130+ SSC CGL Previous Papers With Solution Free >> Download Now
Q1. A shopkeeper sells sugar in such a way that the selling price of 950 g of sugar is the same as the cost price of 1 kg of sugar. What is his gain percent?
Q2. A person bought a horse and a carriage for Rs. 20000. Later, he sold the horse at 20% profit and the carriage at 10% loss. Thus, he gained 2% in the whole transaction. The cost price of the horse was
(a) Rs. 7200
(b) Rs. 7500
(c) Rs. 8000
(d) Rs. 9000
Q3. A sells an article to B at 15% profit. B sells it to C at 10% loss. If C pays Rs. 517.50 for it then A purchased it at
(a) Rs. 500
(b) Rs. 750
(c) Rs. 1000
(d) Rs. 1250
Q4. An article is sold at a certain fixed price. By selling it at 2/3 of that price, one loses 10%. The gain percent on selling it at the original price is
Q5. A sells an article to B for Rs. 45,000 losing 10% in the transaction. B sells it to C at a price which would have given a profit of 10% to A. By what percent does B gain?
Q6. The cost price of an article is 80% of its marked price for sale. How much percent does the tradesman gain after allowing the discount of 12%?
Q7. A merchant has announced 25% rebate on prices of ready-male garments at the time of sale. If a purchaser needs to have a rebate of Rs. 400, then how many shirts, each costing Rs. 320, should he purchase?
Q8. A merchant purchases a wrist-watch for Rs. 450 and fixes its list price in such a way that after allowing a discount of 10%, he earns a profit of 20%. Then the list price (in rupees) of the wrist-watch is
Q9. A reduction of 10% in the price of tea enables a dealer to purchase 25 kg more tea for Rs. 22500. What is the reduced price per kg of tea?
(a) Rs. 70
(b) Rs. 80
(c) Rs. 90
(d) Rs. 100
Q10. Ram donated 4% of his income to a charity and deposited 10% of the rest in a Bank. If now he has Rs. 8640 left with him, then his income is
(a) Rs. 12,500
(b) Rs. 12,000
(c) Rs. 10,500
Q11. If the length of a rectangle is increased by 10% and its breadth is decreased by 10%, then its area
(a) decreases by 1%
(b) increases by 1%
(c) decreases by 2%
(d) remains unchanged
Q12. Three spherical balls of radii 1 cm, 2 cm and 3 cm are melted to form a single spherical ball. In the process, the loss of material is 25%. The radius of the new ball is
(a) 6 cm
(b) 5 cm
(c) 3 cm
(d) 2 cm
Q13. A trader allows a trade discount of 20% and a cash discount of 25/4% on the marked price of the goods and gets a net gain of 20% of the cost. By how much above the cost should the goods be marked for the sale?
Q14. Tarun bought a T.V. with 20% discount on the labelled price. Had he bought it with 25% discount, he would have saved Rs. 500. At what price did he buy the T.V.?
(a) Rs. 7,500
(b) Rs. 8,500
(c) Rs. 8,000
(d) Rs. 7,400
Q15. A manufacturer sells an article to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 10%. The wholesale dealer sells it to a shopkeeper at 20% profit. The shopkeeper sells it to a customer for Rs. 56,100 at a loss of 15%. Then the cost price of the article to the manufacturer is
(a) Rs. 25,000
(b) Rs. 10,000
(c) Rs. 50,000
(d) Rs. 55,000