# Percent and Ratios: Practice Questions Competitive Exams

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What is 35% of a number if 12 is 15% of a number?

5

12

28

33

62

Answer: c

A computer is on sale for $1600, which is a 20% discount off the regular price. What is the regular price?

$1800

$1900

$2000

$2100

$2200

Answer: c

A car dealer sells a SUV for $39, 000, which represents a 25% profit over the cost. What was the cost of the SUV to the dealer?

$29, 250

$31, 200

$32, 500

$33, 800

$33, 999

Answer: b

After having to pay increased income taxes this year, Edmond has to sell his BMW. Edmond bought the car for $49, 000, but he sold it for a 20% loss. What did Edmond sell the car for

$24, 200

$28, 900

$35, 600

$37, 300

$39, 200

Answer: e

At a company fish fry, ½ in attendance are employees. Employees'spouses are ⅓ of the attendance. What is the percentage of the people in attendance who are not employees or employee spouses?

10.5%

16.7%

25%

32.3%

38%

Answer: b

If 6 is 24% of a number, what is 40% of the same number

8

10

15

20

25

Answer: b

25% of 400 =

100

200

800

10, 000

12, 000

Answer: a

22% of $900 =

90

198

250

325

375

Answer: b

Which of the following percentages is equal to 0.45?

0.045%

0.45%

4.5%

45%

0.0045%

Answer: d

Which of these percentages equals 1.25?

0.125%

12.5%

125%

1250%

1250.5%

Answer: c