## Quantitative Aptitude for SSC CHSL: 15 March 2018

**1. A person lent a certain sum of money at 8% simple interest, and in 8 years the interest amounted to `612 less than the sum lent. Find the sum lent.**

1) `1400

2) `1500

3) `1600

4) `1700

5) `1800

**2. If the compound interest on a certain sum for 2 years at 15% is `193.50, what will be the simple interest at the same rate for the same period?**

1) `150

2) `160

3) `180

4) `172

5) `175

**3. The circumference of a circular park is 968m. The park is surrounded on the outside by a road 2.8 m wide. What is the area of the road?**

1) 2640.12 sq m

2) 2735.04 sq m

3) 2831.6 sq m

4) 2942 sq m

5) None of these

**4. From a group of five males and six females, in how many ways can four be chosen to include exactly one female?**

1) 210

2) 180

3) 120

4) 80

5) 60

**5. A bag contains 6 red, 7 blue and 8 green balls. Three balls are drawn randomly. What is the probability that the balls drawn contain exactly two blue balls?**

1)

^{147}/_{665}
2)

^{518}/_{665}
3)

^{54}/_{455}
4)

^{44}/_{455}
5)

^{401}/_{455}

**6. The sum of the ages of A, B and C at present is 85 years. 10 years ago the ratio of their ages was 1 : 3 : 7. The present age of C is what percentage of the present age of B?**

1) 55.55%

2) 80%

3) 120%

4) 180%

5) 300%

**7. 13 men and 12 women earn `11120 in 8 days. 9 men and 11 women earn `12840 in 12 days. In how many days will 8 men and 15 women earn `17400?**

1) 12 days

2) 13 days

3) 14 days

4) 15 days

5) 16 days

**8. Two pipes can separately fill a tank in 10 hours and 40 hours respectively. Both the pipes are opened together to fill the tank, but when the tank is half-filled a leakage develops, through which**

^{1}/_{2}of the water supplied by both the pipes leaks out. What is the total time taken to fill the tank?
1) 8 hours

2) 10 hours

3) 12 hours

4) 16 hours

5) 18 hours

**9. Two stations X and Y are 1040 km apart. A train starts from station X at 11 am, and moves towards Y at a speed of 40 kmh**

^{-1}, and the other train starts from Y at 1pm and moves towards X at a speed of 80 kmh^{-1}. At what time will both the trains meet?.
1) 7 pm

2) 11 pm

3) 8 pm

4) 10 pm

5) 9 pm

**10. A square park is surrounded on the outside by a path 2m wide. If the area of the path is 184 sq m, then what will be the area of the park?**

1) 400 sq m

2) 441 sq m

3) 484 sq m

4) 529 sq m

5) 576 sq m

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