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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Comparing Quantities - Class 8 Maths MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Comparing Quantities - Class 8 Maths MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

Raghu bought 4 dozen oranges at Rs. 12 per dozen and 2 dozen oranges at Rs. 16 per dozen. He sold them all to cam 20% profit. At what price per dozen did he sell the oranges ?


Answer :

Rs. 14.40
Rs. 16
Rs. 16.80
Rs. 19.20


Question :

If the manufacturer gains 10%, the wholesale dealer 15% and the retailer 25%, then the cost of production of a table, (if the retail price of which is Rs. 1265) was approximately


Answer :

Rs. 632.50
Rs. 800
Rs. 814
Rs. 834.34


Question :

An article when sold at a gain of 5% yields Rs. 15 more than when sold at a loss of 5%. What is the cost price ?


Answer :

Rs. 64
Rs. 80
Rs. 150
Rs. 200


Question :

There would be 10 % loss, if a toy is sold at Rs. 10.80 per piece. At what price should it be sold to earn a profit of 20 % ?


Answer :

Rs. 12
Rs. 12.96
Rs. 14.40
none of these


Question :

By selling toffees at 20 for a rupee, a man loses 4%. To gain 20%, he must sell


Answer :

16 toffees for a rupee
20 toffees for a rupee
24 toffees for a rupee
25 toffees for a rupee


Question :

When a commodity is sold for Rs. 174, there is a loss of 25 %. What is the cost price of the commodity ?


Answer :

Rs. 200
Rs. 232
Rs. 240
Rs. 235


Question :

By selling an article for Rs. 19.50 a dealer makes a profit of 30%. By how much should he increase his selling price to make a profit of 40% ?


Answer :

Rs. 1.50
Rs. 1.75
Rs. 2
Rs. 3


Question :

A customer purchased an office bag with a price tag of Rs. 600 in a sale where 25% discount was being offered on the tag price. The customer was given a further discount of 10%. The final amount paid by the customer was


Answer :

Rs. 565
Rs. 540
Rs. 405
Rs. 390


Question :

A man bought a number of oranges at 3 for a rupee and an equal number of oranges at 2 for a rupee. At what price per dozen should he sell them to make a profit of 20% ?


Answer :

Rs. 4
Rs. 5
Rs. 6
Rs. 7


Question :

I f I purchased 11 books for Rs. 10 and sold all the books at the rate of 10 books for Rs. 11, the profit per cent is


Answer :

10%
11%
21%
100%