Aptitude:: Percentage

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The population of a town increased from 1,75,000 to 2,62,500 in a decade. The average percent increase of population per year is:

A. 4.37% B. 5%
C. 6% D. 8.75%

Rajeev buys good worth Rs. 6650. He gets a rebate of 6% on it. After getting the rebate, he pays sales tax @ 10%. Find the amount he will have to pay for the goods.

A. Rs. 6876.10 B. Rs. 6999.20
C. Rs. 6654 D. Rs. 7000

Gauri went to the stationers and bought things worth Rs. 25, out of which 30 paise went on sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was 6%, then what was the cost of the tax free items?

A. Rs. 15 B. Rs. 15.70
C. Rs. 19.70 D. Rs. 20

Two tailors X and Y are paid a total of Rs. 550 per week by their employer. If X is paid 120 percent of the sum paid to Y, how much is Y paid per week?

A. Rs. 200 B. Rs. 250
C. Rs. 300 D. None of these

Three candidates contested an election and received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get?

A. 57% B. 60%
C. 65% D. 90%

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