# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims: 21st November 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.

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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

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

= 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

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

∴ ? = 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

∴ ? = 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

∴ ? = 181 + 13 × 5

= 246

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