# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz For IBPS Clerk Mains: 27th 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.

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**Q1. John borrowed some money at the rate of 4 p.c.p.a for the first three years, at the rate of 8 p.c.p.a for the next two years and at the rate of 9 p.c.p.a for the period beyond 5 years. If he pays a total simple interest of Rs 19550 at the end of 7 years, how much money did he borrow?**

Rs 39500

Rs 42500

Rs 41900

Rs 43000

Rs 45500

**Q2. A sum of Rs 18,750 is left in a will by a father to be divided between two sons, whose present age is 12 and 14 years respectively, such that when they attain maturity at 18, the amount (Principal + interest) received by each at 5% S.I. will be the same. Find the sum allotted at present to each son.**

Rs 9500, Rs 9250

Rs 8000, Rs 1750

Rs 9000, Rs 9750

Rs 8500, Rs 10250

None of these

**Q3. When the price of gram was increased by 32%, a family reduced its consumption in such a way that the expenditure on gram was only 10% more than before. If 30 kg per month were consumed before, find the new monthly consumption of family?**

42 kg

35 kg

25 kg

16 kg

27.5kg

**Q4. The simple interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 22,500 at the end of four years is Rs. 10,800. What would be the compound interest accrued on the same amount at the same rate of interest at the end of two years?**

Rs. 16,908

Rs. 5,724

Rs. 28,224

Rs. 8,586

Rs. 5424

**Q5. If 6 years are subtracted from the present age of Shyam and remaining is divided by 18, then the present age of his grandson Anup is obtained. If Anup is 2 years younger to Mahesh whose age is 5 years, then what is the age of Shyam?**

48 years

60 years

84 years

96 years

None of these

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

**Q6. 2, 5, 23, 143, 1151, ?**

11520

11519

11517

9215

13823

Solution:

Pattern is ×2+1, ×4+3, ×6+5, ×8+7, ×10+9

∴ ? = 1151 × 10 + 9

= 11519

∴ ? = 1151 × 10 + 9

= 11519

**Q7. 8, 9, 20, 63, ?, 1285, 7716**

384

254

256

192

320

Solution:

Pattern is ×1+1, ×2+2, ×3+3, ×4+4, ×5+5, ….

∴ ? = 63 × 4 + 4

= 256

∴ ? = 63 × 4 + 4

= 256

**Q8. 15, 34, 13, 30, 11, ?**

26

15

42

29

28

**Q9. 6, 5, 7, 12.5, 27, ?**

83

69.5

56

70.5

96.5

Solution:

Pattern is ×0.5+2, ×1+2, ×1.5+2, ×2+2, ×2.5+2

∴ ? = 27 × 2.5 + 2

= 69.5

∴ ? = 27 × 2.5 + 2

= 69.5

**Q10. 64, 77, 66, 73, 68, ?**

75

72

67

69

66

**Directions (11–15) Study the table and answer the given questions.**

**Data related to candidates appeared and qualified from UP in PSB (Public Sector Banks) exam during 5 years.**

**Q11. In 2016, if the number of female qualified candidates was 17600, what was the respective ratio of number of male qualified candidates and number of female qualified candidates?**

25 : 16

5 : 4

25 : 11

21 : 16

4 : 5

**Q12.If the number of appeared candidates in 2017 were 40% more than that in 2012 and If 25% of the appeared candidates qualified in 2017 then what was the number of qualified candidates in 2017?**

24000

22500

25500

24500

26500

**Q13. In 2013, the respective ratio of number of appeared candidates to the qualified candidates was 5:4. Number of female qualified candidates constitutes what per cent of number of appeared candidates in the same year?**

20

25

30

15

40

**Q14. In 2015, if the difference between number of male qualified candidates and female qualified candidates was 7200, what was the number of appeared candidates in 2015?**

80000

90000

85000

60000

None of these

**Q15. If the average number of qualified candidates in 2012 and 2014 was 24900, what percent of appeared candidates qualified in the competitive exam in 2012?**

40%

30%

20%

35%

25%

Solution:

let candidate who qualified in 2012 = x

Candidate who qualified in 2014 = 48000 ×0.6=28800

X = 24900×2-28800=21000

Required percent = 21000/7 = 30%

Candidate who qualified in 2014 = 48000 ×0.6=28800

X = 24900×2-28800=21000

Required percent = 21000/7 = 30%

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