Previous Year Miscellaneous Quant 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 Miscellaneous Questions in accordance with the syllabus of SSC CGL.We have also provided Study Notes and quizzes on all the topics.

Q1. A shopkeeper marks his good 60% above the cost price. He sold half quantity at mark price, 1/4th of quantity at 10% discount and rest of the quantity are sold after given two successive discounts of 10% and 8%. Find his profit of loss during the whole transaction.
(a) 49.12% profit
(b) 33.12% loss
(c) 36% profit
(d) 50% loss

Q2. A company gave 15% discount on list price and earns 19% profit. When production cost increase by 12% the company issued a new list price which is 10% higher than the old list price. The company still gives 15% discount. Find new profit percentage of the company on the new production cost.
(a) 16(2/3)%
(b) 16(7/8)%
(c) 12(7/8)%
(d) 16%

Q3. One dozen pairs of socks quoted at Rs. 160 are available at a discount of 10%. Find how many pairs of socks can be bought for Rs. 60.
(a) 8 pairs
(b) 5 pairs
(c) 7 pairs
(d) 6 pairs

Q4. A merchant advertises 10% off on the items bought from his store. The total discount got a customer who bought a cooker worth of Rs. 650, a heater worth of Rs. 500 and a bag worth of Rs. 65 is
(a) Rs. 128
(b) Rs. 121.50
(c) Rs. 135
(d) Rs. 123.50

Q5. A store offers a variety of discounts that range between 20% and 25% inclusive. If a book is discounted to a price of Rs. 270, then its greatest possible original price was
(a) Rs. 324
(b) Rs. 337.5
(c) Rs. 345.5
(d) Rs. 360

Q6. A selling price of two articles is equal. If the first article is sold at x% profit and the 2nd article is sold at y% profit, then find the ratio of their cost price.
(a) (100 + y) : (100 + x)
(b) (100 – y) : (100 – x)
(c) y : x
(d) (100 + y) : (100 – x)

Q7. Two toys are sold at Rs. 504 each. One toy brings the dealer a gain of 12% and the other a loss of 4%. The gain or loss percent by selling both the toys is
(a) 3(5/13)% profit
(b) 4(5/13%) profit
(c) 5(1/13%) profit
(d) 2(3/13%) loss

Q8. A, B and C can do a job in 6 days, 12 days and 15 days respectively. After 1/8 of the work is completed, C leaves the job. Rest of the work is done by A and B together, Time taken to finish the remaining work is
(a) 5(5/6) days
(b) 5(1/4) days
(c) 3(1/2) days
(d) 3(3/4) days

Q9. A man and a boy can complete a piece of work together in 24 days. If for the last six days boy alone does the work then it is completed in 28 days. How long the man will take to complete the work alone?
(a) 72 days
(b) 20 days
(c) 24 days
(d) 36 days

Q10. A cylindrical cistern of diameter 25 cm is full of water. If 11 litres of water is drawn off, the water level in the cistern will drop by? (use π=22/7)
(a) 10(1/2) cm
(b) 12(6/7) cm
(c) 22(2/5) cm
(d) 20(2/5) cm

Q11. A man goes from a place A to B at a speed of 12 km/hr and returns from B to A at a speed of 18 km/hr. The average speed for the whole journey is 
(a) 14(2/5) km/hr
(b) 15 km/hr
(c) 15(1/2 )km/hr
(d) 16 km/hr

Q12. The numerator of a fraction is 4 less than its denominator. If the numerator is decreased by 2 and the denominator is increased by 1, the denominator becomes eight times the numerator. Find the fraction.
(a) 3/8
(b) 3/7
(c) 4/8
(d) 2/7

Q13. In a class, there are ‘z’ students. Out of them, ‘x’ are boys. What part of the class is composed of girls?
(a) x/z
(b) z/x
(c) 1- x/z
(d) x/z-1

Q14. A tourist spends daily as many rupees as the number of days of his total tour. If his total expenses were Rs. 361, then how many days did his tour last?
(a) 17 days
(b) 19 days
(c) 21 days
(d) 31 days

Q15. If x = √3+√2 then the value of x^3-1/x^3  is
(a) 10√2
(b) 14√2
(c) 22√2
(d) 8√2

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