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 we’ll soon let you know the correct answers!

1. Two numbers are respectively 12(1/2)%
and 25% more than a third number. The first number is how much per cent of the
second number?

90              (b)
87.5            (c) 25             (d)

2. A shopkeeper wishes to give 5%
commission on the marked price of an article but also wants to earn a profit of
10%. If his cost price is Rs. 95, then the marked price is

Rs 100                    (b) Rs 110                    (c) Rs 120                   (d) Rs 130

3. A dealer marks his goods 30% above
his cost price and then allows 15% discount on it. What is the cost price of an
article on which he gains Rs. 84?

Rs. 800                   (b) Rs. 560                   (c) Rs. 373.33              (d)
Rs. 280

4. The marked price of a clock is Rs.
3200. It is to be sold at Rs. 2448 at two successive discounts. If the first
discount is 10%, then the second discount is

15%                        (b) 10%                      
(c) 15%                      (d) 20%

5. Half of 100 articles were sold at
a profit of 20% and the rest at a profit of 40%. If all the articles had been
sold at a profit of 25%, the total profit would have been Rs. 100 less than
earlier profit. The cost price of each article was

Rs 10                     (b) Rs 15                     (c) Rs20                       (d) Rs 30

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