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Sample questions for SSC examination

Sample questions for SSC examination 1. A farmer has 945 cows and 2475 sheep. He farms then into flocks, keeping cows and
sheep separate and having the same number of animals in each flock. If these
flocks are as large as possible, then the maximum number of animals in each flock
and total number of flocks required for the purpose are respectively
(a) 15 and 228
(b) 9 and 380
(c) 45 and 76
(d) 46 and 75

2. When an integer K is divided by 3, the remainder is 1, and when K + 1 is divided by 5, the remainder is 0. Of the following, a possible value of K is
(a) 62 (b) 63 (c) 64 (d) 65

3. The number of sides in two regular polygons are in the ratio 5 : 4 and the difference
between each interior angle of the polygons is 6°. Then the number of sides are
(a) 15, 12 (b) 5A (c) 10, 8 (d) 20, 16

4. The successive discounts of 10% and 20% are equivalent to a single discount of
(a) 30% (b) 28% (c) 25% (d) 27%

5. The ratio of spirit and water in two mixturers of 20 litre and 36 litre is 3 : 7 and
7 : 5 respectively. Both the mixtures are mixed together. Now the ratio of the spirit
and water in the new mixture is
(a) 25: 29 (b) 9 : 10  (c) 27: 29 (d) 27: 31

6. A person ordered 4 shirts of brand A and some shirts of brand B. The price of one shirt
of brand A was twice that of brand B. When the order was executed, it was found that
the numbers of the two brands has been interchanged. This increased the bill by 40%.
The ratio of the number of brand A shirts to that of brand B shirts in the original order was
(a) 1 : 2 (b) 1 : 3 (c) 1: 4 (d) 1 : 5

7. A man can row 30 km downstream and return in a total of 8 hours. If the speed of
the boat in still water is four times the speed of the current, then the of the speed current is
(a) 1 km/hour (b) 2 km/hour

(c) 4 km/hour (d) 3 km/hour

8. Sides of a parallelogram are in the ratio 5 : 4. Its area is 1000 sq. units. Altitude on the
greater side is 20 units. Altitude on the smaller side is
(a) 30 units (b) 25 units (c) 10 units (d) 15 units

9. A circus tent is cylindrical up to a height of 3 m and conical above it. If its diameter is
105m and the slant height of the conical part is 63 m, then the total area of the canvas
required to make the tent is
(a) 11385 m2 (b) 10395 m2 (c) 9900 m2 (d) 990 m2

10. A cone, a hemisphere and a cylinder stand on equal base and have the same height.
Their volumes are in the ratio
(a) 1: 3: 2 (b) 2: 3: 1 (c) 1: 2: 3 (d) 3: 1: 2

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