# Quants Questions: Percentage Set 5

Hello Aspirants. Welcome to Online Quantitative Aptitude Section Section with explanation in **AffairsCloud.com.** Here we are creating question samples from **Percentage** with explanation, which is common for competitive exams. We have included Some questions that are repeatedly asked in bank exams !!!

**If x is 20% more than y, then by what percent y is smaller than x.**

a) 50/3 %

b) 40/3 %

c) 46/3 %

d) 47/3 %

**In an alloy, there is 15% of brass, to get 90 kg of brass, how much alloy is needed ?**

a) 400 kg

b) 500 kg

c) 600 kg

d) 700

**25 litre of solution contains alcohol and water in the ratio 2:3. How much alcohol must be added to the solution to make a solution containing 60% of alcohol ?**

a) 10.5 ltr

b) 11.5 ltr

c) 12.5 ltr

d) 13.5 ltr

**In an examination if a person get 20% of the marks then it is fail by 30 marks. Another person who gets 30% marks gets 30 marks more than the passing marks. Find out the total marks and the passing marks.**

a) 600 and 150

b) 600 and 180

c) 500 and 150

d) 500 and 180

**A company has produced 900 pieces of transistor out of which 15% are defective and out of remaining 20 % were not sold. Find out the number of sold transistor.**

a) 610

b) 611

c) 612

d) 614

**In an election the votes between the winner and loser candidate are in the ratio 5:1. If total number of eligible voters are 1000, out of which 12% did not cast their vote and among the remaining vote 10% declared invalid. What is the number of votes the winner candidate get ?**

a) 620

b) 630

c) 640

d) 660

**If the price of a commodity is increased by 30%, by how much % a consumer must reduce his consumption so to keep the expenditure same ?**

a) 100/13

b) 200/13

c) 300/13

d) 400/13

**1000 sweets need to be distributed equally among the school students in such a way that each student gets sweet equal to 10% of total students. Then the number of sweets, each student gets.**

a) 10

b) 12

c) 14

d) 16

**Rishi salary is first increased by 20% and then decreased by 25%. How much percent the salary increased/decreased ?**

a) 5%

b) 10%

c) 15%

d)20%

**The income of a person is 10000 and its expenditure is 6000 and thus saves 4000rs. In the next year his income is increased by 10% and its expenditure increased by 20%. Now his saving is what percent lower than the previous saving.**

a) 5%

B) 7.5%

c) 10%

d) 15%

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