knowledge philic presents
vivid set of percentage
questions
1.

A batsman scored 110 runs which included 3
boundaries and 8 sixes. What percent of his total score did he make by
running between the wickets?



2.

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



3.

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



4.

What percentage of numbers from 1 to 70 have 1 or
9 in the unit's digit?



5.

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



6.

If 20% of a = b,
then b% of 20 is the same as:



7.

In a certain school, 20% of students are below 8
years of age. The number of students above 8 years of age is of
the number of students of 8 years of age which is 48. What is the total
number of students in the school?



8.

Two numbers A and B are such that the sum of 5%
of A and 4% of B is twothird of the sum of 6% of A and 8% of B. Find the
ratio of A : B.



9.

What is the percentage error in the calculation?



10.

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:



11.

Three candidates contested an election and
received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the
total votes did the winning candidate get?



12.

Two tailors X and Y are paid a total of Rs. 550
per week by their employer. If X is paid 120 percent of the sum paid to Y,
how much is Y paid per week?



13.

Gauri went to the stationers and bought things
worth Rs. 25, out of which 30 paise went on sales tax on taxable purchases.
If the tax rate was 6%, then what was the cost of the tax free items?



14.

Rajeev 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.



15.

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:



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