Quantitative Aptitude Percentage Questions 7

Quantitative Aptitude – Percentage – Questions – 03

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1. The price of sugar increases by 20%. By what percent must a house wife reduce the consumption of sugar, so that the expenditure on sugar is the same as before ?

 
 
 
 

2. The population of a city increases at the rate of 5% annualy. Its present population is 1,85,220. Its population 3 years ago was :

 
 
 
 

3. The price of sugar increases by 32%. A family reduces its consumption so that the expenditure of the sugar is up by 10% only. If the total consumption of sugar before the price rise was 10 kg per month, then the consumption of sugar per month at present (in kg) is :

 
 
 
 

4. The price of sugar is increased by 20%. As a result, a family decreases its consumption by 25%. The expenditure of the family on sugar will be decreased by :

 
 
 
 

5. The population of a town is 18000. It increases by 10% during first year and by 20% during the second year. The population after 2 years will be :

 
 
 
 

6. If the price of sugar rises from Rs. 6 per kg to Rs. 7.50 per kg, a person, to have no increased in his expenditure on sugar, will have to reduce his consumption of sugar by :

 
 
 
 

7. Prices register an increase of 10% on food grains and 15% on other items of expenditure. If the ratio of an employee’s expenditure on food grains and other items be 2 : 5, by how much should his salary be increased in order that he may maintain the same level of consumption as before, his present salary being Rs. 2590 ?

 
 
 
 

8. The population of a town increases by 15% annualy. If its population was 8000 in 1995, what will it be in 1997 ?

 
 
 
 

9. The value of a sewing machine depreciates every year by 4%. Its value at present is Rs. 200. What will be its value after 2 years ?

 
 
 
 

10. The price of oil is increased by 25%. If the expenditure is not allowed to increase, the ratio between the reduction in consumption and the original consumption is :

 
 
 
 

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