# Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS RRB Clerk Exam 2017

**Dear Students,**

**Quantitative Aptitude Questions for IBPS Exam****Q1. If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 20% and the denominator is diminished by 10%, then the value of the fraction is 16/21. The original fraction is**

(a) 3/5

(b) 4 /7

(c) 2/3

(d) 5/7

(e) None of these

**Q2. A trader has 600 kg of rice, a part of which he sells at 15% profit and the remaining quantity at 20% loss. On the whole, he incurs an overall loss of 6%. What is the quantity of rice he sold at 20% loss ?**

(a) 250 kg

(b) 320 kg

(c) 420 kg

(d) 360 kg

(e) 480 kg

**Q3. Srinivasan invests two equal amounts in two banks giving 10% and 12% rate of interest respectively. At the end of year the interest earned is Rs. 1650. Find the sum invested in each bank?**

(a)Rs. 8500

(b)Rs. 15000

(c)Rs. 7500

(d)Rs. 17000

(e) None of these

**Q4. The average height of 16 students is 142 cm. If the height of the teacher is included, the average height increases by 1 cm. The height of the teacher is**

(a) 156 cm

(b) 159 cm

(c) 158 cm

(d) 157 cm

(e) 159.5 cm

**Q5. 16 men and 12 women can complete a work in 8 days. If 20 men can complete the same work in 16 days, in how many days 16 women can complete the same piece of work ?**

(a) 12

(b) 8

(c) 10

(d) 15

(e) 20

**Directions (6-10): What should come in place of question mark (?) in the following number series?**

**Q6. 113, 130, 164, 215, ?,368**

(a) 293

(b) 273

(c) 283

(d) 327

(e) None of these

S6. Ans.(c)

Sol. +17, +34, +51, +68, +85….

**Q7. 36, 54, 135, ?, 2126.25, 11694.375**

(a) 472.5

(b) 427.5

(c) 572.5

(d) 562.5

(e) None of these

**Q8. 112, 259, 392, 511, 616, ?**

(a) 701

(b) 707

(c) 711

(d) 715

(e) None of these

**Q9. 4, 6, 12, ?,90, 315, 1260**

(a) 42

(b) 36

(c) 24

(d) 30

(e) None of these

S9. Ans.(d)

Sol.

×1.5, ×2, ×2.5, ×3 …

**Q10. 6, 7, 16, 51, 208, ?, 6276**

(a) 1045

(b) 941

(c) 836

(d) 1254

(e) None of these

S10. Ans.(a)

Sol.

×1+1, ×2+2, ×3+3, ×4+4,…

**Directions (11-15): In each of the following questions two equations are given. Solve the equations and give answer—**

(a) If x<y

(b) If x≤y

(c) x=y or relationship between x and y cannot be established.

(d) If x≥y

(e) If x>y

**Q11.**

**I**

**.**x

^{2}=81

**II.**y

^{2}+13y+36=0

**Q12.**I.3x

^{2}-22x+40=0

**Q13.**I.x

^{2}-2x-√5 x+2√5=0

**Q14.**I.(17)

^{2}+144÷18=x

**Q15.**I.x

^{2}-5x-24=0

II.y

^{2}-7y-18=0