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Question 1 |

**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% |

Question 2 |

**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 :**a) 4.37% | |

b) 5% | |

c) 6% | |

d) 8.75% |

Question 3 |

**A student multiplied a number by**

**instead of**

**. What is the percentage error in the calculation ?**

a) 34% | |

b) 44% | |

c) 54% | |

d) 64% |

Question 4 |

**A tempo is insured to the extent of**

**of its original value. If the premium on it at the rate of 1.3 percent amounts to Rs. 910, the original value of the tempo is :**

a) Rs. 78,500 | |

b) Rs. 80,000 | |

c) Rs. 82,500 | |

d) Rs. 87,500 |

Question 5 |

**In a competitive examination in State A, 6% candidates got selected from the total appeared candidates. State B had an equal number of candidates appeared and 7% candidates got with 80 more candidates got selected than A. What was the number of candidates appeared from each State ?**a) 7600 | |

b) 8000 | |

c) 8400 | |

d) Data inadequate |

Question 6 |

**The price of a car is Rs. 3,25,000. It was insured to 85% of its price. The car was damaged completely in a accident and the insurance company paid 90% of the insurance. What was the difference between the price of the car and the amount received ?**a) Rs. 32,500 | |

b) Rs. 48,750 | |

c) Rs.76,376 | |

d) Rs. 81,250 |

Question 7 |

**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 ?**a) Rs. 15 | |

b) Rs. 15.70 | |

c) Rs. 19.70 | |

d) Rs. 20 |

Question 8 |

**A fruit seller had some apples. He sells 40% apples and still has 420 apples. Originally, he had :**a) 588 apples | |

b) 600 apples | |

c) 672 apples | |

d) 700 apples |

Question 9 |

**A batsman scored 110 runs which included 3 boundaries and 8 sixes. What percent of his total did he make by running between the wickets ?**a) 45% | |

b) 45 % | |

c) 54 % | |

d) 55% |

Question 10 |

**After deducting a commission of 5%, a T.V. set cost Rs. 9595.Its marked price is :**

a) Rs. 10,000 | |

b) Rs. 10,075 | |

c) Rs. 10,100 | |

d) Rs. 10,500 |

Question 11 |

**A person who spends 66**

**% of his income is able to save Rs. 1200 per month. His monthly expenses (is Rs.)are :**

a) Rs. 1200 | |

b) Rs. 2400 | |

c) Rs. 3000 | |

d) Rs. 3200 |

Question 12 |

**In an examination, 35% of the students passed and 455 failed. How many students appeared for the examination?**a) 490 | |

b) 700 | |

c) 845 | |

d) 1300 |

Question 13 |

**In an election, 30% of the voters voted for candidate A whereas 60% of the remaining voted for candidate B. The remaining voters did not vote. If the difference between those who voted for candidate A and those who did not vote was 1200, how many individuals were eligible for easting vote in that election ?**a) 10,000 | |

b) 45,000 | |

c) 60,000 | |

d) 72,000 |

Question 14 |

**In an market survey, 20% opted for product A whereas 60% opted for product B. The remaining individuals were not certain. If the difference between those who opted for product B and those who were uncertain was 720, how many individuals were covered in the survey ?**a) 1440 | |

b) 1800 | |

c) 3600 | |

d) Data inadequate |

Question 15 |

**A student has to obtain 33% of the total marks to pass. He got 125 marks and failed by 40 marks. The total number of polled ?**

a) 300 | |

b) 500 | |

c) 800 | |

d) 1000 |

Question 16 |

**In an election a candidate who gets 84% of the votes is elected by a majority of 476 votes. What is the total number of votes was 7500, the number of valid votes that the other candidate got, was :**a) 672 | |

b) 700 | |

c) 749 | |

d) 848 |

Question 17 |

**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 :**a) 2700 | |

b) 2900 | |

c) 3000 | |

d) 3100 |

Question 18 |

**At an election involving two candidates, 68 votes were declared invalid. The winning candidate secures 52% and wins by 98 votes. The number of votes. The total number of votes polled is :**

a) 2382 | |

b) 2450 | |

c) 2518 | |

d) None of these |

Question 19 |

**10% of the voters did not cast their vote in an election between two candidates. 10% of the votes polled were found invalid. The successful candidate got 54% of the valid votes and won by a majority of 1620 votes. The number of enrolled on the voters’ list was :**a) 25000 | |

b) 33000 | |

c) 35000 | |

d) 40000 |

Question 20 |

**8% of the people eligible to vote are between 18 and 21 years of age. In an election, 85% of those eligible to vote, who were between 18 and 21, actually voted. In that election, the number of persons between 18 and 21, who actually voted, was what percent of those eligible to vote ?**

a) 4.2 | |

b) 6.4 | |

c) 6.8 | |

d) 8 |

Question 21 |

**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 ?**

a) Rs. 200 | |

b) Rs. 250 | |

c) Rs. 300 | |

d) None of these |

Question 22 |

**While purchasing one time costing Rs. 400, I had to pay the sales tax at 7% and on another costing Rs. 6400, the sales tax 9%. What percent of the sales tax I had to pay, taking the two items together on an average ?**a) 8% | |

b) 85 % | |

c) 9 % | |

d) 10 % |

Question 23 |

**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 age which is 48. What is the total number of students in the school ?**

a) 72 | |

b) 80 | |

c) 120 | |

d) None of these |

Question 24 |

**A student secures 90%, 60% and 54% marks in test papers of the with 100, 150 and 200 respectively as maximum marks. The percentage of his aggregate is :**

a) 64 | |

b) 68 | |

c) 70 | |

d) None of these |

Question 25 |

**1100 boys and 700 girls are examined in a test; 42% of the boys and 30% of the girls pass. The percentage of the total who failed is :**a) 58% | |

b) 62 % | |

c) 64% | |

d) 78% |

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