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Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for SBI PO/Clerk Mains 2018

Numerical Ability or Quantitative Aptitude Section is getting complex and convoluted every year. The questions asked in this section are calculative and very time-consuming. One needs to fight tooth and nail to get a desirable score in this section. 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 for SBI PO and SBI Clerk Mains Exam. Not only this, these quizzes will also prove propitious for the upcoming Bank of Baroda Exam. Now, pull up your socks, it’s time for Blood, sweat and tears. This quiz is according to the SBI PO/Clerk Study Mains Preparation Study Plan and with the help of this 25 Days Plan you’ll cover all important topics for Data Interpretation and Analysis section of Mains.

Directions (Q.1-5): Study the following data related to seven friends carefully to answer the questions that follow.
Parul, Niharika, Anshu, Pooja, Jyoti, Aditi and Komal are seven friends living along a straight road in same manner as given starting with Parul.
Pooja lives 150 km away from Parul, and takes 1 hr 40 min to reach to Aditi. Parul takes 5 hours to reach to Aditi who lives 250 km away from her also Parul takes 72 min to reach Niharika’s house. When Anshu and Komal move toward each other at 70 k/hr and 50 km/hr respectively, they meet after 1 hr 35 min. Anshu takes only 34 2/7 min to reach to Pooja. Niharika being 240 km away from Komal crosses Jyoti after 5 hr 40 min and meet Komal after 8 hours from start. Jyoti and Aditi meet after 24 minutes if they start moving simultaneously towards each other with speed in 3: 2 ratio.
Note: Speed of all remains constant.

Q1. On a weekend, all friends decided to meet at Parul’s house at 9: 00 pm sharp. At what time should Jyoti leave her house to get at location in time if she spends 10 minutes at Niharika’s house?
(a) 2 : 10 pm
(b) 2 : 45 pm
(c) 1 : 10 pm
(d) 1 : 30 pm
(e) 3 : 45 pm

Q2. Niharika and her boyfriend together left their office at 6: 30 pm and moved towards their home with same speed as Niharika. Their Office is 120km away from Jyoti’s house in opposite direction of Niharika’s house. Find the distance of house of Niharika’s house from her boyfriend’s house if she dropped her boyfriend at his home at 7: 05 pm.
(a) 280 km
(b) 265.5 km
(c) 252 km
(d) 272.5 km
(e) 264 km

Q3. Find the ratio of distance between residence of Parul and Komal and that of Anshu and Jyoti.
(a) 2 : 5
(b) 5 : 2
(c) 3 : 1
(d) 7 : 3
(e) 4 : 5

Q4. All friends decided to meet at Pooja’s house, with the condition that they have to move towards Pooja house with the speed of the next friend they meet in the way starting with Parul and Komal living at opposite ends. Find the difference in the time when the two groups reach at destination. (rounded off up to two decimal points)
(a) 0.52 hr
(b) 2.31 hr
(c) 1.23 hr
(d) 2.51 hr
(e) 1.82 hr

Q5. By what percent speed of Anshu is more or less than that of Komal’s speed?
(a) 32%
(b) 45%
(c) 30%
(d) 40%
(e) 25%

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. Eleven years earlier the average age of a family of 4 members was 28 years. Now the average age of the same family with six members is yet the same, when 2 children were born in this period. If both children belong to the same parents and the age of the first child at the time of the birth of the younger child was same as there were total family members just after the birth of the youngest member of this family, then find the present age of the youngest member of the family.
(a) 3 years
(b) 5 years
(c) 6 years
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) 2 years

Q7. The normal dosage of a particular medicine is t tablets per day for each patient. A hospital’s current supply of these tablets will last 'd' days for 'p' patients. If the recommended dosage increases by 20% and the number of patients decreases by one-third, then for how many days will the hospital’s supply last?
(a) 5d/4
(b) 4d/5
(c) 4pt/5
(d) None of these
(e) 3pt/5

Q8. Shobha’s Mathematics test had 75 problems i.e., 10 Arithmetic, 30 Algebra and 35 geometry problems. Although she answered 70% of the Arithmetic, 40% of the Algebra and 60% of the geometry problems correctly. She did not pass the test because she had done less than 60% of the problems right. How many more questions she would have needed to answer correctly to obtain 60% passing grade?
(a) 4
(b) 5
(c) 6
(d) 7
(e) 2

Q9. Three persons Amar, Akbar and Anthony invested different amounts in a fixed deposit scheme for one year at the rate of 12% per annum and earned a total interest (all together ) of Rs. 3,240 at the end of the year. If the amount invested by Akbar is Rs. 5000 more than the amount invested by Amar and amount invested by Anthony is Rs. 2000 more than the amount invested by Akbar than what is the amount invested by Akbar?
(a) Rs. 12,000
(b) Rs. 10,000
(c) Rs. 7,000
(d) Rs. 5,000
(e) Rs. 8000

Q10. From a group of 7 men and 4 women a committee of 6 persons is formed. What is the probability that the committee will consist of exactly 2 women?
(a) 5/11
(b) 3/11
(c) 4/11
(d) 2/11
(e) 6/11

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-13): In each of these questions a number series is given only one number is wrong in each series. You have to identify the wrong number.
Q11. 1.375, 1.25, 2.625, 3.875, 6.575, 10.375,     16.875
(a) 6.575
(b) 1.25
(c) 10.375
(d) 2.625
(e) 16.875

Q12. 2478,   819,   257,   84,  24,  5
(a) 257
(b) 24
(c) 5
(d) 819
(e) 84

Q13. 199,   176, 195,  180,     190,   184,   187
(a) 180
(b) 190
(c) 184
(d) 187
(e) 199

Directions (14-15): What will come in the place of question mark (?) in the following number series?
Q14. 2, 13, 67, ?, 817, 1639
(a) 271
(b) 205
(c) 218
(d) 262
(e) 264

Q15. 1, 2, 6, 21,  ?,  445, 2676
(a) 88
(b) 77
(c) 52
(d) 64
(e) 68

Solutions (11-15):