# Quantitative Aptitude for SBI PO Prelims: 28th May 2018

**Dear Students,**

**Quantitative Aptitude For SBI PO**

**Exam 2018 (Week-03)**

**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.

Following the study plan for

**SBI PO Preliminary Examination 2018,**the**second week**starts with practice questions on**Series, Data Sufficiency, and Miscellaneous Questions Set.**To ensure proper preparation of the section we advise you to go through all the questions sincerely and try to attempt each one of them. Afterward, match your solutions and the approach with the one that would be provided later. Practice more and more questions on the same section to enhance your grip over the topics. Following is the Quantitative Aptitude quiz to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

**Q1. Mr. Anant Roy, the renowned author, recently got his new novel released. To his utter dismay he found that for the 1,007 pages on an average there were 2 mistakes every page. While, in the first 612 pages there were only 434 mistakes, they seemed to increase for the latter pages. Find the average number of mistakes per page for the remaining pages.**

(a) 6

(b) 4

(c) 2

(d) Can’t be determined

(e) None of these

**Q2. There are two mixtures of honey and water, the quantity of honey in them being 25% and 75% respectively of the mixture. If 2 gallons of the first are mixed with three gallons of the second, what will be the ratio of honey to water in the new mixture?**

(a) 11 : 2

(b) 11 : 9

(c) 9 : 11

(d) 2 : 11

(e) 7: 5

**Q3. A and B have some guavas divided between themselves. A says to B “If I give you 25% of the guavas I have, I will still have 2 more guavas than you have.” To this, B says “If you give me guavas equal to 70% of what I have now, I will have 4 more guavas than you have.” What is the total number of guavas that they have?**

(a) 80

(b) 64

(c) 36

(d) 88

(e) 48

**Q4. A manufacturer sells a pair of glasses to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 18%. The wholesaler sells the same to a retailer at a profit of 20%. The retailer in turn sells them to a customer for Rs. 30.09, thereby earning a profit of 25%. The cost price for the manufacturer is**

(a) Rs. 16

(b) Rs. 20

(c) Rs. 17

(d) Rs. 24

(e) None of these

**Q5. Rotomac produces very fine quality of writing pens. Company knows that on an average 10% of the produced pens are always defective so are rejected before packing. Company promises to deliver 7200 pens to its wholesaler at Rs. 10 each. It estimates the overall profit on all the manufactured pens to be 25%. What is the manufacturing cost of each pen?**

(a) Rs. 6

(b) Rs. 7.2

(c) Rs. 5.6

(d) Rs. 8

(e) Rs. 9.6

**Solutions (1-5):**

**Directions (6-10): Each question below is followed by two statements A and B. You have to determine whether the data given in the statement is sufficient for answering the question. You should use the data and your knowledge of Mathematics to choose the best possible answer.**

**Give answer (a) if the statement A alone is sufficient to answer the question, but the statement B alone is not sufficient.**

**Give answer (b) if the statement B alone is sufficient to answer the question, but the statement A alone is not sufficient.**

**Give answer (c) if both statements A and B together are needed to answer the question.**

**Give answer (d) if either the statements A alone or statement B alone is sufficient to answer the question**

**Give answer (e) if you cannot get the answer from the statements A and B together, but need even more data.**

**Q6. Triangle ABC has angle BAC equal to 90°. What is the measure of the angle ABC?**

A. The angle ACB is 35°.

B. The angle CBA is 55°.

**Q7. X, Y and Z are three consecutive even numbers (not necessarily in this order). What is the sum of these numbers?**

A. The difference between X and Z is 4.

B. One-third of Y is 14.

**Q8. What is the salary of P, in a group of P, Q, R, S, T and U, whose average salary is Rs. 35,000?**

A. Total of the salary of Q and S is Rs. 54000.

B. Total of the salary of T and U is Rs. 58000.

**Q9. What is the rate p.c.p.a. on an amount of Rs. 6,000 deposited in a Bank?**

A. The simple interest for four years is Rs. 3600.

B. The difference between the simple interest and compound interest is Rs. 894.0375.

**Q10. What is the number?**

A. 20% of that number is one fifth of that number.

B. 5/6th of that number is less than that number by 15.

**Solutions (6-10):**

**Directions (Q11-15): What should come in the place of the question mark (?) in following number series problems?**

**Q11. 711, 723, 747, 783, 831, 891, ?**

(a) 445

(b) 963

(c) 1005

(d) 1275

(e) 1260

**Q12. 13, 13, 32.5, 130, 715, ?**

(a) 5420

(b) 1550

(c) 5005

(d) 2055

(e) 4520

**Q13. 16, 17, 15, 18, 14, ?**

(a) 10

(b) 17

(c) 18

(d) 19

(e) 23

**Q14. 144, 104, 68, 42, 25, ?**

(a) 14.5

(b) 19.6

(c) 12.5

(d) 13

(e) 8.5

**Q15. 13, 29, 50, 81, 127, 193, ?**

(a) 165

(b) 195

(c) 180

(d) 190

(e) 284

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