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

Q1. In a recent survey 40% houses contained two or more persons. Of those houses containing only one person, 25% were having only a male while remaining were having one female only. What is the percentage of all houses, which contain exactly one female and no males?
(a) 75%
(b) 40%
(c) 15%
(d) 45%
(e) None of these

Q2. In a 120 litre mixture of milk and water, water is only 25%. The milkman sold 20 litres of this mixture and then he added 16.2 litres of pure milk and 3.8 litres of pure water in the remaining mixture. What is the percentage of water in the final mixture?
(a) 22
(b) 21
(c) 24
(d) 25
(e) 20

Q3. In a 90 litre mixture of milk and water, percentage of water is only 30%. The milkman gave 18 litres of this mixture to a customer and then added 18 litres of water to the remaining mixture. What is the percentage of milk in the final mixture?
(a) 64
(b) 48
(c) 52
(d) 68
(e) 56

Q4. The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is
(a) 25
(b) 18
(c) 16
(d) 15
(e) None of these

Q5. The cost price of article A is Rs. 100 more than the cost price of article B. Article A was sold at 40% profit and article B was sold at 40% loss. If the overall profit earned after selling both the articles is 5%, what is the cost price of article B?
(a) Rs. 300
(b) Rs. 400
(c) Rs. 250
(d) Rs. 350
(e) Rs. 850

Solutions (1-5):

Q6. 15 years ago the average age of a family of four members was 40 years. Two children were born in the span of 15 years. The present average age of the family remained unchanged. Among the two children who were born in between the 15 years, if the older child at present is 8 years more than the younger one, what is the respective ratio between the present age of the older child and the present age of the younger child?
(a) 9 : 4
(b) 7 : 3
(c) 7 : 6
(d) 7 : 4
(e) 9 : 5

Q7. At present, the respective ratio between the ages of A and B is 3 : 4 and that between A and C is 1 : 2. Six years hence, the sum of ages of A, B and C will be 96 years. What is the present age of A?
(a) 12 years
(b) 21 years
(c) 18 years
(d) 15 years
(e) 9 years

Q8. When one litre of water is added to a mixture of acid and water, the new mixture contains 20% acid. When one litre of acid is added to the new mixture, then the resulting mixture contains 100/3% acid. The percentage of acid in the original mixture was
(a) 20%
(b) 22%
(c) 24%
(d) 25%
(e) None of these

Q9. 2 men can complete a piece of work in 6 days. 2 women can complete the same piece of work in 9 days, whereas 3 children can complete the same piece of work in 8 days. 3 women and 4 children worked together for 1 day. If only men were to finish the remaining work in day, how many total men would be required?
(a) 4
(b) 8
(c) 6
(d) can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q10. 24 workers working 13 hours daily make a wall of dimensions 224 m × 16 m × 52 m in 32 days. In how many days will 36 workers working 18 hours daily make a wall of dimensions 432 m × 21 m × 64 m?
(a) 58 days
(b) 42 days
(c) 48 days
(d) 60 days
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (Q.11-15): Study the table carefully to answer the following questions.

Percentage profit or loss for following dry fruits is based on the sum of cost price and  transportation cost.

Q11. The percentage profit on Pista is 5%. What will be its selling price(in rupees)?
(a) 1000
(b) 1250
(c) 1260
(d) 1200
(e) 1160

Q12. The selling price of Groundnut is what percent of the cost price of Prune?
(a) 200%
(b) 250%
(c) 280%
(d) 255%
(e) 240%

Q13. What is the ratio of the loss on Apricot to that on Prune?
(a) 49 : 58
(b) 50 : 57
(c) 50 : 59
(d) 40 : 47
(e) None of these

Q14. What is the difference between the selling price of Raisins and that of Groundnut?
(a) 4098
(b) 4100
(c) 4000
(d) 4198
(e) 3998

Q15. If the loss on Pista is 10% then its selling price is what percentage less than the selling price of Raisins?
(a) 89%
(b) 92%
(c) 94%
(d) 84%
(e) 88%

Solutions (11-15):