1. Rahul went to a shop and bought things worth Rs. 25, out of which 30 Paise went on sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was 6%, then what was the cost of the tax free items?

1. Rs. 15

2. Rs. 12.10

3. Rs. 19.70

4. Rs. 16.80

Answer & Explanation

Answer:- 3

Explanation :-

Let the amount taxable purchases be Rs. *x*.

Then, 6% of *x* =30/100

x=(30/100)*(100/6)

x=5

Cost of tax free item=(25-(5+0.30))= Rs.19.70

2. The population of a town increased from 1,75,000 to 2,62,500 in a decade. What is the average percent increase of population per year?

1. 4%

2. 6%

3. 5%

4. 50%

Answer & Explanation

Answer:- 3

Explanation :-

Population Increased= 2,62,500 – 1,75,000=87500

% Increased In population=(87500/175000)*100

% Increased In population=50%

The average % increase of population=(50/10)%=5%

3. Three candidates contested an election and received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get?

1. 57%

2. 50%

3. 52%

4. 60%

Answer & Explanation

Answer:- 1

Explanation :-

Total number of votes = (1136 + 7636 + 11628) = 20400.

% of votes for winning Candidate=(11628/20400)*100=57%

4. A fruit seller had some oranges. He sells 40% oranges and still has 420 oranges. How many oranges he had originally?

1. 420

2. 700

3. 220

4. 400

Answer & Explanation

Answer:- 2

Explanation :-

Sold Oranges=40% of total oranges

Remaining oranges=60% of total oranges =420

Therefore (60/100)oranges=420

Oranges=420*100/60

Oranges=700

5. A batsman scored 110 runs which included 3 boundaries and 8 sixes. What percent of his total score did he make by running between the wickets?

1. 45411 %

2. 45 %

3. 45511 %

4. 44511 %

Answer & Explanation

Answer:- 3

Explanation :-

Number of runs made by running = 110 – (3 x 4 + 8 x 6)

= 110 – (60)

= 50.