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. In measuring the sides of a rectangle, there is an
excess of 5% on one side and 2% deficit on the other. Then, the error percent
in the area is?
(b) 3 (c) 2.9 (d) 2.7
2. The average
of three numbers is 135. The largest number is 195 and the difference between
the other two is 20. The smallest number is?
(a) 65 (b) 95 (c)
105 (d) 115
3. If I
purchased 11 books for Rs 100 and sold 10 books for Rs 110, the percentage of
profit per book sold is?
(a) 10 (b) 11.5 (c) 17.3 (d) 21
between the monthly incomes of A and B is 9:8 and the ratio between their
expenditures is 8:7. If they save Rs 500 each, find A’s monthly income.
(a) Rs 3500 (b)
Rs 4000 (c) Rs 4500 (d) Rs 5000
5. In a certain time, the ratio of a certain principal
and the simple interest obtained from it are in the ratio 10 : 3 at 10%
interest per annum. The number of years the money was invested is
(a) 1 (b) 3
(c) 5 (d) 7
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1(c) 2(b) 3(d)