# 100+ Percentage Questions for Bank PO with Solution Pdf - 1

Question: 1

A student scores 55% marks in 8 papers of 100 marks each. He scores 15% of his total marks in English. How much does he score in English?

(A) 44

(B) 45

(C) 66

(D) 77

Ans: C

Total marks obtained by the student = 55% of 800

= $$({55} / {100} × 800)$$ = 440.

∴ Marks scored in English = 15% of 440 = $$({15}/{100} × 440)$$ = 66.

Question: 2

What percent is 3% of 5%?

(A) 30%

(B) 40%

(C) 60%

(D) 70%

Ans: C

Required percentage = $$({3%}/{5%} × 100)%$$

= $$[({3/100}) / ({5/100}) × 100]$$% = 60%.

Question: 3

In a college election between two candidates, one candidate got 55% of the total valid votes. 15% of the votes were invalid. If the total votes were 15200, what is the number of valid votes the other candidate got?

(A) 5814

(B) 6840

(C) 7106

(D) 8360

Ans: A

Number of valid votes

= (100 – 15)% of 15200 = 85% of 15200

= $$({85} / {100} × 15200)$$ = 12920.

Valid votes polled by other candidate

= (100 – 55)% of 12920 = $$({45} / {100} × 12920)$$ = 5814.

Question: 4

In the year 2010, 5000 students were admitted in a college. It is found that the number of students admitted is constantly increasing by 24 percent per year. How many students will be admitted in the college in the year 2012?

(A) 7480

(B) 7688

(C) 7868

(D) 7967

Ans: B

Number of students admitted in 2012

= $$5000 (1 + {24}/{100})^2$$ = $$(5000 × {31}/{25} × {31}/{25})$$ = 7688.

Question: 5

30% of 1225 – 64% of 555 = ?

(A) 10.7

(B) 12.3

(C) 13.4

(D) none of these

Ans: B

Given 30% of 1225 – 64% of 555 = ?

$$({30} / {100} × 1225)$$ - $$({64} / {100} × 555)$$

= (367.5 – 355.2)

= 12.3.

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