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# SSCCGL Quantitative Aptitude Solved Question Paper 2016

#### Multiple Choice Questions

53.

At what percentage above the cost price must an article be marked so as to gain 33% after allowing a customer a discount of 5%?

• 40%

• 45%

• 35%

• 47%

A.

40%

Shortcut Method: 62 Views

60.

The point equidistant from the sides of a triangle is called:

• Circumcenter

• Incentre

• Orthocentre

• Centroid

B.

Incentre

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52.

• 4250

• 4000

• 8005

• 8000

D.

8000

Total number of possible small lead balls: 80 Views

51.

A can do a piece of work in 20 days and B in 15 days. With help of C, they finish the work in 5 days. C can alone do the work in

• 5 days

• 6 days

• 10 days

• 12 days

D.

12 days

Let C alone can do the work in x days.
According to the question,  92 Views

55.

Kamal has some apples. He sold 40% more than he ate. If he sold 70 apples, how many did he eat?

• 18

• 42

• 50

• 90

C.

50

According to the question,
70 = 140% 104 Views

57.

If x2 + 5x + 6 =  0,   then the value of is:

• • • • C. x2 + 5x+ 6
Divide the whole equation by x:  Again divide the whole equation by x: 55 Views

56.

A train 100 m long is running at a speed of 120 km/hr. The time taken to pass a person standing near the lines is

• 1 sec

• 3 sec

• 5 sec

• 7 sec

B.

3 sec

Distance  = 100 m
Speed  = 120 km/hr =  52 Views

59.

A 8 cm long perpendicular is drawn from the centre of a circle to a 12cm long chord. The diameter of the circle is

• 10 cm

• 12 cm

• 16 cm

• 20 cm

D.

20 cm In ΔAOB,
(AO)2 = (AB)2 + (OB)2
(AO)2 = (6)2 + (8)2
(AO)2 = 36 + 64
(AO)2 = 100
AO = 10 cm
∴    Diameter of circle  = 2 x 10 = 20 cm

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54.

The four sides of a quadrilateral are in the  ratio of 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 and its perimeter is 280 m. The length of the longest side is:

• 100 m

• 150 m

• 175 m

• 180 m

A.

100 m

Let the four sides of quadrilateral be 2x, 3x, 4x and 5x respectively.
According to the question,
2x + 3x + 4x + 5x = 280
14x = 280
x = 20 m
∴   Length of the longest side = 5 x 20 = 100 m

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58.

If a + b = 5   and   a - b = 3, then the value of (a2 + b2) is

• 17

• 18

• 19

• 20

A.

17

a + b = 5  and a - b = 3
(a + b)2 = (a - b)2 + 4ab
(5)2 = (3)2 + 4ab
4ab = 25 - 9
ab = 4
(a + b)2 = a2 + b2 + 2ab
(5)2  = a2 + b2 + 2 x 4
25   = a2 + b2 + 8
a2 + b2 = 25 - 8
a2 + b2 = 17

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