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**Arithmetic Questions for SSC CGL Tier-II**

1. If

*x*men can do a piece of work in*x*days, then the number of days in which*y*men can do the same work is
A)

*xy*days
B) y

*²*/x days
C) x

*²*/y days
D)

*x²**y*days
2. Three persons undertake to complete a piece of work for ₹

**1,200. The first person can complete the work in 8 days, second person in 12 days and third person in 16 days. They complete the work with the help of a fourth person in 3 days. What does the fourth person get ?**
A) ₹ 180

B) ₹ 200

C) ₹ 225

D) ₹ 250

3. Two workers A and B working together completed a job in 5 days. If A worked twice as efficiently as he actually did and B worked

^{1}/_{3}as efficiently as he actually did, the work would have been completed in 3 days. To complete the job alone, A would require
A) 5

^{1}/_{5}days
B) 6

^{1}/_{4}days
C) 7

^{1}/_{2}days
D) 8

^{3}/_{4}days
4. A can do a piece of work in 20 days and B in 30 days. They work together for 7 days and then both leave the work. Then C alone finishes the remaining work in 10 days. In how many days will C finish the full work?

A) 25 days

B) 30 days

C) 24 days

D) 20 days

5. Sunil completes a work in 4 days, whereas Dinesh completes the work in 6 days. Ramesh works 1

^{1}/_{2}times as fast as Sunil. The three together can complete the work in
A) 1

^{5}/_{12}days
B) 1

^{5}/_{7}days
C) 1

^{3}/_{8}days
D) 1

^{5}/_{19}days
6. A farmer can plough a field working 6 hours per day in 18 days. The worker has to work how many hours per day to finish the same work in 12 days?

A) 7

B) 9

C) 11

D) 13

7. Two successive discounts of

*a*% and*b*% on the marked price of an article are equivalent to the single discount of
A) (

*a*+*b*)%
B) (a + b –

^{ab}/_{100})%
C)

^{(}^{a + b)}/_{100})%
D)

^{(a + b)}/_{2}%
8. A tradesman marks his goods 30% more than the cost price. If he allows a discount of 6

^{1}/_{4}% then his gain per cent is
A) 23

^{3}/_{4}%
B) 22%

C) 21

^{7}/_{8}%
D) 30%

9. A shopkeeper purchased a chair marked at

**₹**600 at two successive discounts of 15% and 20% respectively. He spent**₹**28 on transportation and sold the chair for**₹**545. His gain per cent was
A) 25%

B) 30%

C) 35%

D) 20%

10. The marked price of a piano was

**₹**15,000. At the time of sale, there were successive discounts of 20%, 10% and 10% respectively on it. The sale price was
A)

**₹**9,720
B)

**₹**9,750
C)

**₹**9,760
D)

**₹**9,780###
**Answers:**

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