# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims: 6th October 2018

**Dear Students,**

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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. In how many different ways can 5 boys and 4 girls be arranged in a row such that all the boys stand together and all the girls stand together?**

7,500

5,760

5,670

7,560

8,500

Solution:

Total ways = 5! × 4! × 2!

= 5,760

= 5,760

**Q2. The average of the ages of 4 friends is 24. Even if the age of the 5th friends is added the average remains 24. What is the age of the 5th friend ?**

23 yr

21 yr

24 yr

Cannot be determined

None of these

Solution:

Age of 5th friend = 5 × 24 – 4 × 24

= 24 years

= 24 years

**Q3. 9 men working for 8 h a day complete a piece of work in 15 days. In how many days can 6 men working for 15 h a day complete the same piece of work ?**

21

12

14

20

31

**Q4. The total area of a circle and a rectangle is equal to 586 sq cm. The diameter of the circle is 14 cm. What is the sum of the circumference of the circle and the perimeter of the rectangle if the length of the rectangle is 24 cm ?**

128 cm

130 cm

134 cm

132 cm

138 cm

**Q5. The simple interest accrued on a sum of certain principal is Rs. 5,400 in 3 yr at the rate of 18% per annum. What would be the compound interest accrued on that principal at the rate of 10% per annum in 2 yrs. ?**

Rs. 2,000

Rs. 2,150

Rs. 1,800

Rs. 2,100

None of these

**Directions (6-10): Study the following graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:**

**Q6. The number of non-graduates from Q is approximately what percent of the total number of non-graduates from all the companies together ?**

32

21

37

43

27

**Q7. What is the difference between the total number of graduates and the total number of non-graduates from all the companies together ?**

440

520

580

460

560

Solution:

Required difference=(140+300+180+250+240)-(80+200+100+150+120)

=1110-650 =460

=1110-650 =460

**Q8. What is the average number of graduates from all the companies together ?**

122

126

130

134

144

**Q9. The number of graduates from company R is approximately what per cent of the total number of graduates from all the companies together ?**

15

23

31

44

56

Solution:

Required percentage=100/650×100 =15.38 ≈15%

**Q10. What is the respective ratio of number of non-graduates from company P to the number of non-graduates from T?**

1 : 2

7 : 12

5 : 12

3 : 4

12: 7

Solution:

Required ratio=140/240=7 :12

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

**Q11. 205% of 3850 – 105% of 2640 = ?**

4218.5

5120.5

4448.5

4628.5

6120.5

**Q12. 4527+ 785 + 968 – ? = 4560**

1,720

1,700

1,675

1,800

1,520

Solution:

? = 1720

**Q13. 27.4 × 3 + 5.4 – 57.6 = ? + 14.8**

15.7

12.6

14.8

15.2

13.2

Solution:

? = 30 – 14.8
= 15.2

**Q14. 7.53 + 6.32 + 0.54 + 41.47 + 345 = ?**

397.27

419.57

400.86

406.67

500.86

Solution:

? = 400.86

**Q15.**

1,250

1,290

1,270

1,300

1,450

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