Quant questions asked in IBPS PO Mains 2016

Directions (1-5): Study the table carefully to answer the following questions.

Name of goods
Cost of production
per kg
Cost of transportation
Cost of packaging
Selling price
per kg
Percentage of profit/loss
Rs. 80
Rs. 8
Rs. 120
Rs. 40
5% profit
Rs. 45
Rs. 5
Rs. 50
Rs. 20
Rs. 3
Rs. 1
Rs. 70
Rs. 10
Rs. 90
6% loss

Q1. If the percentage of profit on sold Ghee is 10%, then what is its cost of packaging?
(a) Rs. 24.90
(b) Rs. 23.50
(c) Rs. 22
(d) Rs. 21.09
(e) Rs. 27.80

Q2. What is the difference between the selling price of Sugar and that of Rice, if the cost of transportation is zero for both?
(a) Rs. 56
(b) Rs. 52
(c) Rs. 58
(d) Rs. 36
(e) Rs. 72

Q3. What is the cost of packaging of Pulse?
(a) Rs. 22.5
(b) Rs. 20.04
(c) Rs. 19.91
(d) Rs. 18.71
(e) Rs. 15.74

Q4. What is the percentage profit of Milk if its selling price is 80% of the cost price of Rice?
(a) 25%
(b) 30%
(c) 32%
(d) 34%
(e) 38%

Q5. 4 kg Ghee, 3 kg Rice and 5 kg Milk are sold. What is profit or loss percentage? (The packing cost is zero for all goods) and selling price of Milk is Rs. 32 per kg?
(a) 36%
(b) 32%
(c) 30.49%
(d) 34.2%
(e) 31.5%

Q6. A trader sells a homogeneous mixture of A and B at the rate of Rs 32 per kg. What is the profit percentage of the trader?    
(I) He bought B at the rate of Rs 29 per kg
(II) He bought A at Rs 8 higher than the rate of B per kg 1
(III) He bought A at the rate of Rs 34 per kg
(a) Only I and II   
(b) Only I and III
(c) I, II and III together are not sufficient
(d) Either (a) or (b)
(e) Any two of these

Q7. 12 men and 8 women can complete a piece of work in 10 days. How many days will it take for 15 men and 4 women to complete the same work?
(I) 15 men can complete the work in 12 days
(II) 15 women can complete the work in 16 days
(III) The amount of work done by a woman in three-fourth of the work done by a man in one day.
(a) Only I and II or III
(b) Only II or III
(c) Only III
(d) Any two of the three
(e) Only II

Q8. What will be the sum of the ages of father and the son after five years?
I. Father’s present age is twice son’s present age
II. After ten years the ratio of father’s age to the son’s age will become 12 : 7
III. Five years ago the difference between the father’s age and son’s age was equal to the son’s present age
(a) Only I or II
(b) Only II or III
(c) Only I or III
(d) Only III
(e) Only I or II or III

Q9. What is the amount saved by Sahil per month from his salary?
(I) Sahil spends 25% of his salary on food, 35% on medicine and education.
(II) Sahil spends Rs 4000 per month on food and 15% on entertainment and saves the remaining amount.
(III) Sahil spends Rs 2500 per month on medicine and education and saves the remaining amount. 
(a) Only II
(b) Only III
(c) Both II and III
(d) Only II or III
(e) None

Q10. An article is sold at 15% discount. Find the percentage gain.
(I) If the article had been sold for Rs 150 less, there would have been no profit no loss  
(II) Had the article been sold for Rs 50 more, the gain would have been 15%
(III) Cost price of the article is Rs 1000
(a) Only I or III
(b) Any one of them
(c) III and either I or II
(d) Any two of them
(e) None

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