SSC Combined Higher Secondary Exam 2012 Question Paper: Quantitative Aptitude

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SSC Combined Higher Secondary Exam 2012 Question Paper: Quantitative Aptitude

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  • 1. 
    If the difference between the interests, received from two different banks on Rs. 500 for 2 years is Rs. 2.50. The difference their rates is:
    • A. 

      0.5 %

    • B. 

      2.5 %

    • C. 

      0.25 %

    • D. 

      1 %

  • 2. 
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 

      None of the above is true

  • 3. 
    The length and breadth of a square are increased by 30% and 20% respectively. The area of the rectangle so formed exceeds the area of the square by
    • A. 

      46%

    • B. 

      66%

    • C. 

      42%

    • D. 

      56%

  • 4. 
    Volume of a cubical box is 3.375 cubic meters. The length of edge of the box is
    • A. 

      75 cm

    • B. 

      1.5 m

    • C. 

      1.125 m

    • D. 

      2.5 m

  • 5. 
    A can do a piece of work in 20 days which B can do in 12 days. B worked at it for 9 days. A can finish the remaining work in
    • A. 

      5 days

    • B. 

      7 days

    • C. 

      11 days

    • D. 

      3 days

  • 6. 
    A batsman in his 12th innings makes a score of 63 runs and there by increases his average scores by 2. What is his average after the 12th innings?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      39

    • C. 

      49

    • D. 

      87

  • 7. 
    The length of a minute hand of a clock is 7 cm. The area swept by the minute hand in 30 minutes is:
    • A. 

      210 sq.cm

    • B. 

      154 sq.cm

    • C. 

      77 sq.cm

    • D. 

      147 sq.cm

  • 8. 
    A man walks 'a' km in 'b' hours. The time taken to walk 200 meters is 200 m
    • A. 

      hours

    • B. 

      hours

    • C. 

      hours

    • D. 

      hours

  • 9. 
    The circumference of the base of a 16cm height solid cone is 33cm. What is the volume of the cone in cm 3?
    • A. 

      1028

    • B. 

      616

    • C. 

      462

    • D. 

      828

  • 10. 
    If  then value of cot θ is:
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      2

  • 11. 
    A principal of Rs 10,000, after 2 years compounded annually, the rate of interest being 10% per annum during the first year and 12% per annum during the second year (in rupees) will amount to:
    • A. 

      Rs. 12,000

    • B. 

      Rs. 12,320

    • C. 

      Rs. 12,500

    • D. 

      Rs. 11,320

  • 12. 
    If , then the value of is:
    • A. 

      10x

    • B. 

      100x

    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 13. 
    A train 100 meters long meets a man going in opposite direction at 5 km/hr and passes him in  seconds. What is the speed of the train in km/hr? 
    • A. 

      45 km/hr

    • B. 

      60 km/hr

    • C. 

      55 km/hr

    • D. 

      50 km/hr

  • 14. 
    A man' sold two articles at Rs 375 each. On one, he gains 25% and on the other, he loses 25%. The gain or loss% on the whole transaction is
    • A. 

      6%

    • B. 

      4 %

    • C. 

      Rs 50

    • D. 

      4 %

  • 15. 
     A team played 40 games in a season and won in 24 of them. What percent of games played did the team win?
    • A. 

      70%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      60%

    • D. 

      35%

  • 16. 
    A bought an article, paying 5% less than the original price. A sold it with 20% profit on the price he had paid. What percent of profit did A earn on the original price?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 
  • 17. 
    ABC is a right angled triangle, right angled at C and p is the length of the perpendicular from Con AB. If a, b and c are the lengths of the sides BC, CA and AB respectively, then
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 18. 
    Diagonal of a cube is 6 cm. Ratio of its total surface area and volume (numerically) is
    • A. 

      2:1

    • B. 

      1:6

    • C. 

      1:1

    • D. 

      1:2

  • 19. 
    The ratio of the edges of rectangular parallelopiped is 1: 2: 3 and its volume is 1296 cubic cm. The area of the whole surface in sq.cm is
    • A. 

      696

    • B. 

      792

    • C. 

      824

    • D. 

      548

  • 20. 
    The perimeter of a semi-circular area is 18cm, then the radius is: (Using π = )
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 

      6 cm

    • D. 

      4 cm

  • 21. 
    The profit percent of a book seller if he sells book at marked price after enjoying a commission of 25% on marked price will be:
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      33 %

  • 22. 
    If  = 27 ' then the value of n is:
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      3

  • 23. 
    From 9.00 AM to 2.00 PM, the temperature rose at a constant rate from 21°C to 36°C. What was the temperature at noon?
    • A. 

      27°C

    • B. 

      30°C

    • C. 

      32°C

    • D. 

      28.5°C

  • 24. 
    The average of four consecutive even numbers is 9. Find the largest number.
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 25. 
    In a school, the ratio of boys to girls is 4: 3 and the ratio of girls to teachers' is 8 : 1: The ratio of students to teachers is :
    • A. 

      56: 3

    • B. 

      55: 1

    • C. 

      49: 3

    • D. 

      56: 1