# Percentage : SSC CGL Math Project 400 Questions

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**Percentage : SSC CGL Math Project 400 Questions**

Percentage : SSC CGL Math Project 400 Questions

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**About Project 400 Questions. **

I will post 400 MCQ on Maths for SSC-CGL. These 400 questions are unique. These are variety questions. I will call these questions as **“Project 400 Questions”**. These questions are developed on the basis of research. If any SSC CGL aspirant

become proficient in these 400 questions I am sure he will score always 40+ score in maths in tier 1 and 180+ in tier 2. Keep in mind along with these representative questions a lot of practice is required.

**About Pecentage**

I am posting 20 varieties questions on “Percentage” . This is an easy chapter. Generally 1-2 questions can be asked in Tier 1 and 4-6 in Tier 2.

**Percentage Questions:**

**Q1.** A person who who spends 200/3% of his income is able to save Rs 1200 per month. His monthly expenses ( in Rs) is

**Q2.**If 80% of A = 50% of B and B = X% of A, then the value of X is:

**Q3.**If x is 80% of y, what percent of x is y?

**Q4.**In a town, the population was 8000. In one year, male population increased by 10% and female population increased by 8% but the total population increased by 9%. The number of males in the town was:

**Q5.**In an examination, there were 1000 boys and 800 girls. 60% of the boys and 50% of the girls passed. Find the percentage of the candidates failed?

**Q6.**If A exceeds B by 40%, B is less than C by 20%, then A: C is:

**Q7.**Price of sugar rises by 20%. By how much percentage should the consumption of sugar be reduced so that the expenditure does not change?

**Q8.**In an examination, a student who gets 20% of the maximum marks fails by 5 marks. Another student who scores 30% of the maximum marks get 20 marks more. The necessary percentage required for passing is:

**Q9.**In an examination 60% of the students pass in English, 70% pass in Hindi and 40% pass in both. What percent of students fails in both English and Hindi?

**Q10.**Out of her total income, Neelam spends 20% on house rent and 70% of the rest on household expenditure. If she saves Rs 3600, what is her total income?

**Q11.**Salary of a person is first increased by 20%, then it is decreased by 20%. Change in the salary is:

**Q12.**If 50% of (x-y) = 30% of (x+y), then what percent of x is y?

**Q13.**If the income of Ram is 12.5% more than that of Shyam, the income of Shyam is less than that of Ram by

**Q14.**In an examination 70% of the candidates passed in English. 80% passed in Mathematics. 10% failed in both the subjects. If 144 candidates passed in both, the total number of candidates was

**Q15.**8% of the votes in an election did not cast their votes. In this election, there were only two candidates. The winner by obtaining 48% of the total votes defeated his contestant by 1100 votes. The total number of voters in the election was:

**Q16.**In an election between two candidates, 75% of the voters cast their votes, out of which 2% votes were declared invalid. A candidate got 9261 votes which were 75% of the valid votes. The total number of voters enrolled in that election was

**Q17.**A sample of 50 liters of glycerine is found to be adulterated to the extent of 20%. How much pure glycerine should be added to it so as to bring down the percentage of impurity to 5%?

**Q18.**The price of sugar is reduced by 20%. Now a person can buy 500 g more sugar for Rs 36. The original price of the sugar per kilogram was

**Q19.**A man invests a part of Rs 10,000 at 5% and the remainder at 6%. The 5% investment yields annually Rs 76.50 more than the 6% investment. The amount invested at 6% is

**Q20.**The cost of an apple is twice that of a banana and the cost of a banana is 25% less than that of guava. if the cost of each type of fruit increases by 10%, then the percentage increase in the cost of 4 bananas, 2 apples and 3 guavas is

**Percentage SSC CGL Math Project 400 Questions: Answer Key**