# Night Class: Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS PO and Clerk 2017

**Dear Readers,**

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 class of 240 students, each student got sweets that are 15% of the total number of students. How many sweets were there?**

(a) 3000

(b) 3125

(c) 8640

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

**Q2. Seema purchased an item for Rs 9,600 and solid it for a loss of 5 percent. From that money, she purchased another item and sold it for a gain of 5 percent. What was her overall gain/loss?**

(a) Loss of Rs 36

(b) Profit of Rs 24

(c) Loss of Rs 54

(d) Profit of Rs 36

(e) None of these

**Q3. The compound interest (in Rupees) on Rs 5,600 for 3/2 years at 10% per annum, compounded annually is**

(a) Rs 882.70

(b) Rs 873.50

(c) Rs 868

(d) Rs 840

(e) None of these

**Q4. B is 3 years older than A and B is also 3 years younger than ‘C’. 3 years hence, the respective ratio between the ages of A and C will be 4: 5. What is the sum of the present ages of A, B and C?**

(a) 48 years

(b) 56 years

(c) 63 years

(d) 84 years

(e) 72 years

**Q5. The average age of 80 boys in a class is 15 years. The average age of a group of 15 boys in the class is 16 years and the average age of another 25 boys in the class is 14 years. What is the average age of the remaining boys in the class?**

(a) 15.25 years

(b) 14 years

(c) 14.75 years

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

*Solutions (1-5):*

*Directions (6-10): In each of the following questions two equations are given. Solve the equations and give answer—*
(a) If x<y

(b) If x≤y

(c) x=y or relationship between x and y cannot be established.

(d) If x≥y

(e) If x>y

*Solutions (6-10):*

*Directions (11-15): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?***Q11. 2, 13, 67, ?, 817, 1639**

(a) 271

(b) 205

(c) 218

(d) 262

(e) None of these

**Q12. 1, 2, 6, 21, ?, 445, 2676**

(a) 88

(b) 77

(c) 52

(d) 64

(e) None of these

**Q13. 8, 52, ?, 1287, 4504.5, 11261.25, 16891.875**

(a) 464

(b) 286

(c) 196

(d) 324

(e) None of these

**Q14. 250000, 62500, 12500, 3125, 625, ?, 31.2**5

(a) 156.25

(b) 172.25

(c) 125

(d) 150

(e) None of these

**Q15. 588, 563, 540, 519, ?, 483, 468**

(a) 500

(b) 496

(c) 494

(d) 490

(e) None of these

*Solutions (11-15):*