# Quantitative Aptitude for NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam: 23rd August 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. The sum of two numbers is equal to 27 and their product is equal to 182. What are the two numbers?**

(a) 15, 12

(b) 11, 16

(c) 9, 18

(d) 13, 14

(e) 19, 8

**Q2. The average of four consecutive even numbers is 27. What is the largest number?**

(a) 32

(b) 28

(c) 30

(d) 34

(e) 36

**Q3. Manoj incurred a loss of 40 percent on selling an article for Rs. 5,700. At what price should he have sold the item to have profit of 30%?**

(a) Rs. 12,650

(b) Rs. 9,500

(c) Rs. 11,850

(d) Rs. 11,450

(e) Rs. 12,350

**Q4. What would be the compound interest obtained on an amount of Rs. 1,250 at the rate of 8 p.c.p.a. after 2 years?**

(a) Rs. 200

(b) Rs. 208

(c) Rs. 212

(d) Rs. 220

(e) Rs. 240

**Q5. A 360 meters long train crosses a platform in 120 seconds. What is the speed of the train?**

(a) 3 m/s

(b) 5 m/s

(c) 4.5 m/s

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**Solutions (1-5):**

**Directions (Q.6-10): Two equations I and II are given below in each question. You have to solve these equations and give answer**

**(a) if x < y**

**(b) if x > y**

**(c) if x ≤ y**

**(d) if x ≥ y**

**(e) if x = y or no relation can be established**

**Solutions (6-10):**

**Directions (11-15): Study the following Bar-graph carefully to answer the questions that follow.**

**The graph shows monthly income (in thousand) in six different years by Arun, Suman and Jyoti.**

**Q11. What was the difference between the average monthly salary of Arun in all the years together and Suman’s monthly income in the year 2007?**

(a) Rs. 5.5 thousand

(b) Rs. 6.5 thousand

(c) Rs. 7.5 thousand

(d) Rs. 8.5 thousand

(e) None of these

**Q12. What is the ratio of Arun’s monthly income in the year 2006, Suman’s monthly income in the year 2007 and Jyoti’s monthly income in the year 2005?**

(a) 6 : 3 : 5

(b) 6 : 4 : 5

(c) 5 : 6 : 4

(d) 5 : 4 : 7

(e) 6 : 5 : 3

**Q13. In which year was the difference between Jyoti’s and Arun’s monthly income the second highest?**

(a) 2005

(b) 2006

(c) 2007

(d) 2009

(e) 2010

**Q14. The monthly income of Suman in the year 2009 was approximately what percentage of the monthly income of Jyoti in the year 2010?**

(a) 72

(b) 89

(c) 83

(d) 67

(e) 95

**Q15. What was the percentage increase in the monthly income of Jyoti in the year 2008 as compared to the previous year?**

(a) 50%

(b) 150%

(c) 160%

(d) 60%

(e) 70%