# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz For IBPS SO Prelims: 20th 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.

**Q1. Darshan goes daring path with an average speed of 24 kmph and comes down with an average speed of 36 kmph. The distance travelled in both the cases being the same, the average speed for the entire journey is:**

30 kmph

28.8 kmph

32.6 kmph

24.4 kmph

26 kmph

**Q2. The ratio of the age of a father to that of his son is 5: 2. If the product of their ages (in years) is 1000, then the father’s age (in years) after 10 years will be:**

50

60

80

85

65

Solution:

Let age of father = 5x years

Age of son = 2x

A/c,

10x² = 1000

⇒ x = 10

∴ Father’s age 10 years later = 50 + 10 = 60 years

Age of son = 2x

A/c,

10x² = 1000

⇒ x = 10

∴ Father’s age 10 years later = 50 + 10 = 60 years

**Q3. Fresh fruits contain 80% water, while dry fruits contain 10% water. If the weight of dry fruits is 500 kg, then what was it when fruits were fresh?**

2350 kg

2085 kg

2255 kg

2250 kg

None of these

**Q4. The simple interest on a certain sum for 8 months at 4% per annum is Rs. 129 less than the simple interest on the same sum for 15 months at 5% per annum. The sum is:**

Rs. 2580

Rs. 2400

Rs. 2529

Rs. 3600

Rs. 3500

**Q5. Nitesh and Mukesh can separately complete a piece of work in 20 days and 30 days respectively. They worked together for some time, then Mukesh left the work. If Nitesh completed the rest of the work in 10 days, then Mukesh worked for**

6 days

8 days

12 days

16 days

5 days

**Directions (6-10): In each of these questions two equations are given. You have to solve these equations and give answer.**

**Q6.**

if x <y

if x>y

if x=y

if x≥y

if x≤y

**Q7.**

if x<y

if x>y

if x=y

if x≥y

if x≤y

**Q8.**

if x <y

if x>y

if x=y

if x≥y

if x≤y

**Q9.**

if x <y

if x>y

if x=y

if x≥y

if x≤y

**Q10.**

if x <y

if x>y

if x=y

if x≥y

if x≤y

**Directions (11-15): what will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions?**

**Q11. 654 + 54% of 850 = 750 + ?**

373

363

360

263

463

Solution:

? = 654 + 459 – 750

= 363

= 363

**Q12.**

7

6

4

3

2

**Q13.**

**Q14.**

**Q15. 54% of 550 + 42% of 425 – 34% 650 = ?**

252.5

245.5

256.5

254.5

25.45

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