# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains: 12th 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. Shreyas bought an article and sold it for 125% of its cost price. What was the cost price of the article, if Shreyas sold it for Rs 30750?**

(a) Rs 24600

(b) Rs 25640

(c) Rs 24250

(d) Rs 23200

(e) None of these

**Q2. A student was asked to multiply a number by 3/2 but he divided that number by 3/2. His result was 10 less than the correct answer. The number was**

(a) 10

(b) 12

(c) 15

(d) 20

(e) 24

**Q3. A man borrows Rs 6000 at 20% compound interest per annum. At the end of each year he pays back Rs 2000. How much amount he pay at the end of 3rd year to clear all his dues?**

(a) Rs 5,088

(b) Rs 5,530

(c) Rs 5,453

(d) Rs 3,088

(e) Rs 4,450

**Q4. If sum of upstream and downstream speed of a boat is 82 kmph, and the boat travels 105 km. upstream in 3 hr. Find the time taken by boat to cover 164.5 km downstream.**

(a) 3.5 hr

(b) 3.25 hr

(c) 3.75 hr

(d) 4.15 hr

(e) 5.15 hr

**Q5. A shopkeeper allows 5% discount and also allows 2 articles free on purchase of 14 article. In this way he earns 40% profit. Find approximate what percent above the CP he marked the goods.**

(a) 68%

(b) 70%

(c) 72%

(d) 74%

(e) 65%

**Solutions (1-5):**

**Directions (6-10): What approximate value will come in place of the question-mark (?) in the following questions?**

**Solutions (6-10):**

**Directions (11-15): The given bar graph shows the number of male and female in five different organizations. Study the following graph carefully to answer the questions that follow:**

**Q11. What is the average number of females from all the organizations together?**

(a) 2700

(b) 2500

(c) 2800

(d) 2900

(e) 2750

**Q12. The total number of males from organization P and Q together is approximately what per cent of the total number of females from organization P, Q and R together?**

(a) 33%

(b) 55%

(c) 66%

(d) 78%

(e) 7.5%

**Q13. What is the difference between the total number of females and the total number of males from organization P, Q, R and S together?**

(a) 900

(b) 800

(c) 700

(d) 600

(e) None of these

**Q14. What is the ratio of the number of females from organization Q to the number of females from organization T?**

(a) 6 : 5

(b) 5 : 6

(c) 6 : 7

(d) 7 : 6

(e) 4 : 5

**Q15. The number of males from organization Q is approximately what percent of the total number of males from all the organizations together?**

(a) 23.42%

(b) 21.42%

(c) 25%

(d) 26%

(e) 22.43%