SSC Averages and Percentages Questions with Answers

Averages and Percentages

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Question 1

In a factory 60% of the workers are above 30 years and of these 75% are males and the rest are females. If there are 1350 male workers above 30 years, the total number of workers in the factory

Question 2

The average age of 120 members of a society is 60.7 years. By addition of 30 new members, the average age becomes 56.3 years. What is the average age (in years) of newly joined members?

Question 3

The average weight of two players P and Q of a football team is 38 kg. The average weight of P, Q and their coach T is 49 kg. What is the weight (in kg) of coach?


Directions:The pie chart given below show the spending of a family on various heads during a month. Study the graph and answer the questions.

Question 4

If the total income of the family is Rs. 25,000, then the amount spent on Rent and Food together is

Question 5

Which three expenditures together have a central angle of 108o?


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Question 6

A grain dealer cheats to the extent of 10% while buying as well as selling by using false weights. His total profit percentage is :

Question 7

A man spends 75% of his income. His income is increased by 20% and he increased his expenditure by 10%. His savings are increased by

Question 8

The difference between a discount of 40% on Rs. 500 and two successive discounts of 36%, 4% on the same amount is

Question 9

If cost price of an article is 75% of its selling price, then what will be the profit percentage?

Question 10

The price of sugar goes up by 20%. If a housewife wants the expenses on sugar to remain the same, she should reduce the consumption by

Question 11

A jar contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio 4 : 1. When 10 litre of the mixture is replaced with liquid B, the ratio becomes 2 : 3. The volume of liquid A present in the jar earlier was:

Question 12

In a partnership business, A invests 1/6th of the capital for 1/6 of the total time, B invests 1/4 of the capital for 1/4 of the total time and C, the rest of the capital for the whole time. Out of a profit of 19,400, B's share is :

Question 13

A is 50% as efficient as B. C does half of the work done by A and B together. If C alone does the work in 20 days, then A, B and C together can do the work in

Question 14

A container has 80 L of milk. From this container 8 L of milk was taken out and replaced by water. The process was further repeated twice. The value of milk in the container after that is :

Question 15

A man sold 20 apples for Rs. 1000 and gained 20%. How many apples did he buy for Rs. 1000?

Question 16

Eighteen years ago, the ratio of A’s age to B’s age was 8:13 Their present ratios are 5 :7 What is the present age of A ?

Question 17

The cost price of an article is 64% of the marked price. The gain percentage after allowing a discount of 12% on the market price is

Question 18

The average of 1^2 , 2^2 , 3^2 , 4^2 , 5^2 , 6^2 , 7^2 , 8^2 , 9^2 , 10^2 is :

Question 19

Two successive price increase of 10% and 10% of an article are equivalent to a single price increase of

Question 20

The average of 7, 11, 15, x, 14, 21, 25 is 15, then the value of x is

Question 21

An article which is marked at Rs. 975 is sold for Rs.897. The discount percent is

Question 22

A sum of Rs 76 is divided among A, B and C in such a way that A gets 7 more than that what B gets and B gets 6 more than what C gets. The ratio of their shares is

Question 23

The number of seats in an auditorium is increased by 25%. The price of a ticket is also increased by 12%. Then the increase in revenue collection will be

Question 24

When the price of an article was reduced by 20% its sale increased by 80%. What was the net effect on the revenue?

Question 25

The average of five numbers is 56.4. The average of the first and the second number is 53. The average of the fourth and the fifth number is 56. What is the third number ?

Question 26

The average marks obtained by a student in 6 subjects is 88. On subsequent verification it was found that the marks obtained by him in a subject was wrongly copied as 86 instead of 68. The correct average of the marks obtained by him is

Question 27

If the cost price of 15 articles is equal to the selling price of 12 articles, find gain%

Question 28

The marked price of an article is $$\frac{10}{7}$$ of the cost price and the selling price of that article is $$\frac{4}{5}$$ of the marked price. What is the profit percentage?

Question 29

If x = 2 then the value of $$x^{3}+27x^{2}+243x+631$$ is

Question 30

A reduction of 20% in the price of sugar enables me to purchase 5 kg more for Rs. 100. Find the price of sugar per kg before reduction of price.

Question 31

If A has got 20% more marks than B, then by what percent marks of B are less than the marks of A?

Question 32

Find a simple discount equivalent to a discount series of 10%, 20% and 25%.

Question 33

Rs. 7750 is divided among X, Y and Z such that 3 times of X’s share is equal to 5 times of Y’s share which is equal to 2 times of Z’s share. What is the share (in Rs) of Z?

Question 34

A bag has Rs 43 in the form of 5-rupee, 50-paise and 10-paise coins in the ratio of 1:5:11. What is the total number of 50-paise coins?

Question 35

If a, b, c, d, e are five consecutive odd numbers, their average is

Question 36

The average of three consecutive odd numbers is 12 more than one third of the first of these numbers. What is the last of the three numbers?

Question 37

If out of 10 selected students for an examination, 3 were of 20 years, age, 4 of 21 and 3 of 22 years, the average age of the group is

Question 38

Out of four numbers the average of the first three is 16 and that of the last three is 15. If the last number is 20 then the first number is

Question 39

The cost price of an article is Rs. 800. After allowing a discount of 10%, a gain of 12.5% was made. Then the marked price of the article is

Question 40

The marked price of an item is Rs. 480. The shopkeeper allows a discount at 10% and gains 8%. If no discount is allowed, his gain percent would be

Question 41

729 ml of a mixture contains milk and water in the ratio 7 : 2. How much more water is to be added to get a new mixture containing milk and water in the ratio 7:3 ?

Question 42

If A's income is 50% less than that of B's, then B's income is what per cent more than that of A?


Given here is a multiple bar diagram of the scores of four players in two innings. Study the diagram and answer the questions:

Question 43

The average runs in two innings of the player who has scored minimum in the second innings are :


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Question 44

Rahul’s salary is 40% of Mohit’s salary. If Rahul’s salary is increased by 60% and Mohit’s salary is decreased by 20%, then Rahul’s salary will be how much percentage of Mohit’s salary?

Question 45

What must be added to each term of the ratio 2 : 5 so that it may equal to 5 : 6 ?

Question 46

1.14 expressed as a per cent of 1.9 is

Question 47

Find the square root of $$\frac{(0.064-0.008)(0.16-0.04)}{(0.16+0.08+0.04)(0.4+0.2)^3}$$

Question 48

A man bought an article listed at Rs. 1500 with a discount of 20% offered on the list price. What additional discount must be offered to man to bring the net price to Rs. 1,104?

Question 49

The average temperature of Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday was 30° C and that of Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday was 33° C. If the temperature on Monday was 32° C, then the temperature on Thursday was :

Question 50

In the first 45 overs of a 50 over innings, the run rate was 5.8 runs per over. What is the required run rate in the remaining overs to reach the target of 295 runs?

Question 51

If 90% of A = 30% of B and B = x% of A, then the value of x is


Directions:The pie chart given below show the spending of a family on various heads during a month. Study the graph and answer the questions.

Question 52

Expenditure on Rent is what percent of expenditure of Fuel?


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Question 53

The cost price of 100 books is equal to the selling price of 60 books. The gain or loss percentage will be :

Question 54

First and second numbers are less than a third number by 30% and 37% respectively. The second number is less than the first by

Question 55

If 60% of A = 48% of B, then A:B is

Question 56

The difference between successive discounts of 40% followed by 30% and 45% followed by 20% on the marked price of an article is Rs. 12. The marked price of the article is :

Question 57

What is the Arithmetic mean of the first ‘n’ natural numbers ?

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