Practicing Aptitude solved problems from section Percentage and Fraction
Practicing fully solved Percentage and fraction problems from Aptitude section will be useful for exams like IIFT, MAT,FMS, SAT etc. Online practice of percent and fraction, aptitude questions with detailed explanation will help you in building your concepts well in percentage and fraction section. Multiple choice aptitude problems on percents and fractions with solutions are provided for online practice. Fully solved questions on compound interest and discount margin are also available in this aptitude section.
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Only theory of profit loss and compound interest will not be sufficient for clearing MBA exams, online practice of aptitude problems is required. In this section solved questions of aptitude on profit loss and percentage fractions are provided.
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A complete description and explanation on percentages and fractions problems is given in this section aptitude. These online questions with detailed answer to each problem will be useful for exams like CAT, XAT,MAT etc. Tips and tricks provided while explain the concepts on aptitude will be useful for solving questions in this category of percentage and fraction questions. Analysis of practiced aptitude questions is very important at the end of your practice session.
Aptitude Questions of moderate difficulty on the topic of "Percentages or Fractions" are presented on this page. ALL the problems are fully solved and ABSOLUTELY FREE for everyone. To get a good score in MAT, XAT, GRE, GMAT, NMIMS, IRMA etc. MBA or similar competition practicing these questions will prove to be very helpful.

1. 
In an election contested by two parties, Party D secured 12% of the total votes more than Party R. If party R got 132,000 votes, by how many votes did it lose the election? 
A. 
300,000 

B. 
168,000 

C. 
36,000 

D. 
24,000 

Answer  (C) Solution: Let the percentage of the total votes secured by Party D be x% 
2. 
A vendor sells 60 percent of apples he had and throws away 15 percent of the remainder. Next day he sells 50 percent of the remainder and throws away the rest. What percent of his apples does the vendor throw? 
A. 
17 

B. 
23 

C. 
77 

D. 
None of these 

Answer  (B) Solution: Let the number of apples be 100. 
3. 
If the cost price of 20 articles is equal to the selling price of 16 articles, What is the percentage of profit or loss that the merchant makes? 
A. 
20% Profit 

B. 
25% Loss 

C. 
25% Profit 

D. 
33.33% Loss 

Answer  (C) Solution: Let Cost price of 1 article be Re.1. 
4. 
When processing flowernectar into honeybees' extract, a considerable amount of water gets reduced. How much flowernectar must be processed to yield 1kg of honey, if nectar contains 50% water, and the honey obtained from this nectar contains 15% water? 
A. 
1.5 kgs 

B. 
1.7 kgs 

C. 
3.33 kgs 

D. 
None of these 

Answer  (B) Solution: Flowernectar contains 50% of nonwater part. 
5. 
30% of the men are more than 25 years old and 80% of the men are less than or equal to 50 years old. 20% of all men play football. If 20% of the men above the age of 50 play football, what percentage of the football players are less than or equal to 50 years? 
A. 
15% 

B. 
20% 

C. 
80% 

D. 
70% 

Answer  (C) Solution: 20% of the men are above the age of 50 years. 20% of these men play football. Therefore, 20% of 20% or 4% of the total men are football players above the age of 50 years. 
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