# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz For SBI PO Prelims: 21st January 2019

**Dear Students,**

If talked about banking exams, Quant Section is considered to be one of the most difficult sections and so, gives heebie-jeebies to many. The questions asked in this section are calculative and very time-consuming and if you do not practice it well, it can make your blood run cold during the exam. Adda247 is here with practice questions on all the topics that are likely to be asked in the exam.

**Directions (1-5): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions?**

**Q1. √4225÷ ∛2197 × 45% of 760 = ?**

1170

1710

1510

1700

1720

**Q2.**

3

4

5

2

1

**Q3.**

1

2

3

4

5

**Q4.**

3

5

7

9

11

**Q5. 36% of 245 - 40% of 10 = 10 - ?**

84.2

6.8

74.2

- 75.6

– 74.2

Solution:

88.2 - 4 = 10 - ?

Or, ? = -74.2

Or, ? = -74.2

**Q6. Murli, Arjit and Kamal can do a work in 8, 16 and 24 days respectively. They all begin together. Murli continues to work till it is finished, Kamal leaving off 2 days and Arjit one day before its completion. In what time is the work finished?**

7 days

2 days

5 days

9 days

12 days

**Q7. Harshit and Prabhat started a race from opposite ends of the pool. After one and a half minute, they passed each other at mid of total distance between poles. If they lost no time in turning and maintained their respective speeds, how many minutes after starting did they pass each other the second time?**

**Q8. In an examination, the average of marks was found to be 50. For deducting marks for computational errors, the marks of 100 candidates had to be changed from 90 to 60 each and so the average of marks came down to 45. The total number of candidates, who appeared at the examination, was**

600

620

550

650

578

**Q9. A bag contains an equal number of 50-paise, 25-paise, 20 paise and 5-paise coins respectively. If the total value is Rs 40, how many coins of each type are there?**

40

25

30

20

56

Solution:

Let no. of coins be x

∴0.5x+0.25x+0.2x+0.05x=40

Or, x = 40

∴0.5x+0.25x+0.2x+0.05x=40

Or, x = 40

**Q10. Ratio of cost price to selling price of an article is 5 : 6. If 20% discount is offered on marked price of article then marked price is what percent more than cost price?**

100/3 %

50 %

40 %

200/3 %

60 %

**Directions (11-15): In the following questions two equations numbered I and II are given. You have to solve both the equations**

**Q11. I. x²-x-12=0**

**II. y²+5y+6=0**

if x > y

if x ≥ y

if x < y

if x ≤ y

if x = y or the relationship cannot be established.

**Q12. I. x²-8x+15=0**

**II. y²-3y+2=0**

if x > y

if x ≥ y

if x < y

if x ≤ y

if x = y or the relationship cannot be established.

**Q13. I. x²-32=112**

**II. y-√169=0**

if x > y

if x ≥ y

if x < y

if x ≤ y

if x = y or the relationship cannot be established.

**Q14. I. x-√121=0**

**II. y²-121=0**

if x > y

if x ≥ y

if x < y

if x ≤ y

if x = y or the relationship cannot be established.

**Q15. I. x²-16=0**

**II. y²-9y+20=0**

if x > y

if x ≥ y

if x < y

if x ≤ y

if x = y or the relationship cannot be established.

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