# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO Prelims Exam: 1st 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): Read the following line graph and answer the following questions given below it.**

**There are two watch manufacturing companies G-Shock and Casio. The sale of watches by these two different companies in different years is given in the graph below.**

**Q1. What is the ratio of total sales of company G-Shock in 2012 and that of company Casio in 2014 together to the total sales of company Casio in 2012 and that of company G-Shock in 2015 together?**

8:7

11:9

9:7

13:10

None of these

**Q2. What is the difference between the sales of company G-Shock in 2017 and that of company Casio in 2017 if the sales of company G-Shock and Casio increase by 20% and 10% respectively in 2017 as compared to 2016?**

1340

1050

1080

1300

None of these

**Q3. The total sales of both companies in 2015 is what percent more than the total sales of both the companies in 2013?**

650%

80%

70%

55%

None of these

**Q4. Find the difference between the total sales of company G-Shock from 2012 to 2014 and that of company Casio from 2013 to 2015?**

7500

5500

6000

5000

None of these

**Q5. If the sales of company G-Shock increased by 25 % in 2012 over its sales in 2011, then find the percent increase in the sales of company G-Shock in 2015 with respect to the sales in 2011?**

65%

75%

55%

60%

None of these

Solution:

**Q6. A man engaged a servant on the condition that he would pay him Rs. 90 and a turban after service of one year. He served only for nine months and received the turban and an amount of Rs. 65. The price of turban is**

Rs. 25

Rs. 18.75

Rs. 10

Rs. 2.50

None of these

**Q7. A fraction becomes 1/6 when 4 is subtracted from its numerator and 1 is added to its denominator. If 2 is added to numerator and 1 is added to denominator then it becomes 1/3. Then, the LCM of the numerator and denominator of the said fraction, must be**

14

350

5

70

None of these

**Q8. The batting average of 40 innings of a cricket player is 50 runs. His highest score exceeds his lowest score by 172 runs. If these two innings are excluded, the average of the remaining 38 innings is 48 runs. The highest score of the player is**

165 runs

170 runs

172 runs

174 runs

None of these

**Q9. A barrel contains a mixture of wine and water in the ratio 3 : 1. How much fraction of the mixture must be drawn off and substituted by water so that the ratio of wine and water in the resultant mixture in the barrel becomes 1 : 1 ?**

1/4

1/3

3/4

2/3

None of these

**Q10. Two workers A and B working together completed a job in 5 days. If A worked twice as efficiently as he actually did and B worked 1/3 as efficiently as he actually did, the work would have been completed in 3 days. To complete the job alone. A would require**

None of these

**Directions (11-15): What approximate value will come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions ? (You are not expected to calculate the exact value).**

**Q11. 499.99 + 1999 ÷ 39.99 × 50.01 = ?**

3200

2700

3000

2500

2400

**Q12. 441.01 – 232.99 + 1649.99 = ? + 1225.92**

600

630

660

690

720

**Q13.**

18

22

26

30

33

**Q14. 89.988% of 699.9 + 50.002% of 999.99 – 170.015 = ?**

990

900

920

960

860

**Q15. (49.99)²-(8.9) ²-(15.9) ²=?**

2165

2000

1965

1920

1885

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