# Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS SO Prelims 2017

**Dear Students,**

**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 Prelims and IBPS Clerk Mains are lined up. So, these 15 questions can help you practice three very important topics of Quant Section.

**Q1. Uday borrowed a sum of money from Jayant at S.I. at the rate of 8% per annum for the first 4 years, 10% per annum for the next 6 years and 12% per annum for the period beyond 10 years. If he pays a total of Rs. 12,160 only as interest at the end of 15 years, how much money did he borrow?**

(a) Rs. 12000

(b) Rs. 10000

(c) Rs. 8000

(d) Rs. 9000

(e) Rs. 8500

**Q2. A father divides his property between his two sons A and B. A invests his amount at C.I. of 8% per annum whereas B invests the amount at S.I. at 10% per annum . At the end of 2 years, the interest received by B is Rs. 1336 more than the interest received by A. Find the share of A in the father’s property of Rs. 25,000.**

(a) Rs. 12,000

(b) Rs. 13,000

(c) Rs. 12,500

(d) Rs. 10,000

(e) Rs. 10,500

**Q3. The prime cost of an article is three times the value of the raw material used. The cost of raw material increases in the ratio of 5 : 12 and manufacturing expenses in the ratio 4 : 5. The article, which originally cost Rs. 6, will now cost.**

(a) Rs. 10

(b) Rs. 17

(c) Rs. 20.50

(d) Rs. 9.8

(e) Rs. 18

**Q4. How many numbers of five digits from the digits 0, 2, 4, 5, 7, 3 can be made which are divisible by five?**

(a) 216

(b) 162

(c) 2520

(d) 720

(e) 540

**Q5. In a bottle of wine there is 40% alcohol and the rest is water. Some quantity of the wine is taken out and is replaced with the same quantity of another wine containing 25% alcohol. Now the bottle contains 30% alcohol. Find what part of the wine was taken out of the bottle?**

(a) 1/2

(b) 1/3

(c) 2/3

(d) 1/4

(e) None of these

*Solutions (1-5)***Q6. Ajit can do as much work in 2 days as Baljit can do in 3 days and Baljit can do as much in 4 days as Diljit in 5 days. A piece of work takes 20 days if all work together. How long Baljit take to do all the work by himself?**

(a) 82 days

(b) 44 days

(c) 66 days

(d) 50 days

(e) 62 days

**Q7. A tank of capacity 25 litres has an inlet and an outlet tap. If both are opened simultaneously, the tank is filled in 5 minutes. But if the outlet flow rate is doubled and taps opened the tank never gets filled up. Which of the following can be outlet flow rate in liters/min?**

(a) 2

(b) 6

(c) 4

(d) 3

(e) 1

**Q8. A pedestrian and a cyclist start simultaneously towards each other from Aurangabad and Paithan which are 40 km apart and meet 2 hours after the start. Then they resume their trips and the cyclist arrives at Aurangabad 7 hours 30 minutes earlier than the pedestrian arrives at Paithan. What of these could be the speed of the pedestrian?**

(a) 4 km/hr

(b) 5 km/hr

(c) 3 km/hr

(d) 6 km/hr

(e) 7 km/hr

*Directions (9-15); What will come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?***Q9. 64, 128, 92, 220, 148, 404, ?**

(a) 260

(b) 276

(c) 296

(d) 332

(e) 336

**Q10. 439, 778, 1456, 2812, ? , 10948**

(a) 5524

(b) 5454

(c) 5624

(d) 5426

(e) 5245

*Solutions (6-10):***Q11. 156, 468, 780, ? , 1404, 1716**

(a) 1096

(b) 1092

(c) 1290

(d) 9610

(e) 1219

**Q12. 172, 283, ? , 838, 1282, 1837**

(a) 615

(b) 505

(c) 485

(d) 344

(e) 550

**Q13. 8, 12, ? , 88, 356, 1784**

(a) 28

(b) 32

(c) 27

(d) 24

(e) 36

**Q14. 19, ? , 86, 177, 360, 727**

(a) 39

(b) 47

(c) 41

(d) 53

(e) 51

**Q15. 25, 41, 66, 107, 178, ?**

(a) 309

(b) 302

(c) 307

(d) 305

(e) 311