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Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2018

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.  The ratio of ages of Ravi and Sushant, four years before, was 2 : 3. After three years, the ratio of their ages will be 3 : 4. What is the average of their present ages?
(a) 22 years
(b) 21.5 years
(c) 25 years
(d) 22.5 years
(e) 23 years

Q2.  A bag contains Rs 1, 50 paisa and 25 paisa coins in the ratio of 3 : 4 : 8 respectively. If total value of money in the bag is Rs 840. Find no. of 50 paisa coins in the bag.
(a) 380
(b) 520
(c) 480
(d) 460
(e) 420

Q3.  Rima’s, Rakhi’s and Sarita’s present salaries are in the ratio of 3 : 5  : 7. In the next year, their salaries increases by 20%, 25% and 30% respectively, find the ratio of their salaries  next year.
(a) 72 : 125 : 182
(b) 125 : 72 : 182
(c) 182 : 125 : 72
(d) 21 : 53 : 123
(e) None of these

Q4.  The ratio between volume of a cylinder and a cone is 7 : 4. If diameter of cylinder is 33 1/3% more than that of cone then find the ratio of height of cylinder to that of cone.
(a) 11 : 17
(b) 17 : 11
(c) 64 : 21
(d) 21 : 64
(e) 57 : 37

Q5. A precious stone weighing 35 grams worth Rs 12,250 is accidently dropped and gets broken into two pieces having weights in the ratio of 2 : 5. If the price varies as the square of the weight then find the loss due to breaking of stone?
(a) Rs 5750
(b) Rs 6000
(c) Rs 5500
(d) Rs 5000
(e) Rs. 5200

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (6-7): Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:
Anshu gave Bobby and Chandan as many pens as each one of them (Bobby and Chandan) already had. Then Chandan gave Anshu and Bobby as many pens as each (Anshu and Bobby) already had. Now each had an equal number of pens. The total number of pens is 72.

Q6. How many pens did Bobby have initially?
(a) 24
(b) 18
(c) 12
(d) 6
(e) 8

Q7. How many pens did Chandan have initially?
(a) 24
(b) 18
(c) 12
(d) 6
(e) 16

Q8.  The sum of three numbers is 98. If the ratio of the first to the second is 2 : 3 and that of second to the third is 5 : 8 then the second numbers is :
(a) 20
(b) 30
(c) 38
(d) 48
(e) 45

Q9. Ratio of numerator and denominator of a fraction is 2 : 3. If 6 is subtracted from numerator than result is   2/3 rd of the original fraction. Find the numerator of original fraction.
(a) 6
(b) 18
(c) 27
(d) 26
(e) 21

Q10. The total number of students of a school was 660. The ratio between boys and girls was 13 : 9. After some days, 30 girls joined the school and some boys left the school and new ratio between boys and girls became 6 : 5. Find the number of boys who left the school.
(a) 50
(b) 40
(c) 20
(d) 60
(e) 30

Solutions (6-10):

Q11. Between two consecutive years my incomes are in the ratio of 2 : 3 and expenses in the ratio 5 : 9. If my income in the second year is Rs. 45000 and my expenses in the first year is Rs. 25000. My total savings for the two years is:
(a) Nil
(b) Rs. 15000
(c) Rs. 10000
(d) Rs. 5000
(e) None of these

Q12. At the start of a movie in PVR, the ratio of the number of male audience to the number of female audience was 3 : 1. During the interval break 16 audience left (in the same ratio as they have entered into the cinema hall) and 6 more female audience came into the cinema hall. The ratio of the male to the female audience become 2 : 1. What was the total number of audience at the start of the movie?
(a) 64
(b) 48
(c) 54
(d) 72
(e) 68

Q13. A mixture contains milk and water in the ratio 5 : 1. On adding 5 litres of water, the ratio of milk to water becomes 5 : 2. Find quantity of milk in the original mixture.
(a) 16 litres
(b) 25 lires
(c) 22.75 litres
(d) 32.5 litres
(e) 30 litres

Q14. In express train, the number of passengers travelling in AC 1st  class, AC 2nd class  and Sleeper class are in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3 and the fares to each of these classes are in the ratio 5 : 4 : 2. If the total income from this train is Rs. 57000, then the income from the AC 1st class is :
(a) Rs. 8000
(b) Rs. 15000
(c) Rs. 10000
(d) Rs. 6000
(e) None of these

Q15. The expenses of a hotel consist of two parts. One part varies with the number of inmates while the other is constant. When the number of inmates is 200 and 250, the expenses are respectively Rs. 1300 and Rs. 1600. Then, the expenses for 300 inmates are:
(a) Rs. 1800
(b) Rs. 1900
(c) Rs. 2000
(d) Rs. 2100
(e) Rs. 2300

Solutions (11-15):