# Quantitative Aptitude For SSC Exams and RRB Exams

**1. By selling ball bearings at 32 a rupee, Suresh loses 40%. How many for a rupee should he sell in order to gain 20%?**

(a) 28

(b) 22

(c) 16

(d) 12

**2. Aman sells two cows for Rs. 39100 each, gaining 15% on one and losing 15% on the other. Find his total gain or loss.**

(a) gain,
Rs. 1800

(b) loss,
Rs. 2700

(c) gain,
Rs. 1300

(d) loss,
Rs. 1800

**3. By selling a pen for Rs. 19.50, Aman makes a profit of 30%. By how much should he increase his selling price so as to make a profit of 40%?**

(a) Rs.
1.50

(b) Rs.
3.75

(c) Rs.
4.20

(d) Rs.
4.80

**4. Kamal bought a certain quantity of potato at the rate of Rs. 1500 per quintal. 10% of the potato was spoiled. At what price should he sell the remaining to gain 20% of his outlay?**

(a) Rs. 1800
per quintal

(b) Rs.
2000 per quintal

(c) Rs.
2200 per quintal

(d) Rs.
2400 per quintal

**5. Seema sold her watch for Rs. 14400, and got a percentage of profit equal to the cost price. Find the cost price of the watch.**

(a)
Rs. 13578

(b) Rs.
11680

(c) Rs.
9999

(d) Rs.
8000

**6. Find the profit percent made by selling an article at a certain price, if by selling at 2/3 of that price there would be a loss of 20%?**

(a) 5%

(b) 10%

(c) 20%

(d) 40%

**7. The marked price of a mobile phone is Rs. 4800. The dealer gives a discount of 10% and gains 8%. If no discount is given, find the gain percent of the dealer.**

(a) 10%

(b) 20%

(c) 30%

(d) 40%

**8. Sapna bought a car a 20% discount on its original price. She sold it at a 40% increase on the original price. Find her profit percent.**

(a) 75%

(b) 62%

(c) 49%

(d) 36%

**9. Seema sold a cycle worth Rs. 9000 to Sapna at 10% loss. Sapna sells the cycle back to Seema at 10% gain. Who gains and who loses?**

(a)
Seema’s gain=9%, Sapna’s loss=10%

(b)
Seem’s gain=10%; Sapna’s gain=10%

(c)
Seema’s loss=9%; Sapna’s gain=10%

(d) None
of these

**10. Aman buys some potato. If he sells it at Rs. 5 a kg, he loses Rs. 200, but when he sells it at Rs. 6 a kg, he gain Rs. 150. How much potato did he purchase?**

(a) 200
kgs

(b) 275
kgs

(c) 310
kgs

(d) 350
kgs

**AnswersKey**

**1.(c)**

**2.(d)**

**3.(a)**

**4.(b)**

**5.(d)**

**6.(c)**

**7.(b)**

**8.(a)**

**9.(c)**

**10.(d)**

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