. 40% 
๐ B. 50 
๐ C. 60% 
๐ D. 70% 
๐ E. 75% 
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Answer: A. 40%ย Total number of parts in the given figure = 10 ร 10 = 100ย and ย unshaded parts = (40/100) ร 100
4. If the price of oil is decreased by 20% per barrel, then the new price of 3 barrel of oil originally costing $120 will be 
๐ A. $60 
๐ B. $82 
๐ C. $96 
๐ D. $100 
๐ E. $110 
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Answer: $96 (new price of oil= 120 โ 20% of original price therefore ย 120 โ (20/100) ร 120
5. Benicio purchased a vintage car for $50,59,700 and spent he $40300 on its repairs. To make a profit of 5%, he should sell the car for $ __? 
๐ A. $5155000 
๐ B. $5255000 
๐ C. $5355000 
๐ D. $5455000 
๐ E. $5555000 
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Answer: C . $5355000 (formula: Profit % = (profit/CP) ร 100 )
6. Kylo bought 120 pens at $4 each. He sold 60 % of the pens at $5 each and the remaining at $3.50 each. If he made profit then find out his profit percentage. 
๐ A. 10% 
๐ B. 30% 
๐ C. 100% 
๐ D. 10.10% 
๐ E. 1% 
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Answer: A 10%ย , Profit percentage = (Profit/CP) ร 100
7. Joseph bought a certain number of apples out of which 4% were bad. After sellingย 75% of the remaining he had 96 apples. Find the number of apples he bought. 
๐ A. 300 
๐ B. 400 
๐ C. 600 
๐ D. 800 
๐ E. 900 
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Answer: B 400
8. In a class test Charles needs to score minimum of 40% marks to pass. He scores 178 marks and fails by 22 marks. Find the maximum marks. 
๐ A. 200 
๐ B. 300 
๐ C. 400 
๐ D. 500 
๐ E. 1000 
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Answer: D 500 Solution (200 ร (100รท 40))
9. During the pandemic, Richard’s salary was reduced by 10%. By what percent should his reduced salary be raised, so as to bring it at par with his original salary? 
๐ A. 10\frac12 % 
๐ B. 10% 
๐ C.ย 11\frac19 % 
๐ D. 11\frac12 % 
๐ E. 11% 
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Answer: C 11\frac19 %
10.ย If A is increased by 20%, it equals B. If B is decreased by 50%, it equals C. Then ____ % of A is equal to C. 
๐ A. 10% of A 
๐ B. 20% of A 
๐ C. 30% of A 
๐ D. 60% of A 
๐ E. 90% of A 
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Answer: D 60% of A
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