# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims: 26th 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.

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**Q1. An item is sold at a loss of 10%. Had it sold for Rs. 9 more, a profit of 12½% would have gained. What is the cost price of the item?**

Rs. 40

Rs. 45

Rs. 50

Rs. 35

Rs. 25

**Q2. A trader marked his goods 20% more than the cost price. He sold half of goods in marked price, one fourth at 20% discount and the rest on 40% discount. His total profit would be**

2%

4.5%

13.5%

15%

18%

**Q3. The simple interest on a certain sum at a certain rate in 3 years is Rs. 3000. If one the same sum and at the same rate compound interest of the third year is Rs. 1102.5, then what is the rate of interest?**

4.5%

5%

6%

5.1%

8.5%

**Q4. If 3 men or 6 women can complete a work in 16 days, then in how many days will 12 men and 8 women finish that work?**

4 days

5 days

3 days

2 days

6 days

**Q5. Anoop sells a book to Mayank at a profit of 20% and Mayank sells this book to Siddharth at a profit of 25%. Now Siddharth sells this book at a loss of 10% to Shishir. At what percentage loss should Shishir sell this book now so that his SP becomes equal to Anoop’s CP?**

36.68%

25.92%

48.66

Cannot be determined

None of these

**Directions (6-10): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series.**

**Q6. 8, 98, 16, 90, 24, ?, 32**

98

90

86

82

80

**Q7. 5, 6, 16, 57, 244, ?**

1220

1245

1225

1230

1235

**Q8. 6, 6, 12, 30, 72, ?**

150

156

162

168

174

**Q9. ?, 10, 34, 154, 490, 1210, 2530**

10

8

5

2

6

**Q10. ?, 6, 3, 3, 6, 24**

27

18

21

24

30

**Directions (11-15): The following table shows the total number of employees working in company Tech Mahindra and ratio of men to women over six different years. Study the table and answer the questions that follow.**

**Q11. Find the average no. of women employees in the year 2006 and 2010 together.**

3,27,600

3,85,550

4,26,500

4,56,500

5,20,500

**Q12. The women employees working in the company in the years 2007 and 2009 together are what percent of total employees in the year 2007? (up to two decimal place)**

81.50%

91.25%

87.20%

105.12%

75.05%

**Q13. If 20% employees are fired in the same ratio as given in the table in the year 2011, then find the no. of women employees who got fired in 2011?**

85500

105000

95000

92500

None of these

**Q14. What is the difference between no. of male employees in years 2007, 2008 and 2011 together and no. of female employees in the same years together?**

4,40,900

5,50,000

6,55,000

7,65,000

None of these

**Q15. In which year, the gap between man and woman employees is maximum**

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

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