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SBI PO’S (Prelims) Mock Test

1. What should come in place of the question mark in the given equation? 20.25 ÷ 5 of 5 + 25% of 460 = ?
1. 135.25
2. 115.81
3. 110.25
4. 115.45
5. None

2. 500.15 – 50.51 – 0.51 – 5.11 – 10.5 = ?
1. 433.52
2. 444.52
3. 455.62
4. 411.62
5. None

3. 362.721 + 431.027 – 118.079 = 521.211 + ?
1. 154.558
2. 153.458
3. 154.458
4. 153.558
5. None

4. (23)2 + 546/27 = ? x 12
1. 43.75
2. 42.27
3. 45.77
4. 47.27
5. None

5. If I try to distribute some marbles equally among 6, 7 or 8 kids, I am left with the same number of marbles. However, I can equally distribute them among 13 kids. What can be the minimum number of marbles that I may have with me?
1. 168
2. 159
3. 169
4. 167
5. 337

6. A man sells an article at a profit of 15%. If he had bought it at 15% less and sold it for Rs. 78 less, he would have gained 20%. What is the cost price of the article?
1. Rs. 600
2. Rs. 700
3. Rs. 800
4. Rs. 900
5. Rs. 1200

7. A farm 18′ x 36′ has to be fenced on the two short sides and one long side. The material costs Rs. 1/6 per inch, and the labour costs Rs. 12 per inch. Calculate the cost of fencing the farm.
1. Rs. 980
2. Rs. 876
3. Rs. 986
4. Rs. 500
5. None

8. From 200 litres of 80% concentrated milk, 30 litres is taken out and replaced with water. The new concentration of milk in the mixture is
1. 60%
2. 68%
3. 70%
4. 172%
5. 73%

9. Two pipes A and B can fill a cistern respectively in 6 minutes and 15 minutes, whereas pipe C can drain 58 litres per minute. If all the three pipes are opened simultaneously when the cistern is full, the cistern gets emptied in 2 hours. What is the capacity of the cistern?
1. 240 litres
2. 280 litres
3. 300 litres
4. 260 litres
5. None

10. A cistern can be filled by pipes A and B in 4 hours and 6 hours, respectively. When full, the cistern can be emptied by a pipe C in 8 hours. If all the taps were turned on at the same time, the cistern will be full in
1. 3 hours 18 minutes
2. 3 hours 26 minutes
3. 3 hours 42 minutes
4. 3 hours 48 minutes
5. None

11. A manufacturer estimates that on inspection, 12% of the articles produced will be rejected. He accepts an order to supply 22,000 articles at Rs. 7.50 each. He estimates the profit on his outlay including the manufacturing of rejected articles, to be 20%. Find the cost of manufacturing each article.
1. Rs. 6
2. Rs. 5.50
3. Rs. 5
4. Rs. 4.50
5. Rs. 6.80

12. A team of eight marksmen entered a shooting competition. The best marksman scored 85 points. If he had scored 92 points, the average for the team would have been 84 points. How many points did the team score altogether?
1. 672
2. 679
3. 652
4. 665
5. None

13. A and B started a partnership business investing some amount in the ratio 3 : 5. C joined them after six months with an amount equal to that of B. In what proportion should the profit at the end of one year be distributed among A, B and C?
1. 3 : 5 : 2
2. 3 : 5 : 5
3. 6 : 10 : 5
4. Data inadequate
5. None

14. A reduction of 40% in the price of bananas would enable a purchaser to purchase 50 bananas more for Re. 1. Find the reduced price per dozen and the original price (in paise).
1. 8, 13(1/3)
2. 10, 16 (2/3)
3. 9, 16(1/3)
4. 9, 15
5. None

15. A and B can do a piece of work in 40  days. After working for 10 days, they are assisted by C and they take 20 days more to finish the work. If C does as much work in 2 days as B does in 3 days, then in how many days can each of them do the same work alone?
1. 50 days, 100 days and 70 days
2. 60 days, 110 days and 75 days
3. 70 days, 120 days and 90 days
4. 60 days, 120 days and 80 days
5. 60 days, 120 days and 90 days

16. A man started a piece of work on the first day. The second day, one more person joined him. The next day, one more person joined. Everyday, one new person joined until the work got completed. If the work was completed in 15 days, how many days would 10 men take to complete the same work, given that they worked regularly?
1. 6 days
2. 8 days
3. 10 days
4. 12 days
5. 15 days

17. A boat goes 21 miles upstream and 42 miles downstream in 13 hours. It also goes 36 miles upstream and 49 miles downstream in 19 hours. What is the speed of the stream and that of the boat in miles per hour?
1. 6 mi/h and 3 mi/h
2. 5 mi/h and 3 mi/h
3. 5 mi/h and 2 mi/h
4. 4 mi/h and 2 mi/h
5. None of these

18. A car takes 5 hours to cover a distance of 300 km. What is the required speed of the car (in km/hr) to cover the same distance in 4/5th of the previous time?
1. 48 km/hr
2. 120 km/hr
3. 75 km/hr
4. 60 km/hr
5. 100 km/hr

19. VIn a military camp, the food available is enough for 500 soldiers for 10 days. If 300 soldiers are sent to another camp, how long will the available food last?
1. 15 days
2. 18 days
3. 20 days
4. 25 days
5. 52 days

20. If the radius of a right circular cylinder is increased by 25%, then the volume will stay the same if the height is
1. increased by 64%
2. decreased by 36%
3. decreased by 25%
4. increased by 25%
5. None of these

21. Certain sum gets doubled in 2 years at compound interest. What is the minimum number of years required, in which the sum should become at least 7 times?
1. 5
2. 6
3. 7
4. 8
5. 4

22. 7/2, 25/6, 107/30, 869/210, ?
1. 2257/630
2. 719/210
3. 1019/210
4. 1184/210
5. 554/210

23. 24, 26.4, 31.68, 41.184, ?
1. 86.4927
2. 90.6048
3. 61.776
4. 82.368
5. 57.6576

24. 22, 52, 181, 370, 1453, ?
1. 4367
2. 2914
3. 2898
4. 2902
5. 4351

25. 100, 121, 126, 151, 160, ?
1. 189
2.179
3. 171
4. 188
5. 186

26. 19, 9, 7, 3, 5, ?
1. 3
2. 2
3. 8
4. 4
5. 1

Read the statements carefully and decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the given statements.

27. Statements:
Some cakes are breads.
Some breads are pizza.
Some pizzas are pepsi.
Some pepsi are dew.
Conclusions:
(I) Some cakes are pizza.
(II) Some pizzas are breads is a possibility.
1. Only (I)
2. Only (II)
3. Either (I) or (II)
4. Both (I) and (II)
5. None follows

28. Statements:
Some cakes are
Some breads are pizza.
Some pizzas are pepsi.
Some pepsi are dew.
Conclusions:
(I) Some dew are pepsi.
(II) Some pizzas are dew.
1. Only (I)
2. Only (II)
3. Either (I) or (II)
4. Neither (I) nor (II)
5. Both (I) and (II)

29. Statements:
Some cakes are breads.
Some breads are pizza.
Some pizzas are pepsi.
Some pepsi are dew.
Conclusions:
(I) Some breads are pepsi is a possibility.
(II) Atleast some breads are cakes.
1. Only (I)
2. Only (II)
3. Either (I) or (II)
4. Neither (I) nor (II)
5. Both (I) and (II)

30. Statements:
Some cakes are breads.
Some breads are pizza.
Some pizzas are pepsi.
Some pepsi are dew.
Conclusions:
(I) Some cakes are pepsi.
(II) No pepsi is cake.
1. Only (I)
2. Only (II)
3. Either (I) or (II)
4. Neither (I) nor (II)
5. Both (I) and (II)

31. Statements:
Some cakes are breads.
Some breads are pizza.
Some pizzas are pepsi.
Some pepsi are dew.
Conclusions:
(I) All cakes are dew.
(II) No dew is cake.
1. Only (I)
2. Only (II)
3. Either (I) or (II)
4. Neither (I) nor (II)
5. Both (I) and (II)

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