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India is one of the few countries where capital punishment is legal and is justified under the rarest of the rare doctrine. However, it is not just the execution in principle but the process of execution which matters. Discuss (10 Marks) ATTORNEY GENERAL OF INDIA-DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS
  1. A retailer offers the following discount schemes for buyers on an article. I. Two successive discounts of 10%. II. A discount of 12% followed by a discount of 8%. III. Successive discounts of 15% and 5%. IV. A discount of 20%. The selling price will be minimum under the scheme [SSC CGL 2012] (a) I (b) II (c) III (d) IV
  2. While selling, a businessman allows 40% discount on the marked price and there is a loss of 30%. If it is sold at the marked price, profit per cent will be [SSC CGL 2012] (a) 10% (b) 20% (c) 16-% (d) 16 -% 3 3
  3. A man bought an article listed at X 1500 with a discount of 20% offered on the list price. What additional discount must be offered to the man to bring the net price to? 1104? [SSC CGL 2011] (a) 8% (b) 10% (c) 12% (d) 15%
  4. The cost price of an article is X 800. After allowing a discount of 10%, a gain of 12.5% was made. Then, the marked price of the article is [SSC CGL 2011 ] (a) ?1000 (b) ?1100 (c) ?1200 (d) ?1300
  5. The marked price of a radio is X 480. The shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% and gains 8%. If no discount is allowed, his gain per cent would be [SSC CGL 2011 ] (a) 18% (b) 18.5% (c) 20.5% (d) 20%
  6. The marked price of a clock is X 3200. It is to be sold at X 2448 at two successive discounts. If the first discount is 10%, then the second discount is [SSC CCL 2010] (a) 5% (b) 10% (c) 15% (d) 20%
  7. The marked price of a TV is X 16000. After two successive discounts, it is sold for X 11400. If the first discount is 5%, then the rate of second discount is [SSCCPO2012] (a) 15% (b) 20% (c) 30% (d) 25%
  8. A dealer marks his goods 30% above his cost price and then allows 15% discount on it. What is the cost price of an article on which he gains ? 84 ? [SSC CPO 2010] (a) X 800 (b) X 560 (c) X 373.33 (d) X 280
  9. A shopkeeper has announced 14% rebate on marked price of an article. If the selling price of the article is X 645, then the marked price of the article will be [SSC CPO 2013] (a) X 800 (b) X 810 (c) X 750 (d) X 775
  10. A merchant has announced 25% rebate on prices of ready made garments at the time of sale. If a purchaser needs to have a rebate of X 400, then how many shirts, each costing X 320, should he purchase? [SSC CCL 2010] (a) 10 (b) 7 (c) 6 (d) 5


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