# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017

**Dear Students,**

**Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS Clerk 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 Clerk and RBI Assistant Mains are lined up. So, these 15 questions can help you practice three very important topics of Quant Section.

**Q1. In a two digit**number the product of digits is 24 and sum of digits is 10. Find the two digit number.

(a) 64

(b) 46

(c) Either 64 or 46

(d) Either 82 or 28

(e) 38

S1. Ans.(c)

Sol.

Let no. is 10x + y

∴ xy = 24

and x + y = 10

from these two equations digits are either 6, 4 or 4, 6

∴ No. = 10 × 6 + 4 or 10 × 4 + 6

= 64 or 46

**Q2. In a class of 32 students, the average weight of all students is 42**kg . Due to admission of 4 new students in the class the average weight increases by 1 kg . Find the average weight of new students admitted.

(a) 50 kg

(b) 51 kg

(c) 48 kg

(d) 54 kg

(e) None of these

S2. Ans.(b)

Sol.

Required average=(36×43 –32×42)/4

=204/4

=51 kg

**Q3. Three persons A, B and C can do a job in 12 days together. If their efficiency of working be in the ratio 2 :**3 : 4, Find in what time B can complete the same work alone ?

(a) 39 days

(b) 36 days

(c) 42 days

(d) 32 days

(e) None of these

S3. Ans.(b)

Sol.

Let their efficiency be 2x, 3x and 4x respectively.

∴ total work = 12 × 9x = 108x

∴ time taken by B to complete the job = 108x/3x = 36 days

**Q4. What will be the probability of selecting a letter as vowel from the word**KNITE ?

(a) 2/5

(b) 4/5

(c) 3/5

(d) 5/7

(e) None of these

S4. Ans.(a)

Sol.

Required probability=2/5

**Q5. In how many ways 32 men can**hand shake in a room ?

(a) 502

(b) 694

(c) 496

(d) 486

(e) None of these

S5. Ans.(c)

Sol.

Required ways = ³²C₂

=(32×31)/2

= 16 × 31

= 496

**Q6. A gave a sum of 4500 at**simple rate of interest of 12% to B for 4 years and B gave this amount to C at the rate of 10% for 4 years. Find how much extra amount has to be paid by B to A after 4 years ?

(a) Rs. 340

(b) Rs. 360

(c) Rs. 400

(d) Rs. 350

(e) None of thee

S6. Ans.(b)

Sol.

Extra sum given by B to A

=(4500×12×4)/100 –(4500×10×4)/100

= 45 × 8

= 360 rupees

**Q7. Three persons P, Q and R started a business by investing their capitals in the ratio of**4 : 5 : 2. After 6 months, P and R invested half more of their initial capital amount . After a year, the total profit was Rs. 12,450. Find the share of Q in the profit.

(a) Rs. 5,020

(b) Rs. 4,880

(c) Rs. 4,910

(d) Rs. 4,980

(e) None of these

**Q8. A train-A passes a stationary train B and a pole in 24 sec and 9 sec respectively. If the speed of train A is 48**kmph what is be the length of train B ?

(a) 190 m

(b) 160 m

(c) 180 m

(d) 200 m

(e) None of these

**Q9. The ratio between**area of a rectangular field and area of a square field is 3 : 2. If the area of rectangular field is equal to 216 sq.metre, what is the perimeter of the square field ?

(a) 50 m

(b) 45 m

(c) 48 m

(d) 32 m

(e) None of these

S9. Ans.(c)

Sol.

Area of square field = a²

=2/3×216

= 144 sq. m.

∴ a = 12 m

∴ Required perimeter = 48 m

**Q10. Two mixtures A and B have alcohol and water in the ratio of 2 : 3 and**3 : 4 respectively. If 20 litre of mixture A was mixed with 28 litre of mixture B then find the ratio of alcohol to water in resultant mixture.

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

(e) None of these

*Directions (11-15): The following line graph shows the total production of Reynold and Link*smart pens over five different years. Study the graph carefully and answer the related questions to the graph given below:**Q11. What is the ratio of Reynold pens sold in the years 2006 and 2008 together to Link**smart pens sold in same two years together?

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d) 5 : 3

(e) None of these

**Q12. What is the average production of Reynold pens over all the years?**

(a) 165 thousands

(b) 170 thousands

(c) 185 thousands

(d) 155 thousands

(e) None of these

S12. Ans.(a)

Sol.

Required average=1/5×(75+150+175+225+200)

=1/5×825

=165 thousands

**Q13. The number of Link**smart pens sold in the year 2009 is approximately what percent more or less than the number of Reynold pens sold in the same year ?

(a) 24%

(b) 25%

(c) 22%

(d) 20%

(e) 21%

**Q14.What is the difference between total no. of Reynold pens and Link**smart pens sold over all the years ?

(a) 170 thousands

(b) 172 thousands

(c) 175 thousands

(d) 165 thousands

(e) None of these

S14. Ans.(c)

Sol.

Required difference = (125 + 200 + 225 + 175 + 275) – ( 75 + 150 + 175 + 225 + 200)

= 1000 – 825

= 175 thousands

**Q15. In 2011, if production of Reynold pens is increased by 20% than the previous year while production of Link**smart pens remains constant then what is difference between Reynold pens and Link smart pens for last three years including 2011 also?

(a) 60 thousands

(b) 70 thousands

(c) 65 thousands

(d) 50 thousands

(e) None of these

S15. Ans.(a)

Sol.

Required answer = (175 + 275 + 275) – (225 + 200 + 1.2 × 200)

= 725 – 665

= 60 thousands