Math Questions for SSC CGL 2017

Dear Readers, Here We are providing a quant Quiz of 15 question in accordance with the syllabus of SSC CGL. These Questions cover the topic of arithmetic section
Q1. If the duty on an article is reduced by 40% of its present rate by how much percent must its consumption increase in order that the revenue remains unaltered?
(a) 60%
(b) 62(1/2)%
(c) 72%
(d) 66(2/3)%

Q2. If a number is increased by 20% and the resulting number is again increased by 20%, what percent is the total increase:
(a) 48%
(b) 44%
(c) 41%
(d) 40%

Q3. A man spends 40% of his monthly salary on food and one-third of the remaining on transport. If he saves Rs. 4,500 per month which is equal to half the balance after spending on food the transport, his monthly salary is:
(a) Rs. 11,250
(b) Rs. 22,500
(c) Rs. 25,000
(d) Rs. 45,000

Q4. In an election, there were only two candidates. One of the candidates secured 40% of votes and is defeated by the other candidate by 298 votes. The total number of votes polled is:
(a) 745
(b) 1460
(c) 1490
(d) 1500

Q5. The value of a machine depreciates every year at the rate of 10% on its value at the beginning of that year. If the current value of the machine is Rs. 729, its worth 3 years ago was:
(a) Rs. 1000
(b) Rs. 750.87
(c) Rs. 947.10
(d) Rs. 800

Q6. 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

Q7. In an alloy, there is 12% of copper, to get 69 kg of copper, how much alloy will be required?
(a) 424 kg
(b) 575 kg
(c) 828 kg
(d) 1736(2/3)kg

Q8. The expenses on rice, fish and oil of a family are in the ratio 12 : 17 : 3. The price of these articles are increased by 20%, 30% and 50% respectively. The total expenses of family on these articles are increased by:
(a) 14(1/8)%
(b) 7(1/8)%
(c) 28(1/8)%
(d) None of these

Q9. A reduction in the price of apples enables a person to purchase 3 apples for Rs. 1 instead of Rs. 1.25. What is the % of reduction in price?
(a) 20%
(b) 25%
(c) 30%
(d) 33(1/3)%

Q10. A and B are two fixed points 5 cm apart and C is a point on AB such that AC is 3 cm. If the length of AC is increased by 6%, the length of CB is decreased by:
(a) 6%
(b) 7%
(c) 8%
(d) 9%

Q11. The sum of two numbers is 520. If the bigger number is decreased by 4% and the smaller number is increased by 12% then the numbers obtained are equal. The smaller number is
(a) 280
(b) 240
(c) 210
(d) 300

Q12. If selling price of an article is 8/5 times its cost price, the profit percent on it is:
(a) 120%
(b) 160%
(c) 40%
(d) 60%

Q13. The cost price of 8 articles is equal to the selling price of 9 articles. The profit or loss percent in the transaction is
(a) 12(1/2)% loss
(b) 12(1/2)% profit
(c) None of these
(d) 11(1/9)% loss

Q14. Two bicycles were sold for Rs. 3990 each gaining 5% on the and losing 5% on other. The gain or loss percent on the whole transaction is:
(a) neither gain nor loss
(b) 2.5% gain
(c) 2.5% loss
(d) 0.25% loss

Q15. A man sold two watches for Rs. 240 each. On one he gains 20% and incurs a loss of 20% on another. What is his gain or loss percent in this transaction?
(a) 1% profit
(b) 2% loss
(c) 4% profit
(d) 4% loss

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