# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains: 19th 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.*

**Directions (1-5): Given below is a bar graph that shows the percentage distribution of production of cotton in 7 different states of India in year 2012**

**Total production = 51,400 tons**

**Given below is the table which shows the ratio of production of cotton to coffee in these 7 states in 2012**

**Q1. What is the difference (in tons) between average production of cotton from state Kerala and U.P. together and that from state Bihar and Orissa together?**

(a) 1850

(b) 1799

(c) 1829

(d) 1739

(e) 1599

**Q2. Coffee produced in U.P is approximately what percent more or less than Cotton produced in Punjab?**

(a) 65.2%

(b) 60.6%

(c) 56.5%

(d) 58.2%

(e) 64.7%

**Q3. Find the ratio of coffee produced in Punjab (in tonnes) to that of cotton produced (in tonnes) in MP if it is known that coffee produced in Punjab is same as that in Kerala.**

(a) 18/5

(b) 5/2

(c) 16/7

(d) 21/8

(e) None of these

**Q4. Coffee produced by A.P. & M.P. together forms what percent of total cotton produced by all the states together?**

(a) 27%

(b) 25%

(c) 32%

(d) 28%

(e) 24%

**Q5. Find the ratio of quantity of coffee produced in Orissa to that of the quantity of coffee produced in Kerala.**

(a) 48 : 175

(b) 98 : 83

(c) 2 : 5

(d) 4 : 11

(e) 11: 17

**Solutions (1-5):**

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

**Q8. 40% of 1999 + x% of 1399.02=70% of 3499.92 - 936.03**

(a) 60

(b) 48

(c) 58

(d) 55

(e) 51

**Q10. 75% of 480 + x% of 540 = 603.011 + 297.01**

(a) 70

(b) 80

(c) 90

(d) 100

(e) 85

**Solutions (6-10):**

**Q11. A square floor of the dimensions 72 cm × 72 cm has to be laid with rectangular tiles whose length and breadth are in the ratio 3 : 2. What is the difference between the maximum number of tiles and minimum numbers of tiles, given that the length and the breath are integers ?**

(a) 858

(b) 864

(c) 868

(d) 872

(e) 952

**Q12. Profit on selling 10 candles is equal to selling price of 3 bulbs while loss on selling 10 bulbs is equal to selling price of 4 candles. Also profit percent-age is equal to the loss percentage and cost of a candle is half of the cost of a bulb. What is the ratio of selling price of a candle to the selling price of a bulb?**

(a) 5 : 4

(b) 3 : 2

(c) 4 : 5

(d) 3 : 4

(e) 4 : 3

**Q13. Three men A, B and C working together 8 hours per day can print 960 pages in 20 days. In an hour B prints as many pages more than A as C prints as many pages more than B in an hour. The number of pages printed by A in 4 hours equal to the number of pages printed by C in 1 hours. How many pages C prints in each hour?**

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

(e) 6

**Q14. A, B, C are business partners. A receives 2/7th of the total profit and B & C share the remaining profit equally. A’s profit share is increased by Rs. 240 when the total profit rises from 10% to 15%. Find the profit received by A, B and C respectively?**

(a) Rs. 4200, Rs. 6000, Rs. 6000

(b) Rs. 4800, Rs. 6000, Rs. 6000

(c) Rs. 4500, Rs. 5625, Rs. 5625

(d) Rs. 4000, Rs. 5000, Rs. 5000

(e) None of these

**Q15. A train, an hour after starting, meets with an accident which detains it for half an hour, after which it proceeds at 3/4 of its former rate and arrives 7/2 hrs late. Had the accident happened 90 Km farther along the line, it would have arrived only 3 hrs late. The length of the trip in kilometres was:**

(a) 400

(b) 465

(c) 600

(d) 640

(e) 740