# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims: 22nd October 2018

**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.

**Q1. A father’s age is four times as much as the sum of the ages of his three children but 6 years hence his age will be only double the sum of their ages. Then the age of the father is (in years)**

50

60

65

55

70

Solution:

Let age of 3 children = x

Age of father = 4x

According to question,

4x+6=2(x+6×3) ⇒ x=15

∴ Father’s age

= 4 × 15

= 60 years.

Age of father = 4x

According to question,

4x+6=2(x+6×3) ⇒ x=15

∴ Father’s age

= 4 × 15

= 60 years.

**Q2. Two years ago, A was four times as old as B. 8 years hence, A’s age will exceed B’s age by 12 years. The ratio of the present ages of A to B is**

5:3

3:2

2:1

3:1

1:3

**Q3. Everybody in a room shakes hands with every else. If total number of hand-shaken is 66, then number of persons in the room is**

11

12

13

14

16

**Q4. If the radius of a semicircle is increased by 20%, what will be increment in its area?**

20%

40%

44%

50%

45%

**Q5. If the price of a commodity is increased by 18% then by how much percent one should decrease his consumption in order to keep expenditure same as previous?**

900/59%

800/59%

700/59%

600/49%

100/9%

**Directions (6-10): What approximate value should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions? (You are not expected to calculate the exact value.)**

**Q6. √9026 × (5.96)²=?**

3050

3780

2340

3420

3950

Solution:

? = √9026 × (5.96)²

≃ 95 × 6²

? ≃ 3420

≃ 95 × 6²

? ≃ 3420

**Q7. 4734.96 - 3454.03 - 1612.86 = ? - 1611.43**

1280

2290

1020

18150

1040

Solution:

4734.96 – 3454.03 – 1612.86 =? – 1611.43

⇒ ? ≃ 4735 – 3454 – 1613 + 1611

? ≃ 1279

? ≃ 1280

⇒ ? ≃ 4735 – 3454 – 1613 + 1611

? ≃ 1279

? ≃ 1280

**Q8.**

27

9

4

16

21

**Q9. 133.008 × 2.97 - 111.87 + 74.13 = ?**

311

234

360

290

399

Solution:

? ≃ 133 × 3 – 112 + 74

≃ 399 - 38 ?

≃ 361

The nearest value to 361 in the options is 360

≃ 399 - 38 ?

≃ 361

The nearest value to 361 in the options is 360

**Q10. 32.1 × 2799 ÷ 549 + 120 = ?**

220

280

375

505

190

**Directions (11-15): What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following no. series?**

**Q11. 3, 5, 8, 12, 17, ?, 30**

25

27

22

24

23

**Q12. 1, 8, 27, 64, ?, 216, 343**

145

160

125

180

140

Solution:

Pattern is

1³, 2³, 3³, 4³, 5³, 6³

∴ ? = 125

1³, 2³, 3³, 4³, 5³, 6³

∴ ? = 125

**Q13. 18, 21, 16, 23, 14, ?**

25

8

14

10

12

**Q14. 0.4, 2.4, ?, 27.4, 114.6, 579**

6.4

4.2

8.3

7.8

6.8

Solution:

The pattern is

×1+2, ×2+3, ×3+4, ×4+5, ×5+6 ………

∴ ? = 2.4×2+3 = 7.8

×1+2, ×2+3, ×3+4, ×4+5, ×5+6 ………

∴ ? = 2.4×2+3 = 7.8

**Q15. 4.5, 7, 18, ?, 335, 2004**

76

64

72

63

68

Solution:

Pattern is

×2 – 2, ×3 – 3, ×4 – 4, ……..

∴ ? = 18 × 4 – 4 = 68

×2 – 2, ×3 – 3, ×4 – 4, ……..

∴ ? = 18 × 4 – 4 = 68

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