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Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS SO Pre 2017

Here are Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS SO Prelims 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. A train travels a distance of 192 km at an average speed of 80 km/h from station P to another station Q. It then travels back to P taking 5 hours 36 minutes. Find the average speed of the train during its journey from P to Q and Q to P.
(a) 72 km/h
(b) 36 km/h
(c) 48 km/h
(d) 60 km/h
(e) 50 km/h

Q2. In eleven hours C walks 12.5 km less than what D does in twelve hours; and in five hours D walks 3.25 km less than what C does in seven hours. How many km does each walk per hour?
(a) 3 and 4
(b) 3.5 and 4.25
(c) 2.33 and 3.4
(d) 3.25 and 4.5
(e) None of these

Q3. A two-digit number exceeds by 19 than sum of the squares of its digits and by 44 than double product of its digits. Find the number.
(a) 83
(b) 62
(c) 38
(d) 72
(e) 27

Q4. A heap of topaz, rubies and emeralds is required to be formed. A topaz is worth Rs 5crores, a ruby Rs 2 crores and an emerald Rs 3 crores. The weight of a topaz is 0.7 kg, weight of a ruby is 0.2 kg and that of an emerald is 0.3kg. If the total weight allowed is 8 kgs, then which of the following combination maximizes the worth of the entire heap?
(a) 10 topaz, 2 rubies, 2 emeralds
(b) 6 topaz, 1 ruby, 12 emeralds
(c) 11 topaz, 1 emerald
(d) 26 emeralds, 1 ruby
(e) 8 topaz, 8 emerald

Q5. Anam bought a jute bag at 30% discount on the list price. He then sold it at a price which is 160% of the list price thereby making a profit of Rs 81. What is the list price of the bag?
(a) Rs 90
(b) Rs 100
(c) Rs 180
(d) Rs 200
(e) Rs 120

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (6-10): The following line graph shows the percentage distribution of people who travelled in 6 days of a week via Metro. The table shows total number of person who travelled in a day via different means and ratio of male to female in them. Study the line graph and table carefully to answer the following questions.

Percentage of people who travelled via Metro at different days

Note : Ratio of male to female is same for other vehicle also.

Q6. The total no. of females who travelled via other means except metro on Monday is approximately what percent of total no. of males who travelled via metro on same day?
(a) 40%
(b) 41%
(c) 43%
(d) 37%
(e) 36%

Q7. Find the approximate average no. of men who travelled on Sunday, Tuesday and Friday together via metro.
(a) 9,339
(b) 10,339
(c) 11,400
(d) 10,844
(e) 12,433

Q8. What is the ratio of no. of males who travelled on Monday via metro to the no. of males who travelled via metro on Wednesday?
(a) 107 : 141
(b) 141 : 107
(c) 145 : 108
(d) 108 : 145
(e) 143 : 142

Q9. The no. of females who travelled on Saturday via Metro is approximately what percent more or less than the no. of males who travelled on Friday via Metro?
(a) 65% more
(b) 65% less
(c) 63% less
(d) 63% more
(e) 61% less

Q10. What is the difference between total no. of men who travelled via metro on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday and total no. of females who travelled via Metro on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
(a) 28,888
(b) 28,788
(c) 27,888
(d) 26,888
(e) 27,777

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): In the following number series, find the missing term.

Q11. 3,     8,     35,     204,     ?,     11360
(a) 1419
(b) 1420
(c) 1421
(d) 1424
(e) 1221

Q12. 60,     210,     504,     ?,     1716,     2730
(a) 1020
(b) 990
(c) 890
(d) 1090
(e) 1010

Q13. 2,     9,     36,     126,     378,     945,     ?
(a) 1417.5
(b) 2835
(c) 2362.5
(d) 1890
(e) 1918

Q14. 17,     35,     10,     42,     24 ,     28,    3,      ?
(a) 45
(b) 47
(c) 51
(d) 49
(e) 53

Q15. 2.5,     10,     25,     55,     115,     235,     ?
(a) 475
(b) 457
(c) 574
(d) 480
(e) 475.5

Solutions (11-15):