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Previous Year Quant Questions For SSC Stenographer & IB (ACIO) 2017

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Q1. In an election between two candidates, 75% of voters casted there votes, out of which 2% votes were declared invalid. A candidate got 9261 votes which were 75% of the valid votes. The total number of voters enrolled in that election was –
(a) 16000
(b) 16800
(c) 16400
(d) 18000

Q2. 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

Q3. A traders allows a trade discount of 20% and a cash discount of 6¼%, on the marked price of the goods and gets a net gain of 20% of the cost. By how much above the cost should the goods be marked for the sale?
(a) 40%
(b) 50%
(c) 60%
(d) 70%

Q4. A person lent Rs. 5000 partly at the rate of 4% and partly at the rate of 5% p.a. at simple interest. The total interest after 2 years is Rs. 440. The sum of money lent at each of the above rates is to be divided in the ratio.
(a) 4 : 5
(b) 3 : 2
(c) 5 : 4
(d) 2 : 3

Q5. Vessels A & B contain mixtures of milk & water in the ratios 4 : 5 & 5 : 1 respectively. In what ratio should quantities of mixture be taken from A & B to form a mixtures in which milk to water is in the ratio 5 : 4?
(a) 2 : 5
(b) 4 : 3
(c) 5 : 2
(d) 2 : 3

Q6. 200 litres of mixture contains milk and water in the ratio 17 : 3. After the addition of some more milk to it, The ratio of milk to water is the resultant mixture becomes 7 : 1. The quantity of milk added to it was
(a) 20 L
(b) 40 L
(c) 60 L
(d) 80 L

Q7. A contractor was engaged to construct a road is 16 days. After 12 days with 20 labours it was found that only 5/8th of the road had been constructed. To complete the work in stipulated time the number of extra labours required are
(a) 16
(b) 12
(c) 10
(d) 18

Q8. A tank has a leak which would empty the completely filled tank in 10 hours. If the tank is full of water and a tap is opened which admits 4 litres of water per minute in the tank, the leak takes 15 hours to empty the tank. How many litres of water does the tank hold?
(a) 2400 L
(b) 4500 L
(c) 1200 L
(d) 7200 L

Q9. A man goes downstream with a boat to some destination and returns upstream to his original place in 5 hours. If the speed of boat in still water & stream are 10 km/hr & 4 km/hr, respectively the distance of destination from the starting place is
(a) 16 km
(b) 18 km
(c) 21 km
(d) 25 km

Q10. A number being divided by 52 gives remainder 45. If the number is divided by 13, the remainder will be?
(a) 5
(b) 6
(c) 12
(d) 7

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