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Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS SO Pre 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 RBI Assistant Mains are lined up. So, these 15 questions can help you practice three very important topics of Quant Section.

Q1. Railway fares of 1st, 2nd and 3rd classes between two stations were in the ratio of 8 : 6 : 3. The fares of 1st and 2nd Classes were subsequently reduced by 1/6 and 1/12 respectively. If during a year, the ratio between the passengers of 1st, 2nd and 3rd classes was 9 : 12 : 26 and total amount collected by the sale of tickets was Rs 1088, then find the collection from the passengers of 1st class?
(a) Rs 260
(b) Rs 280
(c) Rs 300
(d) Rs 320
(e) Rs 340

Q2. The cost of digging a pit was Rs 1,347. How much will it cost (approximately)if the wages of workmen per day has been increased by 1/8 of the former wages and length of the working day increased by 1/20 of the former period?
(a) Rs 1443
(b) Rs 1234
(c) Rs 1439
(d) Rs 1000
(e) Rs 1350

Q3. Cheap and Best, a kirana shop, bought some apples at 4 per rupee and an equal number at 5 per rupee. He then sold the entire quantity at 9 for 2 rupees. What is his percentage profit or loss?
(a) 1.23% loss
(b) 6.66% profit
(c) 8.888% profit
(d) No profit no loss
(e) 1.23 % profit

Q4. Find the selling price of goods if two salesmen claim to make 25% profits each, one calculating it on cost price while another on the selling price, the difference in the profits earned being Rs 100 and selling price being the same in both the cases.
(a) Rs 2000
(b) Rs 1600
(c) Rs 2400
(d) Rs 2500
(e) Rs 2050

Q5. Find the compound interest on Rs 64,000 for 1 year at the rate of 12% annum compounded after each four month (approximately).
(a) Rs 8215
(b) Rs 8000
(c) Rs 8185
(d) Rs.7580
(e) Rs.8450

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. The population of a city is 2,00,000. If only birth occurs in first year with a rate 6% per annum and in next year only death occurs with a rate 3 % per annum, then calculate the population of the city after 2 years.
(a) 2,12,090
(b) 2,06,090
(c) 2,05,640
(d) 2,12,000
(e) 2,04,560

Q7. One year ago, the ratio between Mahesh’s and Suresh’s salaries was 3 : 5. The ratio of their individual salaries of last year and present year is 2 : 3 and 4 : 5 respectively. If their total salaries for the present year are Rs 43000, what is the present salary of Mahesh?
(a) Rs 19000
(b) Rs 18000
(c) Rs 16000
(d) Rs 15500
(e) Rs 18500

Q8. A sink contains exactly 12 litres of water. If water is drained from the sink until it holds exactly 6 litres of water less than the quantity drained away. How many litres of water were drained away?
(a) 2 litres
(b) 6 litres
(c) 3 litres
(d) 9 litres
(e) 4 litres

Q9. 5 litres of water is added to a certain quantity of pure milk costing Rs 3 per liters. If by selling the mixture at the same price as before, a profit of 20% is made, then what is the amount of pure milk in the mixture?
(a) 20 litres
(b) 30 litres
(c) 25 litres
(d) 35 litres
(e) 28 litres

Q10. A speaks the truth 3 out of 4 times, and B 5 out of 6 times. What is the probability that they will contradict each other in stating the same fact?
(a) 2/3
(b) 1/3
(c) 5/6
(d) 1/6
(e) 2/9

Solutions (6-10):
Directions (11-15): Simplify the following questions.

Solutions (11-15):