# Quantitative Aptitude for NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam: 5th 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.

(a) 10,000 and 9,500

(b) 11,500 and 8,000

(c) 12,000 and 7,500

(d) 10,500 and 9,000

(e) 11,100 and 7,400

(a) Rs. 3200

(b) Rs. 3400

(c) Rs. 2800

(d) Rs. 3000

(e) Rs. 3600

(a) 4/13

(b) 3/13

(c) 6/13

(d) 8/13

(e) 5/11

(a) 25%

(b) 10%

(c) 17%

(d) 13%

(e) 20%

(a) Rs. 200

(b) Rs. 150

(c) Rs. 250

(d) Rs. 240

(e) Rs. 350

(a) 36

(b) 32

(c) 9

(d) 15

(e) 48

(a) 3800

(b) 3950

(c) 3850

(d) 3900

(e) 3200

(a) 67

(b) 62

(c) 59

(d) 71

(e) 57

(a) 6

(b) 2

(c) 5

(d) 8

(e) 10

**Q1. A horse rider bought two horses for Rs 18,500. He sold one at a loss of 20% and the other at a profit of 20%. If the selling price of each horse is the same, then their cost prices are respectively?**

(a) 10,000 and 9,500

(b) 11,500 and 8,000

(c) 12,000 and 7,500

(d) 10,500 and 9,000

(e) 11,100 and 7,400

**Q2. A shopkeeper gave an additional 15 per cent concession on the reduced price after giving 25 per cent standard concession on an article. If Arpita bought that article for Rs. 2040, what was the original price?**

(a) Rs. 3200

(b) Rs. 3400

(c) Rs. 2800

(d) Rs. 3000

(e) Rs. 3600

**Q3. A bag contains 5 blue, 7 black and 3 brown balls. 3 balls are drawn randomly. What is the probability that the balls drawn contain balls of different colors?**

(a) 4/13

(b) 3/13

(c) 6/13

(d) 8/13

(e) 5/11

**Q4. If the present population of a state is 27,500 and after 2 years it increases to 39,600 then what is the rate of increase per year?**

(a) 25%

(b) 10%

(c) 17%

(d) 13%

(e) 20%

**Q5. A man sells an article at 5% profit. If he had bought it at 5% less and sold it for Rs. 1 less, he would have gained 10%. The cost price of the article is**

(a) Rs. 200

(b) Rs. 150

(c) Rs. 250

(d) Rs. 240

(e) Rs. 350

**Solutions (1-5):**

**Directions (6-10): Simplify the following questions.**

**Q7. (?) ² × (12) ² ÷ (48) ² = 81**

(a) 36

(b) 32

(c) 9

(d) 15

(e) 48

**Q8. 64% of ? ÷ 14 = 176**

(a) 3800

(b) 3950

(c) 3850

(d) 3900

(e) 3200

**Q9. 45% of 224 × ? % of 120 = 8104.32**

(a) 67

(b) 62

(c) 59

(d) 71

(e) 57

**Q10. 16% of 450 × ? % of 880 = 3168**

(a) 6

(b) 2

(c) 5

(d) 8

(e) 10

**Solutions (6-10):**

**Directions (11-15): In the following questions two equations numbered I and II are given. You have to solve both the equations and–**

**Give answer (a) if p > q**

**Give answer (b) if p ≥ q**

**Give answer (c) if p < q**

**Give answer (d) if p ≤ q**

**Give answer (e) if p = q or the relationship cannot be established.**