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 Aptituaqqde
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. The sides of a right-angled
triangle forming right angle are in the ratio 5 : 12. If the area of the
triangle is 270 cm2, then the length of the hypotenuse is?
(a) 39 cm (b) 42 cm (c) 45 cm (d) 51 cm
2. Two numbers
are in the ratio 5 : 6. If their H. C. F. is 4, then their L. C. M. will be?
(a) 90 (b) 96 (c) 120 (d) 150
3. If a + b + c
= 1 and ab + bc + ca =1/3 then a : b : c is
(a) 1 : 2 : 2
(b) 2 : 1 : 2 (c) 1 : 1 : 1 (d) 1 : 2 : 1
4. A and B
enter into partnership with capitals in the ratio 5 : 6. At the end of 8 months
A withdraws his capital. They received profits in the ratio 5 : 9. B invested
the capital for?
(a) 6 months (b) 8 months (c) 10 months (d) 12 months
5. The compound
interest on Rs.6250 at 12% per annum for 1 year, compounded half-yearly is?
(a) Rs.772 (b) Rs.772.50 (c) Rs.672 (d) Rs.672.50
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