Percentage Mcqs

Q.  Two tests had the same maximum mark. The pass percentages in the first and the second test were 40% and 45% respectively. A candidate scored 216 marks in the second test and failed by 36 marks in that test. Find the pass mark in the first test?

a. 136
b. 128
c. 164
d. 214
e. None of these


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Let the maximum mark in each test be M.

The candidate failed by 36 marks in the second test.
pass mark in the second test = 216 + 36 = 252
45/100 M = 252
Pass mark in the first test = 40/100 M = 40/45 * 252 = 224.
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