# Quantitative Aptitude for SBI PO Prelims: 7th May 2018

**Dear Students,**

**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.

**Q2. 8 years ago, the ratio of the ages of Ruchi and Anandi was 4 : 3. If the ratio of their present ages is 6 : 5 respectively, what is the ratio of the sum to the difference of their present ages?**

(a) 11 : 2

(b) 11 : 4

(c) 11 : 1

(d) 11 : 3

(e) 7: 11

**Q3. In how many different ways the letters of word ‘COMBINATION’ can be arranged in order to keep the consonants always together?**

(a) 58500

(b) 48000

(c) 64800

(d) 64400

(e) 54800

**Q4. A man’s downstream swimming rate is thrice of his upstream swimming rate. If he covers 12 km upstream in 2.5 hours, what distance he will cover in 5 hours downstream?**

(a) 75 km

(b) 76 km

(c) 70 km

(d) 72 km

(e) 82 km

**Q5. In a 63 litre mixture of spirit and water, the ratio of spirit to water is 5 : 4 . What amount of spirit should be added to this mixture to make the ratio of water to milk 5 : 7?**

(a) 6.2 li

(b) 5.4 li

(c) 4.2 li

(d) 4.8 li

(e) 5.6 li

**Solutions (1-5):**

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

**Q6. 10, 15, 45, 270, 3240, ?**

(a) 72250

(b) 77760

(c) 75260

(d) 85280

(e) 762560

**Q7. 35, 256, 451, 620, 763, (?)**

(a) 680

(b) 893

(c) 633

(d) 880

(e) 860

**Q8. 130, 139, 155, 180, 216, (?)**

(a) 260

(b) 290

(c) 265

(d) 996

(e) 1008

**Q9. 2890, (?), 1162, 874, 730, 658**

(a) 1684

(b) 1738

(c) 1784

(d) 1672

(e) 1678

**Q10. 12, 26, 81, 328, 1645, ?**

(a) 9981

(b) 8281

(c) 7321

(d) 9876

(e) 9978

**Solutions (6-10):**

**Directions (11– 15): Study the following graph carefully and answer the questions given below**

**Number of students enrolled in mechanical, electrical and civil branches of five different colleges in the year 2016**

**Q11. Ratio of number of male to female students in electrical discipline from college B is 16: 9 and total professors in same college and in same branch is 100/9% of total female students from the same branch and same college then, find total number of professor in electrical branch from college B.**

(a) 18

(b) 15

(c) 20

(d) 22

(e) 25

**Q12. If number of male student in civil branch from college D and male students in mechanical branch from college A are equal then what is the percentage of female students in mechanical branch of college A? Give that ratio of male to female students in civil branch from college D is 13: 12**

(a) 100/3%

(b) 50/3%

(c) 40/3%

(d) 22/7%

(e) None of these

**Q13. If 20% of students in civil branch from college E are transferred to civil branch of college C then find the ratio of students in civil from college C to the total students from college E now.**

(a) 34/111

(b) 23/222

(c) 23/111

(d) 34/113

(e) None of these

**Q14. Average of students in electrical branch from all colleges are what percent less/more than the average students in Civil branch from all colleges together? (Approximately)**

(a) 12%

(b) 10%

(c) 4%

(d) 9%

(e) 6%

**Q15. If 20% of total students from College D, are failed in yearly exam, 75% of total students are passed from college E in yearly exams then what will be total students in college D and E together in year 2017 if 400 more students are enrolled in 2017 from both colleges D and E together (consider both colleges were opened in 2016 and enrollment is cancelled when a student fails in exam)**

(a) 2340

(b) 2900

(c) 2440

(d) 2800

(e) 2250

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