# SSC

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Q 1. If {tex} '-' {/tex} stands for division, {tex} '+ '{/tex} for multiplication, {tex} '\div' {/tex} for subtraction and {tex} '\times' {/tex} for addition, which one of the following equations is correct?

A

{tex} 18 \div 3 \times 2 + 8 - 6 = 10 {/tex}

{tex} 18 - 3 + 2 \times 8 \div 6 = 14 {/tex}

C

{tex} 18 - 3 \div 2 \times 8 + 6 = 17 {/tex}

D

{tex} 18 \times 3 + 2 \div 8 - 6 = 15 {/tex}

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Q 2. If {tex} '- '{/tex} stands for division {tex} ' + '{/tex} stands for subtraction, {tex} ' \div' {/tex} stands for multiplication, {tex} ' \times '{/tex} stands for addition, then which one of the following equations is correct?

A

{tex} 70 - 2 + 4 \div 5 \times 6 = 44 {/tex}

{tex} 70 - 2 + 4 \div 5 \times 6 = 21 {/tex}

C

{tex} 70 - 2 + 4 \div 5 \times 6 = 341 {/tex}

D

{tex} 70 - 2 + 4 \div 5 \times 6 = 36 {/tex}

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Q 3. If {tex} '+' {/tex} stands for division, {tex} '\div' {/tex} stands for multiplication, {tex} '\times' {/tex} stands for subtraction and {tex} ' -' {/tex} stands for addition, which one of the following is correct?

A

{tex} 18 \div 6 - 7 + 5 \times 2 = 20 {/tex}

{tex} 18 + 6 \div 7 \times 5 - 2 = 18 {/tex}

C

{tex} 18 \times 6 + 7 \div 5 - 2 = 16 {/tex}

D

{tex} 18 \div 6 \times 7 + 5 - 2 = 22 {/tex}

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Q 4. In an imaginary mathematical operation {tex} ' +' {/tex} means multiplication, {tex} '\times' {/tex} means subtraction, {tex} '\div' {/tex} means addition and {tex} ' -' {/tex} means division. All other rules in mathematical operation are the same as in the existing system. Which one of the following gives the result of
{tex} 175 - 25 \div 5 + 20 \times 3 + 10 ? {/tex}

A

160

B

2370

77

D

240

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Q 5. If {tex} ' -' {/tex} stands for division, {tex} ' +' {/tex} for multiplication, {tex} '\div' {/tex} for subtraction and {tex} ' \times' {/tex} for addition, which one of the following equations is correct?

{tex} 6 \div 20 \times 12 + 7 - 1 = 70 {/tex}

B

{tex} 6 + 20 - 12 \div 7 \times 1 = 62 {/tex}

C

{tex} 6 - 20 \div 12 \times 7 + 1 = 57 {/tex}

D

{tex} 6 + 20 - 12 \div 7 - 1 = 38 {/tex}

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Q 6. If {tex} '+' {/tex} means {tex} '-' {/tex} , {tex} - {/tex} means {tex} '\times' {/tex}, {tex} ' \times' {/tex} means {tex} '\div' {/tex} and {tex} '\div' {/tex} means {tex} '+' {/tex} then
{tex} 2 \div 6 \times 6 \div 2 = ? {/tex}

A

1

B

0

C

10

5

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Q 7. If {tex} ' + '{/tex} stands for Multiplication, {tex} ' x' {/tex} stands for Division, {tex} ' -' {/tex} stands for Addition and {tex} '\div' {/tex} stands for Subtraction, what would the following equation stand for?
{tex} 20 - 8 \times 4 \div 3 + 2 = ? {/tex}

A

41

B

19

16

D

18

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Q 8. If {tex} '\times' {/tex} means {tex} ' -' {/tex} ,{tex} '-' {/tex} means {tex} '\div' {/tex} , {tex} '+ ' {/tex} means {tex} ' \times' {/tex} and {tex} ' \div' {/tex} means {tex} '+' {/tex} then what will be the value of the following expression?
{tex} 16 \times 8 \div 4 - 3 + 9 = ? {/tex}

A

10

B

19

20

D

9

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Q 9. If {tex} '+' {/tex} means 'minus', {tex} ' -' {/tex} means 'multiplication', {tex} '\div' {/tex} means 'plus', and {tex} '\times' {/tex} means 'division',
{tex} 15 - 3 + 10 \times 5 \div 5 = ? {/tex}

A

52

48

C

22

D

5

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Q 10. If {tex} ' - '{/tex} stands for division, {tex}' \div '{/tex} stands for multiplication, {tex} ' +' {/tex} stands for subtraction and {tex} ' \times' {/tex} for addition, then which of the following equation is correct?

A

{tex} 20 + 8 - 7 \div 6 \times 4 = 25 {/tex}

{tex} 20 - 5 \div 4 + 6 \times 5 = 15 {/tex}

C

{tex} 20 \times 5 - 6 \div 7 + 4 = 28 {/tex}

D

{tex} 20 \div 4 - 8 \times 10 + 6 = 36 {/tex}

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Q 11. If {tex} \times {/tex} stands for {tex} + {/tex} and {tex} \div {/tex} for {tex} - {/tex} find the value of the following equation.
{tex} 39 \times 23 \div 21 \times 5 {/tex}

46

B

36

C

62

D

89

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Q 12. If {tex} '+' {/tex} stands for division; {tex} '\div' {/tex} stands for multiplication; {tex} '\times '{/tex} stands of subtraction; {tex}' -' {/tex} stands for addition which one of the following is correct?

A

{tex} 18 \div 6 - 7 + 5 \times 2 = 20 {/tex}

{tex} 18 + 6 \div 7 \times 5 - 2 = 18 {/tex}

C

{tex} 18 \times 6 + 7 \div 5 - 2 = 16 {/tex}

D

{tex} 18 \div 6 \times 7 + 5 - 2 = 22 {/tex}

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Q 13. If {tex} + {/tex} stands for 'division', {tex} \times {/tex} stands for 'addition', {tex} - {/tex} stands for 'multiplication' and {tex} \div {/tex} stands for 'subtraction', then which of the following equations is correct?

A

{tex} 36 \times 6 + 7 \div 2 - 6 = 20 {/tex}

B

{tex} 36 + 6 - 3 \times 5 \div 3 = 24 {/tex}

C

{tex} 36 \div 6 + 3 \times 5 - 3 = 45 {/tex}

{tex} 36 - 6 + 3 \times 5 \div 3 = 74 {/tex}

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Q 14. If + means 'minus' -- means 'multiplied by', {tex} \div {/tex} means 'plus' and x means 'divided by', then
{tex} 10 \times 5 \div 3 - 2 + 3 = ? {/tex}

5

B

21

C

{tex} \frac { 53 } { 3 } {/tex}

D

18

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Q 15. In the following question you have to identify the correct response from the given premises stated according to following symbols. If {tex} + {/tex} means {tex} \div {/tex} ,{tex} - {/tex} means {tex} \times {/tex} , {tex} \div {/tex} means {tex} + {/tex} and {tex} \times {/tex} means {tex} - {/tex} then
{tex} 63 \times 24 + 8 \div 4 + 2 - 3 = ? {/tex}

A

54

66

C

186

D

48

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Q 16. The following equation becomes mathematically correct when you interchange either the sign or the numbers as indicated in the ques- tion. Find the correct alternative. Given equation:
{tex} ( 16 - 4 ) \times 6 \div 2 + 8 = 30 {/tex}

A

4 and 2

{tex} \div {/tex} and {tex} - {/tex}

C

16 and 6

D

{tex} - {/tex} and {tex} + {/tex}

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Q 17. If {tex} - {/tex} stands for division, {tex} + {/tex} for multiplication, {tex} \div {/tex} for subtraction and {tex} \times {/tex} for addition, then which one of the following equations is correct?

A

{tex} 19 + 5 - 4 \times 2 \div 4 = 11 {/tex}

B

{tex} 19 \times 5 - 4 \div 2 + 4 = 16 {/tex}

{tex} 19 \div 5 + 4 - 2 \times 4 = 13 {/tex}

D

{tex} 19 \div 5 + 4 + 2 \div 4 = 20 {/tex}

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Q 18. If {tex} '-' {/tex} stands for {tex} ' \div '\ {/tex} {tex} ' +' {/tex} stands for {tex}' \times '{/tex},{tex} ' \div' {/tex} for {tex} ' - '{/tex} and {tex} \times {/tex} for {tex}' +' {/tex}, which one of the following equations in correct?

{tex} 30 - 6 + 5 \times 4 \div 2 = 27 {/tex}

B

{tex} 30 + 6 - 5 \div 4 \times 2 = 30 {/tex}

C

{tex} 30 \times 6 \div 5 - 4 + 2 = 32 {/tex}

D

{tex} 30 \div 6 \times 5 + 4 - 2 = 40 {/tex}

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Q 19. If {tex} ' \times' {/tex} means 'addition' {tex} '-' {/tex} means division', {tex}' \div '{/tex} means 'subtraction' and {tex} '+ '{/tex} 'means multiplication, then which of the following equations is correct?

{tex} 16 + 5 - 10 \times 4 \div 3 = 9 {/tex}

B

{tex} 16 - 5 \times 10 \div 4 + 3 = 12 {/tex}

C

{tex} 16 + 5 \div 10 \times 4 - 3 = 9 {/tex}

D

{tex} 16 \times 5 \div 10 \div 4 - 3 = 19 {/tex}

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Q 20. If {tex} ' +' {/tex} stands for division, {tex} '+' {/tex} for multiplication, {tex} ' \div' {/tex} for subtraction and 'x' for addition, which one of the following equations is correct?

A

{tex} 24 \div 8 - 4 + 2 \times 3 = 16 {/tex}

B

{tex} 24 - 8 + 4 \times 2 \div 3 = 12 {/tex}

C

{tex} 24 \times 8 - 4 \div 2 + 3 = 17 {/tex}

{tex} 24 + 8 - 4 \times 2 \div 3 = 47 {/tex}

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Q 21. If {tex} \div {/tex} means plus, {tex} \times {/tex} means subtraction, then
{tex} ( 15 \times 9 ) \div ( 12 \times 4 ) \times ( 4 \div 4 ) {/tex} is equal to :

A

96

6

C

{tex} \frac { 3 } { 128 } {/tex}

D

{tex} \frac { 143 } { 4 } {/tex}

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Q 22. If {tex} + {/tex} means {tex} - , - {/tex} means {tex} \times {/tex},{tex} \div {/tex} means {tex}\times{/tex} means {tex} \div {/tex} find the value of
{tex} 15 \times 3 \div 4 - 6 + 7 ? {/tex}

{tex} 22 {/tex}

B

{tex} 25 {/tex}

C

{tex} 9 {/tex}

D

{tex} 175 / 3 {/tex}

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Q 23. If {tex} \times {/tex} stands for {tex} - , \div {/tex} stands for {tex} + {/tex} {tex} + {/tex} stands for {tex} \times {/tex} find the value of following equation:
{tex} ( 16 \times 5 ) \div 5 + 3 = ? {/tex}

A

62

B

10

C

2

26

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Q 24. If {tex} '\div' {/tex} stands for addition, {tex} ' -' {/tex} stands for multiplication, 'x' stands for subtraction and '+' stands for division, which of the responses does not hold good?

A

{tex} 10 \times 4 = 06 {/tex}

B

{tex} 10 - 4 = 40 {/tex}

{tex} 10 + 5 = 50 {/tex}

D

{tex} 10 - 5 = 15 {/tex}

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Q 25. If {tex} '\times' {/tex} stands for {tex} '+' {/tex} ,{tex} '\div' {/tex} for {tex} ' - ' {/tex},{tex} ' -' {/tex} for {tex} '\times'{/tex} and {tex} ^ { \prime } + ^ { \prime } {/tex} for {tex} ^ { \prime } \div {/tex} ', find the value of the following equation:
{tex} 54 \div 16 - 3 \times 6 + 2 = ? {/tex}

9

B

12

C

8

D

15