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# SSCCGL Quantitative Aptitude Solved Question Paper 2016

#### Multiple Choice Questions

55.

There is a 4% increase in volume when a liquid freezes to its solid state. The percentage decrease when solid melts to liquid again, is

• • 4%

• • D. Let the initial volume of liquid be 100
Volume increase by 4% Let x be the percentage decrease when solid melts to liquid again.
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59.

The value of is

• • • • D.   67 Views

60.

In Δ ABC,  DE||AC, where D and E are two points lying on AB and BC respectively. If AB = 5cm and AD = 3 cm, then BE : EC is

• 2 : 3

• 3 : 2

• 5 : 3

• 3 : 5

A.

2 : 3 AB = 5 cm
BD = AB  - AD = 5 - 3 = 2 cm ∴    BE : EC = 2 : 3

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58.

If a + b + c = 0, then the value of a3 + b3 + c3 is

• abc

• 2abc

• 3abc

• 0

C.

3abc

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51.

If 7 spiders make 7 webs in 7 days, then 1 spider will make 1 web in how many days?

• 1
• • 7

• 49

C.

7  100 Views

52.

A fan is listed at ₹ 150/- with a discount of 20%. What additional discount must be offered to the customer to bring the net price to ₹ 108/-?

• • 15%

• 8%

• None of these

D.

None of these

Let the additional discount  = x%
According to the question, 100 - x = 90
x = 10%

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56.

A man travelled a distance of 61 km in 9 hours, partly by walking at a speed of 4 km/hr and partly on bicycle at speed of 9 km/hr. The distance covered by walking is

• 16 km

• 12 km

• 15 km

• 17 km

A.

16 km

Let the distance covered by walking be x km.
∴  Distance covered by bicycle  = (61 - x) km.
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54.

If by selling an article for ₹ 390/- a shopkeeper gains 20%, then the cost is

• ₹ 370/-

• ₹ 325/-

• ₹ 350/-

• ₹ 300/-

B.

₹ 325/-

Cost of article: 76 Views

57.

The rate of simple interest per annum at which a sum of money double itself in , is:

• 4%

• 5%

• 6%

• C.

6%

If the principal be x, then amount be 2x.
Simple interest = 2x - x = x
n = 50/3 years
According to the question, ⟹   r = 6%

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53.

Three numbers are in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3 and the sum of their cubes is 4500. The smallest number is

• 4

• 5

• 6

• None of these

B.

5

Let the numbers be x, 2x and 3x respectively.
According to the question,
(x)3 + (2x)3 + (3x)3 = 4500
⟹  x3 + 8x3 + 27x3 = 4500
36x3 = 4500  ⟹             x = 5
∴              x = 5
∴    Smallest number = 5

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