# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO Prelims Exam: 2nd 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.

**Q1. What is the ratio of students who applied for SSC CGL in 2013, 2015 and 2016 together to the students who applied for IBPS PO in 2012, 2013 and 2017 together.**

(a) 35 : 41

(b) 27 : 20

(c) 22 : 34

(d) 51 : 32

(e) 43 : 53

**Q2. If in year 2014, 20% of students who applied for IBPS PO also applied for SSC CGL then the number of students who apply only for SSC-CGL are what percent of number of students who apply only for IBPS PO in year 2014.**

(a) 131 1/4%

(b) 133 1/4%

(c) 123 1/3%

(d) 110 2/3%

(e) 99 1/10%

**Q3. If number of students who apply for SSC CGL in 2011 are 100/3% less than students who apply for SSC CGL in 2012 then, number of students who apply for SSC CGL in 2011 are what percent of number of students who apply for IBPS PO in 2015.**

(a) 30%

(b) 25%

(c) 35%

(d) 40%

(e) 50%

**Q4. What is the difference between average of students who apply for SSC-CGL over all years and average of students who apply for IBPS-PO over all years. (approximately)**

(a) 3.5L

(b) 4L

(c) 3L

(d) 2.5L

(e) 2L

**Q5. If 45% of students who apply for SSC-SGL in 2015 are girls and ratio of girls who applied for SSC CGL in 2015 to the girls who applied for IBPS PO in 2017 is 4 : 5 then find the number of boys who applied for IBPS PO in 2017.**

(a) 8L

(b) 7L

(c) 9.5L

(d) 4L

(e) 3.75L

**Directions (6-10): In each of these questions, a number series is given. In each series, only one number is wrong. Find out the wrong number.**

**Q6. 3601, 3602, 1803, 604, 154, 36, 12**

(a) 3602

(b) 1803

(c) 604

(d) 154

(e) 36

**Q7. 4, 12, 42, 196, 1005, 6066, 42511**

(a) 12

(b) 42

(c) 1005

(d) 196

(e) 6066

**Q8. 2, 8, 12, 20, 30, 42, 56**

(a) 8

(b) 42

(c) 30

(d) 20

(e) 12

**Q9. 32, 16, 24, 65, 210, 945, 5197.5**

(a) 945

(b) 16

(c) 24

(d) 210

(e) 65

**Q10. 7, 13, 25, 49, 97, 194, 385**

(a) 13

(b) 49

(c) 97

(d) 194

(e) 25

**Q11. Two pipes A and B together can fill a tank in 20 hours. Ratio of efficiency A to B is 5 : 4. They together filled the tank for the first 4 hours then B is closed and another pipe C is opened. Now if tank is filled in another 9 hours then C alone can fill the tank in how many hours.**

(a) 90/7 hour

(b) 80/5 hour

(c) 180/11 hour

(d) 180/7 hour

(e) 90/11 hour

**Q12. Present age of Sunita is 3 times the present age of Nita. 4 years hence twice the age of Sunita will be equal to thrice the age of Nita. Find the present age of Sunita.**

(a) 2 years

(b) 5 years

(c) 9 years

(d) 6 years

(e) 4 years

**Q13. Out of his income Mr Raj spends 20% on house rent and 70% of the rest on household expenditure. If he saves Rs. 3600 per month, then his total income per month in Rs. is**

(a) 10000

(b) 15000

(c) 10500

(d) 12000

(e) None of these

**Q14. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘BANKING’ be arranged ?**

(a) 5040

(b) 2540

(c) 5080

(d) 2520

(e) None of these

**Q15. Rs. 120 is divided among X, Y and Z so that X’s share is Rs. 20 more than Y’s share and Rs. 20 less than Z,s share. What is Y’s share?**

(a) Rs. 40

(b) Rs. 30

(c) Rs. 25

(d) Rs. 20

(e) None of these

**Solutions**

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