### 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:

1. Nil
2. Rs. 1440
3. Rs. 2500
4. Rs. 4000

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

1. Rs. 720
2. Rs. 735
3. Rs. 745
4. 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:

1. Rs. 85, Rs. 60
2. Rs. 60, Rs. 40
3. Rs. 40, Rs. 20
4. 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:

1. Rs. 40
2. Rs. 36.5
3. Rs. 42
4. 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:

1. 40
2. 60
3. 662/3
4. 681/3

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?

1. 12%
2. 15%
3. 14%
4. 18%

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

1. 8%
2. 10%
3. 16%
4. 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?

1. 9%
2. 10%
3. 10 1/9 %
4. 11%.