## MCQ Questions for Class 8 Maths: Ch 8 Comparing Quantities

1. Find the ratio of speed of a cycle 15 km per hour to the speed of scooter 30 km per hour.

(a) It is 1:2

(b) It is 1:3

(c) It is 2:1

(d) It is 3:1

â–º (a) It is 1:2

2. The ratio of 10m to 10 km is:

(a) 1/10

(b) 1/100

(c) 1/1000

(d) 1000

â–º (c) 1/1000

3. The price of a house was Rs 34,00,000 last year. It has increased by 20% this year. What is the price now?

(a) Rs 40,40,000

(b) Rs 40,80,000

(c) Rs 30,40,000

(d) Rs 30,80,000

â–º (b) Rs 40,80,000

4. Calculate compound interest on Rs 10,800 for 3 years at 12.5% per annum compounded annually.

(a) 13,377.34

(b) 4577.34

(c) 14,377.34

(d) None of these

â–º (b) 4577.34

5. An item marked at Rs 840 is sold for Rs 714. What is the discount %?

(a) 20%

(b) 10%

(c) 15%

(d) none of these

â–º (c) 15%

6. A sum of money, at compound interest, yields Rs. 200 and Rs. 220 at the end of first and second years respectively. What is the rate percent?

(a) 20%

(b) 15%

(c) 10%

(d) 5%

â–º (c) 10%

7. A picnic is being planned in a school. Girls are 60% of the total number of students and are 300 in number. Find the ratio of the number of girls to the number of boys in the class.

(a) It is 3:2

(b) It is 3:1

(c) It is 2:3

(d) It is 2:1

â–º (a) It is 3:2

8. The price of a scooter was Rs 34,000 last year. It has increased by 20% this year. What is the price now?

(a) Rs 30,800

(b) Rs 30,400

(c) Rs 40,800

(d) Rs 40,400

â–º (c) Rs 40,800

9. A shopkeeper purchased 500 pieces for Rs 20 each. However 50 pieces were spoiled in the way and had to be thrown away. The remaining were sold at Rs 25 each. Find the gain or loss %.

(a) 18%

(b) 15%

(c) 12.5%

(d) none of these

â–º (c) 12.5%

10. The present population of a town is 25000. It grows at 4%, 5% and 8% during first year, second year and third year respectively. Find the population after 3 years.

(a) 29484

(b) 28696

(c) 24576

(d) 30184

â–º (a) 29484

11. Find the ratio of speed of a cycle 20 km per hour to the speed of scooter 30 km per hour.

(a) It is 3:1

(b) It is 2:1

(c) It is 2:3

(d) It is 1:3

â–º (c) It is 2:3

12. The population of a city was 20,000 in the year 1997. It increased at the rate of 5% p.a. Find the population at the end of the year 2000.

(a) 25153

(b) 24153

(c) 23153

(d) None of these

â–º (c) 23153

13. Sohan bought a washing machine for Rs 40,000, then spent Rs 5,000 on its repairs and sold it for Rs 50,000. Find his loss or gain per cent.

(a) Loss 10%

(b) Loss 20%

(c) Profit 11%

(d) none of these

â–º (c) Profit 11%

14. ________ means comparing two quantities.

(a) Ratio

(b) Proportion

(c) Percent

(d) None of these

â–º (a) Ratio

15. Find selling price (SP) if a profit of 5% is made on a cycle of Rs 700 with Rs 50 as overhead charges.

(a) Rs 600

(b) Rs 787.50

(c) Rs 780

(d) None of these

â–º (b) Rs 787.50

16. Find the ratio of speed of a car 50 km per hour to the speed of scooter 40 km per hour.

(a) It is 4:5

(b) It is 4:1

(c) It is 5:4

(d) It is 1:5

â–º (c) It is 5:4

17. The sale price of a shirt is Rs.176. If a discount of 20% is allowed on its marked price, what is the marked price of the shirt?

(a) Rs.160

(b) Rs.180

(c) Rs. 200

(d) Rs. 220

â–º (d) Rs. 220

18. The difference in S.I. and C.I. on a certain sum of money in 2 years at 15% p.a. is Rs.144. Find the sum.

(a) Rs. 6000

(b) Rs. 6200

(c) Rs. 6300

(d) Rs. 6400

â–º (d) Rs. 6400

19. Rohan bought a second hand refrigerator for Rs 2,500, then spent Rs 500 on its repairs and sold it for Rs 3,300. Find his loss or gain per cent.

(a) Loss 15% 2a

(b) Loss 10%

(c) Profit 10%

(d) None of these

â–º (c) Profit 10%

20. The value of an article which was purchased 2 years ago, depreciates at 12% per annum. If its present value is Rs.9680, what is the price at which it was purchased?

(a) Rs.10000

(b) Rs.12500

(c) Rs.14575

(d) Rs.16250

â–º (b) Rs.12500

21. Find the ratio of 5 m to 10 km.

(a) It is 1:3

(b) It is 3000:1

(c) It is 2000:1

(d) It is 1:2000

â–º (d) It is 1:2000

22. A sum of money, at compound interest, yields Rs. 200 and Rs. 220 at the end of first and second years respectively. What is the rate percent?

(a) 20%

(b) 15%

(c) 10%

(d) 5%

â–º (c) 10%

23. A shopkeeper purchased 300 bulbs for Rs 10 each. However 10 bulbs were fused and had to be thrown away. The remaining were sold at Rs 12 each. Find the gain or loss %.

(a) 15%

(b) 13%

(c) 16%

(d) none of these

â–º (c) 16%

24. In what time will Rs.1000 amount to Rs.1331 at 10% p.a. compounded annually?

(a) 4 years

(b) 3 years

(c) 2 years

(d) 1 year

â–º (b) 3 years