# SSC CGL 2017 EXAM PAPER : Held on 19-AUG-2017 Shift-2 (Mathematics)

## SSC CGL 2017 EXAM PAPER : Held on 19-AUG-2017 Shift-2

**(Mathematics)**

**QID : 157 - A milkman buys milk at Rs 24 per litre. He adds 1/5 of water
to it and sells the mixture at Rs 32 per litre. What will be his gain (in %)?**

**Options:**

1) 50

2) 40

3) 30

4) 60

**Correct Answer: 60**

**QID : 158 - When a number is increased by 105, it becomes 135% of itself.
What is the number?**

**Options:**

1) 450

2) 300

3) 600

4) 400

**Correct Answer: 300**

**QID : 159 - Two cyclists P and Q cycle at 20 km/hr and 16 km/hr towards
each other respectively. What was the distance (in kms) between them when they
started if they met after 40 minutes? **

**Options:**

1) 36

2) 30

3) 25

4) 24

**Correct Answer: 24**

**QID : 160 - If the amount received at 10% per annum Compound interest
after 3 yrs is Rs 19965, then what will have been the principal (in Rs) amount?**

**Options:**

1) 16000

2) 15000

3) 17000

4) 18000

**Correct Answer: 15000**

**QID : 161 - If 8x/3 + [7(5 - 2x/3)]/2 = 1/2 , then what is the value of x?**

**Options:**

1) -17

2) 51

3) -51

4) 17

**Correct Answer: -51**

**QID : 162 - If a - b = -1 and ab = 6, then what is the value of a ^{3}
- b^{3}?**

**Options:**

1) 33

2) -19

3) 18

4) 35

**Correct Answer: -19**

**QID : 163 - The sum of a fraction and 3 times its reciprocal is 31/6. What
is the fraction?**

**Options:**

1) 2/9

2) 9/2

3) 5/4

4) 4/5

**Correct Answer: 9/2**

**QID : 164 - The 2 ^{nd} and 8^{th} term of an arithmetic
progression are 17 and -1 respectively. What is the 14^{th} term?**

**Options:**

1) -22

2) -25

3) -19

4) -28

**Correct Answer: -19**

**QID : 165 - What is the reflection of the point (2, 3) in the line y = 4?**

**Options:**

1) (2, 5)

2) (2, -5)

3) (-2, -5)

4) (-2, 5)

**Correct Answer: (2, 5)**

**QID : 166 - Point P (-2, 5) is the midpoint of segment AB. Co-ordinates of
A are (-5, y) and B are (x, 3). What is the value of x?**

**Options:**

1) 1

2) -1

3) 2

4) -2

**Correct Answer: 1**

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**QID : 167 - What is the equation of a line having a slope -1/3 and
y-intercept equal to 6?**

**Options:**

1) x + 3y = 18

2) x - 3y = 6

3) x + 3y = -18

4) x - 3y = -6

**Correct Answer: x + 3y = 18**

**QID : 168 - ΔABC is right angled at B. BD is its altitude. AD = 4 cm and
DC = 12 cm. What is the value of AB (in cm)?**

**Options:**

1) 9

2) 10

3) 6

4) 8

**Correct Answer: 8 **

**QID : 169 - What is the value of Sin 60° + (1/2)Cosec 45°?**

**Options:**

1) (√3 + 2)/2

2) (√3 + √2)/√2

3) (√3 + 2)/√2

4) (√3 + √2)/2

**Correct Answer: (√3 + √2)/2 **

**QID : 170 - Δ LMN is right angled at M. If m ∠N = 45o. What is the length
(in cm) of MN, if NL = 6√2 cm?**

**Options:**

1) 3

2) 4

3) 2

4) 6

**Correct Answer: 6 **

**QID : 171 - If Cos θ = 35/37, then what is the value of Cosec θ?**

**Options:**

1) 37/12

2) 33/12

3) 35/12

4) 12/35

**Correct Answer: 37/12**

**QID : 172 - **

**In how many years were the net exports more than that of the previous
year?**

**Options:**

1) 1

2) 3

3) 4

4) 2

**Correct Answer: 2**

**QID : 173 - **

**If the exports in 2013 were 90 million USD then what was the imports (in
million USD)?**

**Options:**

1) 80

2) 110

3) 70

4) 100

**Correct Answer: 100**

**QID : 174 - **

**What is the ratio of net exports in year 2016 to that in year 2012?**

**Options:**

1) 2 : 3

2) 3 : 1

3) 1 : 3

4) 3 : 2

**Correct Answer: 3 : 2**

**QID : 175 - **

**Cumulative net exports (in million USD) from the beginning of 2012 to the
end of 2015 was?**

**Options:**

1) 80

2) 40

3) 20

4) 60

**Correct Answer: 20**

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