Question 31: The price of a litre of petrol is increased from C30.00 to C 39.00 . What is the percentage increase in the cost of a litre of petrol?
Question 32: A trader sold a pair of shoes for C 2,800.00 making a loss of 20% on his cost price. Find his loss as a percentage of his selling price.
Question 33: An article bought for D5,000.00 depreciate by 15% of its value during the first year. Find its value after a year.
Question 34: A house bought for N100,000 was later auctioned for N80,000, Find the loss percent.
Question 35: The side of a square is increased from 20cm to 21cm. Calculate the percentage increase in its area.
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Question1: After many years of struggle as a trader, he struck gold
(a) Became quite rich
(b) Won a big contract
(c) he became a gold miner
(d) became a goldsmith
Question2: One significant character of the jet age is that it encourages people to cut corners
(a) Not to face all problems
(b) to want to become rich quickly
(c) to want to avoid unnecessary hardships
(d) forfeit the opportunity of further education.
Question3: The lady who won the beauty contest had a good gait
Question4: It would need a high flyer to make a first class degree in the university
(a) A smart performer
(b) an outright genius
(c) an outstanding scholar
(d) an unmitigated swat
Question5: What you will find in the book is a bird’s eye view of the subject
(a) A detailed account
(b) a balanced account
(c) a biased treatment
(d) a general survey
Question6: Hers was a chequered career
(a) An interesting and successful career
(b) a career full of sorrow and tears
(c) a bright and memorable career
(d) a career full of ups and downs
Question7: If experience is anything to go by, this action will prove a political mine field
(a) A source of political benefits
(a) a way out of political trouble
(c) a cause for political joy
(d) an invitation to political problems.
Question8: In my view, the play didn’t come off
(c) attract applause
(d) take place
Question9: When the chips are down, we will know those who have the courage to stand
(a) when we get to a crisis point
(b) in the final analysis
(c) when the blocks are lowered
(d) when we get to the end of the road