# Quantitative Aptitude for SBI PO Prelims: 3rd July 2018

**Dear Students,**

**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 eighth week starts**with practice questions on 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. When the price of sugar was increased by 32%, a family reduced its consumption in such a way that the expenditure on sugar was only 10% more than before. If 30 kg per month were consumed before, find the new monthly consumption.**

(a) 42 kg

(b) 35 kg

(c) 25 kg

(d) 16 kg

(e) 18 kg

**Q2. Three containers A, B and C are having mixtures of milk and water in the ratio 1 : 5, 3 : 5 and 5 : 7, respectively. If the capacities of the containers are in the ratio 5 : 4 : 5, find the ratio of milk to water, if the mixtures of all the three containers are mixed together ?**

(a) 53 : 115

(b) 23 : 123

(c) 11 : 4

(d) 17 : 23

(e) None of these

**Q3. A part of monthly expenses of a family is constant and the remaining varies with the price of wheat. When the rate of wheat is Rs. 250 a quintal, the total monthly expenses of the family are Rs. 1000 and when it is Rs. 240 a quintal, the total monthly expenses are Rs. 980. Find the total monthly expenses of the family when the cost of wheat is Rs. 350 a quintal.**

(a) Rs. 1000

(b) Rs. 1400

(c) Rs. 1200

(d) Rs. 800

(e) Rs. 1600

**Q4. The area of a rectangle gets reduced by 9 m2 if its length is reduced by 5 m and breath is increased by 3 m. If we increased the length by 3 m and breath by 2 m, the area is increased by 67 m2. The length of the rectangle is:**

(a) 9 m

(b) 15.6 m

(c) 17 m

(d) 18.5 m

(e) 19 m

**Q5. Two boys ‘A’ and ‘B’ start at the same time to ride from Delhi to Meerut, 60 km away. A travels 4 km an hour slower than B. B reaches Meerut and at once turns back meeting A 12 km from Meerut. The speed of A was**

(a) 4 km/hr

(b) 8 km/hr

(c) 12 km/hr

(d) 16 km/hr

(e) 6 km/hr

**Solutions (1-5):**

**Directions (6-10): The following pie chart gives the marks obtained by Rishabh in an examination in five subjects. The total marks obtained is 450. Answer the questions based upon the chart.**

**Q6. What percent of the total marks were obtained by Rishabh in Psycho?**

(a) 20%

(b) 25%

(c) 30%

(d) 35%

(e) 40%

**Q7. Rishabh Scored 100 marks in Which of the following subjects?**

(a) Math

(b) Chemistry

(c) Psycho

(d) Commerce

(e) English

**Q8. The marks scored by Rishabh in Commerce and Psycho together exceed the marks scored in Chemistry and English together by:**

(a) 30

(b) 40

(c) 50

(d) 60

(e) 45

**Q9. The aggregate marks obtained by Rishabh averaged over the five subjects is:**

(a) 82

(b) 90

(c) 95

(d) 76

(e) 72

**Q10. The subject in which Rishabh scored approximately 22.2% marks is:**

(a) Chemistry

(b) Commerce

(c) Math

(d) English

(e) Psycho

**Solutions (6-10):**

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

**Q13. 572 ÷ 26 × 12 – 200 = (2)^?**

(a) 5

(b) 6

(c) 7

(d) 8

(e) 4

**Q15. 36% of 245 – 40% of 210 = 10 –?**

(a) 4.2

(b) 6.8

(c) 4.9

(d) 5.6

(e) 5.8