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Profit and Loss 1/6

41. While selling a watch, a shop-keeper gives a discount of 5%. If he gives a discount of 7%, he earns Rs.15 less as profit. The marked price of the watch is :
a. Rs.697.50
b. Rs.712.50
c. Rs.787.50
d. None of these


42. A shop-keeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price and the printed price of the book is :
a. 45 : 56
b. 50 : 61
c. 99 : 125
d. None of these


43. A retailer buys a sewing machine at a discount of 15% and sells it for Rs.1955. Thus he makes a profit of 15%. The discount is :
a. Rs.270
b. Rs.290
c. Rs.300
d. None of these


44. An umbrella marked at Rs.80 is sold for Rs.68. The rate of discount is :
a. 15%
b. 12%
c. $17\displaystyle\frac{{11}}{{17}}$%
d. 20%


45. Kabir buys an article with 50% discount on its marked price. He makes a profit of 10% by selling it at Rs.660. The marked price is :
a. Rs.600
b. Rs.700
c. Rs.800
d. 685


46. The ratio of the prices of three different types of cars is 4:5:7. If the difference between the costliest and the cheapest cars is Rs.60000, the price of the car of modest price is :
a. Rs.80000
b. Rs.100000
c. Rs.140000
d. Rs.120000


47. A discount series of 10%, 20% and 40% is equal to a single discount of :
a. 50%
b. 56.8%
c. 60%
d. 70.28%


48. Subhash purchased a tape recorder at $\displaystyle\frac{9}{{10}}th$ of its selling price and sold it at 8% more than its S.P. His gain is :
a. 8%
b. 10%
c. 18%
d. 20%

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