# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017

**Dear Students,**

**Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS Clerk Pre 2017**

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 and RBI Assistant Mains are lined up. So, these 15 questions can help you practice three very important topics of Quant Section.

**Q1. If the successive discount be 25%,30% and 40% then what will be the single equivalent discount?**

(a) 65%

(b) 68.5%

(c) 72.4%

(d) 66.5%

(e) None of these

**Q2. Ravi goes to a place on bicycle at speed of 22 kmph and comes back at a speed of 20 kmph. If the time taken by him in second case is 36 min. more than that of first case, what is the total distance travelled by him(in km)?**

(a) 128

(b) 136

(c) 123

(d) 132

(e) 134

**Q3. The average of sixty observations was calculated as 30. It was found later, that 45 and 46 of the observation were misread as 54 and 64 respectively. What is the correct average?**

(a) 26.7

(b) 34.25

(c) 29.55

(d) 32.55

(e) None of these

**Q4. A man swimming in a stream which flows 2.5 kmph finds that in a given time he can swim thrice as far with the sream as he can against it. How many distance he will cover in 4 hours against the current?**

(a) 10 km

(b) 14 km

(c) 8 km

(d) 9 km

(e) None of these

**Q5. Two barrels contain a mixture of petrol and disel. The content of petrol is 40% in the first barrel and 70% in the second barrel. In what ratio must the mixtures from the first and the second barrels be taken to form a mixture containing 55% disel?**

(a) 1 : 5

(b) 5 : 1

(c) 3 : 2

(d) 5 : 3

(e) None of these

*Solutions (1-5):*

*Directions (6-10): Find the wrong term in the following number series.*

**Q6. 3.7, 8.7, 23.7, 48.7, 84.7, 128.7**

(a) 23.7

(b) 48.7

(c) 84.7

(d) 128.7

(e) 8.7

**Q7. 1, 14, 31, 64, 133, 264**

(a) 14

(b) 31

(c) 264

(d) 133

(e) 64

**Q8. 2, 1, 1, 2, 8, 32, 1024**

(a) 32

(b) 2

(c) 8

(d) 1

(e) 1024

**Q9. 168, 288, 360, 528, 841, 960**

(a) 168

(b) 841

(c) 288

(d) 360

(e) 528

**Q10. 7.2, 72, 9, 54, 13.5, 28**

(a) 72

(b) 9

(c) 28

(d) 13.5

(e) 54

*Solutions (6-10):*

*Directions (11-15): The following line graph shows the total no. of Tigers and elephants in India in six different years.***Study the graph carefully and answer the following questions.**

**Q11. What is the reduction in number of Tigers in year 2013 than the previous year (in percentage)?**

**Q12. What is the average no. of total elephants over all the years?**

(a) 825

(b) 950

(c) 850

(d) 770

(e) None of these

**Q13. What is the difference between total no. of elephants and total no. of Tigers over all the years?**

(a) 850

(b) 800

(c) 750

(d) 725

(e) None of these

**Q14. The no. of Tigers in year 2011 and 2012 together is approximate what percent more or less than the no. of elephants in the same years together?**

(a) 4% more

(b) 12% less

(c) 10% less

(d) 8% less

(e) 14% less

**Q15. In the year 2017, if 10% Tigers are increased than previous year by application of ‘Save the Tigers’ by Indian government then what will be the ratio of Tigers in year 2017 to that of the Tigers in year 2012?**

(a) 99 : 170

(b) 170 : 99

(c) 133 : 140

(d) 211 : 95

(e) None of these