# Percentage Questions

From here, you can practice 33+ Percentage Aptitude Questions and Answers for preparation of SSC/Bank/Railway and many other competitive examinations. These Percentage Questions will help you in knowing the different types of questions that are asked up in the exam related to this topic.

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## Percentage Questions

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Question 1) If 30% of a number is 12.6, then the number is …….

(A) 41

(B) 51

(C) 52

(D) 42

Question 2) 63% of 3 4/7 is…….

(A) 2.25

(B) 2.40

(C) 2.50

(D) 2.75

Question 3) 40 quintals is what percent of 2 m tones?

(A) 20 %

(B) 2%

(C) 200%

(D) 150%

Question 4) A student has to secure 40% marks to pass. He gets 178 marks and fails by 22 marks. The maximum marks are….

(A) 200

(B) 500

(C) 800

(D) 100

Question 5) In an election between two candidates, a candidate who gets 40% of total votes is defeated by 15000 votes. The number of votes polled by the winning candidate is….

(A) 6000

(B) 10000

(C) 22500

(D) 45000

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Question 6) If x% of y is the same as 4/5 of 80, then the value of x, y is….

(A) 320

(B) 400

(C) 640

(D) None

Question 7) 300 gm of sugar solution has 40% sugar in it. How much sugar should be added to make it 50% in the solution?

(A) 10 gm

(B) 40 gm

(C) 60 gm

(D) 30 gm

Question 8) (30% of 80)/? =24

(A) 3/10

(B) 3/17

(C) 1

(D) 2

Question 9) The salaries of A and B together amount to Rs. 2000. A spends 95% of his salary and B 85% of his. If how, their savings are the same, then what is A’s salary?

(A) Rs. 1500

(B) Rs. 1250

(C) Rs. 750

(D) Rs. 2600

Question 10) By mixing water a man gains the profit of 11 1/9 % . Find the quantity of water mixed by him.

(A) 1/9 liters

(B) 1/8 liters

(C) 1/10 liters

(D) 1/11 liters

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Question 11) A vessel of 80 liters is filled with milk and water. 70% of milk and 30% of water is taken out of the vessel. It is found that the vessel is vacated by 55%, find the initial quantity of water.

(A) 50 L

(B) 60 L

(C) 40 L

(D) 30 L

Question 12) A rise of 600 m is required to get a rail road over a mountain the grade can be kept down by lengthening the track and curving it around the mountain peak. The additional length of the track required to reduce the grade from 2% to 3% is approximately.

(A) 10000 m

(B) 20000 m

(C) 120000 m

(D) 30000 m

Question 13) A garden has only red, green and white flowers. 60% of the flowers have red colours, 30% have green colour and 50% have white colour. If no flower has all the three colours, what percentage of the flowers have only one colour?

(A) 40

(B) 50

(C) 60

(D) None

Question 14) What strength of 20 ml alcohol should be added to 10 ml of 50% alcohol to get an average strength of 20% alcohol?

(A) 0.5%

(B) 5%

(C) 50%

(D) 5.5%

Question 15) The population of a town grows at the rate of 20% every 5 years. In how many years will it double itself? (approximately)

(A) 12

(B) 15

(C) 16

(D) 20

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Question 16) In a village, 18% of the population are children and 10% of children are female. If the number of female children is 90. What is the population?

(A) 500

(B) 5000

(C) 600

(D) 6000

Question 17) For annual income in the slab of Rs. 1200000 to 2000000, a person pays tax at 20% over the surplus on Rs. 1200000. Wini’s annual salary is Rs. 1500000. How much tax does she pays per annum?

(A) Rs. 300000

(B) Rs. 240000

(C) Rs. 120000

(D) Rs. 60000

Question 18) The population of a town has increased to 110% of its value last year. If the population this year is 2.2 lakhs, what is last year’s population?

(A) Rs. 2.32 Lakhs

(B) Rs. 2 Lakhs

(C) Rs. 2.5 Lakhs

(D) None of these

Question 19) 1 kg of tea and 1 kg of sugar together cost Rs. 95. If the price of tea falls by 10% and that of sugar rises by 20% the price of 1 kg each, combined comes to Rs. 90. The original price of tea in Rs. Per kg is…..

(A) Rs. 72

(B) Rs. 55

(C) Rs. 60

(D) Rs. 80

Question 20) If 80% of A = 50% of B and B = x% of A, then the value of x:

(A) 400

(B) 300

(C) 160

(D) 150

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Question 21) If P % of P is 36, then P is equal to:

(A) 3600

(B) 600

(C) 60

(D) 15

Question 22) If 10% of m is the same as 20% of n, then m : n is equal to

(A) 2 : 1

(B) 1 : 2

(C) 1 : 10

(D) 1 : 20

Question 23) 2 is what percent of 50?

(A) 2%

(B) 2.5%

(C) 4%

(D) 5%

Question 24) If 120 is 20% of number, then 120% of that number will be:

(A) 20

(B) 120

(C) 480

(D) 720

Question 25) If x is 80% of y, what percent of x is Y?

(A) 75%

(B) 80%

(C) 100%

(D) 125%

Question 26) If 8% of x is the same as 4% of y, then 20% of x is the same as:

(A) 10% of y

(B) 16% of y

(C) 80% of y

(D) 50% of y

Question 27) 30% of x is 72. The value of x is :

(A) 216

(B) 240

(C) 480

(D) 640

Question 28) If 50% of P = 25% of Q, then P= x% of Q. Find x.

(A) 0.5

(B) 2

(C) 50

(D) 0.005

Question 29) 18% of which number is equal to 12% of 75?

(A) 50

(B) 100

(C) 2

(D) 3/2

Question 30) 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%

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Question 31) A bag contains 600 coins of 25 p denomination and 1200 coins of 50 p denomination. If 12% of 25 p coins and 24% of 50 p coins are removed, the percentage of money removed from the bag is nearly :

(A) 21.6 %

(B) 15.3 %

(C) 14.6 %

(D) 12.5 %

Question 32) Entry fee in an exhibition was Rs. 1. Later, this was reduced by 25% which increased the sale by 20%. The percentage increase in the number of visitors is :

(A) 20 %

(B) 40 %

(C) 60 %

(D) 80 %

Question 33) 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.

(A) Rs. 6876.10

(B) Rs. 6999.20

(C) Rs. 6654

(D) Rs. 7000

Question 34) The difference of two numbers is 20% of the larger number, if the smaller number is 20, then the larger number is :

(A) 15

(B) 25

(C) 35

(D) 45

Question 35) A housewife saved Rs. 2.50 in buying an item on sale. If she spent Rs. 25 for the item, approximately how much percent she saved in the transaction?

(A) 8

(B) 9

(C) 10

(D) 11

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Question 36) The time duration of 1 hour 45 minutes is what percentage of a day?

(A) 7.218

(B) 7.291

(C) 8.3

(D) 8.24

Question 37) The difference of two numbers is 15% of their sum. The ratio of the larger number to the smaller number is :

(A) 23 : 17

(B) 11 : 9

(C) 17 : 11

(D) 23 : 11

Question 38) Half of 1 percent, written as decimal is :

(A) 0.2

(B) 0.02

(C) 0.005

(D) 0.05

Question 39) 1.14 expressed as a percentage of 1.9 is :

(A) 6%

(B) 10%

(C) 60%

(D) 90%

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Question 40) The time duration of 2 hour 45 minutes is what percent of day ?

(A) 7.218%

(B) 11.45%

(C) 8.3%

(D) 8.24%