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### Question 1

The age of Mr. X is 40% more than Mr. Y's age which is 20 years at present. By what percent is Y's age less than Mr. X's age?

**A**

$28{4/7}$ %.

**B**

$34{1/2}$ %.

**C**

$21{4/9}$ %.

**D**

$24{5/9}$ %.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

Age of Mr. X is 20 + ${40 × 20}/100$ = 28 years. Mr. Y's age is less than Mr. X's age by ${40 × 20}/100$ = 8 years. In terms of percentage, it is $8/28$ × 100 = ${200/7}$, which is same as: $28{4/7}$.

### Question 2

A carton contains 3000 led bulbs, some of them are red, some green and others are blue. How many are green if 9% are red and 5% are blue?

### Question 3

The number of online customers increased from 1825 to 2875. What is the percentage increase?

### Question 4

The service tax is 5%. A person receives a telephone bill amounting to Rs. 840. How much was the bill excluding tax?

### Question 5

If 50% of X is Y, then Y% of 50 is?

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Updated on 2017-04-07.