Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS SO Prelims 2017

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Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS SO Prelims 2017

Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS SO 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 SO and RBI Assistant Mains are lined up. So, these 15 questions can help you practice three very important topics of Quant Section.

Q1. Three members of a family A, B and C, work together to get all household chores done. The time it takes them to do the work together is six hours less than A would have taken working alone, one hour less than B would have taken alone, and half the time C would have taken working alone. How long did it take them to do these chores working together?
(a) 20 minutes
(b) 30 minutes
(c) 40 minutes
(d) 50 minutes
(e) None of these

Q2. A student gets an aggregate of 60% marks in five subjects in the ratio 10 : 9 : 8 : 7 : 6. If the passing marks are 45% of the maximum marks and each subject has the same maximum marks, in how many subjects did he pass the examination?
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 5
(e) None of these

Q3. A dealer buys dry fruits at Rs. 100, Rs 80 and Rs. 60 per kilogram. He mixes them in the ratio 4 : 5 : 6 by weight, and sells at a profit of 50%. At what price per kilogram does he sell the dry fruit?
(a) Rs. 116
(b) Rs . 106
(c) Rs. 115
(d) Rs. 112
(e) Rs. 118

Q4. A man buys a truck for Rs. 2,50,000. The annual repair cost comes to 2.0% of the price of purchase. Besides, he has to pay an annual tax of Rs. 2000. At what monthly rent must he rent out the truck to get a return of 15% on his net investment of the first year?
(a) Rs. 3350
(b) Rs. 2500
(c) Rs. 4000
(d) Rs. 3212.50
(e) Rs. 3632.50

Q5. Prema goes to a shop to buy a sofa set costing Rs. 13,080. The rate of sales tax is 9%. She tells the shopkeeper to reduce the price of the sofa set to such an extent that she has to pay Rs. 13080 inclusive of sales tax. Find the percentage reduction needed in the price of the sofa set to just satisfy her requirement. (rounded off to two decimal places).
(a) 9.28%
(b) 8.26%
(c) 9%
(d) 8.68%
(e) 6%

Solutions (1-5):




Directions (6-10): Study the following table carefully to answer the questions that follow.

The table given below provides the incomplete data related to monthly earning & expenditure of five friends. Find the missing value if required to answer the  questions.


Q6. Find the annual income of soha.
(a) Rs 26,400
(b) Rs 2,65,000
(c) Rs 26,500
(d) Rs 2,64,000
(e) None of these

Q7. Find the difference in the monthly savings of Suchi and Meenu.
(a) Rs 1200
(b) Rs 2200
(c) Rs 2000
(d) Rs 1800
(e) Rs. 2600

Q8. Expenditure made by Ruchi on rent is what percent of expenditure made by Meenu on food?
(a) 32%
(b) 132%
(c) 88%
(d) 120%
(e) 142%

Q9. The savings of Ruchi is what percent more or less than that of Teena?
(a) 32%
(b) 36%
(c) 38%
(d) 40%
(e) 37.5%

Q10. Find the average of monthly income of Soha, Suchi and Teena.
(a) Rs 26500
(b) RS 26000
(c) Rs 25600
(d) Rs 22500
(e) Rs. 22000

Solutions (6-10):


Directions (Q.11-15): In each of these questions, two equations (I) and (II) are given. You have to solve both the equations and give answer,
(a) if x<y
(b) if x≤y
(c) if x = y, or no relation can be established between x and y
(d) if x>y
(e) if x≥y
Solutions (11-15):



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