# Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS PO and Clerk Mains 2017

**Dear Students,**

**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.

*Directions (1-5): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following simplification problems?*

*Solutions (1-5):***Q6. A farmer bought two cows for Rs 18,500. He sold one at a loss of 20% and the other at a profit of 20%. If the selling price of each cow is the same, then their cost prices are respectively?**

(a) 10,000 and 9,500

(b) 11,500 and 8,000

(c) 12,000 and 7,500

(d) 10,500 and 9,000

(e) None of these

**Q7. A shopkeeper gave an additional 15 percent concession on the reduced price after giving 25 percent standard concession on an article. If Arpita bought that article for Rs. 2040, what was the original price?**

(a) Rs. 3200

(b) Rs. 3400

(c) Rs. 2800

(d) Rs. 3000

(e) None of these

**Q8. A bag contains 5 blue, 7 black and 3 brown balls. 3 balls are drawn randomly. What is the probability that the balls**drawn contain balls of different colours?

(a) 4/13

(b) 3/13

(c) 6/13

(d) 8/13

(e) None of these

**Q9. A person started his journey in the morning. At 11 am he covered 3/8 of his journey and on the same day at**4 : 30 pm he covered 5/6 of the journey. At what time did he start his journey?

(a) 6 am

(b) 5 : 30 am

(c) 7 am

(d) 6 : 30 am

(e) None of these

**Q10. Vessels A and B contain**mixture of milk and water in the ratios 3 : 4 and 3 : 2 respectively. In what ratio should quantities of mixtures be taken from A and B to form a mixture in which milk to water is in the ratio 6 : 5?

(a) 2 : 15

(b) 4 : 15

(c) 7: 15

(d) 2 : 3

(e) 3 : 15

*Solutions (6-10):***The line graph below shows the percentage break-up of the number of employees of three different companies who visited various tourist spots on New Year Evening.**

**The table below shows total number of employees in three different companies**

**Note: No employee went to more than one place.**

**Q11. If the ratio of girls and boys, who went to Manali from Samsung, was**7 : 8, then what percent of the total number of employees from Samsung who went to a tourist spot is the number of girls who went to Manali? (approximate)

(a) 19%

(b) 23%

(c) 25%

(d) 15%

(e) 21%

**Q12. What is the difference between the number of employees who did not go to any tourist spot from Wipro and that from Amazon?**

(a) 19

(b) 41

(c) 27

(d) 21

(e) None of these

**Q13. If all the employees from Amazon who did not go to any tourist spot, later changed their mind and went to Nainital, then calculate the % increase in the number of employees who visited Nainital?**

(a) 30%

(b) 25.5%

(c) 35.5%

(d) 42.6%

(e) None of these

**Q14. The number of employees from Wipro and Amazon together who visited Manali is what percent of the number of employees from Samsung who visited Shimla, Ooty and Nainital together? (approximate)**

(a) 81%

(b) 72%

(c) 75%

(d) 77%

(e) 70%

**Q15. Find the total number of employees who didn’t visit any tourist spot?**

(a) 152

(b) 165

(c) 105

(d) 150

(e) None of these