Quantitative Aptitude [ Beginners Level ] Quiz For SSC CGL : 1st January

Q1. Sasha goes to a shop to buy a sofa set and a center table. She bargains for a 10% discount on the center table and 25% discount on sofa set. However, the manager, by mistake, interchanged the discount percentage figures while making the bill and Sasha paid accordingly. When compared to what she should pay for her purchases, what percentage did Sasha pay extra given that the center table costs 40% as much as the sofa set.
(a) 7.1%
(b) 7.5%
(c) 7.9%
(d) 8.1%

Q2. A person sold an electronic watch at Rs. 96 in such a way that his percentage profit is same as the cost price of the watch. If he sells it at twice the percentage profit of its previous percentage profit then the new selling price will be:
(a) Rs. 132
(b) Rs. 150
(c) Rs. 192
(d) Rs. 180

Q3. A retailer cheats both to his whole-seller and his customer by 10% by his faulty balance i.e., he actually weighs 10% more while purchasing from wholesaler and weighs 10% less while selling to his customer. What is his net profit percentage, when he sells at CP?

Q4. A person wants to reduce the trade tax so he calculates his profit on the sale price instead of on the cost price. In this way by selling a article for Rs. 280 he calculates his profit as . What is his actual profit percentage?
(a) 20%
(b) 16.66%
(c) 25%
(d) Data insufficient

Q5. A merchant buys 4000 kg of wheat, one-fifth of which he sells at a gain of 5 per cent, one-fourth at a gain of 10%, one-half at a gain of 12 percent, and the remainder at a gain of 16 percent. If he had sold the whole at a gain of 11 percent, he would have made Rs. 72.80 more. What was the cost price of the crop per kg?
(a) Rs. 2
(b) Rs. 2.60
(c) Rs. 2.50
(d) Rs. 2.80

Q6. Ajit calculates his profit percentage on the selling price whereas Rohit calculates his on the cost price. They find that the difference of their profits is Rs. 100. If the selling price of both of them are the same and both of them get 25% profit, find their selling price?
(a) Rs. 1200
(b) Rs. 1500
(c) Rs. 1800
(d) Rs. 2000

Q7. A pen was sold for a certain sum and there was a loss of 20%. Had it been sold for Rs. 12 more, there would have been a gain of 30%. What would be the profit if the pen was sold for Rs. 4.80 more than what it was sold for?
(a) 15%
(b) 23%
(c) 29%
(d) no profit, no loss

Q8. A white goods dealer pays 10% custom duty on an i-phone that costs Rs. 25000 in UK. For how much should he mark it, if he desires to make a profit of 20% after giving a discount of 25% to the buyer?
(a) Rs. 32000
(b) Rs. 38000
(c) Rs. 44000
(d) Cannot be determined

Q9. Akash when going slower by by 15 Km/hr, reaches late by 45 hours. If he goes faster by 10 Km/hr from his original speed, he reaches early by by 20 hours than the original time. Find the distance he covers.
(a) 8750 Km
(b) 9750 Km
(c) 1000 Km
(d) 3750 Km

Q10. Anil bought an item with discount on the labelled price. He sold the item with profit on the labelled price. What was his percent profit on the price he bought?

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