SSC CGL Exam Paper : Held on 20-08-2017 Shift-2 (Mathematics)

Exam Paper SSC CGL - 2017


(Mathematics)


QID : 151 - What is the HCF of 6345 and 2160?

Options:

1) 45
2) 135
3) 270
4) 15

Correct Answer: 135

QID : 152 - A can do a work in 24 days and B in 40 days. If they work on it together for 10 days, then what fraction of work is left?

Options:

1) 1/2
2) 1/3
3) 2/3
4) 3/4

Correct Answer: 1/3

QID : 153 - What is the circumference (in cm) of a circle whose area is 616 sq cm?

Options:

1) 44
2) 66
3) 22
4) 88

Correct Answer: 88

QID : 154 - If a retailer offers a discount of 20% on the marked price of his goods and thus ends up selling at cost price, what was the % mark up?

Options:

1) 20
2) 25
3) 30
4) 40

Correct Answer: 25

QID : 155 - In an MBA selection process, the ratio of selected to unselected was 11:2. If 40 less had applied and 20 less selected, the ratio of selected to unselected would have been 10:1. How many candidates had applied for the process?

Options:

1) 220
2) 260
3) 300
4) 340

Correct Answer: 260

QID : 156 - What is the average of all natural numbers from 21 to 39?

Options:

1) 30
2) 31
3) 29
4) 28

Correct Answer: 30

QID : 157 - A farmer buys a goat and a sheep for Rs 3500. He sold the sheep at a profit of 20 percent and the goat at a loss of 10 percent. If he sold both the animals at the same price, then the cost price (in Rs) of the cheaper animal was?

Options:

1) 2000
2) 1500
3) 1750
4) 2250

Correct Answer: 1500

QID : 158 - Two numbers are 10% and 20% lesser than a third number respectively. By how much percent is the second number should be enhanced to make it equal to the first number?

Options:

1) 10
2) 15
3) 12.5
4) 8

Correct Answer: 12.5

QID : 159 - Two cars A and B travel from one city to another, at speeds of 35 km/hr and 45 km/hr respectively. If car B takes 2 hours lesser time than car A for the journey, then the distance (in kms) between the two cities is?

Options:

1) 345
2) 375
3) 415
4) 315

Correct Answer: 315

QID : 160 - At what rate of compound interest (in %) per annum will a sum of Rs. 15,000 become Rs. 18,150 in 2 years?

Options

1) 11
2) 10
3) 9
4) 12

Correct Answer: 10

QID : 161 - If 9x - [5(2x + 1)/2] = 9/2, then the value of x is?

Options:

1) 7/4
2) -7/4
3) 4/7
4) -4/7

Correct Answer: 7/4

QID : 162 - If a + b = 4 and ab = -21, then what is the value of a3 + b3?

Options:

1) 370
2) 158
3) 185
4) 316

Correct Answer: 316

QID : 163 - The sum of a fraction and 10 times its reciprocal is 37/4. What is the fraction?

Options:

1) 5/4
2) 4/5
3) 3/4
4) 4/3

Correct Answer: 5/4

QID : 164 - The 2nd and 6th term of an arithmetic progression are 8 and 20 respectively. What is the 20th term?

Options:

1) 56
2) 65
3) 62
4) 59

Correct Answer: 62

QID : 165 - What is the reflection of the point (3, 2) in the line y = -2?

Options:

1) (-7 , 2)
2) (-3 , -6)
3) (-7 , -2)
4) (3 , -6)

Correct Answer: (3 , -6)

QID : 166 - What is the distance between the points (3 , 6) and (-2 , -6)?

Options:

1) 15
2) 13
3) 11
4) 12

Correct Answer: 13

QID : 167 - What is the equation of a line which has 3 as x-intercept and -5 as y-intercept?

Options:

1) 3x - 5y = 15
2) 5x - 3y = 15
3) 5x + 3y = 15
4) 3x + 5y = 15

Correct Answer: 5x - 3y = 15

QID : 168 - ΔABC is right angled at B. BD is an altitude. DC = 9 cm and AC = 25 cm. What is the value of BC (in cm)?

Options:

1) 12
2) 18
3) 16
4) 15

Correct Answer: 15

QID : 169 - What is the value of Tan 45° - 1/√3 Sec 60°?

Options:

1) (1 - 2√3)/2
2) (√2 - √3)/√6
3) (3 - 2√3)/3
4) (1 - 2√2)/2

Correct Answer: (3 - 2√3)/3

QID : 170 - Δ DEF is right angled at E. If m∠D = 30°, what is the length of DE (in cm), if EF = 6√3 cm?

Options:

1) 18
2) 12√3
3) 18√3
4) 12

Correct Answer: 18

QID : 171 - If Sin θ = 20/29 , then what is the value of Sec Sin θ ?

Options:

1) 29/21
2) 29/20
3) 21/20
4) 21/29

Correct Answer: 29/21

QID : 172 -

Which two models have the same memory size?

Options:

1) E and C
2) B and D
3) D and A
4) A and E

Correct Answer: D and A

QID : 173 -

Even if memory of model C was doubled it would be lesser (in GB) than that of model A by?

Options:

1) 8
2) 12
3) 4
4) 16

Correct Answer: 8

QID : 174 -

Even if memory of model D was halved it would be greater (in %) than that of model B by?

Options:

1) 300
2) 400
3) 75
4) 50

Correct Answer: 300

QID : 175 -

If price of model E is increased by Rs 12,000 and its memory is doubled the sales remain unchanged. This implies that people are willing to pay Rs ________ per extra GB of memory space.

Options:

1) 1200
2) 1500
3) 1000
4) 800

Correct Answer: 1500