Previous Year Quant Questions for SSC CGL/MTS Exams


Dear Readers, Here We are providing a quant Quiz of 15 Math questions in accordance with the syllabus of SSC CGL. Most of these Questions are Previous Year asked in SSC CGL. It will give you implicit idea of Math Question Paper of SSC CGL 2017.

Q1. The cost price of 40 articles is the same as the selling price of 25 articles. Find the gain per cent.
(a) 65%
(b) 60%
(c) 15%
(d) 75%

Q2. A person sells 400 mangoes at the cost price of 320 mangoes. His percentage of loss is
(a) 10
(b) 15
(c) 20
(d) 25 

Q3. The difference between the selling price and cost price of an article is Rs. 210. If the profit per cent is 25, then the selling price of the article is 
(a) Rs. 950
(b) Rs. 1050
(c) Rs. 1150
(d) Rs. 1250 

Q4. If the cost price is 95% of the selling price, what is the profit per cent? 
(a) 4
(b) 4.75
(c) 5
(d) 5.26

Q5. A retailer buys a radio for Rs. 225. His overhead expenses are Rs. 15. He sells the radio for Rs. 300. The profit per cent of the retailer is 
(a) 25
(b) 26 2/3
(c) 20
(d) 33 1/3

Q6. A man sold an article at a loss of 20%. If he has sold that article for Rs. 12 more he would have gained 10%. Find the cost price of that article 
(a) Rs. 60
(b) Rs. 40
(c) Rs. 30
(d) Rs. 22 

Q7.If an article sold at a gain of 5% interest of being sold at a loss of 5%. It gets Rs. 5 more. What is the cost price of the article? 
(a) Rs. 100
(b) Rs. 105
(c) Rs. 50
(d) Rs. 110

Q8. A person sells a table at a profit of 10%. If he had bought the table at 5% less cost and sold for Rs. 80 more, he would have gained 20%. The cost price of the table is 
(a) Rs. 3200
(b) Rs. 2500
(c) Rs. 2000
(d) Rs. 200

Q9. A cloth merchant sold half of his cloth at 40% profit, half of remaining at 40% loss and the rest was sold at the cost price. In the total transaction his gain or loss will be 
(a) 20% gain 
(b) 25% gain 
(c) 10% gain 
(d) 15% loss 

Q10. A dealer sold two TV sets for Rs. 7400 each. On one he gained 10% and on the other he lost 10%. The dealer’s loss or gain in the transaction is 
(a) no profit no loss 
(b) 1% gain 
(c) 0.1% loss 
(d) 1% loss 

Q11. The ratio of the cost price and selling price of an article is 20 : 21. The gain per cent is 
(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 6

Q12. An article is sold at 5% profit. The ratio of selling price and cost price will be 
(a) 1 : 5
(b) 20 : 21
(c) 21 : 20
(d) 5 : 1 

Q13. By selling an article for Rs. 700 a man lost 30%. At what price should be have sold it to gain 30%? 
(a) Rs. 910
(b) Rs. 1200
(c) Rs. 1232
(d) Rs. 1300 

Q14. If an article is sold for Rs. 178 at a loss of 11%, what should be its selling price in order to earn a profit of 11%? 
(a) Rs. 222.50
(b) Rs. 267
(c) Rs. 222
(d) Rs. 220 

Q15. A sells an article to B making a profit of 1/5 of his outlay. B sells it to C, gaining 20%. If C sells it for Rs. 600 and incurs a loss of 1/6 of his outlay, the cost price of A is 
(a) Rs. 600
(b) Rs. 500
(c) Rs. 720
(d) Rs. 800 


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