Dear Students,

Today we have been including some Arithmetic questions. This is the miscellaneous quiz and you should try to do it within 17-18 Mins. If you fail to complete it in stipulated time, then try again with full force. These quantitative aptitude questions are very important from exam point of view like IBPS RRB Exam, IBPS PO and IBPS Clerk.

Q1. The average marks of Sameer decreased by 1, when he replaced the subject in which he has scored 40 marks by the other two subjects in which he has just scored 23 and 25 marks respectively. Later he has also included 57 marks of Computer Science, then the decreased average marks obtained after first step, increases by 2. How many subjects were there initially?
(a) 6
(b) 12
(c) 15
(d) 18
(e) Can’t be determined

Q2. Eleven years earlier the average age of a family of 4 members was 28 years. Now the age of the same family with six members is yet the same, even when 2 children were born in this period. If they belong to the same parents and the age of the first child at the time of the birth of the younger child was same as there were total family members just after the birth of the youngest members of the this family, then the present age of the youngest member of the family is
(a) 3 years
(b) 5 years
(c) 6 years
(d) None of these
(e) 4 years

Q3. There is a vessel holding 40 liters of milk. 4 liters of milk is initially taken out form the vessel and 5 liters of water is poured in. After this, 5 liters of the mixture from this vessel is replaced with 6 liters of water. And finally 6 liters of mixture from this vessel is replaced with 7 liters of water. How much of the milk (in liters) is there is the vessel now?
(a) 22.42
(b) 27.09
(c) 24.72
(d) 29.42
(e) 28.15

Q4. Recently I had gone to a locality called Shadigarh for conducting a survey about the number of married persons in the locality. The population of the locality is 7,200 and 11⁄18th of those are males and the rest females. If 40% of the males are married, find percentage of married females in the locality
Q5. In every month Ravindra consumes 25 kg rice and 9 kg wheat. The price of rice is 20% of the price of wheat and thus he spends total Rs. 350 on the rice and wheat per month. If the price of wheat is increased by 20% then what is the percentage reduction of rice consumption for the same expenditure of Rs. 350 ? Given that the price of rice and consumption of wheat is constant:
(a) 36%
(b) 40%
(c) 25%
(d) 24%
(e) 30%

Q6. Ram prepares solutions of alcohol in water according to customers’ needs. This morning Ram has prepared 27 litres of a 12% alcohol solution and kept it ready in a 27litre delivery container to be shipped to the customer. Just before delivery, he finds out that the customer had asked for 27 litres of 21% alcohol solution. To prepare what the customer wants, Ram replaces a portion of 12% solution by 39% solution. How many litres of 12% solution are replaced?
(a) 5
(b) 9
(c) 10
(d) 12
(e) 6

Q7. An oil refinery takes 100 â„“ of crude oil as input and after refining for 1 h gives certain amount of output oil Xâ„“ . This can be sold in the marked at a profit of Rs. 30 per â„“. If this oil is further refined for 1/2 h, it gives oil Yâ„“. This can be sold at a profit of Rs. 50 per L. Output and input ratio at both the stages is 90%. The maximum amount that can be earned from 1000 L of crude input is
(a) Rs. 40000
(b) Rs. 30000
(c) Rs. 27000
(d) Rs. 40500
(e) Rs. 35500

Q8. A space research company wants to sells its two products A and B. If the product A is sold at 20% loss and the product B at 30% gain, the company will not lose anything. If the product A is sold at 15% loss and the product B at 15% gain, the company will lose Rs. 6 million in the deal. What is the cost of product B?
(a) Rs. 140 million
(b) Rs. 120 million
(c) Rs. 100 million
(d) Rs. 80 million
(e) Rs. 90 million

Q9. A tradesman fixed his selling price of goods at 30% above the cost price. He sells half the stock at this price, one quarter of his stock at a discount of 15% on the original selling price and rest at a discount of 30% on the original selling price. Find the gain percent altogether.
(a) 14.875%
(b) 15.375%
(c) 15.575%
(d) 16.375%
(e) 16.258%

Q10. Rohit bought 20 soaps and 12 toothpastes. He marked-up the soaps by 15% on the cost price of each, and the toothpaste by Rs. 20 on the cost price each. He sold 75% of the soaps and 8 kinds of toothpaste and made a profit of Rs. 385. If the cost of toothpaste is 60% the cost of a soap and he got no return on unsold items, what was his overall profit or loss?
(a) Loss of Rs. 355
(b) Loss of Rs. 210
(c) Loss of Rs. 250
(d) Profit of Rs. 350
(e) None of these

Q11. One day Raju an egg seller purchased some eggs at the rate of 3 eggs for a rupee and again he purchased equal number of eggs at the rate of 6 eggs for a rupee. Next day he sold all the eggs at the rate of 9 eggs for Rs. 2. What is his percentage profit or loss?
(a) 10% loss
(b) 11.11% loss
(c) 3% loss
(d) 2.5% profit
(e) 9.99% loss

Q12. A sum of Rs. 725 is lent in the beginning of a year at a certain rate of interest. After 8 months, a sum of Rs. 362.50 more is lent but at the rate twice the former. At the end of the year, Rs. 33.50 is earned as interest from both the loans. What was the original rate of interest?
(a) 3.46%
(b) 4.5%
(c) 5%
(d) 5.5%
(e) 4%

Q13. The work done by 4 men in 12 days is equal to the work done by 6 women in 10 days and is also equal to the work done by 8 children in 9 days. A man, a woman and a child working together take 10 days to complete a particular job. In how many days will the same job be completed by 2 women and 5 children working together?
(a) 5
(b) 6
(c) 4
(d) 7
(e) 8

Q14. A dog after travelling 50 km meets a swami who counsels him to go slower. He then proceeds at ¾ of his former speed and arrives at his destination 35 minutes late. Had the meeting occurred 24 km further the dog would have reached its destination 25 minutes late. The speed of the dog is
(a) 48 km/hr
(b) 36 km/hr
(c) 54 km/hr
(d) 58 km/hr
(e) 60 km/hr

Q15. A thief sees a jeep at a distance of 250 m, coming towards him at 36 km/h. Thief takes 5 seconds to realise that there is nothing but the police is approaching him by the jeep and start running away from police at 54 km/hr. But police realize after 10 seconds, when the thief starts running away, that he is actually a thief and gives chase at 72 km/hr. What is the total distance and total time covered if thief is caught?
(a) 50 s, 1000 m
(b) 65 s, 1150 m
(c) 65 s, 1300 m
(d) 45 s, 1050 m
(e) 60 s, 1200 m

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