Quantitative Aptitude for SBI PO Prelims: 23rd April 2018

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Quantitative Aptitude for SBI PO Exam 2018: 23rd April 2018
Quantitative Aptitude For SBI PO Exam 2018

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.

Q1. A person bought 50 pens for Rs. 50 each. He sold 40 of them at a loss of 5%. He wants to gain 10% on the whole. Then his gain percent on the remaining pens should be  
(a) 15%
(b) 40%
(c) 50 %
(d) 70%
(e) 80%

Q2.  An article was sold at a profit of 12%. If the cost price would be 10% less and selling price Rs. 5.75 more, there would be profit of 30%. Then at what price it should be sold to make a profit of 20%?
(a) Rs. 115
(b) Rs. 120
(c) Rs. 138
(d) Rs. 215
(e) Rs. 230

Q3. A person invested in all Rs. 2600 at 4%, 6% and 8% per annum simple interest. At the end of the year, he got the same interest in all the three cases. The money invested at 4% is: 
(a) Rs. 200
(b) Rs. 600
(c) Rs. 800
(d) Rs. 1200
(e) Rs. 1100

Q4. A can complete a piece of work in 18 days, B in 20 days and C in 30 days. B and C together start the work and are forced to leave after 2 days and the remaining work is completed by A alone. The time taken by A alone to complete the remaining work is   
(a) 10 days
(b) 12 days
(c) 15 days
(d) 16 days
(e) 24 days

Q5. ‘A’ alone can do a piece of work in 6 days and B alone in 8 days. A and B undertook to do it for Rs. 3200. With the help of C, they completed the work in 3 days. How much is to be paid to C?
(a) Rs. 150
(b) Rs. 250
(c) Rs. 300
(d) Rs. 400
(e) Rs. 420

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (Q.6 – 10): Study the following graph carefully and answer the questions given below it.
Percentage of profit earned by two companies Xiomi and Honor over the given years

Q6. Expenditure of Company Honor in 2013 and 2014 are Rs. 12 lakhs and Rs. 14.5 lakh respectively. What was the total income of Company Honor in 2013 and 2014 together (in lakh rupees)?
(a) 35 lac
(b) 37.65 lac
(c) 40 lac
(d) 37.95 lac
(e) None of these

Q7.  Ratio of expenditure of companies Xiomi and Honor in 2016 was 3 : 4 respectively. What was the respective ratio of their incomes in 2016?
(a) 2 : 3
(b) 23 : 37
(c) 43 : 56
(d) 29 : 46
(e) 39 : 56

Q8. Total expenditure of Company Xiomi in all the years together was 82.5 lakhs. What was the total income of the Company in all the years together?
(a) 38 lac
(b) 40 lac
(c) 45 lac
(d) Cannot determined
(e) None of these

Q9. If the expenditures of Companies Xiomi and Honor in 2017 were equal and the total income of the two companies was Rs. 5.7 lakh, What was the total expenditure of the two companies in 2017?
(a) 4 lac
(b) 5 lac
(c) 6 lac
(d) 8 lac
(e) 10 lac

Q10. If the income of Company Honor in 2014 and 2015 were in the ratio of 2 : 3 respectively. What was the respective ratio of expenditure of that Company in these two years?
(a) 2 : 3
(b) 4 : 5
(c) 29 : 45
(d) 39 : 55
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): In each of these questions, two equations (I) and (II) are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer 

Solutions (11-15):

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