# Percentage For SBI PO : Set – 05

## Percentage For SBI PO : Set – 05

1) If the cost price of 20 books is the same as selling price of 25 books, then the loss percentage is

a) 20

b) 25

c) 22

d) 24

e) None of these

2) The number of students in a class is increased by 20% and the number now becomes 66. Initially the number was

a) 45

b) 50

c) 55

d) 60

e) None of these

3) Due to an increase of 50% in the price of eggs, 4 eggs less are available for Rs. 24.The present rate of eggs per dozen is

a) Rs. 24

b) Rs. 27

c) Rs. 36

d) Rs. 42

e) None of these

4) Pradeep spends 40 percent of his monthly income on food items and 50 percent of the remaining on clothes and conveyance. He saves one-third of the remaining amount after spending on food, clothes and conveyance. If he saves Rs.19,200 every year what is his monthly income?

a) Rs.24000

b) Rs.12000

c) Rs.16000

d) Rs.20000

e) None of these

5) A man spends one third of his income on food 2/5th , of his income on house rent and 1/5th of his income on transport. If he still has Rs.500 left with him, his income is,

a) 5000

b) 5500

c) 7500

d) 9000

e) None of these

6) The population of a city is increased 5% ,7% and 11% in the last three years, What will be the present population if the population of a town is 2,40,000 three years ago ?

a) 2,99,600

b) 2,99,500

c) 2,99,400

d) 2,99,300

e) None of these

7) 500 pencils were distributed equally among children in such a way that the number of pencil received by each child is 20% of the total number of children. How many pencil did each child receive ?

a) 45

b) 50

c) 55

d) 43

e) None of these

8) What is the maximum percentage discount that a merchant can offer so that he ends up with no profit or no loss after he marks the price 50% above the cost price?

a) 66.66%

b) 33.33 %

c) 50%

d) 40%

e) None of these

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

a) 57%

b) 60%

c) 65%

d) 90%

e) None of these

10) If 50% of x equals the sum of y and 20, then what is the value of x–2y?

a) 20

b) 40

c) 60

d) 80

e) None of these