# Quantitative Aptitude for NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam: 31st August 2018

**Dear students,**

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.

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

**Q1. Find the difference between total workers employed by all units in 2001 and total workers employed by all units in 2003.**

34

30

46

36

None of these

Solution:

Total workers employed in all units in
2001

= 183 + 92 + 125 + 135 + 166 + 126

= 827

Total workers employed in all units in
2003

= 152 + 110 + 148 + 128 + 175 + 150

= 863

Required difference

= 863 – 827

= 36

**Q2. Find ratio of workers employed in C and D together in 2001 to workers employed in A and F together in 1998.**

13 : 14

14 : 13

11 : 13

13 : 11

None of these

**Q3. Total workers employed in unit C throughout all years is approximately what percent more or less than total number of workers employed in unit E throughout all years.**

12%

19%

8%

5%

24%

Solution:

**Q4. In 2000 average number of workers employed by all the unit together.**

130

131

132

133

None of these

**Q5. Total number of workers employed by unit B throughout all years is approximately what percent of total number of workers employed in all units in year 2003.**

66%

70%

71%

69%

78%

Solution:

**Directions (6-10): What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions?**

**Q6.**

36

26

16

46

18

Solution:

?
= 348 ÷ 29 × 10+ 126 – 220

=
12 × 10+ 126 – 220

=
120 + 126 – 220 = 246 – 220 = 26

**Q7.**

12

6

8

14

None of these

**Q8.**

–4

12

6

4

2

**Q9.**

**Q10. 76% of 1285 = 35% of 1256 + ?**

543

547

533

537

557

**Q11. A tank is fitted with 8 pipes, some of which that fill the tank and others that empty the tank. Each of the pipes that fills the tank fills it in 8 hours, while each of those that empty the tank empties it in 6 hours. If all the pipes are kept open when the tank is full, it will take 6 hours to drain the tank. How many of these are filling pipes?**

5

3

4

6

None of these

**Q12. The average monthly salary of 12 workers and 3 managers in a factory was 600. When one of the managers whose salary was 720, was replaced with a new manager, the average salary of the team went down to 580. What is the salary of the new manager?**

320

350

450

420

None of these

**Q13. A sum of money invested for a certain number of years at 8% p.a. simple interest amounts to Rs.180. The same sum of money invested for the same number of years at 4% p.a. simple interest amounts to Rs.120 only. For how many years was the sum invested?**

25 years

35 years

32 years

28 years

None of these

**Q14. A, B and C enter into a partnership by investing Rs.3600, Rs.4400 and Rs.2800. A is a working partner and gets one-fourth of the profit for his services and the remaining profit is divided among the three in the ratio of their investments. What is the amount of profit that B gets if A gets a total of Rs. 1800?**

Rs. 1200

Rs. 1100

Rs. 1300

Rs. 1400

None of these

**Q15. The barrel of a fountain pen is cylindrical in shape whose radius of base is 0.7 cm and is 5 cm long. One such barrel in the pen can be used to write 300 words. A barrel full of ink which has a capacity of 15.4 cubic cm can be used to write how many words?**

540 words

430 words

600 words

590 words

None of these

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