# Percentage Question Exam Quiz

**1. Two students appeared at an examination. One of them secured 9 marks more than the other and his marks was 56% of the sum of their marks. What are the marks obtained by them?**

A) 42, 36

B) 44, 39

C) 42, 33

D) 44, 37

E) None of these.

**2. A fruit seller had some oranges. He sells 40% oranges and still has 420 oranges. How many oranges he had originally?**

A) 690

B) 700

C) 720

D) 745

E) None of these.

**3. A batsman scored 110 runs which included 3 boundaries and 8 sixes. What percent of his total score did he make by running between the wickets?**

A) 45(6/11) %

B) 45(7/11) %

C) 45(5/11) %

D) 46(5/11) %

E) None of these.

**4. In an election between two candidates, one got 55% of the total valid votes, 20% of the votes were invalid. If the total number of votes was 7500, what was the number of valid votes that the other candidate got?**

A) 3690

B) 2700

C) 5720

D) 4745

E) None of these

**5. A student has to obtain 33% of the total marks to pass. He got 125 marks and failed by 40 marks. The maximum marks are**

A) 600

B) 700

C) 520

D) 500

E) None of these.

**6. A housewife saved Rs. 2.50 in buying an item on sale. If she spent Rs. 25 for the item, approximately how much percent she saved in the transaction ?**

A) 6 %

B) 7 %

C) 10 %

D) 9(1/11) %

E) None of these.

**7. A pipe X is 30 meters and 45% longer than another pipe Y. find the length of the pipe Y?**

A) 600/29 meter

B) 37.25 meter

C) 20 meter

D) 50 meter

E) None of these.

**8. On my sister’s 15th birthday, she was 159 cm in height, having grown 6% since the year before. How tall was she the previous year ?**

A)156 cm

B) 150 cm

C) 155 cm

D) 172 cm

E) None of these

**9. Sumit got 30% of the maximum marks in an examination and failed by 10 marks. However, Sujith who took the same examination got 40% of the total marks and got 15 marks more than the passing marks. What were the passing marks in the examination?**

A) 96

B) 150

C) 75

D) 85

E) None of these

**10. 30% of the men are more than 25 years old and 80% of the men are less than or equal to 50 years old. 20% of all men play football. If 20% of the men above the age of 50 play football, what percentage of the football players are less than or equal to 50 years?**

A) 60 %

B) 50%

C) 80 %

D) 85 %

E) None of these

**Answers:**

**1. C**

**2. B**

**3. C**

**4. B**

**5. D**

**6. D**

**7. A**

**8. B**

**9. D**

**10.C**