# Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS RRB Prelims Exam: 8th 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 ratio between two numbers is 3:5. If the smaller number is increased by 20% and the bigger one is decreased by 25%, the new ratio of numbers (smaller: bigger) will be –**

(a) 25 : 24

(b) 24 : 25

(c) 23 : 24

(d) 24 : 23

(e) 11: 13

**Q2. The difference between C.I. and S.I. on a certain sum at the rate of 10% per annum for 2 years is Rs. 122. Find that sum (in Rs).**

(a) 12,000

(b) 12,400

(c) 12,200

(d) 13,400

(e) 14,600

**Q3. The average of 5 consecutive odd numbers is 25. What is the product of smallest and second largest numbers?**

(a) 567

(b) 657

(c) 562

(d) 576

(e) 476

**Q4. In how many ways the letter of the word ‘TWEET’ can be arranged?**

(a) 120

(b) 30

(c) 240

(d) 70

(e) 60

**Q5. A train crosses a tunnel and a standing man in 36 and 6 seconds respectively. If the speed of train be 48 kmph, what is the length of tunnel?**

(a) 420 m

(b) 380 m

(c) 400 m

(d) 410 m

(e) 450 m

**Solutions (1-5):**

**Q6. A shopkeeper gives 10% discount on marked price of an article and earns a profit of 25% on it. If cost price of the article is Rs. 2160, then find the marked price of the article?**

(a) Rs. 2500

(b) Rs. 2700

(c) Rs. 3500

(d) Rs. 3000

(e) Rs. 4500

**Q7. The ratio between present ages of Ritu and Priya is 3 : 5. After 6 years, this ratio becomes 2 : 3. Find the present age of Priya ?**

(a) 25 years

(b) 32 years

(c) 30 years

(d) 27 years

(e) 35 years

**Q8. The speed of a boat in still water is 12 kmph. If the boat covers 36 km upstream in 4 hours, what is the speed of stream?**

(a) 3 km/hr

(b) 4 km/hr

(c) 5 km/hr

(d) 2 km/hr

(e) 6 km/hr

**Q9. Three persons A, B and C enter into a business with their initial capital of Rs. 15,000, Rs. 12,000 and Rs. 18,000 respectively. After 6 months, C withdrew Rs 6000 and B invests an additional amount of Rs 3000. After a year total profit is Rs. 6,670. Find what is the share of B in the profit?**

(a) Rs. 2,250

(b) Rs. 2,007

(c) Rs. 2,150

(d) Rs. 2,070

(e) None of these

**Q10. In a 68 litre mixture of spirit and water, the ratio of water to spirit is 11 : 6. To make this ratio 4 : 3, how much amount of spirit should be added ?**

(a) 11 l

(b) 10 l

(c) 9 l

(d) 7 l

(e) 13 l

**Solutions (6-10):**

**Directions (11-15): In each of these questions, two equations (I) and (II) are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer accordingly.**

**(a) if a > b**

**(b) if a ≥ b**

**(c) if a = b or no relation can be established between a and b.**

**(d) if a ≤ b**

**(e) if a < b**

**Q11. I**. a² – 11a + 24 = 0

**II.**b² + 3b – 18 = 0

**Q12. I.**2a² + 17a + 35 = 0

**II.**3b² + 17b + 24 = 0

**Q13. I.**a² + 72 = 108

**II.**b³ + 581 = 365

**Q14. I.**2a + 3b = 72

**II.**a + 2b = 42

**Q15. I.**a² – 14a + 48 = 0

**II.**b² – 10b + 24 = 0

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