# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO Prelims Exam: 4th September 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 pie chart and table carefully to answer the following questions that follow: Percentage break up of MLAs in parliaments of various states of India and the ratio of men to women in them.**

**Total Number of MLAs = 3500**

**Q1. What is the number of Male MLAs in the parliaments of UP and Bihar together?**

1320

1190

1265

1894

1694

**Q2. The number of female MLAs in the parliament of Maharashtra forms what percent of the total no. of MLAs in the parliaments of all states together?**

7

5

8

15

10

**Q3. What is the respective ratio of the number of female MLAs in the parliament of Gujrat and the no. of male MLAs in the parliament of MP?**

3 : 4

2 : 5

2 : 9

6 : 7

5: 7

**Q4. What is the approximate average no of male MLAs in the parliaments of the states MP, Bihar and Maharashtra together?**

362

350

368

374

378

**Q5. The number of male MLAs in the state Gujrat are what percent more or less than the no. of female MLAs in the parliament of MP?**

50% less

50% more

64% more

48% less

None of these

**Q6. A number is first decreased by 20%. The decreased number is then increased by 20%. The resulting number is less than the original number by 20. Then the original number is**

200

400

500

600

300

**Q7. From a class of 24 boys, a boy, aged 10 years, leaves the class and in his place a new boy is admitted. As a result, the average age of the class is increased by 2 months. What is the age of the new boy?**

12 years

15 years

14 years

13 years

18 years

**Q8. X and Y are partners in a business. They invest in the ratio 5 : 6. At the end of 8 months X withdraws his capital. If they receive profits in the ratio of 5 : 9, Find how long Y’s investment was used ?**

12 months

10 months

15 months

14 months

8 months

**Q9. Veer purchased a TV set at 20% discount on its marked price of Rs. 12,000. He spent Rs 250 on transport and Rs 550 on installation. At what price should it be sold so that he can earn 25% profit?**

14000

13500

13000

12560

12000

**Q10. 16 men and 12 women can complete a work in 8 days. If 20 men can complete the same work in 16 days, in how many days 20 women can complete the same price of work?**

10 days

8 days

12 days

6 days

14 days

**Directions (11-15): What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions? Q11.**

12

18

14

10

8

**Q12. 36% of 420 – 56% of 350 = ? – 94**

48.2

49.2

–138.8

–158.8

38.2

**Q13. 36 × 15 – 56 × 784 ÷ 112 = ?**

138

238

158

258

148

**Q14. (8792 – 4136) ÷ ? = 145.5**

38

32

42

36

48

**Q15. 7365 + (5.4) ² + √(?) = 7437.16**

1894

1681

1764

2025

1849

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