Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains: 20th 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): The following questions are accompanied by three statements (A) or (I), (B) or (II), and (C) or (III). You have to determine which statements(s) is/are sufficient/necessary to answer the questions.
Q1. What is the value of a two–digit number in which digit at tens place is greater than digit at unit place?
A. The sum of the digits is 5. 
B. The difference of the squares of the digits is 15. 
C. The difference of their digits is 3. 
(a) A and B together are sufficient
(b) B and C together are sufficient
(c) C and A together are sufficient
(d) Any one pair of A and B, B and C or C and A is sufficient
(e) A, B and C together are necessary

Q2. What is the rate of interest at which Binod has invested money?
A. The compound interest at this rate of Rs 2500 in 2 yrs is equal to the simple interest in 3 yrs of Rs 1716 (2/3) at the same rate.
B. The total simple interest on an investment of Rs 12000 for 3 yrs and Rs 10000 for 5 yrs at this rate is Rs 5160.
C. In 3 yrs Rs 1500 at the same rate becomes Rs 1770 by simple interest.
(a) Any of them
(b) A and either B or C
(c) Only C
(d) Only A and either B or C
(e) Any two of them

Q3. A person travels from X to Y and back again. How long will it take in travelling both the ways by bus?
A. It takes 21 hours in travelling from X to Y by train and returning by bus.
B. The distance between X and Y is 648 km.
C. A person can save 3 hours if he travels both the ways by train as compared to travelling by bus on the one side and returning by train.
(a) Only A and C together
(b) B and either A or C
(c) Any two of them
(d) All statements are necessary
(e) Question can’t be answered even after using all the information

Q4. Find the number of days in which Q can do a job if P can do the same job in 8 days.
A. Q is 60% more efficient than P.
B. P and Q together can do the job in 10/3 days.
C. P is 75/2  % less efficient than Q.
(a) Only A is sufficient
(b) Only B is sufficient
(c) Either A or B is sufficient
(d) Any of them
(e) A and C together are sufficient

Q5. What will be the cost of fencing a rectangular plot (cost per meter is same in each case)?
A. Cost of fencing a circular plot whose area is 616 m2 is Rs 968.
B. Perimeter of the rectangular plot is 200 m.
C. Perimeter of a square whose length is equal to the breadth of the rectangular plot is 20 m.
(a) Only C
(b) A and C together
(c) A and B together
(d) A and either B or C
(e) Question can’t be answered even after using all the information

Solutions (1-5):




Directions (6-8): Given below is the data about players participated for international level and National level championship in six different years i.e., 2007 to 2012. Total players participated for both Championship in 2012 is 6000 while in 2009 is 4800. Total number of players participated for national level championship in 2007 and 2009 is 3600 and is in ratio of 11 : 7. Player participated for international championship in 2011 is 25% more than player participated for national Championship in same year. Total players participated in 2012 is 20% more than total players participated in 2007. Players participated for international Championship in 2012 is 62 1/2% more than players participated for national championship in 2011. Ratio of total players participated in 2012 to 2010 is 15 : 13. Total number of players participated for international championship in all six years is 20000. Players participated for national championship in 2007 is same as players participated for international championship in 2011. Players participated for international championship in 2008 is 800 more than that of players participated for same championship in 2010. Players participated for National level championship in 2010 is 1200 less than that of for same Championship in 2008?

Q6. What is the respective ratio between players participated for international level championship in year 2007, 2008 and 2010 together to the players participated for national level championship in year 2009, 2010 and 2011 together?
(a)1145:493
(b)1154:441
(c)1154:439
(d)439:1154
(e)1105:439

Q7. Find the difference between average number of players participated for international level championship and average of players participated for national level championship for starting four years?
(a)1900
(b)1920
(c)1820
(d)1780
(e)1940

Q8. Players participated for international level championship in 2009 is how much more than players participated for national level championship in 2008?
(a)930
(b)940
(c)950
(d)960
(e)970

Q9. In an examination, a student scores 4 marks for every correct answer and losses 1 mark for every wrong answer. A student attempted all the 200 questions and scored in all 200 marks. The number of questions, he answered correctly was:
(a) 82
(b) 80
(c) 68
(d) 60
(e) 75

Q10. M, P and Q together started a business. M invested Rs. 6,500 for 6 months, P invested Rs. 8,400 for 5 months and Q invested Rs. 10,000 for 3 months. M is working member for which he gets 5% of total profit extra. If the total gain is Rs. 7,400, then Q’s profit share is:
(a) Rs. 1,900
(b) Rs. 2,100
(c) Rs. 3,200
(d) Rs. 1800
(e) Rs. 2700

Solutions (6-10):






Directions (11 -15): The following pie-chart shows the percentage distribution of power banks of different companies and the bar graph shows the percentage of these power banks sold by two e-commerce sites-Amazon and Flipcart. Study the graph carefully to answer the following questions.
Total no. of power banks launched by different companies = 2,50,000


Q11. What is the total no. of power banks remained unsold of Intex, Motorola and Karbon together?
(a) 32,650
(b) 36,250
(c) 36,450
(d) 35,620
(e) 36,520

Q12. Total no. of power banks sold by Samsung and Micromax through both e-commerce companies is approximately what percent of total no. of power banks of Intex which remained unsold?
(a) 99%
(b) 92%
(c) 96%
(d) 86%
(e) 88%

Q13. Total no. of power banks of Xiomi sold by both sites is approximately what percent of total no. of power banks of all companies except Xiomi sold by Flipcart?
(a) 98%
(b) 94%
(c) 89%
(d) 92%
(e) 86%

Q14. What is the ratio of no. of power banks of Xiomi to that of Intex which remained unsold?
(a) 49 : 16
(b) 16 : 49
(c) 33 : 49
(d) 32 : 49
(e) 11 : 16

Q15. Total no. of power banks of Motorola and Karbon together sold by Flipcart is what percent more or less than the total no. of power banks of Xiomi sold by Amazon?
(a) 1.875% less
(b) 17.85% more
(c) 187.5% less
(d) 18.75% more
(e) 18.75% less

Solutions (11-15):






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