# Percentage Previous Year Questions of SSC CGL

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**Percentage Previous Year Questions of SSC CGL**

32% of a number exceeds 17% of the same number by 120. What is the value of the number?

- 900
- 860
- 940
- 800

Correct Answer: 800

The present population of a town is 26010. It increases annually at the rate of 2%. What was the population of town 2 years ago?

- 1) 25000
- 2) 25100
- 3) 25200
- 4) 25500

Correct Answer: 25000

Two laborer A and B are paid a total of Rs 650 per day. If A is paid 160 percent of what is paid to B, how much (in Rs) is B paid?

- 1) 250
- 2) 400
- 3) 350
- 4) 450

Correct Answer: 250

50% of a = b, then b% of 40 is the same as _________ of a.

- 1) 0.25
- 2) 0.16
- 3) 2
- 4) 0.2

Correct Answer: 0.2

If the price of pen decreases by 20%, then a man can buy 10 more pens for Rs 100. What is the new price (in Rs) of each pen?

- 1) 1
- 2) 2
- 3) 4
- 4) 5

Correct Answer: 2

After deducting 60% from a certain number and then deducting 15% from the remainder, 1428 is left. What was the initial number?

- 1) 4200
- 2) 3962
- 3) 4150
- 4) 4300

Correct Answer: 4200

A person scores 45% of the total marks in the exam and still fails by 40 marks. The passing percentage of the exam is 55%. What is the maximum marks of the exam?

- 1) 300
- 2) 350
- 3) 400
- 4) 500

Correct Answer: 400

The number of trees in a town is 17640. If the numbers of trees increase annually at the rate of 5%, then how many trees were there 2 years ago?

- 1) 14000
- 2) 15000
- 3) 16000
- 4) 19450

Correct Answer: 16000

If A has got 20% more marks than B, then by what percent marks of B are less than the marks of A?

- 1) 16.66
- 2) 20
- 3) 33.33
- 4) 14.28

Correct Answer: 16.66

A, B and C are three students. A got 18% more marks than B and 12% less than C. If B got 220 marks, then how much marks C has got?

- 1) 230
- 2) 295
- 3) 240
- 4) 290

Correct Answer: 295

**Percentage Previous Year Questions of SSC CGL**

If two successive discounts of 20% and 30% are given, then what is the net discount (in %)?

- 1) 40
- 2) 44
- 3) 56
- 4) 60

Correct Answer: 44

Amit donated 20% of his income to a school and deposited 20% of the remainder in his bank. If he is having Rs 12800 now, then what is the income (in Rs) of Amit?

- 1) 18000
- 2) 20000
- 3) 24000
- 4) 32000

Correct Answer: 20000

If the price of onion increases from Rs 24/kg to Rs 36/kg, then by what percentage a household should decrease the consumption of onion so that expenditure remains same?

- 1) 25
- 2) 33.33
- 3) 50
- 4) 20

Correct Answer: 33.33

a% of b + b% of a = ______

- 1) 2a% of b
- 2) 2a% of 2b
- 3) 2a% of 2a
- 4) 2b% of 2b

Correct Answer: 2a% of b

80 liter mixture of milk and water contains 10% milk. How much milk (in liters) must be added to make water percentage in the mixture as 80%?

- 1) 8
- 2) 9
- 3) 10
- 4) 12

Correct Answer: 10

How much water (in liters) must be added to 80 liters solution of milk and water containing 10% milk, so that it becomes a 5% milk solution?

- 1) 10
- 2) 20
- 3) 40
- 4) 80

Correct Answer: 80

30% of a number exceeds 25% of the same number by 27. What is the value of the number?

- 1) 540
- 2) 270
- 3) 108
- 4) 90

Correct Answer: 540

In an election between two candidates, the winning candidate has got 70% of the votes polled and has won by 15400 votes. What is the number of votes polled for loosing candidate?

- 1) 38500
- 2) 11550
- 3) 26950
- 4) 13550

Correct Answer: 11550

Due to increase of k% in the side, the area of a square increases by 69%. What is the value of k?

- 1) 30
- 2) 33
- 3) 34.5
- 4) 35

Correct Answer: 30

A, B and C are three students. A got 36% less marks than B and 16% more marks than C. If B got 145 marks, then what are the marks got by C?

- 1) 120
- 2) 110
- 3) 80
- 4) 75

Correct Answer: 80

**Percentage Previous Year Questions of SSC CGL**

In an examination 65% student pass in history and 55% students pass in Hindi. If 5% students failed in both the subjects, then what is the percentage of students who have passed in both the subjects?

- 1) 15
- 2) 20
- 3) 25
- 4) 30

Correct Answer: 25

If A is 6 times more than B, then by what percentage is B is less than A?

- 1) 64.82
- 2) 83.33
- 3) 28.56
- 4) 85.71

Correct Answer: 85.71

After deducting 12% from a certain sum and then deducting 25% from the remainder, 2508 is left, then what is the initial sum?

- 1) 3500
- 2) 3450
- 3) 3970
- 4) 3800

Correct Answer: 3800

Raman spends 80% of his income. If his income is increased by 25% and the expenditure increase by 10%, then what will be the percentage increase in his savings?

- 1) 17
- 2) 70
- 3) 77
- 4) 85

Correct Answer: 85

Pranita got 30 marks more in Math than what she got in Science. Her Math marks are 60% of the sum of her Math and Science marks. What are her Science marks?

- 1) 90
- 2) 150
- 3) 120
- 4) 60

Correct Answer: 60

A student has to secure 35% marks to pass in a subject. If he gets 82 and fails by 23 marks. What is the maximum marks of the subject?

- 1) 300
- 2) 250
- 3) 350
- 4) 400

Correct Answer: 300

What is the value of 10% of 150% of 400?

- 1) 600
- 2) 50
- 3) 500
- 4) 60

Correct Answer: 60

If 40% of x = y, then y% of 40 is same as _____ of x.

- 1) 16%
- 2) 4%
- 3) 8%
- 4) 160%

Correct Answer: 16%

If 40 is 0.05% of x, then what is the value of x?

- 1) 80000
- 2) 8000
- 3) 800
- 4) 80

Correct Answer: 80000

Two laborer A and B are paid a total of Rs. 1120 per day. If A is paid 180 percent of what is paid to B, how much (in Rs) is B paid?

- 1) 400
- 2) 720
- 3) 500
- 4) 620

Correct Answer: 400

**Percentage Previous Year Questions of SSC CGL**

A man wills 25% of his wealth to charity and rest to his family. What percent of the wealth willed to charity does the family get?

- 1) 200
- 2) 33.3
- 3) 300
- 4) 25

Correct Answer: 300

When a number is increased by 105, it becomes 135% of itself. What is the number?

- 1) 450
- 2) 300
- 3) 600
- 4) 400

Correct Answer: 300

A number is increased by 84, it becomes 107% of itself. What is the number?

- 1) 600
- 2) 900
- 3) 1500
- 4) 1200

Correct Answer: 1200

What is the value of 20% of 500% of 50?

- 1) 0.5
- 2) 5000
- 3) 500
- 4) 50

Correct Answer: 50

Two numbers are 10% and 20% lesser than a third number respectively. By how much percent is the second number should be enhanced to make it equal to the first number?

- 1) 10
- 2) 15
- 3) 12.5
- 4) 8

Correct Answer: 12.5

A student has to secure 40% marks to pass. He gets 67 and fails by 13 marks. What is the maximum marks?

- 1) 300
- 2) 200
- 3) 150
- 4) 240

Correct Answer: 200

What is the value of 125% of 25% of 80?

- 1) 50
- 2) 25
- 3) 20
- 4) 40

Correct Answer: 25

When a number is increased by 120, it becomes 130% of itself. What is the number?

- 1) 400
- 2) 520
- 3) 460
- 4) 580

Correct Answer: 400

20% of a = b, then b% of 20 is the same as _________ of a.

- 1) 8%
- 2) 40%
- 3) 4%
- 4) 80%

Correct Answer: 4%

20 is 0.25% of?

- 1) 10000
- 2) 8000
- 3) 5000
- 4) 2500

Correct Answer: 8000

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