# Quiz-2 Percentage

## Quiz-2 Percentage

1) If 40% of x = y, then y% of 40 is the same as:

(1) 4% of x        (2) 16% of x     (3) 20% of x     (4) 40% of x     (5) None of these

2) If A = x% of y and B = y% of x, then which of the following is true?

(1) A>B              (2) B>A              (3) A=B           (4) Cant be determined              (5) None of these

3) A vendor had some oranges. He sells 60% oranges and still has 480 oranges. No of oranges originally, he had:

(1) 1200              (2) 1500             (3) 1080              (4) 900                                    (5) None of these

4) What percentage of numbers from 1 to 90 have 2 or 8 in the unit’s digit?

(1) 20                  (2) 15                  (3) 21                  (4) 12                             (5) None of these

5) A student multiplied a number by 4/5 instead of 5/4. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

(1) 40%               (2) 36%               (3) 64%               (4) 60%               (5) None of these

6) Two numbers P and Q are such that the sum of 3% of P and 4% of Q is two-fifth of the sum of 9% of P and 8% of Q. Find the ratio of P : Q.

(1) 2 : 3               (2) 1 : 1               (3) 3 : 4               (4) 4 : 3               (5) None of these

7) In a certain school, 25% of students are below 9 years of age. The number of students above 9 years of age is 1/2 of the number of students of 9 years of age which is 200. What is the total number of students in the school?

(1) 400                (2) 300            (3) 450                 (4) 350                   (5) None of these

8) In an election between two candidates, one got 40% of the total valid votes, 30% of the votes were invalid. If the total number of votes was 17500, the number of valid votes that the other candidate got, was:

(1) 10150           (2) 4900              (3) 7350              (4) 3150              (5) None of these

9) A student has to obtain 35% of the total marks to pass. He got 265 marks and failed by 50 marks. The maximum marks are:

(1) 800               (2) 900                 (3) 500                (4) 750                 (5) None of these

10) In an examination, 9% of the applicants were found ineligible and 80% of the eligible candidates be-longed to the Group A. If 6370 eligible candidates belonged to other groups, then how many candidates applied for the examination?

(1) 40000           (2) 35000           (3) 36000           (4) 30000           (5) None of these