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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.
Q1. Three partners invested capital in the ratio 2 : 7 : 9. The time period for which each of them invested was in the ratio of the reciprocals of the amount invested. Find the share of the partner who brought in the highest capital, if total profit is Rs. 1080.
(a) Rs. 120
(b) Rs. 360
(c) Rs. 540
(d) Rs. 420
(e) Rs. 520

Q2. Three pipes A, B and C can fill a tank from empty to full in 30 minutes, 20 minutes and 10 minutes respectively. When the tank is empty, all the three pipes are opened. A, B and C discharge chemical solutions P, Q and R respectively. What is the proportion of solution R in the liquid in the tank after 3 minutes?
(a) 3/11
(b) 6/11
(c) 4/11
(d) 7/11
(e) none of these

Q3. A can do a piece of work in 90 days, B in 40 days and C in 12 days. They work for a day each in turn, i.e., first day A does it alone, second day B does it alone and 3rd day C does it alone. After that the cycle is repeated till the work is finished. They get Rs. 240 for this job. If the wages are divided in proportion to the work each had done. Find the amount A will get?
(a) 14
(b) 24
(c) 34
(d) 36
(e) 26

Q4. Two types of tea are mixed in the ratio of 3 : 5 to produce the first quality and if they are mixed in the ratio of 2 : 3, the second quality is obtained. How many kilograms of the first quality has to be mixed with 10 kg of the second quality so that a third quality having the two varieties in the ratio of 7 : 11 may be produced ?
(a) 6 kg
(b) 8 kg
(c) 9 kg
(d) 10 kg
(e) 16 kg

Q5. Two vessels contain a mixture of Spirit and water. In the first vessel the ratio of Spirt to water is 8 : 3 and in the second vessel the ratio is 5 : 1. A 35 litre cask is filled from these vessels so as to contain a mixture of Spirit and water in the ratio of 4 : 1. How many litres are taken from the first vessels ?
(a) 11 litres
(b) 22 litres
(c) 16.5 litres
(d) 27.5 litres
(e) 23.5 litres

Q6. ‘A’ sells to B goods at five-thirds the rate of profit at which B has decided to sell it to C. C, on other hand, sells it to D at one-third the rate of profit at which B sold it to C. If D gives Rs. 2145 to C at 10% profit, how much did A buy it for?
(a) Rs. 1000
(b) Rs. 2000
(c) Rs. 1500
(d) Rs. 1800
(e) Rs. 2400

Solutions (1-6):

Directions (7-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions.
Mr. Hurly Purly is facing a decision problem. He has excellent training products but is not sure about the demand for his products. He wants to setup a training centre to provide training programmes of Sr executive, Jr. execuitive and non-executive level.
His Finanical advisor Mr. Balmas told him that, if he wants to setup a non-executive level training centre, the total cost would be on two counts. The first would be a fixed cost which is Rs. 2 lakhs per annum. Besides, it would also entail a variable cost of training per candidate. This would be Rs. 1000 per candidate trained.
He further estimated that, if a training centre is setup for conducting Jr executive and non-executive level training programmes, the total fixed cost would be Rs. 3.2 lakh per annum and the cost of training per candidate will be Rs. 750. Mr. Balmas motivates Mr. Hurly Purly to setup a combined training centre for Sr executive, Jr executive and non-executive, the fixed cost of which is Rs. 5 lakhs per annum and the cost of providing training per candidate is Rs. 500.

Q7. What would be the volume that Mr. Hurly Purly should train, where he would be indifferent between setting up a non-executive level and non-executive and Jr executive level training centre?
(a) 495
(b) 490
(c) 480
(d) 475
(e) 375

Q8. What would be the volume that Mr. Hurly should train where he would be indifferent between setting up a training centre for Jr and non-executive level and Sr, Jr and non-executive level?
(a) 710
(b) 720
(c) 730
(d) 740
(e) 840

Q9. What would be the volume that Mr. Hurly should train, where he could be indifferent between setting up a training centre for non-executive and for all three categories?
(a) 450
(b) 500
(c) 550
(d) 600
(e) 750

Q10. Assume that Mr. Hurly shares the same vision that Mr. Balmas has and setup a training centre for all three categories. In the first year, he manages to train 1200 candidates at Rs. 1250 per candidate. What would be his profit?
(a) Rs. 3.2 lakh
(b) Rs. 3.6 lakh
(c) Rs. 4 lakhs
(d) Rs. 4.4 lakh
(e) None of these

Solutions (7-10):

Directions (11-15): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?
Q11. 1, 3, 15, 95, 767, ?
(a) 7677
(b) 7679
(c) 9215
(d) 6143
(e) 6145

Q12. 5,     6, 14,    45,     ?,     925,     5556
(a) 230
(b) 186
(c) 184
(d) 276
(e) 188

Q13. 13,   36,   63,   98,   150,   ?
(a) 235
(b) 239
(c) 228
(d) 271
(e) 219

Q14. 4,   4,   6,   11,   24,    ?,  188
(a) 50
(b) 62
(c) 62.5
(d) 74
(e) 64

Q15. 432,   144,   288,   96,    192,   ?
(a) 92
(b) 48
(c) 384
(d) 64
(e) 32

Solutions (11-15):