# Percentage-SSC CGL

### TYPE-A

1. If 80% of A = 50% of B and B = x% of A, then the value of x is:

(a) 400 (b) 300 (c) 160 (d) 150

2.If x is 80% of Y, what percent of x is Y?

(a) 75% (b)80% (c) 100% (d)125%

3. If 8% of x is the same as 4% of y, then 20% of x is the same as:

(a)10% of Y (b) 16% of y

(c)80% of y (d)50 % of Y

4.If 120 is 20% of a number , then 120% of that number will be:

(a) 20 (b) 120 (c) 480 (d)720

5. If x is less than y by 25% then y exceeds x by:

(a) 20 % (b)25% (c)75% (d) 66%

### TYPE- B

6. If 80% of a number added to 80 gives the result as the number itself, then the number is:

(a) 200 (b)300 (c)400 (d)500

7. A person who spends 66% of his income is able to save ₹ 1200 per month. His monthly expenses (in ₹ ) is:

(a)1,200 (b)2,400 (c)3,000 (d)3,200

8. The income of C is 20% more than B’s and the income of B is 25% more than A’s. Find by how much percent is C’s income more than A’s?

(a) 150% (b)50% (c)25% (d)35%

9. If A exceeds B by 40% , B is less than C by 20%, then A:C is:

(a) 28:25 (b)26:25 (c)14:27 (d)27:14

10. In a school 70% of the students are girls. The number of boys are 510. Then the total number of students in the school is:

(a)850 (b)1700 (c)1830 (d)1900

### TYPE- C

11. Price of sugar rises by 20%. By how much percent should the consumption of sugar be reduced so that the expenditure does not change?

(a) 20% (b)10% (c) 16% (d)18%

12. What percent decrease is salary would exactly cancel out the 20 percent increase?

(a)20% (b) 16% (c) 33% (d)18%

13. If food prices go up by 10%, By how much should a man reduce his consumption so as not to increase his expenditure?

(a) 9 (b)10%

(c) (d)the data is not sufficient

14. The price of an article is decreased by 10%. To restore its former value the new price must be increased by:

(a) 10% (b)11% (c)11 % (d) 11

15. Salary of a person is first increased by 20%, then it is decreased by 20%. Then the percentage change in his salary is:

(a)4% decreased (b)8% increased

(c)8% decreased (d)20% increased

### TYPE- D

16. In an examination, there were 1000 boys and 800 girls. If 60% of the boys and 50% of the girls passed. Find the percentage of the failed candidates?

(a)46.4% (b)48.4% (c)44.4% (d)49.6%

17. In an examination a candidate must secure 40% marks to pass. A candidate, who gets 220 marks, fails by 20 marks. Find the maximum marks for the examination?

(a)1200 (b)300 (c)600 (d)450

18. In a class 60% of the students pass in Hindi and 45% pass in Sanskrit. If 25% of them pass in both subjects, what percentage of the students fail in both the subjects?

(a)80% (b)75% (c)20% (d)25%

19. In an examination 70% of the candidates passed in English, 80% passed in Mathematics. 10% failed in both the subjects if 144 candidate passed in both, the total number of candidates was:

(a)125 (b)200 (c)240 (d)375

20. The ratio of the number of boys and girls in a collage is 3 : 2. If 20% of boys and 25% of girls are adults, the percentage of those students who are not adults is:

(a) 58% (b)67.5% (c)78% (d)82.5%

### TYPE- E

21. 8% of the voters in an election did not cast their votes. In this election, there were only two candidates. The winner by obtaining 48% of the total votes defeated his contestant by 1100 votes. The total number of votes in the election was:

(a).2100 (b)23500 (c)22000 (d)27500

22. In an election between two candidates, 75% of the voters cast their votes, out of which 2% votes were declared invalid. A candidate got 9261 votes which were 75% of the valid votes. The total number of voters enrolled in that election was:

(a).16000 (b)16400 (c)16800 (d)18000

23. In an election between two candidates, the candidate getting 60% of the votes polled is elected by a majority of 14,000 votes. The number of votes obtained by the winning candidates is

(a)28,000 (b)32,000

(c)42,000 (d)46,000

24. A man spends 40% of his monthly salary on food and one-third of the remaining on transport. If he saves ₹ 4,500 per month which is equal to half month which after spending on food and transport, his monthly salary is:

(a)₹ 11,250 (b)₹ 22,500

(c)₹ 25,000 (d)₹ 45,000

25. In an election there were only two candidates. One of the candidates secured 40% of votes and is defeated by the other candidate by 297 votes. The total number of votes polled is:

(a)745 (b)1460 (c)1490 (d) 1500

### TYPE- F

**Try it yourself**

26. The population of village has increased annually at the rate of 25%. If at the end of 3 years it is 10,000, the population in the be-ginning of the first year was:

(a) 5120 (b)5000

(c) 4900 (d)4500

27. The population of a town 2 years ago was 62,500. Due to migration to big cities, it decreases every year at the rate of 4%. The present population of the town is:

(a)57,600 (b)56,700

(c)76,000 (d)75,000

28. The population of a town increases every year by 4%. If population was 5,000 in starting, then after 2 year it will be:

(a)53,900 (b)54,000

(c)54,080 (d)54,900

29. In an alloy, there is 12% of copper, to get 69 kg of copper, how much alloy will be required?

(a) 424 kg (b) 575 kg

(c) 828 kg (d) 1736 kg

30. A sample of 50 liters of glycerin is found to be adulterated to the extent of 20%. How much pure glycerin should be added to it so as to bring down the percentage of impurity to 5%?

(a).155 litres (b)150 litres

(c)150.4 litres (d) 140 litres