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Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2018

Numerical Ability or Quantitative Aptitude Section has given heebie-jeebies to the aspirants when they appear for a banking examination. As the level of every other section is only getting complex and convoluted, there is no doubt that this section, too, makes your blood run cold. The questions asked in this section are calculative and very time-consuming. But once dealt with proper strategy, speed, and accuracy, this section can get you the maximum marks in the examination. Following is the Quantitative Aptitude quiz to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

Q1. A papaya tree was planted 2 years ago. It increases at the rate of 20% every year. If at present, the height of the tree is 540 cm, what was it when the tree was planted?
(a) 375 cm
(b) 370 cm
(c) 380 cm
(d) 385 cm
(e) 390 cm

Q2. A bill was passed in the parliament with 60% of the members voting for it which was 60 more than the number of members who opposed the bill. Find out the total number of members.
(a) 100
(b) 315
(c) 300
(d) 350
(e) 400

Q3. The population of a town is 3, 11, 250. The ratio between women and men is 43 : 40. If there are 24% literate among men and 8% literate among women, the total number of literate persons in the town is:
(a) 41800
(b) 48900
(c) 56800
(d) 99600
(e) 96900

Q4. In a big garden 60% of the trees are coconut trees, 25% of the number of coconut trees are mango trees and 20% of the number of mango trees are apple trees. If the number of apple trees are 1500, then the number of trees in the garden is:
(a) 48000
(b) 50000
(c) 51000
(d) 45000
(e) 48500

Q5. Flower nectar is processed to extract honeybees. How much flower nectar must be processed to yield 1 kg of pure honey, if nectar contains 70% water, and the honey obtained from this nectar contains 17% water?
(a) 2.77 kg
(b) 1.54 kg
(c) 4.01 kg
(d) 3.5 kg
(e) 4.5 kg

Q6. Manoj sold an article for Rs. 15,000. Had he offered a discount of 10% on the selling price, he would have earned a profit of 8%. What is the cost price?
(a) Rs. 12,500
(b) Rs. 13,500
(c) Rs. 12,250
(d) Rs. 13,250
(e) None of these

Q7. The income of A is 150% of the income of B and the income of C is 120% of the income of A. If the total income of A, B and C together is Rs. 86,000, what is C’s income?
(a) Rs. 30,000
(b) Rs. 32,000
(c) Rs. 20,000
(d) Rs. 36,000
(e) None of these

Q8. Aman’s expense is 30% more than Vimal’s and Vimal’s expense is 10% less than Raman’s. If the sum of their expenses is Rs. 6,447, then what would be Aman’s expense?
(a) Rs. 2,200
(b) Rs. 2,457
(c) Rs. 1,890
(d) Rs. 2,100
(e) None of these

Q9. In an examination, it is required to get 296 marks out of aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 222 marks and is declared failed by 10% marks. What are the maximum aggregate marks as student can get?
(a) 830
(b) 810
(c) 780
(d) 740
(e) 760

Q10. A shopkeeper allows a discount of 10% on the marked price of an item but charges a sales tax of 8% on the discounted price. If the customer pays Rs. 3,402 as the price including the sales tax, then the marked price is?
(a) Rs. 3400
(b) Rs. 3500
(c) Rs. 3900
(d) Rs. 3600
(e) Rs. 3800

Directions (11-15): In the following questions two equations numbered (I) and (II) are given. You have to solve both equations and give answer