PERCENTAGE

This Aptitude Practice set include questions on Percentage that can be asked in SSC, IBPS RRB, IBPS PO, IBPS CLERK.

1.In an examination, Neetu scored 62 percentage marks. If the total marks in the examination are 600, then what are the marks obtained by Neetu?
A.278
B.563
C.372
D.288

2.Naresh earns Rs 30800 per month. He keeps 50% for household expenses,15 percentage for his personal expenses, 20% for expenditure on his children and the rest he saves.What amount does he save per month?
A.4620
B.4520
C.4895
D.4800

3.60% of the students in a school are girls. If the total number of girls in the school is 690, find the number of boys in the school.
A. 355
B.460
C.490
D.450

4.A student got 45 percentage marks in the first paper and 70 percentage in the second paper.How much percent should he get in the third paper so as to get 60 percentage as overall score?
A.145
B.195
C.155
D.165

5.In a English examination, the average for the entire class was 80 marks. If 10% of the students scored 95 marks and 20% scored 90 marks. What was the average marks of the remaining students of the class?
A.65
B.75
C.85
D.95

6.X scored 30% marks and failed by 15 marks. Y scored 40% marks and obtained 35 marks more than these required to pass. The pass percentage is:
A.45%
B.33%
C.44%
D.55%

7.The salary of a worker 1st decreased by 5% and then increased by 5%. Then net effect is?
A.52%
B.25%
C.45%
D.15%

8.In an examination 20% of total number of students failed in History, 15% of total number of students failed in Hindi and 5% of total number of students failed in both. Find the percentage of students who passed in both subjects.
A.70
B.80
C.55
D.60

9.65% of 7+35% of 3 =? % of 56
A.1
B.10
C.50
D.100

10.What is 20% of a number whose 200% is 360?
A. 72
B. 36
C. 52
D. 144

11.What percentage of 4/7 is 2/35?
A.2.5%
B.1000%
C.25%
D.10%

12.The total income of A and B is Rs. 6000. A spends 60% of his income and B spends 80% of his income. If their savings are equal, then the income of A is,
A.Rs. 3500
B.Rs. 2000
C.Rs. 4000
D.Rs. 3000

13.With an increase of Rs. 2,000, Vishnu’s monthly salary became Rs. 12,000. What is the percent increase in his salary?
A.20
B.25
C.40
D.80

14.If 75% of the students in a school are boys and the number of girls is 420, the number of boys is
A.1176
B.1350
C.1260
D.1125

15.The salary of a worker is first increased by 10% and thereafter it was reduced by 10%. What was the change in his salary?
A.1% increase
B.5% increase
C.no change
D.1% decrease

16.A water tank contains 5% salt by weight. x litres of fresh water is added to 40 litres of tank water, so that the solution contains 2% salt. The value of x is
A.40
B.50
C.55
D.60

17.The population of a town increases 5% annually. If it is 15,435 now, what was it 2 years ago?
A.14,000
B.13,473
C.12,345
D.10,145

18.Navin spends 15% of his salary on cloths, 30% on food and 10% on transport. After this if he is left with Rs. 900/- what is his salary?
A.Rs. 1,500
B.Rs. 2000
C.Rs. 1,635
D.Rs. 2500

19.When the price of an article was reduced by 15% the sale of the article is increased by 20%. What was the effect on the sales?
A.2% increase
B.1% increase
C.2% decrease
D.1% decrease

20.In an election between two candidates, the one gets 35% of the votes polled is defeated by 15000 votes. The number of votes casted by the winning candidate is ?
A.15,000
B.1,75,000
C.32,500
D.52,500