# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims: 24th 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.

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**Q1. The cost price of an article is 80% of its marked price. The shopkeeper sells this article at a discount of 15% on its marked price. If selling price of article is Rs. 1360 then what is the cost price of article ?**

Rs.1360

Rs.1280

Rs.1080

Rs.1680

Rs.1240

**Q2. A shopkeeper sells rice at its cost price. In order to gain profit of 16 ⅔% he mixes concretes in it. Find the ratio of rice to concrete mixed in it. (concrete is available at free of cost)**

8 : 1

1 : 6

6 : 1

7 : 1

9 : 1

**Q3. The ages of X, Y and Z are in arithmetic progression series. If average age of all of them is 4 years less than the age of oldest one then what is the common difference between their ages ?**

6

3

2

4

5

**Q4. Rita and Gita enter into a partnership with their initial investments of Rs. 24000 and Rs. 40,000 respectively. They decided to distribute 40% of profit equally between them and rest according to their investments ratio. If total profit after a year was Rs. 16,800 then find profit of Rita.**

Rs.7,140

Rs.8,140

Rs.6,140

Rs.7,410

Rs.8,110

**Q5. A coin is tossed three times. Find the probability of coming exactly two heads.**

⅞

¼

⅛

⅜

⅝

Solution:

Total possible outcomes = (2)³ = 8 Favorable outcomes = (HHT), (HTH), (THH) = 3 ∴ Required Probability = ⅜

**Directions (6-10): study the pie-chart carefully and answer the questions that follow.**

**Total JBL Headphones sold in a year in different cities of India = 15,00,000**

**Q6. Find the average no. of headphones sold in Noida, Surat and Agra together.**

1,00,000

1,50,000

1,25,000

1,20,000

None of these

**Q7. In previous year, if total selling of headphones in Agra was 80,000 then find by what percent the selling of headphones in Agra has decreased in this year?**

350

20%

30%

25%

None of these

**Q8. Find the difference between total no. of JBL headphones sold in Mumbai, Gurugram together and that in Noida and New Delhi together.**

3,40,000

3,30,000

3,20,000

2,90,000

None of these

**Q9. The total no. of JBL headphones sold in New Delhi is what percent more or less than that in Gurugram?**

**Q10. If in previous year selling of JBL Headphones in Surat was 75000 then by what percent selling of headphones in Surat has increased than previous year?**

25%

20%

30%

40%

None of these

**Directions (11-15): Find out the missing no. in the given series.**

**Q11. 2, 7, 24, 61, ?, 227**

116

126

129

136

125

Solution:

Pattern is +2² + 1, + 4² + 1, + 6² + 1, + 8² + 1, and so on

Hence, ? = 126

Hence, ? = 126

**Q12. 76, 151, 454, 1815, ?**

9070

9072

9054

9074

9076

**Q13. 2, 4, 12, 48, 240, ?**

960

1440

1080

1920

1620

Solution:

Go on multiplying the given numbers by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

So, the correct next number is 1440.

So, the correct next number is 1440.

**Q14. 7, 26, 63, 124, 215, 342, ?**

481

511

391

421

381

Solution:

Number are (2³ – 1), (3³ – 1), (4³ – 1), (5³ – 1), (6³ – 1), (7³ – 1) etc.

So, the next number is (83 – 1) = (512 – 1) = 511.

So, the next number is (83 – 1) = (512 – 1) = 511.

**Q15. 8, 24, 12, 36, 18, 54, ?**

27

108

68

72

96

Solution:

Numbers are alternately multiplied by 3 and divided by 2.

So, the next number = 54 ÷ 2 = 27.

So, the next number = 54 ÷ 2 = 27.

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