# Percentage : SSC CGL Math Project 400 Questions

Percentage : SSC CGL Math Project 400 Questions

Percentage

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.

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

a) 1200     b) 2400     c) 3000     d) 3200
Q2. If 80% of A = 50% of B and B = X% of A, then the value of X is:
a) 400     b) 300     c) 160     d) 150
Q3. If x is 80% of y, what percent of x is y?
a) 75%     b) 80%     c) 100%     d) 125%

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:
a) 4000     b) 4500     c) 5000     d) 6000
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?
a) 46.4     b) 48.4     c) 44.4     d) 49.6
Q6. If A exceeds B by 40%, B is less than C by 20%, then A: C is:
a) 28:25     b) 26:25     c) 3:2     d) 3:1
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?
a) 20     b) 10     c) 50/3      d) 15
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:
a) 32%     b) 23%     c) 22%     d)20%
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?
a) 10     b) 20     c) 25     d) 30
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?
a) Rs 15000     b) Rs 10500     c) Rs 10050     d) Rs 10000
Q11. Salary of a person is first increased by 20%, then it is decreased by 20%. Change in the salary is:
a) 4%  decreased     b) 4% increased     c) 8% decreased     d) 20% increased
Q12. If 50% of (x-y) = 30% of (x+y), then what percent of x is y?
a) 25%     b) 100/3%     c) 40%     d) 400%
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
a) 100/9%     b) 27/2%     c) 175/2%     d) 88%
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
a) 125     b) 200     c) 240     d) 375
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:
a) 21000     b) 23500     c) 22000     d) 27500
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
a) 16000     b) 16400     c) 16800     d) 18000
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%?
a) 155 liters      b) 150 liters     c) 152 liters       d) 149 liters
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
a) Rs 14.40     b) Rs 18     c) Rs 15.60     d) Rs 16.50
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
a) Rs 3600     b) Rs 3550     c) Rs 3850     d) Rs 4000
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
a) 10%     b) 12%     c) 16%     d) 18%

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## 40 thoughts on “Percentage : SSC CGL Math Project 400 Questions”

1. shaveta says:

Please give me short method for preparing percentage question

2. MRIDHUL says:

PLEASE EXPLAIN QUESTION NO:15 IN PERCENTAGE PROBLEM SIR

3. sandeep patel says:

X is 80percent of y then y is wht percent of x

4. somya patel says:

Hi Sir, Can u please let me know the solution of question no 4 ?

5. ssccgl says:

Q4. can be solved through alligation technique.

6. Maya Kumari says:

Sir may i have the soln for question 16

let total votes be x then
8 % did not vote so 48/100x-44/100x=1100

solving we get x=27500

8. Anonymous says:

sir please along with qurstions give solutions as well.
it will be of great help.
anyway thanx for the initiative.

9. gaurav says:

sir this year i scored 99 marks (general ).
but missed thr pre cutoff only because of maths .rest all sections of mine were good .so please give the solutions also along with these questuons so that i can improve myself.

10. manish mamgain says:

Question no 18 in detail…plese i found difficulty on this kind of question…plese

11. Anonymous says:

Ur 3rd ans is wrong

12. Anonymous says:

Ur 6 ans is also wrong

13. rambabu gurjar says:

tell me the easy way to do question no. 19

14. Anonymous says:

c

15. sanjaykumar says:

Sir plz explain question no.15

16. Anonymous says:

I also have doubt with the answer of 3rd question

Ajeet

17. adarsh r chandran says:

sir pls give the shotcut method of qn.18

18. Prateek says:

Answer for Question 6?

19. saurabh verma says:

a) 28:25

20. vamsi says:

ans for que 3??

21. Mayuri says:

yes…. its 125 ……ans d

22. Who wants me? I'm here says:

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23. garima singh says:

solution of question no 16 & 18

24. harish says:

16800 and 18

25. harish says:

25%

26. Moosa Iqbal says:

There are so many mistakes in every practice set of PROJECT 400.