# Night Class: Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS SO Prelims 2017

Dear Students,

Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS SO Pre 2017
Quantitative Aptitude is a very important section you must prepare if you are aiming for a job in Bank or Insurance sector. These two weeks are very important as IBPS SO Prelims and IBPS Clerk Mains are lined up. So, these 15 questions can help you practice three very important topics of Quant Section.
Q1. 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. Then, in how many days will the work be completed?
(a) 22
(b) 24
(c) 25
(d) 10
(e) None of these

Q2. Fresh nuts contain 80% water by weight, whereas dry nuts contain 50% water by weight. Suresh buys 60 kg of fresh nuts for a total price of Rs 200. At what price should be sell the dry nuts (fresh nuts are dried up) to earn 20% profit?
(a) Rs 8 per kg
(b) Rs 9 per kg
(c) Rs 10 per kg
(d) Rs 12 per kg
(e) None of these

Q3. A wholesaler sells a certain number of notebooks at a rate of Rs 90 each and earns commission at the rate of 6%. He also sells some pencil boxes at the rate of Rs 160 each and earns commission at the rate of 16%. How much commission will he earn in a fortnight, if he sells 20 notebooks and 7 pencil boxes in a day(1 fortnight = 14 days)?
(a) Rs 3684.6
(b) Rs 3844.6
(c) Rs 4020.8
(d) Rs 3840
(e) None of these

Q4. A solid diamond falls and breaks into three pieces whose weights are in the ratio of  2 : 3 : 4. The value of each piece is directly proportional to the square of their weights. Given that the value of solid diamond is Rs 24300, find the loss due to breakage.
(a) Rs 14300
(b) Rs 11400
(c) Rs 14600
(d) Rs 15600
(e) None of these

Q5.Ram and Shyam are travelling from point A to B, which are 60 km apart. Travelling at a certain speed Ram takes one hour more than Shyam to reach point B. If Ram doubles his speed he will take 30 minutes less than Shyam to reach point B. At what speed was Ram driving from point A to B ?
(a) 15 kmph
(b) 35 kmph
(c) 30 kmph
(d) 25 kmph
(e) 20 kmph

Q6.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. If the annual profit earned by them was Rs. 12300, what was the difference between B’s share and C’s share in the profit ?
(a) Rs. 900
(b) Rs. 800
(c) Rs. 600
(d) Rs. 400
(e) Rs. 700

Q7. A playground is in the shape of a rectangle. A sum of Rs. 1000 was spent to make the ground usable at the rate of 25 paise per sq. m. The breadth of the ground is 50 m. If the length of the ground is increased by 20 m, what will be the expenditure in rupees at the same rate per sq. m ?
(a) 1500
(b) 2250
(c) 1250
(d) 1000
(e) None of these

Q8. The 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. What is the principle ?
(a) Rs. 6,000
(b) Rs. 8,000
(c) Rs. 12,000
(d) Rs. 8,500
(e) None of these

Q9. A shopkeeper bought 150 calculators at the rate of Rs. 250 per calculator. He spent Rs. 2500 on transportation and packing. If the marked price of calculator is Rs. 320 per calculator and the shopkeeper gives a discount of 5% on the marked price then what will be the percentage profit gained by the shopkeeper ?
(a) 20%
(b) 14%
(c) 15%
(d) 16%
(e) None of these

Q10. A person bought two clocks. The cost price of one of them exceeds the cost price of the other by 1/4th. He sold the dearer one at a gain of 10% and the other at a gain of 7.5% and thus got Rs. 98 in all as S.P. find the cost price of the cheaper one.
(a) Rs. 40
(b) Rs. 50
(c) Rs. 30
(d) Rs. 60
(e) None of these

Direction (Q11 – Q15): 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. 2.55% of 440 + 0.366% of 4880 = ?
(a) 38
(b) 20
(c) 35
(d) 25
(e) 30

Q12. 0.0004 ÷ 0.0001 × 36.000009 = ?
(a) 0.10
(b) 1.45
(c) 144
(d) 14.5
(e) 1450

Q13. 63.9872 × 9449.8780 ÷ 240.0034 = (?)^2
(a) 2489
(b) 2500
(c) 50
(d) 45
(e) 150

Q14. 4985.0346 ÷ 215.987 – 3768.112 ÷ 206.868 = ?
(a) 8
(b) 5
(c) 18
(d) 11
(e) 15

Q15. 989.701 + 1.00982  × 76.792 = ?
(a) 1000
(b) 1100
(c) 1067
(d) 110
(e) 100

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