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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Directions (1 - 5): In the following questions, we have two quantities given. Compare these quantities and answer accordingly.

Q1. Quantity 1: Distance travelled at speed of 50 Kmph when A car travels a distance of 170 Km in 2 hrs partly at a speed of 100 kmph and partly at a speed of 50 kmph.
Quantity 2: Husbands Present age. The average age of a husband, his wife and son 3 years ago was 27 years and that of his wife and son 5 years ago was 20 years. What is the husband’s present age?
Quantity I > Quantity II
Quantity I < Quantity II
Quantity I ≥ Quantity II
Quantity I ≤ Quantity II
Quantity I = Quantity II or No relation
Solution:

Q2. Quantity 1: 18
Quantity 2: Distance between A and B when A boat travels upstream from B to A and downstream from A to B in 3 h. If the speed of the boat in still water is 9 Km/h and the speed of the current is 3 Km/h
Quantity I > Quantity II
Quantity I < Quantity II
Quantity I ≥ Quantity II
Quantity I ≤ Quantity II
Quantity I = Quantity II or No relation
Solution:

Q3. Quantity 1: No of telegraph poles counted by him in 4 hours. A railway passenger counts the telegraph poles on the rail road as he passes them. The telegraph poles are at a distance of 50 m while the speed of the train is 45 Km/h?
Quantity 2: Distance covered by Anjali @ 108 kmph in 12 hours with a break of 15 minutes for every 4 hours
Quantity I > Quantity II
Quantity I < Quantity II
Quantity I ≥ Quantity II
Quantity I ≤ Quantity II
Quantity I = Quantity II or No relation
Solution:

Q4. Quantity 1: Bikash when works alone, takes 7.2 hrs more than the time taken by both Bikash and Saurabh to finish the work together. Suresh when works alone, takes 9.8 hrs more than the time taken by both Bikash and Saurabh to finish the work together. Time taken by both of them to complete the work working together.
Quantity 2: 8.4 hrs.
Quantity I > Quantity II
Quantity I < Quantity II
Quantity I ≥ Quantity II
Quantity I ≤ Quantity II
Quantity I = Quantity II or No relation
Solution:

Q5. Quantity 1: difference between the largest and the smallest sum. A sum of Rs. 1440 is lent out in three parts at simple interest in such a way that the interests on first part at 2% for 3 years, second part at 3% for 4 years and third part at 4% for 5 years are equal.
Quantity 2: 460
Quantity I > Quantity II
Quantity I < Quantity II
Quantity I ≥ Quantity II
Quantity I ≤ Quantity II
Quantity I = Quantity II or No relation
Solution:

Directions (6-8): In the following questions three statements either A, B and C or I, II and III are given. You have to find which statement/statements is/are sufficient to answer the given questions.

Q6. To find out the share of Y out of Rs 1820, which of the following statements is/are sufficient/necessary?
A. The share of X is 1.8 times the combined share of Y and Z.
B. The share of Y is 3/11 of the combined share of X and Z.
C. The share of Z is 1/6 of the combined share of X and Y.
Statements A and B together are sufficient
Statement A and C together are sufficient
Statements B and C together are sufficient
Either statement B alone or statements A and C together are sufficient
None of these
Solution:

Q7. P, Q and R secured 45%, 50% and 60% marks respectively in Biology. T’s marks in Biology are 10 more than P’s marks and 20 less than R’s marks. Find out the total marks of the four students.
A. For all the students, total marks allotted for Biology is 800.
B. Total of T’s and P’s marks is 190.
C. R has obtained 120 marks.
A and B are sufficient
Only C is sufficient
Either B or C is sufficient
All together are necessary
None of the A, B or C is required
Solution:
From statement itself, T = P + 10 and T = R - 20
we will get max. marks in Bio = 200
Hence, no other information is required.

Q8. The cost of three pencils, four erasers and five paperweights is Rs 28. What is the cost of an eraser?
A. The cost of a pencil is 25 paise less than that of the paperweight and eraser together.
B. The cost of ten paperweights and 8 erasers is Rs 42.50.
C. The cost price of a pencil is 80% more than that of an eraser.
Any two of them
Only B
Any of them
Only c
None of these
Solution:

Q9. Anjali invested certain amount in three different schemes A, B and C with the rate of interest 10% per annum, 12% per annum and 15% per annum respectively. IF the total interest accrued in one year was Rs. 3200 and the amount invested in scheme C was 150% of the amount invested in Scheme A and 240% of the amount invested in scheme B, what was the amount invested in Scheme B?
Rs 6,000
Rs. 8,000
Rs. 4,000
Rs 10,000
Rs. 5,000
Solution:

Q10. Two customers borrowed the same amount of money, at the same rate of interest, one at compound interest and the other at simple interest. If after 2 years, the interest payable by one was Rs. 2200 and by the other was Rs. 2000, then, what was the principle money lent to each one of them?
Rs. 5000
Rs. 6000
Rs. 9000
Rs. 8000
None of these
Solution:

Directions (11 – 15): Read the given bar graph and answer the following questions.

Q11. Approximately how many students taking a loan from UCO in 2009 and PNB in 2010 were defaulters if 23% from UCO in 2009 and 20% from PNB in 2010 have defaulted?
630
650
600
750
840
Solution:
Students taking loan from UCO in 2009 = 1000
Defaulters (UCO) = 23% of 1000 = 230
Person taking loan from PNB in 2010 = 2000
Defaulters (PNB) = 20% of 2000 = 400
Total desired defaulters = 230 + 400 = 630

Q12. In 2007, no of defaulters in SBI was 5%. However, each year no of defaulters increases by 10% in number. What will be the difference between the number of defaulters of SBI in the Month 2009 and 2012?
1500
2000
1325
1456
Cannot be determined
Solution:
Cannot be determined because no. of students taking a loan from SBI in 2007 is unknown.

Q13. In which of the following years, the difference in no. of students taking loan from Bank BOB from the previous year is highest?
2008
2009
2010
2012
2011
Solution:
From graph, it is clear that in 2009, difference between no. of students taking a loan is highest as compared to previous year.

Q14. If on average, Rs. 175000 per student education loan sanctioned by OBC bank all over the years. What will be total amount sanctioned by OBC in all given years?
1,05,56,00,000
1,05,58,00,000
1,62,00,00,000
1,05,00,00,000
None of the above
Solution:
No. of students taking education loan from OBC bank all over the year
= 1000 + 1000 + 1500 + 2000 + 1500 = 7000
Total loan amount sanctioned over the years = 7000 × 1,75,000
= Rs. 1,22,50,00,000

Q15. What is the ratio of Number of students taking Education Loans from SBI and BOB together in all the Years to the total no of students taking Education loans in 2010 and 2011 together?
8 : 5
5 : 7
7 : 5
9 : 7
7 : 11
Solution:

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