# Topic of the Day: Quantitative Aptitude Questions on Percentage for SBI PO, IBPS PO and SBI Clerk Mains

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Todayâ€™s topic is on Percentage from the Quantitative Aptitude section. Questions from Percentage are frequently asked in banking examinations. If practiced well, one can score full marks in it in very less time. A total of 5 to 10 questions are expected from this topic in upcoming Prelims and Mains examinations of SBI Clerk Mains, RBI Assistant Mains, SBI PO prelims, and IBPS PO Prelims. Below I have provided 10 questions of Percentage for practice. Answers with detailed solutions are provided at the end of the questions. Not more than 15 to 20 minutes should be invested in solving these. Letâ€™s look at the questions below.

###### 1. 20% of 35% of a number is 175. What is 18% of that number?

1) 350              2) 450              3) 250              4) 300              5) None of these

1) 8049                        2) 8849                        3) 8989            4) 8449            5) None of these

3. One-third of a number is equal to twenty-four percent of the second number. The second number is equal to one-sixth of the third number. The value of the third number is 4800. What is 50% of the first number?

1) 366              2) 452              3) 288              4) 260              5) None of these

4. The population of a village increases at the rate of 10% during the first year and decreases at the rate of 20% during the second year. If it has 17,600 inhabitants at present then find the number of inhabitants two years before?

1) 35,000                     2) 20,000                     3) 25,000

4) 30,000                     5) None of these

5. Price of a shirt is 60% less than that of price of a trouser. How much % price of trouser is more than that of price of shirt?

1) 350%                       2) 450%                       3) 250%

4) 150%                       5) None of these

6. Ankitâ€™s income exceeds that of Bhanuâ€™s by Rs.400 and Bhanuâ€™s income is 30% less than that of Chetanâ€™s. If the total income of all of them put together is Rs.2320, what is the income of Chetan?

1) 800              2) 650              3) 750              4) 300              5) None of these

7. The price of a shirt is increased by 30% and then decreased by 25% what is the net change in the price (in %)?

1) 3.5%                        2) 4.5%                        3) 2.5%

4) 3.0%                        5) None of these

8. Sudhir spends 30% of his salary on food items, 20% of the remaining amount on entertainment and 30% of the remaining amount for paying various bills. If Sudhir saves Rs. 29400, what is his total salary?

1) 35,000                              2) 75,000                              3) 25,000                              4) 30,000                              5) None of these

9. The boys and girls in a college are in the ratio 3:2. If 15% of the boys and 25% of the girls are adults, then adults are approximately how much % less than the non – adults in the college?

1) 76.54%        2) 45.5%                      3) 25.54%                    4) 30%

5) None of these

10. If the length, breadth and height of a box of cuboid shape is increased by 10%, 25% and 40% respectively, then what would be the percentage change in the volume of the box?

1) 90%             2) 75%             3) 92.50%        4) 30.50%        5) None of these

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Ans 2: 4

Ans 3: 3

Ans 4: 2

Ans 5: 4

Ans 6: 1

Ans 7: 2

Ans 8: 2

Ans 9: 1

Ans 10: 3

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