**QUESTION 1**

A fruit seller has certain number of apples with him. He sells 1/3

^{rd}of apples at Rs. 23 per apple and rest of 2/3

^{rd}of the apples at Rs. 20 per apple, thereby he makes 40% profit over all. Find the cost price (in Rs.) of an apple.

**QUESTION 2**

A shopkeeper buys an article at 40% off the list price. He marks the article so that after giving a discount of $33\cfrac{1}{3}\% $ he still makes a profit of 20% of the marked price. What is the ratio of list price to the marked price?

- $\cfrac{5}{7}$
- $\cfrac{2}{3}$
- $\cfrac{7}{9}$
- $\cfrac{8}{9}$

**QUESTION 3**

A shopkeeper sells an article at Rs. 300 and incurs a 20 % loss. At what price (in Rs) should he mark the article so that after allowing a discount of 20%, he earns a 20% profit?

- 500
- 552.5
- 562.5
- 575

**QUESTION 4**

A shopkeeper gives successive discounts of 10% and Rs. 180 respectively on purchase of an article. The buyer realizes that he gets overall discount of 28%. Find the selling price of the article?

- 700
- 720
- 800
- 1000

**QUESTION 5**

A trader marked an article 36% above its cost price and then gave a discount of 10% on it. If the trader made a net profit of 119 after paying a tax of 15% on the gross profit, find the cost price (in Rs) of the article