# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO Prelims Exam: 9th September 2018

**Dear students,**

**Numerical Ability or Quantitative Aptitude**Section has given

**heebie-jeebies**to the aspirants when they appear for a banking examination. As the level of every other section is only getting complex and convoluted, there is no doubt that this section, too, makes your blood run cold. The questions asked in this section are calculative and very time-consuming. But once dealt with proper strategy, speed, and accuracy, this section can get you the maximum marks in the examination. Following is the

**Quantitative Aptitude quiz**to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

**Directions (1-5): What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following no. series (you are not expected to find exact value)?**

**Solutions (1-5):**

**Q6. Ramesh can walk twice as fast as Rishabh. Rishabh can walk thrice as fast as Radhika. If Ramesh can cover a distance of 48 km in 2 hours and 40 minutes then in how much time Radhika can cover the same distance?**

(a) 12 hours

(b) 16 hours

(c) 10 hours

(d) 8 hours

(e) 18 hours

**Q7. Richa bought an article at a discount of 25% on its marked price. By mistake she pays 20% extra amount of its discounted price. In this way, shopkeeper gets 50% profit. If cost price of article was Rs. 480 then what is the marked price of article?**

(a) Rs. 800

(b) Rs. 600

(c) Rs. 1000

(d) Rs. 850

(e) Rs. 900

**Q8. In how many ways I can make to seat my 7 friends around a circular table for a tea party such that my best friend always seats in front of me?**

(a) 120

(b) 5040

(c) 720

(d) 2520

(e) 1440

**Q9. Adam scores an average score of 72 runs in his first 40 innings. In next 8 innings average score increases by 3 runs. Find the average runs scored by him in last 8 innings:**

(a) 90

(b) 70

(c) 80

(d) 110

(e) 190

**Q10. The difference between compound interest and simple interest on a certain sum at a certain rate of interest for 3 years is Rs. 1000. If simple interest at the same sum at same rate of interest for two years be Rs. 200 then find the rate of interest.**

(a) 100%

(b) 200%

(c) 300%

(d) 400%

(e) 25%

**Solutions (6-10):****Directions (11-15): The following table shows total no. of candidates appeared in DSSSB exam 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 2001 are approximately what percent of total no. of candidates appeared in the year 2002?**

(a) 40%

(b) 48%

(c) 50%

(d) 55%

(e) 37%

**Q12. What is the average no. of male candidates appeared in the years 2002 and 2003 together?**

(a) 42,500

(b) 40,550

(c) 41,500

(d) 43,500

(e) 45,500

**Q13. What is the difference between male candidates and female candidates appeared in the year 2004?**

(a) 40,000

(b) 42,500

(c) 42,300

(d) 41,800

(e) 45,200

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

(a) 2001

(b) 2002

(c) 2003

(d) 2005

(e) 2004

**Q15. The no. of male candidates in the year 2003 is what percent more or less than the no. of female candidates in the year 2005?**

(a) 35%

(b) 37%

(c) 30%

(d) 33%

(e) 28%