Most Important Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO Mains and Clerk Prelims 2017

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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 (1-4): In each of the following questions, a question is followed by information given in three statements. You have to study the question along with the statements and decide the information given in which of the statement(s) is necessary and sufficient to answer the question.

Q1. What is the average weight of girls in the class?
I. Average weight of all the 60 students is 42 kg.
II. Average weight of boys is 43 kg
III. Total weight of all girls together is 1144 kg
(a) Any two of three
(b) All I, II & III
(c) I & II only
(d) II & III only
(e) Question cannot be answered even with information in all three statements.

Q2. What is the selling price of the T.V. set if no discount is offered?
I. Profit earned was 20%
II. Had 10% discount been offered on selling price the profit would have been Rs. 1200.
III. Cost price is Rs. 15000.
(a) Any two of the three
(b) Only I & II
(c) Only I I & III
(d) Only II & III
(e) None of these

Q3. What is the speed of the train?
I. Length of the platform is 150% of the length of the train.
II. The train crosses the platform in 25 seconds.
III. The train crosses the signal pole in 19 seconds.
(a) All I, II & III
(b) I and Either II or III
(c) Only II & III
(d) Any two of the three
(e) Question cannot be answered even with the information in all three statements.

S3. Ans.(e)
Sol. ∵ Length of platform or train is not given.
So, we can’t answer the question with the information given.

Q4. What is the volume of the cylindrical tank?
I. Area of the base is X square metres.
II. Height of the tank is Y metres.
III. Diameter of the base is equal to height of the tank.
(a) Only I & II
(b) Only II & III
(c) Only I & III
(d) All I, II & III
(e) Any two of the three

S4. Ans.(e)
Sol. To get volume of cylinder, we need height and radius.
So, from any two of three statement, we can get answer.

Q5. Out of 5 women and 4 men a committee of four members is to be formed in such a way that at most three members are women. In how many different ways can it be done?
(a) 125
(b) 120
(c) 105
(d) 130
(e) None of these

Q6. A is thrice as good a workman as B and therefore is able to finish a job in 30 days less than B. How many days will they take to finish the job working together?

Q7. Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 24 minutes and 32 minutes respectively. If both the pipes are opened simultaneously, after how much time should B be closed so that the tank is full in 18 minutes ?
(a) 6
(b) 8
(c) 10
(d) 11
(e) None of these

Q8. On Rs. 3500 invested at a simple interest rate 7 per cent per annum, Rs. 500 is obtained as interest in certain years. In order to earn Rs. 800 as interest on Rs. 4900 in the same number of years, what should be the rate of simple interest ?
(a) 9%
(b) 10%
(c) 12%
(d) 8%
(e) None of these

Q9. A person sells 1/4th part of his property at 20% gain, 2/3rd part of the property at 21% gain and the remaining part at 12% loss what is the overall% gain or % loss incurred by him.
(a) 18% loss
(b) 16% profit
(c) 16% loss
(d) 18% profit
(e) None of these

Q10. A man borrows Rs 3000 at 10% compound interest per annum. At the end of each year he pays back Rs 1000. How much amount he pay at the end of 3rd year to clear all his dues?
(a) Rs 1683
(b) Rs 1530
(c) Rs 1453
(d) Rs 1430
(e) None of these

Directions (Q.11-15): 5 students Mahesh, Raushan, Ranjan, Sakshi and Kuldeep participated in an international quiz and write 4 subjects namely History, General Science, Current Affairs and Geography. The table gives partial information about their individual scores and total scores scored by all in each subject.

Each column has 2 values missing. These are the marks scored by 2 lowest scores in that subject.

General Science
Current Affairs








NOTE: No two students have scored equal marks in the same subject. None of the 2 missing values is more than 10% of total marks scored in that subject.

Q11. Minimum possible score of Mahesh in History is what percent of minimum possible score of him in Current Affairs?

Q12. If Ranjan is the lowest scorer in Geography, then what is his percentage contribution in total marks in the same subject?
(a) 9.5
(b) 38
(c) 10
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q13. If score of Mahesh and Raushan in Current Affairs are in ratio 7 : 9, then find the difference between average score of Raushan and average score of Sakshi in all 4 subjects?
(a) 2.9
(b) 1.6
(c) 3.7
(d) 2.5
(e) None of these

Q14. If Ranjan has scored 4 marks more than Mahesh in History, then marks scored by Mahesh in History is approximately what percent of marks scored by Mahesh in Geography ?
(a) 43
(b) 47
(c) 440
(d) 36
(e) 51

Q15. What is the maximum possible average score of Raushan in all 4 subjects?
(a) 56.25
(b) 57.25
(c) 58.75
(d) 56.75
(e) None of these

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