# Quantitative Aptitude Quiz For IBPS SO Prelims: 28th 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. A trader buys goods at 20% discount on marked price. If he wants to make a profit of 25% after allowing a discount of 20%, by what percent should his marked price be greater than the original marked price ?**

15%

65%

25%

20%

45%

**Q2. A student finds the average of 10, 2 – digit numbers. If the digits of one of the numbers is interchanged, the average increases by 3.6. The difference between the digits of the 2-digit number is**

4

3

2

5

8

**Q3. The milk and water in two vessels A and B are in the ratio 4 : 3 and 2 : 3 respectively. In what ratio, the liquids in both the vessels be mixed to obtain a new mixture in vessel C containing half milk and half water ?**

7 : 5

5 : 2

3 : 11

1 : 2

3 : 5

**Q4. A car travels from P to Q at a constant speed. If its speed were increased by 10 km/h, it would have been taken one hour lesser to cover the distance. It would have taken further 45 minutes lesser if the speed was further increased by 10 km/h. The distance between the two cities is**

540 km

420 km

600 km

620 km

820 km

**Q5. A, B and C can do a job in 6 days, 12 days and 15 days respectively. After 1/8 of the work is completed, C leaves the job. Rest of the work is done by A and B together. Time taken to finish the remaining work is**

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

**Q6. 3, 8, 20, 46, 100, 210, ?**

436

438

416

432

430

Solution:

Series is as, ×2+2,×2+4,×2+6,×2+8,×2+10,×2+12

So, ?=210×2+12=432

So, ?=210×2+12=432

**Q7. 5, 7, 17, 55, 225, 1131, ?**

6973

6379

7639

7369

6793

Solution:

Series is as, ×1+2,×2+3,×3+4,×4+5,×5+6,×6+7

? =1131×6+7=6793.

? =1131×6+7=6793.

**Q8. 1, 5, 14, 30, 55, 91, ?**

128

140

135

138

142

Solution:

? = 91 + 7² = 140

**Q9. 46, 267, 462, 631, 774, ?**

381

895

978

891

869

**Q10. 130, 139, 155, 180, 216, (?)**

260

290

265

996

896

Solution:

+3², +4², +5², +6²

∴ 216 + 7² = 265

∴ 216 + 7² = 265

**Directions (11-15): What approximate value should come in place of question mark (?) in the following questions? (Note: You are not expected to calculate the exact value)**

**Q11. 9228.789 – 5021.832 + 1496.989 = ?**

6500

6000

6300

5700

5100

Solution:

9230 - 5022 + 1497 = 5705 ≅ 5700

**Q12. 29.8% of 260 + 60.01 % of 510 – 103.57 = ?**

450

320

210

280

350

Solution:

30% of 260 + 60% of 510 – 104

= 78 + 306 – 104 = 280

= 78 + 306 – 104 = 280

**Q13. {(4444+333+22+1)-(2×3×4×5)}×2.532=?**

11850

11950

11749

11860

11532

Solution:

[4800-(120)]×2.532

= 11850

= 11850

**Q14. 17% of 760+57% of 78.99+77.77=?**

238

242

248

252

256

Solution:

(129.2 + 45.03 + 77.77)

≈ 252

≈ 252

**Q15. (3.2)² + (9.8)² + (8.13)² + (4.24)² = ?**

190

230

150

210

160

Solution:

10.24 + 96.04 + 66.09 + 17.96 ≈ 190

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