# SSC CGL 2017 EXAM PAPER : Held on 20-AUG-2017 Shift-3 (Mathematics)

## SSC CGL 2017 EXAM PAPER : Held on 20-AUG-2017 Shift-3

**(Mathematics)**

**QID : 256 - Of the 3 numbers whose average is 40, the first is 1/3 rd the
sum of other 2. What is the first number?**

**Options:**

1) 20

2) 50

3) 25

4) 30

**Correct Answer: 30**

**QID : 257 - A trader buys 500 kgs of cotton for Rs 9,000. 10% of this
cotton is spoiled due to rain. At what rate (Rs/Kg) should he sell the rest to
earn 10% profit?**

**Options:**

1) 25

2) 30

3) 22

4) 20

**Correct Answer: 22 **

**QID : 258 - A student has to secure 40% marks to pass. He gets 67 and
fails by 13 marks. What is the maximum marks?**

**Options:**

1) 300

2) 200

3) 150

4) 240

**Correct Answer: 200**

**QID : 259 - A spaceship travels at 1,260 km/h. How many metres does it
travel in 1/10 th of a second? **

**Options:**

1) 126

2) 35

3) 36

4) 125

**Correct Answer: 35**

**QID : 260 - If the amount received at the end of 2nd and 3rd year at
Compound Interest on a certain Principal is Rs 1,800, and Rs 1,926 respectively,
what is the rate of interest?**

**Options:**

1) 7.5%

2) 7%

3) 6%

4) 6.5%

**Correct Answer: 7%**

**QID : 261 - If (-1/2) * ( x - 5) + 3 = -5/2, then what is the value of x?**

**Options:**

1) 16

2) 4

3) -6

4) -4

**Correct Answer: 16 **

**QID : 262 - If a - b = 1 and ab = 6, then what is the value of a ^{3}
- b^{3}?**

**Options:**

1) 21

2) 23

3) 19

4) 25

**Correct Answer: 19 **

**QID : 263 - A number is greater than 58 times its reciprocal by 3/4. What
is the number?**

**Options:**

1) -8

2) 12

3) -12

4) 8

**Correct Answer: 8 **

**QID : 264 - What is the sum of the first 13 terms of an arithmetic
progression if the first term is -10 and last term is 26?**

**Options:**

1) 104

2) 140

3) 84

4) 98

**Correct Answer: 104**

**QID : 265 - What is the reflection of the point (-0.5, 6) in the x-axis?**

**Options:**

1) (0.5, -6)

2) (-6, -0.5)

3) (6, -0.5)

4) (-0.5, -6)

**Correct Answer: (-0.5, -6)**

**QID : 266 - In what ratio does the point T(x,0) divide the segment joining
the points S(-4,-1) and U(1,4)?**

**Options:**

1) 1 : 4

2) 4 : 1

3) 1 : 2

4) 2 : 1

**Correct Answer: 1 : 4**

**QID : 267 - At what point does the line 2x - 3y = 6 cuts the Y axis?**

**Options:**

1) (0, 2)

2) (-2, 0)

3) (2, 0)

4) (0, -2)

**Correct Answer: (0, -2)**

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**QID : 268 - The areas of two similar triangles ΔABC and ΔPQR are 36 sq cms
and 9 sq cms respectively. If PQ = 4 cm then what is the length of AB (in cm)?**

**Options:**

1) 16

2) 12

3) 8

4) 6

**Correct Answer: 8 **

**QID : 269 - What is the value of Cot 45° + Cosec 60°?**

**Options:**

1) (√6 + 1)/√3

2) (1 + √3)/2

3) 5/√3

4) (√3 + 2)/√3

**Correct Answer: (√3 + 2)/√3 **

**QID : 270 - Δ LMN is right angled at M. If m∠N = 60o., then Tan L =______.**

**Options:**

1) 1/2

2) 1/√3

3) 1/√2

4) 2

**Correct Answer: 1/√3 **

**QID : 271 - If Tan θ = 4/3, then what is the value of Sin θ?**

**Options:**

1) 1.25

2) 0.8

3) 4/3

4) 3/4

**Correct Answer: 0.8 **

**QID : 272 - **

**Which is the second biggest expense of the company?**

**Options:**

1) Raw materials

2) Salaries

3) Transport

4) Electricity

**Correct Answer: Electricity**

**QID : 273 - **

**The ratio of company's expenditure on Raw material and Transport to
Salaries is:**

**Options:**

1) 2 : 1

2) 1 : 1

3) 1 : 2

4) 3 : 1

**Correct Answer: 3 : 1**

**QID : 274 - **

**The company's expenditure on interest is greater than expenditure on rent
by**

**Options:**

1) 100%

2) 50%

3) 200%

4) 150%

**Correct Answer: 100%**

**QID : 275 - **

**If the total expenses of the company are Rs 50 crores, the total
expenditure (in Rs crores) on Transport and Electricity is:**

**Options:**

1) 7.5

2) 12.5

3) 20

4) 10

**Correct Answer: 20**

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