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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.

Directions (Q.1-5): What should come in place of question mark (?) in following number series problems?

Q1. 6,  32, 132, 450,       ?
(a) 444
(b) 448
(c )446
(d) 440
(e) 464

S1. Ans.(c)
Sol.
Pattern is
6×7-10=32
32×5-8=152
152×3-6=450
450×1-4=446

?=450×1-4=446

Q2. 25,   30, 66, 211.2, 887.04,     ?
(a) 1064.448
(b) 1063
(c) 1060.548
(d) 1162.858
(e) 4612.608

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol.
Pattern is ×1.2,×2.2,×3.2,………
? = 887.04×5.2=4612.608

Q3. 132,     156,    182, 210, ?
(a) 260
(b) 240
(c) 280
(d) 300
(e) 230

Q4. 227,     200,  173, 146, ?
(a) 109
(b) 119
(c) 109
(d) 128
(e) 110

Q5. 19,    68, ?,     129, 145, 154
(a) 100
(b) 101
(c) 210
(d) 98
(e) 104

Q6. A person sells his table at a profit of 12 (1/2)% and the chair at a loss of 10% but on the whole he gains Rs 9. On the other hand if he sells the table at a loss of 10% and the chair at a profit of 12 (1/2)% then he neither gains nor loses. Find the cost price of the table and the chair.
(a) Rs 210, Rs 170
(b) Rs 200, Rs 160
(c) Rs 250, Rs 160
(d) Rs 260, Rs 200
(e) Rs 200, Rs 180

Q7. A bucket contains a mixture of two liquids A and B in the proportion 4 : 1. If 45 litres of the mixture is replaced by 45 litres of liquid B, then the ratio of the two liquids becomes 2 : 5. How much of the liquid B was there in the bucket? What quantity does the bucket hold?
(a) 50 litres, 70 litres
(b) 14 litres, 70 litres
(c) 65 litres, 72 litres
(d) 18 litres, 90 litres
(e) 45 litres,   70 litres

Q8. Two fair dices are thrown. Find the probability of getting a sum of two numbers divisible by 2 and 3.
(a) 5/6
(b) 1/6
(c) 3/4
(d) 5/7
(e) 7/9

Q9. A puts Rs 280 more in a business than B, but B has invested his capital for 3 months while A has invested his capital for 4 months. if the share of A is Rs 55 more than that of B out of the total profits of Rs 245, find the total capital in the business.
(a) Rs 1520
(b) Rs 1800
(c) Rs 3320
(d) Rs 3230
(e) Rs 3340

Q10. The compound interest on a certain sum for 2 years is Rs 60.60 and simple interest is Rs. 60. Find the rate of interest per annum and the sum.
(a) 2%, Rs 1600
(b) 2%, Rs 1400
(c) 3%, Rs 1500
(d) 2%, Rs 1500
(e) 4%, Rs.1500

Q11. 25 men and 15 women can complete a piece of work in 12 days. All of them start working together and after working for 8 days the women stopped working. 25 men completed the remaining work in 6 days. How many days will it take for completing the entire job if only 15 women are put on the job?
(a) 27 days
(b) 88 days
(c) 32 days
(d) 46days
(e) 36 days

Q12. The cost of papering the walls of a room 12 m long at the rate of 45 paise per square metre is Rs113.4 and the cost of matting the floor at the rate of 35 paise per square metre  is Rs37.8. Find the height of the room.
(a) 9m
(b) 8m
(c) 6m
(d) 12m
(e) 15 m

Q13. The average age of 8 members of a group is 40 years. The age of 1 member is 55 yrs. After his retirement a new member comes in his place , whose age is 39.  The average age of group will decrease by?
(a) 2
(b) 0
(c) 3
(d) 5
(e) 4.5

Q14. In how many ways, the letters of word ASSASSINATION can be arranged so that the words always start with A and end with N.
(a) 58200
(b) 49200
(c) 63900
(d) 69300
(e) None of these

Q15. A man can type 20 lines in 10 minutes but he leaves 8% margin in each line. In how much time will he type 23 pages with 40 lines on each page leaving 25% more margin than before ?
(a) 6hr 30min
(b) 7hr 45min
(c) 6hr 45min
(d) 7hr 30min
(e) 8hr 45 min

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