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SSC Profit Loss Quiz 28.02.2018 [Short Tricks]

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Question 1

How much percent more than the cost price should a shopkeeper mark his goods so that after allowing a discount of 25% on the marked price, he gains 20%?

Question 2

A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at the cost price but uses a false weight of 850 g instead of 1 kg. His gain percent is

Question 3

A cloth merchant sold half of his cloth at 20% profit, half of the remaining cloth at 20% loss and the rest was sold at its cost price. In the total transaction. His gain or loss will be

Question 4

The profit earned by a shopkeeper by selling an article at a gain of 8% is ₹28 more than when he sells it at a loss of 8%. The cost price of the article is:

Question 5

By selling an article, a man makes a profit of 25% on its selling price. His real profit percent is

Question 6

The single discount, which is equivalent to three successive discounts of 25%, 20% and 10%, is

Question 7

Nisha bought a number of oranges at 2 for a rupee and an equal number at 3 for a rupee. To make a profit of 20% she should sell a dozen for

Question 8

If a man lost 40% by selling glues at the rate of 10 glue for a rupee. How many glue for a rupee must he sell to gain 20% profit?

Question 9

A person gains 25% profit on an article. Had he purchased it for ₹900 less and sold it for ₹900 less, then he would have gained 5% more profit. Find the cost price (in ₹) of the article. 

Question 10

A shopkeeper is selling sugar at 15% profit but with 25% false weight. Find the total profit percentage.
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