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Practice is the key to perfection in Quant, so brush up your skills and test yourself with these 15 questions of Quantitative Aptitude for

**IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017.****Q1. The compound interest on a certain sum for 2 years is Rs. 756 and Simple interest is Rs. 720. If the sum is invested such that the SI is Rs. 900 and the number of years is equal to the rate percent per annum, find the rate percent?**

(a) 10%

(b) 12%

(c) 5%

(d) 15%

(e) None of these

**Q2. Arun and Gaurav have to clear their respective loans by paying 3 equal annual instalments of Rs. 30,000 each. Arun pays @ 10% per annum of simple interest while Gaurav pays 10% per annum compound interest. What is the difference in their loan amounts?**

(a) Rs. 400

(b) Rs. 350

(c) Rs. 300

(d) Rs. 450

(e) Rs. 500

**Q3. Anjali invested an amount of Rs. 5800 for 2 years. At what rate of Compound Intrest will she get an amount of Rs. 594.50 at the end of two years?**

(a) 5%

(b) 8%

(c) 7%

(d) 9%

(e) 10%

**Q4. A man borrows Rs. 3000 at rate of 10% compounded annually. At the end of each year, he pays back Rs. 1000. How much amount should he pay at the end of the 3rd year to clear all his dues?**

(a) Rs. 1583

(b) Rs. 1789

(c) Rs. 1600

(d) Rs. 1683

(e) None of these

**Q5. Anjali took a loan of Rs. 20,000 to purchase a TV set from LG. She promised to make the payment after three years. The company charges CI @ 10% per annum for the same. But, suddenly the company announces the rate of interest as 15% per annum for the last one year of the loan period. What extra amount she has to pay due to the announcement of new rate of interest?**

(a) Rs. 1210

(b) Rs. 1310

(c) Rs. 1220

(d) Rs. 1320

(e) None of these

**Q6. A sum of money was invested for 14 year in scheme A which offers simple intrest @8% per annum. The amount received from Scheme A after 14 years was then invested for two years in Scheme B which offers CI @ 10% per annum. If the intrest received from Scheme B was Rs. 6678, then what was the sum invested in Scheme A?**

(a) Rs. 8000

(b) Rs. 10000

(c) Rs. 12500

(d) Rs. 15000

(e) None of these

**Q7. Equal sums of money are deposited in two different banks by ABC Enterprises, one at compound interest, compounded annually and the other at simple interest, both at 5% per annum. If after two years, the difference in the amounts comes to Rs. 200, what are the amounts deposited with each bank?**

(a) Rs. 75,000

(b) Rs. 80,000

(c) Rs. 82,000

(d) Rs. 85,000

(e) None of these

**Q8. The ratio of CI and SI for two years is 3 : 2 while sum invested is Rs. 5000. What will be the difference between the CI and SI earned after three years?**

(a) Rs. 15,000

(b) Rs. 20,000

(c) Rs. 10,000

(d) Rs. 25,000

(e) None of these

**Q9. P and Q invest some amount under SI and CI respectively but for the same period at 6% per annum. Each gets a total amount of Rs. 65,000 at the end of 6 years. Which of the following is definitely true?**

**(i) Q’s initial principal is less than that of P**

**(ii) Q’s initial principal is equal to that of P**

**(iii) P’s percentage earning is less than that of Q**

(a) (i) only

(b) (ii) only

(c) (iii) only

(d) (i) and (iii) only

(e) None of these

**Q10. A deposits Rs. 20,000 in a private company at the rate of 16% compounded annually whereas B deposits an equal Sum in PNB at the rate of 15% compounded half-yearly. If both deposit their money for 11/2 years only, then the interest A will earn is how much percent more or less than the interest earn by B?**

(a) 4.33%

(b) 6.45%

(c) 3.33%

(d) 7.33%

(e) None of these

**Q11. What amount of compound interest can be obtained on an amount of Rs 8840 at the**

**rate of 5% per annum at the end of 3 yr?**

(a) Rs 1393.405

(b) Rs 1326

(c) Rs 1384.50

(d) Rs 1340

(e) None of these

**Q12. A tree’s height increases annually by 1/8th of its height. By how much will it’s height increase after 2.5 years, if it stands today at 10 m height?**

(a) 3.2 m

(b) 3.44 m

(c) 3.6 m

(d) 3.88 m

(e) None of these

**Q13. CI on a certain sum for 2 years is Rs. 40.80 and SI isRs. 40 for same year. What will be the rate of interest?**

(a) 2%

(b) 5%

(c) 4%

(d) 8%

(e) None of these

**Q14. A sum of Rs. 18750 is left by will by a father to be divided between two sons, 12 and 14 years of age, so that when they attain maturity at 18, the amount(P + I) received by each at 5% simple interest will be the same. Find the sum allotted at present to the younger son.**

(a) Rs. 9000

(b) Rs. 18,000

(c) Rs. 12,000

(d) Rs. 10,000

(e) Rs. 15,000

**Q15. Siddhartha has deposited a certain amount in the bank to earn compound interest at 10% per annum. The difference between the interest of the third year and second year on the amount is Rs. 1,10. What amount has Siddhartha deposited?**

(a) Rs. 8500

(b) Rs. 10,000

(c) Rs. 9500

(d) Rs. 11,000

(e) Rs. 12,000

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