SSC CGL Exam 2015 (Tier I): Numerical Ability: Practice Paper (Set-I)

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SSC CGL Exam 2015 (Tier I): Numerical Ability: Practice Paper (Set-I)

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  • 1. 
    In how many years will a sum of Rs. 800 at 10% per annum compound interest, compounded semi-annually becomes Rs. 926.10? 
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 2. 
    Kamal defeats Bimal by 5 seconds in a 100 m race. If the speed of Kamal is 18 Kmph, then the speed of Bimal is
    • A. 

      15.4 kmph

    • B. 

      14.5 kmph

    • C. 

      14.4 kmph

    • D. 

      14 kmph

  • 3. 
    A 240 m long train crosses a man walking along the line in opposite direction at the rate of 3 kmph in 10 seconds. The speed of the train is
    • A. 

      63 kmph

    • B. 

      75 kmph

    • C. 

      83.4 kmph

    • D. 

      86.4 kmph

  • 4. 
    A boatman rows 1 km in 5 minutes, along the stream and 6 km in 1 hour against the stream. The speed of the stream is 
    • A. 

      3 kmph

    • B. 

      6 kmph

    • C. 

      10 kmph

    • D. 

      12 kmph

  • 5. 
    Atul can complete  of a work in 5 days and Bimal can complete  of the work in 10 days. In how many days both Atul and Bimal together can complete the work? 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 6. 
    7 men can complete a piece of work in 12 days. How many additional men will be required to complete double the work in 8 days? 
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      7

  • 7. 
    One pipe fills a water tank three times faster than another pipe. If the two pipes together can fill the empty tank in 36 minutes, then how much time will the slower pipe alone take to fill the tank? 
    • A. 

      1 hour 21 minutes

    • B. 

      1 hour 48 minutes

    • C. 

      2 hours

    • D. 

      2 hour 24 minutes

  • 8. 
    In an examination, Amit scores 4 marks for every correct answer and loses 1 mark for every wrong answer. If he attempted all the 200 questions and scored, in all 200 marks. The number of questions, he answered correctly was
    • A. 

      82

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      68

    • D. 

      60

  • 9. 
    The average of odd numbers upto 100 is 
    • A. 

      50.5

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      49.5

    • D. 

      49

  • 10. 
    If Akash's income is 25% less than Bobby's income, by how much percent is Bobby's income more than that of Akash? 
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 11. 
    The sixth term of the sequence 2, 6, 11, 17,………… is
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      36

  • 12. 
    Two number are in the ratio 7 : 11. If 7 is added to each of the numbers, the ratio becomes 2 : 3. The smaller number is
    • A. 

      39

    • B. 

      49

    • C. 

      66

    • D. 

      77

  • 13. 
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 14. 
    A number, when divided by 136. Leaves remainder 36. If the same number is divided by 17, the remainder will be
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      2

  • 15. 
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 

      X

    • D. 
  • 16. 
    A 4-digit number is formed by repeating a 2-digit number such as 1515, 3737, etc. Any number of this form is exactly divisible by 
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      101

  • 17. 
    (0.1 x 0.01 x 0.001 X 107) is equal to
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 

      10

  • 18. 
    If P and q represent digits, what is the possible maximum value of q in the statement 5p9 + 327 + 2q8 = 1114? 
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      6

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      15

  • 20. 
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 

       

  • 21. 
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 22. 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 

      10

  • 23. 
    Out of six consecutive natural numbers, if the sum of first three is 27. What is the sum of the other three?
    • A. 

      36

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      24

  • 24. 
    The H.C.Fand L.C.M of two numbers are 12 and 336 respectively. If one of the numbers is 84, the other is
    • A. 

      36

    • B. 

      48

    • C. 

      72

    • D. 

      96

  • 25. 
    The sum of two numbers is 36 and their H.C.F and L.C.M. are 3 and 105 respectively. The sum of the reciprocals oftwo numbers is
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 26. 
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      18

  • 27. 
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 28. 
    How many perfect squares lie between 120 and 300? 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      1010

    • B. 

      110

    • C. 

      101

    • D. 

      100

  • 30. 
    If there is a profit of 20% on the cost price of an article, the percentage of profit calculated on its selling price will be
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 

      20

  • 31. 
    If the cost price of 15 books is equal to the selling price of 20 books, the loss percent is
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      25

  • 32. 
    If an article is sold at 200% profit, then the ratio of its cost price to its selling price will be 
    • A. 

      1 : 2

    • B. 

      2 : 1

    • C. 

      1: 3

    • D. 

      3 : 1

  • 33. 
    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 
    • A. 

      3,600

    • B. 

      3,000

    • C. 

      2,500

    • D. 

      2,400

  • 34. 
    If an electricity bill is paid before due date, one gets a reduction of 4% on the amount of the bill. By paying the bill before due date a person got a reduction ofRs. 13. The amount of his electricity bill was
    • A. 

      Rs. 125

    • B. 

      Rs. 325

    • C. 

      Rs. 225

    • D. 

      Rs. 425

  • 35. 
    Successive discounts of 10%, 20% and 30% is equivalent to a single discount of
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      49.6%

    • C. 

      40.5%

    • D. 

      36%

  • 36. 
    The price of an article was first increased by 10% and then again by 20%, If the last increased price be Rs. 33, the original price was
    • A. 

      Rs. 30

    • B. 

      Rs. 27.50

    • C. 

      Rs. 26.50

    • D. 

      Rs. 25

  • 37. 
    If each side of a square is increased by 10%. its area will be increased by
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      44%

    • D. 

      100%

  • 38. 
    The ratio of milk and water in mixtures of four containers are 5 : 3, 2 : 1, 3 : 2 and 7 : 4 respectively, In which container is the quantity of milk, relative to water. minimum?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

  • 39. 
    Two numbers are in the ratio 1 : 3. If their sum is 240, then their difference is 
    • A. 

      120

    • B. 

      108

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      96

  • 40. 
    The ratio of income and expenditure of a person is 11 : 10. If he saves Rs. 9,000 per annum, his monthly income is 
    • A. 

      Rs. 8,000

    • B. 

      Rs. 8,800

    • C. 

      Rs. 8,500

    • D. 

      Rs. 8,250

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      3 : 4

    • B. 

      4 : 3

    • C. 

      2 : 3

    • D. 

      4 : 5

  • 42. 
    A copper wire ofIength 36 m and diameter 2 mm is melted to form a sphere. The radius of the sphere (in cm) is
    • A. 

      2.5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      3.5

    • D. 

      4

  • 43. 
    The ratio of the radii of two wheels is 3 : 4. The ratio of their circumferences is
    • A. 

      4 : 3

    • B. 

      3 : 4

    • C. 

      2 : 3

    • D. 

      3 : 2

  • 44. 
    If the length of a rectangle is increased by 10% and its breadth is decreased by 10%, the change in its area will be
    • A. 

      1% increase

    • B. 

      1 % decrease

    • C. 

      10% increase

    • D. 

      No change

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      12

  • 46. 
    A sum of Rs. 12,000, deposited at compound interest becomes double after 5 years. How much will it be after 20 years?
    • A. 

      Rs. 1, 44,000

    • B. 

      Rs. 1, 20,000

    • C. 

      Rs. 1, 50,000

    • D. 

      Rs. 1, 92,000

  • 47. 
    Directions: The pie chart, given here, shows the amount of money spent on various sports by a school administration in a particular year.Observe the pie chart and answer the questions based on this graph.If the money spent on football was Rs. 9,000 how much more money was spent on hockey than on football? 
    • A. 

      Rs. 11,000

    • B. 

      Rs. 11,500

    • C. 

      Rs. 12,000

    • D. 

      Rs. 12,500

  • 48. 
    Direction: The pie chart, given here, shows the amount of money spent on various sports by a school administration in a particular year.Observe the pie chart and answer the questions based on this graph.If money spent on tennis is 15,000 Rupees then find out how much money was spent on basketball and hockey all together?
    • A. 

      Rs. 52,327.57

    • B. 

      Rs. 50,429.69

    • C. 

      Rs. 51,428.57

    • D. 

      Rs. 53,721.76

  • 49. 
    Directions: The pie chart, given here, shows the amount of money spent on various sports by a school administration in a particular year.Observe the pie chart and answer the questions based on this graph.If the money spent on football is Rs. 9,000, then what was the total amount spent on all sports?
    • A. 

      Rs. 73,000

    • B. 

      Rs. 72,800

    • C. 

      Rs. 72,500

    • D. 

      Rs. 72,000

  • 50. 
    Direction: The pie chart, given here, shows the amount of money spent on various sports by a school administration in a particular year.Observe the pie chart and answer the questions based on this graph.If the total money spent on all sport is Rs. 1,80,000. calculate how much money is spent on cricket higher than hockey?
    • A. 

      Rs. 25000

    • B. 

      Rs. 30000

    • C. 

      Rs. 35000

    • D. 

      Rs. 40000