Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages - In a village, the production
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages
Question
In a village, the production of food grains increased by 40% and the per capita production of food grains increased by 27% during a certain period. The percentage by which the population of the village increased during the same period is nearest to
A) 16
B) 13
C) 10
D) 7
Answer
Option (C)
Solution
From CAT 2017 - Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages, we can see that,
The

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Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages - Out of the shirts produced
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages
Question
Out of the shirts produced in a factory, 15% are defective, while 20% of the rest are sold in the domestic market. If the remaining 8840 shirts are left for export, then the number of shirts produced in the factory is
A) 13600
B) 13000
C) 13400
D) 14000
Answer
Option (B)
Solution
From CAT 2017 - Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages, we can see that,
No of shirts = n
Defec

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Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages - The number of girls appearing
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages
Question
The number of girls appearing for an admission test is twice the number of boys. If 30% of the girls and 45% of the boys get admission, the percentage of candidates who do not get admission is
A) 35
B) 50
C) 60
D) 65
Answer
Option (D)
Solution
As per CAT 2017 - Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages, we can see that
No of girls = g
No of boys = b
g = 2b
No of girls who do

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Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages - Ravi invests 50% of his
Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic - Percentages
Question
Ravi invests 50% of his monthly savings in fixed deposits. Thirty percent of the rest of hi√√s savings is invested in stocks and the rest goes into Ravi's savings bank account. If the total amount deposited by him in the bank (for savings account and fixed deposits) is Rs 59500, then Ravi's total monthly savings (in Rs) is
Answer
70000
Solution
As per the question from CAT 2017 - Quantitat

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Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic - Percentage – In an examination, the maximum possible
Slot -1 – Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic - Percentage – In an examination, the maximum possible
In an examination, the maximum possible score is N while the pass mark is 45% of N. A candidate obtains 36 marks, but falls short of the pass mark by 68%. Which one of the following is then correct?
a) 201 ≤ N ≤ 242.
b) N ≥ 253.
c) 243 ≤ N ≤ 252.
d) N ≤ 200.
Solution:
From the question we can say ( 100% - 68%) of

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