# Night Class: Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS SO Prelims 2017

**Dear Students,**

**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. An amount of money is to be distributed among P, Q and R in the ration 6 : 19 : 7 respectively. If R gives Rs. 200 of his share to Q the ratio among P, Q and R becomes 3 : 10 : 3 respectively. What was the total amount?**

(a) Rs. 6400

(b) Rs.12800

(c) Rs. 3200

(d) Rs. 6800

(e) Rs. 7200

**Q2. Tea at Rs. 126 per kg and at Rs. 135 per kg are mixed with a third variety in the ratio 1 : 2 : 2. If the mixture is worth Rs. 153 per kg, the price of the third variety (per kg) is**

(a) Rs. 169.50

(b) Rs. 175

(c) Rs. 172.50

(d) Rs. 184.5

(e) Rs. 158

**Q3. A train travels with a speed of 20 m/s in the first 10 minutes, goes 8.5 km in the next 10 minutes, 11 km in the next 10, 8.5 km in the next 10 and 6 km in the next 10 minutes. What is the average speed of the train in kilometer per hour for the journey described?**

(a) 42 kmph

(b) 35.8 kmph

(c) 55.2 kmph

(d) 46 kmph

(e) 45.5 kmph

**Q4. 19 persons went to a hotel for a combined dinner party. 13 of them spent Rs. 79 each on their dinner and the rest spent Rs. 4 more than the average expenditure of all the 19. What was the total money spent by them?**

(a) Rs. 1536.07

(b) Rs. 1534

(c) Rs. 1492

(d) Rs. 1578.5

(e) Rs. 1450

**Q5. The average weekly salary per head of all employees (supervisors and labourers) is Rs. 100. The average weekly salary per head of all the supervisor is Rs. 600 while the average weekly salary per head of all the labourers is Rs. 75. Find the number of supervisors in the factory if there are 840 labourers in it.**

(a) 46

(b) 42

(c) 44

(d) 48

(e) 38

*Solutions (1-5):***Q6. A can contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the ratio 7 : 5. When 9 litres of mixture are drawn off and same quantity of B is poured into can , the ratio of A and B becomes 7 : 9 ,litres of liquid A contained by the can initially was**

(a) 10

(b) 20

(c) 21

(d) 25

(e) 18

**Q7. A certain job was assigned to a group of men to do it in 20 days. But 12 men did not turn up for the job and the remaining men did the job in 32 days. The original number of men in the group was**

(a) 32

(b) 34

(c) 36

(d) 40

(e) 28

**Q8. A can do a piece of work in 12 days alone, B can do the same work in 16 days alone. After A has been working for 5 days and B for 7 days, C finishes it in 14 days. In how many days will C alone be able to do the work ?**

(a) 86 days

(b) 94 days

(c) 96 days

(d) 98 days

(e) 92 days

**Q9. In how many ways can the letters of the word ‘EQUATION’ be arranged so that all the vowels come together ?**

(a) ⁹C₄×⁹C₅

(b) 4!.5!

(c) 9!/5!

(d) 9! – 4!5!

(e) 240

**Q10. How many distinct words can be formed out of the word PROWLING which start with R & end with W ?**

(a) 8!/2!

(b) 6!/2!

(c) 6!

(d) 360

(e) 5!×2!

*Solutions (6-10):*

*Directions (11-15): In the following number series, find the missing term.***Q11. 12, 27, 73, 212, 630, 1885, ?**

(a) 5651

(b) 5652

(c) 5653

(d) 5654

(e) 5655

**Q12. 18, 20, 44, 138, 560, 2810, ?**

(a) 16818

(b) 16836

(c) 16854

(d) 16872

(e) 16782

**Q13. 1200, 480, 192, 76.8, 30.72, 12.288, ?**

(a) 4.9152

(b) 5.8192

(c) 6.7112

(d) 7.6132

(e) 49.152

**Q14. 841, 961, 1089, 1225, ? , 1521**

(a) 729

(b) 1369

(c) 1156

(d) 1681

(e) 1444

**Q15. 141, 2885, 4613, 5613, 6125, ?**

(a) 6311

(b) 6321

(c) 6331

(d) 6341

(e) 6189