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.

Q1. The average income of 35 persons is Rs. 3600 and that of another 25 persons is Rs. 3000. The average income of the whole group is
(a) Rs. 3,350
(b) Rs.4,500
(c) Rs. 4,350
(d) Rs. 4,250
(e) None of these

Q2. A train travelling at 52 km/hr crosses another train, having three fourth of its length and travelling in opposite direction at 38 km/hr in 14 seconds. It also passed a railway platform in 36 seconds. The length of the rail platform is
(a) 200 m
(b) 300 m
(c) 320 m
(d) 400 m
(e) None of these

Q3. A box contains 3 blue caps, 5 red caps, 4 green caps and 1 yellow cap,  If two caps are picked at random, what is the probability that one is green and one is red?
(a) 12/29
(b) 10/39
(c) 29/39
(d) 6/11
(e) None of these

Q4. A and B can do a piece of work in 36 days, B and C can do it in 60 days and A and C can do it in 45 days. In what time B can do it?
(a) 90 days
(b) 100 days
(c) 120 days
(d) 150 days
(e) None of these

Q5. A reduction of 25% in the price of rice enables a purchaser to obtain 8/3kg more for Rs. 160. Find the original price per kg of rice.
(a) Rs. 12
(b) Rs. 15
(c) Rs. 16
(d) Rs. 20
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. The time taken to cover an upstream distance from a point A to B is 3 hours more than the time taken to cover downstream distance from B to A. If the downstream speed of boat be 15 km/hr and the ratio between speed of boat in still water and speed of stream be 4:1 then what will be the distance from A to B?
(a) 75 km
(b) 67.5 km
(c) 82 km
(d) 61 km
(e) None of these

Q7. A dishonest shopkeeper takes 20% more than the indicated weight when he purchases the items from the dealer. He gives 20% less than the indicated weight to his customer at the cost price, then find the profit percentage of the shopkeeper.
(a) 44.44%
(b) 66.66%
(c) 50%
(d) 37.75%
(e) 33.33%

Q8. The diameter and height of a solid cylinder are 28 cm and 16 cm respectively. How many cubes having side 4 cm can be made from this solid cylinder? (take Ï€ = 22/7)
(a) 144
(b) 162
(c) 143
(d) 154
(e) None of these

Q9. If the difference between compound interest and simple interest on a certain sum of money for 3 years at 10% p.a. (for both simple and compound interest) be Rs.1488 then find that sum in rupee.
(a) Rs. 48000
(b) Rs. 31250
(c) Rs. 35500
(d) Rs. 38550
(e) None of these

Q10. A and B entered into a partnership, investing Rs. 10000 and Rs. 15000 respectively. After 4 months, ‘A’ invested Rs. 5000 more, while B withdraws Rs. 5000 . After 4 months more, C joins the business with a capital of Rs. 16,000. After a year, they obtained a profit of Rs. 11830. What is C’s share in the profit?
(a) Rs.6500
(b) Rs.4550
(c) Rs.5400
(d) Rs.3650
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): In the following questions, two equations in x and y are given. Solve these equations and give answer
(a) if x>y
(b) if x<y
(c) if x≥y
(d) if x≤y
(e) x=y or relation cannot be established between x and y

Solutions (11-15):