 # Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains: 29th 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. A person bought some candies and sold 80% of them at the price he paid for total candies. He sold the remaining candies at 10% profit. If the total profit is 1386 Rs. then find the cost price of the all candies.
(a) 6300
(b) 6100
(c) 5700
(d) 6500
(e) 7500

Q2. Rithik borrows a sum of Rs. 6300 from Sanaya at the rate of 14% per annum for 3 years. He added some more money in it and lent it to Gulati at 16% per annum for 3 years. In this process he earns a total profit of Rs. 618. Find how much amount does he added?
(a) Rs. 550
(b) Rs. 750
(c) Rs. 600
(d) Rs. 500
(e) Rs. 680

Q3. Rihana had Rs. 4200. She invested some of it in scheme A for 4 years and rest of the money she invested in scheme B for two years. Scheme A offers simple interest at a rate of 22% p.a. and scheme B offers compound interest (compounded annually) at a rate of 10% p.a. If the interest received from scheme A is Rs. 1516 more than the interest received from Scheme B, what was the sum invested by her in scheme A ?
(a) Rs. 2,600
(b) Rs. 2,000
(c) Rs. 2,200
(d) Rs. 2,400
(e) Rs. 1,800

Q4. Panchhi’s age 8 years ago is equal to the sum of present ages of her son and her daughter. 5 years hence, the ratio between her daughter’s age and her son’s age
will be 7 : 6 respectively. Panchhi’s husband is 7 years elder than her. Her husband’s present age is thrice the present age of his son. What is her daughter’s present age?
(a) 23 years
(b) 24 years
(c) 28 years
(d) 25 years
(e) 18 years

Q5. A merchant can buy goods at the rate of Rs. 20 per good. The merchant sells the first good for Rs. 2, second one for Rs. 4, third for Rs. 6…and so on. If he wants to make an overall profit of at least 40%, what is the minimum number of goods he should sell?
(a) 24
(b) 18
(c) 32
(d) 27
(e) 28

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (6-10): Given below is the data about students appeared in two exams i.e., A and B in six different years i.e., 2011 to 2016. Total students appeared in both exam in 2016 is 8000 while in 2013 it is 5800. Average number of students appeared in exam B in 2011 and 2013 is 3100 and is in the ratio 18 : 13. Students appeared in exam A in year 2015 is 100/3% more than students appeared in exam B in same year. Total students appeared in 2016 is 25% more than total students appeared in 2011. Students appeared in exam A in 2016 is 62(26/27) % more than students appeared in exam B is 2015. Ratio of total students appeared in 2016 & 2014 is 16 : 13. Total number of students appeared in exam A in all six years is 21,100. Students appeared in exam B in 2011 is same as student appeared in exam A in 2015.Students appeared in exam A in 2012 is 700 more than that of students appeared in same exam in 2014. Students appeared in exam B in 2014 is 1200 less than that of in same exam in 2012.

Q6. In which year total students appeared in both exams is 3rd highest?
(a)2012
(b)2014
(c)2016
(d)2011
(e)Other than the given options

Q7. What is the respective ratio between students appeared in exam A in year 2011, 2012 and 2014 together to the students appeared in exam B in year 2013, 2014 and 2016 together?
(a) 95 : 97
(b) 99 : 97
(c) 98 : 97
(d) 99 : 95
(e) 77: 87

Q8. Find the difference between average number of students appeared in exam A and average of students appeared in exam B in starting four years?
(a) 250
(b) 225
(c) 215
(d) 200
(e) 300

Q9. Students appeared in exam A in 2013 is how much less than students appeared in exam B in 2012?
(a) 1400
(b) 1000
(c) 1100
(d) 1200
(e) 1300

Q10. Total number of students appeared in both exam in 2012 is what percent more than total number of students appeared in both exam in 2011?
(a) 25.25%
(b) 28.25%
(c) 31.25%
(d) 34.25%
(e) 37.25%

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): Find the wrong number in the following number series.
Q11. 4,     7,     20,     60,     142,     223
(a) 60
(b) 142
(c) 223
(d) 4
(e) 20

Q12. 116,     1140,     1396,     1460,     1474,     1480
(a) 1140
(b) 1480
(c) 1474
(d) 116
(e) 1396

Q13. 3,     11,     34,     69,     131,     223
(a) 11
(b) 34
(c) 69
(d) 131
(e) 223

Q14. 1,     6,     26,     84,     166,     171
(a) 6
(b) 26
(c) 171
(d) 84
(e) 166

Q15. 9,     5,     9,     25,     95,     414
(a) 9
(b) 25
(c) 414
(d) 95
(e) 5 