SSC GD Constable Elementary Mathematics Questions

SSC GD Constable Elementary Mathematics Questions

As the SSC GD Constable Exam is scheduled in the month of February 2020, candidates appearing for the examination can begin their preparation. Here are the cumulative SSC GD Constable Elementary Mathematics Questions that will help in enhancing the exam preparation.

  • Candidates willing to apply for SSC GD Constable Exam can begin their preparation well in advance to complete studying all the topics one by one.
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  • Start preparing for the upcoming GD Constable exam well in advance and score more.

SSC GD Constable Elementary Mathematics Questions

Here is the list of important topics from SSC GD Constable maths section.

Number Systems Mensuration Discount
Time and Distance Ratio and Proportion Averages
Interest Profit and Loss Fundamental arithmetical operations
Decimals, Fractions, and relationship between Numbers Computation of Whole Numbers Percentages
  • Elementary Mathematics includes many important topics like basic maths, arithmetic operations, and many more.
  • Along with these SSC GD Constable Elementary Mathematics Questions, candidates are also suggested to go through the SSC GD Constable GA Questions.
  • Here is the list of questions from the SSC GD Quant section. Go through these questions which are compiled from various previous year papers.

SSC GD Constable Maths Questions

Go through the most expected SSC GD Constable Maths questions here and begin your preparation well in advance.

Q. A man spends 75% of his income. His income increases by 20% and his expenditure also increase by 10%. The percentage of increase in his savings is

Ans: 50%

Q. A fruit-seller buys some oranges and by selling 40% of them he realizes the cost price of all the oranges. As the oranges being to grow over-ripe, he reduces the price and sells 80% of the remaining oranges at half the previous rate of profit. The rest of the oranges being rotten are thrown away. The overall percentage of profit is

Ans: 84

Q. A dishonest dealer professes to sell his goods at the cost price but uses a false weight of 850 g instead of 1 kg. His gain percent is

Ans: 17 11/17 %

Q. The ratio of present ages of Golu and Polu is 17: 19. After 5 years the age of Polu will be 81 years. What is the present age of Golu?

Ans: 68 years

Q. The ratio of present ages of Y and Z is 5: 8. 9 years ago, the age of Y was 7/13th the age of Z. What is the present age of Z?

Ans: 48 years

Q. The ratio of the present age of Monu and Sonu is 13:11. The ratio of the age of Monu 4 years from now and the age of Sonu 4 years earlier is 5:3. What is the difference between the ages of Sonu and Monu?

Ans: 4 years

Q. Two successive price increase of 10% and 10% of an article are equivalent to a single price increase of

Ans: 21%

Q. If each side of a square is increased by 10%. its area will be increased by

Ans: 21%

Q. The marked price of an item is Rs. 480. The shopkeeper allows a discount at 10% and gains 8%. If no discount is allowed, his gain percent would be

Ans: 20%

Q. The sum of a fraction and it’s reciprocal is 113/56. Find the fraction.

Ans: 7/8

Q. Arrange the fractions 3/4, 5/12, 13/16, 16/29, 3/8 in their descending order of magnitude

Ans: 13/16 > 3/4 > 16/29 > 5/12 > 3/8

Q. Manish can complete a work in 21 days and Karan can complete the same work in 28 days. If both together work for 7 days, then what fraction of total work is left?

Ans: 5/12

Q. Arrangement of the fractions 4/3, -2/9, -7/8, 5/12 into ascending order are

Ans: -7/8, -2/9, 5/12, 4/3

Q. If a sum of money doubles itself in 8 yrs, then the interest rate in percentage is?

Ans: 12 1/2 %

Q. A certain principal is invested in a scheme of compound interest. The amount obtained after 1 year is Rs 2400 and the amount obtained after 2 years is Rs 2880. What is the rate of interest (in percentage)?

Ans: 20

Q. A person borrows some money for 8 years at a rate of simple interest. If the ratio of the principal and total interest is 5: 8, then what is the rate ( in percentage) of interest?

Ans: 20

Q. The marked price of a pen is Rs 3000. The shopkeeper gives two successive discounts of 15% and a% to the customer. If the customer pays Rs 2142 for the pen, then what is the value (in percentage) of a?

Ans: 16

Q. The marked price of a book is Rs 4200. The shopkeeper gives two successive discounts of 25% and y% to the customer. If the customer pays Rs 2898 for the book, then what is the value (in percentage) of y?

Ans: 8

Q. A man purchased an article for ₹1500 and sold it at 25% above the cost price. If he has to pay ₹75 as tax on it, his net profit percentage will be:

Ans: 20%

Q. A shopkeeper marks his goods 20% higher than the cost price and allows a discount of 5%. The percentage of his profit is

Ans: 14%

Q.  In a triangle, two sides of 12 cm and 5 cm are at right angles. If the triangle is revolved along the 12cm side, the curved surface of the cone so formed will be

Ans: 65 square cm

Q. Two men together start a journey in the same direction. They travel 9 and 15 kilometers/ day respectively daily. After traveling for 6 days the man traveling 9 km/day doubles his speed and both of them finish the distance, at the same time. Find the number of days taken by them to reach the destination.

Ans: 18

Q.  In an examination it is required to get 40% of the aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 265 marks and is declared fail by 55 marks. What are the maximum aggregate marks a student can get? 

Ans: 800

Q. A reduction of Rs. 2 per kg in the price of sugar enables a man to purchase 4 kg more sugar now in Rs. 16. What was the original price of sugar?

Ans: Rs 4 per Kg

Q. Four prime numbers are arranged in ascending order. The product of the first three is 385 and that of the last three is 1001. The largest prime number is: 

Ans: 13

Q. 33% marks are required to pass an examination. A candidate who gets 210 marks, fails by 21 marks. What are the total marks for the examination?

Ans: 700

Q. A watch becomes fast by 5 minutes every day. By what percent does it become fast?

Ans: 50/144 %

Q. The temperature of a place increases uniformly from 210C to 380C from 9 am to 2 pm. What was the temperature at noon?

Ans: 320C

Q. One liter of water is evaporated from a 6-liter solution containing 4% sugar. The percentage of sugar in the remaining solution is

Ans: 24/5 %

Q. A bag contains 25 paise. 10 paise and 5 paise coins in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3. If their total value is Rs. 30, the number of 5 paise coins is:

Ans: 150

Q. When water is changed into ice, its volume increases by 9%. If ice changes into water, the percentage decrease in volume is:

Ans: 900/109 %

Q. Train fare between Nagpur and Nasik for one child. If adult’s train fare is Rs.102 how much amount will be paid by 3 adults and 4 children together for traveling the same distance? 

Ans: Rs 440

Q. In a mixture of 60 liters the ratio of milk and water is 2: 1. If this ratio is to be 1: 2, then the quantity of water (in liters) to be further added is 

Ans: 60

Q. A house owner wants to get his house painted. He is told that this would require 25 kg of paint. Allowing for 15% wastage and assuming that the paint is available in 2kg tins, the number of tins required for painting the house is?

Ans: 15

Q. Price of food grains have risen by 10% and of other items of consumption by 15%. If the ratio of an employee’s expenditure on food grains and other items is 2:5, by how much should his salary be increased so that he may maintain the same level of consumption as before, assuming that his present salary is Rs. 3500?

Ans: Rs 475

Q. A sum of Rs. 800 amounts to Rs. 920 in three years at S.I. If the rate of interest is increased by 5% then the amount will increase to

Ans: Rs 1040

We will keep you posted with more SSC GD Elementary Mathematics questions here. In the meantime, candidates can also practice SSC GD Constable Reasoning Questions compiled by a panel of experts.


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