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SSC MTS Numerical Aptitude Set – 1

1. The value of

0.9 * 0.9 * 0.9 + 0.2 * 0.2 * 0.2 + 0.3 * 0.3 * 0.3 – 3 * 0.9 * 0.2 * 0.3/ 0.9 * 0.9 + 0.2 * 0.2 + 0.3 * 0.3 – 0.9 * 0.2 – 0.2 * 0.3 – 0.3 * 0.9 is

(1) 1.4

(2) 0.054

(3) 0.8

(4) 1.0

2. The difference of the areas of two squares drawn on two line segments of different length is 32 sq.cm. Find the length of the greater line segment if one is longer than the other by 2 cm.

(1) 7 cm

(2) 9 cm

(3) 11 cm

(4) 16 cm

3. Arrange the following fractions in decreasing order :

3/5, 7/9, 11/13

(1) 3/5, 7/9, 11/13

(2) 7/9, 3/5, 11/13

(3) 11/13, 7/9, 3/5

(4) 11/13, 3/5, 7/9

4. A boat goes 6 km an hour in still water, but take the thrice as much time in going the same distance against the current. The speed of the current (in km/hour) is :

(1) 4

(2) 5

(3) 3

(4) 2

5. Two trains are running in opposite direction with the same speed. If the length of each train is 120 metres and they cross each other in 12 seconds, the speed of each train (in km/ hour) is

(1) 72

(2) 10

(3) 36

(4) 18

6. The ratio of incomes of P and Q IS 3 : 4 and the ratio of their expenditures is 2 : 3. If both of them save as Rs. 6000, the income of P is

(1) Rs. 20000

(2) Rs. 12000

(3) Rs.18000
(4) Rs. 24000

7. A bag contains of 90 in coins of denominations of 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise. If coins of 50 paise, 25 paise and 10 paise are in the ratio 2 : 3 : 5 then the number of 25 paise coins in the bag is

(1) 80

(2) 120

(3) 100

(4) 135

8. A mixture contains spirit and water in the ratio 3 : 2. If it contains 3 litres more spirit than water, the quantity of spirit in the mixture is

(1) 10 litres

(2) 12 litres

(3) 8 litres

(4) 9 litres

9. An item is marked for Rs. 240 for sale. If two successive discounts of 10% and 5% are allowed on the sale price, the selling price of the article will be

(1) Rs. 205.20

(2) Rs. 204

(3) Rs. 34.80

(4) Rs. 36

10. A reduction of 20% in the price of rice enables a person to buy 3.5 kg more rice for Rs. 385. The original price of rice per kg is

(1) Rs. 20

(2) Rs. 22.50

(3) Rs. 25

(4) Rs. 27.50

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