SBI PO 20 Minutes Marathon | Quantitative Aptitude Sectional Test: 29th June 2018

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Quantitative Aptitude Sectional Test: 29th June 2018

Bankersadda brings to you the SBI PO 20 Minutes Marathon of Quantitative Aptitude...its time to Chase your Success. This is a timer-based quiz of 20 minutes to help you practice for SBI PO Preliminary exam. You have already attempted the quiz of English Language and Reasoning Ability so keep practicing on Bankersadda. You can also take up this challenge on Adda247 App. So, start practicing for the real examination right away. This will not only ensure your success in the exam but will also help you bag maximum marks in the Quantitative Aptitude Section with a planned strategy.

Q1. An article is sold at 22½ % profit. If its cost price is increased by Rs 40 and at the same time if its selling price is also increased by Rs 35, the percentage of profit becomes 15%. Find the cost price.

Rs 156 (1/3)
Rs 156 (2/3)
Rs 146 (1/3)
Rs 146 (2/3)
None of these
Solution:

Q2. The age of Ishan is 40% less than that of his sister’s age. Rehan, who is causin of Ishan, is 7/2 years older than Ishan. Rehan’s mother’s age is 150% more than that of him. If average age of all of them is 10 years then what is the age of Ishan’s sister?

8 years
10 years
7.5 years
6 years
12 years
Solution:

Q3. How many permutations can be made using the letters of the word ‘BHATNAGAR’ such that ‘N’ always comes in the middle and B and R always come at end places (Repetition of letters is not allowed)?

640
720
360
240
520
Solution:

Q4. A, B and C enter into a partnership. A contributes one third of the total capital invested by all, while B contributes as much as A and C together. If the total profit at the end of year is Rs. 84000 then, how much would each receive (in Rs.).

24000, 20000, 40000
24000, 18000, 42000
28000, 42000, 14000
26000, 28000, 42000
None of these
Solution:

Q5. Two pipes A and B together can fill a tank in 20 hours. Ratio of efficiency A and B is 5 : 4. They together filled the tank for the first 4 hours. Then B is closed and another pipe C is opened. Now if tank is filled in another 9 hours then, C alone can fill the tank in how many hours.

90/7 hour
80/5 hour
180/11 hour
180/7 hour
90/11 hour
Solution:

Directions (6-10): The following bar graph shows the percentage of foreigner tourists of different age group from five different countries who visited the Red fort of India in 2016. The total no. of visitors is also mentioned with each country. Study the bar graph carefully to answer the questions that follow.

Q6. Find the average no. foreigner tourists of age groups (30-40) years from all countries together.

16,640
16,460
14,460
18,460
16,040
Solution:

Q7. Total no. of foreigner tourists of age group (20-25) years from UK and Russia together is what percent more or less than the total no. of foreigner tourists of age group (20-25) years from China and Japan together who visited the Red fort (approximately)?

44%
40%
34%
54%
47%
Solution:

Q8. Find the total no. of foreigner tourists of age group above 40 years who visited the Red fort from all the countries together.

94,200
94,600
90,600
92,600
96,200
Solution:

Q9. What is the ratio of no. of foreigner tourists of age group (30–40) years who visited the Red fort from China and Japan together to the total no. of foreigner tourists of same age group from Russia and Canada together who visited the Red fort?

203 : 240
240 : 403
403 : 240
240 : 203
None of these
Solution:

Q10. If 20% foreigner tourists from each country also visited the India gate then find the total no. of those foreigner tourists who visited only Red fort.

20.8 lac
2.08 lac
1.08 lac
3.08 lac
2.008 lac
Solution:

Directions (11-15): What should come in place of question mark (?) in following number series?
Q11. 12, 15, 36, ? , 480 , 2415 , 14508

115
109
117
121
153
Solution:

Q12. 14 , 15, 23, 32, 96, ?,

121
124
152
111
108
Solution:

Q13. 19, 25, 45, 87, 159, (?)

254
279
284
269
248
Solution:

Q14. 15, 21, 39, 77, 143, (?)

243
240
253
245
254
Solution:

Q15. 6, 42, ?, 1260 , 5040 , 15120 , 30240

546
424
252
328
228
Solution:

Q16. In a town, the population was 8000. In one year, male population increased by 10% and female population increased by 8% but the total population increased by 9%. Initially the number of males in the town was:

4,000
4,500
5,000
6,000
5,500
Solution:

Q17. Train A starts its journey from Puri to New Delhi while train B starts from New Delhi to Puri. After crossing each other they finish their journey in 81 hours and 121 hours respectively. Then what will be speed of train B if train A speed is 44 km/h?

44 km/h
55 km/h
36 km/h
46 km/h
64 km/h
Solution:

Q18. In a circus there was a deer and a lion walking in two different rings of same radii. There I observed that when deer moved 3 steps, lion moved 5 steps in the same time, but the distance traversed by deer in 5 steps in equal to the distance traversed by lion in 4 steps. What is the number of rounds that a deer made when lion completed 100 rounds

120
48
75
80
72
Solution:

Q19. Shatabdi Express crosses a platform and a bridge in 18 and 32 seconds respectively. The speed of the train and length of the train are 45 kmph and 140 metres respectively. Find the length of platform is approximately what percent less than the length of bridge?

72%
67%
82%
61%
51 %
Solution:

Q20. A cloth seller purchased 75 jeans at the price of Rs. 750 each and 80 shirts at the price Rs. 525 each, he spent Rs.3750 on transport of jeans and Rs. 2000 on transport of shirts and marked up jeans on 35% and shirt on 40% above cost price. At the time of selling if seller allows discount of 11 (1/9)% on jeans and 14 (2/7)% on shirts, find the overall profit percent of seller in this transaction?

15%
20%
25%
30%
10%
Solution:

Directions (21-25): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions?

Q21.

12
13
14
15
16
Solution:

Q22.

1
2
3
4
5
Solution:

Q23.

72
70
68
65
85
Solution:

Q24.

135
133
132
134
131
Solution:

Q25.

3/5
2/5
4/5
3/4
4/3
Solution:

Directions (26-30): In each of these questions, two equations (I) and (II) are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer

Q26.
I 2x² – 25x + 72 = 0
II 4y² – 12y – 27 = 0

if x > y
if x ≥ y
if x < y
if x ≤ y
if x = y or no relation can be established between x and y.
Solution:

Q27.
I 8x² – 26x + 21 = 0
II 10y² – 43y + 28 = 0

if x > y
if x ≥ y
if x < y
if x ≤ y
if x = y or no relation can be established between x and y.
Solution:

Q28.
I x² – 18x + 65 = 0
II 2y² – 17y + 35 = 0

if x > y
if x ≥ y
if x < y
if x ≤ y
if x = y or no relation can be established between x and y.
Solution:

Q29.
I 7x² – 44x + 45 = 0
II 7x – 8y = 19

if x > y
if x ≥ y
if x < y
if x ≤ y
if x = y or no relation can be established between x and y.
Solution:

Q30.
I 3x + 7y = 18
II 9x – 2y = 8

if x > y
if x ≥ y
if x < y
if x ≤ y
if x = y or no relation can be established between x and y.
Solution:

Directions (31-35): Study the following pie chart and bar graph carefully and answer the questions given below:
The pie-chart shows the percentage of employees working in four different companies and the bar-graph shows the percentage of employees promoted in these companies.

Q31. What is the total number of promoted employees in Whirlpool and Ambuja together?

250
224
235
228
244
Solution:

Q32. What is the difference between the number of promoted employees in TATA and Ambuja together to the number of un-promoted employees working in Whirlpool and Indigo together?

215
220
204
202
256
Solution:

Q33. What is the ratio of the number of employees promoted in Ambuja & TATA together to the total number of employees working in Whirlpool?

297/140
285/142
305/243
281/111
None of these
Solution:

Q34. What is the average number of un-promoted employees from all the four companies together?

255
305
285
279
384
Solution:

Q35. The number of promoted employees working in Indigo and Whirlpool together is approximately what percent of the total number of employees working in Ambuja and TATA together?

33%
35%
31%
25%
22%
Solution:

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