# Previous Year Questions of Quant for IBPS Exams 2016

**Q1. Sonu borrowed Rs. 725 from Moun at the beginning of a year at interest. After 8 months, he again borrowed Rs. 362.50 at a rate of interest double that the former sum bears. At the end of the year, the sum of interest on both loans is Rs. 43.50. Find the first rate of interest per annum.**

(a) 4.5%

(b) 4.75%

(c) 6.25%

(d) 7.2%

(e) None of these.

**Q2. The cost price of goods with a bankrupt is Rs. 25500 and if the goods had realised in their full value, his creditiors would have received 85 paise in the rupee. But 2/5 of the goods were sold at 17% and the remainder at 22% below their cost price. How many paise in a rupee was received by the creditors?**

(a) 72 paise

(b) 68 paise

(c) 55 paise

(d) 52 paise

(e) None of these

**Q3. A carpenter undertakes to supply 2000 tables at Rs. 1725 each. He estimates that if 10% are defective which will be sold at 50%, then the profit will be 15% on his whole outlay. When the tables were supplied, 70% of the tables were found defective. What loss did the carpenter incur?**

(a) Rs. 607500

(b) Rs. 557500

(c) Rs. 550500

(d) Rs. 448560

(e) None of these

**Q4. Asha invested Rs. 10,000 in a new mutual fund scheme exactly three years ago. The value of the investment increased by 10% during the first year, increased by 5% during the second year, and decreased by 10% during the third year. What is the value of the investment today?**

(a) Rs. 10,500

(b) Rs. 10,395

(c) Rs. 10,342

(d) Rs. 10,230

(e) None of these

**Q5. In Delhi, 60% of the registered voters are BJP-supporters and the rest are Congress-supporters. In a mayoral race, if 75% of the registered voters who are BJP-supporters and 20% of the registered voters who are Congress-supporters are expected to vote for candidate A, what percent of the registered voters are expected to vote for candidate A?**

(a) 53%

(b) 55%

(c) 57%

(d) 59%

(e) none of these.

**Directions (6-10): Study following graph carefully and answer the questions given below:**

**Income and Expenditure of various Companies during a year**

**(Profit=Income-Expenditure)**

**Q6. Profit earned by Company E is what percent more than profit earned by Company C?**

(a) 150%

(b) 100%

(c) 50%

(d) 125%

(e) None of these

**Q7. What is the average income earned by all the companies together?**

(a) Rs. 34,50,00,000/-

(b) Rs. 33,50,00,000/-

(c) Rs. 33,50,000/-

(d) Rs. 3,45,00,000/-

(e) None of these

**Q8. Expenditure incurred by Company C is approximately what per cent to the expenditure incurred by company B?**

(a) 41%

(b) 57%

(c) 62%

(d) 51%

(e) 65%

**Q9. What is the approximate difference between the percent profit earned by Company A and that by Company D?**

(a) 5%

(b) 20%

(c) 35%

(d) 15%

(e) 25%

**Q10. What is the total expenditure incurred by all the companies together?**

(a) Rs. 1,37,50,000/-

(b) Rs. 1,37,50,00,000/-

(c) Rs. 13,75,00,00,000/-

(d) Rs. 13,75,000/-

(e) None of these

**Directions (11-15): What will come in place of question mark (?) in the given number series?**

**Q11. 264 262 271 243 308 ?**

(a) 216

(b) 163

(c) 194

(d) 205

(e) 182

**Q12. 1.5 2.5 7 24 100 ?**

(a) 345

(b) 460

(c) 525

(d) 380

(e) 505

**Q13. 71 78 92 120 ? 288**

(a) 160

(b) 176

(c) 199

(d) 208

(e) 164

**Q14. 17 9 10 16.5 35 ?**

(a) 192

(b) 80

(c) 114

(d) 90

(e) 76

**Q15. 79 39 19 9 4 ?**

(a) 0.2

(b) 1.5

(c) 0.5

(d) 2