Special Quant Quiz (Based on TRICKS) SSC CGL Tier-II 2016

Q1. If I had purchased 11 articles for Rs. 10 and sold all articles at the rate of 10 for Rs. 11, the profit per cent would have been:  
(a) 10%
(b) 11%
(c) 21%
(d) 100%

Q2. A shopkeeper sold an item at 10% loss after giving a discount equal to half the marked price. The cost price of the item is: 
(a) 1/9 of marked price
(b) 4/9 of marked price
(c) 5/9 of marked price
(d) 7/9 of marked price

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Q4. If the cost price of an item is  of its marked price and if it is sold at a discount of 10%, then there will be:  
(a) 25% profit
(b) 40% profit
(c) 50% profit
(d) 125% profit

Q6. A sold a horse to B for Rs. 4800 by losing 20%. B sells it is C at a price which would have given A a profit of 15%. B’s gain is:
(a) Rs. 1800
(b) Rs. 1900
(c) Rs. 2000
(d) Rs. 2100

Q7. 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 the item per kg is:  
(a) Rs. 5.50
(b) Rs. 7.50
(c) Rs. 10.50
(d) Rs. 7.00


Q9. A shopkeeper purchased a chair marked at Rs. 600 at two successive discounts of 15% and 20%. He spent Rs. 28 on transportation and sold the chair for Rs. 545. His gain per cent was:   
(a) 25%
(b) 30%
(c) 35%
(d) 20%


Q10. By selling 25 metres of cloth a trader gains the selling price of 5 metres of cloth. The gain of the trader in % is:  
(a) 25
(b) 20
(c) 28
(d) 29

Q11. Nitin bought some oranges at Rs. 40 a dozen and an equal number at Rs. 30 a dozen. He sold them at Rs. 45 a dozen and made a profit of Rs. 480. The dozens of oranges, he bought, was 
 (a) 48
(b) 60
(c) 72
(d) 84

Q14.  A bakery bakes cake with the expectation that it will earn a profit of 40% by selling each cake at marked price. But during the delivery to showroom 16% of the cakes were completely damaged and hence could not be sold. 24% of the cakes were slightly damaged and hence could be sold at 80% of the cost price. The remaining 60% of the cakes were sold at marked price. What is the percentage profit in the whole consignment? 
(a) 3.2 
(b) 2.4
(c) 2.8
(d) 4.2