Percentage Aptitude Questions and Answers

This section focuses on "Percentage" of Quantitative Aptitude. These Multiple Choice Questions (mcq) should be practiced to improve the Quantitative Aptitude skills required for various interviews (campus interviews, walk-in interviews, company interviews), placements, entrance exams and other competitive examinations.

1. In final exam of class X there are 150 students 10% students failed. How many students passed to class XI?

A. 120
B. 135
C. 130
D. 140

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2. Rahul gets 75% marks in examinations. If these are 600 marks, find the maximum marks.

A. 800
B. 900
C. 1000
D. 1200

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3. In a college of 1250 students, 56 % are boys. Find the number of girls and number of boys in the college?

A. 500
B. 550
C. 600
D. 650

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4.  A cricket team lost 60% of the matches it played. If it won 40 matches, find the number of matches it played.

A. 80
B. 90
C. 100
D. 120

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5. An alloy contains 40 % of bronze. What quantity of alloy is required to get 350 g of bronze?

A. 875g
B. 900g
C. 850g
D. 825g

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6.  In a basket of eggs, 25% of them are rotten and 30 are in good condition. Find the total number of eggs in the basket.

A. 35
B. 40
C. 45
D. 50

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7. Gugan obtained a total of 875 marks out of 1300 in an examination. What is his approximate percentage in the examination?

A. 67
B. 67.1
C. 67.2
D. 67.3

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8. One fifth of third of half of a number is 50.What will be 20% of that number?

A. 250
B. 300
C. 350
D. 400

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9. A mixture of 60 kg of rice and dhal contains 60% of dhal. The new mixture is formed by adding 15 kg of dhal. What is the percentage of rice in the new mixture?

A. 30%
B. 31%
C. 32%
D. 33%

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10. Two employees A and B are paid a total of Rs. 5000 per week by their employer. If A is paid 150 percent of the sum paid to B, how much is B paid per week?

A. 1900
B. 2000
C. 2050
D. 2100

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11. From the salary of Kartik 20% is deducted as house rent, 10% he spends on children’s education and 10% on watching movies. If his savings are Rs.10000/- then his total salary is:

A. 16000
B. 16500
C. 16666.67
D. 18000

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12. Forty percent of Mouli’s annual salary is equal to 160% of Surya’s annual salary. Surya’s monthly salary is 80%of Gowthaman’s monthly salary. If Gowthaman’s annual salary is ` 12 lacs, what is Mouli’s monthly salary ?

A. 180000
B. 120000
C. 320000
D. 250000

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13. Chenna dhal is now being sold at Rs. 60 a kg. Last month, is rate was Rs. 75 per kg. By how much percent should a family reduce its consumption so as to keep the expenditure fixed?

A. 20%
B. 25%
C. 12.5%
D. 15%

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14.  A candidate scoring 50% in an examination fails by 60 marks , while another candidate scores 75 % mark, gets 40 marks more than the minimum pass marks . Find the minimum pass mark.

A. 180
B. 200
C. 210
D. 220

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15. In an exam Aashika secured 1350 marks. If she secured 35 % marks, find the maximum marks.

A. 3300
B. 3200
C. 3300
D. 3375

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16. Find the increase value if 450 is increased by 90 %.

A. 850
B. 855
C. 860
D. 865

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17.  The population in a small town increases from 50000 to 63750 in one year. Find the percentage increase in population.

A. 25%
B. 27%
C. 27.5%
D. 25.5%

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18. In an election between two candidates, one got 45% of the total valid votes, 40% of the votes were invalid. If the total number of votes was 15000, the number of valid votes that the other candidate got, was .

A. 4900
B. 4950
C. 5000
D. 5050

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19.  In an election between two candidates, the winner secured 85% of the total votes cast and wins by a majority of 6300 votes. How many votes did the losing candidate get?

A. 1350
B. 1400
C. 1450
D. 1500

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20.  In a college election between two candidates, one candidate got 25% of the total valid votes. 30% of the votes were invalid. If the total votes were 7600, what is the number of valid votes the other candidate got ?

A. 3990
B. 4000
C. 4050
D. 4100

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