Arithmetic Questions For DSSSB Exam Preparations

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The present Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmetic Practice test has been developed by subject matter experts of UNIFOX so as to facilitate your preparation for the upcoming DSSSB exams. This practice test consists of the important questions from the topics – Ratio & Proportion, Average, Percentage and Profit & Loss. This practice set contains 15 questions with detailed explanations. This Arithmetic Online Practice Test is highly useful for all important exams like IBPS, SBI PO-Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI, Insurance, SSC, DSSSB-KVS Railways, CDS, CTET, etc.

Question 1
A shopkeeper sold an article at a profit of 20%. If he had bought it at 20% less & sold it at Rs 320 less, then he earns a profit of 25%. Find the cost price of the article.
A. 1350
B. 1375
C. 1450
D. 1600
Question 2
An automobile company purchase two auto parts X and Y from outsiders and assembles them with other components to design a car. Part X contributes to 20% of production cost; Part Y contributes to 30% of the production cost. Usually, the company sells this car at 20% above the production cost. Due to increase in the cost of auto parts, Part X became 20% costlier and part Y became 40% costlier. Owing to these reasons the company increased its selling price by 15%. Considering that other cost of production does not change, what will be the profit percentage, if the car is sold at the new price?
A. 22%
B. 25.25%
C. 18.69%
D. None of these
Question 3
On an average 100 guests came to a restaurant on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and the average number of visitors on Thursday and Friday is 150. If the average number of visitors per day in the week be 200, then the average number of people who came in weekends (i.e., on Saturday and Sunday) is:
A. 350
B. 500
C. 400
D. 300
Question 4
The average age of a family of 5 members 4 year ago was 24 years. Meanwhile a child was born in this family and still the average age of the whole family is same today. The present age of the child is:
A. 2 years
C. 4 years
D. data insufficient
Question 5
A plastic toy in the shape of a right circular cone is mounted on a hemisphere. If the radius of the hemisphere is 8.4 cm and the total height of the toy is 20.4 cm, find the volume of the plastic toy.
A.1107.96 cm2
B.1407.96 cm2
C.1707.96 cm2
D.1507.96 cm2
Question 6
A person sold a purse at Rs.96 in such a way that his percentage profit is same as the cost price of the purse. If he sells it at twice the percentage profit of its previous percentage profit then the new selling price will be:
A. Rs. 132
B. Rs. 150
C. Rs. 192
D. Rs. 180
Question 7
The average annual income (in Rs.) of certain group of illiterate workers is A and that of other workers is W. The number of illiterate workers is 11 times that of other workers. Then the average monthly income (in Rs.) of all the workers is :
Question 8
Ram sold 12 books at a profit of 20% and 8 books at a profit of 10%. If he had sold all the ‎‎20 books at a profit of 15%, then his profit would have been reduced by Rs. 36. What is ‎the cost price of each book?‎
A. 100
B. 150
C. 180
D. 220
Question 9
The cost price of an article ‘X’ is Rs. 320 and selling price of another article ‘Y’ is Rs. 480. ‎If the selling price of X will be equal to the cost price of Y, then the profit after selling X ‎is 20%. What is the profit on ‘Y’?‎
A. ‎16.66%‎
B. ‎50%‎
C. ‎25%‎
D. None of these
Question 10
A man sold two cars for Rs. 4, 53,627 each. On one he gains 15%. While on the other he loses 15%. How much does he gain or loss?
A. 1.5% loss
B. 2.25% loss
C. 3.6% Profit
D. 4% profit
Question 11
In an election between Mohan and Sohan, 65% of the voters cast their votes, out of which 5% of the votes were declared invalid. Ram got 80275 votes which were 65% of the total votes. Find the total number of votes enrolled in this section.
A. 1, 00,000
B. 1, 50,000
C. 2, 00,000
D. 3, 00,000
Question 12
Rihan decided to donate 25% of his salary to NGO fund. On the day of donation he changed his mind and donated Rs. 12,448, which was 60% of what he had decided earlier. How much is Rihan’s salary?
A. Rs 38,500
B. Rs 77,800
C. Rs 31,600
D. Cannot be determined
Question 13
A journey of 96 km performed by bus, train and car in that order, the distance covered by the three ways in that order, the distance covered by the three ways in that order are in the ratio of 8:1: 3 and charges per kilometer in that order are in the ratio of 8 : 1 : 4. If the bus charges being Rs 48/km, the total cost of journey is:
A. 4208
B. 4500
C. 3789
D. 3888
Question 14
Find the number of bricks, each measuring 28 cm x 18 cm x 6 cm, required to construct a wall 22 m long, 14m high and 90 cm thick, if 16% of the wall is filled with mortar?
A. 82000
B. 85000
C. 77000
D. 75000
Question 15
What is the ratio of the daily work done by men to boys if 6 men and 8 boys can do a work in 10 days? The same work can be done in 2 days by 26 men and 48 boys.
A. 2:1
B. 1:2
C. 1: 1.5
D. 3:1

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