# True Discount – Aptitude MCQ Questions – 09

Question 1
If the discount is equal to one fifth of the marked price and the loss is half the discount, then the percentage of loss is = ?

 A. 10*1/9% B. 11*1/9% C. 12*1/9% D. 13*1/9%

Question 2
A shopkeeper purchased a chair marked at Rs. 600 at two successive discounts of 15% and 20% respectively, he spent Rs. 28 on transportation and sold the chair for Rs. 545. His gain percent was = ?

 A. 25% B. 30% C. 35% D. 20%

Question 3
A purchased a dining table marked at Rs. 3000 at a successive discounts of 10% and 15% respectively. He gave Rs. 105 as trans-portion charge and sold it at Rs. 3200. What is his gain percentage ?

 A. 22*1/3% B. 25% C. 33*1/3% D. 37*17/24%

Question 4
The total discount on Rs.1860 due after a certain time at 5% is Rs. 60. Find the time after which it is due -

 A. 9 months B. 10 months C. 7 months D. 8 months

Question 5
A single discount of 50% on an article costing Rs. 10000 is better than two successive discounts of 40% and 10% by = ?

 A. Rs. 400 B. Rs. 1000 C. Rs. 500 D. Rs. 600

Question 6
For a certain article. If discount is 25% the profit is 25%. If the discount is 10%, then the profit is = ?

 A. 50% B. 40% C. 30% D. 33*1/3%

Question 7
How much percent more than the cost price should a shopkeeper mark his goods so that after allowing a discount of 25% on the marked price, he gain 20% ?

 A. 70% B. 50% C. 60% D. 55%

Question 8
Two successive discounts of 10% and 5%, in this order, are given on a bill of Rs. 110. Find the net amount of money payable to clear the bill (answer to the nearest rupee) = ?

 A. Rs. 94 B. Rs. 95 C. Rs. 96 D. Rs. 97

Question 9
A shopkeeper marks the price of an article at Rs. 80. What will be the selling price, if he allows two successive discounts at 5% each = ?

 A. Rs. 72.20 B. Rs. 72 C. Rs. 85 D. Rs. 7.20

Question 10
A merchant allows a discount of 10% on marked price for the cash payment. To make a profit of 17%, he must mark his goods higher than their cost price by = ?

 A. 33% B. 40% C. 27% D. 30%