1.Krishnan bought a camera and paid 20% less than its original price. He sold it at 40% profit on the price he had paid. The percentage of profit earned by Krishnan on the original price was:
 A. 12%
 B. 15%
 C. 22%
 D. 32%
 
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2.A coconut merchant finds that the cost price of 2750 coconuts is the same as the selling price of 2500 coconuts. The loss or gain percent is:
 A. 5% loss
 B. 15% loss
 C. 10% gain
 D. 20% gain
 
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3.12 copies of a book were sold for Rs. 1800/- thereby gaining cost price of 3 copies. The cost price of a copy is:
 A. Rs. 120
 B. Rs. 150
 C. Rs. 1200
 D. Rs. 1500
 
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4.The ratio of cost price and selling price is 5 : 4, the loss per cent is:
 A. 20%
 B. 25%
 C. 40%
 D. 50%
 
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5.An item costing Rs. 840 was sold by a shopkeeper at a gain of 10% and it was again sold by the new buyer at a loss of 5%. Final selling price of the item is:
 A. Rs. 37.80
 B. Rs. 798
 C. Rs. 877.80
 D. Rs. 924
 
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6.By selling an article for Rs. 240, a man incurs a loss of 10%. At what price should he sell it, so that he makes a profit of 20%?
 A. Rs. 264
 B. Rs. 288
 C. Rs. 300
 D. Rs. 320
 
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7.The cost of manufacture of a tape recorder is Rs. 1,500.The manufacturer fixes the marked price 20% above the cost of manufacture and allows a discount in such a way as to get a profit of 8%.The rate of discount is:
 A. 8%
 B. 10%
 C. 12%
 D. 20%
 
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8.An article is sold at a loss of 10%. Had it been sold for Rs. 9 more, there would have been a gain of 12½% on it. The cost price of the article is:
 A. Rs. 35
 B. Rs. 40
 C. Rs. 45
 D. Rs. 50
 
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