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. In a test, a candidate secured 336 marks out of maximum marks x. If the maximum marks x were converted into 400 marks, he would secure 192 marks. What were the maximum marks of the test?
(a) 700
(b) 750
(c) 500
(d) 650
(e) 800

Q2. The ratio of the age of a man and his wife is 4 : 3. After 4 years this ratio will be 9 : 7. If at the time of the marriage, the ratio was 5 : 3, then how many years ago they were married?
(a) 12 yrs
(b) 8 yrs
(c) 10 yrs
(d) 15 yrs
(e) None of these

Q3. Tea worth Rs. 126 per kg and Rs. 135 per kg are mixed with a third variety in the ratio 1 :  1 : 2. If the mixture is worth Rs. 153 per kg, then the price of third variety per kg will be
(a) Rs. 169.50
(b) Rs. 170
(c) Rs. 175.50
(d) Rs. 180
(e) None of these

Q4. Several litre of Acid were drawn off a 54-litre vessel full of Acid and an 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 24 litres of pure acid. How much of the Acid was drawn off initially?
(a) 12 liters
(b) 16 liters
(c) 18 liters
(d) 24 litres
(e) None of these

Q5. 12 men take 36 days to do a work while 12 women complete 3/4th of the same work in 36 days. In how many days 10 men and 8 women together will complete the same work?
(a) 6 days
(b) 27 days
(c) 12 days
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. A man can complete a piece of work in 2 days. 4 women can complete the same piece of work in 4 days whereas 5 children can complete the same piece of work in 4 days. If 2 men, 4 women and 10 children work together, in how many days can the work be completed?
(a) 1 day
(b) 3 days
(c) 2 days
(d) 4 days
(e) None of these

Q7. A train can travel 20% faster than a bus. Both start from the point A at the same time and reach point B 75 km away from A at the same time. On the way, however, the train lost about 12.5 minutes while stopping at the stations. Find the speed of the bus in km/hr.
(a) 50 km/hr
(b) 55 km/hr
(c) 60 km/hr
(d) 65 km/hr
(e) None of these

Q8. Wheels of diameters 7 cm and 14 cm start rolling simultaneously from X and Y, which are 1980 cm apart, towards each other in opposite directions. Both of them make the same number of revolutions per second. If both of them meet after 10 seconds, the speed of the smaller wheel is
(a) 22 cm/s
(b) 44 cm/s
(c) 66 cm/s
(d) 132 cm/s
(e) None of these

Q9. A and B started a business with the investments in the ratio of 5 : 3 respectively. After 6 months from the start of the business, C joined them and the respective ratio between the investments of B and C was 2 : 3. If the annual profit earned by them was Rs. 12,300, what was the difference between B’s share and C’s share in the profit?
(a) Rs. 900
(b) Rs. 800
(c) Rs. 600
(d) Rs. 400
(e) Rs. 700

Q10. A, B and C start a business in partnership with initial investments of Rs. 4200, Rs. 3600 and Rs. 2400 respectively. After 4 months from the start of the business, A invests an additional  amount of Rs. 1000 in the business. After 6 months from the start of the business B and C invest additional amounts in the respective ratio 1 : 2. After 10 months they get a total profit of Rs. 2820. If the share of A in profit be Rs. 1200, what was the additional investment made by B?
(a) Rs. 420
(b) Rs. 400
(c) Rs. 440
(d) Rs. 450
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): In the following questions, two equations in x and y are given. Solve these equations and give answer
(a) ifx>y
(b) ifx<y
(c) ifx≥y
(d) ifx≤y
(e) x=y or relation cannot be established between x and y