Dear Students,

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. Sita, Gita and Rita start a beauty parlour by investing initial sum in the ratio of 3 : 5 : 7. After five months, Sita invested an additional sum equal to two-fifth of Gita’s initial investment and Rita withdrew a sum equal to two-third of sita’s initial investment. After a year, if Sita’s share in the profit was Rs.21,600 what is the total profit?
(a) 76,670
(b) 75,760
(c) 77,760
(d) 72,840
(e) None of these

Q2. A man P alone can complete a work in 48 days. Another man Q has working efficiency three times of P. They started working together. After working 3 days P leaves and another person R whose efficiency is two times that of P joins Q. In how many days the remaining work will be completed?
(a) 8.8 days
(b) 7.2 days
(c) 5.6 days
(d) 4.8 days
(e) None of these

Q3. By selling 33 metres of cloths, a shopkeeper gains the selling price of 11 metres of cloth. His gain percent is
(a) 7%
(b) 50%
(c) 20%
(d) 22%
(e) None of these

Q4. The simple interest accrued on a certain sum at the rate of 12% for 4 years is Rs. 6720. What will be the compound interest on the same amount at the rate of 15% for 3 years?
(upto two decimal place)
(a) Rs. 7292.25
(b) Rs. 8490.25
(c) Rs 8165.75
(d) Rs. 6790.65
(e) Rs. 7894.25

Q5. The cost prices of a T.V., a fridge and an Almirah are in the ratio of 2 : 3: 5. Fridge is sold in Rs. 12,600 an a profit of 25% is made on selling the fridge. Rest two items i.e. TV and almirah are sold at a loss of 20% and 10% respectively. Find total profit or loss in whole transaction
(a) Profit of 504
(b) Loss of Rs. 504
(c) Loss of Rs. 405
(d) Profit of Rs. 405
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (6-10): What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

Q6. 80  60  36  16.2  ?  0.729
(a) 4.86
(b) 8.20
(c) 10.8
(d) 9
(e) 6.25

Q7. 1  3  ?  14  56  58  232
(a) 5
(b) 9
(c) 12
(d) 14
(e) 10

Q8. 8, 24, 49, 85, 134, ?
(a) 189
(b) 176
(c) 198
(d) 201
(e) None of these

Q9. 4000,    2008,    1012,    ?,    265,    140.5,    78.25
(a) 506
(b) 514
(c) 520
(d) 512
(e) None of these

Q10. 27   38   71   126   203    ?
(a) 212
(b) 202
(c) 301
(d) 312
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): Find the approximate value of question mark (?) in the following questions.

Q11. 54% of 451 + 61% of 299 – 39% of 451= ?
(a) 250
(b) 295
(c) 315
(d) 320
(e) 350

Q12. 129.98% of 1290.02 + 119.97% of 455.01 = ? – 2/5of 194.98
(a) 2401
(b) 2390
(c) 2300
(d) 2450
(e) 2450

Q13. 27522 ÷ 220 + 75342 ÷ 29.98 -3/4 of 4195.9 = ?
(a) –575
(b) –450
(c) –490
(d) –510
(e) –390
Solutions (11-15):