True Discount – Aptitude MCQ Questions – 06

Question 1

A owes B, Rs. 1573 payable  1*1/2 years hence. Also B owes A, Rs. 1444.50 payable 6 months hence. If they want to settle the account forthwith, keeping 14% as the rate of interest, then who should pay and how much ?

 A. A Rs. 28.50 B. B Rs. 37.50 C. A Rs. 50 D. B Rs. 50

Question 2
Successive discount of p% and q% on the catalogue price of an article is equivalent to a single discount of = ?

 A. (p−q−pq/100)% B. (p+q−pq/100)% C. (p−q+pq/100)% D. (p+q+pq/100)%

Question 3
A single discount equivalent to discount series 20% , 20% and 10% is = ?

 A. 50% B. 48.4% C. 42.4% D. 40.4%

Question 4
The single discount equivalent to the discount series of 20%, 10% and 5% is = ?

 A. 11.66% B. 31.6% C. 35.66Z% D. 32%

Question 5
If a person purchases a shirt, he gets 6% discount. However, if he purchases two shirts, he gets 5% on the first and 8% on the second. If the price paid by the person for two shirts is Rs. 925, then what will be the marked price of each shirts ?

 A. Rs. 494 B. Rs. 550 C. Rs. 528 D. Rs. 500

Question 6
If an electricity bill is paid before due date, one gets a reduction of 4% on the amount of the bill. By paying the bill before due date a person got a reduction of Rs. 13. The amount of his electricity bill was = ?

 A. Rs. 125 B. Rs. 225 C. Rs. 325 D. Rs. 425

Question 7
The selling price of an article is Rs. 1920 and the discount given is 4%. The marked price of the article is = ?

 A. Rs. 2400 B. Rs. 2000 C. Rs. 1600 D. Rs. 1200

Question 8
The single discount equal to three consecutive discounts of 10%, 20% and 5% ?

 A. 35% B. 32% C. 24.76% D. 30%

Question 9
The marked price of the a watch is Rs. 1600. The shopkeeper gives successive discount of 10% and x% to the customer. It the customer pays Rs. 1224 for the watch, the value of x is = ?

 A. 5% B. 10% C. 15% D. 20%

Question 10
The difference between discount of 35% and two successive discount of 20% on a certain bill was 22, the amount of the bill is = ?

 A. Rs. 200 B. Rs. 220 C. Rs. 1100 D. Rs. 2200