# Must Do Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS SO Prelims 2017

**Dear IBPS SO Candidates,**

**Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS SO Pre 2017**

Here are Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS SO Prelims 2017. 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 SO Prelims and IBPS Clerk Mains are lined up. So, these 15 questions can help you practice three very important topics of Quant Section.

**Q1. King Dashratha, at his eleventh hour, called his three queens and distributed his gold in the following way: He gave 50% of his wealth to his first wife, 50% of the rest to his second wife and again 50% of the rest to his third wife. If their combined share is worth, 1,30,900 kilograms of gold, find the quantity of gold King Dashratha was having initially?**

(a) 1,50,000 kg

(b) 1,49,600 kg

(c) 1,51,600 kg

(d) 1,52,600 kg

(e) None of these

**Q2. A dog after travelling 50 km meets a swami who counsels him to go slower. He then proceeds at 3/4 of his former speed and arrives at his destination 35 minutes late. Had the meeting occurred 24 km further the dog would have reached its destination 25 minutes late. The speed of the dog is**

(a) 48 km/h

(b) 36 km/h

(c) 54 km/h

(d) 58 km/h

(e) 50 km/h

**Q3. Length of a rectangular field is increased by 14 metres and breadth is decreased by 6 metres, area of the field remains unchanged. If length be decreased by 14 metres and breadth be increased by 10 metres, again area remains unchanged. Find the perimeter of the rectangle.**

(a) 172 m

(b) 192 m

(c) 162 m

(d) Data inadequate

(e) None of these

**Q4. If A and B working separately can do a piece of work in 8 and 12 hours respectively. If they work alternatively every hour starting with A at 9 a.m., when will be the work completed?**

(a) 6 pm

(b) 6 : 30 pm

(c) 5 pm

(d) 5 : 30 pm

(e) None of these

**Q5. A bus meets with an auto at 10:00 am while going the same way in the same direction towards Haridwar. The Bus reaches at Haridwar at 12:30 p.m. and take 1 hour rest at there. Bus return on the same way and meet with the same auto half an hour later. At what time the auto will reach at Haridwar?**

(a) 3 pm

(b) 4 pm

(c) 3:30 pm

(d) 5 pm

(e) None of the above

*Solutions (1-5):***Q6. A group of students prepared stuffed toys as part of their group activity. They spent Rs. 100 on velvet, Rs 5 on thread and needle and Rs. 27 on miscellaneous items. They made 30 toys, 50% of which were purchased by force by some senior students causing them a loss of 50%. At what % proﬁt should they sell the remaining toys so as to gain 50% on their total cost?**

(a) 100%

(b) 150%

(c) 75%

(d) 60%

(e) None of these

**Q7. A boat while travelling upstream covers a distance of 18 km at the speed of 3 km/h, whereas while travelling downstream it covers the same distance at a speed of 9 km/h. What is the speed of the boat in still water?**

(a) 3 km/h

(b) 5 km/h

(c) 7 km/h

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**Q8. Prakash, Sunil and Anil started a business jointly investing Rs.11 lakh, Rs. 16.5 lakh and Rs. 8.25 lakh respectively. The profit earned by them in the business at the end of 3 yr was Rs. 19.5 lakh. What will be the 50% of Anil’s share in the profit?**

(a) Rs. 4.5 lakh

(b) Rs. 2.25 lakh

(c) Rs. 2.5 lakh

(d) Rs. 3.75 lakh

(e) None of these

**Q9. Mr. Giridhar spends 50% of his monthly income on household items and out of the remaining he spends 50% on transport, 25% on entertainment, 10% on sports and remaining amount of Rs. 900 is saved. What is Mr. Giridhar’s monthly income?**

(a) Rs. 6000

(b) Rs. 12000

(c) Rs. 9000

(d) Can't be determined

(e) None of these

**Q10. The simple interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 20000 at the end of 3 years is Rs. 7200. What would be the compound interest accrued on the same amount at the same rate in the same period?**

(a) Rs. 8342.36

(b) Rs. 8098.56

(c) Rs. 8246.16

(d) Rs. 8112.86

(e) None of these

*Solutions (6-10):*

*Directions (Q11-15): Find out the approximate value which should replace the question mark (?) in the following questions.***Note: (You are not expected to find out the exact value)**

**Q11. 25.05% of 2845 + 14.999 × 2400 = ?**

(a) 36,700

(b) 36,500

(c) 35,800

(d) 35,600

(e) 36,200

**Q12. 1010 ÷ 36 + 187 × 20.05 = ?**

(a) 3650

(b) 3770

(c) 3825

(d) 3800

(e) 3700

**Q13. 125% of 4875 + 88.005 × 14.995 = ?**

(a) 7395

(b) 7490

(c) 7510

(d) 7375

(e) 7415

**Q14. 39.05 × 14.95 – 27.99 × 10.12 = (36 + ?) × 5**

(a) 22

(b) 29

(c) 34

(d) 32

(e) 25

**Q15. 158.004 × 4.06 + 20.12% of 849.86 + ? = 950.93**

(a) 350

(b) 480

(c) 280

(d) 250

(e) 150