# 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. A cylindrical flask, whose circular part has a diameter of 35 cm is filled with water up to a height of 24 cm. A solid iron spherical ball of radius 12 cm is dropped in the flask to submerge completely in water. Find the increase in the level of water (in cm) (rounded off to two decimal places).**

(a) 8.56

(b) 8.24

(c) 7.88

(d) 7.52

(e) 6.52

**Q2. The difference between the outside and inside surface area of a hollow spherical metallic ball having outer diameter of 35 cm, is 2464 cm square. Find the volume of the inner part of the sphere (in cm cube) .**

(a) 539

(b) 539/3

(c) 639/5

(d) 255

(e) 376

**Q3. Marked price of two articles is Rs.2800 each. One is sold at a discount of 24% and the other for Rs. 1200 more than the marked price. If the net profit is 25%. Find the total cost price of articles.**

(a) Rs. 4,500.5

(b) Rs. 4,902.4

(c) Rs. 4,800

(d) Rs. 4,600.25

(e) Rs. 5,400.6

**Q4. Profit on selling 12 oranges equals sellings price of 4 apples. While loss on sellings 12 apples equals selling price of 6 oranges. Also profit percentage equals to the loss percentage and cost of an orange is one third of the cost of an apple. What is the ratio of selling price of orange to the sellings price of an apple?**

(a) 5 : 4

(b) 2 : 1

(c) 4 : 5

(d) 3 : 4

(e) 4 : 7

**Q5. Train A, travelling at 90 kmph, overtook train B, traveling in the same direction, in 5 seconds. If train B had been traveling at twice its speed, then train A would have taken 15 seconds to overtake it. Find the length of train B, given that it is half the length of train A.**

(a) 25 m

(b) 50 m

(c) 75 m

(d) 150 m

(e) None of these

*Solutions (1-5):***Q6. Samartha is five times as old as his daughter Trisha and Samartha’s wife Phalguni’s age is 26 years more than that of Trisha. The difference between thrice the age of Samarth ten years ago and twice the age of Phalguni ten years ago was 42 years. What will be the respective ratio of Phalguni’s age 12 years hence and Samartha’s age 2 years hence?**

(a) 23 : 21

(b) 24 : 29

(c) 19 : 23

(d) 21 : 25

(e) 18 : 23

**Q7. Abhay and Anushka started a business and invested Rs. 12,500 and Rs. 20,000 respectively. At the end of year they decided to distribute 50% of profit equally among them and remaining in capital ratio. Had they distributed entire profit in capital ratio, Abhay got Rs. 3,78 less. Find the total profit amount.**

(a) Rs. 6,000

(b) Rs. 6,552

(c) Rs. 5500

(d) Rs. 5650

(e) None of these

**Q8. Several litres of alcohol drawn off a 72 litre vessel full of alcohol and equal amount of water added. Again, the same volume of the mixture was drawn off and replaced by water. As a result, the vessel contained 18 litres of pure alcohol. How much the alcohol was drawn off initially?**

(a) 30 litres

(b) 37 litres

(c) 39 litres

(d) 36 litres

(e) 35 litres

**Q9. The simple interest on a sum of money will be Rs. 450 after five years. In the next seven years principal becomes six times, what will be the total interest at the end of 12th year?**

(a) Rs. 1200

(b) Rs. 1080

(c) Rs. 1100

(d) Rs. 1000

(e) Rs. 800

**Q10. An inlet pipe can fill a tank in 8 hours and an outlet can empty the same tank in 40 hours, working individually. How many minimum additional number of outlet pipes of the same capacity are required to be opened, so that the tank never overflows?**

(a) 6

(b) 5

(c) 8

(d) 7

(e) 9

*Directions (11-15): Find the wrong number in the following number series.***Q11. 3, 8, 27, 112, 560, 3396**

(a) 8

(b) 560

(c) 27

(d) 3396

(e) 112

**Q12. 1162, 1167, 1182, 1207, 1242, 1285**

(a) 1167

(b) 1182

(c) 1285

(d) 1242

(e) 1207

**Q13. 7, 29, 5, 31, 3, 33, 2**

(a) 2

(b) 31

(c) 33

(d) 5

(e) 29

**Q14. 223, 287, 359, 439, 529, 623**

(a) 439

(b) 287

(c) 623

(d) 529

(e) 359

**Q15. 2, 3, 11, 65 , 519, 5190**

(a) 3

(b) 5190

(c) 11

(d) 65

(e) 519