SSC CGL level Question Set 15, Number System

Fifteenth SSC CGL level Question Set, topic Number System

SSC CGL level Number System Solution Set 15

This is the fifteenth question set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL exam on topic Number System. Students should complete this question set in prescribed time first and then only refer to the corresponding solution set.

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Fifteenth question set- 10 problems for SSC CGL exam: topic Number System - time 12 mins

Problem 1.

The product of two positive integers is 11520 and their ratio is 9 : 5. Find their difference.

  1. 60
  2. 70
  3. 64
  4. 74

Problem 2.

A number when divided by 3 leaves a remainder of 1 and when the quotient is divided by 2 it leaves a remainder of 1 again. What will be the remainder when the number is divided by 6?

  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5

Problem 3.

When a positive integer is divided by a second positive integer the quotient is 1. When the second number is divided by the remainder of the first division, the quotient is 2 and remainder 0. What is the ratio between the first and the second number?

  1. 2 : 3
  2. 3 : 5
  3. 2 : 5
  4. 3 : 2

Problem 4.

50 persons are putting chocolates in 50 boxes. The first person puts 1 chocolate in each of the 50 boxes, the second person puts 2 chocolates in every second boxes, the third person puts 3 chocolates in every third boxes, and finally the 50th person puts 50 chocolates in the 50th box. At the end of the operation, how many chocolates did the 50th box have?

  1. 96
  2. 43
  3. 93
  4. 78

Problem 5.

$12345679\times{72}$ equals

  1. 999999998
  2. 88888888
  3. 898989898
  4. 888888888

Problem 6.

The unit's digit of the expression, $216^{5192} + 25^{4317} + 97^{7892}$ is,

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 5

Problem 7.

What is the value relationship between the irrational numbers, $\sqrt{7} - \sqrt{5}$, $\sqrt{5} - \sqrt{3}$ and $3 - \sqrt{7}$?

  1. $3 - \sqrt{7} \lt \sqrt{5} - \sqrt{3} \lt \sqrt{7} - \sqrt{5}$
  2. $\sqrt{5} - \sqrt{3} \lt 3 - \sqrt{7} \lt \sqrt{7} - \sqrt{5}$
  3. $3 - \sqrt{7} \lt \sqrt{7} - \sqrt{5} \lt \sqrt{5} - \sqrt{3}$
  4. $3 - \sqrt{7} \gt \sqrt{7} - \sqrt{5} \gt \sqrt{5} - \sqrt{3}$

Problem 8.

The remainders of division of the numbers 6666666, 7777777 and 8888888 by 9 will be,

  1. 2, 4, 8
  2. 6, 4, 2
  3. 8, 3, 1
  4. 4, 6, 8

Problem 9.

If the number of employees of a company is a prime number less than 500, the ratio of the number of male employees to the number of rest of the employees may be,

  1. 101 : 88
  2. 87 : 100
  3. 85 : 98
  4. 97 : 84

Problem 10.

A group of 630 children is arranged in rows such that each row contains 3 children more than the row behind it. Which of the following as number of rows is not possible in this case?

  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 3
  4. 6

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