# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO Mains 2016

Q1. A, B and C start a business by investing Rs. 1,36,000 and A invests Rs. 20000 more than B while C invests Rs. 4000 less than B. If they earn a profit of Rs. 51, 000 at the end of the year then find dividend of A.
(a) 22500
(b) 28000
(c) 27500
(d) 29500
(e) None of these

Q2. The price of three types of tea leaves A, B, and C are respectively Rs. 5, Rs. 6 and Rs. 8 per 100 grams. In what ratio should they be mixed so that the price of the mixture is Rs. 68 per kg?
(a) 2:3:5
(b) 4:7:11
(c) 17:8:6
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Directions(3-5)What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?
Q3. 586  587  586  581  570  ?  522
(a) 545
(b) 543
(c) 551
(d) 557
(e) None of these

Q4. 30  16  10  8  8  9  ?
(a) 12.75
(b) 13
(c) 14
(d) 10.5
(e) None of these

Q5. 9 6/17  * 3 4/27  * 9/5  + 8 4/5  * 9 6/11 = ?
(a) 127
(b) 132
(c) 144
(d) 147
(e) 137

Q6. What would be the compound interest accrued on an amount of 7850 at the rate of 14% per annum in two years?
(a) 2351.86
(b) 2880.37
(c) 2518.22
(d) 2290.23
(e) 34013.95

Q7. A merchant commences with a certain capital and gains annually at the rate of 25% compoundly. At the end of 3 years he has 10,000. What was his original capital?
(a) 5120
(b) 5353
(c) 5456
(d) 5657
(e) 5757

Q8. A sum of money doubles itself in 8 years at simple interest . In how many years will it triple?
(a) 16 years
(b) 15 years
(c) 14 years
(d) 12 years
(e) None of these

Q9. Three years back, the average age of 5 members of a family was 17 years. After a child is born and now the average age of the family remains same. What is the present age of the child?
(a) 3 years
(b) 2 years
(c) 1 1/2 years
(d) 1 year
(e) None of these

Q10. Abhay’s age after six years will be three-seventh of his father’s age. Ten years ago, the ratio of their ages was 1 : 5. What is Abhay’s father’s age at present?
(a) 30 yrs.
(b) 40 yrs.
(c) 50 yrs.
(d) 60 yrs.
(e) 70 years

Q11. Tanya’s grandfather was 8 times older to her 16 years ago. He would be 3 times of her age 8 years from now. Eight years ago, what was the ratio of Tanya’s age to that of her grandfather?
(a) 1 : 2
(b) 1 : 5
(c) 3 : 8
(d) 11 : 53
(e) None of these

Q12. What would be the cost of building a 7 metres wide garden around a circular field with diameter equal to 280 metres if the cost per sq. metre for building the garden is Rs. 21?
(a) Rs. 1,56,242
(b) Rs. 2,48,521
(c) Rs. 1,11,624
(d) Rs. 2,06,118
(e) None of these

Q13. A basket contains 6 blue, 2 red, 4 green and 3 yellow balls. if 4 balls are picked at random, what is the probability that 2 are red and 2 are green?
(a) 4/15
(b) 5/27
(c) 1/3
(d) 2/455
(e) None of these

Q14. A boatman goes 2 Km against the current of the stream in 1 h and goes 1 Km along the current in 10 min. How long will he take to go 5 Km in stationary water?
(a) 1 hour
(b) 1 hour 15 minutes
(c) 1 1/2 hours
(d) 40 minutes
(e) None of these

Q15. A person can swim at 7 1/2 Km/h in stagnant water. And speed of currentis 1.5 Km/h , the person swims to a certain distance and comes back within 50 min. What is the distance between the two points?
(a) 3 Km
(b) 4 Km
(c) 1 Km
(d) 2 Km
(e) None of these