# SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA

**1. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Tables & Graphs - SSC**

Production of different types of cars (in thousands) in a company for years 1992 to 1996 is as follows:

What was the percentage of production of type-A car in 1995 to its total production over the years?

- A.
18%

- B.
20%

- C.
24%

- D.
15%

Answer: Option B

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**2. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Circles - SSC**

If the volume of a sphere is 972 π cm^{3}, then find its radius.

- A.
7 cm

- B.
6 cm

- C.
9 cm

- D.
8 cm

Answer: Option C

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**3. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Average, Mixture & Alligation - SSC**

15 boys and a certain number of girls appeared for a test. The average score of the boys was 26; the average score of the girls was 36, while the combined average score was 30. How many girls appeared for the test?

- A.
10

- B.
8

- C.
12

- D.
9

Answer: Option A

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**4. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Coordinate Geometry - SSC**

A metallic solid cuboid of dimensions 36 cm × 18 cm × 12 cm is melted and recast in the form of cubes of side 6 cm. Find the number of cubes so formed.

- A.
38

- B.
40

- C.
34

- D.
36

Answer: Option D

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**5. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Circles - SSC**

A pillar 11 m in radius is 21 m high. How much material was used to construct it?

(Use π = 22/7)

- A.
7996 m

^{3} - B.
7886 m

^{3} - C.
7989 m

^{3} - D.
7986 m

^{3}

Answer: Option D

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**6. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Number Theory - SSC**

From the following numbers, find the number which exactly divisible by 42

- A.
25232

- B.
25242

- C.
25244

- D.
25212

Answer: Option B

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**7. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Simple Equation - SSC**

**Simplify:**

9 - [10 - {20 - (15 - $\overline{9-3}$)}].

- A.
10

- B.
8

- C.
7

- D.
12

Answer: Option A

**Explanation** :

**Simplify:**

9 - [10 - {20 - (15 - $\overline{9-3}$)}].

= 9 - [10 - {20 - (15 - 6)}]

= 9 - [10 - {20 - 9}]

= 9 - [10 - 11]

= 9 - [-1]

= 10

Hence, option (a).

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**8. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Percentage, Profit & Loss - SSC**

A man purchased a cell phone for ₹24,500 and sold it at a gain of 12.5% calculated on the selling price. The selling price of the cell phone was:

- A.
₹25,000

- B.
₹28,000

- C.
₹27,500

- D.
₹25,500

Answer: Option B

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**9. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Time, Speed & Distance - SSC**

The foot of a ladder 25 m long is 7 m from the base of the building. If the top of the ladder slips by 4 m, then by how much distance will the foot of the ladder slide?

- A.
9 m

- B.
7 m

- C.
6 m

- D.
8 m

Answer: Option D

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**10. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Ratio, Proportion & Variation - SSC**

What is the third proportion to 15 and 24?

- A.
38$\frac{4}{5}$

- B.
37$\frac{2}{5}$

- C.
38$\frac{2}{5}$

- D.
37$\frac{4}{5}$

Answer: Option C

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**11. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Simple Equation - SSC**

Simplify the expression:

(36p^{2} + 49q^{2}) (6p + 7q) (6p - 7q)

- A.
1296p

^{4}+ 2401q^{4} - B.
36p

^{4}- 49q^{4} - C.
1296p

^{4}- 2401q^{4} - D.
36p

^{4}+ 49q^{4}

Answer: Option C

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**12. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Percentage, Profit & Loss - SSC**

A retailer offers a discount scheme on shirts, that is, buy 3, get 2 free. What is the discount percentage?

- A.
35%

- B.
50%

- C.
30%

- D.
40%

Answer: Option A

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**13. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Time & Work - SSC**

A can complete a piece of work in 12 days, and B can complete the same work in 36 days. In how many days will both, together, complete the work?

- A.
7

- B.
8

- C.
6

- D.
9

Answer: Option D

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**14. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Percentage, Profit & Loss - SSC**

A pupil multiplied a figure by $\frac{3}{5}$rather than $\frac{5}{3}$, What is the percentage error in the calculation?

- A.
64

- B.
47

- C.
58

- D.
52

Answer: Option A

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**15. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Simplification - SSC**

If x + y + z = 0, then what will be the value of $\left(\frac{{x}^{2}}{yz}\right)$ + $\left(\frac{{y}^{2}}{zx}\right)$ + $\left(\frac{{x}^{2}}{xy}\right)$?

- A.
$\frac{{x}^{2}+{y}^{2}+{z}^{2}}{xyz}$

- B.
x

^{2 }+ y^{2}+ z^{2} - C.
$\frac{{x}^{2}{y}^{2}{z}^{2}}{x}$

- D.
3

Answer: Option D

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**16. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Percentage, Profit & Loss - SSC**

The marked price of every item being sold by a wholesaler was ₹300. The wholesaler was offering a stock-clearance sale under which, for every three items paid for, one item was being given free. In addition to this, a further 10% discount on the amount payable on the ‘Buy 3, Get 1 free’ scheme price was being offered to anyone making purchases worth more than ₹10,000. Ramesh made purchases for which this amount payable was ₹18,000. What was the effective percentage discount that was offered to Ramesh during this transaction?

- A.
32%

- B.
31.5%

- C.
32.5%

- D.
32.75%

Answer: Option C

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**17. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Average, Mixture & Alligation - SSC**

The average age of a group is increased by 4 years when a person of whose age is 32 years was replaced by a person whose age is 56. Find the number of people in the group

- A.
6

- B.
7

- C.
8

- D.
9

Answer: Option A

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**18. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Simplification - SSC**

If $m{x}^{m}$ - $n{x}^{n}$ = 0 then what is the value of $\frac{1}{{x}^{m}+{x}^{n}}$ + $\frac{1}{{x}^{m}-{x}^{n}}$ in terms of ${x}^{n}$

- A.
$\frac{2mn}{{x}^{n}({n}^{2}+{m}^{2})}$

- B.
$\frac{2m}{{x}^{n}({m}^{2}-{n}^{2})}$

- C.
$\frac{2mn}{{x}^{n}({n}^{2}-{m}^{2})}$

- D.
$\frac{2mn}{{x}^{n}({m}^{2}-{n}^{2})}$

Answer: Option C

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**19. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Percentage, Profit & Loss - SSC**

70% of students in a class are girls and 70% of the girls have chosen soccer as their favourite sport. If 98 girls have chosen soccer as their favourite sport, what is the total number of students in the class?

- A.
180

- B.
225

- C.
175

- D.
200

Answer: Option D

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**20. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Tables & Graphs - SSC**

**Study the given table carefully to answer the question that follows.**

The following table gives the information about the populations of five different cities in the year 2020.

In city R, among the children, the ratio of boys to girls was 2 : 3 and in city P, among the children, the ratio of boys to girls was 5 : 4. What was the total number of girls (among the children) in city P and city R together?

- A.
6680

- B.
4160

- C.
6860

- D.
4610

Answer: Option A

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**21. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Simple & Compound Interest - SSC**

A loan of ₹8,925 is to be paid back in two equal half-yearly installments. How much is each installment if the interest is compounded half-yearly at 8% per annum?

- A.
₹4,372

- B.
₹4,732

- C.
₹4,654

- D.
₹4,564

Answer: Option B

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**22. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Time, Speed & Distance - SSC**

Ramesh drives from his home at a speed of 40 km/h and reaches his college 25 minutes late. The next day he increases his speed by 10 km/h, yet he is late by 10 minutes. How far is his college from his home?

- A.
50 km

- B.
55 km

- C.
45 km

- D.
60 km

Answer: Option A

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**23. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Tables & Graphs - SSC**

The following pie chart shows the percentage population of different states in the year 1021. The total population of the given states is 4879000.

The following tab1e shows. the sex wise population ratio of different states:

Study the above data and answer the following question:

What is the -ratio of number of females in state P to the number of females in state S?

- A.
2 : 7

- B.
3 : 5

- C.
6 : 11

- D.
6 : 13

Answer: Option D

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**24. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Triangles - SSC**

In a triangle ABC, if the three sides are a=5, b=7 and c=3, what is angle B?

- A.
1200

- B.
600

- C.
900

- D.
1500

Answer: Option A

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**25. SSC CHSL 24th May Shift 1 - QA | Average, Mixture & Alligation - SSC**

In a class, there are 29 boys and 21 girls. The average score of boys in Maths is 89, whereas the average score of girls in maths is 91. What is the average of the whole class in maths?

- A.
91

- B.
89

- C.
91.84

- D.
89.84

Answer: Option D

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