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.

Directions (1-5): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following questions?

Q1. 7960+2956-8050+4028= ?
(a) 6984
(b) 6884
(c) 6894
(d) 6954
(e) None of these

Q2. 25×3.25+50.4÷24= ?
(a) 84.50
(b) 83.35
(c) 83.53
(d) 82.45
(e) None of these

Q3. 350% of ? ÷50+248=591
(a) 4900
(b) 4890
(c) 4850
(d) 4950
(e) None of these

Q4. 1/2  of 3842+15% of ?=2449
(a) 3520
(b) 3250
(c) 3350
(d) 3540
(e) None of these

Q5. (833.25-384.45)÷24= ?
(a) 1.87
(b) 20.1
(c) 2.01
(d) 18.7
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. Divide Rs. 1301 between A and B, so that the amount of A after 7 years is equal to the amount of B after 9 years, the interest being compounded at 4% per annum.
(a) Rs. 676 and Rs. 625
(b) Rs. 650 and Rs. 651
(c) Rs. 670 and Rs. 631
(d) Rs. 660 and Rs. 630
(e) None of these

Q7. Amit borrowed Rs. 800 at 10% rate of interest. He repaid Rs. 400 at the end of first year. What is the amount he is required to pay at the end of second year to discharge his loan which was calculated at compound interest?
(a) 420
(b) 440
(c) 450
(d) 528
(e) None of these

Q8. A man borrows Rs. 4000 from a bank at 15/2% compound interest. At the end of every year, he pays Rs. 1500 as part repayment of loan and interest. How much does he still owe to the bank after three such instalments?
(a) Rs. 123.25
(b) Rs. 125
(c) Rs. 400
(d) Rs. 469.18
(e) None of these

Q9. The rates of simple interest in two banks A and B are in the ratio 5 : 4. A person wants to deposit his total savings in two banks in such a way that he receives equal half yearly interest from both. He should deposit the savings in banks A and B in the ratio:
(a) 2 : 5
(b) 4 : 5
(c) 5 : 2
(d) 5 : 4
(e) None of these

Q10. An article costing Rs. 9,000 is sold at a discount which is equal to the simple interest on Rs. 3,000 for N months. Find N if the rate of discount is same as the rate of interest.
(a) 4 months
(b) 6 months
(c) 5 months
(d) 36 months
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Q11. There is a sequence of 11 consecutive odd numbers. If the average of first 7 numbers is X, then find the average of all the 11 integers.
(a) X + 3
(b) X + 4
(c) X + 5
(d) X + 7
(e) None of these

Q12. A milkman buys milk contained in 10 vessels of equal size. If he sells his milk at Rs. 5 a litre, he loses Rs. 200; if he sells it at Rs. 6 a litre, he would gain Rs. 150 on the whole. Find the number of litres contained in each vessel:
(a) 20 L
(b) 30 L
(c) 25 L
(d) 35 L
(e) None of these

Q13. The mean of 25 observations was found to be 78.4. But later on it was found that 96 was misread as 69. The correct mean is:
(a) 79.48
(b) 76.54
(c) 81.32
(d) 78.4
(e) None of these

Q14. A trader has 50 kg of rice, a part of which he sells at 10% profit and the rest at 5% loss. He gains 7% on the whole. How much was sold at 10% gain and how much was sold at 5% loss?
(a) 40 kg and 15 kg
(b) 30 kg and 10 kg
(c) 35 kg and 40 kg
(d) 40 kg and 10 kg
(e) None of these

Q15. By selling 12 marbles for a rupee, a shopkeeper loses 20% In order to gain 20% in the transaction, he should sell the marbles at the rate of how many marbles for a rupee?
(a) 8
(b) 6
(c) 4
(d) 3
(e) None of these

Solutions (11-15):