Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for SSC-CGL

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 we’ll soon let you know the correct answers!

1. A school group charters three
identical buses and occupies 4/5 of the seats. After ¼ of the passengers leave,
the remaining passengers use only two of the buses. The fraction of the seats
on the two buses that are now occupied is

(a)
8/9                          (b) 7/10                       (c) 7/9                        (d)
9/10

2. A and B invest in the ratio 3 : 5.
After 6 months, C joins the business investing an amount equal to B’s. At the
end of the year what will be the ratio of their profits?

(a)
6 : 10 : 5                 (b) 3 : 5 : 2                  (c) 8 : 10 : 5                
(d) 3 : 5 : 5

3. In a
library the ratio of story books and other books is 7 : 2 and there are 1512
story books. Due the collection of some more story books the said ratio becomes
15 : 4. The number of story books collected is

(a)
108                         (b) 100                         (c) 205                         (d) 97

4. If the product of two positive
numbers is 1575 and their ratio is 7 : 9, then the greater number is 

(a)
45                          (b) 35                           (c) 135                         (d) 63

5. The
average weight of first 11 persons among 12 persons is 95 kg. The weight of
12th person is 33 kg more than the average weight of all the 12 persons. The
weight of the 12th person is

(a)
128.75 kg                (b) 128
kg                   (c)
131 kg                      (d) 97.45 kg

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Answers

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

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