100+ Stocks and Shares Problems with Solutions Pdf - 1

Question: 1

By investing in $$16{2}/{3}$$% stock at 64, one earns Rs. 1500. The investment made is

(A) Rs. 5240

(B) Rs. 5640

(C) Rs. 5760

(D) Rs. 9600

Ans: C

To earn Rs. $${50} / {3}$$,investment = Rs. 64.

To earn Rs. 1500, investment = Rs. $$(64 × {3} / {50} × 1500)$$ = Rs. 5760.

Question: 2

Find the annual income derived by investing Rs. 7200 in 10% stock at 144.

(A) Rs. 400

(B) Rs. 500

(C) Rs. 600

(D) Rs. 700

Ans: B

By investing Rs. 144, income obtained = Rs. 10.

By investing Rs. 7200, income obtained = $$({10} / {144} × 7200)$$ = Rs. 500.

Question: 3

By investing Rs.3450 in a 4$${1} / {2}$$% stock, a man obtains an income of Rs.150. Find the market price of the stock.

(A) Rs. 103

(B) Rs. 103.50

(C) Rs. 107.50

(D) Rs. 110

Ans: B

To earn Rs. 150, investment = Rs. 3450.

To earn Rs. 4.50, investment = Rs. $$(3450 / 150 × 4.50)$$ = Rs. 103.50.

∴ Market value of Rs. 100 stock = Rs. 103.50.

Question: 4

The market value of a 10.5% stock, in which an income of Rs. 756 is derived by investing Rs. 9000, brokerage being $${1}/{4}$$%, is

(A) 112.20

(B) 124.75

(C) 125.25

(D) 136.250

Ans: B

For an income of Rs. 756, investment = Rs. 9000.

For an income of Rs. 21/2, investment = Rs. $$({9000} / {756} × {21} / {2})$$ = Rs. 125.

∴ For a Rs. 100 stock, investment = Rs. 125.

Market value of Rs. 100 stock = Rs. $$(125 – {1} /{4})$$ = Rs. 124.75.

Question: 5

A man invests in a 16% stock at 128. The interest obtained by him is

(A) 7%

(B) 8%

(C) 9%

(D) 12.5%

Ans: D

By investing Rs. 128, income derived = Rs. 16.

By investing Rs. 100, income derived = Rs. $$({16} / {128} × 100)$$ = Rs. 12.5.

∴ Interest obtained = 12.5%.

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