Previous Year questions of Percentage and its applications For SSC CGL EXAM


Dear Readers, Here We are providing a quant Quiz of 15 (Percentage and its applications) questions in accordance with the syllabus of SSC CGL. Most of these Questions are Previous Year asked in SSC CGL. It will give you implicit idea of Math Question Paper of SSC CGL 2017


Q1. In the annual examination Ankita got 10% less marks than Eakta in Mathematics. Ankita got 81 marks. The marks of Eakta are:
(a) 90
(b) 87
(c) 88
(d) 89

Q2. The ratio of the number of boys and girls in a school is 2 : 3. If 25% of the boys and 30% of the girls are scholarship holders, the percentage of the school students who are not scholarship holders is: 
(a) 72%
(b) 36%
(c) 54%
(d) 60%

Q3. In an examination, 35% of the candidates failed in Mathematics and 25% in English. If 10% failed in both mathematics and English, then how much percent of candidates passed in both the subjects?
(a) 50%
(b) 55%
(c) 57%
(d) 60%

Q4. In a village, each of the 60% of families has a cow; each of the 30% of families has a buffalo and each of the 15% of families has both a cow and a buffalo. In all there are 96 families in the village. How many families do not have a cow or a buffalo?
(a) 20
(b) 24
(c) 26
(d) 28

Q5. The ratio of the number of boys and girls in a college is 3 : 2. If 20% of boys and 25% of girls are adults, the percentage of those students who are not adults is:
(a) 58%
(b) 67.5%
(c) 78%
(d) 82.5%

Q6. The ratio of the number of boys to that of girls in a school is 4 : 1. If 75% of boys and 70% of the girls are scholarship-holders, then the percentage of students who do not get scholarship is:
(a) 50%
(b) 28%
(c) 75%
(d) 26%

Q7. The length of a rectangle is increased by 10% and breadth decreased by 10%. Then the area of the new rectangle is:
(a) neither decreased nor increased
(b) increased by 1%
(c) decreased by 1%
(d) decreased 10%

Q8. If the price of a commodity is increased by 50%. By what fraction must its consumption be reduced so as to keep the same expenditure on its consumption?
(a) 1/4
(b) 1/3
(c) 1/2
(d) 2/3

Q9. A reduction of 25% in the price of rice enables Bhuvnesh to buy two kg more rice for Rs. 240. The reduced per kg price of rice is
(a) Rs. 30
(b) Rs. 25
(c) Rs. 20
(d) Rs. 15

Q10. The price of a certain item is increased by 15%. If a consumer wants to keep his expenditure on the item the same as before, how much percent must he reduce his consumption of that item?
(a) 15%
(b) 13(1/23)%
(c) 16(2/3)%
(d) 10(20/23)%

Q11. If the price of petrol be raised by 20%, then the percentage by which a car owner must reduce his consumption so as not to increase his expenditure on petrol is:
(a) 16(1/3)%
(b) 16(2/3)%
(c) 15(2/3)%
(d) 15(1/3)%

Q12. If 15% of x is same as 20% of y then x : y is:
(a) 4 : 3
(b) 5 : 4
(c) 6 : 5
(d) 3 : 4

Q13. In an examination A got 25% marks more than B, B got 10% less than C and C got 25% more than D. If D got 320 marks out of 500, the marks obtained by A were
(a) 405
(b) 450
(c) 360
(d) 400



Q15. 498 is 17% less than a number then the number is:
(a) 610
(b) 580
(c) 600
(d) 620
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