Quantitative Aptitude Quiz For SSC CHSL/CGL Tier 1 2019-20 : 4th January 2020

Q1. A manufacturer sells an article to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 10%. The wholesale dealer sells it to a shopkeeper at a 20% profit. The shopkeeper sells it to a customer for Rs 56,100 at a loss of 15%. Then the cost price of the article to the manufacturer is
(a) Rs. 25,000
(b) Rs. 10,000
(c) Rs. 50,000
(d) Rs. 55,000

Q2. A loss of 19% gets converted into a profit of 17% when the selling price is increased by Rs. 162. The cost price of the article is
(a) Rs. 450
(b) Rs. 600
(c) Rs. 360
(d) Rs. 540

Q3. A man purchased 150 pens at the rate of Rs. 12 per pen. He sold 50 pens at a gain of 10%. The percentage gain at which he must sell the remaining pens so as to gain 15% on the whole outlay is
(a) 21(1/2)%
(b) 20%
(c) 17%
(d) 17(1/2)%

Q4. A dealer sold two types of goods for Rs. 10,000 each. On one of them, he lost 20% and on the other, he gained 20%. His gain or loss percent in the entire transaction was
(a) 2% loss
(b) 2% gain
(c) 4% gain
(d) 4% loss

Q5. The cost price of 40 articles is the same as the selling price of 25 articles. Find the gain percent.
(a) 65%
(b) 60%
(c) 15%
(d) 75%

Q6. 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

Q7. A man has a certain amount with him. He spent 20% of that to buy an article and 5% of the remaining on transport. Then he gifted Rs. 120. If he is left with Rs. 1,400, the amount he spent on transport is
(a) Rs. 76
(b) Rs. 61
(c) Rs. 95
(d) Rs. 80

Q8. The population of a town is 3,11,250. The ratio of women to men is 43: 40. If there are 24% literate among men and 8% literate among women, the total number of literate persons in the town is
(a) 41,800
(b) 48,900
(c) 56,800
(d) 99,600

Q9. In an examination, 52% of the candidates failed in English and 42% failed in Mathematics. If 17% failed in both the subjects, then the percentage of candidates, who passed in both the subjects, was
(a) 23
(b) 21
(c) 25
(d) 22

Q10. In an election, there were only two candidates. One of the candidates secured 40% of votes and is defeated by the other candidate by 298 votes. The total number of votes polled is
(a) 745
(b) 1460
(c) 1490
(d) 1500


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