Word Problems in Quantitative Aptitude Section for SBI PO, NIACL Assistant, IBPS, LIC, RRB, RBI, IPPB and other related exams.

- Group A and Group B having some men have average ages 30 and 35 respectively. Both group A and B merge in a single group and their average becomes 33. If the total number of men in groups is 55, find the number of men in group A?

A) 33

B) 28

C) 22

D) 38

E) None of these

- There are two taps A and B which fill water and milk respectively. Tap A and B can fill the tank in 10 hours and 12 1/2 hours respectively. Tap A is opened in a tank which is already filled with 8% milk. After 2 hours, tap B is also opened and they both fill the tank. Now in what ratio should the mixture from this tank should be mixed with another mixture containing milk and water in the ratio 2 : 3, such that the resultant solution contains half milk and half water?

A) 2 : 3

B) 1 : 1

C) 1 : 2

D) 2 : 5

E) None of these

- 8 men can complete a work in 5 days. 12 women can complete in 10 days and 10 children in 24 days. 1 man, 1 woman and 1 child started the work. In how many days will the work get completed if the man did twice the work as woman and also twice the work as child?

A) 10 days

B) 9 days

C) 12 days

D) 7 days

E) 13 days

- A rectangular plot has a path in the middle of the plot which is running parallel to the breadth of the plot. The area of rest of the plot leaving the path is 320 m<sup>2</sup>. If the width of the path is 4 m and length of path is greater than its width by 4 m, what is the area of rectangular plot?

A) 412 m^{2}

B) 426 m^{2}

C) 395 m^{2}

D) 352 m^{2}

E) None of these

- An article is marked at Rs 25,000. It was bought by the trader at successive discounts of 20% and 5%. After this he spent Rs 1,000 on its transportation and finally sold the article for Rs 25,000. What is his profit% in the whole transaction?

A) 16 2/3%

B) 28%

C) 30%

D) 25%

E) 20%

- In a business A invested Rs 7000 for 4 months, B invested Rs 8000 for 6 months and C invested Rs 9000 for 5 months. In the last 4 months of the year, they again invested certain amount as Rs 9000, Rs 7000 and Rs 8000 respectively. If at the end of year, a total profit earned is Rs 23,870, then what is the share of B?

A) Rs 5500

B) Rs 8280

C) Rs 8360

D) Rs 6400

E) RS 9000

- The ratio of present ages of A and B is in the ratio 7 : x. A is 12 years older than C. After 15 years, C’s age will be 52 years. The sum of the present ages of A and B is 6 less than thrice C’s present age. What is the value of x?

A) 3

B) 8

C) 6

D) 10

E) None of these

- A bag contains 3 white, 4 black and 5 green marbles. If 2 marbles are drawn at random from the bag, find the probability that both balls are different in color?

A) 17/44

B) 69/220

C) 47/66

D) 13/160

E) 21/170

- 40 men can complete a work in 96 days. They all started the work, and after 24, days 20 more men joined. Some men left after further 32 days. If the remaining work now completed in 20 days, what is the number of men who left?

A) 10

B) 16

C) 15

D) 8

E) 12

- There is a loss of 40% on an article when it is sold at 2/5
^{th}the previous selling price. What is the actual profit% on it?

A) 25%

B) 30%

C) 33 1/3%

D) 50%

E) 22%