# Quant Quiz for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 21 May

**1. A man went to market and purchased an item for Rs. 15000 and sold it at the loss of 10%. With that amount he purchased another item and sold it at a profit of 16%. What is the overall profit made by him in the whole transaction?**

1) Rs. 650 2) Rs. 660

3) Rs. 610 4) Rs. 720

5) None of these

**2. The perimeter of a rectangular field is 80m and the ratio of breadth to length is 2 : 3. What is the area of the field?**

1) 360 sq m 2) 430 sq m

3) 384 sq m 4) 160 sq m

5) None of these

**3. In how many different ways can the letters of the word CASIO be arranged?**

1) 140 2) 110

3) 160 4) 120

5) None of these

**4. In a class,**

^{3}/_{5}of the students are girls and the remaining are boys. If^{2}/_{9}of the girls and^{1}/_{4}of the boys are absent, what part of the total number of students is present?
1)

^{17}/_{25}2)^{18}/_{49}3)^{23}/_{30}
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^{23}/_{36}5) None of these**5. What is the smallest number to be subtracted from 549162 to make it a perfect square?**

1) 28 2) 36

3) 62 4) 81

5) None of these

**6. A school has 600 students. The average age of the boys is 12 years and that of the girls is 11 years. The average age of all the students is 11 years 9 months. What is the number of girls in the school?**

1) 150 2) 250

3) 350 4) 450

5) None of these

**7. My brother is 3 years older than me. My father was 28 years of age when my sister was born while my mother was 26 years old when I was born. If my sister was 4 years of age when my brother was born, then what was the age of my father and mother respectively when my brother was born?**

1) 32 years, 23 years 2) 32 years, 29 years

3) 35 years, 29 years 4) 35 years, 33 years

5) None of these

**8. 40% of the people read newspaper A, 50% read newspaper B and 10% read both the newspapers. What percentage of the people read neither of the newspapers?**

1) 10% 2) 15%

3) 20% 4) 25%

5) None of these

**9. The cost price of two watches taken together is Rs. 840. If by selling one at a profit of 16% and the other at a loss of 12% there is no loss or gain in the whole transaction, then the cost price of the two watches is ________ and ________ respectively.**

1) Rs. 360, Rs. 480 2) Rs. 480, Rs. 360

3) Rs. 380, Rs. 460 4) Rs. 400, Rs. 440

5) None of these

**10. If A can do**

^{1}/_{4}of a work in 3 days and B can do^{1}/_{6}of the same work in 4 days, how much will A get if both work together, and are paid Rs. 180 in all?
1) Rs. 36 2) Rs. 60

3) Rs. 108 4) Rs. 120

5) None of these

**11. A train running at**

^{7}/_{11}of its original speed reached a place in 22 hours. How much time could have been saved if the train had run at its original speed?
1) 7 hours 2) 8 hours

3) 14 hours 4) 16 hours

5) None of these

**12. A person invested in all Rs. 2600 at 4%, 6% and 8% per annum simple interest. At the end of the year he got the same interest in all the three cases. The money invested at 4% was**

1) Rs. 200 2) Rs. 600

3) Rs. 800 4) Rs. 1200

5) None of these

**13. A sum of money lent at compound interest for 2 years at 20% per annum would fetch Rs. 482 more if the interest was payable half-yearly rather than annually. The sum is**

1) Rs. 10000 2) Rs. 20000

3) Rs. 40000 4) Rs. 50000

5) None of these

**14. A box contains 20 electric bulbs, out of which 4 are defective. Two bulbs are chosen at random from this box. The probability that at least one of these is defective is**

1)

^{4}/_{19}2)^{7}/_{19}3)^{12}/_{19}
4)

^{21}/_{95}5) None of these**15. The cost price of 19 articles equals to the selling price of 16 articles. Gain per cent is 110. The cost price of 19 articles equals to the selling price of 16 articles. Gain per cent is**

1)3

^{9}/_{17}% 2) 15^{15}/_{19}% 3) 18^{3}/_{4 }%
4) 20% 5) None of these

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