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Profit and Loss 1/5


33. A dealer marks his goods 20% above cost price. He then allows some discount on it and makes a profit of 8%. The rate of discount is :
a. 12%
b. 10%
c. 6%
d. 4%


34. A cloth merchant has announced 25% rebate in prices. If one needs to have a rebate of Rs.40, then how many shirts, cash costing Rs.32, he should purchase ?
a. 6
b. 5
c. 10
d. 7


35. The price of an article was increased by p%. Later the new price was decreased by p%. If the latest price was Rs.1, the original price was :
a. Rs. 1
b. $\left[ {\displaystyle\frac{{1 - {p^2}}}{{100}}} \right]$
c. $\left[ {\displaystyle\frac{{10000}}{{10000 - {p^2}}}} \right]$
d. $\left[ {\sqrt {\displaystyle\frac{{1 - {p^2}}}{{100}}} } \right]$


36. The difference between the selling prices after a discount of 40% on Rs.500 and two successive discount of 36% and 4% on the same amount is :
a. 0
b. Rs.2
c. Rs.1.93
d. Rs.7.20


37. Tarun bought a T.V with 20% discount on the labelled price. Had he bought it with 25% discount, he would have saved Rs.500. At what price did he buy the T.V ?
a. Rs.5000
b. Rs.10,000
c. Rs.12000
d. Rs.6000


38. A man purchases an electric heater whose printed price is Rs.160. If he received two successive discounts of 20% and 10%; he paid :
a. Rs.112
b. Rs.129.60
c. Rs.119.60
d. Rs.115.20


39. The marked price is 10% higher than the cost price. A discount of 10% is given on the marked price. In this kind of sale, the seller
a. bears no loss, no gain
b. gains
c. losses
d. None of these


40. A trader lists his articles 20% above C.P and allows a discount of 10% on cash payment. His gain percent is :
a. 10%
b. 8%
c. 6%
d. 5%



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