UPSSSC (Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission) conducted the Preliminary Eligibility Test (PET) for the recruitment process of government jobs in Uttar Pradesh. This exam was conducted on 28^{th} October, 2023 in two shifts. Here UPSSSC PET 2023, 28 October 2^{nd} shift question paper along with answer key has been provided.

Exam |
UPSSSC PET Exam Paper 2023 |

Subject |
General Knowledge |

Exam Date |
28 October, 2023 (Evening Shift) |

Total Questions |
100 |

Paper Set |
KM3 |

**(Q.1-5) :** The following graph shows the time taken by different people to complete the work:

**1. What is the total time taken to complete the work if all of them work together? **

(A) 40/29 days

(B) 29/80 days

(C) 80/29 days

(D) 29/40 days

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**2. Which of the following groups take minimum time to complete the work? **

(A) Rakesh and Axay

(B) Chaman and Axay

(C) Axay and Ramesh

(D) Chaman and Ramesh

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**3. Sneha is twice as efficient as Kailash and together they do the same work in as much time as taken by Chaman and Axay together. In how many days Kailash can complete the work individually ? **

(A) 5 days

(C) 15 days

(B) 20 days

(D) 10 days

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**4. Chaman and Axay started the work jointly. A few days later Mihir also joined them and thus all of them completed the whole work in 5 days. All of them were paid total ₹ 3,000. What is the share of Mihir?**

(A) ₹ 500

(B) ₹ 750

(C) ₹ 700

(D) ₹ 600

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**5. After working for 5 days Rakesh is joined by Axay. If they complete the remaining work in 5 more days, in how many days can Axay alone complete the work ? **

(A) 5 days

(B) 20 days

(C) 15 days

(D) 10 days

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**(Q. 6-10) : Given bar graph shows the percentage of jobs held by peoples of India, Afghanistan and Nepal in the Gulf over the different years. Study the bar graph and answer the following questions:**

**6. If the ratio of the total persons who are doing their jobs in the year 2018 and 2021 is 3:5 and the total Indians in the Gulf in 2021 are 4400, then find the total Nepal people in the year 2018 in Gulf. **

(A) 1525

(B) 1680

(C) 1575

(D) 2250

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**7. If ratio of total persons in all the given years from 2018 to 2022 is 2 : 3 : 3 : 4 : 5, then find the ratio of total Indians in the Gulf over all the given years from 2018 to 2022. **

(A) 23 : 27 : 25 : 24 : 30

(B) 24 : 27 : 21 : 23 : 20

(C) 23 : 27 : 21 : 22 : 20

(D) 25 : 23 : 21 : 22 : 20

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**8. If total Indians in Gulf in the year 2019. are equal to the total Afghanistan people in Gulf in the year 2022, then find the ratio of Nepal people in Gulf in the respective years. **

(A) 1 : 5

(B) 3 : 5

(C) 2 : 3

(D) 2 : 5

(D) 2 : 5

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**9. If total persons in 2020 are three times the total Nepal people in 2021 and also the total Indians in the year 2020 a are 5775, then find that the total Indians in the year 2020 are how much percent more than the total Nepal people in the year 2021.**

(A) 0%

(B) 5%

(C) 4%

(D) 2.5%

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**10. If the total Afghanistan people in the year 2018 are 2340 and ratio of Afghanistan people in the years 2018 and 2019 is 45:88, then find the total number of persons in the Gulf in the years 2018 and 2019 together. **

(A) 22000

(B) 17500

(C) 16700

(D) 20800

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**(Q. 11-15) : Study the data carefully and answer the questions given below: The table shows the items sold by a shopkeeper and their prices and profit.
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Item | Cost Price | Profit% | Discount |

Bag | 230 | 10% | 48 |

Shirt | 320 | 15% | 96 |

Eye-Glasses | 200 | 25% | 35 |

Pant | 450 | 12% | 72 |

Book | 140 | 20% | 14 |

**11. The shopkeeper sold 2 Shirts, 3 Eye-glasses, 2 Pants and 1 Book to a customer. What is his approximate average profit? **

(A) ₹60.12

(B) ₹47.75

(C) ₹52.15

(D) ₹56

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**12. Sneha purchased 1 Shirt, 2 Bags and 1 Pant and shopkeeper gave 5% additional discount on the marked price, find the . approximate total profit of the shopkeeper.**

(A) 72.3

(B) 78.45

(C) 65.9

(D) 80.95

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**13. Marked price of approximately how much percent more Eye-glass is than the marked price of Book? **

(A) 56.59%

(B) 62.19%

(C) 87.15%

(D) 50%

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**14. If the cost price of the Ring is 30% more than the cost price of Shirt and the shopkeeper wants to earn 25% after giving 35% discount so what will be the marked price? **

(A) ₹650

(B) ₹840

(C) ₹800

(D) ₹710

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**15. What is the ratio of the discount percent of the Eye-glasses and Book sold by shopkeeper ? **

(A) 25 : 16

(B) 16 : 25

(C) 57 : 91

(D) 91:57

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**(Q. 16-20) :** The questions are based on the following table chart which represents the advertisement expenditure (in crores) of a trading company from 2015-16 to 2020-21 on four of its products P, Q, R and S. (Profit = Sales – Advertising expenditure)

Year | P | Q | R | S |

2015-16 | 50 | 75 | 50 | 25 |

2016-17 | 25 | 75 | 50 | 25 |

2017-18 | 50 | 50 | 75 | 25 |

2018-19 | 75 | 25 | 0 | 25 |

2019-20 | 50 | 75 | 50 | 50 |

2020-21 | 75 | 50 | 100 | 25 |

Sales for given years are as follows:

2015-16 | ₹ 300 crores |

2016-17 | ₹ 450 crores |

2017-18 | ₹ 500 crores |

2018-19 | ₹ 150 crores |

2019-20 | ₹ 600 crores |

2020-21 | ₹ 700 crores |

**16. In which year the product Q’s profit is the highest, if its sales form 20% of the total sales every year ? **

(A) 2020-21

(B) 2016-17

(C) 2018-19

(D) 2019-20

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**17. If the advertising expenditure for all the products in the year 2016-17 is halved and that in 2020-21 is doubled and for the other. years it remains the same, then during which year the profit is the highest? **

(A) 2017-18

(C) 2018-19

(C) 2020-21

(D) 2019-20

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**18. Among the given years, the advertising expenditure of product S as a percentage. of the advertising expenditure of P and R together is least in **

(A) 2017-18

(B) 2018-19

(C) 2020-21

(D) 2016-17

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**19. If the ratio of sales of the products P, Q, Rand in the year 2020-21 is 2 : 5 : 1 : 2, then the profit of S is approximately what percentage of the profit of Q in the same year ?**

(A) 33.33%

(B) 22.85%

(C) 45.38%

(D) 38.33%

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**20. In 2021-22, the sales of the company decreases by 30%. Total advertising expenses for 2021-22 grow at the same rate as they did from the total advertising expenses 2019-20 to 2020-21. What the approximate profit for 2021-22? **

(A) ₹400.12 crores

(B) ₹212.225 crores

(C) ₹520.122 crores

(D) ₹300 crores

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