# APTITUDE QUESTIONS ON PERCENTAGES

APTITUDE QUESTIONS ON PERCENTAGES

In quantitative aptitude section, the topic of percentages plays major role while solving the aptitude questions for related other topics also.Its a crucial topic in aptitude,so,you have to know the concept of percentage very well,before learning any topic in aptitude,at last what we are trying to say you that,percentages is the first and important topic in aptitude because of the other topics like profit and loss,interests,data analysis,averages all are inter related.

PROBLEMS ON PERCENTAGES

1. 42 is what percentage of 168?
1. 20%
2. 25%
3. 30%
4. 40%
2. 36 is what percentage of 80 ?
1. 65%
2. 55%
3. 45%
4. 35%
3. What percentage of 175 is 91 ?
1. 102%
2. 52%
3. 68%
4. 72%
4. 60 Ps. Is what percent of Rs. 24 ?
1. 5/2%
2. 3/2%
3. 8/9%
4. 2/9%
5. 16 m is what percentage of 8 km?
1. 13%
2. 14%
3. 2%
4. None
6. 25% of 96 + 75% of 48 = ?% of 80
1. 90
2. 80
3. 60
4. 75
7. 70 percent of a number is 140. What is 68% of the number ?
1. 156
2. 136
3. 176
4. 196
8. 30% of a number is 180. What is 15% of three times of the same number ?
1. 160
2. 80
3. 280
4. 270
9. 39% of a number exceeds 19% of the same by 48. What is the number ?
1. 180
2. 260
3. 240
4. 280
10. A number when increased by 30% gives 78. What is the number?
1. 66
2. 60
3. 80
4. 90
11. A number when decreased by 14% of it, gives 215. What is the    number
1. 270
2. 275
3. 250
4. 240
12. 40% of a number, when added to 42, results in the number itself. What is the number?
1. 60
2. 70
3. 80
4. 90
13. 24% of a number, when subtracted from 74.4, gives the number itself. What is the number ?
1. 70
2. 65
3. 60
4. 80
14. In a fraction, the numerator is decreased by 25% and the denominator is increased by 20, then the value of the fraction becomes 15/16. Find the original fraction?
1. 3/4
2. 3/2
3. 3/5
4. 3/9
15. The price of a pen is increased from Rs. 80 to Rs. 96. What is the percentage of increased in its price ?
1. 40%
2. 20%
3. 60%
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6) 4             7) 2             8) 4             9) 3            10) 2

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