# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims: 26th October 2018

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**Dear Students,**

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**Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for IBPS Clerk **

**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**

*Numerical Ability or Quantitative Aptitude***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): The given bar graph shows the number of buyers who buy books of three different types of publications Adda Ace publication, Arihant Publication and Kiran Publications across 5 cities Gurugram, Mumbai, Kanpur, Delhi and Chennai. Study the graph carefully to answer the following questions.**

**Q1. What is the difference of average of no. of buyers of Adda Ace publication and Kiran Publication across all the cities( in thousand) ?**

375

400

300

325

360

**Q2. Total number of book buyer in Mumbai is what percent of number of book buyer in Delhi ? (Answer will be in approximate manner)**

75%

125%

131%

145%

135%

**Q3. The number of buyers of Adda Ace Publication and Kiran Publication together in Kanpur is what approximate percent of the number of buyers of Adda Ace Publication and Arihant Publication in Chennai ?**

73%

77%

65%

70%

80%

**Q4. Find the ratio of total number of buyers in all publications in Mambai to the total number of buyers in all publications in Gurugram ?**

34 : 19

34 : 39

17 : 39

39 : 34

25 : 34

Solution:

Total number of buyers in Mumbai = 1700

Total number of buyers in Gurugram = 1950

Required ratio = 1700 : 1950 = 34 : 39

Total number of buyers in Gurugram = 1950

Required ratio = 1700 : 1950 = 34 : 39

**Q5. Total number of buyers of Adda Ace Publications in all cities is approximately what percent more/less than the total number of buyers of Kiran Publication in all cities ?**

85% less

70% more

75% less

84% more

75% more

**Q6. The profit obtained by selling a thing in Rs. 840 is twice the loss occurred after selling the same thing in Just Rs. 600. Find cost price of thing?**

Rs. 800

Rs. 680

Rs. 820

Rs. 720

None of these

Solution:

Let cost price of thing is Rs. x

A/q,

840 – x = 2 (x – 600)

3x = 2040

x = Rs. 680

A/q,

840 – x = 2 (x – 600)

3x = 2040

x = Rs. 680

**Q7. The One year before, the age of a person was 4 times of his son’s age. 6 years hence, his age will be 9 years more than twice age of his son. What is the ratio of their current ages?**

9 : 2

11 : 3

12 : 5

13 : 4

None of these

**Q8. Ridipta’s present age is three years less than twice her age 12 years ago. Also, the ratio of Raj’s present age to Ridipta’s present age is 4 : 9. What will be Raj’s age after 5 years?**

12 years

7 years

21 years

Cannot be determined

17 years

Solution:

Let the present ages of Raj & Ridipta = 4x & 9x.

∴ Acc. To Question 9x = 2(9x – 12) – 3 ⇒ x = 3

∴ Raj’s present age = 4x = 12 yrs

Required age of Raj = 12 + 5 = 17 yrs.

∴ Acc. To Question 9x = 2(9x – 12) – 3 ⇒ x = 3

∴ Raj’s present age = 4x = 12 yrs

Required age of Raj = 12 + 5 = 17 yrs.

**Q9. The speed of a boat in still water is 12 kmph. If the boat covers 36 km upstream in 4 hours. How much time it will take to cover same distance in downstream ?**

2.4 hr.

4.4 hr.

5.4 hr.

2 hr.

3.2 hr.

Solution:

Let speed of stream = S km/hr

∴ (12 – S) × 4 = 36 ⇒ S = 3 km/hr

⇒ Required time = 36/15 = 2.4 hr.

∴ (12 – S) × 4 = 36 ⇒ S = 3 km/hr

⇒ Required time = 36/15 = 2.4 hr.

**Q10. In a bag there are three mangoes and five oranges. Two fruits are chosen randomly. What is the probability that one is mango and other is orange?**

11/28

17/28

13/28

15/28

19/28

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

**Q11.**

441.25

541.25

645.25

641.25

741.25

**Q12.**

**Q13. 35% of 42% of (6/7)th of 500 =?**

36

44

52

60

63

**Q14. 8888 + 848 + 88 - ? = 7337 + 737**

1750

1650

1550

1450

1250

Solution:

8888 + 848 + 88 – ? = 7337 + 737

⇒ 9824 – ? = 8074

⇒ ? = 9824 – 8074

= 1750

⇒ 9824 – ? = 8074

⇒ ? = 9824 – 8074

= 1750

**Q15. 414 × ? × 7 = 127512**

36

40

44

48

52

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