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

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 we’ll soon let you know the correct answers!

1. A General, while arranging his
men, who were 6000 in number, in the form of a square, found that there were 71
men left over. How many were arranged in each row?  

(a) 73                 (b) 77                   (c) 87            (d) 93

2.  The sum of
all the digits of the numbers from 1 to 100 is?

(a) 5050        
      (b) 903                  (c) 901             (d) 900

3.  A shopkeeper
sells sugar in such a way that the selling price of 950g of sugar is the same
as the cost price of 1 kg of sugar. What is his gain percent?

(a) 5(5/19)          
(b) 5(1/5)                (c) 5            (d) 4(1/19)

4.  A person
bought a horse and a carriage for Rs 20000. Later he sold the horse at 20%
profit and the carriage at 10% loss. Thus he gained 2% in the whole
transaction. The cost price of the horse was?

(a) Rs 7200         
(b) Rs 7500             (c) Rs 8000             (d) Rs 9000

5.  A sells an
article to B at 15% profit. B sells it to C at 10% loss. If C pays Rs 517.50
for it then A purchased it at?

(a) 500          
(b) 750            (c) 1000             (d) 1250

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