# Aptitude Percentage Test Paper 4

16) Passing marks in an examination are 40%. If a candidate gets 65 marks and fails by 15 marks, the maximum marks in the examination are

1. 200
2. 220
3. 180
4. 250

Explanation:

Let maximum marks are x.

Then, passing marks would be = 40 % x As per question; x = 65 + 15 Solution 2:

Apply formula; m = y = 65, z = 15, x = 40

∴ m =  17) Ram spends 70% of his salary and deposits 15 % of his salary in the bank. If he is left with Rs. 1500, what is his monthly salary?

1. Rs.9000
2. Rs.9500
3. Rs.10000
4. Rs.10500

Explanation:

Let salary of Ram is Rs. x

As per question; x - (70 % of x + 15 % of x) = 1500

x - 85% of x = 1500

15% of x = 1500 18) If A's income is 12 % more than B's income, B's income is how much less than A's income?

1. 9.7%
2. 10.7%
3. 11.7 %
4. 12.7%

Explanation:

Apply formula; r = 12 % 19) On increasing the price of tickets for a show by 20 % the audience decreases by 30%. What is the effect on revenue?

1. 16% increase
2. 16% decrease
3. 4% increase
4. 4% decrease

Explanation:

Apply formula: Effect on revenue

= percent increase - percent decrease - = 20 - 30 - = - 10 - = -10 - 6 = - 16 %

'-' sign shows decrease in revenue.

20) If the price of sugar increases by 10%, by what percentage a housewife should reduce the consumption of sugar so that expense is not increased?

1. 5.5%
2. 7.1%
3. 9.1%
4. 10%

Explanation:

Apply formula:= x = 10%

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