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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. Two ghats are located on a riverbank and are 12 km apart. Leaving one of the ghats for the other, a motorboat returns to the first ghat in 280 minutes, spending 40 min of that time in taking the passengers at the second ghat. Find the speed of the boat in still water if the speed of the river flow is 4 km/h?
(a) 6 km/h
(b) 10 km/h
(c) 8 km/h
(d) 9 km/h
(e) 5.8 km/h

Q2. At what distance from Delhi will a train, which leaves Delhi for Amritsar at 2.45 pm and goes at the rate of 50 km an hour, meets a train which leaves Amritsar for Delhi at 1.35 pm and goes at the rate of 60 km per hour if the distance between the two towns is 510 km?
(a) 150 km
(b) 170 km
(c) 200 km
(d) 210 km
(e) 180 km

Q3. A cistern can be filled by two pipes filling separately in 12 and 16 minutes respectively. Both pipes are opened together for a certain time but being clogged, only 7/8 of full quantity of water flows through the former and only 5/6 through the latter pipe. The obstructions, however suddenly removed after which the cistern was filled in 3 minutes from that moment. For how long the pipes were clogged?
(a) 41/3 min.
(b) 4 1/2 min.
(c) 3 1/2 min.
(d) 8 1/3 min.
(e) 6 1/2 min.

Q4. C is twice efficient as A. B takes thrice as many days as C. A takes 12 days to finish the work alone. If they work in pairs (i.e. AB, BC, CA) starting with AB on the first day then BC on the second day and AC on the third day and so on, then how many days are required to finish the work?
(a) 61/5 days
(b) 4.5 days
(c) 5 1/9 days
(d) 8 days
(e) 7 2/7 days

Q5. An ore contains 25% of an alloy that has 90% iron. Other than this, in the remaining 75% of the ore, there is no iron. To obtain 60 kg of pure iron, the quantity of the ore needed, in kgs, is approximately:
(a) 250.57
(b) 266.67
(c) 275.23
(d) 300
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?

Q6. 2, 5, 23, 143, 1151, ?
(a) 11520
(b) 11519
(c) 11517
(d) 9215
(e) 13823

Q7. 8,     9, 20,    63,     ?,     1285,     7716
(a) 384
(b) 254
(c) 256
(d) 192
(e) 320

Q8. 15,   34,   13,   30,   11,   ?
(a) 26
(b) 1.5
(c) 42
(d) 29
(e) 28

Q9. 6,   5,   7,   12.5,   27,    ?
(a) 83
(b) 69.5
(c) 56
(d) 70.5
(e) 96.5

Q10. 64,   77,   66,   73,   68,   ?
(a) 75
(b) 71
(c) 67
(d) 69
(e) 66

Directions (11-15): The following pie-chart and table show the percentage distribution of farmers in 5 different states of India who claimed suicide due to poverty in the year 2016 and ratio of male to female in them respectively. Study the graphs carefully and answer the following questions.
Note: In these charts, some date are missing. If required in any question, find them first and then proceed.

Q11. No. of farmers who claimed suicide in state Haryana is 100% more than that in state MP. Find the total no. of male farmers who claimed suicide in state MP. ?
(a) 26,500
(b) 25,600
(c) 24,600
(d) 25,500
(e) None of these

Q12. The number of farmers who claimed suicide in the state Maharashtra is 10240 more than that in UP and Bihar together. Number of male farmers who claimed suicide in UP is what percent of total farmers who claimed suicide in Haryana ?
(a) 48%
(b) 55%
(c) 50%
(d) 52%
(e) 54%

Q13. Total male farmers who claimed suicide in state Maharashtra are 46,080 more than the female farmers in the same state. The average number of farmers who claimed suicide in states Haryana, Maharashtra and Bihar together is approximately what percent less than the number of male farmers who claimed suicide in Maharashtra ?
(a) 8%
(b) 11%
(c) 12%
(d) 6%
(e) 4%

Q14. What is the ratio of female farmers who claimed suicide in state Bihar to the female farmers who claimed suicide in state Haryana if number of male farmers in Bihar who claimed suicide was 20,480 ?
(a) 3 : 2
(b) 2 : 3
(c) 3 : 4
(d) 4 : 3
(e) None of these

Q15. In year 2017, if the percentage of suicides claimed in state Maharashtra is reduced by 15% than previous year then the total number of farmers who claimed suicide in state Maharashtra in 2017 is what percent more or less than the total farmers who claimed suicide in state Haryana in 2016 (rounded off to two decimal places)
(a) 26.24%
(b) 17.82%
(c) 24.42%
(d) 20.42%
(e) 16.34%

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