Previous Year Questions of Quant for IBPS Exams 2016

Q1. If 90% of A =30% of B and B=x% of A, then the value of x is?
(a) 800   
(b) 300
(c) 700   
(d) 400
(e) None of these

Q2. Three sets of 40, 50 and 60 students appeared for an examination and the pass percentage was 100, 90 and 80 respectively. The pass percentage of the whole set is
(a) 88.33  
(b) 84.33
(c) 88.66  
(d) 84.66
(e) None of these

Q3. If x is less than y by 25% then y exceed x by:
(a) 33.33%   
(b) 25%
(c) 75%    
(d) 66.66%
(e) None of these

Q4. Out of seven given numbers, the average of the first four numbers is 4 and that of the last four numbers is also 4. If the average of all the seven numbers is 3, fourth number is
(a) 3    
(b) 4
(c) 7    
(d) 11
(e) None of these

Q5. The average of three consecutive odd numbers is 12 more than one third of the first of these numbers. What is the last of the three numbers?
(a) 15    
(b) 17
(c) 19    
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these

Q6. The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?
(a) Rs. 2000
(b) Rs. 2200
(c) Rs. 2400
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these

Q7. Two trains of equal lengths take 10 seconds and 15 seconds respectively to cross a telegraph post. If the length of each train be 120 metres, in what time (in seconds) will they cross each other travelling in opposite direction?
(a) 10
(b) 15
(c) 12
(d) 20
(e) None of these

Q8. In Arun's opinion, his weight is greater than 65 kg but less than 72 kg. His brother does not agree with Arun and he thinks that Arun's weight is greater than 60 kg but less than 70 kg. His mother's view is that his weight cannot be greater than 68 kg. If all are them are correct in their estimation, what is the average of different probable weights of Arun? 
(a) 67 kg.
(b) 68 kg.
(c) 69 kg.
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these

Q9. A, B and C start at the same time in the same direction to run around a circular stadium. A completes a round in 252 seconds, B in 308 seconds and c in 198 seconds, all starting at the same point. After what time will they again at the starting point?
(a) 26 minutes and 18 seconds
(b) 42 minutes and 36 seconds
(c) 45 minutes
(d) 46 minutes and 12 seconds
(e) None of these

Q10. There is 60% increase in an amount in 6 years at simple interest. What will be the compound interest of Rs. 12,000 after 3 years at the same rate?
(a) Rs. 2160
(b) Rs. 3120
(c) Rs. 3972
(d) Rs. 6240
(e) None of these

Directions (11-15): There question are based on the following graph:

Q11. If the average number of students appeared from all the states in 2002 was 16785, what was the average number of students passed in that year?
(a) 8125
(b) 8872
(c) 8512
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Q12. If the number of students appeared in 2002 and 2003 from State B was in the ratio 3 : 4 respectively , what was the respective ratio of passed students in these two years?
(a)  11 : 20
(b) 17 : 20
(c) 7 : 10
(d) 27 : 40 
(e) None of these

Q13. If the total number of student appeared from State E in the two years together was 45,000 and the number of students passed in 2002 was 13750, what was the number of students passed in 2003?
(a)  11000
(b) 12500
(c) 12000
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q14. Number of students passed in 2002 from the states C and E was in the ratio of 7 : 5 respectively. What was the respective ratio of the number of students appeared from these states?
(a) 11 : 10
(b) 77 : 50
(c) 50 : 77
(d) 10 : 11
(e) None of these

Q15. If the number of students appeared from each of the states D and E in 2003 was 22500, what was the total number of students passed from these two states together in that year?
(a)  25875
(b) 12838
(c) 13500
(d) 27000
(e) None of these


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