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Quantitative Aptitude Quiz For SBI PO/Clerk Prelims

Numerical Ability or Quantitative Aptitude Section has given heebie-jeebies to the aspirants when they appear for a banking examination. As the level of every other section is only getting complex and convoluted, there is no doubt that this section, too, makes your blood run cold. The questions asked in this section are calculative and very time-consuming. But once dealt with proper strategy, speed, and accuracy, this section can get you the maximum marks in the examination. Following is the Quantitative Aptitude quiz to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

Directions (1-5): What will come in place of (?) in the following number series? Find exact value.

Q1.√225 ÷ ∛125 × 40% of 550 = ?
670
660
650
640
600
Q2.150% of 220+120% of 140+?=850
342
355
352
360
370
Solution:
? = 850 – 15 × 22 – 12 × 14
= 352

Q3. 30% of 340-70% of 110=65- ?
30
50
45
40
20
Solution:
? = 65 – 25 = 40

Q4. [7 × (4.4 + 8.6)] - (8)² = ?
27
30
23
35
37
Solution:
? = 91 – 64 = 27

Q5. (5555÷55) + (625÷25) + (120÷24)=?
120
125
131
141
111
Solution:
? = 101 + 25 + 5 = 131

Directions (6-10): What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?

Q6. 948, 474, ?, 118.5, 59.25, 29.625
221
190
237
189.06
244
Solution:
Pattern is (÷2),(÷2),(÷2) ………………
∴474÷2=237

Q7. 374, 355, 317, ?, 184, 89
260
298
279
241
441
Solution:
Pattern is (-19×1),(-19×2),(-19×3) ……………
∴317-19×3=260

Q8. 96, 94, 373, 3353, ?, 1341069
83819
53483
63813
53643
56343
Solution:
Pattern is (×1-2),(×4-3),(×9-4),(×16-5),(×25-6)
∴3353×16-5=53643

Q9. 1, 16, 81, 256, ?, 1296
400
625
875
1125
512
Q10. 281, 141, 71, 36, 18.5, ?
9.5
9.25
10.75
10
9.75
Solution:
Pattern is (÷2+0.5),(÷2+0.5)……….
∴ 18.5÷2+0.5=9.75

Directions (11-15): The following pie chart shows the % distribution of the expenditure incurred in publishing a book.

Q11. Which of the two expenditure together have a central angle is 72°?
Transportation & Royalty
Transportation & Printing cost
Binding & Printing
Binding & Royalty
None of these
Q12. If for an edition of book, the cost of paper is Rs. 66850, what will be the promotion cost for this edition.
Rs. 54580
Rs. 23480
Rs. 22302
Rs. 21392
Rs. 20923
Q13. If 5000 copies are published and the transportation cost on them amounts to Rs. 96000, then what should be the selling price of the books so that publisher can earn a profit of 30% ?
Rs. 1098000
Rs. 2345678
Rs. 1040000
Rs. 1045680
Rs. 100000
Solution:
Rs 96000 → 12% ∴ Total cost = Rs 800000 Desired SP = 130 × 8000 = Rs 1040000

Q14. For an edition of 1250 copies, Binding cost amounts to Rs. 887500, what should be the SP of the one book if publisher desires a profit of 10% ?
Rs. 3000
Rs. 3124
Rs. 4125
Rs. 5214
Rs. 2814
Q15. If printing cost is Rs. 99000 for an edition. What would be the difference between the cost of binding & promotion cost?
Rs. 75550
Rs. 74520
Rs. 76500
Rs. 77850
Rs. 69860

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