Important Percentage Questions for SSC Exam Preparation

Percentage Questions for SSC: Percentage questions are an important part of SSC exams. These questions come under the Quantitative Aptitude or Numerical Ability section of the exam.

In this blog, we will be discussing percentage questions for SSC Exams which will be beneficial for aspirants appearing in SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, and SSC MTS exams.

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Percentage Questions for SSC

Q.1 A is 150% of B and B is 40% of C. If A+B+C=20, then the value of 2B+3C – 4A is equal to:

A. 14

B. 15

C. 16

D. 20

Q.2 The population of a town increased by 15% in 2018 and 10% in 2019. Due to a pandemic, it decreased by 10% in 2020. What was the percentage increase in the population of the town in 3 years?

A. 17.5%

B. 12.5 %

C. 13.85%

D. 15%

Q.3 One-third of 1206 is what percent of 134?

A. 125%

B. 150  %

C. 300%

D. 250%

Q.4 In an examination 80% of candidates passed in English and 85% of candidates passed in Mathematics. If 73% of candidates passed in both these subjects, then what percent of candidates failed in both the subjects?

A. 17

B. 8

C. 15

D. 35

Q.5 The population of a town increases every year by 4%. If its present population is 50,000, then after 2 years it will be:

A. 54900

B. 54080

C. 55000

D. 53900

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Q.6 Mr Ajay spends 50% of his monthly income on household items and out of the remaining he spends 25% on travelling, 30% on entertainment, 15% on shopping and remaining amount of Rs. 900 is saved. What is Mr Ajay’s monthly income?

A. 9000

B. 12000

C. 6000

D. None of these

Q.7 In a class of 60 students and 5 teachers, each student got sweets that are 20% of the total number of students and each teacher got sweets that are 30% of the total number of students. How many sweets were there?

A. 700

B. 810

C. 805

D. 900

Q.8 In a school 40% of the students play football and 50% play cricket. If 18% of the students neither play football nor cricket, the percentage of the students playing both is:

A. 8

B. 22

C. 30

D. 40

Q.9 In a big garden 60% of the trees are coconut trees, 25% of the number of coconut trees are mango trees and 20% of the number of mango trees are apple trees. If the number of apple trees are 1500, then the number of trees in the garden is:

A. 45000

B. 48000

C. 50000

D. 52000

Q.10 The number that is to be added to 10% of 320 to have the sum as 30% of 230 is

A. 23

B. 37

C. 32

D. 53

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Q.11 In an examination A got 25% marks more than B, B got 10% less than C and C got 25% more than D. If D got 320 marks out of 500, the marks obtained by A were

A. 360

B. 400

C. 405

D. 450

Q.12 If 30% of A is added to 40% of B, the answer is 80% of B. What percentage of A is B?

A. 30

B. 40

C. 70

D. 75

Q.13 A number is divided into two parts in such a way that 80% of 1st part is 3 more than 60% of 2nd part and 80% of 2nd part is 6 more than 90% of the 1st part. Then the number is

A. 125

B. 130

C. 135

D. 140

Q.14 If 80% of A = 50% of B and B = X% of A, then the value of X is:

 A. 150

B. 160

C. 300

D. 400

Q.15 On a test consisting of 250 questions, Johnny answered 40% of the first 125 questions correctly. What percent of the other 125 questions does she need to answer correctly for her grade on the entire exam to be 60%?

A. 150

B. 160

C. 300

D. 400

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Q.16 In a school, there are 100 students. 60% of the students are boys, 40% of whom play hockey and the girls don’t play hockey, 75% of girls play badminton. There are only two games to be played. The number of student who don’t play any game is:

A. 30

B. 20

C. 10

D. Cannot be determined

Q.17 If 125% of x is 100, then x is:

A. 40

B. 80

C. 100

D. 120

Q.18 A candidate who scores 30 percent fails by 5 marks, while another candidate who scores 40 percent marks gets 10 more than the minimum pass marks. The minimum marks required to pass are:

A. 30

B. 40

C. 50

D. 70

Q.19 65% of a number is more than its 25% by 160. What is 20% of that number?

A. 60

B. 80

C. 90

D. 100

Q.20 If the radius of a right circular cone is decreased by 50% and its height is increased by 50%, its volume will be decreased by:

A. 10

B. 40

C. 62.5

D. 60.5

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