# Aptitude : Percentage

(1) A basketball player scored 150 points which included 5 three-pointers and 10 two-pointers. What percent of his total score did he make by free throws?

• (a)85.25 Percentage
• (b)87.45 Percentage
• (c)77.55 Percentage
• (d)76.67 Percentage

(2) In an exam, three students participated. One of them scored 15 marks more than the other and his marks were 60% of the sum of their marks. What were the marks obtained by each of them?

• (a)A = 30, B = 45, and C = 85
• (b)A = 30, B = 35, and C = 45
• (c)A = 30, B = 45, and C = 45
• (d)A = 30, B = 45, and C = 35

(3) If P = x% of y and Q = y% of x, which of the following is true?

• (a)P != Q
• (b)P = Q
• (c)P > Q
• (d)P < Q

(4) In a school, 25% of students are below 10 years of age. The number of students above 10 years of age is 3/4 of the number of students of 10 years of age which is 60. What is the total number of students in the school?

• (a)120
• (b)130
• (c)150
• (d)140

(5) A student divided a number by 2/3 instead of 3/2. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

• (a)83.33 Percentage
• (b)70.5 Percentage
• (c)75.15 Percentage
• (d)80.45 Percentage

In other words, the student’s answer is 83.33% too low.

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