Percentage Questions for SBI PO, IBPS PO
Percentage is most important topics among all the Banking and Insurance exams like SBI PO, IBPS PO, IBPS RRB Scale 1, IBPS RRB Office Assistant, LIC AAO, NIACL, SBI Clerk, IBPS Clerk Etc.
The meaning of the term per cent is 'for every hundred'. it can be defined as follows:
"A per cent is a fraction whose denominator is 100 and the numerator of the fraction is called the rate per cent." per cent is denoted by the sign %.
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Here are some Percentage Questions with Solution for SBI PO 2020
Percentage Questions for SBI PO 2020
Question: In a village, two contestants (A & B) are contesting in an election. 70% of the registered voters cast their votes in the election and A wins the election by 400 votes. If A had received 12.5% less votes, A’s votes would have been equal to B’s votes. How many registered voters are there in the village?
Options:
4500
4200
4000
4250
None of these
Explanation:
Let the votes received by A be x & B be y.
Now as per the given statements,
x – y = 400 .....(1)
Also,

( 
87.5 
) 
x = y + 
( 
12.5 
) 
x ...(2) 
100 
100 
(The votes lost by A would go into B’s account)
solving (2), we get
Using (3) to solve (1) we get
x = 1600
And, y = 1200
Now, we know that A & B collectively won 70% of total votes.
If the total number of registered voters in the village be Z, then

( 
70 
) 
Z = 1600+1200 = 2800 
100 
Z = 4000
Hence, option C is correct.
Percentage Questions for SBI Bank PO
Questions: A car costing Rs. 5,00,000 of a person depreciated at the rate of 15% in the first year, 13% in the second year and so on. House of that person, costing Rs. 7,00,000 appreciated at the rate of 10% in the first year, 12% in the second year and so on. What was the change in total value of car, house at the end of 3 years?
Decrease of Rs. 1,34,543
Increase of Rs. 1,34,543
Increase of Rs. 1,12,214
Decrease of Rs. 1,12,214
Increase of Rs. 1,12,241
Explanation: Original cost of a car and house = 500000 + 700000 = Rs. 12,00,000
New cost of car = 500000 × 0.85 × 0.87 × 0.89 = Rs. 329077.5
New cost of house = 700000 × 1.1 × 1.12 × 1.14 = Rs. 983136
∴ Total new cost = Rs. 13,12,213.5
∴ Change = increase of Rs. 1,12,213.5 ≈ Rs. 1,12,214
Hence, option C is correct.
Percentage Questions for SBI PO Mains
Question: The production of a company has ups and downs every year. The production increases for two consecutive years consistently by 15% and in the third year it decreases by 20%. Again in the next two years it increases by 25% each year and decreases by 10% in the third year. If we start counting from the year 2014 approximately what will be the effect on the production of the Company in 2018?
22
32
30
20
None of these
Explanation:
Suppose the production of the company in the year 2014 be x.
Then the production of the company in the year 2020
=x× 
115 
× 
115 
× 
80 
× 
125 

100 
100 
100 
100 
= 1.32x
∴ Increase % in the production in the year 2020
= 
(1.32x – x) × 100 
= 32% 
x 
Hence, option B is correct.
Percentage Questions Asked in SBI PO 2020
Question: The price of rice has increased by 20%. Lalu has decided to spend only 8% more than what he initially did on buying rice. What is the percentage decrease in Lalu's rice consumption?
10%
13%
18%
14%
None of these
Explanation:
Let the initial price of Lalu be Rs. 100 per unit and Lalu's consumption be 10 units.
∴ Initial amount spent = 100 × 10 = Rs. 1,000
New price of rice = 120% of 100 = Rs. 120 and new total amount spent = 108% of 1000 = Rs. 1,080
∴ New consumption = 
1080 
= 9 units 
120 
∴ Decrease in consumption = 1 unit
∴ % decrease = 
1 
× 100 = 10% 
10 
Hence, option A is correct.
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