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%
Solution:

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
Solution:

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
Solution:

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
Solution:

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
Solution:

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

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.

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
Solution:

Q10. 130, 139, 155, 180, 216, (?)
260
290
265
996
896
Solution:
+3², +4², +5², +6²
∴ 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

Q13. {(4444+333+22+1)-(2×3×4×5)}×2.532=?
11850
11950
11749
11860
11532
Solution:
[4800-(120)]×2.532
= 11850

Q14. 17% of 760+57% of 78.99+77.77=?
238
242
248
252
256
Solution:
(129.2 + 45.03 + 77.77)
≈ 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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