# 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.

*Directions (1-5): What will come at the place of question mark in the following questions? (You are not expected to find exact value).*

*Solutions (1-5):***Q6. Amit spends 70% of his income. If his income was increased by 25% and he increased his expenditure by 20%, by how percent his saving increased?**

(a) 25%

(b) 34.56%

(c) 36.67%

(d) 40%

(e) 32.5%

**Q7. A vendor bought 7 lemons in Rs. 2. To get a profit of 40%, at what rate he will sell these lemons?**

(a) 2 in Rs. 1

(b) 3 in Rs. 2

(c) 5 in Rs. 2

(d) 12 in Rs. 5

(e) None of these

**Q8. In how many ways the word ‘SPECIES’ can be arranged such that P and C are always at two ends?**

(a) 120

(b) 60

(c) 30

(d) 50

(e) 100

**Q9. In a basket there are 2 red, 5 green and 4 white flags , 3 flags are selected randomly. Find the probability that two are green and one is red.**

(a) 4/33

(b) 5/33

(c) 29/33

(d) 1/33

(e) None of these

**Q10. A, B and C start a business together by investing a total amount of 60,000. Sum of A is Rs. 5,000 more than that of B and sum of B is Rs. 8,000 more than that of C. If total profit at the end of a year was found to be Rs. 45,000, what is the share of B in the profit?**

(a) Rs. 14,750

(b) Rs. 15,750

(c) Rs. 13,600

(d) Rs. 16,470

(e) None of these

*Solutions (6-10):*

**Directions (11-15): Find which term is placed as incorrectly in the following number series.**

**Q11. 3, 10.5, 25.5, 48, 78, 116.5**

(a) 3

(b) 116.5

(c) 10.5

(d) 48

(e) 78

**Q12. 2, 4.5, 10, 22, 49, 104**

(a) 4.5

(b) 104

(c) 49

(d) 22

(e) 10

**Q13. 4, 12, 76, 292, 800, 1804**

(a) 12

(b) 800

(c) 292

(d) 76

(e) 1804

**Q14. 8, 11, 5, 14, 2, 17, ̶ 4**

(a) -4

(b) 17

(c) 14

(d) 2

(e) 5

**Q15. 243, 81, 27, 8, 3, 1**

(a) 81

(b) 1

(c) 8

(d) 27