# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains: 9th September 2018

**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): In the following questions two equations numbered (I) and (II) . You have to solve both equations and give answer**

(a) if x > y

(b) if x ≥ y

(c) if x < y

(d) if x ≤ y

(e) If x = y or the relationship cannot be established

**Q6. If Rs 1000 is to be invested at interest rate of 5% and after 10 years, total interest is added to the principal, then the total number of years from beginning in which it will amount to Rs 2000 is**

**Q7. The respective ratio among the present age of Ram, Rohan and Raj is 3 : 4 : 5. If the average of their present age is 28 years then what would be the sum of the age of Ram and Rohan together after 5 years?**

(a) 45 years

(b) 55 years

(c) 52 years

(d) 59 years

(e) 61 years

**Q8. A man covers 1/3rd of his journey by cycle at 50 km/ h, the next 1/3 by car at 30 km/h, and the rest by walking at 7 km/h. Find the average speed during the whole journey.**

(a) 14.2 kmph

(b) 15.29 kmph

(c) 18.2 kmph

(d) 12.8 kmph

(e) 19.29 kmph

**Q9. In how many ways the letters of the word ‘JHAKKASS’ can be arranged such that vowels come together?**

(a) 1260

(b) 720

(c) 630

(d) 820

(e) 5040

**Q10. A 20 litres mixture contains milk and water in the respective ratio of 3 : 2. Then 10 litres of the mixture is removed and replaced with pure milk and the operation is repeated once more. At the end of the two removals and replacements, what is the ratio of milk and water in the resultant mixture respectively?**

(a) 17 : 3

(b) 9 : 1

(c) 4 : 17

(d) 5 : 3

(e) 3 : 14

**Solutions (6-10):****Directions (11-15): The following pie chart shows the % distribution of the expenditure incurred in publishing a book.**

**Q11. Which of the two expenditure together have a central angle is 72°?**

(a) Transportation & Royality

(b) Transportation & Printing cost

(c) Binding & Printing

(d) Binding & Royalty

(e) None of these

**Q12. If for an edition of book, the cost of paper is Rs. 66850, what will be the promotion cost for this edition.**

(a) Rs. 54580

(b) Rs. 23480

(c) Rs. 22302

(d) Rs. 21392

(e) Rs. 21932

**Q13. If 5000 copies are published and the transportation cost on them amounts to Rs. 96000, then what should be the selling price of the books so that publisher can earn a profit of 30% ?**

(a) Rs. 1098000

(b) Rs. 2345678

(c) Rs. 1040000

(d) Rs. 1045680

(e) Rs. 1060000

**Q14. For an edition of 1250 copies, Binding cost amounts to Rs. 887500, what should be the SP of the one book if publisher desires a profit of 10% ?**

(a) Rs. 3000

(b) Rs. 3124

(c) Rs. 4125

(d) Rs. 5214

(e) Rs. 3024

**Q15. If printing cost is Rs. 99000 for an edition. What would be the difference between the cost of binding & promotion cost?**

(a) Rs. 75550

(b) Rs. 74520

(c) Rs. 76500

(d) Rs. 77850

(e) Rs. 73500