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# Previous Year Percentage Questions for SSC CGL/MTS/CPO Exams

Dear maths lovers, Let your practice begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.It is impossible to study maths properly by just reading and listening. So, practise, practise & more practise. For that, we are providing here Quant Quiz of 15 questions on Percentage, in accordance with the syllabus of SSC CGL.We have also provided Study Notes and quizzes on all the topics.

Q1. For every set of 19 kites sold, a vendor gives 1 kite extra, free of cost. In order to give a discount of 10%, the number of extra kites he should give in a sale of 27 kites to the nearest integer is
(a) 3
(b) 6
(c) 7
(d) 8

Q2. In a village, each of the 60% of families has a cow; each of the 30% of families has a buffalo and each of the 15% of families has both a cow and buffalo. In all, there are 96 families in the village. How many families do not have a cow or a buffalo?
(a) 20
(b) 24
(c) 26
(d) 28

Q3. The number of seats in a cinema hall is increased by 25%. The cost of each ticket is also increased by 10%. The effect of these changes on the revenue collection will be an increase of
(a) 37.5%
(b) 45.5%
(c) 47.5%
(d) 49.5%

Q4. Tickets for all but 100 seats in a 10,000 seat stadium were unsold. Of the tickets sold, 20% were sold at half price and the remaining tickets were sold at the full price of Rs. 20. The total revenue from the ticket sales, in Rs. was
(a) 158400
(b) 178200
(c) 180000
(d) 198000

Q6. Out of 2500 people, only 60% have the saving habit. If 30% save with bank, 32% with post office and the rest with shares, the number of shareholders are
(a) 450
(b) 570
(c) 950
(d) 1250

Q7. In a factory 60% of the workers are above 30 years and of these 75% are males and the rest are females. If there are 1350 male workers above 30 years, the total number of workers in the factory is
(a) 3000
(b) 2000
(c) 1800
(d) 1500

Q8. Fresh fruit contains 68% water and dry fruit contains 20% water. How much dry fruit can be obtained from 100 kgs of fresh fruits?
(a) 32 kgs.
(b) 40 kgs.
(c) 52 kgs.
(d) 80 kgs.

Q10. A reduction of 21% in the price of an item enables a person to buy 3 kg more for Rs. 100. The reduced price of item per kg is
(a) Rs. 5.50
(b) Rs. 7.50
(c) Rs. 10.50
(d) Rs. 7.00

Q11. The Government reduced the price of sugar by 10 percent. By this, a consumer can buy 6.2 kg more sugar for Rs. 837. The reduced price per kg of sugar is
(a) Rs. 12.50
(b) Rs. 13.00
(c) Rs. 13.50
(d) Rs. 14.00

Q12. The value of a machine is Rs. 6,250. It decreases by 10% during the first year, 20% during the second year and 30% during the third year. What will be the value of the machine after 3 years?
(a) Rs. 2,650
(b) Rs. 3,050
(c) Rs. 3,150
(d) Rs. 3,510

Q13. In an election, a candidate who gets 84% of the votes is elected by a majority of 476 votes. What is the total number of votes polled?
(a) 900
(b) 810
(c) 600
(d) 700

Q14. In an election between two candidates, the candidate getting 60% of the votes polled, is elected by a majority of 14,000 votes. The number of votes polled by the winning candidate is
(a) 28,000
(b) 32,000
(c) 42,000
(d) 46,000

Q15. A number is first decreased by 20%. The decreased number is then increased by 20%. The resulting number is less than the original number by 20. Then the original number is
(a) 200
(b) 400
(c) 500
(d) 600

Solutions

S14. Ans.(c)
Sol. Winner  60%
loser  40%
difference = (60 – 40)%
= 20%
20%  14,000
1%  700