### Examination Questions on Discount

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1. Applied to a bill for Rs. 1,00,000 the difference between a discount of 40% and two successive discounts of 36% and 4% is:

- Nil
- Rs. 1440
- Rs. 2500
- Rs. 4000

2. On a 20% discount sale, an article costs Rs. 596. What was the original price of the article?

- Rs. 720
- Rs. 735
- Rs. 745
- Rs. 775

3. A discount of 15% on one article is the same as discount of 20% on a second article. The costs of the two articles can be:

- Rs. 85, Rs. 60
- Rs. 60, Rs. 40
- Rs. 40, Rs. 20
- Rs. 80, Rs. 60

4. A discount of 2 ½% is given to the customer on marked price of an article. A man bought the article for Rs. 39. The marked price of article is:

- Rs. 40
- Rs. 36.5
- Rs. 42
- Rs. 41.5

5. Printed price of an article is Rs. 900 but the retailer gets a discount of 40%. He sells the article for Rs. 900. Retailer’s gain percent is:

- 40
- 60
- 66
^{2}/_{3} - 68
^{1}/_{3}

6. The marked price of a watch was Rs. 720. A man bought the same watch for Rs. 550.80, after getting two successive discounts. If the first discount was 10%, what was the second discount rate?

- 12%
- 15%
- 14%
- 18%

7. A shopkeeper marks his goods 20% above cost price, but allows 30% discount for cash. His net loss is:

- 8%
- 10%
- 16%
- 20%

8. A retailer buys 40 pens at the marked price of 36 pens from a wholesaler. If he sells these pens giving a discount of 1%, what is the profit percent?

- 9%
- 10%
- 10
^{1}/_{9}% - 11%.