Dear Students,

Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS 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 PO and IBPS Clerk Exams are lined up. So, these 15 questions can help you practice three very important topics of Quant Section.

Q1. A man ordered 4 pairs of black socks and some pairs of brown socks. The price of a black pair is double that of a brown pair. While preparing the bill, the clerk did a mistake and interchanged the number of black and brown pairs. This increased the bill by 50%. The ratio of the number of black and brown pairs of socks in the original order was
(a) 4 : 1
(b) 2 : 1
(c) 1 : 4
(d) 1 : 2
(e) None of these

Q2. A certain number of tennis balls were purchased for Rs.450. Five more balls could have been purchased for the same amount if each ball was cheaper by Rs.15. Find the number of balls purchased.
(a) 15
(b) 20
(c) 10
(d) 25
(e) None of these

Q3. 60 kg of an alloy A is mixed with 100 kg of alloy B. If alloy A has lead and tin in the ratio 3 : 2 and alloy B has tin and copper in the ratio 1 : 4, then the amount of tin in the new alloy is
(a) 36 kg
(b) 44 kg
(c) 53 kg
(d) 80 kg
(e) None of these

Q4. Ratio of the earnings (in Rs.) of A and B is 4 : 7. If the earnings of A increases by 50% and those of B decreases by 25%, the new ratio of their earnings becomes 8 : 7. How much is A’s earning?
(a) Rs 28000
(b) Rs. 21000
(c) 53 Rs. 26000
(e) None of these

Q5. A and B can do a job in 15 days and 10 days, respectively. They began the work together but A leaves after some days and B finished the remaining job in 5 days. After how many days did A leave?
(a) 2 days
(b) 3 days
(c) 1 days
(d) 4 days
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (6-10): In the following questions, two equations in x and y are given. Solve these equations and give answer
(a) If x>y
(b) If x<y
(c) If x≥y
(d) If x≤y
(e) x=y or relation cannot be established between x and y
Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series (you are not expected to find exact value)?

Q11. 299.85 – 145.05 + 29.99 × 12.02 = ?
(a) 515
(b) 395
(c) 475
(d) 425
(e) 575

Q12. 1441 ÷ 36 + 2/9 × 4049 – 125.01 = ?
(a) 820
(b) 815
(c) 840
(d) 850
(e) 755

Q13. √325× 7 .99 + 705.97 = ?
(a) 895
(b) 750
(c) 675
(d) 850
(e) 800

Q14. 9659 ÷ 20.99 + 7921 ÷ 11.97 = ?
(a) 1140
(b) 1160
(c) 1120
(d) 1150
(e) 1245

Q15. 1401 ÷ 34.97 + 21.98 × √626= ?
(a) 590
(b) 700
(c) 540
(d) 550
(e) 650

Solutions (11-15):