# Bank Mathematical Aptitude- SBI Clerks Grade Exam held on August 19, 2007

Q. 1-5. What should come in place of question mark

(?) in the following questions?

1. 92.5% of 550 = ?

(1) 506.45 (2) 521.65

(3) 518.55 (4) 508.75

(5) None of these

3. 12.22 + 22.21 + 221.12?

(1) 250.55 (2) 255.50

(3) 250.05 (4) 255.05

(5) None of these

4. 464 ÷ (16 × 2.32) = ?

(1) 12.5 (2) 14.5

(3) 10.5 (4) 8.5

(5) None of these

5. 78 ÷ 5 ÷ 0.5 = ?

(1) 15.6 (2) 31.2

(3) 7.8 (4) 20.4

(5) None of these

6. A bus covers a distance of 2,924 kms. in 43

hours. What is the speed of the bus?

(1) 72 kms/hr (2) 60 kms/hr (3) 68 kms/hr

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

7. If (9)3 is subtracted from the square of a

number, the answer so obtained is 567. What is the

number?

(1) 36 (2) 28 (3) 42

(4) 48 (5) None of these

8. What would be the simple interest obtained on

an amount of Rs 5,760 at the rate of 6 p.c.p.a. after 3

years?

(1) Rs 1,036.80 (2) Rs 1,666.80

(3) Rs 1,336.80 (4) Rs 1,063.80

(5) None of these

9. What is 333 times 131?

(1) 46,323 (2) 43,623 (3) 43,290

(4) 42,957 (5) None of these

10. The product of two successive numbers is

8556. What is the smaller number?

(1) 89 (2) 94 (3) 90

(4) 92 (5) None of these

11. The owner of an electronics shop charges his

customer 22% more than the cost price. If a customer

paid Rs 10,980 for a DVD Player, then what was the cost

price of the DVD Player?

(1) Rs 8,000 (2) Rs 8,800

(3) Rs 9,500 (4) Rs 9,200

(5) None of these

12. What would be the compound interest

obtained on an amount of Rs 3,000 at the rate of 8

p.c.p.a after 2 years?

(1) Rs 501.50 (2) Rs 499.20 (3) Rs 495

(4) Rs 510 (5) None of these

13. What is the least number to be added to 4321

to make it a perfect square?(1) 32 (2) 34 (3) 36

(4) 38 (5) None of these

14. 45% of a number is 255.6. What is 25% of that

number?

(1) 162 (2) 132 (3) 152

(4) 142 (5) None of these

15. Find the average of the following Set of Scores:

221, 231, 441, 359, 665, 525

(1) 399 (2) 428 (3) 407

(4) 415 (5) None of these

16. If (78)2 is subtracted from the square of the

number, the answer so obtained is 6,460. What is the

number?

(1) 109 (2) 111 (3) 113

(4) 115 (5) None of these

17. In an examination it is required to get 40% of

the aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 261 marks

and is declared failed by 4% marks. What are the

maximum aggregate marks a student can get?

(1) 700 (2) 730 (3) 745

(4) 765 (5) None of these

18. Pinku, Rinku and Tinku divide an amount of

Rs 4,200 amongst themselves in the ratio of 7 : 8 : 6

respectively. If an amount of Rs 200 is added to each of

their shares, what will be the new respective ratio of

their shares of amount?

(1) 8 : 9 : 6 (2) 7 : 9 : 5 (3) 7 : 8 : 6

(4) 8 : 9 : 7 (5) None of these

19. Ms Suchi deposits an amount of Rs 24,000 to

obtain a simple interest at the rate of 14 p.c.p.a. for 8

years. What total amount will Ms Suchi get at the end of

8 years?

(1) Rs 52,080 (2) Rs 28,000 (3) Rs 50,880

(4) Rs 26,880 (5) None of these

20. The average of 5 consecutive even numbers A,

B, C, D and E is 52. What is the product of B and E?

(1) 2912 (2) 2688 (3) 3024

(4) 2800 (5) None of these

21. The difference between 42% of a number and

28% of the same number is 210. What is 59% of that

number?

(1) 630 (2) 885 (3) 420

(4) 900 (5) None of these

22. What approximate value should come in place

of the question mark (?) in the following question?

4275 ÷ 496 × (21)2 = ?

(1) 3795 (2) 3800 (3) 3810

(4) 3875 (5) 3995

23. A canteen requires 112 kgs of wheat for a

week. How many kgs of wheat will it require for 69

days?

(1) 1,204 kgs (2) 1,401 kgs

(3) 1,104 kgs

(4) 1,014 kgs

(5) None of these

24. If an amount of Rs 41,910 is distributed

equally amongst 22 persons. How much amount would

each person get?

(1) Rs 1,905

(2) Rs 2,000

(3) Rs 1,885

(4) Rs 2,105

(5) None of these

25. The cost of 4 Cell-phones and 7 Digital

cameras is Rs 1,25,627. What is the cost of 8 Cell-

phones and 14 Digital cameras?

(1) Rs 2,51,254

(2) Rs 2,52,627

(3) 2,25,524

(4) Cannot be determined

(5) None of these

Q. 26-30. Each of the questions below consists of a

question and two statements numbered I and II are

given below it. You have to decide whether the data

provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the

question. Read both the statements and give answer:

(1) if the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to

answer the question, while the data in

Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer

the question.

(2) if the data in Statement II alone are sufficient to

answer the question, while the data in

Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer

the question.

(3) if the data in Statement I alone or in Statement

II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

(4) if the data in both the Statements I and II are

not sufficient to answer the question.

(5) if the data in both the Statements I and II

together are necessary to answer the question.

26. What is the area of the circle?

I. Perimeter of the circle is 88 cms.

II. Diameter of the circle is 28 cms.

27. What is the rate of interest?

I. Simple interest accrued on an amount of

Rs 25,000 in two years is less than the

compound interest for the same period

by Rs 250.

II.Simple interest accrued in 10 years is

equal to the principal.

28. What is the number of trees planted in the

field in rows and columns?

I. Number of columns is more than the

number of rows by 4.

II.Number of trees in each column is an

even number.

29. What is the area of the right-angled triangle?

I.Height of the triangle is three-fourth of

the base.

II.Diagonal of the triangle is 5 metres.

30. What is the father’s present age?

I.Father’s present age is five times the

son’s present age.

II.Five years ago the father’s age was fifteen

times the son’s age that time.

38. Number of unemployed male youth in State A

in 2005 was what per cent of the number of

unemployed female youth in State E in 2006?

(1) 66 (2) 50 (3) 200

(4) 133 (5) None of these

39. What was the difference between the number

of unemployed male youth in State F in 2005 and the

number of unemployed male youth in State A in 2006?

(1) 70,000 (2) 45,000

(3) 68,000 (4) 65,000

(5) None of these

40. What was the respective ratio between

unemployed male youth in State D in 2005 and the

unemployed male youth in State D in 2006?

(1) 1 : 1 (2) 2 : 3 (3) 3 : 2

(4) 4 : 5 (5) None of these

ANSWERS AND EXPLANATIONS

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