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Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS Clerk Exam

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 Clerk Prelims are lined up. So, these 15 questions can help you practice three very important topics of Quant Section.

Q1. There is a certain amount of which A takes 30% then B takes 60% of the remaining amount, then C takes 80% of the remaining amount. Now if the amount left is 2,536.8 then what is the actual sum?
(a) Rs. 45,300
(b) Rs. 45,500
(c) Rs. 42,600
(d) Rs. 48,400
(e) None of these

Q2. In a class there are 60 boys whose average age is decreased by 1.5 months, when 1 boy aged 25 years is replaced by a new boy. Find the age of the new boy.
(a) 16 years
(b) 15 years
(c) 17.5 years
(d) 19 years
(e) None of these

Q3. Two vessels A and B contains milk and water mixed in the ratio 9:8 and 4:3 respectively. The ratio in which these two mixture be mixed to get a new mixture containing 800/17% milk is
(a) 13:5
(b) 12:7
(c) 11:7
(d) 12:5
(e) None of these

Q4. What will be the total surface area of a solid cone having diameter and height 14 m and 24 m respectively ? (take Ï€ = 22/7)
(a) 710
(b) 708
(c) 704
(d) 720
(e) None of these

Q5. There are 8 filling pipes each capable of filling a cistern alone in 26 minutes and 6 emptying pipes each capable of emptying a cistern alone in 24 minutes. All pipes are opened together and as a result, tank fills 27 litres of water per minute. Find the capacity of the tank.
(a) 445 l
(b) 458 l
(c) 460 l
(d) 468 l
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. A and B entered into a partnership, investing Rs. 18000 and Rs. 15000 respectively. After 4 months, ‘A’ withdrew Rs. 6000, while B invested Rs. 3000 more. After 4 months more, C joins the business with a capital of Rs. 24,000. After an year, they obtained a profit of Rs. 22,620. What is A’s share in the profit?
(a) Rs.8120
(b) Rs.9600
(c) Rs.8500
(d) Rs.7800
(e) None of these

Q7. A bag contains 6 blue balls and 4 black balls. If two balls are selected at random, what is the probability that both are black?
(a) 4/15
(b) 2/15
(c) 7/17
(d) 2/17
(e) 5/21

Q8. A discount of 20% is given on the marked price of an article. The shopkeeper charges sales tax of 8% on the discounted price. If the selling price be Rs 1836, what is the marked price of the article?
(a) Rs 2185
(b) Rs 2250
(c) Rs 3020
(d) Rs 2125
(e) None of these

Q9. Ravi borrowed some money at the rate of 6 p.c.p.a for the first two years, at the rate of 12 p.c.p.a for the next four years and at the rate of 10 p.c.p.a for the period beyond 6 years. If he pays a total simple interest of Rs 36,400 at the end of 8 years, how much money did he borrow?
(a) Rs 39500
(b) Rs 42500
(c) Rs 45500
(d) Rs 43000
(e) None of these

Q10. In a class of 75 students and 10 teachers, each student got sweets that are 20% of the total number of students and each teacher got sweets that are 30% of the total number of students. How many sweets were there?
(a) 1350
(b) 1360
(c) 1250
(d) 1240
(e) 1430

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): What approximate value should come in the place of the question mark ? in the following questions ? (You are not expected to calculate the exact value.)

Q11. 17.9% of 324.98 – 23.9% of 199.89 = ?
(a) 10
(b) 5
(c) 15
(d) 25
(e) 21

Q12. 5068 ÷ 37 × 4 = ?
(a) 660
(b) 448
(c) 520
(d) 548
(e) 521

Q15. 39.91×44.9÷ 4.95= ?
(a) 376
(b) 391
(c) 374
(d) 353
(e) 360

Solutions (11-15):