# SBI Clerk 2018: Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for Prelims – 32

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1. The age of a man is 5 times that of his son. 4 yrs ago the man was nine times as old as his son at that time. What is the present age of the man?
1) 30
2)32
3) 40
4) 45
5) None of these

2. 10 yrs ago Sunita’s mother was 4 times older than her daughter. After 10 yrs the mother will be 2 times older than Sunita. What is the present age of Sunita?
1) 10
2) 15
3) 20
4) 30
5) 40

3. Ten yrs ago, Shalu was half of Nalu in age. If the ratio of their present age is 3: 4, what will be the total age at present?
1) 35
2) 10
3) 25
4) 40
5) None of these
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4. The sum of the age of mother and her daughter is 50yrs. Also 5 yrs ago, the mother’s age was 7 times the age of the daughter. What is the present age of mother?
1) 30
2) 40
3) 35
4) 25
5) 50

5. The ratio of the age of father and son at present is 3 : 1. 4 yrs earlier the ratio was 4 : 1. What are the present age of son?
1) 10
2) 15
3) 12
4) 20
5) 25

6. The ratio of the mother’s age to the son’s age is 4: 1. The product of their ages is 196. What will be the ratio of their ages after 5 yrs?
1) 11: 4
2) 11: 2
3) 22:4
4) 22: 2
5) None of these

7. The ratio of Dristi’s age to the age of her father is 3: 11. The difference of their ages is 24 yrs. What will be the ratio of the age of Dristi and her father after 5 yrs respectively?
1) 19: 7
2) 7: 19
3) 29: 7
4) 7: 29
5) None of these

8. The ratio of the ages of the father and daughter at present is 6: 1. After 5 yrs, the ratio will become 7: 2. What is the age of father before 5 yrs?
1) 25
2) 20
3) 35
4) 40
5) None of these

9. The ratio of the ages of Rohini and Sohini is 3: 4. 4 yrs earlier the ratio was 5: 7. What will be the difference of their ages after 5 yrs?
1) 6
2) 10
3) 8
4) 9
5) None of these

10. The ratio of the ages of Savita and her mother- in – law is 1: 5. After7 yrs, the ratio becomes 3: 8. What is the present age of Savita’s mother in law?
1) 35
2) 45
3) 25
4) 55
5) None of these

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Q1. From 2000 onwards, till 2003 the price of computers increased every year by 10%. After that due to government subsidy the price of computers decreases every year by 10%. The price of a computer in 2006 will be approximately how much percent less than the price in 2000 if the same pattern of price is continued :
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 5
(e) 6

Q2. The cost of packaging of the mangoes is 40% the cost of fresh mangoes themselves. The cost of mangoes increased by 30% but the cost of packaging decreases by 50%, then find the percentage change of the cost of packed mangoes, if the cost of packed mangoes is equal to the sum of the cost of fresh mangoes and cost of packaging. (Rounded off to two decimal places)
(a) 14.17%
(b) 7.14%
(c) 6.66%
(d) 7.66%
(e) 8.14%

Q3. A man bought a piece of land for Rs. 72000. He sold 1/3 of the part at 20% loss and 2/3 of the remaining at 25% profit. At what rate should he sell the remaining portion to earn a 20% profit on the whole land ?
(a) Rs. 27200
(b) Rs. 29200
(c) Rs. 30000
(d) Rs. 27500
(e) Rs. 22700

Q4. A man bought 80 eggs at the rate of 24 rupees per dozen 10 eggs got broken and the remaining eggs he sold at 3.20 rupees per egg. If he had spent 16 rupees on other expenses, find his profit or loss percentage.

Q5. A rectangular plot has a concrete path running in the middle of the plot parallel to the breadth of the plot. The rest of the plot is used as a lawn, which has an area of 240 sq. m. If the width of the path is 3 m and the length of the plot is greater than its breadth by 2 m, what is the area of the rectangular plot ? (in sq. m.)
(a) 255
(b) 168
(c) 288
(d) 360
(e) 224

Directions(6-10) : What will come in place of (?) in the following number series ?

Q6. 148, 152, 161, 177, ? , 238
(a) 208
(b) 214
(c) 202
(d) 198
(e) 192

Q7. 339, 355, 323, 371, 307, ?
(a) 407
(b) 354
(c) 328
(d) 387
(e) 388

Q8. 5, 14, 40, 117, 347, ?
(a) 920
(b) 745
(c) 1124
(d) 1036
(e) 694

Q9. 12, 24, 96, 576, ? , 46080
(a) 3542
(b) 3890
(c) 4248
(d) 4608
(e) 3246

Q10. 156, 468, 780, ? , 1404, 1716
(a) 1096
(b) 1092
(c) 1290
(d) 9610
(e) 1910
Directions(11-15) : In the following questions two number series are given which follow same pattern.

Q11. 5 9 25 91 414 2282.5
3 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
What will come in place of (c) ?
(a) 63.25
(b) 63.75
(c) 64.25
(d) 64.75
(e) 60.25

Q12. 5 9 17 33 65 129
9 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
What will come in place of (b)?
(a) 29
(b) 21
(c) 20
(d) 25
(e) 13

Q13. 7 6 10 27 104 515
9 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
What will come in place of (d)?
(a) 152
(b) 156
(c) 108
(d) 112
(e) 116

Q14. 6 16 57 244 1245 7506
4 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
What will come in place of (d) ?
(a) 985
(b) 980
(c) 1004
(d) 1015
(e) 1005

Q15. 8 9 20 63 256 1285
5 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
What will come in place of (e) ?
(a) 945
(b) 895
(c) 925
(d) 845
(e) 825
Q16. The ratio of present ages of P and Q is 8 : 5. After 4 years their ages will be in the ratio 4 : 3 respectively. What will be the ratio of P’s age after 7 years from now to Q’s age now?
(a) 3 : 2
(b) 1 : 2
(c) 2 : 1
(d) 3 : 1
(e) 1 : 3

Q17. Monthly salary of Dex is 1/4 th of his father’s monthly salary. Dex’s sister’s monthly salary is 2/5th of their father’s monthly salary. Dex’s sister pays Rs 12,800, which is 1/4th of her monthly salary as study loan. Savings and expenses made out of the monthly salary by Dex are in the respective ratio of 3 : 5. How much does Dex save each month?
(a) Rs 12,000
(b) Rs 10,600
(c) Rs 10,400
(d) Rs 12,600
(e) Rs 12,400

Q18. Poorvi’s age 8 years ago is equal to the sum of present ages of her son and her daughter. 5 years hence, the ratio between her son’s age and her daughter’s age will be 7 : 6 respectively. Poorvi’s husband is 7 years elder than her. Her husband’s present age is thrice the present age of his son. What is their daughter’s present age?
(a) 10 years
(b) 14 years
(c) 12 years
(d) 15 years
(e) 9 years

Q19. One-third of the contents of container evaporated on the first day and three fourths of the remaining evaporated on the second day. What part of the contents of the container is left at the end of the second day?
(a) 1/4
(b) 1/2
(c) 1/8
(d) 1/6
(e) 5/6

Q20. Three pots have the same volume. The ratio of milk and water in first, second and third pots is 3 : 2, 7 : 3 and 11 : 4 respectively. If the liquid of three pots is mixed, then the ratio of milk and water in the mixture is
(a) 61 : 29
(b) 61 : 30
(c) 5 : 4
(d) 29 : 61
(e) 4 : 5

Q21. Mr. Pandit owned 950 Gold coins all of which he distributed amongst his three daughters Lalita, Amita and Neeta. Lalita gave 25 Gold coins to her husband, Amita donated 15 Gold coins and Neeta made jewellery out of 30 Gold coins. The new respective ratio of the coins left with them was 20 : 73 : 83. How many Gold coins did Amita receive from Mr. Pandit
(a) 415
(b) 380
(c) 400
(d) 350
(e) 360

Q22. A contractor employs 200 men to build a bund. They finish 5/6 of the work in 10 weeks. Then rain sets in and not only does the work remain suspended for 4 weeks but also half of the work already done is washed away. After the rain, when the work is resumed, only 140 men turn up. The total time in which the contractor is able to complete the work, assuming that there are no further disruptions in the schedule is
(a) 25 weeks
(b) 26 weeks
(c) 24 weeks
(d) 20 weeks
(e) 27 weeks

Q23. In a journey of 48 km travelled by tonga, rickshaw and cycle in that order, the distance covered by the three ways is in the ratio of 8 : 1 : 3 and charges per kilometer in that order are in the ratio of 8 : 1 : 4. If the tonga charges being 24 paise per kilometer, the total cost of the journey is
(a) Rs 9.24
(b) Rs 10
(c) Rs 12
(e) Rs. 12.48

Q24. A bag contains 25 paise, 50 paise and Rs 1 coins. There are 220 coins in all and the total amount in the bag is Rs 160. If there are thrice as many 1 Re. coins as there are 25 paise coins, then what is the number of 50paise coins?
(a) 60
(b) 40
(c) 120
(d) 80
(e) 70

Q25. The cost of an article (which is composed of raw materials and wages) was 3 times the value of the raw materials used. The cost of raw materials increased in the ratio 3 : 7 and wages increased in the ratio 4 : 9. Find the present cost of the article if its original cost was Rs 18.
(a) Rs 41
(b) Rs 30
(c) Rs 40
(d) Rs 46
(e) Rs. 36

Q26. A percious stone weighing 35 grams worth Rs 12,250 is accidentlly dropped and gets broken into two pieces having weights in the ratio of 2 : 5. If the price varies as the square of the weight then find the loss incurred?
(a) Rs 5750
(b) Rs 6000
(c) Rs 5500
(d) Rs 5000
(e) Rs. 5200

Q27. 40 men could have finished the whole project in 28 days, but due to the inclusion of a few more men, work got done in ¾ of the time. Find out how many more men were included (in whole numbes)?
(a) 12
(b) 13
(c) 14
(e) None of these
Directions (28-29): Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow:
Anshu gave Bobby and Chandana as many pens as each one of theme already had. Then Chandana gave Anshu and Bobby as many pens as each already had. Now each had an equal number of pens. The total number of pens is 72.

Q28. How many pens did Bobby have initially?
(a) 24
(b) 18
(c) 12
(d) 6
(e) 8

Q29. How many pens did Chandana have initially?
(a) 24
(b) 18
(c) 12
(d) 6
(e) 16

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