# Quantitative Aptitude for NIACL Assistant 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): In each of the following questions two equations are given. Solve these equations and give answer:**

**Q1. I. x²+5x+6=0 II. y²+7y+12=0**

if x≥y, ie, x is greater than or equal to y

if x>y, ie, x is greater than y

if x≤y, ie, x is less than or equal to y

if x

x=y or no relation can be established between x and y

**Q2. I. x²+20=9x II. ²+42=13y (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)**

if x≥y, ie, x is greater than or equal to y

if x>y, ie, x is greater than y

if x≤y, ie, x is less than or equal to y

if x

x=y or no relation can be established between x and y

**Q3. I. 2x+3y=14 II. 4x+2y=16**

if x≥y, ie, x is greater than or equal to y

if x>y, ie, x is greater than y

if x≤y, ie, x is less than or equal to y

if x

x=y or no relation can be established between x and y

**Q4. I. x=√625 II. y=√676**

if x≥y, ie, x is greater than or equal to y

if x>y, ie, x is greater than y

if x≤y, ie, x is less than or equal to y

if x

x=y or no relation can be established between x and y

**Q5. I. x²+4x+4=0 II. y²-8y+16=0**

if x≥y, ie, x is greater than or equal to y

if x>y, ie, x is greater than y

if x≤y, ie, x is less than or equal to y

if x

x=y or no relation can be established between x and y

**Directions (6-10): Given below is the pie chart which shows the percentage of students enrolled in different Hobby classes in a school in year 2016**

**Total Enrolled students = 7200**

**Q6. What is the difference between average of number of students enrolled in Dancing and stiching hobby together and average of students enrolled in Painting and cooking hobby together**

160

180

175

165

190

**Q7. If in year 2017 total students who were enrolled in singing and painting increases by 100/3% and 20% respectively, then find the total number of enrolled students in singing and painting in 2017.**

3334

3245

3525

3600

3024

**Q8. What is the ratio of total students enrolled in Dancing and drama together to the 160% of total students enrolled in cooking and painting together.**

85 : 148

80 : 83

33 : 43

11 : 22

11 : 27

**Q9. What is the average of number of students enrolled in Singing, Dancing and Painting together.**

1331

941

1296

1225

1025

**Q10. If total students who are enrolled in painting and Singing together in 2017 are 100/3% more than those enrolled in these two hobby in 2016 and in 2017 total enrolled boys in these hobby are 20% more than enrolled girls in these hobby in 2017. Find number of enrolled girls in 2017**

1320

1225

1520

1580

1440

**Q11. C is 40% less efficient than A. A and B together can finish a piece of work in 10 days. B and C together can do it in 15 days. In how many days can A alone finish the same piece of work?**

18

12

14

20

15

**Q12. In a bag there are 7 red balls and 5 green balls. Three balls are picked at random. What is the probability that two balls are red and one ball is green in colour?**

29/44

21/44

27/44

23/44

19/44

**Q13. A vessel contains 180 litres of a mixture of milk and water in the ratio of 13 : 5. Fifty-four litres of this mixture was taken out and replaced with 6 litres of water. What is the approximate percentage of water in the resultant mixture?**

41

31

24

9

17

**Q14. A sum of Rs 1750 was lent partly at 7% and partly at 11% pa simple interest. The total interest received after 4 years was Rs 706. Find the ratio of money lent at 7% to that lent at 11%.**

4 : 25

7 : 29

11 : 25

8 : 27

13 : 27

**Q15. Kumar purchased 320 kg of rice at Rs 17.60 per kg and mixed it with 160 kg of rice purchased at Rs 16.40 per kg. He wants to earn a profit of Rs 9.45 per kg by selling it. What should be the selling price of the mixture per kg?**

Rs 25

Rs 26.65

Rs 28.45

Rs 25.65

None of these

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