# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz For IBPS SO Prelims: 12th December 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.

**Directions (1-5): Study the following graphs carefully to answer the questions that follow.**

Number of employees (in hundred) of three categories in 5 factories

Bar graph shows Percentage of females in each group

**Q1. The females in Manager post in company M can finish a certain piece of work in 20 days. After they began to work, 20 females left the work after every 5 days. Find the number of days required to complete the work.**

**Q2. Find the average number of males in Manager post in all factories together .**

305

325

450

400

None of these

**Q3. By what percent the males in Designer post in factories M and N together are more or less than the females on Supervisor post in factories K and L together ?**

43.8%

46.7%

42.3%

44.2%

40.2%

**Q4. The average age of all male designers in factory N is 74 years. Two-fifth of them have average age of 76 years, 50% of remaining have average age 4 years less that of all male designers in factory N. Find the average age of remaining male designers.**

74 year 5 month

72 year 4 month

75 year 4 month

75 year 6 month

None of these

**Q5. Find the ratio of total female designers in factories M and N together and female Managers in factory L.**

3 : 2

4 : 1

3 : 1

2 : 1

None of these

**Q6. A watch passes through three hands and each gains 25%. If the third sells it for Rs 250, what did the first pay for it?**

128

130

145

150

None of these

**Q7. I lost 9 percent by selling pencils at the rate of 15 a rupee. How many for a rupee must I sell them to gain 5 per cent?**

10

13

15

18

None of these

**Q8. Tea at Rs. 126 per kg and at Rs. 135 per kg are mixed with a third variety in the ratio 1 : 2 : 2. If the mixture is worth Rs. 153 per kg, the price of the third variety (per kg) is**

Rs. 169.50

Rs. 175

Rs. 172.50

Rs. 184.5

Rs. 158

**Q9. A certain job was assigned to a group of men to do it in 20 days. But 12 men did not turn up for the job and the remaining men did the job in 32 days. The original number of men in the group was**

32

34

36

40

28

Solution:

Let total men were x.

∴ x × 20 = (x – 12) × 32

⇒ x = 32

**Q10. In a bottle of wine there is 40% alcohol and the rest is water. Some quantity of the wine is taken out and is replaced with the same quantity of another wine containing 25% alcohol. Now the bottle contains 30% alcohol. Find what part of the wine was taken out of the bottle ?**

1/2

1/3

2/3

1/4

None of these

**Directions (11-15): Find out the approximate value which is closest to the value that should replace the question mark (?) in the following questions.**

**Q11. 35% of 1599 + 29.9% of 4501 = ? × 40.2 + 469.98 + 770.08 - 199.53**

26

22

49

30

None of these

**Q12. 49.89 × 19.95 - 24.99 × 14.12 = (36 + ?) × 9**

73

81

36

42

29

5

9

17

27

29

–2

3

2

–3

4

53

67

73

89

41

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