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.  The cost of a piece of diamond varies with the
square of its weight. A diamond of ₹ 5184 value is cut into 3 pieces whose
weights are in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3. Find the loss involved in the cutting

(a)
₹ 3175            (b) ₹ 3168             (c) ₹ 3068                (d) ₹ 3088

2.  A discount of 30% on the marked price of a toy
reduces its selling price by ₹ 30. What is the new selling price (in ₹ )?

(a)130                  (b) 100                   (c) 70                       (d) 21

3. The capacities of two
hemispherical vessels are 6.4 L and 21.6 L The ratio of their inner radii is

(a)
√2 : √3              (b) 2 : 3                  (c) 4 : 9                 (d) 16 : 81

4. Pipe A alone can fill a tank in 8 h. Pipe B alone can fill it in 6 h. if both the pipes are opened and after
2 h Pipe A is closed, then the other
pipe will fill the tank in

(a)
4 h                    (b) 2 (1/2) h                (c) 6 h                    (d) 3 (1/2) h

5.  A farmer divides his herd of n cows among his four sons, so that the
first son gets one- half the herd, the second one-fourth, the third son 1/5 and
the fourth son 7 cows. Then, the value of n
is

(a)
180                     (b) 140                (c) 240                    (d) 100

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