Profit and Loss Set 8


Profit and Loss Set 8

We are here with the Profit and Loss exercise which is very important for competitive exams. Profit and Loss questions usually carry 3-5 marks in competitive exams.

Q1. A man sold an article at a loss of 20%. If he has sold that article for Rs. 12 more he would have gained 10%. Find the cost price of that article
(a) Rs. 60
(b) Rs. 40
(c) Rs. 30
(d) Rs. 22

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Q2.If an article sold at a gain of 5% interest of being sold at a loss of 5%. It gets Rs. 5 more. What is the cost price of the article?
(a) Rs. 100
(b) Rs. 105
(c) Rs. 50
(d) Rs. 110

Q3. A person sells a table at a profit of 10%. If he had bought the table at 5% less cost and sold for Rs. 80 more, he would have gained 20%. The cost price of the table is
(a) Rs. 3200
(b) Rs. 2500
(c) Rs. 2000
(d) Rs. 200

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Q4. A cloth merchant sold half of his cloth at 40% profit, half of remaining at 40% loss and the rest was sold at the cost price. In the total transaction his gain or loss will be
(a) 20% gain
(b) 25% gain
(c) 10% gain
(d) 15% loss

Q5. A dealer sold two TV sets for Rs. 7400 each. On one he gained 10% and on the other he lost 10%. The dealer’s loss or gain in the transaction is
(a) no profit no loss
(b) 1% gain
(c) 0.1% loss
(d) 1% loss

1 – B
2 – C
3 – C
4 – C
5 – D