**QUANT QUIZ-4 FOR LIC –AAO EXAM**

**PERCENTAGE**

1. Two numbers are respectively 8% and 32% more than third. What
percentage is the first of the second:

a.
800/11%

b.900/11%

c.
800/9%

d.
200/9%

2. An electrical contractor purchases a certain amount of wire, 10%
of which was stolen. After using 85% of the remainder, he had 47m 25 cm of wire
left. How much wire did he purchase:

a.
350 m

b.
320 m

c.
300m

d.
370m

3. A man spends 15% of his income in board and lodging, 10% of the
remainder in other personal necessities and 5% of the rest in charity. If his
income is Rs. 20000, find the amount left by him at the end:

a.
Rs 14535

b.
Rs 14353

c.
Rs 14533

d.
Rs 15435

4. During the first year, the population of a town increases by 20%
during the second year decreases by 5% and again decreases by 10% during the
third year and the population at the end of third year is 51300. Find the
population at the beginning of the first year.

a.
50000

b.
51000

c.
49200

d.
40000

5. A candidate scores 46% and fails by 55 marks, while another
candidates who scores 81% marks, get 15 marks more than the minimum required
marks to pass the examination. Find the maximum marks for the examination :

a.
350

b.
100

c.
150

d.
200

6. A solution of salt and water contains 5% salt by weight, of it 20
kg water evaporates and the solution now contains 15% of salt. Find the
original quantity of solution.

a.
15 kg

b.
30 kg

c.
18 kg

d.
24 kg

7. In an examination the percentage of students qualified to the
number of students appeared from school ‘A’ is 80%. In school ‘B’ the number of
students appeared is 25% more than the students appeared from school ‘A’ and
the number of students qualified from school ‘B’ is 40% more than the students
qualified from school ‘A’. What percentage of students qualified to the number
of students appeared from school ‘B’:

a.
45%

b.
90%

c.
89.5%

d.
89.6%

8. A reduction of 12.5% in the price of mangoes enables a purchaser
to obtain 4 more for a rupee. What are the reduced price and the original price
per mango:

a. Re1/32, Re.1/28

b. Re1/32, Re1/36

c. Re 1/28, Re.1/36

d.
none of these

9. When the price of coffee was increased by 24% , a family reduced
its consumption in such a way that the expenditure on coffee was only 8% more
than before. If 31 kg were consumed per month before, find the new monthly
consumption:

a.
26 kg

b.
25 kg

c.
28 kg

d.
27 kg

10. In a school, a total of 110 students are studying together in
two divisions A and B of class X. The students are studying only Hindi, only
Sanskrit or both Hindi and Sanskrit. The total number of students in A and B
divisions are in the ratio of 5:6; the number of students studying only Hindi
is 40% of the total number of students in the two divisions. The number of
students studying both subjects in A division is 30% of the students in that
division and is equal to the number of students studying only Hindi in the same
division.36 students study both Hindi and Sanskrit. What is the total number of
students studying only Sanskrit in class X:

a.
44

b.
38

c.
36

d.
30

e.
none of these

__Answers:__
1.B, 2.A, 3.A, 4.A,
5.D, 6.B, 7.C, 8.A, 9.D, 10.D