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Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS Exam

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

Q1. Uday goes to a shop to buy a radio costing Rs 2568 excluding sales tax. The rate of sales tax is 7%. He tells the shopkeeper to reduce the cost of the radio to such an extent that he has to pay Rs 2568, inclusive of sales tax. Find the reduction needed in the cost of the radio.
(a) Rs 179.76
(b) Rs 170
(c) Rs 168
(d) Rs 169
(e) None of these

Q2. A watch is sold at a profit of 20%. If both the cost price and the selling price of the watch are decreased by Rs 100, the profit would be 25%. Original cost price for the watch is
(a) Rs 450
(b) Rs 500
(c) Rs 550
(d) Rs 600
(e) None of these

Q3. The simple interest accrued on a sum of Rs 27,500 at the end of three years is Rs 10,230. What would be the approximate compound interest accrued on the same sum at the same rate in two years?
(a) Rs 7,550
(b) Rs 7,243
(c) Rs 8,950
(d) Rs 6,900
(e) Rs 7,583

Q4. A factory employs skilled workers, unskilled workers and clerks in the proportion 8 : 5 : 1, and the wages of a skilled worker, an unskilled worker and a clerk are in the ratio 5 : 2 : 3. When 20 unskilled workers are employed, the total daily wages of all amount to Rs 318. Total wages paid to each category of workers are
(a) Rs 240, Rs 60, Rs 18
(b) Rs 200, Rs 90, Rs 28
(c) Rs 150, Rs 108, Rs 60
(d) Rs 250, Rs 50, Rs 18
(e) None of these

Q5. The average weight of 45 students in a class was calculated as 36 kg. It was later found that the weight of two students in the class was wrongly calculated. The actual weight of one of the boys in the class was 32 kg., but it was calculated as 34 kg. and the weight of another boys in the class was 45 kg., whereas it was calculated as 40 kg. What is the actual average weight of the 45 students in the class?  (Rounded off to two-digits after decimal)
(a) 36.07kg.
(b) 36.16 kg.
(c) 35.84 kg.
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (6-10): what will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following series?

Q6. 27.06 × 25 – ? = 600
(a) 76.3
(b) 76.7
(c) 76.5
(d) 76.2
(e) None of these
Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11-15): The following bar graph shows the total amount in the form of Rs.1000 and Rs.500 notes deposited in three different banks in five different years before demonetization and table shows the ratio of Rs.1000 and Rs.500 notes. Study the graph carefully and answer the following questions.

Q11. What is the average number of Rs. 1000 notes in PNB over all the years?
(a) 1.56 lakhs
(b) 1.44 lakhs
(c) 2 lakhs
(d) 2.45 lakhs
(e) None of these

Q12. The total number of Rs. 500 notes deposited in SBI in the years 2012 and 2014 together are approximately what percent of total number of Rs. 500 notes deposited in the years 2013 and 2015 together in the same bank?
(a) 102%
(b) 98%
(c) 92%
(d) 78%
(e) 105%

Q13. What is the difference between total number of Rs. 1000 notes deposited in the years 2013,2014 and 2015 together in HDFC bank and total number of Rs. 1000 notes deposited in PNB from 2011 to 2013?
(a) 2,91,200
(b) 2,61,400
(c) 3,00,000
(d) 2,75,600
(e) None of these

Q14. The total number of Rs. 500 notes deposited in SBI in the year 2014 are approximate what percent of total number of Rs. 500 notes deposited in HDFC bank in the year 2015
(a) 73%
(b) 92%
(c) 81%
(d) 95%
(e) 101%

Q15. What is the total number of Rs. 500 notes deposited in SBI and HDFC banks in year 2013 ?
(a) 10,50,000
(b) 9,67,200
(c) 9,54,000
(d) 9,48,500
(e) None of these

Solutions (11-15):