# Quant Quiz Based on IBPS PO Prelims 2016

Q1. A work could be completed in 100 days by some workers. However, due to the absence of 10 workers, it was completed in 110 days. The original number of workers was
(a) 100
(b) 110
(c) 55
(d) 50
(e) None of these

Q2. A can write 75 pages in 25 hrs. A and B together can write 135 pages in 27 hrs. In what time can B write 42 pages?
(a) 17 hrs.
(b) 19 hrs.
(c) 21 hrs.
(d) 23 hrs.
(e) None of these

Q3. Suresh can do a work in 15 days. Suresh and Ramesh together do the same work in 10 days. If they are paid Rs. 1500 for the work, how should the money be divided between them?
(a) Rs. 1000, Rs. 500
(b) Rs. 700, Rs. 800
(c) Rs. 1200, Rs. 300
(d) Rs. 1300, Rs. 200
(e) None of these

Q4. A tank has a leak which would empty it in 8 hrs. A tap is turned on which admits 6 litres a minutes into the tank, and it is now emptied in 12 hrs. How many litres does the tank hold?
(a) 8260 litres
(b) 8450 litres
(c) 8640 litres
(d) 8660 litres
(e) None of these

Q5. A pipe can fill a tank in 12 minutes and another pipe in 15 minutes, but a third pipe can empty it in 6 minutes. The first two pipes are kept open for 5 minutes in the beginning and then the third pipe is also opened. In what time is the cistern emptied?
(a) 42 minutes
(b) 45 minutes
(c) 48 minutes
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q6. A train travelling at 48 km/hr crosses another train, having half its length and travelling in opposite direction at 42 km/hr in 12 seconds. It also passed a railway platform in 45 second. The length of the railway platform is
(a) 200 m
(b) 300 m
(c) 350 m
(d) 400 m
(e) None of these

Q7. A boat travels upstream from P to Q and downstream from Q to P in 3 hours. If the speed of the boat in still water in 9 km/hr and the velocity of the stream is 3 km/hr, then what is the distance from P to Q?
(a) 14 km
(b) 8 km
(c) 12 km
(d) 6 km
(e) None of these

Q8. A boat travels from A to B along the stream and from B to A against the stream in 3 hours. If the speed of the boat in still water is 4 km/hr, then what is the distance between A and B?
(a) 8 km
(b) 6 km
(c) 12 km
(d) Data insufficient
(e) None of these

Q9. Two buses start at the same time from two bus stations and proceed towards each other at the rate of 20 km/hr. and 25 km/hr. respectively. When they meet one bus may have travelled 80 kms more than the other. Find the distance between the two bus stations.
(a) 680 km
(b) 700 km
(c) 710 km
(d) 720 km
(e) None of these
Q10. A thief is spotted by a policeman from a distance of 200 metres. When the policeman started running after the thief, the thief also started running. Assuming the speed of the thief to be 10 km/hr. and that of policeman 12 km/hr, how far will the thief have run before he is overtaken by the policeman?
(a) 1 km
(b) 2 km
(c) 3 km
(d) 4 km
(e) None of these

Q11. The ratio of incomes of two persons is 5 : 3 and that of their expenditures is 9:5. If they save Rs. 2600 and Rs. 1800 respectively, their incomes are
(a) Rs. 8000, Rs. 4800
(b) Rs. 6000, Rs. 3600
(c) Rs. 10000, Rs. 6000
(d) Rs. 9000, Rs. 5400
(e) None of these

Q12. In a garden, the ratio of the number of coconut trees to that of mango trees is 5:6 respectively. If the total number of trees is 121, then how many coconut trees are there in the garden?
(a) 50
(b) 45
(c) 56
(d) 55
(e) None of these

Q13. Michelle got married 9 years ago. Today her age is 4/3 times of her age at the time of marriage. At present her daughter’s age is one-sixth of her age. What was her daughter’s age two years ago?
(a) 6 years
(b) 7 years
(c) 3 years
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q14. A man sells two articles for Rs. 1710. He earns 10% loss on the first article and 25% profit on the 2nd article. If the C.P. of 1st article is equal to selling of the 2nd article, find profit or loss%
(a) Profit Rs. 90
(b) Loss Rs. 90
(c) Profit Rs. 60
(d) Loss Rs. 60
(e) None of these

Q15. A wholesale dealer sell 40 pens at the M.P. of 36 pens and the retailer sells them to customer at 1% discount. Find its profit%?
(a) 9%
(b) 11%
(c) 12%
(d) 10%
(e) None of these