Profit and Loss Questions and Answers

  • Q1:

    Ram buys 4 horses and 9 cows for Rs. 13400, If he sells the horses at 10% profit and the cows at 20% profit, then he earns a total profit of Rs. 1,880. The cost of a horse is

    1. (A)Rs. 2500
    2. (B)Rs. 3000
    3. (C)Rs. 2000
    4. (D)Rs. 1000
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  • Q2:

    A shopkeeper bought oranges at the rate of 7 for 10 rupees and sold them at a profile of 40 percent. How many oranges would he sell for 10 rupees?

    1. (A)8
    2. (B)7
    3. (C)6
    4. (D)5
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  • Q3:

    A man bought a cycle for Rs. 200. For how much should he sell it so as to gain 10%.

    1. (A)Rs. 210
    2. (B)Rs. 220
    3. (C)Rs. 230
    4. (D)Rs. 240
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  • Q4:

    A shopkeeper buys a tin for Rs. 50 and sells it for Rs. 46. Find his loss or gain percent.

    1. (A)4% gain
    2. (B)4% loss
    3. (C)8% gain
    4. (D)8% loss
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  • Q5:

    What is the cost of coco when an additional profit of \(2\frac{1}{2}\%\) raises the prices by 9 p. per kg?

    1. (A)Rs. 3.20
    2. (B)Rs. 3.60
    3. (C)Rs. 3.45
    4. (D)Rs. 3.65
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