# 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. Simple interest on a certain sum at the rate of 16% per annum for 4 years is Rs. 15,360. What is the compound interest at the same sum at the rate of 5% for two years?**

(a) Rs. 2,460

(b) Rs 2,696

(c) Rs 2,966

(d) Rs 2,669

(e) None of these

**Q2. In a bag there are three pink and five white bolls. Three bolls are chosen randomly. What is the probability that at least one is pink and at most two are white?**

(a) 11/28

(b) 23/28

(c) 13/28

(d) 15/28

(e) None of these

**Q3. A man’s downstream swimming rate is thrice of his upstream swimming rate .The rate of stream is 3 kmph. If he covers 12 km upstream in 2.5 hours, what distance he will cover in 5 hours downstream?**

(a) 75 km

(b) 76 km

(c) 70 km

(d) 72 km

(e) None of these

**Q4. Two trains P and Q are running in opposite direction to each-other. The length of train P is 240 metres and speeds of trains P and Q are 72 kmph and 90 kmph respectively. If trains took 15 seconds to cross each other and train Q crosses a tunnel in 24 seconds, what is the length of the tunnel?**

(a) 150 m

(b) 165 m

(c) 200 m

(d) 125 m

(e) None of these

**Q5. In a 63 litre mixture of milk and water, the ratio of milk to water is 5 : 4 . What amount of milk should be added to this mixture to make the ratio of water to milk 5 : 7 ?**

(a) 6.2 li

(b) 5.4 li

(c) 4.2 li

(d) 4.8 li

(e) None of these

*Directions (6-10): What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following no. series?***Q6. 4, 1, 0.5, 0.5, 1, ?**

(a) 4

(b) 5

(c) 6

(d) 4.5

(e) 5.5

**Q7. 6, 9, 18, 45, 126, ?**

(a) 396

(b) 369

(c) 362

(d) 364

(e) None of these

**Q8. 2, 4.5, 9.5, 19.5, 39.5, ?**

(a) 75.5

(b) 77.5

(c) 79.5

(d) 83.5

(e) 69.5

**Q9. 677, 785, 901, 1025, ?**

(a) 1162

(b) 1157

(c) 1297

(d) 1264

(e) 1257

**Q10. 1, 4, 15, 64, 325 , ?**

(a) 1856

(b) 1844

(c) 1952

(d) 1956

(e) 1786

*Directions (11-15): The following table shows total no. of candidates appeared in IBPS CLERK MAINS in five different years and also the ratio of male candidates to female candidates. Study the table and answer the questions.***Q11. The female candidates appeared in the year 2008 are approximately what percent of total no. of candidates appeared in the year 2009?**

(a) 40%

(b) 48%

(c) 50%

(d) 55%

(e) 37%

**Q12. What is the average no. of male candidates appeared in the years 2009 and 2010 together?**

(a) 42,500

(b) 40,550

(c) 41,500

(d) 43,500

(e) None of these

**Q13. What is the difference between male candidates and female candidates appeared in the year 2011?**

(a) 40,000

(b) 42,500

(c) 42,300

(d) 41,800

(e) None of these

**Q14. In which year maximum no. of female candidates is appeared?**

(a) 2008

(b) 2009

(c) 2010

(d) 2012

(e) 2011

**Q15. The no. of male candidates in the year 2010 is what percent more or less than the no. of female candidates in the year 2012?**

(a) 35%

(b) 37%

(c) 30%

(d) 33%

(e) None of these

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