# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains: 24th 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): Study the following table carefully to answer the following questions.**

**Number of students studying in five different disciplines from five colleges**

**Q1. What is the average number of students studying Hindi from all the colleges together?**

(a) 356

(b) 360

(c) 348

(d) 344

(e) 422

**Q2. Total number of students studying Economics from colleges P and Q together is approximately what percent of the total number of students studying Science from these two colleges together?**

(a) 84

(b) 85

(c) 88

(d) 90

(e) 95

**Q3. Number of students studying Hindi from college S is what percent of the total number of students studying all the disciplines together from the same college?**

(a) 85/3%

(b) 80/3%

(c) 74/3%

(d) 73/3%

(e) None of these

**Q4. What is the ratio of total number of students studying Mathematics from colleges R and S together to that of total number of students studying Science from these two colleges together ?**

(a) 13 : 12

(b) 12 : 13

(c) 13 : 15

(d) 15 : 13

(e) 11: 13

**Q5. What is the average number of students studying all disciplines together from college T ?**

(a) 312

(b) 310

(c) 302

(d) 304

(e) 320

**Solutions (1-5):**

**Q6. Shamita took a loan at simple interest rate of 6 pcpa in the first year and it increased by 1.5 pcpa every year. If she pays Rs. 8,190 as interest at the end of 3 years, what was her loan amount?**

(a) Rs. 36000

(b) Rs. 36400

(c) Rs. 36800

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**Q7. Twelve percent of Krishna’s monthly salary is equal to sixteen percent of Nitin’s monthly salary. Shikhar’s monthly salary is half that of Nitin’s monthly salary. If Shikhar’s annual salary is Rs 1.08 lacs, what is Krishna’s monthly salary?**

(a) Rs 20,000

(b) Rs 18,000

(c) Rs 26,000

(d) Rs 24, 000

(e) Rs 26,800

**Q8. A gave 40% of his monthly salary to B. B spent 20% of this amount on taxi fare. He spent the remaining amount in the respective ratio of 3 : 5 on tuition fees and library membership. If he spent Rs 1720 for membership, what is A’s monthly salary?**

(a) Rs 8500

(b) Rs 8600

(c) Rs 7600

(d) Rs 7500

(e) Rs 6500

**Q9. A, B and C started a business by investing Rs 20,000, Rs 28,000 and Rs 36,000 respectively. After 6 months, A and B withdrew an amount of Rs 8,000 each and C invested an additional amount of Rs 8,000. All of them invested for equal period of time. If at the end of the year, C got Rs 12,550 as his share of profit, what was the total profit earned?**

(a) Rs 25,100

(b) Rs 26,600

(c) Rs 24,300

(d) Rs 22,960

(e) Rs 21,440

**Q10. Rajiv borrowed some money at the rate of 4 p.c.p.a for the first three years, at the rate of 8 p.c.p.a for the next two years and at the rate of 9 p.c.p.a for the period beyond 5 years. If he pays a total simple interest of Rs 19550 at the end of 7 years, how much money did he borrow?**

(a) Rs 39500

(b) Rs 42500

(c) Rs 41900

(d) Rs 43000

(e) None of these

**Solutions (6-10):**

**Directions (11-15): Which of the following does not fit in the series?**

**Q11. 824, 408, 396, 96, 44, 18, 5**

(a) 408

(b) 44

(c) 396

(d) 18

(e) 5

**Q12. 5, 7, 13, 25, 45, 87, 117**

(a) 87

(b) 117

(c) 45

(d) 13

(e) 25

**Q13. 1, 7, 30,79,241,727, 2185**

(a) 2185

(b) 30

(c) 241

(d) 79

(e) 727

**Q14. 2, 3, 10, 15, 25, 35, 50, 63**

(a) 25

(b) 35

(c) 63

(d) 10

(e) 15

**Q15. 2, 7, 28, 60, 126, 215, 344**

(a) 28

(b) 215

(c) 60

(d) 344

(e) 126