# Aptitude Questions: Profit and Loss Set 19

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Welcome to Online Quantitative Aptitude section in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are creating question sample in **Profit and loss**, which is common for all the competitive exams. We have included Some questions that are repeatedly asked in exams!!!

**Arun went to buy an Android mobile, the shopkeeper told him to pay 20% tax if he asked the bill. Arun manages to get the discount of 5% on the actual sale price of the mobile and he paid the shopkeeper Rs. 8550 without tax. Besides he manages to avoid to pay 20% tax on the already discounted price, what is the amount of discount?**

A.2685

B.2636

C.2250

D.2675

E.2690**Cost Price of two mobiles is same. One is sold at a profit of 20% and the other for Rs. 5200 more than the first. If the net profit is 40%. Find the cost price of each mobile?**

A. Rs. 13000

B. Rs. 12000

C. Rs. 16000

D. Rs. 12500

E. None of these**Rahul sells his laptop to Ravi at a loss of 20% who subsequently sells it to Suresh at a profit of 25%. Suresh after finding some defect in the laptop, returns it to Ravi but could recover only Rs.4.50 for every Rs. 5 he had paid. Find the amount of Suresh’s loss if Rahul had paid Rs.50,000 for the laptop ?**

A. Rs.6000

B. Rs.7000

C. Rs.2000

D. Rs.5000

E. None of these**A reduction of 20% in the price of sugar enables a housewife to purchase 6 kg more for Rs. 240. What is original price per kg of sugar?**

A. Rs.10 per Kg

B. Rs.8 per Kg

C. Rs.6 per Kg

D. Rs.5 per Kg

E. None of these**A Bike is available at 40% discount at show room “A” and the same is available at only 25% discount at show room “B”. Mr. Arun has just sufficient amount of Rs. 60,000 to purchase it at show room “A”. What is the amount that Mr. Arun has less than the required amount to purchase it at that show room “B”?**

A. Rs. 70000

B. Rs. 50000

C. Rs. 10000

D. Rs. 15000

E. None of these**Person A sold his car to Person B at a profit of 20% and B sold it to C at a profit of 10%. Person C sold it to mechanic at a loss of 9.09%. Mechanic spent 10% of his purchasing price and then sold it at a profit of 8.33% to Person “A” once again. What is the loss of person “A”?**

A. 23%

B. 29%

C. 50%

D. 40%

E. None of these**A and B are two partners and they have invested Rs. 54,000 and Rs. 90,000 in business. After one year A received Rs 1200 as his share of profit out of total profit of Rs. 4200 including his certain commission on total profit since he is a working partner and rest profit is received by B. What is the commission of A as a percentage of the total profit?**

A. 1200

B. 1100

C. 1500

D. 1250

E. None of these**A shopkeeper bought 150 pen drives at the rate of Rs. 500 per pen drive. He spent Rs. 500 on transportation and packing. If the marked price of pen drive is Rs. 520 per pen drive and the shopkeeper gives a discount of 5% on the marked price then what will be the percentage profit gained by the shopkeeper?**

A. 4.5%

B. 5.5%

C. 3.8%

D. 1.2%

E. None of these**A vendor has two types of grapes. One is the fresh grapes containing 80% water and dry grapes containing 25% water. He sells 20 kg dry grapes, by adding water to the dry grapes, at cost price. What is the total profit percentage when after adding water the weight of 20 kg dry grapes increase in the proportion of water in fresh grapes?**

A. 265%

B. 200%

C. 280%

D. 275%

E. None of these**Pinkey and Shalini invested some amount of money in the ratio of 3:5 for the same period in the business. They decided that at the end of the year 20% profit was to be given to an organization as a donation. Out of the remaining, 75% was to be reinvested and the rest of the profit was to be divided as interest on their capitals. If the difference in their share is Rs. 2400. What is the total profit?**

A. 49800

B. 49400

C. 48000

D. 49500

E. None of these

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