MCQ: Percentages - 1 - SSC CGL MCQ

# MCQ: Percentages - 1 - SSC CGL MCQ

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MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 1

### If x is 75% of y, y is what percent of x?

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 1

x : y = 75 : 100

Hence, Option C is correct.

MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 2

### A student multiplied a number by 4/5 instead of 5/4. What is the percentage error in the calculation?

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 2

Hence, Option B is correct.

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MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 3

### If 25% of (A + B) = 80% of (A – B), A is what percentage of B?

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MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 4

30 liters of water is added to a 120 liters mixture containing 40% of alcohol. What is the percentage concentration of alcohol in the resultant mixture?

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 4

Alcohol = 40% of 120 = 48

Hence, Option C is correct.

MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 5

If 25% of A is added to 50% of B, the resultant will be 90% of B. What percentage of A is B?

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 5

25% of A + 50% of B = 90% of B
25% of A = 40% of B

62.50% of A = B
Hence, Option D is correct.

MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 6

If 18% of x is the same as 13.50% of y, 50% of x is the same as:

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 6

18% of x = 13.50% of y

50% of x = 37.50% of y
Hence, Option D is correct.

MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 7

If ‘r’% of ‘r’ is 49, what is the value of ‘r’?

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 7

r% of r = 49
r2 = 49 × 100
r = 7 × 10 = 70
Hence, Option B is correct.

MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 8

In a school 30% of the students play football and 50% of students play cricket. If 40% of the students play neither football nor cricket, what percentage of total students play both the games?

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 8

The number of students who play both the games = (30 + 50 + 40)% – 100% = 20%
Hence, Option D is correct.

MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 9

75 g is what percent of 2.25 kg?

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 9

Hence, Option A is correct.

MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 10

If x% of ‘a’ is the same as y% of ‘b’, a variable ‘z’ can be written as:

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 10

x% of a = y% of b
z × x% of a = z × y% of b

Hence, Option C is correct.

MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 11

In 2020, 37.50% of the total employees of a company paid income tax. If 450 employees of the company did not pay tax, what is the total number of employees in the company?

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 11

(100 – 37.50)% of total employees = 450
62.50% of total employees = 450

Hence, Option C is correct.

MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 12

In a big garden 40% of the trees are mango trees. The number of mango trees is 80% of the number of guava trees. The rest of the trees are Jambolan trees. If the number of Jambolan trees is 40, what is the total number of trees in the garden?

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 12

Total Mango trees = 40%

Remaining trees = (100 – 40 – 50)% = 10%

Hence, Option B is correct.

MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 13

What is to be added to 40% of 900 so that the sum must be equal to 30% of 2600?

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 13

40% of 900 + x = 30% of 2600
360 + x = 780
x = 420
Hence, Option C is correct.

MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 14

A box contains 90 blue balls, 110 red balls, 150 black balls and 50 pink balls. 50% of blue balls and 70% of red balls are taken away. What percentage of the initial number of balls are remaining in the box?

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 14

Initial number of balls = 90 + 110 + 150 + 50 = 400
Balls removed = 50% of 90 + 70% of 110 = 122
Remaining balls = 278

Hence, Option D is correct.

MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 15

If 70% of a number added to 90 gives the result as the number itself. What is the number?

Detailed Solution for MCQ: Percentages - 1 - Question 15

Let the number = x
70% of x + 90 = x

x = 300
Hence, Option A is correct.

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