Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains: 11th 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. If length of a rectangular field is increased by 20% and breadth is reduced by 20% the area of the rectangle becomes 288 m^2. What is the area of the original rectangle. 
(a) 280 m^2
(b) 205 m^2
(c) 300 m^2
(d) 280 m^2
(e) 305 m^2

Q2. A bought a certain quantity of oranges at a total cost of Rs 1200. He sold 1/3 rd of those oranges at 20% loss. If A wants to earn an overall profit of 10% then at what percentage profit should A sell the rest of the orange. 
(a) 16%
(b) 15%
(c) 22%
(d) 25%
(e) 20%

Q3. The simple interest accrued on an amount at the end of five years at the rate of 12.5% per annum is Rs 1575. What is the amount?
(a) Rs 2050
(b) Rs 2550
(c) Rs 2250
(d) Rs 2520
(e) Rs 2450

Q4. A 260 m long train crosses a platform thrice its length in 80 s. What is the speed of the train in km/h?
(a) 52.4
(b) 46.8
(c) 35.1
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Q5. If the price of sugar is raised by 25%, find by how much per cent a householder must reduce his consumption of sugar so as not to increase his expenditure?
(a) 10 %
(b) 20 %
(c) 18 %
(d) 25 %
(e) 32 %

Solutions (1-5):





Directions (6-10): Study the following Pie Chart carefully and answer the questions given below. 
Cost estimated by a family in renovation of its house.

Q6. During the process of renovation, the family actually incurs miscellaneous expenditure of Rs. 20,400. The actual miscellaneous expenditure incurred by the family is what percent of the total estimated cost?
(a) 9.5 %
(b) 9 %
(c) 8.5 %
(d) 10.5 %
(e) 6.5 %

Q7. Other than getting the discount of 12% on the estimated cost of furniture and the actual miscellaneous expenditure of Rs. 20,400 instead of the estimated, the family’s estimated cost is correct. What is the total actual expenditure of the family in renovation of its house (In Rs.)?
(a) 2,37,456
(b) 2,31,852
(c) 2,39,000
(d) 2,33,000
(e) 3,22,500

Q8.  What is the difference in the amount estimated by the family on Interior Decoration and Architect Fees (In Rs.)?
(a) 20,000
(b) 19,000
(c) 14,400
(d) 18,000
(e) 19,200

Q9.  What is the cost estimated by the family on Painting and Flooring together (In Rs.)?
(a) 73,000
(b) 69,600
(c) 72,000
(d) 69,000
(e) 71,000

Q10. The family gets a discount on Furniture and pays 12% less than the estimated cost on Furniture. What is the amount spent on furniture (In Rs.)?
(a) 26,400
(b) 29,052
(c) 27,052
(d) 27,456
(e) 25,652

Solutions (6-10):



Directions (11-15): What will come in place of question mark (?) in the given series?
Q11. 2401, 1617, 1225, 1029, 931,  ?
(a) 900
(b) 910
(c) 882
(d) 880
(e) 810

Q12. 13, 20, 39, 78, 145, ?
(a) 234
(b) 244
(c) 236
(d) 248
(e) 235

Q13. 9,   17, 65, 385, 3073, ?
(a) 40704
(b) 73251
(c) 65506
(d) 38521
(e) 30721

Q14.  25,  241, 584, 1096, 1825,
(a) 2625
(b) 2525
(c) 2725
(d) 2825
(e) 2025

Q15. 11, 30, 87, 258, 771,
(a) 2610
(b) 2450
(c) 2310
(d) 2730
(e) 2510

Solutions (11-15):



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