## Percentage basic questions with answers: SSC CGL Set 69

Solve the 10 selected percentage practice questions in stipulated time of 12 mins. Verify results from answers. Learn to solve quick from linked solutions.

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### 10 Percentage practice questions for SSC CGL Set 69 - time to solve 12 mins

**Problem 1.**

Instead of giving a discount, for every 19 kites sold, a kite-seller gives 1 kite extra free. In order to give 5% more discount, the number of extra kites the kite-seller needs to give free in a sale of 27 kites is,

- 3
- 6
- 8
- 7

**Problem 2.**

Two fixed points A and B are 15 cm apart. A third point C is located between the two points on the straight line joining them so that length of AC is 9 cm. If the point C is moved towards point B so that the length of AC is increased by 6%, the length of BC must have been decreased by,

- 6%
- 8%
- 7%
- 9%

**Problem 3.**

In a three hour test, half way through, out of a total number of 200 questions Abhi answered 40% of the questions. What should be the percentage increase in average answer rate during the rest of the time so that Abhi can answer all the questions?

- $60$%
- $50$%
- $40$%
- $33\frac{1}{3}$%

**Problem 4.**

In a final exam, Vikas scores 30% but fails to pass by 5 marks, while Chandra who got 10 more marks than the pass marks scores 40%. The pass marks is then,

- 100
- 70
- 50
- 150

**Problem 5.**

The price of an item was increased by 10%. This caused a reduction in monthly total item sales by 20%. The overall effect of price increase on the monthly total sale value is then,

- 10% increase
- 12% decrease
- 12% increase
- 10% decrease

#### Problem 6.

A number is increased by 20% and then again by 20%. By what percent should the inreased number be reduced to get back to the original number?

- $30\displaystyle\frac{5}{9}$%
- $44$%
- $19\displaystyle\frac{11}{31}$%
- $40$%

** Problem 7.**

In a basic science library 25% of the books are on Bioscience, 200 are on Physics and the rest are on Chemistry. If the ratio of number of books on Chemistry, Physics and Bioscience is, 5 : 4 : 3, how many new books only on Bioscience are to be added to the library collection to make the percentage of Bioscience books as 40%?

- 75
- 150
- 100
- 125

** Problem 8.**

The sum of two numbers is 520. If the larger number is decreased by 4% and the smaller number is increased by 12%, the numbers thus obtained become equal. The smaller of the two original numbers is then,

- 300
- 240
- 280
- 210

**Problem 9.**

In an examination 65% of the students passed in Mathematics, 48% passed in Physics and 30% passed in both. How much percentage of students then failed in both subjects?

- 13%
- 17%
- 43%
- 47%

** Problem 10.**

A's salary is 40% of B's salary and B's salary is 25% of C's salary. What percent of C's salary is A's salary?

- 15%
- 5%
- 20%
- 10%

To know how to solve the questions quickly and easily go through the conceptual solution set at,

**SSC CGL level Solution set 69, Percentage 3.**

### Answers to percentage practice questions for SSC CGL Set 69

**Problem 1.** **Answer:** Option a: 3.

**Problem 2. Answer:** Option d: 9%.

**Problem 3.** **Answer:** Option b: 50%

**Problem 4.** **Answer:** Option c: 50.

**Problem 5.** **Answer:** Option b: 12% decrease.

**Problem 6.** **Answer:** Option a : $30\displaystyle\frac{5}{9}$%.

**Problem 7. Answer:** Option b: 150.

**Problem 8.** **Answer:**Option b: 240.

**Problem 9.** **Answer:** Option b: 17%.

**Problem 10.** **Answer: **Option d: 10%.

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