Quant questions For IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016
Directions (14): What is the value of ? in the following number series?
Q1. 8000 1600 320 64 12.8 ?
(a) 2.56
(b) 3.5
(c) 3.2
(d) 2.98
(e) None of these
Q2. 6 9 15 27 51 ?
(a) 84
(b) 99
(c) 123
(d) 75
(e) None of these
Q3. 7 8 18 ? 232 1165
(a) 84
(b) 42
(c) 57
(d) 36
(e) None of these
Q4. 9 19 40 83 ? 345 696
(a) 162
(b) 170
(c) 175
(d) 166
(e) None of these
Q5. The old term in the sequence 0, 7, 26, 63, 124, 217 is:
(a) 217
(b) 7
(c) 26
(d) 63
(e) None of these
Directions (610): The table below shows production of five types of cars by a company in the years 1989 to 1994. Study the table and answer questions.
Year →
Type ↓

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

Total

P

8

20

16

17

21

6

88

Q

16

10

14

12

12

14

18

R

21

17

16

15

13

8

90

S

4

6

10

16

20

31

87

T

25

18

19

30

14

27

133

Total

74

71

75

90

80

86

476

Q6. In which year the production of cars of all types taken together was approximately equal to the average of the total production during the period?
(a) 1989
(b) 1991
(c) 1993
(d) 1994
(e) None of these
Q7. In which year, the total production of cars of types of P and Q together was equal to the total production of cars of types R and S together.
(a) 1990
(b) 1991
(c) 1994
(d) 1993
(e) None of these
Q8. During the period 198994, in which type of cars was a continuous increase in production?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) R
(d) S
(e) None of these
Q9. The production of which type of cars was 25% of the total production of all types of cars during 1993?
(a) S
(b) R
(c) Q
(d) P
(e) None of these
Q10. The per cent increase in total production of all types of cars in 1992 to that in 1991 was?
(a) 15
(b) 20
(c) 25
(d) 30
(e) None of these
Directions (1115): These questions based on the following graphs?
Classification of appeared candidates in a competitive test from different states and qualified candidates from those states.
Appeared candidates = 45000.
Qualified candidates = 9000
Q11. What is the ratio of the number of appeared candidates from states C and E together to that of the appeared candidates from sates A and F together?
(a) 17 : 33
(b) 11 : 13
(c) 13 : 27
(d) 17 : 27
(e) None of these
Q12. In which state, the percentage of qualifies candidates with respect to that of appeared candidates is minimum?
(a) C
(b) F
(c) D
(d)E
(e) G
Q13. What is the difference between the number of qualified candidates of states D and those of G?
(a) 690
(b) 670
(c) 780
(d) 720
(e) None of these
Q14. What is the percentage of qualified candidates with respect to appeared candidates from states B and C taken together? (rounded to two decimal places)
(a) 23.11
(b) 24.21
(c) 21.24
(d) 23
(e) None of these
Q15. What is the ratio between the number of candidates qualified from states B and D together to the number of candidates appeared from states ‘C’, respectively?
(a) 8 : 37
(b) 11 : 12
(c) 37 : 40
(d) 7 : 37
(e) None of these
Solutions
S1. Ans.(a)
Sol.
Hence, the answer will be 2.56.
S2. Ans.(b)
Sol.
Hence, the answer will be 99.
S3. Ans.(c)
Sol.
Hence, the answer will be 57.
S4. Ans.(b)
Sol.
S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. Average of the total production during the period =476/6≈80
S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. Answer will be 1993.
S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Answer is S
S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. 25% of 80 = 20 = production of S’s car in 1993.
S12. Ans.(e)
Sol. Here, do not find the ratio of number of qualified candidates that of the appeared. Simply check the ratio of % qualified candidates with respect to the appeared is the least for which state. Ans = G.
S13. Ans.(d)
Sol. Required difference = (21  13)% of 9000 = 720.