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.

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

Q1. 67.263 + 53.327 – 85.227 = ?
(a) 36.441
(b) 35.363
(c) 37.490
(d) 33.440
(e) 32.590

Solutions (1-5):
Q6. In a class of 60 students and 4 teachers, the average age of students is three fifth of average age of teachers. If the teachers are also included in the students the average age of students increases by 1.5 years. What is the difference (in years) between original average age of teachers and students?
(a) 24
(b) 22
(c) 20
(d) 26
(e) 21

Q7. At what percentage above the cost price must an article be marked so as to gain 36% after allowing a customer a discount of 15%?
(a) 68%
(b) 63%
(c) 60%
(d) 58%
(e) None of these

Q8. A sum of money invested for 12 years was in Scheme A which offers simple interest at a rate of 10% p.a. The amount received from Scheme A after 12 years was then invested for two years in Scheme B which offers compound interest (compounded annually) at a rate of 15% p.a. If the interest received from Scheme B was Rs 7,095, what was the sum invested in Scheme A?
(a) Rs 9,500
(b) Rs 12,500
(c) Rs 11,500
(d) Rs 10,500
(e) Rs 10,000

Q9. Four identical coins are placed in a square. For each coin, the ratio of area to circumference is four times the ratio of circumference to area.

Then, find the area of the square that is not covered by the coins(in square unit)

Q10. Raunak and Rukmani appear for an interview for two vacancies in an organization for the same post. The probabilities of their selection are 3/8 and 1/3 respectively. What is the probability that at least one of them will be selected?
(a) 5/6
(b) 7/12
(c) 1/12
(d) 8/15
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15) : In each of the following questions a number series is given. After the series a number is given followed by (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e). You have to complete the series starting with the given number, following the sequence of original series and answer the questions that follow the series.

Q11. 2,  9,  57,  461,  4617,  55413
1,  (a),  (b),  (c),  (d),  (e)
What will come in place of (b) ?
(a) 39
(b) 33
(c) 31
(d) 37
(e) None of these

Q12. 3,  10,  44,  252,  1744,  13922
2, (a),  (b),  (c),  (d),  (e)
What will come in place of (c) ?
(a) 123
(b) 133
(c) 127
(d) 132
(e) None of these

Q13. 2143,  2110,  2055,  1978,  1857,  1714
1987,  (a),  (b),  (c),  (d),  (e)
What will come in place of (d) ?
(a) 1701
(b) 1705
(c) 1711
(d) 1710
(e) None of these

Q14. 3,  13,  27,  57,  151,  501
5,  (a),  (b),  (c),  (d),  (e)
What will come in place of (d) ?
(a) 169
(b) 161
(c) 153
(d) 159
(e) None of these

Q15. 8,  4,  6,  15,  52.5,  236.25
12,  (a),  (b),  (c),  (d),  (e)
What will come in place of (c) ?
(a) 23.5
(b) 16.5
(c) 22.5
(d) 22.25
(e) None of these

Solutions (11-15):