SSC Placement Paper Contributed by Neha Gupta updated on Sep 2019
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SSC CGL Previous Year Question Paper

Quantitative Aptitude

1. The next term of the series 1, 5, 12 24, 43 is
(a) 51
(b) 62
(c) 71
(d) 78

2. The least multiple of 13 which when divided by 4, 5, 6, 7 leaves remainder 3 in each case is
(a) 3780
(b) 3783
(c) 2520
(d) 2522

3. A and B are partners in a business. A contributes 1/4 of the capital for 15 months and B received 2/3 of the profit. Find for how long Bs money was used?
(a) 6 months
(b) 8 months
(c) 10 months
(d) 12 months

4. If 21 is added to a number, it becomes 7 less than thrice of the number. Then the number is
(a) 14
(b) 16
(c) 18
(d) 19

5. Two men A and B started a job in which A was thrice as good as B and therefore took 60 days less than B to finish the job. How many days will they take to finish the job, if they take to finish the job, if they start working together?
(a) 15 days
(b) 20 days
(c) 45/2 days
(d) 25 days

6. A rectangle garden is 100 m × 80 m. There is a path along the garden and just outside it. Width of the path is 10m. The area of the path is
(a) 1900 sq m
(b) 2400 sq m
(c) 3660 sq m
(d) 4000 sq m

7. A dealer offered a machines for sale for Rs. 27,500 but even if he had charge 10% less, the would have made a profit of 10%. The actual cost of the machine is
(a) Rs. 22000
(b) Rs. 24500
(c) Rs. 22500
(d) Rs. 22275

8. An employer reduces the number of employees in the ratio 8 : 5 and increases their wages in the ratio 7 : 9. As a result, the overall wages bill is
(a) Increased in the ration 56 : 69
(b) Decreased in the ratio 56 : 45
(c) Increased in the ratio 13 : 17
(d) Decreased in the ratio 17 : 13

9. The average age of a jury of 5 is 40. If a member aged 35 resigns and man aged 35 resigns and a man aged becomes a member, then the average age of the new jury is
(a) 30
(b) 38
(c) 40
(d) 42

10. With average speed of 40 km/hour, a train reaches its destination in time. If it goes with an average speed of 35 km hour, it is late by 15 minutes. The total journey is
(a) 30 km
(b) 40 km
(c) 70 km
(d) 80 km

11. A man makes a profit of 20% on the sale by selling 20 articles for Rs. 1. The number of articles he bought by Rs. 1 is
(a) 20
(b) 24
(c) 25
(d) 30

12. The number of seats in an auditorium is increased by 25%. The price of a ticket is also increased by 12%. Then the increase in revenue collection will be
(a) 40%
(b) 35%
(c) 45%
(d) 48%

13. A person takes a loan of Rs. 10,0000 partly from a bank at 8% p.a. and remaining from another bank at 10% p.a. He pays a total interest of Rs. 950 per annum. Amount of loan taken from the first bank (in Rs.) is
(a) 2500
(b) 5200
(c) 2050
(d) 5020

14. If a2 + b2 + c2 = 2 (a  b  c)  3 then the value of 2a  3b + 4c is
(a) 3
(b) 1
(c) 2
(d) 4

15. If an obtuse-angled triangle ABC, is the obtuse angle and O is the orthocenter. If = 54°, then is
(a) 108°
(b) 126°
(c) 136°
(d) 116°

16. If the ratio of areas of two similar triangles is 9 : 16, then the ratio of their corresponding sides is
(a) 3 : 5
(b) 3 : 4
(c) 4 : 5
(d) 4 : 3

17. Let BE and CF be the two medians of a and G be their intersection. Also let EF cut AG at O. Then AO : OG is
(a) 1 : 1
(b) 1 : 2
(c) 2 : 1
(d) 3 : 1

18. If S is the circumcentre of and = 50°, then the value of is
(a) 20°
(b) 40°
(c) 60°
(d) 80°

19. AC and BC are two equal cords of a circle. BA is produced to any point P and CP, when joined cuts the circle at T. Then
(a) CT : TP = AB : CA
(b) CT : TP = CA : AB
(c) CT : CB = CA : CP
(d) CT : CB =CP : CA

20. Two circles with radii 5cm and 8 cm touch each other externally at a point A. If a straight line through the point A cuts the circles at points P and Q respectively, the AP : AQ is
(a) 8 : 5
(b) 5 : 8
(c) 3 : 4
(d) 4 : 5

21. If I is the In-centre of and <A = 60°, then the value of is
(a) 100°
(b) 120°
(c) 150°
(d) 110°

22. The external bisectors of and of meet at point P. If = 80°, the is
(a) 50°
(b) 40°
(c) 80°
(d) 100°

23. When a pendulum of length 50 cm oscillates, it produces an arc of 16 cm. The angle so formed in degree measure so formed in degree measure is (approx)
(a) 18°25
(b) 18°35
(c) 18°20
(d) 18°08

24. A rail road curve is to be laid out on a circle. What radius should be used if the track is to change direction by 25° in a distance of 40 metres?
(a) 91.64 metres
(b) 90.46 metres
(c) 89.64 metres
(d) 93.64 metres