# Quantitative Aptitude Questions and Answers - Profit and Loss

11. A seller sold a cloth for Rs. 720 after giving 20% discount on the labelled price. Had he not given the discount, he would have earned a profit of 40% on the CP. what was the Cp of the cloth?

A. 541
B. 591
C. 643
D. 763

12. Sekar gives the discount of 42% for nokia phone, after he marked the price 29% more than its cost price. find his loss or profit %?

A. 24.00%
B. 27.7%
C. 26.00%
D. 25.18%

13. P sells a bike to Q at a profit of 25%. Q sells it to R at a profit of 30%.If R pays Rs.273 for it, the cost price of the bike for P is:

A. 150
B. 161
C. 1.68
D. 177

14. Sridevi sells an article at a profit of 50%. If she had bought it at 40% less and sold it for Rs.21.50 less, She would have gained 60%. Find the cost price of the article

A. 10
B. 20
C. 0.3
D. 0.4

15. A shopkeeper sells a cricket bat whose marked price is Rs.60 at a discount of 20% and gives a ball costing Rs.3 free with each bat. Even then he makes a profit of 25%. His cost per bat is.

A. 12
B. 24
C. 36
D. 48

16. In order that there may be a profit of 15% after allowing a discount of 10% on the marked price, The marked price of an book has to be increased by %?

A. 19.70%
B. 23.20%
C. 29.60%
D. 27.70%

17. A substance is purchased for Rs. 300. If one fourth of the substance is sold at a loss of 10% and the remaining at a gain of 5%, Find out the overall gain or loss percentage.

A. 0.75%
B. 1.75%
C. 1.25%
D. 2.35%

18. In a certain occupation, the profit is 110% of the cost. If the cost increases by 13% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?

A. 46%
B. 47%
C. 48%
D. 43%

19. A seller mixes 30% water to milk and then he sells the whole mixture at the price of milk. If the cost price of water be 50% of the cost price of milk, what is the net profit percentage?

A. 17.11%
B. 17.64%
C. 19.17%
D. 20.12%

20. Rithick wants to buy a computer. He bought a computer listed at Rs 6000 with discount 30% offer on the list price. What additional amount must be offered to rithick to bring the net price to Rs3950?

A. 4.95%
B. 5.95%
C. 6.95%
D. 7.95%