This practice GRE test includes GRE Percentage Problems and GRE Profit & Loss questions, which are part of the GRE quantitative section.

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A man spends 70% of his salary on food expenses, 40% of the rest on traveling expenses, 90% of the rest on house rent and was finally left with $3600. How much did he spend on traveling expenses?

A. 24000

B. 18000

C. 25000

D. 22000

E. 20000

A certain amount of solution contains 18% alcohol. 8 litres of the solution is taken out and replaced with water. The resultant solution contains 15% alcohol. Find the volume(in litres) of the solution

A. 40

B. 50

C. 48

D. 44

E. None of these

Mr. X sold an article at 10% loss. Had he bought it for 20% less and sold it for $77 more he would have gained 30%. Find its Cost Price?

A. $500

B. $650

C. $550

D. $600

What profit percentage is obtained by selling an article at certain price if by selling at 2/3 of that price there is a loss of 16%?

A. 24%

B. 26%

C. 20%

D. 22%

Mr. Peter purchases an article at a discount of 20%, sells it at $60 more than its marked priced and thus gained 50%. Find the Marked Price of the article.

A. $180

B. $300

C. $100

D. $280

E. $320

Mr. John used to purchase certain number of mangoes for $360 Since the price of mangoes is reduced by 10% he got 12 more mangoes today. Find the original price of 120 mangoes.

A. $400

B. $380

C. $396

D. $412

E. $360

A shopkeeper increases the price of an article by X% and then decreases it by X%. As a result the price of the article is reduced by $180 . After one more such change the price is further reduced by $153 Find the original price of the article.

A. $1200

B. $1100

C. $1400

D. $1000

E. $1500

A man sold 20 articles for $60 and gained 20%. How many articles should he sell for $90 to incur a loss 20%?

A. 45

B. 36

C. 40

D. 50

E. 48

A man purchases every 11 articles for $10 and sells every 10 articles for $11. How many articles should he sell to gain $63 ?

A. 300

B. 330

C. 220

D. 550

A man sold two books at the same price. On the first book he gained 20% and on the second he gained 30%. By what percent is the cost price of first book more than that of the cost price of the second book?

A. 33.33%

B. 8.33%

C. 28.56%

D. 14.28%

E. 16.66%

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