SBI Clerk 2018: Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for Prelims – 21

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The following table represents the total members of various health club between 2007 to 2011.

Year-

Health clubs

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
A 145 119 136 140 238
B 177 124 128 185 128
C 116 132 139 112 164
D 145 118 154 135 89
E 127 126 218 101 112

 

  1.  What is the difference between the total number of members in health clubs A and B together in 2007 and that in health clubs D and E together in 2011?

1) 131

2)123

3)121

4)127

5) 133

Answer & Solutions

Option: 3

Explanation:

Req diff = ( A + B) in 2007 – ( D +E) in 2011

= (145 + 177) – (89 + 112)

=322 – 201 = 121

 

 

  1. If 44% of the total numbers of health clubs A , B and C together in 2008 are males, what is the total number of male members in health clubs A, B and C together in 2008?

1)155

2)170

3) 160

4) 165

5)175

Answer & Solutions

Option: 4

Explanation:

Total num of males in health club A , B and c together in 2008 = 44% of ( 119 + 124+ 132 ) =( 44 *375 ) / 100 = 165

 

  1. The number of members in health club A increased by what per cent from 2009 to 2011?

1) 55%

2) 80%

3)65%

4) 50%

5)75%

Answer & Solutions

Option: 5

Explanation:

Req % increase = (238-136) /136 * 100

75%

 

  1. What is the average number of members in health club B , C and E in 2010?

1) 132

2)126

3)122

4) 124

5)128

Answer & Solutions

Option: 1

Explanation: Req average = (185 +112 + 101)/3  =  132.66 ~ 132

 

  1. What is the ratio of the total number of members in health club C in 2007 and 2009 together  to that in health club E in the same years together?

1) 17:23

2)19:23

3)19:21

4)21:23

5)17:21

Answer & Solutions

Option: 1

Explanation:

Req ratio = ( 116 +139) / ( 127 + 218)

= 255 : 345  =  17 : 23

 

 

6. In an ice-cream factory, 30% of total Vanilla-flavored ice-cream produced is mixed with 40% of total Banana-flavored ice-cream produced, in a ratio of 1:1. Find the overall percentage of ice-cream produced (approximately) which is mixed with each other. (Ice-creams of only these 2 flavors are produced in the factory)
1)29%
2)35%
3)21%
4)42%
5)34%

Answer & Solutions

Option: 5

Explanation: Let the total Vanilla-flavored ice-cream produced and total Banana-flavored ice-cream produced be x and y respectively
Given,30% of x = 40% of y (Since ratio is 1:1)………….(1)
=> x/y=4/3
=> x/y+1=4/3+1(On adding 1 to both sides of the equation)
=> (x+y)/y=7/3
=> y/(x+y)=3/7
Total ice-cream mixed = 0.3x + 0.4y = 0.4y + 0.4y = 0.8y (from (1))
% of overall ice-cream mixed = 0.8y/(x+y)×100=0.8×3/7×100 = 34.28%~34%

 

7. Two persons A and B start moving at each other from point P and Q respectively which are 1400 Km apart. Speed of A is 50 Km/hr and that of B is 20 Km/hr. How far is A from Q when he meets B for the 22nd time?
1)11100km
2)900km
3)400km
4)1200km
5)700km

Answer & Solutions

Option: 3

Explanation: Total distance travelled by both of them for 22nd meeting = 1400 + 21 x 2 x 1400 = 43 x 1400
Distance travelled by each will be in proportion of their speed:-
Therefore, distance travelled by A = 50/(50 + 20) x 43 x 1400 = 43000
Now, for every odd multiple of 1400, A will be at Q and for every even multiple of 1400 A will be at P. So, at 42000 Km (1400 x 30, even multiple) A will beat P. So at their 22 meeting, A will be 1000 Km from P, therefore, 400 Km from Q.

 

8. In an examination the candidate was asked to attempt 50 questions where all the questions were mandatory.1 mark is given for each correct answer and 25% of the correct answer’s mark is deducted if answer is incorrect. Nisha appeared the exam and scored 27.5 marks. How many incorrect answers she gave?
1)36
2)09
3)27
4)18
5)24

Answer & Solutions

Option: 4

Explanation: Let x be the no of correct answers so (50-x) will be the number of wrong ans.
x-(50-x)/4=27.5
=>x=32..So no of incorrect answers=(50-32)=18

 

9. A bag contains 3Purple cubes,4 Black cubes and 5 red cubes. If two cubes are drawn at random, what is the probability that both of them are of same colour?
1)19/66
2)1/5
3)3/10
4)14/47
5)none of these

Answer & Solutions

Option: 1

Explanation:
(3C2+4C2+5C2)/12C2=19/66

 

 

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