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CUET 2024 General Test Preparation - Important Percentage Questions with Solutions

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : July 20, 2023


NTA CUET is a centralized online test for admission to top colleges in India, including Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University, Central University of Punjab, and Jawaharlal Nehru University.

You can focus on a single entrance examination to gain admission to these top colleges instead of taking many entrance exams.

Those appearing for the exam must prepare all class 12 NCERT syllabus topics. The syllabus is divided into sections 1A, section 1B, Section 2, and section 3.

According to the NTA CUET 2022 Syllabus, Numerical Ability is one of the sections of the general aptitude test question paper.

The percentage subject is quite essential in this section. Knowledge of this concept is crucial because it is the cornerstone of mathematics, and it aids in the solution of practically all CUET questions.

This article will walk you through all the important percentage questions for CUET 2024

1. Basic percentage question:

a. 37.5% of 300
b. 83.33% o 480
c. 10% of 1 hour
d. 66.66% of 300
e. 20% of 1 million rupees

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2. The population of a vatican city is 700. If it increases by 7.14% per annum (every year). Find the population of the Vatican city one year.

a. 700
b. 750
c. 800
d. 900

Ans. Option b

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3. A horse costing rs 80, 000 one year ago now costs 25% less. Find the changed price.

a. 70,000
b. 50,000
c. 40,000
d. 60,000

Ans. Option d

4. A tin contains 24 litres of milk. Due to leakage 720 ml is lost. What percent of milk is still present in the tin?

a. 90%
b. 95%
c. 97%
d. 99%

Ans. Option c

5. William's monthly salary used to be Rs1140. Recently, his salary was increased by 16.66%.
a. How much salary was increased?
b. Find his new salary, if it was increased by 33.33%?

6. Due to 50% increase in the price of rice amal purchased 5 kg less rice with the same amount of Rs 60. What is the new price of rice?

a. Rs 4.66
b. Rs 5
c. Rs 4
d. Rs 6

Ans. Option d

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7. The length of a plot is decreased by 33.33%. By how much % the breadth of the plot will be increased so that the area remains constant?
a. 50%
b. 25%
c. 20%
d. None of these

Ans. Option a

8. Height of Amit is 50% greater than the height of Sumit. Height is how much er cent less than that of Amit?
a. 50%
b. 33.33%
c. 25%
d. 75%

Ans. Option b

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9. Initially Ms. Rakhi has Rs 200 in her wallet then she increased it by 20%. Once again, she increased her amount by 25%. The final value of money in her wallet will be how much per cent greater than the initial amount?
a. 70%
b. 25%
c. 50%
d. 100%

Ans. Option c

10. If the length and breath of a rectangle are changed by +20% and -10%. What is the percentage change in the area of rectangle?
a. 8%
b. 10.8%
c. 20%
d. Data insufficient

Ans. Option a

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