Quantitative Aptitude for SBI PO Prelims: 2nd May 2018

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Quantitative Aptitude for SBI PO Exam 2018: 2nd May 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.  The average age of a family of 6 members is 21.5 years. The family includes two couples, one boy and one girl. The average age of first couple is 50% more than the average age of second couple. If average age of children (girl and boy) be 8.5 years then what is the total age of younger couple?        
(a) 42.8 years
(b) 44.8 years
(c) 46.4 years
(d) 48.4 years
(e) 40.8 years

Q2.  Two trains R and S having their lengths in the ratio of 9 : 11 are running towards each-other from two opposite stations. They cross a platform which length is 50% more than the average length of trains in 16 and 24 seconds respectively. Find the ratio of speed of train R to that of train S.
(a) 18:13
(b) 13:18
(c) 17:13
(d) 13:17
(e) 14:13

Q3.  Two persons Mr. X and Mr. Y bought an article for the same amount. Mr. X marked the price of article 25% above its cost price to him and sold it at 10% discount while Mr. Y did not mark any price and sold the article at a profit of 25%. If Mr. X sold it in Rs. 360 then find the profit earned by Mr. Y.
(a) Rs.85
(b) Rs.70
(c) Rs.75
(d) Rs.80
(e) Rs.65

Q4.  How many numbers of five digits can be formed by using the digits 1, 0, 2, 3, 5, 6 which are between 50000 and 60000 without repeating the digits?
(a) 150
(b) 160
(c) 120
(d) 140
(e) 130

Q5.  The ratio of efficiencies of two filling pipes is 4 : 5. There is a third emptying pipe which efficiency is two third of the average efficiency of first two filling pipes can empty a filled tank in 36 minutes. In how much time both the filling pipes can fill the tank when it is empty?
(a) 12 min.
(b) 14 min.
(c) 10 min.
(d) 16 min.
(e) 18 min.

Solutions (1-5):

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): What will come in the place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

Q11.  24,     12,     12,     18,     36,     ?
(a) 94
(b) 78
(c) 86
(d) 90
(e) 82

Q12.  270,     225,     189,     162,     144,     ?
(a) 132
(b) 135
(c) 138
(d) 136
(e) 133

Q13.  12,     13,     22,     47,     96,     ?
(a) 177
(b) 217
(c) 196
(d) 160
(e) 172

Q14.  15,     16,     34,     105,     424,     ?
(a) 2025
(b) 2120
(c) 2125
(d) 1845
(e) 1600

Q15.  3,     5,     15,     45,     113,     ?
(a) 233
(b) 238
(c) 223
(d) 228
(e) 243

Solutions (11-15):

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