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# SSCCGL Quantitative Aptitude Solved Question Paper 2016

#### Multiple Choice Questions

55.

If the ratio of the cost price and the selling price of an article be 4 : 5, then the percentage of profit is

• • 25%

• 15%

• 10%

B.

25%

Let the cost price of article  = 4x
selling price of article  = 5x 40 Views

51.

A and B together can complete a work in 24 days. B alone does part of this work in 12 days. How many days will A alone take to complete the remaining work?

• 24

• 36

• 48

• 72

C.

48

B's complete work in 12 days.
∴ Remaining work  = ∴ B complete the whole work in (12 x 3) = 36 days
(A + B) complete the whole work in 24 days.
∴  A complete the whole work in ∴  A will complete the remaining work (2/3) in: 81 Views

59.

If then find the value of is

• 3

• 2

• 1

• 0

C.

1  Divide the numerator and denominator by x 40 Views

52.

The heights of a cone and a cylinder are equal. The radii of their bases are in the ratio 2 : 1. The ratio of their volume is

• 4 : 3

• 3 : 4

• 2 : 1

• 1 : 2

A.

4 : 3 As h1 = h2 59 Views

58.

If then the value of n is

• 13

• 14

• 15

• 16

B.

14 61 Views

60.

Which one of the following combination of measurements can form the sides of a triangle?

• 9 cm,  6cm,  2cm

• 11 cm, 3 cm, 12 cm

• 3 cm,  5cm,  8cm

• 5cm,  7cm,  13cm

B.

11 cm, 3 cm, 12 cm

As per triangle inequality property, Sum of any two sides of a triangle is greater than the third side.
(11 + 3) > 12.
(14) > 12.

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54.

A school has 8 periods of 45 min each, every day. How long will each period be if the school has to have 9 periods everyday, assuming the working hours to be the same?

• 40 min

• 35 min

• 30 min

• 45 min

A.

40 min

M1D1H1 = M2D2H2
1 x 8 x 45 = 1 x 9 x H2
H2 = 40 min

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57.

A boat moves downstream at the rate of 8 km/hr and upstream at 4 km/hr. The speed of the boat in still water is:

• 4.5 km/hr

• 5 km/hr

• 6 km/hr

• 6.4 km/hr

C.

6 km/hr

Speed of boat in still water: 123 Views

53.

A shopkeeper marks his goods 50% more than the cost price and allows a discount of 25%. His profit or loss percentage is:

• 37.5%

• 25.5%

• 12.5%

• 25%

C.

12.5%

Net percentage:  42 Views

56.

In an ornament the ratio of gold and copper is 3 : 2. The percentage of gold in the ornament is

• 60%

• 40%

• 30%

• 20%

A.

60%

Percentage of gold in the ornament 87 Views