# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for SSC-CGL

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.
providing you this Quantitative Aptitude Quiz.

Given below are a few questions from SSC examinations held in
and we’ll soon let you know the correct answers!

1. In the xy-coordinate system, if
(a, b) and (a + 3, b + k) are two points on the line defined by the equation x
= 3y – 7, then k is equal to

(a) 9                     (b) 3                (c) 7/3                      (d) 1

2.  Two circle of radii 4 cm and 9 cm respectively
touch each other externally at a point and a common tangent touches them at the
points P and Q respectively. Then, the area of a square with one side PQ, is

(a) 72 sq cm
(b) 144 sq cm                (c) 97 sq cm              (d) 194 sq cm

3. If (x + (1/x)), the value of (x^5
+ (1/(x^5))) is

(a) 113

(b) 129

(c) 123

(d) 126

4.
If (x^4 + (1/(x^4))) = 23, then the value of (x – (1/x))^2 will be

(a) -3             (b) 3                 (c) 7                 (d) -7

5. The population of a town is 15000.
If the number of males increases by 8% and that of females by 10%, then the
population would increases to 16300. Find the number of females in the town

(a)
3000                 (b) 5000                    (c) 4000                    (d) 6000

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