# Most Important Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS Clerk Prelims 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 (1-5): The following pie-chart shows the percentage distribution of the sum of six different banks with which an Indian businessman, Vijay Malya, fled away from India. Study the chart carefully to answer the following questions.**

Note: In pie-chart, some data are missing. If required, then first and then proceed.

(a) 1968.45 crores

(b) 1945.68 crores

(c) 1519.68 crores

(d) 1845.84 crores

(e) None of these

**Q2. If the average sum from ICICI, SBI and Axis banks together with which Malya fled away from India, was Rs. 1,474 crores, then find the sum from ICICI bank that Malya took away from the country?**

(a) 1084.26 crores

(b) 1343.16 crores

(c) 1238.16 crores

(d) 1440.24 crores

(e) None of these

**Q3. What was the total sum from HDFC, PNB and UBI together with which Malya fled away from country (for ICICI bank use the value obtained in Q2.)?**

(a) 3,944 crores

(b) 4,544 crores

(c) 3,842 crores

(d) 4,422 crores

(e) None of these

**Q4. Find the ratio of money from SBI and UBI together to the money from PNB and ICICI banks together if percentage value of PNB is 6% more than that of UBI.**

(a) 4 : 9

(b) 9 : 11

(c) 11 : 9

(d) 9 : 4

(e) None of these

**Q5. If the percentage distribution of money of SBI and PNB was interchanged, then find the average sum from PNB, UBI and ICICI together with which Malya fled away from India.**

(a) 1810.84 crores

(b) 1709.84 crores

(c) 1725 crores

(d) 1764.64 crores

(e) None of these

**Directions(6-10): Find the wrong term in the following number series.**

**Q6. 5, 15, 30, 135, 405, 1215, 3645**

(a) 5

(b) 30

(c) 405

(d) 3645

(e) 1215

**Q7. 2, 9, 28, 65, 126, 216, 344**

(a) 9

(b) 28

(c) 216

(d) 65

(e) 344

**Q8. 1, 2, 6, 21, 86, 445, 2676**

(a) 86

(b) 6

(c) 21

(d) 445

(e) 2676

**Q9. 3, 5, 12, 38, 154, 914, 4634**

(a) 5

(b) 12

(c) 154

(d) 914

(e) 4634

**Q10. 696, 340, 168, 80, 36, 14, 3**

(a) 14

(b) 168

(c) 340

(d) 80

(e) 3

**Q11. A certain product C is made of two ingredients A and B in the proportion of 2: 5. The price of A is three times that of B. The overall cost of C is Rs. 5.20 per kg including labour charges of 80 paisa per kg. Find the cost of B per kg?**

(a) Rs. 8.40

(b) Rs. 4.20

(c) Rs. 4.80

(d) Rs. 2.80

(e) None of these

**Q12. A bath can be filled with the cold water pipe in 10 minutes and by hot water pipe in 15 minutes (independently each). A person leaves the bathroom after turning on both pipes simultaneously and returns at the moment when the bath should be full. Finding, however, that the waste pipe has been opened he now closes it. In 4 minutes more, the bath is full. In what time would be the waste pipe empty it?**

(a) 6 minutes

(b) 9 minutes

(c) 3 minutes

(d) 15 minutes

(e) None of these

**Q13. Two trains, 100 km apart, travel towards each other on the same track. One train travels at 40 km/hr; the other travels at 60 km/hr. A bird starts flying at a speed of 90 km/hr, at the same location of the faster train. When it reaches the slower train, it turns around and flies in the opposite direction at the same speed. When it reaches the faster train, again it turns around and so on. When the two trains collide, how far has the bird flown?**

(a) 90 km

(b) 45 km

(c) 180 km

(d) 135 km

(e) None of these

**S13. Ans.(a)**

Sol.

Since the trains are 100 km apart, and the trains are travelling towards each other at 40 and 60 km/hr, the trains will collide in one hour. The bird must be flying at 90 k/hr during this time, so the bird travels 90 km.

**Q14.**Parameshwaran invested an amount of Rs 12000 at the simple interest rate of 10 percent annum and another amount at the simple interest rate of 20 percent per annum. The total interest earned at the end of one year on the total amount invested became 14 percent per annum. Find the total amount invested.

(a) Rs 22000

(b) Rs 25000

(c) Rs 20000

(d) Rs 24000

(e) None of these

**Q15. A man bought a scooter and a car. He sold all of them at 30% profit. Scooter is sold at 10% profit. Cost price of scooter is 1/10 of the cost of car. Marked price of a car is Rs. 4,50,000. If he bought scooter at a discount of 20% on marked price and car at a discount of 10% on marked price then, what will be the ratio of marked price of scooter to the selling price of the car.**

(a) 25/264

(b) 25/268

(c) 35/260

(d) 34/260

(e) None of these

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