Quantitative Aptitude Questions for NABARD Grade A 2017

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Practice is the key to perfection in Quant, so brush up your skills and test yourself with these 15 questions of Quantitative Aptitude for NABARD Grade A 2017.

Directions (1-4): In each of the following questions, a question is followed by information given in three statements. You have to study the question along with the statements and decide the information given in which of the statement(s) is necessary and sufficient to answer the question.

Q1. What is the average weight of girls in the class?
I. Average weight of all the 60 students is 42 kg.
II. Average weight of boys is 43 kg
III. Total weight of all girls together is 1144 kg
(a) Any two of three
(b) All I, II & III
(c) I & II only
(d) II & III only
(e) Question cannot be answered even with information in all three statements.

Q2. What is the selling price of the T.V. set if no discount is offered?
I. Profit earned was 20%
II. Had 10% discount been offered on selling price the profit would have been Rs. 1200.
III. Cost price is Rs. 15000.
(a) Any two of the three
(b) Only I & II
(c) Only I I& III
(d) Only II & III
(e) None of these

Q3. What is the speed of the train?
I. Length of the platform is 150% of the length of the train.
II. The train crosses the platform in 25 seconds.
III. The train crosses the signal pole in 19 seconds.
(a) All I, II & III
(b) I and Either II or III
(c) Only II & III
(d) Any two of the three
(e) Question cannot be answered even with the information in all three statements.

S3. Ans.(e)
Sol. ∵ Length of platform or train is not given.
So, we can’t answer the question with the information given.

Q4. What is the volume of the cylindrical tank?
I. Area of the base is X square metres.
II. Height of the tank is Y metres.
III. Diameter of the base is equal to height of the tank.
(a) Only I & II
(b) Only II & III
(c) Only I & III
(d) All I, II & III
(e) Any two of the three

S4. Ans.(e)
Sol. To get volume of cylinder, we need height and radius.
So, from any two of three statement, we can get answer.

Q5. Out of 5 women and 4 men a committee of three members is to be formed in such a way that at least one member is a women. In how many different ways can it be done?
(a) 80
(b) 84
(c) 76
(d) 96
(e) None of these

Q6. Arrange the letters of word AUCTION in such a way that the vowels always occur together. Find the number of ways?
(a) 576
(b) 48
(c) 144
(d) 30
(e) None of these

Q7. Two girls and 4 boys are to be seated in a row in such a way that the girls do no sit together. In how many different ways can it be done?
(a) 720
(b) 480
(c) 360
(d) 240
(e) None of these

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Total possible arrangement = (2+4)!=6!=720
When two girls sit together,

Q8. In how many different ways can the numbers ‘256974’ be arranged, using each digit only once in each arrangement, such that the digits 6 and 5 are at the extreme ends in each arrangement?
(a) 48
(b) 720
(c) 36
(d) 360
(e) None of these

Q9. A basket contains 6 red, 5 green and 8 blue balls. If four balls are picked at random, what is the probability that all four of them are either red or any two out of the four are green?

Q10. A bag contains 2 red, 3 green and 2 blue balls. 2 balls are to be drawn randomly. What is the probability that the balls drawn contain no blue ball?

Q11. In a container there are 28 eggs out of which 8 eggs are rotten. If two eggs are chosen at random, what will be the probability that atleast one egg is rotten?

Q12. A box contains 4 black balls, 3 red balls and 5 green balls. 2 balls are drawn from the box at random. What is the probability that both the balls are of the same colour?

Directions (13-15): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?
Q13. 586,    587,    586,    581,    570,     ?,      522
(a) 545
(b) 543
(c) 551
(d) 557
(e) None of these

Q14. 4000,    2008,    1012,    ?,    265,    140.5,    78.25
(a) 506
(b) 514
(c) 520
(d) 512
(e) None of these

Q15. 50,    60,     75,      97.5,    ?,     184.275,     267.19875
(a) 120.50
(b) 130.50
(c) 131.625
(d) 124.25
(e) None of these