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QUANT PRACTICE SET 28 FOR SBI PO PRELIM 2020

SBI Clerk and SBI PO Prelims exam are going to be held in the upcoming months. We have already provided you with the PDFs of many topics of Quantitative Aptitude like Simplification/Approximation, Number Series,datainterpretation.important Arithmetic questions to prepare for SBI Clerk and PO Pre exam. Practicing these questions will help you to know about the level of the questions. To increase your speed and accuracy, enhance your calculations.

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Comprehension:(Que No. 1 - 5) Direction: Study the following bar graph containing the details about the number of male and female students in different departments. All sex ratios are female to male unless specified differently.

1.What is the total male strength of the college?
A) 560
B) 580
C) 645
D) 660
E) 675

2.What is the female to male sex-ratio of the college in general (approximate to one digit after decimal
point)?
A) 1.1 B) 1.2
C) 1 D) 1.5
E) 1.8

3. From each department if ‘x’ male students leave and ‘x’ female students join newly. If the sex ratio of the total college becomes 2.0775, what is the sex
ratio of the economics department?
A) 1.56 B) 1.52
C) 0.96 D) 0.95
E) 1.9

4. In which of the following options, the departments are correctly arranged in the decreasing order of their sex ratios?
A) Economics, English, History,Mathematics,
Chemistry, Physics
B) Physics, Chemistry,
Mathematics, History, English, Economics
C) Physics, Chemistry, English,
Mathematics, History, Economics
D) Economics, History, Physics,
Chemistry, Mathematics, English
E) Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English, History, Economics

5. Fee structure of the college per semester can be summarised as follows:In each department, 20 female students and 10 male students are exempted from paying tuition fee of Rs 15500. Those departments which have lab course (Physics and Chemistry) have to pay an extra fee of
Rs 2500 per student. In addition, every student has to pay Rs 2800 as infrastructure fee and Rs 1200 as exam fees. History and English department students
have to pay Rs 1500 for literary club activities.Now, what is the total amount of fees collected from Physics and History department respectively (in lakhs)?
A) 36.45, 59.95 B) 56.45, 39.95
C) 56.95, 39.45 D) 44.05, 33.06
E) 44.5, 33.6

6.Directions: Determine the approximate value of ‘?’ in the following question. (You are not expected to
calculate the exact valuE)
9.897% of 4331 + 29.779% of 2501 = ?
A) 2680 B) 2180
C) 1880 D) 1180
E) 1580

7. Directions: Determine the approximate value of ‘?’ in the following question. (You are not expected to
calculate the exact valuE)
34.08 + 76.81 + 10.18 = 14.18% of 1199.80 - ?
A) 39 B) 47
C) 42 D) 57
E) 75

8. Directions: Determine the approximate value of ‘?’ in the following question. (You are not expected to
calculate the exact valuE)
(241.79 ÷ 4.20) × 2.05 = 13.16 × 7.40 + ?
A) 17 B) 34
C) 30 D) 20
E) 24

9. Directions: Determine the approximate value of ‘?’ in the following question. (You are not expected to
calculate the exact valuE)
(27.27 ÷ 3.15) + 36.89 = 23.09 × 2.18 ÷ ?
A) 9 B) 12
C) 1 D) 3
E) 7

10. Directions: Determine the approximate value of ‘?’ in the following question. (You are not expected to
calculate the exact valuE)
(100.10 ÷ 24.89) × 15.80 = 89.15 - ?
A) 25 B) 34

SOLUTIONS:

1.
Total male strength of college = Sum of male students in each department
= 120 + 100 + 90 + 90 + 100 + 80
= 580

2.
Total number of male students in the college = 580
Total number of female students in the college = 90 + 90 + 108 + 135 + 180 + 48
= 651
∴ Sex ratio = 651/580 ≈ 1.1

3.
There are six departments,
∴ 6x males leave the college and 6x females join the college.
Number of male students = 580 – 6x
Number of female students = 651 + 6x
Sex ratio = (651 + 6x) / (580 – 6x)
⇒ 2.0775 = (651 + 6x) / (580 – 6x)
⇒ 1204.95 – 12.465x = 651 + 6x
⇒ 553.95 = 18.465x
Solving x = 30
∴ Number of males in economics department = 80 – 30 = 50
Number of females in economics department = 48 + 30 = 78
∴ Sex ratio = 78/50 = 1.56

4.
Sex ratio = Number of females/Number of males
For History department, sex ratio = 90/120 = 0.75
For English department, sex ratio = 90/100 = 0.9
For Mathematics department, sex ratio = 108/90 = 1.2
For Chemistry department, sex ratio = 135/90 = 1.5
For Physics department, sex ratio = 180/100 = 1.8
For Economics department, sex ratio = 48/80 = 0.6
Arranging in decreasing order of their sex ratios:
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English, History and Economics.

5.
For Physics department:
Total tuition fee collected = (Total number of students in the department – 30) × 15500
= (100 + 180 – 30) × 15500 = 3875000
Lab fees collected = Total number of students in the department × 2500
= 280 × 2500 = 70000
Infrastructure fee + Exam fee = Total number of students × (2800 + 1200)
= 280 × 4000 = 1120000
∴ Total fee collected in physics department = 3875000 + 700000 + 1120000 = 5695000
For History department:
Total tuition fee collected = (Total number of students in the department – 30) × 15500
= (120 + 90 – 30) × 15500 = 2790000
Literary club fees collected = Total number of students in the department × 2500
= 210 × 1500 = 315000
Infrastructure fee + Exam fee = Total number of students × (2800 + 1200)
= 210 × 4000 = 840000
∴ Total fee collected in History department = 2790000 + 315000 + 840000 = 3945000

6.
9.897% of 4331 + 29.779% of 2501 = ?
Approximating the values to the nearest integer:
⇒ 10% of 4330 + 30% of 2500 = ?
=>10*4330/100+30*2500/100=?
⇒ ? = 433 + 750 = 1183 ≈ 1180

7.
Given expression is,
34.08 + 76.81 + 10.18 = 14.18% of 1199.80 - ?
We can write the given values as:
34.08 ≈ 34 and 76.81 ≈ 77
10.18 ≈ 10 and 14.18 ≈ 14 and 1199.80 ≈ 1200
Then,
⇒ 34 + 77 + 10 = 14% of 1200 - ?
⇒ 34 + 77 + 10 = (14/100) × 1200 - ?
⇒ 34 + 77 + 10 = 14 × 12 - ?
⇒ 34 + 77 + 10 = 168 - ?
⇒ 121 = 168 - ?
⇒ ? = 168 - 121
⇒ ? ≈ 47

8.
Given expression is,
(241.79 ÷ 4.20) × 2.05 = 13.16 × 7.40 + ?
We can write the given values as:
241.79 ≈ 242 and 4.20 ≈ 4
2.05 ≈ 2 and 13.16 ≈ 13 and 7.40 ≈ 7
Then,
⇒ (242 ÷ 4) × 2 = 13 × 7 + ?
⇒ 60.5 × 2 = 13 × 7 + ?
⇒ 121 = 13 × 7 + ?
⇒ 121 = 91 + ?
⇒ ? = 121 - 91
⇒ ? ≈ 30

9.
Given expression is,
(27.27 ÷ 3.15) + 36.89 = 23.09 × 2.18 ÷ ?
We can write the given values as:
27.27 ≈ 27 and 3.15 ≈ 3
36.89 ≈ 37 and 23.09 ≈ 23 and 2.18 ≈ 2
Then,
⇒ (27 ÷ 3) + 37 = 23 × 2 ÷ ?
⇒ 9 + 37 = 23 × 2 ÷ ?
⇒ 9 + 37 = 46 ÷ ?
⇒ 46 = 46 ÷ ?
⇒ ? ≈ 1

10.
Given expression is,
(100.10 ÷ 24.89) × 15.80 = 89.15 - ?
We can write the given values as:
100.10 ≈ 100 and 24.89 ≈ 25
15.80 ≈ 16 and 89.15 ≈ 89
Then,
⇒ (100 ÷ 25) × 16 = 89 - ?
⇒ 4 × 16 = 89 - ?
⇒ 64 = 89 - ?
⇒ ? = 89 - 64
⇒ ? ≈ 25