0 of 9 questions completed

Questions:

- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6
- 7
- 8
- 9

#### Information

**Quiz Description** :

**Name: **Discount Question answer: Aptitude Test

**Subject: **Aptitude

**Topic: **Discount

**Questions: **9 Objective type

**Time Allowed: **20 minutes

**Important for: **SSC CGL, CHSL, GD, CPO, IBPS, SBI Clerk / PO exam, Railway, Police and other competitive examinations.

You have already completed the Test before. Hence you can not start it again.

Test is loading...

You must sign in or sign up to start the Test.

You have to finish following quiz, to start this Test:

#### Congratulations!!!" Discount Question answer: Aptitude Test "

0 of 9 questions answered correctly

Your time:

Time has elapsed

Your Final Score is : 0

You have attempted : 0

Number of Correct Questions : 0 and scored 0

Number of Incorrect Questions : 0 and Negative marks 0

Average score | |

Your score |

- Not categorized

You have attempted: 0

Number of Correct Questions: 0 and scored 0

Number of Incorrect Questions: 0 and Negative marks 0

It’s time to share this quiz with your friends on

**Facebook**,**Twitter**,**Google Plus**,**Whatsapp**or**LinkedIn**…

Pos. | Name | Entered on | Points | Result |
---|---|---|---|---|

Table is loading | ||||

No data available | ||||

- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- 6
- 7
- 8
- 9

- Answered
- Review

- Question 1 of 9
##### 1. Question

1 pointsYesterday Pooja went to a shop with her parents to purchase a dress for Pongal festival. She saw many banners in the shop. The content of which was not understand by her. With an unclear mind, she entered the shop and purchased a frock. The price labeled on the frock was Rs. 550. It is called as Marked Price (abbreviated as M.P.) and she gave the shopkeeper ` 550. But the shopkeeper returned the balance amount and informed her that there was a discount of 20%. How much amount paid by Pooja to the shop keeper?

CorrectHere, 20% discount means, 20% discount on the Marked Price.

Discount = (20/100) × 550 = Rs. 110

Hence, Amount paid by Pooja to the shop keeper is = Marked Price – Discount = Rs. 550 – 110 = Rs 440IncorrectHere, 20% discount means, 20% discount on the Marked Price.

Discount = (20/100) × 550 = Rs. 110

Hence, Amount paid by Pooja to the shop keeper is = Marked Price – Discount = Rs. 550 – 110 = Rs 440 - Question 2 of 9
##### 2. Question

1 pointsA bicycle marked at Rs. 1,500 is sold for Rs. 1,350. What is the percentage of discount?

CorrectMarked Price = Rs. 1500, Selling Price = Rs. 1350

Amount of discount = Marked Price – Selling Price = 1500 – 1350 = Rs. 150

Discount for Rs. 1500 = Rs. 150

Discount for Rs. 100 = (150/1500)× 100

Percentage of discount = 10%IncorrectMarked Price = Rs. 1500, Selling Price = Rs. 1350

Amount of discount = Marked Price – Selling Price = 1500 – 1350 = Rs. 150

Discount for Rs. 1500 = Rs. 150

Discount for Rs. 100 = (150/1500)× 100

Percentage of discount = 10% - Question 3 of 9
##### 3. Question

1 pointsThe list price of a frock is Rs. 220. A discount of 20% on sales is announced. What is the amount of discount on it and its selling price?

CorrectList (Marked) Price of the frock = Rs. 220, Rate of discount = 20%

Amount of discount = (20/100)× 100 = Rs. 44

∴Selling Price of the frock = Marked Price – Discount = 220 – 44 = Rs. 176.IncorrectList (Marked) Price of the frock = Rs. 220, Rate of discount = 20%

Amount of discount = (20/100)× 100 = Rs. 44

∴Selling Price of the frock = Marked Price – Discount = 220 – 44 = Rs. 176. - Question 4 of 9
##### 4. Question

1 pointsAn almirah is sold at 5,225 after allowing a discount of 5%. Find its marked price.

CorrectBy applying Direct formula, we get;

Marked Price = (100/((100 -Discount %) ))× Sell Price = (100/((100 – 5) ))×5225 = (100/95)×5225= Rs.IncorrectBy applying Direct formula, we get;

Marked Price = (100/((100 -Discount %) ))× Sell Price = (100/((100 – 5) ))×5225 = (100/95)×5225= Rs. - Question 5 of 9
##### 5. Question

1 pointsA shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% to his customers and still gains 20%. Find the marked price of an article which costs Rs. 450 to the shopkeeper.

CorrectWe have;

Discount = 10%, Gain = 20%, C.P. = Rs. 450, M.P. = ?

By applying the formula, we get;

Marked Price = [((100+ Gain%))/((100 – Discount%) )]× C.P. = (((100 + 20))/((100 – 10) ))×450 = (120/90)× 450 = Rs. 600IncorrectWe have;

Discount = 10%, Gain = 20%, C.P. = Rs. 450, M.P. = ?

By applying the formula, we get;

Marked Price = [((100+ Gain%))/((100 – Discount%) )]× C.P. = (((100 + 20))/((100 – 10) ))×450 = (120/90)× 450 = Rs. 600 - Question 6 of 9
##### 6. Question

1 pointsA dealer allows a discount of 10% and still gains 10%. What is the cost price of the book which is marked at Rs. 220?

CorrectWe have;

Discount = 10%

Gain = 10%

M.P. = Rs. 220

C.P. = [((100 -Discount %))/((100 + Gain%) )]× M.P. = [((100 -10))/((100 + 10) )]× 220 = (90/110)× 220 = Rs. 180IncorrectWe have;

Discount = 10%

Gain = 10%

M.P. = Rs. 220

C.P. = [((100 -Discount %))/((100 + Gain%) )]× M.P. = [((100 -10))/((100 + 10) )]× 220 = (90/110)× 220 = Rs. 180 - Question 7 of 9
##### 7. Question

1 pointsA television set was sold for Rs. 14,400 after giving successive discounts of 10% and 20% respectively. What was the marked price?

CorrectSelling Price = Rs. 14,400

Let the M.P. be Rs. 100.

First discount = 10% = (10/100)×100 = Rs. 10

S.P. after the first discount = 100 – 10 = Rs. 90

Second discount = 20% = (20/100)× 90 = Rs. 18

Selling Price after the second discount = 90 – 18 = Rs. 72

If S.P. is Rs. 72, then M.P. is Rs. 100.

When S.P. is Rs. 14,400,

M.P. = (((14400 × 100))/72) = Rs. 20000

M.P. = Rs. 20000IncorrectSelling Price = Rs. 14,400

Let the M.P. be Rs. 100.

First discount = 10% = (10/100)×100 = Rs. 10

S.P. after the first discount = 100 – 10 = Rs. 90

Second discount = 20% = (20/100)× 90 = Rs. 18

Selling Price after the second discount = 90 – 18 = Rs. 72

If S.P. is Rs. 72, then M.P. is Rs. 100.

When S.P. is Rs. 14,400,

M.P. = (((14400 × 100))/72) = Rs. 20000

M.P. = Rs. 20000 - Question 8 of 9
##### 8. Question

1 pointsA trader buys an article for Rs. 1,200 and marks it 30% above the C.P. He then sells it after allowing a discount of 20%. Find the S.P. and profit percent.

CorrectLet C.P. of the article be Rs. 100

M.P. = 30% above C.P. = Rs. 130

If C.P. is Rs. 100, then M.P. is Rs. 130.

When C.P. is Rs. 1200, M.P. = (((1200 × 130))/100) = Rs. 1560

Discount = 20% of 1560 = (20/100)× 1560 = Rs. 312

S.P. = M.P. – Discount = 1560 – 312 = Rs. 1248

Profit = S.P. – C.P. = 1248 – 1200 = Rs. 48

∴ Profit % = ((Profit )/(C.P.))× 100 = ((48 )/1200)× 100 = 4%IncorrectLet C.P. of the article be Rs. 100

M.P. = 30% above C.P. = Rs. 130

If C.P. is Rs. 100, then M.P. is Rs. 130.

When C.P. is Rs. 1200, M.P. = (((1200 × 130))/100) = Rs. 1560

Discount = 20% of 1560 = (20/100)× 1560 = Rs. 312

S.P. = M.P. – Discount = 1560 – 312 = Rs. 1248

Profit = S.P. – C.P. = 1248 – 1200 = Rs. 48

∴ Profit % = ((Profit )/(C.P.))× 100 = ((48 )/1200)× 100 = 4% - Question 9 of 9
##### 9. Question

1 pointsA dealer buys a table listed at Rs.500 and gets successive discounts of 20% and 10% respectively. He spends Rs.15 on transportation and sells it at a profit of 25%. Find the Selling price of the table.

CorrectMarked price = Rs. 500

Two successive discounts of 20% and 10%.

We know that;

If m% and n% are two consecutive discounts on a scale, then the equivalent single discount will be;

Discount = [m+n-(m×n)/100]%

Single equivalent discount of two successive discounts of 20% and 10% = [20+10-(20 × 10)/100]%

= 30 – 2 = 28%

Price for which the table was bought after two successive discounts =(((100 – Discount %))/100)× M.P

= (((100 – 28))/100)×500 = (72/100)×500 = 360

Selling price of the table at 25% profit = 360 ×(125/100) = Rs.450IncorrectMarked price = Rs. 500

Two successive discounts of 20% and 10%.

We know that;

If m% and n% are two consecutive discounts on a scale, then the equivalent single discount will be;

Discount = [m+n-(m×n)/100]%

Single equivalent discount of two successive discounts of 20% and 10% = [20+10-(20 × 10)/100]%

= 30 – 2 = 28%

Price for which the table was bought after two successive discounts =(((100 – Discount %))/100)× M.P

= (((100 – 28))/100)×500 = (72/100)×500 = 360

Selling price of the table at 25% profit = 360 ×(125/100) = Rs.450