# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains: 28th September 2018

Dear Students,

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. Shobha and Saurabh have equal amount. Shobha invested on C.I. for two years at the rate of 10% p.a. and Saurabh invested  200/3% of amount at the rate of R% p.a. on simple interest and remaining amount at the rate of 6.5% p.a. on simple interest. If interest received by both at the end of two years are equal, then find the value of ‘R’?
(a) 10%
(b) 12.5%
(c) 15%
(d) 12%
(e) 8%

Q2. Ravi sold a pen to Bina at Rs 60 profit. Bina increased its marked price by 50% and then sold it to Chitra at a discount of 25%. Profit earned by Bina is Rs 10 more than Ravi. Find cost price of pen to Ravi?
(a) 250
(b) 500
(c) 750
(d) 1000
(e) 1250

Q3.  There are candles in four corners of a room, four at midpoint of each side and one in the middle of that square room. Area of room is 19600 cm2. If side of room is 50 times of radius of each candle, then find the total base area covered by these candles if candle’s base is circular in shape?
(a) 197.12 cm2
(b) 172.48 cm2
(c) 246.4 cm2
(d) 220.76 cm2
(e) 221.76 cm2

Q4.  A jar contains mixture of liquid P and Q in the ratio 4 : 1. If 10ℓ of mixture taken out and same amount of liquid Q poured into jar the ratio becomes 2 : 3 then find how many liters of liquid P contained in jar initially ?
(a) 16 L
(b) 14 L
(c) 12 L
(d) 10 L
(e) 48 L

Q5. Eighteen persons applied for three posts in a company, in which six persons did B. Sc, four persons did M. Com and eight persons did LLB. If three persons selected, find the probability that one selected person did B. Sc and two persons did LLB?
(a) 5/68
(b) 7/34
(c) 8/67
(d) 7/68
(e) 9/68

Solutions (1-5):

Direction (6 – 10): What will come in the place of question (?) marks in given number series:
Q6.  784,      390,        192,          92,         ?,        14.5
(a) 39
(b) 45
(c) 48
(d) 50
(e) 41

Q7.  56,      30,        34,       57,         122,         ?
(a) 315
(b) 305
(c) 312
(d) 318
(e) 320

Q8.   4780,        3450,        2722,        2380,          2256,         ?
(a) 2224
(b) 2236
(c) 2280
(d) 2230
(e) 2270

Q9.    67,         94,        148,        229,          337,          ?
(a) 489
(b) 472
(c) 476
(d) 498
(e) 400

Q10.   181,         262,          213,          238,          229,          ?
(a) 236
(b) 286
(c) 230
(d) 289
(e) 276

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): The line graph given below shows the profit percentage on shoes sold by two companies Puma and Adidas in five years and table shows the production (in quintals) of shoes and jackets by both companies in five years. Study the graph and table carefully to answer the questions based.

Q11. In 2010 ratio between cost price per quintal of shoes and cost price per quintal of jacket for both company is 4 : 7. What is the approximate profit percent on jacket in 2010 for both company, if ratio of profit of both product in 2010 is 2 : 3 (shoes : jacket) by both company. (profit percent on jacket for both companies is same)
(a)  8%
(b) 16%
(c) 10%
(d) 14%
(e) 12%

Q12. In 2011 and 2013 cost price of both products per quintal are same for Puma and profit percentage are also same for both product for Puma then profit on shoes is what percent of the profit on jacket in these two years for Puma. (approx.)
(a) 180%
(b) 145%
(c) 172%
(d) 155%
(e) 160%

Q13. What is the ratio of total selling price of jacket for Adidas in year 2013 to 2014 if cost price of the products per quintal are in ratio 3 : 4 (shoes : jacket) for both years 2013 and 2014 and profit  for both product remain same in both year (2013, 2014) for Adidas.
(a) 89:310
(b) 34:41
(c) 91:300
(d) 95:341
(e) None of these

Q14. What is the total profit earned by Adidas in the year 2010,2011 and 2012 on jacket if cost price is 250 per quintal all over the year and profit percent on jacket is same as profit on shoes of Adidas.
(a) 12370
(b) 10000
(c) 13000
(d) 15250
(e) None of these

Q15. Find the difference b/w the total production of shoes and production of jackets by both companies in all over the years.
(a) 150 quintals
(b) 100 quintals
(c) 129 quintals
(d) 130 quintals
(e) None of these

Solutions (11-15):

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