Percentage Mock Test for SSC CGL, CHSL, GD

Percentage Mock Test for SSC CGL, CHSL, GD, competitive exams. Fully solved each type of MCQ Questions from previous year paper for Online practice of upcoming examinations.

Practice Mock Test : Percentage Questions
Subject : Mathematics for competitive exams.
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Total Questions : 45
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#1. A supply of juice lasts for 35 days. If its use is increased by 40%, then the number of days would the same amount of juice lasts is :

#2. If 120 is 20% of a number, then 120% of that number will be :

#3. Given A is 50% larger than C and B is 25% larger than C, then A is what per cent larger than B?

#4. 31% of employees pay tax in the year 2008. The number of non-tax paying employees are 20,700. The total number of employees is :

#5. If 90% of A = 30% of B and B = 2x% of A, then the value of x is

#6. Out of the two numbers, 40% of the greater number is equal to 60% of the smaller. If the sum of the numbers is 150, then the greater number is :

#7. If 20% of A = 50% of B, then what per cent of A is B?

#8. When 75% of a number is added to 75, the result is the same number. Find the number.

#9. A student multiplied a number by \(\frac35\) instead of \(\frac53\) . What is the percentage error in the calculation?

#10. If a number x is 10% less than another number y and y is 10% more than 125, then x is equal to :

#11. If x is less than y by 25% then y exceeds x by

#12. Two numbers are less than a third number by 30% and 37% respectively. How much per cent is the second number less than the first?

#13. 25% of annual salary of A is equal to eighty percent of annual salary of B. The monthly salary of B is 40% of the monthly salary of C. The annual salary of C is Rs. 6 lac. What is the monthly salary of A?

#14. Arvind spends 75% of his income and saves the rest. His income is increased by 20% and he increases his expenditure by 10%. Then the increase in savings in percentage is

#15. If A’s income is 50% less than that of B’s, then B’s income is what per cent more than that of A?

#16. A’s salary is 50% more than that of B. How much per cent is B’s salary less than that of A?

#17. A worker suffers a 20% cut in his wages. He may regain his original wages by obtaining a rise of

#18. What per cent decrease in salaries would exactly cancel out the 20 per cent increase?

#19. The ratio of the number of boys to that of girls in a village is 3: 2. If 30% of boys and 70% of girls appeared in an examination, the ratio of the number of villagers, appeared in the examination to that not appeared in the same examination is :

#20. The ratio of the number of boys and girls in a school is 3 : 2. If 20% of the boys and 25% of the girls are scholarship holders, then the percentage of the students, who do not get the scholarship, is :

#21. Two numbers are in the ratio 2: 3. If 20% of the smaller number added to 20 is equal to the sum of 10% of the larger number and 25, then the smaller number is :

#22. 15 litres of a mixture contains alcohol and water in the ratio 1 : 4. If 3 litres of water is mixed in it, the percentage of alcohol in the new mixture will be

#23. In one litre of a mixture of alcohol and water, water is 30%. The amount of alcohol that must be added to the mixture so that the part of water in the mixture becomes 15% is :

#24. In what ratio must a mixture of 30% alcohol strength be mixed with that of 50% alcohol strength so as to get a mixture of 45% alcohol strength ?

#25. Water tax is increased by 20% but its consumption is decreased by 20%. Then the increase or decrease in the expenditure of the money is :

#26. If the price of a commodity is increased by 50%, by what fraction must its consumption be reduced so as to keep the same expenditure on its consumption?

#27. If the price of petrol be raised by 20%, then the percentage by which a car owner must reduce his consumption so as not to increase his expenditure on petrol is :

#28. In an examination there are three subjects of 100 marks each. A student scores 60% in the first subject and 80% in the second subject. He scored 70% in aggregate. His percentage of marks in the third subject is :

#29. In an examination, a student must get 36% marks to pass. A student who gets 190 marks failed by 35 marks. The total marks in that examination is :

#30. In an examination, 19% students fail in Mathematics and 10% students fail in English. If 7% of all students fail in both subjects, then the number of students passed in both subjects is :

#31. In an examination, 52% students failed in Hindi and 42% in English. If 17% failed in both the subjects, what percentage of students passed in both the subjects?

#32. In a test a student got 30% marks and failed by 25 marks. In the same test another student got 40% marks and secured 25 marks more than the essential minimum pass marks. The maximum marks for the test were

#33. In a group of students, 70% can speak English and 65% can speak Hindi. If 27% of the students can speak none of the two languages, then what per cent of the group can speak both the languages?

#34. A candidate secured 30% marks in an examination and failed by 6 marks. Another secured 40% marks and got 6 marks more than the bare minimum to pass. The maximum marks are :

#35. In a class 60% of the student pass in Hindi and 45% pass in Sanskrit. If 25% of them pass in at least one subject, what percentage of the students fail in both the subjects?

Explanation: 25% of students pass in at
least one subject, i.e., they pass in one or
both subjects.
∴ Percentage of students who don’t pass
or fail in both subjects
= (100 − 25) % = 75

#36. A number is first decreased by 20%. The decreased number is then increased by 20%. The resulting number is less than the original number by 20. Then the original number is

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

#38. The difference between the value of the number increased by 20% and the value of the number decreased by 25% is 36. Find the number :

#39. At an election there were two candidates. A candidate got 38% of votes and lost by 7200 number of votes. The total number of valid votes were :

#40. In an election there were only two candidates. One of the candidates secured 40% of votes and is defeated by the other candidate by 298 votes. The total number of votes polled is :

#41. The population of a town increases by 5% every year. If the present population is 9261, the population 3 years ago was :

#42. Of the 1000 inhabitants in a town 60% are males of whom 20% are literate. If from all the in-habitants, 25% are literate, then what percentage of the females of the town is literate?

#43. A reduction of 25% in the price of rice enables a person to buy 10 kg more rice for Rs.600. The reduced per kg price of rice

#44. The Government reduced the price of sugar by 10 per cent. By this a consumer can buy 6.2 kg more sugar for Rs 837. The reduced price per kg of sugar is :

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