# MCQ on Percentage problems

**MCQ on Percentage problems**

**1-Shyam’s monthly income is Rs. 12,000. He saves Rs. 1200. Find the percent of his savings and his expenditure.**

(A) 20%,80%

(B) 10%, 90%

(C) 80%, 20%

(D) 90%, 10%

**2-Due to increase of 30% in the price of a color TV, the sale is reduced by 40%. What will be the percentage change in income?**

(A) 6% increase

(B) 10% increase

(C) 16% increase

(D) 22% increase

**3-What percent of 2/7 is 1/35?**

(A) 2.5%

(B) 10%

(C) 25%

(D) 90%

**4-The population of a town is 176400. It increases annually at the rate of 5% per annum. What will be its population after 2 years? **

(A) 194780

(B) 194688

(C) 194546

(D) 194481

**5- In 2010, the population of a town is 1,50,000. If it is increased by 10% in the next year. Find **

**the population in 2011**

(A) 1,65,000

(B) 1,70,000

(C) 1,75,000

(D) 1,80,000

**6- If x% of y is 100 and y% of z is 200, then the relation between x and z is**

(A) z = 4x

(B) z = x/2

(C) z = 2x

(D) z = x/4

**7-If 12% of an amount is Rs. 1080, then the amount is**

(A) Rs. 6500

(B) Rs. 8500

(C) Rs. 9000

(D) Rs. 9500

**8-15% of the total number of biscuits in a jar is 30. The total number of biscuits is**

(A) 50

(B) 150

(C) 200

(D) 250

**9-A number when increased by 12% gives 224. What is the number?**

(A) 200

(B) 210

(C) 232

(D) 242

**10-What percent of 3% in 5%?**

(A) 45%

(B) 55%

(C) 60%

(D) 65%

**ANSWERS:**

**1-(B), 2-(D), 3-(B), 4-(D), 5-(A), 6-(C), 7-(C), 8-(C), 9-(A), 10-(C)**