**SSC Mathematics Topic Wise Solved Papers – Percentage**

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SSC Mathematics Previous Year Question Papers English Reasoning General Awareness

**1.If A’s income is 50% less than that of B’s, then B’s income is what per cent more than that of A? (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2010)**

(a) 125

(b) 100

(c) 75

(d) 50

**2.1.14 expressed as a per cent of 1.9 is (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2010)**

(a) 6%

(b) 10%

(c) 60%

(d) 90%

**3. If 60% of A = 3/4 of B, then A: B is (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2010)**

(a) 9:20

(b) 20:9

(c) 4:5

(d) 5:4

**4. Two successive price increases of 10% and 10% of an article are equivalent to a single price increase of (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2010)**

(a) 19%

(b) 20%

(c) 21%

(d) 22%

**5. If A’s income is 25% less than B’s income, by how much percent is B’s income more than that of A? (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2010)**

(a) 25

(b) 30

(c)33 1/3

(d)66 2/3

**6.If an electricity bill is paid before due date, one gets a reduction of 4% on the amount of the bill. By paying the bill before due date a person got a reduction of Rs 13. The amount of his electricity bill was (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2010)**

(a) Rs 125

(b) Rs 225

(c) Rs 325

(d) Rs 425

**7.If 90% of A= 30% of B and B = 2x % of A, then the value of x is (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2011)**

(a) 450

(b) 400

(c) 300

(d) 150

**8.If 30% of A is added to 40% of B, the answer is 80% of B. What percentage of A is B? (SSC CGL 2011)**

(a) 30%

(b) 40%

(c) 70%

(d) 75%

**9.If 90% of A= 30% of B and B = x% of A, then the value of x is (SSC CGL 2011)**

(a) 800

(b) 300

(c) 700

(d) 400

**10.First and second numbers are less than a third number by 30% and 37% respectively. The second number is less than the first by (SSC CGL 2011)**

(a) 7%

(b) 4%

(c) 3%

(d) 10%

**11.The population of a town is 15000. If the number of males increases by 8% and that of females by 10%, then the population would increase to 16300. Find the number of females in the town. (SSC CGL 2012)**

(a) 4000

(b) 6000

(c) 3000

(d) 5000

**12.The number 20% more than 80 is (SSC CGL 2012)**

(a) 36

(b) 30

(c) 90

(d) 96

**13.The number of seats in an auditorium is increased by 25%. The price of a ticket is also increased by 12%. Then the increase in revenue collection will be (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2012)**

(a) 40%

(b) 35%

(c) 45%

(d) 48%

**14.The salary of an employee increases every year in the month of July by 10%. If his salary in May 2000 was Rs 15,000, his salary in October 2001 was (SSC Sub. Ins. 2012)**

(a) Rs 16,500

(b) Rs 18,000

(c) Rs 18,150

(d) Rs 19,965

**15.72% of the students of a certain class took Biology and 44% took Mathematics. If each student took Biology or Mathematics and 40 took both, the total number of students in the class was (SSC Sub. Ins. 2012)**

(a) 200

(b) 230

(c) 250

(d) 320

**16.A team played 40 games in a season and won in 24 of them. What percent of games played did the team win ? (SSC CHSL 2012)**

(a) 70%

(b) 40%

(c) 60%

(d) 35%

**17.If 125% of x is 100, then x is: (SSC CHSL 2012)**

(a) 80

(b) 150

(c) 400

(d) 125

**18.In a big garden 60% of the trees are coconut trees, 25% of the number of coconut trees are mango trees and 20% of the number of mango trees are apple trees. If the number of apple trees are 1500. then the number of trees in the garden is: (SSC Sub. Ins. 2013)**

(a) 48000

(b) 50000

(c) 51000

(d) 45000

**19.A certain amount of money is divided among x, y and z. If x receives 25% more than y and y receives 25% less than z, then x : y: z is equal to (SSC Multitasking 2013)**

(a) 12:10:11

(b) 14:12:13

(c) 15:12:16

(d) 10:9:12

**20.Two persons contested an election of Parliament. The winning candidate secured 57% of the total votes polled and won by a majority of 42,000 votes. The number of total votes polled is (SSC Multitasking 2013)**

(a) 4,00,000

(b) 5,00,000

(c) 6,00,000

(d) 3,00,000

**21.A number when reduced by 10% gives 30. The number is (SSC Multitasking 2013)**

(a)35

(b)33 1/2

(c)33 1/3

(d)40

**22. In the annual examination Mahuya got 10% less marks than Supriyo in Mathematics. Mahuya got 81 marks. The marks of Supriyo are (SSC CHSL 2013)**

(a) 89

(b) 90

(c) 87

(d) 88

**23. Given A is 50% larger than C and B is 25% large than C, then A is what percent larger than B? (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)**

(a) 20%

(b) 25%

(c) 50%

(d) 75%

**24. A box has 100 blue balls, 50 red balls, 50 black ball. 25% of blue balls and 50% of red balls are taken away, percentage of black balls at present is (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)**

(a)33 1/3%

(b)40%

(c)50%

(d)25%

**25. Rakesh got 273 marks in an examination and scored 5% more than the pass %. If Lokesh got 312 marks, then by what % above the pass mark did he pass the examination? (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)**

(a) 20%

(b) 27%

(c) 25%

(d) 15%

**26. In a school, 10% of number of girls is equal to 20th of number of boys. Ratio between the number of boys to number of girls is (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)**

(a) 1:2

(b) 2:1

(c) 1:4

(d) 4: 1

**27. A sales representative will receive a 15% commission on a sale of Rs 2,800. If he has already received an advance of Rs 150 on that commission, the remaining amount of commission is (SSC Multitasking 2014)**

(a) Rs 320

(b) Rs 420

(c) Rs 120

(d) Rs 270

**28. In an examination 75% candidates passed in English and 60% passed in Mathematics. 25% failed in both and 240 passed the examination. Find the total number of candidates. (SSC Sub. Ins. 2014)**

(a) 492

(b) 300

(c) 500

(d) 400

**29. If 40% of 4/5 of 3/4 of a number is 48, then what is 1 % of the same number ? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2014)**

(a)20

(b)2

(c)10

(d)1

**30.1 % of 1% of 25% of 1000 is (SSC CHSL 2014)**

(a) .025

(b) .0025

(c) .25

(d) .000025

**31. The monthly salaries of A and B together amount to Rs 40,000. A spends 85% of his salary and B, 95% of his salary. If now their savings are the same, then the salary (in Rs) of A is (SSC CGL 2014)**

(a) 10,000

(b) 12,000

(c) 16,000

(d) 18,000

**32.The height of a triangle is increased by 10%. To retain the original area of the triangle, its corresponding base must be decreased by: (SSC Sub. Ins. 2015)**

(a)9 1/8%

(b)9 1/11%

(c)10%

(d)9 1/7%

**33.A number is increased by x%, to get back to the original number, it is to be reduced by: (SSC Sub. Ins. 2015)**

**34.83 1/3% of Rs 90 is equal to 60% of ?**

(a) Rs 124

(b) Rs 125

(c) Rs 123

(d) Rs 122

**35.In an examination, a student must get 36% marks to pass. A student who gets 190 marks failed by 35 marks. The total marks in that examination is: (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2015**)

(a) 500

(b) 625

(c) 810

(d) 450

**36.A basket contains 300 mangoes. 75 mangoes were distributed among some students. Find the percentage of mangoes left in the basket (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016)**

(a) 70%

(b) 72%

(c) 76%

(d) 75%

**37.If 35% of A’s income is equal to 25% of B’s income, then the ratio of A’s income to B’s income is (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016)**

(a) 7:5

(b) 5:7

(c) 4:7

(d) 4:3

**38.6 1/4% of 1600 + 12 1/2% of 800 equals (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2016)**

(a) 100

(b) 200

(c) 300

(d) 400

**39.The price of rice has increased by 60%. In order to restore the original price, the new price must be reduced by (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2016)**

(a)33 1/3%

(b)37 1/2%

(c)40%

(d)45%

**40.In a motor of 120 machine parts, 5% parts were defective. In another motor of 80 machine parts, 10% parts were defective. For the two motors considered together, the percentage of defective machine parts were (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2016)**

(a) 7

(b) 6.5

(c) 7.5

(d) 8

**41.A number is increased by 15% and then decreased by 25% and the number becomes 22 less than the original number. The original number is (SSC Sub. Ins. 2016)**

(a) 120

(b) 140

(c) 100

(d) 160

**42. 32% of a number exceeds 17% of the same number by 120. What is the value of the number? (SSC CGL 2017)**

(a) 900

(b) 860

(c) 940

(d) 800

**43. After deducting 60% from a certain number and then deducting 15% from the remainder, 1428 is left. What was the initial number? (SSC CGL 2017)**

(a) 4200

(b) 3962

(c) 4150

(d) 4300

**44. If A has got 20% more marks than B, then by what percent marks of B are less than the marks of A? (SSC CGL2017)**

(a) 16.66

(b) 20

(c) 33.33

(d) 14.28

**45. 80 litre mixture of milk and water contains 10% milk. How much milk (in litres) must be added to make water percentage in the mixture as 80%? (SSC CGL 2017)**

(a) 8

(b) 9

(c) 10

(d) 12

**46. A person spends 25% of his annual income on house rent. 15% on education of children and 45% on other items. If he saves Rs 14,400 annually, then the person’s total income is: (SSC MTS 2017)**

(a) Rs 98,000

(b) Rs 1,00,000

(c) Rs 96,000

(d) Rs 1,20,000

**47. The population of a city increases at the rate of 5% per annum. If the present population of the city is 3,70,440. It population 3 years ago was: (SSC MTS 2017)**

(a) 2,80,000

(b) 3,60,000

(c) 3,20,000

(d) 30,000

**48. What will be the net discount (in percentage) after two successive discounts of 40% and 20%? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2017)**

(a) 60

(b) 68

(c) 52

(d) 42

**49. If 40% of a number is 290, then what is the number which is 20% more than the initial number? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2017)**

(a) 870

(b) 725

(c) 825

(d) 680

**50. The price of table depreciates every year by 20%. If the value of the table after 2 years will be Rs 32000, then what is the present price (in Rs) of the table? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2017)**

(a) 48000

(b) 44000

(c) 50000

(d) 51000

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