# IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude For Prelims:13th February 2019

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 (1-11): Compare the value of 2 quantities given in the question and give answer.(Compare only numerical values)**

**Q1. Quantity 1: Maximum aggregate marks that a student can get. In an examination it is required to get 65% of the aggregate marks to pass. A student gets 684 marks and is declared failed by 8% marks.**

**Quantity 2: No. of different ways in which the letters of the word ‘VIRTUAL’ will be arranged such that all the vowels come together.**

if quantity I > quantity II

if quantity I < quantity II

if quantity I ≥ quantity II

if quantity I ≤ quantity II

if quantity I = quantity II or no relation can be established

**Q2. Quantity 1: Number of balls made after casting. A solid metallic cylinder having 6cm radius and 24cm height is melted and recast into small spherical balls having 6cm diameter.**

**Quantity 2: No. of days taken by A to complete the same work alone. A and B can complete a work in 12 days together, B and C can complete the same work in 15 days together and A and C can complete that work in 20 days together.**

if quantity I > quantity II

if quantity I < quantity II

if quantity I ≥ quantity II

if quantity I ≤ quantity II

if quantity I = quantity II or no relation can be established

**Q3. Quantity 2: Cost price to the manufacturer. A manufacturer sells a pair of glasses to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 17%. The wholesaler sells the same to a retailer at a profit of 25%. The retailer in turn sells them to a customer for Rs. 32.76, thereby earning a profit of 40%.**

**Quantity 1: Area of the hall if the Material cost of flooring per**

**is Rs. 250 while labor cost of flooring the hall is Rs. 3500 and the total cost of flooring the hall is Rs. 14500.**
if quantity I > quantity II

if quantity I < quantity II

if quantity I ≥ quantity II

if quantity I ≤ quantity II

if quantity I = quantity II or no relation can be established

**Q4. Quantity 1: Percentage of milk in final mixture. In a 90 litres mixture of milk and water, percentage of water is only 30%. The milkman gave 18 litres of this mixture to a customer and then added 18 litres of water to the remaining mixture.**

**Quantity 2: The percentage of acid in the original mixture. When one litre of water is added to a mixture of acid and water, the new mixture contains 20% acid. When one litre of acid is added to the new mixture, then the resulting mixture contains 100/3% acid.**

if quantity I > quantity II

if quantity I < quantity II

if quantity I ≥ quantity II

if quantity I ≤ quantity II

if quantity I = quantity II or no relation can be established

**Q5. Quantity 1: No. of different ways in which the letters of the word ‘TOTAL’ can be arranged?**

**Quantity 2: Perimeter of circle, If the area of a circle is**

if quantity I > quantity II

if quantity I < quantity II

if quantity I ≥ quantity II

if quantity I ≤ quantity II

if quantity I = quantity II or no relation can be established

**Q6. Quantity 2: Rate of interest per annum, If the amount is 2.25 times of the sum after 2 years at compound interest (compound annually).**

**Quantity 1: The speed of the train. A train passes a 50 meters long Platform in 14 seconds and a man standing on the platform in 10 seconds.**

if quantity I > quantity II

if quantity I < quantity II

if quantity I ≥ quantity II

if quantity I ≤ quantity II

if quantity I = quantity II or no relation can be established

**Q7. Quantity 1: difference between B’s share and C’s share in the profit. ‘A’ and B started a business with the investments in the ratio of 5 : 3 respectively. After 6 months from the start of the business, C joined them and the respective ratio between the investments of B and C was 2: 3. The annual profit earned by them was Rs. 12300.**

**Quantity 2: The principal amount. Difference between the S.I. on a certain amount at the rate of 10% per annum for 2 years and compound interest which is compounded every 6 months at the same rate is Rs. 124.05.**

if quantity I > quantity II

if quantity I < quantity II

if quantity I ≥ quantity II

if quantity I ≤ quantity II

if quantity I = quantity II or no relation can be established

**Q8. Quantity 1: No. of days in which work will be completed. 20 Men can complete a piece of work in 15 days. One man starts the work and after every day one more man joins the work and this continues till the work is completed.**

**Quantity 2: Percentage profit earned by the shopkeeper. A shopkeeper bought 150 brushes at the rate of Rs. 250 per brush. He spent Rs. 2500 on transportation and packing. The marked price of brushes is Rs. 320 per brush and the shopkeeper gives a discount of 5% on the marked price.**

if quantity I > quantity II

if quantity I < quantity II

if quantity I ≥ quantity II

if quantity I ≤ quantity II

if quantity I = quantity II or no relation can be established

**Q9. Quantity 2: Product of smallest and second highest number, If the average of 5 consecutive odd numbers is 35.**

**Quantity 1: S.I. on the same sum for 4 years at the same rate of interest. The CI on a certain amount for 2 year at the rate of 10% p.a. is Rs.840.**

if quantity I > quantity II

if quantity I < quantity II

if quantity I ≥ quantity II

if quantity I ≤ quantity II

if quantity I = quantity II or no relation can be established

**Q10. Quantity 1: Loss percentage if the CP of 18 article is same as that of SP of 20 article.**

**Quantity 2: 10**

if quantity I > quantity II

if quantity I < quantity II

if quantity I ≥ quantity II

if quantity I ≤ quantity II

if quantity I = quantity II or no relation can be established

**Q11. Quantity 1: In how many different ways the letter of the word ‘CAMEL’ can be arranged, if all vowels come together.**

**Quantity**

if quantity I > quantity II

if quantity I < quantity II

if quantity I ≥ quantity II

if quantity I ≤ quantity II

if quantity I = quantity II or no relation can be established

**Directions (12-15): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in following number series problems?**

**Q12. 170, 120, 50, 24, 10, ?**

2

4

0

3

1

**Q13. 829, 918, 839, 908, 849, ?**

879

898

889

890

892

Solution:

Pattern is +89, -79, +69, -59, +49

**Q14. 77, 81, 95, 125, 177, ?**

279

288

257

207

238

**Q15. 2, 4, 12, 48, 240, ?**

1680

1200

1920

1240

1440

Solution:

The pattern is
× 2, × 3, ×4, ×5, ×6

∴ ? = 240 × 6 = 1440

∴ ? = 240 × 6 = 1440

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