# PE 2 - Percentage | Arithmetic - Percentage

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**PE 2 - Percentage | Arithmetic - Percentage**

Mr. Manoj saves 30% of his salary every month. But in April, his expenses increase by 20% of his original expenses and he saves $280 less than the amount he saves normally. What is his salary?

- (a)
$2000

- (b)
$1500

- (c)
$2400

- (d)
$3000

- (e)
$1550

Answer: Option A

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**PE 2 - Percentage | Arithmetic - Percentage**

In every box of 120 bulbs, 5% are defective. If a company needs 4,000 non-defective bulbs, what is the minimum number of boxes that it has to purchase?

- (a)
32

- (b)
34

- (c)
35

- (d)
36

- (e)
None of these

Answer: Option D

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**PE 2 - Percentage | Arithmetic - Percentage**

Gurmeet purchased a box of chocolates. She ate 20% of them and gave 25% of the remaining chocolates to her friends. Of the remaining chocolates, she ate 20% of it and gave 25% of the remaining chocolates to her friends. Then, she gave 20 chocolates to a guest. Finally, she is left with 35% of the chocolates that she initially had. How many chocolates did Gurmeet eat?

- (a)
320

- (b)
500

- (c)
640

- (d)
1250

Answer: Option C

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**PE 2 - Percentage | Arithmetic - Percentage**

It is given that k = x^{2} - 2x. If x is doubled, what is the percentage change in k?

- (a)
100%

- (b)
200%

- (c)
121%

- (d)
0%

- (e)
Cannot be determined

Answer: Option E

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**PE 2 - Percentage | Arithmetic - Percentage**

The cost of an air ticket is fare of Rs. 2,000 plus tax. If a discount of 50% is allowed on the fare of the air ticket (not tax), the total cost of the ticket decreases by 40%. What is the amount of tax charged on the purchase of a ticket?

- (a)
Rs. 400

- (b)
Rs. 1000

- (c)
Rs. 500

- (d)
Rs. 800

- (e)
Cannot be determined

Answer: Option C

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**PE 2 - Percentage | Arithmetic - Percentage**

Hitesh said to Rohit, if you give me 10% of your pocket money, I will have 100% more than what you will be left with. By how much percent is Hitesh's pocket money more than Rohit's?

- (a)
80%

- (b)
40%

- (c)
50%

- (d)
70%

- (e)
60%

Answer: Option D

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**PE 2 - Percentage | Arithmetic - Percentage**

Two friends x and y have some money with them. ‘x’ gives 40% of his money to ‘y’ and ‘y’ gives 16.67% of the money he now has to ‘x’. Both the friends have the same amounts of money now. If M and N respectively are the amounts of money with ‘x’ and ‘y’ at the beginning, then

- (a)
M = N

- (b)
M > N

- (c)
M < N

- (d)
M + N = 600

- (e)
None of these

Answer: Option B

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**PE 2 - Percentage | Arithmetic - Percentage**

There are 150 students in a class and 60% of them are girls. 60% of the girls in the class have not studied Math. Taking the class as a whole, 50% of the students have not studied Math. What percentage of boys in the class have studied Math?

- (a)
65%

- (b)
50%

- (c)
40%

- (d)
30%

- (e)
None of these

Answer: Option A

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**PE 2 - Percentage | Arithmetic - Percentage**

If a quantity is decreased by 30% and then increased by 50%, by how much percentage does it have to be decreased to bring it back to the original quantity?

- (a)
4.76%

- (b)
5.85%

- (c)
1.33%

- (d)
9.5%

- (e)
20%

Answer: Option A

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**PE 2 - Percentage | Arithmetic - Percentage**

x is a positive integer. How many values can 'x' take such that x% of 350 is less than 50?

- (a)
13

- (b)
14

- (c)
15

- (d)
12

- (e)
16

Answer: Option B

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