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.

Directions (1-5): In the following series find the term which is placed incorrectly.
Q1. 0,     4,     19,     48,     100,     180,     294
(a) 19
(b) 100
(c) 294
(d) 48
(e) 180

Q2. 1,     2,     7,     34,     202,     1420
(a) 7
(b) 34
(c) 202
(d) 2
(e) 1

Q3.  823,     724,     647,     592,     559,     549
(a) 549
(b) 647
(c) 559
(d) 592
(e) 724

Q4. 1,     4,     11,     34,     102,     304,     911
(a) 11
(b) 911
(c) 102
(d) 34
(e) 304

Q5.  5,     8,     20,     42,     124,     246,     736
(a) 20
(b) 124
(c) 8
(d) 42
(e) 736

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. Two friends A and B jointly lent out Rs 81,600 at 4% per annum at CI. After 2 years, A gets the same amount as B gets after 3 years. The investment made by B was
(a) Rs 40,000
(b) Rs 30,000
(c) Rs 45,000
(d) Rs 38,000
(e) Rs 36,500

Q7. Raman scored 456 marks in an exam and Sita got 54 percent marks in the same exam which is 24 marks less than Raman. If the minimum passing marks in the exam is 34 percent, then how much more marks did Raman score than the minimum passing marks?
(a) 184
(b) 196
(c) 190
(d) 180
(e) 148

Q8. The simple interest (p.a.) accrued on an amount of Rs 17,000 at the end of four years is Rs 6,800. What would be the compound interest (compounded annually) accrued on the same amount at the same rate in two years?
(a) Cannot be determined
(b) Other than those given as option
(c) Rs 3570
(d) Rs 3260
(e) Rs 3980

Q9. Amit borrowed a certain sum of money for 2 years at 8% per annum on simple interest and immediately lent it to Ravi at compound interest at the same rate of interest and for the same time period and gained by Rs 16. What amount did Amit borrow?
(a) Rs 1600
(b) Rs 2500
(c) Rs 2400
(d) Rs 1800
(e) Rs 2200

Q10. A man can row 30 km upstream and 44 km downstream in 10 hrs. Also, he can row 40 km upstream and 55 km downstream in 13 hrs. find the rate of the current and the speed of the man in still water.
(a) 3 km/hr, 8 km/hr
(b) 5 km/hr, 7 km/hr
(c) 4 km/hr, 6 km/hr
(d) 4 km/hr, 7 km/hr
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): Given below is the table showing income, expenditure and profit percentage of company A from 2011-2016.

NOTE: (i) Income and expenditure are in million rupees and
(ii) Percentage increase in profit percent in year 2016 in comparison to previous year is 33 1/3%.

Q11. Find the expenditure of the company in 2016.
(a) 94 million
(b) 95 million
(c) 99 million
(d) 81 million
(e) 78 million

Q12. Expenditure in 2014 is what percent more or less than the expenditure in 2011? (round off to 2 decimal places)
(a) 1.22% more
(b) 1.69% less
(c) 1.83% more
(d) 1.45% less
(e) None of these

Q13. What is average expenditure of the company from year 2012 to 2016?
(a) 93.44 million
(b) 92.88 million
(c) 93.98 million
(d) 94.88 million
(e) 82.88 million

Q14. Find the approximate profit percent of company till 2014 by taking total expenditure and total income till the end of 2014 together.
(a) 15.77 %
(b) 18.92 %
(c)  16.47 %
(d) 18.24 %
(e) 17.67 %

Q15. If expenditure was increased by 20% in year 2011 in comparison to previous year, and profit percentage in the previous year was 25% less than the profit percentage in 2011 then find the income in 2010.
(a) 83.202 million
(b) 85.6211 million
(c) 81.243 million
(d) 84.2025 million
(e) None of these

Solutions (11-15):