Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam: 13th August 2018

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Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam: 13th August 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. Out of three numbers, the first is twice the second and is half of the third. If the average of the three numbers is 56, what will be the difference between the highest no. and the lowest number?
(a)72
(b)70
(c)80
(d)75
(e)69

Q2. The difference between the present ages of Sweta and Neeraj is 9 years. After 7 years, Neeraj’s age is twice of  Sweta’s age.  What will be Neeraj’s age after 4 years?
(a) 18 years
(b) 17 years
(c) 15 years
(d) 13 years
(e) 21 years

Q3. Two persons P and Q enter into a business by investing their sum in the ratio of 7 : 9. After 7 months, Q leaves the business. After eleven month, if total profit is Rs. 2460, what is the profit share of Q (in Rs)?
(a) 1107
(b) 1254
(c) 1140
(d) 1127
(e) 1117

Q4. A bucket contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the proportion 7 : 5 . If 9 litres of the mixture is replaced by 9 litres of liquid B, then the ratio of the two liquids (A:B) becomes 7 : 9. How much of the liquid B was there in the Bucket?
(a)12 litre
(b)14 litre
(c)15 litre
(d)18 litre
(e) 21litre

Q5. A person buys certain quantity of an article at Rs. 800. If he sells one –fourth at 20% loss.  At what percent gain he should sell the remaining stock so as to make an overall 10% profit on total transaction?
(a)12%
(b)15%
(c)18%
(d)20%
(e)None of these

Directions (6-10): Table shows four different schools in which total number of enrolled students in each school is given and percentage of enrolled students who are learning Indian Classical and ratio of male to female students who are learning Indian classical are given. Study the following table carefully and answer the questions given below.


All the students are either learning Singing (other than Indian classical) or Indian Classical.

Q6. What is the ratio of the total number of male students learning Indian Classical in school P and S together to the total number of female students learning Indian Classical in the same schools together? 
(a) 30 : 37
(b) 31 : 38
(c) 31 : 44
(d) 36 : 37
(e) 29 : 15

Q7. In school Q, out of the total number of students (both male and female) learning Indian Classical, 1/9 are below 17 years of age in which 50% are females, then what is the number of female students learning Indian Classical who are 17 years or above?
(a) 24
(b) 18
(c) 36
(d) 15
(e) 12 

Q8. What is the difference between the total number of male students learning Indian Classical in schools Q and R together and the total number of female students learning the same in the same schools together? 
(a) 78
(b) 74
(c) 81
(d) 86
(e) 84

Q9. What is the average number of students learning singing (other than Indian classical) in school P, Q and R together? 
(a) 289
(b) 277
(c) 285
(d) 283
(e) 273

Q10. The number of students (both male and female) who are learning Indian Classical in school Q and S together is approximately what percent more or less than the number of students (both male and female) who are learning the same singing in schools P and R together? 
(a) 18
(b) 42
(c) 22
(d) 57
(e) 33

Directions (11 -15) Simplify the following questions and find the value of (?).

Q11. 5431 + 4687 – 8462 =?
(a) 1565
(b) 1656
(c)  1645
(d) 1675
(e) 1556

Q12. 31% of 500+ 41% of 1100 – 50% of 790 = ?
(a) 230
(b) 221
(c) 211
(d) 255
(e) 241

Q13. 1107 ÷ 9 × 6 + 236 – 874 = ?
(a) 110
(b) 105
(c) 100
(d) 120
(e) 112