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.

During a cricket match India playing against NZ scored in the following manner:

Q1. Find the average runs scored at first four wickets
(a) 83.5
(b) 60.5
(c) 66.8
(d) 75.4
(e) None of these

Q2. The average runs scored at first five wickets is what percent (approx.) more or less than the average runs scored at first four wickets?
(a) 6%less
(b) 11%more
(c) 9% less
(d) 14%less
(e) 9%more

Q3. The minimum average runs scored by the last five batsmen to get out could be
(a) 53.6
(b) 44.4
(c) 66.8
(d) 0
(e) None of these

Q4. If the fifth down batsman gets out for a duck, then find the average runs scored by the first six batsmen.
(a) 67.1
(b) 63.3
(c) 48.5
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Q5. A person buys a bed in Rs.1250.By reduction of 20% in the price of the bed, he can purchase a chair also in the same amount that was initially paid for the bed. Find the price of the chair.
(a) Rs.275
(b) Rs.345
(c) Rs.250
(d) Rs.245
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):
Q6. In a factory, producing of an automobile, the parts manufactured on the shop floor are required to go through quality checks, each conducted after a specific part of the processing on the raw material is completed. Only parts that are not rejected at one stage are put through subsequent stages of production and testing. If average rejection rates at these three testing stages during a month are 10%, 5% and 2% respectively, then what is the effective rejection rate for the whole plant?
(a) 17%
(b) 15.20%
(c) 84.80%
(d) 16.21%
(e) None of these

Q7. A speaks the truth in 75% and B in 80% cases. In what percentage of cases are they likely to contradict each other when narrating the same incident?
(a) 35
(b) 30
(c) 25
(d) 20
(e) None of these

Q8. In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?
(a) 30%
(b) 70%
(c) 100%
(d) 250%
(e) 85%

Q9. A watch passes through three hands and each gains 25%. If the third sells it for Rs 250, what did the first pay for it?
(a) 128
(b) 130
(c) 145
(d) 150
(e) None of these

Q10. I lost 9 percent by selling pencils at the rate of 15 a rupee. How many for a rupee must I sell them to gain 5 percent?
(a) 10
(b) 13
(c) 15
(d) 18
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Q11. Two partners invest Rs 12500 and Rs 8500 respectively in a business and agree that 60% of the profit should be divided equally between them and the remaining profit is to be treated as interest on capital. If one partner gets Rs 240 more than the other, find the total profit made in the business.
(a) 3250
(b) 3150
(c) 4050
(d) 3550
(e) None of these

Q12. A and B invest Rs 4000 and Rs 5000 in a business. A receives Rs 100 per month out of the profit as a remuneration for running the business and the rest of profit is divided in proportion to the investments. If in a year ‘A’ totally receives Rs 3600, what does B receive?
(a) 4000
(b) 3000
(c) 5000
(d) 6000
(e) None of these

Q13. A bag contains 5 red balls, 6 yellow and 3 green balls. If two balls are picked at random, what is the probability that both are red or both are green in colour?
(a) 3/7
(b) 5/14
(c) 1/7
(d) 2/7
(e) 3/14

Q14. A bag contains 4 red balls, 6 green balls and 5 blue balls. If three balls are picked at random, what is the probability that two of them are green and one of them is blue in colour?
(a) 20/91
(b) 10/91
(c) 15/91
(d) 5/91
(e) 25/91

Q15. Find the total number of arrangements by which the word LAPTOP can be arranged?
(a) 360
(b) 365
(c) 345
(d) 400
(e) None of these

Solutions (11-15):