# Most Important Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO Mains 2017

**Dear Students,**

**Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS PO Mains**

Quantitative Aptitude is a very important section you must prepare if you are aiming for a job in Bank or Insurance sector. These two weeks are very important as IBPS PO and Clerk Mains are lined up. So, these 15 questions can help you practice three very important topics of Quant Section.

*Directions (Q.1-5): Study the following graph and table carefully to answer the questions that follow.*

**Percentage distribution of students appeared in a competitive exam from seven states**

**State wise percentage and ratio of male and female qualified students**

**Q1. What is the total number of candidates disqualified from state M.P, Bihar and Punjab together?**

(a) 40570

(b) 44380

(c) 45480

(d) 44580

(e) None of these

**Q2. What is the total number of female candidates qualified from states Odisha and Assam together?**

(a) 16864

(b) 18864

(c) 18684

(d) 21848

(e) None of these

**Q3. Which of the following pair of states have the equal number of qualified male candidates?**

(a) Bihar and Odissa

(b) Assam and Punjab

(c) Assam and M.P

(d) Haryana and M.P

(e) None of these

**Q4. Find the difference between qualified males from M.P and Assam together and qualified females from Bihar and New Delhi together?**

(a) 8640

(b) 8460

(c) 8200

(d) 8160

(e) None of these

**Q5. Qualified females from Haryana are what percent (approximate) of appeared candidates from Bihar?**

(a) 21%

(b) 25%

(c) 27%

(d) 18%

(e) 23%

*Solutions (1-5):***Q6. An alloy contains only zinc and copper. One such alloy weighing 15 gm contains zinc and copper in the ratio of 2 : 3 by weight. If 10 gm of zinc is added then find what amount of copper has to be removed from the alloy such that the final alloy has zinc and copper in the ratio of 4 : 1 by weight?**
(a) 5 gm

(b) 5.5 gm

(c) 6 gm

(d) 4.8 gm

(e) None of these

**Q7. A solution of sugar syrup has 15% sugar. Another solution has 5% sugar. How many litres of the second solution must be added to 20 litres of the first solution to make a solution of 10% sugar?**

(a) 10

(b) 5

(c) 15

(d) 20

(e) None of these

**Q8. Find the compound interest on Rs 80000 for 3 years if the rate of interest is 5% for the first year, 4% for the second year and 5% for the third year.**

(a) Rs 17128

(b) Rs 11728

(c) Rs 11278

(d) Rs 11738

(e) None of these

**Q9. Sumit works as a state contractor for PWD and supplies bitumen mix for road construction. He has two varieties of bitumen, one at Rs. 42 per kg and the other at Rs. 25 per kg. How many kg of first variety must Sumit mix with 25 kg of the second variety, so that he may, on selling the mixture at Rs. 40 per kg, gain 25% on the outlay?**

(a) 30

(b) 20

(c) 25

(d) 15

(e) 17.5

**Q10. What is the area of the face of a clock described by its minute hand between 9 a.m. and 9.35 a.m., if the minute hand is 10 cm long?**

*Solutions (6-10):*

*Directions (11-15): In each of the following questions a number series is given which has only one wrong number. You have to find out the wrong number.***Q11. 7.5 47.5 87.5 157.5 247.5 357.5 487.5**

(a) 357.5

(b) 87.5

(c) 157.5

(d) 7.5

(e) 47.5

**Q12. 13 16 21 27 39 52 69**

(a) 21

(b) 39

(c) 27

(d) 52

(e) 16

**Q13. 1500 1581 1664 1749 1833 1925 2016**

(a) 1581

(b) 1664

(c) 1833

(d) 1925

(e) 1749

**Q14. 36 54 18 27 9 18.5 4.5**

(a) 4.5

(b) 18.5

(c) 54

(d) 18

(e) 27

**Q15. 1 8 27 64 124 216 343**

(a) 8

(b) 27

(c) 64

(d) 124

(e) 216