Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO Prelims Exam: 16th September 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.


Directions (1-5): What will come in the place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?
Q1. 11, 15, 31 , 67, 131, (?)
(a) 233
(b) 221
(c) 243
(d) 231
(e) 235

Q2. 483, 471, 435, 375, 291, (?)
(a) 183
(b) 184
(c) 185
(d) 186
(e) 173

Q3. 4, 11, 25, 53, 109, (?)
(a) 221
(b) 234
(c) 212
(d) 222
(e) 231 

Q4. 36,   154,    232,      278,    300,     ?
(a) 304
(b) 313
(c) 308 
(d) 307
(e) 306

Q5. 24,   536,   487,   703,   678,   ?
(a) 768
(b) 748
(c) 764 
(d) 742
(e) 732

Directions (6-10): In each of these questions, two equations I and II are given. You have to solve both the equations and give the answer
(a) if x>y
(b) if x≥y
(c) if x<y
(d) if x≤y
(e) if x=y or no relation can be established between x and y

Directions (11–15): What will come in place of the question-mark (?) in the following questions?
Q11. ?÷3.6=780
(a) 2712
(b) 2808
(c) 2848
(d) 2936
(e) 2608

Q12. (1.3×3.3×7.3)÷0.3=?
(a) 102.81
(b) 103.63
(c) 104.39
(d) 105.54
(e) 108.39

Q13. 16.5% of 1400 + 115% of 1200 = ?
(a) 1270
(b) 1351
(c) 1490
(d) 1531
(e) 1611

Q14. √1225  × 16 + √(4900 )=?
(a) 610
(b) 620
(c) 630
(d) 640
(e) 650
SOLUTIONS
S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. -12×1,-12×3,-12×5,-12×7,12×9
∴291-(12×9)=291-108=183

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. ×2+3,×2+3,×2+3…….
∴109×2+3=221
Sol. 560+70=630


S4. Ans.(e)
Sol.  36 154     232       278       300          306
           118      78            46            22              6
           40        32           24              16


S13. Ans. (e)
Sol. 231+1380
= 1611

S14. Ans. (c) 
Sol. 560+70=630