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**Previous Year asked in SSC CGL**

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**Q1. The marked price of watch was Rs. 820. A man bought the watch for Rs. 570.72 after getting two successive discounts, of which the first was 20%. The second discount was**

(a) 18%

(b) 15%

(c) 13%

(d) 11%

**Q2. A bicycle, marked at Rs. 2,000 is sold with two successive discount of 20% and 10%. An additional discount of 5% is offered for cash payment. The selling price of the bicycle at cash payment is**

(a) Rs. 1,368

(b) Rs. 1,468

(c) Rs. 1,568

(d) Rs. 1,668

**Q3. The difference between a discount 40% on Rs. 500 and two successive discount of 30% and 10% on the same amount is**

(a) Rs. 15

(b) Rs. 0

(c) Rs. 20

(d) Rs. 10

**Q4. An article is sold at a discount of 20% and an additional discount of 30% is allowed on cash payment. If Vidya purchased the article by paying Rs. 2240 in cash, the marked price of the article was**

(a) Rs. 4000

(b) Rs. 4368

(c) Rs. 4400

(d) Rs. 4480

**Q5. While selling a cooler, a shopkeeper gives a discount of 10% on the marked price. If he gives a discount of 12% he earns Rs. 35 less as profit. The marked price of the cooler is**

(a) Rs. 1,650

(b) Rs. 1,625

(c) Rs. 1,725

(d) Rs. 1,750

**Q6. A trader gains 15% after selling an item at 10% discount on the cost price. The ratio of the cost price and printed price of the item is**

(a) 18 : 23

(b) 17 : 18

(c) 17 : 23

(d) 18 : 25

**Q7. A shopkeeper allows 4% discount on his marked price. If the cost price of an article is Rs. 100 and he has to make a profit of 20%, then his marked price must be**

(a) Rs. 96

(b) Rs. 120

(c) Rs. 125

(d) Rs. 130

**Q8. When a shopkeeper gives 10% discount on the list price of a toy, his gain is 20%. If he had given a discount of 20%, his percentage of gain would have been**

(a) 62/3%

(b) 81/3%

(c) 10%

(d) 15%

**Q9. A retailer purchases a grinder at a discount of 15% of the whole seller and sells it for Rs. 1955 at a profit of 15%. The amount of discount received by the retailer from the whole seller was**

(a) Rs. 720

(b) Rs. 290

(c) Rs. 300

(d) Rs. 330

**Q10. The marked price of a T.V. is Rs. 16,000. After two successive discounts it is sold for Rs. 11,400. If the first discount is 5%, then the rate of second discount is **

(a) 15%

(b) 20%

(c) 30%

(d) 25%

**Q11. The difference between a discount of 30% on Rs. 2,000 and two successive of 25% and 5% on the same amount is**

(a) Rs. 30

(b) Rs. 35

(c) Rs. 25

(d) Rs. 40

**Q12. The marked price of a radio is Rs. 4,800. The shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% and gains 8%. If no discount is allowed, his gain percent will be**

(a) 18%

(b) 20%

(c) 22%

(d) 25%

**Q13. Two successive discounts of 20% and 20% is equivalent to a single discount of**

(a) 42%

(b) 40%

(c) 36%

(d) 34%

**Q14. A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on selling a book at 10% discount on the printed price. The ratio of the cost price and the printed price of the book is **

(a) 45 : 56

(b) 45 : 51

(c) 47 : 56

(d) 47 : 51

**Q15. A single discount equivalent to discount series 20%, 20% and 10% is **

(a) 50%

(b) 48.4%

(c) 42.4%

(d) 40.4%

**SOLUTIONS**

**S1. Ans.(c)**

**Sol.**570.72 = 820 × 80/100 × (100 – D)/100

**S2. Ans.(a)**

**Sol.**S.P. = 2000 × 80/100 × 90/100 × 95/100

**S3. Ans.(a)**

**Sol.**30 + 10 – (30 × 10)/100

**S4. Ans.(a)**

**Sol.**M.P. = x

**S5. Ans.(d)**

**Sol.**x × 2/100 = 35

**S7. Ans.(c)**

**Sol.**100 × 120/100 = x × 96/100

**S9. Ans.(c)**

**Sol.**C.P. × 115/100 = 1955

**S10. Ans.(d)**

**Sol.**11400 = 16000 × 95/100× (100 – D)/100

**S11. Ans.(c)**

**Sol.**25 + 5 – (25 × 5)/100

**S12. Ans.(b)**

**Sol.**P% = (108 × 100)/90-100

**S13. Ans.(c)**

**Sol.**Single Discount = 20 + 20 – (20 × 20)/100