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## SSC CGL MAINS 2020

**Q1**. When the price of an item was reduced by 20%, its sale increased by x%. If there is an increase of 25% in receipt of the revenue, then the value of x is:

(a) 55.35\quad(b) 57.75\quad(c) 56.25\quad(d) 54.35

{Held on: Jan 29, 2022}

**Q2**. If the sum of 40% of a number and 30% of the same number is 70, then the number is:

(a) 150\quad(b) 200\quad(c) 100\quad(d) 125

{Held on: Jan 29, 2022}

**Ans**: (c) 100

**Explanation**:

70% = 70

100% = 100

**Q3**. A saves 35% of his income. If his income increases by 20.1% and his expenditure increases by 20%, then by what percentage do his savings increase or decrease? (correct to one decimal place)

(a) 19.75% of decrease\quad(b) 20.3% of increase\quad(c) 18.5% of decrease\quad(d) 21.9% of increase

{Held on: Jan 29, 2022}

**Q4**. The income of A is 80% of B’s income and the expenditure of A is 60% of B’s expenditure. If the income of A is equal to 90% of B’s expenditure, then by what percentage are the savings of A more than B’s savings?

(a) 100%\quad(b) 140%\quad(c) 125%\quad(d) 150%

{Held on: Jan 29, 2022}

**Q5**. The monthly expenses of a person are 66 \displaystyle\frac{2}{3}\% more than her monthly savings. If her monthly income increases by 44% and her monthly expenses increases by 60%, then there is an increase of ₹1,040 in her monthly savings. What is the initial expenditure (in ₹)?

(a) 9,000\quad(b) 12,000\quad(c) 10,000\quad(d) 13,000

{Held on: Jan 29, 2022}

**Q6**. A person saves 33\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}\% of his income. If the saving increases by 22% and the expenditure increases by 10%, then the percentage increase in his Income is:

(a) 18%\quad(b) 14%\quad(c) 16%\quad(d) 22%

{Held on: Feb 3, 2022}

**Q7**. In an examination, B obtained 20% more marks than those obtained by A, and A obtained 10% less marks than those obtained by C. D obtained 20% more marks than those obtained by C. By what percentage are the marks obtained by D more than those obtained by A?

(a) 33\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}\%\quad(b) 13\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}\%\quad(c) 43\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}\%\quad(d) 23\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}\%

{Held on: Feb 3, 2022}

**Q8**. The value of 17\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}\% of 3\displaystyle\frac{1}{4}\% of 33\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}\% of 7200 is:

(a) 7.65\quad(b) 11.68\quad(c) 13.65\quad(d) 9.65

{Held on: Feb 3, 2022}

**Ans**: (c) 13.65

**Explanation**:

17\displaystyle\frac{1}{2}\% of 3\displaystyle\frac{1}{4}\% of 33\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}\% of 7200

= \displaystyle\frac{35}{2\times 100} × \displaystyle\frac{13}{4\times 100} × \displaystyle\frac{1}{3} × 7200

= 13.65

**Q9**. If 91% of A is 39% of B, and B is x% of A, then the value of x is:

(a) \displaystyle\frac{200}{3}\quad(b) \displaystyle\frac{700}{3}\quad(c) \displaystyle\frac{400}{3}\quad(d) \displaystyle\frac{500}{3}

{Held on: Feb 3, 2022}

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