# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims: 24th November 2018

**Dear Aspirants,**

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 tank is filled with a water inlet at a constant rate. If it takes 3.2 hours to fill 4/9 th part of tank, how much longer will it take to fill the remaining part of tank.**

4.5 hr

2.4 hr

4 hr

6 hr

8 hr

**Q2. A work can be completed in 48 days by certain number of workers. However due to 6 workers being absent from start, the same work completed in 52 days. Find the initial number of workers?**

80

78

72

68

74

Solution:

Let initial number of workers = x

A/q,

48x = (x – 6) 52

52x – 48x = 52 × 6

4x = 52 × 6

x = 78 workers

A/q,

48x = (x – 6) 52

52x – 48x = 52 × 6

4x = 52 × 6

x = 78 workers

**Q3. In a cricket team, 60% of players choose batting and 50% of players choose bowling and 10% choose for both. If a player is selected at random, what is the probability that he was either batsman only or bowler only?**

9/10

7/10

1/2

3/10

3/5

**Q4. The selling price of x balls is same as the cost price of 16 balls. If overall there is a loss of 20%, then find the value of x ?**

25

15

30

8

20

**Q5. How many odd numbers can be formed with the digits 1, 4, 5, 9 if no digit is repeated?**

72

60

48

42

36

Solution:

Number of ways for 1 digit odd number = 3

Number of ways for 2 digit odd number = 9

Number of ways for 3 digit odd number = 18

Number of ways for 4 digit odd number = 18

Total ways = 18 + 18 + 9 + 3 = 48

Number of ways for 2 digit odd number = 9

Number of ways for 3 digit odd number = 18

Number of ways for 4 digit odd number = 18

Total ways = 18 + 18 + 9 + 3 = 48

**Directions (6-10): Given below is the pie chart which shows the percentage expenditure of government on different sports in a state in year 2016**

**Total expenditure on sports = 500 lacs**

**Q6. What is the ratio of expenditure on Football and Golf together to the expenditure on Hockey and Tennis together ?**

11 : 10

9 : 10

10 : 11

11 : 12

5 : 6

**Q7. What is the difference between average of expenditure on sports Golf, Football together to the average of expenditure on sport tennis and Hockey together ?**

4.25L

10.25L

6.25L

5.5L

7.25L

**Q8. If in year 2017 expenditure on Cricket and baseball increases by 20% and 12% respectively and respective ratio of expenditure between these two sports in 2016 is 2 : 1 then find the total expenditure of these two sports in 2017.**

180 L

310 L

285 L

220 L

170 L

**Q9. If expenditure on football and Hockey increases 20% and 25% in 2017 then what is the total expenditure for these two sports in 2017 ?**

120 .65 lacs

170.50 lacs

183.75 lacs

190.00 lacs

201.5 lacs

**Q10. Total expenditure of Tennis and football together in 2016 is what percent of total expenditure on all, sports in 2017 if in 2017 expenditure on all sports increases by 20%**

**Directions (11-15): What approximate value will come in place of (?)**

**Q11. 697 × 3 + 898 × 4 – 999 × 5 = ?**

555

700

656

858

650

Solution:

? ≃ 2100 + 3600 – 5000 = 700

**Q12.**

128

148

152

186

118

**Q13.**

1.5

2

3

4

3.5

Solution:

2 + 3 + 4 = 5 + ?

? = 4

? = 4

**Q14.**

52

72

42

58

62

**Q15. 4.19 × 3.92 × 19.79 ÷ 2.97 ÷ 4.92 × 65.89 = ?**

1608

1208

1806

2816

1408

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