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 soon we’ll let you know the correct answers!

1. 12 sphere are of the same size are made from melting a
solid cylinder of 16 cm 
diameter and 2 cm height. The diameter of each sphere is

(a) 2 cm               (b) 4 cm             (c) 3 cm            (d) √3 cm

2. The area (in m^2) of the square which has the same
perimeter as a rectangle whose 
length is 48 m and is 3 times its breadth, is

(a) 1000               (b) 1024               (c) 1600                (d) 1042

3. If the cost price of 15 tables be equal to the selling
price of 20 tables, the loss per
cent is

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

4. X can do a piece of work in 20 days. Y is 25% more
efficient than X. The number of days taken by Y to do the same piece of work

(a) 16                        (b) 12                  (c) 18                     (d) 25

5. The lateral surface of a cylinder develops into a rectangle
whose diagonal is equal to 4x 
and forms an angle x/6 
with the base. What is the volume of the cylinder?

(a) 6 π^2                        (b) 18 π^2                 (c) 36 π^2                     (d) 72 π^2

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