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**ML Aggarwal Percentage and its Applications MCQs Class 8 ICSE Maths Solutions**

Board | ICSE |

Publications | Avichal Publishig Company (APC) |

Subject | Maths |

Class | 8th |

Chapter-7 | Percentage and its Applications |

Writer | ML Aggarwal |

Book Name | Understanding |

Topics | Solution of MCQs |

Edition | 2023-2024 |

**Percentage and its Applications MCQs **

ML Aggarwal Class 8 ICSE Maths Solutions

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**Question 1. Fill in the blanks:**

(i) The percentage is the numerator of a fraction with denominator …………..

(ii) 15% of ………….. is 135.

(iii) 3/4 = ………..%

(iv) 50 paise = ………….. % of 8 rupees.

(v) A shopkeeper earns a profit if S.P. is ………….. than C.P.

(vi) Loss or profit % is always calculated on ………….. price.

(vii) The additional expenses on transportation, labour, repairing etc. are called …………..expenses.

(viii) Amount deducted from the marked price of an article is called ……..

(ix) Discount = Marked price – ………….. price.

**Answer:**

(i) Percentage is the numerator of a fraction with denominator **100.**

(ii) 15% of **900** is 135.

(iii) 3/4 = 75 %

(iv) 50 paise = 6.25% of 8 rupees.

(v) A shopkeeper earns a profit if S.P. is **more** than C.P.

(vi) Loss or profit % is always calculated on **cost** price.

(vii) The additional expenses on transportation, labour, repairing etc. are called **overheads** expenses.

(viii)Amount deducted from the marked price of an article is called **discount.**

(ix) Discount = Marked price – **selling** price.

**Question 2. State whether the following statements are true (T) or false (F):**

(i) Discount is always calculated on the marked price.

(ii) Two successive discounts of 20% and 20% are equivalent to a single discount of 40%.

(iii) Overheads are always added to the original cost to get the total cost.

(iv) If S.P. is less than C.P. then shopkeeper suffers a loss.

(v) GST is always calculated on the selling price.

**Answer:**

(i) Discount is always calculated on the marked price. **True**

(ii) Two successive discounts of 20% and 20% are equivalent to a single discount of 40%. **False**

(iii) Overheads are always added to the original cost to get the total cost. **True**

(iv) If S.P. is less than C.P. then shopkeeper suffers a loss. **True**

(v) GST is always calculated on the selling price. **True**

**Percentage and its Applications MCQs **

ML Aggarwal Class 8 ICSE Maths Solutions

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**Choose the correct answer from the given four options (3 to 18):**

**Question 3. 3(1/8) % of 75 kg is equal to**

**Answer: (b) 2(11/32) kg**

**Question 4. 2(1/12) is equivalent to**

(a) 3/48

(b) 5/48

(c) 1/48

(d) None of these

**Answer: (c) 1/48**

**Question 5. 1(11/16) is equivalent to**

(a) 168.75%

(b) 169.75%

(c) 170.75%

(d) 167.75%

**Answer: (a) 168.75%**

**Question 6: 21 : 80 is equivalent to**

(a) 26%

(b) 26.50%

(c) 26.75%

(d) 26.25%

**Answer: (d) 26.25%**

**Question 7: If 5% of a number is 42, then the number is**

(a) 800

(b) 820

(c) 840

(d) 860

**Answer: (c) 840**

5% a number = 42

∴ Number = 42/5% = (42 x 100)/5

= 840

**Percentage and its Applications MCQs **

**ML Aggarwal Class 8 ICSE Maths Solutions**

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**Question 8: What % of 150 is 30?**

(a) 50%

(b) 10%

(c) 15%

(d) 20%

**Answer: (d) 20%**

**Question 9: A number increased by 25% gives 155. The number is**

(a) 132

(b) 128

(c) 124

(d) 120

**Answer: (c) 124**

**Question 10: Naman buys a game for ₹60 and sells it for ₹75, his profit % is**

(a) 15%

(b) 20%

(c) 25%

(d) 30%

**Answer: (c) 25%**

C.P. of an article = ₹60 and S.P. = ₹75

Profit = S.P. – C.P. = ₹75 – ₹60 = ₹15

% profit = (15 x 100)/60 = 25%

**Question 11: Cost price of a watch is ₹680. If Rishabh sells it at a profit of 35%, then S.P. is**

(a) ₹918

(b) ₹919

(c) ₹920

(d) ₹921

**Answer: (a) ₹918**

**Question 12: On selling an article for ₹ 150, Renu gains ₹30. Her gain percentage is**

(a) 15%

(b) 20%

(c) 25%

(d) 30%

**Answer: (c) 25%**

**Question 13: If the cost price of 5 articles is equal to the selling price of 6 articles, then there is**

(a) gain

(b) loss

(c) no gain no loss

(d) none of these

**Answer: (b) loss**

**Question 14: Marked price of an article is ₹675. If it is sold at a discount of 20%, then S.P. is**

(a) ₹540

(b) ₹525

(c) ₹510

(d) ₹500

**Answer: (a) ₹540**

**Question 15: A jacket is marked for ₹2590. If the S.P. of the jacket is ₹2331, then discount % is**

(a) 5%

(b) 10%

(c) 15%

(d) 20%

**Answer: (b) 10%**

M.P. of jacket = ₹2590

S.P. of jacket = ₹2331

∴ Discount = M.P. – S.P. = ₹2590 – ₹2331

Discount % = (259 x 100)/MP = (259 x 100)/2590 = 10%

**Question 16: Marked price of a showpiece is ₹950. S.P. of showpiece after two successive discounts of 10% and 10% is**

(a) ₹ 769.50

(b) ₹ 760

(c) ₹ 855

(d) None of these.

**Answer: (a) ₹ 769.50**

**Question 17: S.P. of a video game is ₹749 including 7% VAT. The original price of video game is**

(a) ₹801.43

(b) ₹742

(c) ₹700

(d) None of these

**Answer: (c) ₹700**

S.P. of a video game including VAT = ₹749

Rate of VAT = 7%

Original price = (749 x 100)/(100 + 4) = 700

**Question 18: List price of an article is ₹1050. If 6% sales tax is charged, then bill amount is**

(a) ₹1056

(b) ₹1113

(c) ₹1131

(d) ₹1311

**Answer: (b) ₹1113**

List price of an article = ₹1050

S.T. = 6%

The amount of the bill =₹ 1050 x (100 + 6)/100

= (1050 x 106)/100 = 1113

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