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 soon we’ll let you know the correct answers!

1.  A
and B working separately can do a piece of work in 9 and 12 days respectively.
If they work for a day alternately with A beginning, the work would be completed
in

(a) 10(2/3) days               (b) 10(1/2) days           (c) 10(1/4) days         (d) 10(1/3) days

2. A and B together can do a work in 10
days. B and C together can do the same work in 6 days. A and C together can do the
work in 12 days. Then, A, B and C together can do the work in

(a) 28 days                    (b) 14 days                (c) 5(5/7) days                 (d) 8(2/7) days

3. 
A does half as much work as B in three-fourth of the time. If together
they take 18 days to complete a work, how much time shall B take to do it
alone?  

(a) 30 days                (b) 35 days             (c) 40 days                     (d) 45 days

4.  The single
discount equal to three consecutive discounts of 10%, 12% and 5% is

(a) 26.27%                       (b) 24.76%                       (c) 9%                          (d) 11%

5.  The
ratio of the ages of Ram and Rahim 10 yr ago was 1 : 3. The ratio of their ages
5 yr hence will be 2 : 3. Then, the ratio of their present ages is

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

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Answers

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

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