Percentages Practice Problems: Level 01

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Q1. Two friends, Akash & Beenu had some candies each. One of them had 15 candies more than the other. The candies with Akash was 60% of the total candies with them. How many candies did each have?
A. 40, 25
B. 47, 32
C. 45, 30
D. 49, 34
Q2. A fruit seller had some oranges. He sells 30% oranges and still has 140 mangoes. Originally, he had:
A. 288 oranges
B. 300 oranges
C. 672 oranges
D. 200 oranges
Q3. What percentage of numbers from 1 to 30 has 1 or 9 in the unit's digit?
A. 12
B. 15
C. 20
D. 22
Q4. If M = y% of z and N = z% of y, then which of the following must be true?
A. M is lesser than N.
B. M is more than N
C. Relation between M and N cannot be determined.
D. None of these
5. In ABC College, 65% of students are less than 20 years of age. The number of students more than 20 years of age is 2/3 of number of students of 20 years of age which is 42. What is the total number of students in the ABC College?
A. 75
B. 90
C. 130
D. 200
Q.6. A student erroneously multiplied a number by 2/5 instead of 5/2.What is the percentage error in the calculation?
A. 24%
B. 54%
C. 74%
D. 84%
Q.7. The sum of the first six terms of an AP is 48 and the common difference is 2. What is the 4th term?
A. 9
B. 11
C. 13
D. 7
Q8. Three candidates, Ajay, Bijoy & Chandu contested an election and received 1800, 3300 and votes 3900 respectively. What percent of the total votes did A get?
A. 20%
B. 40%
C. 45%
D. 70%
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Q9. A Stationery seller had some Pens, Sharpeners, Erasers & Pencils. He sells 65% of the total units and still has 175 units. Originally, he had:
A. 588 units
B. 400 units
C. 272 units
D. 500 units
Q10. The total population of a village increased from 1,80,00 to 22, 500 in a decade. The average percentage increase of population per year of that village is:
A. 2.37%
B. 2.5%
C. 3. 6%
D. 6.75%
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