# Model Questions for SSC CGL TIER-1 (Maths) Set - 11

## Model Questions for SSC CGL TIER-1 (Maths) Set - 11

**1. If A exceeds B by 40%, B is less than C by 20%, then A C is,:**

(a) 28 : 25

(b) 26 : 25

(c) 3 : 2

(d) 3 : 1

**2. Price of sugar rises by 20%. By how much percent should the consumption
of sugar be reduced so that the expenditure does not change?**

(a)20

(b)10

(d)15

**3. In a school 70% of the students are girls. The number of boys are 510.
Then the total number of students in the school is**

(a) 850

(b) 1700

(c) 1830

(d) 1900

**4. Applied to a bill for Rs. 1,00,000 the difference between a discount of
40% and two successive discounts of 36% and 4% is **

(a) Nil

(b) Rs. 1,440

(c) Rs. 2,500

(d) Rs. 4,000

**5. A tradesman marks his goods 10% above his cost price. If he allows his
customers 10% discount on the marked price, how much profit or loss does he
make, if any? **

(a) 1% gain

(b) 1% loss

(c) 5% gain

(d) No gain, no loss

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**6. A discount of 15% on one article is the same as discount of 20% on a
second article. The costs of the two articles can be**

(a) Rs. 85, Rs. 60

(b) Rs. 60, Rs. 40

(c) Rs. 40, Rs. 20

(d) Rs. 80, Rs. 60

**7. An agent gets a commission of 2.5% on the sales of cloth. If on a certain
day, he gets Rs. 12.50 as commission, the cloth sold through him on that day is
worth **

(a) Rs. 250

(b) Rs. 500

(c) Rs. 750

(d) Rs. 1,250

**8. A sum of money doubles itself at compound interest in 15 years. In how
many years it will become eight times? **

(a) 30

(b) 45

(c) 50

(d) 60

**9. Compound interest (compounded annually) on a certain sum of money for 2
years at 4% per annum is Rs. 102. The simple interest on the same sum for the
same rate and for the same period will be**

(a) Rs. 99

(b) Rs. 101

(c) Rs. 100

(d) Rs. 98

**10. A sum of money becomes 6 of itself in 3 years at a certain rate of
simple interest. The rate per annum is**

(c) 18%

(d) 25%