# Multiple Choice Questions on Percentage

**13-Due to plague the population of a village has reduced by 10%. If the current population of the village is 18,000 people, what is the new population of the village?**

(A) 16,000

(B) 16,200

(C) 16,400

(D) 16,600

**14-In a basket of fruits, 62% are oranges and the remaining are apples. How many apples are there in the basket, if the number of oranges is 186?**

(A) 92

(B) 114

(C) 186

(D) 300

**15-. There are 50 red cars and 20 blue cars in a toy store. If the total number of toys in the store is 80, calculate the percentage of blue cars.**

(A) 20%

(B) 25%

(C) 30%

(D) 35%

**16-Rahul scored 126 runs which included eleven boundaries and three sixers. What percentage of his total score did Rahul score in boundaries and sixers?**

(A) 49.2 %

(B) 50.79 %

(C) 61.9 %

(D) 63.46 %

**17-13% of a number is 117. Find the number.**

(A) 750

(B) 800

(C) 850

(D) 900

**18-What is 25% of 32 % of 3/8th of 500?**

(A) 15

(B) 18

(C) 21

(D) 24

**19-If a number is increased by 20% then it becomes 720. Find the number.**

(A) 500

(B) 600

(C) 700

(D) 800

**20-If the petrol prices are increased by 15% but its consumption is decreased by 15%, then the increase or decrease in the expenditure is by what percent?**

(A) 2.25%

(B) 2.75%

(C) 4.50%

(D) 5.25%

**21-Himanshu spends 70% of his income. His income is increased by 25% and he increases his expenditure by 15%. His savings are increased by how much percent?**

(A) 42.5%

(B) 45.5%

(C) 48.34%

(D) 50.35%

**22-The population of a town increases 20% annually. If it’s present population is 1,20,000. Find its population after 3 years?**

(A) 1,92,067

(B) 2,07,360

(C) 2,13,456

(D) 2,15,652

**23-The agricultural yield increases from 80 tons to 90 tons. Find the percentage increase in the yield.**

(A) 10 %

(B) 12.5 %

(C) 15 %

(D) 17.5 %

**24-The difference between 30% of a number and 50% of a number is 200. Find the number.**

(A) 800

(B) 900

(C) 1000

(D) 1200

**ANSWERS:**

**13-(B), 14-(B), 15-(B), 16-(A), 17-(D), 18-(A), 19-(B), 20-(A), 21-(C), 22-(B), 23-(B), 24-(C)**