Previous Year Partnership Questions for SSC CGL Exams-2017

Dear Students, SSC has released the notification for CGL 2017. This time again the competition is going to be very stiff. Questions from Quant are asked in Tier-1 and Tier-II as well. Hence, you need to focus on this subject more. The only trick to master Quant is “practice‘. So, Practice daily. We are providing topic-wise quant quizzes, solve, learn, succeed.

Q1. Shriram and Vividha started a business investing an amount of Rs. 1,75,000 and Rs. 2,25,000 respectively. If Vividha’s share in the profit earned by them is Rs. 9,000, then what is the total profit earned by them together?
(a) Rs. 17,400
(b) Rs. 16,000
(c) Rs. 16,800
(d) Rs. 17,800

S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Ratio of amount invested
= 175000: 2,25,000
= 7: 9
According to the question,
9r → 9000
1r → 1000
Total profit = 16r

⇒ 16,000

Q2. Radhika and Nishita invested an amount of Rs. 40,000 and Rs. 75,000 respectively. At the end of five-year, they got a total dividend of Rs. 46,000. What is Nishita’s share in the dividend?
(a) Rs. 16,500
(b) Rs. 15,500
(c) Rs. 30,000
(d) Rs. 16,000

Q3. Avinash invested an amount of Rs. 25,000 and started a business. Jitendra joined him after one year with an amount of Rs. 30,000. After two years from starting the business, they earned the profit of Rs. 46,000. What will be Avinash share in the profit?
(a) Rs. 14,000
(b) Rs. 12,000
(c) Rs. 7,667
(d) Rs. 28,750



Q4. Mr. Ramesh opened a workshop investing Rs. 40,000. He invested an additional amount of Rs. 10,000 every year. After two years his brother Suresh joined him with an amount of Rs. 75,000. Thereafter Suresh did not invest any additional amount. On completion of four years from the opening of the workshop, they earned an amount of Rs. 3,70,000. What will be Ramesh’s share in the earning?
(a) Rs. 85,000
(b) Rs. 1,10,000
(c) Rs. 1,35,000
(d) Rs. 2,20,000



Q5. A and B enter into a partnership with capitals in the ratio 5: 6; and at the end of 8 months, A withdraws. If they receive profits in the ratio of 5: 9, find how long B’s capital was used.
(a) 8 months
(b) 9 months
(c) 11 months
(d) 12 months


Q6. Four milkmen hire a pasture. A has 18 cows that graze for 4 months, B has 25 cows that graze for 2 months, C has 28 cows that graze for 5 months and D has 21 cows that graze for 3 months. If A pays Rs. 720 then what is the rent of the pasture?
(a) Rs. 3250
(b) Rs. 1240
(c) Rs. 1340
(d) Rs. 2260

Q7. Two partners invested Rs. 50,000 and Rs. 70,000 respectively in a business and agreed that 70% of the profits should be divided equally between them and the remaining profit in the ratio of investment. If one partner gets Rs. 90 more than the other, find the total profit made in the business.
(a) Rs. 1200
(b) Rs. 1400
(c) Rs. 1600
(d) Rs. 1800

Q8. The investments made by A and B are in the ratio 3: 2. If 5% of total profit is donated and A gets 11,400 as his share of profit then what is the amount of total profit?
(a) Rs. 14,000
(b) Rs. 15,000
(c) Rs. 20,000
(d) Rs. 12,020


Q9. A, B and C divide an amount of Rs. 9,915 amongst themselves in the ratio 3: 5: 7 respectively. What is the B share in the amount?
(a) Rs. 3,305
(b) Rs. 5,627
(c) Rs. 6,627
(d) Rs. 7,627



Q10. A, B, C, enter into a partnership. A contributes Rs. 3,20,000 for 4 months, B contributes Rs. 5,10,000 for 3 months and C contributes Rs. 2,70,000 for 5 months. If the total profit be Rs. 8,32,000, then A’s share of profit is:
(a) Rs. 2,56,000
(b) Rs. 45,900
(c) Rs. 40,500
(d) Rs. 41,500



Q11. A, B and C invested capitals in the ratio 2: 3: 5; the timing of their investment is in the ratio 4: 5: 6. In what ratio would their profit be distributed?
(a) 6: 12: 32
(b) 8: 15: 30
(c) 12: 32: 18
(d) 6: 32: 12

S11. Ans.(b)
Sol. Profit = A × t
Profit = 2 × 4: 3 × 5: 5 × 6
= 8: 15: 30

Q12. There are three partners A, B, and C in a business. A puts in Rs. 2000 for 5 months, B puts Rs. 1200 for 6 months and C Rs. 2500 for 3 months. If at the end of the year the profit is Rs. 508.82, what will be the share of A?
(a) Rs. 202
(b) Rs. 204
(c) Rs. 206
(d) Can’t be determined

S12. Ans.(c)
Sol. Ratio of investments
2000 × 5: 1200 × 6: 2500 × 3
100: 72: 75
Profit → 508.82
According to the question,
⇒ 247r → 508.82
1r → 2.06
Share of A → 206

Q13. A, B and C start a partnership. A invests certain sum, B invests the double amount after 6 months and C invests three times the amount after 8 months. What will be C’s share if the profit is Rs 36,000 at the end of the year?
(a) Rs. 12,000
(b) Rs. 9,002
(c) Rs. 9,287
(d) Rs. 9,820

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol. Let the investment made by A is Rs. x
A → x
B → 2x after 6 months
C → 3x after 8 months
Ratio of investments
x × 12: 2x × 6: 3x × 4
1: 1: 1
According to the question,
Profit → 36,000
3r → 36,000
C’s share → 12,000


Q14. A, B and C enter into a partnership.  A advances one-fourth of the capital for one-fourth of the time. B contributes one-fifth of the capital for half of the time. C contributes the remaining capital for the whole time. How should they divide a profit of Rs.1710?
(a) Rs. 150, Rs. 240, Rs. 1320
(b) Rs. 110, Rs. 140, Rs. 860
(c) Rs. 120, Rs. 150, Rs. 840
(d) Rs. 140, Rs. 170, Rs. 830



Q15. A, B and C start a business by investing Rs. 20,000 each. After 5 months A withdraws Rs. 5,000, B withdraws Rs. 4,000 and C invest Rs. 6,000 more. If at the end of the year the profit was Rs. 69,900 then what will be B’s share?
(a) Rs. 20,500
(b) Rs. 21,200
(c) Rs. 28,200
(d) Rs. 19,621

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