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. Two numbers are 30% and 40% more
than the third number respectively. The first number is x% of the second. Then,
x is equal to?      

(a) 105(2/13)    
             (b) 140                (c) 105(5/7)            (d) 92(6/7)

2.  The price of
cooking oil has increased by 25%. The percentage of reduction that a family
should effect in the use of cooking oil, so as not to increase the expenditure
on this account is?

(a) 15%               (b) 20%                  (c) 25%             (d) 30%

3.  The number
of integers in between 100 and 600, which are divisible by 4 and 6 both, is?

(a) 40          
(b) 42                (c) 41            (d) 50

4.  A can do
(1/6)th of a work in 5 days and B can do (2/5)th of the work in 8 days. In how
many days, can both A and B together do the work?

(a) 12 days         
(b) 13 days             (c) 15
days             (d) 20 days

5.  After
allowing a discount of 12% on the marked price of an article, it is sold for Rs
880. Find its marked price?

(a) 1100           
(b) 2000            (c) 1000             (d) 2100

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