Quant Test of the Week for SBI PO

As we all know SBI PO is here and we are ready with the 80 days plan in which we provide you daily quizzes on new pattern questions with different topics that will help you to go through this exam.
So, here we are with the Most important questions of  Time and Distance/ Time and Work/ Pipes and Cisterns/ Boat and Streams.



 Q1. The rate of flow of water in pipes varies inversely as the square of the radius of the pipes. What is the ratio of the rates of flow in two pipes of diameters 2 cm and 4 cm?
(a) 1 : 2 
(b) 2 : 1 
(c) 1 : 8 
(d) 4 : 1 
(e) None of these

Q2. If the ratio of boys to girls in a class is B and the ratio of girls to boys is G, then 3 (B + G) is: 
(a) Equal to 3  
(b) Less than 3 
(c) More than 3 
(d) Less than one-third 
(e) None of these

Q3. A driver’s income consists of his salary and tips. During one week, his tips were five-fourths of his salary. What fraction of his income came from tips? 
(a) Four-ninths 
(b) Five-ninths 
(c) Five-eights 
(d) Five-Fourths 
(e) None of these

Q4. A contractor employed 25 labourers on a job. He was paid Rs. 275 for the work. After retaining 20 per cent of this sum, he distributed the remaining amount amongst the labourers. If the number of men to women labourers was in the ratio 2 : 3 and their wages in the ratio 5 : 4, what wages did a woman labourer get? 
(a) Rs. 10 
(b) Rs. 8
(c) Rs. 12
(d) Rs. 15 
(e) None of these

Q5. The total emoluments of A and B are equal. However, A gets 65 per cent of his basic salary as allowances and B gets 80 per cent of his basic salary as allowances. What is the ratio of the basic salaries of A and B? 
(a) 16 : 13
(b) 5 : 7 
(c) 12 : 11 
(d) 7 : 9 
(e) None of these

Q6. The market price of an article is Rs. 100. If it is sold at a discount of 10%, a profit of 35% is made. How much loss or profit will be made if it is sold for Rs. 30 less then the market price? 
(a) 5% loss  
(b) 8% gain 
(c) 5%  gain 
(d) 8% loss 
(e) None of these

Q7. A man buys apples at a certain price per dozen and sells 100 apples at a price eight times (of per dozen price) per hundred. What is his gain or loss percent? 
(a) 4% loss 
(b) 8.5% loss  
(c) 4% gain  
(d) 6.25% gain 
(e) None of these

Q8. A farmer sold a cow and an ox for Rs. 800 and got a profit of 20% on the cow and 25% on the ox. If he sells the cow and the ox for Rs. 820 and gets a profit of 25% on the cow and 20% on the ox, the individual cost price of the cow and the ox is: 
(a) Rs. 515.60, Rs. 115.60 (approx.)
(b) Rs. 531.50, Rs. 135.50 (approx.)
(c) Rs. 530.60, Rs. 130.60 (approx.)
(d) Cannot be determined 
(e) None of these

Q9. A businessman marked the price of his goods 30% more than his C.P. He then sells 1/4 th of his stock at a discount of 15%, and half of the stock at the marked price, and the rest at a discount of 30% Find his gain percentage. 
(a) 16.5%
(b) 15.375%
(c) 14.20%
(d) 13.37%
(e) None of these

Q10.After selling a watch, Sultan found that he had made a loss of 10% He also found that had he sold it for Rs. 27 more, he would have made a profit of 5% The actual initial loss was what percentage of the profit earned, had he sold the watch for a 5% profit? 
(a) 23%
(b) 150%
(c) 180%
(d) 200%
(e) None of these

Q11. What annual payment will discharge a debt of Rs 5600 due 5 years hence at the rate 6% simple interest?
(a) Rs 500
(b) Rs 560
(c) Rs 1000
(d) Rs. 800
(e) None of these

Q12. A sum was put at SI at a certain rate for 4 years. Had it been put at 6% lower rate, it would have fetched Rs720 less. Find the sum.
(a) Rs 3000
(b) Rs 4000
(c) Rs 3500
(d) Rs 2400
(e) None of these

Q13. A sum of Rs 18750 is left by will by a father to be divided between two sons of 12 and 14 years of age, so that when they attain maturity at 18, the amount (principal + interest) received by each at 5 per cent simple interest will be the same. Find the sum allotted at present to each son.
(a) Rs 9000, Rs 9750
(b) Rs 8000, Rs 1750
(c) Rs 9500, Rs 9250
(d)Rs. 10000, Rs. 8750
(e) None of these

Q14. Find the compound interest on Rs 80000 for 3 years if the rate of interest is 5% for the first year, 4% for the second year and 5% for the third year.
(a) Rs 17128
(b) Rs 11728
(c) Rs 11278
(d) Rs 11738
(e) None of these

Q15. A man borrows some money on compound interest and returns it in two years in two equal instalments. If the rate of interest is 5% and yearly instalment is Rs 441; find the amount borrowed
(a) 820
(b) 800
(c) 840
(d) 880
(e) None of these




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