Percentage Mock Test for SSC CGL, CHSL, GD, competitive exams. Fully solved each type of MCQ Questions from previous year paper for Online practice of upcoming examinations.

**Practice Mock Test : Percentage Questions**

Subject : Mathematics for competitive exams.

MCQs – Solved with tricks

Total Questions : 45

Medium : English

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### #1. A candidate secured 30% marks in an examination and failed by 6 marks. Another secured 40% marks and got 6 marks more than the bare minimum to pass. The maximum marks are :

### #2. A number is first decreased by 20%. The decreased number is then increased by 20%. The resulting number is less than the original number by 20. Then the original number is

### #3. A supply of juice lasts for 35 days. If its use is increased by 40%, then the number of days would the same amount of juice lasts is :

### #4. If 120 is 20% of a number, then 120% of that number will be :

### #5. Given A is 50% larger than C and B is 25% larger than C, then A is what per cent larger than B?

### #6. 31% of employees pay tax in the year 2008. The number of non-tax paying employees are 20,700. The total number of employees is :

### #7. If 90% of A = 30% of B and B = 2x% of A, then the value of x is

### #8. Out of the two numbers, 40% of the greater number is equal to 60% of the smaller. If the sum of the numbers is 150, then the greater number is :

### #9. If 20% of A = 50% of B, then what per cent of A is B?

### #10. When 75% of a number is added to 75, the result is the same number. Find the number.

### #11. A student multiplied a number by \(\frac35\) instead of \(\frac53\) . What is the percentage error in the calculation?

### #12. If a number x is 10% less than another number y and y is 10% more than 125, then x is equal to :

### #13. If x is less than y by 25% then y exceeds x by

### #14. Two numbers are less than a third number by 30% and 37% respectively. How much per cent is the second number less than the first?

### #15. 25% of annual salary of A is equal to eighty percent of annual salary of B. The monthly salary of B is 40% of the monthly salary of C. The annual salary of C is Rs. 6 lac. What is the monthly salary of A?

### #16. Arvind spends 75% of his income and saves the rest. His income is increased by 20% and he increases his expenditure by 10%. Then the increase in savings in percentage is

### #17. If A’s income is 50% less than that of B’s, then B’s income is what per cent more than that of A?

### #18. A’s salary is 50% more than that of B. How much per cent is B’s salary less than that of A?

### #19. A worker suffers a 20% cut in his wages. He may regain his original wages by obtaining a rise of

### #20. What per cent decrease in salaries would exactly cancel out the 20 per cent increase?

### #21. The ratio of the number of boys to that of girls in a village is 3: 2. If 30% of boys and 70% of girls appeared in an examination, the ratio of the number of villagers, appeared in the examination to that not appeared in the same examination is :

### #22. The ratio of the number of boys and girls in a school is 3 : 2. If 20% of the boys and 25% of the girls are scholarship holders, then the percentage of the students, who do not get the scholarship, is :

### #23. Two numbers are in the ratio 2: 3. If 20% of the smaller number added to 20 is equal to the sum of 10% of the larger number and 25, then the smaller number is :

### #24. 15 litres of a mixture contains alcohol and water in the ratio 1 : 4. If 3 litres of water is mixed in it, the percentage of alcohol in the new mixture will be

### #25. In one litre of a mixture of alcohol and water, water is 30%. The amount of alcohol that must be added to the mixture so that the part of water in the mixture becomes 15% is :

### #26. In what ratio must a mixture of 30% alcohol strength be mixed with that of 50% alcohol strength so as to get a mixture of 45% alcohol strength ?

### #27. Water tax is increased by 20% but its consumption is decreased by 20%. Then the increase or decrease in the expenditure of the money is :

### #28. If the price of a commodity is increased by 50%, by what fraction must its consumption be reduced so as to keep the same expenditure on its consumption?

### #29. If the price of petrol be raised by 20%, then the percentage by which a car owner must reduce his consumption so as not to increase his expenditure on petrol is :

### #30. In an examination there are three subjects of 100 marks each. A student scores 60% in the first subject and 80% in the second subject. He scored 70% in aggregate. His percentage of marks in the third subject is :

### #31. In an examination, a student must get 36% marks to pass. A student who gets 190 marks failed by 35 marks. The total marks in that examination is :

### #32. In an examination, 19% students fail in Mathematics and 10% students fail in English. If 7% of all students fail in both subjects, then the number of students passed in both subjects is :

### #33. In an examination, 52% students failed in Hindi and 42% in English. If 17% failed in both the subjects, what percentage of students passed in both the subjects?

### #34. In a test a student got 30% marks and failed by 25 marks. In the same test another student got 40% marks and secured 25 marks more than the essential minimum pass marks. The maximum marks for the test were

### #35. In a group of students, 70% can speak English and 65% can speak Hindi. If 27% of the students can speak none of the two languages, then what per cent of the group can speak both the languages?

### #36. In a class 60% of the student pass in Hindi and 45% pass in Sanskrit. If 25% of them pass in at least one subject, what percentage of the students fail in both the subjects?

Explanation: 25% of students pass in at

least one subject, i.e., they pass in one or

both subjects.

∴ Percentage of students who don’t pass

or fail in both subjects

= (100 − 25) % = 75

### #37. A man spends 75% of his income. His income increases by 20% and his expenditure also increases by 10%. The percentage of increase in his savings is :

### #38. The difference between the value of the number increased by 20% and the value of the number decreased by 25% is 36. Find the number :

### #39. At an election there were two candidates. A candidate got 38% of votes and lost by 7200 number of votes. The total number of valid votes were :

### #40. In an election there were only two candidates. One of the candidates secured 40% of votes and is defeated by the other candidate by 298 votes. The total number of votes polled is :

### #41. The population of a town increases by 5% every year. If the present population is 9261, the population 3 years ago was :

### #42. Of the 1000 inhabitants in a town 60% are males of whom 20% are literate. If from all the in-habitants, 25% are literate, then what percentage of the females of the town is literate?

### #43. A reduction of 25% in the price of rice enables a person to buy 10 kg more rice for Rs.600. The reduced per kg price of rice

### #44. The Government reduced the price of sugar by 10 per cent. By this a consumer can buy 6.2 kg more sugar for Rs 837. The reduced price per kg of sugar is :

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