Aptitude Overflow
Login
Register
@
Dark Mode
Profile
Edit my Profile
Messages
My favorites
Register
Activity
Questions
Unanswered
Tags
Subjects
Users
Ask
Blogs
Exams
Dark Mode
Recent questions tagged profit-loss
0
votes
0
answers
1
CAT 2021 Set-3 | Quantitative Aptitude | Question: 21
One part of a hostel's monthly expenses is fixed, and the other part is proportional to the number of its boarders. The hostel collects $ ₹ \; 1600$ per month from each boarder. When the number of boarders is $50,$ ... is $80,$ the total profit of the hostel, in $\text{INR},$ will be $20800$ $20200$ $20000$ $20500$
soujanyareddy13
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Jan 20
by
soujanyareddy13
2.7k
points
89
views
cat2021-set3
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
2
CAT 2021 Set-2 | Quantitative Aptitude | Question: 2
Anil, Bobby and Chintu jointly invest in a business and agree to share the overall profit in proportion to their investments. Anil's share of investment is $70 \%.$ His share of profit decreases by $₹ \; 420$ ... $17 \%.$ The amount, $\text{in INR},$ invested by Bobby is $2400$ $2200$ $2000$ $1800$
soujanyareddy13
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Jan 20
by
soujanyareddy13
2.7k
points
311
views
cat2021-set2
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
3
CAT 2021 Set-2 | Quantitative Aptitude | Question: 18
A person buys tea of three different qualities at $₹ \; 800, ₹ \; 500,$ and $₹ \; 300 \; \text{per kg},$ respectively, and the amounts bought are in the proportion $2:3:5.$ She mixes all the tea and sells one-sixth of the mixture at ... $50 \%,$ is $675$ $653$ $692$ $688$
soujanyareddy13
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Jan 20
by
soujanyareddy13
2.7k
points
293
views
cat2021-set2
quadratic-equations
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
4
CAT 2021 Set-1 | Quantitative Aptitude | Question: 9
Amal purchases some pens at $₹ \; 8$ each. To sell these, he hires an employee at a fixed wage. He sells $100$ of these pens at $₹ \; 12$ each. If the remaining pens are sold at $₹ \; 11$ ... of $₹ \; 300$ if the remaining pens are sold at $₹ \; 9$ each. The wage of the employee, in $\text{INR},$ is
soujanyareddy13
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Jan 19
by
soujanyareddy13
2.7k
points
367
views
cat2021-set1
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
numerical-answer
0
votes
0
answers
5
CAT 2020 Set-3 | Question: 57
A man buys $35 \; \text{kg}$ of sugar and sets a marked price in order to make a $20\%$ profit. He sells $5 \; \text{kg}$ at this price, and $15 \; \text{kg}$ at a $10\%$ discount. Accidentally, $3 \; \text{kg}$ of sugar is wasted. He sells ... raising the marked price by $p$ percent so as to make an overall profit of $15\%.$ Then $p$ is nearest to $31$ $22$ $35$ $25$
soujanyareddy13
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Sep 17, 2021
by
soujanyareddy13
2.7k
points
84
views
cat2020-set3
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
6
CAT 2020 Set-2 | Question: 61
Aron bought some pencils and sharpeners. Spending the same amount of money as Aron, Aditya bought twice as many pencils and $10$ less sharpeners. If the cost of one sharpener is $₹\:2$ more than the cost of a pencil, then the minimum possible number of pencils bought by Aron and Aditya together is $30$ $33$ $27$ $36$
soujanyareddy13
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Sep 17, 2021
by
soujanyareddy13
2.7k
points
150
views
cat2020-set2
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
7
CAT 2020 Set-2 | Question: 63
Anil buys $12$ toys and labels each with the same selling price. He sells $8$ toys initially at $20\%$ discount on the labeled price. Then he sells the remaining $4$ toys at an additional $25\%$ discount on the discounted price. Thus, he gets a total of ... $10\%$ profit. With no discounts, his percentage of profit would have been $60$ $55$ $50$ $54$
soujanyareddy13
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Sep 17, 2021
by
soujanyareddy13
2.7k
points
109
views
cat2020-set2
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
8
CAT 2020 Set-1 | Question: 60
A person spent Rs $50000$ to produce a desktop computer and a laptop computer. He sold the desktop at $20\%$ profit and the laptop at $10\%$ loss. If overall he made a $2\%$ profit then the purchase price, in rupees, of the desktop is
soujanyareddy13
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Sep 16, 2021
by
soujanyareddy13
2.7k
points
178
views
cat2020-set1
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
numerical-answer
0
votes
0
answers
9
NIELIT 2019 Feb Scientist D - Section C: 23
Goods were bought for ₹ $600$ and sold the same day for ₹ $650.25$ at a credit of $9$ months and still there was a gain of $2\%$. The rate percent is: $\frac{19}{3}\%$ $\frac{25}{3}\%$ $8.1\%$ $\frac{470}{61}\%$
Lakshman Patel RJIT
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Apr 3, 2020
by
Lakshman Patel RJIT
12.0k
points
244
views
nielit2019feb-scientistd
profit-loss
0
votes
0
answers
10
NIELIT 2019 Feb Scientist D - Section C: 24
A man sells an article at a gain of $15\%$ Had he bought it at $10\%$ less and sold it for ₹ $4$ less, he would have gained $25\%$. The cost price of the article is : ₹ $140$ ₹ $150$ ₹ $160$ ₹ $180$
Lakshman Patel RJIT
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Apr 3, 2020
by
Lakshman Patel RJIT
12.0k
points
273
views
nielit2019feb-scientistd
profit-loss
percentage
0
votes
0
answers
11
NIELIT 2019 Feb Scientist C - Section C: 4
An agent buys a T.V set listed at $₹10,000$ and gets $10\%$ and $20\%$ successive discounts. He spends $10\%$ of his C.P. on transport. At what price(in rupees) should he sell the T.V. set to earn a profit of $10\%$? $8,692$ $8,702$ $8,712$ $8,722$
Lakshman Patel RJIT
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Apr 1, 2020
by
Lakshman Patel RJIT
12.0k
points
291
views
nielit2019feb-scientistc
profit-loss
0
votes
0
answers
12
NIELIT 2019 Feb Scientist C - Section C: 20
$A$ has to pay $₹220$ to $B$ after $1$ year. $B$ asks $A$ to pay $₹110$ in cash and defer the payment of $₹110$ for $2$ years. $A$ agrees to it. Counting, the rate of interest at $10\%$ per annum in this new mode of payment: There is no gain or loss to anyone $A$ gains $₹7.34$ $A$ loses $₹7.34$ $A$ gains $₹11$
Lakshman Patel RJIT
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Apr 1, 2020
by
Lakshman Patel RJIT
12.0k
points
321
views
nielit2019feb-scientistc
profit-loss
0
votes
1
answer
13
NIELIT 2017 OCT Scientific Assistant A - Section A: 54
By selling $45$ limes for Rs. $40,$ a woman loses $20\%.$ How many should she sell for Rs. $24$ to gain $20\%$ in the transaction? $16$ $18$ $20$ $22$
Lakshman Patel RJIT
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Apr 1, 2020
by
Lakshman Patel RJIT
12.0k
points
260
views
nielit2017oct-assistanta
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
14
NIELIT 2017 July Scientist B - Section A: 3
The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. $1,920$ is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. $1,280$. At what price should the article be sold to make $25\%$ profit? Rs $2,000$ Rs $2,200$ Rs $2,400$ Data inadequate
Lakshman Patel RJIT
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 30, 2020
by
Lakshman Patel RJIT
12.0k
points
310
views
nielit2017july-scientistb
profit-loss
0
votes
1
answer
15
NIELIT 2017 DEC Scientist B - Section A: 50
If I sell a computer at $80\%$ of its marked price, I make a loss of $12\%$. What $\%$ profit will I make if the computer is sold at $95\%$ of its marked price ? $5\%$ profit $1\%$ loss $5.5\%$ profit $4.5\%$ profit
Lakshman Patel RJIT
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 30, 2020
by
Lakshman Patel RJIT
12.0k
points
715
views
nielit2017dec-scientistb
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
16
CAT 2019 Set-2 | Question: 90
Mukesh purchased $10$ bicycles in $2017$, all at the same price. He sold six of these at a profit of $25\%$ and the remaining four at a loss of $25\%$. If he made a total profit of Rs.$2000$, then his purchase price of a bicycle, in Rupees, was ________ $8000$ $6000$ $4000$ $2000$
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 20, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
295
views
cat2019-2
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
17
CAT 2019 Set-2 | Question: 89
A shopkeeper sells two tables, each procured at cost price p, to Amal and Asim at a profit of $20\%$ and at a loss of $20\%$, respectively. Amal sells his table to Bimal at a profit of $30\%$, while Asim sells his table to Barun at a loss of $30\%$. If the amounts paid by Bimal and Barun are $x$ and $y$, respectively, then $(x −y) / p$ equals $0.7$ $1$ $1.2$ $0.50$
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 20, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
326
views
cat2019-2
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
2
votes
1
answer
18
CAT 2018 Set-1 | Question: 72
A trader sells $10$ litres of a mixture of paints $\text{A}$ and $\text{B}$, where the amount of $\text{B}$ in the mixture does not exceed that of $\text{A}$. The cost of paint $\text{A}$ per litre is Rs. $8$ more than that of paint $\text{B}$. If ... makes a profit of $10\%$, then the highest possible cost of paint $\text{B}$, in Rs. per litre, is $26$ $16$ $20$ $22$
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 20, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
309
views
cat2018-1
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
2
votes
1
answer
19
CAT 2018 Set-1 | Question: 85
A wholesaler bought walnuts and peanuts, the price of walnut per kg being thrice that of peanut per kg. He then sold $8$ kg of peanuts at a profit of $10\%$ and $16$ kg of walnuts at a profit of $20\%$ to a shopkeeper. However, the shopkeeper lost $5$ kg ... overall profit of $25\%$. At what price, in Rs. per kg, did the wholesaler buy the walnuts? $98$ $96$ $84$ $86$
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 20, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
320
views
cat2018-1
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
20
CAT 2017 Set-2 | Question: 73
The manufacturer of a table sells it to a wholesale dealer at a profit of $10\%$. The wholesale dealer sells the table to a retailer at a profit of $30\%$. Finally, the retailer sells it to a customer at a profit of $50\%$. If the customer pays Rs. $4290$ for the table, then its manufacturing cost (in Rs) is $1500$ $2000$ $2500$ $3000$
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 16, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
207
views
cat2017-2
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
21
CAT 2017 Set-2 | Question: 75
Mayank buys some candies for Rs $15$ a dozen and an equal number of different candies for Rs $12$ a dozen. He sells all for Rs $16.50$ a dozen and makes a profit of Rs $150$. How many dozens of candies did he buy altogether? $50$ $30$ $25$ $45$
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 16, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
249
views
cat2017-2
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
22
CAT 2017 Set-1 | Question: 72
If a seller gives a discount of $15\%$ on retail price, she still makes a profit of $2\%$. Which of the following ensures that she makes a profit of $20\%$? Give a discount of $5\%$ on retail price Give a discount of $2\%$ on retail price Increase the retail price by $2\%$ Sell at retail price
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 13, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
223
views
cat2017-1
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
0
votes
0
answers
23
CAT 2017 Set-1 | Question: 78
If Fatima sells $60$ identical toys at a $40\%$ discount on the printed price, then she makes $20\%$ profit. Ten of these toys are destroyed in fire. While selling the rest, how much discount should be given on the printed price so that she can make the same amount of profit? $30\%$ $25\%$ $24\%$ $28\%$
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 13, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
138
views
cat2017-1
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
2
votes
1
answer
24
CAT 2017 Set-1 | Question: 77
In a market, the price of medium quality mangoes is half that of good mangoes. A shopkeeper buys $80$ kg good mangoes and $40$ kg medium quality mangoes from the market and then sells all these at a common price which is $10\%$ less than the price at which he bought the good ones. His overall profit is $6\%$ $8\%$ $10\%$ $12\%$
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 13, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
164
views
cat2017-1
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
25
CAT 2017 Set-1 | Question: 74
Suppose, $\text{C1, C2, C3, C4}$, and $\text{C5}$ are five companies. The profits made by $\text{C1, C2}$, and $\text{C3}$ are in the ratio $9: 10: 8$ while the profits made by $\text{C2, C4}$, and $\text{C5}$ ... crore more than $\text{C1}$, then the total profit (in Rs) made by all five companies is $438$ crore $435$ crore $348$ crore $345$ crore
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 13, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
169
views
cat2017-1
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
26
CAT 2016 | Question: 70
Instead of a metre scale, a cloth merchant uses a $120\; \text{cm}$ scale while buying, but uses an $80\; \text{cm}$ scale while selling the same cloth. If he offers a discount of $20 \%$ on cash payment, what is his overall profit percentage? $20\%$ $25\%$ $40\%$ $15\%$
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 11, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
249
views
cat2016
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
0
votes
0
answers
27
CAT 2016 | Question: 77
A watch dealer incurs an expense of Rs. $150$ for producing every watch. He also incurs an additional expenditure of Rs. $30,000$, which is independent of the number of watches produced. If he is able to sell a watch during the season, he sells it for Rs. $250$. If he fails ... made a profit of $\text{Rs. }90,000$ $\text{Rs. }75,000$ $\text{Rs. }45,000$ $\text{Rs. }60,000$
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 11, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
78
views
cat2016
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
0
votes
0
answers
28
CAT 2016 | Question: 93
I sold two watches for Rs. $300$ each, one at the loss of $10\%$ and the other at the profit of $10\%$. What is the percentage of loss$(–)$ or profit$(+)$ that resulted from the transaction? $(+)10$ $(-)1$ $(+)1$ $(-)10$
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 11, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
127
views
cat2016
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
0
votes
0
answers
29
CAT 2015 | Question: 69
A stockist wants to make some profit by selling sugar. He contemplates about various methods. Which of the following would maximise his profit? Sell sugar at $10\%$ profit. Use $900$ g of weight instead of $1$ kg. Mix $10\%$ impurities in sugar and selling sugar at cost price. Increase the price by $5\%$ and reduce weights by $5\%$. I or II II II, III and IV Profits are same
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 9, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
183
views
cat2015
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
30
CAT 2019 Set-1 | Question: 70
On selling a pen at $5\%$ loss and a book at $15\%$ gain, Karim gains Rs. $7$. If he sells the pen at $5\%$ gain and the book at $10\%$ gain, he gains Rs. $13$. What is the cost price of the book in Rupees? $80$ $85$ $95$ $100$
go_editor
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 8, 2020
by
go_editor
13.4k
points
230
views
cat2019-1
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
0
votes
0
answers
31
CAT 2013 | Question: 24
A television company manufactures two models of televisions-A and B. Each unit of model A requires four hours to manufacture and each unit of model B requires two hours to manufacture. The total time available in a month to manufacture these two models is $1600$ hours. The ... the profit. $200$ model as As and $600$ model Bs $800$ model as As $800$ model Bs None of the above
admin
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Mar 6, 2020
by
admin
2.4k
points
257
views
cat2013
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
32
Geeksforgeeks Sudo Placements
If the selling price of 30 pencils is equal to the cost price of 50 pencils. Find out the profit or loss %.
arpit213
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Aug 31, 2018
by
arpit213
20
points
437
views
profit-loss
2
votes
3
answers
33
A shopkeeper sells two computers for Rs 24000 each. On first he gained 20% and on the other, he lost 20%. What is the overall gain or loss percentage?
Mk Utkarsh
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Dec 3, 2017
by
Mk Utkarsh
256
points
3.7k
views
profit-loss
quantitative-aptitude
1
vote
1
answer
34
CAT 1996 | Question: 142
Instead of a metre scale, a cloth merchant uses a $120$ cm scale while buying, but uses an 80 cm scale while selling the same cloth. If he offers a discount of $20$ percent on cash payment, what is his overall percent profit? $20$% $25$% $40$% $15$%
makhdoom ghaya
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Jul 18, 2017
by
makhdoom ghaya
7.9k
points
1.0k
views
cat1996
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
1
vote
1
answer
35
CAT 1996 | Question: 139
A watch dealer incurs an expense of Rs $150$ for producing every watch. He also incurs an additional expenditure of Rs. $30,000$, which is independent of the number of watches produced. If he is able to sell a watch during the season, he sells it for Rs. $250$. If he ... season. then in the season he has made a profit of Rs. $90,000$ Rs. $75,000$ Rs. $45,000$ Rs. $60,000$
makhdoom ghaya
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Jul 18, 2017
by
makhdoom ghaya
7.9k
points
1.7k
views
cat1996
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
–1
vote
1
answer
36
CAT 1996 | Question: 125
The cost of a diamond varies directly as the square of its weight. Once, this diamond broke into four pieces with weights in the ratio $1 : 2 : 3 : 4$. When the pieces were sold, the merchant got Rs. $70,000$ less. Find the original price of the diamond. Rs. $1.4$ lakh Rs. $2.0$ lakh Rs. $1.0$ lakh Rs. $2.1$ lakh
makhdoom ghaya
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Jul 17, 2017
by
makhdoom ghaya
7.9k
points
707
views
cat1996
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
–1
vote
1
answer
37
CAT 1996 | Question: 122
A salesman enters the quantity sold and the price into the computer. Both the numbers are two-digit numbers. Once, by mistake, both the numbers were entered with their digits interchanged. The total sales value remained the same, i.e. Rs. $1148$, but the inventory reduced by $54$. What is the actual quantity sold? 28 14 82 41
makhdoom ghaya
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Jul 17, 2017
by
makhdoom ghaya
7.9k
points
2.5k
views
cat1996
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
–1
vote
0
answers
38
CAT 1996 | Question: 121
A salesman enters the quantity sold and the price into the computer. Both the numbers are two-digit numbers. Once, by mistake, both the numbers were entered with their digits interchanged. The total sales value remained the same, i.e. Rs. $1148$, but the inventory reduced by $54$. What is the actual price per piece? $82$ $28$ $56$ $14$
makhdoom ghaya
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Jul 17, 2017
by
makhdoom ghaya
7.9k
points
350
views
cat1996
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
–1
vote
1
answer
39
CAT 1996 | Question: 114
The price of a Maruti car rises by $30$% while the sales of the car came down by $20$%. What is the percent change in the total revenue? $–4$ $–2$ $+4$ $0$
makhdoom ghaya
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Jul 16, 2017
by
makhdoom ghaya
7.9k
points
326
views
cat1996
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
–1
vote
1
answer
40
CAT 1996 | Question: 113
I sold two watches for Rs. $300$ each, one at a loss of $10$% and the other at a profit of $10$%. What is the percent loss $(–)$ or the percent profit $(+)$ that resulted from the transaction? $(+) 10$ $(–) 1$ $(+) 1$ $0$
makhdoom ghaya
asked
in
Quantitative Aptitude
Jul 16, 2017
by
makhdoom ghaya
7.9k
points
942
views
cat1996
quantitative-aptitude
profit-loss
Page:
1
2
next »
Quick search syntax
tags
tag:apple
author
user:martin
title
title:apple
content
content:apple
exclude
-tag:apple
force match
+apple
views
views:100
score
score:10
answers
answers:2
is accepted
isaccepted:true
is closed
isclosed:true
Subjects
All categories
English Language
(1.6k)
Analytical Aptitude
(1.5k)
Quantitative Aptitude
(1.9k)
Spatial Aptitude
(8)
General Awareness
(139)
Computer Knowledge
(69)
Attitude and Leadership
(120)
Teaching Skills
(0)
Others
(0)
Recent Posts
UPSC CDS II 2021
HOW TO PREPARE FOR IELTS?
Previous Year CAT Papers
GRE Exam: New Test Pattern 2016 – 2017
Raise your Visibility to Attract GRE Test Takers
Recent questions tagged profit-loss