Arithematic Quiz for SSC

1. A works twice as fast as B. If both of them can together finish a work in 12 days, B alone can do it in:
(1) 48 days
(2) 36 days
(3) 27 days
(4) 24 days
2. A particular job can be completed by a team of 10 men in 12 days. The same job can be completed by a team of 10 women in 6 days. How many days are needed to complete the job if the two teams work together?
(1) 4
(2) 6
(3) 9
(4) 18

3. A can do a work in 6 days and B in 9 days. How many days will both take together to complete the work?
(1) 7.5
(2) 5.4
(3) 3.6
(4) 3

4. The selling price of 5 articles is the same as the cost price of 3 articles. The gain or loss is:
(1) 20% gain
(2) 25% gain
(3) 33.33% gain
(4) 40% loss

5. By selling an article for Rs. 480 a person lost 20%. For what should he sell it to make a profit of 20%?
(1) Rs. 800
(2) RS. 760
(3) Rs. 720
(4) RS. 680

6. Shyam has money that is equal to 2/3 of the money with Mohan. Money with Mohan is equal to 3/5 of the money with Raju. If Raju has Rs. 800, what is the money with Shyam?
(1) Rs. 533.33
(2) Rs. 320
(3) Rs. 480
(4) Rs. 720

7. If 24 men completes a work in 18 days working 8 h a day, in how many days will 36 men complete the same work working 12 h a day?
(1) 6
(2) 8
(3) 10
(4) 12

8. A fort has provision for 220 soldiers for 16 weeks at the rate of 45 g per day. How many soldiers should go out so that the provision may last for 24 weeks at the rate of 33 g per day?
(1) 200
(2) 40
(3) 20
(4) 25

9. If an electricity bill is paid before due date, one gets a reduction of 4% on the amount of the bill. By paying the bill before due date a person get a reduction of Rs. 13. The amount of his electricity bill was
(1) Rs. 125
(2) Rs. 225
(3) Rs. 325
(4) Rs. 425

10. By selling a pen for Rs. 15, a man loses one-sixteenth of what it costs him. The cost price of the pen is
(1) Rs. 16
(2) Rs. 18
(3) Rs. 20
(4) Rs. 21