## SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude Sample Questions 2016 – Percentage:

1.  If 40% of 4/5 of 3/4 of a number is 48, then what is 1% of the same number?
(A)       20
(B)       2
(C)       10
(D)       1

2.  A box has 100 blue balls, 50 red balls, 50 black balls, 25% of blue balls and 50% of red balls are taken away. Percentage of black balls at present is:
(A)       50%
(B)       25%
(C)       33.33%
(D)       40%

3.  In a factory, the production of cycles rose to 48,400 from 40,000 in 2 years. What is the rate of growth per year?
(A)       8%
(B)       9%
(C)       10%
(D)       10.5%

4.  If the side of a square is increased by 10%, what is the increase percentage in its area?
(A)       10%
(B)       20%
(C)       100%
(D)       21%

5.  A number is increased by x%. To get back to the original number, it is to be reduced by:
(A)       10x/(100+x)%
(B)       100x/(100+x)%
(C)       X%
(D)       x/(100+x)%

6.  First number is 20% less than the second number. By how much percentage more is the second number from the first number?
(A)       20%
(B)       25%
(C)       24%
(D)       30%

7.  In an examination, 75% candidates passed in English and 60% passed in Mathematics. 20% failed in both and 275 passed the examination. Find the total number of candidates.
(A)       450
(B)       600
(C)       500
(D)       400

1.  (B)
2.  (C)
3.  (D)
4.  (D)
5.  (B)
6.  (B)

7.  (C)

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