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. If the cost price of 15 tables be
equal to the selling price of 20 tables, the lost percent is?

(a) 30%           
(b) 37.5%                (c)
25%             (d) 20%

2.  A number
whose one-fifth part increased by 4 is equal to its one-fourth part diminished
by 10, is?

(a) 260                   (b) 280                  (c) 240               (d) 270

3.  Alcohol and
water in two vessels A and B are in the ratio 5:3 and 5:4 respectively. In what
ratio, the liquids in both the vessels be mixed to obtain a new mixture in
vessel C in the ratio 7:5?

(a) 2:3            
(b) 3:2                (c)
3:5             (d) 2:5

4.  A shopkeeper
gains Rs 56 on a toy after allowing 23% discount on its marked price. If his
gain is 10%, then the         marked price
of the toy is?

(a) Rs 810           
(b) Rs 800             (c) Rs
560             (d) Rs 740

5.  Neha’s
weight is 140% of Tina’s weight. Mina’s weight is 90% of Lina’s weight. Lina
weighs twice as much as Tina. If Neha’s weight is x% of Mina’s weight, then x
is equal to

(a) 64(2/9)           
(b) 77(7/9)            (c) 90             (d) 128(4/7)

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1(c)     2(b)     3(a)  
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