# Percent and Ratios: Practice Questions Uttar Pradesh PSC Exam

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1. If a discount of 20 % off the retail price of a table saves Mark \$ 45, how much did he pay for the table?
1. \$ 145
2. \$ 160
3. \$ 180
4. \$ 210
5. \$ 215

2. A customer pays \$ 1,100 in state taxes on a newly purchased racing car. What is the value of the racing car if state taxes are 8.9 % of the value?
1. \$ 9.765. 45
2. \$ 10,876.90
3. \$ 12,359.55
4. \$ 14,345.48
5. \$ 15,745.45

3. How many years does Ben need to invest his \$ 3,000 at 7 % to earn \$ 210 in simple interest?
1. 1 year
2. 2 years
3. 3 years
4. 4 years
5. 5 years

4. Sina՚s boss state that she will increase Sabrina՚s salary from \$ 12,000 to \$ 14,000 per year if she enrolls in business courses at a local community college. What percent increase in salary will result from Sina taking the business courses?
1. 15 %
2. 16.7 %
3. 17.2 %
4. 85 %
5. 117 %

5. 35 % of what number is 70?
1. 100
2. 110
3. 150
4. 175
5. 200

6. What number is 5 % of 2000?
1. 50
2. 100
3. 150
4. 200
5. 250

7. What percent of 90 is 27?
1. 15 %
2. 20 %
3. 30 %
4. 33 %
5. 41 %

8. Jack works for \$ 15.50 per hour for a health care facility. He is supposed to get a 75 cent per hour raise at one year of service. What will his percent increase in hourly pay be?
1. 2.7 %
2. 3.3 %
3. 133 %
4. 4.8 %
5. 105 %

9. If 45 is 120 % of a number, what is 80 % of the same number?
1. 30
2. 32
3. 36
4. 38
5. 41