# Percentage

Q21. If the price of pencil is reduced by 20%, a person can buy 2 more pencils for a rupee. How many pencils are available for a rupee ?
(a) 5
(b) 8
(c) 12
(d) 18

Q22. A number is first increased by 40% and then reduced by 40%. What would be the percentage change in the number ?
(a) 12%
(b) 16%
(c) 19%
(d) 21%

Q23. How is ½% expressed as a decimal fraction ?
(a) 0.005
(b) 0.010
(c) 0.015
(d) 0.050

Q24. y% of y is the same as 10% of
(a) y/10
(b) y2/10
(c) y/100
(d) y2/100

Q25. 12% of 980 - ? % of 450 = 30% of 225
(a) 103/17
(b) 111/15
(c) 117/17
(d) 167/15

Q26. 20% of a number is less than 15% of 550 by 10. The number is
(a) 215/2
(b) 577/2
(c) 807/2
(d) 925/2

Q27. Two numbers are less than a third number by 30% and 37% respectively. How much percent is the second number less than the first ?
(a) 10%
(b) 20%
(c) 35%
(d) 40%

Q28. How is 2/5 expressed as percentage ?
(a) 20%
(b) 30%
(c) 40%
(d) 50%

Q29. Out of an earning of Rs. 800 a man spends 60%. How much does he save ?
(a) Rs. 140
(b) Rs. 270
(c) Rs. 320
(d) Rs. 410

Q30. 10% of the voters in an election did not cast their votes. In the election, there were only two candidates. The winner by obtaining 50% of the total votes defeated his contestent by 1100 votes. The total number of voters in the election was.
(a) 5000
(b) 6500
(c) 8000
(d) 11000