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Quantitative Aptitude For SBI PO Exam 2018 (Week-02)

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 second week starts with practice questions on Simplification, Data Interpretation, and Number Series 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.

Directions (1-5): Table given below shows population of five states living under BPL Category (in percentage) and under APL category (in absolute value). Ratio between rural population and urban population living under BPL category in five states is also given .Study the data carefully and answer the following questions-

Note: Total population of each state = population under BPL category + Population under APL category

Q1. Urban population of state A living under BPL is how much less than rural population of state E living under BPL ?
(a) 4225
(b) 5675
(c) 6725
(d) 5325
(e) 3725

Q2. If 60% population of state D living under APL, lives in urban areas, then rural population of state D living under APL is what percent of total population of state D ?
(a) 16%
(b) 25%
(c) 12½%
(d) 20%
(e) 32%

Q3. Find average of total urban population of state B and state C living under BPL?
(a) 7200
(b) 3400
(c) 6100
(d) 2700
(e) 5300

Q4. Find ratio between total rural population of state A and state D together living under BPL to total urban population of state A and state D together living under BPL?
(a) 103 : 79
(b) 103 : 83
(c) 109 : 83
(d) 109 : 79
(e) 83 : 103

Q5. If 30% population of state B under APL category is urban, then find difference between rural population of same state under APL and BPL category ?
(a) 2500
(b) 2700
(c) 3200
(d) 1600
(e) 2250

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. A train A of length x km crosses a platform of 250 m length in 10 sec. If same train A crosses another train B of length 150 m travelling in same direction at 80 m/s in 24 sec, then find length of train A?
(a) 2.5 km
(b) 1.05 km
(c) 1.5 km
(d) 0.5 km
(e) 0.75 km

Q7. CI received on sum ‘P’ after 2 years is 11 times the SI received on sum ‘P’ at 12% p.a. rate after 4 months. Find rate at which ‘P’ was invested in CI scheme?
(a) 20%
(b) 25%
(c) 15%
(d) 8%
(e) 30%

Q8. The average height of a group of 5 people is 147cm. If two person of average height 150 cm left the group and three friends with heights in consecutive numbers join the group, the average height of new group of people becomes 155 cm. Find sum of height of three friends who joined the group?
(a) 465 cm
(b) 445 cm
(c) 485 cm
(d) 495 cm
(e) 475 cm

Q9. A boat covers 72 km upstream in 18 hours. In return journey it covers half distance at normal downstream speed but in remaining half distance its downstream speed reduces by 25%. If speed of boat in still water is thrice speed of current, then find total time taken by boat to cover return journey.

Q10. If CI received on Rs P in 2nd year at 20% p.a. is Rs 729 more than SI received on same amount in 3rd year at 15% p.a. then find ‘P’?
(a) Rs 9500
(b) Rs 7400
(c) Rs 8100
(d) Rs 6600
(e) Rs 5700

Direction (11-15): The line graph given below shows profit percentage of two companies A and B in five years. Study the data carefully and answer the following questions:

Q11. If profit earned by company B in 2016 was 6 lakh and by company A in 2015 was 7 lakh, find difference between their expenditures?
(a) 3 lakh
(b) 2 lakh
(c) 4 lakh
(d) 1.5 lakh
(e) 2.5 lakh

Q12. Income of company A in 2016 is what percent more/less than income of company B in 2017 if expenditure of company A in 2016 and company B in 2017 was equal?

Q13. Find ratio between income and expenditure of company A in 2018 if profit percent of company A  in 2018 is 25% more than profit percent of company B in 2017?
(a) 5 : 2
(b) 3 : 2
(c) 2 : 1
(d) 1 : 1
(e) 4 : 3

Q14. If expenditure of company B in 2017 was 20% less than expenditure of company A in 2013, then find income of company B in 2017 was what percent of income of company A in 2013?
(a) 80%
(b) 75%
(c) 60%
(d) 100%
(e) 125%

Q15. Profit earned by company A in 2017 is how much more/less than profit earned by company B in 2015 if income of both in given years were equal to 8.99 lakh?
(a) 1.2 lakh
(b) 1 lakh
(c) 80 thousand
(d) 50 thousand
(e) 40 thousand

Solutions (11-15):