Counterfeit Note Riddle: How Much Loss Did the Shopkeeper make?

This seems like a very simple riddle but is a bit confusing so read it carefully think and then give the final answer.


A lady buys groceries worth Rs.350 from a shop. (shopkeeper selling the goods with zero profit)

The lady gives him a 2000 rs note. The shopkeeper gets the change from the next shop, keeps 350 for himself and returns Rs.1650 to the lady.

Later the shopkeeper of the next shop comes with the Rs.2000 note saying “duplicate” and takes his money back.
“How much LOSS did the shopkeeper face ?”

A. 350
B. 1650
C. 2350
D. 3650
E. 4350
F. 2000

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One Reply to “Counterfeit Note Riddle: How Much Loss Did the Shopkeeper make?”

  1. I think correct answer is 3650.
    (350+1650+2000)-350= 3650.
    350- goods
    1650 – balance given to lady
    2000 – given to next shopkeeper for duplicate

    Another 350 he take himself for goods from change.

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