 # Worksheet for comparing quantities Class 8 maths Chapter 8 CBSE

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Question 1
If a % is the discount on the marked price y, the discount is
(a) $(\frac {y}{a}) \times 100$
(b) $(\frac {a}{y}) \times 100$
(c) $(\frac {a}{100}) \times y$
(d) $\frac {100}{a + y}$

Question 2
X Bought a box at Rs 35000 and sold it to Y. Y in turns sold it to Z. Both X and Y made 20% profit. Which one of the following is true?
(a) X and Y earn the same profit
(b) X earned more profit Y
(c) X earned less profit then Y
(d) Cannot be determined

Question 3
Find the following
(i) 50% of 140
(ii) 30% of Rs 750
(iii) 16.5% of 4000 kg
(iv) $2 \frac {1}{2}$ % of 80L
(v) 0.8 % of 8 km
(vi) 150 % of 1000
(vii) 12 % of 360 m
(viii) $2 \frac {2}{7}$ of 7L
(ix) 0.8 % of 250 g
(x) 3/4 % of Rs 780

Question 4
True and False statement
(a) C.P = M.P – Discount
(b) Discount is the reduction given on Marked price of the article
(c) If a discount x is available on the marked price y of the article, then discount % is (x/y) ×100
(d) Simple interest is always less than compound interest for the same principle, same interest rate and same time period (>1)
(e) Sales tax is computed over the Selling price of the article and added to the bill of the customer

Question 5
The list price of an article is 100Rs.If you get a price discount of 15% and pay 5% for tax, what is the actual cost of your article?

Question 6
In a Movie complex 75 % of seats were filled. If there were 600 seats in the hall, how many seats were vacant?

Question 7
A real estate agent earns Rs 50000 as commission on the sale of the property. If the commission is 4% of the selling price. What is the selling price of the property?

Question 8
A Woman earns Rs 100000 per month and spends 65 % of it. How much money does she save every month?

Question 9
To clear his stock a Lifestyle offers a discount of 50 %. Find the discount on goods worth Rs 1500?

Question 10
The population of a city increased from 60000 to 62500. What is the increase percent?

Question 11
An alloy of iron and zinc contains 40 % of iron and the rest is zinc. Find the weight of the zinc in 3 kg of the alloy?

Question 12.
In an exam, 85 % of the children pass. Find the number of children who passed, if there were 1700 children.

Question 13
Jatin got 10% increase in his salary. If his new salary is 55000, find his previous salary.

Question 14
The enrollment in a Government school increased by 15 % from the year 2014 to 2015. If 1500 enrolled in 2014, how many enrolled in 2015.

Question 15
For an amount x, explain why 20% increase followed by the 20% decrease is less than original amount x

Question 16
By what number must the given number be multiplied to increase the number by 10%?

Question 17
The price of oil rises from Rs120 per litre to Rs 150 per litre. Find the percentage rise in the price of oil?

Question 18
The population of a small locality in Gurgaon was 1000 in 2014 and became 1500 in 2015. By what percent did the population increases?