1) A shopkeeper earns a profit of 10% after allowing a discount of 20% on the marked price. The cost price of the article whose marked price is Rs. 880, is =_______ ? a. Rs. 704 b. Rs. 640 c. Rs. 774 d. Rs. 680


2) A shopkeeper marks his goods 20% above cost price, but allows 30% discount for cash payment. His net loss is ? a. 8% b. 10% c. 16% d. 20%


3) The marked price of a watch was Rs. 720. A man bought the same for Rs. 550.80, after getting two successive discounts, the first 10%. What was the second discount rate ? a. 12% b. 14% c. 15% d. 18%


4) A tradesman marks his goods 10% above his cost price. If he allows his customers 10% discount on the marked price. How much profit or loss does he make, if any ? a. 1% gain b. 1% loss c. 5% gain d. No gain no loss


5) If the true discount on s sum due 2 years hence at 14% per annum be Rs. 168, the sum due is:________? a. Rs. 768 b. Rs. 968 c. Rs. 1960 d. Rs. 2400


6) The present worth of Rs. 1404 due in two equal halfyearly installments at 8% per annum simple interest is: a. Rs. 1325 b. Rs. 1300 c. Rs. 1350 d. Rs. 1500


7) The simple interest and the true discount on a certain sum for a given time and at a given rate are Rs. 85 and Rs. 80 respectively. The sum is:_______? a. Rs. 1800 b. Rs. 1450 c. Rs. 1360 d. Rs. 6800


8) The interest on Rs. 750 for 2 years is the same as the true discount on Rs. 960 due 2 years hence. If the rate of interest is the same in both cases, it is: a. 12% b. 14% c. 15% d. 16%


9) Rs. 20 is the true discount on Rs. 260 due after a certain time. What will be the true discount on the same sum due after half of the former time, the rate of interest being the same? a. Rs. 10 b. Rs. 10.40 c. Rs. 15.20 d. Rs. 13


10) The true discount on Rs. 1760 due after a certain time at 12% per annum is Rs. 160. The time after which it is due is: a. 6 months b. 8 months c. 9 months d. 10 months


11) A man buys a watch for Rs. 1950 in cash and sells it for Rs. 2200 at a credit of 1 year. If the rate of interest is 10% per annum, the man: a. gains Rs. 55 b. gains Rs. 50 c. loses Rs. 30 d. gains Rs. 30


12) The true discount on a bill due 9 months hence at 16% per annum is Rs. 189. The amount of the bill is: a. Rs. 1386 b. Rs. 1764 c. Rs. 1575 d. Rs. 2268


13) If Rs. 10 be allowed as true discount on a bill of Rs. 110 due at the end of a certain time, then the discount allowed on the same sum due at the end of double the time is: a. Rs. 20 b. Rs. 21.81 c. Rs. 22 d. Rs. 18.33


14) A man wants to sell his scooter. There are two offers, one at Rs. 12,000 cash and the other a credit of Rs. 12,880 to be paid after 8 months, money being at 18% per annum. Which is the better offer? a. Rs. 12,000 in cash b. Rs. 12,880 at credit c. Both are equally good d. Rs. 18.33


15) The true discount on Rs. 2562 due 4 months hence is Rs. 122. The rate percent is:_________? a. 12% b. 13% c. 15% d. 14%


16) A man purchased a cow for Rs. 3000 and sold it the same day for Rs. 3600, allowing the buyer a credit of 2 years. If the rate of interest be 10% per annum, then the man has a gain of: a. 0% b. 5% c. 7.5% d. 10%
