__QUANT PRACTICE SET 34 FOR SBI PO PRELIM 2020__

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__START QUIZ__**Directions (1-5):**Find the missing term in the following series.

**Q1.**12, 12, 18, 45, 180, 1170, ?

(a) 12285

(b) 10530

(c) 11700

(d) 12870

(e) 9945

**Q2.**6192, 1548, 516, 129, 43, ?

(a) 11

(b) 10.75

(c) 9.5

(d) 12

(e) 17

**Q3.**8, 36, 152, 620, 2496, 10004, ?

(a) 8190

(b) 8187

(c) 40040

(d) 8163

(e) 20080

**Q4.**8, 10, 14.5, 22.5, 35, 53, ?

(a) 36

(b) 54.25

(c) 65

(d) 77.5

(e) 90

**Q5.**18, 21, 16, 23, 12, 25, ?

(a) 24

(b) 8

(c) 14

(d) 10

(e) 42

**Q6. In an election between two candidates, one got 55% of total valid votes and 20% of the total votes casted were invalid. If total votes were 7500, then what is the number of valid votes that the other person got ?**

(a) 2550

(b) 2670

(c) 2700

(d) 2850

(e) 2500

**Q7. The price of petrol is increased by 25% by what percent should a car owner reduce the consumption of petrol so that his expenditure on petrol remains constant ?**

(a) 18%

(b) 16%

(c) 15%

(d) 20%

(e) 14%

**Q8. The average age of a class of 20 students increases by 2 when 4 new students join. If the original average age was 18 years, then find the sum of ages of four students who join. (in years)**

(a) 125

(b) 112

(c) 115

(d) 120

(e) 108

**Q9. A and B started a business with the investments in the ratio of 5 : 3 respectively. After 6 months from the start of the business, C joined them and the respective ratio between the investments of B and C was 2 : 3. If the annual profit earned by them was Rs. 12300, what was the difference between B’s share and C’s share in the profit ?**

(a) Rs. 900

(b) Rs. 800

(c) Rs. 600

(d) Rs. 400

(e) Rs. 700

**Q10. The manufacturer of an article makes a profit of 5%, the wholesale dealer makes a profit of 10%, and the retailer makes a profit of 15%. Find the manufacturing price of the article if the retailer sold it for Rs. 5313.**

(a) Rs. 4000

(b) Rs. 4500

(c) Rs. 5000

(d) Rs. 4950

(e) Rs. 4200

**Solutions**

**S1. Ans.(a)**

**Sol.**

The pattern is

×1.0, ×1.5, ×(1 + 1.5), ×(1.5 +
2.5), ×(2.5 + 4), ×(4 + 6.5)

∴ ? = 10.5 × 1170

? = 12285

**S2. Ans.(b)**

**Sol.**

**S3. Ans.(c)**

**Sol.**

The pattern in the series is —

×4+4, ×4+8, ×4+12, ×4+16, ×4+20, ×4+24

∴ ? = 10004 × 4 + 24

? = 40040

**S4. Ans.(d)**

**Sol.**

The pattern in the given series is,

+2, +4.5, +8, +12.5, +18, +24.5

∴ ? = 53 + 24.5

? = 77.5

**S5. Ans.(b)**

**Sol.**

The pattern will be —

+3, –5, +7, –11, +13, –17
(alternate + & – of prime numbers)

∴ ?
= 25 – 17

? = 8