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. Marks of two
candidates P and Q are in the ratio of 2 : 5. If the marks of p are 120, marks
of Q are?
(b) 240 (c) 300 (d) 360
2. The speed of
two cars are in the ratio 5 : 4. The ratio between the times taken by them to
travel the same distance is?
(a) 5 : 4 (b) 6 : 4 (c)
6 : 5 (d) 4 : 5
3. The average
of 27 numbers is 60. If one number is changed from 28 to 82, the average is?
(a) 56 (b) 58 (c) 62
4. A milkman brought 70 L of milk for Rs 630 and added 5 L of water. If
he sells it at Rs 9 per L, his profit percentage is?
(a) 8(1/5)% (b)
7% (c) 8(2/5)% (d) 7(1/7)%
5. By selling an article for Rs 960 a man incurs a loss of 4%; what was
the cost price?
(a) Rs 1000 (b) Rs 784 (c) Rs 498.4 (d) Rs 300
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1(c) 2(d) 3(c)