Quant Twisted Ones for IBPS/BOM Exams

Dear Readers,

This year we've observed major changes in Banking examination's pattern and level. Quantitative Aptitude is one of the scoring subject if one has practiced it properly. As not many days are left for IBPS PO and BOM Examsthere comes a need to step up the level of preparation as well. 

And to meet the need of the hour, here we give you Twisted Ones of Maths.

These set of questions will help you prepare for the unexpected. 

Directions (1-2): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below. 
In an examination, there are 100 questions, divided into three groups A, B and C such that group contains at least one question. Each question in group A carries 1 mark, each question in group B carries 2 marks and each question in group C carries 3 marks. It is known that the questions in group A together carry at least 60% of the total marks.

Q1. If group B contains 23 questions, then how many questions are there in group C?   
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) Cannot be determine 
(e) None of these

Q2. If group C contains 8 questions and group B carries at least 20% of the total marks. Which of the following best describes the number of questions in group B? 
(a) 11 or 12
(b) 12 or 13
(c) 13 or 14
(d) 14 or 15 
(e) None of these

Q3. A survey on a sample of 25 new cars being sold at a local auto dealer was conducted to see which of the three popular options-air conditioning, radio and power windows-were already installed. The survey found: 15 had air conditioning, 2 has air conditioning and power windows but no radios, 12 had radio, 6 had air conditioning and radio but no power window, 11 had power windows, 4 had radio and power windows, 3 had all three options. What is the number of cars that had none of the options?   
(a) 4
(b) 3
(c) 1
(d) 2
(e) 5

Q4. At the end of year 1998, Shepard bought nine dozen goats. Henceforth, every year he added p% of the goats at the beginning of the year and sold q% of the goats at the end of the year where p > 0 and q > 0. If Shepard has nine dozen goats at the end of year 2002, after making the sales for that year, which of the following is true?  
(a) p = q
(b) p < q
(c) p > q
(d) p = q/2
(e) None of these

Q5. The owner of an art shop conducts his business in the following manner. Every once in a while he raises his prices by X% then a while later he reduces all the new prices by X%. After one such up-down cycle, the price of a painting decreases by Rs. 441. After a second up-down cycle, the painting was sold for Rs 1944.81. What was the original prices of the paining (in Rs)?  
(a) 2756.25
(b) 2256.25
(c) 2500
(d) 2000
(e) 2100

Q6. A student took five papers in an examination, where the full marks were the same for each paper. His marks in these papers were in the proportion of 6: 7 : 8 : 9 : 10. In all papers together, the candidate obtained 60% of the total marks. Then, the number of papers in which he got more than 50% marks is 
(a) 1
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 5
(e) 7

Q7. A college has raise 75% of the amount needs for a new building by receiving an average donation of Rs. 600 from the people already solicited. The people already solicited represent 60% of the people, the college will ask for donations. If the college to raise exactly the amount needed for the new building, what should be the average donation from the remaining people to be solicited? 
(a) 300
(b) 250
(c) 400
(d) 500
(e) 700

Q8. Forty percent of the employees of a certain company are men and 75% of the men earn more than Rs. 25,000 per year. If 45% of the company’s employees earn more than Rs. 25,000 per year, what fraction of the women employed by the company earn Rs. 25,000 or less per year?  
(a) 2/11
(b) 1/4
(c) 1/3
(d) 3/4
(e) 4/7

Q9. One bacterial splits into eight bacteria of the next generation. But due to environment, only 50% of one generation can produce the next generation. If the seventh-generation number is 4096 million, what is the number in first generation?    
(a) 1 million 
(b) 2 million 
(c) 4 million 
(d) 8 million 
(e) None of these
Q10. I bought 5 pens, 7 pencils and 4 erasers. Rajan bought 6 pens, 8 erasers and 14 pencils for an amount which was half more what I had paid. What per cent of the total amount paid by me was paid for the pens? 
(a) 37.5%
(b) 62.5%
(c) 50%
(d) 55%
(e) None of these 

Q11. A man earns x% on the first Rs. 2,000 and y% on the rest of his income. If he earns Rs. 700 from Rs. 4,000 and Rs. 900 from Rs. 5,000 of income, find x% 
(a) 20%
(b) 15%
(c) 25%
(d) 18%
(e) None of these 

Q12. The price of a Maruti car rises by 30% while the sales of the car comes down by 20%. What is the percentage change in the total revenue?  
(a) -4%
(b) -2%
(c) +4%
(d) +2%
(e) None of these

Q13. A person who has a certain amount with him goes to market. He can buy 40 oranges or 50 mangoes. He retains 10% of the amount for taxi fares and buys 20 mangoes and of the balance, he purchases oranges. Number of oranges he can purchase is    
(a) 36
(b) 40 
(c) 15
(d) 20
(e) None of these

Q14. 2/5 of the voters promise to vote for p and the rest promised to vote for Q. Of these, on the 1ast day 15% of the voters went back of their promise to vote for P and 25% of voters went back of their promise to vote for Q, and P lost by 2 votes. Then, the total number of voters is
(a) 100
(b) 110
(c) 90
(d) 95
(e) None of these

Q15. The number of votes not cast for the Praja Party increased by 25% in the National General Election over those not cast for it in the previous assembly polls and the Praja party lost by a majority twice as large as that by which it has won the assembly polls. If a total 2,60,000 people voted each time, how many voted for the Praja party in the previous Assembly polls?
(a) 1,10,000 
(b) 1,50,000
(c) 1,40,000
(d) 1,20,000
(e) None of these