Dear Aspirants,

Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017

Quantitative Aptitude is a very important section you must prepare if you are aiming for a job in Bank or Insurance sector. So, these 15 questions can help you practice three very important topics of Quant Section.

Q1. If Arun working hours per day were increased by 25% and his wage per hour were increased by 20%. By how much per cent was his daily earning increased?
(a) 20%
(b) 25%
(c) 50%
(d) 45%
(e) 55%

Q2. There are 1,10,000 books at khuda Baksh Oriental Public Library, 40% of total are Science books. It was decided to add 20,000 new books to the library. How many of the new books should be Science books in order to bring the percentage of Science books in the library equal to 45%?
(a) 15,000
(b) 1,500
(c) 1,450
(d) 14,500
(e) 15,500

Direction for question 3 and 4 : Read the passage below and solve the questions based on it.

Alok has certain number of Orange. Shazmi bought 25% of the oranges and Sandeep bought one-third of remaining orange,Mohit bought 50% of remaining and Siddharth bought 4 oranges.

Q3. How many oranges did Sandeep purchase?
(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 6
(d) 8
(e) 10

Q4. How many number oranges were with Alok initially?
(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 6
(d) 8
(e) 16

Q5. In Patna University, out of 7 students learning Science, 3 take literature as well. If 10% of the students take only Science, the percentage of students,who have taken Science is ?
(a) 17 1/2%
(b) 23 1/3%
(c) 7 1/2%
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

S4. Ans.(e)

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Number of students taking only Science = 4
Or, 10% of total students = 4
Or, total students = 40
Required percentage = 7/40×100=17.5%

Q6. A is an Active partner and B is an inactive partner in business. A puts in Rs. 5,000 and B puts in Rs. 6,000. A received 15% of the profit for managing the business and the rest is divided in ratio of  their invested capitals. The amount received by A out of the total profit of Rs. 880 ?
(a) Rs. 132
(b) Rs. 340
(c) Rs. 472
(d) Rs. 492
(e) Rs. 452

Q7. A, B and C become partners in a business. A contributes 1/3rd of the capital for 1/4th of the time. B contributes 1/5 th of the capital for 1/6 th of the time and C the rest of the capital for the whole time. If the profit is Rs. 1,820, then find the share of A out of total profit?
(a) Rs. 130
(b) Rs. 260
(c) Rs. 292
(d) Rs. 304
(e) Rs. 312

Q8. A, B and C share profit in the ratio of 1/4 ∶1/6 ∶7/12. If C retires, A and B share the profit of C in the ratio of 4 : 5 respectively. The new profit sharing ratio of A and B will be ?
(a) 55 : 53
(b) 53 : 55
(c) 5 : 3
(d) 3 : 5
(e) 3 : 7

Q9. A and B enter into partnership investing Rs. 48,000 and Rs. 60,000 respectively. After 3 months, A withdraws Rs. 8,000 while B invests Rs. 6,000 after 6 months of starting of business. Out of the total amount of profit, if A gets Rs. 12,000 as his share at the end of the year,then find total profit share of A and B together?
(a) Rs. 24,000
(b) Rs. 30,000
(c) Rs. 36,000
(d) Rs. 37,000
(e) Rs. 38,000

Q10. M, P and Q together started a business. M invested Rs. 6,500 for 6 months, P invested Rs. 8,400 for 5 months, and Q invested Rs. 10,000 for 3 months. M is working member for which he gets 5% of total profit extra and rest profit divided in ratio of their invested capitals. If the total profit is Rs. 7400, then  find Q’s share?
(a) Rs. 1900
(b) Rs. 2,100
(c) Rs. 3,200
(d) Data are incomplete
(e) Rs. 3,600

Q11. A retailer purchased radio sets at the rate of Rs. 400 each from a wholesaler. He marked up the price by 30% and  allowed a discount of 8% on each set.then find the profit  percentage?
(a) 19%
(b) 78.4%
(c) 22%
(d) 19.6%
(e) 16.9%

Q12. A person bought some articles at the rate of 5 per rupee and the same number at the rate of 4 per rupee. He mixed both the types and sold at the rate of 9 for 2 rupees. In this business he suffered a loss of Rs. 3. The total number of articles bought by him was
(a) 1090
(b) 1080
(c) 540
(d) 545
(e) 554

Q13. Nikita bought 30 kg of wheat at the rate of Rs. 9.50 per kg of wheat and the same amount of another type of wheat at the rate of Rs. 8.50 per kg and mixed them. She sold the mixture at the rate of Rs. 8.90 per kg. Her total profit or loss in the transaction was :
(a) Rs. 2 loss
(b) Rs. 2 profit
(c) Rs. 6 loss
(d) Rs. 6 profit
(e) Rs. 4 profit

Q14. A book seller purchased 120 exercise books at the rate of Rs. 3 each and sold 1/3 of them at the rate of Rs. 4 each, 1/2 of them at the rate of Rs. 5 each and the rest at the cost price. Then find the total profit percent of book seller?
(a) 44%
(b) 44 4/9%
(c) 44 2/3%
(d) 45%
(e) 50%

Q15. A sells an article to B making a profit of 1/5 of his outlay. B sells it to C, gaining 20%. If C sells it for Rs. 600 and incurs a loss of 1/6 of his outlay, the cost price of A is
(a) Rs. 600
(b) Rs. 500
(c) Rs. 720
(d) Rs. 800
(e) Rs. 850

S13. Ans.(c)
Sol. According to question,
CP = 30 × 9.50 + 30 × 8.5
= 30 [9.5 + 8.5]
= 30 × 18 = Rs. 540
SP = 60 × 8.90
= Rs. 534
Loss = CP – SP = 540 – 534 = Rs. 6