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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.

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Q1. If the selling price of an article is doubled of its original selling price, then the profit of the article is 4 times of its original profit. Find the original profit percentage ?
Q2. If a shopkeeper purchased 11 pens for Rs. 10 and sells 10 pens for Rs. 11. What is profit or loss percent ?
20%
25%
30%
40%
21%
Q3. How many four digit numbers can be made which is divisible by 10 using the number of 4, 7, 8, 6, 9, 0. (repetition is not allowed) ?
720
120
60
540
1040
Solution:
If the number is divisible by 10
So, unit place is 0.
So, the number of ways = 5 × 4 × 3 = 60

Q4. In a group, there are 6 men and 13 women. Find the no. of ways of making a committee of 3 men and 5 women ?
25740
40320
5040
27254
22032
Q5. Find the probability that in a leap year, the number of Sundays are 53.
2/7
4/7
7/2
1/7
2/3
Solution:
In a leap year = 366 days
= 7 × 52 + 2 days
Required probability = 2/7

Directions (6-10): Study the following line graph and answer the questions based on it.

Given below is the line graph which shows the percentage rise in price (compared to previous year) of Maize & Peanuts over the given years.

Q6. If ratio between price of Peanuts & Maize in 2014 is 3 : 4 then what will be their ratio of price in 2015 ?
20 : 23
19 : 21
18 : 23
23 : 28
17 : 19
Solution:
Let ratio of price of Peanuts to price of Maize in 2014 be 3x and 4x
Ratio of price of Peanuts to price of Maize in 2015 = (120% of 3x) : (115% of 4x)
= 18 : 23

Q7. If price of Maize in year 2011 is 7200 Rs per quintal then what will be its price in year 2013 per quintal?
8420
9012
10500
83250
9108
Q8. What is the effective percentage increase in price of Maize from year 2011 to year 2013 ?
30%
22%
23.5%
26.5%
32.75%
Q9. If a person expends Rs 4140 in buying Peanuts at the rate of 120 Rs/kg in year 2012 then he has to reduce his consumption of Peanuts by how many kg in year 2013 for the same expenditure of 4140 ?
4.5 kg
3 kg
2 kg
2.5 kg
4 kg
Q10. If the price of Maize in 2013 is 132 Rs/kg then what will be total cost of 25 kg of Maize in 2012 ?
1250 Rs
3000 Rs
1500 Rs
2000 Rs
2500 Rs
Directions (11-15): Find the missing term in place of question mark (?) in the following number series.

Q11. 7, 30, 66, 117, 186, ? , 400
255
276
287
278
308
Q12. 4, 9, 17, 36, ? , 143, 283
72
70
68
141
69
Solution:
Pattern is × 2 + 1, × 2 – 1, × 2 + 2, × 2 – 2, × 2 + 3, × 2 – 3 …
∴ ? = 36 × 2 – 2
= 70

Q13. 123, 340, 724, ?, 2186
1320
2184
1324
1322
2190
Q14. 2, 4, 7, 12, 23, ?
56
67
43
148
76
Solution:
Pattern is × 4 – 4, × 4 – 9, × 4 – 16, × 4 – 25, …
∴ ? = 23 × 4 – 36
= 56

Q15. 129, 142, 181, ?, 337, 454
324
298
272
220
246
Solution:
Pattern is +13×1, +13×3, +13×5, +13×7, +13×9, …
∴ ? = 181 + 13 × 5
= 246

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