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### Profit and Loss [Quantitative Aptitude] Model Test Paper - 1

### Maximum Marks: 10 Duration: 10 Mins

**Q.1. A man buys a cycle for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the cycle?**

A) Rs. 1090

B) Rs. 1160

C) Rs. 1190

D) Rs. 1202

E) None of these

B) Rs. 1160

C) Rs. 1190

D) Rs. 1202

E) None of these

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**Q.2. Alfred buys an old scooter for Rs. 4700 and spends Rs. 800 on its repair. If he sells the scooter for Rs. 5800, his gain percent is:**

A) 4 4/7%

B) 5 5/11%

C) 10%

D) 12%

E) None of these

B) 5 5/11%

C) 10%

D) 12%

E) None of these

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**Q.3. On selling 17 balls at Rs. 720, there is a loss equal to the cost price of 5 balls. The cost price of a ball is:**

A) Rs. 45

B) Rs. 50

C) Rs. 55

D) Rs. 60

E) None of these

B) Rs. 50

C) Rs. 55

D) Rs. 60

E) None of these

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**Q.4. A man bought some fruits at the rate of 16 for Rs. 24 and sold them at the rate of 8 for Rs. 18. What is the profit percent?**

A) 25%

B) 40%

C) 50%

D) 60%

E) None of these

B) 40%

C) 50%

D) 60%

E) None of these

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**Q.5. The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is:**

A) 15

B) 16

C) 18

D) 25

E) None of these

B) 16

C) 18

D) 25

E) None of these

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**Q.6. By selling 12 toffees for a rupee, a man loses 20%. How many for a rupee should he sell to get a gain of 20%?**

A) 5

B) 8

C) 10

D) 15

E) None of these

B) 8

C) 10

D) 15

E) None of these

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**Q.7. The ration between the sale price and the cost price of an article is 7:5. What is the ration between the profit and the cost price of that article?**

A) 2:7

B) 5:2

C) 7:2

D) Data inadequate

E) None of these

B) 5:2

C) 7:2

D) Data inadequate

E) None of these

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**Q.8. When a plot is sold for Rs. 18700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must the plot be sold in order to gain 15%?**

A) Rs. 21000

B) Rs. 22500

C) Rs. 25300

D) Rs. 25800

E) None of these

B) Rs. 22500

C) Rs. 25300

D) Rs. 25800

E) None of these

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**Q.9. If the cost price of 12 pens is equal to the selling price of 8 pens, the gain percent is:**

A) 25%

B) 33 1/3%

C) 50%

D) 66 2/3%

E) None of these

B) 33 1/3%

C) 50%

D) 66 2/3%

E) None of these

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**Q.10. A trader mixes 26 kg of rice at Rs. 20 per kg with 30 kg of rice of other varity at Rs. 36 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 30 per Kg. His profit percent is :**

A) No profit, no loss

B) 5%

C) 8%

D) 10%

E) None of these

B) 5%

C) 8%

D) 10%

E) None of these

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