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# SSCCGL Quantitative Aptitude Solved Question Paper 2017

#### Multiple Choice Questions

55.

What number should be added to each of the numbers 55, 100, 65 and 116, so that the resulting numbers are in continued proportion?

• 20

• 10

• 5

• 15

A.

20

a = 55, b = 100, c = 65 and d = 116
Required number:  56.

A batsman makes a score of 111 runs in the 10th match and thus increases his average runs per match by 5. What will be his average after the 10th match?

• 66

• 61

• 62

• 64

A.

66

Let the average after 10th match be x.
∴  average after 9th match (x - 5).
Now,
According to the question, 57.

A vendor buys 6 bananas for ₹ 25/- and sells them at 3 for ₹ 20/-. What is his profit percentage?

• 50%

• 40%

• 60%

• 30%

C.

60%

Shortcut Method: 60.

The compound interest earned in two years at 12% per annum is ₹ 10,176/-. What is the sum (in ₹) invested?

• ₹ 50,000/-

• ₹ 60,000/-

• ₹ 40,000/-

• ₹ 80,000/-

C.

₹ 40,000/-

Let the sum invested be ₹ P. 53.

What is the area (in cm2) of a rectangle if its diagonal is 25 cm and one of its sides is 24 cm?

• 186 cm2

• 144 cm2

• 132 cm2

• 168 cm2

D.

168 cm2 In Δ ABC,
AC2 = AB2 + BC2
252 = AB2 + 242
AB2 = 252 - 242
AB2 = 625 - 576
AB2 = 49
AB = 7
Now, l(length) =24 cm (given ) Breadth (b) = 7 cm
∴  Area of rectangle  = l x b = 7 x 24 = 168 cm2

54.

A shopkeeper marks up his wares by 60% and offers 25% discount. What will be the selling price (in ₹) if the cost price is ₹ 1,600/-?

• ₹ 1,920/-

• ₹ 2,000/-

• ₹ 2,120/-

• ₹ 2,200/-

A.

₹ 1,920/-

Cost Price = ₹ 1,600
Marked price: Selling price: 59.

A man travelled a distance of 60 km in 7 hours. He travelled partly on foot @ 6km/h and partly on bicycle @ 12 km/h. What is the distance (in km) travelled on foot?

• 15 km

• 9 km

• 48 km

• 24 km

D.

24 km

Let the distance travelled on foot  = d km
According to the question, 58.

Two labourers A and B are paid a total of ₹ 650 per day. If A is paid 160% of what is paid to B, how much (in ₹) is B paid?

• ₹ 250/-

• ₹ 400/-

• ₹ 350/-

• ₹ 450/-

A.

₹ 250/-

A : B = 160 : 100 = 8 : 5.
Total Wages per day = ₹ 650
B's wages per day: 51.

What is the quotient when 7251 is divided by 66?

• 110

• 109

• 111

• 112

B.

109

7251 = 66 x 109 + 57
∴   Quotient = 109

52.

Asif is twice as good as workman as Bashir and together they finish a piece of work in 30 days. In how many days will Asif alone finish the work?

• 90 days

• 45 days

• 60 days

• 75 days

B.

45 days

Let Asif takes x days to finish the work.
∴  Bashir takes 2x days.
Now, 