### Quant New Pattern Questions for SBI PO

**Q1.Raju got married 8 years ago. His present age is 6/5 times his age at the time of his marriage. Raju’s sister was 10 years younger to him at the time of his marriage. The age of Raju’s sister is:**

**Q2.The sum of the age of 5 children born at the intervals of 3 years each is 50 years. What is the age of the youngest child?**

**Q3.Anita’s father was 38 years of age when she was born while her mother was 36 years old when her brother four years younger to her was born. What is the difference between the ages of her parents?**

**Q4.My brother is 3 years elder to me. My father was 28 years of age when my sister was born while my mother was 26 years of age when I was born. If my sister was 4 years of age when my brother was born, then, what was the age of my father and mother respectively when my brother was born?**

**Q5.Raman borrowed some money at the rate of 6% p.a. for the first three years, 9% p.a. for the next five years and 13% p.a. for the period beyond eight years. If the total interest paid by him at the end of eleven years is Rs. 8160, how much money did he borrow?**

**Q6.A man invests a certain sum of money at 6% p.a. simple interest and another sum at 7% p.a. simple interest. His income from interest after 2 years was Rs. 354. One-fourth of the first sum is equal to one-fifth of the second sum. The total sum invested was:**

**Q7.Peter invested an amount of Rs. 12,000 at the rate of 10 p.c.p.a. simple interest and another amount at the rate of 20 p.c.p.a. simple interest. The total interest earned at the end of one year on the total amount invested became 14 p.c.p.a. Find the total amount invested.**

**Q8.An amount of Rs. 1,00,000 is invested in two types of shares. The first yields an interest of 9% p.a. and the second, 11% p.a. If the total interest at the end of one year is 9.75%, then the amount invested in each share was:**

**Q9. David invested certain amount in three different schemes A, B and C with the rate of interest 10% p.a., 12% p.a. and 15% p.a. respectively. If the total interest accrued in one year was Rs. 3200 and the amount invested in Scheme C was 150% of the amount invested in Scheme A and 240% of the amount invested in Scheme B, what was the amount invested in Scheme B?**

**Q10.A bank offers 5% compound interest calculated on half-yearly basis. A customer deposits Rs. 1600 each on 1st January and 1st July of a year. At the end of the year, the amount he would have gained by way of interest is**

**Q11.There is 60% increase in an amount in 6 years at simple interest. What will be the compound interest of Rs. 12,000 after 3 years at the same rate?**

**Q12.The compound interest on a certain sum for 2 years at 10% per annum is Rs. 525. The simple interest on the same sum for double the time at half the rate percent per annum is:**

**Q13.A person lent out a certain sum on simple interest and the same sum on compound interest at a certain rate of interest per annum. He noticed that the ratio between the difference of compound interest and simple interest of 3 years and that of 2 years is 25 : 8. The rate of interest per annum is:**

**Q14.A man borrows Rs. 12,500 at 20% compound interest. At the end of every year he pays Rs. 2000 as part repayment. How much does he still owe after three such instalments?**

**Q15.A sum of money invested at compound interest amounts to Rs. 4624 in 2 years and to Rs. 4913 in 3 years. The sum of money is:**

**Solution :**

S4. Ans.(a)

Sol. Clearly, my brother was born 3 years before I was born & after 4 years, my sister was born.

So, father’s age when brother was born = 28 + 4 = 32 years

Mother’s age when brother was born = 26 – 3 = 23 years

### English New Pattern Questions for SBI PO

**Directions (1-5): In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make the sentence grammatically correct and meaningfully complete.**

**Q1. There is no __________ the fact that a man of knowledge _________ great power.**

**Q2. The _________ of opinion which emerged at a recently concluded seminar was that the problem of dowry cannot be ___________ unless the law against it is made more stringent.**

**Q3. Leisure must be spent carefully and __________ only, otherwise the devil will take the ________ of you.**

**Q4. Nothing is impossible in the world of politics. States which were _________ foes and had their deadly missiles pointed at each other find themselves ________ in military alliances.**

**Q5. ________ of whether leaders are born or made, it is _________ clear that leaders are not like other people.**

**Directions (6-15): In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered and after each blank a word is given. For each numbered blank four other words have been suggested, one of which ﬁts the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case and if the already given word is correct, choose option ‘(e) The given word is appropriate’.**

**…(6)…(involved)**to spreading literacy. To

**…(7)…(contribute)**to this cause the foundation has a project called ‘A Library for Every School’ through

**…(8)…(these)**the foundation donates books mainly to government school libraries so that children have easy

**…(9)…(access)**to books on a variety of subjects. In my

**…(10)…(knowledge)**as a Chairperson of the Foundation I travel

**…(11)…(extensively)**in rural areas. All this travelling has

**…(12)…(made)**me to understand what children want to read in different parts of the country.

**…(13)…(Besides)**my travels I frequently stay in the houses of people I meet as

**…(14)…(often)**there are no hotels in small towns and villages that I visit. In India a guest is always treated well; an old Sanskrit saying is Atithi Devo Bhava

**…(15)…(fearing)**that God comes in the form of a guest.

**Solutions**

### Reasoning New Pattern Questions for SBI PO

*Directions (1-5): Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read all the three statements and Give answer***Q1. Among six people A, B, C, D, E and F, each lives on a different floor of a six-storey building having its six floors numbered one to six (the ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it, number 2, and so on, and the topmost floor is numbered 6). Who lives on the topmost floor?**

**Q2. Point P is in which direction with respect to Point Q?**

**Q3. How is ‘more’ coded in a code language?**

**Q4. Are all the four friends, viz P, Q, R and S, who are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre?**

**Q5. Who is the daughter-in-law of P?**

*Directions (6-8): Question consists of five statements followed by five conclusions. Consider the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions does not logically follow from the given statements using all statements together.*

**Q6. Statements:**All minute is world. Some minute is time. No time is hour. All hour are second. Some hour is clock.

**Conclusions:**(a)Some minute is not hour.

**Q7. Statements:**No flower is beautiful. Some beautiful is green. All green is air. Some air is tree. All tree is leaves

**Conclusions:**(a)Some air is not flower.

**Q8. Statements:**All white is black. No black is violet. All yellow is violet. All red is green. Some violet is red.

**Conclusions:**(a) No white is violet.

*Directions (9-10): In the questions below are given some conclusions followed by five set of statements. You have to choose the correct set of statements that logically satisfies given conclusions either definitely or possibly. Assume the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts.***Q9. Conclusions:**Some time is power. Some hour is work.

**Statements:**

**Q10. Conclusions:**No apple is banana. No mango is papaya.

**Statements:**

*Directions (11–15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.***Q11. In which institute B is studying?**

**Q12. In which institute E is studying?**

**Q13. In which institute C is studying?**

**Q14. Age wise, who among the following lies between A and C?**

**Q15. Which of the following statements is true on the basis of the given information?**

*Solutions*

**Solution(11-15):**

S11. Ans.(b)

Sol.

S12. Ans.(c)

Sol.

S13. Ans.(a)

Sol.

S14. Ans.(c)

Sol.

S15. Ans.(d)