SSC Multitasking MTS (Non Technical) Numerical Aptitude Question Answers


We are giving 50 questions with answers of Numerical Aptitude asked in SSC Multi-Tasking Staff Exam (Non Technical) Held on 17-2-2014 2nd Sitting. All answers are given in bold letters. These all questions will very helpful to you for the upcoming Multitasking competitive exams and will increase your intelligence skills.



1. The ratio in which a man must mix rice at Rs. 10.20 per kg and Rs. 14.40 per kg so as to make a mixture worth Rs. 12.60 per kg, is–
(A) 4 : 3 (B) 2 : 5 (B) 18 : 24 (D) 3 : 4

2. The simplified value of √32 + √48 / √8 + √12 is–
(A) 3 (B) 2 (C) 6 (D) 4

3. √9.5 ×0.085 /0.0017 × 0.19 equals
(A) 50 (B) 500 (C) 0.05 (D) 5

4. Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 6 hours and 4 hours respectively. If they are opened on alternate hours and if pipe A is opened first. then the tank shall be full in–
(A) 5 hrs (B) 5 1/2 hrs (C) 6 hrs (D) 4 1/2 hrs

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5. A, B and C can do a piece of work in 10, 12 and 15 days respectively. A leaves 5 days before the completion of the work and B leaves 2 days after A. The whole work lasts for
(A) 6 days (B) 12 days (C) 13 days (D) 7 days

6. A circle is inscribed in an equilateral triangle and a square is inscribed in that circle. The ratio of the areas of the triangle and the square is–
(A) √3 : 4 (B) √3 : 8 (C) 3√3 : 2 (D) 3√3 : 1

7. If the sum of the length, breadth and height of a rectangular parallelopiped is 24 cm and the length of its diagonal is 15 cm, then its total surface area is–
(A) 256 cm2 (B) 265 cm2 (C) 315 cm2 (D) 351 cm2

8. Two successive discounts of 70% and 30% are equivalent to a single discount of–
(A) 75% (B) 79% (C) 100% (D) 89%

9. A merchant allows a discount of 10% on marked price for the cash payment. To make a profit of 17%, he must mark his goods higher than their cost price by–
(A) 33% (B) 40% (C) 27% (D) 30%

10. A merchant purchases a wrist watch for Rs. 450 and fixes its list price in such a way that after allowing a discount of 10%, he earns a profit of 20%. Then the list price of the watch is–
(A) Rs. 650 (B) Rs. 700 (C) Rs. 550 (D) Rs. 600

11. 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–
(A) 5,00,000 (B) 6,00,000 (C) 3,00,000 (D) 4,00,000

12. A number when reduced by 10% gives 30. The number is–
(A) 33 1/2 (B) 33 1/3 (C) 4 (D) 35

13. Two trains 108 m and 112 m in length are running towards each other on the parallel lines at a speed of 45 km/hr and 54 km/hr respectively. To cross each other after they meet. it will take–
(A) 12 see (B) 9 see (C) 8 see (D) 10 see

14. Walking at a speed of 5 km/ hr, a man reaches his office 6 minutes late. Walking at 6 km/hr, he reaches there 2 minutes early. The distance of his office is–
(A) 3km (B) 4km (C) 3.5 km (D) 2 km

15. 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–
(A) 14 : 12 : 13 (B) 15 : 12 : 16 (C) 10 : 9 : 12 (D) 12 : 10 : 11

16. The present ages of two persons are 36 and 50 years respectively. If after n years the ratio of their ages will be 3 : 4, then the value of n is–
(A) 4 (B) 7 (B) 6 (D) 3

17. Out of 20 boys, 6 are each of 1 m 15 cm height, 8 are of 1 m 10 cm and rest of 1 m 12 cm. The average height of all of them is–
(A) 1 m 12.1 cm (B) 1 m 21.1 cm (C) 1 m 21 cm (D) 1 m 12 cm

18. Average of first five prime numbers is–
(A) 5.3 (B) 5.6 (C) 5 (D) 3.6

19. A dishonest grocer sells rice at a profit of 10% and also uses weights which are 20% less than the marked weight. The total gain earned by him will be–
(A) 37.5% (B) 40% (C) 30.5% (D) 35%

20. The cost price of a radio is Rs. 600. The 5% of the cost price is charged towards transportation. After adding that. if the net profit to be made is 15%. then the selling price of the radio must be–
(A) Rs. 704.50 (B) Rs. 724.50 (C) Rs. 664.50 (D) Rs. 684.50

21. By selling a fan for Rs. 600, a man loses 10%. To make a gain of 20%, the selling price of the fan should be–
(A) Rs. 900 (B) Rs. 1000 (C) Rs. 700 (D) Rs. 800

22. A sum of money becomes 1.331 times in 3 years as compound interest. The rate of interest is–
(A) 8% (B) 7.5% (C) 100% (D) 50%

23. A person deposited Rs. 500 for 4 years and Rs. 600 for 3 years at the same rate of simple interest in a bank. Altogether he received Rs. 190 as interest. The rate of simple interest per annum was–
(A) 4% (B) 5% (C) 2% (D) 3%

24. The following graph represents the maximum and minimum temperature recorded every day in a certain week. The day on which the difference between the maximum and minimum temperature was maximum is–

● Maximum temperature
ᴼ Minimum temperature
(A) Wednesday (B) Saturday (C) Sunday (D) Monday

25. Different choices made by a group of 200 students are given below in percentage. The number of students who have taken neither Science nor Commerce is–
Percentage of Students in different streams
Name of Streams Intake Ratio
Science 29%
Arts 29%
Commerce 31%
Home Science 6%
Others 5%
(A) 80 (B) 120 (C) 60 (D) 40

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