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# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for SSC CGL / BANK / RRB & Other Competitive Exams

1. With a given rate of simple interest, the ratio of Principal and Amount for a certain period of
time is 4 : 5. After six years, with the same rate of interest, the ratio of the Principal and Amount becomes 5 : 7. The rate of interest is:
1) 5%
2) 2.5%
3) 4%
4) 10%
2. The difference between the interest received from the two different banks on Rs. 960 for 4
years is Rs. 28.8, then what is the difference between their rates?
1) 3.5%
2) 1.25%
3) 0.75%
4) 0.5%
3. There are some coins and rings of either gold or silver in a box. 60% of the objects are coins,
40% of the rings are of gold and 30% of the coins are silver. What is the percentage of gold articles?
1) 16 %
2) 27 %
3) 58 %
4) 70 %
4. The number of sides of two regular polygons are in the ratio of 1 : 2 and their interior angles are in the ratio of 3 : 4. Find the number of sides in each polygon.
1) 5 and 10
2) 6 and 12
3) 7 and 14
4) 8 and 16
5. A person selling an article for Rs. 96 finds that his loss percentage is one-fourth of the amount of rupees that he paid for the article, what can be the cost price?
1) Rs.160 only
2) Rs. 240 only
3) (1) or (2)
4) Neither (1) nor (2)
6. The total production of Type P vehicles in the years 2009 and 2011 is what percent of total production of Type Q vehicles in years 2010 and 2014?
1) 81.25%
2) 69.25%
3) 80%
4) 75%
7. In how many of the given years, was the production of Type P vehicles of the company more
than the average production of this type vehicle in the given years?
1) 4
2) 5
3) 3
4) 2
8. P and Q can do a work in 6 days. Q and R can finish the same work in days. P started the work and worked for 3 days. Q and R continued for 6 days complete the work. Then the difference of days in which R and P can complete the work is:
1) 12 days
2) 15 days
3) 8 days
4) 10 days
9. A and B are friends and their ages differ by 2 years. A’s father D is twice as old as A and B is
twice as old as his sister C. The age of D and C differ by 40 years. What is the age of A (A > B)?
1) 26 years
2) 28 years
3) 24 years
4) 30 years

10. If on a marked price, the difference of selling prices with a discount of 30% and two successive discounts of 20% and 10% is Rs. 72, then the marked price (in rupees) is:
1) Rs. 3800
2) Rs. 3600
3) Rs. 4200
4) Rs. 4000
11, A, B and C can complete a work in 2 b. If A does the job alone in 6 h and B in 5 h, how long will it take for C to finish the job alone?
1) 5 1/2
2) 61/2
3) 7 1/2
4) None
12. If 5a = 3125, then the value of 50(a-3) is…
1) 25
2) 125
3) 625
5) 3125
14. Number of students enrolled in Painting classes are approximately what per cent of those enrolled in Singing classes?
1) 83%
2) 85%
3) 87%
4) 89%
15. What is the ratio of number of students Singing and Dancing classes together to those enrolled in Drama classes respectively?
1) 3:1
2) 4:7
3) 7:5
4) 3:5
16. The number of students enrolled in Cooking  classes is what percent of those enrolled in Dancing classes?
(Rounded off to two digits after decimal)
1) 101.45
2) 104.76
3) 113.84
4) None
17. 0.05 is what % of 0.5?
1) 0.1%
2) 196
3) 10%
4) 100%

18. The price of sugar is increased by 25%. If a family wants to keep its expenses on sugar unaltered, then the family will have to reduce the consumption of sugar by
1) 20%
2) 25%
3) 33%
4) None of these
19) In what ratio must a grocer mix two varieties of pulses costing Rs. 15 and Rs. 20 per kg respectively so as to get a mixture worth Rs. 16.50 kg?
1) 3:4
2) 4:3
3) 7:3
4) None of these
20. A does 80% of a work in 20 days. He then calls in B and they together finish the remaining work in 3 days. How long B alone  would  take to the whole work ?
1) 24 days
2) 37days
3) 40days
4) 45days

21. Three numbers which are coprimes to one another are such that the product of the first two is
551 and that of the last two is 1073. The sum of the three numbers is:
1) 75
2) 81
3) 85
4) 89