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1. (C)
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1
1
x
=
x
x 1 +
×
1
2
+
+
x
x
×
2
3
+
+
x
x
×
3
4
+
+
x
x
×
4
5
+
+
x
x
×
5
6
+
+
x
x
=
x
x 6 +
2. (B) 243 = 13 × 18 + 7, 377 = 13 × 29
n = 29 – 18
= 11
3. (A) Let the number be = 119x + 31
= 17 × 7x + 17 + 14
= 17y + 14
So, when it was divided by 17 the remainder
will 14.
4. (A) Unit place of [(251)
98
+ (21)
29
– (106)
100
+
(705)
35
– (16)
4
+ 259]
= Unit place of [1 + 1 – 6 + 5 – 6 + 9]
= 4
5. (D)
2
5 7
5 7
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+
+
2
5 7
5 7
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=
2
5 7
5 7
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+
+
2
5 7
5 7
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÷
+ 2 – 2
=
2
5 7
5 7
5 7
5 7
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+
÷
+
÷
+
– 2
=
2
2 2
2 2
) 5 ( ) 7 (
) 5 7 ( ) 5 7 (
(
(
¸
(

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÷
÷ + +
– 2
=
2
5 7
) 5 7 ( 2
(
¸
(

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÷
+
– 2
= 144 – 2
= 142
6. (C) Let cost price = Rs. 116.66
If persons gets a profit of Rs. 16.66 from this
so, ratio of spirit to water = 100 : 16.66
= 6 : 1
7. (A) ATQ,
Average weight of girls = 15 kg
SSC MAINS (MATHS) - 28 (SOLUTION)
8. (D) Selling price of milk = Rs.500
So,
The value milk in mixture =Rs.500 ×
5
4
= Rs. 400
Cost price of wine= Rs. 600
So, ratio of water to milk
= (600 – 400) : 400
= 1 : 2
9. (B) Let do and rabbit run for 15 minute.
So, distance travelled by dog
= 5 × 15 = 75 dog leap
So, distance travelled by rabbit
= 7 × 15 = 105 rabbit leap
= 21 × 5 = 63 dog leap
Speed of Dog : Speed of Rabbit
= 75 : 63 = 25 : 21
10. (B) A ·
C
B
¬A = k
C
B
Case 1: 12 = k
2
6
¬k = 4
Case 2: A = k ×
C
B
= 4 ×
3
12
= 16
11. (B) Initially, ratio of mangoes of three basket
= 3 : 4 : 5
Finally, ratio of mangoes of three basket
= 5 : 4 : 3
ATQ,
Ratio in which mango increase in first
two basket = 16 : 8
= 2 : 1
12. (C)
c b
a
+
=
a c
b
+
=
b a
c
+
= k
c b a
b
+ +
=
b c a
b
+ + ) (
=
b
k
b
b
+
=
b
b
) 1 2 ( +
=
3
1
2
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13. (C) Let all walk for 168 minutes.
14. (C) E
1
= 5(n)
2
E
2
= 5(n – 1)
2
ATQ,
E
1
– E
2
= 5(n)
2
– 5(n – 1)
2
95 = 5(2n – 1)(1)
n = 10
Member in families = 10
15. (D) So, about boys we are uncertain and extra
data needed.
16. (A) Let total voters = x
Vote casted =
100
80
x
Valid votes =
100
80
x – 120
ATQ,
100
41
x =
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÷120
100
80
x

100
41
x + 200
100
82
x =
100
80
x + 80
100
2
x = 80 ¬ x = 4000
Votes of winner candidate
=
100
41
× 4000 = 1640
Votes of defeated candiate
= 1640 – 200 = 1440
% votes of defeated candidate
=
4000
100
80
1440
×
× 100
= 45%
17. (A) Actual work done by a typist in 10 min
= 20 ×
100
92
=
5
92
lines
Total work = 23 × 40 ×
100
90
= 828 lines
Time required = 828 ×
92
5
×
60
10
= 7
2
1
hours
18. (C) ATQ,
0 = p – q –
100
pq
p – q =
100
pq
19. (C) Initital work = 100
Increased work = 100 unit
Let x men were working intially so efficiency
increase by 25%. So, number of employees
=
x 25 . 1 100
100
×
= .80x
Percentage increase in labour
=
x
x 80 .
× 100 = 80%
20. (D) Let cost price = Rs. 100
Actual cost price of selling item
= 100 ×
100
90
= Rs. 90
ATQ,
90 + 90 ×
100
20
= (100 + x)
x = 8%
21. (A) Let cost price = Rs. 100
Selling price = Rs. 100 + 32 = Rs. 132
Mark price = 132 ×
88
100
= Rs. 150
Discount offered = 150 ×
100
20
= Rs. 30
New profit percent =
100
100 30 150 ÷ ÷
× 100
= 20%
22. (B) Cost price of 12 oranges = selling price of
9 oranges
C.P. : S.P. = 3 : 4
Discount on 10 oranges = Profit on
5 oranges
Let cost price = Rs. 300
Selling price = Rs. 400
Profit = Rs.100
Discount =
10
5 100 ×
= Rs. 50
Mark price = Rs. 450
Profit percent =
300
400
× 100 =
3
100
%
Discount percent =
450
50
× 100 =
9
100
%
Percentage point =
3
100

3
100
=
9
200
= 22.22%
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23. (A) If CP of two bike is same and profit at first
15% and overall profit is 20%.
So, profit at second = 2 × 20 – 15 = 25%
Profit difference = Rs.4800
cost price = (4800) ×
15 25
100
÷
= Rs. 48000
24.(D) C.I. ÷ 100 130 169
C.I. ÷ 69%
S.I. ÷ 36 × 2 = 72%
Percentage difference = 72% – 69% = 3%
Difference between S.I. and C.I.
= 2200 ×
3
100
= ` 66
25. (A) Rate of interest = 4% =
25
1
If
If Rs.48,775 is amount to be paid than
installment = Rs. 17576
So, Annual installment
=
48775
17576
× 390200
= Rs. 140608
26. (D) If all sum is invested at 4% than S.I.
=
100
3 3500 4 × ×
= Rs. 420
If all sum is invested at 6% than S.I.
=
100
3 3500 6 × ×
= Rs. 630
So, sum invested at 4% =
35
22
× 3500
= Rs. 2200
27. (D) Ratio of Amounts
= 100 +
100
8 100 10 × ×
: 100 +
100
6 100 10 × ×
= 180 : 160
Amount of elder son =
340
180
× 340000
= Rs. 1,80,000
28. (B) M
1
D
1
H
1
= M
2
D
2
H
2
25 × 36 × 10 = M
2
× 20 × 6
M
2
=
6 20
10 36 25
×
× ×
= 75 men
29. (B)
Total work units = 120
If A work 2 day and B work 4 more days
than total work done = 120 + 2 × 8 + 4 × 4
= 152
So, work was finished =
15
152
= 10
15
2
days
30. (C) M
1
D
1
= M
2
D
2
m × r = (m + n) × D
D =
n m
mr
+
31. (B) ATQ,
4 × x = (x) + (x – 20) + (x – 40) + (x – 60)
+ (x – 80) + (x – 100) + (x – 120)
x = 7x – 420
x = 140
So, men were in begining = 140
32. (C) M
1
D
1
W
2
= M
2
D
2
W
1
36 220 7
110 6
× ×
×
= M
2
M
2
= 84
Required number of men to be added
= 84 – 36 = 48 men
33. (C) Relative speed = (72 – 27) km
= 45 km/hr
Length of slower train = 45 ×
18
5
× 20
= 250 m
Length of slower train = (250 – 100) m
= 150 m
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34. (B) ATQ,
=
1
2
=
2
1
x
x
+
÷
9
9
=
2
1
¬ 18 – 2x = 9 + x
x = 3 km/hr
Rate of stream of river = 3 km/hr
35. (D) If B covers 20% less distance i.e.
5
2000
= 400 m
Normally, A beats B by 250 meter,
So, change in distance = 400 – 250
= 150 m
36. (B) ATQ,
Relative speed =
10
175
m/s
=
10
175
×
5
18
km/hr
Speed of train = (63 – 9) km/hr
= 54 km/hr
37. (B) Distance travelled by dog = 2 × 30 km
= 60 km
Distance travelled by cat = 60 – 20
= 40 km
Speed of cat =
2
40
= 20 km/hr
38. (C) Angle between hour hand and minute
hand at 3 : 10 am =
30M M
2
11
÷
=
3 30 10
2
11
× ÷ ×
= 35º
ATQ,
2 × 35 =
2
11
M – 30 × 3
M =
11
320
Angle will be double at 3 : 29
11
1
am.
39. (A) ATQ,
Amount received by a boy = 100 paise
Amount recieved by a girl = 50 paise
If all students are girls than money needed
=
2
115
= Rs. 57.5
If all students are boys the money needed
= Rs. 115
Numbers of girls in class =
5
4
× 115 = 92!
40. (A) Let length of wall = 5x
width of wall = 4x
ATQ,
5x × 4x = 180
x = 3 m
Sum of length and height of wall
= 5x + 4x = 9 × 3 = 27 cm
41. (D) Area of canvas cloth required
=
rl t
=
7
22
× 2.5 ×
3
14
=
3
110
m
2
Length of canvas cloth
=
3
110
×
25 . 1
1
=
3
88
m
Cost of canvas for tent =
3
88
× 33 = ` 968
42.(B) l = 15 +15 = 30 cm
b = 15, h = 15
Total Surface Area = 2(lb + bh + hl )
= 2[30 × 15 + 15 × 15 +
30 × 15]
= 2(450 + 225 + 450)
= 2250 cm
2
43. (D)

Area of equilateral triangle =
2
3
4
a ×
16 3
=
3
4
a
2
¬ a = 8 cm
Height of the equilateral triangle
=
3
8
2
× = 4
3
cm
Radius of the circumcircle
=
2
3
× 4
3
=
8
3
cm
Area of the circle = t ×
8
3
×
8
3
=
64
3
t =
1
21
3
t cm
2
5
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44. (C) Area of square = 121 m
2
Perimeter of square =
121 4
m
= 44 m
So, perimeter of circle = 44 m
Area of circle =
t
t
4
) 2 (
2
r
=
22 4
7 44 44
×
× ×
= 154 m
2
45. (A)
Area of 4 isosceles triangle = 400 m
2
Area of an isoscles triangle = 100 m
2
ATQ,
2
1
× AP × AS = 100
AP =
2 10
[AP = AS]
Length of greater square=
2 20
m
Length of new square =
2
2 20
= 20 m
Area of new circle= 400 m
2
46. (A) Radius of circle =
2
28
= 14 cm
2
Area of sector CAB =
º 360
º 60
×
7
22
× 14 × 14
=
2
308
cm
2
= 102
3
2
cm
2
Area of triangle ABC =
4
3
× 14 × 14
=
3 49
cm
2
Required Area =
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3
2
102
cm
2
47. (A) Length of required cube
= HCF of 85, 17 and 51
= 17
Number of cube forms =
17 17 17
51 17 85
× ×
× ×
= 15
Required surface area= 15 × 6a
2
= 15 × 6 × 17 × 17
= 26010 cm
2
48. (C) Minimum surface area of cuboid is when
its all sides are equal.
So, Length of new cubiod =
3
64
= 4 cm
Length of diagonal of cuboid = 3 4 cm
49. (B) cos 28º.cos 32º – sin 28º.sin 32º
= cos(A + B) = cos(28º + 32º)
= cos 60º
=
2
1
50. (B) Diagonals of three faces = x, y and z
Let sides of cuboid = a, b and c
ATQ, a
2
+ b
2
= x
2
b
2
+ c
2
= y
2
c
2
+ a
2
= z
2
abc = 2 2 2
c b a × ×
=
=
51. (A) Volume of iron used = t R
2
h – t r
2
h
=
7
22
× 70[6
2
– 5
2
]
= 2420 cm
2
52. (C) Volume (x + 2) is HCF of x
2
+ ax + b and
x
2
+ cx + d
Then, (x + 2) is factor of (x
2
+ ax + b) and
(x
2
+ cx + d)
f
1
(–2) = (–2)
2
– 2a + b = 0
4 = 2a – b ... (i)
f
2
(–2) = (–2)
2
– 2c + d = 0
4 = 2c – d ... (ii)
From equation (i) and (ii)
2a – b = 2c – d
2a + d = 2c + b
53. (A) ATQ,
54. (C) sin 10º.sin 50º.sin 70º
=
4
1
[4sin 10º.sin(60º – 10º)sin(60º + 10º)]
=
4
1
sin(3 × 10º)
=
8
1
6
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55. (A)
º 38 sin º 68 sin
º 68 sin º 38 sin
+
÷
=
º 38 sin º 22 sin
º 22 sin º 38 sin
+
÷
=
º 8 cos º 30 cos 2
º 30 cos ) º 8 sin( 2
= cot 30º tan 8º
= 3 tan 8º
56. (B) cos x = k cos(x – 2y)
) 2 cos(
cos
y x
x
÷
= k
Applying C & D theorem,
) 2 cos( cos
) 2 cos( cos
y x x
y x x
÷ ÷
÷ +
=
1
1
÷
+
k
k
(
¸
(

¸

(
¸
(

¸

(
¸
(

¸

(
¸
(

¸

+ ÷ ÷ +
+ ÷ ÷ +
2
2
sin
2
2
sin 2
2
2
cos
2
2
cos 2
y x x y x x
y x x y x x
=
1
1
÷
+
k
k
y y x tan ) tan(
1
÷
=
1
1
÷
+
k
k
tan(x – y) tan y =
1
1
+
÷
k
k
57. (B)
Height of pillar (AB) = 20 cm
Distance between pillar (BC)
= AB cot 45º
= 20 m
ATQ,
AD = BC = 20 m
DE = AD tan 30º
=
3
20
Length of another pillar (EC) = ED + CD
=
3
20
+ 20
=
3
20
) 1 3 ( +
58. (C)
u + + 4 cos 2 2 2
= ) 4 cos 1 ( 2 2 u + +
=
u + 2 cos 2 2
= ) 2 cos 1 ( 2 u +
= 2 cos u
59. (C) sinu =
2 2
2 2
n m
n m
+
÷
cos u =
2
2 2
2 2
1
|
|
¹
|

\
|
+
÷
÷
n m
n m
=
2 2
2
n m
mn
+
tanu =
|
|
¹
|

\
|
+
÷
2 2
2 2
n m
n m
×
|
|
¹
|

\
|
+
mn
n m
2
2 2
=
mn
n m
2
2 2
÷
60. (D)
Distance of point P from building
= BC cot 30º
=
3 10
Height of helicopter from ground
= PB tan 60º
=
3 3 10 ×
= 30 m
61. (A) Remainder = (–1)
11
+ 1
= 0
62 (D)
0
3
1
3
1
3
1
= + + c b a
3
3
1
|
|
¹
|

\
|
a
+
3
3
1
|
|
¹
|

\
|
b
+
3
3
1
|
|
¹
|

\
|
c
=
|
|
¹
|

\
|
3
1
3 a
|
|
¹
|

\
|
3
1
b
|
|
¹
|

\
|
3
1
c
a + b + c =
3
1
) ( 3abc
(a + b + c)
3
= 27abc
7
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63. (B)
) 2 )( ( a c b c b
x
÷ + ÷
=
) 2 )( ( b a c a c
y
÷ + ÷
=
) 2 )( ( c b a b a
z
÷ + ÷
= k
64. (A) x =
3 4 7 +
xy = 1
y =
x
1
=
3 4 7
1
+
=
3 4 7 ÷
x +
x
1
= 14
2
1
x
+
2
1
y
=
2
1
x
+ x
2
=
2
1
|
¹
|

\
|
+
x
x
– 2
= 194
65. (C) ab + bc + ca =
2
1
[(a + b + c)
2
– (a
2
+ b
2
+ c
2
)]
=
2
1
[(3)
2
– 6]
=
2
3
a
1
+
b
1
+
c
1
= 1
ab + bc + ca = abc
abc =
2
3
66.(B) 2
x
= 4
y
= 8
z
2
x
= 2
2y
= 2
3z
x = 2y = 3z
xyz = 288 ¬ x
|
¹
|

\
|
2
x
|
¹
|

\
|
3
x
= 288
x
3
= 1728 ¬ x = 12, y = 6 and z = 4
x 2
1
+
y 4
1
+
z 8
1
=
12 2
1
×
+
6 4
1
×
+
4 8
1
×
=
96
3 4 4 + +
=
96
11
67. (A)
3
1
x
2
– 2x – 9 =
3
1
[x
2
– 6x – 27]
=
3
1
(x
2
– 9x + 3x – 27)
=
3
1
(x – 9)(x + 3)
68. (B) 2
x + y
= 2
x – y
=
8
2
x + y
= 2
x – y
x + y = x – y
y = 0
2
x + 0
= 8 =
2
3
2
x =
2
3
69. (A) x +
x
1
=
3
Then, x
6
+ 1 = 0
x
19
+ x
12
+ x
6
+ 1 = x
12
(x
6
+ 1) + (x
6
+ 1)
= 0 + 0 = 0
70. (A) x
2
+ y
2
+
2
1
x
+
2
1
y
= 4
|
¹
|

\
|
÷ + 2
1
2
2
x
x
+
|
|
¹
|

\
|
÷ + 2
1
2
2
y
y
= 0
2
1
|
¹
|

\
|
÷
x
x
+
2
1
|
|
¹
|

\
|
÷
y
y
= 0
x –
x
1
= 0 and y –
y
1
= 0
x = +1 and y = +1
x
2
+ y
2
= (+1)
2
+ (+1)
2
= 2
71. (C) ATQ
b
a
+
a
b
= 1
a
2
+ b
2
= ab ¬ a
2
+ b
2
– ab = 0
a
3
+ b
3
= (a + b)(a
2
+ b
2
– ab)
= 0
72. (C) Length of side =
2
1
2 2
) 18 ( ) 24 ( +
=
2
1
324 576 +
= 15 cm
73. (D) Let point P divide line AB in k : 1.
2 =
1
4 1 3
+
+ × ÷
k
k
¬ 2k + 2= –3 + 4k
k =
2
5
Required ratio= 5 : 2
8
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74. (B) Vertices of triangle are A(3, 8), B(–4, 2)
and C(5, –1)
So, side of triangle
=
2 2
) 2 8 ( ) 4 3 ( ÷ + + ,
2 2
) 2 1 ( ) 4 5 ( ÷ ÷ + +
and
2 2
) 8 1 ( ) 3 5 ( ÷ ÷ + ÷
=
85
,
90
and
85
Area of triangle =
2
1
a
2 2
4 a b ÷
=
4
1
90 90 85 4 ÷ ×
=
4
1
250 90×
=
4
1
× 150
= 37.5 sq. units
75. (B) Let interior angle = x
Exterior angle= 180º – x
ATQ,
x – (180º – x) = 132º
x = 156º
Exterior angle = 180º – 156º
= 24º
So, number of sides of polygon
=
º 24
º 360
= 15
76. (A)
In AABE,
AB = BE cot 45º
= 8 cm
In ABCE,
BC =
2 2
BE EC ÷
=
2 2
8 0 1 ÷
= 6 cm
Side of parallelogram (AC) = 8 + 6 = 14 cm
Area of parallelogram = Base × Height
= 14 × 8
= 112 cm
2
77. (B) ATQ,
2
) 1 ( ÷ n n
– n = n
n
2
– n = 4n
n
2
= 5n
n = 5
Number of sides of polygon = 5
78. (B)
Smallest median is drawn from largest
angle.
So, AC = 2 × BD
= 106 cm
AB + BC + AC
2
= 126 cm
AB + BC = 146 cm
AB – BC = 34 cm
AB = 90 cm
BC = 56 cm
Required area of triangle ABE
=
4
1
× 56 × 90
= 1260 cm
2
79. (C)
x x
x x
÷ ÷ +
÷ + +
5 5
5 5
=
1
5
By applying componendo and dividend
2 5
2 5
+
÷
x
x
=
5 1
5 1
+
÷
=
6
4
=
3
2
Squaring both sides
5 9
5 4
+
=
÷
x
x
20 + 4x = 45 – 9x
–25= –13x
x =
25
13
80. (B)
ATQ,
ZA + ZB + ZC = 180º
2ZB + ZB + ZB = 180º
ZB = ZC = 45º
Circumradius =
2
1
×
2 4
= 2 2 cm
Inradius =
2 4 8
4 4
+
×
= ) 2 2 ( 2 ÷
Required ratio = Inradius : Circumradius
= ) 2 2 ( 2 ÷ : 2 2
= 1 : ) 1 2 ( ÷
81. (C)
O
1
O
3
= O
1
O
9
= O
2
O
3
= 2 cm
Sum of PQ, PR and QR
=
º 360
º 60 º 60 º 60 + +
× 2 × t × 1
= t
9
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82. (B) By Hit and trial method
A : B : C = 52 : 58 : 70
So, second largest angle = 58º
83. (A)
Area of circle C
1
=
For C
1
,
2
1
r t =
4
2
4
r t
=
4
) 40 (
2
t
¬ r
1
= 20 cm
For C
2
,
2
2
r t =
2
1
2 r t ¬ r
2
= 2 20 cm
For C
3
,
2
3
r t =
2
1
3 r t ¬ r
3
= 3 20 cm
84. (C) Length of transverse tangent
=
2 2
) 3 3 ( ) 10 ( + ÷
= 8 cm
85. (C) Let the number of sides of polygon = n
ATQ,
2
) 3 ( ÷ n n
= 54 ¬ n = 12
Number of sides of polygon = 12
86. (B) ATQ,
2
1
× (5x + 9x) × 21 = 441
x =
14 21
2 441
×
×
= 3
So, length of longest parallel side
= 9 × 3 = 27 cm
87. (A)
Let side CD = x
Area of square ABCD = x
2
Area of rhombus CDEF = x
2
sin 60º =
2
3
x
2
Area of square : Area of rhombus
= x
2
:
2
3
x
2
= 3 : 2
88. (B) Let the initial speed of the car be x km/hour
and the distance be y km.
y =
10
3
x (i)
y = 3(x + 6) (ii)
10
3
x = 3(x + 6)
10x = 9x + 54
x = 54 km/hour
Initital speed of car = 54 km/hour.
89. (B) Let speed of boat = x km/hr
Let speed of stream = y km/hr
(x – y) =
3
2
(x + y)
y x
y x
÷
+
=
2
3
y x y x
y x y x
+ ÷ +
÷ + +
=
2 3
2 3
÷
+
y
x
=
1
5
= k
Speed of boat in still water = 5k
Speed during upstream and downstream
=
k k
k k
4 6
4 6
+
×
× 2
=
5
24
k
Required Ratio =
k
k
5
24
5
=
24
25
90. (B) Let distance be D km

D D
16 24
÷
=
2
60
=
1
30
3D 2D
48
÷
=
1
30
D =
48
30
D = 1.6 km
Class Method:
Delay time difference is 1 hour then distance
= 48 km
If delay time difference is 2 minutes than
distance =
60
48
× 2 = 1.6 km
10
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91. (D) Price of tea in 1998 =
280
680
lakh/tonne
Price of tea in 1999 =
200
500
lakh/tonne
= 2.5 lakh/tonne
Required percentage =
280
600
280
600
5 . 2 ÷
× 100
=
600
100
× 100 = 16
3
2
%
92. (B) Price of tea in 1997 =
240
600
lakh/tonne
= 2.5 lakh/tonne
Value of quantity will be 2000 = (250) × 2.5
= 625 lakhs
93. (C) Price of tea in 1994 =
200
520
×
100
100000
= Rs.2600
94. (D) In 1994 price was maximum
i.e. Rs. 2600/kg
95. (A) Required average production
=
= 188.57
= 190 tonnes
96.(C) Number of families = 25 + 15 + 35 + 10
+ 20 + 30 + 20 + 45
+ 35 + 30 = 265
97.(B) Required number of families = 45 + 35 + 30
= 110
98.(D) Required number of families = 35 + 15 + 25
= 75
99.(C) Required number of families = 20 + 30
= 50
100.(C)Required percentage =
85
100
265
×
= 32.07%
1. (C)
2. (B)
3. (A)
4. (A)
5. (D)
6. (C)
7. (A)
8. (D)
9. (B)
10. (B)
11. (B)
12. (C)
13. (C)
14. (C)
15. (D)
16. (A)
17. (A)
18. (C)
19. (C)
20. (D)
21. (A)
22. (B)
23. (A)
24. (D)
25. (A)
26. (D)
27. (D)
28. (B)
29. (B)
30. (C)
31. (B)
32. (C)
33. (C)
34. (B)
35. (D)
36. (B)
37. (B)
38. (C)
39. (A)
40. (A)
61. (A)
62. (D)
63. (B)
64. (A)
65. (C)
66. (B)
67. (A)
68. (B)
69. (A)
70. (A)
71. (C)
72. (C)
73. (D)
74. (B)
75. (B)
76. (A)
77. (B)
78. (B)
79. (C)
80. (B)
SSC MAINS - 28 (ANSWER KEY)
81. (C)
82. (B)
83. (A)
84. (C)
85. (C)
86. (B)
87. (A)
88. (B)
89. (B)
90. (B)
91. (D)
92. (B)
93. (C)
94. (D)
95. (A)
96. (C)
97. (B)
98. (D)
99. (C)
100. (C)
41. (D)
42. (B)
43. (D)
44. (C)
45. (A)
46. (A)
47. (A)
48. (C)
49. (B)
50. (B)
51. (A)
52. (C)
53. (A)
54. (C)
55. (A)
56. (B)
57. (B)
58. (C)
59. (C)
60. (D)
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