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__SSC CHSL- Practice Aptitude Questions (Arithmetic) With Solutions Set-43__
1). A and B working separately can do a piece
of work in 9 and 15 days respectively. If they work for a day alternately, with
A beginning, then the work will be completed in

a)
10 days

b)
11 days

c)
9 days

d)
12 days

2). Ram left 1/3 of his property to his widow
and 3/5 of the remainder to his daughter. He gave the rest to his son who
received Rs.6400. How much was his original property worth?

a)
Rs.16000

b)
Rs. 32000

c)
Rs. 24000

d)
Rs. 1600

3). The marked price of a saree is Rs.200.
After allowing a discount of 20% on the marked price, the shopkeeper makes a
profit of Rs.16. Find the Gain percent.

a)
11 1/9%

b)
9 1/11%

c)
11%

d)
8%

4). The marked price of an item is twice of
cost price. For a gain of 15%, the discount should be

a)
7.5%

b)
20.5%

c)
32.5%

d)
42.5%

5). Two numbers are in the ratio 3:5. If 9 is subtracted
from each, the new numbers are in the ration 12:23. The small number is

a)
27

b)
33

c)
49

d)
55

6).Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 36 min
and 45 min. respectively. Another pipe C can empty the tank in 30 min. First A
ans\d B are opened. After 7 minutes

a)
39 min

b)
46 min

c)
40 min

d)
45 min

7). A total profit of 3600 as to be distributed
amongst A, B and C such that A:B = 5:4 and B:C =8:9. The share C in the profit
is

a)
Rs.1200

b)
Rs.1500

c)
Rs.1650

d)
Rs.1700

8). A man sold his watch at a loss of 5%. Had
he sold it for 56.25 more, he would have gained 10%. What is the cost price of
the watch (in Rs.)?

a)
370

b)
365

c)
375

d)
390

9).The population of a village increases by 5%
annually. If its present population is 4410, then its population 2 years ago
was

a)
4500

b)
4000

c)
3800

d)
3500

10). A is twice as fast as B and B is thrice as fast as C is.
The Journey covered by C in 1 ½ hours will be covered by A in

a)
15 min

b)
20 min

c)
30 min

d)
1 hour

**Answers:**

**1). b) 2). c) 3). a) 4). d) 5). b) 6). b) 7). a) 8). c) 9). b) 10). a)**

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