Dear PaGaLGuY readers,

As we all know, Quantitative Aptitude or Numerical Aptitude
is an important component of a number of competitive examinations such as the
UPSC Civil Services Examination, Banking Entrance Examinations, SSC CGL/CHSL
Examination, MBA Entrance Examination, Combined Defence Services Examination, etc.
In order to help you practice and improve your quantitative ability, we are
providing you this Quantitative Aptitude Quiz.

Given below are a few questions from SSC examinations held in
the last few years. Leave your answers/ responses in the comments section below
and soon we’ll let you know the correct answers!

Directions (Q. Nos.1-4) Read the table and answer the

The following table gives demand and supply of sugar in million tonne,
for the period 2007 to 2012. Surplus is defined as excess of supply over demand.

1. In how many years, the supply (in million tonne) of
sugar was more than the average supply for 2007 to 2012?

(a) 5                      (b) 2                     (c) 3                  (d) 4

2. The average surplus (in million tonne) of sugar for
the period 2008 to 2012 is

(a) 1.44               (b)
1.84                (c) 1.53            (d) 1.22

3. The surplus of sugar was lowest for the year

(a) 2012             (b) 2008             (c) 2009              (d) 2010

4. The percentage increase in demand of sugar was the
lowest as compared to its previous year in

(a) 2011            (b) 2008            (c) 2009               (d) 2010

5. A can complete a piece of work in 18 days, B in 20
days and C in 30 days. B and C together start the work and are forced to leave
after 2 days. The time taken by A alone to complete the remaining work is

(a) 10 days       (b) 12
days         (c) 15 days      (d) 16 days

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1(c)     2(d)    
3(b)     4(a)        5(c)

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