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### Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for IBPS Clerk

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. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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